Ancient harbour towns, sweeping national parks and medieval cities unite to make Croatia one of our top holiday destinations year-round. However, with over 1200 islands to explore plus a road-trip-ready coastline, it can be tricky to decide where to stay on your next trip to the Balkan country. That’s why we’ve pulled together a list of our best villas in Croatia – ready to get started with planning your next trip?
Covered in natural forests and boasting beautiful sandy beaches, the Dalmatian Islands are just a short ferry ride away from mainland Croatia. Brimming with their own rich history and culture, you’ll never be short of things to see and explore when staying at one of our Dalmatian Islands villas.
Prices from: £37pppn
This stunning seafront villa is situated on the popular island of Hvar in a small, rocky cove. While it can host 13 guests, it does so across two buildings, meaning this is the perfect spot for two families looking to holiday together. However, there’s still plenty of room to make memories as a group, from the open-plan living area to the private pool and veranda.
Want to make your visit extra special? Catered meals are available, allowing you to choose between fresh seafood and local favourites, while a speedboat with a skipper can also be hired to take on the open waves in style.
Prices from: £95pppn
As the name suggests, a stay at Villa Heaven is like stepping into your own private paradise. Floor-to-ceiling windows flood this space with natural light, inviting you to spend your days looking out across the horizon and swimming in the pool. When you’re ready to venture further, we’d suggest a visit to the historic and vibrant town of Korcula: bustling restaurants and ample shops await.
As a designated UNESCO World Heritage site, Trogir is a popular spot to visit when holidaying in Croatia. If you wish to make it your base, you’ll be treated to shingle beaches and beachside bars while also getting to explore the city’s Greek and Roman architecture.
Prices from: £74pppn
Found just outside Trogir in the quaint historic town of Seget Donji, Trau Villa boasts spectacular views of the Dalmatian coastline. The ultra-modern holiday home is capable of holding up to 10 guests, but you’ll all still have plenty of space across the open-plan living area, private pool, sauna and five bedrooms. Older members of any group are also catered for, with a handy lift installed to get them where they want to go.
Prefer fresh saltwater to the pool? A pebble beach is only 200m away, letting you feel the gentle lap of ocean waves between your toes.
Prices from: £90pppn
Looking for stunning architecture with luxury amenities to match? Villa Notte allows you to live the elite lifestyle, coming complete with a gorgeous infinity pool, jacuzzi, sauna and gym. No small detail here is left unconsidered, with soft furnishings and striking artwork filling the interior too.
Littler ones in your party will also be catered for with the designer playground area, while an alfresco dining spot encourages everyone to take some time out of their day and bond over a delicious meal.
The heart-shaped Istria peninsular is split into two regions: Green Istria and Blue Istria. The former treats visitors to the sights of rolling hills with premium wineries nestled in between, while the latter plays host to ample seaside villages and pretty pebble beaches.
Prices from: £29pppn
If you’re someone who likes to arrive at their villa in Croatia and stay there for the duration of the trip, Villa Drvo could just prove perfect. With panoramic views from your infinity pool, a home cinema and bar in the basement, magnificent gardens and a fully-equipped gym, you’ll want for nothing throughout your stay.
Should a couple of the party wish to break away, however, two bikes are provided to get out and explore – you never know what you might see!
Prices from: £86pppn
Found in the hamlet of Poropati and set within 30 acres of stunning grounds, Villa Andela offers absolute privacy from the moment you arrive. There are two separate wings here with their own kitchens – ideal for family retreats or special celebrations – and both are designed with a perfect balance of indoor and outdoor spaces.
Highlights include the emerald-green swimming pool, play area for children, sun-drenched terrace and luxurious lounge areas with log fires. The medieval town of Grožnjan is also just 5km away – be sure to pay it a visit and sample some of the famous truffles, prosciutto ham, and wineries.
Whether you’re a large group of friends or a family with young ones, Split is sure to live up to its vibrant reputation. Brimming with natural beauty, from the shingle beaches to ancient old town architecture, it’s one for the explorers – with a bustling restaurant scene ready to reward you after a day of adventuring.
Prices from: £34pppn
One of our best villas in Split for families, Villa Gara will keep kids entertained with their very own play area. However, adults are far from overlooked – we’d suggest enjoying a glass of red on the covered terrace, looking out over stunning views of the mountains and the Adriatic Sea. If you’re a keen chef who prefers to sample their wine with a meal, try to incorporate some of the private garden’s fresh vegetables into your dishes. Alternatively, it’s just a short walk to a whole host of shops and restaurants.
Prices from: £59pppn
This contemporary stunner is Villa Zunich, a beautiful home in a quiet neighbourhood that is both in easy reach of beautiful beaches and Split’s historic centre. The home boasts a lovely pool, a sun-baked terrace and a sauna to unwind in. Your party will love gathering for alfresco meals in the pleasant shade of the clever architectural overhang of the first floor.
The Dubrovnik Riviera boasts a rocky coastline that’s dotted with romantic seaside villages – the sort of places you’d expect to see on a postcard. Now, it’s your turn to become part of that storybook narrative, unwinding among olive groves and pine forests.
Prices from: £64pppn
Looking for a beachfront spot with a story? Search no further than Villa Drazen – its very structure is rich in culture, inspired by both Gothic and Renaissance architecture. You’ll find natural vegetation across the grounds too, perfuming the air with the irresistible scents of the Mediterranean.
Afternoons here are destined for lounging in the Roman Step pool, exploring the lawns or chatting on the swing-set chairs. As night falls, dinners can be served in the well-dressed dining room or out on the terrace – the enviable choice is yours.
Prices from: £305pppn
Out of all our Croatia villas, this one is undoubtedly the most glamorous: you’ll find sophisticated furnishings, stunning works of art, Persian rugs and Swarovski chandeliers. And, to ensure that your stay is only the best, a villa manager is on hand to answer any questions and accommodate any requests – from a private chef service to limousine hire, the possibilities are endless!
While that may be our pick for the best villas in Croatia, we know that every holiday is truly unique. That’s why our concierge team are on hand to answer all your queries and guide you through the booking process. Ready to go further? Check out our top things to do in Croatia to ensure you don’t miss anything.
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