Best hotels in the Adriatic
As part of the Mediterranean, the Adriatic Sea inherited all the best: a diverse underwater world, clear water and white sand with small pebbles. If you want to relax on one of the Adriatic resorts, pay attention to tours to Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Montenegro, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Here, in the best resorts of the Adriatic Sea, there are cozy home-style villas and luxury hotels. Check out the list of 15 best hotels in the Adriatic in the opinion of The Telegraph publisher, and go on an adventure!
1. Hotel Excelsior, Dubrovnik
The stunning beauty of the deep blue Adriatic Sea and the proximity of the Old Town (the main historical and tourist part of Dubrovnik) make the restored Excelsior Hotel one of the best on the coast. It was not without reason that in 1913 world-famous guests rested here: Francis Coppola, Sir Roger Moore and Queen Elizabeth II herself.
2. Sun Gardens Dubrovnik Hotel, Dubrovnik
Just 20 minutes from Dubrovnik there is a superb family-style spa resort. All rooms have a balcony or terrace, the area is decorated with pines, palm trees and olive trees, and on the coastline there are pools, bars and open-air restaurants overlooking the Adriatic. For those who want to relax, there is an exquisite spa with indoor pools, offering a full range of health and beauty treatments.
3. Villa Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik
The sophisticated five-star hotel, built in the rock, shakes a view of the turquoise waters of the Adriatic. Here you can visit the spa with an indoor pool, where visitors can enjoy all sorts of beauty treatments, wellness massages or yoga classes.
4. Little Green Bay, Hvar
In the Bay of Lozna, on the island of Hvar, there is a small secluded boutique hotel, surrounded by turquoise waters and pine forests. Little Green Bay attracts with aromas of wood resin and emerald green of pines. Stone facades on the site of an old farmhouse and an inspiring interior based on purely natural materials.
5. Hotel Liburna, Korcula
On the Adriatic coast, a 15-minute walk from the beautiful medieval Old Town of Korcula, is a modern four-star hotel. There is literally everything: sports fields and two tennis courts, an outdoor swimming pool with sea water, surrounded by sun loungers and white umbrellas, a large pebble beach and even a water park.
6. Radisson Blu Resort Split, Split
The hotel, located on the coast, is only 3 km from the Old Town of Split and has a modern design. Some rooms feature panoramic floor-to-ceiling glazing, which provides unobstructed views of the turquoise sea and the beauty of the island of Brac.
7. Hotel Navis, Opatija
Navis is an ultramodern modern design hotel with a private beach, stunning architecture and luxurious rooms with a breathtaking view of the sea. Each room has a large comfortable bed and works of art by local artists.
8. Hotel Monte Mulini, Rovinj
On the shore of the bay, among the lush old park-reserve, just a 15-minute walk from the Old Town of Rovinj, is a luxurious five-star hotel. It features a beautifully designed spa, two à la carte restaurants with the best French and Mediterranean cuisine and stunning sea views.
9. Aman Sveti Stefan, Sveti Stefan
The hotel is located a couple of kilometers south of the medieval town of Budva and is part of the Budva Riviera, which has beautiful beaches. The highlight of the complex is in the choice of one of its parts: you can live in a renovated mansion overlooking a cozy bay, or in a separate building of the 15th century, decorated in an exclusive style.
10. Hotel Splendid, Budva
A modern five-star hotel located in a cozy bay with a sandy beach. It is ideal for family holidays. There are impressive outdoor pools with cascades and hot tubs, a well-organized kids club, an extensive spa and a large selection of bars and restaurants.
11. Regent Porto Montenegro, Tivat
Elegant, aristocratic and elegant hotel overlooking the marina is located in the Bay of Kotor. Its highlight is an elegant decor that resembles the design of a luxurious yacht using wood, flowing fabrics, a linen canopy above the beds, echoing the sails.