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The Croatian islands vary significantly in size, infrastructure, and vibe. From the larger, more populated islands like Brač, and Hvar to the smaller, tranquil ones like Vis and Lastovo, there's something for everyone. However, it's important to understand what each island offers and how that translates or fits your preferences before starting to look for properties there.

Are you, in search of a vacation home, a place to live permanently or are you interested in buying a property? Your purpose will significantly influence your choice. For instance, if you're seeking bustling nightlife and cultural events, some Dalmatian islands might be your go-to. But if you're after a quiet retreat, the untouched beauty of Lastovo or the historical richness of Korčula might be more up your alley.

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While the concept of owning a property on an island may seem romantic it's important to take factors into account such as accessibility, healthcare facilities and other amenities. Some islands are conveniently connected to the mainland through bridges, which makes them easily reachable. Others, like Vis, are a ferry ride away but offer a more secluded experience.

Ensure you're comfortable with the level of isolation and the available facilities before making a decision. If you’re not comfortable with the idea that some facilities won’t be available to you 24/7, then you can make yourself cosy on the Dalmatian coast. You won’t miss out on anything, because if you feel like partying, you can just hop on a boat and reach the nearby islands.

Foreigners can generally buy property in Croatia, but there are specific regulations and taxes to consider. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us. This way we can guide you through the complexities of the property market in Croatia.

Owning a property on a Croatian island offers more than land, it encompasses an experience. It's about diving deep into the heart of local customs, traditions, and daily rhythms. Imagine being part of the vibrant summer festivities or sipping wine that's been made the same way for generations. There's a whole world of rich experiences just waiting for you there.

While the allure of the Croatian islands is timeless, it's essential to think about the long-term potential of your property. Will it appreciate in value? Is there potential for rental income? If you're not around all year, is it still easy to look after? Think about this and other factors before you put your money down.

You know, online listings and those virtual tours can give you a peek, but there's nothing like being there yourself. Why not spend a bit of time on the island you're eyeing? Wander around, get to know the local vibe, and really soak it in. It'll give you a much better sense of the place and help you decide with confidence.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which is the best Croatian island to visit?

There are over a thousand islands in Croatia, each with its own distinct character and appeal. Popular destinations such as Krk, Šolta, Brac, and Hvar are known for their beautiful nature, sandy beaches, hidden bays and clear sea.

How many islands are there in Croatia?

According to the latest data, there are currently 1244 large and slightly smaller islands in Croatia. However, only 67 of them are inhabitated. 

Which Croatian island has the best beaches?

The best beaches in Croatia can be found on Brač, Hvar, and Vis. Spend long summer days lying on the warm sand and swimming in the crystal clear Adriatic Sea.

Which is the quietest island in Croatia?

The statistics confirm that the island of Vis, located in the Adriatic Sea near the entrance to the Split Channel, is definitely the quietest island in Croatia. The confirmation came from the Croatian Tourist Board.

Which island in Croatia is connected to the mainland?

Located in the northern area of Dalmatia, the island of Pag is connected to the mainland by a bridge. Its most distinguishing feature is its white pebble beaches, which stretch along the north side of the island. Another island connected with the bridge is Krk, in the Kvarner Bay.

What is the largest island in Croatia?

It has long been considered the largest Croatian island to be Krk. It was only at the beginning of the 21st century that it was confirmed that this was not true and that Cres is actually the largest island in Croatia.