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Destination guide

Travel to adventurous Jelsa

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Jelsa. This city's rock climbing, archaeology and kayaking draw many visitors. Zlatni Rat Beach and Makarska Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Jelsa

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Jelsa is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Zlatni Rat Beach (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Makarska Beach (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Baska Voda Beach (16.4 mi / 26.3 km)
  • Sumartin West Beach (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Lanterna Beach (10.5 mi / 17 km)
  • Vidova Hora (12.5 mi / 20.2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Jelsa

The nearest airport is in Brac Island (BWK), located 11.2 mi (18 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Split (SPU), which is 36.4 mi (58.6 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Jelsa?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,689 holiday lettings around Jelsa. From 2,698 flats & apartments to 290 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Jelsa?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Jelsa. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Vrboska: 1,650 holiday homes
  • Pokrivenik: 662 holiday homes
  • Pitve: 1,729 holiday homes
  • Ivan Dolac: 1,728 holiday homes
  • Jelsa Harbour: 8,338 holiday homes

HomeAway.co.uk offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Jelsa! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Jelsa?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Jelsa with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Omis: 8,570 holiday lettings
  • Makarska: 4,083 holiday lettings
  • Bol: 4,237 holiday lettings
  • Hvar: 2,203 holiday lettings
  • Podstrana: 2,696 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Jelsa?

HomeAway.co.uk offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Jelsa. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Jelsa Harbour: 8,338 holiday rentals
  • Hvar Town Arsenal: 4,454 holiday rentals
  • Hvar Fortress: 4,480 holiday rentals
  • Petrinovic Mausoleum: 14,371 holiday rentals
  • Milna Beach: 4,580 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Jelsa listed on HomeAway.co.uk where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Explore destinations around Jelsa

Omis
8,570 holiday rentals
Makarska
4,083 holiday rentals
Bol
4,237 holiday rentals
Hvar
2,203 holiday rentals
Podstrana
2,696 holiday rentals
Podgora
3,462 holiday rentals
Milna
3,417 holiday rentals
Supetar
1,456 holiday rentals
Sutivan
5,331 holiday rentals
Korcula
2,398 holiday rentals
Orebic
3,403 holiday rentals
Brela
4,559 holiday rentals
Stari Grad
2,307 holiday rentals
Vela Luka
982 holiday rentals
Tugare
6,078 holiday rentals
Postira
6,325 holiday rentals
Baska Voda
4,337 holiday rentals
Lumbarda
1,797 holiday rentals
Gradac
1,710 holiday rentals
Selca
6,306 holiday rentals