Croatia is hot, hot, hot! Not just in terms of weather, but culture, landscapes, cuisine and adventures, too. And people have started to take notice, making this stunning Mediterranean destination a popular adventure vacation spot once again. Basque at the gorgeous beaches of the Dalmatian Coast, accented by turquoise waters and sun-drenched architecture. Discover hidden jewels in every region of the country, from the mystical blue waters of Plitvice Lakes National Park to the rich greenery on Mljet Island. With historic harbor-side promenades, friendly locals and maritime adventures, it’s easy to get lost in the carefree Croat lifestyle.
Rafting down Croatian rivers is the perfect way to experience the natural interior landscape of the country. It’s also a great way to get your adrenaline fix. The coastal rivers are bordered by green banks and karstic canyons, while lush forests and mountains surround the interior waterways. Difficulty levels vary, but few rivers are above moderate grade.
With over a 1,000 islands in Croatia, sea kayaking offers the best glimpse of these small pieces of paradise. The Adriatic sea is warm and impeccably clear, with gentle tides that make for easily navigable courses most of the year.
Hiking, walking and trekking enthusiasts revel in the diverse landscapes of Croatia. Conquer beautiful peaks and explore alluring mountain ranges, canyons, forests and countryside paths. Immaculate waterfalls, pristine salt lakes and expansive gorges are well worth the physical exertion.
Relax in the sun or lend a hand on a sailing catamaran as you float amid the wonderful Croatian islands, getting a look at their peaceful beaches, mysterious caves and towering cliffs. They are rich in natural beauty and cultural heritage and provide great settings for a range of activities – sailing, kayaking, diving, hiking, biking and more.