The fifth biggest island in Croatia is Pag. It is one of the most important islands in Zadar’s archipelago and is well connected with the mainland by state roads, which trail across Pag over the bridge what made the island available like an peninsula.
It is a place whose existence is noted in 12th century, although the founds all over the island witness of human doings even in ancient history; wall paintings and tumuli date from Neolithic. Thus, Pag developed its own culture expression and peculiar tradition which is the object of interest for many visitors and natives over the time.
Administrative center of the island is a town Pag. Just 5 kilometers from Pag, on south shore of the island, Košljun is settled. It is a small port, nesting in naturally secure bay, and it used to be a harbor of the main town Pag. Today Košljun is a peaceful village, a village where many people from the mainland have their vacation houses, and a village where many tourists come to enjoy the diversities of island Pag. People are nowadays mainly occupied with tourism; kindly offering comfortable apartments and gourmand specialties of the island Pag such as famous Pag’s cheese, lamb meat dishes, olive oils, vine and many others.
Košljun is a quiet resting place destined for the fans of simple natural beauty. It has just one store and beautiful rocky beach for all day summer joy. And after a peaceful day, all of those who want rush and excitement, have the opportunity to release the extra energy in nearby Pag, or even better Novalja, famous for its wild night life.