Vela Luka – Ostrov Korčula


Beautiful beaches, romantic coves

Racisće the village and its namesake bay on the northern side of the island of Korcula, located 12 km west from the town of Korcula. In this space with about 600 inhabitants arrives paved road that stretches from Korcula along the sea coast to the west around the nearby bays: Medvidnjak, Banja, Vrbovica and priests, where there are beaches, campsites and holiday homes. In a small, once a fishing spot were found the remains of Roman mosaics in Banja remains of Roman buildings.

Racisće is a city founded in the 17th century, when it moved here to escape the Turks Herzegovina and the Makarska coast. In the past, the population engaged in fishing, dobytkářstvím, agriculture and navy. Today, the residents, mostly sailors, more focus on tourism. Church of Our Lady is from 1682 and before him is a small lodge. Today’s parish church. Nikola was built in the late 19th century.

There is a shop, several restaurants and café bars. Racisće is surrounded by beautiful beaches and coves and is an ideal resting place for those looking for a quiet family holiday. It is also possible to rent small boats, an excellent way to explore the natural beauty of this region. The place to organize trips to nearby islands. The proximity of the city of Korcula for those seeking entertainment and nightlife guarantees a memorable holiday on this island.