As the largest city in the Dalmatian region and the main ferry port in Croatia, Split is considered to be the ultimate yachting destination in the Adriatic sea. Its location makes it popular among tourists, as it is connected to both the Apennine peninsula and all the islands in the Adriatic sea and, therefore, regarded as the most important transport hub in the entire Croatia. And this is exactly why a significant number of travelers decide to book a yacht charter in Split and explore the surrounding hard-to-reach destinations.
Famous for its medieval architecture, ancient monuments, impressive cathedrals, elegant palaces, interesting houses, narrow cobblestone streets, sandy beaches, beautiful parks, turquoise sea, and breathtaking views, Split is flocked both during its peak and shoulder seasons.
A luxury yacht charter in Split offers something for everyone - the opportunity to visit nearby islands, explore hidden beaches, secluded coves, mysterious caves, and isolate yourself from the rest of the world, as well as experience the city’s far-famed nightlife and meet people from all over the world.
Being one of the most popular city break locations, Split truly has a lot to offer to a fellow traveler and an adventure-seeker. Regardless of whether you came for the magnificent architecture, medieval history, well-known gastro scene, lively beach bars, brimming nightlife, some truly spectacular views, or your goal is to simply lay around in the hammock while soaking up the sun, this amazing city won’t disappoint you.
Diocletian’s Palace is a true hallmark and the most visited monument in Split you surely don’t want to miss. Situated in a part of the city known as Old Town, Diocletian’s Palace was built as a home to the famous Roman emperor, Diocletian. This historical complex takes up around 40 000 m2 and, since it is one of the most well-preserved Roman palaces, holds UNESCO World Heritage Site status. Certain parts of Diocletian’s Palace, as well as the alleyways surrounding it, served as a film set for the now legendary Game of Thrones TV show.
Also, don’t forget to visit a remarkable Riva promenade, Split's Museum of Fine Arts, Matejuška cove, and Marjan Hill, a true nature’s paradise. Of course, island hopping is a must, as it gives you a chance to venture out and experience different parts of this beautiful country.
Brač is the largest Dalmatian island and, without a doubt, one of the most stunning places in the world. Despite being so close to Split, Brač is not so touristy, which allows you a completely unique and authentic experience of the far more traditional way of life typical for islands. Although the island itself is not particularly green, it does have many olive and pine trees scattered around its numerous fields, valleys, and shores.
Known for its rocky beaches and crystal clear waters, Brač is a perfect destination for those who enjoy swimming and scuba diving.
The island of Šolta is often thought of as a suburb of Split, due to its proximity to the city and the fact that it takes no longer than an hour to get there. The island is famous for its astonishing bays, secluded coves, and pebble beaches, which make it a very popular sailing and boating destination.
Moreover, Šolta is a great choice for those who wish to gain a greater insight into the more traditional way of life. Thanks to a large number of family-owned farms, you will have the opportunity to learn how wine, oil, and honey are made, as well as savor various gastronomic specialties and taste local wines.
Often dubbed as the island of tourism, Čiovo gained popularity mainly due to its charming villages, mesmerizing religious buildings and spiritual sanctuaries, lush nature, abundant marine life, sparkling sea, and favorable geographical position. Being the heart of the Dalmatian region, Čiovo is close to all the islands and islets in that part of the country and even connected to the mainland (Trogir) with a drawbridge.
Čiovo is home to many secluded beaches, interesting cafes, intimate restaurants, and music festivals. Also, it is surrounded by several small islands, the most well-known being Otočić Kraljevac and Sveta Fumija, which are definitely worth a visit.
Thanks to its warm climate, Split is an almost all-year-round destination for going on a luxury yacht charter vacation. The city’s peak season is in July, but you can decide to visit during shoulder seasons, too, in April, May, June, November, and October, especially if you are not a fan of the crowds.