The 7 Best Beaches in Vodice
The beautiful beaches of Vodice turn the seaside resort into one of the most popular holiday destinations in Croatia. Every year, countless visitors from all over the world come to spend their well-deserved summer holidays here. Along the picturesque coastline, you can enjoy a wide selection of different beaches that will delight you with fantastic facilities, cleanliness and, above all, brilliant sea colors. Some of these bathing spots have even been awarded the Blue Flag! In addition, the surrounding bays are charming and invite to spend unforgettable summer days by the sea. What are the best beaches in Vodice and which stretches of coast are particularly suitable for a bathing holiday?
In this travel guide we present the 7 best beaches in Vodice. We show you amazing pictures and give you lots of tips and information that will help you plan your trip.
Male Vrulje Beach
The main beach of Vodice is Male Vrulje, also called Plaza Hangar. It is located south of the center, directly below the harbor and is certainly one of the most famous beaches in Vodice. This very popular 500-metre-long pebble beach was created as a kind of lagoon, where concrete sunbathing areas and bridges form an impressive and modern appearance. Shade is provided by the tall pine trees, which give this bay a Mediterranean flair. Well-frequented in the high season, this beach is quiet and relaxing in the low season.
The selection of cool beach clubs and beach bars is also fabulous, offering tasty drinks, good music and a magnificent view of the sea. The crowd here tends to be younger, so you can expect an exuberant and relaxed atmosphere even during the day.
Tip: The Hotel Olympia Sky is one of the most popular hotels in Vodice. Here you’ll be particularly impressed by the brilliant sea view, the cool sky bar and the infinity pool on the roof terrace on the 9th floor.
Plava Plaža Beach
The Plava Plaza is one of the most popular beaches in Vodice and, thanks to its enchanting sea colors, is often called the “Blue Beach”. Situated on the beautiful promenade, about 1 kilometer from the center, you will experience a wonderful mix of pebble beach and sandy beach with fabulous, almost kitschy watercolors. The white concrete plateaus directly in the sea are unique, giving this dream beach a truly futuristic backdrop. Thanks to its cleanliness, fabulous facilities and sea quality, Plava Plaza has even been awarded the Blue Flag.
Families with children in particular love this sandy beach with its shallow slope, which is ideal for swimmers and to splash around. In addition, directly behind the bathing bay you will find an extremely attractive tourist offer with countless beach bars, inexpensive restaurants, volleyball, table tennis, water sports, a fitness park and a water bouncy castle.
Tip: There are several good accommodations for a beach holiday in Vodice. The Refresh Boutique Apartments are particularly popular, offering delicious breakfast and modern rooms.
Another beautiful and very popular beach in Vodice is Plaza Imperial. This pebble bay is located south of the center and connects directly to the large main beach Male Vrulje. Here you will enjoy a 300-metre-long bay with fine pebbles mixed with concrete plateaus on the left and right used as sunbathing areas. The pine forest behind the beach is also pleasant, providing cool shade on hot summer days. Another highlight is the high water slide, which is sure to keep young and old entertained alike during a day at the beach. Various pubs, bars and restaurants along the lively promenade provide food and cool drinks.
Tip: Not far from the beach is the Bed and Breakfast Sidro, where guests are delighted by the family atmosphere and delicious breakfast.
Srima beach is located in the holiday settlement of the same name, Srima, in the south of Vodice, and on a length of about 2 kilometers you will enjoy a great offer of various beautiful, clean bays and beaches. Thanks to the fabulous facilities, this extensive stretch of beach also carries the Blue Flag award. Particularly popular are the newly created pebble beaches, which score points with their dreamy sea colors and cozy ambience. The view of the opposite island of Prvic, which can be reached from the village by taxi boat, is also beautiful on Srima beach.
The tourist offer in Srima is fantastic! Right behind the beach is a large holiday settlement with countless apartments and along the promenade there are also many restaurants and cafés. In addition, sunshades and sunbeds are available for rent in the bays and various water sport activities are offered, such as pedal boats, water bouncy castles and jet skis.
Tip: The Aquarius Apartments with a lovely pool is located only 100 meters from the beach and is a fabulous choice for a holiday in Vodice!
Bristak Beach (Tribunj)
Bristak beach offers a beautiful swimming opportunity right in the immediate vicinity of Vodice. It is located on the border of Vodice in the picturesque harbor town of Tribunj and can even be reached on foot via the coastal path. A picturesque pebble beach with beautiful sea colors awaits you when you go for a swim here. A good snack bar and cool drinks are also available and there is a nice café-bar. If you like, you can combine a visit to the pretty old town of Tribunj and end your swimming day with a dinner in one of the many good restaurants.
The Vićevica beach is one of the quieter beaches in Vodice. This pretty pebble beach is located at the upper end of the resort and connects directly to the Blue Beach. The long stretch of beach is wonderfully clean and even in the high season everyone can find a place to sunbathe; perfect if you want to relax on your holiday away from the hustle and bustle. Behind Vićevica beach there is also a beautiful promenade, where a few cozy snack bars, cafés and beach bars provide their guests with snacks, ice cream and cool drinks. If you like, you can walk along the picturesque coast to the main beach and on to the old town of Vodice.
Tip: The holiday settlement near beach Vicevica is an excellent choice for a quiet holiday! A real insider tip is the inexpensive Adria Sun Apartments complex in a beautiful location and with amazing sea views.
Trstevica Beach (Prvic Island)
Plaza Trstevica is located on the offshore island of Prvic and is one of the most beautiful beaches in the Vodice area. Situated in a breathtaking setting, surrounded by pine forests and olive trees, this fine pebble bay is a true dream beach. The turquoise blue Sea colors are also a real highlight and make Trstevica beach a real eye-catcher. Thanks to the natural environment, the water in this bay is particularly clear and ideal for snorkeling.
The car-free island Prvic is easy to reach, either by ferry or by taxi boat from Vodice. Food is provided for, as you will find restaurants and cafés in the small picturesque village of Šepurine and right next to the beach.
Tip: A few days on the island of Prvic are just great for those seeking peace and quiet! The Dupin Apartments are just wonderful and in a great location.
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