Stobrec, Croatia: Travel Guide & Best Beaches

The pretty village of Stobrec in Croatia is located near Split and, together with the holiday resort Podstrana, one of the most popular destinations around the world-famous UNESCO World Heritage city. Formerly a small fishing village, tourism is flourishing today. Visitors from all over the world come to enjoy their holidays in Stobrec because thanks to the short distance to Split, this coastal resort is an ideal combination of sightseeing, sun, beach and sea. Above all, however, it is the wonderful beaches with the magnificent sea colors, the idyllic flair and the mighty mountains in the background that enchant the visitors of Stobrec. In addition, there is a small center and a picturesque promenade directly in the village, where cozy konobas and cafés invite to enjoy and linger.

In this travel guide, we provide all the important tips and information about Stobrec in Croatia. We show you great pictures, the best beaches and where to find fabulous accommodations!

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If you are still searching for a fabulous place to stay in Stobrec, we can recommend the Apartment Sun & Sea with a stunning view and a great location near the beach!

Thanks to its location, Stobrec is a perfect starting point for excursions. The old town of Split, the coastal pearl Trogir and the pirate town Omis can be easily reached from Stobrec.

Right next to Stobrec is the no less popular holiday resort of Podstrana. Here you will find many more fantastic beaches that are ideal for a vacation near Split!

General Information about Stobrec

Stobrec, which has about 3,000 inhabitants, is situated on a peninsula only 6 kilometers from Split and is often referred to as the suburb of the world-famous harbor town Split. Thanks to the proximity to the coastal metropolis, one can enjoy the benefits of the vibrant nightlife. Shop in the large shopping centers in the area, explore the old town and swim at the beautiful beaches of Stobrec during the day. The palm-lined waterfront promenade is also picturesque, with numerous cozy cafés that make you want to relax. In addition, the holiday resort is located directly on the Adriatic coastal road, another advantage if you would love to make excursions to the most beautiful attractions in the area.

The history of Stobrec dates back to the 3rd century, when the first Greek settlement of Epetion was established. Ancient remains of the town wall still bear witness to this time. The town was mentioned in documents as early as 1080 and later in the Middle Ages it gained great fame thanks to its brines and water mills. Today, Stobrec is a popular holiday resort where, especially campers and individual tourists love to spend their holidays. For example, the Storbec Split campsite is suitable for camping fans and the many privately run apartments also offer great accommodations, some of which are right by the sea!


The Best Beaches in Stobrec

The beautiful beaches in Stobrec make this holiday resort a really popular bathing destination in Croatia. Along the coast you will find some really beautiful bays that are ideal for a holiday by the sea. Most of the beaches are fine pebble beaches, but some are sandy beaches. Every beach fascinates visitors with amazing sea colors and perfect cleanliness.

Camp Stobrec Beach

The Camp Stobrec beach, also known as the south beach, is located directly in the town center between the picturesque promenade and the campsite. It is the beautiful main beach of the resort and very popular with both tourists and locals. Here, the sea slopes relatively shallowly and the pebbles are also quite fine, which is especially appreciated by families with children as well as older people. Other great offers are the water bouncy castle and the kayak, pedal boat and SUP rentals, which provide the necessary action for the young and the young at heart.

For refreshments, there are several bars, cafés, and restaurants along the romantic beach promenade, where visitors can soak in the enchanting panorama of Stobrec in a relaxed atmosphere. There is also a small supermarket with cool drinks and snacks in the immediate vicinity.

Tip: The Sun & Sea Apartment is a real insider tip for a holiday in Stobrec. Not only is the location really appealing, but also the view from the balcony onto the beach is unique!

Stobrec Beach

The wonderful and pretty Stobrec Beach is located in the campsite of the same name, Camp Stobrec-Split, and is another jewel of the resort. The breathtaking backdrop with the mighty mountains in the background is particularly fabulous and gives this beach that certain something. A great mix of pebble and sandy beaches awaits you when you go swimming, where the crystal-clear sea and the enchanting blue watercolors will delight you for sure. It’s not for nothing that the Blue Flag flies here, an award for cleanliness, great facilities and top sea quality.

The long bay is divided into several beach sections. The Fitness Beach is also really cool, where you can work out with a view of the sea for a small fee. Campers also enjoy a wide range of entertainment at the 4-star campsite. There are several pools and during the high season they offer different programs, such as aqua aerobics and aqua Zumba. If you like, you can also rent a mobile home here.

Stobrec Jug Beach

Beach Stobrec Jug is beautiful and absolutely recommendable. In this impressive bay, one of the most beautiful beaches in Split awaits you. The sea here is crystal clear and shines in the most beautiful turquoise watercolors. Right behind it is the rocky coast, which conjures up a breathtaking panorama with its many green pine trees. In addition, this beach is rather quiet and rarely overcrowded. Even in the high season, you can still find a spot below the sun. The sea drops off quickly along this stretch of coast, which is especially enjoyable for swimmers! Behind the beach, on a small hill, there is a beach bar with an outstanding view. There are also several accommodations near the beach that are just ideal for a holiday!

Tip: The pretty Apartment Marija is in a prime location just above the beach, and the center is also not far away on foot.


Where to Stay in Stobrec

There is a really fantastic range of accommodations in Stobrec. Many of them are even directly by the sea. These are mainly privately run holiday flats, guesthouses, holiday homes and a campsite. If you are searching for a great place to stay in Stobrec, we can give you these accommodation tips …It’s worth a look!

  • Holiday Home with Pool: The Villa Sweet Home Marija is a beautiful, modern holiday home that is ideal for families and small groups.
  • Flat on the beach: The Apartment Sun & Sea is a modern, bright holiday complex with a great view of the wonderful main beach of Stobrec.
  • Guesthouse with Double Room: The Rooms & Apartments Toni is located directly on the promenade and convinces with beautiful, clean double rooms and nice!
  • Modern Vacation Apartment: The Beachfront apartments scores with a fantastic terrace, modern furnishings and a beautiful location by the sea.

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