Camping Croatia will satisfy every camping aficionado. Croatia is a popular camping destination. In Istria, north-west Adriatic region, campsites are mainly large sites with lots of facilities and well fitted plots. Going south, campsites get smaller and simpler.
Camping Croatia: What to expect
Majority of the campsites in Croatia are located along the coast, and almost always right at the seafront. Hinterland and continental campsites are rare. When it comes to investments, Camping Croatia follows recommendations of German auto club (ADAC). German Auto Club recommendations define minimum size of camping plots (120 m2), sanitary units (shower cabin size, toilet cabin size, etc.), facilities, etc. ADAC guidelines are normally a bit more demanding than official regulation.
Camping Croatia: what campsite is right for me
Camping Croatia campsites range from 2star to 5star, from large sites accommodating up to 9.000 people to small, family-run campsites accommodating at most 60 people. Some campsites have many facilities from swimming pools, luxury mega plots, to rock climbing facilities. Others offer simple facilities, but in a beautiful natural setting, with amazing beaches. The most comprehensive guide on campsites in Croatia, you'll find at Camping.hr website.
Camping Croatia: Prices
Camping season in Croatia is relatively short. Majority of Croatian campsites are open from mid-April to late September. The peak season, when the prices are at their highest, is from first week of July until the last week of August. You can expect to pay anywhere from 35€ a day for a plot with electricity, car, tent, and two persons. Price for a plot normally includes a car, caravan or tent, electricity and water (where available). Persons are always charged separately. City tax is paid per person per day and charged separately. Low season prices for a plot, and 2 persons, range from 10 € a day and up. You can obtain additional discount if you are member of ADAC, CCI, ACSI, etc.
Camping Croatia: best campsites
Camping Sirena is located within a walking distance from Novigrad old town. This is a 4* campsite. It is not too big, and the walking distance to the town makes it really attractive. The campsites offer luxurious bungalows to rent.
Camping Lanterna is the largest campsite in Croatia. It can accommodate over 9.000 people. There are over 2.500 camping plots and 600 bungalows to rent. It's been voted the best campsites in Croatia by prestige German Auto Club (ADAC) for two consecutive years. Camping Lanterna has two swimming pools, three supermarkets, tennis terrains, multifunctional sports field, over three kilometers of the coastline, lots of entertainment and activities for all age groups.
Camping Bijela Uvala is located in a tourist resort, not far from Porec old town. It is a 4star campsite with very nice plots, small number of bungalows to rent. It has a outdoor swimming pool. There are cycling and walking trails by the sea from this campsite to the old town Porec and small village Funtana.
Camping Strasko is located on the island of Pag, just outside of the village Novalja. It is a nice campsites with good facilities and beautiful beach. The only down side is the noise from nearby party beach, but it is bearable.
Camping Zaton is located in the village of the same name, 15 km from Zadar. This is a beautiful campsite with great facilities, large swimming pool and sandy beach (very rare in Croatia!).
Camping Solaris Beach Resort is located in a greater tourist complex, 6 km away from Sibenik. It can accommodate up to 2.700 people. Solaris Resort is famous for its AquaPark and pool activities. Campsite is located near resort marina.
Camping Nevio is located in Orebic on the Peljesac peninsula. It is small family-run campsite. Located on a slope, overlooking the sea, this campsite has a beautiful pebble beach and it is surrounded by pine forest.