| About Zavala

About Zavala

Zavala is located on the south side of the island of Hvar. (It can be reached through the tunnel from the village of Pitve). Zavala is surrounded in luxurious beauty. Stone houses line the old section of town, lush vineyards climb the steep slopes and the scent of fresh lavender is everywhere. Zavala offers the most impressive views of the neighboring island of Scedro, Korcula & Peljesac. In Zavala’s restaurants, one will enjoy the best wines harvested from the local vineyards, as well as dining on delicious fresh fish & homemade olive oil.Zaca, the village marina, gets its name from “zalca”, which means “beaches”. Beaches in Zaca & the neighboring village of Zavala are known as some of the best on the island of Hvar. Crystal clear waters and warm temperatures provide the perfect setting for beach enthusiasts, which is why it’s a popular destination site for visitors of Hvar. Zavala is also the starting point for daytrips to the nearby island of Scedro, for those who want to get away and truly relax.Zavala, Island Hvar - BeachMore photos: Island Hvar photo gallery