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Croatique

Croatique is a boutique travel company that focuses mostly on individual and small group luxury travel and is run by a highly skilled team of former tour leaders and agents. We coordinate a network of partners which are in business for more than 25 years.

We understand that everyone has a distinct vision, passions, and interests, so we are deeply focused on providing an authentic experience while keeping in mind that every traveler is an individual with different character and desires.

Our trips are carefully tailored by our travel magicians in the office and operated by the most professional and experienced staff. We strive to provide our clients with a unique, personalized and authentic experience of Croatia and beyond.

Croatique is part of the following groups: Croatia Travel Agents, Slovenia Travel Agents

Featured trips & expertise

Dubrovnik, the "Pearl of the Adriatic"
Best of Split & Dubrovnik - 7 Days

Dive into the coastal culture of Croatia's Dalmatia region with this 7-day journey beginning in Split. Experience incredible national parks, sail among beautiful islands, and explore the country's most popular city, Dubrovnik. From the historic streets of Split to the culinary acumen of the Konavle region, you'll see and do many of the best activities the country has to offer in just one week.

The stunning blue-green waters of the Adriatic kiss the Cavtat shoreline
Croatia Luxury Tour: Split, Hvar, & Dubrovnik - 6 Days

This short and decadently sweet itinerary is perfect for travelers who are short on time and love indulging in luxurious travel experiences. You'll tour the Dalmatian coast beginning with a food tour of local delicacies in Split, then it's off to Hvar to explore dazzling beaches and rugged island scenery before joining a private boat tour to nearby islands. Your holiday ends in Dubrovnik, where you'll enjoy a walking tour of the historic city as well as visit the rustic countryside of the Konavle region.

Summer scene of boaters and beachgoers on Hvar Island
Croatia Luxury Tour: Split, Hvar, & Dubrovnik - 7 Days

Spend a week in luxury exploring Croatia's Dalmatian cities and Adriatic islands on this complete week-long itinerary, starting in Split and ending in Dubrovnik. Follow winding wooden paths to traverse emerald pools and river islands in Krka National park, soak in the Adriatic views on a luxury speedboat to Biševo, Vis, and Pakleni islands, and discover the Konavle region beyond the "Adriatic Pearl," where you'll learn to cook like a local on a family-run estate. Throughout the trip, enjoy private guided tours, indulge in delicious local food, and relax at night in upscale accommodations.

Cascading waterfalls of Skradinski Buk in Krka National Park
Croatia Luxury Tour: Split, Hvar, Korčula, & Dubrovnik - 8 Days

Explore Croatia's Adriatic islands and Dalmatian coastline in comfort and style with private transfers and guided tours to and from luxury hotels. Sample sweet and savory local delicacies on a food tour of the ancient coastal city of Split, take a dip in the emerald-green lagoon of Krka National Park's Skradinski Buk waterfalls and discover Hvar's undulating island terrain, accented with vineyard-covered hills, thick olive groves, and fragrant fields full of rosemary and lavender. You'll spend time in Lumbarda wine country, admire the baroque buildings of Dubrovnik's Old Town, and while away the hours lazing on a private cove near Cavtat.

The sun sets over the Adriatic and Zadar's tiled rooftops
Croatia Luxury Tour: Zagreb, Zadar, Split, & Dubrovnik - 9 Days

Indulge the senses on this 9-day luxury itinerary featuring the highlights of some of Croatia's finest architecture, cuisine, and landscapes. With an expert guide, you'll discover the cascading waterfalls and glassy lakes in Plitvice and Krka, dine on to-die-for seafood at a Michelin-guide restaurant in Zadar, and take in the famed Diocletian's Palace on a private gastronomy tour of Split. Then it's off to stroll the Hvar Riviera and sample grape varietals in Lumbarda wine country on Korčula before spending time exploring 16th-century stone walls and fascinating baroque and Renaissance buildings in Dubrovnik.

The Istrian peninsula's Hum, the "smallest town in the world"
Croatia Luxury Tour: Zagreb, Rovinj, Zadar, Hvar, & Dubrovnik - 16 Days

This grand luxury tour features the lively capital of Zagreb, the romantic Istrian peninsula, and the coastal cities and island towns of the picturesque Dalmatian coast from the ancient Roman city of Zadar to medieval Dubrovnik. You'll navigate the network of cobblestoned streets in historic Rovinj, feast on fresh-caught seafood from a world-class restaurant in Zadar, tour the Lumbarda vine-covered countryside on Korčula, and learn to cook like a local on a family-run estate in the Konavle.

Recent Trip Reviews for Croatique

Great Experience in Croatia
Croatia | Jul 14 - Jul 25, 2022

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David K.
Springfield, MA | Aug 01, 2022

We had a terrific experience in Croatia! Antonia was a fabulous planner and had great expertise to share. She was patient, thoughtful, creative and put together a great combination of places and activities that hit the spot. From Dubrovnik to Hvar to Montovun, we loved seeing all of Croatia, tasting different foods, experiencing small villages and large towns, and learning about the history of the country and its people. I totally recommend Antonia and visiting Croatia!! read more

We had a terrific experience in Croatia! Antonia was a fabulous planner and had great expertise to share. She was patient, thoughtful, creative and put together a great combination of places and activities that hit the spot. From Dubrovnik to Hvar to Montovun, we loved seeing all of Croatia, tasting different foods, experiencing small villages and large towns, and learning about the history of the country and its people. I totally recommend Antonia and visiting Croatia!!

Activity Reviews

Private Full Day Boat Tour to Blue Cave & Pakleni Islands

Croatia

Wonderful time visiting the blue cave and Pakleni Islands. Dominic, our guide, was fantastic and brought us to some off the beaten path areas to swim and for lunch. Loved It!

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Truffle hunting in Motovun

Motovun

Great time truffle hunting. We learned a ton and the hosts were so hospitable and generous with lunch they served - delivious!

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Hvar Half-Day Private Island Tour (Morning)

Hvar

Loved Our tour with Grgo! He had amazing insights and stories and the wine we tasted was fantastic. Highly recommend.

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Private Walking Tour of Rovinj

Croatia

Really interesting town and worth a visit. We loved the village and the walking tour was helpful. Glad we went here.

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Local specialist: Antonia Ljuština
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Antonia Ljuština
Local specialist in Sunnyvale | Aug 01, 2022

Hi David, thank you so much for the wonderful review! It was great hosting your group in Croatia. Sending you best wishes from Zagreb,
Antonia

Fabulous family trip to Croatia
Croatia | Jul 3 - Jul 16, 2022

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Sarah M.
Denver, CO | Jul 26, 2022

Our family of four had a wonderful trip to Croatia thanks to the thorough and excellent planning and support of Nikola. From our first correspondence through to the last day of our trip, Nikola was responsive, helpful, and really customized our trip to be an amazing experience for us. He had great ideas, gave excellent advice, and really shaped a trip that let us experience the country in unique ways.

We especially enjoyed our guided walk through Plitvice National Park, our tour of Hvar... read more

Our family of four had a wonderful trip to Croatia thanks to the thorough and excellent planning and support of Nikola. From our first correspondence through to the last day of our trip, Nikola was responsive, helpful, and really customized our trip to be an amazing experience for us. He had great ideas, gave excellent advice, and really shaped a trip that let us experience the country in unique ways.

We especially enjoyed our guided walk through Plitvice National Park, our tour of Hvar with Grgo, and our sea kayaking tour with Boris. All of our guides were so knowledgeable and we also really appreciated that Nikola partnered with family-owned companies working to provide different perspectives and experiences to their clients.

Every one of our transfers and guided experiences was smooth - on time, well-organized, and professional. And our accommodations were amazing. As a family with 2 kids, when we initially started looking for accommodations in Croatia on our own, we were running into a lot of challenges because most accommodations labeled “family suites” were really only designed to sleep 3 people. It would have been very difficult and time-consuming for me to locate on my own the excellent hotels that Nikola found. Locations were great, hosts were friendly and helpful with advice, breakfasts were wonderful. Finally, in the places where Nikola suggested a certain location for our family (such as Trogir over Split or Starigrad over Hvar town), they were 100% the right recommendation for what we were looking for.

It is hard to pick our favorite places in Croatia - we were glad we visited each place we did, But some of the ones that stand out are Plitvice, Trogir, Stari Grad (on Hvar island) and Korcula.

Thank you to Nikola for planning such a memorable and wonderful trip for us,

Hotel Reviews

Tesla's Gastro House

Prijeboj

Absolutely beautiful property, very friendly host, delicious breakfast. Very new and beautiful rooms.

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Demar Residence

Zadar

Great location, very, very friendly and helpful staff. Beautiful pool and rooms.

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Local specialist: Nikola Vojvodić
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Nikola Vojvodić
Local specialist in Zagreb | Jul 26, 2022

Hi Sarah,
Thank you so much for your kind words - I am so happy you and your family enjoyed the activities we prepared for you!
I will make sure to forward your feedback to our guides.
Hope to see you back in our country soon!
Sending best wishes from Zagreb,
Nikola

Amazing experience, first time in Croatia
Croatia | Jul 9 - Jul 17, 2022

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Michelle F.
Canada | Jul 26, 2022

We were two sisters travelling to Croatia for the first time, this was our first experience planning a trip with the support of a travel agent and it was incredible. Nikola suggested an itinerary and we had a phone call to go over feedback, and once we all agreed, Nikola arranged so we were able to each pay half. We met Nikola in Zagreb, where he gave us a small gift and the printed version of the itinerary we both had access to online. Throughout the trip, he sent us nightly texts to... read more

We were two sisters travelling to Croatia for the first time, this was our first experience planning a trip with the support of a travel agent and it was incredible. Nikola suggested an itinerary and we had a phone call to go over feedback, and once we all agreed, Nikola arranged so we were able to each pay half. We met Nikola in Zagreb, where he gave us a small gift and the printed version of the itinerary we both had access to online. Throughout the trip, he sent us nightly texts to summarize the next day’s plan, helped us secure dinner reservations, and was able to get us a refund on a last minute cancellation when we changed our mind. He was so responsive, kind, and helpful. Overall an excellent experience!!

