In Croatia, island-hopping takes on a whole new meaning on board your own private charter yacht. The crystal clear waters of the Adriatic are home to over 1,000 islands and with a knowledgable skipper at the helm you can enjoy your own piece of paradise. Looking for the ultimate chill-out? Try Silba - there's not a car in sight.
This 4th century architectural gem was built for the Roman Emperor Diocletian, who designed it, and then he ended up retiring here in 305BCE. Set the beating heart of Split's old town, and overlooking the Adriatic Sea, this beautiful palace is worth every second of your time, make sure you tour its magnificent gates, and impressive Cathedral.
It would be unthinkable to exclude Dubrovnik from any list of 'must-see' sites such is its reputation as one of Europe's most beautiful cities. The Old Town, encircled by the imposing city walls, deserves special mention and is best explored on foot in the early morning or late evening when there's space to take in the fabulous views.
The Park is acknowledged to be one of the world's great natural wonders. With sixteen terraced lakes and a network of 90 cascading waterfalls set in over 100 square miles of woodland, Plitvice is a feast for the senses. UNESCO agrees, identifying the Park as an area of exceptional natural beauty.
Croatia can boast of ten sites that UNESCO considers to be of cultural and natural significance. We'd recommend you visit these national treasures in the company of an experienced guide to understand why UNESCO believes they are of 'outstanding universal value'. Make time for medieval Trogir, the wonderful walled city on Croatia's central coast.