1246 magnificent islands scattered like jewels range from tiny, verdant and unpopulated to massive and arid. Pristine beaches, infamous blue waters, ancient cities and all-night parties await.
Our top tips and style guide for visiting Croatia
The best time to visit is the height of summer as good weather is almost a certainty in July and August.
Travel to Hvar by Catamaran and enjoy a Caiprioska at Hula Hula bar, an institution on the island. Head to Korcula, reputed to be the birthplace of Marco Polo before travelling south to the orange-hued roofs of Dubrovnik. Stay at the stylish Pucic Palace and hire a private yacht to explore nearby islands.
Croatian women always look very chic and 'put-together'. The Diane von Furstenberg collection offers the ideal solution for socialising on your holiday.
Do glamour in a not-so-obvious way with Oliver Goldsmith and their 'Sophia' two-tone acetate sunglasses with black frames and marbled ivory arms from Browns Fashion.
Perfect for time spent on the pebbled beaches, pack your own wooden Frescobol bats from the FB Collection. Each one is unique Salt Resort Wear.
Croatia is known for the quality of its jewellers, who use stones and semi-precious corals in innovative ways. We recommend the individual designs created by Clara Stones in Dubrovnik.