All animal lovers and pet owners know how difficult it is to find a destination for a perfect summer vacation where they can enjoy themselves together with their four-legged friend. As for Croatia, we are sure that by coming to Istria and Kvarner you will not make a mistake. Namely, these are the two Adriatic regions with the largest number of dog beaches. Apart from the beaches, there are also various types of accommodation where you can stay with your pet.

Below we have listed the 5 best dog beaches in different cities of Istria and Kvarner.

1. Redagara

On the island of Krk, not far from the town of the same name, there is the pebble beach of Redagara. This beach carries the title of the official dog beach. It is located in a quiet and secluded bay and is, therefore, an ideal place for relaxation and pleasure for your pet. The lush vegetation creates a natural shade where you can escape the heat during hot days. READ MORE » 


2. Podvorska

Podvorska beach is located in Crikvenica and is a real paradise for pets. It is one of the best-equipped dog beaches in the Adriatic. In order to hide from the strong sun, there are canopies on the beach, and there are showers, benches and waste bins with bags. READ MORE » 


3. Brajdica

The Brajdica Beach is located on Pećine not far from the center of Rijeka. This pebble beach is equipped with a waste bin, benches and running water. On the beach, there are showers with tubes to help get rid of salt from your pets. Around the beach, there is a fence so your dogs can run safely and carelessly on the beach. READ MORE » 


4. Stupice

The Stupice Beach is located in the camp with the same name at the very end of the Istrian peninsula in Premantura. Basically pebble, but rocky, except for pets, the beach is ideal for all active vacationers. While your pet is swimming in the sea you can try some of the sea sports or playing tennis. READ MORE » 


5. Kantrida

Kantrida Beach is the first decorated beach for dogs in Rijeka. It is located on the embankment east of the auxiliary football stadium of Kantrida. In addition to the sunbathing area and access to the sea, this beach is equipped with a shower and a rubber hose to get rid of the salt easier. READ MORE »


To avoid any surprises, we recommend that you check the available beach content prior to bathing with a dog and adjust the conditions and the time spent on the beach for your pet. Remember that you also need to protect your pet from the sun, bathe it to take the salt off and dry it before going home. Also, take its favorite toy to play, a water bowl and something to eat.



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