Peace and quiet of Prvić are among its main advantages, on turistically busy Adria. But having a choice, and possibility of occasional change is also nice, isn't it?
Vodice is the nearest mainland town to Prvić. It is connected to the island by regular boat line several times a day, and takes only 10 or 20 minutes to reach, depending on which Prvić village you start from. This is where you will go most often when you need a break from Prvić peace, when you need some shopping other than groceries, when your kids want some techy beach-fun, when you want to drink coffee or bear while enjoying busy and crowded promenada, and when you want some serious night-life.
On Vodice beaches you will find sea-toboggans, jet skis for rent, water skiing, parasailing, row-boats, etc; as well as cosy bars and lounges in the shade of pine forest right next to the beach. Lungomare (waterfront) of the city is packed with restaurants, cafes, and coctail bars. Night life is rich throughout the city, and Hacienda club is a famous one, even outside Croatian borders.
The town of Vodice numbers 10,000 inhabitants, and is considered an ideal place for vacation where everyone can find something that they will enjoy, including Cultural Monuments and Archeological Sites. However, Vodice is the best known for its:
Vodice is lively city well known for its rich and diverse night life, specially during the summer season, when different cultural-entertaining programmes take place under the name of "Vodicko ljeto". On those days the restaurants, hotels, night clubs, city squares and streets are full of life, every step has a different thing going on. Concerts, plays, exhibitions, performances of folklore groups, Dalmatian ensambles take turns day by day, night by night. “Beauty boats” often come to port of Vodice during the summer; these are entertaining boats that are hosted by many musicians and celebrities. As not so many places on the Adriatic, Vodice is an exciting place by day and by night. Rich in spirit it always offers something new and out of the ordinary. It has “that certain something”, that nobody can show you or describe to you. The traditional “ Vodicka fešta” takes place in August and it represents a good time and fun for everybody, without exceptions and limitations. Holiday Lady of Karmela (July 16) is specially celebrated.
House music paradise "Hacienda"
There is house music paradise Hacienda, one of the biggest and the most popular clubs at Croatian coast. Really great club, with great parties. Every summer it hosts some of the world best djs, for example: bob sinclair, david guetta, martin solvieg, shapeshitfers, eric morillo, ian pooley, benny benassi, and many many others. For all of you party people, great place for summer vacation. The club "Hacienda" is an all-night open-air venue for 2000 people, situated just outside the city lines of Vodice.
In diving centers in Vodice, you can get all the necesary informations about how to dive on archaeological sites, or how to reach famous shipwrecks, those historical deepsea museums and enjoy in a unique experience of diving through submarine gardens of one of the most beautiful and best protected undersea areas in the world.
- diving school
- speed-boat excursions to 30 locations
- diving in Kornati National Park
- diving by night
- diving to shipwrecks
- renting of diving equipment and oxygen supply
Big Game Fishing
Experience the true spirit of the sea and an adventure you will remember forever. Visit the most attractive locations on the Adriatic coast, enjoy the atmosphere and try your luck with the biggest fish in the Adriatic.
If you are looking for an active holiday full of adrenalin, and if you want to experience the magic of the Kornati islands, join us at Big Game Fishing.
BIG GAME FISHING
fishing for big tunas, sword fishes, some sorts of sharks...
smaller tunas, albacore, dentex fish, blue fish, etc.
smaller sorts of fish
all sorts of fish
to places that you get to choose by yourself...
Mountain Biking Club "Orlov krug" (Eagle’s Circle) actively operates in Vodice.
Club members are dedicated athletes, practicing hard every day. As biking is an adrenaline sport with a permanent tendency toward new and more demanding things, club members discover interesting hidden paths during their practice sessions. They developed many kilometers of tracks for everyone’s abilities: less demanding tracks for recreationists, and red downhills and demanding uphills for biking lovers. All tracks are marked with clear signage.
If you are a fan of biking, drop by any tourist agency and ask for a biking map. But if you feel like some real mountain biking on rocks and dusty trails, and you are in good shape, you can come to "Orlov Krug". They will be glad to take you around places you thought were impossible to pass. They may help you take the Orlov Krug Downhill, host to E2 race within the Croatian Cup. Make sure you visit their web site where you will find all details on track configuration, altitude difference and how difficult they are.
- beach volleyball
- recreational boats
- banana boats, boat tubes, parachutes
ACI Marina Vodice
ACI marina lies in the north-eastern part of the Vodice harbour (Vrulje cove) and is protected by two breakwaters.
In the year 1999 ACI marina Vodice along with five other ACI marinas was awarded the "European Blue Flag", an environmental award, given to communities that make a special effort to keep their beaches and marinas clean and manage them with consideration for the local environment.
The marina is a winner of a prestigious "European blue flag" award six years in a row now.