Apartments on the Island of Mljet According to the legend, Odysseus spent seven years on the island of Mljet and Saint Paul suffered shipwreck on its shores Mljet is an island of contrasts, mysticism, natural beauty and endemic plants. Since 1960, the northeast part of the island was declared a national park, due to its unique ecosystem on the Adriatic as well as to two salt lakes. You can still enjoy the benefits of the island of Mljet without too many crowds. A special attraction is a small island in the middle of the great lake. There is a monastery on the island, built in the 12th century by the Benedictines. They built the Church of St. Mary. In the small coastal towns of Mljet like Babino polje, Pomena, Polace and Saplunara you will find accommodation in privately owned apartments and in the picturesque port of Pomena accommodation is also possible in Hotel Odisej. The abundance of seafood is a real temptation for every palate and the island of Mljet will give you a unique atmosphere of your holidays on the Adriatic.