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Recommended accommodation - Island Mljet, Dubrovnik, Croatia

 

Island Mljet, Dubrovnik hotels

 

Tourist information

Island of Mljet is famoused for its red wines, olives and goat's cheese. Mljet is fabolous unaffected remote island that is covered by a thick Mediterranean forest. The water around the island is rich in fish life. Mljet is likewise renowneded for it's two salty lakes - Veliko and Malo Jezero that are situated at the northern coast of the island. On little island at the center of Veliko Jezero lake, there is ancient Benedictine abbey. Beside beach Saplunara, Veliko and Malo Jezero are favored swimming spots for residents and guests. Northern area of the island of Mljet is also one of Croatian National Parks, and is for that reason, one of the best-loved spots for tourists.

If you are in quest of a more energetic getaway, aside from diving and fishing; you can go climbing, mountain cycling, wind-surfing or caving. In the evening hours you can check out some of the island's taverns and enjoy in a number of the dishes from the great gastronomic offer.

What to see

This area of National Park is ideal for taking a walk, diving and biking and enjoying simple serenity. Mljet National Park takes up the island's western third and consists of peaceful bays and a pair of saltwater lakes. In Babino Polje, the biggest village on the island there is still the 15th century Rector's castle, and also many Renaissance summer homes and other structures from the time of the Dubrovnik Republic. The most significant monument is the Benedictine monastery of St. Mary, on the island in the middle of the Veliko jezero,built in the 12th century in the old-romanesque style.

How to get to the island of Mljet

The island has a frequent ferryboat links with Dubrovnik and with Peljesac at the Croatian mainland. Local trips could be done from Korcula island as well. The island of Mljet has no airport terminal. Dubrovnik Airport offers the main international link for the island. Village of Sobra, the main harbor on the island, is linked to Ston and Dubrovnik via a ferryboat. There are 2 sort of ships offered: a car ferryboat and a much faster catamaran (2.5 hours and 85 minutes to Dubrovnik). The slow-moving ferryboat is a fantastic sightseeing experience, providing you a sight of all islands from Dubrovnik to Mljet as you pass near them. The journey is an chance to make many memorable photos and see what Dubrovnik Riviera is all about.

Beaches on island of Mljet

The Mljet island is one of the most non-urban of all islands in Croatia, and you can expect identical ambient when it refers to the beaches on this island. The southern coast is bounded with several gorgeous beaches, where you can rent kayaks for cruising and bikes to take a look at the surroundings and workout. Saplunara Beach is a peaceful seaside spot which is right on the southeast end of the island of Mljet. Just like many of the beaches in Croatia, it is positioned in a cove about a mile long, and bordered by a dense pine forest.
 

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