Croatia - Pula 10 nights ★★★★

Pula is a large seafront city of Croatia's Istrian peninsula with a remarkable history. Originally built by the Illyrians over 3000 years ago. It is known for its pretty harbour, Roman ruins, cultural heritage and beach-lined coast. About a kilometre south of Pula is the start of the Verudela Peninsula which is dotted with fragrant pine groves, seaside cafes serving traditional Istrian fare and wonderful seafood restaurants. 

Holiday Highlights

The natural beauty of Pula's surrounding countryside, together with the turquoise waters of the Adriatic makes it a popular summer holiday destination. Pula is filled with ancient monuments like the Arch of Sergii dating back to 30BC and the Temple of Augustus built in the 1st century AD.

Treat yourself to handmade truffles or a bottle of the local Rakija from the market in the main square. Don't miss the Pula arena, one of the worlds best preserved Roman amphitheatres and a UNESCO world heritage site. About a kilometre south of Pula is the start of the Verudela peninsula, perfect for soaking up the Istrian sun, sampling the local cuisine and snorkelling in the crystal-clear waters.

What's Included

  • Off island flights to the UK
  • Return flights to Pula
  • Return transfers
  • 10 nights bed and breakfast accommodation
  • Peace of mind that your holiday is handled by an established & trusted local business
  • An experienced & knowledgeable team available for any pre-trip help & advice


The Park Plaza Histria is a friendly hotel complex located right on the Verudela Peninsula. The nearest pebble beach with a number of bathing areas is just 100 metres away. The town centre with numerous shopping and entertainment venues is around 5 km away. There are regular local bus links nearby, enabling easy access to other areas. Wireless internet access in public areas allows guests to stay connected. Among the culinary options available at the hotel are a restaurant, a dining area, a cafe and a bar. Various shops are available, including a supermarket. The grounds of the complex feature a playground and an attractive garden. Available services and facilities include a childcare service, medical assistance, room service, a laundry service and a hairdresser. Active guests can make use of the bicycle hire service to explore the surrounding area. Each of the rooms is appointed with air conditioning, central heating and a bathroom. Most rooms feature a balcony with a view for guests' enjoyment. An indoor or outdoor pool is an enjoyable way to cool down on hot days. A terrace, a sun terrace, sun loungers and parasols are available. The poolside bar serves a selection of refreshing drinks. A variety of sporting activities, such as biking/mountain biking, tennis, beach volleyball, basketball and crazy golf. With water skiing, windsurfing, jet skiing, motor boat rides, paddle boating, banana boat rides, sailing and diving, fans of water sports will have plenty to choose from. The complex offers numerous indoor sporting opportunities, with activities such as a gym, table tennis, squash and aerobics, or for a fee, handball. A range of wellness facilities, such as a spa, a sauna and massage treatments are also available.

Other Information

The lead-in price on this offer is per person based on 2 people flying to Pula on 4th May, sharing a twin/double room for 10 nights at the 4* Park Plaza Histria on a bed and breakfast basis and was correct as at 28th September 2018. Prices are subject to availability at the time of booking. Other dates may vary

Terms & Conditions

The holiday is operated by Escape the Rock. When making a booking you are accepting our Terms & Conditions of Business.

Full payment for your travel arrangements is normally required at the time of booking* Once booked, the travel costs are entirely non-refundable.

* Escape the Rock offers a low deposit of £50 per person. This is not available for bookings departing within 6 weeks. Please note if you choose a low deposit option you remain liable for the full balance on your holiday.

If you need to make changes to your travel arrangements please contact us and we will do our best to assist you. however in many cases changes may not be permitted and any changes which can be made are likely to incur additional costs.

The cost of this break does not include Travel insurance, however comprehensive travel insurance is essential to cover any unforeseen eventualities, such as cancellation.

Please contact us and we will happily arrange travel insurance for you.