Sumartin is a beautiful, small place on southeast side of the island Brač. This is a peaceful little town with the clean sea, great gastronomic offer including home made cheese, honey, lamb meat and wine, and nice apartments with unobtrusive hosts. These 618 people, who live here today are successors of Turks, who immigrate at this area from Makarska coast, in ancient 1646. They practiced fishing, sailing and shipbuilding. Their shipyards have been preserved in Sumartin till now.
Since Sumartin is one of the three ferry ports on Brač, it presents the gate of the island. Sumartin is the first thing to see when one discovers this Dalmatian jewel, and often remains a powerful image of Brač’s beauty. From Split and Makarska in summer season, there are more than few ferryboat lines to Brač. In these peak months, Sumartin is idyllic with it's sunny, golden beaches, and surrounding pretty nature full of pine scents and joyful sound of crickets. In addition to these wonderful paintings, landscape goes back to the vineyards, olive groves and other cultivated areas, dug by the hands of these worthy local people. Besides this, the activities that dominated the last few years in this area are fishing and tourism. Tourism is especially developed due to the ferry port, small harbor in the center, and the monastery museum, which attracts attention with its simplicity. Next to Sumartin are hidden small, secret coves Rasotica, Zukovik, Radovnja, Studena, Zvirje i Spilice where you can enjoy in intimate sunny chill out the day. The ones who like excitement and rush, will be surprised to discover that Sumartin has a nightlife, with small nightclub and much greater discotheque near the town.