Rivanj is a small islet near Ugljan and Sestrunj. It has the area of over 4 square kilometres and just one small settlement on it, named Rivanj as well. It is the village with just 20 something permanent inhabitants. The village is positioned in the inland of the island like many villages founded in the past are, in order to hide from the risks that had might came from the sea. In past decades, a new part of the village rise on the north side of the island, on the shore. Rivanj was inhabited in 16th century by people from Ugljan. The sea belt surrounding those islands is rich with fish. Thus, it appeals human from antiquity, mainly ones interested in fishing, hunting and tasting it. Today it is the favourite nautical destination, with the accent on the sport fishing tourism. Small island like this doesn’t offer many choices for holiday accommodations. Private apartments, though, are comfortable and satisfying for those who know the silence and its mild influence on human brain and body. Although in 2007 the island was on fire and the catastrophe swallowed vegetation on almost one third of the area, the charm of Dalmatian islands was preserved. Walks through dense macchia can take you nowhere else but on the beach. The most beautiful are bays Dubrinka i Lokvina with beautiful beaches. From the highest peak Lukočina with 112 meters above the sea level, Zadar can be seen. A twenty minutes ride by a boat divides Zadar and Rivanj. Boat lines are daily and regular.