Beaches

Numerous beaches of Pula's indented coastline

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  • Destination: Pula, Verudela (show on map)
  • Open 0-24
  • Life guards: 11am to 7pm
  • Blue Flag
  • Pebbly beach, partly concreted
  • Recommended for adults and couples
  • Diving centre “Orca”
  • Sport amenities

HISTRIA BEACH

Below our hotel Park Plaza Histria is the famous beach Histria, which is awarded with the Blue Flag. The beach is partly pebbly and partly concreted, so it is suitable for enjoying on sun loungers and king size sun beds. This beach is ideal for a whole day's stay, since it is surrounded by pine trees and one can enjoy natural shade from the trees.

For this reason, but also because of the easy access to the sea, this beach is popular and well visited by our guests. The beach is mostly visited by adults and couples who enjoy a relaxed atmosphere. Above the beach is our restaurant “Yacht”, which offers a beautiful sea view and you can enjoy Mediterranean specialties daily from 10am to 9pm from June to September.

Recommended accommodation: hotel Park Plaza Histria Pula

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  • Destination: Pula, Verudela (show on map)
  • Open 0-24
  • Life guards: 11am to 7pm
  • Blue Flag
  • Pebbly beach, partly concreted
  • Recommended for families with children
  • Verudela Sports Centre
  • Rental: pedal boats, kayaks, segways…
  • Sports: mini golf, tennis…

VERUDELA BEACH

Verudela Beach is located within our Park Plaza Verudela resort. Verudela is a pebble beach and one small part is concreted and suitable for sunbathing. This beach is the most abundant beach in Pula. Sun loungers and umbrellas are available, as well as sun beds. On the beach is also a small beach bar where you can buy a small snack or refresh yourself with ice cream or cold drinks.

The beach is suitable for families with children, as there is an aquagan and an aquapark on the beach, while adults can relax with a massage. On the beach you can rent pedal boats, kayaks, segways and tennis courts, as well as accessories for numerous sports such as golf, beach volleyball and mini golf, while you can play table tennis and other sports in the Verudela Sports Centre. New in offer is also the metta float SUP.
Above this beach is our restaurant Oliva, which offers a rich variety of Istrian delicacies and refreshing cocktails.

Recommended accommodation:Verudela Beach, Verudela Villas and Park Plaza Verudela.

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  • Destination: Pula, Verudela (show on map)
  • Open 0-24
  • Rocky beach
  • Recommended for adventurers
  • Sport facilities

SVJETIONIK (LIGHTHOUSE) BEACH

This beach was named after the lighthouse, as the name itself says, which is located in the immediate vicinity. The lighthouse dates back to 1877, and the sea beneath it is especially wavy during the wind “Jugo”, which is why bathing in the sea is prohibited during this strong wind.

The Lighthouse beach is rocky and suitable for sunbathing, but getting into the sea is a bit difficult. Because of this reason, the beach is not suitable for families with children and for elderly people, while adventurers will enjoy it here.
On this beach there is also a restaurant where you can refresh yourself with ice cream or enjoy a lunch on the terrace of the restaurant with a beautiful sea view.

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  • Destination: Pula, Verudela (show on map)
  • Open 0-24
  • Life guards: 11am to 7pm
  • Pebbly and rocky beach
  • Recommended for adults and couples
  • Beds and swings on the green area
  • Small park for children
  • Popular wedding location

HAWAII BEACH

Hawaii pebble beach is located below our Park Plaza Arena Pula hotel. This beach is popular for families with small children thanks to the easy access to the sea, but also to those who love adrenaline challenges, since the beach is located in a cove surrounded by high cliffs that are ideal for sea jumps.

Above the beach there are green areas where guests of our hotel Park Plaza Arena have beds and swings at their disposal, while the youngest can enjoy a small park with swings, slides, etc.
This beach is also supervised by lifeguards daily from 11am to 7pm.

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  • Destination: Pula, Verudela (show on map)
  • Open 0-24
  • Rocky beach
  • Recommended for adventurers
  • Cliff jumps from 15m height

KANJON I SVETA STIJENA (CANYON AND THE HOLY ROCK) BEACH

Kanjon and Sveta stijena on Verudela are the most favourite places in Pula for adrenaline lovers, as they can enjoy a jump in the sea from a height of about 15 meters.


