About Jelsa

Hvar is often mentioned by foreign media as one of the most beautiful islands in the world. And small coastal town of Jelsa can be described as Hvar’s very heart. Surrounded by peaks of St. Nicholas and Hum from one side, and tranquil Adriatic Sea from the other, it is a place where every traveler will find leisure and respite.

Spending summer in Jelsa means meeting friendly locals who, experienced in providing home to visitors, will guide to beautiful coves and valleys of Hvar, where swimming and diving is a must. One can also enjoy delicious Croatian cuisine in numerous diners, and added calories can be used for long walks through local pine tree forests, or excursions to archaic Illyrian ramparts of Tor or Medieval fort of Galesnik. Those who want more extreme entertainment can try their combat skills on Paintball terrains of Adriatiq Resort, or simply rent a bike or scooter for local exploration. The souvenir of Jelsa is lavender, so buying a product of this plant is the best way to keep memories of your Croatian vacation intact. As a matter of fact, every time you feel its scent, you will start dreaming of coming to romantic harbor of Jelsa.