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Top Choice Dalmatian in Ston & Mali Ston

Kapetanova Kuća

The 'Captain's House' is one of the most venerable seafood restaurants in the region. Feast on Ston oysters and grilled squid on the shady terrace, but try to leave room for the Stonski makaruli, a macaroni cake tha…
Fort in Ston & Mali Ston

Ston Walls

Famous architects, including Juraj Dalmatinac (best known for Šibenik Cathedral), were involved in the design and construction of Ston's extraordinary 14th-century defenses, which originally included 40 towers and f…
Dalmatian in Orebić

Konoba Andiamo

A bright mural of a city street provides a cheerfully anachronistic backdrop for this breezy restaurant, set in a wooden terrace just metres from the sea. We wholeheartedly endorse the seafood platter for two, packe…
Winery in Pelješac Peninsula

Grgić Vina

Perched dramatically on a headland above the pretty village of Trstenik, this impressive winery is run by the family of Napa Valley winemaker Mike Grgich. The tasting charge allows you to sample both of the wines th…
Winery in Pelješac Peninsula

Matuško Wines

Wander through the extensive cellars then sit down to a free tasting of up to six wines from this acclaimed winery, one of the top producers of plavac mali in the prestigious Dingač region. Glasses of their better v…
Winery in Orebić

Korta Katarina

Phone ahead to arrange a tasting at this large, schmick winery. Basic sessions include a tour and tastings of three wines (100KN), VIP tastings add an extra reserve wine and snacks (300KN), while Gastro tastings inc…
Beach in Orebić

Plaža Trstenica

There’s a slim beach west of the dock, but the best beach is the long stretch at Trstenica about 700m east of the dock. A beautiful broad crescent of sand and fine shingle, it’s fringed by mature trees and turquoise…
Pizza in Orebić

La Casa

There's a funky garden bar downstairs, but head up to the terrace of this grand old house for sea views and tasty Neapolitan-style pizza. They also serve pasta, risotto, steaks and grilled squid.
Taverna in Pelješac Peninsula

Taverna Domanoeta

An enchantingly rustic stone-walled cellar bar serving local wine, cheese and pršut (prosciutto). They also serve traditional evening meals (minimum two people) by prior arrangement.
Beach in Ston & Mali Ston

Prapratno

The closest beach to Ston, this gem of a bay has a sandy shore and clear, calm waters, making it a hit with local families. It's located 4km southwest of Ston, near the ferry to Mljet.