This charming place in Lika-Senj County, on the beautiful Croatian island of Pag offers a lot of unexplored natural beauty, interesting places to visit, delicious food to taste, lovely people to talk to and fun things to do all summer long. Whether you are into a more relaxing vacation, or into dynamic one – you will surely find numerous things and places worth spending time on.
With beautiful beaches such as sandy Planjka-Trincelj that is one of the most popular attractions among tourists with children, swimming and sunbathing will surely be among your favourite outdoor activities. Sailing and diving tours are interesting to those of a more adventurous spirit. For those of you who are curious and keen on discovering hidden natural gems, tourist boat-trips to Zavrtnica bay are also worth considering as a one-day excursion. Besides sea sports and beach life, there is also a lot of intact nature, hidden pathways with wandering flocks of sheep and many other opportunities to enjoy sunsets and Moon-like Pag landscapes.
Stara Novalja, as a sort of natural oasis in the north-western part of the Pag island, is probably the most peaceful place on the entire island, but this surely doesn’t mean that you will have any boring moments while you are on your family vacation here. Located in the beautiful cove, it will capture you by its natural magic at the moment you arrive.
Make sure to organize a day-trip to the city of Novalja which is among the most popular tourist destinations on the whole Croatian part of the Adriatic coast. It is the tourist centre of Pag. Whether you are into exploring rich historical and archaeological heritage, or into spending some nice moments enjoying the rich nightlife of famous “Croatian Ibiza” – beautiful Zrće beach – you will surely make some nice memories during your stay. In the surroundings you will find many hidden bays and beautiful places to enjoy the sea and the sun, so – just keep exploring and enjoying the friendly Mediterranean climate and you will know why our guests keep coming back a year after a year.
As we have already written, you certainly should not leave Pag without trying famous Pag cheese. Besides that, in cosy local taverns with delicious Mediterranean food – such as Arka, you will find a lot of tasty motivation to come back next summer. Variety of local meals that our guests enjoy in ranges from the meat specialties based on the fresh local lamb, fresh seasonal vegetables, aromatic herbs, delicious homemade pasta and the seafood that Arka restaurant has been well known for since 1987. The local desserts are also based on the traditional methods of preparation and all the meals are always accompanied by a good selection of the quality local wines.
With many different preferences among our guests – when it comes to the choice of outdoor activities, sightseeing and gastro curiosities – we are always here to give you a piece of advice. Whatever you are having second thoughts about, feel free to contact us. We will help you with whatever you want to know – what to eat, where to go, what to see and which activities to choose in order to turn your family vacation in Stara Novalja into the best memories.