Croatia, the island of Mljet: what is worth visiting?
The Croatian island of Mljet is beloved by real fans of this fabulous country. We have a feeling that here the real pearls are gathered. The island is located in the southern part of Croatia, it is the most southerly and most eastern of the major Croatian islands. Here you can find unique clean, literally crystal water, wonderful beaches and breathtaking landscapes. A fairly large part of the island is occupied by the Croatian national park “Mljet”. In the park there are two lakes with salt water, in the larger one, there is an island on which the Benedictine Monastery of St. Mary. This place is truly a benchmark for connoisseurs of solitude and tranquility. It is necessary to visit the cave Odysseus and Lemoni beach in the east of the island, as well as a small town Okuklje.
Mljet Island: Pomena resort
In addition to all other attractions, the island of Mljet is famous for it’s small resort village of Pomena. It is located in the national park “Mljet”. Here you can find excellent beaches, shady pine forests, an atmosphere of tranquility and peace. By the way, guided tours of the national park start from here. And also, Pomena is a find for yachtsmen, there are quite comfortable bays and well-equipped marina, so fans of traveling on a yacht should definitely include the island of Mljet and the Pomena resort, in their sailing route. It is true, in the lakes of the national park “Mljet” yachts can not sail. But otherwise, for yachtsmen there is almost complete freedom: that is why the island is so loved by both beginners and advanced lovers of yachting.
Beaches of Mljet: delightful sea holidays
Among the true pearls of the island of Mljet is a small village of Saplunara. Sandy beaches are quite rare for the Adriatic coast, there are often pebbly and even rocky, but Saplunara is known throughout Croatia as beautiful, paradisiacal sandy beach. The small village of Saplunara is an absolutely idyllic place where the whole atmosphere literally sets up for peace and tranquility: lovers of aa easy rest will definitely like it here. The main beach of Saplunara is located in a cozy bay, protected from all sides by coniferous trees, providing a shadow for tourists.
The island of Mljet has the most forest in the Adriatic, which gives it an extra, very special beauty. Among other things, it is an excellent option for a romantic trip.