Vela Luka

Vela Luka

GENERAL INFORMATION

Situated on the western side of the island of Korcula (Croatia) in a large bay dotted with many tiny islets and surrounded by tranquil inlets, Town of Vela Luka is an oasis of Dalmatia and Mediterranean influences: mild climate, unpolluted sea and air, olive groves, fig trees, tuneful melodies.

Vela Luka is surrounded by the richness and beauty of Nature. It is the 2nd largest settlement on the Adriatic islands, a safe harbour for seafarers.

Vela Luka offers its visitors all other advantages of modern tourism, from quality hotel accommodation, over the variety of restaurants offering seafood and quality wines, to sports and recreational facilities (tennis, yachting, surfing, diving ,etc.) and entertainment. 

With an average of over 2500 hours of sunny weather annually, Vela Luka is an ideal place to have a relaxing vacation.

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ABOUT CULTURE

Vela Luka is known for its colorful folk group  Kumpanija will enchant one with traditiona Vela Luka dances such as the "the Ples od boja" traditionally performed on Saint Josip's Day.

The traditional Vela Luka Festival in July and August offers many concerts, exhibitions and presentations for you to enjoy. The Regatta in honour of Saint Ivan'Day on the 24th June should not be missed.

Vela Luka is known for its colorful folk group  Kumpanija will enchant one with traditiona Vela Luka dances such as the "the Ples od boja" traditionally performed on Saint Josip's Day.

The traditional Vela Luka Festival in July and August offers many concerts, exhibitions and presentations for you to enjoy. The Regatta in honour of Saint Ivan'Day on the 24th June should not be missed.

BEACH AND COVE

A few minutes walk from Vela Luka you will find your own private pebble beach, far from the everyday stresses of modern life. The smells and beauty of the Adriatic will ensure an ideal holiday for the body and soul. You will get a taste of Dalmatia in one of the numerous restaurants and taverns specializing in seafoods. Mild Mediterranean sun, clear night skies, azure sea, perfume of pine trees, , Dalmatian choral songs and friendly hosts will ensure a holidays you will never forget

Proizd and O?jak are the most favourite destinations to all visitors of Vela Luka because of their beauty.
Proizd, a small island only a half hours' boat ride from the town centre, is definitely the pearl of the area of Vela Luka, for the whiteness of its beaches, the turquoise sea and the scent of salty freshness leaves nobody indifferent!

more about: Island Proizd

ABOUT HISTORY

The life and culture of the mediterranean region can be traced in exceptional arheological finds from the vela spilja (big cave), located only several hundred meters above Vela Luka.

The excavated artifacts are on display in the museum collection of the culture centre bearing witness of material and spiritual development in the area for twenty millenia.

Traces of ancient Greek and Roman presence are also found. Among the monuments worth mentioning are: st. Kuzma and Damjan chapel (XI century), st. John the baptist chapel (XIV century), st. Vincent chapel (XVI century)...

 ABOUT  GOURMETS 

For the gourmets Vela Luka is the Promised Land - here the food is good and the drinks even better, and when one feels content he will even sing a song.You will find many such scenes in Korcula. Its sea is rich in fish and shell-fish, the fertile land offers sweet figs and succulent olives for the golden yellow oil, and the vineyards produce clusters of grapes exuding the warmth of the sun. Posip, and Grk - wonderful white wines and the red wines Plavac are something very special.

While listening to the songs of the harmony-singing groups from Vela Luka and enjoying the smell of the sea, you will be served a royal meal: prosciutto ham with olives and cheese soaked in oil, then grilled fish and lobster, oysters and mussel freshly taken out of the sea, followed by pastries from the jealously guarded recipes of the old grannies. All we can say is:

Korcula is truly a land of sweet wonders!

 



 
Integralni Hotel
Villa Telenta

Ulica 1 br.57
20270 Vela Luka
otok Korcula Croatia
Tel: +385 20 814 230
Fax: +385 20 814 225
GSM: +385 91 503 52 76
 
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