Island Cres in Croatia is blessed with landscapes of outstanding natural beauty. Choosing to stay in some of the wonderful Island Cres villa rentals can give you a chance to enjoy the vivid and sumptuous colours and pretty pebbled beaches of this gorgeous Croatian holiday paradise. Island Cres is one of the biggest islands in the region and boasts rolling green hills for tourists to admire and enjoy. While staying in Island Cres holiday rentals, you can take the opportunity to visit its two highest points - Sis and Gorice - which stand at over 630 metres tall.
From here, you can get a uniquely beautiful view of the surrounding landscape. The view across the Bay of Kvarner especially is guaranteed to take your breath away. Another place that you could visit while you are on a holiday in Island Cres is Lake Vrana, which is a fresh water lake spread over 5.7 square kilometres. If you choose to stay in the Island Cres holiday rentals towards the northern part of the island then you can see very different landscape when compared to the south. If you like the sound of Cres Island, you would also enjoy a sunny summer holiday in Soller Holiday Villas, in sunny Mallorca, or Le Grau-du-Roi Villas, a rural seaside town in the south of France.
Island Cres Accommodation - take a wander through the shady and secluded beaches of Island Cres
In the north, the Island Cres holiday apartments can put you closer to the forested areas blanketed with oak, chestnut and elm trees. While staying on the Island Cres you can also catch a glimpse of the Griffon vulture and other rare animal and plant species. Considering that Island Cres has been inhabited since the dawn of the New Stone Age, it boasts a rich historical and cultural legacy. This legacy is omnipresent on the island, it can be seen in the many remains of churches and ancient towns that dot the landscape of the island. Two of the towns that you should not leave off your to-do list are Orlec and Beli, where you are most likely to spot the Griffon vulture, and Lubenice, which has an incredible view of the sea and all the islands nearby.
Cres Island Villa Rentals are the perfect holiday accommodation choice this summer
Some of the best beach-based Island Cres holiday rentals can be found on beautiful pebbled beaches. There is also the option of visiting Stivan, which is a small town with a private beach. Pernat has many secluded beaches and is replete with rustic walking trails that can be a pleasure to walk through. Island Cres holiday rentals can also be found closer to the town of Cres, which offers you shops where you can buy locally produced wine and the olive oil. The best part about staying in Island Cres holiday rentals is that you can walk around in a place devoid of cars and pollution, for a completely relaxing and healthy getaway.
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