Croatian coast is very playful, full of bays, straits, canals, coastal promenades and, above all, a state with more than 1,000 islands. Islands are combination of Mediterranean vegetation, beautiful beaches and clear sea, numerous marinas and a large number of sunny days per year.
Dalmatian islands are popular destination for tourists who want Mediterranean peace and quiet. In particular, for the guests who enjoy lavender, rosemary, pine, sea, excellent wine and delicious food. Also, for those who love water sports or wine festivals.
Consequently, it is not surprising that more and more people decide to spend their vacation in Dalmatia.
Since all islands have frequent connections to the mainland it is quite easy to reach them. The best solution for your Dalmatia vacation would be to get an accommodation in Podstrana, Split, Stobrec or Kastela. From there, Holidays-Dalmatia team will organize daily trips to the island destination of your wish.
Dalmatia is famous for the islands of Hvar, Brac, Solta and Vis.
Hvar has highest number of sunny days per year. Therefore, people also call him “sunny island”. Besides, it is also island of great cultural heritage, lots of lavender fields and various quality wines. Lately, it is very popular among the jet set population. During the summer season, many ferries and catamarans daily depart from Split to Hvar. In front of the city of Hvar, there is a group of about 20 small islands. This beautiful, small archipelago is known under name “Pakleni otoci”. Likewise, it represents fascinating natural beauty full of Mediterranean charm and hidden coves with crystal clear sea.
Brac is the largest Dalmatian island and the best connected with the capital of the province – Split. As a result of proximity to capital, the island bloomed in touristic and economic branches. In particular, Brac has many beautiful beaches and nature, good food and wine. The most famous beach on the Adriatic, Zlatni rat is located on the southern side of the island. Also Brac has stonepits of great quality white stone. This stone was building material for White House in Washington.
The island of Solta is on the west from the island Brac, 9 nautical miles from Split. Solta has many small farms that produce excellent wine and high quality olive oil. Island is not doesn’t have many residents. Therefore, it is ideal for guests who prefer to spend their holidays in Dalmatia in peace. Here, there is no city noise. With many daily ferry lines, it has good connections with Split.
Compared with other Dalmatian islands, the island of Vis has the smallest population. Also, it is the most remote island from the mainland. The farther, the more interesting. Consequently, with its relative isolation, Vis is quite charming in its own way. Mostly, life here is “Robinson Crusoe” style with small accommodation capacities for the season. Five kilometers southwest of the Island of Vis, there is another Adriatic pearl– Island Bisevo. With one of the most beautiful caves in Mediterranean, the famous BLUE CAVE, this Island is quite an attraction.