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Croatia's best party beaches


Gradsko Kupaliste (City Beach), Zelena and Plava laguna beaches, Sveti Nikola (St. Nicholas) beach

Porec is one of the most popular and developed tourist resorts and Croatia. It is situated on the western coast of Istria. Porec is a town of pleasant sun and warm sea, as well as town of many cultural monuments (Euphrasius Basilica from VI century is on UNESCO's list. Porec is famous for its many sport facilities and that's why is a favorite destination for those seeking active holidays. It has facilities for then 70 sports activities, including 165 tennis courts located near to the sea.
Porec features more young people and more nightlife in terms of parties. There are plenty of well-known bars, night clubs, disco clubs, restaurants. Plenty camps, hotels, apartments and beaches provides pleasant summer holidays, not only for party and sport seeking crowd, but for families as well.
One of the most popular beaches is Gradsko kupaliste (City beach). 1 km southern from the center of the city of Porec. On the south there is a tourist village Brulo and on the northern side is Porec marina. The coast of the beach is 1300 m long. Gradsko kupaliste is a stone slab paved urban beach. The beach has lifeguards, life-saving equipment, first-aid, facilities for the disabled, sport and water sport facilities, beach volley, renting facilities, catering facilities. The beach has a blue flag.
Colonia Iulia Parentium beach barPopular place in Gradsko Kupaliste is Colonia Iulia Parentium beach club, named after the Roman colony that evolved into the town of Porec. The club is located in one of the most astonishing parts of Porec, the marvelous green grove bay, only few steps from the sea, thus rightfully gaining the title of a beach club.
In Colonia, you can hear various sorts of music, from house to funky, latino, ska, pop, rock, acid jazz and many others. Every night there's a new DJ playing a different style of music, and all of them are in touch with the audience, spreading good vibes and groovy moods. Colonia offers reknown house music on Wednesday, as famous DJ's from all over Europe play cheery, groovy and sexy house music. Also, the Colony is the stage for many famous local and foreign bands. Like every year, Colonia is going to be one of the hottest places in Porec this summer. Colonia opens every night at 20 until closing time!
Plava lagunaThe most famous resorts in Porec are Plava and Zelena Laguna (Blue and Green Lagoon). They are located south of Porec and spread over two Zelena lagunapeninsulas. You can walk there from Porec (2-5km) or take a small tourist train on wheels, or take a boat. Resorts are located in a well-maintained evergreen forest near the rocky and pebbly, flat coast with a flat and well maintained beaches.
While in Porec, one must also visit the islet of St. Nicholas (Sveti Nikola) just off the coast from the town. It is Porec's Porec & St. Nicholasoldest bathing place and a favourite since the end of the 19th century. The islet can be reached by free boat which starts regularly from the town promenade. It takes only few minutes of sail to reach St. Nicholas. The island is covered with autochtonist forest of black oak and some pine trees.
Along with paved and pebble beaches, you can choose from one of the two rocky breakwaters or the grassy areas in the unspoiled nature. From the islet you can enjoy stunning view of Porec. There is also sufficient shade under the pine trees, while the rocky part of the island, facing the open sea and with shallows and hidden places for sun bathing, will enchant you.
Oliva beachThe most known islet's beach is the Oliva Beach. The beach is a low- lying partly pebbly, partly constructed in the shape of a round pool on one side of the breakwater and a concrete plateau on the other side of the break- water. Part of the sun bathing area extends across a grassy surface of a small pine park. The beach can be safely approached via paths which are paved in stone or concrete. The paths lead through a pine-tree park with sport facilities. The beach is located close to the Fortuna hotel, but it also serves as a local beach. The beach has sanitary facilities, lifesaving and first-aid equipment.

Porec Tourist Board
Zagrebacka 9
52440 Porec
tel: +385 (0)52 432 290
fax: +385 (0)52 434 160

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