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Where better than Dubrovnik to relax with a drink in hand? With its cliffside cafés, swanky ocean-view lounges, and literally subterranean watering holes, we can't think of a sweeter spot. Check out the 5 best spots to grab a cocktail or Croatian craft beer in Old Town and beyond.
Croatia isn’t a typical destination, so it’s easy to have an unconventional vacation here without even trying. But if you want to add a little something special to your trip, go beyond the typical hotel stay and try an overnight in one of the country’s many unique lodging options. You might find yourself in a lighthouse, a treehouse, a boat, or a plane, but one thing’s for sure: your trip will be even more memorable.
Dubrovnik is the culinary center of Croatia, due in large part to its perch on the bountiful Dalmatian Coast. Thanks to the city’s popularity, the dining scene has grown to accommodate all types of travelers, from foodies looking for a life-changing meal to families in need of a quick bite—and the food is often accompanied by sweeping views or great streetside people-watching.
The island of Hvar has a reputation as Croatia’s party capital, and its pulsing nightlife and ritzy beaches can sure make it seem like the French Riviera. But it’s also home to UNESCO-listed sites, explorable towns, and romantic vineyards that produce some of Croatia’s best wines. It has something for everyone, and that goes for its lodging options as well—check out this list of secluded villas, harbor-front hotels, and more.
Dalmatia encompasses Croatia’s western border with the Adriatic Sea, running roughly from the island of Rab just below the Istrian peninsula to the Bay of Kotor in Montenegro. From historic cities and quaint mountain towns to tucked-away beaches and sprawling vineyards, there's a lot to do and see on the many islands that dot the coast. Here’s a guide to the region's top five islands to get you started—Hvar, Brač, Korčula, Vis, and Mljet.
With over 300 miles of coastline, geography that ranges from mountains to beaches, culturally rich cities to tucked-away villages, and multiple languages and identities, Croatia can feel like ten countries in one. If you’re planning a trip to this multi-layered destinatinon, read on to have all your questions answered—including how to get around, what to eat, how much to tip, and more.