Find your perfect holiday rental in the Dalmatian Coast, home to over 1,000 islands!

Holiday in Dalmatia for its metropolitan cities, jewel-like waters, marvellous beaches and unspoiled nature

Villas, apartments and holiday properties for rent in Dalmatia

Nestled between the Dinaric mountains and the sparkling Adriatic Sea, Croatia’s coastal strip stretches from the island of Rab in the north, to the mountainous region of the Bay of Kotor in the south. Enjoy a low-key family holiday, romantic escape or laid-back break with friends and make the most of almost 400km of diverse coastline, sun-kissed islands, medieval villages and lively metropolitan cities. Witness the historical wonders of Dubrovnik, Split, Zadar and Sibenik, revel in the pleasant Mediterranean climate, delicious cuisine, energetic nightlife and of course, the incredible beaches of Makarskar. A less than hour drive from Split, palm-lined Trogir is ideal for a low-key family holiday. Indulge in traditional Dalmatian delicacies and savour some of the region’s best wines in the quaint islands of Vis and Korcula. Follow the party crowd in Hvar with its atmospheric port and lively bars and restaurants. Water sports lovers will enjoy parasailing and windsurfing on Brac, while the lush greenery, scenic hiking trails and stunning waterfalls of Plitvice Lakes and Krka national parks open the door to all kinds of leisure activities. A paradise for divers, a day trip to the archipelagos of Kornati and Mljet is not to be missed!

Key holiday info
  • The main airport, Split, otherwise known as Resnik, is a 2.5 hour direct flight from the UK and mainland Europe.
  • July and August are the hottest months, with average daytime highs of 29°C. The coldest month is January with average highs of 7°C.
  • The average sea temperature during the summer months is 24°C.
  • Don't miss the mighty Diocletian's Palace in Split, once home to 4th century Roman Emperor Diocletian. Look out for glimpses of it in scenes of Game of Thrones!
  • Many people flock to Plitvice Lakes and Krka national parks for the stunning waterfalls, greenery and out-of-this world scenery.
  • Dalmatia has 7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Villas in Dalmatia: key holiday destinations

Villas and apartments in Split

Mixing ancient and modern, Croatia's second largest city is lively with bars and restaurants. Aside from its beautiful coast, must-sees are the mighty Diocletian's Palace, the Gallery of Fine Arts and the historic fortified old town.

Villas and apartments in Dubrovnik

This lively southern Croatian city is known for its medieval and Renaissance architecture, as well as its beautiful pebble and sand beaches. Stroll along the ancient 16th century city walls or watch the world go by along its busy port.

Villas and apartments in Hvar

Vibrant Hvar enjoys the sunniest climate, fabulous pebble coves, lavender fields and, of course, its iconic hilltop fortress. Take a boat excursion to the Pakleni Islands and revel in the nightlife scene centred around the port.

Villas and apartments in Zadar

Famous for its Roman and Venetian ruins, Zadar lies on the Dalmatian Coast, steeped in history and natural beauty. From pine-clad beaches to marble streets, this lesser-known gem is perfect for a low-key summer break.

Villas and apartments in Sibenik

Known as the gateway to the Kornati Islands, the historic city of Sibenik is the third largest in Dalmatia, with a stunning medieval centre, peaceful bay, and the tranquil waters of the river Krka flowing toward the Adriatic Sea.

Villas and apartments in Makarska

An hour's drive from bustling Split, this stunning resort town in central Dalmatia is a paradise of natural beauty, boasting an unspoiled setting, ancient sights, lively nightlife and a picturesque horseshoe bay.

A beginner's guide to renting a villa or apartment in the Dalmatian Coast

The Dalmatian Coast and the offshore islands of the Adriatic are Croatia’s most visited tourist destinations. Whether you choose to start your holiday in Split, with its lively nightlife, visit the historical gems of the ancient walled city of Dubrovnik, or unwind on the gorgeous beaches of Makarska Riviera, you’ll soon find out why Dalmatia is one of the most popular tourist destinations in eastern Europe. Dubrovnik is one of the most visited tourist cities, often dubbed the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’, situated in the heart of southern Dalmatia, boasting a 16th century, walled old town, numerous art galleries and fantastic Banje beach. Take in views of this incredible southern Croatian gem from a cable car; or people watch while sipping coffee in one of the many cosy cafes on Stradun promenade. In the north, the island of Peljesac is popular with windsurfers, home to some of the best Croatian wines. 

In central Dalmatia, Split enjoys the warmest climate, home to the main ferry port of the Adriatic. Wander its meandering marble streets and discover street musicians, chic boutiques and restaurants. Recharge your batteries at one of the cafes along the Riva, or visit the Cathedral of Saint Domnius and take in breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape from its 60m-high belltower. Best known for its pebble beach Zlatnia Rat, Brac Island offers perfect conditions for nautical sports, but if you’re after a lively place to party after sundown, then Hvar is for you. Steeped in history and natural beauty, Zadar and Sibenik are perfect for a low-key summer break. Famous for its Roman and Venetian ruins, unwind on Zadar’s pine-clad beaches and take in the charms of its narrow marble streets. Don’t miss out on the Sea Organ and Sun Salutation, on the west coast, attracting the crowds year after year. Known as the gateway to the Kornati Islands, the historic city of Sibenik is the third largest in Dalmatia, with a medieval centre, picturesque bay and the tranquil waters of the river Krka flowing towards the Adriatic Sea.

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Did you know...
  • Dalmatia boasts 7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites: The Old Town of Split and Diocletian's Palace, Trogir Old Town, Hvar's Stari Grad Plain, the Cathedral of St. James in Sibenik, the City of Dubrovnik and Plitvice Lakes National Park.
  • Escape from the city bustle to the secluded island of Kolocep, or walk through the pine forests and crescent bay of Lopud Island in southern Dalmatia.
  • While in Split, visit the ancient Temple of Jupiter and its crypt, or marvel at the local artists' masterpieces at the Gallery of Fine Arts.
  • Nestled at the foot of Biokovo mountain, people watch and bask in the sun on the beaches along Makarska Riviera, or enjoy a relaxing family holiday in Trogir.
  • Croatia's greenest and most independent island, Korcula is well known for its Old Town and Moreska sword dancing. Rumor has it that Marco Polo was born here!

Villas with private pools in the Dalmatian Coast

Experience the best of Dalmatia from one of our stunning villa rentals with private pools. Unwind and enjoy a cooling swim, complete with breathtaking views, all from the comfort of your own outdoor or indoor space. From luxury infinity pools to heated pools, jacuzzis and hot tubs, relax and enjoy your stay in Dalmatia with our Clickstay homes from home.

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Family-friendly holiday rentals in the Dalmatian Coast

Discover a wide choice of family-friendly holiday rentals in Dalmatia. Our beautiful properties give you the perfect base from which to explore the treasures of this diverse country. We want to help you tailor to your needs, with our pick of holiday rentals by the beach, local amenities, golf and shops. Relax in the privacy of your own villa or apartment, with games rooms, BBQ facilities, children's play areas and more.

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