Villas in Ugljan island

Villas in Ugljan island

Within the Zadar archipelago this small island has delightful beaches and pretty villages perfect for a relaxing holiday

Ugljan is a grren island with acres of fig trees, olive groves, vineyards and vegetable gardens. Fabulous sandy and pebbly beches are plenty. Farmers' markets sell excellent fresh local produce. Simple, charming taverns provide grilled fish, baked lamb and other local delicacies. Only local festivities in the evening, but no clubbing! A paradise for children, snorkelling and watersports. Easy trip to Zadar, the magnificent regional centre with amazing nightlife.

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Ugljan island travel guide

Within the Zadar archipelago this small island has delightful beaches and pretty villages perfect for a relaxing holiday
Ugljan is the closest island to the mainland town of Zadar, and it is connected with Zadar by frequent ferry services. The characteristic feature of Ugljan, known as the Green Island, is the stunning dense bush and pine tree forests, olive-groves, fig gardens, vineyards and other Mediterranean vegetation. Generations of local people have been involved with sea, seamanship and fishery. 2000 years of tradition in olive growing means now that there are thousands of olive trees that produce oil of extraordinary quality.The island is composed of fishing villages and pretty secluded coves and is abundant in a rich undersea world.
Restaurants, Bars and Nightlife. Many good restaurants and bars are dotted all around Ugljan, serving simple fresh seafood, pizza and pasta dishes typical of the local cuisine. Otherwise cafes and bars abound in harbours and you can sit watching the boats sail by, enjoying a glass of local wine and a good espresso coffee. Seasoned party goers will want to visit the famous village of Petrcane on the mainland near Zadar, where summer music festivals attract world famous DJs. You can hop across on the ferry in the evening and come back on the early morning 6 o'clock ferry for a day's rest on the beach!

Beaches and activities. There are delightful small pebbly beaches around the island's coast and the sea is beautifully clear. Villages and beaches worth visiting include Muline, a port since Roman times for ships carrying olive oil and wine to Rome - and you can still find the remains of a Villa Rustica and other Roman structures; and the charming villages of Kukljica and Moskar. The principal communities on the island are Preko, where the ferry disembarks, Lukoran, Kali and Ugljan Village. Sporting activities available on the island include windsurfing, water-skiing, scuba-diving, sailing, swimming, fishing and bicycling along wonderful country roads surrounded by pine trees and olive groves. There are tennis courts for hire in Muline and Varos.

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