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KORCULA ISLAND - South Dalmatia - birthplace of Marco Polo

Croatia is home to a little more than 1200 islands, Korcula being one of them. It is the sixth largest island in Croatia.
The Island of Korcula is a part of South Dalmatia and is situated roughly halfway between Split and Dubrovnik. Sun-filled sandy beaches and dark, deep pine trees are spread out around the island. Originally settled by Greeks, who gave it the name Korkyra Melaina (Black Corfu).
The Skoji archipelago (which includes 18 small islands), Lastovo, Mljet, and Hvar are nearby islands. The Peljesac Peninsula, which forms the border between the mainland and Korcula, is only 1270 metres away. Korcula is believed to be the birthplace of the traveller Marco Polo around 1254. Korcula Island is a destination that offers guests the opportunity to enjoy luxury villas while exploring the natural beauty and rich history of the island. The island is known for its picturesque towns, crystal clear waters, and stunning beaches, making it the perfect place for a relaxing and luxurious holiday.
One of the main attractions of Korcula Island is the variety of luxury villas that are available for guests to rent. These villas offer the ultimate in comfort and luxury, with amenities such as private swimming pools, fully equipped kitchens, and spacious living areas. Guests can also enjoy breathtaking views of the island from the comfort of their own private terraces.
In addition to the luxurious accommodations, guests can also enjoy a wide range of activities on the island. The island is home to several beaches, including Pupnatska Luka and Vrbovica, which are perfect for swimming, sunbathing, and other water sports. The island also offers a variety of hiking and cycling trails, allowing guests to explore the natural beauty of the island.
For history enthusiasts, Korcula Island is home to a number of historical sites, including the Old Town of Korcula, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Old Town is known for its mediaeval walls, fortifications, and charming streets, and is a must-see for visitors to the island. The island is also home to several churches and monasteries, including the St. Mark's Cathedral, which dates back to the 14th century.
Korcula Island is also known for its delicious local cuisine, which is heavily influenced by the Mediterranean. Guests can enjoy fresh seafood, homemade pasta, and local wines at the many restaurants on the island. The indigenous pošip grape, which is grown in vineyards all across Korcula, is frequently used to produce some of the country's best wines. If you enjoy wine, going on a wine tasting tour to sample the premium wines will be a wonderful opportunity to unwind and discover the history of winemaking on the island.
Whether you're looking for a relaxing holiday or a venturesome getaway, Korcula Island has something to offer for everyone. So, pack your bags and head to Korcula Island for a luxurious and unforgettable holiday experience.

Explore properties

Tara’s Lodge Boutique Hotel
400.00  /night
3 Beds 3 Baths 10 guests
Tara’s Lodge, Žrnovska Banja, Korčula, Croatia
Korcula Hill Blue Bay Luxury Suite
300.00  /night
2 Beds 2 Baths 10 guests
Žrnovska Banja 708, Žrnovo, Croatia
Korcula Hill two Bedrooms luxury Suite
300.00  /night
2 Beds 2 Baths 10 guests
Korčula Hill, Žrnovo, Croatia
Korcula Hill three Bedrooms Luxury Suite
400.00  /night
3 Beds 3 Baths 10 guests
Korčula Hill, Žrnovo, Croatia
Captain’s Villa Sokol
600.00  /night
6 Beds 6 Baths 12 guests
Lumbarda 45, 20263, Lumbarda, Croatia
Family Villa – Duplex
300.00  /night
7 Beds 7 Baths 14 guests
Lumbarda 582, 20263, Lumbarda, Croatia
Villa Dolce Vita
500.00  /night
4 Beds 4 Baths 8 guests
Villa Dolce Vita, Lumbarda, Korcula, Lumbarda, Croatia
Korcula Riviera Villa
300.00  /night
4 Beds 4 Baths 10 guests
Uvala Račišće, Uvala Račišće, Lumbarda, Croatia
Korcula Sunrise Villa
300.00  /night
4 Beds 4 Baths 10 guests
Apartments Koludrt, 20263, Lumbarda, Croatia
Adriatic Pearl Villa
300.00  /night
3 Beds 3 Baths 6 guests
Lumbarda 224, 20263, Lumbarda, Croatia