In Split - Dalmatia County, by size the largest county in Croatia, situated in central Dalmatia, there are some 150,000 accommodation units available to tourists, 30,000 of which are in hotels, about 95,000 in private accommodation providers and the remainder in camps, nautical tourism harbours and other types of accommodation.
Two cities – Split and Trogir - enjoy UNESCO protection. These are exceptionally attractive Riviera tourist areas in Trogir, Kaštel, Split, Omiš and Makarska. Also in this region are proven tourism hotspots - the islands of Brac, Šolta, Hvar and Vis.
An increasingly more frequent destination for tourists is the Dalmatian hinterland-the Zagora region, known for its rural tourism, ethno offer, traditional customs, active holidays and more.
The highest concentration of accommodation capacity - about 40 percent of the county’s hotel capacity and an equal percentage of camp capacity and private accommodation providers - is found on the Makarska Riviera.
That the “sun & sea” vacation concept continues to be predominant in the region, the content of which is continually enriched with numerous activities such as water sports, rafting on the Cetina River, bicycling on tended cycling trails and the like.
The fascinating cities and islands and the tourism capacities, however, allow for the intensive development of congress and incentive tourism and a city break offer,and they are covering a growing portion of the tourism turnover.
Thanks to a cultural and historical heritage and intensive investment some of the world renowned and proven tourist destinations - like the islands of Hvar and Brac and the Makarska Riviera – are now four-star destinations with an excellent reputation confirmed by numerous awards and top spots in the rankings of top destinations.
More info in Split-Dalmatia County at County's Tourist Board: www.dalmatia.hr