Celebrity Travel & StyleInterviewsJet Set PetLuxury VoyagesSuite Dreams - The World's Best SuitesTime TravelerTop 5Luxury Travel TrendsWeekend Away
Destination WeddingsFamily Vacation PackagesSpa & Wellness PackagesRomantic & Honeymoon PackagesGirls GetawaysSpring SpecialsWinter Getaway Packages
ArticlesThe Best Hotels, Resorts & Villas Around the World
Beach & Island Resorts5-Star City HotelsAdventure Lodges & Eco EscapesBoutique City HotelsCountry House HotelsRomantic RetreatsLuxury Guest RanchesLuxury Safari Camps & LodgesGolf Resorts & LodgesSpa Resorts & Wellness RetreatsSki Resorts & LodgesWine Country GetawaysLuxury Family Travel & ResortsNew HotelsHot Hotel Openings
Beach, Coastal & Island VillasCountry VillasGolf VillasSki VillasLuxury Villas & Vacation Rentals Around the WorldHotel Branded Residences
Luxury Cruises & YachtingLuxury Car RentalTravel Tips & AdviceAirline NewsUltimate TripsBusiness TravelFamily TravelLuxury SafarisPrivate Jet TravelRail Journeys: The World's Most Scenic Train Rides
Events
RestaurantsBars & NightclubsAfternoon TeaCoffeeCooking ClassesCulinary TravelWine Travel
Spa & Wellness RetreatsYogaGolf GetawaysTennisSki Vacations
Gift GuideBeach and ResortwearBeauty and FragranceBooksFashionHome StyleLuggage and HandbagsLuxury Autos & Driving ExperiencesMen's StyleTravel EssentialsWatches & JewelryWine and SpiritsWorld's Most Expensive

Romantic & Honeymoon Packages

Adriatic Luxury Journeys Offers Private Escapes to Croatia for Valentine’s Day

February 6, 2015 -

For couples looking to leave the winter blues behind with a romantic getaway this Valentine's Day, Adriatic Luxury Journeys, the leading global travel provider for small-group and private guided tours to Croatia and neighboring countries on the Adriatic Coast, offers exclusive experiences that haven't yet appeared on many Facebook pages.

Between private clifftop dinners at sunset, sailing excursions to hidden beaches, wine and oyster tastings directly with the purveyors, and cooking classes at private estates, Adriatic Luxury Journeys' romantic Honeymoon Journeys (ideal for any romantic occasion) feature experiences not often available to the public.

Through the intimate knowledge and personal relationships of founder Maria Kuchan, a Croatia native, Adriatic Luxury Journeys seamlessly weaves the romantic atmosphere of cities like Hvar, Split, Dubrovnik, Rovinj and Venice with their rich history, culture and architecture. Couples tour famous cathedrals, stroll across ancient Roman ruins, discover treasures in boutique art galleries and visit artisanal farmers and local fishermen. For couples who have a unique experience in mind, Adriatic Luxury Journeys can completely personalize every journey to taste, even combining Croatia with destinations like Greece or Turkey for an adventure across the Mediterranean.

Every tour features luxurious hotels carefully selected for their five-star service and romantic views, with many accompanied by complimentary upgrades or surprise gifts. Guided tours are led by licensed English-speaking locals, and a private chauffeur ensures that couples won't have to think about finding each city, island and small village. Accommodations, transfers, activities, guides and many meals are included, making every getaway seamless. Although support is available throughout both in Croatia and the United States, tours are designed with privacy and discretion in mind, offering service when desired with plenty of alone-time. Standard Honeymoon Journeys range from seven to fifteen days and start at $1,995 in the low season.

Below are Maria Kuchan's featured recommendations, just in time for Valentine's Day 2015:

Croatian Love Story

With its pristine beaches, cascading waterfalls, medieval architecture and intriguing gourmet specialties, it's no wonder that couples are falling in love with Croatia. The 15-day “Croatian Love Story” tour highlights the country's most romantic hidden gems, often including experiences only available through the intimate knowledge of a local guide. You'll wander through the ancient cellars of Diocletian's Palace, explore the Green and Blue caves of Hvar and sample sommelier-selected wines at the finest Croatian restaurants. You'll even take a boat ride to a private lagoon where a sunset dinner awaits. Before you leave, you'll spend two nights at a luxury hotel in Dubrovnik with views of the Adriatic Sea.

Croatia

Dalmatian Desire

Even travelers who have seen the ancient architecture and natural wonders of Hvar, Split and Dubrovnik will find themselves mesmerized by this “behind the scenes” experience on the Dalmatian Coast. You'll picnic amidst the waterfalls of Plitvice Lakes National Park, kayak through the beaches of Zaton Bay, speedboat through the cliffs and hidden bays of the Paklinski Islands and dine in a private olive grove atop St. Nicola, Hvar's highest peak. This 10-day journey will give newlyweds a lifetime of memories and rekindle old romances with new adventures.

Croatia

Dreamy Venice & Croatia

An experience designed especially for those who delight in sampling authentic gourmet specialties, “Dreamy Venice & Croatia” explores the rich culture and history of Italy and Croatia in an atmosphere of romance. You might tour Doge's Palace in Venice with a “secret itinerary,” wander the narrow streets of Rovinj, taste the famous truffles of the Istrian Peninsula, and enjoy fresh-caught trout or roast lamb with a glass of locally brewed beer. You'll have plenty of opportunity to work up an appetite as you hike through Plitvice Lakes National Park, zip line across the Cetina River or snorkel through the secluded beaches of Å olta and Brač.

