If you want to man your own vessel, the best way to do it is to take a private kayak tour to Dubrovnik’s hidden beaches, which are only accessible by water.
DOC Commercial Center, Kralja Tomislava 7, 20000 Dubrovnik, Croatia
Aman Sveti Stefan Hotel
Stay overnight in Montenegro’s most exclusive 5-star hotel, located on its own island in a fishing village. It includes 50 rooms and 8 grand suites, the latter at the Villa Milocer, which was once the summer home of Yugoslavia’s Queen Maria.
Go wine tasting at a winery that’s been making wine for more than 2,000 years. Bastijana Winery produces some of the highest quality wines in the country, thanks to the winery’s owner and expert winemaker, Andro Tomic.
21465 Jelsa, Island Hvar, Croatia
BombiShip Yacht Charter
Charter a yacht with crew for an amazing week of island hopping -- traveling the Croatian coast, getting a true view of the Dalmatian islands and experiencing the small fishing village of Split, as well as nearby hot spots like Dubrovnik and Venice.
Marasovica 22, 21000 Split, Croatia
Go shopping in Placa, the main shopping drag in Dubrovnik’s Old Town, and make a stop at the oldest tie shop in the country, Croata. In the 1600s, the Croatians invented the tie, also known as the cravat.
Pred dvorom 2 (Old Town), Dubrovnik, Croatia
European Coastal Airlines
Take a fun seaplane ride from Venice to Croatia, enjoying the awe-inspiring beauty of both places along the way.
Zamenhoffova 2, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
This is the No. 1 hotel in Hvar because of its plush, private rooms that make you feel like you’re the only one on the island. For an extra $30,000, you can rent the hotel’s yacht for a 3-day cruise of the Dalmatian islands.
Fabrika bb, 21450 Hvar, Croatia
This hotel is the best 5-star hotel in Dubrovnik. The presidential suite is pure luxury! It has 2 bedrooms, a bathroom, living room and unmatched views of the Adriatic Sea. Book the entire fifth floor and create your own VIP party wing.
Pera Čingrije 7, 20 000 Dubrovnik, Croatia
Hotel Monte Mulini
Stay in the lap of luxury in Rovinj, located on Croatia’s Istrian Peninsula. This city was once part of the Venetian empire; today, it is one of the most romantic, yet unknown, vacation destinations in the world.
52210 Rovinj, V. Nazora 6
Go sailing in Hvar -- a sailor’s paradise. In fact, the island has awesome sailing weather conditions from March to October.
Bastun doo, Obala bb, 21450 Hvar, Croatia
Hvar Tourism Department
Visit some of the world best’s beaches in Hvar, part of Croatia’s Dalmatian islands. Beneath the island’s waters is 2,000 years of natural history, with centuries-old shipwrecks and secret grottos to explore.
Trg sv. Stjepana 42; 21450 Hvar, Croatia
No matter what you've been doing all day, hit up this restaurant for some melt-in-your-mouth truffle dishes. "Konoba” is Croatian for tavern, and you'll have to get directions from a local because this place doesn't have a sign.
Čimulje 25, 52100 Pula, Croatia
Le Méridien Lav
If staying at a large resort isn’t your thing, try this luxury hotel. This hotel’s rooms feature stunning views of the Adriatic Sea. The presidential suite has 2 bedrooms, a dining room and 2 private entrances.
Grljevacka 2A, Podstrana, 21312 Split, Croatia
Chef Mario Bunda customizes a menu for you at the No. 1 restaurant in Dubrovnik, with dishes like fresh cream of scampi soup with black truffles and the catch of the day. Enjoy the incredible view of Old Town and the sea while you dine.
Brsalje no. 3, 20000 Dubrovnik, Croatia
Pula Tourism Department
Visit Pula, one of the biggest cities on Croatia’s Istrian Peninsula. Take a walking tour of the city’s well-preserved Roman ruins, including the sixth largest Roman amphitheater in the world. For the more adventurous, go rock climbing!
Forum 3, 52100 Pula, Croatia
Rams Travel Agency
Head outside of Dubrovnik for a day trip to Montenegro. The small country’s landscape includes towering fjords, jagged mountains, 117 beaches, incredible hiking trails and the Tara River -- the perfect spot for extreme white-water rafting.
ul.Slobode 10, Bijelo Polje, Montenegro
The Wine Vault
Croatian master chef Tom Gretic specializes in French-Mediterranean cuisine. The restaurant, located in Hotel Monte Mulini, offers a variety of tasty dishes, including pheasant for 2 glazed with beurre noisette and topped with cold port wine sauce.
A. Smareglia bb, 52210 Rovinj, Croatia