Zavala is situated about 80 m above the sea, two hours by motor-boat from Hvar. It is a picturesque village, on a slope by the sea with several beautiful pebble beaches. The village has a harbour with a jetty and a road link with Jelsa through road tunnel (1,400 m).
The Ministry of Maritime Affairs, Transport and Communication has proclaimed new Regulation on Diving (Official Gazette No.47/99, May 17,1999). This Regulations will govern the conditions for diving for recreation and sport in the internal and territorial waters of Republic of Croatia. Croatian citizens as well as foreign nationals may perform diving activities only if they have a valid diverīs card. Read