Komiža is a Croatian port city situated on the west coast of the island of Vis in the Adriatic Sea. There are 2,476 inhabitants in this city. Due to its position in the deep gulf, Komiža offer its visitors an excellent opportunity: quality accommodation facilities (either in hotels or apartments in Komiža) as well as many cultural and historical sites (monasteries, fortresses). There are also enough sports opportunities - you will find a playground for basketball, handball and football. Equally interesting are water sports including scuba diving.
Plants and animals on the island of Vis are the main reason of its extraordinary natural beauty. The island is full with array of endemic lizards, insects and algae that are not found elsewhere on the mainland. There are many little wild animal species, mainly pheasants, hedgehogs, hares, cicadas, various arachnids (including spiders) and lizards. Special type of lizard has longitudinal stripes on the back and up to 2 meters long hose, is not poisonous and is under protection. Snail called Pholeoteras euthrix only exist on the island Vis.
Vis was included on the list of most beautiful undiscovered island in the world in 2010, and in this article you will find out why. Deserted beaches, ancient medieval ruins and excellent vineyards are excellent reasons to visit the farthest inhabited island in the Croatian Adriatic, and we can add all the natural beauties on this island to those reasons.
Stončica Beach is located in a cove on the island of Vis in Croatia, on the eastern side of the island. It can be reached by road from the city of Vis, and then by foot along the unpaved road in less than 10 minutes. Stončica is a beautiful sandy beach, ideal for less experienced swimmers and for families with children, because it is shallow up to 30 meters from the shore.
Vis Island is a Croatian island in the Adriatic Sea, approximately 45 kilometers away from the mainland. The total surface of the island is 90.3 km2, with the 77 kilometers of coastline. The island is well-connected to Split in Croatia and to Ancona in Italy. There are many smaller islands, islets and reefs around the island Vis, such as Biševo, Budikovac, Brusnik, Jabuka, Ravnik, Svetac and others.