101 Family Holidays

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Will and Sally's verdict:

With its turquoise shallows and emerald isles, the Dalmation Coast of Croatia is ideal for kayaking - one of our favourite holiday activities. But you don’t have to look far to find other family-friendly adventures, from scaling the walls of Dubrovnik’s Old Town and exploring Plitvice Lakes National Park to sailing in the Adriatic.

Recommended tour operator: Completely Croatia

Completely Croatia says

We are passionate about Croatia and use our in-depth knowledge and experience to find the best choice of hotels and apartments in this diverse country.

  • family-friendly hotels
  • kids clubs
  • sailing option

Here are a few examples of our family favourites.

The newly refurbished four-star-plus Hotel Lafodia, on the traffic-free island of Lopud off the Dubrovnik coast, has a children’s club, interconnecting rooms and family rooms, all with sea view. A sandy beach can be found close by as well. With half board, it is ideal for a family holiday, especially for those with younger children.

For those with older children, how about combining an adventure trip with some R&R on the coast for a real flavour of Croatia’s diversity. One of our top sellers is the Plitvice Lakes Adventure, combined with a stay on the island of Brac, where the Villa Adriatica has newly converted adjoining family rooms.

Finally, there’s a great option in the beautiful bay of Lapad, close to Dubrovnik itself – the newly-refurbished and family-friendly and keenly-priced Hotel Kompas which has a lovely pool area and live entertainment. It’s located just steps from the beach and a number of charming bars and restaurants. .

Find out more about Completely Croatia’s family holidays near Dubrovnik and Split plus adventure and cruising holidays.

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