Sveta stijena is just a few meters away from Kanjon, and it is named after a legend saying that there was a church that was demolished by a storm. Sveta stijena is just a few meters below our Park Plaza Arena hotel and is also a very popular place to organize weddings thanks to its romantic ambience, beautiful sea views and unforgettable sunsets.

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  • Destination: Pula, Verudela (show on map)
  • Open 0-24
  • Life guards: 11am to 7pm
  • Blue Flag
  • Rocky and paved beach
  • Recommended young people and sport and fun lovers
  • Underwater park Verudeal
  • Sports: jet-ski, banana ride, parasailing…

BRIONI BEACH

Brioni beach is located below the Brioni hotel. This beach is, as well as the beaches Ambrela and Histria, thanks to the clean sea and all the additional amenities on the beach, awarded with the Blue Flag. The Brioni beach is rocky but also partially paved in and is connected to the pebble beach Ambrela.

Numerous sports facilities are offered on the Brioni beach, such as jet skiing, banana rides, parasailing, boat rental, etc. There is also an underwater park nearby where you can walk under the sea, sit on the bench and feed fish, or simply observe ship wrecks, so this beach is a favourite among young people and fun and sports enthusiasts.

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  • Destination: Pula, Verudela (show on map)
  • Open 0-24
  • Life guards: 11am to 7pm
  • Blue Flag
  • Pebbly beach
  • Recommended for families with children
  • Outdoor showers, public toilets, changing cabins
  • Sun umbrellas, sunbeds, pedal boats, aquapark…

AMBRELA BEACH

The rocky / pebble beach Ambrela is awarded with the Blue Flag - an acknowledgment for the cleanliness of the sea and the beach. The beach is located at the entrance of the Verudela tourist area and is popular for families with children thanks to the easy access to the sea.

Additional benefits of this beach include outdoor showers, public toilets and changing cabins, as well as a restaurant and a café where you can enjoy a refreshing cocktail or a tasty lunch. You can also rent sun umbrellas, deck chairs, pedal boats and various props, and the youngest can also enjoy the aquapark. Since the rescuers watch the beach in the period from 11am to 7pm, you can relax and enjoy your vacation.

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  • Destination: Pula, Verudela (show on map)
  • Open 0-24
  • Pebbly beach with a grassy part
  • Recommended for families with children
  • Natural shades
  • Sport amenities
  • Beach for dogs nearby

SACCORGIANA BEACH

The pebble beach Saccorgiana is one of the most popular and most visited beaches in Pula, and is located on the peninsula Verudela near the Horizont resort in a small bay. Thanks to its position, the sea is very calm even during the Bura/Bora or Jugo wind.

While Saccorgiana is a pebble beach, above the beach is a grassy part where it is possible to relax on a towel or a deck chair in natural shade thanks to the pines. The beach is popular for parents with small children (nearby the beach is a playground for children), but also for young people, since there is a beach bar directly on the beach, surrounded by pine trees that provide natural shade and make it an ideal place to relax after lying on the sun. You can also rent deck chairs on the beach, while pedal boats and jet skis are also nearby.
The rocky part of this beach is a beach for dogs.

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  • Destination: Pula, Verudela (show on map)
  • Open 0-24
  • Life guards: 11am to 7pm
  • Rocky beach
  • Recommended for younger generation
  • Swimming at night
  • Promenade

ZLATNE STIJENE (GOLDEN ROCKS) BEACH

The rocky beach Zlatne stijene is located on the peninsula Verudela within the resorts Horizont and Splendid. Zlatne stijnene include a rocky coastline of 3 beaches that are very popular among the younger generation, since the rocks are ideal for sea jumps.

The beaches are enlightened in the evening thanks to the lighting of restaurants located above the beach, so they are often the destination for night swimming.

The peninsula Zlatne stijene also features restaurants and cafés, so it is possible to enjoy Mediterranean delicacies and refreshing drinks after a day spent in the sun, and thanks to its promenade, it is possible to walk along the coast and enjoy the nature and the beautiful views of the sea.

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  • Destination: Pula, Veruda (show on map)
  • Open 0-24
  • Pebbly/concreted/grassy beach
  • Recommended for families
  • Diving centre “Meeresschule”

VALSALINE (MORNAR) BEACH

The beach Valsaline, often called Mornar, is located on the promenade Lunfomare in a small bay underneath a pine forest. The beach is partly pebble, partially grassy and partly concreted. Within the beach there is a public toilet, cafe, restaurant, beach bar, and the youngest can enjoy the aquapark. There is also a diving centre nearby and every summer there is also a swimming school.

