Welcome to Lopar, Croatia!
Lopar or sandy paradise as the locals like to call it, is a place with most natural sand beaches on the Adriatic and countless intimate picturesque bays. The most famous beach is the Paradise beach, 1,5 km long with a variety of entertainment on land and the sea. There are various tourist facilities along the beach where the children and young people in particular can have fun. Lopar also has beaches for dogs, nudist beaches (Sahara, Gipsy and Stolac), but also many hidden coves for intimacy and privacy. In any case, one thing is certain – in Lopar you can surely find a beach you love, and the swimming in the crystal clear waters will remain forever in your memories!
In addition to beautiful beaches, Lopar also has a rich history and tradition. Traces of habitation on the island date back to prehistoric times, as evident by the findings and the ruins of artifacts in this region. For believers and art lovers, there are the St. Ivan Baptist parish church and Votive Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, which is mentioned in the 14th century. Apart from these two churches, there is the church of St. Nicholas, which was built on the remains of the former church that was built on the promontory Sorinj sailors as protective covenant sign with a dedication of seafarers. From the tradition, the residents of Lopar are particularly proud of the Lopar mascaraed, where for the past 150 years the locals parade, dance and sing under a specific mask.
The rich gastronomic and enological offer is another valuable thing that locals are proud of. Dishes prepared according to traditional recipes will satisfy the taste of all the flavors!
Rich gastronomic and enological offer is another valuable thing that locals are proud of. Homemade dishes prepared in a traditional way by the old recipes and a glass of wine on the restaurant terraces, bistros and taverns will completely satisfy the palate of different tastes.
When it comes to sports and entertainment, in Lopar you will find plenty of content – from water sports (jet skiing, parasailing, sailing, kayaking, boat rentals, paddle boats), tennis courts, basketball courts, soccer field, mini golf, biking, trekking, beach volleyball, scuba diving and a recreational center with table tennis, billiards, trampoline, various video games and the like.
Visit Lopar, have fun, relax and enjoy the natural beauties of this island!