beaches of Pag

The beaches of Pag: between relaxation and unbridled fun

The beaches of Pag. With its 200 kilometers of beautiful beaches and crystal clear waters, the island of Pag can satisfy everyone: from remote and isolated bays where you can relax in absolute privacy, to the wild Zrce Beach, where thousands of young people flock to. to dance day and night!

Thanks to its multiform landscape, the island offers very different beaches ranging from rocky to those of fine sand, pebbles or gravel.
A means of transport, car or bicycle, is essential to enjoy every corner and every facet of the island of Pag. From the main roads you can see numerous bays, coves and a sea with colors that go from turquoise to aquamarine, from emerald to blue intense. And again, here there are beaches equipped for families and equipped with every comfort, or quiet and isolated beaches, immersed in the most absolute silence.

Below we list the main and best-known beaches on the Island of Pag : lovers of exploration will be able to find numerous other hidden beaches, scattered here and there, and some of them reachable only by sea, such as the beaches of Goriška draga, Malin , Mali zaton, Veli zaton and Baška slana .

The beaches of Pag

Strasko is a 2 km long pebble beach (the sea bed is sandy anyway), located south of Novalja , near campsite , and surrounded by a beautiful forest. The beach is equipped and you can practice water sports and diving. The Strasko campsite, one of the largest and most beautiful campsites on the Adriatic, has a large gastronomic, entertainment and sports offer. Part of the beach is reserved for nudists.

The most beautiful beaches of Pag strasko novalja
Strasko beach – Novalja, Pag

Branicevica (or “Brničevica” ) is a long beach located in the village of Gajac , not far from Straško . Gajac apartments and hotels are located right in front of the beach. The place is ideal for a holiday of pure relaxation.

The most beautiful beaches on Pag Brničevica Braničevica Gajac novalja
Braničevica beach near Gajac – Novalja, Pag

Lokunje , the public beach of Novalja , is located in the southern cove of its village. Composed of sand mixed with gravel, the beach has a shallow sea bed and is surrounded by a forest. The place is pleasant and can be easily reached by those residing in Novalja .

The most beautiful Pag beaches Lokunje Novalja
Lokunje, the beach of Novalja – Pag

Planjka – Trincel (Stara Novalja)
Planjka is the beach in Stara Novalja (the old town). It is located in a cove north of Novalja, on the north-west facing coast. It is a beautiful beach of fine sand with a shallow sea. On the beach there is a bar, two restaurants and a kiosk that rents jet skis. It has also been awarded the Blue Flag and has been awarded numerous times as the most beautiful and most welcoming beach on the Adriatic. Nearby there is a convenient paid parking where you can park your car.

The most beautiful beaches of Pag Planjka Trincel Stara Novalja
Planjka-Trincel beach, Stara Novalja – Pg

Babe is a beach without facilities and accessible only on foot, located west of Novalja. It is a beach of pebbles mixed with sand, with warmer waters than other beaches thanks to the shallow water. The beach can only be reached on foot.

The most beautiful beaches on Pag Babe novalja
Babe beach – Novalja, Pag

Zrce Beach Zrce
beach is located about 2 kilometers from Novalja and is the best known beach on the Island of Pag. This is the ideal place for those who are looking for unbridled fun all day and all night long: it is the nightlife on the island of Pag is concentrated , thanks to the presence of clubs and discos that organize day and night parties, foam parties and concerts by famous DJs.

The beach has a large parking lot where you can park your car at a cost of 7 kuna per hour: Zrce can also be reached on foot or by bus that directly connects the center of Novalja with the beach (fare: 10 kuna ).

The most beautiful beaches of Pag Zrce Beach Novalja Papaya Aquarius club
Zrce Beach seen from Club Papaya – Novalja

Rucica beach – Metajna
Rucica , located about 10 kilometers from Novalja, in the Metajna in the eastern part of the island, is one of the most beautiful beaches on pag. It is hidden behind a rocky hillside, called Kanjon , and is mainly made up of stones. Rucica beach is the ideal place for those who want to live in contact with nature: here there is only wind, rocks and a crystalline sea. Fabulous!

