Mljet, the most distant island of the south Dalmatian archipelago, is situated near to the romantic city of Dubrovnik. Mljet is the greenest of the Adriatic islands. The north-eastern part of the island which is under supervision of the touristic community of Govedjari, was declared to a National park, territory in 1960 with a surface of 31 km2. As of the good condition of the one hundred years old pine forests (72 % of the total surface of the island) Mljet is one of the most beautiful and greenest islands of the Mediterranean sea. As such Mljet was and still is an attractive place for sophisticated tourists, nature enthusiasts and discoverers, who follow the legend of the well-known Odysseus and Saint Paul. There are a lot of accommodation possibilities such as private holiday flats and holiday houses in Polace, Pomena, Babine Kuce, Govedari and Soline. The harbours of Polace and Pomena are attractive nautical localities. There are located in the area of Jezera lake, the nature phenomenon, which is protected as of its extraordinary scenically, vegetative, geological and historical significance. The small island of Saint Maria which is situated in the middle of big lake (Veliko Jezero) lake is famous for its Benedictine monastery from the 12th century which is listed as a historic monument. Daily ferry connections to and from Dubrovnik (and more frequent connections during the summer season) are at your disposal.