This mesmerizing island is one of the biggest Croatian islands, also featuring the highest island point in all of the Adriatic – Vidova Gora standing at 780 meters and offering amazing and unforgettable panoramic views. Two of the most notable things that Brac is known for are its white stone and the Zlatni Rat (Golden Horn) beach in Bol, famous for its changeable shape that depends on the winds, thanks to which it is very popular among windsurfers.
The island boasts beautiful stone architecture and unforgettable natural beauty that is at the same typically and charmingly Mediterranean, and yet unique and captive; here you can find countless pebble and sandy beaches, endless pine tree forests, the bluest transparent sea and even a desert! Brac is perfect for road trips and exploring, with numerous charming villages along the way, along the coast and inland as well.
One of the biggest advantages of buying property on Brac is its excellent and frequent ferry and fast boat lines to and from Split, Makarska and the islands of Solta and Hvar. Ferry ports on the island are located in Supetar (Split connection) and Sumartin (Makarska connection). During the summer season ferries Split – Supetar go during the day almost every hour, and the ride is approximately 50 minutes long. In addition to ferries, you also have frequent Split – Milna and Split – Bol fast boat lines. At some 14 kilometers from Bol and 32 kilometers from Supetar you can find a small airport open only during the high season.
The Most Popular Destinations on Brac
Supetar is the administrative center of Brac and its main port of entry. Mesmerizing countryside with vineyards, orchards and olive groves, pine woods, countless beautiful bays with sandy beaches make Supetar the best starting point for exploring the island. Thanks to its frequent daily ferry connections with Split, this destination gets a significant advantage that makes it perfect for buying real estate in Dalmatia.
Splitska is situated about 3 kilometers from Supetar. It is an ideal location for a relaxing holiday with family and friends where you can enjoy excellent food and wine offer, go sightseeing, sunbathing and swimming. The vicinity of Supetar offers further possibilities for recreation, daily field trips and entertainment.
Postira is located about 4 kilometers from the center of Splitska and some 7 kilometers from Supetar. The town is beautiful in every season of the year, but during summer months its people show the true meaning of hospitality. The place boasts with attractive sandy and pebble beaches and coves like Lovrecina, Mala Lozna, Prvlja, Zastivanje and Rat. Sports and active vacation enthusiasts can enjoy a variety of (water) sports activities. The traditional cultural manifestation called “Postira Summer” offers an authentic experience of the local traditions.
Sutivan is located only 7 km from Supetar, so it is easily accessible by car, taxi, using public transportation or even bike; the town is an excellent destination for bikers and the home of the extreme sports festival called “Vanka regule”.
Milna lies some 20 kilometers south-west of Supetar and it is known as an oasis of tranquillity in a beautiful, naturally protected bay. Thanks to this geographical position this charming little village features two excellent marinas, with approximately 200 berths in total. The lovely bays of Milna area feature well-maintained pebble and sandy beaches that are perfect for families with children.
Bol is the oldest coastal settlement on the island. It is placed on the south side of Brac, at the foot of the Vidova Gora Mountain which offers an amazing view of the town and its spectacular Golden Horn beach, extending almost 500 meters into the sea. This lovely town is definitely among the most popular summer destinations on the coast, with excellent hotels and holiday homes as well great offer when it comes to restaurants, bars and night clubs.