Under the southern slopes of St. Ilija Mount lies Orebić village, the biggest tourist and economical center of Pelješac peninsula. Orebić today is a quiet, traditional little Dalmatian place and a tourist place of choice for all those who cherish an intact nature-bicyclists, walkers, mountain ramblers, divers and surfers.
This beaches are particularly children-friendly. The main sand beach has large area of shallow waters as well as an aquapark for children. Deck chairs and sunshields are also available for rent on the beach.
On Trstenica you will find couple of refreshment beach cafes that are located on the sea shore. They are very convenient for sipping a cold drink in the shade of large pine trees on a hot summer day.
By the end of 19th century, Orebić was the center of maritime life in the region, Its experienced sailors and captains founded a Pelješac maritime society in 1865. The society had no less than 33 sailboats capable of sailing the oceans, and lived to its peak in the year of 1873, when it had a stunning number of 90 gorgeous sailboats with combined capacity of 45000 tones, manned by 2000 crew members.