Croatia : The Perfect Holiday Destination
Croatia is a land of mesmerising natural beauty & old mediterranean coastal towns with an charming laid back vibe. Absolutely gorgeous beaches, crystal clear lakes, warm sunny days & a rich history – this place is nothing short of a fantasy!
There are a million reasons and more why Croatia is the perfect summer holiday destination, here are a few you need to know before you book your tickets !
Most splendid beaches ever
A coastline 1,800 km long – it is home to some of the best & most unique powdery beaches in the world that will make you feel like spending all summer under the sun A beautiful view of the Adriatic sea, warm summer sun to bask in, glorious sunsets & an exciting night life is promised here.
Beaches to be at : Zlatni Rat Beach at Brač, Bačvice beach at Split, Uvala Dubovica at Hvar Islands
Beach cafes & bars : Hula Hula beach bar at Hvar Island, Carpe Diem
Home of breathtaking lakes
The Plitvice Lake National Park – the largest national park in Croatia, consists of sixteen beautiful lakes interlinked with each other. The lakes are surrounded with thick forests of beech & spruce. Each lake, a unique colour – these crystal clear green & blue waters will totally leave you smitten by their beauty. It is visited by plenty of tourists every day! When in Croatia, you must totally take a ferry trip here.
A place for the adventure seekers
There is a lot to explore in Croatia, with a thousand little islands, caves & sandy coves – so get ready to take on this adventurous vacation. Sailing is said to be one of the best ways to explore the seas & islands. There are many tiny islands with lighthouses overlooking picturesque views of the stunning Adriatic sea.
You can go truffle hunting, sailing, cliff jumping in Hvar Islands, swimming & can even swim with the horses in the island of Murter!
Places to explore : Hvar Islands, Island of Murter, Explore Modric caves, visit Blue grotto in the Island of Bisevo, see dinosaur footprints at Brijuni Island and many more.
Land of History & Culture
There is a lot for the history lovers here. With old historical walls, well preserved fortresses & ports, beautiful monuments & cobbled streets – this place is a historical treasure! Here are a few places that you shouldn’t miss!
Trakošćan Castle | Source
Trakošćan Castle : a stunning 13th century fortress – now a museum of old artefacts – books, weapons & paintings, overlooking a beautiful lake.
Trogir: Counted in one of the world’s heritage site by UNESCO – the beautiful churches here built in the romanesque style are not to miss.
Rovinj : This town situated on the Istrian peninsula is one of the old fishing ports of Croatia.The cobbled streets, white & red buildings have a unique old world charm to it. The Church of St. Euphemia is the largest monument of Roving.
Dubrovnik : Known as the “Pearl of the Adriatic”, the walled city of Dubrovnik is popular amongst travellers for it’s architectural & historical value. A delight for Games of Thrones fans – you can live your moments at Kings landing here.
Pula Arena, Istria : This is a beautiful amphitheater built in Italian style with a capacity to accommodate 20,000 spectators.
A wine lover’s delight & foodie’s paradise !
Croatia – a land of vineyards, is the best place for wine tasting! This country has been producing wine since 2,500 years now. It’s Mediterranean climate is extremely suitable for producing wine, and hence, it is home to some of the most incredible wine in the world.
On the other hand, Croatian cuisine is said to be a perfect blend of Italian & Mediterranean flavours. Known to be a foodie’s paradise, Croatia offers variety of food to choose from. One must definitely try the sea food, pag cheese risotto, pasta, the famous oysters, gnocchi with lamb & some good old wine!
Some places to eat at : Restaurant Dubrovnik, Tovjerna Sesame , Rozarji , Gusta Me , Ostra & Sushi Bar at Dubrovnik & Adio Mare at Korcula
This place is absolutely magical , get ready to fall in love !