Croatia's Best Secret Beaches

With more than 1000 islands and with probably the clearest water in the world, Croatia's coast is packed with amazing beaches. Many of them are hidden, quiet and perfect for fleeing the city. Here is our list of Croatia's most beautiful secret beaches for those seeking peace and beauty in the majesty of Mediterranean nature.

1. Nugal

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Makarska

Nugal beach is located in Makarska Rivijera, between the towns of Makarska and Tučepi in Croatia. This wild beach is about 2 kilometres away from the town harbour and it is accessible only through forest paths or by boat. Surrounded by high cliffs an...

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2. Stiniva

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Vis Island

Stiniva Beach is a wild beach on Vis island, Croatia. White, blazing pebbles cover the whole beach. The water on Stiniva beach is clear and pure blue. It is a little cove surrounded by high, steep cliffs, so it is better to access it by the sea than ...

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3. Pasjača

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Cavtat

Pasjača beach is one of the most popular Croatian beaches on Instagram. This fact is not at all surprising when you keep in mind the beauty of the rocks that surround Pasjača. This makes it somewhat inaccessible, as you first have to climb 250 meters...

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4. Divna

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Peljesac

Divna beach is located 10 km from Trpanj and is one of the most beautiful beaches in this region. The name of the beach, Divna, in Croatian means beautiful, which it really is. The turquoise color of the sea and the white sand will make you think you...

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5. Rt Kamenjak

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Medulin

Only ten kilometers south of the city of Pula in Croatia, Rt Kamenjak is located on the Kamenjak peninsula, about twenty minutes drive from Premantura. Rt Kamenjak is known for its rich vegetative life, more than 550 different plants bloom on this pe...

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6. Sahara

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Rab

On the Croatian island of Rab, in the Kvarner region, there is a sandy beach Sahara. Sahara is surrounded by a pine forest, which provides perfect protection from the strong sun. The beach can be reached by boat or on foot, via a marked path that lea...

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7. Ručica

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Novalja

Whether you come to Ručica beach by car, boat, or on foot, its beauty will leave you breathless. Ručica is located near the Croatian city of Novalja. This sandy and partly wild beach enchants the youngest as well as the older ones. The shallowness an...

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8. Sveti Ivan

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Cres

Sveti Ivan Beach is located in the northern part of Croatia in Lubenice town. Sveti Ivan is surrounded by rich vegetation and wild nature. The scent of various Mediterranean plants that spread through Sveti Ivan Beach makes this place unique. Althoug...

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9. Ciganka

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Rab

Ciganka beach is located less than 3 km away from Lopar in Croatia. This beach is a real miracle of nature because it is surrounded by wilderness and there are sand pyramids on it. In addition, it is also known for being visited by a large number of ...

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10. Sakarun

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Dugi Otok

Located on the Dugi Otok Island, Sakarun beach represents wonderful mixture of sheer white sand and crystal clear sea water, all surrounded by pine trees and that’s why most visitors describe it as a ‘Carribean flair in the heart of Europ...

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