Croatia, blessed with an array of stunning islands, ancient walled ports and untouched wilderness is a destination ripe for discovery. Experience Croatia on our exclusive Discover Recover™ holiday with experiences from horseback riding through the valleys to deep sea diving in the ocean and sea kayaking to hiking on forgotten roads. These activities, alongside cultural tours, allow you to fully uncover the secrets of Dubrovnik and offer the best there is to see. Then you will recover on one of our wellness holidays where you can choose to relax and renew in the spa or keep moving with yoga, beach volleyball, tennis or even Tai Chi! One thing is for sure, you will come home having experienced the very best of Croatia.
We will tailor-make your Discover Recover™ holiday to suit your exact requirements to make this a memorable trip for you.
|3+ nights accommodation at a hotel of your choice in Dubrovnik|
|7+ nights accommodation on your healthy holiday in Croatia with breakfast|
|Return transfers (included, but optional)|
|Flights available on request|
Choose from a variety of our different excursions and tours to Discover Croatia
► Nature Untamed Horse Riding Tour
Explore a land of effervescent greens and listen to heartening stories on the back of a noble steed. A guide will meet you for a private transfer to a tiny village in Konavle where you will meet your riding instructor. Ride through the rolling emerald hills and valleys of Konavle, straight out of the pages of a fairy tale, where you will discover little hamlets and ancient walls. Soak in the grandeur of the majestic view from the top of the hill and enjoy a light snack before heading back to your hotel.
► Deep Blue Scuba Exploration
Delve into the clear blue water and see Croatia’s hidden oasis come to life. After a private transfer to the diving centre you will meet an English-speaking instructor to introduce you to the basics of diving and the equipment. Once you are buckled and safe, you will dive into the deep blue to explore an amazing underwater world up to 6 metres deep. After spending an hour making friends with a plethora of fish and marine animals, some of which are rarely seen in the north Adriatic, this is sure to be a memorable trip.
► Easy Ride Riveria Experience
Discover the Croatian coastal belt, spotted with pine, cypress and olive groves on this unique motorcycle adventure. Starting in Dubrovnik, secluded roads will take you through picturesque villages, with various stops for snacks and photo opportunities. Experience the thrill of passing through sleepy villages on the back of a Yamaha XVS950A Midnight Star motorcycle. Out of the way roads, veiled quaint hamlets and the villages around Dubrovnik guarantee a unique and unforgettable experience.
► Dunave Pinic Tour
Explore the medieval hamlet of Dunave, a fort carved into solid rock, on this unique picnic experience. Explore the history of the region, the treasures of the fort and meet one of the captains and his mistress. Stroll to the highest point of the fort to work up your appetite for the private picnic set up in a vineyard for you. The mighty Soko Fort provides dazzling views of the green valley, the deep blue sea and the highest peak of the Dubrovnik Rivieria, which are sure to leave you mesmerised.
► Sunset at Sea
See the most fascinating side of Dubrovnik by taking a sunset sail. A perfect start to the perfect evening, you will be treated to the intimacy of your own private boat as you take in the breath-taking sites of Old Town Dubrovnik and the magnificence of the Adriatic sunset. The boat will take you around the city walls and to the all-green island of Lokrum while you sip a sparkling wine and dine on the selection of oyster and sushi bar delicacies that are sure to make this an unforgettable evening.
► Sea Kayaking Adventure
This adventure in the Adriatic Sea provides a unique way to discover Dubrovnik. Your half day adventure starts beneath Fort Lovrjenac in the small port of Pile. Accompanied by instructors, you will set off to explore caves and other beautiful areas of Lokrum Island. A stop at the Betina hidden cave will allow you time for snorkelling and sandwiches before paddling beneath the old city walls. This trip provides the perfect opportunity to get acquainted with Dubrovnik from the seaside.
