A Guide To Beaches in Sibenik


Frankly speaking there are not many beaches in Sibenik town area. Only few of them are within walking distance from the city center.

The situation has changed in past years, particularly when in 2012 some old beaches have been renovated and in 2013 after the local authorities decided to build the promenade through the St. Anthony Channel.

That has contributed to bring closer several coves and new beaches in the Channel area to the city.

Beaches in Sibenik Town Area

Believe it or not, Sibenik is the only town in the Adriatic that has no town beach. The locals themselves and the tourists who stayed in Sibenik must use city transportation, a car or a boat to go to the nearest beach.

While Split Croatia, has few beaches reachable only 5 minutes walking from the ferry port, Sibenik's nearest public beach is half an hour walk from the center.

Banj (Crnica) town beach

This is a brand new city beach has been revived in 2012. It a gravel beach located approximately one km from the city center.

Banj Sibenik's city beach

It's very popular among local people. It's suitable for families, older and young people. It is easily reached on foot or by car. The beach has showers and toilets and a lifeguard.

If you are looking for a great pebble beach near the city of Sibenik, this is the right beach for you. It offers a breathtaking view of the old part of the city. The beach has showers and toilets and a lifeguard.

For those looking for more activities, this beach offers various sports such as basketball, beach volleyball, water polo and a fitness park. Each evening, the young people meet in the bars and nightclubs close to the beach.

Jadrija city beach – Sibenik

Among beaches in Sibenik this one is one of the most popular places for swimming since 1921. It's located in nearby suburb of the same name and it's connected by local transport with both the mainland and the sea.

Jadrija beach in Sibenik's neighborhood of the same name!

There are numerous “famous” beaches along the coast. Bacvice in Split, Kolovare beach of Zadar, Banje in Dubrovnik, Bonj of Hvar , to mention just a few. But Jadrija of Sibenik seems to have a special aura even to those not native to Sibenik. It is probably because it is the last “classic” beach still standing. Read more about this beach!

Beaches in Sibenik in St.Anthony channel

After the opening of Sibenik channel in 2013, Sibenik has been enriched with two new beaches, both reachable by car or even on foot.

Skar cove beach in Sibenik channel

The first one is Skar Cove, a pebble beach with a view of St Nicholas Fortress, one of most important Sibenik's sightseeing sites. Being easily accessible by car, this beach has quickly entered on the list of the favorite beaches in Sibenik.

Another  beach I suggest is Minerska bay beach, a beautiful, quiet beach on the promenade of St. Anthony. The beach (see the map below) is easily reachable by car but you'll need to walk to the beach  as the parking place is located in front of Sibenik channel entrance ramp. 

Beach Rezaliste

This beach is located near Brodarica settlement, which is 6 km away from Sibenik. It's a small pebbled beach, recommended for families with children. Lovers of active rest and sports will find different kinds of water entertainment on the beach.

Rezaliste beach 6 km from Sibenik

Solaris beaches in Sibenik

If you decide to visit Sibenik town and its region, probably the name of Solaris beaches and resorts, recently renovated, have really everything you need for proper rest and relaxation.

Solaris hotel complex is situated 6 kilometers from Sibenik in direction Split and 6 kilometers from the exit of the A1 motorway.

Solaris resort consists of 4 kilometers long beaches thematically divided into five different parts. Here are Solaris Beach Resort with 5 attractive, thematic beaches:

  • Solaris sand beach - one of the top beaches of the Adriatic and the top  features of the Solaris brand.
  • Solaris club beach - the best place for wild and unforgettable parties.
  • Solaris SPA beach - with a new Wellness & Spa Center
  • Solaris family beach - Solaris Kids Hotel Andrija and Solaris Beach Hotel Jakov  with the first Aqua Park in the Adriatic
  • Solaris camping beach - the best and most rewarded campsites in the region.
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