Ugljan Villas for rent

Ugljan Villas for rent

Take a day trip to Ugljan - an island in the Zadar archipelago

Currently, there are no available Ugljan villas. Consider booking our villas on Pasman or Zadar and plan a day trip to explore Ugljan. Alternatively, browse through all our villas listed below. Ugljan, an island in the Zadar archipelago, enchants with its seaside villages, sandy beaches, picturesque hiking trails, and vibrant diving activities.

Featured villas near Ugljan

The Palms Resort - Villa Beach I

Tkon (Pašman), Croatia
6 guests
3 bedrooms
€350
per night

Luxury Villa Jazz with Pool

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

Luxury Villa Novita with Pool

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

Ugljan Luxury Travel Guide

Situated in the Adriatic Sea, Ugljan Island is a hidden gem in Croatia. With its stunning beaches, picturesque landscapes, and family-friendly atmosphere, it is a perfect destination for a memorable vacation. This comprehensive guide provides essential information on how to get to Ugljan, what to do during your stay, where to eat, and more.

How to get to Ugljan?

Road on Ugljan

Road on Ugljan

Ugljan Island is accessible from the historic city of Zadar on the Croatian mainland. Here is how to make the journey:

Arrive in Zadar: Most travelers begin their Ugljan adventure by arriving at Zadar Airport, which offers excellent connections to major European cities. Alternatively, you can reach Zadar by road from various parts of Croatia.

Take a Ferry: Once in Zadar, make your way to the Gaženica port, located a short drive from the city center. Regular ferry services operate from Gaženica to the charming town of Preko on Ugljan Island. The ferry ride itself is a scenic 25-minute journey, allowing you to soak in the beauty of the Adriatic Sea.

Traveling to Ugljan with Kids

Ugljan Island is an excellent destination for families, thanks to its relaxed atmosphere and kid-friendly attractions:

  • Shallow Beaches: Ugljan has a variety of sandy beaches, including Jaz and Mostir, which have shallow waters perfect for children to swim and play safely.
  • Outdoor Adventures: Engage your kids in outdoor activities such as cycling, hiking, or nature walks. Ugljan offers numerous trails and paths suitable for families, many of which lead to beautiful viewpoints overlooking the sea.
  • Water Fun: Rent kayaks or paddleboards to explore the crystal-clear waters surrounding the island.

Beaches on Ugljan

We recommend these beaches on Ugljan:

  • Mostir and Jaz beaches – sandy beaches ideal for families with children
  • The cove of Luka – a sandy beach surrounded by pine trees that offer lots of shade.
  • Also, you could check out the beautiful St. Jerome Cove with its crystal blue sea and amazing scenery.

Sunset on Ugljan

Sunset on Ugljan

What to do on Ugljan?

While relaxation is great, there's plenty to see and do on Ugljan for travelers of all interests:

  • Beach Activities: Spend your days sunbathing, swimming, and picnicking on the island's beautiful beaches.
  • Outdoor Adventures: Ugljan's landscapes and scenic trails offer plenty of opportunities for hiking and cycling. Explore the island's natural beauty and enjoy the fresh Mediterranean air.
  • Water Sports: Dive into the clear waters for kayaking, paddleboarding, or snorkeling. Rent equipment locally or join guided tours to make the most of your adventures.
  • Ugljan Town Exploration: Take a stroll through Ugljan Town, the island's main settlement. Wander its historic streets, admire the traditional architecture, and browse local shops for souvenirs.

Ugljan restaurants

Ugljan Island has a range of dining options to satisfy your culinary cravings. These restaurants offer unique culinary experiences on Ugljan Island, allowing you to taste the flavors of the Adriatic and Mediterranean regions.

Konoba Udica: A charming restaurant on Ugljan Island known for its seafood and Mediterranean cuisine. Seafood lovers will enjoy the fresh catches, alongside meat and pasta dishes. With a seaside setting, it offers a memorable dining experience in a traditional Croatian tavern atmosphere.

Restaurant Apollo: A well-regarded Ugljan Island eatery offering a menu of Croatian and Mediterranean dishes. Known for its friendly service, you can enjoy seafood, grilled meats, and vegetarian options, with local Croatian wines.

Sea food menu

Seafood menu

Ugljan weather

Ugljan Island has a Mediterranean climate, making it a sun-seekers paradise. Summers are warm and sunny perfect for beach activities and water sports. Spring and Autumn have pleasant weather with milder temperatures, ideal for outdoor exploration and hiking.

Ugljan Island is a peaceful and family-friendly destination, offering a mix of natural beauty, outdoor activities, and cultural exploration. Whether you are relaxing on the beach, hiking in the hills, or tasting local cuisine, Ugljan promises an unforgettable Croatian vacation.


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