Kuratica village is a part of the Ohrid municipality. It is located on the shores of mountain Mazatar, on an altitude of 1080m above the sea level. Kuratica is a traditional Macedonian village with around 300 inhabitants. Here travelers can see the traditional way of life of the local villagers.
People who live in Kuratica are offering different activities and tours to their visitors, like tasting different specialties from the traditional Macedonian cuisine, all that combined with homemade wine and traditional alcoholic drink rakia for an appetizer. Visitors can witness as well as participate in the food making process. They can also experience a donkey safari, where they can explore the beautiful nature that surrounds the village riding on a donkey. Travelers can also, go off-road with SUV's through the mountain roads, and enjoy sightseeing the breathtaking landscapes.
Natural washing machines are located close to the village. Here, the locals are using the flow of the river, they direct it to the wooden circles and make a water twister. People from the surrounding area come here to wash their bedding. The place is surrounded by magnificent nature and places for a grill, so while the blankets are washed, cooled drinks from the river are served, and people make a picnic and enjoy.
Things to do in Kuratica
Visit the natural washing machines
Near the village you can see the natural washing machines. Interesting is that people are still using these natural machines, mostly when they want to wash their blankets.
Jeep 4x4 ride
Many of the villagers offer a ride with jeeps through amazing nature that surrounds the village. You will see forests and amazing landscapes, including the Ohrid lake. The driver/guide will tell you more about the plants and animals that live here.
Home hosted lunch
We collaborate with local families who can be your hosts and make you a traditional Macedonian lunch. The food is prepared in a traditional way with local ingredients. If you want you can participate in preparing the lunch and learn the preparation process.