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Celebrating a decade in the adventure tourism business, we are a local company, founded by experienced guides, with a goal to share our playground secret. A small, dedicated team with expertise in a range of adventure sports. Quality, safety, and customer satisfaction are our bywords. Our quality equipment and personalized planning are further tools to fulfill our mission to deliver outstanding adventure and active travel experiences.

Our goals are simple and threefold: to deliver the highest quality by the simplest means; to constantly strive to learn, explore and improve; and to earn trust and become known for reliability as a top Croatian travel expert. Our goal is to provide the very best tours in Croatia's premier locations, inviting our clients into the world of the true Croatia, often off the beaten path, more often far from any guidebook entry. We encourage our clients to test their abilities to their limits in unbeatable locations, and satisfied clients are our greatest compliment.

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The stunning old town of Rovinj along the coast of Istria
Istria to Dubrovnik: Land & Sea - 12 Days

Explore Croatia's Istrian Peninsula and be mesmerized by medieval fortress towns, discover the beauty of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and look upon stunning coastal views as you make your way from Rovinj to Hvar. Board a private sailboat and be dazzled by Croatia's islands as you make your way across the Adriatic Sea to Dubrovnik. Feel the spirit of the Mediterranean on this 12-day adventure.

Picturesque alleyways of Hvar Town
Classic Croatia: Zagreb, Plitvice, Hvar, & Dubrovnik - 10 Days

This 10-day tour highlights the southern Dalmatian coast from the Roman port city of Split to the medieval fortressed walls of Dubrovnik with your first stop in Croatia's capital, Zagreb. Experience stunning landscapes and rich, ancient culture on this adventurous route, as you visit breathtaking national parks, Roman ruins, and kayak off the mainland to nearby islands.

Sailing in the Adriatic Sea off the coast of Croatia
Sailing Dalmatia: Vis, Korčula, Hvar & Brač - 7 Days

The Dalmatia region of Croatia is often called a nautical paradise, and you'll see why on this 7-day sailing trip. Choose a boat that best suits your group's needs, from simple to luxurious. Whichever type you decide upon, you'll enjoy the natural luxury of this stunning region, from secluded beaches to ancient towns.

Canyon near Krka National Park
Dalmatia Adventure: Split, Krka, Hvar & Dubrovnik - 8 Days

A great option for active travelers who want to combine stunning scenery with outdoor adventure. Starting in Split, you'll explore popular Krka National Park and canyon the Cetina River before taking to the sea to discover Hvar Island. You'll hike, paddle, and rappel your way across the southern Dalmatian coast ending your stay in historic Dubrovnik.

Highlights of Croatia: Split to Dubrovnik - 8 Days
Highlights of Croatia: Split to Dubrovnik - 8 Days

Croatia has something for all interests, with historic old towns, sparkling sea for swimming and kayaking, and beautiful hiking trails. See a bit of them all on this 8-day itinerary that takes in some of Croatia's gems: the lovely cities of Split, Dubrovnik, and nearby national parks and islands for wilderness adventures.

Hiking on the island of Brač
Hike & Sail: Split, Brač, Hvar & Dubrovnik - 7 Days

Explore three amazing Croatian jewels—Split, Hvar, and Dubrovnik—and discover why so many people fall in love with Croatia. In just a week you'll have time to learn about Croatia's long, rich history in the cities of Split and Dubrovnik; relax on beaches and go sailing around the Pakleni Islands, and hike to monasteries and forgotten villages on Hvar and Brač.

Recent Trip Reviews for AndAdventure

Stuart

Active and Cultural Croatia Tour - 10 Days · Croatia - Oct 4 - Oct 13, 2019

Traveler: Stuart B. - Local specialist: Veselka Huljic

Very helpful, especially when our trip to Slovenia was cancelled at the last minute. She was able to book us early 2 days in Zagreb. Very much appreciated.

Active and Cultural Croatia Tour - 10 Days · Croatia - Oct 4 - Oct 13, 2019

Traveler: Dick B. - Local specialist: Veselka Huljic

Our group of eight had a wonderful trip to Croatia. Veselka and her team were terrific to work with. We had a great itinerary and every detail met our expectations. Veselka worked with us right up to our day of departure for Croatia to assure all of our needs were taken care of. Our guides were pleasant to be with and helped to educate us on Croatia today and yesterday; ‘V’ in Zagreb, Anna Marie and Vedran in Hvar, and Anada in Dubrovnik were all terrific. They opened our eyes to a beautiful... read more

Our group of eight had a wonderful trip to Croatia. Veselka and her team were terrific to work with. We had a great itinerary and every detail met our expectations. Veselka worked with us right up to our day of departure for Croatia to assure all of our needs were taken care of. Our guides were pleasant to be with and helped to educate us on Croatia today and yesterday; ‘V’ in Zagreb, Anna Marie and Vedran in Hvar, and Anada in Dubrovnik were all terrific. They opened our eyes to a beautiful country and as a result Croatia is high on our ‘return visit’ list. Beautiful country, wonderful people. Thank you.

