Croatia family activity week

“One of the coolest things about this blissful family vacation on Vis is that there is no minimum age for kids. It’s like a real family.”

Highlights

Island of Vis | Sea kayaking | Shoreline yoga| Cycle across island | Vineyards | Snorkelling | Slacklining in sea caves | Cliff jumping |

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27 May 2017
£ 820
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03 Jun 2017
£ 820
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10 Jun 2017
£ 880
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17 Jun 2017
£ 880
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24 Jun 2017
£ 880
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01 Jul 2017
£ 880
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08 Jul 2017
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15 Jul 2017
£ 940
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22 Jul 2017
£ 940
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29 Jul 2017
£ 940
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05 Aug 2017
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12 Aug 2017
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19 Aug 2017
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26 Aug 2017
£ 940
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02 Sep 2017
£ 880
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09 Sep 2017
£ 880
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16 Sep 2017
£ 820
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23 Sep 2017
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Our top tip:
Bring water shoes for pebbly beaches. And refillable water bottles a must.
Trip type:
Small group tour with guide. Max 8 guests, no min (or max age).
Activity level:
Designed to fit family age range/fitness abilities.
Accomm:
7 nights in ensuite rooms, in traditional stone house, 5 mins from beach.
Included:
7 nights’ accommodation, breakfast, some meals, 5 days activities, equipment, pick up at ferry.
Meals:
Lots of local cafes when meals not provided.
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Responsible tourism

Responsible tourism: Croatia family activity week

Environment

Private transport for guests on the Island is not recommended. We will provide pick up and drop off to and from the ferry along with transport to and from local restaurants.

Our daily transport will pre dominantly involve a combination of kayak, bicycle and foot. This is by for the best way to explore the many colour’s of Vis Island and it is far more suited to our goal of enjoying and preserving the beauty of Vis.

Certain days may include a picnic in an isolated bay – guests will be actively involved in the process of carrying out waste.

All water in guest rooms is heated through solar energy and we have installed a new drainage system to collect rainwater from all the roof area of the property. This can be then used to water the lemon tree, herb garden, vines, and be used at times should the water supply to temporarily suspended.

We adopt a local beach in the winter and clean it after winter storms leave there mark.

Community

There as been resurgence in agro-tourism on the island. A number of small, private lots, growing grapes, olives, and lavender are beginning to appear. A tour of one of these initiatives to revive the ‘old’ trades will be highly recommended. Another important area of economic growth on the island is the restaurants – guests will eat out and sample their delights on 4 evenings out of 7.

We are lucky on Vis to have a number of excellent producers of fruit, vegetables, honey, a variety of jams, goats cheese, olive oil and wines - where ever possible buy local and are able to do this for a large portion of our goods.

A number of extra activities can be booked through local operators, on ‘YODA’ (Your Own Day of Activity) we have a list of activities and local providers to suit all needs, for example:
- boat trip from Komiza to the Blue Cave on Bisevo
-paragliding tandem jump
Scuba diving (beginner to experienced dives)
boat, car, scooter rental

Reviews of Croatia family activity week

You can trust Responsible Travel reviews because, unlike many other schemes, reviews can ONLY be written by people who we have verified have been on the vacations.

I am reborn! Simply the best vacation I have ever been on
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
Very enjoyable
It was OK
A bit disappointing really

Reviewed on 09 Sep 2014 by

The vacation was brilliant. Activity balanced with proper relaxation. We have come back really rejuvenated. Craig and Xania (and Zora-the dog) work very well together to pull the experience together so you can just get on and enjoy your break. Read full review

Reviewed on 07 Aug 2013 by

Excellent! The best parts were actively exploring the Island of Vis, on bikes, kayaks and foot. Beautiful place, beautiful people. Read full review

Reviewed on 19 Aug 2012 by

Our kids, aged 5 and 11 had a terrific time and really loved the activities as well as mucking about in the sea, snorkelling and swimming...Great! "Fantastic, awesome, really good!" (comments from the kids). Read full review

