Jezera is the oldest settlement on Murter, the island of the Šibenik archipelago, which is connected to the mainland by a bridge. It is settled in the bay on the northeast part of the island is overlooking the islet Školjić, which is protecting Jezera from the northern and eastern winds. It has been ever attractive spot on the island forever thus it is considered today that Jezera was inhabited since the 13th century. Numerous churches and historical monuments are witnessing that presumption, including the Church of Our Lady of Health from 1720. Nowadays Jezera counts around 1000 inhabitants who deal with fishing and tourism. Jezera is the place with a multi-century fishing tradition, and they still offer freshly caught fish, crabs, and shellfish, on the shore of the village, along with a rich restaurant fish specialties offer. Private apartments, rooms and holiday houses in Jezera are an ideal choice for getting to know the local culture and customs, and there is also a 233 berth marina. It has a nautical academy and a sports fishing association, and at the end of September is reserved for the international competition Big Game Fishing. Jezera is about 60 minutes away from the Zadar and Split airports, and the nearby national parks Krka and Kornati, the historic towns of Šibenik and Zadar and the Vransko Lake Nature Park offer an attractive choice of day trips. Jezera had been awarded several times by the Blue Flower, the prestigious recognition of the Croatian Tourist National Board for the best-decorated settlement in Croatia.