Are you interested in camping and you don’t know which destination is perfect for you in Croatia? Try out the Split region!
With their story and special features, campsites in the Split region are delighting campers; advocates of classical camping, but more and more often also guests who have never stayed at a campsite. The reason for this is the top equipment of the campsites, numerous facilities and new accommodation capacities which provide the feeling of being at home –mobile homes. Just like the majority of the Dalmatian region, the Split region too is marked by smaller, family campsites. Enjoy the magic of the Split region in spring and in autumn; for you, the doors of some campsites are open throughout the year!
The Split region is located in central Dalmatia. This region has 3 different faces: mountain, coastal and island. The islands belonging to this region are Brač, Hvar, Šolta and Vis. Famous tourist destinations of this region are Split, Trogir, Omiš, Makarska...
How to get to the Split region by camper - travel tips
You can reach the camping region of Split by car from European countries through border crossings, through Slovenia or Hungary or Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is important to note that as of January 1, 2023, there are no border controls with Slovenia and Hungary (Schengen), while border crossings with Bosnia and Herzegovina are still carried out controls. In the summer months, expect crowds on Croatian highways, especially on weekends due to increased arrivals/departures. Payment for the highway is made at toll booths, and you can pay by credit card or cash. If you book your accommodation through our website, you will receive detailed information about the best routes, weather forecast in our pre-stay mail.
You can reach the islands by ferry. Piers, departures/departures and price lists can be found on the official website of Jadrolinija https://www.jadrolinija.hr/en/home .
The distance between the Split camping region and European metropolises:
Munich - 874km. approx. 9 hours
Düsseldorf - 1,535 km. approx. 15 hours
Frankfurt - 1,286 km. approx. 13 hours
Berlin - 1,466 km. approx. 14 hours
Amsterdam - 1,715 km. approx. 17 hours
Zurich - 1,169 km. approx. 12 hours
Vienna - 765 km. approx. 7:30 hours
Warszawa -1,426 km. approx. 14 hours
Prague - 1,088 km. approx. 10 hours
Budapest - 741 km. approx. 7 hours
Ljubljana - 469 km. approx. 5 hours
What is the easiest way to move around the Split region while staying in a campsite?
The easiest way to get around is definitely by car. If you have a large camper, it is possible to rent a car or scooter in all major cities. Some of the larger cities are connected by bus lines that operate more frequently in the summer months, the same applies to the cities on the islands. Transfers to the cities are charged additionally and can be booked on the spot, without prepayment.
Campsites located near cities are most often connected by a promenade along the sea or by bicycle paths - most campsites offer the possibility of renting bicycles. In some campsites it is possible to rent a boat, this is the best way to explore the island and hidden coves and beaches.
When is the best time for camping in the Split region?
The climate in the Split region is Mediterranean, with hot and dry summers and mild, rainy winters. The warmest months are June, July and August, and the coldest are December, January and February.
The swimming season lasts from May to October, and the sea is warmest in July and August. If you decide to travel in those months, prepare for extreme heat and crowds. We recommend staying in the pre- and post-season, when the air and sea temperatures are very pleasant for swimming, and the crowds are significantly reduced.
What kind of beaches can you find in campsites in the Split region?
The beaches in the campsites in the Split region are mostly pebbly and rocky. It is rarer to find sandy and naturist beaches that are not directly in the campsites. only Campsite Galeb has a sandy beach.
There are designated dog beaches in most campsites or nearby, and exact information can be found on separate campsite pages.
On many beaches, it is possible to enjoy various water sports for an additional fee.
Many beaches in the Split region have the Blue Flag, which indicates a particularly high quality and cleanliness of the sea.
Sunbeds and umbrellas on the beaches in the camps are charged separately according to the valid price list for the current year.
What does the Split region have to offer to its camping guests?
