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Holiday villa rentals in Croatia

Situated northwest of the Balkan Peninsula, Croatia is one of the most popular summer holiday destinations in Eastern Europe. Not only does it have a rich and colourful history, it is home to over 1,000 Mediterranean islands, boasting beautiful Renaissance and Gothic buildings, lush Natural Parks and sweeping white pebble beaches and coves, where the sparkling waters are calm and piercing. Laze the day away on the Dalmation coast, explore the historical wonders of Dubrovnik and Split, or follow the party crowd in Hvar with its atmospheric port and lively bars and restaurants. Discover a meandering, mountainous landscape, where the Dinaric Alps stretch all the way from Italy to Albania, while the long coastline of the Adriatic Sea offers a 1,800km slice of paradise for the perfect summer escape. Our wide range of villas and apartments in Croatia offer the perfect base from which to explore it all...

Key holiday info
  • Split is Croatia's main airport. Flights from the UK and mainland Europe take 3.5 hours.
  • July and August are the hottest months with an average high of 29°C.
  • The average sea temperature during the hottest months of July and August is 24°C.
  • Croatia is renowned for its music festivals, from upbeat tempo Sonus in August to the mellow, holistic crowds at Obonjan.
  • Don't miss the mighty Diocletian's Palace in Split, once home to 4th century Roman Emperor Diocletian. Look out for glimpses of it in scenes of Game of Thrones!
  • Become one with nature at Plitvice Lakes Natural Park in central Croatia, boasting 295sq. km of forest, 16 lakes and a 78m-high waterfall.

Villas in Croatia

Villas and apartments in Split

Mixing ancient and modern, Croatia's second largest city is lively with bars and restaurants. Aside from its beautiful coast, must-sees are the incredible Diocletian's Palace, the Gallery of Fine Arts and the historic fortified old town.

Villas and apartments in Dubrovnik

This lively southern Croatian city is known for its medieval and Renaissance architecture, as well as its beautiful pebble and sand beaches. Stroll along the ancient 16th century city walls or watch the world go by along its busy port.

Villas and apartments in Hvar

Vibrant Hvar enjoys the sunniest climate, fabulous pebble coves, lavender fields and, of course, its iconic hilltop fortress. Take a boat excursion to the Pakleni Islands and revel in the nightlife scene centred around the port.

Villas and apartments in Zadar

Famous for its Roman and Venetian ruins, Zadar lies on the Dalmatian coast, steeped in history and natural beauty. From pine-clad beaches to marble streets, this lesser-known gem is perfect for a low-key summer break.

Villas and apartments in Sibenik

Known as the gateway to the Kornati Islands, the historic city of Sibenik is the third largest in Dalmatia, with a stunning medieval centre, peaceful bay, and the tranquil waters of the river Krka flowing toward the Adriatic Sea.

Villas and apartments in Makarska

An hour's drive from bustling Split, this stunning resort town in central Dalmatia is a paradise of natural beauty, boasting an unspoiled setting, ancient sights, lively nightlife and a picturesque horseshoe bay. 

A beginner's guide to renting a holiday home in Croatia

Beautiful Croatia has so much to offer, from its sun-drenched, pebbled coastline on the Adriatic Sea, to its exquisite architecture and remnants of past civilisations. Catering to all types of holidaymakers, explore the great outdoors with an array of natural parks, laze the day away on one of the picturesque coves of Dalmatia or learn about the history of Croatia with its many old towns, museums and galleries.

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The Dalmatian coast ranges from smooth pebble coves to fine sandy beaches, stretching along the western tip of Croatia. Its main city Split, is brimming with UNESCO Heritage Sites and excellent museums. Spend a day island-hopping, watch the world go by along Hvar's lively port, or visit one of the beautiful seaside towns such as Zadar and pine-clad Makarska, where unspoiled nature and culture comes together. Must-sees include Dicoletian's Palace in Split and the Cathedral of St. James in Sibenik.


From its 16th century walled old town to its art galleries and fantastic Banje beach, Dubrovnik is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Eastern Europe, described as 'the pearl of the Adriatic Sea'. Situated in southern Croatia, it boasts beautiful architecture, picturesque limestone streets and stylish seafront bars and restaurants. Experience the best views of this incredible town from a cable car, or from the world's smartest street bench, Steora, with its high-tech phone charging, solar-powered energy!

Central Croatia

Famous for being the home of Plitvice Lakes Natural Park, with its fairy tale-like caves and waterfalls, Central Croatia is a region of rural, natural beauty, with an idyllic landscape of gently rolling hills, ancient forests and meandering rivers. Overlooking the Sava River, the capital Zagreb is Croatia's cultural heart, scattered with Baroque buildings, medieval towers and ancient cathedrals. Zagreb Cathedral and The Museum of Broken Relationships are just two examples of the uniqueness of this fascinating city!

Why rent a villa or apartment in Croatia with Clickstay?

Over the past 10 years, we've sent thousands of happy holidaymakers to villas and apartments all over Croatia! We're a trusted brand with secure online payment so you can book your holiday to Croatia with confidence. We're trusted: with over ten years of trading and thousands of securely processed holiday rental bookings. We're also here to help – whether you're looking for that perfect rental or you're already on holiday, you can call or email our customer services team.

Did you know...
  • Croatian currency is called Kuna.
  • The name Dalmatia sound familiar? That's because Croatia is the home of those beautiful spotted dogs known as Dalmatians!
  • Byron described Dubrovnik as 'the pearl of the Adriatic Sea', while Alfred Hitchcock once said Zadar town has the best sunsets in the world.
  • Croatia boasts 1,246 islands and inlets. No wonder it's such a popular beach destination!
  • Croatia's stunning landscape boasts 11 nature parks, 8 national parks and 2 nature reserves.
  • The Egyptian Sphinx in Split is over 4,000 years old, brought over by Emperor Diocletian.

Villas with private pools in Croatia

Experience the best of Croatia from one of our stunning villa rentals with private pools. Unwind and enjoy a cooling swim, complete with breathtaking views, all from the comfort of your own outdoor or indoor space. From luxury infinity pools to heated pools, jacuzzis and hot tubs, relax and enjoy your stay in Croatia with our Clickstay homes from home.

Our top 6 villas in Croatia with private pools

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Family-friendly villas in Croatia

Discover a wide choice of family-friendly holiday rentals in Croatia. Our beautiful villas give you the perfect base from which to explore the treasures of this diverse country. We want to help you tailor to your needs, with our pick of holiday rentals by the beach, local amenities, golf and shops. Relax in the privacy of your own villa, with games rooms, BBQ facilities, children's play areas and more.

Our top 6 family-friendly villas in Croatia

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Own a holiday villa or apartment in Croatia?

Are you an owner or agent with high quality holiday villas or apartments in the Croatia? Want to increase your rentals? Then sign up to Clickstay and manage your properties directly. We let you, the owner, to contact renters directly. You can manage your property description, prices and availability through our online system. Our flexible system caters for all sorts of holiday rentals – from villas with private pools to beach front apartments.

Our costs are low: we charge a £1, €1 or $1 sign-up fee and you can then advertise an unlimited number of properties to directly to renters looking for a Spanish villa holiday. We charge 10% marketing commission when a renter books your property through the Clickstay site.

Interested? Find out more on how you can list your villa or apartment rentals.