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).
Keeping on with the tradition of the administrative division of Croatian territory into counties, that was for the first time in Croatia mentioned in the 10th century, the County of Split and Dalmatia has rightly gained the title of the largest, and as many consider it to be, the most beautiful Croatian county. Read