Recent years have seen Croatia grow into one of Europe's leading clubbing destinations, thanks to festivals such as Hideout, Electric Elephant, Outlook and Fresh Island rocking up on the country's sunny shores .
Now the country's most infamous open air beach club Papaya – located on party beach Zrce on the idyllic island of Pag - have announced a summer long season of residency partnerships with four top UK club promoters, bringing the best of British and Ibiza sounds to the new clubbing destination.
Eddie Halliwell brings his Fire it Up spectacle to Papaya every Tuesday night, proceeded by a weekly after-beach party by Bitch from 4-8pm. Wax On will take care of Wednesdays, while long running Pacha favourite Kinky Malinki who take over the club on Thursdays. Seven day wristbands for Payaya are now available for £50, and can be purchased in advance for any given week throughout the summer. The wristbands give unlimited access to the club for seven days, as well as six free drinks per person.
Acts set to appear over the course of the next few months include Carl Cox, Axwell, Armin Van Buuren, Eddie Halliwell, AN21, Max Vangelli, Marco V, Simian Mobile Disco, Marco Corolla, Nicky Romero, Cadenza, Hardwell, Joris Voorn, Joachin Garraud, Cosmic Gate, Riva Starr, Freemasons, Chris Lake, Danny Howard, Bingo Players, Third Party, Claudia Cazuca, Alex Kenji to name but a few.
See the full Papaya club listings and purchase seven day passes for your chosen week here
In addition to the music, Papaya’s guests can also enjoy the afternoon pool parties, boat parties and other activities on the unspoiled Adriatic coastline such as kite-surfing, sailing and water-skiing The excellent restaurants and the buzzy beachfront bars of resort-town Novalja are also within easy reach.
Zrce is on the island of Pag and can be reached easily, with regular flights to Zadar and Split and airport transfers to Novalja (the nearest town) and the beach itself.
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Photos: Goran Peresin
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Originally published: 26th Jun 2012