Drvenik Mali and Veliki, are smaller, sparsely populated islands belonging under the municipality of Trogir city, in the region of Middle Dalmatia.
Drvenik Veliki is an island in the Split archipelago, located 8 NM southwest from Trogir with a surface of 12 km2 and a population of 160. Few smaller islands surround the island. Same as Drvenik Mali, Drvenik Veli is a car-free island and the perfect sailing destination for an escape from crowds and relaxation in a peaceful and quiet environment.
The only settlement on the island is the village Drvenik Veliki in which you can find a restaurant, market, and ferry harbour. The main occupations of people here are farming, viticulture, olive growing, and fishing.
The most famous beach and the anchorage is by the small group of the islands Krknjaši, also known as “Blue Lagoon.” Blue Lagoon is an ideal anchorage to spend a day, but if you decide to stay overnight, make sure that the weather is good.
Blue Lagoon is very popular because of its crystal clear turquoise water. The place is pretty crowded during the day, as many visitors from Split and Trogir get there with smaller speed boats, but in the later afternoon, when they leave, all of a sudden, it gets quiet. Onshore of Drvenik Veliki are two restaurants.
the island of Drvenik Mali is located 10 NM sailing SW from the city of Trogir, in the Split archipelago. It covers a surface of 3.3 km2 and has a population of nearly 60. Its coast is well indented, and the crystal clear turquoise blue sea around the island is shallow. The shallow and crystal clear sea makes it a perfect snorkeling and diving area for families with children.
Although it is close to the mainland, its very peaceful and quiet environment makes it a perfect stop for a peaceful and relaxed sailing journey. Drvenik Mali is a unique island of unspoiled nature, beautiful beaches, and magical bays. The island is car-free and there are no cement roads at all.
In the wide and turquoise bay of Vela Rina is a sandy beach of the same name. Vela Rina bay is a popular anchorage. There is a restaurant with a range of local dishes and fresh seafood.
To reach Drvenik, Mali, and Veliki possible from Trogir by ferry. Ferry schedule.
The best way to visit the islands at your own pace and explore their shores is by boat. If you are spending a vacation onshore, we suggest booking a private boat trip from Trogir and Split. There are private and group boat tours to Drvenik and Blue Lagoon.