Omis, Croatia - holiday information

Omis, Croatia – visitor information

Being one of the Croatia’s most beautiful cities, Omis is surely a place you will want to visit. This small town with its harbour is located in the canyon of the Cetina River. In an idyllic way it links the Mediterranean feeling of the Adriatic sea with the ambience of canyons, cliffs and the untouched nature of river Cetina. The settlement is well known for its pirates that were, in the 12th and 13th century, the most dangerous ones on the Adriatic and in their remembrance every summer Pirate nights with a rich programme are being held. More on the history of Omis see here. Omis is a vacationing spot for everybody. It is filled with peaceful coves and beaches, but it doesn’t lack beaches with diverse fun and sport contents both for children and adults. The canyon of the river Cetina is a perfect place for hiking, mountain climbing, free climbing and more. River rafting is especially popular, so the river and Omis are a perfect place for those who want an active vacation. The town is also full of cafes and clubs that guarantee an exciting night life. A richer night life for youngsters is on offer also in Split, 20km away from Omis and Makarska that is only 37 km away from Omis. You will also find numerous restaurants and some of the most famous ones are  Antula in the centre, restaurants  Radmanove Mlinice and Kaštil Slanica in an idyllic atmosphere of the river Cetina canyon.

Omis – basic information

Omis – population: 18000, Omis - day/ saint: saint : Ivan, 16.05.

Distance from bigger centres

Omis - Makarska. 38km, Omis- Split: 25km, Omis - Pula: 543km, Omis - Rijeka: 446km, Omis - Zadar: 186km, Omis - Šibenik: 121km, Omis - Dubrovnik: 236km, Omis - Zagreb: 439km

Possibility of accomodation

private accomodation, apartments, rooms, hotels, family hotels, pensions, camps


pebble, sandy

Facilities and authorities

emergency, self-service shops, shopping centres, bakery, gas station, post office, bank, exchange office, internet caffe, call shop, taxi, bus station, farmacy, souvenir shops, dental practice, market, fishmorgen's

Sport's and recreative offer

football field, mini-football field, volleyball in the sand, basketball court, tennis court, rent a car, rent a motor, rent a bike, water scooters, rent a boat, diving school, water sports, walking, jogging tracks, gym / fitness

Gastronomic offer

restaurants, traditional croatian taverns, pizzerias, fast food restorants, saloons

Night life

karaoke show, musical evenings in the town, casino, coctail bar, cinema

Additional offer

extreme sports, rafting nearby, croatian natural reservation nearby, organised trips to nearby destinations, organised trips to nearby islands, promenade along the sea, organisation of entertaining and cultural events by the tourist board, organisation of fishermen's nights, organisation of folk entertainments, nautic tourist port in the place

Omis – why choose this destination

clean sea, beautiful beaches, long promenades along the sea, pine wood by the beach, beaches in the place, enteraining facilities on the beaches, sports facilities near the beaches, rich gastronomic offer, rich cultural life in the place (exibitions, shows, music evenings), organisation of cultural summer, great shopping conveniences, place rich with cultural and histirical monuments, numerous museums and galeries, interesting diving sites, interesting wind surfing sites, possibility for training preparations of sportsmen, possibility for departures on interesting trips, possibility for sailing around islands, genuin gastronomic offer nearby, possibility for pilgrimage trip, possibility for getting familiar with the life of people and local customs

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