Trip to Croatia · Croatia - Aug 7 - Aug 13, 2019

Traveler: Natalie D. - Local specialist: Veselka Huljic

My son and I had the most amazing trip to Croatia and it was all because of the incredible planning that Veselka provided. Absolutely everything (hotels, experiences, tours and transportation) was perfect. She checked in with us regularly to ensure everything was going according to plan and she even adjusted when our flight was cancelled and we needed to change our arrival location. I simply cannot recommend Veselka enough. She exceeded all of our expectations!

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Veselka Huljic, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Natalie,
I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for choosing us to be your host and thank you for sharing your experiences with other travelers.
Hope to meet you again in Croatia, exploring some new parts of our beautiful country.
Vese

Dalmatian Coast Self-Drive Tour - 12 Days · Croatia - Jun 14 - Jun 20, 2019

Traveler: Mark P. - Local specialist: AndAdventure Croatia

We were very pleased with the service we received from Kimkim and their travel partner AndAdventure. Our questions and requests were answered promptly and professionally.
I would highly recommend Kimkim to anyone looking for a travel adventure.

Sailing in Croatia: Everything You Need To Know · Croatia - Jun 14 - Jun 19, 2019

Traveler: Jeffrey H. - Local specialist: Veselka Huljic

Our trip sailing the islands of Dalmatia was awesome! Veselka took care to respond to all of our requests on details. The master stroke was Dubravko--the owner of the 43 foot sailboat that we made home for 5 nights. He treated us as family. We loved hearing the stories and history of Vis, Brac and Hvar. He continuously showed us the places to see "off the beaten path" as well as letting us see the well-known places. Loved Stari Grad--they were having an evening of traditional dance and... read more

Our trip sailing the islands of Dalmatia was awesome! Veselka took care to respond to all of our requests on details. The master stroke was Dubravko--the owner of the 43 foot sailboat that we made home for 5 nights. He treated us as family. We loved hearing the stories and history of Vis, Brac and Hvar. He continuously showed us the places to see "off the beaten path" as well as letting us see the well-known places. Loved Stari Grad--they were having an evening of traditional dance and song for Hvar. He made sure we had front row seats. We had a great time on the water and onshore. I can't imagine a better captain. We really loved everything about the experience.

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Veselka Huljic, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Jeffrey,
thank you so much for spending your holidays with us. I am happy you enjoyed your experience with our team. Hope to see you again, exploring some new parts of Croatia.
V. :)

Dalmatian Coast Self-Drive Tour - 12 Days · Croatia - Jun 7 - Jun 18, 2019

Traveler: James S. - Local specialist: AndAdventure Croatia

This was an amazing trip. Our itinerary was great with enough time to really get a feel for each place. Our lodgings were great, and all were located close to all major attractions. We spent time in Dubrovnik, Hvar, Split, Zadar, Plitvice Lakes, and Zagreb. All were great. Our personalized tours in Split with Nives and in Zagreb with Vlatka were fantastic and really informative. Our lodging in Hvar was especially great. Our host, Mila, was so welcoming. She invited us in to her... read more

This was an amazing trip. Our itinerary was great with enough time to really get a feel for each place. Our lodgings were great, and all were located close to all major attractions. We spent time in Dubrovnik, Hvar, Split, Zadar, Plitvice Lakes, and Zagreb. All were great. Our personalized tours in Split with Nives and in Zagreb with Vlatka were fantastic and really informative. Our lodging in Hvar was especially great. Our host, Mila, was so welcoming. She invited us in to her kitchen with her and her friends and we shared wine and food and wonderful conversation. Our wine and dinner tour in Hvar was great with a great dinner in an abandoned village above Hvar town, Malo Grablje. What a neat experience strolling through the ruins up to restaurant with great service and great scenery. Though crowded, the national parks we visited (Krka and Plitvice) were beautiful, and I highly recommend them. Veselka planned our trip wonderfully. She was responsive to our questions and concerns. She personally met at us the ferry port in Split to take us to our lodging. There was one minor glitch in trip requiring us to rush to cabs to get to a ferry. Veselka responded rapidly and resolved the issue. When we arrived at our ferry destination three hours later our greeter presented us with an envelop of cash to reimburse our cab fare. I could not have asked for a better vacation and a better planner than Veselka. I highly recommend her and her company. Anyone uncertain about visiting Croatia should get over it. It is a beautiful country with wonderful people, incredible history, great roads, and great food!

