Island of Korcula

Is the largest of the green islands of the Adriatic. From time immemorial it has been forested, which was why it was given the name Corcyra Melaina - Black Korcula during the colonisation of the ancient Greeks.


Long beaches, rocky mountains within reach of the sea, fervent summers, untouched nature and unique city monuments have turned the vacations of many travellers into an exceptionally beautiful dream.
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Beautiful summer holiday apartments, owned by the family Pavić, are situated in Mikulina Luka Bay. Mikulina Luka is located just 4 km from Vela Luka towards the open sea.

Villa Rosa

The house has 5 apartments, 2 to 4 beds each with an extra bed possible to add. All the apartments are air-conditioned. As the house is positioned at the seas edge, guests can enjoy our private manmade bathing area. We provide a mooring place for boats, as well a covered parking area for our guests to use.

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Vela Luka

Vela Luka (4464 inhabitants) is the biggest town on the island and is 42 km far away from the town of Korcula. Vela Luka is the oldest and the youngest settlement on the island at the same time.

On the hill spilinski rat, Northeast of the village, on about 100 m attitude above sea-level, is the Vela Spila (the big cave) - the most significant pre-historic deposit of Korcula. the rich Neolithic culture of the “Circle of Hvar” (3200 before Christ) communicated over sea with the neighbours of the Adriatic and the Mediterranean.

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To make your holiday more interesting and eventful, you can choose some of these activities. Korcula island gives you numerous possibilities to discover its beauties, which the ancient Greeks and Romans longed for.

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Korcula Island

Korcula, an island in the central Dalmatian archipelago; area 279.03 sq km (length 46.8 km, width 5.3-7.8 km); population 17,038; the coast is rather indented. The highest peaks are Klupca (568 m) and Kom (510 m).

The climate is mild; an average air temperature in January is 9.8 °C (in the town of Korcula) and in July 26.9 °C; the average annual rainfall is 1,100 mm; the annual insolation reaches 2,671 hours (Vela Luka). The island is largely covered with the Mediterranean flora; at some places are pine forests. Economy is based on farming, viticulture, fruit growing, fishing and fish processing, shipbuilding, processing of synthetic materials and tourism. Summer tourism has a long tradition on the island; nautical tourism has been recently developed. Major places on the coast are Korcula, Lumbarda, Vela Luka, Raciste, and in the interior Blato, Zrnovo, Smokvica, Cara and Pupnat.

The regional road connects major places on the island. Ferry lines connect the island of Korcula with the mainland. The island was inhabited as early as the Neolithic (cave Vela Spilja near Vela Luka, cave Jakasova Spilja above the cove of Rasohatica, Zrnovo) and the Bronze Age.

A Greek colony existed here in the 6th and the 5th centuries BC; at that time the island was called Korkyra Melaina (remains of Greek habitations in Lumbarda, in the vicinity of Blato and in Potirna).

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