Romantic Places in Croatia
A wealthy trading city in medieval times and a center for culture and arts. The Old City, a world heritage site, is encircled by strong, fortified walls; the facades of public buildings and private homes in her squares and narrow, cobblestoned medieval streets, display the Roman and Gothic styles of the days of their origin.
Vlaha Bukovca 6 20000
T: +385 20 422933. 40 rooms. US$ 160-
The hotel terraces down to a small beach on the Adriatic Sea. Wonderful views across the curved bay to the medieval-walled city of Dubrovnik. In Summer 2011 it completed a 3 year renovation program.
1 Ulica Od Puca
T: +385 20 324-111. US$ 145-
Located within the fortified walls of the Old City, this 19th century palazzo features antiques, parquet floors and Italian mosiac bathrooms.
While not known for its hotels or sandy beaches (mostly rock beaches); its beautiful landscape, architecture, history, culture and cloudless skies make it a magnet for Europeans looking for sun and fun.
Little Green Bay
6 uvala Lozna 21450
Tel. +385 99 6034693. $390+
A chic Parisien designer and her brother opened this new hotel on a secluded bay.
Palmizana, Nr. Hvar, Croatia
T: +385 91 478 3110. 8 stone bungalows. US$ 60-
Take a 20 minute boat ride from Hvar port to this family-owned island consisting of sandy beaches, restaurant, gallery and yachting marina.
Kvarner Coast, Croatia
Thousands of tiny islands, aqua seas, Roman ruins and secret beaches.