Istria beach

The Best Beaches In Istria, Croatia

Blanketed in olive groves and vineyards, and boasting some of Croatia’s most captivating hilltop towns, it’s easy for inland Istria to dominate holiday itineraries. The rugged Istrian coast is peppered with cha...
dubrovnik travel guide

Dubrovnik Travel Guide: Southern Croatia

Dubrovnik is one of the world’s most beautiful walled cities, and one of the most interesting places to stay in Europe.  The poet Byron dubbed Croatia’s southernmost city “the pearl of the Adriatic” –...

The Best 10+ Villas In Croatia

Whether you’re a foodie looking to indulge in fantastic wines and delicious seafood (very Itlain-esque), or an explorer seeking adventure amongst the amazing architecture and stunning landscapes - you can have ...
Split waterfront and Marjan hill aerial view, Dalmatia, Croatia

11 Reasons Why…You Need To Visit Croatia

It seems as though everyone and their mother has been on holiday to Croatia. And while you may be wondering what all the palaver is about, we can't say we're surprised. From the beautiful Game of Thrones s...
6 Things to Do in Croatia this Summer

6 Things to Do in Croatia this Summer

As the holiday season approaches, it's time to take a closer look at one of our favourite European destinations: Croatia. One of Oliver's luxury villas in Croatia is the perfect base from which to exp...
Villa Giardiniera, Umbria

Top 15 Eco-friendly Villas in our Collection

Sustainability is a topic at the forefront of everyone’s minds right now – from flight shaming becoming a thing and airlines introducing carbon offsetting, to activist groups like extinction rebellion lobbying ...

10 Things to Do With Kids in Istria

Although Istria is a little different from your typical sandy-beach holiday destination, it's still one of the best places in Croatia to visit with your family. There is so much to do; everyone is sure to have ...
Vineyard,Croatia

Istrian Food And Wineries Guide

Producing some of the world’s finest foods, it’s no surprise that Istria offers some of Croatia’s most exciting gastronomic experiences: from sampling some of the best olive oils in the world and exploring its ...
Pula beach

Things To Do In Istria

While Istria’s world-class gastronomy and enchanting landscape make it the ultimate destination for just sitting back and taking it all in, it also has a plethora of sights and activities to entertain the whole...
Groznjan Istria

Istria Travel Guide

This heart-shaped peninsula was the birthplace of modern Croatian tourism, and it’s easy to see why. Its history has bestowed it with Italian sophistication, most obviously seen in pastel-painted coastal towns,...
Top 10 Cycling holidays Villas - Oliver's Travels

Top 10 Villas for Cycling Holidays

There's nothing quite like the feeling of freedom you get on a bicycle, and if you couple that with a beautiful natural landscape you've got an utterly spellbinding natural experience right there. The...
best european beach vacations

Best European Beach Vacations for Sun Chasers

For most Americans, the word "European" conjures images of ancient castles with limestone walls, sophisticated cuisine, art galleries, and - of course - the Eiffel Tower. Europe, however, has a rich heritage of...
honeymoon villas

The 10+ Best Honeymoon Villas

The nice thing about getting married is it’s the gift that keeps on giving. Not only do you get a fantastic day surrounded by all your friends and family, but you also get to say “I Do” to the love of your life...
Villa Sol - Cote d'Azur - Oliver's Travels

The Top 10 Family Friendly Villas

Here at Oliver’s Travels, we’ve all got one thing in common – we were bitten by the travel bug very early on. The holidays we had as kids opened our eyes to new places, new foods, new experiences and diffe...