Tuesday, 14 March 2023

Break Idea: Shoulder Season in Split, Ultimate Views at Hotel Ambasador

March 14, 2023 - It's mid-March, the sun is out, we might just be safe from the notorious bura, and Split is looking as magnificent as ever. To quote TCN's own Paul Bradbury, Dalmatia is a little like malaria. Once it gets in your blood, you are screwed for life. And once you visit it during the shoulder season, you're screwed in an entirely new way. Try and resist it, though.


Paul Bradbury

While in the summer you might still want to visit the Dalmatian islands and the charming little places along the Adriatic coast, Split is a city that offers something for everyone, all (most of) the time. It could be a little complicated to appreciate its stunning architecture and rich history with insane crowds in July, but if you're looking to enjoy some sunshine that feels brand new, Split should be at the top of your list for a spring getaway. You'll have so much space to enjoy the sights you'll feel like an emperor yourself, and you'll surely get some good deals for your stay. If you'd like to enjoy the best hotel views Paul has ever seen, you might want to check out one of the best five-star deals we've found for March at the fantastic Split Hotel Ambasador.


Hotel Ambasador

The offers have been on from the beginning of March and remain valid until the month's end. For a short break, you might want to go for something called Ladies First, a package that includes a 60-minute Mediterranean Touch Massage, which is a warm oil body massage and facial massage with Adriatic shells, daily use of the Hacelia Spa zone, a "Spa Kit" – goods, towels, slippers, and free parking for 4 hours. All for €64 / HRK 482.21.


Hotel Ambasador

If you're looking to extend your stay a bit, just go for the views and make use of the Welcome Spring offer, and book a Superior room (for two). For €130.00 per night, you'll get a 20% discount on the Hacelia Spa treatment list, free use of Hacelia Spa (subject to availability), breakfast included, as well as garage parking, early check-in and late check-out (subject to availability, of course). If it sounds good but you might reconsider, cancellation is free up to 24 hours before arrival. And if you find yourself in need of a nibble, just check out that delicious menu.


It's worth mentioning that reservations can be made at +385 21 293 000 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Tuesday, 1 June 2021

Split Spring Returns to Đardin Park for 10-Day Street Food Festival!

June 1, 2021 - The Split Spring street food festival returns to Đardin this week with top eats, good beats, and all the summer fun you hoped for! 

After an atypical spring, the beginning of a real tourist season in Split, which has finally started with the easing of epidemiological measures, will be marked by a favorite outdoor gathering - Split Spring by Staropramen. This culinary-entertaining-cultural event will take place for the third time in Strossmayer (Đardin) Park from Thursday, June 3, to June 12.

During these ten days, all visitors will be able to enjoy the specialties of some of the best Split restaurants. The offer is respectable, and there will be something for everyone at these street food houses. Thus, restaurant pop-up street food editions will be offered by ArtiČok, Šug, Misto, Pizza prasizza by Bokamorra, Mazzgoon and Noor bar, Corto Maltese and Pandora Greenbox vegeteria, Uje oil bar, Maka Maka, Fabrique, Grill club Maestro by Biberon and the already favorite Varaždin guests - American bar Dollar. 

Since the first edition, Split Spring by Staropramen has become a favorite gathering place in Split thanks to its charm, great atmosphere, and good energy. Come out for Barcaffe coffee, breakfast, lunch, and meetings, or bring the whole family along where the kids can enjoy the Baby Center corner. There will be deck chairs with cold Staropramen and the sounds of birds chirping, and you can even relax and read a book with Jana, grab dinner with friends, and kick off an evening out with Hendricks gin & tonic, Jack Daniels, or the exciting new summer drink WAI hard seltzer.

Every night from 7:30 pm, top DJs and saxophonists will enhance the atmosphere, like DJ Matthew Bee, saxophonist Boris Plazibat and DJ JohnnY I, saxophonist Ivan Skvorc alone and in combination with DJ Sensei, Jaksa Jordes on sax, DJ Kid VA, DJ Nikki Peducci, DJ mirsaisfab, and DJ Rea. With funky, jazz, and RnB rhythms, Split Spring brings the long-awaited start of life to the city. And that is why all of you who are here should not miss visiting Đardin for the next ten sunny days. Split Spring will work from 11 am to 11 pm. 


Source: Dalmatinski Portal

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Wednesday, 16 September 2020

Split Spring: Gourmet Fair Returns to Dardin Park for September Edition

September 16, 2020 - After the first edition of the gourmet street food fair in April 2019, Split Spring returns on September 18 for a special late-summer edition that will last until September 27. 

As in the first year, Split Spring by Staropramen is bringing Split restaurants to the streets, despite the unpredictable corona era. Namely, from September 18 to 27, 2020, the famous Dardin park will feature various street food specialties by Split staples such as Sug and chef Duje Kanajet, ArtiCok, Misto, Mazgoon, Maka Maka, Biberon sushi, Fabrique, Kabinet, Biberon Maestro and special guests from Varazdin American bar Dollar.

The central Split park will be arranged as a relaxing daily picnic area with various picturesque corners designed by Staropramen. There will be a children's zone Baby Center, a corner for reading by Mozaik knjiga, but also five humanitarian corners by the Animal Protection Foundation of Split where you can learn all about foster care for abandoned dogs.

There will be gigs and performances by jazz, blues and RnB performers every day in the early evening and evening. Mate Grgat, Dino Petric, Chuck Borris and DJ Bake, DJ Borna Kokic and many others will perform across the 10 days of the festival. 

A pleasant late-summer atmosphere, excellent street food, cold Staropramen, ice-cold Coca-Cola, gemist by Kutjevo Graševina, cocktails, a quality program, fun activities and photo corners await the people of Split, and all this following epidemiologically recommended measures by the Civil Protection Headquarters!

It's your time to enjoy the outdoors this Friday at Split Spring by Staropramen, September edition. The working hours of the festival are from 12 pm to 11 pm and on Fridays and Saturdays until midnight.

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Wednesday, 29 March 2017

PHOTOS: This is What a Spring Wednesday in Split Looks Like

One thing is for certain: We are spoiled here in Split!