Kukljica is a popular tourist destination and fishing village on the island of Ugljan near Zadar, excellent connected to the mainland by car ferry with frequency of every hour and 15 minutes crossing time. It's thick pine-woods, lovely beaches, crystal clear sea and a lot of sun combine to make a perfect holiday. Kukljica can be called the “Getaway to the Telascica Nature Park and the National Park Kornati” since it is located at the island’s extreme southwestern point, close to the Zdrelac channel.
The old center of Kukljica is original example of local “people’s architecture and large natural port who always full of fishing boats, sailboats and yachts. Kukljica offers a very long beach line surrounded by crystal clear seas. Attractive sandy beaches shaded by centuries-old pines: Sabusa, Kostanj and Jelenica, can be found on both sides of the island. In the haven Kostanj there is a valuable historical monument, the renewed old church of St. Jerome from the 13th century.
The genuine attraction of Kukljica is the traditional procession by boat on the Feast of Our Lady of the Snow (5th of August), when the statue of Our Lady of the Snow is taken from the votive church of Our Lady of the Snow in the Zdrelascica bay to the parish church of St. Paul dating from the 17th century. The statue is accompanied by a procession of hundreds of boats of all sizes. The procession has been taking place here since 5th of August 1514., when according to the legend, snow fell in the middle of summer, almost five hundred years ago.
Kukljica is located on the regional road running along the island of Ugljan; 2 km southeast of the village is the bridge, 201 m long, which connects Ugljan with the island of Pasman, over the Zdrelac strait. The Kukljica offers you various sports and recreational opportunities: tennis courts, small playgrounds, bocce court, miniature golf, table tennis, diving center etc. Equipment for water sports (pedal boats, canoes, surfing boards, bikes etc.) is rented. Kukljica has a several good restaurants with Dalmatian and Mediterranean food, many bars and club for good fun and party all night long. Enjoy the wonderful sea, take advantage of Kukljica's beauty to give your body and your soul a rest. You will find nice weather, home cooking and the Mediterranean atmosphere.
See why everyone who has visited Kukljica and met her people, the sea and the beauty of the landscape, come back again. If you want to find peace lost in the urban life together with your families, friends and colleagues and also be close to the richness of events and the summer life, come to apartments "Villa Bosotina". They are located on an elevation, which gives a beautiful view on the Bay of Kukljica. It is very close to the center and the surrounding beaches.
The closest beaches is a 5-minute walk away. We have our own parking space and a garden with a barbecue. In a pleasant ambience of our apartments spend your vacation enjoying with Mediterranean atmosphere with some barbecue, vine and pleasant hosts! It offers something else, quite different; slow rhythm, with sounds and smell of untouched nature. As such, it is an ideal family resort. On the other hand, all you might need is at a few minutes walking distance.
«Villa Bosotina», with the best view in Kukljica!
Welcome to Kukljica, Croatia, the perfect place for your holiday.