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Novalja is the nearest city to Zrce Beach. Most party guests are staying in Novalja. A regular bus line is bringing the guests day and night to Zrce Beach. 

Novalja – the city to for your holiday

The city is the party-tourist center of the island and most of these people book their apartments or other accommodations here every year. About 3,500 residents live in Novalja regularly, but during the summer season, the city is crowded with thousands of party people.

Besides several restaurants, there are a lot of bars in the city center. In addition, you´ll also spot the Cocomo club right in the middle of Novalja.

The city of Novalja became famous for the well-known Zrce Beach in the last few years.

In Novalja, you can find a promenade and small beaches. A few minutes outside of Novalja, you will find a lot of silent and beautiful beaches. Also, you will find shops, grocery stores and drug stores. Novalja also has a police station and a small hospital.

Beaches near Novalja

Near Novalja, you can find several beaches. At Zrce Beach you can party day and night and you find 4 of the world’s best clubs at one beach. A unique experience in the world! During the summer season, you will find a lot of festivals, events and a world-class DJ line-up at Zrce Beach. If you look for beaches to relax you will find a wide variety of beaches close to Novalja:

  • Zrće (im Bild)
  • Vrtić
  • Planjka
  • Gaj
  • Babe
  • Caska
  • Straško

Here is a map of beaches near Novalja (Map of beaches near Novalja).

Novalja holiday: important info and contacts

Telephone Contacts

Country code Croatia +385
Emergency call: +385 1 92
Police station Novalja: +385 53 675 860 Google Maps
Road assistance: +385 1 987


Name: Kuna
1 Kuna (HRK) = 100 Lipa

Exchange rates (go to Google):
1 Kuna in Euro
1 Kuna in Schweizer Franken

Public holidays during the season

22 June, 25 June (national holiday), 5 August, 15 August.

Shops, Clubs and tourist attractions are mostly open on public holidays during the season.

Novalja Weather

During the season, from June to the beginning of September you have mostly sunny and dry weather. The warmest month is July.

Party locations in Novalja

In Novalja, you find many good and nice bars in the town center. The best place for a party in Novalja is club Cocomo in the city center!

Photos from Zrce Beach