Do you consider taking all inclusive Croatia holidays, but don't know where to start? In this post, we share all information on all-inclusive resorts and hotels in Croatia.
When people think of holidays in Croatia they don't necessarily think about all-inclusive hotels and resorts. In fact, we often get asked if there are any all-inclusive resorts in Croatia. The truth is, there are! Although you won’t find too many all-inclusive hotels in Croatia, we still have some options for you to consider.
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Should you choose all inclusive Croatia resorts and hotels?
You should choose an all-inclusive hotel or resort for your stay in Croatia if you look for accommodation that provides three meals a day, a selection of drinks during meals free of charge, a rich children's entertainment program, and a good choice of family rooms.
If these things are important to you then the all-inclusive formula is a good choice for your stay in Croatia.
Will you save money staying in all-inclusive hotels in Croatia?
If you are looking for cheap all-inclusive holidays in Croatia, here are a few tips to follow.
You will save money if you travel with children. Kids up to a certain age stay for free when using existing beds. Child policies vary from one to another hotel. However, they follow one of the following policies: children up to 16, 14, 12, or 10 years of age stay for free. You will need to check each hotel's child policy separately.
If you travel as a couple or with preschoolers, you can get a great deal in all-inclusive hotels in Croatia during the school term. Rates normally drop significantly once the school holidays are over.
You will save money on food when staying all-inclusive in Croatia. Eating out is expensive in Croatia. For example, cheaper meals, like pizza, cevapi, or pasta, will cost you minimally 8 € per person. If you order a steak or fish, expect to pay at least 25 € per person for the main and the side. Soft drinks, like Coke or Fanta, cost around 2.4 €. A 0.33l beer is around 3.2 €, and a glass of wine goes anywhere between 4 € and 7 €. One scoop of ice cream is around 1.5 €, and a dessert in the restaurants usually costs around 4 €. I think you get an idea. The more people you are in your family, the more you will save by staying at all-inclusive hotels in Croatia
*All prices were checked in January 2023
All inclusive Hotels in Croatia: Rates
How much will you play to stay in all inclusive hotels and resorts in Croatia? Rates depend on many factors like location, room type, meal plan, season, occuppancy rate at any given moment, etc.
We categorized Croatian all inclusive hotels listed below in three groups according to the prices in hig season:
- Hotels with $$: the rates in high season are below 300 € a day for two persons with an all-inclusive meal plan
- Hotels with $$$: here we put all the hotels whose prices in high seasons are above 300 € a day, but still below 500 € a day
- Hotels with $$$$: rates for those hotels and resorts exceed 500 € a day in the high season for two persons with an all-inclusive meal plan
However, the rates really vary a lot when comparing low and high season. In the low season, the rates start as low as 100 € a day for a double room with an all-inclusive meal plan, and they don't exceed 220 € per day.
Best all-inclusive hotels and resorts in Croatia
Below we bring you a detailed list of all-inclusive hotels and resorts in Croatia. You’ll find your typical all-inclusive family resorts, as well as all-inclusive beach resorts, but also 5-star all-inclusive hotels in Croatia, as well as a variety of low-key properties for cheap all-inclusive holidays to Croatia.
This is a great starting point for planning your all-inclusive Croatia vacations.
But if you have no time to read the entire post, we have narrowed it down to these top 3 Croatia all-inclusive hotels and resorts.
- Best all-inclusive family resort: Family Hotel Amarin
- Top all-inclusive beach resort: Aminess Grand Azur Hotel
- Best budget all-inclusive resort: Hotel Albatros Porec
All-inclusive resorts and hotels in Croatia on the map
All-inclusive hotels and resorts in Istria
While there aren't any all-inclusive hotels in Pula, you will find one in nearby Medulin.
Family Hotel Amarin, Rovinj – $$$$
This family hotel features 280 rooms across 4 floors. Meals are served at the hotel buffet restaurant, while two beach bars serve light snacks.
Other facilities include a spa and wellness center with an indoor swimming pool; two hotel beaches, and an outdoor swimming pool. A large kids' zone includes Xbox and play station game room, a kids' gym, a lab, a playroom, and a movie theatre. There is also a large outdoor play area with slides, trampolines, swings, and the like.
Amarin family hotel is best suited for families with children up to 12 years of age. Family Hotel Amarin is the most popular all-inclusive family hotel in Croatia.
