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Bol is locted on the island of Brac in the Adriatic Sea of Croatia. Bol is the oldest coastal settlement on Brac. It is located on the southern end of the foot of the Vidova mountain, the highest island peak and at the same time the highest point of all Adriatic islands (778 metres).
Bol abounds in attractive beaches. To the west of Bol lies the Zlatni rat (Golden Horn) beach, one of the largest and most beautiful attractions of the Adriatic. Bol is a locality of exceptional maritime benefits. Its coast, with a series of peaceful and pleasant nooks offers a feeling of large open space, created for meditative relaxation and active holidays. The sun-drenched glades are filled with the scent of medicinal sage and rosemary, while the chirping of the crickets provides the deepest primeval music. Each visitor to this region can find some sort of pleasure for themselves.
|Apartments Adriana||Gornje Podbarje 10||apartment||-|
|Apartments Gospojica||Novi put 47 Uz Garmu 7||Apartment||88|
|Apartments Sena Bol||Gornja obala 2||Apartment||-|
|CroParadise Bol||Uz Poljanu 4||Hostel||-|
|Guesthouse Sandra||Marka Marulica 13||guesthouse||92|
|SD House||Tezacki put 10 21420||hostel||91|
|Villa Daniela||Domovinskog rata 54||Hotel||83|
|White House Hostel Bol||Rudjera Boskovica 5||Hostel||88|
|Funky Donkey Bol||Domovinskog rata 62||HOSTEL||-|
|Bolbeach Apartments||Domovinskog rata 56 21420 Bol Croatia||Apartment||-|
|Stella Apartments Bol||Podbarje donje 1||APARTMENT||-|
|Villa Kiki||HRVATSKIH DOMOBRANA 24 a.||HOSTEL||-|
|Bol Central Hostel||Novi put 5 Island Brač||Hostel||-|
|Apartmani Mikulic||Uz Gospojicu 6||APARTMENT||-|
|Apartments Dina Bol||Obala 24||APARTMENT||-|
|Dalmatian Cottage||Rudera Boskovica 9||Guesthouse||-|
Internet cafés are available in all major cities. They are relatively cheap and reliable. A free Wi-Fi signal can be found virtually in every city and can be found in cafés, restaurants, hotels, some libraries, schools, colleges etc. Mostly it's free, but sometimes a fee is required or you can use it for a limited time only. Internet connections with unlimited downloads costs 178 kn (€24) per month via T-Com and just 99 kn with some other providers like Metronet or Iskon.
See also: International Telephone Calls
The country calling code to Croatia is: 385. To make an international call from Croatia, the code is: 00.
Croatia uses the GSM 900/1800 system for mobile phones. There are three providers, T-Mobile (also operates the Bonbon prepaid brand), Vip (also operates the Tomato prepaid brand) and Tele2. Over 98% of the country's area is covered. If you have an unlocked phone, you can buy a prepaid SIM card for 20 kn. There have been promotions in which SIM cards were given avay for free with newspapers (7 kn) and sometimes even literally handed out on the street. GSM phones bundled with T-Mobile or Vip prepaid SIM cards can be found in post offices, grocery stores and kiosks at varying prices.
An alternative to using a mobile phone is Calling Cards which can be found in postal offices and kiosks, there are two providers, Dencall and Hitme. You can buy cards from 25 kn.
Hrvatska Posta is the national postal service of Croatia and has pretty fast and reliable service throughout the country and internationally. It takes several days by airmail to other countries in Europe, but over a week to the US for example. They have a direct link to the pricelist, where you can see the prices of sending postcards, letters and parcels both domestically as well as to other countries. Post boxes are yellow in Croatia and the times of collections are indicated on the box. The opening times of post offices vary, but mostly they are open from 8:00am to 7:00pm Monday to Friday and until 2:00pm on Saturdays, though some might keep shorter or even a longer hours, just ask around. You can buy stamps here, or at newsstands. Prices start at around 10Kn for sending a letter or postcard to neighbouring countries, a few more further away. If you want to send packages internationally, it might be better to check companies like FedEx, TNT, DHL or UPS. They are reliable, fast and usually not much more expensive than Croatia's postal service.
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