Nudist Beaches in Croatia

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Nudism in Croatia is a quite common and long established affair that dates back to the 1930s. Many isolated bays and coves offer a lot of romance and privacy for nudism adherents.

Croatia nudist beaches have been attracting thousands of naturists from Europe and other countries for years and now Croatia is one of the most popular holidays destinations for nudists community.

Whatever region you choose to visit there are dozens of official nudist beaches and camps which are always noted by FKK sign, as well as allocated bare sections on the majority of textile beaches.

  • Koversada - The most attractive destination for naturists has historically been Istria where you can find one of the oldest, largest and most popular nudist beaches in Croatia and Europe within the Koversada camping site south of Vrsar. A 5 km long stretch of rocky and paved coast, a few gravel coves border on an artificial sandy beach and an offshore islet that can be accessed by a bridge. The wide-ranging facilities include restaurants, shops, markets, playgrounds, water sports equipment, fun events.

  • Valalta - Another world-famous Istrian contribution to Croatia's nudist beaches is the Valalta naturist camp north of Rovinj that was opened in the late 1960s. The highest quality of its long fine shingle and rocky coast and the large artificial sandy beach has been proved by numerous Blue Flag awards. All guests are given free access to sun umbrellas and deck chairs as well as the water toboggan, water slides and sea water swimming pools. Valalta can boast a small brewery, restaurants and bars, a children's club, a great entertainment offer.

  • Banculuka - The Kvarner naturist camps offer more great nudist beaches in Croatia. The most famous of them called Banculuka is located near Baska on Island Krk. The fragrant Aleppo pines contrast with the white fine pebbles or sand of the beach and the turquoise of the sea, which produces a stunning impression. The area has everything from water and land sports activities to catering and self-catering facilities leaving it up to the guest whether to dine in a restaurant or cook their own meals.

  • Pakleni Islands - A perfect place for nudism in Croatia is a group of the small forested Pakleni Islands that stretch in front of Island Hvar in Central Dalmatia. The best known naturist destination is the rocky St Jerolim islet that can be accessed by frequent taxi boats. The farther you are from the harbour the greater chances you have to find a peaceful cove solely to yourself. However, there is an official nudist beach, too, where you can make use of the showers and dine in a restaurant.

  • Paklina - The neighbouring Island of Brac has its own nude bathing area that is always listed among nudist beaches of Croatia. The western coast of the celebrated Zlatni Rat promontory near Bol is home to the Paklina naturist gravel beach that is isolated from the main textile zone. If you are in search of absolute privacy, just follow the shoreline framed by green Mediterranean trees until you reach a hidden rocky or shingle cove that will suit you.

  • Lokrum Island - The country's southernmost region dominated by the Dubrovnik Riviera has a lot to offer in terms of nudist beaches in Croatia. The most frequented destination is the small green Lokrum Island that was turned into a nature park. A taxi boat will take you here in 10 minutes and after another 10 minutes of pleasant walking from the harbour you will find yourself on the naturist rocky beach that is equipped with showers and sunbathing terraces. Those wishing isolation can always search for a pleasant cove in the eastern part of the island.