Villas in Novigrad - Dalmatia

Villas in Novigrad - Dalmatia

Choose villas in Novigrad and spend your vacation near 4 national parks!

Situated on the picturesque Dalmatian Coast of Croatia, Novigrad near Zadar is a charming and tranquil seaside town. With its cobblestone streets, historic architecture, and stunning sea views, Novigrad is a perfect holiday destination.

Featured villas in the Novigrad area

Luxury Villa Novita with Pool

Novigrad (Zadar), Croatia
8 guests
4 bedrooms
€650
per night

Villa Ponderosa with Pool

Novigrad (Zadar), Croatia
8 guests
4 bedrooms
€345
per night

Luxury Villa Sinatra with Pool

Novigrad (Zadar), Croatia
8 guests
4 bedrooms
€500
per night

Luxury Villa Black Velvet with Pool

Starigrad Paklenica (Zadar), Croatia
14 guests
6 bedrooms
€800
per night

Luxury Villa Domino with Pool

Starigrad Paklenica (Zadar), Croatia
8 guests
4 bedrooms
€654
per night

Novigrad Luxury Travel Guide

Situated on the picturesque Dalmatian Coast of Croatia, Novigrad near Zadar is a charming and tranquil seaside town. With its cobblestone streets, historic architecture, and stunning sea views, Novigrad is a perfect holiday destination.

Novigrad Aerial View

Novigrad Aerial View

How to Get to Novigrad?

Getting to Novigrad is relatively easy:

  • By Air: The nearest major airport is Zadar Airport (ZAD), which is well-connected to various European cities. From the airport, you can rent a car or book a transfer to Novigrad, which is approximately a 30-minute drive away.
  • By Car: If you are traveling within Croatia or from nearby countries, you can easily reach Novigrad by car. The town is accessible via the D8 coastal road, which offers scenic views along the way.

What to do in Novigrad?

Novigrad may be a small town, but it offers a variety of activities to suit different interests. Here are some of the top things to do:

  • Explore the Old Town: Wander through the charming, narrow streets of Novigrad's Old Town, and discover historical buildings, churches, and quaint shops. The town's medieval architecture provides a delightful background for strolls and photography.
  • Relax on the Beaches: Novigrad has several lovely beaches where you can soak up the sun and take a refreshing dip in the crystal-clear waters of the Adriatic Sea.
  • Try Water Sports: If you are an adventure enthusiast, Novigrad offers opportunities for water sports such as kayaking, paddleboarding, and snorkeling. You can rent equipment locally and explore the stunning coastline from a different perspective.
  • Enjoy Sunset Views: As the day draws to a close, head to the coast and witness the breathtaking sunset over the Adriatic Sea. The colors reflecting on the water and the silhouette of Novigrad create a magical scene you will not soon forget.

Novigrad Restaurants

In just a 40-minute drive from Novigrad, you will find yourself in the city of Zadar, ready to taste the delights of its top-notch dining establishments:

  • Foša: Located near the historic Foša Harbor, this upscale restaurant is known for its seafood dishes and Mediterranean cuisine. Foša offers a stunning waterfront view and a refined dining experience.
  • Pet Bunara: Pet Bunara is situated in the heart of Zadar's Old Town and offers a menu that combines traditional Dalmatian dishes with contemporary culinary techniques. The restaurant is known for its courtyard seating and romantic ambiance.
  • Restaurant Kastel, the restaurant of the Hotel Bastion in Zadar: This is a Michelin-star restaurant with a sea view. Their specialty is reinventing lost Dalmatian recipes with a modern twist.

Pasticada with gnocchi

Pasticada with gnocchi

Beaches in Novigrad

Novigrad has several beaches along its coastline, each with its unique charm. Whether you prefer a quiet spot for relaxation or a lively beach with water sports, Novigrad has options to suit your preferences. Some popular beaches include:

  • Plaža Vrulja: This pebble beach is known for its tranquility and crystal-clear waters. It is an ideal spot for swimming and sunbathing in a peaceful setting.
  • Plaža Novigrad: Located near the town center, this beach offers easy access to restaurants, cafes, and shops. It is a convenient option for those staying in Novigrad.
  • Plaža Ljaljkovača: This hidden gem is surrounded by lush greenery and offers a more secluded atmosphere. It is a great spot for those seeking privacy and natural beauty.

Weather in Novigrad

Novigrad enjoys a Mediterranean climate, characterized by warm, dry summers and mild, wet winters. Summer, from June to August, is the peak tourist season, with average temperatures ranging from 25°C to 30°C. The sea is comfortably warm for swimming during these months.

Spring (April to May) and early autumn (September to October) are also pleasant times to visit, with milder temperatures and fewer crowds.

One-Day Excursions from Novigrad

While Novigrad offers a charming getaway on its own, it also serves as an excellent base for exploring the surrounding area. Here are a couple of one-day excursion options:

Zadar: Just a short drive from Novigrad, the historic city of Zadar is a must-visit. Explore the Roman Forum, listen to the unique sounds of the Sea Organ, and see the Sun Salutation installation. Zadar also offers a vibrant dining scene and picturesque waterfront promenades.

Plitvice Lakes National Park: Plitvice Lakes National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its cascading waterfalls, crystal-clear lakes, and rich forests. It is a paradise for nature lovers and hikers.

Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park

Krka National Park: A day trip from Novigrad near Zadar to Krka National Park is a journey into the heart of Croatia's pristine natural beauty. Krka National Park is renowned for its cascading waterfalls, crystal-clear rivers, and thick greenery. This day excursion promises an unforgettable experience for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers.

Kornati National Park: You can take a captivating day trip from Novigrad to explore the breathtaking Kornati National Park, situated near Zadar. You will have the chance to discover this extraordinary archipelago, featuring numerous islands, crystal-clear waters, and distinctive landscapes. Kornati National Park's renowned natural beauty makes it a must-see for nature enthusiasts.

Novigrad near Zadar is a hidden gem on the Dalmatian Coast. Enjoy its welcoming atmosphere and proximity to other attractions in the region.


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