Pet-friendly beaches in Dalmatia

Pet-friendly villas in Dalmatia

Our guests often wish to visit Croatia with their pets. This is why we have selected several pet-friendly villas in Dalmatia and we will present them in this blog post.

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Villa Red Hacienda near Vodice

Villa Red Hacienda is truly a pet-friendly villa where all pets are welcome. Especially dogs as the owners have 2 dogs who also live at the property.

Villa Red Hacienda near Vodice Croatia

Villa Red Hacienda with the Mediterranean garden

It is a large villa for 14 guests with a large property of 11.000m2. It includes an amazing yard full of flowers and Mediterranean plants. You can even pick vegetables from the organic garden. Additional benefits of renting this villa are that there is a barbecue on the property and free transport to Vodice once a day. Furthermore, there are various sports fields on the property and three National parks are in the vicinity where you can take your pet for an excursion.

You probably already gave up on the daily boat excursions or yacht hire as most boats do not allow pets on board. However, our VIP concierge department can organize a boat trip for you as we work with pet-friendly charter companies where all pets are welcome on board and on trips. Regarding beaches, Vodice has an official dog beach. It is called Stara Skola and it is situated between the center of Vodice and the famous Blue beach.

Luxury Villa White Velvet near Split

This is a really luxurious villa with 5 stars and a great sea view near Split. It is a villa for 8 guests with 200m2 and therefore it is quite spacious.

Regarding its location, the villa is located high up in the hills. Thus, you will be able to enjoy your privacy. On the other hand, Split the largest center of Dalmatia is only 10 minutes away by car. Furthermore, villa White Velvet is surrounding by the Meditteranean greenery your pet will surely love! Moreover, You can also find a walking path with your pet towards Zrnovnica.

Split has two dog-friendly beaches one on Duilovo and the other on Kasjuni on Marjan Hill. One part of the beach is a dog-friendly beach.

Beach Kasjuni in Split Croatia

Beach Kasjuni in Split, part of it is a dog-friendly beach by Zvone from

Beachfront villa Seashell near Trogir

Guests who stay in the Villa Seashell can use the Kastela beach for swimming with their pets as Trogir is nearby. Beach Kastela recently became a fully pet-friendly beach. An alternative lies in the other direction towards Primosten. It is a section of the Marina Frapa Resort in Rogoznica where a part of it is designated as pet-friendly.

Villa Seashell is a 5-star villa situated 5 meters from the beach. It includes 5 comfortable bedrooms for 10 guests, a modern living room with a sea view and an outdoor barbecue.

It also includes a swimming pool, sauna, Jacuzzi and a gym. The closed yard is especially practical if you are coming with a pet and you will surely enjoy the rooftop pool. Can you imagine a better place for you and your pet to relax?

Beachfront Villa Seashell near Trogir

Luxury Villa Primosten Diamond in Primosten

This beautiful villa is situated on a property of 1.000m2 so your pet will have enough space to play. Moreover, it is close to beautiful vineyards where you can go for a short excursion. It includes several terraces next to the house and it is surrounded by pine trees. It is near the beach and walking path where you can take your furry friend for a walk.

Villa Primosten Diamond is a luxury villa with 5 stars and it is made for 10 guests. It includes a Jacuzzi and an outdoor dining area and kitchen with the sea view. Finally, the pool is heated so you can come even outside the main season for peace and relaxation with your pet!

As we already mentioned to guests with pets in Primosten we recommend the Marina Frapa beach in Rogoznica near Primosten.

Marina Frapa Rogoznica

Marina Frapa beach in Rogoznica, photo from

Villa Blue Lagoon in Primosten

Villa Blue Lagoon is a villa for 8 guests with a well-groomed garden around the house. You will surely enjoy walks with your pet and there is plenty of space in the neighborhood as well for walks.

Furthermore, this is a villa with a summer kitchen, barbecue, and outdoor dining area. The outdoor area has a fabulous sea and Primosten view as villa Blue Lagoon is situated near Primosten. If you are wondering what to do in Primosten, feel free to check our blog about it.

Villa Blue Lagoon near Primosten

View of Primosten from the Villa Blue Lagoon

Villa Nature Beauty in Makarska

In the other direction on the coast lies Makarska. Makarska is one of the most popular destinations in Croatia and in Makarska we recommend our Villa Nature Beauty. This villa is situated in nature high above Makarska at the foot of the mountain and Nature park Biokovo. You will surely enjoy walks with your pet there. You can even go hiking if you like to spend your vacation actively.

Villa Nature Beauty Makarska

Villa Nature Beauty with Nature park Biokovo in the background

Villa Nature Beauty is suitable for 8 people. It includes an infinity pool with a panoramic view. Moreover, it includes an outdoor dining area with a stone barbecue. There is also a tavern in the basement where you can do a wine tasting. Still, the best feature of this villa is the privacy it offers due to its location in nature, greenery, and the woods.