The most beautiful beaches in Pag Rucica Metajna
Rucica beach – Metajna, Pag

Cista Cista
beach is located near Sv. Duh and can be reached via a dirt road that can be traveled by car up to the parking lot. There is an entrance fee during the high season. The beach is equipped with umbrellas in some places but also offers as much free space to sunbathe as you like. There is also a bar/restaurant.

The most beautiful beaches of Pag Cista Novalja
Cista beach – Pag

Simuni is a very popular beach, made up of gravel and pebbles and located near Camping Simuni surrounded by a green pine forest.

The most beautiful beaches on Pag Simuni Camping Novalja
Simuni beach, near the homonymous campsite – Pag

Sveti Duh
Sveti Duh is located near Novalja, next to Cista , and can be reached by car via a narrow dirt road: there is an entrance fee (5 kuna). The beach is a long strip of gravel surrounded by green spaces where you can sunbathe, and it is one of the few on the Island of Pag to have an underwater bottom of very fine sand. It is a beach suitable for families with children, as the water is very shallow. The most remote part of the beach is dedicated to naturists.

The most beautiful Pag beaches Sveti Duh
Sveti Duh beach – Pg

Prnjica Prnjica
beach is located near the Sv. Duh campsite , next to Cista .

The most beautiful beaches of Pag Prnjica
Prnjica beach – p

The beaches of Mandre are scattered all along the bay bordering the quiet village and are mainly made up of pebbles (you can also sunbathe on the concrete piers which are less painful for your feet!). Here you can easily arrive by car and park a few meters from the shore. Near the beach there are some restaurants and bars.

The most beautiful beaches in Pag Mandre
The beaches of Mandre – Pag

Beautiful pebble beach, ideal for families and those who love nature and tranquility.

The most beautiful beaches of Pag Povljana
Povljana beach – p

Sandy beach with a steep seabed suitable for diving, located near Novalja not far from Zrce and reachable via a dirt road that branches off from the main road to Vidalici . Legend has it that the sunken city of Atlantis is buried here.

The most beautiful beaches in Pag Caska Novalja
Caska beach – Novalja, Pag

Kukurina is a quiet and peaceful beach, with sand and shallow water. A small and cozy place that offers peace and relaxation.

The most beautiful beaches of Pag Kukurina
Kukurina beach – p

Prosika is the beach of the city of Pag, about 800 meters long. It is the ideal place for families with children as the water level is low. On the beach it is possible to practice water sports, rent pedal boats, jet-skis and play beach volleyball.

The most beautiful beaches of Pag Prosika
Prosika beach located in the town of Pag

Tovarnele is a small fishing village located on the north-western tip of the island of Pag. Here relaxation is king, and it is pleasant to spend the days lounging on one of the numerous beaches here. The crystal clear sea is just enchanting!

The most beautiful beaches of Pag Tovarnele
Tovarnele – P

Zubovici is a small village located on the road leading to Metajna . Its quiet and pretty beach is suitable for families and for those seeking a bit of relaxation. To reach it you have to take a steep and narrow road that goes down to the beach. It is possible to park the car in a convenient parking located behind the beach bar.

The most beautiful beaches of Pag Zubovici
Zubovici beach – Pg

Bošana an area with rocky beaches, difficult to access, located about 15 minutes from the town of Pag. To access the beaches, you have to use the paths, often not very visible, which make their way through the bushes. Due to the presence of fresh water springs, the sea in this area has a lower salinity and water temperature than in other areas of Pag.

The most beautiful beaches of Pag Bosana novalja
One of the beaches in the area called “Bosana” – Pag

Paška vrata
Located on the rocky and barren coast, in the area east of the city of Pag.

The beaches of Pag Paska Vrata
Paska Vrata beach – Pg

Map of the beaches of Pag