Sumpetar, Croatia

Sumpetar Sumpetar, another one of the settlements situated along the Adriatic coast between Split and Omis is merged with its neighbours : Mali Rat in the east and Suhi Potok in the west.

The majority of its houses are piling up on the southern side of the Perun mountain and a small minority below the main Adriatic road on the seaside.

Sumpetar was named after the Benedictine monastery, built in the 11th century by Petar Crni Gumajev, dedicated to St. Peter. In the vicinity of St. Peter, in the settlement's cemetery with a compelling view there is a medieval chapel Sustipan (St. Stephen).


Sumpetar's pebble and gravel beaches stretching along the whole town are well equipped and maintained.


Accommodation is mainly offered in private houses and apartments as well in pensions.


Almost all vacation items and food can be bought locally in the groceries and shops on the road. Bigger purchase and shopping is available in Dugi Rat, Omis or Split.


As Sumpetar's harbor primarily serves as a winter stationary for tourist boats they occupy its larger part. During the tourist season it is a starting point for various boat excursions and cruises. However, there is a possibility to temporarily berth in their absence


Mountain lovers and promenaders could explore the roads and paths on the Poljicka Planina easily reachable from the coast.

Up the slope, at some 250 m, there are four old stone villages, good examples of the old rural architecture to discover. Zeljovici is located above Sumpetar and Suhi Potok. Stare Jesenice is more in the west and Krug and Stare Duce are in the east. Connected with an old local road these villages are very accessible and provides a nice promenade with a panoramic view of the Adriatic and its islands.

Also, looking from the mountain at this overbuilt coast, with the continuous chains of houses stretching for kilometers, it is hard to imagine that some 80 years ago it was not inhabited and that these villages nowadays abandoned were full of life.


Situated between Omis and Split along the Magistral, the main coastal road Sumpetar is suitable for tranquil vacations with the possibility of making quick day-trips to the surrounding area.


Tourist Board Dugi Rat
Poljicka cesta 133
21315 Dugi Rat

00 385 (0) 21/ 735 244

Tourist office Omis
Trg kneza Miroslava b.b.
21310 Omis

00385 21/861 350

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