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5 Best Beach Destinations In Croatia

Triperoo Aug. 16, 2016

If you are looking for a vacation spot that is rich in history, flavor and natural beauty with gorgeous beaches and sunsets, Croatia is absolutely worth looking into.

Croatia is situated on the Adriatic Sea and draws visitors from around the globe every year to not only explore its beautiful and varied coastline, but also to sample its delicious cuisine and visit its many festivals.

The most popular beach destinations in Croatia are along the Dalmation coast. Sun-loving visitors enjoy brilliant turquoise waters and sandy beaches. There is diversity to be found, with both rocky and rugged coastline as well as golden sand. No matter where you decide to plant your umbrella, you are sure to be rewarded with picturesque scenery and beautiful water.

1. Zlatni Rat Beach

This gem is quite popular and featured in many a travel brochure. You will find this gorgeous beach on Brac Island (pronounced "bratch"). Less crowded than some of its counterparts, this is a fantastic destination for relaxation and good snorkeling.

2. Baska Beach

Located on Krk Island, this is a lovely and popular stretch of beach with a ton of activity. Although it is often crowded, the natural beauty is there, and you will enjoy wine tasting, medieval festivals and plenty of sights.

3. Nin

Nin is a glorious strip of sand with beautiful views of the mountains. Its special something is a therapeutic type of mud that tourists often smear on themselves to soothe aching joints and muscles.

4. Sunj Beach

Lopud Island is home to this rare white sand beach. With beautiful, lush green mountains and an idyllic village, this popular destination is sure to please.

5. Uvala Dubovica

This stunning location in Hvar is picture perfect and lots of fun whether you are a family or single and looking for fun, sun and some nightlife. Take in the sites and wander off the beaten path. Popular with tourists, there are less crowded beaches in the area if you are willing to trek a bit.

Each of these destinations has its own charm, and these are but a handful of the many beaches you will find in this beautiful country. Another advantage here is price. Croatia is often much less expensive than its other European neighbors, with a varied landscape and plenty to offer for a fun and scenic holiday.