Beaches in Pula
Pula is the largest city in Istria, located in the south-western part of the Istrian peninsula, in a well protected bay. This city is known for its mild climate, clean water, unspoiled nature and beautiful beaches. Below you will find a description of the most popular beaches in Pula.
The Valkane beach is located near the Pola hotel which houses a Valkane sports center. This beach has a blue flag, which is a valuable international recognition for clean and accessible beaches. A part of the beach is sandy and suitable for families with small children and the other part of the beach is covered with cement. Near the beach there are numerous bars and restaurants and the beach is the ideal choice if you want to spend all day on the beach. Visitors to the beach can enjoy a variety of other sporting activities such as beach volleyball, tennis, football or rent a boat or pedal boat and enjoy the vast sea.
Beaches of the promontory Kamenjak Premantura
The Kamenjak promontory is located in the southernmost part of the Istrian peninsula and is a protected park. The coast is 30 km long and there are many beautiful bays, small beaches and islands. This is the ideal choice for those seeking peace and they do not like the big crowds that are common on public beaches, especially during the season. There are some sandy beaches that are ideal for families with children, but the coast is mostly rocky with flat rocks. Kamenjak is also a very popular destination for divers due to its rich underwater world. The southern part has strong currents, so you should be very careful, especially if it comes to inexperienced swimmers.
Histria beach is located in the Verudela area and is located just below the Histria hotel. In this section there are many beautiful beaches that are ideal for families with young children. Since it is a part of Pula where there are many hotels, you should be ready for the big crowds on the beach, especially in the season. There is plenty of shade on the beach so you can enjoy all day living on the beach. Chairs and umbrellas can be hired. Histria beach has also been awarded the Blue Flag.
The Ambrela beach is also located in the tourist resort of Verudela. The beach is sandy, has easy access to the sea and is ideal for families with children. Because of the layout and other qualities, such as the excellent quality of the sea, it has been awarded the Blue Flag.
On the beach you can rent sun loungers and parasols and there are changing rooms and showers. A few meters from the beach, there is a pleasant natural shade where there are two snack bars.
The beach of Gortanova Uvala
The beach in the bay is pebbly and has easy access to the sea, so it is suitable for families with young children. Near the beach there is a thick pine forest that offers deep shade. Immediately after the end of the pebble beach there is a rocky part which is ideal for diving lovers. Near the beach there is a bar that has a wide selection of refreshing drinks.