5. Split: Blue Cave, 5 Islands, & Snorkeling Speedboat Tour
Get some much-needed vacation time away from the hustle and bustle of city life on this private, multi-stop cruise from Split, including drinks, snacks, snorkeling gear, and on-board amenities. Enjoy a day out on the sea, visiting picturesque islands, unique caves, and sandy, clear-water beaches.
Starting early so you have plenty of time to visit all the highlights of the area, head to Blue Cave, one of the top locations reachable from Split. Arrive just in time to see the cave turn aquamarine blue as the sun reflects through the seafloor and decorates the interior of the cave.
Just as a few minutes away, see another hidden treasure, the famous Monk Seal Cave, an inevitable stop while exploring the Vis Island. This 160-meter-long cave is an adventurous paradise named after the Mediterranean monk seal that used to reside on its beach.
Another beauty created by mother nature is the famous Stiniva Beach, hidden in a small narrow cove behind two tall cliffs that separate the serenity of the beach from the open sea. Enjoy free time to explore the beach.
Swim and snorkel (gear included) and feel free to dive in and take a look beneath the surface. You’ll surely be amazed by the underwater scenery waiting to be explored. Use a GoPro (included) to capture your exploration of the beach.
Next, stop at Budikovac Island with its turquoise lagoon that constantly changes from dark to light as the sun moves on the horizon. Enjoy another perfect spot for swimming and snorkeling thanks to its relatively shallow and completely crystal-clear water.
The journey continues towards the Pakleni Islands and the famous Palmižana Bay. Hidden in a dense pine tree forest and often filled with different boats and yachts, the bay is highly ranked among the visitors of Hvar Island.
The final point of the tour is the city of Hvar. Visit the old town of Hvar, the sunniest spot in the country, and explore its historic core with characteristic stone houses, elegant buildings, traffic-free streets, and inviting restaurants.
Before heading back to Split, get to know the easy-going life on the island, taste Hvar’s signature dish gregada (Croatian fish), experience eating in the authentic surroundings of local taverns, and travel to the Croatian Renaissance by visiting the old house of the poet Petar Hektorović.