Croatia is a wonderful stage for romance. From fairytale-like castles in the hills of the north to shiny, marmoreal backdrops of Dalmatian cities, each moment here feels like a chance for romance. If there are places in Croatia that are special to you, and you would like them included in your honeymoon, please let us know, as perfect is the only way it should be!
Arrive to Croatia’s capital city Zagreb, and spend your afternoon discovering romantic corners of its historic Upper town, lively main square of Ban Jelačić and charming city parks, before heading out to a special welcome dinner at the famed Trilogija restaurant. With your private chauffeur, head to the Adriatic coast the next day, stopping to visit the Plitvice Lakes, UNESCO listed natural site. The overpowering beauty of 16 cascading lakes and their waterfalls is bound to inspire a toast to your romantic travels.
That will happen in the evening, after you arrive to Split and visit possibly the finest wine bar in Split for a wine tasting.
Dalmatia is very much about UNESCO heritage, and you will explore two enlisted sites – Diocletian’s Palace in Split and the stone town of Trogir, some half an hour drive from Split. While in Trogir, cook at the 13th century palace, the home of Tatjana Ciciliani, where she will teach you to prepare small culinary miracles. You will surely enjoy both the process and the delicious outcome!
Finally, escape to the islands. Enjoy a day on your own discovering the Venetian spirit of Hvar, its potent wines, lively nightlife and romantic seaside walks, whilst getting ready for an exciting outing to the nature – sailing to Vis island and around the mesmerizing Pakleni archipelago, stopping by Biševo island to experience an inspiring natural phenomenon in the Blue Cave. Back on the coast, as you enjoy scenic landscapes on your transfer to Dubrovnik, stop to taste oysters fresh from the sea and enjoy a lunch in a private cove on a private island.
Your Croatian romance culminates in possibly the most romantic Croatian destination – Dubrovnik. As close to heaven as it gets! Spend your last day enjoying the essence of Croatia: nature, wines and people, exploring Pelješac peninsula with Mario Bartulović, a renowned local winemaker. As you depart from Dubrovnik International Airport on day 9, think about what you would like to visit in Croatia for your anniversary.
Arrival to Zagreb
The classical charm makes Zagreb's historic center one of the most unique and most romantic places in all of Croatia. Upon arrival to Zagreb International Airport, enjoy a private transfer to the capital's most iconic hotel, Esplanade, positioned ideally for exploration of the city centre, cafes and sights.
Wonders of Plitvice Lakes guided tour
Next morning, continue to Split but stop en route to visit the magical Plitvice Lakes National Park. This is one of the must-see places in all of Europe because of the mesmerizing beauty of the sixteen turquoise lakes and hundreds of waterfalls! Late afternoon arrival to Split and an easy evening on own.
Romance of Split and Trogir
The captivating, timeless beauty of these two UNESCO World Heritage sites is best explored in the company of a local guide. All the charm of true Mediterranean living comes to life on our special walking tour, combined with an exclusive lunch behind closed doors of a 13th century palace in Trogir. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure.
Magic of Hvar
Leave Split in the morning and take the fast ferry to Hvar Island. In the town of Hvar, the hotel staff will welcome you and assist during a short walk to Hotel Adriana located in the very harbor. Enjoy Hvar town - the sights, beaches, and clubs, as well as world-class nightlife.
Blue cave on Biševo island and coves of Vis
Meet your skipper after breakfast to embark a motor boat tour along the dramatic coastline of Vis and Biševo islands. This small island of Biševo hides a special gem and a natural phenomenon - the Blue Cave. Return via Pakleni islands and enjoy a seafood lunch in a local tavern.
Oyster tasting and Dubrovnik Old Town
Leave Hvar in the morning to cross to mainland at Sućuraj at the very southern tip of Hvar Island. Then continue to the lovely Bay of Ston for oyster tasting and seafood lunch. Reach Dubrovnik in the afternoon hours and enjoy a walking tour of the Old Town in the evening.
Wine tour of Pelješac
Depart in the morning to the beautiful Pelješac peninsula and meet your host Mario Bartulović. This very special wine tour takes you to the heart of Croatia's wine country. Taste several of the nation's favorites and enjoy a traditional lunch at the Bartulović family, 500 years old tavern!
Enjoy this full day at your leisure and explore Dubrovnik's sights and beaches on your own. From the scenic views from the peak of Mt. Srđ to the lushly green Lokrum Island, there are plenty of places around the Old Town to enjoy on your own. Or just relax by the hotel pool!
Your special holiday has come to an end! Private transfer from your hotel to Dubrovnik International Airport in time for your flight.
In Love in Croatia weaves romance into every moment of your travels, and accommodation likewise. Central, historic and elegant like Esplanade, or seafront, contemporary and luxurious like Villa Dubrovnik, the selected properties take romance very seriously, delivering a stay nothing short of perfect.
Hotel Esplanade 5*, Zagreb
Housed in an elegant and distinguished building originally built in 1925 and designed to accommodate passengers from the Orient Express, the Esplanade Hotel is known for its impeccable service and luxurious accommodations. Esplanade is one of the finest hotels in the region and has received numerous awards for the consistent quality.
Hotel Judita Palace 4*, Split
Judita Palace Hotel is a place for lovers of culture: the facades of this extensive four-story building display the fundamental historical and cultural periods of medieval and modern Split. But Judita is not only a building, it is a boutique hotel of the finest service and most welcoming staff. Its unbeatable, central location on Split's main square makes it ideal for exploring Split's historic quarters!
Heritage Adriana 4*, Hvar
Facing the old city center from its prime location on the promenade, the view from hotel Adriana combines the Cathedral, the Arsenal, the Venetian piazza and the yacht harbor in one sweeping vista. As diverse as this view, Adriana offers great amenities: 50 deluxe guest rooms, 9 suites and spa-specific suites, a unique Sensory Spa, a year-round rooftop seawater swimming pool, Val Marina restaurant, spectacular Top bar, lounge and multi-level garden terraces with stunning views over the sea and marina.
Hotel Villa Dubrovnik 5*, Dubrovnik
Hotel Villa Dubrovnik is one of Croatia's most exclusive and most awarded boutique hotels. Prominently positioned on the cliffs by Dubrovnik's favorite St. Jacob's beach, Villa Dubrovnik is minutes away from the beauty of the Old Town and a few steps from everything that Dubrovnik offers to its guests. Villa Dubrovnik provides exceptional service as it embodies contemporary luxury and refined elegance.