Marusici is a gorgeous destination on the Omis Riviera, not far from the city of Split. It’s got lovely natural beaches, fringed by pine forest and lapped by clear and calm waters. Split is definitely worth a day trip too - it has centuries of historic sights well worth seeing. HomeAway.co.uk has a variety of holiday rentals in Marusici, including villas and apartments; most look out over the sea and boast contemporary interiors. To make sure you get exactly what you need you can also pick the guest facilities - for a Marusici beach apartment you’ll be able to specify extra details like air-conditioning and Internet access.
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-Beaches. The beaches near villas in Marusici are perfectly suited to families with younger children. The waters are mostly crystal clear, shallow and great for novice swimmers and paddlers. They’re also extremely picturesque, fringed by dense pine forest and with the majestic Omiska Dinara mountain as a backdrop.
-Omis. Omis is an easy and scenic drive along the coast, and is a typical Dalmatian town, with plenty of history and scenery that is nothing short of breathtaking. The town sits at the mouth of the Cetina River, which has carved an impressive canyon, the entrance to which looms over the attractive medieval town from behind.
-Outdoor recreation. With olive groves, sprawling vineyards and stunning topography just a short way from Marusuci, it’s an ideal destination for anyone who wants to be active. The Omis-Cercuci timber trail, and the route to the Stari Grad fortress are just two short walks that can be taken from nearby Omis.
-Split. Split is around 45 minutes away by car, and is an ancient city, packed with historical interest. One of the truly essential sights here is Diocletian’s Palace, a Roman-era building and UNESCO World Heritage Site around, which the city was constructed. It’s considered among the best-preserved Roman structures of its kind in the world.
-Watersports. The Cetina River provides an excellent setting for watersports enthusiasts – you can take a three or four-hour adventure here and admire some truly impressive landscapes. Nearby Omis is also home to a diving centre, and the waters off the coast are a diver’s dream, with underwater caves, ancient ruins and vibrant marine life to see.
Marusici holiday villas are set in a Mediterranean climate zone. This means lots of warm dry weather, with more than 2,800 hours of sunshine per year and highs above 25 degrees from as early as May. The hottest and driest weather comes in July and August, when temperatures hit the high-20s and often more. Autumns here are damper and a little cooler, with highs in the high-teens in late- October and November. Winter conditions are mild, with daily highs often getting up to double figures in December and January.
Split Airport (SPU) is the airport to use for holiday apartments in Marusici and can be reached via the D8 motorway, which runs parallel to the coast. The airport is served by low-cost and premium airlines from cities in the UK and around Europe and is Croatia’s second-busiest air transport hub. You can also reach Split from abroad by sea, with ferries crossing the Adriatic to and from Ancona and Pescara, as well running up and down the Croatian coast from cities like Dubrovnik and Rijeka.