Frequently asked questions
I will be travelling by Car, what should I know?
Croatia is in European Union – E.U. citizens need an identfication document or passport to enter the Country. While travelling by car, make sure You have a valid third party liability insurance, car registration document, driving license. Your car should be equipped with a first aid kit, warning triangle, reflective jacket and spare light bulbs set. Wearing seatbelts is mandatory in Croatia. Alcohol limit for drivers is 0,5‰. Children below 12 y.o. are not allowed to travel in the front seat.
Any advice on currency for my trip to Croatia?
As of 2015 Croatia uses national currency, which is Kuna. You don’t have to get Croatian currency in Your homeland. Exchange offices are available in Vodice, as well as several banks. It is also possible to withdraw money from numerous ATM’s situated in the town. While travelling to Croatia, please check beforehand the vignette amounts of the countries, you will be travelling through. Payment for Croatian highways is placed at the end of each highway area.
Any advice on items I should take to Croatia?
Beaches of Croatia are rocky, so foam mattress and swimming shoes are advised. As Croatian sun is pretty strong don’t forget Your suncream, especially in the first days of vacation. It is also advisable to have anti-mosquito spray. Drivers are advised to buy their sunglasses before the journey as they really help during the last part of the journey in sunny Dalmatia. Pharmacy is available in Vodice, but its always a good idea to take the specific medicines just in case You will need them. Don’t worry in case You forget something, Vodice is full of shops where You can buy everything You’ll need.
What are the local prices for food in restaurants?
Depending on what You are looking for, a mealn in a restaurant for one person can cost from 40-50 kuna to 150-200 kuna. Pizza or salad is usually less expensive, costing from 40-50 kuna, fish cost from 80 kuna for one plate. Snacks at the beach, like pancakes cost around 15 kuna. Service is usually not included in the bill. If you want some recommendations, Tony’s pizza at Vodice offers good pizza. Rustica in Vodice offers really great Croatian food. In Tribunj we highly recommend Ante’s restaurant at the seaside. Another place worth visiting is Santa Maria in Vodice – especially if You travel with children, as a huge parrot lives in the restaurant!
Is it possible to sunbathe topless in Croatia?
Plenty of tourists sunbathe topless in Vodice and some do it nude in one distant area of the beach near Tribunj, so it is not seen as something improper. Restaurant staff will usually not be pleased though if You enter in beach outfit.
Is the Vodice area a good idea for holidays with small children?
Absolutely! On demand from our guests we offer a crib in our apartment. Also, the people of Croatia absolutely love children. The town of Vodice offers many attractions for children, ranging from boat and ship trips to water attractions like rubber slides in the sea. Many children we hosted spent hours in our swimming pool.