ISLAND OF BRAČ

13-06-2013

BOL

The old town of Bol is a popular Croatian holiday destination, located on the south coast of the Island of Brac. Visiting this secluded harbour town you’ll find yourself amongst small houses and winding streets dotted with pink and purple geraniums. But the most exciting part of the visit is the famous Zlatni Rat beach, stretching into the open sea like a finger whose tip changes form according to the direction of the wind and waves.

 

BLUESUN HOTEL ELAPHUSA ****

Featuring the largest spa and fitness center on the Brač Island, a tennis center with 26 clay courts and a bowling alley, Bluesun Hotel Elaphusa is located at the seafront promenade just a 10-minute walk from the popular Zlatni Rat Beach and the center of Bol.

Elegantly decorated and spacious rooms have air conditioning, a king bed and a bathroom with a bathtub and hairdryer. Amenities include a minibar, LCD TV with satellite channels, telephone and safe.

For breakfast and dinner guests can choose from a large buffet, relaxing at a bar with a charming terrace. A sit-down restaurant, Valium Tavern, serves local and international specialties. For night entertainment there’s a Night Club Ella.

Various saunas, hydro-massage hot bathtubs and 12 beauty treatment rooms are provided at the Thalasso Wellness Centre. Elaphusa Hotel houses 5 conference halls and meeting rooms with first-class technological equipment.

 

BLUESUN HOTEL BONACA *** 

Set in picturesque surroundings with fragrant Mediterranean herbs and a lovely pine forest only 147 m from the pebble beach, Bluesun Hotel Bonaca offers state-of-the-art facilities and impeccable services.

The hotel has a very rich offer and a diverse day, evening and children animation which makes it an ideal vacation choice for families with children. Children’s pool, playground and natural ambience, protection from cars and noise – everything is as made for child’s play while parents carelessly relax in their beach lounges or sip on coctails. 

 

BLUESUN HOTEL BORAK ***

Bluesun Hotel Borak is hidden within a pine forest, on the promenade leading to the famous Zlatni rat beach. The hotel offers a restaurant and an aperitif bar as well as a pool bar. Unwind at the pool and children’s pool and soak up the sun on the terrace with free lounge chairs and umbrellas.

The guests of the hotel can visit the spa center at the neighboring Bluesun Hotel Elaphusa.

 

HOTEL BOL ****

Hotel Bol is a small, brand new boutique hotel located within short walking distance of the center of the town, being ideal for those seeking a quiet getaway, while remaining close to all the attractions of the town.

Providing an overall relaxed and modern vibe, the hotel has a stylish interior decorated in soft, neutral fabrics with hardwood floors, custom-made furnishings and luxurious bed linen. The rooms are spacious and fitted with modern facilities including air conditioning, flat screen satellite TV, and free WiFi.

To maximize your relaxation experience, there is a finish sauna and an amazing outdoor pool with sundecks. For those who want to keep fit, there is a gym with great fitness facilities available.

 

ZLATNI RAT BEACH RESORT ***

Zlatni Rat Beach Resort is a three star residence situated only steps from the stunning Zlatni Rat beach, one of the most famous beaches on the Adriatic coast. Due to its beautiful location, high quality services and variety of activities available, Zlatni Rat Beach Resort has become a popular holiday resort for memorable vacation under the hot sun of Croatia.

Each of the 21 rooms and suites is perfectly equipped for comfort and convenience offering modern facilities such as air conditioning, flat-screen satellite TV and free WiFi. The suites have spacious kitchen and seating areas with leather sofas. 

The hotel also features a restaurant with large selection of local and international dishes, and a cocktail bar with terrace seating refreshed with the view of the famous beach.

 

VILLA  GIARDINO ***

Villa Giardino is a private residence located in a well kept garden with English lawn, breakfast terrace, reception hall, coctail bar, air conditioning system and central heating system. All of the rooms come with private baths, sea or garden view, direct telephone lines, SAT TV and ceiling ventilators. The house is located on a hill in the center of Bol, 150 meters from the harbour and 15 km from the Brač Airport.

