Beaches in Split
Split has a several nice and clean beaches in residential part of the city. Split peninsula has northern, southern and western shores, on northern shores of the city are mostly industrial facilities, on southern and western shores are parks and beaches.
Bačvice is most famous and most popular beach in Split made of fine sand. Bačvice beach is located in the center of Split, 5 minutes walking from the old town and Diocletian’s Palace. The beach has blue flag; award for best organized and cleanest beaches in Europe. Uniqueness of this beach is that the sea is very shallow, and because of that you will see lot of people playing picigin, game well known to local people. On Bačvice beach you will also find lot of bars and restaurants.
5 minutes walking from Bačvice beach is much smaller pebble beach Ovčice, there you have small playground for children with trampoline and few swings, bar and restaurant also. Another 5 minutes walking and you will see small sand beach Firule, this is more family friendly beach with shallow sea and sand.
Žnjan is largest location for enjoying in sea and sun. The beach Žnjan consists of several pebble beaches stretching almost 1 km. Žnjan is very popular location because it has lot of beach space, enough parking space and lot of beach bars where you can enjoy during the day and also at night. Žnjan is located about 5 km from city center and you can reach it by bus number 15 or bus number 8. Eastern part of beach has accessibility for the disabled.
On the west shore, beaches are located under the park forest Marjan. Ježinac and Kaštelet are nice pebble beaches, also known as Obojena, mostly younger people go to this beach. There is also a nice beach bar. Little bit further you will find another bigger pebble beach Kašjuni, popular for families. The last one is Bene beach and it’s located on the west bank of park forest Marjan, also suitable for families, there you have bar and restaurant, and also a lot of sports and entertainment facilities.
As you can see you have a great choice of beaches in Split for sunbathing and swimming, so you will find something you like for sure. And of course for your accommodation in Split, Hotel Globo with its comfortable hotel rooms is the best choice.