The best beach clubs and discos in Croatia
Fans of good nights out and partying until the morning in Croatia can enjoy themselves in all regions, but the most famous are the clubs on the Adriatic. Below we present some of the most popular ones.
1. Papaya, island of Pag
Located in Novalja, on Zrce beach, Papaya is one of the most famous clubs in Croatia. Every summer it offers numerous events for partygoers from all over the world. Events include various festivals - Hideout Festival, Sonus and Fresh Island Festival and one-off appearances by big name DJs such as Tiesto, Armin Van Buuren, Hardwell and many more. This beach club covers 32,000 square feet and has a capacity of about 4,500 people, and is usually open until the early hours of the morning. According to DJ MAG's Top 100 Clubs survey in 2021, Papaya won 8th place.
2. Aquarius, island of Pag
Also located in Novalja, on Zrce beach, Aquarius is the most famous club in Croatia. One of the oldest and best clubs in Croatia was declared the 17th best club in the world according to DJ MAG's Top 100 clubs in 2021. Its capacity is around 2,000 people, and it has been hosting numerous world-famous DJs for years. Some of the artists who performed at Aquarius are Afrojack, Alesso, Axwell, Fedde le Grand and many others. The club also hosts various types of festivals of different music genres such as: Hideout, Sonus, Barrakud, Fresh Island, Hard Island, Black Sheep, Area 4, Zrce Spring Break Europe and many others, all located on Zrće beach during the summer months.
3. Hacienda, Vodice
One of the oldest clubs on the Croatian coast is the Hacienda club in Vodice near Sibenik. In its specific arrangement in the spirit of large Spanish estates, the club offers big names of local DJs, and has a capacity for 2,000 people.
4. Aurora, Primosten
Aurora is one of the largest and most famous Croatian clubs, and it is located on the hills of the city of Primosten, about 2 km from the city center. It was built in a classic Mediterranean style and is characterized by stone walls, terraces, gardens, palm trees and extravagant greenery. The club is open from June to September every year, in season every evening from mid-July to the end of August. The club consists of two different levels, including 2 dance floors, 5 bars and an outdoor dance floor. The music is played by many famous DJs and live bands, with different styles of music; funky, soul, pop, dance, jazz, hip hop, R&B and house.
5. Carpe Diem Beach, island of Hvar
Carpe Diem beach on Pakleni otocim is known for parties, and one of the most famous clubs on Hvar, if not in all of Croatia, is Carpe Diem. It is located 10 minutes by boat from the town of Hvar. The excellent location along the coast makes it a place to enjoy day and night. It is known as a place for good cocktails and entertainment every night until 2 am. During the day, you are offered massages, wellness treatments, two beaches with large sunbeds and umbrellas, a swimming pool with a beautiful view of the sea and a program for good mood and relaxation.
6. Hula Hula, island of Hvar
The next bar is also located on the island of Hvar, which is Hula Hula Hvar. During the day you can enjoy the lounge beach atmosphere with chill out music, deckchairs, VIP tables and an outdoor massage pavilion. In addition to the top food and drink offer, quality music content is offered throughout the day, which is carefully selected with the help of the VIBERATE platform, which facilitates the selection of the most attractive electronic music artists. Hula Hula is famous for its beautiful sunset, which you can enjoy while having a good time with your company.
7. Culture Club Revelin, Dubrovnik
One of the more impressive places to go out is certainly Club Revelin, which is located inside the 16th-century Revelin fortress on the eastern edge of Dubrovnik's Old Town. It features regular club nights and offers a unique combination of luxury, entertainment and atmosphere. Frequent guests of the club are numerous celebrities vacationing in Dubrovnik, and Revelin offers the world's best DJs, who have the unique experience of playing in a historic fortress protected by UNESCO. Club Revelin stands out in the entire region for its functionality, program and appearance, which ranks it in the top 100 best clubs in the world every year.
8. Central club, Split
Central Club is located in the heart of Split, near the world-famous Diocletian's Palace. It covers 800 square meters on a total of two floors, and guests have access to four bars and an impressive dance floor in front of a top stage and a large wall screen. Central club has one of the best sound systems, which makes it a perfect oasis for those looking for an unforgettable time. Carefully selected music and performances by world-famous DJs have placed Central Club on the domestic and international map of must-see nightclubs.