The 7 Best Beaches in Novi Vinodolski

The beautiful beaches of Novi Vinodolski are perfect for a beach vacation in the Kvarner Bay. Directly in the resort, but also in the immediate vicinity, you will find many picturesque stretches of coastline, with numerous idyllic bays and beaches for swimming. No matter if families with children, couples or people looking for peace and quiet, in Novi Vinodolski everyone will find his favorite place under the Croatian sun. Most of the beaches are beautiful pebble beaches, but there are also clean concrete beaches and beautiful rocky beaches to relax. But where are the most beautiful beaches in Novi Vinodolski, what are the real insider tips, and which bays are particularly suitable for a vacation?

In this guide we will tell you the best beaches in Novi Vinodolski. In addition, we show you beautiful pictures, and give tips and info that are guaranteed to help you plan your vacation!


Lišanj Beach (Plaza Novi)

The Beach Lisanj, also known as Plaza Novi, is definitely one of the most popular beaches in Novi Vinodolski. It is located near the Family Hotel Lisanj of the same name and is the charming main beach of the resort. Really ingenious is the mixture of beautiful pebble coves and concrete beach, where even older people and children can find easy access to the turquoise sea. Thanks to the perfect facilities, top cleanliness and good water quality, this bay flies the Blue Flag as an award.

Several snack bars and cafés are located right next to the beach, and umbrellas and sunbeds are also available for rent at a reasonable price. In addition, a pedal boat rental, water bouncy castle, diving tower and banana boat provide entertainment.

Tip: For a vacation with children very popular is the 4-star Family Hotel Lisanj in best beach location, with animation and large pool area.

Riva Beach

A real beach highlight of Novi Vinodolski is the romantic Plaza Riva. This picturesque stretch of coast is located on the northern shore promenade, under a quiet vacation settlement, and scores as a beautiful rocky beach with gorgeous sea colors. Especially inviting are the small round stone plateaus that have been integrated into the rocky landscape and are perfect for sunbathing and relaxing. Numerous steps and ladders lead into the crystal clear sea, which is also perfect for snorkeling.

Just behind the Riva beach runs a charming promenade, where several snack bars and cafés provide refreshments. If you come by car, you will find plenty of parking on the road above the bays.

Tip: The Apartment Di Blu is a real insider tip! Directly by the sea, top modern and even equipped with a pool, this apartment leaves nothing to be desired.

Rivica Beach

The beach Plaza Rivica stretches along the southern coastal promenade, between the main beach Lisanj in the north and the beach Lopar in the south. The most unique feature is the picturesque turquoise blue sea colors, which truly invite you to swim and splash around. Behind it is a pretty promenade, where Mediterranean pine trees provide cool shade and in between there are always small food stalls and bars, for snacks and cool drinks. The view of the offshore island of San Marino, which can also be reached by pedal boat, kayak or SUP, is also beautiful.

Tip: The Apartments Buneta offer wonderful holiday apartments in a fantastic location, just a few steps away from the beach.

Skrpun Beach

The beach Skrapun is a real insider tip! This small dream beach is hidden south of the old town and is one of the most beautiful natural bays in Novi Vinodolski. Vacationers love the private atmosphere and the unique tranquility that surrounds this beach. The sea is slightly colder than elsewhere, thanks to freshwater springs, which provides pleasant refreshment, especially in summer. Unique are the red rocks, which together with the light pebble and the turquoise sea form a real postcard scenery.

Thanks to the natural environment, you can also explore an interesting underwater world while snorkeling. There is almost no natural shade, but you can rent umbrellas and sunbeds at the small romantic beach bar!

Prva Dražica Beach

The Plaza Prva Drazica is located a little bit south of the huge marina and is definitely one of the most popular beaches in Novi Vinodolski. Many locals, as well as vacationers, meet here to spend unforgettable hours by the sea. The beach is a really fantastic mix of concrete and rocky beach, where stairs lead into the turquoise blue water. Really pleasant is also the pine forest behind the beach, where there is also a sunbathing area with shady places.

Lopar Beach

At the southern end of the promenade is the charming Lopar beach, a pretty pebble beach with a gorgeous view of the island of San Marino. This part of the coast is a bit quieter, and even in the high season this bay does not get too crowded. Nevertheless, you can find a good tourist offer here, there are sunbeds and umbrellas for rent, and you can also borrow pedal boats. There are bars and restaurants nearby, and also a small vacation settlement with nice apartments is just behind the beach.

Tip: The apartments Palace Paulina Luxury Residence enchants guests with beautiful, new furnishings, great pool and beach proximity.

Zagori Beach

The Plaza Zagori is located in the northernmost part of Novi Vinodolski and is the perfect place to relax and unwind. Even in the summer months, there is relatively little going on here, so even in the high season everyone can find a quiet place to sunbathe and relax. Behind the beach, some pine trees provide cool shade, and the long promenade invites you to stroll along. The coastline is a bit rocky in parts, but you can enjoy an incredibly clear sea while swimming.

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