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Beaches in Croatia - activities while holidaying

With such a vast coastline, Croatia gets you access to the most beautiful European beaches. Indeed, most of the beaches are pebbly and rocky, but the underwater visibility is impressive. Besides, there is plenty of shade on the beach, since pine forest lines surround all the area. 
You should expect a welcoming environment all over Croatia. Sea gets warm enough for swimming since early June, and it lasts until the end of October. Keep in mind that Croatian beaches aren't wide, but there is plenty of room to take a stroll or merely enjoy a day in the sun. 
The best aspect of beaches in Croatia is that you can discover plenty of wild beaches or pet-friendly beaches. So, if you're looking forward to a quiet and remote area to spend your vacation in, there are quite a few places to opt from. The best beaches can be found in Istria, as this northern Adriatic region is the most visited tourist site in Croatia. Beaches in Istria are shaded, spacious, and get you access to clear-blue waters. 

Beach – Istrian West Coast

Beaches in Rovinj come with full access to a wide array of services. The entire area is made of seafront promenades, sunbathing areas, and pebble beaches. 
Beaches in Porec are mostly part of resorts, but there are plenty of tourist-friendly areas you can explore. As it is the case with all the Istrian West Coast, the beautiful beach is surrounded by plenty of pine trees. Also, around Porec, you can opt for several outdoor activities, such as kayaking. 

Beach – Istrian Eastern Coast

If you're looking forward to discovering the best windsurfing destination in Istria, you might want to add to your itinerary the village of Ravni. This gets you access to the Ravni Beach, one of the most famous Croatian beaches near Rabac. It is a place filled with plenty of locals and windsurfers who come here to embrace the mild winds.