Beaches on Mljet Island

There are numerous small pebble beaches and swimming spots around Mljet island, located in various bays along the Island’s coastline as well as on the shores of Small and Large Lakes in the inner area of the Island which is part of the National Park. However, the only sandy beaches on the Island is Saplunara.

Saplunara Beach – Mljet

Saplunara Beach on Mljet Island in located at the south eastern horn of the Island in the larger and smaller bay that consist of three beaches – Vela Saplunara, Mala Saplunara and Blaca. The whole area is surrounded by pine trees and other woodlands. Very quite and undisturbed, these beaches are fantastic places to spend some time enjoying the sea, sand and peaceful nature.

The landscape around here is pretty untouched, protected by law as protected nature park.

There is a restaurant and cafe in the near vicinity of the beach as well as some apartments and rooms that are rented by local residents. Find more info about Saplunara – info and map

The beach is often visited by sailing boats too

Views from Saplunara towards Italy

Protected landscape sign at the beach on Mljet : Pinjevac, Blaca and Velika and Mala Saplunara and coastline around this area is habitat of some rare and endangered plants such as psamophytes, Elymus farctus, Echinophora spinosa and others. This area is under protection since mid 1960s as some kind of botanical reserve.

Sutmiholjska Beach

Situated on the southern shore of Mljet Island, Sutmiholjska is a tiny, deep bay that features lovely pebble beach suitable for children and families. The beach is situated outside the National Park, between villages Ropa and Babino Polje.
The 3 km road to beach leads from Babino Polje with no direct road connection to Rope…read more

Blaca (Limuni) Beach

Blaca beach, also called Limuni, is a lovely beach and bay located just around the corner of Saplunara bay on the very Eastern end of the Mljet. This beach is situated outside of the National Park, hidden in the sheltered bay. It is very secluded and often deserted stretch of coast, ideal for enjoying the solitude and nature.  ..read more

Video of Beaches on Mljet:


Nice video of beaches around Mljet.