Villas in Croatia I Saplunara I NOVASOL

Villas in Croatia - sandy beaches in Saplunara

In search of one of Croatia’s stunning and untouched beaches? Then look no further than the beautiful bay of Saplunara, located on the southeast cape on the island of Mljet. Mljet is the largest island of the Dubrovnik archipelago and a paradise for guests in our holiday apartments Croatia looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The island is beautiful and adorned with green forests and a mountainous landscape. This beauty has drawn visitors from near and far from years – consequently, it is steeped in history and the Illyrians, Greeks and Romans all left their mark here. It was even mentioned by Homer in The Odyssey. Why don’t you follow suit and visit the island during your Croatian villas holiday.

Visit Saplunara during a stay in our Croatia apartments

If you’d like to visit Saplunara during your stay in one of NOVASOL’s many Croatian villas, it is best reached by taking the ferry to Sobra. From here you can take a bus to the beach, which is 22km away. As you’ll find, the unspoilt bay is beautiful and incredibly quiet – the municipality of Saplunara is home to the districts of Velika Saplunara and Mala Saplunara, which are home to just 32 permanent residents. The secluded bay is perfect for those in search of one of our forest holidays, as dense pine forests surround the kilometres of beaches which stretch along the coast. The waters are perfect for a relaxing bathe – not only are they flat and calm but they also reach temperatures of 28 degrees Celsius!

Sun and sand in Saplunara

The name of the bay comes from the latin word ‘sabalum’, which means sand. And indeed the sandy beaches of Saplunara are amongst the most beautiful beaches in the Adriatic. In the immediate vicinity of the village’s church are three beautiful beaches, two of which are ideal for family holidays in Croatia as the water is shallow, clean and warm. The beach offers a fabulous mix of shaded areas, as well as plenty of sunshine. Alternatively, about two kilometres from Saplunara is a magnificent bay with shallow waters, beautiful sand and hardly any people. Be sure to visit some of the high-quality restaurants nearby.

Nature, culture or trips to Dubrovnik

Nature lovers, or those enjoying one of our dog friendly holidays will love the island for its natural beauty. It is home to a selection of unique plants, which can’t be found anywhere else on the Adriatic. Explore the island via bike and head to the nature reserve at the other end of the island. Culture vultures, or simply those who want to soak up some culture during our cheap holidays Croatia, may wish to take the ferry or speedboat from Sobra to explore the beautiful town of Dubrovnik, otherwise known as the Pearl of the Adriatic. Whilst there, look out for our fantastic selection of Dubrovnik apartments – it may provide inspiration for your next Croatian holiday!

With a range of holiday homes to choose from, including apartments Pula, villas in Istria or a fantastic range of homes across Dalmatia, NOVASOL promises that you will be spoilt for choice! Wherever you choose, be sure to visit the beautiful island of Mljet to admire the beautiful beaches and fantastic views!