While you are vacationing in Split, you shouldn't miss visiting the island of Hvar, one of the world's top ten most beautiful islands. The combination of fantastic nature, architecture, and rich history are hard to find anywhere else. You can drop the anchor and visit the Old Town and discover sites like Hvar Cathedral and the Spanjola Fortress. After that, continue sailing to the Pakleni Islands (sometimes referred to as Paklinski Islands, and often translated as Hell Islands) and enjoy swimming in the clear blue water.
The variety of landmarks in Split will truly leave you speechless. Perhaps the most important landmark of all is the old city with an ancient palace that resembles a massive fortress built by Roman Emperor Diocletian. Enjoying the beautiful panorama, you can’t miss the Riva promenade which is the city’s pedestrian heaven and a venue for many cultural and entertainment events. Here you can also see the church of St. Francis, and the Bajamonti Dešković Palace. Explore this city by renting a boat in Split, which will give you a unique perspective and view from the sea.
Now that you’ve seen Hvar, it’s time to take your boat rental and visit the island of Vis, a perfect getaway from crowds of tourists. Vis is significantly different from other tourist destinations in this area. Here, life is simple. Besides the beauties of the sea and architecture, Vis has a unique attraction in its seaside atmosphere. One reason for that is its 500 years of isolation as a military island where time had seemed to stop forever. Not far from Vis is the island of Bisevo with its famous blue cave. The unique attractions in the cave are the distinctive light effects created by the fracture and reflection of sun rays from the sea bottom, which are a must-see for any Split visitor.
Visiting Split is not complete without sailing to Brac, the largest island of central Dalmatia and the third largest among the Adriatic islands. The limestone part of the island's coast is rocky, but the rest is sandy and great for relaxing on the beach. Once you’ve enjoyed the island’s cultural heritage, taking the boat out for some swimming in the middle of the sea is definitely something that you should put on your list. From Brac you can reach Purple Bay and Zvirje where you can enjoy fishing for Scorpionfish, Sea Fans, and Golden Sponges.
If you are up for some snorkeling, you can cruise to Split boat rental on over to Trogir and Blue Lagoon. Trogir is a beautiful town, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site and the history of this place can be felt in the stones of its streets and squares. The area is also home to the Blue Lagoon which is a mesmerizing turquoise lagoon with a sandy seabed. Here you can swim, snorkel, and enjoy sunbathing on the deck while watching dolphins in their natural habitat.