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Dubrovnik Riviera

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Thurs 6th - 13th August 2020

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Dubrovnik Riviera

This holiday is now not available however it will be back in 2021

Looking for a holiday featuring sightseeing and sunshine in equal measures? Croatia is the perfect destination! Visit medieval cities, sail around the islands, wander the markets and chic boutiques looking for keepsakes and presents, or simply soak up the sun and relax by the pool or beach while the children play.

All inclusive” light” package with flights, all meals, children’s club and evening entertainment

With its traditional charm, medieval quaintness, and a stunning Adriatic coastline with more than 1,185 islands, islets and reefs, Croatia definitely lays stake to being one of the most beautiful parts of Europe. Despite the tragedy of the recent war, its charms remain largely intact; most of the tourist areas have been lovingly recreated . Combining a wealth of history, culture and unrivalled natural beauty, Croatia is a truly memorable destination and of course coupled with a comfortable hotel, great pools and entertainment, the children will be happy too!


We’ll be staying on the Dubrovnik Riviera, a lovely location just a short 1 euro bus ride away from the mediaeval city of Dubrovnik. Dubrovnik has enchanted many of the course of its history, George Bernard Shaw claimed “those who seek paradise on Earth should come to Dubrovnik and see Dubrovnik”, as well as, famously, describing it as “the pearl of the Adriatic”. Dubrovnik truly is a stunning city with its amazing Old Town, which became a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1979.

Dubrovnik is clearly special. The baroque buildings , pretty squares and cobbled streets are surrounded by a magnificent circle of city walls . The centre of the old town offers a wide variety of cafés and shops with outstanding monuments at either end. Churches, monasteries and museums ornamented with finely carved stone recall an eventful history and a vibrant artistic tradition. Beyond the city is a heavenly landscape of beaches, wooded peninsulas and a sea strewn with lush islands.

The climate is Mediterranean along the Adriatic coast, meaning warm dry summers and mild winters, with 2,600 hours of sunlight on average yearly – it is one of the sunniest coastlines in Europe.


This is a 7 night holiday

Thurs 6th to Thurs 13th August 2020

It may be possible to extend your holiday further should you wish, the earlier you contact us on this the better as this hotel always sells out quickly. Please email us at to discuss.

*Please note that the coordinator is only available on the above dates*


The cost of the holiday is based on flights from Gatwick however we are also able to arrange flights from many regional airports too – a supplement may need to be paid; the earlier you book your holiday the more chance of you have of avoiding any additional cost, flight prices increase closer to the holiday.

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Thurs 6th - 13th August 2020

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Within a stunning Mediterranean garden setting, our hotel sits on the shores of the Babin Kuk peninsula just a few minutes bus ride away from the magic of Dubrovnik’s old quarter. Well away from busy roads and in a woodland setting, the location is great for children, the pool area and outside bar also enjoy lovely sea views. The hotel is beside a small pebble beach where you can relax and watch the cruise liners pass as they head for the Dubrovnik port or simply watch the sun set.


With the spotlight on sports, entertainment and non-stop fun in the sun for all ages, the hotel is a great choice for families and activity-seekers. There’s a range of activities on offer from aerobics to table tennis, swimming lessons to football. Water sports fans can also indulge in diving, sailing and water-skiing from the shores of the small Copacabana beach beside the hotel. Children will love the fun and creative activities at the mini club, the base for a full programme of games and competitions, while teens have their own cool diversions such as talent shows and discos.

Accommodation is in twin or family rooms with views of green Mediterranean gardens. There are expansive terraces circling the large swimming pool, which, with gentle slopes and shallow areas is ideal for swimmers and non swimmers alike. The rooms all have a French balcony – see the gallery pictures for this.

The buffet style restaurant offers indoor and outdoor dining, there’s also a snack bar beside the pool.

Whilst this hotel has an official 3 star rating, this can only be because the rooms are slightly compact (although well decorated), the facilities, activities, entertainment, décor and location definitely compare well with many higher rated hotels.

