Primorje-Gorski Kotar County, Croatia

Cres Beaches

Cres is located in Primorje-Gorski Kotar County in Croatia. Sveti Ivan, Kovačine, Dražica, Kimen, and Melin are among the beaches to visit in Cres. Sveti Ivan is recognized as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world and is surrounded by lush vegetation. Kovačine is family-friendly and has a range of landscapes to choose from. Dražica is a concrete, gravel, and pebble beach with natural shade. Kimen is a combination of sand, concrete, and gravel and has amenities like toilets, showers, and loungers. Melin offers natural shade and amenities like toilets, showers, and bars. Find the complete list of beaches in our guide below.
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The Sveti Ivan Beach is situated in the northern region of Croatia, in the town of Lubenice. The area is surro...

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Located on the island of Cres in Croatia, Kovačine beach offers a diverse range of landscapes, including long ...

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Beach Dražica is located in Cres, Croatia. It is a concrete, gravel, and pebble beach. The beach offers natura...

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Beach Kimen is located in Cres, Croatia and is a combination of sand, concrete, and gravel. The beach offers n...

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Beach Melin is situated in Cres, Croatia. It is a concrete and gravel beach, offering natural shade for visito...

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Beach Nava is located in Cres, Croatia and offers visitors three different types of beaches to choose from: co...

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Best Time to Visit Cres

The best time to visit Cres in Croatia is during the summer months of June to September. The weather during these months is usually warm and sunny, making it a great time to spend time on the beach and do outdoor activities. The sea temperature is also ideal for swimming, with many beaches offering crystal-clear waters. However, it is still recommended to bring sunscreen and a hat to protect yourself from the strong sun, as temperatures can rise during midday. If you're looking for a quieter and more peaceful experience, then the months of May and October might be a good option. The weather is still pleasant and the crowds are thinner, making it easier to explore the island at your own pace.

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