DRAGE are located in the central zone of Croatian Adriatic Sea, on the main road between Zadar and Šibenik along with exceptionally intended coast, clear sea overlooking at multiple little islands. Nature created ideal beaches there which can boast with their exceptional cleanliness of the sea due to the sea current. Although Drage are located very near cities such as Zadar i Šibenik, they can match some very distant places on islands in peace and quiet while preserving all benefits of the modern lifestyle.
Orderly small sea port containing little boardwalk along which catering facilities are located which is full of noise of boats during the day, turns into oasis of peace at night. Illuminated waterfront is pleasant for light walks after dinner for those who don’t miss crowd and noise of night clubs.
Swimming space is enclosed so there is danger from hurting oneself due to careless use of skyboards and powerboats. Sea current and mistral keep the beach clear and at the same time make it ideal for surfing.
Intended coast containing many bays and pebble beaches provides a guest who wants solitude with “their own” part of the sea far from the mass tourism. It’s an ideal place for a peaceful and relaxed family holiday. Geographic position of Drage enables you to visit some nearby places world famous for their beauty.
The vicinity of Pakoštani and its attractive charm will complete the content of well spent summer holiday in picturesque Drage.
There are 3 national parks and natural landscape near Drage that can be visited through an organised day boat trips. Surrounding places and towns (Šibenik, Biograd, Zadar…) are full of sights. For those who are not very fond of sea and sea fish the vicinity of Vransko jezero provides the possibility of enjoyment in swimming in fresh water and fishing.
Pakoštane 5 km, Biograd 10 km, Vodice 20 km, NP Krka 30 km, Šibenik 30 km, Zadar 40 km, and NP Kornati and natural landscape Vransko jezero are very near.
Drage provide its guests unforgetful summer experience together with the smell of the sea and old pine forest.
Pakoštane are small coastal place located on the thin land isthmus between the Adriatic sea and Vransko jezero in northern Dalmatia so it has a very interesting location between the two water worlds, fresh and salty. In the past the local inhabitants were primarily occupied with farming of the land and fishing but today it is more and more popular tourist destination ideal for peaceful family holiday and enjoying the excellent local food and wine.
Biograd na moru
Biograd is a small town located near Zadar, centre of the northern Dalmatia, and it is a place of long and interesting history. It is the most famous for the fact it was a Croatian royal town, Croatian kings were crowned in it and royalty and bishops were residing there. There are several valuable buildings from the early middle ages and later periods in the town. Today Biograd is one of the leading tourist destinations in Croatia and an important nautical centre and there are many events held there during the whole year.
Zadar is located in the northern part of Dalmatia and it’s its economic and administrative centre. It was first established at the peninsula where the old city centre is located today and it was founded by Romans as their colony for their retired soldiers. The city itself was populated way earlier by Illyrians. Throughout the history Zadar became an important Dalmatian centre so there are remains of the Roman part of the city, multiple churches and buildings of great artistic value from later time periods, museums and many other institutions. Out of modern tourist attraction the most famous are the unique Sea organ and the installation Greeting to the Sun.
Šibenik is one of the 4 big cities in Dalmatia and it is located in its central part, between Zadar and Split. Šibenik developed itself as a medieval city and it was founded by Croats. The city spread itself over the slope under the fortresses which were developed as a fortification system. At the time of the renaissance it was an important cultural and artistic centre where many humanists were and the most famous building from that period is gothic and renaissance cathedral of St. Jakov, work of famous Juraj Dalmatinac. Every year in Šibeniku there is an international children’s festival held and there are also many concerts of national and foreign singers so Šibenik is becoming a concert centre of Dalmatia.
National park Krka
National park Krka is located in the outback of Šibenik and it expends over almost the entire flow of the river Krka that flows through carstic landscape and on its way it many times crosses multiple cascades that make its landscapes. The biggest and the most famous is Skradinski buk and most certainly Roški slap, Ogrlice and Manojlovac are worth visiting. The park contains the Franciscan monastery Visovac located on the small island of the same name and even more up the river is the Krka monastery. There are remains of the roman military camp Burnum containing a very well preserved amphitheatre in the northern part of the park.
National park Plitvička jezera
Plitvička jezera are the oldest national park in Croatia. Located in the mountainous region Lika, 16 lakes are in a cascade sequence one after another between mountainous slopes standing out with its emerald and blue colour and they are interconnected through tufa barriers. The park also contains Great slope which is 78 meters high and represents the highest slope in Croatia. The park also contains multiple caves out of which two are available for tourists to visit them and another attraction of the park are orchids since there are fifty types of them growing in the park area.
National park Kornati
National park Kornati extends to about a hundred islands, small island and cliffs of Kornati archipelago string like a stone necklace on the blue surface of the sea. They are an ideal combination for a boat trip and they are very popular among yachtsmen. The underwater of Kornat is also interesting for exploring and one can dive with one of the professional diving that organize diving events. On the outer side of the several islands there are cliffs, one of the many beautiful attractions of the park.
Natural landscape Vransko lake
Natural landscape Vransko jezero is the largest natural sweet water lake in Croatia and it is located very near the sea near the town Pakoštane. It is an important habitat of marsh birds and it has a very large number of fish. There are bicycle and pedestrian tracks along the lake shore and above the lake itself is a resort area Vidikovac from where one can enjoy the beautiful panoramic view of the lake, shore and surrounding islands.
Natural landscape Telašćica
Natural park Telašćica is located on the south eastern part of Dugi otok and it extends to the largest natural port, the bay of Telašćica which is very popular among sailors, several small islands, salt lake Mir next to which a resort for donkeys is located and the outer side of the island which consists of sloping cliffs that come down to the sea vertically.
Vrgada is a small island located in front of the town Pakoštane. It used to be a site used for overseeing the Adriatic maritime route and today it is visited by many sailors because its archipelago containing 15 small islands is very interesting. There are no cars on the island, it is covered with pine forest and it contains sand beaches so it is a perfect destination for a completely peaceful and relaxed trip or holiday.