ne of the hidden treasure of Hvar and the most authentic village on the island is the abandoned shepherd's village of Humac.
We are delighted to offer one of the most unique accommodations in Croatia, in the newly renovated house, in this picturesque village.
Our house is located 10 km east of Jelsa, at the entrance to the eco-ethno village Humac and it takes only 10 minutes by car on newly renovated road to Jelsa. The beautiful beaches on the north side of island are also 10 minutes away by car.
House has a fully equipped kitchen with fireplace and refrigerator with mini freezer, big table, LCD TV, two rooms, lines and towels and toilet with shower. There are two rooms, one is on ground flour with single and double bad and gallery with two single beds and one double bed. House is supplied with electricity by solar power supply. Running water in the home is used from the water tank, which is located under the ground and fill with rainwater, collected from the roof and it's heated by special solar sistem. You have parking place in the pine shade. You will also get bikes to use, at no extra charge.
his house is in very, very quite area, without traffic on the road because the village is non inhabited, there is only a restaurant 100 meters away. Also you have a large area around the house of 500m2 with tree shade, where your children can play and you will get the necessary peace and privacy.
From the yard, you will be able to enjoy in beautiful view, facing island Brač and Zečevo, Vrboska, Jelsa and Stari Grad bay.
About village Humac
A unique example of well preserved rural architecture, formerly a pastoral village, Humac originated in the 17th century. At the height of 350 m above sea level, you have a magnificent panoramic view of all the surrounding places, coves, the island of Brač and Makarska’s coast. The charm of this village lies in its harmonious stone houses, courtyards, balconies, narrow streets and nature which all give an inspiring sight. The church of Sv. Ivan and Pavao (St John and
Paul) in Humac is of a recent date.
Humac is a very old village where man has been living for centuries. There are many simple houses made of stone in its surroundings called trim, built without binder in a way that they become narrower towards the top. Many of them have their original foundations from early Stone Age. Inhabitants of Humac have been occupied with cattle and wine growing for thousands years, and in around 1950 they started growing lavender. In the last few centuries people didn't live in Humac, but spent time in Humac during major agrarian works.
From Humac there are organized visits to the nearby Grapčeva špilja (Grapčeva cave), one of the most important prehistoric site on the Mediterranean with the findings from 4 000 B.C....Read more
Left on 05/05/2014 for a stay in April 2014 | Ranger Bob
We were here during Easter 2014, we had a wonderful stay...You won't believe the views. The "ghosttown" of Humac is an amazing place, one of our friends is a architect and didn't want to leave the village. It was still chilly, so we had lunch inside with a roaring fire and homemade wine from the very kind Rubinic family. Fresh bread from the stone ovens of Jelsa. Sardines, cheese from the island of Pag...Afterwards a nice little snooze on a sun lounger on the porch. We didn't want to leave, we will be back when the summer temperatures rise and the hugh fields of lavender in front of the house are in bloom. Thanks Mario for a grand experience...The last but not least is that the house is Eco friendly too. Solar power for lighting and hotwater...Which adds another dimension to your stay..No big ugly carbon footprints left when you leave.
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