Activity Review

Hvar Half-Day Private Island Tour (Afternoon)

Hvar

Grgo, our tour guide, was excellent. He showed us all around the island, spoke honestly and knowledgeably about island life, and really gave us an unparalleled experience.

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Nikola Vojvodić
Local specialist in Zagreb | Jul 26, 2022

Hi Michelle,
thank you for your kind review! I am so happy you and your sister had such a wonderful experience in Croatia.
Hope to see you back in our country soon!
Warm regards from Zagreb,
Nikola

5 stars for Nikola, Kimkim, and Croatia!
Croatia | Jun 25 - Jun 30, 2022

Kathleen
Kathleen B.
Pagosa Springs, CO | Jul 18, 2022

Nikola was just perfect to work with (and I am a particular, seasoned traveler!) He did an amazing job keeping us up to date ahead of and during our visit, understanding our travel preferences, and accommodating changes as needed during our trip (things happen!) I highly recommend Kimkim and Nikola if you are considering a trip to Croatia.

We just loved Dubrovnik (Villa Orabelle accommodations, dinner at 360, the boat tour, and culinary experience at Konavle), Split (Hotel Park... read more

Nikola was just perfect to work with (and I am a particular, seasoned traveler!) He did an amazing job keeping us up to date ahead of and during our visit, understanding our travel preferences, and accommodating changes as needed during our trip (things happen!) I highly recommend Kimkim and Nikola if you are considering a trip to Croatia.

We just loved Dubrovnik (Villa Orabelle accommodations, dinner at 360, the boat tour, and culinary experience at Konavle), Split (Hotel Park accommodations & walking tour), and our all-day boat tour when at Hvar. The Croatian people are so warm, fun, and friendly. It's a beautiful country that we plan on visiting again.

Thank you!

Hotel Reviews

Villa Orabelle

Dubrovnik

The hotel is beautifully and conveniently situated - a short walk to old town, overlooking / accessible to a local beach (Bellevue) & beautiful views of the sea. The staff is so warm, friendly, and conscientious. The rooms are really nice & convenient for a family (2 rooms available). The food is delicious. We would stay here again.

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The rooms were really nice, the pools (views!) beautiful.
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Views of the sea & local beach (on cliff).
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Everyone that works there is so friendly, warm, and conscientious. It seems like they love working there!
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Everything was in order, clean, and nicely appointed. The restaurant was a great surprise - delicious.

Resort Apartments Teranea

Hvar

It is a nice condo complex - felt like the pictures made it look a bit nicer than it was. Hvar is definitely a party town and I think it is showing the wear and tear of a lot of partying visitors.

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It was just average - I didn't love the party atmosphere of Hvar in general (felt like Vegas), but that's just me.
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I bit off the beaten path - not in center of town, which we liked.
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Extremely accommodating and friendly! Didn't love that some of staff were sitting nearby breakfast area smoking during breakfast.
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The quality of linens, amount of linens, breakfast options. Everything was average, except for the staff - but you could tell they had a lot on their plate to keep the partiers from destroying things.

Hotel Park

Split

The hotel is beautiful and located close to old town. The pool area is really fun and nice. The staff were extremely friendly & accommodating - they worked magic for us to stay an extra 2 nights.

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A beautiful hotel that felt new. The pool area was super fun and nice.
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Close to downtown and close to the water. Was thinking views of the water would be better, but it was fine that they weren't.
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Everyone worked extremely hard to make our stay special.
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The food could be a bit better (more choices & better flavors).
Activity Reviews

Private Culinary Experience at Family Estate in Konavle Region

Dubrovnik

This experience is not to be missed! The family was so warm & friendly, and it was so fun to hear their extensive family (15 generations!) history! It gave us such a better appreciation for the Croatian history and people. We loved the food too - nothing better than a simple farm-fresh meal grown feet away!

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Elafiti Islands - Private Half Day Speedboat Tour

Dubrovnik

Our driver Mauro was fabulous and the tour is not to be missed. He was extremely flexible and showed us some really fun spots. Loved it!

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Private Full Day Boat Tour to Blue Cave & Pakleni Islands

Croatia

The Blue Cave was closed due to weather (currents?) but I think that ended up being a great thing, since it is a long process to visit it. We were able to have a nice lunch in Palmizana at Bacchus Restaurant, saw 20+ dolphins, and visited some beautiful beaches (blus lagoon, Stiniva, etc). It was a wonderful day.

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Local specialist: Nikola Vojvodić
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Nikola Vojvodić
Local specialist in Zagreb | Jul 18, 2022

Hi Kathleen, thank you so much for the wonderful and detailed review! So glad you enjoyed our recommendations, and we will make sure to also take into account your valuable feedback for the future. Hope to see you soon back in Croatia!
Best regards from Zagreb,
Nikola

Croatia
Croatia | Jun 27 - Jul 4, 2022

Jodie
Jodie Y.
Fort Lauderdale, FL | Jul 08, 2022

We are so impressed by how well our trip was organized. All transfers and tour guides were always on time and we had Nikola available for questions 24/7. Antonia has been wonderful too getting us organized before our arrivals. Croatia is beautiful and we had the best time. Thank you Kim kim and your entire dedicated crew❤️
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We are so impressed by how well our trip was organized. All transfers and tour guides were always on time and we had Nikola available for questions 24/7. Antonia has been wonderful too getting us organized before our arrivals. Croatia is beautiful and we had the best time. Thank you Kim kim and your entire dedicated crew❤️
Jodi

Hotel Reviews

Hotel Lero

Dubrovnik

Nice hotel and location. Front desk service can improve. The concierge was very helpful and great attitude.

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Heritage Hotel Dea

Hvar

Amazing service and accommodation by the twins and staff

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Villa Toni Design Apartments

Split

Tonci was amazing. Custom breakfast and even takeaway food for our early flight.

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Local specialist: Antonia Ljuština
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Antonia Ljuština
Local specialist in Sunnyvale | Jul 08, 2022

Hi Jodie, thank you for the great review! Glad to hear you and your friends had a wonderful time in our country, and that you were happy with the assistance provided by both Nikola and me. Thank you for the detailed feedback for the hotels as well, as this is very important to us.
Hope to see you again in Croatia soon!
Antonia

We loved every aspect of our Croatia trip.
Croatia | Jun 11 - Jun 21, 2022

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Shelli A.
Aspen Hill, MD | Jul 08, 2022

My family enjoyed every aspect of our trip to Croatia. We loved all the places we visited; each place gave us a fuller appreciation of the country and the diversity across regions. Nikola was an absolute pleasure to work with, and he planned a trip that was a perfect fit to our interests and temperament. He was very responsive to our requests in planning the trip. The itinerary he provided was very detailed, and we never had to second guess where we were going or how to get there. All of... read more

My family enjoyed every aspect of our trip to Croatia. We loved all the places we visited; each place gave us a fuller appreciation of the country and the diversity across regions. Nikola was an absolute pleasure to work with, and he planned a trip that was a perfect fit to our interests and temperament. He was very responsive to our requests in planning the trip. The itinerary he provided was very detailed, and we never had to second guess where we were going or how to get there. All of our connections and tours went to plan and were extremely well orchestrated. During the trip, Nikola checked in with us daily to make sure things were going well, and he even gave us a surprise visit early in the trip. It was great to meet him in person! He made himself available at all hours and was extremely responsive. He helped negotiate a minor issue when the car we hired was a bit too small for us. And, Nikola went above and beyond to arrange vegan and allergy-free breakfasts for my son at each hotel . We could not have been more pleased with his level of service, attention, and creativity.

All of our walking tours were very good, but we especially enjoyed the ones in Split and Dubrovnik as our guides were very entertaining. The biking and food tour in Korcula was a highlight of the trip. We really enjoyed visiting family farms and orchards and tasting their products and even brought several home with us. Our guide was very fun and adaptable. Highly recommend! We loved all of the boutique hotels; they were well appointed and ideally located to walking the city or town. The Manda Heritage Hotel, La Grisla, and Hotel Camera went out of their way to create vegan breakfasts for my son. They were better than we could have expected - oftentimes, he only gets bread and jam, but each of them either made him special dishes or purchased vegan yogurts or "meats" for him. The Hotel Camera also left us special treats in our room the two nights we were there - it was such a special touch. Hotel Korsal was beautiful, close to Old Town and had a stunning view. We enjoyed many breaks on their terrance. All of the hotels were kind and accommodating and offered us excellent advice.

This was one of our best family trips ever. We highly recommend working with Nikola for anyone wanting to visit Croatia.

Hotel Reviews

Manda Heritage Hotel

Zagreb

Great location, very kind staff, and lovely accommodations -the total package. The breakfast was also quite lovely and they were very accommodating to our son's dietary allergies and restrictions.

