Visit Stiniva – “hidden” gem on island Vis voted the best European beach in 2016.

Almost completely obscured from the view of passing boats, Stiniva seashore is located to the south of the local road connecting the hamlets of Podspilje and Plisko polje.

The bay is about 600 meters lengthy and approximately 100 meters wide. The entrance is surrounded from both facets with high cliffs which might be, in their closest point, distanced simplest 4 meters and shape a completely unique “sea doorway”. At the bottom of the bay are several uninhabited fishing houses, which collectively with the bay are protected as a natural reserve.

A way to get to Stiniva beach?

By using boat

You can book your seat at one of our boat day excursions from Split or you could take a taxi boat from the nearby cove at Rukavac. And only those vessels small enough to pass through a gap of a few metres in the cliffs can reach it.

Taking walks

If you need to discover the natural beauties of the Stiniva cove with the aid of foot, you need to take a ride to Plisko polje and from there comply with the signs to Zuzeca hamlet. There is a parking lot where you could leave your vehicle and from that point you have to walk for approximately 20 minutes along the goat road that leads to this lovely pebble beach. Earlier than you go walking, please have in thoughts that the path is very narrow and demanding so we would not recommend it to parents with small children and older people. The climb up to the automobile can be very disturbing and hard. It would be sensible to avoid taking walks when the sun is very strong and make sure to wear cosy shoes.


If this natural splendour is sufficient to feed you soul perhaps sooner or later you may desire to feed your stomach too! No issues here due to the fact right here you may additionally enjoy in traditional dalmatian delicacies.

In the sunshades of the high cliffs of the Stiniva cove there’s tavern Peruka. It’s the only tavern within the Stiniva cove, and it`s a super place for drink refreshments and lunch in the particular scenery. About five km far from Stiniva cove, in Podselje, you may flavor a few authentic domestic dishes in tavern Golub and revel in the extensive choice of the best wines.

Did you know?

In 1967 Stiniva seashore together with Stiniva cove is proclaimed as protected natural monument. Due to the fact then the cove has preserved its natural beauties with high steam cliffs, clean turquoise sea and wild goat paths that lead to Stiniva seaside.

The bay is an interesting for divers due to fascinating submarine life.

It was named the top beach in Europe for 2016 by the Brussels-based tourism organisation European Best Destinations following a poll of more than 10,000 holidaymakers.


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