In times gone by, Omiš was a notorious pirate stronghold, with its pirates among the most dangerous in the whole of the Mediterranean. Evidence of Omiš’ proud and turbulent history can be found at every step along the Omiš Riviera. Today, Omiš is at the centre of the tourist riviera with exceptional beauty situated in the very heart of the Adriatic and represents the centre of Croatian active tourism. Numerous beaches and bays, rich vegetation, rich cultural and gastronomic offers, the fresh air and crystal blue sea make the Omiš Riviera the perfect retreat for those seeking a welcome break from modern life. The beautiful Cetina River and its canyon, the appealing mountains of Dinara, Mosor and Babnjaca, the ancient olive groves and vineyards and the nearby Central Dalmatian islands collectively form this landscape of extraordinary beauty. For those who prefer active holidays, Omiš is the perfect destination. Rafting on the River Cetina, Zipline, rock climbing, mountaineering, hiking and windsurfing are just some of the activities that the Omiš Riviera has to offer. Located in the heart of Dalmatia, Omiš is the perfect base to explore the rest of Dalmatia, its islands, history, cultural heritage and natural beauty. The ancient Roman cities of Split and Salona are just half an hour drive from Omiš. The islands of Brač, Hvar, Šolta, Korčula and Vis are easily accessible from Omiš.