Famed for its beautiful pebbled beaches and stunning coastlines dotted with terracotta roofs, Croatia is a Mediterranean gem that is ever increasing in popularity. You’ll find endless history and culture, surrounded by picture-perfect landscapes of lush, green forestry and shimmering, crystal blue waters.
What’s great about holidays to Croatia is that in just over two hours flying time, you arrive at a warm and sunny beach destination without having to break the bank. Immerse yourself in ancient history, quaint villages and gorgeous islands and discover everything that this remarkable country has to offer. The roads around Croatia are great to travel on, so make the most of them by hiring a car so that you can explore more of the area around you. Whether you want to relax on the beach, visit local olive groves and vineyards or work up an appetite with water sports, hiking or cycling, you’ll find no end of activities to keep you entertained on your holiday.
Take a look below at our pick of where’s best to stay when heading on holiday to Croatia.
Where to Stay
Dubrovnik is perfect as it combines a cultural city break with a relaxing beach holiday. You could choose to stay at one of our stunning resort hotels located on the Lapad peninsular, which is close to the water’s edge and just a short taxi ride from the city centre. Alternatively, for more of a city break feel, you might prefer to stay in one of the more centrally located hotels. With Dubrovnik being such a diverse city and beach destination, it’s possible to visit at any time of year, not just during the peak summer season. While there, be sure to take a stroll around the walls of the city’s Old Town as you watch the sun go down on the spectacular Dalmatian coast.
The popular city of Rovinj is located on the western coast of the Istrian peninsula. The city is steeped in culture and tradition, from the thriving art scene to the historic architecture. Rovinj is one of the Mediterranean’s last true fishing ports, so in the mornings you can expect to hear the sounds of the local fishermen hauling their catch into the harbour. Couples, culture lovers and families alike will be drawn to the city’s charming cobbled streets and picturesque beaches, not to mention the breath-taking protected landscape. You won’t fail to be impressed by this beautiful city, making it the ideal choice for your holiday to Croatia – and just think of all the amazing photos you will get.
The island of Brac is famous for its white-pebbled beach, its impressive landscapes and its crystal clear, turquoise waters. Visitors to the island will find themselves surrounded by towering cliffs and vivid green vegetation, which is almost impossible to take your eyes off. You’ll find a great choice of hotels on the island, including our SENTIDO, smartline and SunConnect resorts which are located at Supetar, so you’re guaranteed to find the holiday that is perfect for you. Make the most of your Croatian escape by tasting some of the island’s famous cheese and wine or take to the water and learn how to windsurf at the magnificent Zlatni Ratz Beach.