Villa Bon Vivant, Mlini – Dubrovnik

Villa Bon VivantWhen visiting Dubrovnik, we stayed at Villa Bon Vivant, on the coast at Mlini – about a 15-minute drive from Dubrovnik.

We were on a self-drive trip and had been advised that parking was difficult to come by at Dubrovnik and it was a good idea not to stay in the city itself.

We booked Villa Bon Vivant as it was a short ferry ride into Dubrovnik.

Arriving in Mlini, it was difficult to find our accommodation – it was down a steep driveway that was a bit daunting at first but we soon got used to it.


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Hotel Liburna, Korcula, Croatia

We felt very fortunate to be staying at Hotel Liburna (now known as Aminess Liburna Hotel) – it was one of the most modern hotels on Korcula, in a great location, a short walk to the Old Town and with lovely views.

On arrival by car, we followed signs to Hotel Liburna and arrived at the back of the hotel where there was a carpark.

The hotel looked new, and checking in at Reception, we were told it had only opened to guests about 10 days prior, after being totally renovated.


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Villa Irena Apartments, Hvar, Croatia

Villa_Irena_300Villa Irena has a wonderful location by the sea – with just the sea path around to Hvar Town separating the villa from the water. It was one of our favourite places to stay in Croatia.

We were given a very warm welcome on arrival and stayed on the ground floor of the villa – in a large two-bedroom apartment – Apartment 1.


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Villa Queen Apartments, Trogir, Croatia

DSCN2854-Villa_Queen_1000On arrival at the Villa Queen Apartments, we were greeted by Jelena – a wonderful host – enthusiastic and helpful. The apartments are located on the large island of Ciove, a few minute’s drive from the Old Town Trogir.

We had Apartment 9 on the top floor. It was a spacious two-bedroom apartment with large, open-plan living/dining/kitchen area with doors onto a front balcony and wonderful views.


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Guesthouse Academia Danica, Plitvice Lakes, Croatia

Guesthouse Academia Danica

Guesthouse Academia Danica

Guesthouse Academia Danica is in an excellent location for exploring Plitvice Lakes National Park. It is an easy walk to Entrance 1 (Lower Lakes) – just a few hundred metres.

We received a warm welcome from our host on arrival and booked into Room 5 on the first floor. It was a small room with a long desk along one wall, and two single beds end-to-end on the other wall under a sloping ceiling fitted with a skylight. The room was warm and cosy and had a split system air-conditioner for added comfort.


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Hotel Katarina, Rovinj, Croatia

Hotel Katarina, Rovinj

Hotel Katarina, Rovinj

Hotel Katarina (Maistra Select Island Hotel Katarina) is located on a small island – a short boat ride from Rovinj’s Old Town. This charming hotel was recently renovated and is now rated as a three star hotel and is part of the Maistra group. It is excellent value for money and was a pleasant surprise.

On arrival at the hotel, the staff transported our luggage to our room from the ferry. We had Room 612 on the first floor with lovely views of the sea towards the Old Town. There was the added convenience of a lift in our building.

Our room was a family room and was made up of two bedrooms, bathroom and balcony.


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