Korcula island – real estate offer:
They say no island has more legends or monuments than Korcula, and it is also the woodiest island in Croatia along with Lokrum and Mljet. This island includes following villages and towns: Vela Luka, Blato, Prizba, Smokvica, Lumbarda, Korcula, Kneza…
The central-Dalmatian island of Korcula (pronounced: ‘Korchula’) stretches parallel with the nearby mainland in the west-east direction. It is 46.8 km long, its average width is 5.3 to 7.8 km, it covers an area of 270 km , and is the sixth largest Adriatic island. Croatia real estate offers sea front apartments on Korcula and villas first row to the sea. Real estate offer in this area is main business for our Korcula real estate agency in Croatia.
The Peljesac Channel, which separates it from Peljesac peninsula, is 1,270 m wide at its narrowest point. The shoreline of the Korčula island is 182 km long, and the shorelines of the nearby islets another 54 km. Korcula is very indented with a large number of bays and coves. Its north shore is rather low and easily accessible with several natural harbours sheltered from the jugo and easterly winds: Korcula, Banja, Racisce, Vrbovica, Babina, Prigradica. Korcula real estate has excellent choice of houses and other real estate on sale in this part of Croatia.
The south shore is more indented but steep in places, with cliffs rising up to 30 m out of the sea in places. There are many anchorages and bays sheltered from the northern but open to the southern winds: Zavalatica, Rasohatica, Orlandusa, Pavja luka, Pupnatska luka, Prizba, Grscica, Brna etc., and is sheltered from both the bura and the jugo. The island also includes the towns of Vela Luka and Blato and the coastal villages of Lumbarda and Racisce, and in the interior Zrnovo, Pupnat, Smokvica and Cara. Croatia real estate offers sea front apartments on Korcula and villas first row to the sea. Real estate offer in this area is main business for our Korcula real estate agency in Croatia.
Like most of the Croatian islands, the Greeks, who gave it the name Korkyra Melaina or ‘Black Corfu’ for its dark and densely wooded appearance, first settled Korcula, in the 6th century before Christ, at first next to today’s Vela Luka. Affordable real estate on sale on Korcula, apartments, houses near the sea, land plots on island Korcula etc.
Today, the island of Korcula represents a unique fusion of beautiful nature, thousands of years of cultural tradition and history, and modern tourism. Numerous beautiful beaches and bays, luxurious hotels and summer houses, centuries old olive groves and vineyards, and ancient towns and villages on the island which seem as if they have remained lost in some long past time attract tourist from all over the world to this island. Near Korcula there are many villas and houses – first class real estate offers for Croatia.
The vicinity of Dubrovnik as well as island Mljet gives visitors to Korcula unique opportunity to spend time at this unspoiled Island as well as to visit effortlessly Mljet national park, Dubrovnik, Makarska Riviera, UNESCO’s city or Mostar and Neretva River. Good ferry connections with themainland and other islands, offers lots of possibilities for those that want to explore Central and Southern Dalmatia. Our agency for Croatia real estate has many land plots near Korcula. Island Korcula is one of the most popular real estate areas in whole Croatia.
We invite you too to meet and explore the island of Korčula. We are sure that if you come once, you will surely come again. Land plot is one of the best real estate investments in Korcula, in Croatia. On Korcula, You can buy house first row to the sea and other real estate for best price in Croatia.
Island Korcula property services and real estate for sale: houses forst row to the sea, waterfront houses, old stone houses, villas, apartments, building land plot, agricultural land, commercial property. Find the small towns on the island of Korcula and find a property of your dreams:
KORCULA TOWN – the main town on the island, with population of about 3000 inhabitants. With it’s numerous buildings and monuments, cafes, hotels, restaurants, galleries, cinema etc, Korcula is very popular for visitors as central location from which they explore the rest of the island. Korcula is an administrative center of the area, where most of pleaople from surrounding villages come to work at daytime..(more about Korcula Town)
LUMBARDA – a little fisherman’s village 10 min bus ride from town of Korcula. Lumbarda is very well known for its finest vineyards and production of unique white wine called ‘GRK’. Lumbarda is very popular tourist spot as the only sandy beaches on Korcula – the beach of Vela Przina and Bilin Zal are situated in close vicinity (map). It’s a pretty place and nice location for lazy afternoons ice-creams and coffee in numerous small cafes. (More about Lumbarda) + Lumbarda Guide
VRNIK – tiny inhabited island in the Korcula archipelago, easy reached by taxi-boats from Korcula main harbor. It is well known for it’s deep stone quarries dating back from Roman times. Vrnik is worth to go and visit during the day as it has a lot of secluded small swimming spots where water is so blue and clear. This is one of favorite Sunday excursion destinations for local Korcula people. (map) (More about Islands Skoji and Vrnik…)
ZRNOVO – a five minutes bus ride from Korcula town, there is a village of Zrnovo well known for its old cypresses, terraced vineyards, stone houses, bell towers of Zrnovo, its churches and olive groves. There is a nice walk route from Korcula Old Town or Zrnovska Banja to Zrnovo too (20 min) – (Zrnovo map). Pretty bays on the southern side of the Island- Orlandusa, Rasohatica and Pavja Luka are on walking distance from Zrnovo (up to 40 min) – a nice choice for swimming in clear and clean waters. (More about Zrnovo) + Zrnovo home page
RACISCE – a twenty minutes bus ride from Korcula town there is a fisherman and seaman village of Racisce, situated in the one of the northern Korcula bays. It is quite small place, with only about 500 inhabitants, mostly sailors and their families. The bays Vaja and Samograd, with its prehistoric cave, are both attractive for swimming and sunbathing. For more ambitious, there is a nice walk route from Racisce and Kneze to the village of Pupnat – read more about Racisce
PUPNAT – the oldest settlement on the island dating back from Illyrian times. Well preserved village architecture is worth not to miss. Pupnat is probably best known for it’s bay of Pupnatska Luka -one of the most beautiful pebble beaches on the Island (map). In the summer, this beach is very busy so try to come and get a good spot as early as possible. (More about Pupnat ) + Pupnat home page
CARA – village about 20 min bus ride from Korcula town (25km) right in the middle of the Island. Cara is well known, together with Smokvica, for its famous white wine Posip which is cultivated here, as well as in Smokvica for long years. Nearby bay of Zavalatica and Zitna are good swimming locations where there are a couple of restaurants with a nice sea-view. (map) .. read more about Cara ..
SMOKVICA – another village on the main road to Vela Luka, about 30 min bus ride from Korcula (30km)(map) Smokvica has a long tradition in wine production and is well known for it’s two white wines – Posip and Rukatac. Nearby bay of Brna (4 km away), one of the largest bays on the Island, as well as bay of Istruga, both situated on southern side, are the nearest sea-side places to swim.(More about Smokvica)
BLATO is one of the largest places on the Island, 40 km away from Korcula town. It is industrial and agricultural town situated in the middle of the island. Well known for it’s olive oil production and sword dance Kumpanjija. Bays of Prigradica, Prizba and Grscica are in close vicinity and are good places to visit – where you can find some cafes to drink and restaurants to eat. (More about Blato) + (Blato Map)
VELA LUKA – is situated on the very west end of the island of Korcula. It is large tourist, agricultural and industrial town situated in the large bay ( large =vela, bay = luka) hence the name (map) Well known for its sardine factory and olive oil. Good places around to visit are Tri Porti bays and islands of Proizd and Osjak – a popular day-visit spots. (More About Vela Luka) + more places on Island of Korcula.