Zavala is a village and small harbour on the southern coast of the island of Hvar, 13 km south of Jelsa, situated on the south side of the island Hvar. Zavala is famous because of its untouched nature and beautiful gravel beaches.
Across the sea from Zavala is the island of Scedro, a true natural paradise, while the villages Ivan Dolac and Sveta Nedjelja are located in the immediate vicinity. It is a picturesque village, on a slope by the sea with several beautiful pebble beaches.
Zavala is famous for its excellent white wine (bogdanjuša). Below the village, a string of beautiful beaches lapped by a crystal clear sea. The most attractive is at Petraščica (with a cave). In Zavala you can find a couple of restaurants and a small local shop, and in neighboring Jelsa you can find everything that you need for a great holiday.
Zavala is an ideal destination for those who want to escape from city crowd and to sincerely relax surrounded by the hypnotic scents of lavender and rosemary, picturesque olive trees and vineyards, clear sea with magical undersea life, extraordinary mild and healthy climate will remain in your memory forever.