Beaches of Novalja

Novalja is a place full of beaches, so wherever you go, either north or south, east or west, you will always arrive on some of the long beach’s  Most of them are awarded with “Blue flag”, winner of the “Best beach of Adriatic sea” award, sand or gravel, shallow or deep. Pure sea and excellent entrance in it make them even more comfortable and attractive, along with numerous contents offered makes them more appealing.

Beaches are 1 to 3 kilometers far from Novalja so you can easily approach them by foot, approaching them by car is not a problem neither, since every single one of them contains car parking.



East from Novalja there’s Caska beach. Very deep cause of its steep bed, with sandy entrance. Known for its legend, similar to Atlantis, according to which at that point in the fourth century there was a city that perished and sank, moreover, the remaining parts can be found on the sea bed.



Certainly the most beautiful and most attractive beach in Novalja is Zrce. World known as Croatian Ibiza, Zrće is active 24/7, having many clubs with world renowned DJs on their agenda. Besides the good entertainment, it is the nicest beach in Novalja. Its costal side is gravel, and in the peak of the season can accept couple of thousands of tourists. There are many recreational and entertainment objects, besides the usual bars and restaurants on the beach. The beach has the title of the prettiest and cleanest beach in Adriatic Sea, also winning the “Blue flag” because of its natural beauties, characteristics and content.

Planjka – Trinćel


Planjka crosses the south east coast of Stara Novalja. Perfectly settled, has the access to many restaurants, bars and recreational objects. Winner of “Blue flag” from the summer of 2004. , winner of “Blue flower”, “Tourist flower” in the category of most beautiful and best maintained beach on Adriatic sea. Covered with fine sand, warm and shallow, ideal for vacation.



Yet another beach that is a proud owner of “Blue flag” award since 2004. Strasko beach, situated in the same name camp, Strasko is 1.5 kilometers long, surrounded with forest. Strasko is one of the most beautiful camps in Croatia, with its cafes, restaurants, bars, recreational facilities, kid’s entertainment objects and many other options.



City beach, situated in Novalja city center. Shallow with gravel bed, Lokunje beach is perfect for relaxation and refreshing. It is also suitable for those who want to remain near the city events



Warmest and most shallow among the beaches in Novalja, situated on the west of Novalja. With fine sand and narrow coastal strip, enriched with newly installed bars and restaurants.



The beach is 1 km far from Metajna and is approachable by both car and boat. Combined from gravel and sand, without forests, also contains a few restaurants and bars.



The beach is situated near Stara Novalja, in some places covered with fine pebbles, mostly with easy access in the sea. Some parts are cliffs with the direct access in the sea.



This silent beach is perfect for the ones who want silence and relaxation. Lun olive trees give special Mediterranean ambience and serenity. There are some hidden beaches with concrete platforms, rocks and sand. No bars or restaurants in this area.



In the extension of beach and camp Strasko, there is Brancevica beach. This beach is also long, and in its background there is Gajac village. Some recreational content and fine cuisine are one of the characteristics of this beach. Other content is can be found in Gajac.[/two_third]