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[22 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

Šibenik, a town in central Dalmatia, will from next year offer its visitors a new place for swimming – a beach in the town centre. Šibenik is the only town on the Adriatic that does not have a city beach and the nearest beaches such as Jadrija, Brodarica or Solaris can only be reached by boat, car or bus. But all of this will change next year and Šibenik will get a modern beach which will stretch across 12000 square metres. The beach called Banj will be located a five …

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[10 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

The German daily newspaper Bild has made up a pre season list of the 40 most beautiful beaches in the world which people most love to visit in order to relax. The list includes beaches from the German island Sylt to New Zealand, the Caribbean, Hawaii, the Virgin Islands, Ibiza, Sardinia, Mauritius, Florida, Brazil and Thailand. Among them are also two Croatian beaches: the beach at the foot of the town of Lubenice on the Croatian island of Cres, and the well known beach Zlatni Rat in Bol on the …

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[10 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

The Istrian cape Kamenjak has recently been listed among the ten most desirable and interesting hidden beaches of the Mediterranean, according to The Lonely Planet, one of the most influential tour guides in the world.
Kamenjak was described as the ‘wild beauty’, situated south of Pula, which has earned its cult status among the visitors to Croatian beaches because of its wild, untouched nature and the feeling that you are standing at the «world`s end». The Lonely Planet points out its protected nature reserve status and the beauty of the …

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[19 Nov 2009 | No Comment | ]

Though, in autumn, visitors are more likely to take a walk along the beaches of the Adriatic than to take a swim in the water, one important anniversary certainly deserves attention this year. The bathing area Banj in Supetar on the Island of Brač is celebrating 100 years of existence, and is the Supetar Society for the construction of bathing areas and development of towns. Banj is the first public bathing area on Brač, and one if its most important specialties is that it was designed by Supetar native Ivan …

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[1 Okt 2009 | No Comment | ]
The Beach “With a View” Among the Most Beautiful in the World

Dubrovnik, a city that has conquered the hearts of many visitors and world celebrities, can add one more recognition to the long list of awards it has received this year. The web page Skyscanner has ranked the Dubrovnik beach Banje among the ten most beautiful city beaches in the world. Out of the ten beaches, five are located in the USA, Canada, Israel and Australia, which makes Banje one
of the top five European beaches. Though to everyone who has visited this pebble-stone beach any explanation is unnecessary, Scyscanner cites the …

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[1 Okt 2009 | No Comment | ]
Web portal with News on Tourist Offering

Croatia has a long tradition of the naturist movement and an excellent camping offering intended for its naturist visitors. This is the reason why a new web portal was launched recently, “Naturism on the Adriatic”, sponsored by the Valamar tourist group and the camping web portal “Camping on the Adriatic”. On the portal, information about the naturism offering is published in Croatian, English, Italian, German and Slovenian. It provides information about the naturist capacities, the culture of the body and cultural and entertainment events on the Adriatic, also featuring a …

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[1 Okt 2009 | No Comment | ]
The Most Beautiful beach in the World

According to the British Daily Telegraph, the beach Zlatni rat in Bol on the Island of Brač is the most beautiful beach in Europe. Also, the tourist guide publisher Lonely Planet has ranked Zlatni rat among the ten most beautiful beaches in the world. Zlatni rat is located on the west side of Bol on the mid Dalmatian island of Brač, positioned beneath the Vid’s Mountain, the highest Adriatic insular mountain. It is half a kilometre long and is one of the biggest natural attractions of the Croatian Adriatic coast. …

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[1 Okt 2009 | No Comment | ]
The Blue Flag Awarded to 135 Beaches and Marinas

The Blue Flag, an international label signifying a clean environment and a high level of development and facilities, has been awarded to 135 locations in Croatia: 115 beaches and 20 marinas. Interestingly, apart from seaside beaches, blue flags are fluttering on seven continental beaches this year: the Aquacity beach near Varaždin and six beaches of the sports and recreational centre Jarun in Zagreb. The well-known criteria for awarding the Blue Flag are high water quality, the regular measurement of the water quality and availability of data pertaining to it, the …

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[1 Okt 2009 | No Comment | ]

In a feature on less known European islands, the British Observer mentions the Croatian islands of Lopud and St Klement, ranking them among Europe’s 20 undiscovered pearls. The author points out that Croatia has several islands that meet the many criteria, but proclaims Lopud an undiscovered gem on account of the fact that there are no cars on it, that it is only 2 miles wide and very accessible. She also praises the sand beaches, particularly the beach Šunj. The South Dalmatian island of Lopud is located between two other …