Bella Vita Travels https://www.bellavitatravels.com Custom Mediterranean Experiences Thu, 07 Dec 2017 12:09:35 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.1 https://www.bellavitatravels.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/stamp_transparent_blue-66x66.png Bella Vita Travels https://www.bellavitatravels.com 32 32 Mediterranean’s Hottest Destinations in 2018: Algarve https://www.bellavitatravels.com/2017/12/mediterranean-hottest-destinations-2018-algarve/ https://www.bellavitatravels.com/2017/12/mediterranean-hottest-destinations-2018-algarve/#respond Thu, 07 Dec 2017 12:09:35 +0000 https://www.bellavitatravels.com/?p=3733 In recent years, the Algarve region of Portugal has become Europe's playground, attracting people from colder northern climes who want to spend their summers relaxing in the sun, strolling on the beach, or playing a few rounds of golf. Steeped in history, the Algarve offers warm temperatures, a variety of ways to relax, and special [...]

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Mediterranean’s Hottest Destinations in 2018: Balearic Islands https://www.bellavitatravels.com/2017/12/mediterranean-hottest-destinations-2018-balearic-islands/ https://www.bellavitatravels.com/2017/12/mediterranean-hottest-destinations-2018-balearic-islands/#respond Wed, 06 Dec 2017 11:05:22 +0000 https://www.bellavitatravels.com/?p=3741 Most Americans associate the Balearic Islands with the parties and nightlife, beloved by jetsetters and celebrities. But these islands also offer a fascinating mix of history and modernity, mingling cultural influences from Spain, Catalan, and the Mediterranean with their own distinctive legacy, and offer extraordinary experiences for all kinds of visitors. The islands of Majorca, [...]

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Mediterranean’s Hottest Destinations in 2018: Dalmatian Coast https://www.bellavitatravels.com/2017/12/mediterranean-hottest-destinations-2018-dalmatian-coast/ https://www.bellavitatravels.com/2017/12/mediterranean-hottest-destinations-2018-dalmatian-coast/#respond Tue, 05 Dec 2017 11:26:59 +0000 https://www.bellavitatravels.com/?p=3735 The Dalmatian Coast region of Croatia has a unique cultural legacy that makes it such a special place today. The long history combines the culture and language of the original Mediterranean and mountain communities, mingled with influences from the Ottomans, Italians, and Croatian people, to make it a destination unlike anywhere else. As Croatia experiences [...]

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Mediterranean’s Hottest Destinations in 2018: Crete https://www.bellavitatravels.com/2017/12/mediterranean-hottest-destinations-2018-crete/ https://www.bellavitatravels.com/2017/12/mediterranean-hottest-destinations-2018-crete/#respond Mon, 04 Dec 2017 21:57:06 +0000 https://www.bellavitatravels.com/?p=3731 Crete is the fifth-largest island in the Mediterranean, and a Greek island with its own unique culture, traditions, and cuisine. With settlement on the island dating back to the Minoans in 2700BC, and landscapes that range from modern cities, to rugged mountains, to sandy beaches, Crete is a world until itself, and offers visitors a [...]

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Mediterranean’s Hottest Destinations in 2018: St. Tropez https://www.bellavitatravels.com/2017/12/mediterranean-hottest-destinations-2018-st-tropez/ https://www.bellavitatravels.com/2017/12/mediterranean-hottest-destinations-2018-st-tropez/#respond Fri, 01 Dec 2017 16:55:15 +0000 https://www.bellavitatravels.com/?p=3737 If there's a spot on earth that never needed Justin Timberlake to bring sexy back, it's St. Tropez. It's been sexy all along. Ever since the days of Brigitte Bardot, St. Tropez has evoked images of pristine beaches, beautiful people, and luxurious living. It remains the home of sunbathing celebrities, extravagant yachts, and exclusive boutiques. [...]

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Mediterranean’s Hottest Destinations in 2018: Amalfi Coast https://www.bellavitatravels.com/2017/11/mediterranean-hottest-destinations-2018-amalfi-coast/ https://www.bellavitatravels.com/2017/11/mediterranean-hottest-destinations-2018-amalfi-coast/#respond Thu, 30 Nov 2017 14:34:11 +0000 https://www.bellavitatravels.com/?p=3729 The Amalfi Coast is a breathtaking convergence of sea and mountains, bejeweled with sparkling little towns and historic sights. The area is a UNESCO world heritage site, honored for the centuries that Italians have cultivated and terraced the mountainsides, the breathtaking views and natural vistas, and the unique history and architecture of the region. The [...]

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Mediterranean’s Hottest Destinations in 2018: Cinque Terre https://www.bellavitatravels.com/2017/11/mediterranean-hottest-destinations-2018-cinque-terre/ https://www.bellavitatravels.com/2017/11/mediterranean-hottest-destinations-2018-cinque-terre/#respond Thu, 30 Nov 2017 04:41:14 +0000 https://www.bellavitatravels.com/?p=3726 The rugged coastlines and dramatic views of Cinque Terre have appealed to visitors for centuries, but these villages have been preserved by their inaccessibility. Only in the 19th century were the towns of Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore (the "Five Lands") reliably connected by train to the rest of Italy, and the [...]

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Get to Know Split Croatia https://www.bellavitatravels.com/2017/11/get-know-split-croatia/ https://www.bellavitatravels.com/2017/11/get-know-split-croatia/#respond Wed, 15 Nov 2017 11:49:21 +0000 https://www.bellavitatravels.com/?p=3708 Split Croatia has been called "the most beautiful city in the world," and this jewel on the Adriatic Sea certainly lives up to that description with its sunny climate, historical sites, lovely -- if crowded -- beaches and variety of outdoor recreational opportunities. The city's name may have originated from Greek colonists in the third [...]

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Get to Know Dubrovnik Croatia https://www.bellavitatravels.com/2017/11/get-to-know-dubrovnik-croatia/ https://www.bellavitatravels.com/2017/11/get-to-know-dubrovnik-croatia/#respond Tue, 14 Nov 2017 11:53:15 +0000 https://www.bellavitatravels.com/?p=3701 As a seaport located on the Mediterranean, Dubrovnik has a long history of attracting both commerce and tourists. From the Middle Ages, when Dubrovnik rivaled Venice as a center of business and wealth, to today, visitors have marveled at the architecture, culture and stunning setting along the coast of Croatia. In Dubrovnik, you have all [...]

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Family Friendly Destinations in Croatia https://www.bellavitatravels.com/2017/11/family-friendly-destinations-croatia/ https://www.bellavitatravels.com/2017/11/family-friendly-destinations-croatia/#respond Mon, 13 Nov 2017 20:30:32 +0000 https://www.bellavitatravels.com/?p=3697 You know Croatia as a traveler's paradise, but is it a welcoming place for children? The emphatic answer is "yes!" The abundant list of family friendly destinations in Croatia is sure to please the most discerning of travelers who are also parents. From beautiful islands to formidable forts, Croatia promises to delight and enchant the [...]

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