Ada Ciganlija 2, Belgrade, Serbia
www.adaciganlija.rs - 00 381 (0)11 35-41-117, 00 381 (0)11 35-44-634
Ada Ciganlija Belgrade Reviews
City oasis Jul 21, 2011
Ada Ciganlija or simply Ada (Aда) is an island on Sava river in Belgrade. Island is connected to the land on both ends, so there is man made lake that is surrounded by beaches and is often referred to as Belgrade Sea.
Ada is much more than the beaches. It's an island equipped for all sorts of sports activities. There's 9 hole golf course, tennis, basketball, soccer, volleyball courts, American football and baseball fields, etc.
Apart from this, the lake is often used for rowing competitions and hosts a few local clubs, rowing and other water sports.
There is a little lake on the island, good for fishing or just walking around.
It is possible to rent a bicycle or roller blades, and go around the island. The length of the path is 7.5km.
Many picnic areas surrounded by trees give a great opportunity to keep cool and enjoy preparing and eating your own food. If you're not in the mood for preparing your own, there's a lot of great places to eat all kinds of popular Serbian food.
Beaches are fully equipped, with showers and toilets. Hundreds of little cafe's and bars with patios on the beach itself make this a wonderful place to relax and have a drink by the water.
Ada is great for children as well, with many special areas for kids. There is children's theater with full summer program.
Many other attractions can be found, like bungee jumping, rock climbing, paintball and similar activities.
There is also an open cinema, showing current popular movies.
Ada has a park for weddings, located behind the gold course.
Little tourist train helps transport visitors from one end to the other.
At night Ada is popular for its clubs including floating clubs, which completes already incredible offer of this popular city island.
To get to Ada from the center of Belgrade you can take many buses. Some of them are 23, 37, 51, 52, 53, 58, 88, etc. There are summer Ada buses that go there from different parts of town.
Coming from New Belgrade, one can take many boats that run all day. It takes 3 minutes by boat to get to the island.
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