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CROATIA BLOG – GET THE INSIDE TRACK…

The Croatia Gems team live, breath and love Croatia! We spend a huge amount of time in Croatia and some of our team are locals! We know all the best places to go, what to do – and we’re talking about it here…

WHERE TO PLAN YOUR NEXT CROATIA VILLA HOLIDAY

You’ve been to the Croatia holiday hotspot of fabulous Dubrovnik, so where next?


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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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KATE WINSLET FILMS IN CROATIA CLOSE TO LOVELY MLINI BAY, DUBROVNIK

by Croatia Gems 21st September 2022

Kate Winslet filming close to Mlini Bay, Dubrovnik

Kate Winslet has been close to lovely Mlini Bay, on the Dubrovnik Riviera filming ‘Lee’ about the photojournalist Lee Miller and her contribution to war journalism in the period 1938-1948.
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MULTI-GENERATIONAL VILLA HOLIDAY? LARGE VILLAS IN CROATIA TO PLEASE ALL AGES!

Multi-Generational Villa Holiday? Large Villas in Croatia to please all Ages!


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MLINI VILLAS, DUBROVNIK – MLINI BAY HAS IT ALL FOR A CROATIA VILLA HOLIDAY

Mlini Villas, Dubrovnik – Mlini Bay has it all for a Croatia Villa Holiday

By Croatia Gems, 31st August 2022 Which villas in Croatia are close to everything?
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BEYONCE ON CROATIAN FAMILY HOLIDAY WITH JAY-Z

The Latest Celebrities Enjoy a Croatian Family Holiday

by Croatia Gems 27th August 2022 So many of the rich and famous choose a super yacht for their Croatian family holiday, and Beyoncé and husband Jay-Z are the latest who certainly value the exclusivity and beauty of the Croatian coast as they return often with their family.
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ZEN VILLAS: THE BEST VILLAS IN CROATIA FOR REST & RELAXATION…

Some of the best villas in Croatia to connect with your ‘inner Zen’

by Croatia Gems 17th August 2022 The best way to achieve your inner zen maybe to put yourself in a place which will allow you to ‘connect with yourself’ instead of constantly attending to everyone and everything around you. 
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CROATIAN VILLAS IN SEPTEMBER: BOUTIQUE VILLAS FOR A SULTRY SEPTEMBER ESCAPE

Croatian Villas in September: Boutique Villas for a Sultry September Escape

by Saron Lease 14th August 2022

When the frenetic peak season months of July & August have passed, an escape to laid back Croatian villas in September is beckoning.


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LAST MINUTE BRAC VILLA – FABULOUS VILLA MILA FREE FOR PRIME WEEK

Last Minute Brac Villa – Fabulous Villa Mila Free for Prime Week

By Croatia Gems, 13th August 2022 You have just time to snap up the last school holiday week at the amazing luxury Brac island Villa Mila which is free 27th August – 4th September 2022 (have Saturday to Saturday or Sunday to Sunday or have all 8 nights!).
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HOW TO AVOID THOSE EXPENSIVE WEEKEND FLIGHTS TO CROATIA

Top Tip on How to Avoid Those Expensive Weekend Flights to Croatia

by Croatia Gems, 10th August 2022

Lovely Croatian Villa but weekend flight costs can be exorbitant, so how can you get around paying them?


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PELJESAC HOLIDAY – PELJESAC BRIDGE OPENS 26TH JULY 2022

The new Peljesac Bridge has been sometime in the making, but it’s here at last making a Peljesac holiday much easier!


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CROATIA HOLIDAY DESTINATION – TROGIR WILL FAR EXCEED YOUR EXPECTATIONS

As a Croatia Holiday Destination, Trogir will Far Exceed Your Expectations

By Croatia Gems, 21st July 2022 Often overlooked by its neighbour Split and mighty Dubrovnik, Conde Nast has rated Trogir as one of 22 underrated European cities which you should visit.
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DAVID BECKHAM – CROATIA HOLIDAY ON LOPUD ISLAND

The Beckhams know a great Croatia holiday location – staying just off Dubrovnik on Lopud island

By Croatia Gems, 19th July 2022 Many eagle-eyed celebrity watchers have spied that Victoria and David Beckham and daughter Harper are on holiday on Lopud island just off the Dubrovnik riviera coast.
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RESTAURANTS IN CROATIA – ALL 10 RETAIN MICHELIN STARS IN 2022

Restaurants in Croatia – all 10 Restaurants Retain Michelin Stars in 2022

By Croatia Gems, 5th July 2022 As Time Out reports, all 10 Michelin star restaurants in Croatia continue to excel and so retain their status with Michelin stars in the 2022 Michelin Guide.
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CROATIA BEACHES – 98% RATED EXCELLENT FOR BATHING WATER QUALITY

Croatia beaches – 98% of sea water locations rated as having ‘excellent’ bathing water quality

By Croatia Gems, 2nd July 2022 Good news for Croatia holidays – it’s official*, the sea water lapping onto Croatia beaches is overwhelmingly rated ‘excellent’ in water quality, as determined on the basis of criteria defined by ‘Regulation on Sea bathing water quality (OG 73/08)’ and the ‘EU Directive on management of bathing water quality No 2006/7/EC’.
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