POMENA (42° 47.5'N; 17° 20'E), village (pop. 50 in 1991) and cove on the W extremity of the island of Mljet. It is protected from the N by the islet of Pomestak. Between that island and the Galicija rock there is a shoal patch.
Approach: When approaching from SW, care should be taken to avoid Sij rock N of Goli rat point and the rocky patch near the rock; Crna seka rock fronts the cove entrance (should be given a berth of at least 200 m; shoals). Approaching from the NE, course should be shaped NW of the islet of Glavat in order to avoid Crna seka and Borovac rock, two rocky patches and a shoal (depth 3 m).
Mooring: The cove is sheltered from all winds and suitable for prolonged stays. Good anchorage for larger yachts S of Galicija rock and Pomestak islet (depth about 40 m). Smaller yachts can anchor in the S of the bay (depths 2030 m). Moorings along the waterfront in front of the hotel (depths 24.5 m). In the middle of the bay there is a mooring buoy.
Facilities: Limited provisions and water.