Croatia’s natural beauty and fine all-year climate make it a wonderful choice for holidaymakers who want a chill-out break from their busy lives.
In Dubrovnik, the Pearl of the Adriatic, relax in the lap of luxury in a top-class hotel with a stunning spa, or for couples and families looking for flexibility and freedom, Olympic Holidays has a selection of apartments to suit all tastes for the 2016 season.
Take a walk around the Dubrovnik’s medieval walls to get a sensational view of the red-tiled rooftops set against the dazzling azure sea and when it’s time for a rest, stop in a friendly bar or restaurant to savour a view of the Adriatic.
Although there aren't many sandy beaches in Croatia, you'll be amazed by the beauty of the pebbly shores lapped by clear turquoise waters. There are many secluded coves to be explored and the waters are ideal for all types of watersports, including snorkelling. Enjoy healthy living with a swim in the crystal clear sea or head to the hillsides and national parks for leisurely walks or cycling in the clear pine-scented air. After all the activity, satisfy your appetite with Croatia’s fresh seafood and speciality produce including cheese, olives and delicious local wines.
Holidays to Croatia provide visitors with the ideal opportunity to explore the local markets and find wonderful locally produced items such as pottery, lace, handmade silk ties, shawls, scarves as well as a wealth of other interesting souvenirs to remind you of your Croatia holidays. Traditional handicrafts such embroidery and ceramics are widely available making lovely souvenirs.
Tourists can reclaim VAT on any expenditure of more than 500 Kn. Visitors should ensure that all receipts are retained as the financial police have the power to levy fines to visitors without the relevant documents; this is to prevent VAT evasion by shopkeepers.
Croatia has more than 1,100 islands so hop on a boat to discover the gentle shorelines and chic harbours in this holiday idyll.