Sutivan is a small town of original Dalmatian architecture, located by the sea of the Northwest coast of island Brač. This tranquil little town with around 600 inhabitants is elevated on the gentle slopes that are amphitheatrically surrounding it’s beautiful port. Lovely walking alleys and traditional architecture of white stone facades and red roofs make Sutivan picture perfect island destination. Sutivans’ port shaped as horseshoe and surrounding old houses create scenery for traditional island life. Riva with caffee bars, restaurants, ice cream shops and walkway along the sea is a center of Sutivans’ social life. Whether you would like to have a coffee, eat lunch or simply read a paper you are sure to join locals on riva to do so. Way of life in Sutivan truly is MEDITERRANEAN AS IT ONCE WAS.
Although Sutivan is among the hottest places on the Adriatic, typically Mediterranean climate and its location by the sea make visits to this town particularly relaxing. Days are hot and suitable for swimming and other sea activities while nights are cool and pleasant for walk, open air dinner and sleep by open window. Winters are mild and short with sometimes strong North winds while spring and summer are very pleasant and warm and ideal for island exploration and activities such as rock climbing, biking, trekking and windsurfing.
Sutivan’s beaches are well known for their outstanding beauty and crystal clear sea. Whether you look for typical town beach with ice cream and fun for your kids or quiet and secluded bay just for yourself you there are plenty of choices. While town beaches are right in the village towards the west there are more than twenty unique bays and beaches of different size. Even in the middle of the summer season, brightness of the sky and cleanness of the sea can be enjoyed in undisturbed solitude if you venture out of the town limits. During the hottest hours, coolness and rest can be found in shadows of Mediterranean pine and cypresses growing right by the sea.
Out of the summer season Sutivan is typical island town where time passes slowly and locals live their life just the way they always have. This is perfect time for outdoor lovers who are looking for an authentic destination with amazing conditions for many adventure activites.
Although just 50 minutes ferry ride from Split, Sutivan is an ideal place to get away from the stress of a big city and return to simpler times.