Vela Luka

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Vela Luka is a large village in the Island of Korcula




"Vela Luka (pronounced [ʋela luka] (listen), Italian: Vallegrande) is a small town and a municipality in Dubrovnik-Neretva County in southern Dalmatia, Croatia. The town is located on the western side of the island of Korčula at the bottom of a wide bay which has many indented coves. Vela Luka developed at the beginning of the 19th century in a deep sheltered bay. Its name means "big harbour" in Croatian chakavian. Inhabitants of the Island of Korčula and Pelješac often refer to it simply as "Luka" (the port/harbour). It has several hotels and a medical centre called Kalos (for rheumatic disorders and rehabilitation). The inhabitants are farmers, fishermen and workers in tourism. The town also has small industrial plants." Wikipedia









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Nautika Kufner
1 . Nautika Kufner
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Nautika Kufner is a charter agency specialized in yachts and catamarans charter. Our fleet in Croatia consists of 71 boats in 4 main bases: Biograd, Split, Trogir and Krvavica; with one of our boat...

Astarea Yachting
2 . Astarea Yachting
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Astarea LTD is a tourist agency and yacht centre registered for the chartering, charter managament and sale of vessels. We have started our business venture in 1999. as Adria Coral Charter, and by ...

Bobovisce Market
3 . Bobovisce Market
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This friendly but tiny market has a small selection of most produce including home made olive oil.





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Vela Luka Harbour
1 . Vela Luka Harbour
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The south-eastern shore provides mooring and access to supermarkets, restaurants, cafes, and bars. Further on round to the north it quickly becomes too shallow for yachts.

Gradina Cove
2 . Gradina Cove
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This beautiful cove provides a series of natural defences to protect the onshore local boats and the occasional anchored yacht. Some buoys may also be found.

Tri Luka Coves
3 . Tri Luka Coves
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Tri luka meaning three coves is very pretty. Each cove quickly narrows. The middle one has many residences overlooking the cove, while the west and eastern coves are less built up.

Grscica Cove
4 . Grscica Cove
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This pretty cove has a series of tiny harbours for local boats. The quay to the southern side may be too shallow for yachts, while the quay to the northern shore near the restaurant is slightly dee...

Prigradica Harbour
5 . Prigradica Harbour
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The large breakwater extends half-way into the bay and provides good shelter for shore-side mooring. A supermarket is towards the head of the bay.

Prizba Bay
6 . Prizba Bay
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The eastern side of the outcrop is home to a tiny harbour for local fishing boats, while the bay provides some opportunity for anchoring.

Brna Quay
7 . Brna Quay
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The shape of the bay provides natural shelter but there is no breakwater, the quay on the northern shore provides an opportunity to go ashore but no space for visiting yachts.

Borova Cove
8 . Borova Cove
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The middle of three coves on the southern side of Scedro island provides some protection from northerly and westerly winds.

Carnjeni Cove
9 . Carnjeni Cove
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A pretty little cove on the southern side of Scedro island narrows to provide natural shelter.

Somokova Cove
10 . Somokova Cove
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The most westerly of the three coves south of Scedro island provides the least shelter.

Lovisce Cove
11 . Lovisce Cove
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A natural bay on the small island of Scedro. It has three forks. The most inland of the two each have a grill style restaurant.

Manastir Cove
12 . Manastir Cove
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A narrow cove to the east of Lovisce Cove provides some shelter. The restaurant provides buoys for guests.

Rasoha Cove
13 . Rasoha Cove
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A pretty cove with some residences to the north.

Babina Cove
14 . Babina Cove
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The tiny jetty provides shelter for a handful of local small boats, but nothing for visiting yachts. Anchoring in the cove is only advisable during moderate winds.

Zavalatica Cove
15 . Zavalatica Cove
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The jetty provides limited protection to the head of the cove, but has limited space for visiting yachts.

Zavala Harbour
16 . Zavala Harbour
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A tiny harbour with a small breakwater offers some limited shelter for shore-side mooring, with anchoring possible out-side the jetty.

Ivan Dolac Beach
17 . Ivan Dolac Beach
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This pretty little town has no mooring facilities but has a number of apartments and a beach that can be reached from anchoring nearby, although there is no protection or natural shelter.

Srhov Dolac
18 . Srhov Dolac
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A wide cove with a couple of old houses provides little shelter from ocean swell, but may provide some shelter from west or easterly winds.

Borova Cove
19 . Borova Cove
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This cove is on Lastovo island (not be confused with the cove with the same name on Hvar island). It has good shelter from the surrounding land and nearby islets.

Nedjelija Harbour
20 . Nedjelija Harbour
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An old harbour with a new outer breakwater provides some good shore-side mooring and a local restaurant.

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1 . Potirna
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A village inset from the south western coast of Korcula island.

Prigradica
2 . Prigradica
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A medium sized town on the north west coast of Korcula island in Croatia.

Prizba
3 . Prizba
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A small village, based around a small natural outcrop, on the southern coast of Korcula island.

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4 . Brna
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5 . Babina
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A small village at the base of a natural cove on the northern side of Korcula island.

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6 . Zavala
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7 . Ivan Dolac
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8 . Sveta Nedelja
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9 . Jelsa
(Hvar Island )
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10 . Pasadur
(Lastovo Island )
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A small village nestled in and around the neck of two bays on Lastovo island.

Pupnatska Luka
11 . Pupnatska Luka
(South Dalmatia )
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A tiny village set back from the coast with a winding road down to a beautiful cove on the southern side of Korcula island.

Zaklopatica
12 . Zaklopatica
(Lastovo Island )
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A small village scattered around the pretty bay on the north of Lastovo island.

Racisce
13 . Racisce
(South Dalmatia )
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A village set around a natural bay on the northern side of Korcula island.

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14 . Pokrivenik
(Hvar Island )
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Pokrivenik is a small village on the island of Havr

Vrboska
15 . Vrboska
(Hvar Island )
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Vrboska is a settlement on the north coast of the island of Hvar in Dalmatia, Croatia, in the Municipality of Jelsa. Founded in the 15th century as a fishing harbour, Vrboska is best known for the ...

Ubli
16 . Ubli
(Lastovo Island )
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Ubli or Uble is a small church based village on the west of Lastovo island, it is is also home to the main ferry link to Split.

Lastovo
17 . Lastovo
(Lastovo Island )
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This town is close to the northern coast of Lastovo island.

Loviste
18 . Loviste
(South Dalmatia )
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A pretty town on the western tip of the Peljesac peninsula. Home to two camping sites around an enclosed bay.

Kneza
19 . Kneza
(South Dalmatia )
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A small village on the northern side of Korcula island overlooking Viganj on the mainland peninsula.

Zarace
20 . Zarace
(Hvar Island )
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Zarace is a village in Croatia on the island of Hvar

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