Reviewed on 12 Sep 2011 by

Brilliant perfect mixture of exercise and relaxation and no pressure to do anything you didn’t want to, and catered for all ages (in our case 4-31). Read full review

Reviewed on 06 Sep 2011 by

Excellent vacation. Our hosts Xania and Craig were welcoming and generous with their time and expertise. Xania is a great cook! Thank you to you both. Read full review

Reviewed on 20 Jun 2011 by

Excellent... I did not want to leave and come back to our frenetic life in the UK!! Really thought through and balanced to suit kids and adults of all ages and ability. Read full review

Reviewed on 22 Aug 2011 by

Most memorable? Kayaking into caves, the kids jumping off rocks and cliffs, swimming off kayaks in the clearest blue water, mountain biking through vineyards to a fishing village. Early morning yoga and a swim off the rocks afterwards. Read full review

Reviewed on 06 Sep 2010 by

The vacation kept the whole family busy, entertained and enthused (that is, Mum and Dad, 15, 13 and 9 y/o girls). It is one we will be recommending!...What made it particularly memorable was Craig and Xania's welcome, the attention to detail and their energy in making everything great. Read full review

Reviewed on 02 Sep 2010 by

Good.... would definitely recommend to families looking for an active vacation that caters for all ages and abilities. Hosts looked after us well, food, rooms, equipment etc was excellent , and the clear waters off Vis have to be seen to be believed. Read full review

Reviewed on 05 Aug 2010 by

For us the whole week was memorable. Kayaking on a choppy sea one day, dead calm the next. Xania's wonderful home cooking, Cycling both on and especially off road. Snorkelling with the fishes. Yoga on the rocks. Spectacular scenery. The superb local wines. Jumping off the rocks. Playing games on the beach. We loved it all! Read full review

Reviewed on 05 Jul 2010 by

Extremely good. Craig and Xania are very professional. It's hard to think of any way that they could have improved the service they provided on our vacation. Read full review

Reviewed on 08 Sep 2009 by

Best vacation so far for all the family members. Read full review

Reviewed on 02 Sep 2009 by

Superb, we felt genuinely upset at having to leave and would love to return next year. Read full review

Reviewed on 26 Jul 2009 by

The island is beautiful, the activities as strenuous as you want them to be, and the food was wonderful. Excellently planned and executed from beginning to last. Read full review

Reviewed on 17 Sep 2009 by

The week lives up to its billing. Relaxingly active is a very good description and this Dalmatian island is lovely with beautiful crystal clear warm waters. Read full review

Reviewed on 26 Aug 2009 by

All of the vacation was great. Well thought out good activities with good working equipment. Good quality mountain bikes. Sea kayaking was amazing, visited great bays and even a green grotto. Read full review

Reviewed on 02 Jun 2008 by

The Island of Vis was beautiful, unspoilt, quiet and unlike anything we have come across before. Our hosts Craig and Xania shared their beautiful home, organised appropriate levels of activity for all members of the family and interacted with our three children brilliantly. Read full review

Reviewed on 03 Oct 2008 by

an excellent mix of activities and relaxation to please everyone in a completely safe and unpressured environment. Read full review

Reviewed on 11 Aug 2008 by

An excellent combination of activity and relaxation run by two very nice and skilled people. Read full review

Reviewed on 04 Aug 2008 by

Kayaking on several days allowed us to inhale the intense color and clarity of the sea water surrounding the island. Read full review

Reviewed on 27 Jul 2008 by

Excellent, great hosts and good mix of relaxation and activity. Read full review

Reviewed on 25 May 2008 by

We enjoyed all the activities, managing great new experiences and came away with a real feeling of achievement. Sea kayaking along the coast and learning to manage the gears on a mountain bike figure as memorable, but everything we did was fun and challenging. Read full review

Reviewed on 04 Sep 2007 by

We all had different moments, but one of the highlights was seeing 2 of our 3 children jump off a 35 foot cliff into the sea FAR below to the applause of a tour ship that had anchored up in the cove. Read full review

Reviewed on 20 Aug 2007 by

All the members of our group enjoyed the vacation and there was enough to keep two teenage boys occupied. Relaxingly active! Read full review

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