Explore the most exclusive parts of Croatia on your Hidden Croatia Holidays. Explore all that Croatia has to offer from your private villa with help from our Croatia Travel Blog.
Stay Cool on Your Villa Holiday
It’s getting to the peak of summer in Croatia and that means heights of 40 degrees in the Mediterranean sun during your villa holiday. The sea breeze takes the harshness away from the sun but it’s important to remember to be careful when spending time outside, especially during the hottest times. Read our 5 top tips for staying cool in Croatia this summer to get the most from your villa holiday.
Whilst to some it may seem silly to cover up in the sun, when visiting the various sites and excursions throughout Croatia you will spend a long time in the sun and it is important to keep covered during this time. Light, airy cotton clothes will keep you cool and covered during your days out.
This may seem an obvious one, but keeping hydrated in the hot weather is vital. Water is also a great tool to use to keep your clothes cool, pouring water on your hat and on your clothes will provide you with a prolonged bit of cool. It goes without saying that having a dip in your pool will help cool you down, but make sure you’re applying sun cream often if you are in and out of the pool.
Stay out of the sun
There are plenty of excursions and places to visit in Croatia that doesn’t require you to be in the sun all day. Wherever you visit in Croatia is most likely to have some form of a historic museum, with ancient artefacts and famous relics that spin the tale of Croatian history. Many cathedrals and historic buildings are littered throughout Croatia as well as ancient ruins. These are a welcome refuge from the sun and always worth seeing during your holiday. Our favourites are the Sibenik Cathedral, Diocletian’s Palace in Split and Rector’s Palace in Dubrovnik.
Wearing sun cream is essential in Croatia and you should be reapplying it regularly. You should also be careful to catch signs of sunstroke early on, tackling it early is essential to avoid making you ill and spoiling your Croatian holiday. Avoid sunstroke by sitting in the shade often, especially when the sun is highest in the sky. Apply sun cream, after sun and stay hydrated.
This one may be difficult for those who go to Croatia to enjoy the picturesque cycling routes and breathtaking hiking points. So, if you chose to have a more active villa holiday, choose to do your activities early in the morning when the sun hasn’t peaked, or later in the evening when it starts to cool down. Drink plenty of water, keep yourself covered up and take breaks often. The good thing about the Croatian countryside is that there is often plenty of shade and if you’re lucky, you’ll hike near some of the national parks and get to enjoy a cooling down in the picturesque lakes. Krka National Park, with its stunning waterfalls, is a personal favourite of ours.
Croatia is famous for its hot summers, which is why most of our Croatian villas have air-conditioning, to keep you cool throughout your villa holiday as well as private pools to keep you cool throughout the day. Book your summer holiday now, browse our range of luxury Croatian villas and experience the Mediterranean heat for yourself.
Leave a comment
Text below Leave a comment on a single blog view.
Luxury Villas in Dubrovnik are the best way to explore all the adventures this wonderful city has to offer.
Take a look at our top five things to do in Hvar, Croatia while enjoying your Luxury Croatian Villa Holiday.
Take a look at our top 5 reasons to take villa holidays over a hotel room for your next getaway.
Visit the Island of Brac and explore small and charming place Milna. Find out the event calendar this summer and enjoy with your family and friends.
Learn about the numerous Game of Thrones filming locations across Croatia, from the popular destination of Dubrovnik Riviera to Split and beyond. Forge your own path to the Iron Throne.
June is underway and it is going to be a busy month across Croatia. From festivals to local events there is sure to be plenty to do across all of the Croatian holiday destinations.
With a well-preserved history, it's no surprise that Croatia is home to many wonderful UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Here are just a few of our favourites.
Villas offer privacy, tranquillity and the utmost comfort. Read our top tips on how to choose the perfect Croatian villa for you.
As Croatia gains popularity as a tourist destination, it can be hard to know where to start. Here are our top tips on what to watch out for if you're visiting Croatia for the first time.
Although the reasons to visit our beautiful country are endless, explore just 5 of the reasons why you should visit Croatia in 2018.
Although December and the Christmas period may not traditionally be the most popular time to visit Croatia, the bustling Christmas markets and authentic Christmas traditions draw in tourists who are looking for a European city break in December.
The low amount of tourists, authentic Croatian holidays and pleasant weather are just some of the reasons you should visit Croatia in October.
Dubrovnik is a beautifully historic part of Croatia that is popular for a reason! Think Game of Thrones, Mediterranean sunshine & authentic Croatian culture.
With an abundance of music festivals taking place in Croatia, it can be hard to choose which one to visit. Read now to discover our favourites.
Croatia is famous for its beautiful beaches and crystal clear sea, something that is not to be missed on your villa holiday. Read about our favourite Croatian beaches now.
May in Croatia brings warm weather and the perfect climate for browsing this historical country. Read our top things to do in May!
Whether enjoying a Croatia island hopping tour or settling down for a luxury villa holiday, Makarska is a destination that should be on your list. Read now to find out why.
Hvar is an island with a long and rich history, making it the perfect place for a Croatian holiday. Read our blog now to find our top 4 things to do.
Brac is a special Croatian island full of culture and natural beauties that you are sure to fall in love with. Read now to discover why you should go here for your Croatian holiday.
The Days of Diocletian is a traditional three-day event that takes a step back in time to honour the Roman Emperor and his importance in Split history.
Towards 301st Alka, which will be held on August 7, we get to know you with this symbol of heroism and glory, and synonymous of the city of Sinj. If you are on holidays in Croatia, we recommend you to be a participant of history in the present
If you ever wonder whether you should visit Dalmatia, our list of the top 9 reasons will be sure to persuade you.
Split is a hub of cultural and historical activities during the summer, leaving you entertained and with a better understanding of the rich Split history. Read our top 8 things to do in Split & book your holiday now!
Dalmatian specialty received this month a protected geographical indication on the level of the European Union, and it is being prepared since the time of the Turks.
If you choose a villa holiday, you cannot go wrong. We bring you the benefits of enjoying that accommodation.