Premuda Island Croatia, an island, with a town bearing the same name, is part of the Zadar archipelago west island group. It is covered in maquis and low forests. One can spend a vacation here far from daily routine next to a crystal clear sea. It is a special favourite amongst boaters and sailors and recreational fishermen, with anchoring provided in Krijal Bay.
Premuda is a superb place for diving enthusiasts – it has an underwater cavern known as The Cathedral, a system of caves that enchants with its beauty to explore, and the wreckage of a dreadnought of the Austro-Hungarian Navy, the SMS Szent István. The sunken boat was discovered in the mid-1970s, upside down. She has been declared a protected site by the Croatian Ministry of Culture.
Apart from that, expect nothing other than true, idyllic island life: stone houses, oleanders and bougainvilleas, olives and figs and clean, clean shingle beaches. The perfect getaway.
Premuda Island Croatia is 9 km long, up to 1 km wide, and has an area of 9.2 km2. Premuda, situated southwest of Silba and northwest of Škarda, is the westernmost island in the Zadar archipelago. Premuda is largely covered with holm oak, low woods and olive trees, which have recently been growing in popularity. The island has two ports: the north one is called Loza and the south one with a newly built ferry port is called Krijal.
Premuda is also an attractive destination for boaters and divers. Near Premuda Island Croatia there are numerous attractive locations for diving, such as the popular cathedral, a system of caves that enchants with its beauty. The remains of the sunken ship “Szent Istvan” are accessible only to the most experienced.