Travel Blogs from Korcula Town
We woke up dismayed to a rainy morning in Vis, but luckily once we got moving on our way to Korcula the weather fined up and we were in the sunshine once again. While en route, Travis stopped the engine, but up the sail and taught us some basic sailing skills - tacking and steering. Bernard was great on the ropes and tried his hand at the helm too. Our home for the night was Gradina Bay in Korcula, where all ...
... of the city's Old Town we didn't realize that it's basically a small valley, with the main street along the flat floor of the valley and the side streets running perpendicular, up fairly steep hills (hence the stairs). While it was nice to not have cars around at all, we found our favorite times in Old Town were early in the mornings or in the evenings after the cruise ships had left for the day. Even in their off season, two ships made the town quite crowded. Apparently they can have 4 ...
... We went to a few happy hours – the cocktail tasting, the 2-for-1 in the Crow’s Nest and then a special one for Australians. I think there are more Australians on this cruise than Americans. Someone said about 650 – on a boat that holds 1900 people. Kind of amazing. This was our last formal night (on Cruise 2), so we all got dressed up again and went. This time is was steak and lobster. Over dinner, we discussed our plans for the following day, in ...
... beautiful harbour, with an esplanade fringed by palm trees. Our destination is Vela Spila ( Big Cave), an archaeological site at the top of the headland behind the township. A steep climb finally brought us to the entrance where a guide talked about the cave and the findings of an international group of professionals, led by a group from Cambridge University. The dig has revealed ...
... Korcula (Korcula Island)
Our last day on the yacht. Doug and Ursula get up early to get to the fish market by 7am, as Ursula’s cooking a fish dinner for our last evening together.
Plans to see the island are shelved in favour of the keen sailors having a final day’s sailing with the new spinnaker rig. Dianne stays ashore with her electronics, and finds a set of stairs with some shade and some Wi-Fi connection. She has Doug’s phone ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
TravelPod Member ReviewsDragan's Den Korcula Town
Lively, budget friendly, youth-orientated Croatian villa with pool.
Whether you are a couple or part of a larger group, Dragan's Den is the place for you. Conveniently located just 10-15 minutes from Korcula Town and a short walk to idyllic sandy beaches, this property offers everything young travelers could wish for - a fantastic blend of party atmosphere combined with a tranquil location. With a pool, en-suite bathrooms and several fully equipped kitchens, this truly is a unique place to stay.
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