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La Grisa Bale

Bale-Valle, Istra

Lovely hotel in a location convenient to many of the most interesting towns in Istria. The rooms were very attractive, comfortable, and clean, with new furnishings. The restaurant was also nice, with an attractive outdoor courtyard that was lovely in both the mornings for breakfast and evenings for dinner. The hotel/restaurant and wait staff went out of their way to accommodate my son's dietary restrictions, often cooking him special meals. The desk staff were also helpful and attentive. Highly recommend!

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Hotel Camera Split

Split

It was an amazing experience to stay at this charming hotel in an ideal location near to the old town, but in an uncongested and quiet area. It is family run and very personable. The family room was charming and spacious for a family of four. The breakfast went above and beyond to accommodate our son's dietary restrictions. They staff was beyond kind and helpful. And, the nicest touch of all were surprise flowers on our arrival and a surprise fruit tray on our second day of touring. What an amazingly lovely hotel!

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16 Lakes

Rakovica
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Hotel Korsal

Korčula

Stunning views overlooking the water and a fantastic location. The hotel is located only a few minute's walk to the Old Town. It has its own lovely restaurant and there are several others nearby. The hotel staff are very attentive and helpful. The rooms are clean and airy and very comfortable. The outdoor space is a plus; we enjoyed sitting on the terrace overlooking the water between touring and beach visits.

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Hotel Lero

Dubrovnik
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Activity Reviews

Private Walking Tour of Pula

Pula
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Private Walking Tour of Plitvice Lakes National Park

Croatia
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Private Walking Tour of Split

Split
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Korčula Bike & Food Tour

Korčula Island

Fantastic personalized tour. This was one of the highlights of our trip. We very much enjoyed visiting the family farms and wineries, hearing their stories, and enjoying tastes of food and drink. We enjoyed the stunning views of the Korcula countryside. Our guide was fun, well connected and well informed of the region. The bike ride was relaxing, with only a few hills for healthy challenge! Our guide was also very flexible and accommodating when one of our family member was not feeling well and needed to end early. Highly recommend!

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Private Walking Tour of Dubrovnik

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Local specialist: Nikola Vojvodić
Nikola
Nikola Vojvodić
Local specialist in Zagreb | Jul 08, 2022

Hi Shelli, thank you so much for the detailed review! It was great meeting you and hosting you and your family in Croatia, and I am glad to hear this was one of your best family trips! I am also very glad your son was happy with the arranged adjustments to the dietary restrictions.
Hope to see you back in Croatia soon!
Best regards from Zagreb,
Nikola

BEST TRIP EVER!!!!
Croatia | Jun 11 - Jun 23, 2022

Christa
Christa M.
Danville, CA | Jul 08, 2022

My family (my husband and two teenage kids) cannot express properly in words how fabulous our trip was to Croatia. Antonia was beyond incredible! I started working with her in 2019 to plan an “off the beaten path” trip and of course that never happened because of Covid. We rebooked for this summer (June 2022), and this was a trip of a lifetime! Initially, my family was a little skeptical about some of the activities we had planned with Croatian locals and families, but EVERYTHING was... read more

My family (my husband and two teenage kids) cannot express properly in words how fabulous our trip was to Croatia. Antonia was beyond incredible! I started working with her in 2019 to plan an “off the beaten path” trip and of course that never happened because of Covid. We rebooked for this summer (June 2022), and this was a trip of a lifetime! Initially, my family was a little skeptical about some of the activities we had planned with Croatian locals and families, but EVERYTHING was amazing and SO MUCH FUN!!!! We learned so much firsthand from locals about the heritage, culture, and history of this amazing country. Every single detail was flawless and as planned in her itinerary and all the people we met were lovely. Having the itinerary and Antonia (who made herself available 24/7) made this an absolutely no stress vacation. We have definitely made Croatian friends for life that we will continue to keep in touch with. It was heartwarming to meet people that have so much love to spread, and who are genuinely passionate about being responsible stewards of our amazing planet! If you’re on the fence about going to Croatia, you’re wasting your time! Schedule you trip! I had two things to schedule for this trip, the flights to and from the USA. Well, I messed up on our return flights and Antonia even handled that for us! SHE IS THE BEST!!!!! We can't wait to go back!

Hotel Reviews

ECO Aparthotel The Dreamers's Club

Lumbarda

This location is amazing! Tanja and her staff are incredible and the breakfasts are out of this world. Dreamer's Club and Lumbarda were perfect for us and are a location we will definitely return and spend more time.

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We stayed 3 three nights, and wish it was longer!

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Villa King

Dubrovnik

Beautiful and clean apartment with GREAT outdoor living area! Easy walk to swimming and old town Dubrovnik.

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Villa Nora Hvar

Hvar

Cute hotel in old town Hvar with close walking distance to everything. Amazing staff!

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Activity Reviews

Private Walking Tour of Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik

We couldn't believe our guide actually was raised within the Dubrovnik fort walls. She was incredible!

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Dubrovnik Sea Kayaking

Dubrovnik

A must do to see Dubrovnik from a different perspective.

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Konavle Region Culinary Experience & Cycling Tour

Croatia

My family was initially skeptical about this but we all had a blast! We enjoyed baking bread, picking vegetables from their garden, ridining our bikes to his cousins winery, drinking more wine, seeing the fresh water springs, cooking and eating a amazing meal with amazing people, drinking more wine and the bonus......learing about their 15 generation family tree of their property.

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Hvar Half-Day Private Island Tour (Afternoon)

Hvar

Grgo founder of Hvar Natural Tours was incredible! We learned so much about the history of this tiny island and his family history. He is so passionate about getting his message about being responsible and sustainable on a tiny island. His family is adorable!

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Private Full Day Boat Tour to Blue Cave & Pakleni Islands

Croatia
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Blue Caves were closed due to winds, but our skipper made this a fabulous day for us visiting private secluded coves and more cliff jumping!!!
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Private Walking Tour of Split

Split

We walked through the old palace in Split before our tour and thought is was SO cool. But we didn't realize how cool the history actually was until we had our tour with Ivana. She was incredible.

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Private Walking Tour of Plitvice Lakes National Park

Croatia

SOOOOO incredibly beautiful!!! My husband and I are both geologists and our guide was so knowledge about the geology of this amazing national park. Simply breathtaking!!!

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Pottery class at family estate

Plitvice Lakes

My family was VERY skeptical about this event. Our driver had never been to this village and also wondered what we were doing!!! We said we didn't really know, but trusted Antonia. Well, Branko and Danijela immediately embraced us as if we were family and this event was probably one of the most memorable of our trip. We ate two meals with them, took a tour of their property, learned about thier mission in life and how they are revitalizing their tiny village through art, love and collaboration. WE ALL had SO MUCH FUN doing the pottery and making new friends. We can't wait to get our pottery items we made shipped to us!!!!!

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Our driver was THE BEST!! We gave him the highest tip out of all our tips on our trip. He composes music and shared his compositions with us.
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Local specialist: Antonia Ljuština
Antonia
Antonia Ljuština
Local specialist in Sunnyvale | Jul 08, 2022

Hi Christa, thank you so much for the detailed review of both activities and hotels! Glad you liked some of the off-the-beat path experiences we prepared for you and your family. I was so happy to hear your 2019 plans were finally made a reality, and that you enjoy the trip so much! Looking forward to seeing you back in Croatia.
Antonia

We had the most wonderful trip to Croatia and...
Croatia | Jun 9 - Jun 19, 2022

Laurie
Laurie B.
Portsmouth, NH | Jul 07, 2022

We had the most wonderful trip to Croatia and that’s because we used Kimkim and our amazing trip designer Nikola. This was a no stress, safe, and fun vacation and would highly recommend the Croatian expertise we were fortunate to leverage with this company. Thank you for an amazing trip! read more

We had the most wonderful trip to Croatia and that’s because we used Kimkim and our amazing trip designer Nikola. This was a no stress, safe, and fun vacation and would highly recommend the Croatian expertise we were fortunate to leverage with this company. Thank you for an amazing trip!

Hotel Reviews

Heritage Hotel Santa Lucia

Split
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https://www.facebook.com/heracleahvar/

Hvar
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Villa Malo More

Dubrovnik
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Hotel Croatia Cavtat

Cavtat
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Local specialist: Nikola Vojvodić
Nikola
Nikola Vojvodić
Local specialist in Zagreb | Jul 07, 2022

Hi Laurie, thank you so much for the wonderful review, and a detailed feedback of your accommodations - your feedback is very valuable! I am glad you had a great time on your trip, and hope to see you soon on another travel adventure.
Best regards from Croatia,
Nikola

Amazing trip to Croatia. June 2022
Croatia | Jun 4 - Jun 17, 2022

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Lana P.
Los Gatos, CA | Jul 07, 2022

We just came back from an amazing trip to Croatia put together by Antonia from Croatique. What a fantastic job she did! Everything was meticulously planned and flawlessly executed. Antonia did a great job suggesting activities that were catered to our interests and to our kids' ages. All accommodations were comfortable and centrally located. All transfers were always on time. Antonia kept us organized with daily updates on what to expect the next day, so we were always prepared. Croatia is... read more

We just came back from an amazing trip to Croatia put together by Antonia from Croatique. What a fantastic job she did! Everything was meticulously planned and flawlessly executed. Antonia did a great job suggesting activities that were catered to our interests and to our kids' ages. All accommodations were comfortable and centrally located. All transfers were always on time. Antonia kept us organized with daily updates on what to expect the next day, so we were always prepared. Croatia is beautiful and welcoming. We loved every minute there! Huge thanks to Antonia and her team! We can't wait to be back!

