Šolta island is situated close to Split. Despite such proximity of the city, Šolta’s characteristic feature is its pristine natural charm. With only 1,5 thousand habitants, 24 gulfs and natural beauty, Šolta is a place where you can find quiet and serenity wherever you are.
Šolta has had strong relations with Split since centuries. It used to be a Roman Emperor Diocletian’s “summer home˝ and his private fish farm. Other well-situated families had their summer homes on Šolta as well. Now the island is well-known for its olives, honey and wine.
Village Maslinica is located on the western coast of the island of Šolta. Its numerous beautifully wind-sheltered creeks and inlets, together with its little seven isles archipelago (with isles: Polebrnjak, Saskinja, Stipanska, Kamik, Balkun, Šarac and Grmej), make Maslinica a phenomenal seafaring, diving, and underwater fishing heaven. Reclamation of the castle into a hotel and the building a marina is changing this settlement step by step into the touristic heart of Šolta.
The most popular cove, besides Maslinica, is the Šešula cove with its excellent location and provided protection, safe mooring and exceptional gastronomical practice very appealing.
Stomorska is a perfect destination for tourists searching for old-times tourism. Situated on the northeastern side of the island 12 km from the port Rogač, this little town has only 250 habitants, who can cater the need of around 500 people looking for accommodation in summer. If you are going to berth, Stomorska has place for 30 boats. The bucolic charm of Stomorska on a par with the local hospitality will steal your heart immediately.
Rogač is the oldest settlement on Šolta and is the best link between Split and the rest of the island. Many beaches and creeks nearby make a great place for nautical tourism. Rogač creek is open to the north winds.