Smart working in Croatia

Smart working in Croatia

Smart working even on vacation: have you ever thought about it? In the first place this last year of pandemic and news about covid we all have learned to work from home. Now it often happens that we have to combine work and pleasure in the same place. In the meantime...

Coronavirus and holidays 2021

Coronavirus and holidays 2021

At the present time we are very happy to write that the pandemic situation in Croatia is improving. In fact on all the islands of Croatia the elderly are vaccinated. Especially also people in the tourism industry have received at least the first dose of vaccine and...

Ferry to Croatia

Ferry to Croatia

Croatia is a land full of charm and history. Moreover a vacation in these places leads to the discovery of a new culture with tastes, scents and a language with melodious sounds. In particular it's a country to discover set between the Adriatic Sea, its many national...

Fishing in Croatia

Fishing in Croatia

Firstly if you are looking for a nice place to fish in Croatia then you are on the right page! Namely Croatia with its rivers, mountain lakes and the Adriatic sea has a lot to offer for sport fishermen. Thus in the following blog I will take you on a discovery of a...

Croatia island holidays for Easter

Croatia island holidays for Easter

The islands of Croatia are many and we often wonder which island to visit. Most important each one has specific characteristics and a special charm. For example the island of Dugi otok has a lot to offer even outside of the summer months.In particular someone asks us...

Croatia kayak holiday

Croatia kayak holiday

Come and spend a week out of the ordinary in Croatia precisely on the island of Dugi otok. You`ll spend magical days between kayak and sup mid fun and excitement. An experienced guide `ll be at your side based in a sea front apartment with nearby restaurant. Are you...

Gay travel in Croatia

Gay travel in Croatia

First of all we have to make an important consideration. Croatia is a Catholic country and therefore gays and the lgbt community are accepted but not celebrated. Secondly we must point out that we are not gay. Namely we refer to stories and considerations of dear...

Festival in Croatia on Dugi otok

Festival in Croatia on Dugi otok

Dugi otok is truly one of the most beautiful islands in Croatia.In particular on the first weekend of August every year the main town of Dugi otok Sali celebrates its festival. Since time immemorial people in all parts of the world have felt the need to interrupt...

Solo travel in Croatia

Solo travel in Croatia

During the life we are sometimes faced with moments of despair. For instance because of a breakup or some time because of fate we find ourselves to be alone. In spite of everything one of the best ways to get out again is to take a trip to restore self-confidence and...

Holiday in Croatia with the dog

Holiday in Croatia with the dog

To begin with there are many guests who want to spend their vacations in Dugi otok with their dog. For example they ask us about a pet friendly apartment in Croatia by the sea. In other words due to the many questions we came up with the idea of writing the following...

Kornati National Park in Croatia

Kornati National Park in Croatia

Firstly you have to know that Kornati is an archipelago of 150 islands located south of Dugi otok. Moreover it is the archipelago with the largest number of islands in the Mediterranean Sea.Therefore today we like to share a trip to the Kornati National Park. This...

7 days on the Croatian island Dugi otok

7 days on the Croatian island Dugi otok

Firstly we have to know that Long Island in croatian means Dugi otok. Specifically it measures 60 km in length and 2 in width. In particular it is located in the Adriatic Sea. Secondly is that for many years the island was just a paradise for sailing vacations because...

Why the name Gorgonia?

Why the name Gorgonia?

Croatian Self-Catering Accomodation in Dugi otok. What to call it? We choose Gorgonia Firstly, we must know what a Gorgonia is. The Gorgonia appears to be a small tree floating in the sea current. In reality it is a tiny octopus with eight tentacles, in other words a...

Dolphins in Croatia on the island Dugi otok

Dolphins in Croatia on the island Dugi otok

We are lucky to live on the island Dugi otok by the sea, so we often meet the dolphins in Croatia. Every time we see their dorsal fin appearing on the surface we are excited and we feel less lonely in the middle of the big blue sea. The meetings with these wonderful...

Eco friendly lifestyle in Croatia

Eco friendly lifestyle in Croatia

We are convinced that all of us are responsible for the health of our planet, even in our own small way. With our actions we influence the environment in which we live. We are specifically responsible for preserving the nature of the island of Dugi otok. It is a...

What should I pack in my suitecase for one week vacation on Dugi otok

What should I pack in my suitecase for one week vacation on Dugi otok

It may seem banal, but very often guests ask us for advice on what to absolutely put in the suitcase before leaving for a vacation in Dugi otok.To write a list let's imagine that we are coming by plane with a reduced hand luggage, in order to pay as little as possible...

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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