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2023 best and most beautiful camping sites in Croatia

Check our latest blog and discover the best camping Croatia ideas for 2023. Choose your favorite campsite and get ready for your summer holiday!
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Choose your favorite campsite and get ready for your summer holiday!

Summer 2023 is just about to begin, and you still have no plan for where to spend your vacation? Check our latest blog and discover the best camping Croatia ideas for 2023. Choose your favorite campsite and get ready for your summer holiday! These best and most beautiful campsites in Croatia will dazzle you. 

Lanterna Premium Camping Resort

As a top choice on ideas for best camping in Croatia this summer, Lanterna Premium Camping Resort remains our consecutively favorite. This award-winning campsite will turn you into a camping enthusiast even if you aren't one. Located in a secluded yet expansive bay near Tar in Istria, Lanterna Premium Camping Resort is your go-to. You can choose from vast tent and camper pitches, mobile homes, and luxurious glamping accommodation units. Many pebble and rocky beaches will provide the perfect beach experience. Resort amenities and sports facilities will keep you relaxed, invigorated, and active during your vacation. In addition to being a family-oriented camping spot in Istria, it is also pet-friendly, so bring your furry friends along!

Camping Šimuni, Island Pag, Zadar

This summer, discover the hidden gem of the middle Adriatic. The south side of Pag island prides itself on the Camping Village Šimuni, a family-oriented campsite, one of the best camping Croatia ideas for this summer. In addition to being close to no less than four impressive national parks, the camping village Šimuni is a natural wonder per se. It has six amazing beaches, of which two are pet-friendly, and they stretch along the whole site. You can choose camping pitches, mobile homes, and bungalows and enjoy this little piece of Adriatic heaven.  

FKK Bunculuka Camping Resort,Island krk

Are you planning a romantic Adriatic escape this summer? Bunculuka Camping Resort might be the best camping Croatia idea for you. This naturist campsite on Krk Island offers the revitalizing experience of camping in peaceful surroundings where you can just be one with nature. Choose from two types of mobile homes, one suitable for couples, and let yourself go in this natural paradise with a sensational beach.  

Plitvice Holiday Resort,, Lika

Contrary to popular belief, you don't have to attach the idea of summer camping to a seaside destination. If you need reassurance, choose Plitvice Holiday Resort in the mountain region of Lika and get ready to discover new realms of camping. This greatly-equipped resort has numerous accommodation options, including mobile homes, Indian camping tents, and stunning lake houses. With pools included, you can combine the need for swimming and sunbathing with fantastic opportunities for hiking and cycling adventures in the surroundings. As a cherry on top, the campsite is close to the Plitvice Lakes National Park, an astonishing natural wonder..  

Olivia Green Camping, Šibenik

As sustainability becomes a game changer in camping, we pay more attention to campsites that genuinely care about the environment. Olivia Green Camping in the Šibenik area is eco-lux camping dedicated to the sustainable experience of camping and therefore goes on our best camping Croatialist for this year. This pet-friendly site boasts eco accommodation and offers delicious local cuisine, but what sets it apart is the warm gesture of planting a tree in honor of each campsite's guest in cooperation with Eden Reforestation Projects non-profit organization.  

What about 5-star camping and luxury camping in Croatia?

As a renowned camping destination in Europe with a centuries-long tradition of camping, Croatia continuously improves as a destination with an envious offer of 5-star camping and luxury camping possibilities. And lucky for you, each region has its perks for visiting with its distinctive campsite resort offer. However, here's our honest take on 5-star and luxury camping in Croatia.  

5-star camping Croatia best picks

Santa Marina Boutique Camping, Istria

As the first 5-star rated campsite in Istria, Santa Marina Boutique Camping is on top of the 5-star camping Croatia list. This fantastic campsite in Vabriga near Poreč has top-notch accommodation, including mobile homes with jacuzzis and glamping tents. The campsite's restaurant offers exquisite Istrian delicacies with a modern twist. The area abounds in exciting wine roads and trails, perfect for an active holiday.  .  

Camping Omišalj, Island Krk

The charming Krk island in the Kvarner region is your go-to if you want a 5-star camping experience in Croatia for the whole family. You can relish the numerous trails ideal for cycling and hiking but will discover other exciting opportunities to explore the surroundings. Inside the campsite, don't miss out on the gastronomic offer of delicious local meals in the sea view restaurant. An added plus to all this goodness? Camping Omišalj has pet-friendly designated areas, so bring your pets along!  .  

Falkensteiner Premium Camping Resort, Zadar

On the outskirts of the historical Zadar city, you can find one of the best 5-star camping Croatia gems: Falkensteiner Premium Camping Resort. As a family-oriented camping resort, Falkensteiner delivers a stellar experience for the youngest with many amenities and activities for a fun holiday. The resort has fully equipped and modern glamping tents and mobile homes, and the restaurant offers delicious local authentic meals and drinks. The Zadar area has a few amazing National Parks close by, so make sure to visit and explore! 

Luxury camping Croatia's best ideas

Arena One 99 Glamping, Pomer, Istria

The deep south of the Istrian peninsula hides the luxury camping Croatia gem of Arena One 99 Glamping. The dreamy Pomer Bay is famous for favorable surfing currents and clear waters and is ideal for worry-free family vacations. There are eight types of luxurious accommodation units to choose from, and wellness amenities like saunas and hot baths to indulge in.  

Do you like this campsite? Check other glamping resorts in Croatia here.  

Ježevac Premium Camping Resort, Island Krk

Seashore pitches or pine shade accommodation units - pick your favorite and enjoy the experience of luxury camping in Croatia at Ježevac Premium Camping Resort on Krk Island. This majestic resort has beautiful pebble and sandy beaches with many available entertainment and sports activities (special fees apply for renting equipment, but it's worth it). Situated very close to Krk town, this resort is the ideal location to enjoy its peaceful surroundings, but close enough to the city to enjoy its vibrant atmosphere.  

Waterman Beach Village, Island Brač

Waterman Beach Village is another luxury camping gem of Croatia on the famed island of Brač. Secluded in the bay close to the ferry station in Supetar, it's not hard to find but still offers much-needed peace on a family or couple vacation. You can reach the charming town of Supetar in a short stroll and enjoy the perks of this coastal island gem, with many bars and restaurants offering regional delicacies. The resort offers many fun facilities for kids and considerable options for relaxing. Once you're there, soak up the island vibe and enjoy the unique energy! 

This extensive list of the best camping in Croatia and the most luxurious and 5-star Croatia picks is your go-to guide for a memorable 2023 family or couple vacation. Eager to explore other Top Camping Croatia campsites? You can do so on our webpage or reach for additional requests.  

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