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Make a holiday rental apartment or villa in Kvarner Bay, Croatia your home away from home

Kvarner Bay is the large bay in the northern Adriatic on the Croatian coast, flanked by the Istrian Peninsula. The bay is fantastically deep and dotted with islands, giving visitors a huge selection of places from which to base their exploration of the beaches, towns, forests and islets in Kvarner Bay. There is a staggering variety of landscapes, cultures and activities available from Kvarner Bay accommodation, allowing visitors to enjoy lazy days on beautiful beaches, long hikes in the mountain air and unrivalled sailing during the same holiday, and during the winter months, you can even ski.

Things to do in Kvarner Bay, Croatia

Kvarner Bay is a hugely popular destination for both cycling holidays and sailing holidays. The fantastic panoramic views from almost every corner along the Kvarner Mainland make the region a perfect place to discover slowly, taking in the sights, tastes and sounds of the region at your own pace. There are many fantastic walks around Kvarner Bay to be enjoyed too. Many of the beaches in the area are backed by long promenades, and the mountains are a maze of excellent walking routes to tackle. One of the best places in which to explore the Kvarner countryside is from the magnificent landscapes of the Paklenica National Park, which lies in the southern end of the Velebit Mountains.

The beach life is wonderful from a holiday rental in Kvarner Bay. There are almost endless beaches to choose from, and due to the long tourist heritage in the area, all your needs are well catered for, especially for those wishing to sail or fish from their Kvarner Bay accommodation.

There are a great range of events to enjoy from a self catering Kvarner Bay property too. Good living and wellness is a recurring theme in the area, with fine foods being celebrated through the Marunada Chestnut Festival and Olive Days in Punta during the autumn leading to a huge range of Christmas celebrations and concerts throughout December. The Rijeka Festival in February and Rab’s Chivalric Games are not to be missed if you are staying in Kvarner Bay at the time.

Places to visit on holiday to Kvarner Bay, Croatia

The Kvarner Mainland is often referred to as the Croatian Riviera, due to the phenomenal standards of its beach resorts, which have been bringing visitors to the region for well over 160 years. The Gorski Kotar Highlands are a walker’s dream, with dramatic scenery providing panoramic views of the highest quality at almost every step. The quality of services, wonderful beaches and crisp mountain air have made villas in Kvarner Bay some of the most sought after in Croatia, especially with sailors due to the eight excellent marinas that adorn the coastline.

The Kvarner Islands are a perfect place to get away. The beaches are less well known than those of the Kvarner Mainland, and with so many secluded bays and inlets, there is always plenty of room in which to moor a boat, go fishing or relax on the beach. There are a great range to choose from, the vast majority of which are blessed with wonderfully historic little towns and large swathes of unspoilt countryside, ideal for walking and cycling.

Weather in Kvarner Bay, Croatia

Kvarner Bay is blessed with a surprisingly mild climate year round. During the summer months, temperatures average over 20°C for the period between May and September, with daily peaks in the mid 30’s expected throughout July and August. Even during winter, you would expect temperatures to push the 10°C mark on most days.

Travel to Kvarner Bay, Croatia

Although there are a range of small airports in the area, the nearest international airport to a holiday rental in Kvarner is Pula, (PUY). Pula, despite being a tiny airport, is well connected to the UK by Ryanair, ThomsonFly and XL Airways, which all provide services from London, as well as Birmingham (BHX), Manchester (MAN) and Bristol (BRS) respectively.


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                                                                                                      Kvarner Gulf Holiday Apartments & Homes (300+)

                                                                                                       

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                                                                                                      Great owner, great house, great location

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      House is nicely located near the waterfront and close to Krk. Nice swimming pool, house was clean and the owners were very accommodating and helpful.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

                                                                                                      Wundervolles Haus

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Wir waren mit 6 Erwachsenen und einem Kind in der Villa Olea. Es war ein Traum. Vor allem der Blick aufs Meer. Die Villa ist sehr durchdacht und wunderschön eingerichtet. Es ist an Geschirr und Haushaltsgeräten wirklich alles vorhanden. Die Waschmaschine und der Trockner sind auch super und funktionieren einwandfrei. Die Villa ist sehr großzügig geschnitten, sodass auch jeder wirklich seinen Freiraum hat und sich zurück ziehen kann. Was auch sehr toll ist, dass extra Klo oben neben dem Wohnraum. Man muss nicht immer vom Pool aus in sein Badezimmer um auf Toilette zu gehen. Der Pool, die Loungecke, der Essbereich draßen und der Grill sind genial. ;) In der Zeit in der wir dort waren, war es wirklich sehr ruhig, was schön war, da man wirklich gut entspannen konnte. Was wirklich auch sehr toll ist, ist die Dusche neben dem Pool. Man kann sich dort einfach auch mal kurz abkühlen. :) Die Schlafzimmer, sowie die dazugehörigen Badezimmer sind auch super. Es waren genügend Handtücher vorhanden und es war alles sehr sauber und ordentlich. In jedem Schlafzimmer, sowie im Wohnzimmer, waren Fernseher vorhanden. Wir haben auch deutsche Programme empfangen. Das Einzige was ein bisschen Schade war, dass keine Sonnenschirme vorhanden waren, da es bei den Liegen um die Mittags/Nachmittagszeit schon sehr warm war. Der Weg zum Haus ist leider noch nicht geteert. Es ist ein Schotterweg, den man ein wenig Bergauf fahren muss. Aber es geht. Alles in allem, ist das Haus einfach nur ein Traum und wunderschön. Man kann es nur empfehlen und wir würden dort sofort wieder Urlaub machen. Danke an Sandi, den Besitzer des Hauses und seinen Freund Scecko, der uns empfangen hat. Sie waren immer sehr hilfsbereit, wenn man Fragen hatte.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 05, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017