Hotel Reviews

Apartments & Rooms Perla

Dubrovnik

Beautiful, comfortable and right in the middle of old town Dubrovnik! Tomas was a great host - very courteous and accommodating! It's been a pleasure!

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Manda Heritage Hotel

Zagreb

Beautiful, clean and comfortable hotel, walking distance to most attractions. Amazing breakfast bought right to your room.

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16 Lakes

Rakovica

Comfortable hotel, close to Plitvice Park. We had two connecting rooms for a family of 4. Very good breakfast!

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Teatro Verdi Boutique Hotel

Zadar

Great hotel, centrally located in old town Zadar. Easy walking distance to the sea and historical attractions. Nice, spacious rooms and good breakfast.

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byGrace Apartments

Split, Dalmatia

Lovely, spacious apartment in old town Split. Very convenient location, walking distance to everything! Many restaurants and lots of attractions nearby. We had an amazing stay.

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Villa Nora Hvar

Hvar

Beautiful hotel in a historic building in the Old town Hvar. Close to everything! Very attentive staff. On top of the best location, Villa Nora had the most amazing breakfast. The rooms are spacious and clean!

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Local specialist: Antonia Ljuština
Antonia
Antonia Ljuština
Local specialist in Sunnyvale | Jul 07, 2022

Hi Lana, thank you for this wonderful review, and the detailed feedback of your accommodation! I am glad to her you enjoyed your trip. Hope to see you and your family again in Croatia.
Best regards from sunny Zagreb!
Antonia

Amazing family 10 day trip to Croatia!!
Croatia | Jun 9 - Jun 19, 2022

Carla
Carla W.
Benbrook, TX | Jul 08, 2022

This was by far the most stress free vacations we have ever had! Hiring a travel agent was the best decision we made especially when traveling to a foreign country. . Antonia, our travel agent, was the absolute best from the beginning stages of planning to the very last day of our trip. She was available to us 24/7 and was very responsive and took care of all our needs. She would always respond immediately. She took care of all the details and we had the best time in Croatia! We traveled... read more

This was by far the most stress free vacations we have ever had! Hiring a travel agent was the best decision we made especially when traveling to a foreign country. . Antonia, our travel agent, was the absolute best from the beginning stages of planning to the very last day of our trip. She was available to us 24/7 and was very responsive and took care of all our needs. She would always respond immediately. She took care of all the details and we had the best time in Croatia! We traveled from Dubrovnik to split to zadar to rovinj and Zagreb with stops to krka and plitvice! Croatia is absolutely beautiful and people everywhere are so nice! You will not be disappointed visiting this beautiful country!

Hotel Reviews

Vila Nepos

Split

My favorite stay in the whole trip in Croatia! Very elegant and had washer/dryer! Very spacey and in the heart of split! Great location! Highly recommend

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Villa Malo More

Dubrovnik

We enjoyed our stay here! Very nice and spacious. Love that the kids had their own bathroom! Nice location.

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Hotel Jägerhorn

Zagreb

Good location but didn’t like the sloped ceilings in the room. Felt claustrophobic to me. Also there’s no elevator.

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16 Lakes

Rakovica

Great hotel for the area. Spacious rooms for families. Nice outdoors for dining.

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Hotel Angelo d'Oro

Rovinj

Great location! Lovely hotel! Had a nice spread for breakfast in a nice patio! Spacious rooms

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Bastion Heritage Hotel - Relais & Châteaux

Zadar
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Local specialist: Antonia Ljuština
Antonia
Antonia Ljuština
Local specialist in Sunnyvale | Jul 08, 2022

Hi Carla, thank you so much for the detailed review, and thank you as well for sharing the photos from your trip, which are wonderful - so glad you had a great time! Hope to see you and your family back in Croatia soon.
Best regards from sunny Zagreb,
Antonia

From the start Antonia was efficient! Everyth...
Croatia | May 30 - Jun 11, 2022

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Reena B.
Hesperia, CA | Jun 23, 2022

From the start Antonia was efficient! Everything was planned perfectly and any changes I wanted to make in the itinerary she took care of. She literally left no detail out for the trip. The best part is that she came to meet us with some treats and was available to us 24 hours a day. I would recommend Antonia to everyone because she was easy to work with and very responsive to our needs.

Local specialist: Antonia Ljuština
Antonia
Antonia Ljuština
Local specialist in Sunnyvale | Jun 23, 2022

Hi Reena,
thank you so much for your kind review! It was great hosting you and your family. Hope to see you again in Croatia on another travel adventure!
Best regards from Zagreb,
Antonia

The trip of our dreams!
Croatia | May 18 - May 26, 2022

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Kayla F.
Highland Springs, VA | Jun 15, 2022

From the very first conversation with our guide, Nikola, we were immediately drawn to kimkim. He went above and beyond to customize our trip to be exactly what we hoped for- a mix of excursions, leisure time, and unique experiences. He was quick to answer all of our questions and worked to keep our trip within our budget. The kimkim platform makes it very easy to leave feedback on the itinerary so we were able to let him know the pieces we loved and those we wanted changed. It was a very... read more

From the very first conversation with our guide, Nikola, we were immediately drawn to kimkim. He went above and beyond to customize our trip to be exactly what we hoped for- a mix of excursions, leisure time, and unique experiences. He was quick to answer all of our questions and worked to keep our trip within our budget. The kimkim platform makes it very easy to leave feedback on the itinerary so we were able to let him know the pieces we loved and those we wanted changed. It was a very individualized trip and we felt like more than just customers. Nikola was genuinely excited to share the beauty of his country with us and his expertise as a local was invaluable.

Upon arriving in Croatia, Nikola greeted us with a welcome gift and a printed copy of our itinerary. He stayed with us until we were set up in our rental car and ready to go. Our itinerary included Plitvice Lakes, Split, Korcula, and Dubrovnik. Our trip plan was complete with suggested stops to make along the way, like Rastoke, a quaint village with gorgeous waterfalls running through it. Recommended activities, sights, and restaurants at every destination were also included. Nikola was available at any point via WhatsApp with any questions and requests we had, like making dinner reservations for our last night in Split after a day trip to Bosnia.

Based on our conversations, Nikola knew our love for wine and local cuisine so we were thrilled when he booked us a private wine tour in Korčula and a culinary experience with a local family in Dubrovnik! Both became highlights of our entire trip. Additionally, every hotel accommodation we experienced was perfect and provided us with delightful breakfast each morning! We cannot say enough good things about Nikola and the experience we had with kimkim because of him. We have recommended it to everyone we’ve spoken to since coming home. We will be using these services in the future!

Hotel Review

Villa Toni Design Apartments

Split

Where do we even begin? From the moment we arrived in Split, Tonci greeted us with such warm hospitality that immediately made us feel at home. Not only did he assist us with parking and luggage, but he spent ample time providing us with a detailed overview of suggested activities, restaurants, & sights to see. The staff here genuinely care about your time and go above and beyond to ensure you have the best experience possible. As others have mentioned, breakfast packed in the early morning for ease was an added bonus. We were able to contact the staff easily at any time during our stay for questions and further recommendations. Every recommendation he gave was superb! It is apparent that he has immense pride in his beautiful hometown and absolutely loves to share that joy with all who visit. At the end of our visit, Tonci escorted us to the catamaran to safely see us off to our next destination. Like I said, above and beyond service! We will be staying here again should we be given the opportunity to return to Split!

Tips for future travelers

Just beware of the narrow street if you're driving there!

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The host is seriously the absolute best and we were well-cared for during our stay.
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Activity Reviews

Private Game of Thrones Tour of Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik

Ivana was extremely knowledgeable about Game of Thrones and the city. We felt like we were hanging out with a friend as we explored the streets of Dubrovnik. Highly recommend her services!

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Konavle Region Culinary Experience (small group)

Croatia

This experience was a highlight of our trip. Learning about the family history, home, and culinary expertise was a delight. We loved harvesting fresh veggies from the garden and the meal we enjoyed was absolutely delicious. Ivo and his family are incredibly kind and welcoming and it was an honor to be welcomed into their home!

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Local specialist: Nikola Vojvodić
Nikola
Nikola Vojvodić
Local specialist in Zagreb | Jun 15, 2022

Hi Kayla, thank you so much for the wonderful feedback, I am glad you enjoyed all your accommodations and experiences. I hope to meet you again in Croatia on another travel adventure!
Best,
Nikola

Amazing honeymoon in Croatia
Croatia | May 13 - May 22, 2022

Lauryn
Lauryn G.
North Port, FL | May 26, 2022

Nikola was our trip planner for our honeymoon in Croatia and he was super helpful, easy to communicate with, and there for us for every step of the trip planning process and the actual trip itself. Nikola took into considerations our requests for types of tours we wanted to have, hotel accommodations, and even made dinner reservations for us. He answered all of our questions and provided a very detailed itenirary with contact details for all of our guides. We loved how customized the whole... read more

Nikola was our trip planner for our honeymoon in Croatia and he was super helpful, easy to communicate with, and there for us for every step of the trip planning process and the actual trip itself. Nikola took into considerations our requests for types of tours we wanted to have, hotel accommodations, and even made dinner reservations for us. He answered all of our questions and provided a very detailed itenirary with contact details for all of our guides. We loved how customized the whole trip felt, it was a perfect mix of sightseeing and relaxing time. We especially loved our tour guides Grgo for our "local way of life" tour in Hvar, Ivana for our walking tour of Dubrovnik, Nermina our guide at Plitvice national park, Petra for our horseback riding experience in Plitvice, and Olga for our food tour in Split. All of our guides were extremely knowledgeable and friendly and made our honeymoon trip so memorable.

