“It’s a very luxurious holiday home, absolutely super – just like it is in the pictures. No wish was unfulfilled,” wrote one customer.2/13The best at the Kvarner Gulf
Kvarner Gulf | Here we'll show you the accommodation at the Kvarner Gulf, which has received the best reviews from our customers.
Per week from GBP 212show 166 offers
Holiday home for max. 7 persons at the Plitvice Lakes3/13A small paradise
Plitvice Lakes | Here awaits you one of the most beautiful and untouched lake sceneries in Europe. Live in the heart of Plitvice Lakes National Park and explore this unique nature spectacle.
Per week from GBP 256show 90 offers
Apartment in the little village of Martina with a view of the sea and the island of Cres.4/13View of the blue Adriatic
Kvarner Bay | Kvarner Bay forms a wide arch between Istria and Dalmatia with several hundred kilometres of coastline. You’ll find holiday homes with a direct view of the Adriatic here.
Per week from GBP 211show 7,341 offers
5/13Best holiday resort in Croatia
Rovinj | Winding historic streets, picturesque beaches, great gastronomy – you have selected a true pearl of the Adriatic as the best holiday resort in Croatia. Read more in our blog!
Per week from GBP 256show 1,366 offers
Lighthouse on the little island of Palagruža, far out in the Adriatic.6/13Be a lighthouse keeper
Croatia | Yes, you really can live here! Let your gaze sweep over the sea, keep a lookout for ships and feel like a real lighthouse keeper.
Per week from GBP 512show 21 offers
Secluded holiday home on the island of Lošinj.7/13My own bathing bay
Croatian coast | No neighbours for far and wide - you will spend your holidays here like Robinson Crusoe. These holiday homes are secluded in the countryside and are also usually furnished in a very simple way.
Per week from GBP 333show 213 offers
Living room of a stone house for six people that is located directly by the sea.8/13Walls that tell stories
Istria | Quaintly-old, freshly-renovated houses of natural stone on Croatia’s sunny peninsula not only provide a way to cool off from the summer heat, but lend your holiday a very special ambience.
Per week from GBP 310show 320 offers
This is how holiday rental owners described Kras
Island of Krk is the biggest pearl in the necklace of about thousand island of the Croatian Adriatic coast. It is a pearl that change its beauty of colors in uncontaminated scenery and crystal sea.
The island of Krk have an airport (Rijeka airport), where are ...
show more arriving an international flights (each day during the tourist season). It is situated about 30 km from Rijeka, where daily (also a few times a day) are leaving the buses and trains for Italy, Slovenia, Austria, Germany, Hungary and etc. As an example, there are four buses during the day for Trieste (Italy). Numerous connections with the continental part of Croatia, good facilities of touristic structures, indented coast, rich of bays, small coves and crystal sea, fascinating scenery and numerous occasions of amusement are the reasons that KRK is one of the most requested and frequented destinations.
Insula Aurea or Golden Island or Veglia is the name that Krk, because of its wealth of produce from land and sea, was given back in ancient times. The island of Krk is situated in the Bay of Kvarner. Krk is the biggest island in the Adriatic with area of 409,9 square kilometers. The highest peak is Obzova at 569 meters. There are 68 settlements on the island. Krk has mild Mediterranean climate with average summer air temperature 23 C. Sea water temperature is between 23-25 C. Island has almost 2,500 hours of sun a year. There are two lakes on the island, first is called “Ponikva” and second “Jezero”. Near lake Ponikve can be almost 10 C colder than on any other place on the island!
Croatia is a beautiful small country situated on the Adriatic coast. It is known as the country of a thousand islands. If you have ever dreamt about being on a small island alone with someone, this is the place for you. If you are a nature lover, Croatia offers: camping, mountain hiking/biking, spelunking, rafting, scuba diving and skydiving. Besides its natural beauty, it also offers: a unique history, a unique mixture of cuisines, many internationally recognized hotels and helpful individuals. Zagreb is the capital of the country. It may not attract as many visitors as the coastal towns of Rijeka or Split or Zadar or Dubrovnik but is well worth a visit. There are many museums in town and at night there are lots of things going on. The Croatian coast is among the most beautiful in the world. It has unique cities like Split with its palace of Diocletian or Dubrovnik which was the rival of Venice for centuries, great almost deserted beaches and more than 1001 islands to choose from. Plitvice is Croatia's most famous National Park. It has many lakes and waterfalls and is ideal for hiking or trekking.
