JelsA

Jelsa, a tourist center on the northern coast of the island, is located in the central part of the island of Hvar. With a rich and quality offer of accommodation facilities offered by hotels, apartments, rooms and camps, Jelsa is one of the most desirable and most visited centers on the island of Hvar. The scents of dense pine forest, nearby sandy beaches, numerous vineyards and olive groves, as well as cultural sights have made Jelsa an attractive holiday destination. Numerous rustic villas in the vicinity of Jelsa, the Church of Sv. Marija, Church of Our Lady of Health, Civitas Vetus Ielsae (old town of Jelsa), Trg Sv. Ivana and Pjaca are just some of the destinations where you can enjoy a walk through the history of this place, while many surrounding bays with their tempting sandy and pebble beaches are responsible for daily relaxation with plenty of sun and clear sea. In the picturesque ambiences of Jelsa's restaurants and taverns, you will certainly enjoy the fruits of the Mediterranean climate, carefully prepared traditional fresh fish dishes with homemade olive oil and, above all, quality Hvar wines. Located in the middle of the island, Jelsa is an ideal starting point for many excursions: Grapčeva Cave and Humac, Tor, the surrounding villages Vrisnik, Svirče, Pitve, as well as the famous beach Zlatni rat in Bol on the island of Brač. Slightly fresh Jelsa nights are ideal for pleasant walks by the sea, while those looking for fun and dancing will certainly enjoy the music of numerous Jelsa cafes and bars.