Klenovica, Croatia: Travel Guide & Best Beaches!

The small town Klenovica in Croatia is a quiet coastal town in the Kvarner Bay and for many an insider tip for a relaxing beach vacation. This pretty fishing village is located between Novi Vinodolski and Senj, and enchants with unique idyll and relaxed atmosphere. Peace seekers, individualists, and campers alike are drawn to this tranquil resort to spend their well-deserved summer vacations. Really beautiful and a real highlight are especially the beaches of Klenovica, which are located along the romantic coastal promenade and provide relaxing days by the sea.

In this travel guide, you will find all the important information and tips about Klenovica in Croatia. We show you amazing pictures, the most beautiful attractions and beaches, and where to find especially great accommodations.

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If you are still searching for a great place to stay in Klenovica, then we can recommend the stylishly designed Apartment Vincent with a beautiful terrace and stunning sea view.

The best time to visit Klenovica is from May to September. At this time, you can look forward to mostly good weather, lots of sun and little rain!

The mountains in the hinterland of Klenovica are really breathtaking. Here you can discover the fantastic viewpoints “Eyes of Vinodol” and even watch freewheeling horses.

General Information about Klenovica

Klenovica is a tiny village with 350 inhabitants in the Kvarner Bay, about 50 kilometers away from the metropolis of Rijeka. The fishing village belongs to the Lika-Senj County and is very popular as a vacation resort thanks to its beautiful beaches. Idyllic is also the small center at the harbor, where you can find cozy cafés and good restaurants with a view of the sea. Several campsites are located around the village, and the offer of vacation apartments near the beach is also fabulous. The small village has remained quiet and tranquil to this day, a reason why vacationers come back again and again.

The freshwater springs in the sea, the so-called Vrulje, are characteristic for Klenovica. They are the reason, why the water is a little cooler and the fish supply a little richer than elsewhere. A fishermen’s monument in the local harbor and numerous scout ladders for tuna fishing, which have been put back on the coast as a reminder, show the attachment to fishing. Many of the local restaurants also serve delicious fish specialties and freshly caught seafood.

Another attraction of Klenovica is the small peninsula of St. Anton, which amazes with a romantic coastline and a magnificent view of the sea. Sometimes, with a bit of luck, you will be able to see dolphins there.


The Beaches in Klenovica

The beautiful beaches in Klenovica make this coastal resort a real vacation paradise! Along the enchanting promenade there are many pretty bays that promise relaxing vacations even in the high season. Most of the bathing places are fine pebble bays, but there are also romantic stone and rocky beaches in beautiful nature.

Beach Klenovica

The Plaza Klenovica, also known as St. Anton Beach, is definitely one of the most popular beaches in Klenovica. This beautiful pebble bay is located directly under a campsite, where mobile homes are also located, and is easily accessible via the coastal promenade. The enchanting scenery with the blue sea colors and the picturesque peninsula of St. Anton is unique. The beach slopes particularly gently and is therefore also ideal for children and non-swimmers.

Tip: The Apartment Valentina is a large and beautiful apartment, just a few steps from the beach and the center!

Beach Skoljic

Right next to the harbor begins the idyllic stretch of coast from Beach Skoljic. Guests love this very fine pebble beach, where numerous Mediterranean trees provide cool shade on hot summer days. If you like, you can rent a beach umbrella and a sun lounger or experience the picturesque ambience by taking a ride on a pedal boat. The cozy beach restaurant Skoljic is also great, where you can enjoy delicious calamari fritti in a cozy atmosphere.

Tip: Not far away is Apartmani Nada, a lovely accommodation with beautiful apartments in the best location!

Natural Beaches in the North

A little north of the harbor begins a picturesque shore promenade that leads to many small natural bays. In between, there are also small stone plateaus, which are ideal for sunbathing. A little further along the path you will come to rustic rocky beaches that promise undisturbed bathing pleasure in beautiful nature. Especially those seeking peace and quiet are attracted to this part of the beach, where you can also explore an interesting underwater world while snorkeling!

Tip: Nearby is Apartmani Suzana, a fantastic apartment with a beautiful view of the harbor.

Excursions from Klenovica

Not only Klenovica is beautiful, but also the surrounding area is really worth seeing and invites you to exciting excursions. Here are the most beautiful attractions and excursion destinations that should not be missed on any vacation.

Only 10 kilometers away is Novi Vinodolski, with a pretty old town and a beautiful coast. Only 19 kilometers away is the famous resort of Crkvenica, with a very charming center.

The hinterland is also worth seeing. Impressive are there the viewpoints “Eyes of Vinodol“, which are located along the mountain road, the stone labyrinths as well as the freewheeling horses.

Worthwhile is also a trip to Senj, only 15 kilometers away. The old town and the imposing 16th century fortress of Nehaj are particularly beautiful.

Beautiful Boat tours are also offered from Klenovica. Most trips are to Krk Island, and boat trips to Rab Island are also offered.


Where to Stay in Klenovica

For a vacation in Klenovica you can find a small but fine offer of accommodations. Most of the places to stay are privately run vacation homes, but there are also campsites with mobile homes. If you are looking for tips for accommodation in Klenovica, we can give you these recommendations along the way…It’s worth a look!

  • Apartment near the Beach: The Apartment Valentina is perfect for families and delights its guests with beautiful furnishings and a great location!
  • Vacation home with Pool: The Myday house is a real insider tip! Furnished with attention to detail, a really nice pool and the great outdoor area inspire moreover.
  • Apartment at the Harbor: The Apartmani Suzana is a lovely apartment just a few steps from the center and with a beautiful view of the harbor.

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