Destination guide

Travel to historic Split

Come and experience Split and its history, monuments and museums. This city's sailing, cafés and local tours draw many visitors. Take in top local attractions like Diocletian's Palace and Cathedral of Saint Domnius. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Split

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Split has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Marjan Hill (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Dinopark Croatia (13 mi / 20.9 km)

Seasonal weather in Split

Travelers enjoy Split for its boating. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 84°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Split

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Split. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cetina Gorge (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Zlatni Rat Beach (19.9 mi / 32 km)
  • Strossmayer Park (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Split Riva (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Marjan Hill (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Bacvice Beach (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Split

Fly into Split (SPU), the closest airport, located 7.3 mi (11.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Brac Island (BWK), which is 19.3 mi (31.1 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Split Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Split?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 9,532 vacation rentals near Split. From 716 Villas to 1,206 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Split for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Split?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Split:

  • Split Old Town: 774 vacation rentals
  • Znjan: 382 vacation rentals
  • Bacvice: 724 vacation rentals
  • Mejaši: 237 vacation rentals
  • Dračevac: 41 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Split?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Split. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Croatian National Theater: 10,765 vacation rentals
  • Croatian Maritime Museum: 10,868 vacation rentals
  • Bacvice Beach: 10,906 vacation rentals
  • Split Riva: 10,492 vacation rentals
  • Diocletian's Palace: 10,840 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Split listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Split?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 716 Villas in Split. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Split include:

  • Houses: 1,206 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 7,342 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 13 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Split?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2,292 vacation rentals with pool available in Split. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.