Dalmatian Coast Self-Drive Tour - 12 Days · Croatia - Jun 7 - Jun 18, 2019

Traveler: Nancy P. - Local specialist: AndAdventure Croatia

To begin Veselka Huljic was excellent to help us plan our vacation to Croatia. She was also available,
supportive and quick to assist us with minor problems. Dubrovnik was great. Hear was wonderful!
Mila Krcevinac was outstanding and made us feel like her family treating us to wine and food and discussions. Her accommodations were super and we didn't want to leave. In Split, the owner of our apartments was a great historian and taught us about his country. Sorry I have forgotten his... read more

To begin Veselka Huljic was excellent to help us plan our vacation to Croatia. She was also available,
supportive and quick to assist us with minor problems. Dubrovnik was great. Hear was wonderful!
Mila Krcevinac was outstanding and made us feel like her family treating us to wine and food and discussions. Her accommodations were super and we didn't want to leave. In Split, the owner of our apartments was a great historian and taught us about his country. Sorry I have forgotten his name.
Our city tour guide was Nives and she was superb, very bright and very funny. Radar was fun and we enjoyed the city. Plitvice Lake National Park was beautiful. Our stay at Etno Gardens was delightful. Tim was absolutely amazing and very energetic. We had three meals there each of which were very good. Our final tour was in Zagreb. Viatka was so knowledgeable and interesting and showed her city with great pride. Our rental van was perfect and our entire trip was perfect. Thanks so much to Kimkim and Veselka for your organization. We loved our trip!

Bev

Trip to Croatia · Croatia - May 25 - Jun 2, 2019

Traveler: Bev C. - Local specialist: Marsa Bebic

Marsa was fantastic and had great suggestions for us to maximize our time in Croatia. She really gave us personalized service and went the extra mile for us when we had an unfortunate situation . I highly recommend her for those planning to visit Croatia

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Marsa Bebic, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Bev,
Thank you for these kind words.
I am happy that we managed to make this whole travel experience nice for you regardless of poor weather and unfortunate situation.
Hope to see you again here in Croatia, till then you have some exciting film story to tell your friends and family up there in Canada. :)

Marsa

Adventures in Croatia: Hiking, Biking, Climbing and Caving · Croatia - May 4 - May 11, 2019

Traveler: Steve W. - Local specialist: Veselka Huljic

Our week long trip to Croatia was planned out by our new Croatian friend Veselka. We had conveyed our interests in climbing, canyoning and outdoor fun to her. We had such a fabulous adventure. Veselka helped us dance through and around the rain/wind when our schedule needed to be amended and provided she also provided us with the best restaurant recommendations. Her personal touch to our itinerary was spot on. All of our drivers and tour guides were as pleasant and informative as could be... read more

Our week long trip to Croatia was planned out by our new Croatian friend Veselka. We had conveyed our interests in climbing, canyoning and outdoor fun to her. We had such a fabulous adventure. Veselka helped us dance through and around the rain/wind when our schedule needed to be amended and provided she also provided us with the best restaurant recommendations. Her personal touch to our itinerary was spot on. All of our drivers and tour guides were as pleasant and informative as could be as we traveled the Dalmation Coast and visiting the National Parks. Our itinerary included canyoning down the Cetina River, visiting Paklencia and Krka National Parks, sea kayaking in Hvar, staying in and seeing Split and then ferrying down to Dubrovnik for a marvelous Game of Thrones tour. We stayed in touch with Vese daily as she was just such a wonderful person to work with and get to know. I cannot recommend her highly enough. Thanks Vese - Steve and Sherri

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Veselka Huljic, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Steve,

thank you so much for kind words. I am so happy for the opportunity to be your host in Croatia and to navigate you through the crazy weather challenges we had.
I hope our paths will cross again in the future.
Big hug to Sherri and you.

Stephanie

Best of the Dalmatian Coast - Two-ish Week Croatia/Adriatic Itinerary · Croatia - Sep 24 - Oct 3, 2018

Traveler: Stephanie F. - Local specialist: Veselka Huljic

From the start of planning until our return home, Veselka was the most important asset to our amazing time in Croatia. Starting with a general idea of what we wanted to see during our brief 10 day trip overseas, she was able to put together an itinerary that allowed us to see everything we wanted to and so much more. Each question I had during the planning process was answered promptly and thoroughly. She would check in with me at every step of the way to ensure every detail of the itinerary... read more

From the start of planning until our return home, Veselka was the most important asset to our amazing time in Croatia. Starting with a general idea of what we wanted to see during our brief 10 day trip overseas, she was able to put together an itinerary that allowed us to see everything we wanted to and so much more. Each question I had during the planning process was answered promptly and thoroughly. She would check in with me at every step of the way to ensure every detail of the itinerary met our goals.

Our car rental pick up upon arrival was smooth and effortless. Each accommodation was pleasant, clean, perfectly located, and memorable. We never had an issue with a reservation or during any check out process. Veselka made herself available during our entire stay and checked in occasionally to ensure all was running smoothly.

Our trip took us by car from Zagreb, to Slovenia, down the coast of Croatia, and even Montenegro. The 3 private, guided tours were the highlight of our adventures, allowing us to get to know each location in a way we wouldn't have been able to on our own. Each guide--Aljaz, Mario, and Edi-- was personable, knowledgeable, and went above and beyond our expectations of each tour.

We made such amazing memories and are so thankful to Veselka for ensuring we could relax and enjoy our time without stressing over any reservation, accommodation, or planning detail. We cannot wait to work with kimkim again and are so pleased with the service provided by Veselka.

Stephanie & Anthony

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Veselka Huljic, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Stephanie & Anthony,

thank you so much for traveling with us and thank you for this review. I am really happy that you have enjoyed Croatia and I hope to see you back exploring some new parts of the country.

