Top 10 Amazing Beaches in Rovinj
The beautiful beaches in Rovinj are, in addition to the charming old town, are a real highlight of any trip to this unique vacation region. For many, they are even among the best in all of Istria. Because in Rovinj you can expect absolutely fantastic bathing places and partly incredibly idyllic natural bays, which invite to jump into the cool water from the beginning of May to October. Most of these beaches are a mix of stone beaches and pebble bays, which inspire with fascinating turquoise-blue sea colors and a uniquely beautiful Mediterranean backdrop. Some of these breathtaking dream beaches are even really secluded, perfect if you are looking for peace and quiet. But what are the most stunning beaches in Rovinj, what are the insider tips and which bays are particularly suitable for a vacation?
In this travel guide, we reveal the 10 best beaches of Rovinj in Croatia. Furthermore, we show you gorgeous pictures and provide you with important tips & information that will certainly help to plan your trip.
The picturesque Mulini Beach is definitely one of the best beaches in Rovinj. Located in an enchanting bay, you can expect uniquely beautiful turquoise sea colors and a fabulous mix of a concrete and pebble beach. The sea is particularly calm and therefore ideal for swimming and snorkeling. From the old town of Rovinj, you can reach Mulini beach on foot via the seafront promenade, which leads first through the marina and then into the wonderful forest park. Public parking is 200 meters behind the beach, and also some of the best places to stay in Rovinj for a perfect beach vacation are not far away.
Tip: The magnificent 5-Star Hotel Monte Mulini is located directly above this dream beach, the perfect accommodation for a special beach vacation in Rovinj!
Baluota Beach (Monte)
Probably the most beautiful beach in the old town of Rovinj is the picturesque town beach Baluota. Situated just under the historic walls of the city center, this stunning little stone beach enchants with an exceptionally romantic setting right in the historic center. While swimming in the turquoise sea, you can also enjoy a fabulous view of the offshore island of Sveti Katarina. The water is wonderfully clear and is therefore also well suited for snorkeling. However, many come later in the evening because from this beach you can also admire absolutely picturesque sunsets.
Tip: Only about 20 meters from the Baluota beach is the lovely La Casa Isabella, which scores with top furnishings and a great location in the old town.
Lone Bay Beach
A very popular beach is the wonderful Lone Bay Beach, located in the charming forest park of Rovinj. In this natural bay, an absolutely picturesque pebble beach awaits you, surrounded by beautiful nature, with fragrant pine forests and a truly picture-perfect backdrop. When swimming in the sea you also enjoy a fantastic water quality, and snorkeling is also possible here through the crystal clear water excellent. If you like, you can rent a sun lounger and umbrella at the small beach bar or enjoy a delicious coffee with a panoramic view of the town of Rovinj.
Tip: Very close to the forest park, not far from the breathtaking beaches of Rovinj, is the Hotel Eden, which impresses with its magnificent location and the beautiful pool.
A dream beach for a relaxing beach vacation in Rovinj is Plaza Borik, which is located near a quiet apartment settlement about 4 kilometers from the old town. On this picturesque stretch of coast there are several small pebble bays, which scores with turquoise sea and a beautiful view of Rovinj. Just behind the beach are 3 restaurants and a beach bar, from which guests can enjoy culinary highlights with a stunning view of the sea. In addition, there are playgrounds for children, water sports activities and also a small aqua park provides some fun and action.
Tip: Just behind the beach are some great vacation accommodations, such as the beautiful Apartments Figarola, which is especially recommended.
Zlatni Rt Beach
A true gem of the best beaches in Rovinj is Zlatni Rt Beach at the golden cape. This enchanting natural beach is located in the forest park of Rovinj, where you can actually find a whole variety of picturesque bays and beaches in a unique landscape. The flat stones of the rocky plateau are perfect for undisturbed sunbathing, and the refreshing, clear sea provides pleasant cooling. Wonderful shade is provided by the many pine trees that line the coastline, creating a Mediterranean idyll at its best.
Tip: The best way to get to Zlatni Rt is on foot via the forest park promenade or by bike. Parking spaces are available in front of the forest park.
Punta Cabana Beach
The beach at the Punta Cabana beach bar is indescribably beautiful and, moreover, a real insider tip among the best beaches in Rovinj. This pretty cove is somewhat hidden in the town’s forest park and can be easily reached via the park’s picturesque walking paths. Especially the beautiful turquoise sea colors, the fine pebble and the many green trees conjure up a unique panorama that should not be missed. Somewhat away from the lively main beaches, an absolutely fascinating idyll awaits you there, which can hardly be experienced anywhere else.
Tip: Also, the Punta Cabana Beach Bar is worth a visit. Here you experience a unique ambience, there are hammocks, brilliant vinyl music and delicious cocktails.
A special beach in Rovinj is certainly Kuvi Beach, which is located between the forest park and the Villas Rubin vacation resort. Here you can expect a tranquil bathing pleasure in an absolutely fantastic scenery. This fine pebble beach offers excellent entry into the clear water. The sea is very shallow here, which is especially appreciated by families with small children and older people. The Cuve Beach Bar is also really cozy, a chill-out beach bar that invites you to enjoy! Only about 200 meters south of the bay is the nudist beach Kuvi. A great beach for naturists right near Rovinj!
Tip: The Residence Vaal is around a 10-minute walk away and impresses with its stylish rooms, beautiful location and delicious breakfast.
A truly recommendable beach in Rovinj is the bay of the campsite Polari, a large vacation complex with pools, restaurants and entertainment facilities. Here you can expect particularly idyllic bathing places, whereby this beach consists partly of stone, but also partly of fine pebbles. Characteristic are the large trees that line this bay and the crystal clear sea, which is ideal for swimming. Snorkeling along the rocks, you will discover an interesting underwater world. The small beach bar, which provides guests with snacks, coffee and cool drinks in the summer, is also really cool.
Tip: Very popular for a beach vacation in Rovinj are the beautiful mobile homes at the Polari campsite. The sea is also not far away from here.
Porton Biondi Beach
The picturesque Porton Biondi Beach is definitely one of the most popular beaches in Rovinj. It is located north of the center, only 15 minutes walk from the old town. On this gorgeous stretch of coast, you will find many small pebble bays, but also concrete plateaus that invite you to sunbathe and relax. In addition, the Plaza Porton Biondi fascinates with a breathtaking view of the picturesque town of Rovinj, with beautiful sea colors and great swimming areas. Catering is provided by a small beach kiosk in the summer months, and in the high season there are also umbrellas and sunbeds for rent.
Uniquely beautiful and a true natural jewel is the picturesque Cisterna Beach, a wonderful pebble bay which is located about 7 kilometers from Rovinj in a nature reserve. The approach to it is mostly via a paved gravel road, which is easily passable. For many, Cisterna Beach is one of the most idyllic beaches in Rovinj. The sea here is wonderfully clear and calm, and small trees provide pleasant shade on hot days. In the high season a small beach bar opens here, in the low season, however, you have this lonely, wild-romantic beach mostly to yourself.
The picturesque Vestar Beach is an insider’s tip for a beach vacation in Rovinj. Guests love this beautiful, sheltered bay, which is located in the campsite of the same name Vestar. Of course, non-campers also have the opportunity to swim at this long stretched dream beach. Especially, families with children appreciate this wonderful bathing place, which falls very shallowly into the sea and even turns into a sandy beach in the water. Thanks to the protected location, there are hardly any waves on this stretch of coast, and in some places you can wade out into the sea up to 50 meters.
Tip: Recommended are here the beautiful mobile homes at Camping Vestar. Guests appreciate the cleanliness and a great atmosphere.
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