Croatia is a country of 1244 islands, islets, cliffs and reefs that have remained following the dramatic rise in the level of the Adriatic Sea around 13000 years B.C., however today only 50 of them are inhabited. Although the islands stretch from Istria to Dubrovnik, most islands are clustered in central and southern Dalmatia.
Croatian islands are often described as spectacular holiday getaways that attract adventurous travelers and yachtsmen from all over the world. You can explore and experience different types of islands; from remote and authentic fishing settlements up to harbors with luxury yachts at. Croatia’s islands never fail to amaze wanderers with their tranquility and beauty, romantic atmosphere and relaxed way of local living.
Many of Croatia’s islands have vast historical and cultural heritage, beautiful architecture dating as far as ancient times. Some also have an incredible natural setting for those travelers who enjoy active and adventurous holidays or perhaps even real life Robinson Crusoe living on the Adriatic lighthouses – signposts of stone and guardians of the sea – that have been fitted out as residences and can be rented for an adventure on a deserted island.
The most important thing is that most of the islands are very well connected and if you are not a sailing type you can still enjoy the beauties of Croatian islands. The largest cities along the coast – Pula, Rijeka, Zadar, Šibenik, Split and Dubrovnik – are all located in the vicinity of airfields and they also have ports that ensure their mutual links, as well as linking them to the islands.
All you need to do is choose Croatia as your next holiday destination and enjoy the numerous opportunities Croatian islands have to offer.