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Beach Holiday Destinations in Europe

Countries in Europe are very popular holiday destinations. Either winter or summer holidays, Europe has much to offer. It has great beaches, temperate climates and good selection of resorts that cater to any kind of holidays you want. There are a lot of famous beaches all over Europe that are very ideal to a wonderful beach vacation. Here are some places in Europe with famous beach vacation destinations:

SpainSpain

There are several beach vacation resorts in Spain located mainly along the coasts of the Mediterranean Sea. You may also choose to go to some islands in Spain located at Majorca. They are very popular and you will have a great beach vacation at a reasonable price here.

If you don t want too much crowd during your beach vacation, you may choose to go to Cadiz. This golden sandy beach at Cadiz has a serene and rustic quality. You may also tour around the city of Cadiz and see its ancient quality from its local historical attractions, architectures and designs.

France

FranceThe Biarritz Beach at the Basque coast of France is sunny and has a mild weather which is perfect all year round for those who want to take a beach vacation. Biarritz has a Spanish influence so expect a great cuisine and design in the place. There are also several attractions near Biarritz Beach that you can visit and local shopping places to buy for souvenirs.

Another popular beach vacation destination in France is the beach at St. Tropez. This beautiful beach has a tropical weather that makes it a great destination for a beach vacation. There are also chic clubs for you to visit and enjoy at night that will erase the thought of boredom in your stay at St.Tropez.

Monaco

The Larvotto Beach has a beautiful and sunny weather. This beach caters mostly to the wealthy and glamourous, making it ideal for a luxurious beach vacation. You can enjoy eating in its fine restaurants and have a great time at its classy clubs.

CroatiaCroatia

Most tourists that visit Croatia go to coasts especially along the Adriatic Sea. It has an extraordinary coastline and the popular beaches at Croatia are those atSibenik, Dubrovnik, Trogir, Zadar, the National Park Brijuni Islands and the National Park Kornati . You can enjoy the beauty of the beach or go scuba diving. If you are yet to learn scuba diving, there are a number of beaches that has qualified instructors to teach you.

 

Greece

GreeceThe small island of Mykonos in Greece has varied atmospheres that makes it good for any kind of vacation family, friends, or romantic getaways. You can enjoy some water activities here or just have a relaxing time under the sun. The local restaurants here will give you the taste of the classic Greek cuisine that you will totally enjoy.

These places are just some of the most popular ones for the beach bums. They should be on your list if you are planning to take a beach vacation to Europe.

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Dubrovnik Cilipi Airport Guide

Dubrovnik-AirportDubrovnik’s international airport is one of Croatia’s most important airports. The airport is also called Cilipi, after its location. Dubrovnik is a popular tourist destination on the Adriatic coast. It has only one terminal and handles approximately one million passengers annually.

Local Transport
Train

There is no direct train connection from Dubrovnik Airport. The nearest railway station is in Plo?e, which is easily accessible by bus. For more information, please visit the Croatian Railways website.

Car and Bus

The airport is located on the E65, approximately 24 kilometers south east of the center of Dubrovnik.

There is an airport shuttle service (Atlas) between the airport and the Dubrovnik bus station. There is also a regular city bus  service to and from the airport. The bus is the cheapest way to get to the airport.

Car Rental Dubrovnik Cilipi Airport

There are several car rental agencies (Auto Europa, EasyCar, Economy Car, Sixt, Herzt and Holiday auto’s) at the arrival hall. You can also book a rental car in advance at EasyTerra, this website compares multiple car rental agencies and their rates simultaneously.

Taxi

Taxicabs are available in front of the terminal. A trip to Dubrovnik costs approximately HRK 250.00 and takes half an hour. You can book a taxi on line (tel. +385(0)98 725 769).

Parking at the airport

The airport has 200 parking spaces, both for short and long term parking. The first 15 minutes are free and after that the price is at most HRK 5.00 per 2 hours.

Services
Shopping and dining

At the airport, there are a few shops, restaurants and (snack) bars.

Baggage

For lost and found items, please contact tel. +385(0)2 0773 328.

