Bozava, Croatia - holiday information

Bozava, Dugi otok, Croatia – visitor information

Bozava is located on the north-western side of the island and lies in a bay surrounded by pine trees and is the most developed tourist resort on the island. The place is characterized by beautiful beaches, coves and clear waters. The town has a post office, a bakery, a kiosk in the hotel and two grocery stores.
Bozava is first mentioned in the year 1327 under the name Bosane, while the remains of fortified settlements near the site date back to the Illyrians. Although the villagers are diligent farmers and fishermen, Bozava is attractive to visitors because of the accommodational possibilities in the hotel complex, which consists of four attractive hotels. Also, accommodation is available in private rooms and apartments. In addition, accommodation is provided to yachtsmen in the port where there are berths and  you can get water and electricity. During the summer, visitors are provided transportation to the famous beach Sakarun with a tourist train, which is an excellent opportunity to experience the beauty of the island. From the landmarks you should see the Bozava parish church of St. Nicholas from the 9th century, the church of St. Sunday dating back to the 17th century and the church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary. Video:



Bozava – basic information

Bozava – population: 127, Bozava - day/ saint: saint : Nikola, 06.12.

Distance from bigger centres

Bozava - Makarska. 244km, Bozava- Split: 197km, Bozava - Pula: 428km, Bozava - Rijeka: 200km, Bozava - Zadar: 40km, Bozava - Šibenik: 132km, Bozava - Dubrovnik: 424km, Bozava - Zagreb: 324km

Possibility of accomodation

private accomodation, apartments, rooms, hotels, pensions


pebble, stone, concreted

Facilities and authorities

emergency, self-service shops, bakery, post office, exchange office, souvenir shops

Sport's and recreative offer

tennis court, rent a motor, rent a bike, rent a boat, diving school, water sports, walking, jogging tracks, routes for cyclists, gym / fitness, massage services, sauna

Gastronomic offer

restaurants, traditional croatian taverns, pizzerias

Night life

night club

Additional offer

croatian national park nearby, croatian natural reservation nearby, organised trips to nearby destinations, organised trips to nearby islands, promenade along the sea, organisation of entertaining and cultural events by the tourist board, organisation of fishermen's nights, organisation of folk entertainments, nautic tourist port in the place

Bozava – why choose this destination

clean sea, long promenades along the sea, pine wood by the beach, secluded beaches, peace and silence in the place with no big crowd, tipical croatian fishermen place, interesting diving sites, interesting wind surfing sites, long cycling routes and walking tracks, possibility for departures on interesting trips, possibility for sailing around islands, genuin gastronomic offer nearby, possibility for getting familiar with the life of people and local customs

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