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Lighthouses in Croatia

Lighthouses located along the Adriatic coast from Istria to Dubrovnik guarantee a unique and uninterrupted summer holiday in the Mediterranean.

If you want to escape from everyday urban crowds and enjoy in peace and tranquility, book one of the lighthouses on the Croatian coast.

Lighthouses in southern Dalmatia

Struga lighthouse (Lastovo island)

The island of Lastovo is located in southern Dalmatia 55 NM from Split. It is surrounded by 46 smaller islands and cliffs with untouched nature and numerous bays.

In the middle of the southern side of the island of Lastovo, at the entrance to the bay of Skrivena Luka lies the Cape of Struga where the lighthouse of the same name is located.

Plocica lighthouse (Korcula island)

Plocica lighthouse is placed on the island of the same name between the islands of Korcula and Hvar, and the Peljesac peninsula.

This lighthouse can accommodate maximum of 14 people and is perfect for a Robinson Crusoe type of holiday. Plocica does not have a lighthouse keeper and the waters surrounding it are great for diving.

Lighthouses in central Dalmatia

Sveti Petar lighthouse (Makarska)

Sv. Petar lighthouse is situated on the peninsula at the entrance to the town of Makarska in central Dalmatia. The lighthouse is a stone, ground-floor building surrounded by a terrace.

Since Sv. Petar lighthouse is part of the promenade, the area around it, as well as the beach in front of it, are frequently visited by tourists.

Susac lighthouse (Susac island)

The island of Susac is located 23 NM south of the island of Hvar and 13 NM west of the island of Lastovo. It is surrounded by endless open sea that makes you feel completely secluded from the rest of the world.

The lighthouse is a stone, ground-floor building with two four-bed apartments. The only inhabitants on Susac are the lighthouse keepers.

Palagruza lighthouse (Palagruza island)

Palagruza lighthouse was built on the island of the same name, located in the middle of the Adriatic sea (68 NM south of Split and 26 NM south of the island of Lastovo).

The island of Palagruza is a nature reserve with numerous endemic species of flora and fauna. Transfer to this lighthouse is organised from the port of Korcula.

Lighthouses in northern Dalmatia

Veli Rat lighthouse (Dugi Otok)

Veli Rat lighthouse is located on Dugi otok (35 km from the city of Zadar). This lighthouse is surrounded by pine trees and beautiful pebble beaches.

The lighthouse has one four-bed and one three-bed apartment. It can be reached by car. During your stay in Veli Rat, you can visit Kornati National Park and Telascica Nature Park nearby.

Prisnjak lighthouse(Murter island)

The islet of Prisnjak is located some 300 m from the western coast of the island of Murter.

Staying on Prisnjak is interesting not only in summer, but also in spring and autumn. Spring is perfect for sports fishing, summer is the time to enjoy the warm waters, while autumn is famous for fabulous sunsets.

Lighthouses in Istria

Savudrija lighthouse (Umag)

Savudrija lighthouse is the oldest lighthouse on the Adriatic. It is also the most northern Croatian lighthouse situated 9 km from the town of Umag. Savudrija has a good traffic connection to the rest of the Istrian peninsula.

There is a stony beach in front of the lighthouse. This area is suitable for sea sports like windsurfing and diving.

Sveti Ivan lighthouse (Rovinj)

Sveti Ivan lighthouse is located on the most distant islet of the small archipelago in front of Rovinj. This lighthouse is ideal for those looking to get away from everyday rut, as well as for those that like fishing and diving.

Rock slabs on Sveti Ivan are ideal for suntanning. There are two beaches with shallow waters on opposite sides of the islet.

Porer lighthouse (Pula)

Porer lighthouse was built on the islet of the same name, 2.5 km from the mainland and the place of Premantura. The islet is so small that it takes just over a minute to walk around it.

Due to shallow areas and underwater cliffs, the underwaters of Porer are very popular with divers.

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