Hotel Review

Esplanade Zagreb Hotel

Zagreb

Very nice 5 star hotel in the historic part of Zagreb with very friendly and accommodating staff.

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Very historic hotel with a lot of old world charm but modern ammenities
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In the heart of the historic capital
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Very friendly
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Activity Review

Private Walking Tour of Plitvice Lakes National Park

Croatia

Nermina was our guide and she was very knowledgeable and gave us a chance to see the park at our own pace while pointing out very interesting details that we otherwise would not have known. She was also very accommodating to take pictures for us.

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Local specialist: Nikola Vojvodić
Nikola
Nikola Vojvodić
Local specialist in Zagreb | May 26, 2022

Hi Lauryn,
Thank you so much for this wonderful review! It was my pleasure creating your honeymoon trip. I hope to see you again in Croatia in the future!
Best,
Nikola

Croatia - April 2022
Croatia | Apr 9 - Apr 17, 2022

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david n.
Canada | Apr 20, 2022

We contacted Kimkim in the fall of 2019 based on a referral, and once Croatia was mentioned we were put in touch with Antonia Ljuština - what a find!! Not only did she ask all the right questions, she patiently worked back and forth as our 13 year old granddaughter did her research and expanded her wish list. From the planning, the venues, to the incredible guides and finally her extraordinary service, we couldn’t have been happier. She was there for any questions, 24/7, always ensuring we... read more

We contacted Kimkim in the fall of 2019 based on a referral, and once Croatia was mentioned we were put in touch with Antonia Ljuština - what a find!! Not only did she ask all the right questions, she patiently worked back and forth as our 13 year old granddaughter did her research and expanded her wish list. From the planning, the venues, to the incredible guides and finally her extraordinary service, we couldn’t have been happier. She was there for any questions, 24/7, always ensuring we were looked after regardless of the need. We are in our 70’s, have travelled extensively and have come to appreciate service that goes above and beyond. Our guides Ivana (Dubrovnik), Olga (our food guide in Split), another Ivana (Zadar), Grgo (Hvar), Ljerka (Pula) and finally saving the best for last, Josipa (Zagreb) - were all outstanding. Each place was unique with special memories of Hvar and the Truffle Hunt in Motovun. The seafood in these beautiful coastal venues was exquisite and Josipa’s recommendation for authentic Croatian cuisine in Zagreb was a perfect ending to a magical trip. Of the five grandchildren we have taken through Europe this adventure was the best organized, informative and memorable. Antonia created experiences we 3 will cherish forever.

Hotel Review

Hotel Adriatic

Rovinj

You could not pick a better location. In the centre of the harbour and within walking distance of great restaurants, shopping and mingling. If you are looking for the perfect mix of traditional and modern amenities this is the place. Outstanding service!

Authenticity & Character
The rooms are beautifully designed with every creature comfort with the added bonus of an incredible view.
Location
In the middle of the harbour and the pedestrian walkways.
Staff
They met our every need with a smile.
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Local specialist: Antonia Ljuština
Antonia
Antonia Ljuština
Local specialist in Sunnyvale | Apr 20, 2022

Hi Ann & Dave,
thank you so much for the wonderful review! I'm glad you were finally able to make the trip after the needed postponement, and you had a great time!
Looking forward to seeing you in Croatia when you return.
Best,
Antonia

Great worry free family trip in Croatia for 2 weeks.
Croatia | Mar 21 - Apr 2, 2022

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Steve L.
Lake Oswego, OR | Apr 07, 2022

I had specific needs when I reached out to Antonia about family trip to Croatia. We're are family of 5 including 3 children (12, 8, 4) traveling from West Coast with no direct flight during Covid and was not so sure if our youngest one would enjoy or keep up with our itinerary. Since we arrived in Zagreb airport, everything was taken care of for us and I didn't have to worry about anything including transfer to 6 different lodgings, restaurant recommendation, guide arrangements, and even... read more

I had specific needs when I reached out to Antonia about family trip to Croatia. We're are family of 5 including 3 children (12, 8, 4) traveling from West Coast with no direct flight during Covid and was not so sure if our youngest one would enjoy or keep up with our itinerary. Since we arrived in Zagreb airport, everything was taken care of for us and I didn't have to worry about anything including transfer to 6 different lodgings, restaurant recommendation, guide arrangements, and even Covid testing for traveling back to US. Antonia was always reachable for any questions and we were briefed every night for next day's itinerary. Croatia is a truly beautiful country with welcoming locals everywhere we went. Also none of my children complained about food, itinerary, which is not so common on our family trips. I would highly recommend a trip to Croatia to experience the culture, nature and deep history. Make sure to reach out to Antonia, she will take care of everything.

Local specialist: Antonia Ljuština
Antonia
Antonia Ljuština
Local specialist in Sunnyvale | Apr 07, 2022

Hi Steve,
thank you so much for the wonderful review! I am so happy to hear both you and your kids had a great time and the trip pace was just right for all of your family members. Looking forward to hosting you in Croatia in the future!
Best regards from Zagreb,
Antonia

Our Perfect Split and Dubrovnik Vacation
Croatia | Oct 12 - Oct 19, 2021

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Phil R.
Pelham, AL | Nov 05, 2021

Antonia's attention to detail in planning our Croatian experience far exceeded our expectations. She was able to make adjustments to our itinerary on numerous occasions as circumstances changed. Antonia was always available and answered our questions and made recommendations almost immediately. Accommodations in both Split and Dubrovnik were excellent both in comfort and location. On short notice Antonia planned a birthday surprise at our first dinner in Split which will be one of our... read more

Antonia's attention to detail in planning our Croatian experience far exceeded our expectations. She was able to make adjustments to our itinerary on numerous occasions as circumstances changed. Antonia was always available and answered our questions and made recommendations almost immediately. Accommodations in both Split and Dubrovnik were excellent both in comfort and location. On short notice Antonia planned a birthday surprise at our first dinner in Split which will be one of our favorite memories. The shared cooking experience at Kameni Dvori was an excellent blend of cultural heritage and regional cuisine, and ranks high on our list of favorites. We also thoroughly enjoyed the two personal walking tours. Each guide (Ivana #1, Split & Ivana #2, Dubrovnik) was entertaining, informative and personable. Two memorable venues from Split include Diocletian's Palace and Krka National Park. Thanks to Antonia, our Croatian vacation was perfect. We can't think of anything we would have changed.

Local specialist: Antonia Ljuština
Antonia
Antonia Ljuština
Local specialist in Sunnyvale | Nov 05, 2021

Hi Phil,
Thank you for the wonderful review! It was my pleasure creating this trip for your family. I am glad you had such wonderful time with our guides, and I will be sure to forward them your kind words.
I hope to see you again soon in Croatia!
Best regards,
Antonia

Antonia was fantastic. From beginning to end ...
Croatia | Oct 10 - Oct 17, 2021

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Wyatt J.
Lafayette, CA | Nov 05, 2021

Antonia was fantastic. From beginning to end , planning and throughout the visit she was responsive and helpful and patient with any concerns or changes. She went beyond to ensure we enjoyed the vacation and Croatia. We had excellent private guide and drivers who were flexible enough to adapt to our change requests.
Unabashedly a wonder experience; I couldn’t recommend Antonia enough.

Local specialist: Antonia Ljuština
Antonia
Antonia Ljuština
Local specialist in Sunnyvale | Nov 05, 2021

Hi Wyatt,
Thank you so much for taking the time to write your feedback. I am happy to hear the trip was a success, and thank you for recommending me as a local specialist! There is so much more to discover in Croatia, and I hope to see you soon on another adventure.
Best,
Antonia

Best trip ever!
Croatia | Aug 20 - Aug 31, 2021

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Paul B.
Parkland, FL | Nov 05, 2021

WOW,my fiancée and I just had the best vacation ever. This was the first time I used a travel planner and I’ll never do it another way. We recently were introduced to Antonia through Kimkim for a 12 day vacation in Croatia . What a great experience!
The process was seamless. We shared with her details about length of stay, types of properties and what our interests were and Antonia nailed it. After messaging and several phone calls she put together a travel plan that felt just right. ... read more

WOW,my fiancée and I just had the best vacation ever. This was the first time I used a travel planner and I’ll never do it another way. We recently were introduced to Antonia through Kimkim for a 12 day vacation in Croatia . What a great experience!
The process was seamless. We shared with her details about length of stay, types of properties and what our interests were and Antonia nailed it. After messaging and several phone calls she put together a travel plan that felt just right.
We flew into Dubrovnik, stayed there one night, the bed in our room was covered with rose petals and there was a lovely bottle of wine provided by Antonia. Nice touch. From there we ate oysters in Mali Stone, then went to Split. From Split to Hvar, then to Korcula and back to Dubrovnik. Each location was fabulous and wine tatings everywhere. Our accommodations were perfect, the guides and drivers were top notch and they spoke very highly of her. All the excursions , wine tastings, boat trips, restaurant suggestions were on point. We had a personal concierge and planner that was available 24/7. I don’t know when this woman sleeps. I highly recommend her!
This is the only way to travel!

