Visit Novalja

Novalja is small town at island Pag, and it is located in the middle of the island so that you can go on some of many nearby beaches.
Island Pag is very easy to reach from the mainland, possibly the easiest out of all the Croatian islands. This is because the island is connected to the mainland (at its southern tip) by bridge. Island Pag is conected by bridge with mainland, but also there is also a ferry boat for transportation from Prizna to Žigljen ferryport.

Whether you want an adventurous holiday, beach holiday or relaxation, with us everything is possible.

Novalja is perfect place for family vacation in Croatia for manny reasons, in our appartments you will have memorable summer in Croatia. Croatia is one of Europe’s top vacation spot, which combines the old world charm with extravagant glamor. Ancient stone architecture stands tall at a side, while there is glitzy nightlife on the other. Because of its vast diversity, Croatia is a must-visit destination.

Novalja has a long, eventful and interesting history, beginning with numerous archeological discovers at various places around the town and its surrounding area. Among them are 3 early Christian basilicas from the 4th and 5th centuries; the remains of the floor mosaic of one of these basilicas can be seen within the Gothic church of Our Lady of the Rosary in the town center. The coast and the islands were inhabited as early as the Stone Age, the proof of which are also the archaeological findings from the times when the stone was a used both as tool and a weapon. Traces of life on the island of Pag reach far back into history.

Pag is the second longest island in the Adriatic; it covers an area of 110 square miles (284.6 square km) and it is 37 miles (63 km) long. The Bay of Pag is surrounded with 27 kilometers of sandy beaches, and in the western part of the island there are also stone beaches. The southwestern coast of the island is low (including the Pag Bay with the large Caska Cove), and the northwestern is steep and high (including Stara Novalja Bay). Most of the island is rocky; smaller areas are covered with Mediterranean shrubs. The island’s highest peak, at 348 meters (1,142 feet), is Sveti Vid (St. Vitus).

Island Pag is unique for its tradition, excellent lamb and cheese specialties, salt that has been produced in the salt works, and the scent of sage. Pag has many culinary surprises in store for you of which we would like to emphasize Pag cheese which is characteristic for its hardness and salinity. This is sheep cheese with characteristic aroma due to sheep milk, but also due to salt and herbs that grows on the island.

If you are considering a vacation in Novalja, or if you are already planning your trip, we would be honored to be the first to welcome you.

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