Brodarica is a village located 5 km south of Šibenik. It is actually a suburb of the town of Šibenik. The people of Brodarica are mainly engaged in tourism. The place has beautiful sandy and rocky beaches in the village and on nearby islands which is the main reason why so many tourists come there each year.
Historically speaking, this is a relatively new settlement. The original inhabitants came from the island of Krapanj, as most owners of land in this area. Today it is a place where many inhabitants of Šibenik come to stay in their holiday houses to rest from the city bustle. Naturally, during the summer it opens up for tourists.
Brodarica is an unusual settlement, which is stretched by the sea, nearly 5 km long, and bordered by Šibenik on the north and the Morinje Bay on the south. This attractive Mediterranean place consists mainly of private villas and houses. Naturally there are many taverns and restaurants in Brodarica that are packed during the summer days. Main dishes are often seafood and other local specialties. Dalmatian cuisine is certainly something you will not easily forget as it is so bloody delicious.
Brodarica constantly attracts more tourists and local visitors. The beautiful view of the Brodarica archipelago that consists of nine islands and islets, rocky and sandy beaches is a picture that can make you happy. Combined with delicious seafood and local wine it cannot be bad even if you wanted it.
Brodarica is a pleasantly quiet village. If you are looking for accommodation in Brodarica and want to have that well deserved rest together with your family, then you will find just what you need. There are numerous apartments and holiday villas in Brodarica for you to rent. Accommodation in Brodarica is offered mainly in private homes. There is a hotel in Brodarica, actually, it is located on the island Krapanj, nearby. Hotel Spongiola has a small marina to accommodate ships, if you have one. For nature lovers there are four campsites in Brodarica. They are all located near the sea and surrounded with aromatic pie forest. So, wherever you choose to stay in Brodarica you will always be in the proximity of the crystal clear sea and beautiful beaches.
Since we mentioned Krapanj, we have to say that it is a cultural center of Brodarica. The island features old stone houses and narrow streets for you to explore. A special sight to see is the Monastery of St. Cross which has a couple of valuable exhibits - "Last Supper" and "Black Madonna on the throne".
In the surrounding area during the summer months there are numerous cultural and sporting events of which we should mention the International Children's Festival in June and Evenings of Dalmatian chanson in Šibenik during August.
We already mentioned numerous restaurants, pizzerias and taverns offering authentic Dalmatian specialties, as well as other various dishes to satisfy you. Well, some of these restaurants and taverns are famous in culinary circles and hosted in a variety of culinary shows and competitions. Each of them offers a unique atmosphere where all guests and visitors can enjoy good food.
As for the nightlife in Brodarica, there are several cafes and beach bars that offer good entertainment during the day and night for all types of visitors, for all tastes. In addition, there are two big nightclubs, Aurora (Primošten) and Hacienda (Vodice), which are among the most popular on the Adriatic coast. Also, there are series of cultural events that take place throughout the year, especially during the summer, so people who seek this kind of offer will not be disappointed.