How to reach us?
Olea Hotel is located in Novalja, 500 meters from the coast. It is possible to reach Novalja by almost all means of transportation - from cars, via buses to catamarans and ferries.
The location of the Olea Hotel is exactly what every visitor who wants to relax, rest, swim, but also look for fun and sports activities needs.
Olea Hotel is located about 500 meters from the centre of Novalja, which has numerous restaurants and bars where you can spend a pleasant time with your family or friends. Take a stroll along the waterfront and see the stands with souvenirs and other little things that will always remind you of a holiday in Novalja.
On the way to Lokunje Beach, a pebble beach in the middle of the city, you will find a supermarket as well as various ATMs in case you forgot to withdraw cash at the hotel.
Since everything in Novalja is accessible by foot, the City Museum, churches, pharmacies, summer cinemas and even the amusement park are close enough for evening walks.
Music evenings at The Church of St Donatus, Zadar Theater Summer, Kalelarga Street Art Festival and Full Moon Night are just some of the culturally entertaining summer events that this city abounds in. You can relax at the waterfront of Zadar and the unique tunes of the Sea Organ, looking at the sunset that Alfred Hitchcock proclaimed "the most beautiful in the world".
Head to one of the most beautiful cities on the Croatian coast only about 1.5 hours away from Novalja.
Kornati is one of the most popular national parks, an archipelago of more than a hundred islands and islets. There you can get lost in the harsh nature and rich history - bathe in the crystal clear sea and stay in one of the old houses without contact with the outside world - the perfect way to escape from the hectic life. Expect to see a 13th-century church, high cliffs, lighthouses, an old fishing village and other landmarks. You can easily start your excursion to the Kornati islands in Zadar by joining a group excursion.
Northern Velebit and Paklenica are the right destination for lovers of mountains and hiking. Located on Croatia's longest mountain, due to the unique mosaic of habitats for numerous plant and animal species, as well as the diversity of karst forms and landscapes, these two national parks are a unique insight into a completely different nature from the one on the island of Pag, only an hour and a half away from Novalja.
Both national parks are included in five European pilot areas as part of the Rewilding Europe project - a restoration project, that is, restoring nature to its original, wild state.
The Plitvice Lakes National Park is an indispensable destination for many local and foreign tourists, who can admire 16 lakes and incredible waterfalls each year. The process of tufa formation, forms tufa barriers and creates the lakes, is a unique value that makes Plitvice Lakes a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The park offers visitors eight tour programs, four hiking trails, and is open year-round. It is less than two and a half hours by bus from Novalja.