10 Best Places to Propose in Croatia (2024)

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by Suzanne Sachs  5 min read



Croatia is full of perfect places to propose. Whether you and the person you love are enthusiasts for beaches, islands, towns, cities, parks, gardens, palaces or good food and wine, there’s a beautiful spot to create a lifetime of memories. But where, exactly, should that most important question be asked? This guide describes some of the best places in Croatia to ask that special person to marry you.


In this guide we will explain the following:

  • Romantic Locations in Croatia For Outdoor Lovers
  • Dubrovnik Old Town
  • Hvar Island
  • Diocletian's Palace - Split
  • Trsteno Arboretum
  • Rovinj
  • Lokrum Island
  • Makarska Riviera
  • Romantic Destinations in Croatia
  • Plitvice Lakes National Park
  • Zagreb Upper Town - Gornji Grad
  • Korcula Island
  • Best Places to Propose in Croatia

Romantic Locations in Croatia for Outdoor Lovers


1. Dubrovnik Old Town

Wander through the charming cobblestone streets and historic buildings, and find a secluded spot overlooking the Adriatic Sea. The city walls offer breathtaking views, especially during sunset.


2. Hvar Island

Known for its vibrant nightlife and beautiful beaches, Hvar also offers secluded coves and hilltop fortresses where you can pop the question with a stunning view of the sea.


3. Diocletian's Palace - Split

Located along the Albanian Riviera, Ksamil is known for its crystal-clear waters and secluded beaches. Propose on one of the pristine beaches or take a boat trip to the nearby islands for a romantic setting surrounded by nature.

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4. Trsteno Arboretum

Located near Dubrovnik, Trsteno Arboretum is one of the oldest arboretums in this part of the world. With its lush greenery, ancient trees, and stunning views of the Adriatic Sea, it offers a magical atmosphere for a proposal.


5. Rovinj

This charming coastal town on the Istrian Peninsula features narrow streets, colorful buildings, and a romantic harbor. Climb to the top of the bell tower of the Church of St. Euphemia for panoramic views.


6. Lokrum Island

Just a short boat ride from Dubrovnik, Lokrum Island offers tranquil gardens, rocky beaches, and hidden coves where you can propose surrounded by natural beauty.


7. Makarska Riviera

With its stunning beaches and dramatic mountain backdrop, the Makarska Riviera offers plenty of romantic spots for a beachside proposal, especially at sunset. The Makarska Riviera is famous for its spectacular sunsets, painting the sky in vibrant hues of orange, pink, and purple. Popping the question as the sun dips below the horizon, casting a warm glow over the coastline, adds a touch of magic to the occasion.


Romantic Destinations in Croatia

Croatia is full of romantic islands, towns, and parks. These are some especially romantic locations for a proposal over a glass of wine, at a spectacular park, or on a beautiful island.


8. Plitvice Lakes National Park

With its stunning waterfalls, crystal-clear lakes, and lush greenery, this UNESCO World Heritage site provides a picturesque backdrop for a proposal, especially if you love nature.




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9. Zagreb Upper Town - Gornji Grad

The historic upper town of Zagreb is filled with cobblestone streets, medieval buildings, and cozy cafes, creating a romantic ambiance perfect for a proposal. Climb the Lotrščak Tower or visit St. Mark's Church before finding a quiet corner to pop the question.


10. Korčula Island

Known for its medieval old town and picturesque vineyards, Korčula Island provides a romantic setting with its narrow streets, historic architecture, and stunning sea views. You can explore the charming town before finding a secluded spot to pop the question.


Best Places to Propose in Croatia

While it can be tempting to get wrapped up in elaborate proposal plans, sometimes the very best way to ask the question is a classic, heartfelt, on-one-knee moment. Whatever you and your soon-to-be fiance or fiancee enjoy, Croatia has beautiful and memorable places to propose. Make one of these romantic locations your special place by proposing with the perfect vintage engagement ring.


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Suzanne Sachs

Suzanne has always believed vintage rings can change lives. She's been in the jewelry industry for over 35 years, working with vintage jewelers, diamond dealers, diamond cutters, and gemologists. Suzanne started Artdecodiamonds in 2000 and understood the demand for vintage rings throughout the world. She ultimately started VintageDiamondRing.com in 2014, and understands each vintage ring is a reflection of you – your history, your relationships, your style, your elegance and is honored to have the opportunity to help you showcase your flair in a unique and exquisite way.
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