About Island Vis

As one of the most notable destinations on the Adriatic Coast, Vis is located almost fifty kilometers away from Croatian shores. As such, it is surrounded with crystal clear seas, which provide numerous opportunities for high-quality scuba dives. But even without its magnificent underwater realms, Vis resembles an enchanted island from fairy tales.

The landscape of Vis features numerous vineyards and pristine natural sights. It has numerous romantic settlements, including the hugely acclaimed Komiza, located beneath the small mountain of Hum. The neighboring inlet of Bisevo serves as a home to gorgeous naval grotto called Modra Spilja.

Vis recieved international fame thanks to renowned Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki, who was so inspired by the beauty of the local cove called Stiniva, that he stationed it as a hideout of his fictional character Porco Rosso.

Island Vis
Vis, Croatia

Discover Stiniva, One of CNN’s Favorite Beaches

In a recent list of world’s best beaches, CNN didn’t forget Croatia as a destination worthy of including. ┬áIn a very elaborate list that took in consideration the best times to visit certain localities, the gorgeous Stiniva of Vis Island has been mentioned with accolades. CNN authors also underlined the historical background of this destination, as it was an important hideout for resistance movement against Nazis in World War II. In addition to everything mentioned in CNN article, we add another unique feature of this beach. It has inspired the famous anime master Hayao Miyazaki for his movie Porco Rosso and serves as a home to the main character. Not a stranger to lists of world’s best coastal localities, Stiniva…

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