You can choose from a variety of beaches, Krk offers for gravel, sand, rock and sand beach. The numerous sights can be left not to be desired: the famous ancient stone tablet from Baska with Glagolitic writing from the year 1100; the fortress Kamplin & old churches in Krk and the historic Old Town, the main wine growing area of the island of Krk in Vrbnik, where you tasting the wine of the island; the old Biserujka Cave and the small island Kosljun in Punat, where you can visit an old Franciscan monastery as well as an ethnographic museum; the Bay of Soline to see what healing salt mud and the only 1m deep water 6 months of the year is warm, and a variety of other churches, basilicas and other attractions.
Kras has a good connection to the towns on the island and with a main road passing through Kras, you have only ...
show more a 10 kilometers ride to beautiful towns like Krk and Malinska.
This is definitely an attraction for many tourists because of it's nature combined with a small isolation from the most populated places.
•The island of Krk even in ancient times was known as the “golden island” thanks to its natural characteristics
•The island's number of destiny is seven: it was inhabited by the Croatian people in the 7th century, it survived pirate attacks seven times, the seventh Frankopan prince was the last prince of Krk and today the island has seven principal centres.
•At the height of their rule, the Frankopan family, owned territory equal to half of today's Croatia
•The final resting place of Katarina Frankopan, one of the most famous members of Krk's noble family is situated on the small island of Košljun
•In 1100 the Croatian birth certificate – the tablet was created on the island of Krk.
•The Krk folklore festival is one of the oldest festivals of its kind in Croatia (founded in 1938)
•The 45th parallell runs through the island of Krk
14 blue flags fly over beaches on the island of Krk.
•Marina Punat has won the blue flag continuously since 1998.
•The average life expectancy on the island of Krk is usually over the national average.
•The island of Krk is included amongst the most sunny parts of Europe having 2500 hours of sun per year
•The eminent song “Va se vrime godišća”comes exactly from the island of Krk
•Around 1400 species of land plants-almost half of the total flora in Croatia grow on the island of Krk
•The unique plant the “Barbašova lazarkinja” (Asperula Borbasiana) is a world endemic species: grows exclusively in the Baška bay
•300 km of walking and cycling path extend across the island of Krk.
•Healing mud can be found on the island of Krk, more precisely on the west side of the Klimno bay. The seawater is shallow and for that reason suitable for families with children. The interesting fact is that you can walk in the seawater for a few hundred metres, and the sea only reaches your knees. Precisely for this reason, it is favoured by young people. It offers the possibility of good fun…from picigin (a sports game played by several players in a circle who pass a small ball around, keeping it in the air and out of the water for as long as possible) to beach volleyball. In fact, the beach has two volleyball courts, and a futsal court. Many people gain great satisfaction from the efficiency of the healing mud and so willingly come back to this resort. This particular type of healing mud is used for curing gout.
•An ornithology reserve (on the island of Prvić and the north-eastern, steeper part of the coast of the island of Krk) is the most northern habitat of Griffon vultures in the coastal zone. The Griffon vulture is a rare species of local fauna, which reaches sexual maturity when it is five or six years old, and the female only lays one or two eggs.
Text and Fotos www.krk.hr
Low priced bathing fun and beautiful interior
Croatia | Most Croatia tourists are drawn to the Adriatic Coast with its numerous islands and great holiday resorts. atraveo offers its customers in Croatia 27,000 holiday homes and apartments at the Adriatic coast, from Istria to the Kvarner Gulf down to sunny Dalmatia. You will surely find your perfect holiday domicile!
You don’t need much for an exciting vacation at the seaside in Croatia. Pack in your bathing suit and off you go! Croatia impresses not only with its great weather from spring to autumn but also with its countless beautiful beaches as well as low price level making the country the ideal destination for people with smaller budgets. Croatia’s heartland attracts especially with its untouched nature. Discover the Croatian landscapes away from the holiday regions along the coast and spend a great hiking vacation in spectacular nature. An interesting destination is for example the National Park Plitvice Lakes.
Further information on holiday home vacations in Croatia such as travelling or tips on the ideal travelling time and destination you can find in the holiday home selection for Croatia. Or browse through our blogs.