A restful Mediterranean place in the heart of the central Adriatic. It has at its disposal 50 kilometers of extremely indented coast thus representing one of the most desirable places for vacation. Sailors are very fond of it because it is known for its exceptional beauty and safety among the other harbors in the Adriatic. The very centre of Rogoznica is located on the island linked with the shore by a causeway built in the late 1880, whereas the settlement of the island began in 1418. Old, stone made houses on the promenade give Rogoznica a real Mediterranean charm. A big part of the island is covered with pine forest, which makes it a perfect place for long walks or any other forms of recreation. Vicinity of the national parks Kornati and Krka makes the stay in Rogoznica even more interesting. In summertime, the tourist board organizes a number of entertaining and cultural events, the most important of which Ribarska fešta (Fishermen’s festivity) and Večer klapa (Evening of Dalmatian traditional songs).

Cultural heritage

One of the rarities situated on the peninsula of Gradina is Zmajevo oko (Dragon’s eye), a lake filled with seawater. The lake has an irregular elliptic shape (150x70m) and it covers an area of 5,300 m2 with depth of 15m. The sea lake, Zmajevo oko, is considered a natural bioreactor in which biochemical processes take place. Clefts that connect the lake with the sea nearby have given life to different types of fish and shellfish. A special point of interest which has to be emphasized is that on the diving occasion of 7th December 1996, the temperature of the upper layer of water (up to 20m) was measured at about 90˚C, and lower layer at about 20˚C. Zmajevo oko is specific and extremely delicate micro-eco system which requires special protection.

Sacral structures

Trogir AreaThe parish of Rogoznica abounds in sacral structures, among which certainly noteworthy are votive chapels spread among catholic people. If we divide the area of Rogoznica and its surroundings with the number of its votive chapels, we will have the result of one chapel at every second square kilometer. To mention a few: on the promontory of Movra there is the votive chapel of Saint Ante from the 19th ct. He was considered the patron of the fishermen. There is a church of Saint Nikola from the 13th ct. The church of Saint Ivan on the promontory Planka was built in 1333. The costs of the construction were borne by the noblemen from Trogir. According to the legend, the bishop Ivan miraculously saved shipwrecked victims by walking on the sea. The Lady of the Chapel in Rogoznica, the patron of the people and of the harbor of Rogoznica from the 1722 is located on the promontory of the peninsula Gradina, and represents a remarkable character of the miraculous happenings.


Many beaches in Rogoznica provide a wide variety of choices, so even the most demanding tourists can find a nook of their own. Rogoznica has at its disposal 6,500 beds in private accommodation and an ample number of restaurants to meet the needs of every guest, and especially of those who enjoy the fish specialties. Tourism in Rogoznica has had a very long tradition ever since the 1870. That same year foreign guests recognized Rogoznica as an attractive tourist destination. The family Lušić-Rankovi recognized this as a great opportunity to open the first hotel, named Rogoznica. Back then, a large number of guests came from Austria, Check Republic and Italy.

Marina Frapa

Real jewel among the Adriatic marinas, and it is certainly one of the most beautiful marinas of the Mediterranean. It is located in Rogoznica, between Šibenik and Split, in the bay of Soline, sheltered from all directions. The on-shore marina complex includes 10 jetties with 450 fully equipped berths and a supervised area for 150 dry berths. The entire marina is under the 24-hour video surveillance. There are two hotels in marina Frapa, open throughout the year, one of them being situated on the island and the other on the shore.

Gastronomic offer

Includes lots of restaurants and taverns which serve finest local specialties. Discover the fascination of the atmosphere within stony walls and houses along with traditional Dalmatian dishes.
Culinary art and friendly service in the pleasant Mediterranean atmosphere ensure finest gastronomic delight in local specialties, prepared with ecologically wholesome supplies from small orchards, freshly caught fish and shellfish, grilled or made under the baking lid.