Dalmatia offers apartments at affordable prices
Pearl of Croatian tourism, Dalmatia, in longtime tradition besides hotel accommodation has enriched its offer with private accommodation and apartments with prices affordable to any pocket. Whether you wish to book cheap accommodation in Pag, Rogoznica, Vodice, on islands of Hvar or Brač, on our website you will find richest selection of cheap apartments for sure, and if you keep track of our actions, first and last minute offers can save you more than 25%!
Family vacation in Dalmatia
Dalmatia region is ideal for family vacation because of many beautiful beaches, rich cultural heritage and diverse fun events. Choose one of our spacious apartments for your family from our selection in Dalmatia so you can have carefree vacation in comfort of your apartment. For your family, we recommend that you choose accommodation near one of beautiful beaches that offer variety of family fun activities, like Punta Rata in Brela, Bačvice in Split, Big beach in Vodice, Šepurine in Rogoznica or Zlatni rat in Bol on Brač island.
Bring your pet on vacation in Dalmatia
If you are planning vacation with your quadrupedal friend, do it carefree because with Adriagate.com you can find wide selection of apartments in Dalmatia that are happy to welcome your pets as well. Choose apartment for you and your pet in one of the destinations that have marked and decorated beaches for dogs, like Makarska, Split, Vodice, Hvar, Brač, etc.
Highlights & Things to do
If you go on vacation with your family, you can play with the kids on the beach or just relax in the shade of pine trees. Enjoy your stay in Dalmatia and have fun at the after beach parties in Vodice, Makarska or Novalja (the world famous Zrce beach). No matter if you are looking for an affordable apartment or a luxury accommodation in Dalmatia, be sure to visit Croatian islands.
Each island has its own characteristics and peculiarities. The beautiful islands of Kornati, Vis and Lastovo are ideal for a holiday away from the crowded tourist sites. The island of Hvar is a favorite destination among the celebrities, while the island of Brac hides one of the most beautiful beaches in Croatia. Due to the similar architecture and the walls that surround Korcula, a stroll through this amazing town will remind you of the old town of Dubrovnik. Make short excursions to the national parks and enjoy the best Dalmatia has to offer. Book an apartment in Dalmatia and visit Kornati, Paklenica, Mljet or Krka National parks. If you are after an active holiday, you can go rafting, hiking, rock climbing, sailing, cycling etc.
Tourist info Dalmatia
Between the island of Pag in the north and Dubrovnik in the south, you can find Dalmatia - region known for its beautiful beaches and blue sea, olives and wine. More than a thousand islands, rugged coastline, hidden coves, numerous national parks and nature parks, unexplored interior of the typical coastal cities hide secrets of the largest karst region. Whether you want to enjoy a peaceful Mediterranean atmosphere, relax on sandy beaches or have crazy fun - vacation on the Dalmatian Riviera will certainly be unforgettable.
Do not miss the opportunity to visit Dubrovnik, UNECSO protected city and one of the towns with richest history in Croatia with hazardous magnificent 1940 meters long stone walls, which consist of a multitude of castles and fortifications. Dubrovnik is one of the most attractive cities in the Mediterranean. The best time for sightseeing is in the morning or late afternoon to avoid the hot sun. Every stone is telling the story which you can reveal by visiting numerous museums, palaces and other cultural and historic attractions. We advise to visit the Rector's Palace, the tower Minčeta, Revelin, one of the most beautiful palaces in Dubrovnik - Sponza palace and the church of St. Blaise, patron of Dubrovnik. Take a picture next to the oldest sculptures in Dubrovnik, Orlando's Column, and drink the best cappuccino in the City Café, located in the main street Stradun. In the summer time, look for refreshment on the main beach Banje or within the walls of secluded beach Buza. Spend your evenings enjoying the attractive cultural and artistic events such as the Dubrovnik Summer Festival or Film Festival.
During your "Sea Seekers" tours, Ashley Colburn visited Dubrovnik and you can see her experience of the city in this video.
