A romantic holiday for two, what could be better? Europe has many idyllic places and cities surrounded by charm and a romantic atmosphere. One of the most popular holiday destinations is Croatia, because the Romantic Hotels shine with class and a particularly beautiful ambience: romantically furnished rooms, a view overlooking the beautiful sea, and a culinary buffet for the perfect candlelight dinner. But it is not only the first-class hotels that impress many couples, Croatia itself also has a lot to offer – from miles of beaches and beautiful bays to important old towns and historical architecture.
Romantic hotels in Croatia: The most important regions & places at a glance
The most beautiful towns on the Croatian Adriatic coast: Rovinj & Dubrovnik
© Hotel Monte Mulini The Adriatic coast has a special status in Croatia. It holds the most beautiful places ready for vacationers. It’s little wonder that there are so many romantic hotels on the Adriatic coast. Among the most popular towns are Rovinj and Dubrovnik. In the port town of Rovinj you will find a historical old town. It is characterized above all by its architecture from the Venetian occupation: From the Church of St. Euphemia to the typical Venetian gate entrance of the Old Town, Porta Balbi. The entrance dates back to 1680 and was named after the then mayor Daniel Balbi. In addition to a lot of history and historical buildings, there are also many romantic restaurants and cafés along the Rovinj harbour. The winding alleys in the old town also invite you to take a romantic walk and pass by small beautiful boutiques. The city of Dubrovnik is located in the south of the Croatian Adriatic coast and features a beautiful old town. The special: One can get to know the oldtown during a guided tour, explore it on one’s own or also view it from above in a gondola. A cable car takes you up to Mount Srd, which is over 400 metres high, and offers visitors a fantastic view over Dubrovnik and the beautiful Adriatic coast. Also popular are the Game of Thrones tours, which take you past original filming locations of various scenes from the famous hit series.
Popular beaches in Croatia: The bay of Medulin, Punta Rata Beach & Prapratno on the peninsula Pelje¨ac
. Because of the protected bay, the beach is very popular with water sports enthusiasts – no matter whether you like pedal boats, windsurfing or jet skiing. In the south there is the peninsula Pelješac, on which another beautiful beach is located: The Prapratno beach, with finest sand, is quietly situated in a bay, surrounded by olive trees and the perfect beach for couples to relax.
Romantic boat tours in Croatia: The Elaphite Islands, Blue Lagoon Tour & Dolphin Watching
© Hotel Amabilis Most of the romantic hotels in Croatia are located directly on the coast, so couples are virtually invited to take a boat trip. Many islands and places worth seeing are located off the Croatian Adriatic coast and should definitely be explored during a holiday. Popular tours are especially the boat trips to the Elaphite Islands. These are located in the south of Croatia and start from the city of Dubrovnik. Islands like Koločep, Šipan and Lopud are visited and you get a breathtaking view over the coastal landscape. The Blue Lagoon Tours are also beautiful. These start in Trogir and lead past crystal clear turquoise water. With live commentary on board, drinks and a small lunch as well as snorkelling equipment you can enjoy a particularly beautiful day on the boat tours through the Blue Lagoon. Another highlight is the Dolphin Watching Tour. The half-day tours start from the city of Pula – you can watch dolphins in their natural habitat and get some background information about the mysterious sea creatures from a tour guide.
The journey to Croatia
Travelling by plane is the fastest and most comfortable way. From the international airports in Frankfurt am Main and Munich you can reach larger Croatian cities like Pula, Dubrovnik, Zagreb, Split, Rijeka and Zadar. Some of these cities are also served by flights from Berlin, Hamburg and Düsseldorf as well as Cologne.
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