Holiday rentals and lettings in Istria

Holiday rentals and lettings in Istria

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Highlights in Istria

  • Beautiful beaches
  • Roman ruins
  • Excellent food
  • Monumental wealth
  • An undiscovered wine region

Best Holiday Rentals & Lettings in Istria

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Holiday Rental for 2 People in Eastcoast Istria, Istria
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Eastcoast Istria, Istria
Holiday Rental • 35 m² • 1 Bedroom
7.5
(4 reviews)
This sympathetically and typically furnished semi-detached house is located in a small village and is about 20 minutes drive from beautiful beaches. On the first floor are a kitchen with dining area, a small living room with fireplace and a bathroom, while in the attic is a bedroom. The vacation home is suitable for two people who want to spend a relaxing vacation near sights and interesting events that the Istrian peninsula offers. Just a ten-minute drive away is the picturesque old town of Labin, also known as the city of artists and galleries. If you want to enjoy clean sea and beautiful...
from £29 / night
Holiday Letting for 2 People in Umag, Westcoast Istria
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Umag, Westcoast Istria
Holiday Letting • 40 m² • 1 Bedroom
9.6
(5 reviews)
These cozy and lovingly furnished apartments are located in Umag. Here several families can spend a nice vacation together, get to know the region and relax ideally. The close proximity to the city center and beaches makes these apartments especially attractive for an unforgettable vacation. In Umag you can expect events for young and old, and during a walk along the waterfront you can enjoy a charming Mediterranean ambience. Visit the oldest lighthouse on the Adriatic, in nearby Savudrija. CIU130 and CIU630 are located on the first floor of a private house with architecture typical for Ist...
from £40 / night
Holiday Rental for 6 People in Rabac, Eastcoast Istria
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Rabac, Eastcoast Istria
Holiday Rental • 70 m² • 3 Bedrooms
7.5
(37 reviews)
"Chantal (RAC153)", 4-room apartment 70 m2, on the ground floor. Object suitable for 6 adults. Practical furnishings: living/dining room with dining table, satellite TV and air conditioning. Exit to the terrace. 1 room with 1 double bed. 1 room with 2 beds. 1 room with 1 double bed and shower/WC. Exit to the terrace. Open kitchen (oven, 4 ceramic glass hob hotplates, microwave, electric coffee machine). Shower/WC. Electric heating. Terrace 20 m2. Terrace furniture. View of the sea. Facilities: Internet (WiFi, free). Please note: one double bedroom is outside the apartment. Fridge without fr...
from £54 / night

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Prices and availability

Current Holiday letting prices Istria

£168for 22 Jun - 29 Jun
£195 annual average
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Current holiday letting availability Istria

31%for 22 Jun - 29 Jun
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Holiday rentals and lettings in Istria

Beautiful holiday rentals by the Adriatic

The coastal region of Dalmatia draw many tourists all year round but if you are looking to visit Croatia and get away from the crowds, the northwestern peninsula of Istria is the best option to enjoy the beautiful towns of Rovinj, Porec and Pula. Can’t you decide where to stay? Pula and Rovinj are the most popular ones to find holiday rentals. The Roman ruins are still nearby and the Adriatic waters lapping the shores of its beaches are the ideal activity for a sunny day. Pula is the largest city of the region with a fascinating history. Rovinj, with a pedestrian-only old town and a rocky old town, is one of the most beautiful places to stay.

Holiday rentals with charm

Istria captivates every traveller with the traditional architecture, the Roman legacy, the fantastic views and the delicious food. You can find ideal holiday rentals for a romantic stay, a long weekend with friends or a well-deserved trip with the family in a picturesque town with narrow cobbled streets and stone facades. The properties offer room for 6 to 10 people, depending on the area. The town centre, cosy lounges and fully furnished lettings await you and in the outskirts, you can rent a fabulous property with a garden and a private swimming pool.

