If you're looking to whisk your loved one to Croatia for Valentine's Day this year, the selection of handpicked hotel deals is on hand to guarantee a romantic weekend that offers style, indulgence and great value.
Regent Esplanade Zagreb
Charm your loved one with a romantic stay at The Regent Esplanade in Zagreb. Candlelit dinner, music and romantic ice skating will make this Valentine's an unforgettable one.
The hotel has a Valentine’s Day package that features accommodations in a deluxe room, welcome sparkling wine, a romantic bath, candlelit dinner for two in Zinfandel's Restaurant, access to the hotel's brand new ice skating rink on Oleander Terrace and complimentary skate rental, and a free access to fitness room and sauna.
Rates start at €290 (£254) for two persons, including VAT and based on double occupancy. The package is for bookings between 12th and 15th February 2010. Additional nights can be added for a special rate of €114 (£99).
Details and bookings Regent Esplanade Zagreb (+385 1 4566 021, www.theregentzagreb.com).
Pucic Palace Dubrovnik
Mix romance with culture in beautiful Dubrovnik and head to the Pucic Palace, an impeccably restored 18th century villa within the walls of the Dubrovnik Old Town.
The top choice for style and service in Dubrovnik, this palazzo is both comfortable and well-designed. High beamed ceilings, parquet floors, European antiques, Italian mosaic bathrooms and 24hr room service create a deluxe experience, making it almost impossible to leave your room.
If you do venture out, make sure you enjoy romantic strolls through the cobblestoned streets of the medieval city or charter out the hotel's yacht to enjoy a picnic for two out at sea.
Rates from €160 (£140) per room per night (accommodation only). Details and booking Pucic Palace (+385 20 326 222, www.thepucicpalace.com).
Kempinski Adriatic Istria
Enjoy the ultimate luxury in Istria’s first five-star beachside golf and spa resort in beautiful surroundings and views towards Slovenia, Italy and the Austrian Alps.
Kempinski’s Be Loved & Love Valentine Package includes accommodation for two nights, gourmet breakfast, daily entrance to Carolea Spa, bottle of sparkling wine and chocolate pralines in the room, and a romantic Valentine dinner on 13.02.2010. VAT is included in the rate. City tax is paid extra.
Rates start at €238 (£208) per person for two nights. Details and booking Kempinski Hotel Adriatic (+385 52 707 000, www.kempinski-adriatic.com).
Hotel Mozart Opatija
Celebrate the Valentine’s Day in romantic Hotel Mozart in Opatija and visit the International Carnival of Rijeka in one weekend.
The Valentine’s package includes accommodation in elegant room for two nights, breakfast served in room, surprise present for ladies, glass of champagne and strawberries with cream, unlimited access to Wellness Oasis & Beauty corner (jacuzzi, sauna, Turkish bath, fitness), romantic candlelight dinner in hotel’s restaurant “Fontana” on 13.02.2010.
Rates start at €149 (£130) per person for two nights (tourist tax is not included), additional nights can be booked for €55 (£48). Details and booking MedAdria (+385 51 312 279, www.medadria.com).
Valamar Diamant Hotel Porec
Candlelight dinner with fancy Istrian food and romantic music, sparkling wine and strawberries awaits you at the Valamar Diamant in Porec.
Valamar’s Love Symphony package includes breakfast served in your room, the amorous ball - romantic dinner in the lobby bar with candlelight and romantic music (Sunday), romantic welcoming package with flowers, sparkling wine and chocolate-coated strawberries and wellness centre services (Finnish sauna, Turkish bath, whirlpool, fitness, relax zone with Mediterranean and tropic effects).
Rates from €81 (£70) per room per day for stays between 12th and 16th February 2010, minimum 2 nights. Details and booking Valamar Diamant Porec (+385 52 465 000, www.valamar.com).