Saplunara

Saplunara beach, Croatia
Saplunara beach, Mljet Island
Photo: © Jaganjac / CC BY

Set at the far end of the somewhat undiscovered Dalmatian island of Mljet is the seaside village of Saplunara. Even as Croatia edges its way from the peripheries of the tourist map Mljet remains one of the hidden gems of the Adriatic and this is despite being only 30 km from Dubrovnik. The northern end of the island is a national park but there is barely much in the way of development around Saplunara either.

There are actually two beaches at Saplunara but one description fits both. Backed by deep forest of Aleppo pines and junipers these perfect sandy beaches are washed by Adriatic waters of the clearest blue. The sheltered bays the beaches are situated in make them safe for swimming and perfect for snorkelling.

Getting to this little enclave of paradise requires some resolve but is worth it. There is a daily car ferry from Dubrovnik to Mljet which lands at Sobra. From here it is still over 10km by a less than perfect road.

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Saplunara Weather Info

5 Day Saplunara UV Index

UV Index scale

A UV Index reading of 3 or more means some precautions should be taken. For more information visit our guide to the UV Index.

Temperature Averages

Average Water Temp

Saplunara tide times & sea state

Fri 22/02 »

Tide times
Low 01:38am (0.32m)
High 07:47am (5.98m)
Low 02:03pm (0.25m)
High 08:10pm (5.68m)
Daylight
First light06:08
Sunrise06:36
Sunset17:28
Dark17:56

Sat 23/02 »

Tide times
Low 02:20am (0.45m)
High 08:27am (5.83m)
Low 02:43pm (0.48m)
High 08:47pm (5.49m)
Daylight
First light06:06
Sunrise06:35
Sunset17:29
Dark17:58

Sun 24/02 »

Tide times
Low 02:59am (0.73m)
High 09:02am (5.56m)
Low 03:22pm (0.85m)
High 09:21pm (5.22m)
Daylight
First light06:05
Sunrise06:33
Sunset17:30
Dark17:59

Mon 25/02 »

Tide times
Low 03:37am (1.11m)
High 09:36am (5.21m)
Low 03:59pm (1.29m)
High 09:54pm (4.91m)
Daylight
First light06:03
Sunrise06:32
Sunset17:32
Dark18:00

Tue 26/02 »

Tide times
Low 04:15am (1.54m)
High 10:11am (4.85m)
Low 04:38pm (1.73m)
High 10:33pm (4.62m)
Daylight
First light06:02
Sunrise06:30
Sunset17:33
Dark18:01

Wed 27/02 »

Tide times
Low 04:59am (1.95m)
High 10:58am (4.51m)
Low 05:27pm (2.13m)
High 11:33pm (4.38m)
Daylight
First light06:00
Sunrise06:29
Sunset17:34
Dark18:02

Today's weather

Fair

12 °C
(53 °F)

Gentle breeze, 17.6 km/h from NW

Sea temperature

14.4°C / 58°F

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