Splitska is a harbour village on the Adriatic island of Brac off Croatia’s Dalmatian coast. It is a locale renowned for its spectacular beaches and lush pine forests; essentially a godsend for avid hikers and nature lovers. Anyone looking for a tranquil seaside holiday will be hard pressed to do better than Splitska. HomeAway offers holidaymakers excellent holiday accommodation packages in Splitska primarily consisting of cosy apartments not far from the sea that command stunning views over the surrounding countryside. There are however also other kinds of luxurious holiday homes on offer in Splitska including a sumptuous villa and waterfront homes. Most of these come with air-conditioning and are pet-friendly. There are also barbecue facilities for those times when visitors feel like having some family time outdoors.
-Hiking and biking: Adrenaline junkies residing in Splitska holiday homes have plenty to quench their thirst for adventure. They can take part in downhill mountain biking in which they’ll cycle down from the highest point of the nearby island of Donji Humac. Those who prefer a more tranquil way of exploring Splitska’s flora and fauna can do the 45-minute walk to Skrip or a half an hour stroll to Postire.
-Water sports: Among the outdoor activities available to holidaymakers are kayaking adventures in the Adriatic. There are also organisations that offer rafting expeditions in nearby Dubrovnik. Sea lovers can also charter a yacht from the ACI Marina to go on a tour of the Adriatic Islands. Those who prefer to tackle the Dalmatian coast in more modest means can do so in small wooden traditional boats.
-Food and drink: There are a number of great places to wine and dine close to Splitska holiday rentals. At Panorama visitors will not only taste excellent Croat delicatessen delicacies, they’ll have incredible views over the coastline at their mercy. Cafes and bars where visitors can recline with their beverage of choice are available as well.
-Museums: History buffs will do well to the locality of Skrip, still on the island of Brac. This is the oldest settlement on Brac and it is also home to Brac’s museum. There are many exhibits here depicting the life of the island’s inhabitants through the years.
-Beaches: We cannot talk of touring the Dalmatian Coast without talking about places from which one can recline and soak up the summer sun. Not far from most holiday apartments in Splitska are the picturesque beaches of Postira where visitors can swim in shallow waters and enjoy long promenades.
Those planning to book holiday homes in Splitska for their summer holidays should prepare for very warm weather. In July and August temperatures average at 30°C and there is barely any rainfall to temper the heat. Savvy travellers prefer to arrive a bit earlier, between April and May, when temperatures range from 18-22°C. Cooler climate aside, there are fewer holidaymakers to contend with at this time of year. The climate is also favourable in autumn as temperatures remain in the twenties even in October. A bit of rainfall is experienced at this time of year though.
Splitska is 18 miles from Split Airport, Croatia’s third largest airport. Also known as Resnik Airport, this facility receives mainly seasonal flights from cities across Europe as well as seasonal charters. On arrival at this airport, visitors can board the Split Airport Bus to Split, 18km away, from where they can get a boat to take them directly to Splitska. Bol Airport, or Brac Airport is an option open to those who can charter flights from other parts of Europe. The connection to Splitska from here can be made via taxi.