The village of Soline, located on the northern side of Long Island (Dugi Otok), develops around a beautiful bay. A very quiet area on crystalline sea, characterized by the scents of unspoiled nature. Thanks to its perfect exposition, it offers some of the most stunning sunsets in Croatia.
The village has a mini-market, coffee bar, pier to dock small boats, and bus stop. Numerous restaurants are on nearby villages, only 5 minutes away by car.
Soline is the closest village to the famous beach Saharun (or Sakarun), one of the most charming on the Adriatic Sea, which can be reached by foot in only 10 minutes.
The village is 15 minutes from Brbinj (by car or bus), which is where the ferry arrives from the city of Zadar.
LONG ISLAND (DUGI OTOK)
Dugi Otok is one of the most beautiful island in Dalmatia and is populated by 12 villages. The island owes its name to its peculiar stretched shape (about 45 kilometres of length and 5 kilometres of width) and it gives the opportunity to live an unforgettable experience and see spectacular views.
Full of amazing bays and beaches, it offers a nice relaxing and quiet holiday. Perfect for those who love the sea and nature. It is possible to explore the island by car or by boat, and practice diving, snorkeling, sailing and fishing. Also available for rent are small boats, scooters, canoes, paddleboats, bicycles.
On the northern side of the island there is the light house (Veli Rat), only 5 kilometres far from Soline, along with its surrounding reefs and discreet beaches, and the villages of Veli Rat, famous for the Marina and fish restaurants, and Božava, which has tourist bars and a small harbour.
On the southern side there are the Telašćica Natural Park, with its Salt Lake, and the Kornati National Park, accessible by sea through organized tours from Sali.
Sali is a tourist village of fishermen and the island’s administrative centre, popular in Agoust for the “Saljske uzance”: three days of celebration that make of Sali the main attraction on the island, while offering concerts, traditional music played with horns and drums, and donkey race.
Once considered the centre of Dalmatia, the city of Zadar is among the most fascinating and famous tourist destinations on the Adriatic Sea, rich in history and spectacular places. While walking on the streets in the old town, it is possible to see the sea organ (Morske Orgulje), the Square of five wells (Trg pet bunara), the roman Forum and medieval church of St. Donatus (Sveti Donat), the cathedral of St.Anastasia (Sveti Stošija), and the panoramic waterfront (Riva). Zadar is reachable by ferry (route Ancona-Zadar), by car, by bus, by train, and by plane.