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Zavala

Southern coast of Hvar, Hvar, Hvar Island, Croatia
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Ranked #6 of 14 Attractions in Hvar
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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glasgow
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198 reviews 198 reviews
112 attraction reviews
226 helpful votes 226 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

What a lovely spot this is! I was so glad we had chosen to stay here for 5 nights and not in one of the towns on Hvar which, though very attractive, don't have the lovely rural, peaceful feeling of a small settlement like this below the mountain slopes.Vineyards, a Konoba, a small shop, lots of villas with apartments, tiny... More

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Gold Beach, Oregon
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

It was quite a hike down to the beach area but worth the time. May be hard for anyone with disabilities since it is steep terrain. Restaurant down on the beach served excellent food, water was so clear, an enjoyable experience.

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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I didn´t feel like getting to Hvar Town because i stayed at an extremely comfortable guesthouse (Villa Zaca), the beaches were beautiful and there was peace and good food. It´s a fantastic small town, with some restaurants, not as crowded or glamorous like the rest of the island.

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Slezská Ostrava, Moravskoslezsky Kraj, Czech Republic
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

A beautiful beach on the island of Hvar. There are few people and beautiful views of the surroundings. I got here is an experience to drive an historic handcrafted tunnel.

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London
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Red rocks, pristine waters, beautiful town, scenic drive through the hills to get in and out of Zavala. Would definitely come back.

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Astoria oregon
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887 reviews 887 reviews
194 attraction reviews
388 helpful votes 388 helpful votes
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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46 reviews 46 reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
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
12 helpful votes 12 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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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