Nowadays Stobrec is a part of Split metropolitan area and 7 km far Diocletian's Palaca is within easy reach as well. A large number of restaurants display a varied choice of the traditional Dalmatian cuisine and beverages Water-oriented activities in summer and the beaches to everyone's liking guarantee a memorable pastime. The cultural scene offers a bouquet of enteraining chices from fols festivals perfomances. Originally a Greek colony, Stobrec became -later the Roman settlement Epetium. The monastery buildings were reconstructed on the ruins of the early Christian basilica of St. Lawrence, and where the apse of the basilica used to be, the small early Christian small church of St. Lawrence was erected (later Our Lady of Mount Carmel).
The large sand beach, numerous sunbathing plateaux, the clear sea and the quality of domestic food make Stobrec a pleasant summer resort. Entertainment can be found in nearby Split with its rich offer of cultural, sports and other events. The romantic canyon of the Zrnovnica river in the vicinity of Stobrec offers nice walking and recreation opportunities.