10 days/9 nights
Dreamy Croatia is a honeymoon vacation that included the most romantic locales on Croatia’s Adriatic coast. Start in Rovinj on the dreamy Istrian Peninsula and visit Motovun, a charming small town atop the hill with astonishing views of the surrounding vineyards. Discover the allure of Plitvice Lakes and enjoy a romantic picnic just for the two of you. Continue to Split, the heart of the Dalmatian coast. Feel the beauty of this amazing town will all of your senses and enjoy the special cooking class and fine Croatian wine. Visit Hvar, the dreamiest island on the Adriatic. Experience the phenomena of the Blue Caves on Vis and Biševo. Continue the romance in unforgettable Dubrovnik and cherish the serenity of Mljet or Elaphiti Islands.
Arrival to Rovinj followed by transfer to your hotel. Enjoy a private walking tour of Rovinj, admire its fantastic setting with centuries old red-roofed houses clustered around the hill of a former island. Stroll its narrow streets and explore local neighborhoods, art galleries, museums, architectural landmarks, outdoor markets and specialty shops. Stop for lunch at any of the nearby restaurants and taste delicious Istrian specialties such as fuži (pasta) or order a plate of succulent seafood. Spend the rest of the day relaxing and swimming at a beach that’s located just below St. Euphemia church. Or opt for a bike ride along the coastline and wait for the amazing sunset. Overnight in Rovinj.
Enjoy this day traveling though the dreamy Istrian Peninsula, and arrive to the romantic town of Motovun surrounded with a medieval wall on top of a steep hill. Walk around the fortifications and delight in the stunning views of the vineyards in the valley. There is no better way to relish the Istrian Peninsula than to lunch at one of the many superb restaurants in this region. They are known for exquisite seafood delicacies, delectable truffles, and fine wines such as the aromatic Muscat of Monjan or the ruby-red Teran. Overnight in Rovinj.
Transfer through the rugged Lika region to the astonishing Plitvice Lakes National Park. Enjoy the refreshing boat ride and hiking tour of the Lakes and admire the striking views of the waterfalls. Break for lunch for a bite of tasteful locally raised roasted lamb or pork with potatoes with a glass of this area brewed beer. Or better yet, enjoy the romantic picnic in this breath taking surrounding. Overnight in Split.
Visit the ancient cellars of the Diocletian’s Palace during your walking tour of Split. Continue to the Cathedral, which is considered to be one of the oldest in the world. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. Browse the local market, galleries and boutique shops. Enjoy lunch of Dalmatian srdele or pasticada that pair well with and a glass or local red wine at a nearby konoba. The romantic melodies of the Dalmatian a capella choir coming from one of the small city squares will make you cherish this moment for the rest of your lives. Relax in the cozy room of your hotel or hit the town beach for a swim. Do not miss the lovely sunset as you stroll down the Riva and sip a refreshing cocktail looking at each other and forgetting about everything else. Overnight in Split.
Still remembering the allure of last evening, you are now ready for a complete taste of Dalmatia. Today, you will have an authentic experience as you try to prepare your first Dalmatian meal during a cooking class in Split. All you need to bring is a good appetite and a camera, and we’ll supply the rest of the necessary ingredients: delicious food, fine wine, a great chef and lots of memorable moments. Overnight in Split.
This morning we take you by catamaran to the most seductive place on the Adriatic, the island of Hvar. Arrive to Hvar town that has one of the first communal theaters in Europe, built in 1612, called the Arsenal. There is also the famous “Tvrdalj” Palace of Petar Hektorović, not to be missed. Spend the rest of the day enjoying any of the secluded beaches. Save the evening to explore this charming town on your own. Enjoy many of the town’s romantic cafes and restaurants with excellent food and wine, and visit some of the trendiest boutiques and souvenir shops. A don’t miss the great nightlife here! Overnight in Hvar.
Take a boat ride to the island of Biševo and explore the ”blue cave”. They are a natural phenomenon, and only accessible by small fishing boats. The caves offer an unforgettable experience and unique light effects, especially when sunlight is reflected into the caves from off the sea. Continue on to Komiža whose inhabitants are believed to be the best fisherman in the entire Adriatic! Overnight in Hvar.
Start slowly with a private walking tour of Dubrovnik Old Town and its museums, architectural landmarks, outdoor market and local specialty shops. Stroll thought famous Stradun, dine at any of the swank restaurants and enjoy lunch or dinner of delicious seafood or local meat or pasta specialty. Then find your quiet spot atop the city walls, enjoy your cocktail and watch the ships sail into the sunset. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
Escape it all today, and take a full day excursion to the small island of Mljet. Experience the allure of Mljet Island featuring two connected salty lakes. Take a boat ride to St. Mary’s Benedictine monastery and a small church dating to the 12th century. Enjoy lunch and do swim in the crystal clear waters of the lake and don’t let anything get in between the two of you and the serenity of the island. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
Morning transfer to the airport.
Hotel Lone *****, Rovinj
Hotel Le Méridien Lav *****, Podstrana, Split
Hotel Amfora ****, Hvar
Hotel Rixos Libertas *****, Dubrovnik