Marea Valamar Collection Suites, Porec – $$$$
This lovely 5-star beachfront property offers accommodation in 108 suites. The hotel serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner with drinks included during the meals. The beach is right in front of the hotel and it is partly sandy. The center of the town is only a 20-minute walk, and it can be reached by walk, bike, or electric train.
Spacious suites of at least 40 m2, three meals a day, a sandy beach, and a rich entertainment program make Marea Valamar Collection Suites one of the popular summer spots for an all-inclusive stay in Croatia.
The prices start at 500 € a night for a Junior Suite for 3 persons.
Valamar Girandella Maro Suites, Rabac – $$$$
The only all-inclusive 5-star hotel in Croatia, Valamar Girandella Maro Suites is a perfect place to spend family holidays. The hotel features 149 suites and it offers lots of activities for small children. Both indoor and outdoor swimming pools are heated.
Maro Suites' all-inclusive formula includes an all-day all-inclusive offer including food, and hot and cold beverages available from 7 am to 9 pm.
Valamar Tamaris Resort, Porec – $$$
Located on the Lanterna peninsula, 10 km north of Porec, Valamar Tamaris Resort features over 500 rooms, suites, and apartments spread in the main hotel building and the surrounding villas.
Guests like Valamar Tamaris Resorts for its variety of room types, a wide range of beaches within the resort, a good choice of sports facilities, as well as a varied entertainment program for kids.
Although Valamar Tamaris's age starts showing up in many details, and it feels a bit run down, it is still a good choice if you are looking to stay in one of the all-inclusive Croatia resorts.
Maistra Select Funtana Resort, Porec – $$$
This no-frills 3-star all-inclusive resort is located in Funtana village near Porec. We like the resort’s natural environment and the fact that you can make nice walks by the sea, or bike all the way to Porec and Vrsar.
The resort consists of three buildings featuring 76 rooms each, a central area with a reception and a buffet restaurant, a swimming pool area with an outdoor pool, and a pool bar.
The rooms are small but all have a balcony (small) and a sea view. The food is good, the staff is friendly.
Don't know what's exactly happening with Funtana, but the rates in the peak season are over 500 € per double room with all-inclusive formula.
Laguna Albatros, Porec – $$
Laguna Albatros is a 4-star all-inclusive hotel within Zelena Laguna resort, less than 5 km north of Porec.
Laguna Albatros is popular among sports aficionados as the hotel disposes of many sports facilities. Tennis facilities in the vicinity are especially popular among hotel guests. Sports activities, although free, are time-limited (eg. 2 hours of tennis per day, 3 hours of bicycle rental, etc).
Rooms are ok if not a bit Spartan. Beware that not all rooms have a balcony.
Laguna Zorna, Porec – $$
Laguna Zorna and Laguna Albatros are two sister hotels located one across the road from the other.
Hotel Zorna is a 3-star hotel offering a bit more modest experience than you will find in Albatros. Nevertheless, in many ways these two hotels are similar.
Zorna is located on the hill, has no elevators, and it takes lots of stairs to climb from the beach to the rooms, even though there are escalator stairs from the road to the lobby.
This is one of the cheap all-inclusive Croatia hotels and resorts.
Hotel Aurora, Umag – $$
Hotel Sol Aurora is perhaps the cheapest 4-star all-inclusive hotel in Istria. Umag is less attractive than Porec, Rovinj, and Pula, and this fact alone makes Umag hotels cheaper than comparable hotels in other destinations.
The hotel is dated, and due for renovation, but it has a nice location near the beach and next to a lovely pine forest.
Hotel Aurora can be a good option if you look for cheap all-inclusive holidays in Croatia.
Valamar Bellevue, Rabac – $$$
Located in Rabac, just above beautiful pebbly beach, Valamar Bellevue hotel is all-inclusive family hotel best suited for families with children.
The all-inclusive formula includes three meals a day, selected local alcohol, soft drinks, coffee and teas throughout the day, and snacks at set hours. The hotel has four swimming pools: a large active pool with water slides, a splash pool for small children, a family pool with seawater, and seawater relax pool.
The rooms are spacious. Family rooms are designed for families with a separate area for kids to sleep and play.
