From The "Ponistra" You Can See The Unique Island Of Šolta

island of Šolta Island of Šolta

What is a "ponistra"? If you have chosen Split, Croatia, for your summer holiday or a week-long trip, "ponistra" is the look from your hotel window. The result of your choice is one of Croatia's top tourist destinations.

Look through the window on a sunny and bright day you will see a unique set of the most spectacular Adriatic islands. They are strung like jewels in the Imperial crown! Split, Diocletian's town, has Europe's most beautiful Mediterranean islands archipelago.

The panoramic view of the islands is sensational and provides an unforgettable experience.

Famous and world-known singer Oliver Dragojević, unfortunately deceased, expressed these emotions in the form of the famous song "From the ponistra you can see Šolta". Besides Oliver's beauty, we will introduce you to another Dalmatian attraction:

The unique island of Šolta!

The very moment you look through your hotel window, the dazzling island of Šolta is the first thing you see on the horizon.

The Island Of Šolta is A Excellent Summer Holiday Place

Šolta is a Croatian island in Central Dalmatia, located in the Adriatic Sea. The island is part of Split-Dalmatia County, about 9 nautical miles from Split. Šolta is a relatively small Adriatic island with an area of only 58 km².

In Roman times, the island was known as Solentia or Solenta, and later the name was changed to Šolta. During the island's history, Šolta has been under the rule of various civilizations and countries, including the Romans, Byzantines, Venetians and Austrians. This rich history has left its mark on the island, from archaeological sites to forts and ruins that can be seen today. Šolta is an ideal destination for exploring.

Countless coves and beaches and a lot of tourist and cultural attractions are a small part of the island's tourist attractions. The main town of the Šolta is Grohote, and there are other unique Dalmatian settlements such as:

  • Stomorska - a fishing town on the island's north coast, known for its beautiful bay, beach and restaurants with fish specialities.
  • Maslinica is a picturesque town on the island's western coast, famous for its beautiful bay and the Martinis-Marchi fortress from the 18th century.
  • Rogac - the island's main port, located on the southern coast. It is surrounded by a ferry port, restaurants, shops and restaurants.
  • Necujam is the island's largest town, located on the same coast. There are several beaches, restaurants and tourist facilities.
  • Gornje Selo - a small village situated in the heart of the island, known for its traditional stone houses and numerous olive trees.
  • Donje Selo - a village located on the southern part of the island

The island of Šolta is known for its numerous beautiful beaches, which are diverse in size, shape and surroundings. The beaches are ideal for a summer vacation and relaxation in the crystal clear Adriatic sea. Some of the most famous beaches and coves on the island are:

  • Šešula: this beach is located on the island's southern side, not far from the settlement of Maslinica. Šešula is a sandy beach with a crystal clear sea surrounded by pine trees.
  • Tatinja: Tatinja is located on the island's western side, near Stomorska. The beach is pebbly, surrounded by lush vegetation and crystal clear sea.
  • Necujam Beach: this beach is located near the village of Necujam on the same side of the island. Necujam Beach is one of the most extensive beaches on the island and is ideal for visitors with children because it has a shallow sea.
  • Livka: Livka is a small cove on the island's south side, known for its beautiful crystal clear water and untouched nature.
  • Maslinica: Maslinica is a place on the western side of the island of Šolta, and the beaches in this area are primarily pebbly and rocky. The most famous beaches are Maslinica, Tepli bok and Šešula.

These are just some of the beautiful beaches you can enjoy on the island of Šolta. The island offers many more beautiful beaches and coves waiting to be discovered.

The island of Šolta is known for its olive oil, natural honey, wine, fish, and other seafood. Šolta offers a rich gastronomic offer, but the most famous delicacies are seafood, such as fish and mussels, and local lamb and pig dishes. There is also traditional Dalmatian food such as pasticada and black rice.

The town of Maslinica on the island of Šolta

Summer frenzy holidays on the island of Šolta

Summer frenzy holidays on the Šolta include a wide range of activities, including shopping, horseback riding, fishing, mountain climbing and cycling, and visiting old farmhouses, churches and fortresses.

Šolta is a popular destination for tourists who want to take a peaceful break away from the hustle and bustle of city life. The island is an ideal destination for a summer holiday and a break from the crowds. With its natural scenery and breathtaking Adriatic Sea, tourists can explore the surrounding islands, enjoy the local cuisine and traditions, and get to know the local people.

Blue Shark Split Boat Travel Agency offers a speedboat excursion, island sea transfer, and an tailor-made private boat trip to the island of Šolta. A boat trip from Split to Šolta is an unforgettable experience, whether you're looking for cultural activities or just want to unwind on the pristine waters around the island.

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