CROATIA is a popular destination for luxury travelers in 2014-2015 and its popularity is on the rise. With a long, storied history, miles of coastline along the Adriatic sea, world-class food, and a beautiful countryside, it’s no wonder that the small country of Croatia, complete with its islands and hilltops, has become a destination for luxury travelers to frequent. From the small island of Hvar, to seaside Dubrovnik, to the capital city of Zagreb, luxury travelers will be pleased to discover luxury accommodations, from world-class hotels to unique boutiques.
In no particular order, we present the top five hotels in Croatia:
Monte Mulini in Rovinj
The luxury hotel Monte Mulini in Rovinj, Croatia
Monte Mulini is a Five Star Boutique Hotel in Rovinj, Croatia. Enjoy food and drink from the hands and minds of a renowned head chef and an internationally acknowledged sommelier. Next, visit the Spa Croatia, tour the impressive Wine Vault, or relax at the Beach Bar after swimming and sunbathing. With over 110 suites, the luxury hotel accommodates guests in a boutique hotel experience.
From the website: “Our luxury hotel succeeds in combining natural materials and comfort with elegant design, offering the modern traveller a sanctuary accommodation for relief and relaxation in Istria. Make choices, not compromises!”
Vestibul Palace in Split
The Vestibul Palace is a one-of-a-kind hotel is an experience of old meeting new, modern taste and historic roots. The hotel was created by merging several castles of different periods together into one space in the heart of the Diocletians palace in Split, Croatia. Modern fixture and natural lighting contrast with the ancient walls that still stand. Explore the photo gallery for more images, or take a virtual tour. While you are there, don’t miss the sights of Split, exploring the old city, or dining and drinks at the hotel restaurant and cafe.
Adriana on Hvar Island
The beautiful sunset over Hvar Island, Croatia, on the coast of the Adriatic Sea.
On Hvar island, a stylish boutique hotel, the Adriana, is the place to stay. From modern rooms with splashes of color juxtaposed against clean wooden lines to the Spa oasis, you will feel relaxed and pampered in luxury. Be sure to indulge in a trip to the rooftop lounge and bar, The Top, which features a wrap-around view of the ancient city, yacht harbour, bay, and Paklinski Islands, all among fresh flowers from a multilevel garden terraces.
The Adriana is “Hvar’s leading spa boutique hotel perfectly located and uniquely designed for the ultimate in relaxation and romantic experience. A luxury spa oasis for your most stylish and revitalising summer vacation,” says their website.
Villa Dubrovnik in Dubrovnik
There’s simply nowhere else to enjoy the luxury of accommodations on the coast of the Adriatic Sea aside from Villa Dubrovnik. This destination, perched on the cliffside and mere minutes from Dubrovnik’s historic Old Town, offers exquisite luxury. Explore the lush vistas in the hotel’s photo gallery, or enjoy the private beach for guests before spending time in the Villa Spa or dining at Restaurant Pjerin, Al Fresco Bar Giardino, Prosciutto & Wine Bar or Library Lounge.
“Romance forever,” is the motto at luxury hotel Villa Dubrovnik in Croatia. “Nestled among pine, orange, and lemon trees and surrounded by gardens of bougainvillea and oleander blissful tranquility, Villa Dubrovnik overlooks the crystal blue-turquoise waters of the Adriatic and the Old City.”
Esplanade in Zagreb
Perhaps Zagreb’s most iconic hotel, the Esplanade luxury hotel combines 1920’s decadence with art deco stylings and a touch of French chic influence. Immerse yourself in the luxury hotel’s virtual tour to discover a feel for the environment. The Croatian luxury hotel’s website declares: “A hotel of distinction, of glamour, of style, of tradition… Beautifully designed rooms with the delicate combination of art deco heritage and contemporary touches. A long history of first class service, spectacular facilities and amazing food. But at a price you can afford. Experience luxury for all your senses.”
Learn more about Croatia:
Top Five Travel Destinations in Dubrovnik, Croatia
An Insider’s Guide to 2014 Summer Travel in Dubrovnik, Croatia: Part I
An Insider’s Guide to 2014 Summer Travel in Dubrovnik, Croatia: Part II
Five of the Best European Countries To Visit In Summer 2014
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