A Celebrities Travel Guide to Croatia

The world’s biggest stars are truly madly in love with this country.

Movie stars like Clint Eastwood, Michael Douglas, George Clooney, Sharon Stone, Naomi Campbell, Catherine Zeta Jones, Brad Pitt, Elizabeth Taylor, Sean Connery, Daniel Craig and Pierce Brosnan, music legends like Jay-Z and Beyonce, sports stars including Andre Agassi and Jennifer Capriati, and world leaders like Bill and Hillary Clinton and Prince Harry – the list goes on – have all holidayed in Croatia, which is reputed as a cool and classy destination (To join our next trip to Croatia, CLICK HERE).

Here’s how you too can live it up in Croatia like the rich and the famous:

Cruise on a yacht like Beyonce and Jay-Z

Music’s golden couple soaked up the sun while sailing through the beautiful Dalmatian islands on a holiday in 2009. Jumping into the blue waters, she gushed: “This is amazing. Look at this beautiful nature that God created, that I am about to jump into right now with my friend that I love and my husband…”

Blue Ivy, born in January, was reportedly named after a tree wrapped in blue ivy the couple had seen on the island during their visit.


One of Croatia’s frequent celebrity visitors is billionaire Bill Gates, whose favorite spot in the country is the little town of Skradin and the Krka National Park, studded with cascading waterfalls, green valleys, caves, rich vegetation, and wildlife, a patchwork of different blues, greens – and utterly beautiful.

“It is my favorite vacation place” he said, in an interview with Forbes magazine.

The Krka national park has also been visited by Michael Schumacher, ‘Rania’ the Queen of Jordan and the Russian billionaire Roman Abramovic.

Party like Prince Harry in hvar

The younger of the two princes visited this Croatian island during a summer holiday, where he spent his nights partying and dancing away with friends well into the morning at one of the island’s open-air clubs.

feast on fresh seafood like demi moore

The Gariful Restaurant in Hvar is frequented by many Hollywood A-listers for its fresh fish and shellfish dishes, such as  ‘Drunk Lobster’ cooked in tomato and white wine sauce, and served over spaghetti amongst others.

It’s no surprise then, that Giorgio Armani recently named Gariful as one of his top restaurants in the world.

Get to know about the local way of life like Tom Cruise

The Mission Impossible star first visited Croatia in 2004, stopping by Dubrovnik and was so delighted that he promised to return.

And he did so in 2012, choosing to visit Hvar in the wake of his divorce from Katie Holmes and spent some time exploring the island and talking with locals.

Fall for croatia’s charm like the cast of the game of thrones

If you didn’t already know, a large part of HBO’s hit series was filmed in various locations in Croatia. King’s Landing, for instance was shot in Dubrovnik and scenes in Meereen was filmed in Split, for instance.

All the cast members fell in love with the country as you can see in the video, with Emilia Clarke stating “Croatia always treats us so well” in the video, and Iain Glen stating elsewhere, “Croatia has become kind of our home away from home.”

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