Valseline beach is suitable for all age groups, but it is especially popular with families because of its numerous facilities, mild sea access and numerous parking facilities close to the beach.

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  • Destination: Pula, Veruda (show on map)
  • Open 0-24
  • Life guards: 11am to 7pm
  • Pebbly beach
  • Rocky shore nearby
  • Recommended for adults, families and elderly people
  • Night swimming

GORTANOVA UVALA (GORTAN BAY) BEACH

Gortan bay is one of the most popular beaches on Lungomare. This beach is located in a small bay, as the name suggests, and is pebbly.

The beach is easy accessible to young children thanks to the gentle entrance to the sea and thanks to the thick pine tops it is possible to find natural shade, which is why this beach is often visited by families and the Rescue service takes care of the safety of the swimmers from 11am to 7pm.
Big fans of this beach are also adrenaline lovers, as the beach is located near the rocky shore that is ideal for sea jumps, and above the beach there is a beach bar where you can enjoy a refreshing summer cocktail. Gortan bay is also often visited by young people at night, since it is enlightened and ideal for night-time bathing.

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  • Destination: Pula, Stoja (show on map)
  • Open 0-24
  • Blue Flag
  • Pebbly/concrete beach
  • Beach for disabled people
  • Recommended for families with children
  • Sports centre

VALKANE BEACH

Lungomare's coastal promenade is stretching on 4 km coastline, from the town's beach Valkane to Valseline, where you can find numerous pebble, rocky and stone beaches.
The Valkane beach is partly pebble and partially concrete and is suitable for families with children because of the mild entrance into the sea and thanks to the location in a quiet bay.

It is also intended for disabled people and provided with a ramp for convenient access to the sea. On the beach are outdoor showers, changing cabins and public toilets, as well as a cafe where you can refresh yourself with a cold drink. Near Valkane is also a sport centre where you can rent pedal boats and equipment for tennis, beach volleyball and other sports.
This beach was also awarded with the Blue Flag, a recognition for extremely clean sea and beaches.

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  • Destination: Pula, Stoja (show on map)
  • Open 0-24
  • Stone/rocky beach
  • Recommended for families and younger generation
  • Cafes and beach bars nearby
  • Sport amenities

ZELENIKA BEACH

The beach Zelenika is located in Stoja, one of Pula’s neighbourhoods. Zelenika is partly stone and partly rocky beach, and a small part of the surface is grassy. The part of the beach with the stones is usually visited by families with small children, while the rocky part is popular with younger generations because it is suitable for jumping into the sea.

This beach is mostly occupied by tenants, but also tourists.
In the immediate vicinity there are cafes and beach bars, and in camping Arena Stoja there is a shop, kiosk, exchange office, restaurant, etc. and the possibility of renting equipment for numerous sports activities.

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  • Destination: Pula, Stoja (show on map)
  • Open 0-24
  • Life guards: 11am to 7pm
  • Pebbly/rocky beach
  • Recommended for elderly but also for younger people
  • Numerous catering facilities
  • Sport amenities

STOJA BEACH

Beach Stoja is located in the camping Arena Stoja and it is a famous beach with many touristic and sport facilities. This beach is pebbly with a mild entrance to the sea, but it has also a rocky part. This beach is popular with older and younger visitors.

There are numerous catering facilities in the camping Arena Stoja (restaurant, beach bars, kiosk, supermarket, etc.) and there is a possibility of renting props for basketball, volleyball, tennis, mini-golf, badminton etc. You can also rent a pedal boat, jet- ski, a boat or enjoy a banana ride. Visitors can also enjoy numerous walking and cycling paths that are nearby.

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  • Destination: Pula, Stoja (show on map)
  • Open 0-24
  • Rocky beach
  • Recommended for younger population
  • Cliff jumps
  • Attractive location for diving

GALEBOVE STIJENE (SEAGULL'S ROCKS) BEACH

Galebove stijene are the most west beach of Pula. As the name suggests, it is a rocky beach that provides many opportunities for high-altitude jumps, and is therefore popular among the younger population.

The beach is also known for several caves that make Galebove stijene an attractive location for divers.