Guest house Matana is situated in a small village called Pomena on Island of Mljet.
Our luxury suites and rooms are equipped with everything you need to make your vacation relaxed and memorable. Each apartment has its own story, its name and will bring you some of the charms of the island of Mljet. Our house has its own private parking in the shade of centuries-old trees, and if you choose to bathe in crystal-clear sea, the beach is only a hundred yards away.
EXPLORE THE ISLAND OF MLJET
The Odissey’s island
“Greenest island in Croatia” will hypnotize you with its beautiful, intact nature and its cultural heritage. Mljet is also well known by the stories of Homer’s Odissey, shipwreck of St. Paul the Apostle, Romans, Illyrians…
The history of Mljet started from the stone age, it was followed by the ages of Illyrians, the Greeks, the Romans, the Slavs, Republic of Dubrovnik, Austro-Hungarian empire, up to the present times. All these historic periods left their visible relics in the rich local history, as living testimonies of the ancient life on this island.
Geographically, Mljet is located in the open sea on the southeast Adriatic. Its location determines clime and vegetation on the island which is famous by its natural heritage: lakes, bays, sources of drinking water, steeply and rocky coast, preserved forests of holm oak tree and aleppo pine, caves, sandy coves… Those are some of the reasons why in 1960. northwest part of the island, with its area of 3000 ha, became national park. Institution for preserving natural heritage was founded in the same year.