Planning a watersports holiday in Europe can be a lot off in.Croatia makes a brilliant base for a wakeboarding holiday, an activity rapidly growing in popularity in the country. Croatians have an enthusiastic sporty zest for life and love making the most of the natural attributes their country has to offer for fast-paced sports.

So, why is Croatia so good for wakeboarding? For a start, it’s home to over 3,000 miles of stunning coastline, with both the mainland and dozens of picturesque islands dotted off the coast to choose from. The sea is a bright turquoise blue, clear as a bell, and practically begs you to jump in. To top it all off, Croatia is one of the sunniest spots in Europe. Sun, sea, surf…it’s the perfect recipe for some first-class wakeboarding.

Here are our top five places to wakeboard in Croatia: