How to get to Bol
There are several options for how to get to Bol and Brac island in general. Since we have already written about this topic, feel free to check our previous blog: How to get to Brac Island in Croatia.
How to get to Brac Island in Croatia
The most popular way for our guests is to arrive by private transfer by speedboat. The skipper will take you to Bol and a private taxi service can take you to your villa. If you are interested in this option, feel free to contact our VIP Concierge Team who can organize it for you.
Speedboat transfer service in Croatia
What to do in Bol?
Golden Cape Beach
Golden Cape Beach in Bol
When we write about Bol first we must mention the most iconic beach in Croatia and that is the Golden Cape Zlatni Rat beach. We have a whole blog dedicated to it: The Guide to Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn). Thus, check our blog if you wish to know more.
The best characteristics of this pebble beach are that it changes its shape and the sea has a lovely turquoise color. Furthermore, one side is always warmer than the other.
Furthermore, it is frequently windy there thus it is perfect for those who like windsurfing or kitesurfing. We can recommend Big Blue Sport Center. They also have a school for beginners.
Surfing on Bol from pixabay.com
The beach can easily be reached simply by following the promenade from the center of Bol. On the promenade, you will notice souvenir shops, lounge bars, and bike rental shops. If you like cycling, we warmly recommend taking one of the marked routes along the coast.
Other sports activities in Bol
We already mentioned windsurfing and kitesurfing at the beach. Thus, Bol is the perfect destination for sports and activity seekers as you can also play tennis, rent bikes, or take long walks.
Tennis courts in Bol by Tennis Centre Potocine
On the other hand, you can attend clubs, spa centers and find other entertainment.
Regarding spa centers, we can recommend a Thalasso Wellness center Elaphusa center where you can book a massage or a beauty treatment if you like.
Other beaches in Bol
There are many other beautiful beaches in Bol, not just the Golden Cape. In direction east, you will find the beautiful beach near the Old monastery. There is also a restaurant and lounge bar there called Ribarska kućica (Fishermen's house).
Bol Monastery and the beach from pixabay.com
If you are a morning type, we recommend having a coffee in the charming port of Bol and visiting the small green market.
Bol Port from Pixabay.com
Where to eat in Bol?
There are several restaurants in Bol we feel free to recommend:
Mali Raj Restaurant in Bol
- Restaurant Veranda in Center Marjan (they can also deliver food)
- Tavern Riva
Meal Presentation in Tavern Riva Bol
- Borak Beach Restaurant
- Ranc Restaurant for local food.
Wine tasting in Bol
You can also go wine tasting in Bol. Stina Winery is situated in the center of Bol, at the waterfront. It is an old big building and they offer wine tasting sessions but it is also possible to order some wine and cheese and enjoy the sea views.
Stina Winery in the Center of Bol from pixabay.com
What to do on Brac island?
If you would like to visit some other place on the island, we can arrange a local private driver who can take you where ever you like on a one-day trip.
In general, the best excursions on the island of Brac include:
- Stonemasonry School in Pucisca,
Stonemasonry School in Pucisca by Waerfelu from Commons.wikimedia.com
- Olive Oil tasting in the Museum of Olive oil in Skrip
- Blaca Desert
Blaca desert by Jbdodane from Flickr.com
- Vidova Gora - if you hunt Instagram-worthy pics and love nice panoramas, we recommend visiting the viewpoint of Vidova Gora hill. You don't need to climb all the way up. It is possible to get very nearby by car.
Vidova Gora above Bol
- Wine tasting in Winery Senjkovic – this is a family-owned vineyard with a restaurant and highly recommended food. The presentation is top-notch as well. Thus, this wine and food tasting will be an excellent experience. Note: book in advance.
Where to go on a boat day trip from Bol?
Best boat tours from Bol are to:
- Blue Cave on Vis island
- Pakleni otoci and Hvar island.
Pakleni Otoci Islands and Hvar
- The cities on the mainland: Split, Makarska, or Dubrovnik.
For each of these tours, we recommend you take a private boat tour. Feel free to browse our offer for additional ideas Day trips and island hopping tours.
Finally, where to stay in Bol?
White Palace of Golden Cape
This is a beachfront villa for 12 people. The best feature of this villa is the beachfront location and that it is within a walking distance of the famous Golden Cape beach.
The beachfront location of the villa
Furthermore, it is surrounded by greenery. Thus it offers 100% of privacy. There is also a well-maintained garden and a large terrace with outdoor dining and barbecue.
Actually, the villa consists of two objects connected with an inner courtyard and pool. The design is a combination of modern and authentic architecture.
The architecture of the villa
Villa Old Story
This villa has a central location in Bol. The design is rustic with modern details.
Interior of Villa Old Story
It is a villa perfect for 10 guests with 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms. As far as the amenities are concerned it includes a sauna, Jacuzzi, and pool with a waterfall.
Pool with a waterfall
The pool area is fenced for complete privacy. Finally, the villa includes several sun terraces with a sea view!
Deluxe Villa Purple Rain
This is a villa for 7 guests ideal for families and it allows pets as well. There is a great garden with olive trees and a playground for the children.
Playground of the Deluxe Villa Purple Rain
It is situated on the hill above the city but still, it is easily reachable without a car from the city. Its top hill location guarantees you an exquisite sea view. The pool is with an infinity edge.
Pool and Jacuzzi
There is a great outdoor dining area with a barbecue as well.
Villa Blue Pearl
This villa is nearby Bol. Actually, it is situated near Murvica beach (we have already written about it in our blog Top 5 beaches in Croatia according to The Guardian).
Murvica Beach by Kelovy from commons.wikimedia.com
It is a 5-star villa for up to 6 people. Villa includes a modern interior with a traditional exterior. It offers complete tranquility and is situated in one of the best destinations for escape from the everyday rush.
Peace and Tranquility in Villa Blue Pearl
These were some of our villas in Bol and the island of Brac. If you are interested in more, feel free to check our offer.
We hope you liked our suggestions for a luxury vacation in Bol and that you will visit it soon!
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