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Backpacking Croatia | 8 accommodations for every adventurer

Print Published: 31/05/2019

Backpacking is one of the most interesting ways to travel because it allows you to visit more countries without having to spend a lot of money. All the routes and schedules that agencies provide on your travel in backpacking travel doesn't exist. All the things you are interested in, in the country you are traveling to, you have to explore by yourself. Except for the fact that it is way cheaper than regular traveling, most young people are choosing backpacking because it gives them the freedom, the challenge and the brand new way to get to know a new country. You should know right away that going on a backpacking adventure means spending a small amount of money. That means that instead of going to restaurants or using an airplane etc., you would have to shop for groceries and cook meals, use public transport and sometimes hitchhike. Also, many backpackers come up with different ways to save money on accommodation. They usually choose hostels. If you want to experience a backpacking adventure in Croatia while looking, but you would like to have some comfort while you are resting from long traveling you are in the right place. We have decided to compile a list of 8 studio apartments ideal for every backpacker traveler, where you will be able to relax from long journeys without compromising your budget.


The amazing view from the terrace on Rasohatica cove

If you want to experience the true backpacking adventure try a few days of vacation in Robinson Crusoe style. The right place for such a vacation is the Rasohatica bay on the island of Korčula. The bay is known for its crystal clear sea but also as a perfect location for a peaceful vacation. The studio apartment is ideal for two people only and it is located only 30 meters from the sea. Along with a small kitchen, bedroom, and bathroom, you will be delighted by the beautiful terrace with a unique view. Rasohatica bay is 9 km away from the center of Korčula, and the fastest way to get there is by using a taxi.


The view on Pelješac peninsula and island Hvar

Makarska Riviera is a great place to take a break from a long journey. Not only because of the endless beaches that Riviera is so famous for. Being located along the Biokovo Nature Park, you will be able to complete your schedule with activities like cycling or walking on Biokovo, as well with sightseeing in the nearby towns. During the summer season, Makarska Riviera is often crowded and many are looking for more peaceful places to rest. If you are one of those who would like to experience the best of destination and to avoid crowds this studio in a small place Podaca will be the right place for you. With a beautiful sea view from the terrace, this studio is ideal as all the additional facilities such as shops, restaurants, tourist information, and ambulances are located nearby.

Lokva Rogoznica, Omiš

Near the studio there is also a beautiful pebble beach

One of the characteristics of backpacking tourism is the rational spending of the budget. Many travelers thus save on food, transportation, and some of them on their accommodation, because they think that better looking and private accommodation costs more money. It doesn't necessarily have to be that way. The best example is this room is located in a house in Lokva Rogoznica (Omiš Riviera). Lokva Rogoznica is a perfect place if you want to stay longer than one day. You can go on day trips to Split or Omiš, and the Makarska Riviera is also nearby. The best thing is that the beach is located in front of the very house this room is located.

Flengi, Poreč

Spacious garden and a large barbecue area, a perfect combination for relaxation

The largest peninsula in Croatia is a true hedonistic utopia that won't make anyone indifferent. Many travelers are often returning to Istria. If you want to experience the charms of Istria while saving your budget for travel, consider staying in this studio in a place Flengi, not far from Poreč. A nice courtyard of the house where the studio is located extends up to 1000 m2. If you preparing the meals by yourself, you will also have a barbecue on the terrace on disposal. If you are looking for brand new gastronomic experiences, we suggest you explore some of the best Istrian wines.


Apart from the comfort of a small studio you can also enjoy the pool on the shared terrace

Despite the fact that you have to be careful with daily expenses as a backpack traveler, it doesn't mean that you can't enjoy comfortable accommodation with the pool. The studio for 3 people is located in a large house in Pula. The studio features a dining room, a bedroom and a small living room with a kitchen. In addition, you can use the barbecue on the terrace to prepare lunch or dinner. The city center is about two and a half kilometers away.


The studio in Opatija is ideal if you are traveling with friends

Are you going on a backpacking adventure with your friends? You would certainly need a place where you can spend a pleasant time but still have a certain amount of comfort and privacy. You can have all these features in this pet-friendly, 25 m2 studio which is equipped with 3 beds. A nice summer evening with friends can be spent on the spacious terrace with a stunning view of the sea. The studio is located in a convenient location in Opatija. Beach, tourist information, ATM and exchange office are about a kilometer and a half away from the accommodation, you can go on foot so you can ultimately save on transportation. You would have to use city transportation only to the center of Opatija, which is 6 km away. It is recommended to use the city bus which is far cheaper than the taxi.

Lastovo island

Studio on Lastovo is an ideal place for travelers who prefer active vacation

In recent years, Croatia has become an interesting backpacking destination due to a large number of national parks and nature parks that offer numerous opportunities to active travelers. The place that will respond to every request of active tourists is the island of Lastovo whose Nature Park is one of the most interesting protected areas in Croatia, due to its mystical beauty. The starting point for exploring this island in the southern part of Croatia can be found in a studio apartment suitable for two people. The beach is located in front of the studio, and you will find a shop and a restaurant nearby. The center is about 11 kilometers away from the apartment.

Ugljan island

The retro looking terrace is a great place to escape summer heat

If you need a rest from all-day hiking and sightseeing, you will find a sense of peace and refreshment in this charming retro-style garden. A garden is available for guests staying in a studio located in a house that is only 70 meters away from the beach. Ugljan is a great starting point for adventurers who want to explore the landscape by walking or biking through the paths which also lead to some of the amazing viewpoints. The first store and restaurant are located a kilometer and a half distance from the studio apartment. If you need a pharmacy, keep in mind that you will have to go 9 km south to a town Preko. It is worth noting that the studio is pet-friendly.



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