Destination guide

The adventurous city of Cres awaits you

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Cres. Renowned for its beaches, diving and biking, this city welcomes all visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Cres

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Cres a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Vransko Jezero Lake (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Dunat Beach (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Jami na Sredi Trail (19.7 mi / 31.6 km)
  • Crikvenica Aquarium (21.7 mi / 35 km)
  • Komrcar Park (23.7 mi / 38.1 km)
  • Molo Longo Promenade (25.5 mi / 41 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Cres

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Cres is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cres Island (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Lubenice Beach (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Vransko Jezero Lake (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Jert Beach (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Martinscica Beach (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Beli Beach (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Cres

Fly into Rijeka (RJK), the closest airport, located 20.6 mi (33.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Pula (PUY), which is 22.2 mi (35.6 km) away.

Where to stay around Cres?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 7,008 vacation rentals near Cres. From 827 Houses to 414 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Cres for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Cres?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Cres. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Cres Tower: 9,232 vacation rentals
  • Grmov Bunkers: 4,091 vacation rentals
  • Vransko Jezero Lake: 5,790 vacation rentals
  • St. Mary of the Snow Church: 9,280 vacation rentals
  • Lubenice Beach: 6,802 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cres listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Cres?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 827 Houses in Cres. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Cres include:

  • Villas: 414 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 5,704 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 7 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Cres?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,509 vacation rentals with pool available in Cres. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.