Hvar Island in Croatia – West side island’s bays

As across the globe, so is on the Hvar Island in Croatia, west is more developed than the east, north of the south. The west side of the island has roads, waterworks, and shops. The east side has narrow dangerous roads, rainwater collecting tanks, and some holes called the shop.

But both sides have an indescribably beautiful sea and their own guests. The West has party people and richer guests. East has familiar people, mostly with children, people who love peace and recreation.

About the beautiful coves on the eastern side of the island I have already written, but the west has not faded on it either. And on the west side of the island, there are beautiful bays and I will try to list the most beautiful ones.

Bays around city of Hvar

Bays around the town of Hvar are mostly pebbly or rocky and well forested, so you can always find the shade. Parja, Vira and Pribinja are on the north side of the Hvar island Croatia and other bays are on the south side of the island.

Near the Vira Bay, there is a Vira four-star camp, with a capacity of up to 650 guests. Facilities include plots with electricity and water connections, newly decorated sanitary facilities, market, restaurant, beach bar, children’s playground, Wi-Fi internet, animation for children and adults.

In the beautiful bay, Pokonji Dol with the largest pebble beach near the town of Hvar is a nice restaurant with a good offer of Dalmatian dishes. You can reach the Pokonji dol bay by car or by a short walk from only 20 minutes from the town of Hvar.

Cove Milna is 4 km east of the town of Hvar. It consists of two pebble beaches, and a woody and gentle coastal pinewood, agave, vineyards, and watercourses. Milna is one of the oldest Hvar resorts, and there are several restaurants. There are organized boat transport from Hvar harbor, and it is possible to get there by car and on foot.

Bays around city of Stari Grad

Hvar Island in Croatia West Maslinica bay
Maslinica bay

2 km away from Stari Grad near the ferry landing there is Maslinica cove with a beautiful sandy beach. Maslinica is appreciated by families with small children and non-swimmers. The beach is located off the main road so by car you can drive up to the beach directly. It is therefore recommended to pack umbrellas, bathing accessories, as well as food and drinks.

Hvar Island in Croatia Zukova  Bay
Zukova Bay

Near Rudina on the island of Hvar, there is a beach that wins at first glance. Žukova Beach. There are no restaurants or content, everything is in nature. So you have to equip yourself well with things and foods for a whole day trip.

Tiha Luka
Tiha Luka (Google maps)

Luka Tiha on the island of Hvar is a favorite of the nautical anchor which consists of 7 bays. However, during strong winds, it is recommended to look for shelter in the nearby Stari Grad.

Conclusion about Hvar Island in Croatia

The island is crowded with bays because the shore is very indented and it is impossible to count all. Next time I will write about the coves on the Pakleni islands and the coves in the center of the island where the bay of Vela Stiniva belongs.

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