Croatian Villa Holidays now have a collection of family-friendly accommodations with both affordable sea-front cottages for four and larger villas for groups, with a pool and activities and facilities for kids. These new affordable accommodations and a good selection of flights form the UK have all contributed to Croatia’s growing popularity for families.
This recently renovated villa is situated in the peaceful countryside near Vela Luka, a fishing village. The simply furnished villa has a private pool and scuba diving, surfing and kite surfing 1 km away. Small boats can also be hired from the main coastal towns and resorts. Vela Luka is the largest town on the island of Kor?ula and is situated near Gradina Cove, which offers a shallow, pebbly coast with a sandy bottom making it idea for families with children.
Offering more luxury, this spacious villa in Pula has a one-acre garden with a large pool, swings and a slide, backing directly on to the beach. Kayaks and inflatables are available for use in the sea and the outdoor experience is completed with a covered summer kitchen. With 6 bedrooms this villa has enough room for the whole family and more. A little further out of town is Rt Kamenjak where adventurous families can enjoy cliff jumping or a swim in the crystal clear sea.
These newly built beach side apartments are just twenty metres from the sea and offer teenagers easy access to the beach, a selection of activities and some nightlife. The villa is located right on the seafront of the famous Zlatni Rat beach and is a short walk into the lively town centre of Bol. Bol is the main centre for watersports such as windsurfing and kite surfing. Visitors can also book an excursion to the mainland to go rafting on the Cetina river.
Getting there: Dubrovnik airport is 3 hours and 30 minutes from Vela Luka, while Split airport is about 4 hours away. Split is about 2 hours and 30 minutes from Bol. EasyJet flies to both destinations from Gatwick and Stansted from around £60.15 return to Dubrovnik and £59.15 return to Split.
Pula airport is about 20 minutes from Villa Del Mar. Ryanair flies from London Stansted to Pula from around £83.98 return.
Price: Rooms at Villa Nirvana cost from £665 a night in June, rooms at Villa del Mar cost from £1690 a night in June and rooms at Surf Villa Bol cost from £745 for a week in May.