The 7 Best Beaches in Vrsar

The beautiful beaches in Vrsar make this resort a really popular vacation destination in Croatia. Situated on the picturesque west coast of Istria, beach vacationers can enjoy a whole variety of enchanting bays, which delight with dreamlike sea colors and a relaxed ambience. Most of these beaches even got the “Blue Flag”, an award for the best water quality, cleanliness and great facilities. The Mediterranean surroundings are also simply unique, giving the bays a very special atmosphere. But where are the best beaches in Vrsar, which bathing spots are particularly suitable for children, and where are the best nudist beaches?

In this travel guide, we present a fantastic selection of the best beaches in Vrsar. In addition, there are numerous useful tips and information that are guaranteed to help you plan your perfect beach vacation!


City Beach Orsera

One of the most popular beaches in Vrsar is the city beach Orsera. Situated in a beautiful natural park, it is a mix of pebble, concrete and rocky beach that convinces with cleanliness and the best facilities. Also inviting is the lovingly landscaped green lawn behind the beach, which guarantees enough space for everyone. Along the picturesque bay there are also large pine trees that provide cool shade on hot summer days. For children, Orsera beach offers a small playground and a slide.

Furthermore, in this beach section is the Triton Diving Center, a professionally managed diving center that offers courses and also diving excursions. The picturesque old town with shopping facilities, cafes, restaurants and accommodations is only about 500 meters away and can thus be easily reached via a walk.

Tip: The new Romana Dream Apartments are an excellent choice for a vacation in Vrsar. Beautifully situated at the harbor and not far from the beach, you’ll stay here in a perfect location.

Porto Sole Beach

Another highlight among the most beautiful beaches of Vrsar is Plaza Porto Sole. This beach is located in the campsite of the same name Porto Sole, but is also freely accessible to non-guests. On a length of almost one kilometer you can enjoy a beautiful bay with the most magnificent turquoise-blue sea colors, surrounded by fragrant pine forests. The water of this dream bay is crystal clear and is also ideal for snorkeling.

Porto Sole Beach is a mix of concrete and pebble beach. Even in the high season, it is relatively quiet and just perfect to relax. Behind the bay is a really cozy beach bar, which invites to linger and soak in the beautiful sea views.

Beach Resort Petalon

Petalon Beach is part of the Petalon Resort and is located near Porto Sole campsite, south of the old town. This beautifully landscaped pebble beach also has concreted sunbathing areas and rocky beach sections at the edge of the bay. Thanks to its sheltered position, the water here is particularly calm and clear. The sea also slopes gently, which is appreciated especially by families with children and the elderly. In particular, vacationers who love peace and quiet will enjoy this beach.

There is relatively little natural shade here, but sun loungers and umbrellas are available for rent. Resort guests can also enjoy the beautiful pool area.

Tip: The Resort Petalon is a terrific hotel for a beach vacation in Vrsar. The location of this resort is just perfect, where you can overlook the sea, and it’s only a few steps to the beach.

Beach Naturist Park Koversada

Probably the most beautiful naturist beaches in Vrsar are located in the Naturist Park Koversada. This is a really idyllic nudist campsite, where guests will find countless small quiet coves and places for relaxed bathing. The beaches there are a mix of rock and pebble beaches, beautifully embedded in nature. Naturists especially appreciate the quiet scenery and the casual flair.

The turquoise colors of the sea and the crystal-clear water, which invite to snorkel and swim, are really dreamlike at Koversada beach. Also beautiful is the greenery and the countless trees in the area, which provide wonderful natural shade.

Tip: Highly recommend are the modern, well-equipped mobile homes on the nudist beach Koversada. The fantastic location close to the sea is also wonderful!

Belvedere Beach

A beautiful beach and, on top of that, fantastic for a vacation in Vrsar is Belvedere Beach in a quiet location, a little south of the old town. Unique here are the blue sea colors, which provide a fabulous contrast to the fine, light pebble beach. While swimming, you can also enjoy a fantastic view of the small offshore island, Otok Sveti Juraj, which can be easily reached by kayak or SUP. Also inviting are the green sunbathing lawn and the picturesque shore promenade, which guarantee relaxing hours by the sea.

Tip: Just behind Belvedere Beach is the Belvedere Resort, a sea-side hotel with wonderful apartments, which delights its guests with beautiful pool facilities and a fantastic beach location.

Nudist Beach on Koversada Island

On the small island Otocic Koversada there are some more picturesque nudist beaches. This island is located in the nudist vacation resort Koversada and is a real insider tip among naturists and nudist fans. Here you can enjoy really idyllic island flair, fantastic sea colors and dense pine forests. A small beach bar and a good fish restaurant provide for physical well-being and refreshments. The small nudist island can be easily reached on foot thanks to a bridge.

Tip: Nice accommodations are available, not far from the island in the nudist resort Koversada. The new mobile homes are especially recommended.

Valkanela Beach

The Beach Valkanela is certainly one of the most beautiful beaches of Vrsar. It is located in the campsite Valkanela in the north of the resort, on the border of Funtana. This long pebble bay fascinates above all with really idyllic scenery and inviting rocky plateaus with green and partly shady sunbathing areas. The entire complex is very well maintained, extremely clean and has everything you need for a successful beach vacation. Several restaurants and beach bars provide refreshments and food, and water sports such as jet skiing and a bouncy castle are also offered.

However, this beautiful long stretch of beach is not only a jewel for swimmers; you can also go jogging along the promenade, relax in the park or just go for a walk.

Tip: Valkanela beach is ideal for a vacation in Vrsar. Lovely here are the deluxe mobile homes, which are equipped with whirlpool on the terrace.

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