Nin is a beautiful location for a beach holiday. The area lays claim to a stunning natural heritage including being the home for rare and endemic plants, a variety of birds and wildlife, salt pans, sandy beaches and medicinal mud. In the town centre the world’s smallest cathedral can be found along with many sites regaling Nin’s historical significance as Croatia’s oldest royal town.
One of the newest and most popular reasons to visit Nin today is to take advantage of the excellent water sports available. Turn your next holiday adventure into a windsurfing, kiteboarding, paddle boarding or surfing trip. Nin is the perfect location for them all!
From Beginners to Experts
Nin’s unique coastline and prevailing winds make it an ideal location for both beginner and expert water sport enthusiasts. Chances are when one of our local professional drivers meets you at the airport you will be able to chat with them for the whole ride about the best beaches and areas to go to for the best winds, currents and sandy rest spots. Windsurfing, kiteboarding and paddle boarding are not just tourist pursuits. Nin’s water sports’ scene is lively and active with the locals and they are both passionate and serious about their skills.
When you are planning a surfing trip to Nin be sure to notify us if you plan on bringing your own equipment. Your driver can then be sure to meet you at the airport with a vehicle that has plenty of room for you, your luggage, and all your gear.
Something for Everyone
The Croatian coastline, and Nin in particular, has proven to be a very family-friendly holiday destination. The town oozes culture and history combined with attractions for the younger crowd who may have limited patience for sight-seeing and tours. Teenagers in particular can be kept active and entertained for the entire holiday through a variety of organised water sports classes offered by specialised schools.
Nin’s ideal geographic position makes learning any new water sport fun and successful. Many classes are held in the long shallow lagoons that surround the small town. The summer winds in the area are generally light to medium which is perfect for a beginner’s first surfing trip. Once students have mastered the basics of surfing or windsurfing they can branch out to kiteboarding or kitesurfing which is one of the fastest growing sports around today.
How to Get There
Nin is wonderfully accessible from most of Croatia’s major cities. Most of the low-cost airlines frequently fly from the UK to Zadar’s airport in Zemunik. Whether you are there for a surfing trip or a family holiday, Shuttle Direct will be available to meet you at the airport and get you to your accommodation both quickly and efficiently. Our professional drivers know the area extremely well and will not only navigate the roadways with ease but can also fill you in on the latest surfing hotspots and the best water sport schools for beginners to attend.
So grab your board and wetsuit and book your flight to Zadar, and reserve a comfortable airport shuttle with Shuttle Direct upon arrival. Your holiday, which is sure to be filled with exhilarating activity and beautiful scenery, will be off to a brilliant start!
Lukas Johannes is a driver for Shuttle Direct, the number one provider of shared and private airport transfers all over Europe and northern Africa. If you’re planning on to go on a fabulous summer surfing trip Lukas and his colleagues can make sure that you and your board get to and from the airport swiftly and safely.