Drvenik Veli is an island located in the central Dalmatian archipelago, northwest of the island of Sholta, about 2 km from the mainland. The island of Drvenik Veli is 12 kilometers square big. The island was first inhabited in the 15th century. The first inhabitants were shepherds and nomads, mostly from the hinterland of Trogir and Drvenik near Makarska, who were fleeing from the Turks. Drvenik Veli is an island of peace, untouched nature, clear sea and beautiful beaches. The coast is rugged and consists of many coves with sandy and pebble beaches. The most beautiful beach is Krknjashi, located on the southeast coast of this island. From the outside, the bay is protected by two islands, the large and the small Krknjash. During the summer this beach is full of boats anchored in front of the beach. You can reach the island by any taxi boat or ferry that will take you to the main village of Drvenik, and you can reach Krknjash on foot, it will take about 30 minutes.
№239 in Islands of Croatia