All the best from Split,
Veselka

Fun, Relaxing and Active as well · Croatia - Aug 26 - Sep 2, 2018

Traveler: Monica C. - Local specialist: AndAdventure Croatia

Our trip to Croatia was wonderful and it was made all the better by using KimKim. I normally never book trips through "an agency" but had heard about this site through some friends and thought why not give it a try. I worked with Ante to plan the trip and after providing a description of what we were looking for, he planned an AMAZING holiday. It really did meet all of our expectations. What I most appreciated was the constant communication and even though there were two little hiccups on... read more

Our trip to Croatia was wonderful and it was made all the better by using KimKim. I normally never book trips through "an agency" but had heard about this site through some friends and thought why not give it a try. I worked with Ante to plan the trip and after providing a description of what we were looking for, he planned an AMAZING holiday. It really did meet all of our expectations. What I most appreciated was the constant communication and even though there were two little hiccups on our trip both times I was able to get in touch with Ante through the KimKim site and he took care of it. The nicest thing was that we actually got to meet in person at the end of the trip. All the folks that picked us up and helped us throughout the trip were amazing - Antonia in Dubrovnik, Mario in Hvar, Elena our guide to Plitvice, all of our drivers including Ivan were all lovely and made the trip more warm. Can't wait to make a return trip!

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AndAdventure Croatia, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hey Monica, thank you for your kind words.
I've honestly enjoyed planning and communicating with you, and it was such a pleasure to meet you in person in my hometown.
I am really glad that you liked your trip to Croatia, including accommodation, guides, drivers, and all the people you've met during your trip :)
If you ever decide to come back, feel free to contact me and we can plan exploring the north like we discussed here in Split.
Kind regards,
Ante

Croatia Island Adventure · Croatia - Aug 18 - Aug 25, 2018

Traveler: Jim K. - Local specialist: Veselka Huljic

We had an amazing 10 days in Croatia and working with KimKim was an absolutely wonderful experience. Veselka our local specialist was a joy to work with and she checked all the boxes in helping us set up our family sailing adventure to Brach, Hvar, Vis and the Pakilani Islands. Every detail was covered and all the suggestions that were made and the advice that was given was right on point! Our Captain Alen and his wife Natalija were A1 and treated us like family as they took us on around... read more

We had an amazing 10 days in Croatia and working with KimKim was an absolutely wonderful experience. Veselka our local specialist was a joy to work with and she checked all the boxes in helping us set up our family sailing adventure to Brach, Hvar, Vis and the Pakilani Islands. Every detail was covered and all the suggestions that were made and the advice that was given was right on point! Our Captain Alen and his wife Natalija were A1 and treated us like family as they took us on around the beautiful Adriatic Coast for 6 days in their 42ft Catamaran The Avacado. (with it’s Avacado Pink Sail!) The meals on board the boat were fabulous and made according to the seasonal availability of all the freshest and healthiest ingredients. The dinner recommendations from the crew in each of the port cities we visited were perfect! (The Naked Fisherman of Hvar!) actually have a restaurant and boy was it fabulous! A big Thank You! to the both of them for the vacation of our lives!. Our day trip to Plitvice lakes was coordinated perfectly with no waiting to enter the park. Our Driver Miran and our charming and knowledgeable guide Ivana, made the day one we will never forget. The time we spent in the Split was unforgettable as well, and Nevis our tour guide gave us so much insight about the Croatian culture (proper coffee😊 ) and the history and Architecture of the city as we toured the Diocletian palace. We Love Croatia! Thank You KimKim for making travel stress free by not having to worry about the details when vacation time is meant to be spent enjoying the moment. Zivjeli!!

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Veselka Huljic, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Jim,

I am so happy that you have enjoyed overall experience. I know that the pink sail made all the difference ;)
Thank you for traveling us and hope to see you again in our beautiful country exploring some new parts.
Živjeli ;)
Veselka

Trip to Croatia · Croatia - Aug 12 - Aug 21, 2018

Traveler: Karen Z. - Local specialist: AndAdventure Croatia

We can't say enough good things about the KimKim experience. We traveled as a family of four with 19 and 16 year old son and daughter and this was our first trip to Europe. Planning the trip with Ante was very easy. He provided several example itineraries which we were then able to adjust to fit our preferences. We were able to meet him when we were in Split, having coffee before leaving for Hvar. He was genuinely interested in us having a good experience. What made the trip so special... read more

