Cove Basina (Jelsa), Croatia - holiday information

Basina Hvar, Croatia – visitor information

Nearby town of Vrboska, in one of the most beautiful bays on the island, there is a small and quiet settlement of Basin. The place is 5 km away from the town of Jelsa and Stari Grad, and 25km from the town of Hvar. Dense pine forests and fields of vines, olive trees and lavender make the environment of this settlement so beautiful and give it a Mediterranean charm. Here you can enjoy nature, walking or cycling. The sea is beautiful and pure and rich in various kinds of shellfish and fish, and is very interesting if you are a diving fan. You can enjoy relaxing on the pebble beach, rocky beach or jump off a cliff. The bays are facing east so that the beaches are protected from the westerly winds that blow in the summer and the sea is always calm and ideal for swimming. Accommodation is mostly private, and during the season there are restaurants and a small shop at your disposal, and for bigger shopping you must visit the nearby Jelsa and Stari Grad. Basin is an ideal place for a family vacation. You will enjoy the tranquillity and quiet of the village, and young people can enjoy the city of Hvar that offers quality nightlife.

Cove Basina (Jelsa) – basic information

Cove Basina (Jelsa) – population: 100, nearest possible access to the bay: 0m

Distance from bigger centres

Cove Basina (Jelsa)- Split: 554km, Cove Basina (Jelsa) - Pula: 570km, Cove Basina (Jelsa) - Rijeka: 475km, Cove Basina (Jelsa) - Zadar: 207km, Cove Basina (Jelsa) - Šibenik: 143km, Cove Basina (Jelsa) - Dubrovnik: 210km, Cove Basina (Jelsa) - Zagreb: 466km

Possibility of accomodation

private accomodation, apartments



Gastronomic offer


Cove Basina (Jelsa) – why choose this destination

clean sea, beautiful beaches, long promenades along the sea, pine wood by the beach, secluded beaches, peace and silence in the place with no big crowd, interesting diving sites, long cycling routes and walking tracks, possibility for sailing around islands