Camping in Croatia
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Croatia is the perfect choice for families looking for sun, sea and an unspoilt holiday location. One of the top reasons to go camping in Croatia is the number of places you can visit in one trip. You can head out on organised boat trips or ferries to discover spectacular beaches on many exotic islands. With plenty of unforgettable architecture in the major cities like Pula, Split or Dubrovnik, you’ll find it hard to choose just one day-trip (and you don’t have to!).
Camping Holidays In Croatia
Croatia’s rocky coastline will see you sunning yourself on the pebbles in some of the best spots. But who’s to complain when the water is warm and the views of the Adriatic Sea are so glorious? Browse our fantastic selection of campsites and start planning your escape to this brilliant Balkan destination.
Amadria Park Camping Trogir
Lanterna Premium Camping Resort
Amadria Park Camping Sibenik
Our Best Campsites In Croatia
We have some of the best campsites in Croatia on the Istrian peninsula and the Dalmatian Coast.
Camping Zaton is ideal for families as it has a great pool complex, including a range of shallow pools for younger children, overlooking the stunning sand and pebbled beach below.
Camping Solaris is a huge resort with plenty to do on site with three pools, a glamorous beachside bar, a wellness centre and even a Pirates Adventure Mini Golf course. Older kids and teenagers will enjoy the disco shaped like a pirate ship and the water park with six slides.
Camping Park Umag is the perfect getaway with its onsite eco-park and direct access to a Blue Flag pebbled beach where you can relax in the sunshine or enjoy the water sports available.
Camping Bijela Uvala is ideal for the whole family to relax, surrounded by peaceful pine forests and the soothing sounds of the nearby waves. Laze by the poolside or head to the massage studio while the kids take advantage of the site-run children’s club.
Things to do when camping in Croatia
There's so much to do on camping holidays in Croatia. Take a boat trip from Fazana to the Brijuni Islands. The beaches on the biggest island, Veli Brijun, are some of the best in Croatia and are fantastic for snorkelling.
Go sightseeing in the Roman town of Poreč with it’s beautiful mix of Gothic, Romanesque and Baroque architecture - the centrepiece being the UNESCO listed 6th century Euphrasian Basilica.
Spend the day in the Istrian capital Pula - well known for its iconic Roman Amphitheatre and architecture. Wander the pretty streets and soak up the atmosphere before relaxing on the long stretch of beach.
Be amazed at Pula’s after dark summer illumination show, the ‘Lighting Giants’. The show is a spectacular light display of 16,000 different colour combinations lighting up the cranes of the Uljanik Shipyard and is definitely not to be missed.
Enjoy a family day out at the Krka National Park. The 73km Krka River and its glorious waterfalls are an utterly amazing sight. You can enjoy swimming in the lower lake in the crystal clear water as the Krka Waterfalls is the only National Park in Croatia where swimming is allowed.
Go shopping in Croatia’s largest and most colourful flea market, Hrelić, in Zagreb. Described as a ‘great experience in itself’ the market sells everything from car parts and antique furniture to clothes, records and kitchenware.
Popular Regions For Camping Holidays In Croatia
The Dalmatian Coast has some completely breathtaking views with majestic mountains towering above the sparkling waters of the Adriatic. There are National Parks to visit and islands to hop around. Fans of the TV show Game of Thrones will recognise this region from the show as both Dubrovnik and Split are filming locations.
Istria is the largest peninsula in the Adriatic Sea and has a strong Italian influence that is obvious in its amphitheatre, countless roman buildings, and cuisine. Camping in Istria is perfect for indulging in great food and wine, enjoying gorgeous pebble beaches and having epic adventures and experiences - like biking, gourmet food, wineries, olive oil tasting and outdoor and water sports. Pula airport is nearest to all of our Istrian campsites - making them perfect for a fly and drive holiday.
