Bol, once a fishermen's settlement, today a famous holiday resort on the southern coast of the Island of Brac - Croatia is situated at the foot of Vidova gora (Vitus' Mount), the highest mountain peak on the Adriatic islands. We invite holidaymakers to come and stay on the island of Brac - Croatia, in Bol - Brac most attractive holiday resort with so many facilities at disposal to tourists. Bol offers comfortable accommodation in its apartments, villas and house rentals.
You will find traces of a very long history dating back to ancient Roman times, an early Christian church from XIth C (the church of St. John), the church and Dominican Monastery (from 1475), situated on a beautiful promontory. A valuable collection of paintings, manuscripts, incunabulas and coins are on display for the visitors. In the vicinity of Bol - Croatia, you will discover a deserted monastery and a cave church.
But it is not the only reason for your visit or holidays. Here in Bol you will be astonished by the beauty of an intact nature. The true natural phenomenon is the most beautiful sandy beach on the Adriatic coast, the beach called Zlatni rat (the Golden Cape), stretching in the length of 15 km, on both sides of the promontory. Its peak changes the position depending on a direction in which the wind blows. With the northern wind, the long promontory peak moves to the south, with southern wind it turns back to the north.
The wind surfers from the whole world have found an ideal place for wind surfing along the chanel dividing Bol from the island of Hvar. Winds ideal for surfing blow alongside that chanel, a refreshing summer breeze called maestral in the summer months.
Every spring in May windsurfers take part in the World Competition in free style alongside this exceptional chanel, off the Golden Cape Beach in Bol - Croatia. The southern coast of the island of Brac, particularly Bol offer excellent conditions for scuba diving and underwater fishing. Come to Bol - Croatia and you will discover many good reasons why to spend your holidays in this paradise like place. Just click on our web page and you will be able to book accommodation in apartments, villas and home rentals to your choice. But you must do it on time. Bol is a very popular place among holidaymakers.
If you are a devoted mountaineer, you will enjoy hiking and climbing a steep hiking trail leading from Bol - Brac up to the top of the highest mountain Vidova gora (778m high). This is a favourite place for paragliders gliding down to the Golden Cape beach from the peak cliffs of the mountain.
If active holidays in Croatia are your choice, among many other favourable places, you will discover Bol as an ideal destination. Holidaymakers can go in many sports like tennis, hiking, mountain cycling, waterskiing and jet ski. to mention only a few. Holidaymakers have boats, sailing boats and kayaks at their disposal. There are 20 earthy tennis courts with available coaches. Every year a tennis tournment Bol Open takes place in this famous holiday resort and many well known tennis players do not miss it. Cycling tours on the islands of Brac, Hvar and Vis called Central Dalmatia by Bike are organized repeatedly in summer months. Come and spend your holidays in Bol - Croatia, we assure you that you will have unforgettable vacation.