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Zavalatica, island Korcula, Croatia

Zavalatica, Korcula

Zavalatica is a small holiday village located in a beautiful natural cove on the southern side of the island of Korcula, 30 kilometers from the city of Korcula. If you ever explored the south coast of the island of Korcula by sea, with a boat, you surely must have noticed the difference between tame northern coast and very steep and rough southern coast. There are just few asphalt roads that lead across the island, to the southern side of the island , and one of them leads from the town of Cara to Zavalatica. If you take a boat ride from Lumbarda, on the eastern cape of the island, all along the island coast to the west, the first village you will see will be Zavalatica, after almost 20 kilometres of uninhabited shore (except for few houses in several small bays). This area between Zavalatica nad Lumbarda is one of extreme beauty, and part of the island of Korcula the least touched by the development of the tourism. Here you can find private spots ideal for enjoying the Mediterranean beauty in peace, tranquillity and the harmony with the nature. You will find many small bays with pebble beaches, surrounded by lush vegatation that reaches all the way to crystal blue sea, providing the protection from the sun for those that seek refreshment in hot summer days.

Zavalatica has around 400 inhabitants, is 2 kilometers from the small town of Cara which is located in the inland of the island of Korcula, where there is a post office, clinic, and other facilities necessary for a peaceful rest. There is a market, café bar, a restaurant, and several beautiful beaches in Zavalatica. The 'Zitna' beach is located in the neighboring bay with the same name, about 300 meters away from the center of Zavalatica.

Zavalatica will basically suite people who love a family vacation in a small and peaceful place and extraordinary natural surroundings. The vicinity of the island of Lastovo makes Zavalatica the ideal parting place for visiting Lastovo and the islands in its archipelago which especially exalt yachtsmen.

The locals basically deal with tourism, fishing, and winemaking. When in Zavalatica, the daily fresh Mediterranean fruit and vegetables, fresh fish and seafood, homemade olive oil and top quality wine will surely help you to feel the true Mediterranean spirit and way of life of days long gone. Kind hosts and top quality accommodation in very comfortable and modernly furnished apartments, beautiful natural surroundings and crystal clear sea guarantee an unforgettable vacation in this hidden corner of Dalmatia.