Camping in Croatia: an ideal destination for camping between the sea and forest
With the azure blue waters of the Adriatic, striking natural landscapes and enchanting towns with a rich history, Croatia is an ideal sunny destination for camping enthusiasts. With mobile homes and equipped tents, you can enjoy nature while camping in Croatia.
Where to go camping in Croatia? Top 4 of the most beautiful regions to discover
This beautiful Balkan country is a shining example of culture, history and breathtaking landscapes. During your holiday at our campsites in Croatia, you will discover the most beautiful corners of the aptly named "Pearl of the Adriatic".
Camping in northern Croatia
Less touristy than the south of the country, the north of Croatia exudes charm. This is evidenced by its villages filled with history, its unspoiled coastline and its lush, Italian-style countryside.
Campsing in the heart of the Istrian Peninsula with its incredible cultural heritage
The largest peninsula in the country, Istria is the Italian version of Croatia. Not very surprising when you consider its geographical proximity to Italy, especially Trieste. The Italian influence is felt in architecture, best displayed in Rovinj with its baroque palaces in the image of Venice, in Pula with its Roman amphitheatre. The countryside of its hinterland is reminiscent of Tuscany. Discover our campsites in Istria.
Camping in Kvarner Bay with its splendid natural spaces
Kvarner is a beautiful bay located in the northern Croatian Adriatic Sea. With a diverse landscape and blissful atmosphere, campers who holiday in Kvarner will never get bored on their stay. Visitors can savour the lively Riviera, the wild islands of Cres, Krk, Rab, Losinj and their archipelagos, and preserved natural parks such as the Risnjak National Park. Discover our campsites in Kvarner.
Camping in Karlovac with its rejuvenating countryside
If you want to fill up on fresh air and nature while camping in Croatia, then the Karlovac region in the heart of the country is the place for you. In the region, you will discover authentic Croatia and a peaceful way of life, at an altitude of around 100 meters. Known as “the city of four rivers”, Karlovac is an ancient medieval city with a rich natural heritage and gorgeous landscapes. Discover our campsites in Karlovac.
Camping in southern Croatia
The south of Croatia is a must-see for travellers, offering incredible cultural and historical treasures, in addition to dazzling landscapes and beautiful beaches.
Camping in Dalmatia with its cities of a thousand facets
One of the most visited destinations in Croatia, Dalmatia spans over 350km in length and features top tourist places such as Split in the north and Dubrovnik at the southern tip. True gems of history, they are full of fascinating monuments that have even served as the backdrop for the famous Game of Thrones series. Dalmatia also boasts typical villages and islands with sensational landscapes, such as the island of Hvar or Mljet. Discover our campsites in Dalmatia.
Croatia: An ideal destination for any type of vacation
Whether you come to spend your camping holiday in Croatia with your loved one, with your family, and even with your dog, you will be sure to experience a stay marked by conviviality and comfort.
Camping for families with children
Croatia is paradise for a family camping holiday. No matter which region you choose to discover, you will be greeted with a warm welcome, and your children will have a blast! Our campsites are equipped to satisfy young and old alike, with play areas for children, and water parks with water slides and splash play parks, like the ones at Campsite Lanterna in Istria or Campsite Solaris in Dalmatia.
Camping for couples
Have you ever dreamed of going on a romantic holiday in Croatia? Our campsites will provide you with all the comfort and privacy you need for an intimate and loved-filled stay. Discover private and peaceful accommodation options such as fully equipped lodge tents at 4* Campsite Zaton in Dalmatia or modern mobile homes at the vibrant resort of 5* Campsite Vestar in Istria.
The best 3, 4 and 5 star campsites in Croatia for an unforgettable holiday
Campsites by the sea
Our campsites by the sea, on the Istrian peninsula, in Kvarner Bay and on the Dalmatian coastline offer breath-taking views of the Adriatic Sea and its turquoise waters. Our resorts are the ideal starting point to enjoy sunny days at the beach, enjoying swimming and bathing in blissful surroundings. Campers will have the freedom to walk on the hot sand as you with family or friends. Croatia is a real luxury for beach lovers!
