Drvenik, Croatia - holiday information

Drvenik, Makarska riviera, Croatia – visitor information

Drvenik consists out of two settlements: Gornja Vala and Donja Vala where 480 inhabitants live. Today Drvenik is a tourist resort with sporting and recreational contents, cosy private accommodation in villas and apartments in hotels as well as other facilities. Drvenik has been mentioned in the 13th century, at the time when the population manly lived on the slopes of mountain Biokovo. In the old settlement you can visit the church of St. Juraj, and on top of the village there is an old fort that was built as a defence from the Turks. After the earthquake in the year 1962 the population moved to the coast. Today Drvenik is a tourist resort with more than 1600 beds and other accompanying contents. A ferry docks several times a day in the settlement and leaves for Sućurje on Hvar and Korcula. While vacationing in this little resort be sure to visit the pizzeria Sajeta located along the beach board walk in Donja Vala.

Drvenik – basic information

Drvenik – population: 500, Drvenik - day/ saint: saint : Sv. Jure, 23.04.

Distance from bigger centres

Drvenik - Makarska. 30km, Drvenik- Split: 90km, Drvenik - Pula: 589km, Drvenik - Rijeka: 493km, Drvenik - Zadar: 233km, Drvenik - Šibenik: 168km, Drvenik - Dubrovnik: 150km, Drvenik - Zagreb: 486km

Possibility of accomodation

private accomodation, apartments, rooms, hotels, family hotels, pensions, camps



Facilities and authorities

emergency, self-service shops, post office, exchange office, internet caffe, souvenir shops, market

Sport's and recreative offer

mini-football field, basketball court, water scooters, water sports, walking, jogging tracks, gym / fitness

Gastronomic offer

restaurants, traditional croatian taverns, pizzerias, fast food restorants, saloons

Night life

disco club, coctail bar

Additional offer

croatian natural reservation nearby, organised trips to nearby destinations, organised trips to nearby islands, promenade along the sea, organisation of entertaining and cultural events by the tourist board, organisation of fishermen's nights, organisation of folk entertainments, nautic tourist port in the place

Drvenik – why choose this destination

clean sea, beautiful beaches, long promenades along the sea, pine wood by the beach, beaches in the place, enteraining facilities on the beaches, sports facilities near the beaches, nudistic beaches, secluded beaches, rich gastronomic offer, peace and silence in the place with no big crowd, tipical croatian fishermen place, possibility for training preparations of sportsmen, possibility for departures on interesting trips, possibility for sailing around islands, possibility for pilgrimage trip, possibility for getting familiar with the life of people and local customs

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