Located along the Adriatic Coast, the country of Croatia is home to mild, temperate weather, a diverse topography, and a long and storied history.

Vibrant blue Adriatic waters greet dramatic rocky coastlines and picturesque mountain views. There are more than 1,200 small islands dotting the coast as well, creating ample opportunities for sea kayaking, diving, or sailing.

There are many Croatian cities that are popular with visitors. Each has unique characteristics that make each destination like a separate vacation unto its own.

Dubrovnik has rebuilt from the damage of the wars in the 1990’s, and its old world charm is more evident than ever. Accommodations in Dubrovnik are plentiful, with everything from apartments to 5-start hotels available. The Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik is an excellent choice for travelling families, close to Old Town and all attractions.

Apartment and Room Lukre is a highly rated option for those on a budget. Excellent service, immaculate rooms, and close proximity to Old Town make this as close to perfect lodging as you can get.

Historic Split is another popular Croatian destination. Beaches, Roman ruins, and excellent dining make this scenic town the whole package. Lodging options are everywhere, with Hotel Luxe ranking as one of the most popular hotels.

Modern in design with views of the Port, visitors enjoy close proximity to the harbour and local attractions.

Built into the walls of the palace of Roman Emperor Diocletian, Hotel Peristil is a gem located within the Split city walls. This convenient location makes it easy to wander the historic streets long after the bustle of the day has died down. The hotel is also known to serve excellent breakfast and dinner.

Medieval history meets contemporary Croatia in Zagreb. The medieval architecture is truly spectacular, with spires seen from many vantage points. The markets and cathedrals are worth exploring.

If you decide to make Zagreb the home base for your Croatian holiday, you will have numerous excellent lodging choices. Chief among them is the Esplanade Zagreb Hotel. Affordable rates, a central location, old world European decor, and excellent service make this a can’t miss choice.

A good option for families, or great if you just want plenty of space, the apartments of Camera Felice do not disappoint. The decor is modern, the rooms are clean, and the service is beyond exceptional.

Dining anywhere is Croatia is an experience. There are many restaurants, wine bars, and cafes in each town to choose from, serving up regional favourites like sausages, cheeses, seafood dishes, and Croatian wine.

Serving light delicatessen fare is the Villa Ruza Restaurant in Dubrovnik. Gorgeous views, a wonderful staff, and plentiful portions make this a top-rated restaurant.
The wine and cheese bar Paradox, located in Split, is a great place for wine lovers. Stop by and sample their extensive wine list and impressive menu of cheeses.

A seasonal menu and copious amounts of wine are served at Trilogija, a can’t miss gastronomic experience in the heart of Zagreb. A cozy atmosphere and attentive service, combined with unique dishes make this an unforgettable dining experience.

The list of sights and activities to see and do in Croatia is endless. There is something for outdoor enthusiasts, history buffs, art lovers, and avid shoppers to explore and enjoy.

Tour the Ancient City Walls of Dubrovnik or Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace in Split.

The interior forests are home to wild rivers with Grade 3 and 4 rapids, ideal for an exciting rafting or kayaking trip. Dive among the old shipwrecks along the coast. Or climb Medvednica Mountain for a challenging experience whose payoff is a breathtaking view.

Explore beautiful cathedrals, historic town centres, and museums and galleries packed with timeless works or European art.

Thanks to the diverse landscape of Croatia, the weather depends on the location of your visit. Closer to the coast, in places like Dubrovnik, the climate is beautiful year round, with warm summer and comfortable winters.

The interior destinations, like Zagreb, see warm summers, but very cold winters. Those areas are best visited in the summer months.