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Recommended accommodation - Island Šolta, Split, Croatia


Island Šolta, Split hotels


Tourist information

Even though Solta is the nearest island to Split, only 45 minutes by ferryboat, it's stayed a destination of spotless natural beauty. With just 1,500 year round citizens, 24 coves and natural charm, Solta is a spot in which you can find tranquility and peace anywhere you roam. But the island is more than just a collection of sleepy settlements. First mentioned by the Greeks as Olinta, for the majority of the of its past, Solta was a rich "province" of Split - regardless if it was the Roman Emperor Diocletian who had a "summer" residence here as well as a private fish farm (!), or the rich Cindro and Cipiko families. The island is currently famed for its olives, honey and red or white wine. The economy of the island is based on vineyards, olives, fruit, fishing and tourism. While the main villages ( Grohote, Srednje Selo, Gornje Selo, Donje Selo) are inland, the primary fishing centres are Maslinica. which is left open to only north-westerly winds, making it a excellent shelter for smaller ships. Rogač is the primary harbor and Nečujam the center of the island's tourism.

Stomorska is the larges settlement on Solta Island. Here is where you'll find the majority of the of the island's coffee bars, restaurants and taverns as well as the island's only atm. In enhancement to a variety of private apartments, there is one hotel on the island: the Tourist Village Necujam Centar which is in fact a range of apartments. "Banja" is a pebble beach in Rogac but the travelers like swimming on the close-by stones, where they can find intimacy and crystal clear sea. In the next cove to the south there is Necujam, a little tourist retreat with the most traveler attractions on the island. There is also the biggest beach on the island of Solta there, and a holiday village, outdoor pool and other amenities. South of Necujam there is Stomorska, also a famous resort with many tourist attractions, pebble beach and countless pubs, coffee bars and taverns.

How to get to Solta Island - Croatia

Taking a trip by ferryboat from Split to Solta takes under than one hour. The greater part of the island still keeps its old-value beauty which can be seen from the architecture being made up primarily of old stone residences. Four or five old men always seated by the roadside often belong and add to the characteristic landscape as well. Split can be reached by automobile, train or a ferryboat (from Italy) and also has an international airport terminal. From the harbor in Split there are is a ferry line to Rogač, the primary port on island Solta. There are five or six ferries a day departing from Split to island Solta.

Accommodation options on island of Solta

Tiny, sleek and not drastically mountainous, it's perfect for strolling and biking, particularly once you get away from the island's main road. Separate from a boring (and not especially advised) apartment complex at Nečujam, lodging is restricted to private rooms and the odd hotel. Main tourist attractions are the picture-perfect harbor settlements of Maslinica and Stomorska and the half-forgotten, kasbah-like villages of the interior. Most of the families planning for vacations prefer staying in private apartments. In such cases, the families prefer sleeping rooms having two or three rooms. Many of the holiday homes and apartments on Solta islands are priced fairly and are located close by all local facilities. Most of the apartments also have a kitchen that offers the choice of preparing their own meals. Island of Solta is an oasis of peace, ideal for family vacations.

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