Croatia island family activity vacation for teenagers

“8 day, small group activity vacation, with 3 full days of activities, staying on Brac Island. Aimed at families with teenagers. Bit of activity, bit of chilling, lots of independence. ”

Highlights

Brac Island | Windsurfing | Mountain biking | Sea kayaking | SUP Boarding | Climbing

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14 Jul 2018
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Our top tip:
Keep well protected from the sun at all times.
Trip type:
Small group, 4-16 adults and young adults with a tour leader. Min. age 10.
Activity level:
Moderate: Be reasonably fit and like getting wet.
Accomm:
Family-run, 3* accommodatiom, A/C, kitchen-lounge, satellite TV, balcony or terrace, WiFi, swimming pool, close to beach, shops & restaurants.
Included:
Accommodation, some meals, activities, tour leader, equipment, airport transfers from Split (Zadar extra).
Meals:
Local food a speciality, with plenty of harbour cafes open for lunch.
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Accepted

Responsible tourism

Responsible tourism: Croatia island family activity vacation for teenagers

Environment

Our self catering apartments conform with traditional rules of housing & construction on Brac Island, that wants to maintain its charm and antiquity. To build these apartments members of the local community are employed and all building processes and materials are as environmentally friendly as possible. The buildings are all as environmentally friendly as possible and all built in a sympathetic styling to the local surroundings.
All apartments encourage waste management for sort and re-cycle. For all of the activities included in the program the guides take every measure to minimize the impact on the local environment. An example of this is during mountain biking tours our guides will always discuss the impact of our tour on the environment, and our guides will lead by example in collecting litter left by less well informed guests within our daily led groups. When visiting villages we always endeavour to arrive by foot, bike or kayak and encourage interaction between our guests and the local community to allow each to develop a deeper cultural understanding.

Community

Our local partners are fully integrated into the local community. All our guides and staff are from the Dalmatia area or are from Brac island.

To promote eco responsible tourism we try to keep to small sized groups, as we dont want to encourage over commercialism and overcrowding of these sensitive areas.

With small groups participating in carefully chosen locations, or biking & walking on established marked out trails, we can introduce & educate our clients to this spectacular area without compromising the environment and the finely balanced eco system of Brac island.

We always ensure that we work with local suppliers and accommodation wherever possible. This means that our clients get to meet the local people and gain fantastic authentic experiences from them. Our active vacations are focused on contributing to the local economy and too minimize the environmental impact.

When car or van transportation is used we use local drivers, often in owner private operated vehicles, which brings work to people who may otherwise be under or unemployed in the community.

8 Reviews of Croatia island family activity vacation for teenagers

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Reviewed on 14 Aug 2017 by

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


The vacation was very memorable for us as a family, we all loved the area, the activities and the apartment - our other two families on our group were really nice and we were well looked after.

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


Don't forget your wet shoes although you can buy these almost everywhere. I would also check when you book how large your group will be, for the majority of the vacation, and for the activities as well. On some days we were linked to a larger group which meant that some of the activities took a little bit longer.

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


Yes I do think so, the groups who organised the activities would have benefitted from our bookings / also the restaurants as well, and local drivers.

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


I would give our vacation a 4 - we all really enjoyed it and fell in love with Croatia, such an amazing place - we'd all love to go again.

Reviewed on 12 Aug 2017 by

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


Three family members say rock climbing, and one says paddle boarding was there highlight.

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


Be prepared

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


Yes it benefited local people. We also liked the fact that you provide bikes to move around and that using cars/transport is unessesary.

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


Daniel and Mario are not just guides or representatives, they are extremely given to the job and have great instinct with peoples abilities and kids needs. They
give more than just ‘the activity’. They are knowledgeable and happy to share the information. Above all they have a great sense of humour. Etti and everyone
else from the office were just kind, professional and always ready to help. Lucy on sea kayaking was also very kind and helpful. Thank you all for a great week.

Reviewed on 30 Jul 2016 by

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


Everything was memorable. For me the most exciting part was maybe the visit to Vidova gora and Sheppard’s Village for lamb supper, but also the friendliness
of the staff and Croatian people in general.

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


“Just do it!” as Daniel would say! The company lives up to their name. It is the best way to enjoy lots of activities, see the country & keep the kids occupied.

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


Yes, it certainly did. It used local agencies and we’ve visited local families to see their way of life.

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


Fabulous! Some of the most enjoyable weeks we have had on vacation – helped of course by the other guests and the staff!

Reviewed on 23 Jul 2016 by

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


Most memorable part were cycling, climbing and canoeing.

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


Don’t be nervous & go for it!

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


Yes, mostly through trade.

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


Excellent! Lovely quiet location and the very best guide & team.

Reviewed on 01 Sep 2016 by

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


Mountain biking down with breathtaking views of the sea.

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


The standard of the activities and organisation is absolutely brilliant, unbeatable. The accommodation was less phenomenal (fine, but just not exemplary).

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


Yes I did - there were four or five people we met at the agency, all of whom were Croatian.

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



Reviewed on 30 Jul 2016 by

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


1. Meeting great likeminded people
2. All activities were superb and pitched correctly for teenagers & parents
3. Scenery & local people

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


Be ready to participate fully.

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


Definitely benefited locally – for all the other benefits it is impossible to be sure as they are hidden.

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


Second vacation with the tour operator so knew what to expect and they didn’t disappoint! Many everlasting, fun and exciting memories created!

Reviewed on 02 Nov 2015 by

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


Jumping into the freezing source water after a bike ride in intense heat! That was an amazing feeling. And also the canyoning, rafting and really all the activities were fantastic. We had a wonderful vacation.

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


Go for it! You need to be averagely fit, and able to stand fairly intense heat if you go in the summer. It's a great vacation for families, especially with teenagers.

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


Certainly, the hotel we stayed in was occupied only by our group while we were there. Our guides Barisha and Maria were wonderful, attentive and available at all hours to help us.

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


Excellent! We hope to come again and do it all over!

Reviewed on 02 Aug 2014 by

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


The people, the food, the island! We felt at home with the staff of the wonderful Illyrian Resort; Ivan, Maira, Maya, Nino, Maida, and the owners, a wonderful couple. This is a fantastic family owned business that provides the nicest and most soothing atmosphere to relax and enjoy with your family.

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


This is an excellent vacation destination for families who want to avoid noisy, big resort type of vacations. The island of Brac is absolutely gorgeous, the people are wonderful, particularly all the staff at the Illyrian Resort. They all made us feel
like family. The area is not crowded although it relies on tourism.

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


Absolutely, the hotel is managed by a wonderful family, all of whom are from Croatia.

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


Excellent!

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