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Zavala

Southern coast of Hvar, Hvar, Hvar Island, Croatia
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Astoria oregon
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697 reviews 697 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014 via mobile

This somehow reminds me of the small fishing village named Clifton on the Oregon coast where in the early days the fishermen migrated from Croatia. Simple practical and A great place to visit.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

We loved the quiet, picturesque place. It has great beaches, it is pretty good snorcheling there, you can see all kind of different little fish when you snorchel along the cliffs. On the left side of the harbour is a beach for nudist only. One the right side there are many beaches and possibilities to go in the water, swim... More

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Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

Kind of pretty, but the title says it all...having seen other parts of Hvar, I just wouldn't bother.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

My husband and I LOVED it here. The rustic walk along the coast, the little hidden pebble beaches. We found a little cove just big enough for the two of us and it was heaven. We found a cute little place to eat overlooking the sea, and had the most incredible day here. My all time favorite place in Hvar.

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Meribel, France
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

Quiet town on the south side of the island! Nice beaches

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2009

Zavala won't win any architectural awards, just a 100 or more houses stretching back up the hill from the rocky/pebbly beach. One pizzeria in the harbour, a couple of beach bars and a couple of small hotel restaurants and a small shop. Great place to unwind and do nothing but swim. Snorkelling is OK, but not a huge amount to... More

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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2009

Zavala beach is supposed to be one of the better beaches in Hvar, and to be fair it is. But that isn't saying much. Nearly all the beeches on Hvar are made up of very rough rock with little or no sand/pebbles. Zavala does have sand, but it covers a very small and this quickly fills up with people. The... More

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