 

GORNJI HUMAC

Gornji Humac is one of the oldest villages on the island of Brac., situated in the middle of the island, on the crossroads from Supetar to Bol. This area, like no other on the island, has many prehistoric findings, that provide evidence of the long tradition of life here. Many of these findings are yet to be explored, but they all tell stories about Illyric, Roman and Croatian settlements.

 

NONO BAN ****

Guesthouse Nono Ban is located in Gornji Humac, 9 km from the Zlatni Rat Beach on Brac Island. It offers well-isolated rooms with stone elements and balconies.

Each room has a minibar and a satellite TV. You can refresh yourself at the outdoor swimming pool and relax while surrounded by greenery.

The Nono Ban serves a wide selection of local products including meat and fresh fish, accompanied by homemade aperitifs and digestives with various herbs.

Guests can visit the Pustinja Blaca monastery which stands on a cliff, or go hiking on Vidova Gora mountain.

 

POSTIRA

Postira is a little Mediterranean town located on the north side of the island of Brac, rich with attractive sandy and pebble coves. A favorable location has transformd Postira in a harbour and a fishing place, while the fertile land in the hinterland ensures homemade food and quality wines.

 

HOTEL LIPA ****

Enjoying a splendid location a few steps from the sea in the centre of Postira, Hotel Lipa offers spacious rooms with free internet access and a terrace boasting amazing sea views.

The air-conditioned hotel has a restaurant and a grill terrace where local and international specialities are served, accompanied by a wide selection of top-quality wines.

The Lipa aperitif bar offers refreshing drinks. You can swim in the outdoor freshwater pool or take advantage of the sauna, Jacuzzi or massage parlour at the wellness centre of Hotel Lipa.

 

HOTEL PASTURA ****

Hotel Pastura is located on the island Brac, on the beach, near the center of a small fishing village Postira, 7 km from Supetar.
Pastura Hotel offers quality accommodation in 31 double rooms and 19 suites with spectacular sea views. Hotel rooms with toilet are equipped with air conditioning, satellite TV, telephone, safe and mini bar. Apartments are also located along the coast and are equally well equipped. In the hotel Pastura you can also enjoy in the pool, sauna, massage parlor or at the fitness center. The hotel also features a restaurant and cocktail bar and cafe. The sandy beach is just in front of the hotel.

 

HOTEL VRILO ****

Situated right at the quay in the centre of Postira on the island of Brac, Hotel Vrilo is within easy walking distance of the beach and features brand-new wellness facilities.

This very tastefully furnished hotel offers you free wireless internet throughout the entire building. All guest rooms are air-conditioned and have a balcony. The scenic bays of Lučice and Duboka can also be easily reached from the Vrilo hotel.

 

APARTMENTS MARIJA ****

Only 10 metres from the beach, Apartments Marija are located in Postire on the island of Brac. There is a spa area with a sauna, a jacuzzi and an outdoor pool.

All apartments are air-conditioned and have a living room with sofa bed, a fully equipped kitchen and a balcony. Free Wi-fi is available in the entire property.You can also treat yourself to a visit in the sauna or do a workout in the fitness centre.The centre of Postire is a 5-minute walk away.

 

PUČIŠĆA

Stone and its carvings are a recognizable symbol of the traditional lifestyle of the island of Brač. In this respect, Pučišća is the most notable town. The ancient tradition of stone carving in this small coastal town has been continued nowadays leaving its local stone incorporated into many places throughout the world from the renaissance age until today. The exhibits of the distinguished tradition, successfully continued by the Stone Carving School, the only one of its kind in Croatia, are very popular among tourists.

 

DEŠKOVIĆ PALACE HOTEL ****

Dešković Palace Hotel in Pučišća is housed in a Renaissance building dating back to 1497. It offers air-conditioned rooms and suites with satellite TV, free Wi-Fi, floor heating and spa baths.

Palaca Deskovic’s restaurant features an open fireplace and serves local specialities and home-brewed wines. You can also sip your favorite beverage at the aperitif bar and relax in the lounge area or the lush garden.

Hotel Palaca Deskovic provides a free parking place as well as a berth at the docks in the Saint Jerolim Bay of Brac Island.

