Vela Luka is located on the western side of the island of Korcula. Numerous coves and natural surrounding of this landscape with numerous olive groves and vineyards are part of the rich heritage of our small town.
One of the most prominent excursions in Vela Luka is the beautiful small island Proizd. The island and beaches of island Proizd will every visitors enchants his beauty. So, the New York Times recommends one of the 12 most memorable excursions to the world, while the British Daily Telegraf magazine is included in the 5 most beautiful beaches on the Adriatic. There is a taxi boat come to the island and the ride takes only half an hour.
On the eastern side of the island, half an hour drive by car from Vela Luka is situated the town of Korcula. The old town of Korcula is also called Little Dubrovnik, where you can to experience the authenticity of the Venetian Republic and visit the birth house of Marco Polo.
The island of Korcula is an excellent starting point for visiting Dubrovnik, the island of Hvar, the Mljet National Park and the Lastovo Nature Park.