Sobra is situated on the island of Mljet. Mljet has been hailed as one of ten most beautiful islands in the world. It is also one of those places where accommodation will never present a problem. Either way, apartments in Sobra will be really easy to book. After all, they don’t call Mljet the "Perl of the Adriatic" for nothing. It really is a special kind of island, surrounded by crystal blue sea, extremely rich Mediterranean vegetation, exuberant underwater world and sandy beaches.
One of the main reasons why Sobra hold a special place on Croatia's tourist map is the fact that it is located just outside Mljet's National Park. Accomodation in Sobra is spread throughout the harbor. This fact alone guarantees that you'll never miss a fantastic view, smell of pine trees throughout the day or a ray of sunshine in the morning. Restaurants in Sobra are not located at every step of the way but the ones that you stumble upon will be a true discovery for your senses. Accommodation in Sobra is mostly private so do watch out for those nice holiday villas and special room offers.
You see, the restaurants are exquisite because they offer the best local cuisine in the Adriatic. Because of the whole "national park" vibe the place has going for it, the food is prepared and served on a much higher level than on any other island in Croatia. Basically, you wont get fresher fish if you fished it yourself. You wont find a decent meal because everything you taste there is simply fantastic.
However, there is one thing that Sobra is not famous for and that’s nightclubs. To someone's delight (or dismay), nightclubs in Sobra are not dime a dozen. That’s why Sobra is the perfect place to get away from it all. Experience the wonders of tranquility and leave the rush hours of the world behind you. Throughout the year, apartments in Sobra are really easy to book and you wont have problems spending a couple of nights (or even weeks) in Sobra. Entertainment in Sobra is quite easygoing as well, mostly concentrated around fishing, sunbathing, strolling and eating. The people there are involved in agriculture, vineyards, fishery and tourism. Yes, all 80 residents of Sobra pretty much practice those activities.
In terms of transportation, Sobra is Mljet's main harbor and as such it is well connected with Dubrovnik by ferries throughout the year.