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Zavala, Hvar, Croatia

Accommodation in Zavala on the Island of Hvar (villas, apartments and rooms) will provide you with a peaceful family vacation. Source: familie-rakic.de


Zavala is a small village on the south side of the Island of Hvar. Westbound road connects it to the villages of Ivan Dolac and Sveta Nedjelja, above which rise arable fields and steep mountain cliffs with the highest peaks: Sv. Nikola (628m) and Hum (604). It is also connected to the central part of the island by steep serpentine road and a much more practical and truly unusual tunnel Zavala-Pitve. It is this privacy of Zavala and surrounding places that makes it a different tourist destination, where the term discrete vacation lives up to its true meaning. The scent of lavender and rosemary, olive
Zavala, Hvar, Croatia

A car trip from Pitva to Zavala by a narrow single lane tunnel (1.4km long) is rather interesting. Source: panoramio.com


groves and vineyards, clear sea and natural beaches - are still to be discovered here. This is especially true of the islet of Scedro, facing Zavala, with significant and protected landscape and rich vegetation with over 20 coves, remains of the Monastery of St. Mary of Mercy and several apartments in fishermen's houses for tourists who like Robinsonian type of tourism. Near Zavala, next to the village of Gromin Dola, at the altitude of 239 meters, there is Grapceva spilja cave that should certainly be visited (as many other caves on the Island of Hvar). The already mentioned south slopes of the
Zavala, Hvar, Croatia

Remains of the 15th century Dominican Monastery in Mostir cove on the islet of Scedro. Source: otok-hvar.hr


island is where the best wines of Hvar are made, thanks to the unique combination of stone, sea and great exposure to the sun. Just like Sveta Nedjelja is known for the best Croatian wines made of plavac mali variety, Zavala is known for the best white wines made of varieties such are bogdanusa, kuc, marastina and posip. Other than in several local restaurants, you can also taste these wines from the locals - apartment owners. Although Zavala doesn't offer hotel accommodation, one can find accommodation to anyone's liking, from rooms to luxury apartments. Save for walks along the extensive trails by the sea, Zavala also offers additional activities such as trekking, sea kayaking, mountain biking and climbing.

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