Kids friendly Split Route

7 days duration
4 different routes
Max 10 people
Catamaran or Sailing boat
Essentials

Sailing with kids

This route is made for family sailing because the listed destinations have mostly nice weather and safe places for kids to play, swim, and enjoy.

Kids of all ages can participate in life onboard! Skipper can teach the kids sailing basics and make them captains first mates 🙂

Also, you can easily get lunch or dinner at a restaurant or shop for supplies in grocery stores.

Good to know

All boats meant for sailing with kids have safety nets. Everybody will get a life jacket to wear the whole time while sailing – making it a relaxed and safe holiday for the whole family.

IMPORTANT: Please note that all restaurants and activities listed are suggestions only, and are not included in the price. The trip can be changed according to your wishes, i.e. stopovers can be added or removed.

Itinerary depends on the weather conditions and other unpredicted factors and can be changed accordingly.

About the route

Starting point:
Split, Kaštela or Trogir

Arrival:
Split International airport is only 10-15 km away from all marinas in the area. We can arrange a transfer from the airport to the marina for you. Transfer is not included in the price.

Sailing from Split and around the islands of the Dalmatian archipelago attracts many seafarers with its magical beauty and unspoiled nature.

During the sailing season, the archipelago becomes full of life and colors. In secluded bays of pristine nature, you can find your oasis of peace.

There are many kids activities in Split and Dalmatian islands that will make your family holidays memorable. Croatia has always been a child-friendly destination, and it’s one of the safest family destinations in Europe.

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Itinerary

Day 1
Split

The plan for the first day is to arrive on Saturday in Split and get to the Marina. Your check-in on the boat will be at 5 PM and you will spend the night there. Without hiding their pride, the people of Split will tell you that their city is “the most beautiful one in the world and beyond”! The story about Split town is already 17 centuries old, dating to the time the Roman Emperor Diocletian decided to build his Palace right on the peninsula near the great Roman city Salona, where he wanted to spend the last years of his life.

You are wondering what to do with kids in Split? Great news, Split is the perfect city for families!

Activities
Game of Thrones guided tour – filming locations
Diocletian Palace and statue of Grgur Ninski – rub his thumb and make a wish…
highlights of Split by a Rickshaw tour
Visit Marjan Hill Park by taking a choo choo train that departs every hour in front of the National Theatre of Split
Gastronomy
Toto Burger Bar – best burgers in town
Corto Maltese Freestyle Food – a mixture of cuisines for everyone’s taste
Day 2
Starigrad, island of Hvar

It is time to set sail and head towards the oldest Croatian town, Starigrad situated on the island of Hvar, one of the most popular islands on the Croatian coast. For centuries Stari Grad was a safe harbor to sailors, which have been welcomed by town inhabitants on harbor promenade.

Stari Grad is a quiet, lazy place with lots of local flavour. The stone buildings and streets of the old town have been exquisitely restored and feature small local shops and boutiques.

Activities
Agroturizam Pharos in the UNESCO-protected Stari Grad Plain
Rent a bike and cycle through a UNESCO World Heritage Site
don’t miss the excellent Stari Grad ice cream at the end of a long day’s sun-worshipping on Hvar
Gastronomy
Restaurant Eremitaž
Pizzeria Marko
Day 3
Vinogradišće bay, Pakleni islands – paradise on Earth

Sail out of Stari Grad towards Pakleni islands which are situated in front of Hvar town. Imagine an island where the air is clean and there are no streets, where your kids can run around freely…

Vinogradišće bay will welcome you with the exotic plants, art and relics, hidden bays and crystal-clear shallow waters perfect for swimming, diving, snorkeling, kayaking …

Activities
walk through a unique botanical garden with exotic plants
take a taxi boat and visit the famous Hvar town that is just 20 min away
Enjoy the day on the beach
Gastronomy
Restaurant Meneghello on Palmižana – with a beautiful terrace and great food
Laganini Lounge Bar on Palmižana
Toto’s restaurant
Day 4
Vis town, island of Vis – the farthest inhabited Croatian island

Its exclusiveness is on the island itself; untouched nature and the people that haven’t been possessed by tourist commercialization. Interesting fact: “Mamma Mia! Here we go again” musical was filmed here.

Before berthing in Vis town, you will stop by in Stončica bay where kids can enjoy the sandy beach.

Activities
Take a walk through the old town
Take a Vis Discovery Tour with Land Rover jeeps (suitable for children over 6 years old)
Gastronomy
Restaurant Pojoda – delicious traditional Vis cuisine
Pizzeria Kariola
Day 5
Komiža, island of Vis

On your way to Komiža you will have a long and fun day of sailing, swimming and exploring. Some of the spots you will visit are Green Cave on Ravnik islet and Stiniva beach, one of the most photographed beaches in Croatia.

Komiža is a picturesque fisherman’s town with the sunniest days in a year, hundred-year-old carob trees, stone houses, medicinal Mediterranean plants and vineyards.

Activities
Walk the town narrow streets – after a long day full of activities you will enjoy some nice relaxed walk
Gastronomy
Konoba Bako
Pizzeria Charly
Day 6
Blue Cave, Maslinica, island of Šolta

Blue Cave is a must-see if you are in Komiža. It is 5 NM away from Komiža on the island of Biševo. The best time to enter a Blue cave is around noon when the colors are spectacular. After visiting this great natural wonder you will sail towards the island of Šolta.

Šolta is undoubtedly one of the must-see destinations on this route. It is an island famous for its olive trees and olive oil making traditions as well as honey making tradition, made from wild rosemary. Locally it is called Olintio and it has been in use since ancient times.

Maslinica on the island Šolta has just been awarded the “Best Authentic Coastal Destination (small town)” where you can enjoy spectacular sunsets.

Activities
Take a Private Bike Tour of Maslinica
Book a Secrets of Šolta – Off the beaten track tour
Gastronomy
Restaurant Martinis March – excellent choice for fine dining
Šišmiš beach bar – try fresh seafood and a mooring in front of the bar
Other than visiting restaurants you can take the Wine, Honey & Olive Oil of Šolta Island – Tasting Tour.
Day 7
Split

This amazing trip should end with a day of swimming, relaxing and enjoying the beautiful Blue Lagoon on the small island Krnjaši. Boats should be back in the marinas on Friday till 6 PM. After that, you can enjoy your last evening in Split and check out on Saturday morning at 9 am.