DUBROVIK BLOG

HOW TO BECOME A DUBROVNIK LOCAL

How to become a Dubrovnik local when staying at your Dubrovnik villa

by Croatia Gems, 18th November 2022

With Dubrovnik it’s always about  the culture – Culture is a very wide term and sometimes it’s hard to identify every aspect of it but follow these steps when on holiday at your Dubrovnik villa, and by the end of this article you will start thinking like a local too.


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DUBROVNIK VILLA STAY: VISIT FAMOUS STRADUN – TREASURE OF EUROPEAN FILM CULTURE

Dubrovnik Villa Stay: Visit Famous Stradun – Treasure of European Film Culture

by Croatia Gems 26th September 2022

The Old Town’s famous Stradun is a must-see from your Dubrovnik villa holiday – it is a ‘Treasure of European Film Culture’

Even if you haven’t yet visited Dubrovnik old town when on your Dubrovnik villa holiday, you will almost certainly have seen images of Stradun – its famous main thoroughfare.
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ZOOM IN ON CROATIA: BEST CROATIA FAMILY VILLA HOLIDAY SPOTS ON THE DUBROVNIK RIVIERA – MLINI BAY

Zoom in on Croatia: Best Croatia family villa holiday spots on the Dubrovnik Riviera – Mlini Bay

by Saron Lease, Croatia Gems Company Founder & Director, 9th May 2022,

The Dubrovnik Riviera is easy to get to with good flights from the UK and Europe and makes a great base for family summer holidays to Croatia – the area close to Dubrovnik is the best place for a villa holiday with many pretty little bays and beaches and lots to visit nearby.


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CHASING THE SUN – BEST WARM WEATHER DESTINATIONS FOR SUN SEEKERS ON CROATIAN HOLIDAY

Inspiring Locations on the Croatian Coast for a Spring Villa Holiday

by Saron Lease, Croatia Gems Company Founder & Director, 17th February 2018,

Chasing the Sun – Sublime Croatia holiday locations for May Half Term Sunshine – Summer comes early to the Croatian coast – We are often out in Croatia during the Spring-time doing photo-shoots of new villas in Croatia which is certainly a fantastic perk of the job!


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WHERE TO ESCAPE THE SUMMER CROWDS ON YOUR CROATIAN HOLIDAY

Where to Escape the Summer Crowds on your Croatian Holiday

by Saron Lease of Croatia Gems, 10th November 2018,

With its stunning 3,625-mile-long Adriatic coastline and one thousand-plus islands to explore, Croatia is becoming the go to destination for those weary of overdeveloped and commercialised resorts , and those keen to escape to something a little different whether it be mountain biking through the wilds of the Dalmatian Hinterland, discovering hidden bays on tiny uninhabited islands , or bonding with the kids as you sea kayak back to the shore just as the sun sets ( and not a smart phone in site !


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THE MOST ROMANTIC AND SECLUDED PLACES FOR DINNER IN DUBROVNIK

The Most Romantic and Secluded Places for Dinner in Dubrovnik

by Saron Lease of Croatia Gems, 15th October 2018, As the winter draws in, there aren’t many places better placed for a cosy weekend away than Dubrovnik – just two and a half hours away from the UK – lovely lamp lit streets and beautiful views out to the islands at sunset- it has to be top of your list so where are the most romantic and secluded places to while away the hours with the love of your life?
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DOMINICAN MONASTERY – DUBROVNIK

Dominican Monastery – Dubrovnik

by Saron Lease of Croatia Gems, 18th September 2018,

Dubrovnik is home to a number of historical and cultural monuments – It’s most famous is of course the city walls, which draw thousands and thousands of visitors every year.


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CRO MAGIC – YACHTING IN CROATIA

Croatian  Magic – Yachting in Croatia

by Saron Lease of Croatia Gems, 20th August 2018,

Bored of the usual holidays –  Why not try your hand at sailing, whether you are a complete novice or have enjoyed previous sailing experiences, the Adriatic Sea is very special because it encompasses over one thousand islands – each unique.


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ROMANTIC BEACHES ON CROATIA HOLIDAY

Romantic Beaches on Croatia Holiday

by Saron Lease, Croatia Gems Company Founder & Director, 16th August 2018,

 Beautiful secluded beaches, far from the noise and the crowds of the city, hidden away in small coves with beautiful views and a crystal clear sea, are the ideal choice for you Romantic’s.


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TRADITIONAL CROATIAN JEWELLERY – DUBROVNIK TREASURES

Traditional Croatian Jewellery – Dubrovnik Treasures

by Saron Lease, Croatia Gems Company Founder & Director, 28th July 2018,

What once began as a hobby, led to a brother and sister duo establishing ‘Dubrovnik Treasures’ in 2009 -A small boutique where jewellery is designed, handmade, and treasured by many customers all over the world.


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CROATIAN DELICACIES

Croatian Delicacies

by Saron Lease, Croatia Gems Company Founder & Director, 14th May 2018,

For those of you who are lucky to come to Croatia this year, and are a little confused about what the local cuisine is like, prepare for a feast.


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A MOSTAR EXCURSION IS RECOMMENDED ON A CROATIA HOLIDAY

A Mostar Excursion is Recommended on a Croatia Holiday

by Saron Lease, Croatia Gems Company Founder & Director, 10th May 2018,

If you’re going on holiday to Croatia, we’d recommend that a Mostar excursion should be high on your list for a day trip – or even for a longer stay if you have time – the famous old bridge is a ‘must-see’ but there is so much else to soak in and discover about this area and town…

Mostar Excursion – Where is Mostar?


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CROATIA ISLAND HOPPING – DUBROVNIK ISLAND ESCAPISM

Croatia Island Hopping – Dubrovnik Islands

The Archipelago of Islands just off the Dubrovnik Coast & why you need to explore them in 2018

By Bozidar Jukic, Croatia Gems Local Rep for Dubrovnik, qualified Tour Guide & Sommelier, 25th February 2018,

Croatia Island Hopping – Dubrovnik Islands Escapism – Sublime Island Hops for 2018… Croatia may be a relatively small country with its 4-4,5 million inhabitants, but it has an incredibly interesting coastline with numerous islands.


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CITY TOURS – A PERFECT START TO A CROATIA HOLIDAY

City Tours – A Perfect Start to Your Croatia Holiday

By Bozidar Jukic, Croatia Gems Local Rep for Dubrovnik, qualified Tour Guide & Sommelier, 14th May 2017,

Croatia is one of those countries in Europe that boasts not only breath-taking sceneries, but also historical cities full of period architecture and traces of turbulent past.


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WHY NOT HIRE A CHEF FOR A SPECIAL EVENING ON YOUR CROATIA VILLA HOLIDAY?

Why not hire a chef for a special evening on your Croatia villa holiday

by Saron Lease, Croatia Gems Company Founder & Director, 12th March 2017,

Special occasion – Surprise birthday meal – Or just so that you can relax with family and friends – Hiring a chef for the evening is a wonderful way to enjoy your holiday in Croatia and sample fine local produce and cuisine in the comfort of your own villa.


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