Olib island is part of a group of the island in Zadar Archipelago, northwest of Zadar. The island is a favorite sailing destination on Adriatic and for recreational fishing.
Its inhabitants' main occupation is sheep breeding, olive growing, and fishing. The island is known for stone walls, oaks, a restored old parish church of Saint Anastasia where Glagolitic codices are kept.
On the west coast of the island is the largest bay and only settlement on the island, the port of Olib. It is surrounded by many hidden coves and wide sandy and shallow beaches great for swimming, boating, diving. In the village, you can find markets, taverns, and restaurants.
Whether you are sailing on a yacht, catamaran, or motor yacht, in the port of Olib, you can find moorings outside and inside the breakwater. On both sides of the harbour's breakwater and SW are mooring buoys. You can anchor in front and SW from the harbour where the sandy bottom holds up well.
The island is small with the area but rich with the most beautiful beaches on the Adriatic.
On the east side is Slatinica, the most beautiful sandy beach on the island. This bay is suitable for anchoring and has a field of buoys. The walking distance to Olib village is around 20 min.
The bay of St. Nicholas, located on the SW coast of Olib, is sheltered from all but the south winds. There`s a field of buoys, and it`s suitable for anchoring.