Local specialist: Antonia Ljuština
Antonia
Antonia Ljuština
Local specialist in Sunnyvale | Nov 05, 2021

Hi Paul,
Thank you so much for the feedback about your trip with us! It was a joy hosting you and your fiancée in Croatia. I am glad to hear you have such wonderful memories from your journey. I look forward to seeing you soon back in our country!
Best regards from Zagreb,
Antonia

Antonia is a wonderful agent who helped make our trip incredible!
Croatia | Sep 12 - Oct 8, 2021

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Michele B.
Germantown, MD | Oct 18, 2021

We recently used Antonia to plan a trip to Croatia and Slovenia and she planned a wonderful 27-day vacation for us.

We had looked into planning a trip ourselves and the logistics were a bit overwhelming, including the complications driven by COVID 19. We were put in touch with Antonia through KimKim; in hindsight, what a blessing that was!

Antonia made some suggestions (such as a hot air balloon flight) that we incorporated with our specific interests. After some messaging that got us... read more

We recently used Antonia to plan a trip to Croatia and Slovenia and she planned a wonderful 27-day vacation for us.

We had looked into planning a trip ourselves and the logistics were a bit overwhelming, including the complications driven by COVID 19. We were put in touch with Antonia through KimKim; in hindsight, what a blessing that was!

Antonia made some suggestions (such as a hot air balloon flight) that we incorporated with our specific interests. After some messaging that got us close, we had a phone call with her to iron out details. Our final plan met all of our objectives. Admittedly, sending a fairly large sum to someone we’ve never met had us a bit concerned, but there was no problem. We're confident that if something would have arisen Antonia would have done her very best to make things right.

We met Antonia when we arrived in Zagreb where she provided more details along with a welcome package. Using the Trip Plans app and WhatsApp, we had daily communication with Antonia. We could count on contact every night around 7pm, in addition to followup on any questions we had during the day. When she said she's available 24/7, she means it!

Our accommodations were centrally located and in interesting, boutique hotels. All of our guides were excellent, and experiences such as wine/food tastings and hikes all offered something extra we would have likely not come up with on our own. No detail was overlooked.

Antonia’s followup continued until we were safely home. Her local knowledge, professionalism and attention to detail are why I would wholeheartedly recommend her services for anyone considering a visit to Croatia or surrounding areas.

Local specialist: Antonia Ljuština
Antonia
Antonia Ljuština
Local specialist in Sunnyvale | Oct 18, 2021

Hi Michele,
I am so happy to hear you had a great time on your 27-day trip through Croatia and the neighboring countries! Thank you very much for your review. I hope to see you again on another travel adventure!
Sending my regards from Zagreb,
Antonia

Absolutely Amazing and so worth it!
Croatia | Sep 18 - Sep 26, 2021

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Ana C.
St. Marys, GA | Oct 18, 2021

I don't think I can find all the right words to describe hoy Amazing everything was!!!! Not only that Croatia is such a beautiful place, a definite hidden gem, but what made our trip even better was Antonia's OUTSTANDING service. She was available 24/7 since the beginning. Always kind, patient and reliable. He helped us create our personalized and private adventure, always listening to what we wanted to change and giving a great and knowledgeable advise.
We were always met by very nice... read more

I don't think I can find all the right words to describe hoy Amazing everything was!!!! Not only that Croatia is such a beautiful place, a definite hidden gem, but what made our trip even better was Antonia's OUTSTANDING service. She was available 24/7 since the beginning. Always kind, patient and reliable. He helped us create our personalized and private adventure, always listening to what we wanted to change and giving a great and knowledgeable advise.
We were always met by very nice drivers who made us feel like at home, and most important, very safe! Transfers and local transportation were impeccable. Always on time!
Our hotels were incredible! Location, Location, Location! Best hotels in the heart of the action! Spacious rooms, nice beds and bathrooms, healthy breakfast, and the most amazing views either from a window or a balcony!
Our local tour guides were more than that. They felt like family since we met them! Warm and friendly and very knowledgeable. They knew exactly what we wanted to hear and learn and went far and beyond expectations.
Upon arrival, we had the opportunity to meet Antonia. She was waiting for us at the hotel and was waiting for us with a nice bag of thoughtful "goodies". ( ponchos for the rain, masks, hand sanitizer and yummy chocolates for my son and for my husband and myself!) She went through the itinerary to make sure everything was clear and even gave us a nice printed copy of it. Very professional!
Kristina was our guide in Zagreb. We had only one day to explore and learn about the city. She was very good and gave us a nice walking tour, pointing out the main buildings and giving the best advise on where to eat and what to do.
On our way to Plitvice we stopped at the Homeland War Museum and learned a lot about the history of the country. Very interesting and impressive.
Plitvice was breathtaking! Marijana, our tour guide was wonderful! We spent the whole day with her and felt like part of our family. Great conversation, lots of history and very good with our son! Definitely a must if needing a guide in the park!
On our way to Split we followed Antonia's recommendation of going to Sibenik and the Falconry Center, both very special places.
Our next stop was Split and it was amazing! Our tour guide Ivana was an "explosion" of knowledge and culture. What a wonderful person to be with!
The hotel Murum in the middle of the Palace was quite an experience, sure to be remembered!
The surprises kept getting better and better! Next stop.... Hvar. Another absolutely gorgeous destination. Hotel Adriana's view from our room was to die for!
Our guide Grgo was incredible! He became very close to us during our time together that we even got to meet his dad and his wife and son. We had the opportunity to see and feel the "real" Hvar life by going to his own winery and olive oil factory. We shared a very yummy dinner and he was great with our son. (Thank you for your kindness)
The private speed boat tour in Hvar was the highlight of the trip for our son. Nicola, our captain let our son "drive" the boat and his face was priceless! The cave were amazing and the whole tour was just perfect. To end a great day, we had a very tasty late lunch at Palmizana restaurant.
Continuing with our trip, we took the Ferry to Korcula where we visited a honey production company and enjoyed a traditional pasta dinner followed by an impressive Moresca dance.
Our last stop was Dubrovnik .... what a place!!!!!!
Our guide Ivana gave us a very interesting lesson on history, culture and archeology. It would have not been the same without her knowledge and charisma.
Last but not least, we were able to fit a spectacular photo shoot with Dubo (Dubravko Lenert
He spent more than 1 hour with us and the pictures are the perfect "cherry on top of the cake) for this once in a lifetime trip!
Thank you Antonia for al your help, for your dedication and professionalism. No doubt that this has been one of the most enjoyable and wonderful trips we have done. You have set the bar really high for your colleagues in the industry!

Local specialist: Antonia Ljuština
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Antonia Ljuština
Local specialist in Sunnyvale | Oct 18, 2021

Hi Ana, thank you so much for taking the time to write your review! It was a joy making this trip for you and your family, and I am glad you have such great memories from your trip.
Hope to see you again soon in Croatia!
Antonia

Antonia was the absolute best!
Croatia | Sep 25 - Oct 2, 2021

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Erin L.
Austin, TX | Oct 08, 2021

Antonia was the absolute best! We were blown away by the service we received from Kimkim, she went above and beyond to make sure everything was smooth and perfect for our trip. All the excursions and transportation were perfect and easy to follow. We never felt lost or confused, we even talked about how this was the first time going to Europe that we didn't feel stressed about how to get somewhere or what to do. Even when we accidentally left our passports at the previous hotel, Antonia handled everything and made sure they were found ASAP. The trip was perfect. Thank you so much!

Local specialist: Antonia Ljuština
Antonia
Antonia Ljuština
Local specialist in Sunnyvale | Oct 08, 2021

Hi Erin,
thank you so much for the review! I am so glad you found the itinerary helpful, and you had a wonderful time in Croatia. I am also happy to have helped you resolve the issue with your passports. I hope we meet again on another travel adventure!
Antonia

10-Day Croatian Dream Honeymoon
Croatia | Sep 17 - Sep 26, 2021

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Jane K.
Lakewood, CO | Oct 08, 2021

Antonia was truly our honeymoon fairy godmother and made all our dreams become reality. She was consistently thorough, patient, friendly, and knowledgeable. We felt so well cared for during the planning process (including Covid and weather concerns), every day during our trip, and all the way until we arrived back home. The itinerary was a fantastic glimpse of all the beauty, culture, food, coffee, and adventures Croatia has to offer. We had a great time touring the Plitvice Lakes with... read more

Antonia was truly our honeymoon fairy godmother and made all our dreams become reality. She was consistently thorough, patient, friendly, and knowledgeable. We felt so well cared for during the planning process (including Covid and weather concerns), every day during our trip, and all the way until we arrived back home. The itinerary was a fantastic glimpse of all the beauty, culture, food, coffee, and adventures Croatia has to offer. We had a great time touring the Plitvice Lakes with Petra, learning about life in Hvar with Grgo, and sunset kayaking around Lokrum Island with Denis, among so many other wonderful memories. With the amount of detailed, personalized assistance provided, it was amazing to learn that we were among seven trips that Antonia was running simultaneously. We were so grateful to have this stress and worry-free experience, and for burek.

