Mljet Island is a tourist destination that attracts tourists with its natural beauty, lush vegetation, colourful animal bright, clear seas, lakes, islands
and cultural and historic monuments. It is one of the biggest south Adriatic islands and located close to Dubrovnik, Korcula and Elafite islands. Its area
is 100.4 km2 and more than 70% of the area is covered by forests. More than 2500 sunny hours per year makes it one of the the sunniest island in the Adriatic.
West side of island is dominated by forests of pine and oak and form the best preserved and most beautiful forests of the Mediterranean type. The island of Mljet is considered as most forested and greenest Croatian island. The western part of the island is protected as the first national park in the Adriatic, and the eastern part of the island is protected as a natural reserve rarity in the Saplunara region.
Significant tourist destinations include Pomena, Govedari, Polace, Blato, Babino Polje, Prozura and Saplunara. Babino polje is a town with the biggest population on a Mljet island that is situated in central part of an island. There are many cultural historic sights and autonomous natural beauties in landscape which are worth visiting. On an island there are three big springs of water near Blato, Sobra and Prozura and serve as a source of drinking water. Mljet Island with its indented coast is one of the most beautiful southern islands in Dalmatia.
On the southeast coast there are sandy beaches that offer various sports facilities. For all those who love the sea and come with their boats, will be more interested in bays – Okuklje, Prozura and Polaca. You can find peace and quiet ,sandy beaches and clear waters on the open side of the Sutmiholjska and Garma.
Along the coast there are rich hunting grounds of blue and white fish. Underwater is rich in lobsters, crabs and lobsters. Scuba diving is a great challenge for all who love the sea and the secret depths. Geomorphologic phenomenon – Odysseus cave is located In the central part of the southern coast of Mljet. You can take a swim in the bottom, because cave is connected with the open sea.
Mljet has many marked mountain tracks making hiking, walking or riding with bicycle in untouched nature ideal and unforgettable time as well as kayak and canoe rowing over Small Lake and Big Lake with valuable cultural and historical features. For those who appreciate untouched nature, clear sea, secret coves, lovely beaches, fascinating underwater life and autonomous gastro delights, Mljet is right choice.