Details, Vis, Croatia

March 14, 2013
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GETTING THERE

Lufthansa offers connecting flights from Washington Dulles to Split, Croatia. From Split, a ferry (www.jadrolinija.hr) makes the two-hour trip to Vis at least once daily, but schedules vary according to time of year. Tickets cost around $8.

WHERE TO STAY

Nautic Apartments

Ulica Vladimira Nazora 19, Vis Town

011-385-21-717-020

www.nautic-apartments.com

Four self-contained apartments occupying a perfect seafront location. Double rooms from $40.

Wear Active

Rukavac

011-385-981-314-179

www.wearactive.com

The British hosts at this converted stone house take their guests out to explore the island by sea kayak, by bike and on foot. Rooms from $900 per week.

Villa Kamenica

Pavlinoviceva 15, Komiza

011-385-21-713-883

www.villa-kamenica.hr

Three apartments with private balconies set around a lovingly tended garden. Double rooms from $60.

Hotel Luxe

Kralja Zvonimira 6, Split

011-385-21-314-444

www.hotelluxesplit.com

Deservedly popular boutique hotel, ideal for those stopping over in Split before catching a morning ferry to the islands. Doubles from $150.

WHERE TO EAT

Pojoda

Don Cvijetka Marasovica 8, Vis Town

011-385-21-711-575

One of the island’s most celebrated restaurants, famed for its creative interpretations of classic Vis dishes. Entrees from around $9.

Jastozera

Gunduliceva 6, Komiza

011-385-21-713-859

www.jastozera.com

Atmospheric restaurant where diners eat on a wooden platform directly over the sea. Lobster a specialty. Entrees from around $9.

Konoba Bako

1 Gunduliceva, Komiza

011-385-21-713-742

www.konobabako.hr

Another Komiza favorite, with outdoor tables overlooking the bay. Entrees from $4.

Karijola Pizzeria

Viski Boj 4, Vis Town

011-385-21-711-433

www.karijola.de/home.html

Quality wood-fired pizzas, with great views of Vis harbor. Pizzas from around $10.

WHAT TO DO

Blue Cave Tour

Tour agencies in Vis Town and Komiza offer daily trips to the Blue Cave on Bisevo, often combined with lunch on one of the island’s beaches. Tours cost around $26 per person.

Military Tour

The agencies’ other classic offering uncovers the island’s military installations. Expect to pay about $40 for a half-day tour.

Biking

Since there is limited public transport, hiring a bike from a travel agency gives you added freedom to explore. Expect to pay about $17 per day for a mountain bike, about $34 for a scooter.

INFORMATION

www.visinfo.org

H.W.

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