Sea from Split to Dubrovnik is gorgeous, very clean, and
includes 22km of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The closed bay at
Neum is protected from the strong open sea winds by the
Peljesac Peninsula, and wonderfully calm.
Neum is the only exit of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the
coast. It was first mentioned in 533 (under the name
Neunense), but was developed as a maritime retreat in 1965.
The Old Town of Neum is 2 km inland.
Scuba-diving, parasailing, boating and jet skiing can
all readily be arranged in any of the major hotels. It all
costs a little less than what it costs in Croatia. During
the season, it is wise to book in advance. There are over
7000 beds in hotels, B&Bs, guest houses and private