We can't say enough good things about the KimKim experience. We traveled as a family of four with 19 and 16 year old son and daughter and this was our first trip to Europe. Planning the trip with Ante was very easy. He provided several example itineraries which we were then able to adjust to fit our preferences. We were able to meet him when we were in Split, having coffee before leaving for Hvar. He was genuinely interested in us having a good experience. What made the trip so special was the local people Ante set us up with, from the drivers, to the apartment hosts, to the guides; every single one of them was exceptional. I might not get all the names correctly, but it's worth trying. Antonia, our guide in Plitvice Lakes park was great. The park is very crowded and she was able to get us around many of the long lines the visitors were stuck in. Diana and Christian, our apartment hosts and Sea Kayaking guide in Hvar were awesome. The Apartment was perfect, clean, comfortable, with a nice terrace. Daria, our hiking guide to the Lost Villages was absolutely the best. The hike and the lunch we had in Malo Grablje was a highlight of our entire trip. We hated to have to say goodbye to Daria. The apartment in Dubrovnik, and our host Octavia, were also excellent. The apartment was located a short walk outside the old walled city, and had a beautiful terrace, with a small pool. We went sea kayaking around Lokrum island outside the old city walls. Luksa, our guide was really great. There are many large kayaking groups with commercial guides. Luksa was our own personal guide, and made it a point to avoid the other large groups, and educate us on Dubrovnik's history. It's worth mentioning that the drivers, both to Plitvice Lake and the transfers in Dubrovnik were also first rate. They were on time, professional, and very personable. Overall, the trip felt like we were visiting with family friends. I would absolutely recommend planning your trip with Ante. We will definetly be using Kim Kim to plan our next adventure.

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AndAdventure Croatia, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hi guys, thank you so much for your kind words. I was really glad to be able to make your trip to Croatia such an experience. It is always a privilege to get to work with people like your family. I certainly hope you guys will consider coming back to Croatia as I would be happy to provide you with my services again.

Thank you once again, and kindest regards from sunny Croatia :)

Highlights of Croatia: Zagreb to Dubrovnik - 7 Days · Croatia - Jul 29 - Aug 5, 2018

Traveler: Sapana S. - Local specialist: AndAdventure Croatia

We had an amazing time during our week long visit to Croatia - thanks to Ante!!

We were lucky enough to learn of KimKim and be connected with Ante during our planning process. Ante helped from pre-planning, all the details during our trip and also met us in person. He listened to our preferences and helped us design the perfect itinerary including excursions and transfers. Our trip included a walking tour, bike tour and boating day - all were coordinated with amazing guides and were the... read more

We had an amazing time during our week long visit to Croatia - thanks to Ante!!

We were lucky enough to learn of KimKim and be connected with Ante during our planning process. Ante helped from pre-planning, all the details during our trip and also met us in person. He listened to our preferences and helped us design the perfect itinerary including excursions and transfers. Our trip included a walking tour, bike tour and boating day - all were coordinated with amazing guides and were the perfect experience. Ante took care of (and communicated to us) all of the transfers between cities whether they were through fast ferry or rental car.

During the trip, Ante was with us the whole way - answering questions, providing tickets and information. There is nothing as beneficial as having someone who lives in your destination to help you with your trip. Ante went above and beyond and we were thrilled to meet him in person too.

I really can't say enough good things about our experience!! Highly recommend Kimkim and ANTE!!

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AndAdventure Croatia, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hi Sapana, thank you so much for the review!

It was a pleasure meeting all of you :)
From the first message to your arrival, and now with this review, the entire process was super easy. It was easy to plan, communicate and cooperate with you. I am really glad that you liked your trip, and definitely hope that you will come back. If you ever decide to, feel free to get in touch and we'll do something different :)

Kind regards,
Ante

PS - The sailing part wasn't that scary at all :)

Croatia Family Vacation - 15 Days · Croatia - Jul 31 - Aug 9, 2018

Traveler: A L. - Local specialist: AndAdventure Croatia

We had a wonderful first time in Croatia. Ante was extremely helpful and professional, providing us with an excellent service. We highly recommend using kimkim! Thank you Ante :)

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AndAdventure Croatia, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hi guys, thank you so much for the lovely review.

I hope that you experienced Croatia and area you were exploring in a way that will remain in your memory. I am glad that I was able to be at your service and arrange this trip with you from start to finish.

Hopefully, you will visit Croatia again!

Kind regards,
Ante

Venice to Athens · Croatia - Jul 30 - Aug 6, 2018

Traveler: Lori S. - Local specialist: Veselka Huljic

Veselka was great to work with. She listened to what I wanted and helped me plan an incredible trip. All of our hotels were in incredible locations and were in the budget that we wanted to be in. In Dubrovnik we stayed at Hotel Lapad. In Hvar we stayed in the pedestrian area in the old town at a hotel called Villa Nora. It was very charming and old. It was more like a bed and breakfast then a hotel. Every room is different, but they were all clean and very nice. In Split we were also in a... read more

