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Best Beaches in Croatia our top picks: Lojena Lagoon, Kornati Islands

Jun 04, 2018

Zadar County is an area with one of the best beaches in Croatia. Apart from that, there are so many wonderful things to do in Zadar that sometimes you simply don’t know where to begin. Is it beautiful nature, an old heritage, uniqueness of the Zadar Sea Organ, Zadar old town, or numerous islands of Zadar Archipelago? Follow our column and let us help you start your explorations with our special Zadar must-see guide!

Welcome to Zadar Croatia

Some of the best places to visit in Croatia are the national parks, and four of them are located in or around Zadar county (Plitvice National Park, Paklenica National Park, Kornati National Park, and Krka National Park). Zadar County is a world-famous sailing destination surrounded by gorgeous islands, untouched nature, and the vast Adriatic Sea.

Our number 1 choice is definitely the Kornati National Park, which consists of almost 90 beautiful islands and islets. Each and every one of these is completely unique, with its own geomorphological structure and climate. When it gets really hot in the city take your towels, swimming suits and find your perfect chill-out spot around the Kornati Islands. In that area, you can enjoy in one of the best beaches in Croatia, actually, every place there by the sea can be a great private beach.

best beaches in croatia lojena beach aerial view
One of the best beaches in Croatia – Lojena Beach

Lojena Lagoon – ‘The Pearl of Kornati’

Very high on our top things to do in Zadar list, there is one private island beach hidden among beautiful Kornati Islands. On the south-west part of the island of Levrnaka nested right in the heart of Kornati islands. Lojena Beach, as one of the best beaches in Croatia, is also called ‘the pearl of Kornati’ because it is ‘the only’ sandy beach among private islands, consisted of white pebble, stones and sandy seabed, surrounded by crystal-clear sea.

Lojena lagoon is perfect spot for swimming, snorkelling through and with shoals of fish, sunbath, dive in, relax and forget about every city stress. For gourmet nomads there is ‘Konoba Levrnaka’ a restaurant owned and run by famous family Ježina for almost a century preparing freshly caught seafood, traditional dishes served brilliantly in modern way… Above all one if for sure, Kornati Islands and Lojena Lagoon will make rejuvenate.

Explore Zadar Archipelago – Area with the Best Beaches in Croatia

Did you know that there are more than 300 islands around Zadar? Hop on the boat, find you private spot and feel the saltiness of the sea chilled by the gentle sea breeze. Have a glass of freshly mixed cocktail, you deserved it, enjoy island hopping, it is your turn for perfect summer day. The natural beauty of the Lojena lagoon and all other islands will leave you breathless and wanting to come back for more of Zadar Archipelago boat trips.

Discover the simple life, relax and recharge your batteries! There are plenty ways to experience the very attractive Dalmatian culture: eating local food, playing traditional games (such is ‘picigin’, a beach sport played with a ball in the shallow sandy seabed sea) or simply laying in the sun and daydreaming…For more adventures, you can jump from the cliffs or swim, snorkel, dive in the turquoise sea, and the view in one of the best beaches in Croatia.

best beaches in croatia aerial view of zadar archipelago
Aerial view of Zadar Archipelago

Feel The Difference with Zadar Archipelago boat tours

On both of our Kornati excursions, you will have plenty of time to entirely experience Croatian islands. The gorgeous cliffs that are all around you are best seen from our speedboats, which start the journey from Zadar. The boats allow for a smooth and swift cruise throughout the whole tour. Our professional crew is there to assist you during the whole day, as well as providing you with fresh drinks and snacks, snorkeling equipment etc.

Tours that will take you to Lojena Lagoon are full-day Kornati and Telašćica tour and half-day Kornati beach escape

We are at your disposal all summer long for speed boat rental, Zadar boat tours, Zadar rent a boat, private boat excursions so feel free to contact us at any time. We are looking forward to welcoming you on board Zadar Archipelago!

best beaches in croatia view of Kornati islands
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