A- Close to sea apartment
Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 3
Not far from the house there are several small sand and pebble beaches. In our house we offer you holiday apartment with sea view, suites and rooms in Jelsa, island Hvar, Croatia. House is near sea and close to the beaches. We provide to our guests barbecue, free WiFi internet, and lounging on the terrace or balconies with sea view.
Studio apartments are located on the ground floor. Each apartment has a bedroom with two beds and one extra bed, bathroom and kitchen. In front of the apartment, in the shade, is a terrace with tables, chairs and a garden with palm trees. Guests can use grill and free WiFi internet. Also, in each room there are linens and a ceiling fan.
|Size||Sleeps up to 3, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Near house 50 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Split 70 km, Nearest railway: Split 50 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Dining seats for 3, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
Apartment is located on the ground floor. It has a bedroom with double bed and one extra sofa bed, bathroom and kitchen. In front of the apartment, in the shade, is a terrace with tables, chairs and a garden with palm trees. Guests can use grill and free WiFi internet. Also, in each room there are linens, towels and a ceiling fan.
|Further details outdoors|
Around the house there are gardens in which there are many mediterranean plants such as olives, figs, pomegranates, lemons, rosemary ... and by the house is a forest. All these plants coupled with the proximity of the sea contributes to the unique relaxing and pleasant aroma.
Free parking is few seconds walk from the house. One parking is available in courtyard but it is not free. You can also rent bike. Barbecue is available in courtyard. Washing machine is outside apartment 8€ per use. Bike is 8€ per day. We have 2 bikes.
The Dalmatia region
The island of Hvar has been known since antiquity for its important strategic and nautical location, its various historical periods, cultural and natural monuments, and literature. It is characterized by mild climate, warm winters and pleasant summers, mediterranean nature is not disturbed, tourists can enjoy fresh fish and distinguished wines. It is considered one of the ten most beautiful islands in the world. In the central part of the island lies Jelsa. The first lady of the whole island, richly decorated with indented coastline and numerous islands, romantic coves and defiant capes, its beauty is still, above all, a result of a healthy way of life of its residents. Between Vrboska, Jelsa and Stari Grad lies the most fertile field in the Adriatic islands. The large plain rich with mediterranean culture - lush vineyards and very well-known wines, orchards, olive trees and vegetables. A special artistic atmosphere, as is rarely to be found, is achieved with the surrounding mountains and hills, where it is grown and bred mediterranean herbs - relaxing lavender, healing sage, delicious almonds, authentic carob, distinctive slender pine and dignified cypress. The trees and plants are anthem of health, planted with effort of human hands, and blessed with the sun - the trademark of the whole island. Hvar in fact has the most sunny hours in Croatia, an average of 2726 sunshine hours per year. It is right to say that the one who travels to Jelsa actually goes to get the sun. What characterizes the climate of this region are the summer winds. Morning levant and afternoon mistral create an almost full day of air flow that brings refreshing thoughts. The effects of this synaesthesia of smell, taste, sound, color and touch are generally known - a natural herbal cocktail every needs. Beautiful scenery, pleasant climate and numerous historical monuments that tell the interesting history of this region and the hospitality of the people invite you to meet this town. When you visit Jelsa it will forever remain in your heart.
Jelsa and UNESCO: In this small area there are even three cultural monuments on famous UNESCO list of world intangible heritage. Procession "Following the Cross" is a practice unique in world, that takes place continuously for 400 years! Procession is the heritage of the whole island. It begins on Maundy Thursday, with mass at six parishes: Jelsa, Pitve, Vrisnik, Svirce, Vrbanj and Vrboska, after which the faithful of each parish attend the 25 km long procession, which lasts all night until the early morning of Holy Friday. It is therefore 6 procession, which in clockwise circular visit other places, and never to meet. The cross bearer leads the procession, which is for this honorable task selected dozens of years earlier, sometimes at birth. The cross bearer walks barefoot or in socks, cross that bears weighs 18 kg, followed by the fraternity brothers in white tunics (laymen), and many people, all with lighted candles and rosaries. During this procession folk songs about the Passion of Christ are sung.
Stari Grad Plain (ager) is the best preserved ancient - greek landscape in the Mediterranean. The story of this field begins 385th year BC, when the island of Paros in the Aegean Sea sent a group of a hundred families in the Adriatic Sea to found a colony there. Okist headed them, whose duty was to make a proper division of conquered land to the settlers. Middle of the field is determined by the starting point (omphalos), so the field is with a simple instrument measured and divided into parcels. Boundary stones were erected, on which were inscribed the names of the owners. After there were built ancillary buildings and dwellings, among which is now found cca 60 luxury from Roman times. It is the opinion of the World Organization UNESCO that the local vineyards and olive trees remained "virtually unchanged" from the first colonization of the ancient Greeks and that this is unique example of the geometric division of the country, which was used in antiquity.
Hvar lace is an extraordinary tradition, both materially and spiritually valuable. It is a beautiful lace made of agave, a typical mediterranean plants, by the nuns of the Benedictine monastery in Hvar. Hvar lace is made of thin and solid threads extracted from fresh leaves of agave, which must not be younger than 3 years. The thread length of 1 meter is extracted from the leaves, followed by additional treatment, and only then are ready for the process of making lace. The tradition of making lace from the agave plant date from mid-19th century, when local sailors brought a copy of the lace from Tenerife, after which, having studied the pattern adopted, Hvar nuns produced more beautiful, original and unique example of Hvar lace. An interesting is that once made lace is not washed but kept under glass in order to fully protect. These threads of agave follows the legend of the early neolithic man in Hvar archipelago who fished using a net made of just agave threads.
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