As far as the beach is concerned we recommend you to go with your pet to Cvitacka beach. It is an official dog beach located at the end of the pebble beaches in Makarska towards Krvavica.

Luxury Villa Veni on Korcula

On the other hand, if you desire to spend your vacation with your pet on the islands there are a couple of things you should know about transport.

Pets are allowed on the ferries. You only need to stay with them outside on the desk and they should have a leash. However, there is a problem with the fast ferries as most do not have the outside area. You can take your pets but they need to stay in a box. This is why we recommend you to contact our VIP concierge department and they will arrange a private pet-friendly boat transfer for you and your furry friend.

The first villa we recommend on the islands is the villa Veni on Korcula island. This is a ground floor villa perfect for pets and people with small children. It is situated in a small bay, near the sea, and with private mooring.

Villa Veni Korcula

The location of the Villa Veni on Korcula

Another benefit of renting this villa is the Mediterranean garden and an outdoor area with a barbecue. Furthermore, there is plenty of privacy for walks with your pets. Finally, the town of Korcula is nearby. The city of Korcula has great authentic restaurants and vivid nightlife. We have already written about Korcula in the FAQ section of our Korcula villas website. Feel feel to check it if you are interested in what to do and where to go on day trips from Korcula.

Regarding swimming, an official pet-friendly beach on Korcula is Plitvine in Vela Luka. You can also take a swim with your pet on other beaches on Korcula as well especially in small bays with no people. The only rule is to avoid crowded beaches in the middle of the day.

Luxury Villa Lighthouse Beyond on the island of Vis

You will not need to worry about the crowded beaches if you rent our Villa Lighthouse Beyond on a small island next to the island of Vis. Why? If you rent this place, you will have the whole island for you and your pet. Just check the photo below and you will understand what we mean:


Regarding the accommodation, this is a historic site. The lighthouse was built in the 19th century. Thus, the design is pretty traditional with lovely details. Nevertheless, it does not lack luxury features such as outdoor Jacuzzi, covered sundeck with sun loungers where you can relax with the sea view.

As far as the interior is concerned, the lighthouse can accommodate up to 6 guests, it includes 2 bedrooms with 2 bathrooms and almost all of the rooms have the sea view. There is also a fully equipped kitchen and a barbecue at your disposal. Finally, arrival and departure boat transfer is free of charge and organized by your host. In case you come with your own boat, you can anchor near the lighthouse.

Beachfront villa Endora on Brac island

Villa Endora is located in Sutivan on Brac island which is a great destination for summer vacation. We have already written about Sutivan on our blog in this post: The award for the best authentic seaside destination in Croatia goes to Sutivan on Brac island.

This villa is a beachfront property with an infinity pool. So it seems that the pool and the sea are connected if you look that way towards the sea. Villa Endora for 8 guests is a new addition to our offer and modernly built. Moreover, it is a ground floor villa with a garden so your pet will approve of it surely.

Dog-friendly beach in Sutivan on Brac

Dog-friendly beach Tatinja in Sutivan on Brac

Regarding dog beaches on Brac island, there is one in Sutivan. It is called Tatinja and another one in Bol. This is why our second choice for a pet-friendly villa on Brac is located in Bol.

Deluxe villa Purple Rain in Bol

Bol is one of the most popular summer destinations in Croatia. Moreover, the villa we recommend – Deluxe villa Purple Rain – is near the Zlatni Rat beach, which is the most famous beach in Croatia. We have already written about Zlatni rat (Golden horn) in several of our previous blogs. If you are interested, feel free to read them: The top ten beaches in Croatia and The guide to Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden horn).

Deluxe villa Purple Rain for 7 guests is perfect for small families with kids and pets. It includes a great garden and playground where your pet will enjoy running on the grass and between the olive trees. The villa is situated above the city which is reachable by an easy walk. It includes a beautiful view of Bol and sea even from the infinity pool or from the great outdoor dining area which is equipped with a barbecue as well. Just perfect, right?

Deluxe Villa Purple Rain in Bol on Brac

Deluxe Villa Purple Rain with the surroundings in Bol

These were our recommendations for villas that accept pets. If you wish to visit another destination with your pet, feel free to contact us and we will recommend you other pet-friendly villas in Dalmatia. In any case, please contact us before you book any of our villas. All of the above-mentioned villas accept pets. However, some require a surcharge and all of the owners wish to be notified in advance if guests are coming with pets. We hope we helped you with our tips for villas, dog and pet-friendly beaches in Croatia and transportation and that you will enjoy a truly pet-friendly vacation in Croatia!

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