Seget Donji, Croatia: All you have to know!
The lovely town Seget Donji in Croatia is located not far from Trogir and is an idyllic destination for seaside vacationers, but also for tourists who want to combine sightseeing in the UNESCO old town with sun, beach and sea. Formerly a fortification that protected the city from attackers, nowadays this place is famous for its many beautiful beaches, especially in summer. Along the almost 2 kilometer long promenade are numerous picturesque bathing bays, from which you can enjoy a magnificent view of the opposite island Ciovo. Fantastic are also the restaurants directly at the small fishing port, where guests can enjoy regional delicacies or a coffee and enjoy the great atmosphere of Seget Donji.
In this travel guide, we give you all the important info and tips about Seget Donji in Croatia. We show you great pictures, the best things to do, lovely beaches and where to find fabulous accommodations.
Good to know!
The UNESCO old town of Trogir is just around the corner of Seget Donji and can be reached on foot, by car or, in the summer months, also comfortably by taxi boat from Hotel Jadran!
During your vacation you also have the opportunity to visit the world famous port city of Split and beautiful Primosten. Both are only 30 kilometers away and can be reached by car or also by bus.
If you are still looking for a fabulous accommodation in Seget Donji, then we can recommend the apartments “Gem Of The Sea Alenka” directly on the sea and with a beautiful pool.
In the center you will find several good restaurants directly by the sea. They serve excellent freshly caught fish and seafood as well as Dalmatian grilled dishes.
General information about Seget Donji
The village of Seget Donji with its 2,600 inhabitants is located just 2.5 kilometers from the world-famous coastal town Trogir and is therefore often referred to as its suburb. The history of the town dates back to 1564, when the Trogir nobleman Jakov Rotondo ordered the construction of a fortress. Soon, the area around it was settled and the fishing village of Seget Donji came into being. The most beautiful attractions are still the small historical old town, where beautiful Dalmatian stone houses, the romantic church Crkva Gospe od Ruzarija from 1758 and rustic alleys create a really authentic atmosphere.
A sleepy fishing village in winter, Seget Donji functions as a popular vacation destination in summer. The many amazing beaches that line the more than 2 kilometers of coastline are especially dreamlike and promise the finest bathing pleasure. In addition, you will find a wide selection of fantastic accommodations in Seget Donji, many even directly by the sea! Whether camping site, private apartment or hotel, you will certainly find something for every taste.
The resort also offers great culinary highlights. Especially in the old town of Seget Donji are many excellent restaurants that spoil guests with Dalmatian cuisine, fresh fish and delicious Croatian wines.
The Beaches in Seget Donji
The beautiful beaches in Seget Donji make this place one of the most popular resorts near Trogir. Along the coast there are many different bathing possibilities in beautiful scenery. Most of them are fine pebble beaches that score with excellent sea quality, great water colors and cleanliness. Here are the best beaches of Seget Donji summarized at a glance:
Seget beach is a very fine pebble beach right next to the small town center. Both tourists and locals gather here to spend wonderful days by the sea. The water shines almost kitschy in the most amazing turquoise blue colors and together with the picturesque surroundings it forms a fabulous backdrop. Natural shade is almost non-existent, but umbrellas and sunbeds are available for rent at reasonable prices. For the small appetite or thirst there is a little kiosk on the beach, and just around the corner are also some very good restaurants.
Tip: Just a few steps from Beach Seget, directly in the best position close to the sea, are the fabulous Apartments Sea. Guests love the stylish decor and fantastic view from the balcony.
A real insider tip among the most beautiful beaches of Seget Donji is Zule Beach. This beautiful pebble bay is situated in a quiet location directly next to the Zule restaurant and offers unique flair. Green palm trees and colorful flowers have been planted here, which gives that beach that certain something. While swimming you can enjoy breathtakingly beautiful sea colors and the clear water truly invites to snorkel. It is also great that the beach is not too steep, which is especially appreciated by families with children. If you like, you can rent a pedal boat and explore the bay of Seget Donji from the sea!
Tip: The Apartments Marer are located in a prime location directly on the beach and convince with their own pool and the beautiful apartments with breathtaking views.
Medena beach is located in the very north of Seget Donji, about 2 kilometers from the center. Although it is located in the hotel complex of the same name Medena, it can also be visited by non-hotel guests. Here you can expect a fabulous mix of pebble beaches, stone beaches and concrete beaches, which all inspire with great cleanliness and beautiful water colors. The tourist offer is also top: there is a wide range of restaurants, bars, cafes, souvenir stands and also water sports activities such as jet skiing, a water bouncy castle and pedal boat rental are offered. Fabulous on this stretch of coast are also the many fragrant pine trees that provide cool shade, especially on hot summer days.
Beach of the old town
Also beautiful are the small bathing bays that were created directly in the center. Right next to Cafè Jo-Ki and the restaurant Maro are small pebble beaches, which are ideal to swim and relax. In this part of the coast the sea is wonderfully clean, which snorkelers love. Another small highlight, especially for families with kids is the playground next to the café directly on the beach, where children can have fun and the adults can enjoy their afternoon coffee.
Tip: Just a few steps away are the pretty Apartments Amor. This accommodation inspires not only with beautiful flats by the sea but also with particularly hospitable owners.
Where to stay in Seget Donji
For a vacation in Seget Donji you will find a good offer of different accommodations. Some of them are even in the best location directly by the sea. Most of the places are privately run apartments, but there are also small guesthouses, a campsite and a large resort. If you are looking for a great place to stay in Seget Donji, we can give you these accommodation tips along the way…It’s worth a look!
- B&B: The Villa Segetski Dvori is a really pretty B&B with cozy double rooms. Guests love the delicious breakfast, the perfect location on the beach and the free sun loungers with umbrellas.
- Apartment with pool: The Apartments “Gem Of The Sea Alenka” is a great choice for a very special vacation. Located directly by the sea, this accommodation with pool is a real insider tip.
- Apartments by the sea: Really great are also the Apartments Marer, where modern equipment and the fabulous location directly on the dream beach scores.
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