In all honesty, Ivan Dolac sounds like a real Croatian name. There would be absolutely nothing strange about this guy in terms of name and last name. However, in this little episode, Ivan Dolac is a place on the south side of the island of Hvar, west of Zavala, 10 kilometers from Jelsa, 20 from the Old Town and 38 kilometers from the town of Hvar itself. It is connected to the rest of the island by a tunnel, which is about 1.5 kilometers long. So, if you're up for an adventure in Ivan Dolac, the tunnel is a pretty good place to start.
Beaches in Ivan Dolac are really varied because there's something in it for everyone. Most of them are sandy, but they can also be covered with pebbles or gravel. There are even some rocky beaches in here as well. This is a perfect destination for couples and families with small children. There's even a beach restaurant in Ivan Dolac, which is quite popular throughout Croatia. And, if you're up for a glass of wine, you have definitely come to the right place. Considering the amount of sunny days here, it is no wonder that some of the best wines in Croatia come from Hvar. The barrique wine called Ivan Dolac recently received a champion title for its excellence.
There are no hotels, which means that all accommodation in Ivan Dolac is entirely private. Don’t let that stop you from booking a room or a suite in this heartwarming place. The environment is also quite well taken care of and that’s probably why so many aromatic herbs are grown right here. Tourism is one of the main sources of income for the locals so you can rest assured that holiday villas in Ivan Dolac are really top of the line.
The food in Ivan Dolac is outstanding. This is due to the fact that most of the vegetables and fruits are grown on the island itself so organic is an understatement in this case. So, every time you end up in a restaurant in Ivan Dolac, the dishes will not only be based on traditional Dalmatian recipes but also served with only the best vegetables the island can provide.
Obviously, considering the size of this village, there are no nightclubs for that you will have to go to Hvar city. Clubbing is not really the type of thing people really do when visiting this charming little place. However, if you like to spend your holidays playing sports, check out the tennis courts or, if you like to go sightseeing, rent a boat and visit the neighboring islands.