Discover a selection of more than 10,000 holiday rentals in Croatia that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and private pool. Prices start at £ 44 per night, and villas and houses are popular options for a stay in Croatia. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Experience Croatia in holiday lettings

A Balkan jewel from head to toe, Croatia sparkles as the Adriatic rolls in and the Dinaric Alps loom overhead. Prepare to gasp as Dubrovnik comes into view, its Game of Thrones towers soaring straight from a blue-green bay. Prepare to sigh as the limestone peaks of Biokovo give way to the Markaska Riviera, a land of blinding-white pebble beaches, pirate coves and party towns. Islands, from yacht-peppered Hvar to pine-scented Brac dot the sea all around. Up north, Istria takes over with its olive-clad hills and Roman ruins, while Croatia holiday rentals in Zagreb mean Slavic culture and amazing museums.

Things to do

Places to go near Croatian holiday lettings

Croatia stands at a crossroads of Europe, tucked between Italy, the Slavic belt and the Balkans. That's brought everyone to its shores over the years, from Ottoman Turks to Roman emperors to Venetian settlers, imbuing it with some seriously awesome monuments and history. Check out the colossal Roman theatre in Pula, hailed as the best-preserved outside of Italy. Hit the muscular bulwarks of Lovrijenac fort in Dubrovnik, where cannons still top the walls. Or, delve into the maze of Diocletian's Palace in Split, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that covers half of the city, packed with churches and taverns and temples.

Activities

Things to do near holiday homes in Croatia

While the backcountry is a mysterious land of peaks and waterfalls – more on that later – the coast is where most Croatia holiday rentals make their home. Pads in places like Split mean countless coves with white pebbled beaches on the doorstep, or long days of hopping between promenade cafes sipping rakija to the sight of bobbing yachts. Talking of yachts, the Croatian seas are a veritable haven for sailing. You can choose a bolthole on the islands of Hvar with its 13-th century walled port or nearby Brac famed for its windsurfing, or the coastal city of Dubrovnik where you can hit the waves and explore remote islands dressed in pines.

Weather

Climate during your stay in Croatian holiday homes

Most associate Croatia holiday rentals with sun-drenched beaches and warm seas. And that's true if you choose to visit in the main season of summer, between June and August – temperatures regularly pass 30 in the daytime and there's hardly any rain. Over the Dinaric Alps, away from the coast, things are different. The continental climate there means muggy summers and snowy winters. A visit to a cosy highland cabin between October and March could be just the sort of off-the-beaten-track trip you're after, spent hiking and skiing in the hills.

Natural features

Croatia's entrancing landscapes

Croatia runs the gamut from soaring alpine peaks to sun-baked Mediterranean beaches. Most travellers will have their eye on the latter, for which the whole coast from Dubrovnik to Pula is primed – expect empty inlets and cliff-backed shores, hidden islets and uber-clear Adriatic waters. Heading inland opens up something totally different. The Krka National Park offers no less than 7 roaring waterfalls, plus historic monasteries and castles. Plitvice is dotted with resplendent lakes that glisten between pine woods. The Dinaric ranges are rocky and rugged, with wolves and bears stalking their slopes. It's a truly entrancing country.

Beaches

Beach locales near Croatian holiday rentals

Croatia has lovely beaches and exotic island spots for sun and watersports. Holiday rentals can be found near places like Brač, an island with white-pebble beaches and resort areas, and Golden Horn, a white-sand beach destination with clear waters for windsurfing and boating. You could also spend the day at Lopud, a small island with white-sand beaches, cafes and gentle surf.

Good for couples

Romantic holiday homes in Croatia

Couples will find an array of fun activities and romantic attractions in Croatia. Holiday rentals are available near places like Blue Cave, a picturesque blue grotto in the sea with boat tours, and Rector’s Palace, a Gothic-renaissance mansion with a museum featuring period furnishings. You’ll also enjoy the Trsteno Arboretum, a 15th-century aristocratic residence with a lush parkland filled with exotic plants.

How many holiday rentals are available around Croatia?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 88,269 holiday lettings around Croatia. From 6,767 villas to 21,291 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Croatia?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Croatia. From Vrbo UK travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Split: 11,681 holiday homes
  • Pula: 11,737 holiday homes
  • Cavtat: 3,359 holiday homes
  • Hvar Island: 2,780 holiday homes
  • Zadar: 7,907 holiday homes

Vrbo UK offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Croatia! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Croatia?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Croatia with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Split: 11,681 holiday lettings
  • Pula: 11,737 holiday lettings
  • Zadar: 7,907 holiday lettings
  • Dubrovnik: 4,303 holiday lettings
  • Trogir: 5,353 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Croatia?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Croatia are:

  • Dubrovnik (DBV): 3,942 self catering accommodations
  • Split (SPU): 13,022 self catering accommodations
  • Brac Island (BWK): 11,539 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Croatia?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Croatia. From Vrbo UK travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Zrce Beach: 6,389 holiday rentals
  • Croatian National Theater: 12,934 holiday rentals
  • Split Marina: 12,770 holiday rentals
  • Bacvice Beach: 12,875 holiday rentals
  • Old Croatian Boat Condura Croatica: 8,493 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Croatia listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Explore destinations around Croatia

Istria (county)
22,250 holiday rentals
Split-Dalmatia
21,118 holiday rentals
Zadar
11,024 holiday rentals
Dubrovnik-Neretva
8,107 holiday rentals
Sibenik-Knin
5,937 holiday rentals
Karlovac
213 holiday rentals
Primorje-Gorski Kotar
16,944 holiday rentals
Lika-Senj
3,442 holiday rentals
Osijek-Baranja
25 holiday rentals
Krapina-Zagorje (county)
56 holiday rentals
Zagreb County
64 holiday rentals
Varazdin (county)
60 holiday rentals
Medimurje (county)
24 holiday rentals
Sisak-Moslavina (county)
16 holiday rentals
Puglia
10,836 holiday rentals
Marche
2,465 holiday rentals
Umbria
3,920 holiday rentals
Abruzzo
1,572 holiday rentals
Lazio
9,283 holiday rentals
Veneto
9,467 holiday rentals