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MLJET HOLIDAYS

The sea round the island is rich in fish and marine life

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Breathtaking scenery will astound you

Mljet holidays will find you enjoying the wonderful hospitality of one of the most beautiful islands in the world, famous for its ancient legends, historic monuments and natural beauty.

Located off the south east coast of Croatia in the Adriatic Sea, Mljet has a fascinating history dating back to Roman days when it is believed that St. Paul was shipwrecked here in AD61 and spent three months preaching on the island. This long slim island is the greenest in the Adriatic with over 70% of it covered in forest and vegetation. To the north west of the island you will come across the Mljet National Park with its stunning lakes and pine forests that appear to grow out of the sea itself.

The little island of St Mary lies in the Great Lake and is home to a beautiful 12thC Byzantine monastery, a truly amazing sight and definitely worth seeing on holidays in Mljet. Breathtaking scenery will astound you everywhere you go on this island and the beaches are definitely no exception.Saplunara to the south east of the island boasts one of the prettiest stretches of sand in Croatia. The secluded Blace Bay is almost 1km long and a firm favourite with naturists due to its sheltered location. Odysseus Cave, just beneath the village of Babino Polje is an interesting egg shaped cave accessed by a tunnel and thought to have been occupied by Odysseus when he was shipwrecked on his way home from the Trojan War, after falling in love with sea nymph Calypso, he reputedly stayed here for seven years.

Mljet is a wonderfully relaxing island with fantastic coves and beaches

The medieval city of Dubrovnik is another exciting opportunity not to be missed on Mljet holidays. Catch a ferry over to the mainland where you'll discover fascinating museums and captivating galleries. This walled city has a plethora of restaurants and bars to try plus plenty of shopping opportunities. Restaurants both here and back in Mljet boast fabulous Croatian cuisine with plenty of fresh fish on their menus. Nightlife on Mljet holidays is extremely low key and evenings are often spent relaxing over a traditional meal while enjoying a glass of fine Croatian wine. It its something a little livelier you are looking for then hop over to the nearby island of Hvar with its bustling harbour, clubs and discos.

Mljet is a wonderfully relaxing island with fantastic coves and beaches, a mesmerising history, beautiful scenery and a story book full of tales to tell. If these things appear on your holiday wish list then you can book your holidays to Mljet at Latedeals.co.uk now and discover this enchanting island for yourself.

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