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Petrcane Resort

Petrcane Beach

Petrcane is a village and harbour on the coast of the cove bearing the same name, in the Zadar Channel, 15 km northwest of Zadar.
Chief occupations are farming and fishing.
The harbour is well protected; smaller yachts may dock in the harbour.
Petrcane lies on the local road, branching off from the regional road Zadar - Nin.
In the Middle Ages, Petrcane was one of the estates of the Zadar monasteries of St. Krsevan and Plato. Southeast of the village, along the coast, is the preserved former church of St. Bartholomew (12th-13th c.) with a massive bell tower on the front, later converted into a residential building (Kulina). Remains of mural paintings are found on the walls.
Petrcane has a beach with a pine forest.Beautiful, untouched sea and beach will give you unforgettable feeling. Beach is gravelly with tidy rocks and in the sea there is scattered sand.
Along the whole beach you have refreshing solid pine forest. Clean blue see makes this place to be one of the best vacation destination at Adriatic sea.

Petrcane's most popular beach is situated on the natural peninsula near Pinija hotel. It is also known by the name of Punta Radman. Beach is pebbly and rocky and one part is sandy suitable for children. One part of the beach belongs to Pinija hotel and there is a small entrance charge for all other visitors. Along the beach there is a pine forest and many facilities including sport and watersport opportunities.

A bit further there is Nela Beach Club. It is a pebbly / stone slabs beach with volleyball on sand, bar and gym on beach. It has a pirate camp feel, latino, pop and rock music.
The beach is well attended, mostly by young people. Entrance is free of charge.
On the nearby flat peninsula a tourist settlement Punta Skala is situated, ideal for family holiday. It is a densely wooded peninsula with beautiful natural beaches (rocky beach, sandy beach and cliffs). The beach is fairly attended, but privacy is also possible. Tool entrance.
One part of the beach is reserved for naturists.
Further away there is unoccupied natural coast (Visevica) with medium attendance and possibility for nudism and privacy.