Discover a selection of 500 holiday rentals in Istria County, HR 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 £ 51 per night, and villas and houses are popular options for a stay in Istria County. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — Istria County
Destination guide

Head to the historical city of Istria County

The area's history and monuments are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Istria County. This city's beaches, cafes and sporting events draw many visitors. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Istria County

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the area? Travellers enjoy fun activities like boating and swimming. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Istria County a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rovinj Aquarium (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Dinopark Funtana (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Aquacolors Porec (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Istarske Toplice (17.2 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Pula Aquarium (20.4 mi / 32.8 km)
  • Aquapark Istralandia (20.5 mi / 33 km)
Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Istria County

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Istria County is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rabac Beach (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Skaraba Beach (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Girandella Beach (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Park forest Zlatni Rt (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Katarina Island (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Red Island (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Istria County

Fly into Pula (PUY), the closest airport, located 16 mi (25.8 km) from the city centre.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Pula Station or Buzet Station to see more of the city.

What are the top holiday rentals in Istria County?

Whether you're organising your next great adventure with friends or a romantic rendezvous with your sweetheart, one of these top holiday rentals in Istria County is sure to catch your eye:

  • "The Proven Winner": If you're chasing a comfy living space in Vodnjan, this escape won't disappoint. It offers 2 bedrooms and great amenities including a stovetop and a nearby hospital.
  • "Stellar Juan De Fuca Views, Comfort And Luxury Living Minutes From Everything": Located in Premantura, this sought-after getaway has 2 bedrooms and lots of handy amenities. A video library and nearby ecotour services are among them.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Istria County holiday rental for you.

What are the best tiny house holiday rentals in Istria County?

For a memorable holiday experience, book a tiny house rental in Istria County. A word of caution though — after you've experienced what it's like in a tiny house, the temptation to move into one of thes pocket-sized digs will be tough to resist!

  • Experience a simpler way of living at "Tiny House 40m Of The Beach/relax". Amenities at this tiny house in Zrnovo include a barbecue grill and a swimming pool.
  • "Whimsical Tiny House, Cape Charles Virginia" in Županići is another top-rated pick. A barbecue grill and a swimming pool will make your getaway here even more comfortable.

What are the top-rated holiday rentals for weekend getaways in Istria County?

Waltz out of work on Friday and forget all about sales targets and deadlines. Treat yourself to a couple of days of rest and relaxation — with a side order of adventure — at one of these popular weekend getaways in Istria County:

  • Discover adventure and relaxation rolled into one at "Cleaned To New Standards: Gorgeous Cottages Steps From Beach". This cosy retreat in Siesta Key Village is a fantastic base for exploring nature hot spots including Beer Can Island and Indian Mound Park. If you're looking for something a bit more active, go sailing or cycling.
  • You'll be able to fit a whole lot into your weekend break at "Super Clean Horseshoe Bay Home". This retreat is located in Vodnjan and is within reach of well-known sights like Milton Reimers Ranch Park and Hamilton Pool Preserve. Windsurfing and basketball are some fun experiences also on your doorstep.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Istria County?

Usually well located and at a price that won't make your wallet cry, studio apartments offer privacy and style with the comforts of home. Book one of these studio apartments for rent in Istria County and use it as a base for exploring:

  • "Cleaned To New Standards: Gorgeous Cottages Steps From Beach" is a cosy retreat in Siesta Key Village. You'll have lots of amenities at your disposal here, including a fridge and a living room. When you're ready to get out and explore some of the area's cultural sights, Art Centre Sarasota and Marietta Museum of Art and Whimsy should be among them.
  • Alternatively, book a stay at "Wow See The Ocean Sml Dogs Welcome" which comes with nearby museums, a washing machine and more. Located in Marcana, sights like Galveston Art League Gallery and Bishop's Palace will appeal to your inner culture vulture.

Can I find short term rentals in Istria County?

Yes, so forget about checking in to a boring hotel or paying to sleep in someone's spare room. Go for one of our short-term rentals in Istria County and enjoy the comforts of a place that's all your own. Here are a few options to consider:

  • You'll be near central Siesta Key Village if you stay at "Cleaned To New Standards: Gorgeous Cottages Steps From Beach". Make the most of your quick adventure by discovering the nearby sights, starting with Siesta Key Beach and St. Armands Circle.
  • Come for the homely vibe of "Super Clean Horseshoe Bay Home", stay for the riveting sights scattered around it. This getaway in Vodnjan puts you close to Lake LBJ Yacht Club and Marina, Apple Rock Gulf Course and other hot spots.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Istria County?

Whether you've been together for a month, a decade or forever, nothing beats a romantic weekend getaway to fan the flames of love. If you're looking for somewhere idyllic to spend a couple of days with your boo, you'll fall hard for these retreats:

  • Squeeze in some "us time" at "The Proven Winner". This Vodnjan getaway is custom-made for romance, offering amenities like winery tours and a fireplace to help set the mood.
  • Alternatively, plan a weekend of canoodling at "Stellar Juan De Fuca Views, Comfort And Luxury Living Minutes From Everything". A fireplace and winery tours add to the idyllic ambiance of this Premantura property.

Are there mansions for rent in Istria County?

Forget lining up at the hotel breakfast bar or trying to find a deck chair around the pool during your holiday. Round up your favourite people and give your getaway a serious upgrade with one of these mansions for rent in Istria County:

  • If your must-have list includes high-end amenities as well as ample space, you'll be impressed with "New - Exclusive And Luxurious Beach Front Mansion" in Savaneta. It offers its guests a swimming pool, a beach view and much more.
  • Alternatively, take your holiday to a new level with a stay at "Mid City Mansion, Southern Living For 12 Blocks To Parade And Streetcar" in Mid-City. A swimming pool and a garden are among the many highlights of this palatial pad.

What's the best place to stay if you're looking to rent a house for a weekend in Istria County?

If you feel like a shot of vitamin "sea," look for holiday rentals at Punta Verudela Beach in Pula. Walk the beach at sunset, do a little yoga on the shore, feast on seafood lunches ... Even if you only have a few days to spare, there are lots of ways to relax in this enticing part of Istria County.

What are the best large group holiday rentals in Istria County?

If your idea of the perfect trip away is to bring along your nearest and dearest, you're going to need a whole bunch of space. Luckily, there are many holiday rentals in Istria County that are designed for large groups, starting with these sprawling stunners:

  • "Super Clean Horseshoe Bay Home": With 5 bedrooms, everyone can be a part of the fun at this impressive escape in Vodnjan. A water park and a fireplace are just a couple of the amenities available here.
  • "Mt. Snow Area Private Estate On 100 Acres W": Located in Medulin, this roomy stay has 10 bedrooms and is another top pick for a get-together with loved ones. There's a whole lot to keep guests comfortable and content, including a garden and a fireplace.

Are there large holiday rentals that sleep 30 or more in Istria County?

Whether you're organising a trip away with a large family group, a big birthday bonanza or even a wedding, Vrbo will help you find your perfect escape. Round up your best buddies and take a look at these large holiday rentals in Istria County:

  • "Energy Villas Complex": With 14 bedrooms comfortably sleeping up to 34 people, there's more than enough space at this property in Svetvincenat. Useful amenities here include a garden and a swimming pool.
  • "Farmhouse I 5 Sensi - Vr": Everyone can join in the fun at this large holiday rental in Pula. It has 2 bedrooms and sleeps up to 99 guests comfortably. Amenities here include a garden and a kitchen.

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