Information

At the terminal there is a service desk which provides information about the airport and timetables.

Business

The airport has two lounges. Other than this, there are no business facilities.

Access for disabled people

There are a number of facilities for disabled people.

Other services

At the terminal there is a bank, post office and an exchange office. Opposite the rental agencies, there is an ATM. The airport’s gardens are worth a visit.

Dubrovnik Airport
Cilipi, Konavle
20117 Dubrovnik
Croatia
Telephone: +385(0)2 077 3100
Fax: +385(0)2 077 3322
Email: info@airport-dubrovnik.hr

Airport Codes

IATA airport code: DBV
ICAO airport code: LDDU

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Top 5 Luxury Dubrovnik Hotels

Dubrovnik Palace stars

Dubrovnik HotelsThis luxurious beach hotel comprises a total of 10 floors with 308 rooms. Guests may make use of the air-conditioned foyer with a 24-hour reception desk, hotel safe, currency exchange desk, lift, TV room and conference facilities with Internet access. In addition to this, this hotel features a beach restaurant, bistros, cafe-bars, salons and aperitif bars as well as an air-conditioned à la carte restaurant with highchairs for younger guests. Room and laundry services are further features that can be taken advantage of. Car parking facilities are to be found outside of the hotel.

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Bellevue Dubrovnik stars

Dubrovnik Luxury HotelsThis luxury hotel is a veritable sanctuary for people looking to relax their spirit and awaken their senses, whilst escaping from the haste of everyday life. It truly is a unique hotel for discerning individuals. Comprising a total of 91 guest rooms spread across 5 floors, it offers an appreciation of luxury, superb service and attention to detail. The rooms all feature sea views of the Adriatic and the nearby pebbly beach right under the hote. The air-conditioned establishment welcomes its guests into a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out service, hotel safe and currency exchange facilities. On-site facilities include lift access, a hairdressing salon, a TV lounge and dining options like a cafe, bar and restaurant. Conference facilities and Internet access are available and, for an additional fee, guests can make use of the room and laundry services and the indoor and outdoor car parks.

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Rixos Libertas Dubrovnik stars

Dubrovnik Luxury HotelsThis 254-room hotel is fully air-conditioned and offers modern equipped rooms and suites with full commodities and facilities. The hotel welcomes guests into its lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out service, currency exchange facilities and lift access. Guests will find a hairdressing salon, the Xtream night club and the Golden Sun Casino on site, as well as 3 bars (one featuring vitamin-based drinks), 3 restaurants and a café. WLAN Internet access, room and laundry services and a car park are all available and younger guests can make friends in the kids’ club.

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Radisson Blu Resort Dubrovnik Sun Gardensstars

Dubrovnik Sun Gardens HotelThis exclusive resort, built in 2009, offers stylish accommodation with private balconies and an amazing sea view. It comprises a total of 408 guest rooms. Guests can soak up the sun on one of the lounge chairs laid out on the exclusive beach, and enjoy fine dining at one of the many different restaurants at the resort. The air-conditioned property offers guests use of a wide range of amenities, including a lobby with 24-hour reception and check out, a hotel safe, a currency exchange facility and lift access. There is also an on-site hairdresser, a children’s playground, a café, a bar and a disco. Conference facilities are provided at the hotel and WLAN Internet access is available throughout the building. Room and laundry services are provided. Guests can hire a bicycle on site, and there is ample parking for those arriving by car, some in a garage

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Excelsior Hotel & Spa stars

Dubrovnik Luxury HotelsThis charming hotel is spread over 9 floors and comprises 158 rooms of which 18 are suites. Guests may make use of the spacious air-conditioned lobby with reception (24 hour service), safe, currency exchange desk, cloakroom, lift, TV room and conference room with public Internet access and WLAN point. In addition, this luxury hotel offers a cosy bar, a café, a newspaper stand, shops, hairdresser, casino and an air conditioned à la carte restaurant with non-smoking area and terrace. Room, laundry and medical services are further features that can be taken advantage of. Car parking facilities are to be found outside of the hotel.

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