Things to do on Zrce Beach
Novalja is a town of the Pag Island. In recent times Novalja became famous because of the Zrce beach, which is one of the biggest Croatia Beach Party zones and Zrce Festivals. In many restaurants, taverns and bistros guests disposal a rich selection of diverse, from the simplest to the chosen dishes.
Zrce is located on the northeast side of the island Pag only 2 kilometers away from the city of Novalja. Zrce beach is only 50 kilometres away from the city of Zadar, one of the major cities in the area. Zadar is connected via the highway, airport and the port with the rest of Croatia, Europe and the world so there’s no problem getting there.
Zrce beach is well-known Croatian summer destination
Zrce beach is a well-known Croatian summer destination for partygoers, with several all-hours clubs and beach bars operating during summer months. It regularly features gigs by internationally known DJ’s at the peak of the Croatian summer season between June and August… So, you have no good excuse for not coming to (re)discover the Pag Island and Novalja.
The beach can fit up to several thousand people
Zrce has been awarded with a blue flag as a symbol of quality and purity of the sea. Beach has no natural shade, but you can rent chairs and umbrellas. It’s surrounded by pine wood and separated from inhabited areas that are good for all those party people who can party there as loud as they want without neighbours complaining about the noise. In the peak of the season the beach can fit up to several thousand people. There is always a big crowd out on the beach and in the tourist facilities, restaurants and bars that surround it.
On the beach are deckchairs, umbrellas, showers, toilets, lifeguards, phones, restaurants, fast foods, clubs and a big parking space. There are also various recreational and entertainment facilities such as beach volleyball, water scooters, ski lift, scooters, rent a boat, water slides… Beach offers a great bungee jumping for the bravest. In the club Aquarius is offered a rich selection of dishes and drinks. Interestingly, all served at the tables that are in the pool.
There are lots of clubs on the beach
There are lots of clubs on the beach like Kalypso, Euphoria, Aquarius, Papaya and Noa beach club. The clubs offer lots of different events like parties and festivals with guest DJ’s that are well known names in the world. There you can listen some of the best world’s DJ’s like: Tiesto, Swedish House Mafia, Armin Van Buuren, Paul Van Dyk, Axwell and many, many others and therefore were named the Croatian “Ibiza”.
So called daily-routine in Novalja/ Zrce
- 12am – 2pm: Waking up and having breakfast
- 2pm – 2:30pm: Beach time. Either partying at Zrce beach or just relaxing on one of the other beaches
- 2:30pm – 4pm: Swimming, boating… and having some drinks
- 4pm – 8pm: After Beach Party at Aquarius Zrce
- 8pm – 10pm: Sleeping, having dinner and some drinks in restaurants, bars and cafés and preparing for the party night
- 10pm – 1am: Predrinking at Cocomo (Novalja), some other bars or directly going to Zrce beach to start the party night
- 1am – 5am: Party, party, party, party,……with some international DJs at Zrce beach
- 5am – Xam: .. still partying,…heading back to the apartment