Sveta Nedjelja Island


The small church on this islet is said to have been built in gratitude by a Greek sailor who was shipwrecked here. The current church replaces one destroyed in the 1979 earthquake. Local lore has it that ringing the church bell will bring health and happiness.

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1. Katič Island

0.15 MILES

One of two islets directly in front of the town beach, Katič can be visited via kayak or by hopping aboard a tourist boat; have a word to any of the chaps…

2. Kastio

0.66 MILES

Clamber up the steps of this small Venetian fortress for photogenic views of the beach and the dramatic diagonal stratification of the limestone cliffs…

3. Red Commune Memorial House

0.76 MILES

Petrovac became the first communist-run municipality in the Adriatic following an electoral victory in 1919. That auspicious event is celebrated in the…

4. Elijah’s Church

0.81 MILES

Dedicated to the Old Testament prophet Elijah, this Orthodox church dates from the 14th or 15th century. It's often open, revealing some beautiful old…

5. Roman Mosaics

0.85 MILES

Apart from the beaches, Petrovac’s most interesting attraction is also its least heralded. In 1902, the foundations of a Roman building complete with…

6. Crvena Glavica

4.18 MILES

A short hike south of Sveti Stefan will bring you to this collection of small beaches with rocky red sand (crvena glavica means 'red head'). It's a steep…

7. Sveti Stefan Beach

4.67 MILES

The main point of coming to Sveti Stefan is to spend as much time horizontal as possible, with occasional breaks for a cooling dip. The water here gets…

8. Miločer Beach


At the northern end of Sveti Stefan Beach, a path leads over a headland draped in pine and olive trees to the turquoise waters and pink sands of Miločer…