Stiniva Bay


The most beautiful beach in Europe

Stiniva beach is hidden at the impressive Stiniva bay at the island Vis – the farthest inhabited island in Dalmatia. The beach is known for its unique natural beauty dominated by high cliffs that surround this hidden gem from the seaside. The natural preserved beauty of the Stiniva beach was recognized in 2016 by Brussels-based tourism organization European Best Destinations that voted Stiniva as the most beautiful beach in Europe.

Reasons to visit

Stiniva bay is place were nature made its unique mark. While lying on this beach you feel like a spectator in the extraordinary play as the sun emerges into the turquoise sea.

Things to do

Swimming, snorkeling and stand up pedaling are some of the things to do in Stiniva beach. Due to its unique shape, Stiniva beach is also an ideal place for sunbathing.

How to get here

Stiniva bay is located on the southern part of the island Vis close to Plisko polje and Marinje Zemlje. It can be reached on foot by the goat path from Žuzeca hamlet, or by boat.


Island Vis was one of the most important trading and military ports in the Adriatic. Bays served as a shelter for the Venetian merchandisers, Napoleon’s army as well as the British army.