Croatia is home to some of the most beautiful islands in the world. From Mljet and Hvar to Krk and Korčula, the islands scattered along the Dalmatian coast create the perfect natural routes for a great island hopping holiday.
Here are some of the best Croatian islands to visit on a Croatian cruise holiday.
A beautiful island of vineyards and villages. For a relaxing Croatian holiday treat, you can visit the stunning salt lakes and in the tranquil Mljet National Park, which is a haven of pine forest and peace. An excellent getaway from the business of everyday life.
Hvar offers great restaurants, cafes, bars and a world famous Croatian nightlife. The longest island in the Adriatic Sea, Hvar also has a renaissance era cathedral and the oldest community theatre of Europe, which was built in 1612, while inland you find lavender fields ancient hamlets. As well as a lively atmosphere Hvar has some beautiful isolated coves – accessible on your own private gulet.
Referred to as Golden Island since ancient times, Krk is the biggest Croatian island full of a variety of hidden beaches, coves and scattered with small villages. Rich with lush vegetations it culture and history sits in harmony with its beautiful nature. In the evening you can explore the gorgeous town and its nice cafes and restaurants alongside waterfront.
Visit Krk Island on our Kvarner Bay Island Hopping Cruise.
The birthplace of Marco Polo, Korčula Island is surrounded by sapphire waters and filled with vineyards, villages and olive groves. The town of Korčula dates back to the 13th century. You can try some wine-tasting and in the evening head to one of the many restaurant by the sea. Or you can try a konoba to experience Dalmatian cuisine proper.
This green island is blanketed with beech, oak and pine forests as well as olive trees and vineyards. It used to be connected to Mali Lošinj but a channel dug by the Romans separates the two islands.
Visit Cres Island on our Kvarner Bay Island Hopping Cruise.