Sapphire-blue water and breathtaking views make Croatia a destination for everyone’s bucket list. With welcoming people and intriguing culture, Croatia is a great destination for family travel. Walk along the walls of the old city in Dubrovnik and explore the Roman ruins Split.
Our partners at A&K shared a few great tips for family travel to Croatia below. (See the entire article here!)
Hotel Excelsior Dubrovnik: Just a short stroll away from the Old Town, the hotel’s 158 rooms and suites feature breathtaking views of the city walls and the Adriatic sea. The views also spread from each of the hotel’s four restaurants, indoor pool and spa area, as well as the Excelsior’s private beach.
Activities abound in the Dubrovnik region, a lush, green Mediterranean enclave with more than 250 sunny days a year. Thrill younger members of your family with activities prepared just for them: pony riding, water sports on the beach and fun and games at the Excelsior’s kids’ club. Take a dip in the pool, swim in the clear, blue waters of the Adriatic Sea or set off on a walk or bike ride through the forest. Spacious family rooms and children’s menus have been designed to make your stay with us as relaxing as you envisaged.
Sea Kayaking to the Island of Lokrum: Enjoy a private transfer down to the sea for your privately led (English-speaking) sea kayaking adventure on the Adriatic Sea. Your memorable day begins with paddling your way around the vast walls that encircle Dubrovnik before making your way to the nearest islands and the nature reserve of Lokrum. You may wish to find hidden coves around the island for swimming or explore the inland hiking trails which lead to a botanical garden, a Benedictine monastery and a sea-fed inland lake known as the dead sea.
Sailing Yacht to the Green Cave and Island of Vis: Enjoy a full-day out in the Adriatic on-board your own skippered sailing yacht. Sail to the island Vis and explore the wild beauty of its southern coast. Stop to take photos of Stiniva Bay, once a huge cave that collapsed, and enjoy swimming in the emerald and blue waters of Srebrna (Silver) beach. Discover the hidden beaches of the little island of Ravnik where you can see The Green Cave, before sailing to the beautiful harbour of Vis. The town of Vis (Issa) was the oldest Greek colony in the Adriatic Sea, founded in the 4th century BC by Dionysius the Elder from Syracuse. Ancient Greeks already recognized the strategic importance of this island as well as the benefits the island can offer such as fresh water, fertile land and the richest fishing grounds in Adriatic waters.
There will also be opportunities to swim and snorkel from the yacht into the glistening Adriatic waters.
To learn more about family travel to Croatia with A&K, contact your Brownell Travel Advisor.