Campsites with water parks
Make a splash on holiday while enjoying our camping resorts that feature a water park, like the amazing aquatic complex at Lanterna in Istria. A real treat for thrill seekers of all ages, where adults will be able to launch themselves down twisting slides and children will have their own dedicated pools and small water slides.
Campsites with swimming pools
A swimming pool is undoubtedly one of the highlights for holidaymakers who go on a camping break. Book a stay in Croatia with us and enjoy swimming pools at the majority of our campsites, where you can sip a cocktail with your feet in the water, and completely disconnect under the sun.
5 star luxury campsites
You will find in our luxury 5-star campsites, all the comfort and high-end services for a completely care free and comfortable holiday in Croatia. In addition to pleasing and modern decor, a wide choice of sports activities, live shows, wellness areas, shops and entertainment will be available to you to make your stay as memorable as possible.
Our advice for an ideal camping holiday in Croatia
When to go camping in Croatia?
If you want to make the most of the warmth and crystal-clear waters of Adriatic beaches, the best time for a camping holiday in Croatia is summer. The months of May and June in early summer feature milder temperatures which are suitable for walks, and even for swimming. Late summer stays in September and October have the advantage of being less frequented by tourists and guarantee campers with more tranquillity and a very pleasant climate.
How much do campsites in Croatia cost?
- Low season (March-June and September-November): prices for campsites in Croatia are very attractive in low season. Depending on the destination, campsite and accommodation chosen, prices start from £130/€150 per week.
- High season (July - August): given the high demand on our campsites in Croatia and the high traffic during this period, prices are higher.
We have a very wide selection of campsites in Croatia, to satisfy all budgets, in the most popular and most visited regions; especially Istria and Dalmatia. Regarding the low and high season prices, it all depends on what you are looking for.
What type of camping accommodation is available in Croatia?
Our Croatian campsites offer you an interesting choice of accommodation, with stays available in fully equipped tents for glamping holidays and comfortable mobile homes catering to all budgets. With variations in terms of size and occupancy, we have an option to suit everyone's needs.
Where to go camping in Croatia?
Croatia is bordered by the Adriatic Sea, from the northwest to the southwest of the country, so we certainly recommend you to stay at a campsite by the sea! Croatia is filled with surprises and must-see sights, but the allure of the coast is what lures holidaymakers to this brilliant Balkan destination. The shores are magnificent, dynamic and our campsites there are exceptional, especially in Istria and Dalmatia. Typically, campers will have direct access to the turquoise waters of the sea, as well as the chance to splash around in numerous swimming pools and water sports providers. When camping in Croatia... choose a blissful seaside location!
What are the best campsites in Croatia?
With scores ranging from 8.5/10 to 10/10, here are the 4 most popular campsites as rated by our customers from all over Europe:
- 4* Campsite Bi Village in Fažana, with direct access to the beach, ideally located in front of the Brijuni islands.
- 3* Campsite Polari located near Rovinj in Istria, with direct access to the beach and several swimming pools.
- 4* Campsite Zaton in Nin, Dalmatia. This campsite is located in the heart of a pine forest and has undeniable charm.
- 4* Campsite Lanterna, nestled in a large sheltered bay in Porec, Istria.
Do you have seaside campsites in Croatia?
Most of our campsites in Croatia are located by the sea, and best of all, give you direct access to the beaches. Here is our selection of 5 fantastic campsites in Croatia with direct access to the sea:
Which campsites in Croatia have the most beautiful water parks?
Here is our selection of the most beautiful campsites in Croatia with water parks and water play areas, ideal for family holidays:
- 4* Campsite Mon Perin in Bale, Istria
- 4* Campsite Solaris in Šibenik, Dalmatia
- 4* Campsite Vestar in Rovinj, Istria
- 4* Campsite Zaton in Nin, Dalmatia
- 4* Campsite Bi Village in Istria