Legend claims that Odysseus had got shipwrecked on the Saplunara beach on Mljet. Once you descend to the southern end of the enchanted island of Mljet, you will find traces of beliefs in the myths and legends which inhabited this place of unseen beauty by nymphs and heroes. The sandy beach of Saplunara is a long and wide lagoon on the part of the island that is protected as a natural reserve. It was awarded with the Blue Flag for the exceptional purity of the sea that reaches 28 Celsius degrees in the hot summer months. The bay is divided into the Velika and Mala Saplunara, which together paint the coast line long kilometers and a half, with the colors of warm sand and the summer. In addition to the swimmers who find the charm of a fairy-tale summer here, the beach is also inhabited by numerous endangered plant species. Due to this we will not find tourist attractions, restaurants and plastic excitement on the beach, Saplunara is a place of primordial beauty of nature and harmony of human activity. We can rent only deck chairs and refresh in the nearby mobile coffee shop. If you are the lucky one who have found accommodation in Mljet, you will reach the beach by driving along the local road through Sobra and Prožura towards the south, and there is a parking for about twenty cars next to the beach. There is a bus and a taxi driving from Sobra to the beach of Saplunara. The magic of Saplunara is never destroyed by the summer crowds, it is an oasis of peace and quiet of long summer days. Discover its magical powers of healing the spirit and body and preserve its beauty for some new generations of mythical heroes and seductive nymphs.