If Dubrovnik is reminiscent of Lake Como, then Split feels like the French Riviera...
With a waterfront promenade reminiscent of Nice, moored yachts from the humble to the megaluxury, and an even more relaxed vibe, this is the younger and more cosmopolitan sister- Laid back, hip and always down for some fun in the sun and sea! There's still a definite sense of history, with clusters of Roman ruins and stately architecture, but beneath and within these, lie delicious eateries and sleek wine bars (boasting some of Croatia's own drops), hipster cafes and the best ice cream we’ve had in a long long time.
Renown as a transportation hub, Split is also the perfect base for island hopping- so hop we did… speedboating to Europe’s best beach, crouching into the famous blue cave that is as unassuming as its waters boast a see-it-to-believe-it intensity, lunching on a one-man island with its eclectic farm animals and giant succulents, and making port in the party town of Hvar mid storm. It was a wave- splashing, squeal-inducing ride around in the Adriatic sea, and it was wonderful.