No longer just a stopover city to Dalmatia’s islands, Split has reinvented itself as a must-visit destination in Croatia. Exquisite beaches, lively restaurants, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and plenty of national parks nearby, there’s no wonder Split has firmly planted itself as one of the best places to visit on the Dalmatian Coast.
And, if you really want to immerse yourself in the local culture and get a real feel for Croatia’s second-largest city, opt to stay in one of the best apartments in Split. From traditional stone-walled Split apartments to modern holiday homes in Split with private pools, we’ve rounded up our pick of the best Split holiday rentals to guarantee you an excellent stay.
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Best Apartments in Split, Croatia
The first apartment on our list of the best Split holiday rentals is Villa Mala. Situated just 400 metres from Firule, with Ovcice Beach and Bacvice Beach just a short walk away, this holiday home in Split boasts an idyllic location in a peaceful residential area and all the amenities you’ll need for a comfortable stay. Offering a pretty garden, pool, hot tub, and air conditioned accommodation, there’s no doubt that Villa Mala is one of the best apartments in Split. This luxury penthouse apartment in Split, Croatia is set on the third floor and features two good-sized balconies, two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a baggage storage room, a fully-equipped kitchen, dining room and living room with fireplace. The apartment also comes with all the essential modern luxuries, including a flat-screen satellite TV, fridge, oven, private bathroom, coffee machine, microwave, dishwasher, hob, and free WiFi throughout. The real highlight of this Split apartment, though, is the hydromassage bathtub, located on the balcony, as well as the heated pool, outdoor lounge suite and an outdoor summer kitchen. This apartment in Split with a pool even has a private parking space, perfect for if you’re renting a car during your stay.
Luxury Rooms MA de Dominis
Situated in the historical district of Old Town Split, Luxury Rooms MA de Domis is a 4 star, adults-only B&B offering some of the best apartments in Split, Croatia in 2023. Nearby, cultural highlights include the Gallery of Fine Arts, the Game of Thrones Museum, and the Cathedral of Saint Domnius, making it the perfect Split holiday rental for exploring the town on foot. Rooms at this holiday home in Split are cosy but stylish, with slanted wood beam ceilings, exposed stonework walls and a neutral colour scheme – perfect for relaxing after a long day seeing the sites. The room comes with all the necessities, including a satellite TV, climate control, work desk, safety deposit box, and even a luxurious free-standing bathtub. There’s also a clean, modern private bathroom with shower, hairdryer, bath robes and towels. Given that this Split apartment is housed within a B&B, guests at Luxury Rooms MA de Domis can enjoy a continental breakfast every morning.
Center De Lux Studios ‘Zara’
Boasting an ideal location for seeing the sites, this holiday home in Split is just 1.6km from Bacvice Beach and close to major attractions like Diocletian’s Palace, the Gregory of Nin Statue and Split Archeological Museum, as well as being just minutes from all the restaurants, cafes and bars of the Old Town. This apartment in Split comes with everything you need for a comfortable stay, including complimentary WiFi throughout, a fully-equipped kitchen with dining table, a flat-screen satellite TV, coffee machine and a kettle. There’s also a private bathroom which comes complete with walk-in shower, free toiletries and a hairdryer. The interior décor of this Split holiday rental is very chic, with pastel-pink panelled walls, brown leather headboards, and gold accessories dotted about the place. So, if you’re looking for a fancy apartment in Split, Croatia that delivers on aesthetics as well as location, look no further than Center De Lux Studios ‘Zara’.
Palace Schön Milesi
Situated in a peaceful location, looking over a boat dock, the apartments at the Palace Schon Milesi Hotel is away from the hustle and bustle but still within easy access of all the best sites, including Bacvice Beach, the ancient Diocletian’s Palace and Fruit’s Square. Various restaurants and bars can be reached within a short walk, while tennis courts are close by. If you’re looking for an apartment in Split with a pool, this holiday rental offers an large outdoor swimming pool, along with plenty of comfortable sun loungers set on a pretty plant-decorated patio. Free WiFi is available throughout the entire property and all rooms are air-conditioned. They also feature all the essential amenities, including a smart TV with DVD player, minibar, and writing desk. Private bathrooms also come with a spa bath, hairdryer and bathrobes. Some units overlook the pool area, while others overlook the well-maintained garden.
Located in a traditional Dalmatian house in the heart of Split, this 4 star Split holiday rental is just minutes from Ovcice Beach, Firule and Mladezi Park Stadium. Decorated in old Dalmatian style, this is the perfect apartment in Split to give you the proper Croatian experience. This holiday home in Split offers comfortable accommodation that is air conditioned throughout and comprises of one bedroom, a living room, fully-equipped kitchen with a fridge and coffee machine, as well as a private bathroom with a shower and complimentary toiletries. There’s also free WiFi available in this Split apartment, as well as an airport shuttle service for an extra charge. Situated in small calm street in center where you can spend your time in peace.
Conveniently located in the Old Town part of Split, this apartment puts you close to some of the most popular attractions and plenty of evening dining options. Just 150 yards from the Cathedral of St. Domnius and 150 yards from Gregory of Nin, this holiday home in Split is ideally situated for exploring the local area. Housed within a traditional Dalmatian building, this Split apartment comprises one bedroom, a well equipped kitchen with oven and toaster, one bathroom with a shower, and a flat-screen TV with DVD player. Traditionally decorated inside, this Split holiday rental will give you a true taste of Croatian life, with old pictures hanging on the walls, gilt-framed mirrors, and retro-style furniture. Each room also features a minibar, tea and coffee making facilities, and a kitchenette. If you prefer to travel wheels than on foot, then you can rent bikes at this Split apartment, too!
Eol Apartments Split
The final accommodation on our list of the best Split holiday rentals in 2023 is Eol Apartments. Located in a beautiful setting, just steps away from the famous Žnjan beach, there are 9 apartments on offer, all of which have 5 star ratings. The interior of this Split holiday home is bright, airy and spacious with contemporary décor and stylish furniture. This apartment in Split with a pool also features a huge terrace, which provides the perfect place to relax and soak up the sun. All the bedrooms are air conditioned with free WiFi throughout. Each unit at this Split apartment also comes with a fully-equipped kitchen, complete with dining table, fridge, oven dishwasher and kettle. There’s also a flat-screen satellite TV and a private bathroom featuring a shower, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. There are hiking and snorkelling activities that can be enjoyed close to the apartment, and there is a paid airport shuttle service from from the property. So, if you’re looking for a suave apartment in Split, Croatia with a pool, then Eol Apartments might just provide the perfect stay for you!
That rounds up our pick of the best Split holiday rentals in 2023. From trendy apartments in Split with pools to traditional Croatian boltholes, you’re sure to find the perfect apartment in Split for a great vacation. Be sure to check out our guide to the best hotels in Zadar, Croatia, too!