Holidays in Istria

The area and getting around

Explore the most unknown region of Croatia

Istria is the largest peninsula in the Adriatic Sea and it is shared by Croatia, Slovenia and Italy. Distances can be covered by public transport but to make the most of the area it is better to drive your own car. Explore Blue Istria along the coast, plenty of quaint fishing villages, rocky beaches and beautiful islands. Green Istria is the central part of the peninsula with picturesque villages, wineries, medieval towns perched on rocky cliffs, olive groves and truffle-filled forests.

Indulge your senses around Istria

Discover the great qualities of Croatia including its gastronomy and beautiful sites. Go explore Hum, Grožnjan and Motovun and have the opportunity of trying some of the best top-notch wines combined with exquisite Mediterranean flavours that are just out of this world. Visit the port city of Rijeka and enjoy a traditional Croatian meal. Try some pršut (ham), a delicious fritaja, some Boškarin and the wonderful vegetable soup called maneštra. Finish your tour with some sweet fritule and try some supa, the traditional warm red wine mulled with olive oil, sugar and black pepper.

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Istria for nature lovers

Istria is a place of contrasts. The turquoise waters of the Adriatic lapping the coastline along Blue Istria are a wonderful sight but the lush vegetation of inland villages in Green Istria will get your attention too. Visit the historic town of Motovun, perched on a cliff overlooking the vineyards and the olive groves. Not far from here, a little village on the hill is a true hidden gem. Oprtalj has a natural quaint beauty with a small historic centre and breathtaking views from the red-coloured Venetian Loggia. Another beautiful village you must see is Grožnjan, with stunning views, unique shops and lovely houses. Explore its winding alleys and meet Croatian artists who live here or discover unique displays along the streets. Find the most amazing souvenirs including jewellery and any other incomparable knick-knacks you can imagine. Have a tasty bite at Mama Maria Café enjoying a great view.

Istria for wine lovers

Try a wine tasting or a truffle hunting. From May to November harvest festivals, open cellars, wine trails and old-fashioned grape picking happen around wine regions. Croatia produced great wines, still unknown for many, that are an important part of the Istrian gastronomy. The three different types of soil produce unique red grapes and acidic white grapes which will give the wine distinctive notes. Enjoy a one day tour sampling fresh and aged wines paired with olives, cheese and Istrian oil. Some wine tours include a gourmet treat! Indulge yourself with a sumptuous four course meal in a restaurant specialised in truffles as you sip a Roxanich, a Franc Arman, a Pilato or a Dobravac amongst others.

Did you know Hum is the smallest city in the world and it is in Istria?

Top 5 travel tips in Istria

1. Get lost in the Old Town of Poreč

You will love the historic centre of the Old Town of Poreč. Get lost in its cobbled allies, stroll along the beautiful squares and admire the Romanesque and Gothic architecture of the palaces and other historical buildings. Make sure you visit the famous Euphrasian Basilica, a well-known UNESCO site for its intricate decorations, the architecture and the beautiful mosaics of the interior. Whether you are an art lover or not, you are going to love it!

2. Go treasure hunting in Pula

The historic centre of the city is quite a sight with its impressive Roman amphitheatre standing on top of the little hill. But Pula has lots to offer! Go and explore the historic quarter and discover impressive monuments including the forum, the Temple of Augustus, the Golden Gate and the Arch of Sergii. Get your camera ready as you will not be able to stop taking snaps!

3. Explore Rovinj

The Old Town of Rovinj was an island a long time ago and now it is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Croatia. Wander around the old streets and admire ancient buildings, independent boutiques and colourful houses lining up the cobble streets. Take some Istrian olive oil, cheese or truffles! Enjoy a nice meal gazing at the sea and take in the views from many of the viewpoints of the area.

4. Discover a natural wonder

You heard right! You are about to discover a natural gem in Croatia. It is Lim Fjord. This bay is not really a fjord but a long estuary with lush vegetation. North of Rovinj, you can get to Lim Fjord by car and then, to really appreciate the magnificent views, hop on a boat to enjoy this gem as you sail along the bay. Visit the beach, have some oysters at the little oyster shack or a nice Istrian meal at any of the restaurants in the area. This is going to be your favourite spot in Croatia.

