Novalja has the best combination of beautiful beaches everywhere you go, with crystal water and easy entrance most of them are marked with a ‘Blue’ flag and around Island are many hidden small bays covered with rocks, sand and untouched nature. Beaches are in radius of 3km around Novalja and can be easy to come on foot or with a private transport.
Zrće, the most popular beach on the Island well-known as Croatian Ibiza, offers various entertainment during the day and great parties during the night. Many famous clubs such as Papaya, Aquairus and Kalypso, every summer offer a lineup of international DJs and famous music stars at the moment. Boat parties, poolside parties and pebble beach make it the most attractive beach in Novalja. Although it can accept thousands of tourists it is marked as one of the cleanest beach in the Adriatic Sea.
Close to the Zrce Beach, on the other side of the rocky tops is Caska Beach, known for its legend that in the 4th century there was a place, a small town that had similar destiny as Atlantis and that some remaining parts can be still found deep underwater.
Lokunje is a local beach that spread all the way to the centre of Novalja and it is close to all the apartments’ area in Novalja. That makes it a perfect beach for short refreshing breaks during the day and relaxation while catching sunrays before lunch in local restaurants in the centre.
Located in a shallow bay it is one of the warmest beaches on the Island. It has a narrow coastal line enriched with fine sand, warm water and cool beach bars, definitely worth a visit.
Straško is a beach in a camp area. Surrounded with Mediterranean forest it is equipped with many facilities for kids, families and couples. If you prefer to be in a wild, you will enjoy this untouched nature close to the sea.
Braničevica extends from the beach Strasko to the local village Gajac. Well-known for local cuisine close to the beach you can combine food and relaxation altogether.
Or locally Trincel Beach it is marked with a ‘Blue’ flag for the most beautiful and maintained beach on the Adriatic Sea. Lots of entertainment facilities, suitable sports activities especially for windsurfing. Covered with sand and shallow entrance it is suitable for kids and family.