What's Included

• “all-inclusive light” meals – buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner with drink included

• extensive programme for the entire family with a variety of sports and recreation

• evening entertainment programme several times a week during high season

• children’s playground, games room , sports grounds and tennis courts

• mini disco and mini cinema

• Children’s club  for children under 16:  with free juices and non-alcoholic drinks from the drinks dispenser – throughout the day, parties with ice cream

• Copocabana pebble beach close to the hotel

• outdoor swimming pool with separate children’s pool – with lovely sea views

The holiday will be accompanied by a Single With Kids coordinator who will arrange group events and get-togethers. Please note, any group activities are entirely optional, please feel free to dip in and out as you wish. The cost of any excursions is therefore not included in the cost of the holiday.

Things To Do

Croatia offers something for everyone. Sightseeing in Dubrovnik, mountain cable cars, island tours, an excursion to the beautiful Montenegro (remember the Daniel Craig James Bond movie?), visits to nearby towns and villages to experience the traditional Croatia, evening beach party…For the active there is also a good measure of quad bike safaris and water sports available.

The holiday will be accompanied by a Single With Kids coordinator with group events arranged throughout the break – holidaymakers are free to dip in and out of these as they wish.

Sample Itinerary

Please note all trips and events on the itinerary may be subject to change and is a guide to what will be on offer. Entrance fees to attractions and trips are not included.

Thursday:  Arrivals

Friday: Welcome Meeting place then pool and hotel activities

Saturday: Beach & Watersports

Sunday: Dubrovnik Old Town

Monday:  Boat Trip

Tuesday: Pool and hotel activities then Old Town for the cable car!

Wednesday: Beach & water sport then & Farewell Meal

Thursday: Departures

As ever, we will organise a group activity each day but this isn’t boot camp – you’re free to dip in and out as you like or make your own agenda.


Family Ages

The trip is suitable for all ages and the hotel and entertainment will appeal to all – even those often hard to please teenagers!

Any questions? Do email us at


Prices & Booking

The prices of this single parent holiday to Dubrovnik are based on flights, 7 nights accommodation, an "all inclusive light" package (bed, breakfast, lunch, evening meal and free drinks with meals with kids club and evening entertainment. The price includes flights from London - other airports may be available at a small supplement, please contact us at for further details.


Book now and pay in low monthly instalments for your 2020 holiday (valid for bookings up to the end of March 2020)

The price of your holiday is simply divided equally, with the last monthly payment to be made 6 weeks before your holiday at the very latest. The first instalment will be taken at time of booking, with further monthly instalments on the 1st of each subsequent month.  Please do email us if you would like further information.

Children's Ages

Children’s prices will be eligible for children up to and including the age of 11 years old.
Any child aged 12 or over will charged a supplement; please see below table for prices.

Early Booking Discounts

The earlier you book, the cheaper your holiday will be:

Early Bird Price: Book before 30th Nov 2019

Slow Bird Price: Book from 1st Dec 2019 and 31st Jan 2020

Late Bird Price: Any bookings from 1st February 2020


It may be possible to extend your holiday further should you wish, the earlier you contact us on this the better as this hotel always sells out quickly. Please email us at to discuss.

*Please note that the coordinator is only available on the above dates*

Members' Prices

Dates: 7 nights
Thursday 6th to Thursday 13th August 2020
Saving you:Adult1st Child aged 11 or under2nd Child aged 11 or under3rd Child aged 11 or underSupplement for any child aged 12 or over
EARLY BIRD Prices - book before 30th Nov 2019£60 per person£1239£939£739£839£200
SLOW BIRD Prices - book between 1st Dec 2019 and 31st Jan 2020£35 per person£1264£964£764£864£200
LATE BIRD Prices - book from 1st Feb 2020£1299£999£799£899£200
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Non-Members' Prices

Dates: 7 nights
Thursday 6th to Thursday 13th August 2020
Saving youAdult1st Child aged 11 or under2nd Child aged 11 or under3rd Child aged 11 or underSupplement for any child aged 12 or over
EARLY BIRD Prices - book before 30th Nov 2019£60 per person£1405£1050£815£935£235
SLOW BIRD Prices - book between 1st Dec 2019 and 31st Jan 2020£35 per person£1455£1100£865£985£235
LATE BIRD Prices - book from 1st Feb 2020£1530£1175£940£1060£235
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Anne and Sam 12 - (Dubrovnik 2018)

