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Fantastic bay pebble beach, perfect swimming

Nice pebble beaches in a wonderful natural bay, which gives protection from waves, clean water with... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2016
Psisko B
Moravia, New York
Pretty little bay with great sunsets

It is a lovely bay that is a little difficult to access (one-way tunnel and narrow winding roads... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2016
Auckland Central, New Zealand
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Sep 25, 2017
“Zavala Review”
Oct 12, 2016
“Zavala tunnel is an experience!”
Southern coast of Hvar, Hvar, Hvar Island 21465, Croatia
+385 21 767 080
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Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

I arrived on Saturday, it is a long way from any other place. Zavala is a small, small place and has lovely stones / rocky beaches with some also nudist beaches, you do need to get to those by boat I think. Been on my...More

Date of experience: September 2017
4  Thank Martin D
Reviewed October 12, 2016

Though we didn't end up going to Zavala because of a shortage of time, the trip through the Zavala tunnel itself is most definitely an interesting one-of-a-kind experience to add to your Hvar adventures. The tunnel was crudely drilled during the socialist era in the...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank DebKToronto
Reviewed September 28, 2016

Nice pebble beaches in a wonderful natural bay, which gives protection from waves, clean water with lot of uderwater live, so you can swim with your children and try to train them using googles and snorkel for the first time. Weakness is one local restaurant...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank Psisko B
Reviewed September 10, 2016

We spent a beautiful family vacation at small, rather new house situated just by the sea in excellent surrounding. We enjoyed a lot of our apartment with clean nice two rooms, large kitchen and balcony with excellent view on the sea and island. The owners...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank f3simkovic
Reviewed August 13, 2016

To come there you will go through one way tunnel (only cars allowed no motorbike or bikes, for them is another road over the hill that’s even worst road) on bad curved road. Small place with even smaller beach. Not much space for parking. Nice...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 31, 2016

It is a lovely bay that is a little difficult to access (one-way tunnel and narrow winding roads) but worth the effort. Great for families.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Amandanich2016
Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

So this is Zavala on Hvar a 20 minute drive from our villa. Others have written well about the tunnel and steep winding road into the village. After a few wrong turns, we were lured by signs to apartments etc. But eventually found our way...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank 370andyk
Reviewed October 5, 2015

At west side of beautiful island Hvar looking towards island Vis is located this little gem / unique under see wine cellar / and on sea level nice restaurant. Also you may find a small marina for 6 to 8 boats. This place may be...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank spizaman
Reviewed September 30, 2015

We went there by car from Hvar town. Picturesque villages all the way. Beaches are rocky and be aware of sea urchins.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Leonardo B
Reviewed July 30, 2015

The road in is quite interesting. The first time I almost started to drive into the tunnel when another driver explained you wait for the light to turn. Sure enough, several vehicles came from the opposite direction about 10 minutes after we were waiting. The...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank geomcc
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