Croatia is a country full of natural beauty. You can certainly admire the beautiful blue sea, sky, long beaches, caves and mountain ranges. One of the most beautiful parts of Croatia are certainly Croatian islands.

The islands are known as the oasis of peace that provides travelers with the utmost relaxation and spiritual and physical rest. Adriatic Sea and the Croatian islands take breath away and offer numerous opportunities for an unforgotable holiday.

In order to plan a perfect vacation, we suggest a tour of several prominent islands that are located in the middle part of the Dalmatian coast, just between two big cities- Zadar and Šibenik.

Together we will go on a journey to these amazing islands to get familiar with the most beautiful beaches and other natural wonders.

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Vrgada

Vrgada is an island in the Adriatic Sea that has served as an important point of observation throughout history. Today you can still visit the ruins of the medieval forts and feel the pits of history.

The biggest part of this Croatian island is covered by olive trees and pine forests. There are numerous medicinal and protected plants in Vrgada.

The island has a main harbor where you can moor your yacht or boat, and several smaller bays and coves. This coves are sandy and accessible for tourists. There is possibility of long camping in this area.

On Vrgada, everything is near and traffic is really rare. We suggest this island to every tourst who wants to spend peacefull and relaxing vacation.


Murter

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Murter is Croatian island in the northwest part of Dalmatia. Betina, Tisno, Jezera i Murter are settlements on this island.

To get to the island of Murter, you need to cross over a small moving bridge in Tisno. This bridge opens at half an hour twice a day, at 9 am and 5 pm, so that ships and sailboats can shorter their voyages and go through the Strait.

Murter is important tourist destination, and it has a lot to offer, even the most demanding tourists. This place is full of cultural and historical sights and natural beaches.

Murter is full of fig trees, and fruits that are on the public surface can freely pick and consume.

The island of Murter is full of amazing beaches and coves, and we suggest you to visit the beaches in the cove at Slanica and Čikgrađa. If you have dog, we suggest you beach at the camp in Jezera, where pets are allowed.

If you are more for a quieter vacation, we can recommend numerous coves hidden from the eyes and overflowing beaches.


Pašman

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Pašman is a Croatian island situated south of the great city of Zadar. The Mediterranean climate has allowed the growth of many types of medicinal and aromatic herbs. Underwater in this area is very rich, and there are a lot of kinds of shellfish and fish.

If you like active vacation, this place offers numerous possibilities. There are several demanding mountain biking trails on the island.

A pedestrian-cycling excursion to V. Bokolj hill on the island of Pašman is recommended, from where it offers a breathtaking view of the Kornati islands, the neighboring islands, the Pasha channel, Biograd and its surroundings.

This part of the Adriatic Sea is considered among the cleanest, so enjoying Pašman beaches is a special pleasure. The most prominent beaches in this area are: Ždrelac – Soline, Ždrelac – Polača, Ždrelac – Matlovac, Lučina, Dobropoljana, Banj. Most of the beaches are sandy and nearby there are cafes where you can enjoy in warm coffee.


Dugi Otok

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Dugi Otok is an Croatian island with rugged coastline. This Croatian island have everything, from small places and hidden coves to large rocks and rich plant cover.

For this island we can definitely say that it is and attractive destination for all those tourist who likes to sail. In particular, you can spot places where you can moor your boat and if you need, here you can take electricity and water: Salima, Brbinju and Božava. Anchoring is also possible in others islands bays.

One of the sights of the island is definitely the lighthouse Veli rat, the highest lighthouse on the Adriatic sea. We can also hightlight cave- Strašnu peć, which probably represented a temporary habitat for the first human populations on the island.

The biggest jewels on the island are certainly the beaches. Sakuran is one of the most famous beaches on this Croatian island, and it offer tourists white sand and clear sea.

Apart from this beach, you can enjoy the many hidden beaches in the coves, where you completely indulge in peace and relaxation.


Kornati Islands

Kornati is a group of more than hundred uninhabited islands scattered around great area. This arhipelago si located in central Dalmatia, west of Šibenik and south of Zadar.

The island is declared as a national park. This is a place of exceptional natural beauty, preserved nature and a rich marine ecosystem.

If you are sailing for the first time this area, you will definately notice hundreds of meters long so called drywall built by ancestors who lived on the island. The length of these walls is 70 km.

One of the imortant part of island is the Tureta fortress, which is considered a remarkable building. Viewpoints are places you should not miss.

Worth to visit: Kornatski vrh, Metlina, Otočevac, Opat and many others.

Kornati Islands are ideal place for everyone who is interested in “Robinson tourism”, and represents a true paradise for sailers, divers and all those who know how to enjoy the seclusion of intact and magnificent nature.


Conclusion

Croatian islands are wonderful places that offer everything you need for a perfect vacation. Vacation on the islands are special experience and its manifested in peace and quiet and quality relaxation in preserved nature. The Adriatic Sea which is surrounding the islands is one of the cleanest in Europe.

Get to know the natural beauty of these Croatian islands, contact us and get full of sails ahead in the adventure of lifetime!