Vis Croatia is the farthest from the coast of the Croatian Islands on the Dalmatian coast. It is just 100 Km from the Italian coastline. It is near the other islands of Hvar and Biševo. The Island of Vis, isolated for centuries, became very popular with Europeans after Croatia’s independence in the early 1990s.
Komiza Bay on the west coast of the Island of Vis
Beaches of Vis Croatia
Located on the west is a veteran fishing area, recognized all over the Mediterranean. The Fishing Museum in Komiza shows the history of Fishing on the Island. The Town of Vis is on the northern coast.
The beautiful hidden beaches, crystal clear waters, well planned agriculture and well preserved towns are some of the advantages of this picturesque island.
Beach is the # 1 beach in Vis Croatia
It is located near Vis Town in a shallow cove, being the best beach in Vis with white powdery sands. These Croatia Beaches are ideal for families who can let the children play in the water of less than meter deep. The are a few restaurants serving local fish dishes and a few kiosks where to buy drinks and coffee.
Also called Tito’s cave is the site where the ex-Yugoslav leader stayed form months directing the operations during World War II. You get there via the village of Podšpilje
Nearby is the hamlet of Žena Glava which offers marvelous views of the island and traditional Croatian cuisine.
Stiniva Bay a picturesque cove on the Island of Vis
This is a secluded awesome beach that is almost always empty, maybe because it is difficult to get there. You have walk down steeps paths and after that hike all the way back. The beauty of this cove is enough for this effort.
This beach is hidden by Mali Hum, the second tallest hill in Vis Croatia. The view from here is out of this world, so even if difficult it is worth the effort.
Hum is the tallest hill, located south of Mali Hum. You have to hike there for a magnificent view of the whole island. It is quite simply stunning, and the rocky coves of the north.
The Blue Cave on the Island of Biševo in Croatia
Located on the Island of Biševo close to Komiza Bay, this is the renowned Blue cave. Sometimes the sunlight enters the cave illuminating the whole cave of a deep blue color. It is big enough for small boats to enter and many people even swim there.
It is such an important sight that you may book an excursion from Vis Town to visit this cave.
Rogačić on the north of the Island of Vis
You get there by hiking north of Vis Town. The waters here are deep blue and to the left there is a bay that used to serve submarines to hide there during World War II.
The place is ideal for swimming and sun tanning on the wild without any facilities.
Map of the Island of Vis near Croatia
Beaches around Vis Town
There are a few small beaches in and around the village and also south and north of it. The one on the south is shaded by palm trees and is the main tourist beach on the island. You’ll need to walk 10 to 15 minutes through Vis Town. On the way there are a few Nudist Beaches, keep walking and pay no attention.