Banjole is located on the beautiful green peninsula that stretches into the crystal clear sea - Istria. Lush Mediterranean vegetation combined with beautiful, blue Adriatic Sea, with a scent of lavender and rosemary and the sounds of crickets make Banjole a unique place for lots of summer fun.
This old fishing village today is the ideal place for rest and total relaxation. Its natural beauty, countless coves, clear waters and pine forests are a source of endless pleasures for all of your senses.
History of Banjole and surrounding area dates back to the Bronze Age. Nearby, on a hill Bumbište ancient burial places of prehistoric inhabitants were found. They are still there if you want to check them out. Roman rule brought a progress in the development of agriculture which attracted new immigrants to the area. The remains of Roman villas from this period have been found in the bay Paltan, as well as thermae, the Roman bathing resorts.
The locals have always been associated with the sea and fishing. That is why today you can find the best seafood restaurant. The old truth is that the best fish comes directly from the fishermen. Those who wish to prepare their own fish should get up early in the morning with the first rays of the sun and head to the small harbor and wait for the fishermen to arrive and buy the fresh catch. If you have found your accommodation in Banjole at a fisherman's house, you might have a chance to join him and have an unforgettable experience of fishing through the night.
A picturesque village Banjole is only 7 km away from Pula, so you will be close to the buzz and hot atmosphere of that famous tourist destination and yet far from the noise and crowds, if you like it. Banjole is famous for its indented coast surrounded with aromatic pine forests. It is also famous for its sport fishing events and its beautiful campsites. Probably the best known is the one called Indie.
Why are these famous, you wonder? Well, unique position of campsites in Banjole, right on the seashore, in the shade of centuries old pine trees, offers each guest a possibility of an ideal vacation just the way they imagined. The nature that surrounds campsites in Banjole is unique and visitors can enjoy all of its benefits. Campsites provide high quality services that will satisfy all your fancies. All of you who are looking for music and dance can have their share of fun at many terraces and nightclubs in the surrounding area. Let us not forget that the campsite Indie is also a renowned diving center. Besides private accommodation there is also one tourist resort in Banjole, called Cintinera.
Apart from apartments and family homes, the accommodation in Banjole includes small family campsites and a big one. Finding a holiday villa in Banjole should not be a problem, since everyone is so eagerly involved into tourism. Almost every house offers a room or a well-furnished apartment for rent. Here you will enjoy sea, sun and silence. This is a place that nature has rewarded with numerous bays and small peninsulas. Sandy and pebbly beaches are truly beautiful. You will be happy to hear that many apartments and rooms in Banjole are located next to the sea because it is a really small village located on a really small peninsula. Finally, you won’t have a problem finding a tavern or a restaurant in Banjole where you can indulge your senses and enjoy delicious seafood specialties, organic vegetables and excellent home-made wine.