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.
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Valkane beach is located near the hotel Pula which houses a sports centre Valkane. This beach has a blue flag which is a valuable international recognition for clean and accessible beaches. One part of the beach is sandy and suitable for families with small children and the other part of the beach is covered. Valkane beach is adapted for people with disabilities and for this purpose a convenient access to the sea has been built. 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 of the beach can enjoy a variety of other sports activities such as beach volleyball, tennis, football, or rent a boat or a pedal boat and enjoy the vast sea.
Rt Kamenjak Premantura beaches
Kamenjak Cape is located in the southernmost part of the Istrian peninsula and is a protected park. The coast is 30 kilometres long and there are many beautiful small bays, beaches and islands. This is an ideal choice for those who seek peace and do not like large crowds that are common on public beaches, especially during the season. There are few sandy beaches which are ideal for families with children, but the coast is mostly rocky with flat rocks. Kamenjak is also a very popular destination for scuba divers because of its rich underwater world. The southern part has strong currents, so one should be very careful, especially if it they are inexperienced swimmers.
Beach Histria is located in the Verudela area and is located just below the hotel Histria. Otherwise, in this section there are many beautiful beaches that are ideal for families with small children. Given that it is a part of Pula where there are many hotels, you should be prepared for larger crowds on the beach, especially if the season. There is a lot of shade on the beach so you can enjoy all-day stay at the beach. Chairs and umbrellas can be rented. Histria beach was also awarded the Blue Flag.
Ambrela beach is also located in the tourist resort Verudela. The beach is sandy, has a very easy access to the sea and is ideal for families with children. Because of the arrangement and other qualities, such as excellent sea quality, it has been awarded the Blue Flag.
On the beach you can rent beach chairs and umbrellas and there are changing rooms and showers. Just a few meters from the beach is a pleasant natural shade where two snack bars are located.
Gortanova Uvala beach
The beach in the bay is pebbly and has an easy access to the sea so it is suitable for families with small children. Near the beach there is a dense pine forest that provides deep shade. Immediately after the end of the gravel beach there is a rocky part that is ideal for lovers of diving. Near the beach there is a cafe which has a wide selection of refreshing drinks.