► Centina River Rafting
Be adventurous and take a trip down the Centina River on this exciting trip. Centina, the region’s most popular rafting river, has gentle rapids and breath-taking scenery. Waterfalls and caves, deep canyons and jungle-like vegetation surround the clear green river. The quiet parts of the river and the second and third grade rapids come together to create a three hour combination of adventure and relaxation in this amazing river canyon. This tour is sure to give you an adrenaline filled adventure and a memorable day!
► Konavle Vineyards Biking Tour
Experience the unique natural beauty of the region of Konavle on this exciting cycling tour. The tour leads through an oasis of vineyards and olive groves, as well as villages that still reflect the traditional culture of old Dubrovnik. After brunch and an olive oil tasting, you will continue to a wine tasting in the village of Zastolje. Cypress Forests, vineyards and olive groves line the paths, which run beneath the mountain of Snjeznica and the fortress of Soko.
► Three Tunnels Hiking Tour
Explore the Austro-Hungarian trail and abandoned railway tracks on this walking tour. Starting in the small picturesque village of Kuna, you will walk on the old Austro-Hungarian track and then continue downhill to the village of Mihanici. The tour then continues along a rocky path through the beautiful fields of Konavle and on to the former railway station in Mihanici. Experience an old railway line that closed in 1969 on foot before you end your tour in the unique restaurant located in the station.
► Scenic Train Ride through Konavle Valley
Experience the traditional spirit and genuine village atmosphere on this distinctive excursion which takes you on a train ride through the vineyards of Konavle. After paying a visit to the day’s first wine cellar, get a feel for the region by riding on a train through its rich vineyards. You will have the chance to relish some of the best wines originating in this part of Croatia by visiting three more wine cellars and vineyards. The trip allows you to taste some local food; see some timeworn customs and traditional crafts; and develop an appreciation of Konavle’s traditions.
Recover in style on a wellness holiday after exploring the countries many charms. With opportunities to relax and reboot, you can choose to unwind with a spa treatment every day and stay active with the daily fitness activities and classes on offer like Pilates, tennis, badminton and yoga. However you wish to spend your time, with lots of activity options and spa treatments to choose from you will end your trip feeling revitalised. Leave Croatia with wonderful memories of your Discover Recover holiday.
For more information, view our wellness holidays in Croatia
(This is our suggestion but nights and tours are flexible, prices based on a 10 night stay)
|DEPARTING BETWEEN||SHARING FROM Per person, based on two guests booking together and sharing a room (unless otherwise stated)||SINGLES FROM Per person, based on private single occupancy (unless otherwise stated)|
|01 Jan - 31 Dec 2020||£1,615||£2,170|
|01 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020||£1,515||£2,070|
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Discover Croatia, one of the most ecologically preserved areas of Europe, and renew your connection with nature. This small Balkan nation boasts tranquil mountains, golden plains, stunning pebbled beaches and the azure waters of the Adriatic Sea. With its unique mixture of regional influences, Croatia radiates multiculturalism and offers a wealth of delicious cuisine options.
Enhance your physical well-being with personalised fitness activities ranging from kickboxing, yoga and aqua-jogging to Nordic walking and football. Then, round out your experience by de-stressing with advanced holistic treatments that will ensure you come away feeling revitalised and renewed
Flights from London to Dubrovnik take on average 2 and a half hours. On arrival you will take a private ground transfer to the hotel you choose to discover at, this should take on average 30 minutes.
Nestled in glorious seafront gardens beside the Mediterranean, you will find the Sun Gardens Dubrovnik. You will take a private ground transfer through Old Town Dubrovnik, and have the opportunity to marvel at the picturesque sights before arriving at your recover location about 25 minutes later.
Once you have discovered Croatia, now it’s time to recover on our healthy holidays at Sun Gardens Dubrovnik. Choose a spa break to relax or get in shape on our Fusion Fitness programme where you can enjoy a range of private activities from kickboxing to yoga, along with group classes.
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