Sick of Ibiza, Ayia Napa, and Kavos? Then why not look elsewhere for your next holiday? Whether you are looking for two-weeks of non-stop partying or prefer something a little bit more relaxed with plenty of chilling out on the beach, it’s worth considering Croatia. Bridging the gap between western and Eastern Europe, it sits on the stunning Adriatic Ocean and is home to some of Europe’s best beaches and coolest bars.
Because it’s not really been colonized by the 18 to 30 crowd, it offers all the fun of a party holiday or a beach holiday but at the fraction of the price, and the resorts here are all a cut above Kavos, Ayia Napa and Ibiza. When you’re looking for your next holiday, give Croatia, and in particular the Dalmatian Coast a chance. You won’t regret it.
With the resorts of Southern Dalmatia edged by stunning mountain scenery and lust palm lined promenades, Southern Dalmatia is home to some of the best resorts in Croatia.
If you’re looking for a beach holiday but still crave a bit of urban vibe, then Split is the perfect destination. With a history going back to 300AD, walking through the city is like walking through a timeline of Croatian history. But as well as all this history, you get all the perks of a modern city, fantastic shopping, amazing restaurants and some of the coolest bars and clubs in Croatia. Added to this is the fact that it has an amazing beach makes it a fantastic place to holiday, whether you’re with your mates or your loved one!
Makarska is one of the most popular resorts in Croatia and it is best known as a resort to practice water sports. With a fantastic beach that has as wide a range of water sports as anywhere in Europe, if you’re looking for an action packed holiday then Makarska is a great choice. It’s also home to some of the best fish restaurants in Dalmatia, which means you’re never far from experiencing a delicious meal!
If you want to take your loved one somewhere really special, Dubrovnik is perfect. This medieval city looks absolutely stunning, so there are a lot of places to visit and enjoy together. Whether looking at the medieval features is your bag or you prefer to enjoy the more modern facilities of a city, Dubrovnik has it all. With some of the finest shops you’ll find in Croatia nestled down quaint narrow streets and passages, it’s a wonderful place to explore. Plus, Dubrovnik has a fantastic beach too, so when you’ve had enough of walking around this wonderful city, you can chill on the beach in anticipation of some of Europe’s most sophisticated nightlife.
Central Dalmatia is all about diversity. In Central Dalmatia, you’ll find party venues and quieter resorts, making it a great place to visit if you want a little bit of everything in your holiday.
If you want some luxury, then Hvar should definitely be on your radar. Widely regarded as the sunniest part of Croatia, it’s where the great and the good of European high society choose to holiday too. You’ll see multimillion-dollar yachts moored here and the restaurants, bars and clubs reflect this with some of the finest eateries and classiest bars you’ll ever see gracing the seafront on this beautiful island.
If you’ve had enough of the sun, sand and sex holidays then Trogir could be the place for you. This small town is steeped in history and has lots to explore. It does have some fantastic bars and restaurants, but the nightlife here is decidedly more laidback than some other resorts in Croatia which makes it perfect if you just want to chill by the beach and enjoy some history.
If you really want to get away from it and spend every day of your holiday chilling out on the beach soaking up some of the sun’s rays then going to Brac is a fantastic choice. Brac has an amazing choice of beaches with its golden sands stretching an amazing 3-miles. From busy beaches backed by bars to quiet coves, there’s no better place in Croatia to enjoy fantastic beaches.
Northern Dalmatia is one of the most beautiful regions of Croatia. From beautiful resorts to quiet villages and some of the best festivals in Croatia, Northern Dalmatia should definitely be considered if you want to take a break in the wonderful country of Croatia.
Zadar is one of the most ancient places in Croatia, but don’t worry if you’re not a fan of historical architecture and museums, Zadar is home to some of northern Dalmatia’s best bars and cafes, and offers a refined night out as well some amazing party venues where you can dance and drink into the early hours, some of them utilising the amazing medieval structures, which makes for an spectacular night out.
The most famous beach in Croatia, it’s a real party beach. With some of the biggest and best clubs in Europe that play host to the world’s most famous DJs, on Zrce Beach you can dance until the next morning under the stars listening to some of the finest dance music in the world, surrounded by the most chilled out people you’ll ever meet. Zrce Beach is like Ibiza back in the day, when it was THE destination of choice for discerning clubbers.
Situated straight next door to Zrce Beach, Novalja is home to more stunning nightclubs and bars. Like its close neighbour, you’ll find some of the world’s top DJs playing here at the many open air nightclubs that it is host to. Busy, boisterous and bloody amazing, if there is one place to visit in Croatia if you like to party, then it is Novaja and it’s near neighbour Zrce Beach.
Croatia is becoming one of Europe’s most popular holiday destinations, so go now before it gets too popular!