Veselka was great to work with. She listened to what I wanted and helped me plan an incredible trip. All of our hotels were in incredible locations and were in the budget that we wanted to be in. In Dubrovnik we stayed at Hotel Lapad. In Hvar we stayed in the pedestrian area in the old town at a hotel called Villa Nora. It was very charming and old. It was more like a bed and breakfast then a hotel. Every room is different, but they were all clean and very nice. In Split we were also in a pedestrian area but we were attached to the wall of the palace. It was amazing. The rooms were small but the location was perfect. Our last place was in Rovinj. We stayed at the Angelo D'Oro. The room here was incredible! I think it was our nicest room. Breakfast was included in all the hotels but the breakfast areas in Hvar and Rovinj were the most beautiful. We sat outside in gardens! All the breakfast were great but those were exceptional. It was a great hotel near the pedestrian walkway and amazing restaurants. Our hotel in Dubrovnik was a short cab ride from the Old town. We were picked up at the Dubrovnik airport and taken to the hotel. Our friends bags didn't come and Veselka was amazing helping us get the bags. It took 5 days but once they landed in Dubrovnik she got them to us in split. In Hvar we went sailing for a day that included a great lunch and swam in the most beautiful blue water. Our guide told us to call him H, was very nice but a little quiet. At times it was nice that we had some space and at other times it was a little awkward but an amazing day overall!! We also went on a hike through the small/abandoned villages in Hvar and had a local lunch. Bertie the chef was fabulous. This was one of the most incredible experiences. The food was outstanding. They made there own wine, grappa, sweet wine and olive oil. The only thing I didn't like were the anchovies but I tried them! I don't remember the guides name. He said to call him good looking. He was hilarious and had us laughing the whole time. I would recommend this to anyone. We had another guide in Rovinj. his name was Luka. He was really nice and informative. He drove us through all the hilltop towns. We went wine tasting at Kabola vineyards, olive oil tasting at Chiavalon and truffle tasting at Karlic Tartufi! What a fabulous day. At each of these places the hosts were incredible. They taught us so much. They provided food to go with the tasting as well which was very unexpected.

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Veselka Huljic, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Lori,

thank you for your great review. It was my pleasure to plan your trip to Croatia and it is very rewarding to learn how much you enjoyed.
Thank you for joining us and hope to see you back to Croatia exploring some new parts.

Vese

Best of the Dalmatian Coast - One Week Croatia Itinerary · Croatia - Jul 1 - Jul 11, 2018

Traveler: Wendy R. - Local specialist: Veselka Huljic

We planned a 2 week vacation to visit the Dalmatian Coast. I was confident in choosing my own accommodations through Airbnb, but needed assistance in planning activities for my family, as well as places worth visiting. After completing some research online, I contacted KimKim who put me in touch with Veselka. She was extremely helpful from the start. Her communication was precise and prompt. We worked together over a period of 6 months putting the trip together. I could not have been... read more

We planned a 2 week vacation to visit the Dalmatian Coast. I was confident in choosing my own accommodations through Airbnb, but needed assistance in planning activities for my family, as well as places worth visiting. After completing some research online, I contacted KimKim who put me in touch with Veselka. She was extremely helpful from the start. Her communication was precise and prompt. We worked together over a period of 6 months putting the trip together. I could not have been more please and would highly recommend her. The communication stayed all the way till the end. I can't express how easy she made our travels - never having to worry about transportation or guides. Honestly, I just can't say enough good!

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Veselka Huljic, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Wendy,

thank you so much. I was enjoying planning your great adventure with you and I am so happy that you enjoyed your visit to Croatia.
Hope to see you again exploring new regions in Croatia.
Best,
Vese

Best of the Dalmatian Coast - One Week Croatia Itinerary · Croatia - Jun 5 - Jun 13, 2018

Traveler: Andrés V. - Local specialist: AndAdventure Croatia

A TRULY MEMORABLE HOLIDAY — HVALA ANTE!

From the 2 weeks of planning to the duration of our holiday, Ante went well above and beyond his role of local specialist, which we never expected from someone we met for the first time!

He was consistently available to answer any and all questions; providing useful advice and numerous options for all aspects of the trip — activities, dining, transportation & alternatives when the weather presented setbacks. Indeed, despite thunderstorms delaying our... read more

A TRULY MEMORABLE HOLIDAY — HVALA ANTE!

From the 2 weeks of planning to the duration of our holiday, Ante went well above and beyond his role of local specialist, which we never expected from someone we met for the first time!

He was consistently available to answer any and all questions; providing useful advice and numerous options for all aspects of the trip — activities, dining, transportation & alternatives when the weather presented setbacks. Indeed, despite thunderstorms delaying our transit via Zagreb, he kept us updated via messages on the status of the subsequent flights and ensured our safe arrival. Ante hand-picked our tour guides to best fit our requirements and personality, even guiding us through Split when he could have easily found someone to take his place — putting in extra effort with no hesitance. Throughout our numerous holiday stops, he would send regular messages to ensure our safe arrival and that all transportation and activities went over smoothly; always courteous and never forceful!

This holiday was also very special to me, because of my intention to propose to my girlfriend (now fiancé) — Ante proved a great asset; providing numerous ideas for romantic venues and settings throughout the trip, culminating in a wonderful sunset dinner atop Srđ Mountain overlooking the beautiful city of Dubrovnik where she would say yes! In her words: "the proverbial cherry on top, making an already fantastic holiday... perfect!"

Thanks to Ante's positive attitude, friendly demeanor, willingness to help, and passion for his role gave us peace of mind, but also a truly personal level of attention reserved to family and friends: which is how we both felt after leaving Croatia — we visited a truly beautiful country and wonderful friend!

