The islands have been known as the oasis of peace that gives visitors a relaxation experience - spiritual and physical relaxation. But the island also has its restless side, which is proof of the constant action of unstoppable action of the nature force - the sea and the wind. The Dugi otok is the true example of the place where these two opposites have manifested itself - idyllic and picturesque places and enclosed coves in proportion to lush vegetation and karst fields. Visit the Long Island and experience a magical vacation!
The Dugi otok is mentioned for the first time in the tenth century, belonging to the Zadar island group of North Dalmatian islands, and its surface is 124 km² (43 km long, 4 km up to 4 km). It is located in the northwest-southeast direction, in the north-western part of the island of Molat, and the southernmost Kornati. With numerous coves and beaches, beautiful nature and sights, Dugi otok is an ideal place for people who want to spend their vacation away from the city crowd surrounded by pristine nature and crystal clear sea.
The town was first mentioned in 1365 as Vallis Sancti Stephani, according to the church of St. Stjepan, who is also the patron of this place. Accommodation of town Luka is almost ideal, protected from all winds, and the feeling of pleasantness and freshness in the sparkling summer months provides the wind maestral. The harbor is situated at the foot of the largest island of Vela Straža, and there are caves with large halls and ornaments in the immediate vicinity. In short, Luka is the place for guests who want to enjoy the peace and quiet, crystal clear sea, surrounded by the National Park Kornati and the Nature Park Telascica.
The promenade dominates the promenade dating back to the 14th century. The bay in which Luka is located is called the Golden Wave, which besides the crystal clear sea and natural peculiarities also provides a safe anchorage for all sailors. In the nearby bay of Boka you can find a healing mud that has a totally natural and relaxing effect on the body.
Due to its developed fishery, Luka has an outstanding traditional gastronomic offer. You can find accommodation in Hotel Luka which is open 6 months in the year (May to October).
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