Croatia

Croatia holidays

Croatia’s been catapulted into holiday stardom in the last decade – and rightly so! Stretching from Roman-influenced Split to UNESCO-listed Dubrovnik, its captivating coastline is a real knockout. The same's said for its islands, with chic Hvar a nightlife magnet and dreamy Brac a haven for beach fans. Whichever pocket of Croatia you choose for your stay, you can expect to spend days floating around crystal-clear waters, feasting on freshly-caught seafood and tracing the country's rich past among cobbled streets. Yep, Croatia's history is on full show, with Roman amphitheatres, Venetian palaces and Medieval monasteries among its treasures.  

Popular holiday resorts in Croatia

Croatia holidays
Hotel Astarea
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  • Leeds Bradford, Thu 21 Oct 2021
  • 7 Nights, Bed and Breakfast
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Hotel Astarea

Mlini, Dubrovnik Area

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Based on 1470 reviews

  • Direct access to the beach
  • Great outdoor pool area
  • Public transport available to Cavtat and Old Town Dubrovnik
  • Magnificent sea views
  • 150m from Mlini resort centre
Hotel Milna Osam
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  • Leeds Bradford, Sat 25 Sep 2021
  • 7 Nights, Bed and Breakfast
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Hotel Milna Osam

Brac Island (Milna), Split Area

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Based on 92 reviews

  • Elegant boutique style
  • Stunning seafront location
  • Relaxing atmosphere
  • Excellent restaurant
  • Modern guestrooms
Gava Waterman Milna Resort
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£625pp
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  • Leeds Bradford, Sat 18 Sep 2021
  • 7 Nights, All Inclusive
  • 2 Adults, 0 Children

Gava Waterman Milna Resort

Brac Island (Milna), Split Area

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Based on 314 reviews

  • Stunning location and views
  • All Inclusive
  • Modern design
  • Excellent facilities
  • Fantastic pool area
Valamar Collection Dubrovnik President Hotel
Indulgent Escapes
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  • London Stansted, Sat 16 Oct 2021
  • 7 Nights, Bed and Breakfast
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Valamar Collection Dubrovnik President Hotel

Dubrovnik Babin Kuk, Dubrovnik Area

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Based on 2286 reviews

  • Perfect for adults
  • Beachfront
  • Stunning sea views from all guest rooms
  • Excellent spa
  • Easy access to Dubrovnik Old Town via local bus
Hotel Albatros
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  • London Stansted, Thu 15 Sep 2022
  • 7 Nights, Half Board
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Hotel Albatros

Cavtat, Dubrovnik Area

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Based on 384 reviews

  • All Inclusive option
  • Great range of facilities
  • Children's club
  • Seafront location with stunning views
  • Transport to Old Town Dubrovnik available nearby
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Croatia is a rising star on the holiday scene. It delivers knockout beaches with a generous side order of history and culture, making it a solid favourite for ticking those bucket list boxes. Away from the coast, its pine-clad mountains are perfect for hiking and drinking in unbeatable panoramic views.

Captivating coastline

The country has over 1,700km of spectacular coastline across its sun-blessed islands. When it comes to beaches, you can take your pick between sweeps of golden sand, pretty pebbled coves and bar-backed city beaches built for sunbathing. Keep your camera to hand, too – it’s a real winner for photo album entries.

Resorts for all sorts

Love history? Say hello to Split, a cosmopolitan harbour city surrounded by ancient Roman ruins and pristine beaches. Then at Croatia’s southernmost tip lies the medieval city of Dubrovnik, dubbed the ‘pearl of the Adriatic’ by Lord Byron. And the islands around these regions? Talk about dreamy.

Croatia resorts

Cavtat

Cavtat, the dreamy harbour town, is conveniently placed for getting around Croatia’s Adriatic coast.

Sibenik

Terracotta tiles, lush green treetops and ancient walls paint a pretty picture in this seaside city with its Venetian flavour.

Mlini

Neatly positioned between the ‘pearl of the Adriatic’ – Dubrovnik – and the pretty town of Cavtat, Mlini ticks all of the boxes for a traditional Croatian escape.

Babin Kuk Holidays

Dubrovnik Babin Kuk

Tucked away on the north-western tip of Dubrovnik, Babin Kuk is a great base for epic days of exploration.

Makarska

Combining beach, city and countryside in one cosmopolitan yet history-steeped retreat, Makarska is a superb choice for every desire.

Korcula Island

This idyllic island is a hit with families, thanks to its lively, medieval port town and handful of secluded beaches.

Brac Island Supetar

The capital of this glorious island, Supetar, is big on rustic charm and pushes the beachfront appeal.

Dubrovnik Old Town

Dubrovnik’s charming Old Town is a cobweb of UNESCO-stamped landmarks and historic marvels, only 4km south of the border with Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Lapad Holidays

Dubrovnik Lapad

Right next to the Old Town of Dubrovnik, along the Croatian coast, the Lapad peninsula is a breath of fresh air in amongst its maze of terracotta roofs.

Baska Voda

The great outdoors is calling your name! This serene seaside packs in hiking routes and beachfront spots for totally lazing around by the calm waters.

Brac Island (Milna)

This dainty fishing village throws its arms open to families and couples alike. It's small in size, but big on Dalmatian charm and Mediterranean flair, so prepare to be wowed.

Brac Island (Povlja)

Turquoise waters, bushy greenery on the headland, a town with terracotta touches – welcome to Povlja. This part of Brač Island offers a true flavour of Dalmatia – and not just through its local cuisine.