Overview of Dalmatian coast
With over 1,700km of pristine coastline fringed by soaring mountains, ancient towns, quaint ports, pebbled beaches and the distinctive terracotta-roofed houses, Dalmatia is as captivating as it is beautiful.
Stretching alongside the glimmering Adriatic Sea from Zadar in the north to Dubrovnik in the south, with enchanting islands sprinkled in between, the Dalmatian Coast is brimming with style, culture and history. The country’s outstanding natural beauty is fully on show here, with tourist-focused resorts and amenities sympathetically designed to coalesce with the verdant surroundings. This natural beauty is enhanced by wonderful architectural jewels dotted along the coastline and within the small towns and villages that remain unspoilt and continue to prove a joy to explore.
Enjoying a Mediterranean climate making it an all-year-round destination, the Dalmatian Coast is renowned for its warm hospitality and laid-back lifestyle that perfectly complements a relaxing getaway. Enjoy peaceful wanders through the cobbled streets of ancient cities and scenic villages, indulge in exquisite cuisine, sample the vibrant nightlife and café culture, explore hidden coves and remote islands, and bathe in the turquoise waters of the Adriatic Sea.
For a more adventurous getaway, hike in one of Dalmatia’s stunning National Parks and nature parks, search for waterfalls hidden within towering mountains, kayak through the crystal-clear waters and rugged coastlines of the islands, rock-climb in Marjan Hill or discover the Adriatic’s remarkable underwater world on guided diving excursions.
Wherever you roam, rest assured that a peaceful night’s sleep awaits in one of our luxury Dalmatian Coast villas!
Where to stay on the Dalmatian Coast
From the ancient walled cities and charming villages, to soaring mountains and endless beaches, the Dalmatian Coast serves up a diverse array of holiday offerings. Despite this diversity, the gems of this wonderful area are remarkably accessible, with most of the region’s sought-after sites being within easy driving distance of each other. Wherever you choose to rest your head, the Dalmatian Coast’s wonders will not be far away.
Perhaps the most well-known destination on the coast, Dubrovnik will be top of many visitors’ wish list, and it’s not hard to see why. This striking city, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, boasts incredible architecture and an exciting atmosphere that is a joy to experience. Game of Thrones fans will be in their element here, and guided tours through the city’s filming locations and medieval walls may well be a highlight of your stay here.
For magnificent sunsets, quaint coastal towns and beautiful beaches, Zadar is another popular option for those seeking a delightful blend of culture, history and relaxation. Make sure to visit the famous Zadar Waterfront to witness the unique Sea Organ and Greeting to the Sun installation, the world’s first pipe organ played by the sea!
The UNESCO city of Split is another wonderful destination where modern culture and Roman landmarks harmoniously coalesce. The largest city on the Dalmatian Coast, this is a vibrant spot that truly showcases Croatia’s diversity, from its winding medieval alleyways and striking Roman palace to its fabulously bustling waterfront and the tranquil oasis of the Marjan Forest Park.
Or perhaps you are drawn to the Dalmatian Coast’s many picturesque islands? If so, then popular islands such as Hvar and Korčula are certain to impress. Here, picture postcard beaches, high-end restaurants, a bustling nightlife scene, legendary beach clubs and trendy hangout spots effortlessly blend with medieval old towns and ruins, lavender fields and vineyards for an unforgettable experience.
Whether you’re seeking a family friendly getaway, a luxurious retreat, or an adventurous escape, we believe that Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast needs to be experienced at least once in a lifetime. But we can almost guarantee that upon visiting once, it certainly won’t be the last.