5. Keep exploring Blue Istria

Another spot you cannot miss along Blue Istria is Duga Uvala. This is a beautiful cove in Vinjole Bay. Just a short drive from Pula, you will reach this little paradise by the Adriatic with crystal clear waters, stunning coves and a wonderful atmosphere. Simply enjoy the scenery, stroll along the rocky paths and have a laid back day at a little private beach. Nature, beauty, quietness and the magic of the Adriatic. What else do you need?

Information about holiday lettings in Istria

🏡 Holiday lettings available: 19292 properties.
💳 Discount available: up to -54%.
🌙 Minimum price per night: from £45.
⭐ Most popular amenities: Wi-Fi, air conditioning and balcony.
🐾 Pet-friendly: 6952 properties.
📶 For workation: 95% of the properties.
🏊 With pool: 7086 properties.

FAQs: Holiday Rentals & Lettings in Istria

Which amenities are available at the holiday lettings in Istria?

Among the amenities offered by Holidu, it seems that the holiday lettings in Istria contain everything that holiday-makers want! Here, holiday lettings generally offer a variety of amenities, the most popular being: Wi-Fi (95%), air conditioning (94%), and balcony (81%)... Not bad, right?

What are the reviews like for the holiday lettings in Istria?

The holiday lettings in Istria often have a lot of positive reviews. 36% of the holiday lettings in Istria have an average rating of 4.5 stars!

Are the holiday lettings in Istria suitable for travellers and their pets?

Of course! In Istria, 35% of the holiday lettings welcome them with open arms, and 50% also have a garden!

Do the holiday lettings in Istria tend to have Wi-Fi?

Of course! According to last year's data, 95% of holiday lettings in Istria have Wi-Fi. You will be able to browse the internet throughout your stay!

How much does it cost on average for holiday lettings in Istria?

A big percentage of holiday lettings in Istria (89%) cost less than £100 a night. Therefore, this destination is perfect for reserving a budget-friendly holiday letting!

Do the holiday lettings in Istria usually have a fireplace or a swimming pool?

Good news! According to the information collected last year, a large portion of holiday lettings in Istria are equipped with a swimming pool. It's the ideal destination for you to spend the summer months! In addition,65% even have a barbecue!

Are the holiday lettings in Istria suitable for holidays in big groups or rather for a holiday as a couple?

Judging by last year's information, 83% of holiday lettings are made for up to four travellers. Approximately 70% of the holiday lettings here include at least two separate bedrooms. Istria is the ideal destination for going in a small group on holiday!

When planning a luxurious holiday in Istria, are holiday lettings a good option?

Exactly! The holiday lettings are well-equipped in Istria. If you are looking for a unique holiday property, you shouldn't delay in making a reservation because 37% have a pool, 50% have a garden and 5% have a sauna. Also, if what you are looking for is space, 83% of the holiday lettings can accommodate groups of more than four adults and 50% have green spaces in their vicinity.

Do the holiday lettings in Istria offer outdoor space to enjoy?

81% of holiday lettings have a balcony or terrace, and 17% have a view. However, this does not represent the majority of properties here, so availability can be limited. If this is a priority for you, you should anticipate a bit more time for research. Also, don't forget to use the filters to be sure to find the holiday letting of your dreams. However, 50% of holiday lettings in Istria have gardens, where you can enjoy the outdoors. If you like to have lunch or dinner outside, and especially if you like barbecues, 65% of the holiday lettings have them.

When it is best to travel to Istria?

Without a doubt, Istria is an ideal destination to enjoy much of the summer period. We can make this claim because according to Holidu's internal data, 37% of the properties here have a swimming pool, 50% have a garden and 94% have air conditioning. What are you waiting for? Reserve a holiday letting in Istria so you can enjoy your holidays.

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