Croatia is fun and vibrant and there’s absolutely no doubt you are going to love all it has to offer. If you haven’t been to this country yet, then plan a trip as soon as possible. If you have, then you’ll relate to the phrase “one is never enough”. Croatia is a hive of all things fun during the summer and if you’ve ever wondered what exactly a holiday on the Dalmatian coast entails,
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Here is a sneak peek of some of the alluring activities that make the top 5:
1. Bike riding in Istria
Subtle back roads merge with an invigorating landscape to make Istra in Croatia a great place for cycling and mountaineering in general. This beguiling contour stretches between Umag, Porec, Rovinj and Pula and cuts inland from the west coast toward the hilly towns of Motovun thereby providing vast challenges of all kinds to suit different people.
Along the way, you can indulge in special oyster and truffle treats whilst also experiencing wine tasting, gourmet dining and cultural pleasures such as Pula’s Roman amphitheater. You need not worry about accommodation as the route is filled with a number of top notch 4-star hotels.
A package for two including shared transfers, meals and bikes will cost you about £ 1,720.
2. Swimming in Dalmatia
Strel Swimming Adventures is the go-to company for swimming tours in Dalmatia with the organization providing daily accommodation at 4-star Spongiola hotel and swimming routes totaling up to four kilometers each day. Legendary swimmer Martin Strel who holds a number of Guinness World Records in the field runs the organization.
Your convoy will encompass a swimming coach and safety escorts with the path notably passing through Krka and Kornati National Parks.
You’ll need to set aside about £800 for the tour.
3. Learning tennis in Umag
If tennis is your cup of tea then you are going to love Umag. Aside from annually hosting the ATP Croatia Open every July, this location also doubles up as the base of a tennis academy that caters to all levels of expertise and ages. You’ll learn all about condition training, match tactics, tennis exercises, and essential on-court exercises.
£230 is the price to match for a 6-day package for one.
4. Exploring Paklenica with family
A Neilson holiday proves a great way to nudge preteens into the vacation spirit and the addition of the Alana Beachclub that features an array of holiday activities is certain to ensure no one gets bored. Sardinia’s Baia del Mori Beachclub and Alana affords a replica of the services offered in Greece’s renown Messini Beachclub. Windsurfing, yoga, fitness, sailing, and tennis are some of the treats to expect on the activity menu.
A package for two children and two adults is priced at £2,640.
5. Enthralling sports in Split
You’ll get water polo, basketball, football, athletics and tennis in Split with the town regarded as having the best count of international-level professionals. For you share of an adrenaline rush, there are also a number of grueling water sports such as rock climbing and sea-kayaking just to name a few. If the idea of fast-paced watersports sounds unappealing to you, renting a boat to sail the soothing waters of the Adriatic is a nice alternative.
A three-day offer covering various activities will cost you about £ 100.