Anyone looking for an idyllic island getaway should head to this divine corner of the Adriatic. A tiny island located in the Croatian Adriatic, Žižanj is the place to be if you're looking for a relaxing and invigorating holiday. Just a kilometre or so square, anyone heading for a break in Žižanj holiday villas will feel like they have completely escaped from the stresses of working life and the pressures of modern living. The main attraction that the island holds for visitors is its pristine natural environment. With very few tourists visiting, its perfect beaches are very quiet, and there is a real sense of freedom on the island.
Swimming in the clear blue waters of the Adricatic is a real treat, and exploring the coastline on foot provides plenty of adventures for walkers. One great way to soak up some of the local culture and appreciate the beauty of the island and the surrounding seas is to take a trip on a fishing boat. Not only will the local fisherman help visitors to villas in Žižanj to catch fish like squid and octopus, they will also demonstrate the local tasty recipes for the fish, such as 'grade' and 'brude'. Usually suitable for a party of around six people, this kind of trip is a great way to pick up an understanding of local culture and cuisine.
Žižanj Island Holidays - sample delicious fish-based cuisine on this Croatian beachside holiday jewel
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Žižanj Apartments - an idyllic island haven for nature and wildlife enthusiasts
Perhaps he main attraction for visitors to Island Žižanj holiday rentals is the island's proximity to the Kornati National Park, a nature reserve centred upon the Kornati archipelago of Adriatic islands. The area was declared a national park in 1980, thanks to the diversity of its fauna and natural habitats. The park includes 89 islands, islets and cliffs, covering an area of about 220 square kilometres, with a coastline of 238 kilometres. There is also plenty of history in the national park region for any travellers staying in Island Žižanj holiday rentals to explore. People have lived among the islands, coves and harbours for thousands of years, and there are plenty of local tales about pirates, Romans and Turks. A medieval church which is estimated to date back to the 12th century is located at Tarac, and is simply known as Our Lady of Tarac. But the main reason anyone heads out for a stay in Island Žižanj holiday rentals is to enjoy the calm and relaxing maritime environment of the island itself. With some great sea food and other fine produce to enjoy, along with a glass of the local wine, a trip to this part of Croatia is all about the simple things in life.