TUI Blue Medulin
A single all-inclusive adults-only hotel in Istria, TUI Blue Medulin has 190 contemporary designed rooms and suites, an outdoor saltwater pool, a lovely public pebbly beach, a buffet restaurant, an a la carte Culinarium restaurant, a gym, and a small wellness area.
Although none of the hotels listed here is the best Croatia honeymoon all inclusive hotel, TUI Blue Medulin is as close as it gets.
Since you won't find all-inclusive hotels in Pula, TUI Blue Medulin is the closest Pula all inclusive you can stay at.
The hotel is very popular with British guests. Read reviews here.
Hotel Icici, Opatija – $$
This Croatia all-inclusive hotel located in Opatija features 180 rooms, an outdoor swimming pool, a pool and lobby bar, and a buffet restaurant.
It's a beautiful, modernly designed hotel right on the seafront with comfy rooms and great views from the balcony.
All-inclusive hotels and resorts in Dalmatia
Dalmatia, a southern coastal region of Croatia, spreading from Zadar to the north to the Peljesac peninsula to the south, offers a handful of all-inclusive Croatia hotels and resorts.
Many big tour operators advertise all-inclusive holidays to Split, Croatia to make it easy and memorable for guests flying into the Split airport. However, there aren't any all-inclusive hotels in Split, Croatia. Instead, they are located along Makarska Riviera (an hour's drive south of Split).
If you are looking for an all-inclusive hotel in Split, Croatia, you might check out the Ora Hotel. The hotel at least offers a full-board meal plan.
Falkensteiner Funimation Borik, Zadar – $$$
Falkensteiner Funimation Borik, located in Zadar, is one of the best all-inclusive resorts in Croatia. The hotel features 258 rooms and suites, an outdoor swimming pool with a big slide, a hotel's beach, an Aquapura SPA center, a Falky Land children club and playgrounds, and a sports center.
Their All-inclusive Plus offer includes three meals a day, selected drinks during the meals, snacks at the pool bar throughout the day, free access to the SPA zone, midnight snacks, and also alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks throughout the day at the Tramontana Bar.
Falkensteiner Diadora Hotel, Zadar – $$$$
Located in Punta Scala Resort, 15 km north of Zadar, Falkensteiner Diadora Hotel offers a full-board plus meal plan including three meals a day (breakfast, lunch, and dinner), with beer, wine, and soft drinks free of charge during meal times. There is a separate kid's buffet restaurant where your little ones can eat with their peers under the surveillance of the hotel's staff.
The hotel features 250 rooms (many of them made for families with children), three bars, two a la carte restaurants, the Acquapura wellness and spa center, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, Falky Land indoor and outdoor kid's world, and great outdoor sports facilities.
Pine Beach Resort, Pakostane – $$
Featuring a natural sandy beach, accommodation in reed huts without electricity, and shared toilets, resort Pine Beach Pakostane is quite unique place to spend your Croatia all-inclusive holidays. It's a back-to-nature kind of holiday that kids usually love.
You can charge all your devices on solar benches or reception. Food is awesome and plentiful throughout the day, and there are also tons of activities for children and adults.
Bluesun Hotel Neptun, Tucepi – $$$
This great value for a money 3-star hotel in Tucepi, along Makarska Riviera, has an awesome seafront location with lovely views over the sea and the mountains.
Hotel's 254 rooms are rather smallish but tastefully decorated, clean, and comfy. The all-inclusive formula offers an amplitude of meals, drinks, and a select sports offer. With three meals a day, midnight and afternoon snacks, and 5 o'clock tea, you won't go hungry in the Bluesun Hotel Neptun.
Facilities include a large outdoor swimming pool complex, a lovely public pebble beach, a buffet restaurant, a lobby, and a pool bar.
If you travel with kids, you'll like to know that all family rooms are located in annex buildings, but not in the main building.
TUI Blue Makarska
Guests like 4-star all-inclusive hotel TUI Blue Makarska in Igrani for its seafront location; simple but stylish rooms with lovely sea views; all-inclusive service; and an outdoor infinity pool. The hotel is a short walk from the harbor where all shops, bars, and restaurants are.
The all-inclusive TUI Blue Makarska is an adults-only hotel.
TUI Blue Adriatic Beach Resort
A sister hotel of TUI Blue Makarska, Adriatic Beach Resort is also located on the Makarska Riviera. It's a beachfront hotel in a seaside village of Zivogosce.
