Croatia is a beautiful country to invest in real estate as it is blessed with magnificent coastline, tropical weather, lush green countryside, and stunning landscape. Its golden sandy beaches, vineyards and medieval walled cities beckon property investors from around the world. Foreign nationals from different countries invest in seafront villas, stone houses and apartments in Croatia to make them as holiday homes and retirement homes where they can spend time in solitude in the lap of nature. There are several islands with beautiful cities in Croatia which offer ample opportunities for real estate investment.
There are several interesting locations in Croatia where you can own exclusive properties for short term, and long term stays. Zagreb, the capital city of Croatia, has a sizeable population of expats who enjoy living in its medieval ambience. It is located in the northwest of the country, along the Sava River at the southern slopes of the Medvednica Mountain. Zagreb lies at an elevation of approximately 122 m above sea level.
Dalmatia is one of the four historical regions of Croatia, alongside Slavonia and Istaria. The Dalmatian coast has many exotic locations that are visited by travellers from all over the world. Hvar Island in Dalmatia is a popular real estate investment destination as it receives 2650 hours of sunshine each year and offers splendid vistas of the landscape. Croatia real estate is thriving in Hvar, Solta, and Brac which fall in Central Dalmatia. In Southern Dalmatia, the islands of Korčula, Mljet, Lastovo and Elafit have excellent potential for real estate investment due to their natural environment, culture and lifestyle.
Croatia property is spread over several islands each having its unique charm. With an increase in tourism, several boutique hotels and high-end residential complexes have mushroomed in Croatian cities. The old towns of Dubrovnik and Split are other ideal destinations for real estate investment as they have witnessed a steady increase in property prices over the years. Dubrovnik is a medieval walled city with polished limestone pavements and is on the list of ‘Must see places on Earth’. It has its international airport and is an exotic wedding location.
Villas and apartments in Dubrovnik have seen massive appreciation in the past two decades and will see a further rise in prices in the near future.
Split the capital city of Dalmatia is a World Heritage Site and is also a travel hub with its own airport, rail terminal, motorway and regular stopover point for international cruise ships. It has a thriving nightlife with upscale restaurants and shopping arcades.
It is a lively Mediterranean town with beautiful apartments and Dalmatian stone houses that are sought after by foreign investors. Split real estate offers great investment opportunities as it is a different market as compared to other touristy areas of Croatia. Zadar is another upcoming real estate investment destination in Croatia as it has its own airport and the property here is very affordable. It has been recently labelled as ‘The Entertainment Capital Croatia’.