Sakarun beach

Sakarun beach

Sakarun beach on the island Dugi otok takes its name because of its bag shape, „saka“ in old dialect; some of the elders also say because its sand is reminiscent of the Sahara desert. The beach is located in the north of the island, where the land slopes gently into...

Diving research on the island of Dugi otok

Diving research on the island of Dugi otok

Text and pictures are courtesy of Udruga Sunce Split. In September 2020, divers from Sunce Association stayed in the northern part of Dugi otok in the village Verunić. The reason for their visit was to explore the seabed of the islands of Veliki and Mali Lagan. On...

Conference room Croatia in Dugi otok for music group

Conference room Croatia in Dugi otok for music group

The meeting room measures 100 m2 and has three walls of glass that can be opened entirely. It is therefore a very bright space: cool in summer and pleasantly temperate in spring and autumn. It has a home cinema with a prior that can be used for meetings and...

Dugi otok kayak tour

Dugi otok kayak tour

We wish to share our special day spent kayaking in Dugi otok. We prepare the picnic in our apartment with tomatoes, some pieces of pecorino cheese, tuna fish, bread and to make it more tasty we also put mayonnaise in our bag. We smear ourselves with sunscreen, put on...

Diving in Croatia in Dugi otok

Diving in Croatia in Dugi otok

Croatia diving holidays on the island of Dugi otok The island of Dugi otok is morphologically interesting: it is sixty km long and in some places less than one km wide. The view from the airplane or on the map is a curiosity. In some places the coast descends steeply...

Fishing in Croatia on the island Dugi otok

Fishing in Croatia on the island Dugi otok

Dugi otok is still one of those places where you can feel on the edge of the world. The island is lucky to be close to the mainland, but not too close. The ferry connections from Zadar to Brbinj are twice a day, and this leads the mass of tourists to stop in Zadar or...

Current Coronavirus situation in Dugi otok

Current Coronavirus situation in Dugi otok

Dear guests,at this time of uncertainity by the spread of Covid-19 the whole world is facing difficulties causing an uncertain situation for travellers.Croatia has very few cases and no one in Dugi otok till today 11.05.2020.In the last months only residents were...

Information for sailing in Croatia

Information for sailing in Croatia

When the wind is blowing and the sleet or rain is driving against the dark windows, I love to sit by the fire, thinking of what I have read in books of voyage and travel.                                                                                                  ...

8 Words for your holiday in Croatia

8 Words for your holiday in Croatia

Now you are ready to leave for Croatia. The suitcase is packed; the swimsuit is inside ready to be worn. Sunglasses are on the nose and flip-flops on the feet. The apartment or the hotel is booked and the holiday can begin. But how to understand the language when we...

National holidays in Croatia

National holidays in Croatia

Croatia does`t have a state religion, but the Catholic religion is the predominant one, although there are also a small number of other representations, such as Orthodox, Islam and Protestants.  For this reason, most holidays in Croatia are related to religious...

5 facts you probably didn`t know about the Croatian Island Dugi otok

5 facts you probably didn`t know about the Croatian Island Dugi otok

1.DUGI OTOK AS ADVERTISING SET The beautiful bay at the lighthouse in Dugi otok was chosen as set for a very popular and widely used product in Croatia, a mixture of excellent herbs called « Vegeta». Podravka is the Croatian company that produces it. The seasoning...

10 wild plants of Dugi otok, the sunny island

10 wild plants of Dugi otok, the sunny island

We invite you to come in May, to see the island in bloom and enjoy the spectacle of the nature! You could spend pleasant days practicing Nordic Walking or mountain biking among colors and scents in an oasis of peace. 1. THE OLIVE TREE On the whole island of Dugi otok...

Tips and addresses on how to organize your holiday in Croatia

Tips and addresses on how to organize your holiday in Croatia

1. ARRIVING BY PLANE Zagreb International Airport is associated with the airport abbreviation ZAG.https://www.zagreb-airport.hr/enSplit Airport has the acronym SPU http://www.split-airport.hrand Dubrovnik has the acronym DBV. https://www.airport-dubrovnik.hrKnowing...

10 reasons why to choose Croatia as holiday destination

10 reasons why to choose Croatia as holiday destination

1.THE SEA Sakarun Beach, Dugi otok When you think about Croatia, you immediately think of summer and sea.Its wonderful sea is obviously the first reason we will consider. Croatia overlooks the Adriatic Sea for 5835 km.You are spoilt for choice about where to spend...

10 Typical dishes of Dalmatian cuisine

10 Typical dishes of Dalmatian cuisine

What to eat in Croatia during your holidays in Dalmatia? Depending on the area of Croatia that you visit, the kitchen changes. The northern part is influenced by Austro-Hungarian cuisine, while the part on the coast and the islands by Italian and Greek cuisine. This...

Visiting Dugi Otok in February

Visiting Dugi Otok in February

The flag is waving at the entrance of the village. The Croatian flag has three horizontal bands in red, white and blue. In the centre there is the emblem, a red and white chessboard, surmounted by a crown divided into five parts, representing the five divisions of...

10 reasons to visit Dugi Otok

10 reasons to visit Dugi Otok

Why to visit Dugi otok? This island of Croatia is a popular destination for the beach Sakarun, the highest lighthouse in the country, its sunsets, scents and peace. Dugi otok remains one of the last secrets to discover for those in search of the most authentic...

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