"Otok Pag" Otok Pag by BarbaraForza

Otok Pag Travel Guide: 6 reviews and 28 photos

A car ferry from Prizna will bring you to Pag in only 15 minutes. At first you will see a rocky and apparently monotonous place, but once you're on the island and you drive few kilometres on, you'll see what is Pag.
The whole island is 285 km and have more or less 12 inhabited centres.
Pag is not only the name of the island but one of the main centres as well. Pag and Novalja are the main centres and offers almost everything you might need. Pag is more traditional and quiet whereas Novalja is the most tourist oriented.

A crowdy beach!

This is one of the beaches you can find in Pag (the island).
Going from Pag town to Novalja (there is only one main road so you can't miss it) turn left to Lukar and go down towards the sea following a white road. If you have a brand new car choose another beach! Once you're down you'll find a sort of building offering an access to the sea...go straight on the white road and you'll find this beach and many others, some of them can be seen from the road, some of them can't, you must follow little paths on foot to reach the sea (like the one in the picture).

As you can see it is very crowdy...considering it was July, I think it is almost incredible to have such a beach just for you!
Beaches here are made of little stones, very few of them of sand.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:You can have the holiday you prefer, in crowdy beaches among tourists from everywhere, or in a very quiet bay sharing the sun and the sea with seagulls ony!
  • Cons:Still to look for it...if any!
  • In a nutshell:Not a green island, but worth to be seen!
  • Last visit to Otok Pag: Jul 2004
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • Aug 28, 2005 at 1:26 AM

    brava barbara! i cannot believe someone has made a tip on pag, there are very few people on vt who have been, or made a page! my father is from pag, so for me, a special place! great! xxx

  • matcrazy1's Profile Photo
    Mar 25, 2005 at 1:53 AM

    Amazing pictures, very good writings and hotel tip.

  • aadil's Profile Photo
    Jan 28, 2005 at 4:57 AM

    That sounds like some great accomodation for the cheap prices you mention here!!! Lovely pictures too!!! I'm sure you must have enjoyed it all!!!

  • Daja123's Profile Photo
    Jan 7, 2005 at 5:06 AM

    Very nice pics, Barbara ! Thanks so much for your visit to my UK page. Regards.. (~_~)

  • cachaseiro's Profile Photo
    Dec 23, 2004 at 10:15 PM

    i really enjoyed pag when i went cycling there a few months ago. nice photos.

  • Ikaronaut's Profile Photo
    Nov 18, 2004 at 2:44 AM

    I love this island, specially the local cheese "Pashki sir"

  • grets's Profile Photo
    Sep 21, 2004 at 5:05 AM

    I love the beautiful, deserted beaches, they are so hard to find these days. No wonder Croatia is becoming more and more popular

  • Azhut's Profile Photo
    Sep 3, 2004 at 4:43 AM

    Bell'inizio e poi la Croazia é veramente bella!!!

  • JLBG's Profile Photo
    Aug 25, 2004 at 8:22 PM

    Great pictures ! Waiting for more ! I love Pag, the island and the cheese !

  • deecat's Profile Photo
    Aug 24, 2004 at 9:19 AM

    Marvelous introduction, both the text and the photographs. The hotel sounds so lovely, especially the people who run it. You do such conscientious work. Thanks.


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