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Cres Island

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Address: Omisalj, Croatia
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Beautiful Island, clear waters great for snorkelling .

Lovely friendly island. Very touristy. Cres town very quaint with friendly locals always willing to help. Lovely warm swimming waters.

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely friendly island. Very touristy. Cres town very quaint with friendly locals always willing to help. Lovely warm swimming waters.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful Creeks and landscapes, beautiful small port like Krk and monastery to visit and nice beach to anchor. A destination to go

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Thank Samir S
Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

This is my favourite island on the whole coast. It's still untouched and wild and that is when magic happens.

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Thank Dolores F
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

We decided to leave our car at island Krk, but when we arrived with the ferry at Merag we were surprised to see...nothing! Only a bar, no information or anything. We decided to walk to the centre of Merag, but found there only 5 houses. No bus, no bike rental, really nothing! We followed a "dead-end" road in Merag (the... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We stayed on Cres for two nights and had a wonderful time exploring the island, swimming, and enjoying the old town. But the highlight was a drive we took to Lubenice. It's tricky getting there. The road is a little treacherous and it takes quite some time to arrive at the town after leaving the main road. But it's well... More 

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Cres is just wonderful. A great combination of old and new. Something for everyone, whether you like visiting the old historic parts or eating and drinking in the many superb restaurants and bars.

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I loved Cres, it's such a beautiful island. Very narrow streets (if you can call them streets) with restaurants hidden away waiting to be discovered, the beautiful harbour lined with caffe bars, fresh fruit & veg sellers & small shops, ideal for a relaxed breakfast or meal just watching life going on around you. The scenery is also stunning.

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Paeroa, NZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We spent a few days on Cres and decided to stay in Cres itself. I think this was a good choice as it was less upmarket than Mali Losinj, and the other places would have been too small. It had plenty of places to eat and stay and the swimming was close to town.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We went for a week on the island of Cres expecting the usual seaside town instead we found a beautiful mediterranean island perfect for the whole family and friends. Great little restaurants (we ate fresh fish every nights), great big blue sea (swimming with fish, blue lagoon, extremely clean), fishing villages with lovely history and marinas and on top of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

A lovely little town with a very picturesque harbour and lots of places to eat and drink.The best way to see this is by gooing on the Fish Picnic on the Klinica pirate boat.

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