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AndAdventure Croatia, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hi Andrés, thank you very much for this beautiful review. I am really glad that all of our "secret" planning gave a wonderful result, both in trip experience and the proposal :)

I enjoyed every second we've been able to spend together during your stay and it was a real pleasure and privilege to work and meet both of you. Wonderful, easy going, and a great couple :) ( hope that you managed to talk her into GoT )

Wish you all the best in the future and see you when I come to UAE.
Thank you once again - friend :)

Kind regards,
Ante

Hvar · Croatia - Jun 26 - Jun 28, 2018

Traveler: Michael R. - Local specialist: Veselka Huljic

Service during booking was very attentive.

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Veselka Huljic, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Michael,

thank you. I am happy that you were satisfied with our service. Hope to see you again in Croatia.
Best,
Veselka

Best of the Dalmatian Coast - One Week Croatia Itinerary · Croatia - Jun 11 - Jun 18, 2018

Traveler: Roy S. - Local specialist: Veselka Huljic

We genuinely felt the holiday met and exceeded our expectations. The hotels at Split and Dubrovnik were excellent - the Villa Nora in Hvar was also very good but slightly let down by faulty air conditioning. Veselka met us at Split airport and explained the itinerary well, delivering us to our hotel as promised. Ivan took us to Plitvice lakes, and was prompt, very friendly and informative.
Natalia from Villa Nora met us from the ferry and gave us good service there, very approachable -... read more

We genuinely felt the holiday met and exceeded our expectations. The hotels at Split and Dubrovnik were excellent - the Villa Nora in Hvar was also very good but slightly let down by faulty air conditioning. Veselka met us at Split airport and explained the itinerary well, delivering us to our hotel as promised. Ivan took us to Plitvice lakes, and was prompt, very friendly and informative.
Natalia from Villa Nora met us from the ferry and gave us good service there, very approachable - she recognised the problem with air conditioning and was awaiting an engineer to fix it. The guide who took us on the 'lavender fields and old towns' day tour in Hvar was first class (sorry can't remember his name) this included a great lunch at a tavern on the way, which was prepared specially for us and it was memorable. We walked all the way into Hvar town which was a challenge for one of us and he managed to keep us cool and resting along the way! Excellent.
Dubrovnik old town was if anything, quieter than we expected and Anada gave us a tour round late afternoon. She was very good (if we had any comment it was almost too much detailed information to take in re history facts). But it did mean that we knew where to eat, and we then walked the walls the following day.
Our kayake experience was cancelled in Hvar due to weather, but Veselka transferred this to our last day in Dubrovnik and we really enjoyed this, our guide was 'Sirjon' and he was relaxed, friendly and helped us with photos as we did not have our camera with us. We value the fact that this trip was transferred and not cancelled!

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Veselka Huljic, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Roy,
thank you for exploring Croatia with us. I am happy you enjoyed your trip and that we managed to make it run smooth.
Hope to see you again exploring some new parts of Croatia.
All the best, Vese

Highlights of Croatia: Zagreb to Dubrovnik - 8 Days · Croatia - Jun 6 - Jun 14, 2018

Traveler: Kristen F. - Local specialist: Veselka Huljic

Our trip to Croatia was amazing, what a beautiful country. We have been wanting to make this trip for years but never got around to planning, mostly because of the complicated itinerary we wanted. Thanks to Veselka the planning was easy. She made sure we got to do everything we wanted and booked the perfect hotels and apartments, all in the best locations. She also made sure that someone was there at every point to take us to our accommodation making this a very stress free and relaxing vacation. Our family travels a lot and we all agree this was one of our favorite trips.

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Veselka Huljic, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Kristen,
I am so happy that we managed to make your trip relaxing and easy to plan.
Thank you for choosing us to be your local host and hope to see you again exploring some new parts of Croatia.
All the best,
Vese

Trip to Croatia · Croatia - May 29 - Jun 9, 2018

Traveler: Jennifer F. - Local specialist: Veselka Huljic

Our Croatia tour came at the end of a longer trip. Our time was limited so we wanted to ensure we made the most of the time we had in Croatia. Veselka worked with us up front to determine what kind of experience we were looking for. Our goal was to see and experience Croatia, not only the highly touristed areas, which of course are beautiful, but also Croatia beyond that. We wanted a taste of the Croatia that required a bit of exploration.

Veselka paired us up with some fabulous guides for... read more

Our Croatia tour came at the end of a longer trip. Our time was limited so we wanted to ensure we made the most of the time we had in Croatia. Veselka worked with us up front to determine what kind of experience we were looking for. Our goal was to see and experience Croatia, not only the highly touristed areas, which of course are beautiful, but also Croatia beyond that. We wanted a taste of the Croatia that required a bit of exploration.

Veselka paired us up with some fabulous guides for our Dalmatian Coast trek. In Dubrovnik, Darko was our escort on a countryside cycling trip and cooking class adventure. He made the day so much fun for us. He was very knowledgeable about the region and could answer the endless stream of questions with patience and thankfully, a great sense of humor. It was a fabulous day and we were so sad to see it end.

