Discover a selection of more than 10,000 vacation rentals in Zadar that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and air conditioning. Prices start at $101 per night, and villas and houses are popular options for a stay in Zadar. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Zip from the past to the present in Zadar County

Walking in Zadar County, a coastal region located in central Croatia, is like stepping back in time. It has flourished throughout thousands of years of civilization, and relics from the Stone Age to the Roman and Byzantine Empires are testament to its long and colorful history. The county is also widely known for its natural beauty, boasting a magnificent mountainous region, more than 800 miles of coastline, and several hundred pristine islands. A wide variety of outdoor activities make this the ideal destination for an active vacation with family or friends. Zadar County vacation rentals are great places to call home while enjoying the region's fascinating attractions.

Things to do

Hit the bull's eye with can't-miss destinations

For the ultimate hiking or biking adventure, an excursion to Paklenica National Park is a must. Flex those hamstrings and climb to the limestone peaks of the Velebit Mountains for spectacular alpine vistas. Hike the gorges or take riverside walks, where you'll likely see eagles, falcons, and lynx. The Church of St. Donatus is one of Zadar's most prominent architectural landmarks. It was built in the 9th century on top of an old Roman forum and still retains much of its original structure. Today, the church is a popular venue for musical performances due to its excellent acoustics.

Activities

Dive deep and climb high in Zadar County

With its scenic coastline and clear sea, it isn't surprising that water sports are popular in Zadar County. Experienced divers can explore shipwrecks and underwater caves, while newbies can get their feet wet at beginners' classes in diving schools. If mountains are what you're into, choose from hundreds of hiking trails that accommodate both novice and hardened climbers. Rafting, cycling, and windsurfing are popular pastimes as well. History buffs will enjoy exploring the ancient town of Zadar, where walking tours will help you appreciate the captivating combination of old-world buildings and contemporary shops and cafes.

Weather

Raindrops won't keep falling on your head in Zadar County

Zadar County enjoys a temperate climate with moderate rainfall. The weather begins to warm up in May and reaches a daytime average of 72 to 75 degrees in the summer months of July and August, while nighttime lows are usually in the 60s. Water temperatures are in the low 70s—not too bad for a dip in the Adriatic Sea. Winter, from December to February, is also a great time to look for Zadar County vacation rentals. Aside from not being freezing cold—daytime high temperatures range from 45 to 52 degrees—there'll be no peak-season crowds, and you'll get to enjoy winter festivals and carnivals.

Natural features

Flora and fauna from A–Z in Zadar County

Zadar County's natural setting is both diverse and spectacular, punctuated with a jagged coastline with numerous coves, islands, and beaches. A coastal mountain range that provides magnificent vistas protects the county's interior. The mainland consists of rolling pastures and wetlands offering lush forests and vegetation. Maritime fauna includes the Adriatic dolphin and sea turtle, while on land, the wildlife population counts brown bears, wolves, and white storks among its numbers. Checking into Zadar County vacation rentals is the start of seeing all that the region has to offer.

How many vacation rentals are available around Zadar?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 12,368 vacation rentals around Zadar. From 1,246 villa rentals to 3,050 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

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