ZADAR FOR COUPLES

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ZADAR FOR COUPLES

When it comes to cherishing precious moments together, there's no place like Zadar. With its historic core and scenic coastline, culinary delights and a vibrant urban atmosphere, a romantic escapade awaits at virtually every turn. We've prepared a handy guide to help you plan out an engaging, romantic stay.

VISIT THE OLD TOWN

Revel in Zadar’s Old Town with your partner by your side. Begin your day on the picturesque peninsula, exploring hand in hand cobblestone streets filled with history, local cuisine, and atmosphere. Follow the lively Kalelarga, the town’s main street, from the Venetian Land Gate to the enchanting waterfront alongside the shimmering Adriatic. Climb the Bell Tower for panoramic views or stroll along the historic promenade, taking in the surrounding islands and red rooftops. Experience local culture at People’s Square with lively music and home-made meals before visiting historic landmarks like the Cathedral of St. Anastasia or the world-famous Church of St. Donatus. As evening falls, enjoy a romantic stroll along the waterfront, encountering the lull of the Sea Organ and a light show of the Sun Salutation for a special ending to a special day.

 

KAYAKING TOURS

If you’re looking for a more active stay, there’s plenty of options available, none more lively than kayaking tours along the coastline. Both half-day and full-day trips allow you to paddle the region, discovering secluded coves, rugged cliffs and untouched beaches nestled by the Adriatic Sea. With experienced guides leading the way, you can relax and take in the natural beauty of Dalmatia, focused on creating unforgettable memories together. If you’re seasoned paddlers, discover sites privately, stopping for quiet picnics or uninterrupted swimming breaks that offer a more personal experience of the coast and surrounding islands. Discover Pašman, Dugi Otok, Ugljan, Ošljak or the canyons of Zrmanja, with every stroke providing a tender adventure and a memorable experience. After an energetic day, unwind at A’mare Restaurant with an intimate and laid-back dining experience where tradition meets culinary excellence.

 

ISLAND HOPPING

For a more comfortable means of exploring the coast, opt for private boat tours of the archipelago or self-guided island trips. Guaranteed to elevate your Zadar experience, these excursions allow you to discover unforgettable sights, a pristine natural beauty and a true taste of local wonders. Ugljan, Pašman, Molat, the Kornati archipelago, Iž and Rava are all brimming with opportunities for private and tailored experiences. Hop between these idyllic islands or anchor in secluded bays for a leisurely swim, with each moment crafted for your enjoyment. With nothing to do short of taking in the lush beauty of Dalmatia with your SO, precious memories will take care of themselves and last you a lifetime.

 

 

NIGHTLIFE EXPERIENCES

For couples seeking meaningful evening pastimes, Zadar's vibrant scene offers plenty of romantic options to enjoy together. Depending on your preferences, you can frequent cozy wine bars or livelier clubs, enjoy an intimate dinner setting, discover local events or kick-back at scenic terraces with scenic views. More popular options include The Yachting Club, Teatro Bar, The Garden, Arsenal or Opera Club and plenty more, each brimming with scope, atmosphere, music, food and drink options. If you're looking for a truly memorable evening, head to A'mare Restaurant, established foremost as a vibrant hub where guests and locals come together to share experiences. Settle into the night with lush dinner options, featuring exquisite food, an intimate and laid-back atmosphere complimented by live music. Find out why we set the standard for end-of-the-week events.

EXPLORE THE REGION

Whether by car, bus or boat, the region opens itself up for exciting possibilities ideal for intimate retreats. Visit the Island of Pag and get to know its salt-harvesting tradition, get a taste of its renowned cheese and wine, discover a centuries-old lace-making technique with convenient swimming options at every step. The ancient allure of Nin boasts folk-tales, history and the smallest cathedral in the world, the Church of the Holy Cross. Just outside it, you'll find the Nin Lagoon, a shallow and sandy area known for therapeutic mud, perfect for a slow-down together. Alternatively, explore the vast natural beauty of Dalmatia, from unique national parks with lush and breathtaking scenery (Plitvice, Krka, Telašćica) to the canyons of Zrmanja, with each stop proving unforgettable. From local cuisine to historic sites, from guided tours to private treks, cycling, walking or swimming, Zadar and its region prove irresistible to couples looking for long-lasting memories.