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Antonia Ljuština
Local specialist in Sunnyvale | Oct 08, 2021

Hi Jane,
the photos are amazing, thank you so much for sharing them! I am so happy you had a wonderful time on your honeymoon, and thak you for your kind words. I will make sure to pass it on to Petra, Grgo and Denis.
Sending you all the best wishes from Croatia and I certainly hope to see you again!
Antonia

Fantastic visit to Croatia!
Croatia | Aug 29 - Sep 5, 2021

judy
judy s.
Campbell, CA | Oct 08, 2021

I cannot speak highly enough of our trip planned through kimkim and especially, Antonia Ljustina of Croatique. Antonia listened carefully to my interests and tailored a trip perfectly to combine our love of history, scenic outdoor adventures, biking, swimming, food, and wine. Each of the guides we had in Split, Plitvice Lakes, Hvar, and Dubrovnik knew the area intimately and was very proud to show and explain to us the sites, history, and culture. We had a fantastic day-long private boat... read more

I cannot speak highly enough of our trip planned through kimkim and especially, Antonia Ljustina of Croatique. Antonia listened carefully to my interests and tailored a trip perfectly to combine our love of history, scenic outdoor adventures, biking, swimming, food, and wine. Each of the guides we had in Split, Plitvice Lakes, Hvar, and Dubrovnik knew the area intimately and was very proud to show and explain to us the sites, history, and culture. We had a fantastic day-long private boat trip that will never be forgotten. Antonia took care of every detail - all transfers, beautiful boutique hotel reservations, and even recommended and made us dinner reservations. She was in regular communication with us about what each upcoming day held, and was also available anytime, in case we had a question or needed something. My husband and I have never felt so pampered as we did on this trip!!! It was an excellent introduction to Croatia and I cannot wait to return!

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Antonia Ljuština
Local specialist in Sunnyvale | Oct 08, 2021

Hi Judy,
thank you so much for your kind words, and for sharing these wonderful photos! It was a joy making this trip with you. I will make sure to forward your review to our guides as well.
I'm looking forward to seeing you when you get back to Croatia!
Antonia

Wow!
Croatia | Sep 5 - Sep 16, 2021

Leif
Leif M.
Berkeley, CA | Oct 08, 2021

Wow! Antonia was able to book us last minute hotels for a terrific 12 day trip to Croatia. With all the COVID craziness it was hard to make commitments ahead of time so we came to Europe and were traveling only to countries with lower COVID rates, but it wasn’t much of a vacation constantly researching and booking stuff last minute ourselves. Enter Antonia and KimKim. Antonia was able to book us a fantastic 12 day trip starting the day before we arrived in Zagreb. From the moment we flew in,... read more

Wow! Antonia was able to book us last minute hotels for a terrific 12 day trip to Croatia. With all the COVID craziness it was hard to make commitments ahead of time so we came to Europe and were traveling only to countries with lower COVID rates, but it wasn’t much of a vacation constantly researching and booking stuff last minute ourselves. Enter Antonia and KimKim. Antonia was able to book us a fantastic 12 day trip starting the day before we arrived in Zagreb. From the moment we flew in, and for each transfer afterwards, someone was waiting to take us to take us to our next stop where a lovely hotel was awaiting us. We went to Zagreb for two days, Plitivic lakes for two days, an afternoon in Zadar, two days in Split, two days in Hvar, a day in Kuculic and three days in Dubrovnik. Everything worked flawlessly. We saw and did so much, but it was so relaxing. What a spectacular country Croatia is! What a great trip planner Antonia is! Hvala vam!

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Antonia Ljuština
Local specialist in Sunnyvale | Oct 08, 2021

Hi Leif,
Hvala for your review! I am so glad we managed to make your last-minute arrangements a reality and that you had a great time on your trip. It was a pleasure creating it and I hope to see you back in our country soon!
All the best from Zagreb,
Antonia

Excellent experience for our family vacation in Croatia.
Croatia | Aug 28 - Sep 4, 2021

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Steven R.
Manhattan, NY | Sep 07, 2021

Wanted some help planning a week in Croatia and KimKim quickly matched me to a local travel agent based in Zagreb.

Antonia did an intake to get the key information on our family snd our interests, budget etc. the communication before the trip was excellent amd things were adjusted as needed during the planning phase. We had a number of short calls to go over the details and eleventh thing was set in a couple of weeks. Antonia set up a number of really enjoyable small private tours for us... read more

Wanted some help planning a week in Croatia and KimKim quickly matched me to a local travel agent based in Zagreb.

Antonia did an intake to get the key information on our family snd our interests, budget etc. the communication before the trip was excellent amd things were adjusted as needed during the planning phase. We had a number of short calls to go over the details and eleventh thing was set in a couple of weeks. Antonia set up a number of really enjoyable small private tours for us that were great and picked the places and time to spend in each location. She really shined during the vacation being responsive to our every question and need from arranging COVID testing for our return to recommending local restaurants. It was the best level of service from
a travel agent I have ever received and would highly recommend her and her firm if you are planning on going to Croatia for your holiday/vacation.

Local specialist: Antonia Ljuština
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Antonia Ljuština
Local specialist in Sunnyvale | Sep 07, 2021

Hi Steven,
thank you for your kind words! I am happy to hear you and your family had a wonderful time on your trip, and it was my pleasure hosting you in our country.
If you decide to return to Croatia someday, I will be happy to plan your trip.
Sending my regards from Zagreb, and all the best to you and your family!
Antonia

All of guides were so interesting. Everyo...
Croatia | Aug 20 - Aug 31, 2021

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Lora K.
Russia | Sep 07, 2021

All of guides were so interesting. Everyone were so unique . The tour was amazing.

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Antonia Ljuština
Local specialist in Sunnyvale | Sep 07, 2021

Hi Lora,
thank you for your review! I am happy you had such a wonderful time in Croatia, and I will make sure to let our guides know about your feedback. Looking forward to hosting you again in the future.
Best,
Antonia

Every one of our guides were punctual, person...
Croatia | Aug 23 - Aug 29, 2021

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Sue C.
Zimbabwe | Sep 01, 2021

Every one of our guides were punctual, personable, full of interesting information and professional. Antonia was unbelievably efficient and helpful. She made everything happen perfectly and picked wonderful activities.

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Antonia Ljuština
Local specialist in Sunnyvale | Sep 01, 2021

Hi Sue,
thank you so much for the wonderful review, and for placing your trust in me to create your family trip. Looking forward to seeing you in Croatia in the future!
Best regards,
Antonia

A fabulous visit to a really beautiful country.
Croatia | Aug 7 - Aug 17, 2021

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Nicola H.
United Kingdom | Aug 20, 2021

We are so grateful that Antonia managed to organise an amazing trip in only four days, allowing my husband and I to meet in Croatia having been separated due to Covid-19 on different continents.

Antonia took great care of us with meticulous attention to detail such that everything was very well organised and ran smoothly. This included a daily itinerary update sent on WhatsApp and being continually available for any questions we might have.

The accommodation was universally lovely, and we... read more

We are so grateful that Antonia managed to organise an amazing trip in only four days, allowing my husband and I to meet in Croatia having been separated due to Covid-19 on different continents.

Antonia took great care of us with meticulous attention to detail such that everything was very well organised and ran smoothly. This included a daily itinerary update sent on WhatsApp and being continually available for any questions we might have.

The accommodation was universally lovely, and we appreciated the variety we experienced. We had five tours within the trips, and it was a real delight to talk to the guides and learn about the local culture and history. Every experience arranged was enjoyable. I particularly enjoyed the natural history of Plitvic (thank you Petra) and Mljet Island, the culinary experiences (with Grgo and at the Kameni Dvori Estate) and of course the winery visits with John. My husband particularly enjoyed the opportunity to experience the stunning countryside on the self-drive part of our tour and on the bike tours (despite me slowing them down!).

A fabulous visit to a really beautiful country. Thank you so much Antonia for making this possible, we will definitely return.

Local specialist: Antonia Ljuština
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Antonia Ljuština
Local specialist in Sunnyvale | Aug 20, 2021

Hi Nicola,
thank you for this wonderful review! I am so happy we managed to make this trip a reality, and you and your husband met in our country.
I am also delighted to hear you will be returning to do more exploring!
All the best from Croatia,
Antonia

Antonia was fantastic from planning to sendin...
Croatia | Jul 23 - Aug 6, 2021

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Mark D.
Draper, UT | Aug 09, 2021

Antonia was fantastic from planning to sending us home. She was professional, prompt, thorough, well-informed, and always available. I will recommend her services to my friends.

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Antonia Ljuština
Local specialist in Sunnyvale | Aug 09, 2021

Hi Mark,
thank you so much for your kind words! It was a joy creating this trip for you. I hope we meet again on a future trip to Croatia or the region.
Best,
Antonia

Can We Give Antonia a 6?
Croatia | Jun 21 - Jun 29, 2021

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Gretchen C.
North Lauderdale, FL | Jul 01, 2021

Antonia is a dedicated, knowledgeable, perfectionist. Of course, because of Covid, we had over a year to plan and really get to know one another, but I would venture to guess she can accurately assess a client's needs in any amount of time. I wanted to experience Croatia from every possible vantage point in a modest time frame, with a relatively meager budget (bucket list anniversary trip). She asked a series of questions and based on my responses, proposed various itineraries.

Over time,... read more

Antonia is a dedicated, knowledgeable, perfectionist. Of course, because of Covid, we had over a year to plan and really get to know one another, but I would venture to guess she can accurately assess a client's needs in any amount of time. I wanted to experience Croatia from every possible vantage point in a modest time frame, with a relatively meager budget (bucket list anniversary trip). She asked a series of questions and based on my responses, proposed various itineraries.

