The Croatian coast hides many picturesque places, beautiful bays, and enchanting towns. Even though sometimes overlooked in comparison with popular tourist destinations like the city of Split or Dubrovnik, Primošten is a hidden Dalmatian jewel that will charm everyone with its magical sights, beautiful locations, and amazing beaches.
Primošten is located less than half an hour away from Šibenik and you can easily reach it by following the state road D8, popularly called Adriatic Highway, that connects all the bigger Dalmatian cities from the Slovenia to Montenegro.
Once an island, today Primošten is connected to the mainland. The city has something for everyone, whether you are looking for mesmerizing locations that will leave you breathless or if you are in search of great nightlife and a great time, wonderful beaches for families, and luxurious accommodations.
Primošten is beautiful no matter the time of the year you decide to visit. Still, the summer months are perfect to enjoy all the benefits the city can offer, especially if you want to use your vacation to relax and escape the rush of the everyday world on one of the most beautiful Croatian beaches, and this charming place has around 20 kilometers of them to choose from.
Velika Raduča Beach
The largest and probably the most famous beach in Primošten is Velika Raduča beach, located on the east side of the Raduča peninsula. The beach is less than 300 meters away from the city center and offers beautiful views of the old town.
The beach is covered in pebbles and surrounded by pine forest, and is perfect for anyone in search of shelter in a shade during the hot summer months. The beach has a nice entrance for children and is accessible to people with special needs.
Velika Raduča is packed with fun facilities and activities that will satisfy anyone in search of a fun and active day by the sea. There is an aquapark on the beach, it’s possible to rent a jet ski, SUP board, or deck chairs with umbrellas. Beach also offers parasailing, water skiing, sailing, and even a diving center.
Near the beach, there is a playground, tennis, and a mini golf court. You can also find numerous beach bars, fruit stands, restaurants, and cafe places in the area.
Mala Raduča Beach
Closer to the historic core of the city, next to the city promenade, the beach Mala Raduča found its place. Thanks to its amazing location this lovely pebble beach offers fantastic views of the city. The beach doesn’t offer as many amenities as Velika Raduča, but the beaches are just a few steps away so the visitors can easily use the ones offered on both.
The beach is covered in pebbles and has a nice entrance suitable for families with children. The amazing location has its downsides so there aren’t a lot of places where you can hide from the sun on the beach so it’s recommended to bring or rent an umbrella.
There is a bar on the beach, and you can find a lot of other taverns, bars, and restaurants nearby.
The hidden bay of Dagna is located about 15 minutes of walking from the old town, on the north side of Primošten. This picturesque beach paradise will leave you speechless with its turquoise-blue sea, beautiful nature, and amazing sea views.
The beach is pebble, like most of the Primošten beaches, and thanks to its location outside of the city center, is a perfect peaceful oasis by the sea. On the beach, you can enjoy your favorite drink or tasty cocktails in one of the most famous Primošten beach bar, Bau Bar.
On Primošten peninsula, outside of the walls of the old town, the beautiful beach Garbina found its place. The beach is also known among the locals under the name Rosi, and many might say this is the most beautiful beach in Primošten.
This rocky bay is partly covered with pebbles, and here you can enjoy a beautiful view of the Raduča peninsula while enjoying the crystal clear Adriatic sea.
A beach known by the name Varoš lies at the beginning of the peninsula that makes up the old town. It is located around 200 meters from the town center, and near the beach there are restaurants and cafes located in the old town streets of Primošten. The sea is crystal clear and the beach offers a lot of pine shade to hide from the summer sun.
The beach offers parking spots, and there is a specially designated area available for playing water polo.
Located around 2 kilometers outside of Primošten center, beach Porat is a perfect escape for all those who are in search of real relaxation on the beach in peace and quiet.
Unlike the rest of the Primošten beaches, this beach is not crowded, you can enjoy wild and untouched nature while swimming in the crystal clear sea. The beach offers beautiful views of the old town of Primošten but due to its location, there aren’t any facilities or activities offered here so don’t forget to bring everything you may need when coming here.
One of the most beautiful beaches in the Primošten area is located in a small place of Bilo, approximately 7 kilometers away from Primošten. Pebble bay where the beach is placed offers breathtaking views of the sea around it.
The beach is pretty popular among locals but there aren’t any amenities here and the beach, and there aren’t many places where you can hide from summer so don’t forget to bring sun protection and other things you may need during the day.