The 10 Best Beaches in Split
The popular city Split is one of the top destinations in Croatia. In addition to a wonderful ambience, cultural highlights and lots of attractions, the beautiful beaches of Split invites for taking a dip in the refreshing clear waters. It’s amazing what great bathing options can be found right in and around the city. Whether sand beach, pebble beach or concreted plate bathing areas, here everyone will surely find their perfect place under the Croatian sun. Perfect if you want to combine sightseeing and sea during your vacation. But where are the best beaches in Split and which beach is really recommended?
In this Travel-Guide we have summarized the absolute best beaches in Split and the surrounding area. In addition, there are useful insider tips and we’ll show you where to find the most beautiful apartments and beachfront accommodation.
Jezinac Beach is located right in Split, just 1 kilometer from the city center. This beautiful bay amazes with a fine pebble beach, beautiful palm trees, amazing sea colors and with the castle Mestrovic Kastilac in the background. Jezinac beach has showers and changing rooms, and parking is also provided. A café serves food and drinks with a beautiful view of the sea. The Jezinac beach is one of the absolute best beaches in Split and only located within walking distance of the city center.
Tip: The beachfront Apartment Mala Tereza is highly recommended for a holiday in Split. The beautiful apartment is located directly above the beach and in just 15-minutes’ walk you are right in the old town.
Kasjuni Beach is located on the southern side of Marjan Forest Park and is one of the absolute highlights among the beaches of Split. This picturesque long-drawn bay offers a beautiful pebble beach, crystal clear water and a wonderful holiday atmosphere. At the Joes Beach Club totally the motto is: See and to be seen. If you like, you can rent beach chairs and umbrellas at the stylish Beach Bar or enjoy a cool drink with magnificent views of the sea.
Tip: The Unique House Split is located near the beach Kasjuni and impresses with a fantastic location and great facilities. The perfect villa for a very special holiday in Split.
Sand Beach Bacvice
The beach Bacvice is the most famous city beach of Split, and thus belongs to the most popular beaches of the town. Due to the ideal location you are here shortly at the ferry and in just 10 minutes directly in the old town. Accordingly, the bay is especially in the low season, when it gets quiet, recommended. This sandy beach has a very shallow slope and is therefore the ideal spot for families with children. Sun loungers and parasols can be rented right on the beach. Furthermore, along the approximately 600-meter long bay are a variety of nice cafes and cozy restaurants.
Tip: Hotel Park Split is in a perfect location for enjoying both, the city and the beach. This gorgeous hotel offers great breakfasts and a wonderful pool.
The bay Ovcice consists of several pretty small pebble beaches and is also very central to the city center of Beach, just around the corner from the beach Bacvice. Popular for young and old, this place is one of the best beaches in Split. Here the sea is particularly beautiful and shines in fantastic blue tones. In this bay, it is quieter than the lively neighboring beach. But still there are beach bars, changing rooms and showers. Parking is available directly above the bay. A recommendable beach very close to the old town center of Split.
Tip: Not far from the beach Obvcice is the beautiful and cozy Apartment Barbara. The beautiful bay is only a few minutes away from this accommodation!
The Znjan beach is the newly created city beach of the Split. This beautiful pebble beach offers great watercolors, many small bays and a wonderful holiday atmosphere. There are plenty of restaurants and bars to keep visitors entertained. But also children enjoy the playground, bouncy castle, trampoline and various other water activities. The Znjan beach is one of the most popular beaches in Split and a popular spot for bathing both locals and tourists.
Tip: The district Znjan belongs to the modern regions of Split. So the accommodations here are usually brand new. Recommended here are the Apartment Nika with beautiful pool and great sea views.
The beach Tristenik is another beautiful beach in Split and it belongs to one of the quieter bathing places. Here the gravel is almost sandy and offers a nice entrance into the sea. On this long beach everyone will find a cozy spot under the Croatian sun. This wonderful spot is popular for peace seekers and families with children. The sea is very clear here and is even suitable for snorkeling. A recommendable beach, a bit away from the hustle and bustle.
Tip: A great travel tip for the family is the Apartment Sunny. It offers 2 bedrooms and from the terrace an incredible sea view. From here you can quickly reach Trstenik beach as well as Znjan beach.
Another top beach in Split is the bay of Radisson Blu Hotel. It is a particularly beautiful section of the Trestenik beach and is always kept in good condition by the hotel. Of course, here also non-hotel guests can spread their towels and swim in the sea. If you like, treat yourself to a VIP lounge or enjoy a drink in the Mistral Bar & Restaurant. When there is good wind this section of the beach is also a cool spot for surfing or kite surfing.
Tip: For a really exclusive vacation we can recommend the Radisson Blu Resort, which spoils its guests with a lot of luxury, a great pool and delicious breakfast.
The beach Firule is one of the most beautiful sandy beaches of Split and is only a few minutes’ drive (1.5 kilometers) from the city center. The picturesque bay is lined with trees and the fine sandy beach is gently sloping, making it one of the most popular bathing spots in the city for families with children. In addition, there is a small cafe and changing rooms on the beach Firule. Parking is also found just above the bay.
Tip: A nice apartment just off the beach Firule is the Sunshower Apartment. The apartment is clean, very well equipped and the location is just perfect.
Beach Stobrec Jug
Another beach highlight near Split is the Beach Stobrec Jug. This beautiful bay is located approximately 9 kilometers from the city center and is part of the popular holiday destination Stobrec. Here you can expect pure bathing pleasure in the crystal-clear sea, which shines in the most beautiful colors of the sea. This pebble beach drops off quickly and suits therefore wonderful for swimming. A fantastic beach and lovely holiday destination a bit away from the hustle and bustle in Split!
Tip: The Oceanfront Pleić not only offers enough space for the whole family, the apartment is also located in a prime location above the beach!
The idyllic Beach Bene is tucked away in Marjan Forest Park and is one of the oldest beaches in Split, near the city center. It is settled in a picturesque setting between dense pine forests, surrounded by nature. Here the trees provide cool shade, which is especially pleasant on hot summer days. Nearby there is also a restaurant, which provides the food and drinks. Since a part of the park it is closed for cars. You can get to Bene beach only on foot, by bike or by bus number 12. Also a small tourist train connects the Split center with the beach.
Conclusion: The beaches of Split surprise a lot. The wide range of great swimming spots in the city make a holiday in Split perfect. Really great if you want to combine sightseeing and shopping with a beach vacation.
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