5 independent reviews for Croatia holiday, Dubrovnik and the Dalmatian Coast

Reviews for Croatia holiday, Dubrovnik and the Dalmatian Coast

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review 22 Sep 2015

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?

The walks (not strenuous) and visit to local family 'restaurant' (using traditional cooking methods) organised by the tour guide.

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?

This mixture of activities is a good introduction to (lovely) Croatian coast and (very busy/crowded but quite stunning) Split/Dubrovnik tourism.

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

Certainly good use was made of local family owned restaurants, group transport use reduces impact, two of the hotels were a little 'bland' but presumably used on cost grounds.

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?

Does what it 'says on the tin'. Good introduction to Croatia, made all the better, in our case, by an excellent 'tour leader'.

review 15 Jun 2015

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?

Islands of Mljet (nature parc) and island of Korcula. Nice walks and great food and wine.

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?

Bring good shoes and wear insect repellent even in the daytime.

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

Yes

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?


review 20 Jul 2015

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?

Just getting a glimpse of the Croatian coast with its scenery and history

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?

Take a strong insect repellant if you you are walking in the countryside. Be prepared that each day the guide will say where the group is going to have dinner that night and generall it will be in a tourist venue and in Summer in Croatia that is not cheap. You do not have to go with the group but of course it is more social and easier to do so.

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

Hope so

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?

We enjoyed our vacation and the company of our fellow travelers but will probably not return to Croatia.

review 14 Jun 2013

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?

Sheltering under stone archways in Split amid torrential rain. Lunch up in the mountains at Lukomir in Bosnia. Walking the walls around Dubrovnik. Laurenc, our guide, took us to many places where we had excellent food

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?

Take a sweater and an umbrella!

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

Yes - benefited local economy both through using local guides and buying local goods and food

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?

Excellent trip - would recommend it to others.

review 14 May 2013

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?

Walking the walls of Dubrovnik - great views and lots of history.

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?

Expect adequate hotels rather than luxury. Take a travel kettle if you want an early morning cuppa - there was no tea or coffee making facilities in any of the rooms.

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

Tourism is vital to Croatia as this relatively new country finds its place in the world.

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?

Even better than expected. A lovely area to visit.

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