Drvenik Veli is one of the Middle Dalmatian islands, located in between mainland and island of Solta, only 28 km from Split port.
This is a sparsely populated island. Its 12 km2 are covered in low bushes of aromatic herbs and its 24 km of coastline famouse for sand and pebble beaches, with many coves and bays.
Surrounded with uninhabited islets of Krknjasi, Orud and Macaknar it provides an atmosphere of long lost piece of Eden.
Two kilometars to the South, across Drvenicka vrata Channel lies Drvenik Mali. This tiny island, only 3,43 km2, is famouse for having no paved roads and it is not alowed to use cars on the island.
With population of 60 people living on it, this sparsely inhabited island is famous for its olive growes and delicious carob, clear waters and unspoiled nature.
Together with Drvenik Veli and surrounding islets makes a perfect playground for all nature lovers seeking an adventure out there on the water!
To get to those beautiful islands from Trogir, take a Jadrolinija ferry. Three daily ferries operate from June through September (two on Friday). The return schedule makes it possible to visit Drvenik Veli on a day trip; Drvenik Mali is trickier. The journey to Drvenik Veli (16KN) takes one hour; it’s a further 20 minutes to Drvenik Mali.
Krknjasi, the blue lagoon – Drvenik Veli
Krknjasi bay is located just 7 NM from old town Trogir, on Drvenik Veliki island. Amazing turquoise blue color of the sea and wild nature makes this place tropical paradise. On the outside, the bay is protected with islands, large and small Krknjasi. A beautiful pebble beach and shallow sandy seabed is a true tropical paradise of our sea.
On Krknjasi there is a cult Dalmatian tavern, with an excellent selection of fresh seafood and authentic Dalmatian dishes. The coast is easily accessible by boat, you can rent in Trogir.