Welcome to Bol
Bol is the oldest coastal settlement in Brač. It lives in the seclusion of the southern landscapes, in the central part of the southern side of the island, at the foot of the Bol Crown and Vidova Gora - the highest island elevation and at the same time the highest peak of all the Adriatic islands (778m).
One of the most beautiful tourist destinations in the Adriatic is certainly Bol on Brač, a well-known gathering place for local, as well as world elite. Located at the foot of Vidova Gora, the highest peak of the Adriatic islands, known for the most attractive Adriatic beach Zlatni rat, along with numerous cultural and historical sights, Bol is always a popular destination. Natural beauties, pleasant and mild climate and crystal clear sea make Bol a desirable holiday destination all year long.
Numerous beautiful beaches attract tourists from all over the world, among them the most beautiful and at the same time the most recognizable view is the Bol paradise beach Zlatni rat.
It was formed by the deposition of fine golden gravel around the underwater reef, extending like a hedgehog up to 500 m into the sea.
Under the influence of winds, waves and sea currents, the Zlatni Rat peak is constantly changing its shape, making it new and interesting again every time.
Apart from its natural beauties, Bol offers its visitors a rich cultural and historical heritage, so through the years of existence of this Dalmatian place you will be guided by the famous Dominican monastery with its rich archeological collection, various baroque mansions, the parish church, and also harmonious folk stone houses surrounded by characteristic Dalmatian pacetas.
For its guests, Bol offers numerous sports and recreational opportunities from enjoying cycling, scuba diving and windsurfing.
An unavoidable tourist offer of Bol is certainly the Dalmatian cuisine, known for its various fish specialties, which serve famous Brac wines in Bol's restaurants and inns.
Located in the heart of Bol, Villa Giardino Heritage Boutique Hotel provides easy access to all the major attractions of the town and surroundings. Moreover, their cooperative staff can also guide you on visiting nearby attractions that you shouldn’t miss while you are in this beautiful town of Bol. At the Villa Giardino, you’ll find the most complete service, great surroundings and easy going staff. This is the perfect place to retreat from the modern world for relaxation, reflection, and a romantic escape from the day's worries. Near shopping, culture, and famous sites, Villa Giardino pampers you with an attentive, caring staff and delicious breakfasts. This is an idyllic location in Bol, just steps from the sea.
WTA BOL OPEN
125K Series Croatia Bol Open is a women’s tennis tournament that takes place in beautiful, picturesque place Bol, on the island of Brač. Bol exclusively entered WTA calendar in 2016 (alongside with US San Antonio and New York) and will be the only WTA tournament of any kind in Southeastern Europe. WTA 125K Series tournament in Bol is only one of two WTA tournaments which are organized on some island and that makes it even more special.
The tournament’s first edition was held in late April 1991, and then again every year from 1996 to 2003. Through years, the tournament was visited by many famous tennis stars such as Anna Kournikova, Amelie Mauresmo, Elena Dementieva, Kim Clijsters, Lleyton Hewitt, Iva Majoli, Katarina Srebotnik, Sandrine Testud, Patty Schnyder, Vera Zvonareva etc.
So, after 13 years, WTA tournament is back in Bol. And at the moment when Croatian women's tennis have as never before so many young, talented and upcoming players such as Ana Konjuh, Donna Vekic, Jana Fett, Tena Lukas etc.