island of Lastovo is situated at south of Dalmatia, far
out into the Adriatic, 13 km south of Korcula, surrounded
by numerous small silver islands. An island and archipelago
that like by a miracle escaped the blessings of civilization.
It has a well indented coast line, gravel and sandy beaches
and 46 small islands and islets off its east and west coasts.
Lastovo is an ideal place for peaceful vacations, far from
the usual crowd of tourists, home-made food (Lastovo is
famous for spiny lobsters) and exquisite wines, as well
as sports and recreational opportunities - yachting, surfing,
fishing - guarantee a pleasant stay. The island is one of
some dozen gardens of Eden in the Mediterranean on the list
of prestigious World Wild Foundation (WWF).
are several beautiful bays on the island, the Zaklopatica
bay, an ideal place for a quiet holiday, far from the hustle
and bustle of busy tourist destinations, Skrivena Luka (Portorus
- Hidden Harbour) bay, Velo and Malo Lago bays, etc. On
the southern coast is a large and deep bay, which provides
safe shelter during the bora and westerly winds. On the
eastern side of the bay is the place called Skrivena Luka
(Hidden Harbour), with a low, sand coast. The other attractive
places are Lastovo village, Lucica, Saint Mihovil, Ubli,
Pasadur, Prehodisca, Saplun Island, etc.
Especially attractive are excursions by boat to the islands
and islets of the Lastovo archipelago.
To the west of Lastovo lie the small islands of Mrcar and
Prezba. Prezba is very close to Lastovo and together they
form two lagoons of unique beauty: Malo lago (Small Lake)
and Velo lago (Big Lake), both sheltered from the wind.
In the middle of the larger lake is an islet with Benedictine
monastery, which can be visited by boat, which runs 4 times
a day. Facilities - no other facilities but restaurants.
The coasts are rocky, with many easily accessible beaches
and small harbours. To the west and east there are a number
of varying sizes, all uninhabited. There are many wooded,
In front of the north-eastern coast of the island of Lastovo
is a group of unpopulated islets and reefs - Donji Skoljic
(Lastovnjaci). Major islets are Cesvinica, Krucica, Saplun
and Stomorina. The island of Saplun is famous for its beautiful
sand beaches often visited by yachts.