TUI Blue Adriatic Beach Resort is a 4-star property featuring 266 rooms. Some of the rooms come with a private plunge pool on the terrace. This makes it a good choice if you are looking for one of the all inclusive Croatia honeymoon hotels. Other facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, buffet restaurant, two a la carte restaurants, and three bars.
Bear in mind that this is a multi-level hotel with lots of stairs.
Dubrovnik all inclusive resorts and hotels
If you are looking for Dubrovnik holidays all inclusive, you'll be able to choose among a few Dubrovnik all-inclusive resorts.
Some of these all-inclusive hotels are located in the town, while others are in the small coastal villages a short drive from the town of Dubrovnik.
Club Dubrovnik Sunny Hotel – $$
Valamar Club Dubrovnik is the only all-inclusive hotel in Dubrovnik town. The hotel is located on the Babin Kuk peninsula, in the northern part of Dubrovnik.
Valamar Club Dubrovnik offers three meals a day but in a little bit unusual formula. The hotel restaurant serves food in the morning from 7 am to 1 pm in the afternoon, with extended breakfast and brunch offers. Multiple entrances to the restaurant are allowed during that time. Drinks from the dispenser, as well as good quality coffee, are available free of charge during breakfast and brunch. The buffet dinner is served from 7 pm to 9 pm with drinks available for an extra charge.
This hotel, during the summer, caters mostly to families with children.
The rooms have recently been refurbished, clean and comfortable. Other attractive features include an outdoor swimming pool; a pebbly public beach in front of the hotel; and a Maro Club for children aged 3 to 12.
Remisens hotel Epidaurus, Cavtat – $$
Last refurbished in 2017, Remisens Hotel Epidaurus is set on the seafront, and it overlooks the beautiful bay. The hotel offers different meal plans, bed and breakfast, half-board, but also all-inclusive light. The all-inclusive formula gives you three meals a day and a selection of Croatian alcoholic, soft drinks, and other hot and cold beverages throughout the day from 10 am to 11 pm.
Remisens Hotel Epidaurus features 312 rooms, an outdoor swimming pool, and a nice public beach in front of the hotel. Unfortunately, many additional amenities come at a charge, like onsite parking, deck chairs, and sun umbrellas.
Remisens hotel Albatros, Cavtat – $$$
Remisens Hotel Albatros is a sister hotel of Remisens Epidaurus. The two hotels are located one next to another. Albatros is a 4-star hotel featuring 306 rooms, but also an indoor and outdoor swimming pool; wellness and spa center; buffet restaurant; and a couple of bars.
The hotel was last refurbished in 2018.
Aminess Grand Azur Hotel, orebic – $$
The lovely 185-room light all-inclusive Aminess Grand Azur hotel is right at the beachfront. The hotel is also just a short boat hop from Korcula. A pebble beach in front of the hotel is one of the nicest hotel's beaches of all inclusive Croatia hotels.
Rooms come with classic but elegant decor, and many have wonderful sea views. The hotel is immaculately clean and the staff is super friendly. In summer you'll see more families with children staying in Azur. Off-season hotel caters to all types of travelers.
Croatia all inclusive hotels on the islands
If you prefer to spend your all inclusive holidays in Croatia on one of the Croatian Islands, we have great news for you. There are a couple of Croatian Islands, from the north to the south, with hotels offering all inclusive formula.
Below is our list of Croatian all-inclusive resorts located on various Croatian islands!
Bluesun Holiday Village Bonaca, Bol – $$$
Bluesun Holiday Village Bonaca on Brac Island is an old-fashioned but clean all-inclusive hotel with friendly staff and a great location, just a 10-minute walk from the famed Zlatni Rat Beach. The rooms have been refurbished for the season 2023!
The resort consists of separate accommodation buildings while the central building features the reception, main buffet restaurant, and an outdoor swimming pool.
The all-inclusive light offer includes 3 meals a day (breakfast, lunch, and dinner). A selection of drinks is available free of charge during the meals and includes soft drinks, a selection of coffees and teas, Croatian table wine, and draft beer. Hotel Bonaca also has a varied sports offer included in an all-inclusive plan.
TUI Blue Kalamota Island
TUI Blue Kalamota Island Hotel is the only hotel on the car-free Kolocep Island, off the coast of Dubrovnik. Just like other TUI Blue hotels, Kalamota is an adults-only all-inclusive hotel.
