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10th Aug 2015

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Dubrovnik

Looking for a holiday featuring sightseeing and sunshine in equal measure? Croatia is the perfect destination! Visit medieval cities, sail around the islands, wander the markets and chic boutiques looking for keepsakes and presents, or simply soak up the sun and relax by the pool or beach while the children play.

2 departure dates – both 7 nights

All inclusive ‘light’ package with flights, all meals, children’s club and evening entertainment

With its traditional charm, mediaeval quaintness, and a stunning Adriatic coastline with more than 1,185 islands, islets and reefs, Croatia definitely lays stake to being one of the most beautiful parts of Europe. Despite the tragedy of the recent war, its charms remain largely intact; most of the tourist areas have been lovingly recreated . Combining a wealth of history, culture and unrivalled natural beauty, Croatia is a truly memorable destination and of course coupled with a comfortable hotel, great pools and entertainment, the children will be happy too!

Climate

The climate is Mediterranean along the Adriatic coast, meaning warm dry summers and mild winters, with 2,600 hours of sunlight on average yearly – it is one of the sunniest coastlines in Europe.

Dubrovnik

We’ll be staying on the Dubrovnik Riviera, a lovely location just a short 1 euro bus ride away from the mediaeval city of Dubrovnik. Dubrovnik has enchanted many of the course of its history, George Bernard Shaw claimed “those who seek paradise on Earth should come to Dubrovnik and see Dubrovnik”, as well as, famously, describing it as “the pearl of the Adriatic”. Dubrovnik truly is a stunning city with its amazing Old Town, which became a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1979.

Dubrovnik is clearly special. The baroque buildings , pretty squares and cobbled streets are surrounded by a magnificent circle of city walls . The centre of the old town offers a wide variety of cafés and shops with outstanding monuments at either end. Churches, monasteries and museums ornamented with finely carved stone recall an eventful history and a vibrant artistic tradition. Beyond the city is a heavenly landscape of beaches, wooded peninsulas and a sea strewn with lush islands.

Things To Do

Croatia offers something for everyone. Sightseeing in Dubrovnik, mountain cable cars, island tours, an excursion to the beautiful Montenegro (remember the Daniel Craig James Bond movie?), visits to nearby towns and villages to experience the traditional Croatia, evening beach party…For the active there is also a good measure of quad bike safaris and water sports available.

The holiday will be accompanied by a Single With Kids coordinator with group events arranged throughout the break – holidaymakers are free to dip in and out of these as they wish.

Dates

This holiday departs from Monday 10th August for 7 nights, returning on the 17th but we may be able to add additional days should you wish to have a longer holiday.

Flying from London. The transfer is approximately 30 minutes.

Flights may be available from other, regional airports – please contact us for details.

Frequently Asked Question

More information on this holiday can be found on the FAQ page dedicated to this holiday…

The general FAQ page also contains more information about the overseas holidays.

Should you have any queries not covered by the above, please do email us at events@singlewithkids.co.uk

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Accommodation

Location

Within a stunning Mediterranean garden setting, our hotel sits on the shores of the Babin Kuk peninsula just a few minutes bus ride away from the magic of Dubrovnik’s old quarter. Well away from busy roads and in a woodland setting, the location is great for children, the pool area and outside bar also enjoy lovely sea views. The hotel is beside a small pebble beach where you can relax and watch the cruise liners pass as they head for the Dubrovnik port or simply watch the sun set.

Hotel

With the spotlight on sports, entertainment and non-stop fun in the sun for all ages, the hotel is a great choice for families and activity-seekers. There’s a range of activities on offer from aerobics to table tennis, swimming lessons to football. Water sports fans can also indulge in diving, sailing and water-skiing from the shores of the small Copacabana beach beside the hotel. Children will love the fun and creative activities at the mini club, the base for a full programme of games and competitions, while teens have their own cool diversions such as talent shows and discos.

Accommodation is in twin or triple rooms with views of green Mediterranean gardens. There are expansive terraces circling the large swimming pool, which, with gentle slopes and shallow areas is ideal for swimmers and non swimmers alike. The rooms all have a French balcony – see the gallery pictures for this.

The buffet style restaurant offers indoor and outdoor dining, there’s also a snack bar beside the pool.

Whilst this hotel has an official 3 star rating, this can only be because the rooms are slightly compact (although well decorated), the facilities, activities, entertainment, décor and location definitely compare well with many higher rated hotels.

What's Included

• “all-inclusive light” meals – buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner with drink included

• extensive programme for the entire family with a variety of sports and recreation

• evening entertainment programme several times a week during high season

• children’s playground, games room , sports grounds and tennis courts

• mini disco and mini cinema

• Children’s club  for children under 16:  with free juices and non-alcoholic drinks from the drinks dispenser – throughout the day, parties with ice cream

• Copocabana pebble beach close to the hotel

• outdoor swimming pool with separate children’s pool – with lovely sea views

The holiday will be accompanied by a Single With Kids coordinator who will arrange group events and get-togethers. Please note, any group activities are entirely optional, please feel free to dip in and out as you wish. The cost of any excursions is therefore not included in the cost of the holiday.

Flights

The cost includes flights from London Gatwick  - other airports may be available at a small supplement, please contact us for details.

Family Ages

The trip is suitable for all ages and the hotel and entertainment will appeal to all – even those often hard to please teenagers!

Any questions? Do email us at events@singlewithkids.co.uk

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Prices & Booking

Prices and Booking

The prices of this single parent holiday to Dubrovnik are based on flights, 7 nights accommodation, an “all inclusive light” package (bed, breakfast, lunch, evening meal and free drinks with meals with kids club and evening entertainment. The price includes flights from London – other airports may be available at a small supplement, please contact us at events@singlewithkids.co.uk for further details.

Children's Ages

The first child in the family will be charged at the child’s price up to (and including) the age of 17, the second or third children will be charged child price up to the age of 13. Should the second or subsequent children be older than 13, there will be a supplement as below.

Instalments

If you book at least 6 months before the start of the holiday, you may have the option of paying in monthly instalments – the earlier the booking, the lower the monthly price! Please email us at events@singlewithkids.co.uk for more details.

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Testimonials

Jo&Harley - (Dubrovnik 2012)

" We had a lovely time and it just what we needed. We were pleased with how we were
free to do as much or as least with the group and there was no pressure or hard sell on
activities etc. It was very comforting to be abroad but part of a group for support where
needed. The highlight? The group, my daughter being happy and Croatia. Beautiful! "

Ruth - (Dubrovnik 2012)

" Jo was a great coordinator, very entertaining, and liked very much by all. "

Rebecca&Jack - (Dubrovnik 2012)

" Lovely area and perfect hotel for the kids - not too formal that you had to worry.
The highlight? Jack says it was the pool and the inflatables at the beach. For me it was
the trip into Dubrovnik and the walls. The coordinator Jo really did look after us. She was
always there to help when I needed it. "

Scholar - (Dubrovnik 2012)

" Dubrovnik is beautiful, weather was great too. My daughter enjoyed making new friends
and I enjoyed company of others "

Alex - (Dubrovnik 2012)

" Lovely location, and safe hotel for kids. The highlight? 3 Island Trip and the beach at Sunj "