Continue your Mediterranean journey towards the north, towards the center of the Makarska Riviera. Visit Makarska, one of the most famous destinations located on the Dalmatian coast. Visit the unfinished church of st.Mark, whose construction began in the 1700s as well as the Baroque Venetian fountain. For all lovers of the marine world, we recommend visiting Malacological museum with more than 3000 different shells. Use your mornings in Makarska for sipping coffee and walking the Kalelarga, and in the afternoon, take a swim at one of the most beautiful beaches in Dalmatia. Treat yourself at the famous restaurant “Jež” and enjoy the seafood dishes. Taste the traditional cake Makarana, or try something completely new - a lavender cake.
Did the movie Pirates of the Caribbean interest you in maritime adventures of pirates? Do you want to meet real pirates that were once the terror of the Adriatic, and Jack Sparrow is not even a shadow for them? Welcome to the small Mediterranean town of Omis. Thanks to its rich history and unique geographical position, limited by Mosor and river Cetina, everyone can find something for themselves in Omis. Visit the fortress Fortica and Mirabela and enjoy the sounds of traditional Dalmatian Klapa. Do not miss to taste some of Omis specialties: traditional spinach pie Poljički Soparnik or eel stew in a bowl of bread.
Visit Split as well which is called the most beautiful city in the world and make sure that it is indeed the truth. 1700 years old ancient city, which rose from the Palace and which has become an inevitable destination for all those who, in addition to getting to know the history and culture of the city, want to have a good time. Walking through the old part of the city and try to find locations where the hugely popular series "Game of Thrones" was shot. Take a tour of the city skyline with a 57 meter high bell tower of the Cathedral of St.Duje, visit ancient squares Peristil and Prokurative that are now the center of various cultural and musical events and explore all corners of the basement of Diocletian's Palace. Take the opportunity and touch the thumb of Grgur Ninski at the north gate of the palace - perhaps your wishes come true. After a morning recreation in the forest park Marjan, drink coffee on the Split waterfront and play picigin on the city beach Bacvice. If you are a fan of electronic music, you should not miss the world-famous Ultra Festival which takes place in July and attracts over 150,000 visitors from all over the world.
Near Split, is a UNESCO-protected Renaissance city of Trogir, located between the mainland and the island Ciovo. Trogir is an ideal destination for those of refined taste who are interested in culture and tradition. You can visit numerous churches, towers and palaces. Town Square, small and narrow streets that are very easy to lose, fortress Kamerlengo, the Cathedral of St. Lovre from the 13th Century, Čipiko palace and numerous museums and monasteries will surely leave you speechless. The best place to enjoy the sun and the scent of the sea is Trogir's waterfront, where you can enjoy good coffee and rafiol, original sweets of this area.
Visit one of the oldest Croatian towns :Sibenik and its most famous landmark, the UNESCO-protected Cathedral of St. James. Be sure to visit the St. Mihovil fort, Nicholas and Ivan from which you can enjoy views of the entire sea channel. Cool off on the beautiful beaches or go on a short trip to nearby towns; Rogoznica, Vodice, ride a horse in the sea in Srima or enjoy the beauty of the nearby national park Krka. Finish your Dalmatian journey in Zadar. Admire the beauty of the Church of St. Donat, drink coffee in the best coffee shops in the main street Kalelarga. Enjoy the most excellent sunset that forms the magic colors of the installation Greeting to the Sun. As the director Alfred Hitchcock siad: "Sunset in Zadar is the most beautiful in the world and is much nicer than the one in Key West, Florida" or peacefully read your favorite book while listening to the beautiful song on the Zadar sea organ.That a look what Ashley Colburn said about Dalmatian coast during her "Sea Seekers" tour in this video.
Dalmatian islands - pearls of the Adriatic
A large number of islands in Dalmatia attract tourists worldwide. Each of these pearls has its special and unique story.
