Central Dalmatia gravitates towards the city of Split as the capital city of the Croatian coast, and the second largest city in Croatia. Central Dalmatia is very popular for boaters who come to Croatia. There are many interesting things you can experience in central Dalmatia, between the islands of Drvenik Veli and Drvenik Mali to the north, across the island of Solta, Brac with its beautiful and famous beach of Zlatni Rat, Hvar, Scedra, Vis, Bisevo, to the mouth of the Neretva River in the south.
Those who want to explore this area have certainly a lengthy list of "must see" destinations, among which one destination has ranked itself at the very top, and that is the island of Hvar. Hvar is known as the sunniest island in Croatia, and with its tourist facilities and night life it is one of the top tourist destinations in Croatia and beyond. A group of 20 islands and rocks situated in front of the town of Hvar, called Pakleni Islands is unique and the most recognizable natural beauty of Hvar, an unavoidable point for all sailors. Near the island of Hvar is a very attractive island of Vis. The island of Vis was closed to visitors until 1991, because it was a military base. Now this is an island that offers excellent opportunities for boaters. The main reason for visiting the island of Vis is the caves.
By far the most famous cave is the Blue Cave on the island of Biševo near the Vis, then the Bear's Cave, the Green Cave and Stiniva in the shape of an amphitheater. Today, boaters usually choose Split, the center of cultural events and nightlife, as the main starting point towards the islands of central Dalmatia, and besides Split, there is also the Marina, Kastela and Trogir as important historical centers of Dalmatia.