This settlement lies in a deep cove on north-eastern part of the island which is surrounded by a dozen large and smaller coves. Travna, Smokvica, Tičija Luka, Tatinja are only some of these bays with different types of beaches from which you can enjoy a spectacular sunsets. Once it was a fishing village, and today the inhabitants engage in agriculture, tourism and stone masonry. Its intimate atmosphere is ideal for a family vacation because of the beautiful beaches in the numerous coves, opportunities for long walks, cultural sights of rich Croatian history, famous Dalmatian specialties and numerous restaurants, pizzerias and bars. Diving enthusiasts can also take a diving course in this resort and discover some of the Dalmatian underwater beauties.
Povlja – population: 300, Povlja - day/ saint: saint : Ivan, 24.06.
Povlja - Makarska. 23km, Povlja- Split: 60km, Povlja - Pula: 571km, Povlja - Rijeka: 475km, Povlja - Zadar: 214km, Povlja - Šibenik: 150km, Povlja - Dubrovnik: 215km, Povlja - Zagreb: 468km
private accomodation, apartments, rooms
self-service shops, post office, exchange office, souvenir shops, market
mini-football field, diving school, walking, jogging tracks
restaurants, traditional croatian taverns, saloons
organised trips to nearby destinations, promenade along the sea, organisation of entertaining and cultural events by the tourist board
clean sea, long promenades along the sea, rich gastronomic offer, peace and silence in the place with no big crowd, place rich with cultural and histirical monuments, interesting wind surfing sites, possibility for getting familiar with the life of people and local customs