‘Best of’ lists should often be taken with a grain of salt, more often than not they are just lists complied by one person working for a newspaper or portal using nothing else but their own subjective opinions. Croatia has featured in countless ‘best of’ lists already this year and now can add another one to their list.
Popular Australian portal In The Mix have compiled a list of ’25 Clubs To Discover Before You Die’, with one Croatian club making the cut. At number 8 is the popular Papaya club, located on the island of Pag in the northern Adriatic.
“We’ve harped on before about how Croatia is quickly establishing itself as Europe’s new partying mecca, and the country’s clubs are sure living up to that reputation. Papaya, situated the island of Pag’s Zcre beach, has long had a reputation as Croatia’s best club. So what’s the drawcard? On top of the Eastern Europe-standard cheap drinks and near-uniformly attractive punters, Papaya boasts a postcard-perfect setting – you just have to travel a bit to get there,” said the portal, before adding.
“Zcre beach is only five minutes from the town of Novalja, but it’s 80 km to the bigger city of Zadar. In high season, accommodation in Novalja is best booked in advance, but you can take advantage of the nightly shuttle bus back to the centre of town when things wind up at around the 6am mark or (if you’re lucky) bunk with a local.Then there’s the infamous Hideout pool parties. Free for Hideout Festival ticket holders, the Papaya-hosted daily pool parties run from 2-8pm, making them the perfect warm-up to the night’s activities. For 2013, the pool party line-ups boast the likes of Julio Bashmore, Jamie Jones, Seth Troxler and Chase & Status and go down from July 3-5: well worth planning your trip around”.
You can check out what other clubs made the list here.