The Best Croatian Islands to Visit

Croatia is not all about holidays in Dubrovnik & city breaks in Zagreb. The country is also home to numerous beautiful & untouched islands, most of which are pretty easy to get to, and can either be used as a base for a holiday or as island hopping destinations. From party islands to quite seaside escapes, here are our top picks for a Croatian island getaway.



Recognized for its traditional architecture, sandy beaches and limestone quarries, Brac is the largest of the central Dalmatian Islands. The Island is best known for its stunning Zlatni Rat (Golden Horn) beach that resembles a long obtruding finger extending into the sea. Besides beach lovers, this is also a popular destination among wind surfers, and the island’s nearness to the mainland makes it popular with day-trippers.

Sailing Ionian


Boasting nearly 2718 hours of sunshine a year, Hvar is the sunniest of the islands of the Dalmatian coast. It is also the swankiest & a magnet for Hollywood celebrities: Michael Douglas, Client Eastwood, Brad Pitt, Kevin Spacey, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jack Nicholson and Jodie Foster have all vacationed here. Hvar Town has also turned out to be a party destination, luring numerous international revelers credits to its plenty of trendy clubs and bars placed in the harbor region. To enjoy a quieter scene, head to the picturesque port towns of Jelsa and Stari Grad.



Korcula is the most populated island in the Adriatic Sea, with locals settling predominantly in the Old Town. This offers you so many things to see and do when you explore the island. More than anything else, the architecture that dates back to the Venetian Renaissance makes up for a superb Instagram picture. You will see local performer outfitted in traditional folk costumes. Cafes and restaurants serve appetizing Mediterranean food. The beaches here are breathtaking as well.

Croatia sundown


Mljet is the greenest island of Croatia and home to the Mljet National Park, an island getaway in the Adriatic Sea. It was created  in 1960 & has since been a renowned tourist site in Croatia, with more than 100,000 tourists visiting the park annually.

Beside the park, tourists can also visit the island if they want to have a quiet day by the sea. Its immaculate beach forests provide a kind of stillness that you can’t find elsewhere.

Sailing in Croatia is one of those fun activities that you don’t want to miss out. Get in touch with Naleia Yachting now if you want to explore Croatian Islands on a shared sailboat.


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