Le Meridien Lav

A superb hotel right on the waterfront with facilities to suit all.

Impressive, luxurious hotel. Lav means lion in Croatian. Featured in a statue or two. Great location. Right on the waterfront. Ten minutes from Split. Huge panoramic windows everywhere. Endless light. Seemingly endless space even when full. Top notch services. Small marina in front of the hotel. Couple of independently owned bars and restaurants there. One of the best addresses near Split. Superb views to the islands of Brac and Solta. Free Wi-fi in rooms.


372 air-conditioned, spacious rooms. Located in four buildings, nine floors. Bedrooms have twin or king-size beds. All have balcony.

Classic, Deluxe and Superior rooms. Views include full seaview, seaside, and park-inland side. Beautifully appointed bathrooms with bath and shower. Superior rooms are like junior suites with separate lounge area (two TV’s). They also have huge balconies. Deluxe rooms are larger than superior and some have a bigger bathroom with bath and shower and separate, spacious walk-in shower. Big balconies here too. Wardrobe styles vary, some are walk-in and others normal style. Rooms have satellite TV, safe, mini-bar and hairdryer. Tea and coffee making facilities on request (must be requested at time of booking). Beautiful, cool decoration. Quality furnishings. All rooms have iron and board and robes and slippers.


Spalatum restaurant (Spalatum was Roman name for Split). Fabulous, huge outdoor terrace. Breakfast and half board dinner served buffet style. Differing themes each evening. Think Asian, Dalmatian, Italian and seafood. If low occupancy season, set three course menu offered. À la carte section of restaurant. Evening entertainment sometimes, June-September. Sunken Champagne Bar. Sumptuous seating indoors here. Outside big terrace with breathtaking views over the Adriatic and islands. Occasional guitarist or pianist there. Re:Fresh pool bar for drinks and snacks. Seven Palms Grill and bar on the beach. A traditional Dalmatian tavern. À la carte, local Dalmatian cuisine, evenings only. Opened in 1973. Unchanged since then. Fishing nets, dark wood, beams, stone walls, open kitchen. Fabulous. Gooshter Beach Club and Bistro open June to September on the waterfront.

Small gift shop and fashion boutique. Rent-a-boat at the marina. Hotel shuttle bus to Split. Departs hourly. Cost approx. 50 Kuna one way. Car park.

Outdoor pool overlooking beach. Infinity style. Free sunbeds. Small children’s pool. Free children’s Club. Ages 4-12 years. Four tennis courts (charge). Few paces to lovely pebble beach. Also free sunbeds. Watersports here. Re:Cupera Spa is massive. Over two floors. Large indoor pool with jets. Huge gym overlooking the Adriatic. Many treatment rooms. Two are outdoors situated in a small wood. Wide choice of massage and rituals including Gold treatment. Finnish saunas and Turkish steam room. Heated relaxation beds. Tennis courts. Hairdresser.

Superb hotel. What you would expect from Marriott brand. Beach-front relaxation.

The buzz of Split is close by.

We will get you here from Split airport in about 40 minutes.