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Zadar region is known for its crystal clear waters, a multitude of small islands and beautiful natural beaches. It is the perfect place to relax, especially for lovers of natural sandy beaches.

 

Zadar region is known for its crystal clear waters, a multitude of small islands and beautiful natural beaches. It is the perfect place to relax, especially for lovers of natural sandy beaches.

 


Borik beach is located 4 kilometers from the city centre (easy reachable by local bus lines 8 and 5) and belongs to hotel complex Falkensteiner Resort Borik. It's good for kids, as the bay is shallow with a sandy bottom. One part of the beach is sandy and the other gravel. This section is exclusively focused on tourism and the entire section has been rearranged so that there are numerous activities for children such as slides, pools, as well as numerous sports and entertainment facilities. There are plenty of places for refreshments, watersports, beach games as well as toilets, showers and changing cubicles.


The further west you walk from Borik area, the quieter it gets. Diklo as a part of the city with the most beautiful houses and villas for rent, still has plenty of bars and restaurants, while Kožino is a refined area of villas.


Kolovare Beach is the traditional town beach, located just outside the hotel Kolovare, east of the Old Town. The beach is sandy and pebbly with paved parts. Just above the beach there is a green area and a deep shade where people can hide when it’s too hot. The beach is equipped with showers, changing rooms and sanitary facilities. Near the Kolovare Beach there is a well equipped shop, bars and restaurants, and directly on the beach there is a popular beach bar that attracts young people looking for fun and entertainment. There are more secluded bathing spots all the way to the headland in the east.


If you have a car, north of Zadar you can choose either the crystal, pine-fringed waters at Petrčane, or sandy bays at Zaton, Nin and Privlaka. Zaton is particularly good for active types and families with children, as the holiday settlement has tons of sports and games going on, the beach is huge and the water is shallow. For those interested in culture, Nin is one of Croatia's most ancient settlements and there are curative mud baths nearby.


Definitely the best bathing awaits you on the islands. Closest is the island of Ošljak. One ferry a day stops there on the way to Preko on Ugljan (at 11:00) and picks you up at 18:00. But the further you venture, the better it gets. All the islands around Zadar have their own little pieces of heaven. Hire a boat, and pick yours!


And once you get to the quieter islands, of course, you can find secluded places where you can happily sun yourself au naturel, undisturbed.