Our next guide was Vedran in Hvar, who was tasked with taking us on a trek through a beautiful valley where we explored abandoned villages and saw incredible mountain scenery. A stop for lunch with a colorful character was a nice addition to the hike. Vedran also gave us the option of extending our hike from its planned end point, up the coast back to Hvar town. It was not a requirement for him but he volunteered to extend our hike by several hours to give us an incredible experience and access to views otherwise unobtainable... and he also suffered the endless barrage of questions gladly... and we had many great laughs along the way. We were sad to see the day end and bid farewell to Vedran.

The last parts of the organized trip were the most intimidating for two prairie girls from Canada. Sea Kayaking was our first taste of being on the open water. We adapted quickly and were amazed to find that we were able to kayak across open water to islands just off the coast. It was a glorious day and Edi was the perfect guide for the sport. He knew his stuff, and he was so much fun! Again, we didn't want to say good bye.

The big event was the 3 day sailing trip in the islands. Land girls on a sail boat... there were a lot of things that could have gone wrong for us. Captain Bartul was a wonderful guide and ensured we got the most from our sailing experience. The evenings moored in little, out-of-the way marinas located in tiny villages, nestled in beautiful, secluded bays were so much more than we expected.

Both of us were so pleased with the experience from start to finish. We have traveled extensively for a lot of years and this trip lands at the very top of our list of highlights. Croatia is magnificent, but what took the experience beyond that was the planning on the part of Veselka and the wonderful guides we had the privilege of spending our time with. They made us feel like we were hanging with friends and we brought home some truly special memories as a result. Just can't say enough about it!

Jennifer and Kelly from Canada

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Veselka Huljic, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Jennifer & Kelly,

I am so happy you enjoyed your time in Croatia and company of our guides. Thank you again for booking with us and hope to see you again exploring different parts of Croatia :)

All the best,
Vese

Highlights of Croatia: Zagreb to Dubrovnik - 8 Days · Croatia - May 24 - Jun 2, 2018

Traveler: Kari Z. - Local specialist: Veselka Huljic

We had the most pleasurable experience! From the beginning of the planning stages to each and every transfer was easy, with friendly people, and fun. Veselka was easy to work with and managed our time well. She offered great suggestions and knew exactly what to suggest with our ideas. All activities were great. We especially enjoyed the cooking class and tour and bike ride. Hotels were clean, easy to access. Verdan on the bike tour was full of knowledge and friendly and funny. The farm we... read more

We had the most pleasurable experience! From the beginning of the planning stages to each and every transfer was easy, with friendly people, and fun. Veselka was easy to work with and managed our time well. She offered great suggestions and knew exactly what to suggest with our ideas. All activities were great. We especially enjoyed the cooking class and tour and bike ride. Hotels were clean, easy to access. Verdan on the bike tour was full of knowledge and friendly and funny. The farm we ended up at for lunch was sustainable and so peaceful. Our chef Mya and tour guide for the cooking class were so pleasant and also we gain so much information about the city of Split. It was a fully engaging experience. I highly recommend the cooking class. We had a perfect balance of independent time, guided time, relaxing time, and learning time.

Veselka--thank you so much! We will never forget this trip!

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Veselka Huljic, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Kari,

thank you so much for your kind words. I am so happy that we managed to make your trip just the way you wanted it :)
Thank you for choosing us and exploring Croatia with our team.

BR
Vese

Sailing and island hopping the Dalmatian Coast · Croatia - May 16 - May 22, 2018

Traveler: mike h. - Local specialist: AndAdventure Croatia

Ante did a fantastic job tailoring the trip to our needs. Allen and his wife Natalia the owners of Avocado were amazing as well. The islands we visited ( Mljet, Havar, Korchula, Saipan) and meals cooked on board were so much better than anticipated.
Allen has so many toys (seabob, electric bikes and paddle boards) you do not need to book any tours.

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AndAdventure Croatia, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hey Mike, I am really glad you and your lovely family enjoyed Croatia and the trip. Alen and Natalia are really amazing, I definitely agree with that.

I tried to make everything suit your needs, so your great review makes it a great satisfaction. Thank you very much for your kind words.

It would be a pleasure to see you in Croatia again one day since you guys are really nice, lovely and thankful, so feel free to contact me if you ever decide to come back.

Kind regards from sunny Split :)

Croatia 2017 · Croatia - Aug 25 - Aug 31, 2017

Traveler: Eric G. - Local specialist: Veselka Huljic

Honestly, there really isn't anything that could have improved the trip. Communication from the get go was excellent and extremely thorough. Follow through on arrival was perfect and the guide exceeded expectations. Absolutely no complaints.

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Veselka Huljic, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Eric,

thank you again for choosing us and making us your host in Croatia. We are all very happy that we managed to create great trip for you. Hope to see you again in Croatia.

Veselka

Sail Dalmatian islands in 5 days · Croatia - Jun 30 - Jul 4, 2017

Traveler: Kimberly L. - Local specialist: Veselka Huljic

Amazing trip.. a must to see the islands from your own boat! An experience to not miss in life!

Veselka was beyond amazing.. made everything so easy. Our bags got lost and she got them to an island that we were on. A very wonderful experience

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Veselka Huljic, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Kimberly,

thank you so much for kind words. I am so happy that you enjoyed your sailing adventure.
Wishing you all the best,
Veselka