Murter is not only a jumping-off point for exploring the famous Kornati National Park, but also a great destination in its own right. Beautiful bays with a sandy bottom and turquoise water and an escape from the bustle of main tourist centers make it a great destination.
Located in the northwest part of Šibenik archipelago, the island of Murter is separated from the mainland by narrow sea canal at Tisno. It is connected with the mainland by a 12-meter long draw-bridge.
It is the biggest island in Šibenik archipelago with 19 sq km. This dreamy island is located at the entrance of the Kornati islands National park. There are 4 settlements on the island: Tisno, Murter, Jezera and Betina and any of them is a perfect pick for enjoying the island or a base for excursions to National park Krka, National park Kornati islands, Šibenik, Zadar, Nin…
The island of Murter provides with heavenly first-class sandy beaches. If your dream holiday is enjoying one of the most beautiful beaches you can imagine, the island of Murter is tailor-made for you.
Beach Podvrske, one of the most beautiful beach in Croatia, is located in this charming island. This combination of rocky and sandy beach is the perfect choice when you don´t want sand on your towel, but love to feel the sand with your toes in the water. Thanks to the sand, beach looks heavenly with clear, turquoise water that reminds on the tropics. There is also a small pier for smaller boats.
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Murter is located between Zadar and Šibenik, almost on the main Adriatic magistral road. The roads are good. The island has several shopping malls and a variety of restaurants.