Over time, we settled on a 9-day adventure, starting in Split, visiting Trogir, Skradin, Hvar, and departing from Dubrovnik. Antonia was unexpectedly able to greet us upon our arrival in Split and was simply a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm. The darling goodie bag she presented us was filled with useful, appreciated, thoughtful items. We shared a brief coffee/meal and set out to enjoy an exquisite city. Our hotel was perfectly located inside the walls of Diocletian's Palace and central to everything.

Each day, sometimes multiple times a day, she would check in via WhatsApp, but she was also communicating with drivers (multiple personalized tour guides, private transfers) and hotel operators to ensure we were properly cared for and had our tickets for various excursions.

Clearly, the team with which she works are deeply committed to client experience. Every guide, driver and hotel seemed customized to our eclectic tastes. We wanted eco-tourism, hikes, deeply local (non-touristy) experiences, heritage hotels, but also a couple days of luxury. We requested history, archeology, wine tours, beaches, nightlife, and hiking. That's not an easy order...on a budget...but she over-delivered. Over and over again.

I have recommended her to everyone I know planning a trip to Croatia and will use her again as soon as we can. Spectacular!

Local specialist: Antonia Ljuština
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Antonia Ljuština
Local specialist in Sunnyvale | Jul 01, 2021

Hi Gretchen,

thank you so much for this wonderful review! I am happy I was able to meet you in Split, and I look forward to hosting you in Croatia in the future. Have a great time on the rest of your vacation.

Best,
Antonia

Exceptional trip to Croatia with a fantastic "Trip Specialist," Antonia
Croatia | May 28 - Jun 5, 2021

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Michael S.
Huntington Beach, CA | Jun 22, 2021

My "Trip Specialist," Antonia, was wonderful to work with. Her client service was excellent.
She arranged an unforgettable experience to Croatia.
Thank you for your attention to detail and making sure both Kathy and I were completely satisfied.

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Antonia Ljuština
Local specialist in Sunnyvale | Jun 22, 2021

Hi Michael,

thank you for the wonderful review, and thank you for choosing us to plan your trip. It was a pleasure hosting you in our country, and I hope someday you wish to return for some more exploring.

All the best to you and Kathy!
Antonia

Family trip of a lifetime to Croatia
Croatia | Jun 5 - Jun 18, 2021

Michael
Michael G.
Palo Alto, CA | Jun 22, 2021

My family's trip to Croatia was truly a trip of a lifetime, and we owe everything to our amazing agent, Antonia Ljustina. Antonia made everything easy. I worked with her for several months to design the ideal trip -- she was incredibly patient with my questions and concerns about COVID-19 travel requirements prior to booking. Then she met us in person on our first day in Croatia, provided all of the necessary documents and information, and even brought us some welcome gifts. Antonia was... read more

My family's trip to Croatia was truly a trip of a lifetime, and we owe everything to our amazing agent, Antonia Ljustina. Antonia made everything easy. I worked with her for several months to design the ideal trip -- she was incredibly patient with my questions and concerns about COVID-19 travel requirements prior to booking. Then she met us in person on our first day in Croatia, provided all of the necessary documents and information, and even brought us some welcome gifts. Antonia was available 24/7 during our trip and checked in with us at least daily. She is impeccable, professional, detail-oriented, and truly cares about her client's experience. Everything was arranged including pre-arrival hotel check-ins and transfers between sites. Simply, the 6 city, 14-day trip went off without any hiccups because of her efforts. I could never have arranged a similar trip on my own. Croatia is beautiful and I have zero regrets. I'm so grateful to Kimkim and Antonia for the perfect vacation.

Local specialist: Antonia Ljuština
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Antonia Ljuština
Local specialist in Sunnyvale | Jun 22, 2021

Hi Mike,

Thank you so much for this wonderful review. It was a joy creating this trip for you and your family. I hope you wish to return to our country for some more exploring.

Best regards from Croatia!
Antonia

Antonia planned the perfect trip!
Croatia | Oct 20 - Oct 24, 2019

Kate
Kate Canney
Local specialist in Amsterdam | Oct 29, 2019

Antonia planned the perfect trip! The guides she works with all over Croatia and Slovenia are excellent, and the private guided tour of Plitvice Lakes was a highlight. She also planned an amazing excursion to Bled in Slovenia, where I took a hot air balloon ride over the lake - a truly unique experience that I'll never forget. I highly recommend Antonia for your next trip to Croatia/Slovenia!

Local specialist: Antonia Ljuština
Antonia
Antonia Ljuština
Local specialist in Sunnyvale | Oct 29, 2019

Hi Kate,
Thank you for this lovely review and your kind words. It was my pleasure making this trip for you. Looking forward to seeing you on another Croatia & Slovenia adventure!
Best,
Antonia

Amazing Vacation Thanks to kimkim
Croatia | Sep 28 - Oct 11, 2019

Esther
Esther W.
Arcadia, CA | Oct 29, 2019

After this trip through kimkim, my husband and I are convinced - the only way we can travel is through kimkim, a fully-personalized and customized vacation that meets our travel objectives with private transfers from city to city, 4 and 5-star hotels, and all within our prescribed budget.

I found out about 6 weeks before a fully-paid-for pilgrimage to Croatia that it had to be cancelled because of insufficient interest. I had bought the airtickets myself and so had to make the trip.... read more

After this trip through kimkim, my husband and I are convinced - the only way we can travel is through kimkim, a fully-personalized and customized vacation that meets our travel objectives with private transfers from city to city, 4 and 5-star hotels, and all within our prescribed budget.

I found out about 6 weeks before a fully-paid-for pilgrimage to Croatia that it had to be cancelled because of insufficient interest. I had bought the airtickets myself and so had to make the trip. Desperate, I googled online late into the night and found travel platforms and companies which might be able to help me put together a trip to Croatia. Kimkim surfaced towards the end and I was exhausted and thought, “No need for more” but something told me to write to them too, and so I did.
Guess what, kimkim was the first to respond and Antonia Ljustina of Croatique sent me a proposal that covered all the places I wanted to visit with a clear and well-presented full itinerary within my prescribed budget. She asked if she could call me and within 5 minutes of chatting with her I made up my mind to go with her. I did receive several other proposals in the next few days but none could beat Antonia’s in terms of depth or appeal.

Antonia is the consummate travel professional, a joy to work with from day one. She has great ideas but listens carefully and the end result, she crafts a customized dream vacation for you – Croatia is a beautiful country and we wanted to enjoy the scenery, partake in the cultural and religious heritage and try the great local food.

Antonia did an amazing job for us – it was so easy communicating with her prior to the trip through the kimkim platform. Being local, she put together a most enjoyable itinerary with “must-do” experiences, beautiful hotels, and some of the best local guides. Private transfers, the way to go. No fear of being delayed by anyone and we simply zipped across borders….very different experience for the tour buses each with 40 or more passengers trying to clear customs.

Antonia welcomed us with a full package on arrival, we had a good chat on the phone discussing the itinerary and any questions I had. We also had a great app for the itinerary. She reminded us every night of the program for the next day with helpful reminders re passports, weather, etc. We could call her anytime for help – she was available 24/7 and we were in constant communication through Whatsapp. Upon checking in at each hotel, she made sure we were happy with our room and on 2 occasions, got us upgraded to bigger rooms with better views.

My husband and I had a very special and wonderful vacation, and we have been telling family and friends nonstop since returning about kimkim – a secure online Californian platform that works with terrific travel specialists overseas. You must check them out for your next trip!

Local specialist: Antonia Ljuština
Antonia
Antonia Ljuština
Local specialist in Sunnyvale | Oct 29, 2019

Hi Esther,
Thank you so much for your kind words. It was a pleasure making this unique trip for you.
I am so happy your first kimkim experience with Croatique was memorable!
Wish you both all the best and I also hope you wish to return to Croatia.
Best,
Antonia

Trip to Croatia
Croatia | Sep 4 - Sep 16, 2019

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Kay M.
Sturgeon Bay, WI | Oct 11, 2019

Antonia, we so appreciated your diligence and care in both planning and executing our incredible Croatian Adventure. All of our lodging, transports and activities were well done and suited our needs perfectly. The tour guides added so much to our understanding of the culture/ history/ people...most of them exceptional! So many wonderful experiences, hard to choose a favorite...kayaking, hiking Plitvice, biking/cooking/wine tasting in Konavle, drives cross country, Hvar and Vis, walking the... read more

Antonia, we so appreciated your diligence and care in both planning and executing our incredible Croatian Adventure. All of our lodging, transports and activities were well done and suited our needs perfectly. The tour guides added so much to our understanding of the culture/ history/ people...most of them exceptional! So many wonderful experiences, hard to choose a favorite...kayaking, hiking Plitvice, biking/cooking/wine tasting in Konavle, drives cross country, Hvar and Vis, walking the old cities, swimming in the Adriatic, accommodation update on my B Day and locating my luggage which was mistakenly taken....wow! We had a memorable experience and hope to return. We barely scratched the surface of what this lovely country has to offer! Thank you for your exceptional support throughout our two weeks in Croatia. We are so grateful Antonia.

Local specialist: Antonia Ljuština
Antonia
Antonia Ljuština
Local specialist in Sunnyvale | Oct 07, 2019

Hi, Kay!

It has been a pleasure creating this trip for you. Thank you for your kind words and this wonderful review, as well as choosing Kimkim and our company. I hope we will see you returning to our country soon.

Best,
Antonia