Krilo Jesenice

Krilo Jesenice - this small place is located in the community of Dugi Rat. The population has long been involved in tourism and shipping. It is situated only 14 km from the second largest town in Croatia and one of the most desirable destinations on the Adriatic – Split. The place is characterized by covert bays, beaches in front of private houses and inns, as well as boats because of which it is commonly referred to as the town of the Onassis. The tradition of the old boats “salbunjeri”, as well as of the modern tourist sailboats, is about 300 years old. While in Krilo Jesenice, visit “Trabakule” (large wooden boats), a stone monument (in the honor of Drago Ivanisevic, one of the greatest Croatian poets in the second half of the 20th century), as well as archeological findings (discovered in Turska pec and Ponistrica which testify to the population of this are since the Stone Age). Like in any other Dalmatian place, Krilo Jesenice organizes various festivities, as well. You can enjoy food, drinks and pleasant music. Sports and active vacation fans can enjoy football, handball, basketball, volleyball, cycling, hiking, diving and numerous other activities.

If you are driving along the highway Zagreb-Split, when you arrive in Split just take the main road (the Adriatic highway), some 14 km, to the south. If you are coming from Rijeka take the Adriatic highway to Split and then continue some 14 km towards the south of Croatia until you reach Krilo Jesenice. If you are travelling from Dubrovnik take the Adriatic highway towards north. When you are in Makarska, there are 40 km left to get here.

If you are traveling by plane your destination is the Split airport. From that point you can take the bus, car or taxi to Krilo Jesenice (30 km). The hotel staff can pick you up.