 

SUPETAR

Supetar is the center of the island of Brač and with its 3500 inhabitants the biggest town on the island. It’s one of the main tourist destinations in Dalmatia due to its rich cultural heritage and natural beauties.

TOURIST RESORT VELARIS

Tourist Resort Velaris is situated on the west side of Supetar, in the peaceful bay called Vela Luka. This impressive complex has an unbeatable lush sea-side location boasting panoramic views and a stunning beach. Tourist Resort Velaris consists of the four star Hotel Amor and Villa Vela Luka, plus two pavilion blocks of three star standard, Vlačica and Vrilo.

HOTEL AMOR ****

Enjoying a convenient location only 10 minutes from the center of Supetar, hotel Amor is surrounded by peaceful, well-preserved nature and old pine trees on the picturesque Brač Island.

The modernly built property is a ocmbination of glass, wood and stone elements, yet with a traditional touch. The soothing green and warm tones of the interior with attention brought to comfort and details will ensure a truly relaxing stay at the Amor. 

The central restaurant of the Velaris resort, where the hotel is located, provides a diverse culinary experience. The property does not buy vegetables and fruit, but grows them in own fields and offers them daily to guests. Hotel Amor makes own homemade marmalades, olive oil and own breads and pastries. The extensive wine list rounds up the offer.

The garden of Hotel Amor comprises more than 16000 Mediterranean plants and is considered one of the most beautiful ones on the island of Brač. The nearest sandy and pebbly beach, surrounded by pine trees, is 100 m away.

 

VILLA VELA LUKA ****

Situated 31 m from the Adriatic Sea, this villa features modern rooms and apartments with a balcony. Guests can use the facilities of the adjacent Velaris Resort.

Free WiFi and satellite TV are available in all of Villa Vela Luka’s accommodations. They have dark, hardwood floors and are decorated in blue tones.

After a dip in the outdoor pool, guests can use the spa and healts club with its sauna, fitness center and jacuzzi. Sports guests can visit the gym or play tennis on the tennis court.

Vela Luka’s 24-hour front desk staff offers a bike rental service so guests can explore the Vela Luka Bay and its surroundings. A laundry and ironing service is available as well.

 

PAVILIONS VLAČICA AND VRILO ***

Pavilions Vlačica and Vrilo are a great place to hang out if you’re looking for a quite and relaxing place to dine in. Located only 50 m from the beach, staying here means being surrounded by the peaceful sound of the sea and smell of the pine trees.

Completely renovated in 2006., Pavilions Vlačica and Vrilo offer 75 rooms, most of them facing the sea. The rooms are decorated in soothing hues of beige and blue and comfortably outfitted with SAT TV and air conditioning available.

 

VILLA ADRIATICA ****

The small family-run boutique hotel Villa Adriatica in Supetar, on the northern part of the Island Brac, offers authentic Croatian hospitality and great local food.

Villa Adriatica consists of just 22 individually designed and air-conditioned rooms with private bathrooms with all necessary facilities including a WLAN Hotspot. Relax in the lovely outdoor pool and the jacuzzi or just enjoy the sun while sipping your favorite cocktail. The small spa area boasts a sauna and a hot tub with hydromassage and is accessible for an additional fee. It is located near the terrace lounge bar where you can spend lazy afternoons reading a good book in the shade of old palm trees amidst lush Mediterranean vegetation. The attentive staff is happy to provide you with information about all the sights of the Dalmatian coast and the mainland.

The beach with all water sports facilities is just 101 m away.

 

WATERMAN SVPETRVS RESORT ****

Waterman Svpetrvs Resort in Supetar on Brac Island is a peaceful tourist resort with a lovely Mediterranean atmosphere located on the beach and surrounded by lush vegetation.

There are 12 buildings with modern and stylishly decorated rooms. The rooms are kept in pastel colors creating a relaxing atmosphere with elegant linens. There is a private balcony with patio furniture, electrical fire alarm and blackout curtains.

The sophisticated restaurants and bars nearby serve local and international specialties.

The newly built and air conditioned entertainment and convention theater provides 300 seats. It is also available for conventions and conferences.