Metajna is a small village on the north side of the island Pag. Pag is one of the most visited islands in Croatia due to the good traffic connections, peculiar tradition and well developed tourist offer. It is one of the islands of Zadar’s archipelago and it can be reached by frequent ferry lines from Zadar and Prizna, near Senj. Also, it is connected with the mainland by a bridge on its south side.
Metajna lies in a bay. Thus it is protected from rough winds and the sea is slightly warmer than that of the open sea, so in Metajna you can swim from May till October. It is surrounded by picturesque beaches with the most beautiful ‘Ručica’. Some parts of the shore are blessed with healing mud and a spring of mineral water exists in the bare village. The are is unpolluted with clean sea abounding with fish. The land hereafter doesn’t seem friendly as are people living there. Anyway, on the slopes above the village soil is overgrown with healthy herbs, making it excellent pasture for ships and other domestic animals. Whole island Pag is famous of homemade ship cheese, smoked ham, lamb and wine. So, people in Metajna live from ship breeding, vine growth, fishing and tourism.
Here in Metajna, you’ll find accommodation in comfortable private apartments and rooms with the hosts ready to help you in any way to make your holidays unforgettable. Besides water sports, you can arrange trips to nearby Nature and National Parks, or other parts of Pag. Novalja is 12 kilometers away with beach Zrće near, famous of its bars providing drink and dance all day and night long. An active vacation on Pag begins and ends here in Metajna, as you can find popular trekking trail Life on Mars around the place as well as the attractive climbing rock Stogaj.