Best beaches in and around Zadar
Beaches in Zadar and its neighborhood are mainly pebbled and appropriate for family groups with little kids. All of the beaches are approachable by land, apart from the beaches in Kornati and Dugi Otok.
Borik and Kolovare Beach
Borik beach is situated close to the Falkensteiner Hotel, west of the town. It's a big beach, but you actually must pay to get in. Beach is rather crowded and had lots of families. There is some soft sand parts occasionally (to give your feet a rest) but however beach is rather stony. There is a great park area with lots of shade upon entering the overall property.
Accommodation near Borik beach
Once you arrive to your destination, it might be a inconvenience to take a trip outside the town to spend a afternoon at the beach. And Zadar is just one of those towns where you won't inevitably have to. Kolovare beach is the most preferred place for Zadrans who would like to refresh themselves without needing to leave the town center. If you don't mind the masses in the course of top season, this rocky beach with its cocktail lounges will give you the ideal chance to socialize with the residents and be a part of the Zadar summertime buzz.
Accommodation near Kolovare beach
Sakarun is among the most gorgeous and best known beaches of Zadar area. The sea is rather shallow, even up to 100 metres from the coastline. At the swimming limit, roughly 250 metres from the shoreline, the depth is around 3.5 m. Located 20 miles west of Sali on Dugi Otok, and few miles from Bozava, Sakarun is a protected retreat for getting away from town beaches. The beach itself is a pebble/sand just like numerous others in Dalmatia. The water is shallow far, far out into the gulf. You can continue walking out and out and nevertheless be able to stand on the sea ground. Because of this, the sea water is a little bit warmer here than on the other beaches along Zadar shoreline. You can hang around in swimming and scuba diving or enjoy in the barbecue spots of pine's shadow. Its charm is one of the main reasons why Sakarun is one of the most attractive beaches in Zadar Area.
Accommodation near Sakarun beach, island of Dugi Otok
Lojena beach is situated on the Kornati islands, more specifically on the SW area of the Levrnaka island. Blue-green water and white fine sand, much like in Carribiean. It is a tiny shingle beach with sand and a cove ringed by a floating boom. There are just 2 little houses in the central area of island Levranka, but regardless from that Lojena beach might be a little bit crowded due to the fact that sea captains frequently like to show that specific area of Kornati's paradise to their guests. Beach is covered with brilliantly white stones, although the sea bottom is covered with white sand. You can get to Levrnaka just by motorboat, a vacationer excursion from Dugi otok, arranged transportation from Murter or by yourself (if you have a boat or have rented one).
Vitrenjak Beach, Zadar
Close to the sailing club in Zadar, Vitrenjak offers a little family friendly beach with an nearby cafe presenting beachfront dining with a seaview. This is a excellent spot to hang around on a summer's night, when a walk along the seafront boardwalk is difficult to ignore.
Accommodation near Vitrenjak beach
Nin's Lagoon Beach
Not a long way from Zadar and close to the historic town of Nin you'll discover Nin's Lagoon, that includes several kilometres of soft sand beaches and isolated bays. With its depthless hot water, it's ideal for trying a classic ballgame, "picigin". Those searching for some activity can enjoy beach volleyball, tennis, kitesurfing and various other adventures. If you don't mind getting messy and wish to snap a really unique selfie or group photograph, indulge the healing mud. With its remarkable surroundings that includes low sand piles and Velebit hill in the background, Nin's Lagoon definitely is one-of-a-kind.
Nin's Lagoon is frequently announced as the most attractive beach in Croatia. The Nin's lagoon abounds in ideal winds, it a surfer's dream spot. The best months for windsurfing are April to June and September to November. In the top season (June-Sept) the wind is very unpredictable.