Drvenik Veli is an island in the central Dalmatia, placed northwest of the island of Solta, between Drvenik and Solta Channels. The main occupations of people here are farming, viticulture, olive growing and fishing. The coast of this beautiful island is indented, with numerous coves and pebble beaches.
This beautiful paradise is located just off the mainland of Croatia. The total population of the island is around 170 people. They make their living fishing, farming and inviting tourist to share the wonders of an ancient island. Only the village Drvenik Veli is bigger village at island. At the coast are bays with sandy and pebbles beaches. The church of St. Juraj is located at Drvenik Veli and was built in the 16th century.
Crystal clear sea, hidden bays, cliffs, olive fields, carob, rosemary... this is the tourist offer of Drvenik Veli. In the quest for peace, tranquility and untouched nature there is no need for our guests to give up the benefits of civilization - there are shops, one post office, a bakery and restaurants on the island.
The fish restaurant Krknjasi has several buoys, which can be used by restaurant guests. The Krknjasi Tavern is located in a beautifully landscaped garden, surrounded by lemon and oranges. The owners grow their own vegetables, fish on their own and have their own wine. You won't find pizza or stews on the menu.
Jere Tavern is located on a hill above the harbor offering magnificent views. Many guests return to this place for friendly service and good value for money.
The anchorage on the southeast side of the island of Drvenik Veli is in the shallow area between the main island and the two islets of Krknjaši. It is an ideal place to spend the day swimming, use it as an anchorage overnight for quiet weather and after checking that the anchor holds.