If you’re planning to visit Croatia in a summer time, one of your „one day getaway“ should definitely be one of Dalmatia’s islands and Blue Cave on Island Biševo. It will be a highlight of your holiday in Croatia if you visit this unique natural phenomena. The Blue Cave is a sea cave in a small bay on the east side of the island of Biševo. It is about 4.5 nautical miles away from Komiža and Island Vis. Blue Cave is one of the most popular natural beauty spots on the Adriatic because of the glowing, mesmerizing blue light that appears at certain times of day.
Depending on the season, the ideal moment to visit the cave is between 11:00 h-12:00 h. At this time of day the sunlight reflects through the water coming from the white floor of the cave and bathes the cave in aquamarine light, while objects in the water appear to be silver.
Cave was formed by the wave action of the sea. The cave itself is 24 meters long and 11 meters deep and up to 15 meters high. The entrance to it measures 1.5 meters high and 2.5 meters wide. Blue cave receives more than 10,000 tourist visits every year. The tourist boats often include a visit to another similar cave on the island, the Green Cave. It is bigger in size and appears to be of an emerald-green tone due to a similar effect.
If you wish visit Blue Cave from Split or any town nearby, the best and the only way is to take a speedboat tour. You will stop at small bay and wait to enter in Blue Cave. There is number system made for guest not to wait too long. Also,there is a cafe near the ticket office, so you can enjoy a coffee while you wait. Once you enter, prepare your camera or phone and catch a perfect moment inside the cave.