Pakoštane’s beaches cover the works; from sand and rock to gravel and concrete. The landscaped seaside walk to the neighbouring village of Drage (500 metres away) doubles as a stretch of beach where you can set up camp in your own personal cove for the day. The sandy beach of Bužakovina is located on the outskirts of Pakoštane in Pine Beach Resort. Its shallow waters and shade-providing pine groves provide the perfect family environment. If you like people-watching on the beach, Punta is much closer to the town centre – and much more crowded. Here, sunbathers can choose from pebble or concrete tanning beds, while swimmers wade their way to submerged stretches of sand. Punta also rents out sun chairs, sunbrellas and pedal boats. Near the town centre, Janice beach is Pakoštane’s longest and a treat for all who value space over crowds.
Nestled between the salty Adriatic sea and the freshwater Vrana lake – a far cry from any urban hustle and throngs of tourists – Pakoštane is the spot for anyone seeking total relaxation on the Dalmatian coast.
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