Croatia

Passion of the Adriatic

Ideal for couples who seek privacy and seclusion, “Passion of the Adriatic” is filled with hidden beaches, private boat rides and exclusive dining experiences, including a private cooking class. Adding adventure to romance, you'll sail to the island of Vis and later swim beneath the famous waterfall Sradinski Buk at Krka National Park. For a taste of authentic Croatian culture, you'll meet artisanal chocolate and cheese producers, sample wine and oysters with local residents, and hunt for black-and-white truffles in the Motovun forest. You'll bask in luxury throughout your entire 10-day escape with five-star hotels, private chauffeurs, local guides and even a complimentary bottle of champagne.

For more information on Adriatic Luxury Journeys and to browse all available tours, please visit: www.AdriaticLuxury.com.


 

Featured Luxury Hotels

 


 

LUXURY PARTNERS

 

Kinglike Concierge & Luxury Villa Rentals - Mykonos, Greece
Kinglike is a luxury villa rentals and personal concierge services company based in Mykonos, Greece offering 150 villa rentals, concierge, event planning, luxury transfers, yacht charters, and more.

 

 

The Abaco Club on Winding Bay
A private, international sporting club and residential community situated on 453 acres in the Bahamas. The Abaco Club offers a world of relaxation with pristine white sand beaches, world-class Scottish styled links golf and a spectacular offering of other water, leisure and sporting activities.

 

 

Carneros Resort and Spa - Napa Valley, California
The resort features 86 charming private guest cottages and suites and nightly private luxury home rentals, each furnished with casual elegance and nestled in a lush garden courtyard with private deck.

 

 

 

Hotel del Coronado - San Diego
This majestic oceanfront beach resort engages the senses and its storied personality captivates the imagination of global guests and San Diego locals alike. Situated on America's most beloved beach, The Del is an iconic destination on every savvy traveler's must-see list.

 

 

 

WEALTH MAGAZINE
The luxury lifestyle - how to spend it on autos, jets, yachts, real estate, travel, shopping, wellness and all the best in life.

 

 

 

Grand Hotel Portovenere, Italy
The charming village of Portovenere, which sits on the point connecting the renowned Cinque Terre and the inspiring Gulf of the Poets, is the perfect place to experience the serenity of Eastern Liguria.

 

 

 

Eden Roc at Cap Cana - Punta Cana
Offering exclusive luxury in the Dominican Republic, Eden Roc at Cap Cana, the only Relais & Chateaux hotel on the island, features 34 freestanding suites with private pools and stunning views.

 

 

 

ULTIMATE ADVENTURES
Explore the world outdoors - discover the best travel adventures, glamping, activities, gear, apparel, vehicles, and more.

 

 

 

Primland - Meadows of Dan, VA
A pristine Blue Ridge Mountain resort offering 12,000 acres of space, sky and shifting moods. Primland is the ultimate getaway for world-class golf, refined dining, and outdoor activities in an environment of rare natural beauty.

 

 

 

MALIBU DIET
The secret to vitality, health and happiness in the New Year! Lose weight, feel great like the A-List!

 

 

Private Villa Rentals - Caribbean & Mexico
In the realm of world-class luxury private villa rentals, we know that the exceptional experiences our guests deserve are about much more than just the villa itself.

 

 

SUPERYACHT MAGAZINE
Living the dream - the world's best yachts for sale and charter. See the latest trends in yacht design, tech, toys, destinations and lifestyle.

 

 

Mountain Shadows
The new resort features timeless modern design, 183 guestrooms, a restaurant with an exhibition kitchen, two pools, a high-tech fitness facility, a fully revamped short golf course, a golf grill and lounge as well as 37,500 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space.

 

 

Jade Mountain - St. Lucia
Jade Mountain is an exclusive luxury 'resort within a resort' with 24 suites at St. Lucia's famed Anse Chastanet Resort, in a truly romantic and magical setting poised high overlooking St. Lucia's Piton World Heritage site and the Caribbean Sea.

 

 

Hotel Valley Ho - Scottsdale, AZ
Escape to the sun in Scottsdale! A hideaway for celebrities, this Downtown Scottsdale resort features generously sized guest rooms with all-glass walls opening onto airy patios or balconies, many with views of Camelback Mountain.

 

 

JETSETTER MAGAZINE
Luxury travel and lifestyle - discover all the best destinations, hotels, resorts, nightlife, adventure, shopping, safaris, villas, spas and much more.

 

 

Anse Chastanet - St. Lucia
Set amid a lush 600-acre estate with two soft-sand beaches and breathtaking views of St. Lucia's iconic twin Pitons mountains, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

 

 

Meadowood Napa Valley
One of the true luxury resorts in Napa Valley offering golf, tennis, croquet, hiking, swimming, fitness, spa, wine education and a Michelin three-star restaurant dining experience...all on a private 250-acre estate in the heart of the Napa Valley.

 

 

 

VOYAGES MAGAZINE
Exploring the World in Style - cruising, yachting, expeditions, family adventure, luxury, river cruising - all to the best destinations in the world.