The island of Ugljan and also the town of Ugljan have dense and diverse Mediterranean vegetation, so the island of Ugljan is also called "The green island". Covered with Mediterranean bush, pine forest, many olive-groves, fig-groves and vineyards.
There are also spices and herbs in the stony landscape of the island (timjan, mirta, sljez, smilje, vrijes, kupine, lavanda, ruzmarina...)
For its temperate climate the island of Ugljan is home to many species of birds, and the rich undersea world is also preserved. Ecologically clean undersea area of the island of Ugljan is home to many species of fish, shells and clamps and corals as well, and it is a real discovery to all the admirers of nature.