Necujam - Tourist guide

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Necujam is a tourist resort and excursion destination in the cove of the same name on the northern coast of the island of Solta. The youngest village of the island, founded by building summer houses but also by planned hotel building, Necujam is the largest and according to some the most beautiful cove of the island, luring numerous visitors each summer with its beauty.

Being the center of Solta’s tourism it is offering a pleasant holiday to different types of tourists and a lot of them are traditional visitors for decades. There are many visitor facilities on the coast: a tourist village, rest homes and numerous weekend houses with small beaches. The cove is exposed to north winds; smaller yachts may dock along the pier in the cove of Supetra; larger yachts dock in the middle of the cove.

This modern tourist village is during season connected to Split a few times a day. The ferry lands twice a week and it is connected to other parts of the island by bus and taxi lines.

In today’s archeological localities can be found the traces of ancient life. In the back part of the cove, on it eastern side, are the remains of Roman farm building while in the surroundings were found graves, some pottery and money. Close to them are the ruins of a small Gothic church (15th c.).

Next to the church is a simple stone house, which once belonged to a friend of the poet Marko Marulic, who also used to reside in it. It features a memorial collection of Marko Marulic; the father of Croatian literature. In front of the house is a memorial pillar dedicated to Petar Hektorovic, a poet and a writer, who right here found inspiration for his works of art.

The coves around Necujam are a great potential for development of nautical and day-trip tourism. The cove of Necujam is one of the larger on Solta so most of the sounds get lost in it. The Latin name of this place is Vallis Surda – deaf cove, because of its size.

Even the emperor Diocletian knew about the quality of the local seas of Solta and under its surface we can see the remains of the walls by which the cove was enclosed and turned into a fishery of the great emperor.

The beach in Necujam is the largest on the whole island. It was artificially pebbled. The beach is regularly maintained and cleaned and there are also showers, two beach buffets, water slide, rent-a-boat, fast-food, tennis courts, and table tennis.

Besides the traditional fishermen's fiesta as the most important one, many various entertainment programs are organized during the tourist season. Sports and recreation enthusiasts are offered tennis courts and miniature golf. Necujam offers excellent fishing and water sports opportunities and excursions.

Necujam also offers a restaurant, pizzeria, swimming pools, caffe-bar, pastry shop, tavern, disco-bar, supermarket, volleyball playground, Tourist board office, post office and an exchange office.

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