Solta island is one of the most popular charter destinations on the Adriatic. The name of the island origins from the Greek name Olyntha which means unripe fig. The island has preserved natural and cultural heritage and it represents the true the oasis of peace. The Solta island holds numerous charms despite the obvious lack of larger urban settlements. Along with wine and olive oil making, even more beekeeping and honey production is one of the oldest traditions of the island. Enjoy the pebbly beaches surrounded by shady forest. Solta is the ideal choice for families with children. Likewise the adventurers who want to explore the many quiet bays will love this island. Relax on a private yacht, swim, snorkel or go fishing in Solta bays.
Bike routes on Šolta island lead from Maslinica to Stomorska on the alternative tarmac road. This is actually a mountain bike route and it goes via Donje Selo, Srednje Selo and Grohote with detour to Nečujam (Piškera bay) and finally end in Stomorska. This route is perfect for bike ride along olive tree groves and dry stone fields overlooking the sea.
The most popular place in the island for sailors is Maslinica. The aristocratic family Marchi built their castle with towers to defend from frequent pirate’s attacks back in Venetian period. Nowadays, there is a small but modern marina, which is part of a luxury boutique hotel situated in impressive Martinis-Marchi castle overlooking the bay.