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What’s new for a holiday to Split

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Beach near Bol, Croatia

We are just settling back into the normal office routine after our inspection trip to Croatia, checking out the likely Croatia holiday hotspots for 2015. Focussing a lot of time on the Split and Split Riviera region this time around. We found  some superb hotels both in the ancient City of Split itself and two… Read more »

Croatia holidays, our top 5 excursions

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Dubrovnik through arch in walls

When helping people to plan their Croatia holidays, we’re often asked what other things they should make a point of seeing whilst they are in the country.  After all, it’s so diverse, with lakes, mountains, coastal scenery, vineyards and medieval walled towns galore.  We can see why people would need a little bit of specialist… Read more »

Croatia holidays 2015, 5 top early sellers

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View down to beach from reception Bellevue

We’d like to share 5 of our early best sellers for 2015, which is a great indicator of how things will pan out for next year. Historically, 2 of the hotels featured have always been top of the tree for people seeking the very best in quality boutique hotels on the Dubrovnik Riviera, so regular… Read more »

5 of our best Croatia island hopping cruises

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MS Splendid leaves Dubrovnik

For the real luxury top end of the market , there are two choices for this year.  The newly built MS Splendid which sails from Dubrovnik, each Saturday, and the De Luxe Cruise on MS President or Fortuna, which plys the island hopping route from Split, also each Saturday.  Next year sees the launch of an… Read more »

What is the cost of living in Croatia ?

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Quaint restaurant at Tragos

“How much money should I take?” Is something we get asked a lot by our customers. Whilst ATM’s are readily available throughout the whole of the country, topping up your cash is never a problem, but here is some further info which we hope will help! Despite having recently joined the EU, the currency of… Read more »

5 of our favourite tucked away boutique hotel gems

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Sunflowers The Quaich

We are particularly proud of these discoveries, as Croatia holiday specialists, we set  ourselves the goal of finding the hotels which take a bit of seeking out.  And when we then visit them and find a gem, no-one is happier than us – except perhaps the private Owner, when we start to send our discerning… Read more »

5 ways to travel around when on holiday in Croatia.

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Sipanksa Luka 2013 boat

We’re often asked by people about whether it’s worth hiring a car when they are taking their holiday to Croatia. Well as with a lot of things, there is more than one answer.   Car hire will be essential if you are planning a Croatia fly drive holiday, however, if you are planning to be in… Read more »

Now – there’s diving in or diving at Croatia !

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MS Splendid leaves Dubrovnik

Not an avid football fan, even I have to admit to being outraged at the appalling referee decision at the opening match of the World Cup between Croatia and Brazil.  Its clear the Brazilian player, Fred, dived.  In fact as it says on our Facebook page.  Fred – dive into the sea off the Adriatic… Read more »

5 little known facts about holidays in Croatia

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View from the sea of Podstine

Croatia is the ideal holiday destination for those who prefer to do more than just lie on a beach, here are some things to do which you may not know are on offer Swimming with horses – if you’re staying in Pula or Porec and go out for a memorable day trip.  Ride through Olive… Read more »

5 of the best restaurants in and around Dubrovnik

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Dubrovnik City Walls and old harbour

In Cavtat, and part of the charming 4 star boutique hotel Villa Pattiera, is Restaurant Dalmacija.  For the reason of the finest fresh pasta and fish, Completely Croatia is thrilled to have half board on a complimentary basis for our lucky guests.  We can recommend their creamy mushroom fettuccine, washed down with a glass of cold… Read more »