Rukavac is a quiet and picturesque place, formerly a fishing village and now a real tourist resort. It is 10 km far from Vis and 16 km from Komiža. Situated on the southeastern side of the island of Vis is Rukavac also the largest village and the safest harbor on the southern side of the island.
In the immediate vicinity there are numerous beaches, among which the most famous is the Srbrna (silver) beach which is a natural pebble beach considered to be one of the most beautiful beaches of Dalmatia, numerous islands and islets of which the most famous is the island of Ravnik with the famous natural phenomena, "The Green Cave".
Rukavac large offer of quality accommodation in private houses and apartments maybe surprising in comparison to its largeness. A vacation in Rukavac is perfect for those who want to enjoy beautiful beaches and crystal clear sea, beautiful natural surroundings in a true Mediterranean environment.
The town offers the possibility of renting small motor boats which represents an ideal way for sight-seeing the nearby bays and islands. The sea is exceptionally rich with fish, so Rukavac also represents a favorite destination of underwater fishing on the island of Vis. Three restaurants will let you enjoy local gastronomic specialties and excellent Vis wines.