The island of Brac is one of the most famous Dalmatian islands, famous by its Brac stone used to build the Diocletian Palace in Split, and symbolically embedded in the White House in Washington. Fans of the indigenous way of life will enjoy getting to know small towns that have maintained a traditional lifestyle. Those who want to relax on the beach will certainly visit the most attractive symbol of the island of Brac and one of the most beautiful beaches in the world - Zlatni Rat, and nature lovers should not miss the Nature Park Sutivan. Climb to the highest peak of the island, Vidova Gora and enjoy the view of Bol and surrounding islands. In August, enjoy the many cultural and entertainment events like the Bol fjera or popular festivals Vo'i'sa in Supetar. The island of Brac can be reached by ferry and catamaran lines, as well as by plane (Airport Bol). If you are interested in how the inhabitants of Brac and Solta solve the eternal argument about ownership of the island Mrduja, do not forget to visit the island of Solta.
According to the Traveller Magazine, the island of Hvar is one of the 10 most beautiful islands in the world. With 2718 hours of sunshine a year, Hvar is the sunniest island in Croatia. Its proud is the Stari Grad field, which is under the UNESCO protection. Spectacular beaches, caves, small fishing villages and diverse cultural and entertainment offer will satisfy even the most demanding. Enjoy the scent of lavender and lush vineyards while visiting the Stari Grad, Vrboska and Jelsa. Explore the beauty of Hvar and find out why exactly this place was chosen by Bernie Ecclestone, Prince Harry, Steven Spielberg and many others. Hvar can be reached by ferry from Split-Stari Grad (the ride takes about 2 hours) or line Drvenik-Sucuraj (the ride takes 35min).
On the island of Korcula, visit the birthplace of the adventurer Marco Polo and enjoy the taste of the best wines. If you are interested in medieval times, knights, dance and traditions, do not miss the traditional sword dance Moreska that inspires locals and other visitors.
Allow yourself to be enchanted by the nature and hidden coves of the island of Vis. Explore the magic of Blue Cave located on the nearby island of Bisevo and enjoy in traditional food Vis cake. The Kornati archipelago, the island of Mljet and Lastovo Nature Park are ideal for those who want to get away from large crowds, and relax in nature. Those who are in love can find their little paradise in the heart-shaped islet Galešnjak.
Dalmatian islands offer 1000 reasons worth visiting. If you would like to meet most of the Adriatic coast, we recommend you to join us for an unforgettable adventure in cruises in Croatia.
Dalmatian hinterland - Read all about the unexplored beauty of the karst land
Hardly anyone still does not know the beauty of the Croatian coast and the most famous destinations such as Dubrovnik, Split and Zadar. The combination of rich history, unique culture and specific way of life in the idyllic Mediterranean cities and islands are what attract many tourists around the world.
Real Dalmatian spirit can be felt in the interior of the region and is ideal for those who, apart from the sun and the sea, want to explore all the flavors and aromas of the karst Dalmatia.
Visit the town of Sinj, a small town in the heart of the Dalmatian hinterland. Familiarize yourself with the brave Alkari, learn to ride the beautiful horses and enjoy excellent traditional specialties. Become part of the Sinj Alka, traditional Alka competition, visit the newly opened Museum of Alkar and find out why Alka deserved to be protected by UNESCO. Learn more about folk customs and UNESCO protected ojkavica Sinjska rera. Take a walk through the old town and drink coffee at the Piazza. Enjoy traditional delicacies in restaurants such as "Potkova", "Ispod ure" and "Alkar" and do not miss to attend the prosciutto fair. For those looking for an active holiday, we recommend to try rafting on the Cetina River, mountain climbing, paintball or paragliding.
The old town situated on the edge of the Dalmatian hinterland is Imotski. Stone houses, steep streets with infinitely many steps and protected old town reveals interesting historical story of the city. Near the city is a natural phenomenon, Red and Blue Lake and Prološko blato. Hikers should not miss out to conquer the highest peaks of the mountain slope, and wine lovers can enjoy prosciutto and the most famous Dalmatian hinterland cheese - Studenački cheese and authentic Imotski cake.
We strongly recommend visiting the house of Dalmatian prosciutto Roca, located in Sibenik hinterland (Stankovci). Relax in this destination and enjoy the rich cuisine of the house; prosciutto and other meat products, which you can taste in the traditionally decorated tavern or buy in the store at producer prices.