In addition to numerous beaches in this region, be sure to visit the city of Split and Diocletian's Palace, which is under the protection of UNESCO, as well as the historical center of the city of Split as well as the Marjan Park-Forest. Other well-known destinations in this region are the cities of Trogir, Omiš, Makarska and the Biokovo and Dinara nature parks, as well as numerous cycling, walking and hiking trails, find more information at https://visitsplit.com/en/1/welcome-to-split . Enjoy numerous gastronomic and cultural events and manifestations, the most famous of which is the Ultra Europe festival, which is organized in Split every year at the beginning of July.
What is the average price of pitches in the Split region and is it necessary to make a reservation in advance?
The average price of a pitch for a family of four in a four-star campsite is €50-70 in pre- and post-season, while in high season the price varies from €90 to €120.
Pitch prices are affected by: the number of people, the period of stay, the percentage of occupancy of the campsite, holidays, the level of equipment of the pitch and the location of each pitch (closeness to the sea).
The tourist tax is included in the price at certain campsites, while at some it is calculated additionally at the reception of the campsite. An environmental tax is also charged on the islands.
Pitches that have connections for electricity, water and drainage do not charge extra for the connections, they are included in the price of the pitch itself.
Some pitches in the high season (July and August) are often sold out already at the end of March. For this reason, timely booking is recommended during Early Booking, in the period from November to February.
What are the conditions of the booking and cancellation?
At some campsites, an advance payment or the total amount is required when booking.
The amount paid in advance or the total amount is deducted from the bill for the stay in the campsite.
At certain campsites, you only need to fill in your credit card information. The credit card is valid as a guarantee for the trip and confirmation of the reservation.
Most campsites allow free cancellation of reservations up to a few days before the trip. Certain campsites do not allow free cancellation and keep the advance payment or charge the credit card for a certain amount.
You can find the exact reservation and cancellation conditions for the desired campsite in the first step of the booking process.
What kind of campsites can you find in the Split region?
In the Split region, the campsites are of much smaller capacity. Family campsites predominate, most of which have smaller swimming pools and an animation program, and there are also campsites for couples.
The campsites in the Split camping region are pet friendly - pets are allowed for an extra charge according to the current price list, and the better campsites have showers for pets as part of the sanitary facilities.
What type of facilities are available at the campsites?
In most campsites, an animation program is organized for children and adults.
In the pre- and post-season, the animation is in a somewhat more modest form. The complete animation program runs from mid-June to mid-September and is usually free.
In the campsites you can find a really diverse sports and recreational offer. The campsites have multipurpose playgrounds, volleyball, soccer, tennis and basketball courts, as well as outdoor gyms.
From water sports, you can try surfing, diving, pedal boats, and rent a kayak or SUP, and there are often inflatable water parks in the campsites.
You can rent bicycles and scooters in most campsites, and you can find detailed information on the page of the particular campsites you are interested in.
Sports fields are not charged in most cases, while other activities are most often charged additionally.
What are the most famous camping destinations in the Split region?
The most visited and famous camping destinations in the Split region are the cities of Split, Trogir and Omiš. In this region you will mostly find smaller campsites and one camping resort. The Split region is an ideal destination for families with children, dog owners, but also for couples.
Which campsites have a marina or the possibility of mooring a boat?
Campsites in this region don't have launch for boats. Some campsites offer guests buoys for rent in the campsite. Buoys cannot be booked in advance and we are unable to guarantee a place in advance. Buoys are arranged with the reception on the day of arrival or with the harbor master, depending on the campsite where you are staying. Prices for buoys are in accordance with the price list for the current season and differ from campsite to campsite.
Boats must be up to 5 or 6 m long (depending on the campsite ), for larger boats you need to reserve a place in the marina.
You will find detailed information about the desired campsite on the separate pages of the campsites.
Are there electric charging stations for cars at campsites in the Split region?
You can find electric car chargers in most of the larger campsites and there is a charge for them.
If the campsites do not contain electric charging stations, they can be found in nearby larger cities in the region.
You can check the exact data on the separate pages of the campsites or here https://chargemap.com/map.
Fully flexible booking
Due to the uncertain travel situation, it is important to book flexibly. At AdriaCamps you can cancel this accommodation free of charge up to a few days before your arrival.