Top 10 Amazing Beaches in Rovinj
The beautiful beaches of Rovinj are, in addition to the charming old town, a real highlight of every trip to Istria. For many, they are even among the best in the entire region! During a holiday, absolutely brilliant bathing spots await you, which, from May to October, make you want to jump into the cool water. Most beaches are a mix of stone beaches and pebble bays, which delight with clean water and a uniquely beautiful backdrop. Some of these dream beaches are still really lonely, perfect if you are looking for peace and relaxation.
In this travel article we reveal the 10 best beaches in Rovinj in Croatia. In addition, 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 uniquely beautiful and a real highlight among the best beaches in Rovinj. Located in a charming bay, turquoise blue sea colors and a mix of concrete and pebble beaches await you. The sea is particularly calm here and therefore ideal for swimming and snorkeling. From the old town of Rovinj you can reach Mulini Beach on foot via the waterfront, which first leads through the marina and then into the beautiful forest park. Public parking is 200 meters behind the beach and some lovely apartments are not far away.
Tip: The magnificent 5-star Hotel Monte Mulini is located directly above this dream beach, the perfect accommodation for a very special stay in Rovinj!
Baluota Beach (Monte)
Probably the most beautiful beach in the old town of Rovinj is the picturesque stone beach Baluota. Located under the historic walls of the city center, this wonderful little city beach enchants with an exceptionally beautiful backdrop. While swimming in the crystal-clear, blue-green sea you will enjoy a fabulous view of the offshore island Sveti Katarina. And in the evening this spot is famous for its wonderful sunsets.
Tip: Only 100 meters from the Baluota beach is the lovely Puntulina Apartment, which scores with top furnishings and a great location in the old town.
Zlatni Rt Beach
Some of the most beautiful bays and beaches around Rovinj are located in the nearby forest park. The Zlatni Rt beach (the golden cape), for example, is a beautiful natural beach with a unique backdrop. The flat stones of the rocky plateau are ideal for undisturbed sunbathing and the refreshing and clear sea ensures cool pleasure. Wonderful are also the many pine trees that line the coast and provide wonderful shade.
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.
Lone Bay Beach
Another very popular beach in Rovinj is the beautiful Lone Bay, which is also located in the forest park. Here in the nature park, a picturesque pebble beach awaits you, surrounded by beautiful nature with fragrant pine forests and a unique backdrop. During a swim in the sea you can enjoy fantastic water quality and snorkeling is also possible here. If you like, you can rent a lounger and parasol from the small beach bar or enjoy a delicious coffee with a panoramic view of the city.
Very close to the forest park, not far from the many amazing beaches of Rovinj, is the Hotel Eden, which impresses with its excellent location and the beautiful pool.
The picturesque pebble beach Cisterna, which is located about 7 kilometers from Rovinj, in a nature reserve, is uniquely beautiful and a true natural jewel. In order to get to this hidden place you will have to take a well-paved gravel track, which is actually easy to drive on. For many, Cisterna Beach is one of the greatest beaches in Rovinj. The sea here is wonderfully clear and calm and small trees provide pleasant shade on hot summer days. A small beach bar opens here in the high season, while in the low season you have this lonely, wildly romantic hidden beach mostly to yourself.
A very popular beach in Rovinj is definitely Kuvi Beach, which is located between the forest park and the holiday resort Villas Rubin. Here you can expect tranquil, peaceful bathing pleasure in a fantastic setting. The sea drops here quite flat and the pebble beach offers excellent access to the fresh water. A really lovely beach bar invite to linger! The nudist beach Kuvi is only about 200 meters south. A fantastic 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.
Punta Cabana Beach (Forest Park)
The beach at the Punta Cabana Beach Bar is indescribably beautiful and a real insider tip among the best beaches in Rovinj. This pretty bay is also located in the forest park of the city and can be easily reached via the park’s picturesque walks. Above all, the wonderful turquoise blue sea colors, the fine pebble beach and the many green trees conjure up a unique panorama here that should not be missed on any trip to Rovinj!
Porton Biondi Beach
In the north, just a 15-minute walk from the old town, is the picturesque Porton Biondi Beach, another top beach in Rovinj. Here you will find small pebble bays, but also concrete plateaus that invite to sunbathe and relax. In addition, this magnificent bay fascinates with a breathtaking view of the picturesque peninsula of the city, with beautiful sea colors and fantastic swimming spots. A small beach kiosk provides cool drinks, and umbrellas and sunbeds are also rented in the high season.
Tip: There are really cool glamping accommodations just a few steps away from Porton Biondi beach!
Another recommended beach in the area near Rovinj is the bay of Camping Polari, where you can also find nice mobile homes. Particularly idyllic bathing spots await you here, whereby this beach partly consists of stone, but there are also pebble spots. While swimming in the sea you can enjoy crystal clear water and while snorkeling along the rocks you will discover a beautiful underwater world. A really cool beach bar invites to linger!
The picturesque Vestar Beach is a beautiful protected bay, which is located in the same named Vestar campsite. Of course, non-guests also have the opportunity to enjoy this long dream beach. Especially families with children appreciate this wonderful bathing area, where the ground is sandy and falls very flat into the sea. In some places you can even wade up to 50 meters into the sea.
Tip: Recommended are here the beautiful mobile homes at Camping Vestar. Guests appreciate the cleanliness and a great atmosphere.
Another beautiful beach for a relaxing bathing holiday in Rovinj is the wonderful Borik Beach, which is located in a quiet apartment village around 4 kilometers from the old town. While bathing, you can experience a picturesque and calm bay with turquoise blue water and a beautiful view of Rovinj. There are 3 restaurants and a small bar directly on the beach. Right behind it there are some lovely apartments, such as the highly recommended Figarola apartments.
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