The area of Šibenik offers numerous enchanting stone beaches, dreamlike pebble beaches and also wonderful sandy beaches. It is impossible to visit them all, so it is good to prepare and choose the best ones. In this post we introduce you to the most beautiful beaches in Šibenik.
Even though the winter time has has a special magic in itself, you can still catch yourself on those winterly, rainy and cold days, closing your eyes and dreaming of the rushing sea, the shining sun, the tickling of the sand on the skin – yes exactly- dreaming of the beach!
You immediately get the desire to travel. So probably you will be planning your summer vacation very soon. The Croatian coast is very suitable for this, as it has countless beautiful beaches. In northern Dalmatia around the city of Šibenik you can find numerous wonderful beaches with clear water.
The beautiful, historical town of Šibenik is located along the Adriatic coast of North Dalmatia. It should also be mentioned that the city of Šibenik has a very good position, as it is not far from the cities of Split and Zadar. So you can comfortably visit Split and Zadar, as you only need about an hour from Šibenik to these two cities. The area of Šibenik offers numerous enchanting stone beaches, dreamlike pebble beaches and also wonderful sandy beaches. In any case here you will find your perfect place under the sun! Lean back and enjoy this blog about the most beautiful beaches in the area of Šibenik you should visit.
Banj Beach - Beach in the Town
Banj Beach is located in the town of Šibenik. It only takes 10 minutes to walk from the center of the old town to the beach. Fans of pebble beaches will be delighted! Here you will find a pebble beach, which extends to 170m. Its a very safe beach, because the lifeguards take care of your safety.
The sporty ones will also be excited, because here you can find a fitness park, as well as a place for Beach volleyball, basketball and not to forget the possibility of water sports. The highlight of the Banj beach is the great view of the old town, which you can enjoy during the swimming and relaxing on the beach. Banj has got a unique view to the Unesco protected St. James cathedral and St. Michael Fortress. Besides, there is also the possibility to treat yourself with refreshing cocktails and other drinks, directly at the bar on the beach.
White Beach - Amadria Park
You should definitely visit White Beach! One of the most wonderful beaches in Šibenik and Croatia. This paradise-like bay is located about 7 kilometers from the city. White Beach is part of the Amadria Park holiday complex, but can be visited by everyone. Here you can experience the special mix of pebble and sandy beaches.
This beach is called paradise-like because of its turquoise blue water. A sight which is really admirable. Also here you are well supplied with drinks and food. There are several restaurants, bars and cafes right on the beach. The exclusive En Vouge Beach Club is located a little higher at the beginning of the beach. The picturesque Ethno Village is next to the beach and here you can enjoy among other things croatian traditional food.
Ivan Beach - Family Beach in Amadria Park
You should also not miss the Ivan Beach! This beach is also located in the Amadria Park, right in front of the Hotel Ivan. The turquoise shades of the water, which are due to the light pebbles are impressive. The beach is particularly suitable for families with small children, as there are so many trees, which give enough natural shade. Besides the water is not to deep, which is very good for families with young children. Very good is that here you can rent umbrellas. You can even rent loungers, but if you like, you can just spread out your bath towel, as the pebbles are very pleasant.
Solaris Beach Resort - Amadria Park
The Solaris beach resort, also part of the Amadria Park, is as well one of the most spectacular beaches of Šibenik. It takes only 6km from the Šibenik center. This sandy beach has been announced various times the most beautiful beach in Croatia. The international ecological brand for top quality sea has awarded the Solaris Beach the blue flag. This beach is very attractive for families because the great family and children's hotel Andrija is located directly behind the beach.
If it is no longer fun for the children to bathe in the water of the pebble beach, there is an opportunity to participate in animations on the pool area or the children's playground. For the adults there is of course their relaxation oasis on the terrace of the beautiful café. Mini-golf fans watch out !!! Solaris Beach offers a mini golf course with great lanes and waterfalls. For the not-so-active visitors, who just want to relax, there are beach chairs and umbrellas at reasonable prices.
Rezalište Beach - Beach in Brodarica
Rezalište beach is one of the top five beaches near Šibenik. It is located in Brodarica, only a 10 minutes drive from the city of Šibenik. This beach is very popular to locals and tourists. It is known for its mix of pebbles and stonesand especially for its crystal clear water.
There is a wide range of options for everyone here, especially for families.The aquapark with its high bouncy castle is very attractive for younger visitors. You can rent pedal boats, canoes, banana boats, water tires, jet skis and wakeboards. The nearby, inexpensive beach bars are also very attractive. The large parking lot, which is only 10 meters away from the beach, is advantageous. All things considered it is an ideal beach for family relaxation.
Jadrija Beach – City Beach
Jadrija beach is the most preferred summer place for locals. It is located 15km from Šibenik if you are taking the car. But there are as well connections by sea, which we recommend, because you have the possibility to see the beautiful city from the sea. Furthermore, if you take the boat, you will sail through St. Anthony channel and enjoy the view of the St. Nicholas Fortress from the sea. Jadrija is one of the oldest beaches in the area of Šibenik and it is known for its cabins with different colors.
Velika Raduča Beach – Primošten
The picturesque town of Primošten is only 35km drive from Šibenik. It is located on the peninsula of Raduč. Lately Velika Raduča beach merged with the Mala Raduča beach, so now Velika Raduča beach is the largest beach in Primošten. Fans of pebbled beaches will be delighted. This beach is favourably for families with children. Nevertheless there are also offers for active visitors. Here you have the opportunity to play tennis on the beach, volleyball an numerous others types of sports. It is very useful, that there are also changing cubicles, toilets. Also on the beach you can find a beachbar and a restaurant.
Slanica Beach – Island Beach Murter
Croatia is known for its spectacular islands. In the area of Šibenik there are of course beautiful islands with great beaches. One of them is Murter. The island Murter is only 34 km away from Šibenik. Its most famous beach is the Slanica beach. Slanica is a very famous sandy beach. As it is a very popular beach it is often overcrowded, so we recommend you to visit Slanica in June or September. The highlight of Slanica beach is the clear sea, sand and the great view of Kornati archipelago. Nearby the beach you can find many cafes and restaurantes.
Kosirina Beach – Island Beach Murter
One of the most wonderful beaches in Croatia is the Kosirina beach. The beach is also located on island Murter. Its only 5 minutes away from the center of the town Murter and 25 minutes away from Šibenik. This beach is a very interesting place for divers. Here you can experience the beautiful underwater spectacle of the croatian adriatic sea.
Srima Beach - the Beach near Vodice
Srima beach is located in the Village Srima. This beach is just 5 minutes away from Vodice and 15 minutes away from Šibenik. It should be mentioned that the beach has been awarded the blue flag. More importantly, the beach is completely adapted for people with disabilities.
We have now come to the end of our blog about the beautiful beaches you should visit in the area of Šibenik. We hope we were able to give you a good insight into the beaches and good tips to find your perfect place under the sun in Croatia. To help you plan your summer vacation even better, we refer you to our wide range of luxury holiday homes with pool in Croatia. Here you can find modern and rustic, secluded for families and pet friendly villas at the best prices all along the Adriaticsea. With us you will find your perfect accommodation and you will be able to enjoy your vacation very well.
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