The hotel is set on the hill, and it consists of few villas with a number of rooms in each. This also means that there is a decent amount of walking and climbing the stairs. If you aren't mobile, better ask for accommodation in one of the buildings closer to the sea.
Rooms are nice, clean, and minibar is restocked daily. However, the balconies are very small.
Falkensteiner Park Punat, Krk Island – $$
Refurbished in 2017, hotel Falkensteiner Park Punat consists of two buildings featuring 194 well-appointed rooms. The hotel has two outdoor swimming pools and a slide.
It's a family-friendly hotel with Falkensteiner's distinct entertainment programs for children, and well-thought Falky Land playgrounds and children's play areas.
The hotel is set amidst greenery and just a few meters from the sea. However, the closest public beach is a 10-minute walk from the hotel.
Are all-inclusive properties in Croatia safer than non-all-inclusive?
Croatia, being in the heart of Europe, is generally a very safe country. For this reason, in Croatia, you won’t find closed-off out-of-town all-inclusive resorts where the only locals you see are the ones who work at the resort.
In Croatia, public spaces within the all-inclusive resorts and hotels, are open to locals as well. Remember that in Croatia all beaches are public and there is no way to forbid local people from using them.
All-inclusive properties in Croatia are as safe as non-all-inclusive resorts and hotels in Croatia. They aren't safer, just as safe.
Croatia all-inclusive resorts and hotels: what to expect
All all-inclusive hotels in Croatia are located along the coast from Umag to Dubrovnik and on the islands. You won’t find any of them in Zagreb or continental Croatia.
The majority of Croatian all-inclusive resorts and hotels are in Istria. Other destinations include islands (Krk, Losinj, Brac, Kolocep), Dalmatia (Zadar, Pakostane, Split, Makarska Riviera), and Dubrovnik Riviera (Dubrovnik, Cavtat, Peljesac).
The majority of all-inclusive hotels in Croatia are within walking distance of the nearest town.
Croatian hotels and resorts aren’t closed-off properties accessible only to tourists and staff. Instead, they are open to all, and locals come around to swim at the beach or have a drink. In Croatia, all beaches are public and they remain accessible to everybody.
The majority of all-inclusive hotels in Croatia either belong to a Croatian hotel chain or are independent properties. You won’t find any all-inclusive international brands.
The only other hotel brands besides Croatian ones are TUI Blue, a UK-based tour operator that applies its standards on locally owned and managed hotels; and Falkensteiner, an Austrian-based hotel brand present in southern and eastern Europe.
There are many all-inclusive family resorts in Croatia. In fact, all-inclusive resorts and hotels are often a synonym for kids-friendly hotels. These two terms are often used interchangeably. However, hotels under the TUI Blue brand are the only adults-only all-inclusive properties in Croatia.
The majority, if not all, all-inclusive resorts and hotels have direct beach access.
The service in these properties is usually very good.
Meals and Drinks
There are basically two types of all-inclusive hotels in Croatia: all-inclusive and all-inclusive light. All-inclusive is pretty straightforward, you get five meals a day, an open bar all day long, and all programs and facilities are included in the room rate.
All-inclusive light, on the other hand, we need to explain better, as this is mostly the formula you'll find in the majority of Croatian all-inclusive hotels.
All-inclusive light will get you three meals a day, as well as a selection of drinks, included free of charge during the meals. Some hotels also have an afternoon snack or ice cream for children in the mini club. Otherwise, there aren’t afternoon or midnight snacks for adults, nor free drinks throughout the day.
The majority of all-inclusive resorts and hotels serve buffet meals. And only some of them give the option to the guests to upgrade to the onsite a la carte restaurant once during their stay.
Otherwise, if you would like to have a served dinner, you’ll need to pay extra.
A selection of drinks usually includes unbranded soft drinks, draught wine and beer, local liquors, and water. Should you feel like having a Pepsi or Coke, or your favorite beer, you’ll pay extra.
The quality and variety of food are usually good, and it depends on the hotel category. Eg. 4-star properties usually have a better buffet than 3-star properties.
What is your favorite all inclusive Croatia resort and hotel? As always, if you have any questions, comments, or suggestions, please leave them in the comments below.