Croatia sailing Lastovo island guide

Croatia Sailing Lastovo Island guide. Group Island Lastovo with its 46 small islands, 46 churches and chapel,  is a genuine heaven for lovers of nature, sailing, good food and wine, fishers who angle for tuna sword-fish.

For many years it was a military closed island for foreigners. After fifty years, Lastovo is now open to tourists again.In addition to the beauty of its unspoiled nature, the island is famous for its funny chimney, bitter taste Olive oil, lobster, and other seafood.

Special tourist attractions of the island are the famous Lastovo chimneys that were once status symbols of old Lastovo families.

Lastovo archipelago counts 46 little islands, and the sea around them and known a fish-rich area at Adriatic sea.

Lastovo is placed in Lastovski kanal (canal) who divided it from Island Korcula.

Places on Island Lastovo

Places on Island Lastovo is small town Lastovo, Ubli, Zaklopatica, Skrivena luka, Pasadur

Lastovo a great stop off for any traveller looking for a lovely stay with no people and loads of mass tourist.Because Lastovo was be closed to foreigners, organized tourism has never caught on, but what it lacks in hotels and amenities it more than makes up for in its natural, forest beauty.Island Lastovo is the most forested Croatian island, 70% of the island is  the pine forest, olive tree name Lastovka. Olive oil variety “Lastovka” has a characteristic bitter taste which is caused by the high percentage of phenol secoiridoids of Oleaceae and its derivatives. They keep the oil from spoiling as well as our body.

For a secret escape choice: Lastovo, Croatia

For a secret escape choice: Lastovo, Croatia.The emphasis here is on the Last in Lastovo: from here there’s only open Adriatic all the way across to Italy. Most travelers these days know the Croatian tourist hotspots of Hvar and Brač, but this relaxed charmer remains relatively untrammeled by tourism

This outlying island boasts a rich sweep of Venetian-era architecture, with its natural attractions recognized by the Croatian government who have declared it a protected nature park. The local waters also dish up a rich bounty of seafood, the best of which is the plump local lobster, or local name “jastog”, which is best enjoyed simply grilled.

If you ever get tired of the bustle, noise, traffic, people around you, daily news, mostly bad, and seldom good Diaries, local newspapers, the Internet … it is the right time to leave all this behind and come to Lastovo. Lastovo island has literally heard the silence!

On Lastovo you do not have Wi-Fi, ADSL, internet cafe’s,  Morning newspaper, Evening, any of today’s newspapers …  Someone will say: “The horror, at the present time!” “Never again!”, No, God will not in this empire of boredom. But as the days went by, and your whole being become accustomed to the new situation and what is surprising is that it’s good! Not good, excellent!

The first day you have the feeling like you’re somebody or something reset the hearing. Silence … listen … and still silence … It was only the next day hearing you sharpen the occasional sounds. Chat wings fly flying around you while peacefully resting the mind and body at one of the nearby natural caves. The sound of the waves that bounce off of rocks after passing boats of local fishermen. The sound of a mosquito who diligently hovering while trying to finally eat the sardines, which is now infamously ended in fishnet. After only two days, but forget the existence of the newspaper,  the Internet, and reproach is totally mod – Lastovo -mod



Place Pasadur has about 70 inhabitants and apart houses built in the style of the apartment has a seaside promenade and a tavern with a great offer of fresh seafood, everything in this place remains the only vacation.


Lastovo island has about 800 inhabitants, the largest town of the island of the same name. The town is located on the north side of the island, in its interior and impression on arrival main road is such that Lastovo descends down the road from the rocks into the valley, and the road is on top of the rock. The center makes a major road with two shops, two coffee bars one of which is a pizzeria, a tourist office a tiny Splitska bank office and 3 supermarkets and grocery shop.

Grocery shop on Island Lastovo

grocery shop on Island Lastovo is

Supermarket “Studenac”

It is located in Lastovo town, on Pjevor Street opposite to the Post office. It is open from 07-20. This shop has a variety of products like groceries.

Grocery shop “Neven”

It is located on Pjevor street, near Studenac supermarket. They are open every day from 07-13.30. In this shop, you can buy all kind of articles, from bread to fruit & vegetables, meat etc

Grocery shop “Branka”

It is located at the bottom of Lastovo town, on Luža street. They are open every day from 08-12 and 17-20. In this charming store, you can find groceries and other articles

Part of the place where the lives and breaths is an interesting and very fascinating! Walk into the old cobbled narrow streets and continue until the square in front of the Church of St. Cosmas and Damian. Sv. Cosmas and Damian are patrons of the brothers, early Christian saints, and martyrs after which the parish church is named. September 26 each year Lastovo celebrates its patron day and on that day in a place, many guests arrive.


East of the island of Lastovo spreads group islands

East of the island of Lastovo spreads group islands, islets and rocks and waters make this a special and unique. Each islet is special in their own way, and underwater sites are another story.

Saplun is extremely wooded small island

Saplun is extremely wooded, shady small island near Lastovo, and has what is very rare for the islands surrounded by open sea – pearly white sand.

Bay on Saplun hiding beach that can not be put to shame nor one world destination, because this combination of turquoise, clean, fragrant sea and rich vegetation provides a place where you would like to stay forever.

The easternmost island of the Lastovo archipelago, “Glavat”, which belongs to the group of islands Vrhovnjak, recognizable from a distance by a magnificent lighthouse building that was built on it. Stone building “Glavat” gave special personality and attractiveness.

No matter from which direction to sail Glavat islet viewed from a distance gives the impression of an unusual stone ship anchored offshore. Glavat the rights personification of a typical Adriatic island with a lighthouse. Is it a coincidence that the directors of movies and music videos, when they need when the lighthouse, as a rule, decide just to Glavat?

Located nine nautical miles from the island of Lastovo, twelve nautical miles from Korcula eight nautical miles from the island of Mljet, Glavat stands alone, left to the mercy of the seas surrounding it. Regular shipping lines passing away of the island, which lies on the border between the open and the deep sea to the southwest and shallower space dinar channels in the Northeast.

Glavat The lighthouse was built on the island because of the many rocks

Glavat The lighthouse was built on the island because of the many rocks, reefs and dangerous shoals provided to the west of it, in the direction of Lastovo. With its 22 meters above sea level, Glavat is no lighthouse was the highest in this group of islands.

Light at an altitude of 45 meters at night dominates the archipelago. Maritime lighthouse “Glavat” one of the largest facilities of its kind in the eastern part of the Adriatic. Generations of lighthouse families have replaced here and spent a longer or shorter period of his life. Glavat is characterised by a slightly larger amount of rainfall compared to other islands of this part of the Adriatic. As a result, the island has suffered manages shrub vegetation, near nesting colonies of gulls and Cormorant.

The sea floor on the north side of island treasure plunges to the first submarine threshold. Is covered with a variety of seaweed, and crisscrossed by long and narrow stone crevices. A little further from the shore the bottom descends steeply, and marine flora and fauna is even more remarkable. In this area, you can always meet swift dusky grouper, and fine specimens of Brown meager at dawn hiding in the Neptune grass.

On the south side of the island edges of shallow coastal seabed steep plunge fifty meters away from the coast. In some places underwater cliffs ending at depths of up to a hundred meters. The steep underwater walls hide a multitude of corridors were cut after which hide countless seabream and white seabream something deeper. At greater depths empire of Brown meager and European conger, a deeper settlement deep groupers.

On the western side of the island, in the waters are rare stone piles around which retain saddled seabream and the bogue fish. Sea currents are in this position strong, and often to this position raids Atlantic bonito and greater amberjack and  Leerfish not uncommon.