02 Jan DK Destinations: Split
The city of Split has an impressive seventeen centuries long history. In the heart of the old town lies the lively ancient palace of Emperor Diocletian and the seaside promenade ‘Riva’ lined with trendy cafes and shops. This vibrant and bustling spot on the Adriatic coast is at its finest in the spring and summer months when travellers from all over the world come to enjoy the beautiful sea, the numerous nearby islands and towns, local culture and vibrant night-life.
WHY GO THERE
To explore the beautful old town with its unique Diocletian Palace which dates back to the 3rd century and is part of the UNESCO World Heritage. To discover Split’s city charm with its friendly people, great nightlife and amazing food and wine; to swim in the crystal clear sea and visit the nearby islands, enjoy the natural beauty of Split’s Marjan Park Forest and lovely warm climate all year around.
Incentive, team building, conference and VIP groups as the city has quality hotels, excellent venues and restaurant facilities and plenty of fun group activities to entertain your clients.
HOW TO GET THERE
The nearest airport is Split International Airport which has excellent connections with Europe and the rest of the world. The airport is located less than half an hour from the old town of Split.
The best 5 star hotel in Split is Le Meridien Lav which has its own beach, marina, spa, conference floor and 381 rooms. Hotel Park is currently under renovation and it will open in just a few days as a wonderful 5 star property located on Split’s famous beach Bačvice. Radisson Blu Hotel and Hotel Split are good 4 star alternatives and guests also have a choice between some excellent boutique hotels in and around the old town such as Hotel Luxe, Hotel Marmont, The Vestibule Palace and Cornaro.
ACTIVITIES IN SPLIT
You will be spoilt with choice when it comes to activities in Split and the sourrounding areas. DK Events’ top group activities in Split include: exploration of the beautiful nearby islands of Hvar, Šolta and Brač on board exclusive sailboats, catamarans, speedboats or Dalmatian wooden boats, rafting on the beautiful river Cetina, city rally competition in the old town and tailor made group wine, beer or grappa tastings.
FOOD AND DRINK
Split has excellent restaurants located in the old town and the surrounding areas which can accommodate groups of up to 250 pax and where guests can taste local as well as international delicicies. In addition, Split offers many unique venues such as Galleries, Villas, Ancient Palace Cellars and Parks where beautiful gala events can be organised.
So why not consider Split for your next group! For more information about Split, sample programmes and proposals, please get in touch with DK Events Croatia team, your Split DMC!