Drasnice is a small coastal village, located within the southern Dalmatia region of Croatia. This unspoilt, typically Croatian village is the ideal destination for a relaxing, get-away-from-it-all type of holiday, away from the busier tourist resorts of the region. Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Drasnice will find that there is a great choice of self catering holiday rental accommodation available within the village and the surrounding countryside, to include townhouses and spacious villas with pools.
Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Drasnice will find that the village is the ideal base for exploring the dramatic coastline and rural unspoilt landscape of this region of Croatia. There are chartered and scheduled pleasure boat cruises, enabling tourists to explore the secret coves and the off-lying island of Hvar. The more energetic and adventurous visitors may alternatively wish to scale the heights of the nearby Biokovo mountains, where they can enjoy spectacular views of the region. Water sports activities, such as scuba diving, jet skiing or simply bathing in the crystal clear waters of the Adriatic are popular pastimes for visitors who choose Drasnice for their holidays.
Many tourists spending their holidays in Drasnice will be drawn to the nearby larger resorts of Ploce and Makarska. Ploce has a pleasant harbour-side area, which is lined with shops, boutiques, restaurants and cafés. The quaint narrow paved streets of the Old Town of Makarska are lined with historic buildings and landmarks, to include the 17th century St Mark’s Cathedral; a 16th century Franciscan monastery; and the Baroque Ivanisevic Palace. The palm lined promenade overlooking the town’s pebble beach is much more developed for tourism, with its numerous fashionable cafés, restaurants and designer boutiques.
Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Drasnice will find that this part of Croatia enjoys a typically Mediterranean climate. This means that summers are generally warm and dry, with temperatures often reaching the high 20s degrees Celsius. Winters are cooler and wetter, with temperatures averaging around 12 degrees Celsius. Drasnice receives an average annual rainfall of around 25 inches.
If you are looking to spend your holidays in Drasnice you will first fly to Split-Kastela Airport (SPU). easyJet and Jet2.com operate regular flights here from the UK, departing from London Gatwick (LGW), London Stansted (STN), Manchester (MAN) and Bristol (BRS) airports.