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Dubrovnik Luxury Travel VIP Fleet in Action.

Dubrovnik Luxury Travel VIP Fleet in Action.

Good news for Croatian tourism, recent Croatian Minister of Tourism visit to London has promising scope that this tourist season, Croatia will attract more British tourists. The fact that the major airline companies has direct flights to newly opened Dubrovnik Airport terminal speaks for itself.

Finally, the airport that city of Dubrovnik deserves. But this in turn is drawing a lot of small privately charted flights which is an excellent news. Dubrovnik Luxury Travel’s experienced agents are 24/7 at your disposal to organize you VIP Airport clearance and VIP Transportation to Dubrovnik Riviera.

It is interesting to note that the Croatian villa owners have recognized the needs of British clients. Konavle region, although it is not close to the sea, the villas have pools but also offer and oasis of peace, vineyards and are ideal for bicycle tracking. Not quite Toscany, one may ponder, but you could be easily mistaken. Gastronomy, wine drinking, closeness to the airport, modern stone villas, Cavtat, idyllic picturesque town that resembles Portofino at bird’s stone throw. In one word, ideal combo to switch yourself off on enjoy Croatia mode. Who knows maybe you fall in love with Konavle in the same way as one of clients did that returning back to London, he insisted on buying “peka”, a huge bell liked lid used to prepare lamb, veal and potatoes. He sprang a challenging task in front of our team members because some things are priceless but one lady decided to give her household peka to our client as a gift. Touching gesture but yet another display of Croatian hospitality at its best. No doubt that new Dubrovnik airport will show the same, even to the greater extent that it was the case before. In Croatia we love to push the boundaries.

From the island of Lokrum Dubrovnik, Croatia via Canary islands to Mexico with love.

Recently a client of ours insisted on booking Villa Victoria for the end of May 2015. As it may have been expected it was fully booked. My guess was that the views and the value for money price were determinants when it came for opting out to rent Villa Victoria. And there is one view in particular that intrigues the visitors of Dubrovnik, that of island of Lokrum. So you may wonder what onLokrum3 heck has this island to do with Canary islands and Mexico. Well the story starts in 1203 when the island of Lokrum became official domicile of Benedictine monks who cared for it until 1808 when they were forced off the island. As they were leaving Lokrum, they circled it and the curse on any future owner of the island. The Latin saying inscribed over the entrance to the abbey says: Small things create harmony, big things disharmony and this was the case for archduke Maximilian, the brother of the Austrian and Hungarian king Franz Joseph who acquired the island in 1859 and built himself a residence as an extension to the abbey with immaculately designed gardens. He brought on the island a family of peacocks from Canary islands. As he was declared the Emperor of maximilianMexico he met a tragic end being shot by Zapatta revolutionaries. In the meantime the island was inherited by his wife Charlotte who in the meantime was declared insane. Her brother Belgian king Leopold II ensured that Austrian princess Elizabeth gets the island after his nephew committed suicide.

In 1959 the island became natural reserve with a rare species of cactus trees, eucalyptuses, magnolias, agaves being plated there from Australia and South America.

What is interesting to note that no visitor is allowed to sleep on the island during the visiting season which lasts from April to November. The island is reachable in the 15 minutes ferry ride from Dubrovnik Old city port.