Things to do on Bačvice beach

Bačvice beach is best known sandy beach in Split.

Bačvice beach is located only 1.3 kilometer away from heart the old town of Split and Riva in direction of ferry port heading to east side of city.

Bačvice Beach
Bačvice beautiful sandy beach in heart of Split Croatia

Beach is the center of events throughout the whole year for bathing, swimming and sunbathing during summer months or walking during colder winter days.



Things to do on Bačvice beach

Learn how to play Picigin

Nevertheless, even during colder winter days, braver people can be seen swimming and playing “Picigin” in the shallow waters of the Bačvice.

Picigin is one of the favorite summer sports in Split, rules of Picigin are quite simple – keep small ball in the air as long as possible.

Picigin Split
Learn how to play Picigin

Despite the fact that it is located in the city, Beach Bacvice is awarded with “Blue Flag” which is guarantee of clear sea and well organized accompanying facilities.

Enjoy holiday activities on Bačvice

This is family type of beach, you can relax and enjoy while your children having fun in slides, trampolines and rubber castle.

Paved at some parts this sandy beach offering access to physically disabled people.



Beach is located in shallow bay, so you will need to walk 50 meters away from shore before you reach sufficient depth for swimming.

Sandy beach in Split Croatia
Sandy beach in Split Croatia

What makes this sandy beach perfect for children and whole families.

Although the sea is shallow, beach is supervised from few watch towers by experienced lifeguards.

In the immediate vicinity of this sandy beach you have a bars, restaurants and patisseries where you can find variety of foods and refreshments during hot summer days.

On the beach there are outside showers, public toilets, changing rooms and opportunity to rent deckchair and beach umbrellas for a symbolic price of 3-4 euros per day.

Nightlife & events on Split beach

Place can be very crowded and its not just per daylight, due the warm nights and many nearby nightclubs which working until the early morning hours, this is one of the nightlife centers in Split.

Split Beach festival Croatia
Split Beach Festival Croatia – Bačvice

Bačvice beach are host of many events and festivals during the summer like:

  • Split Beach Festival
  • Fibra festival Split Croatia

Getting to Bačvice beach

Getting to Bačvice beach from old town Split center or Riva is quite easy since this beautiful sandy beach is just 1.3 km away in direction of Split ferry port on east.



It will take you only 15 minutes of walking before you reach this beautiful beach.