" We had a brilliant time in Dubrovnik. The hotel is in a beautiful location next to a beach and with a mountain view and 20 mins into Dubrovnik. We loved the activities in the hotel, it’s great for sporty kids and particularly teenagers as there’s a ‘teenage lounge’. Considering the food is all inclusive, it’s really tasty with different fresh fish every day. Our co-ordinator, Sandra, was excellent at organising excursions and made everyone feel welcome. Dubrovnik, of course, is stunning and well worth a couple of visits. I’d thoroughly recommend this holiday. "

Mick & Kristin 13 - (Dubrovnik 2018)

" The best of the four summer holidays we have been on with SWK. "

Austin & Katie (Age 14) - (Dubrovnik 2017)

" Thank you to Elaine and SWK for a third great holiday. Katie and I have had such a fun and relaxing holiday. I am always grateful for the work that all the coordinators do. I love telling people back home about the fact that you are such a brilliant company. "

Helen, Kitty (Age 10) & Molly (Age 8) - (Dubrovnik 2017)

" Our first SWK holiday and I’m so glad we chose Dubrovnik. To have made lovely new friends and see the children doing likewise is priceless. A wonderful and memorable experience for the girls and I. "

Kim & Emilie (Age 11) - (Dubrovnik 2017)

" This was my first SWK holiday and was very apprehensive but thanks to meeting two lovely friends and their super girls we have had the best holiday we could. The hotel and pool are excellent, far better than expected for a 3 star. "

Alison, Kieran (Age 16), Caitlin (Age 15), Liam (Age 11) & Daniel (Age 10) - (Dubrovnik 2017)

" We had a brilliant holiday with SWK and our host Elaine – she did everything possible to make our holiday fun! Dubrovnik is amazing and beautiful. Would definitely come again – the kids all loved it "

Emma, Sam (Age 12), Tom (age 11) & Kate (Age 8) - (Dubrovnik 2017)

" This is my third SWK trip and I am very pleased to have been able to make friends with yet another group of fantastic people. The children made friends and plan to meet up afterwards. "

Marion & Frankie (age 14) - (Dubrovnik 2017)

" Thanks Elaine for coordinating a lovely relaxing holiday – making sure everyone is happy and catering for a range of activities in this beautiful place. Good to be with a friendly, inclusive group with plenty of friends and fun. "

Zoe & Kiera (Age 12) - (Dubrovnik 2017)

" First holiday with SWK. Fabulous and beautiful destination. Have really enjoyed my time meeting and spending time with the most amazing people. Big thank you to Elaine. Really enjoyed Croatia. Look forward to the next holiday SWK xxx "

Angela & Eve (Age 15) - (Dubrovnik 2017)

" Eve and I have really enjoyed our holiday with SWK and would definitely come on another. Eve has made many friends. Dubrovnik is beautiful. It’s a very safe environment and a worthy holiday. "

Shona, Anya (Age 13) & Kiron (Age 10) - (Dubrovnik 2017)

" This was the first time we have done this ‘SWK on tour’ thing before but the hotel was really nice. It is an amazing country and I hope to visit again
Kiron (Age 10)
I was very impressed. I loved making new friends and going on exciting trips. It turned out to be a very good holiday with 3 beaches, great food and lovely weather.
Anya (Age 13)
Thank you Elaine and Chrissie for organising a lovely week in Croatia. I was quite apprehensive but wanted to find out what it would be like. Made some lovely friends and the kids enjoyed playing with the other children. Croatia is a wonderful place and we loved the choice and variety of activities.
(Shona) "

Laura & Patrick (Age 14) - (Dubrovnik 2017)

" We have had a lovely holiday – gorgeous location and really nice people. Loved the boat trip yesterday! Looking forward to our next SWK holiday already, Thank you. "

Sue, Alex (Age 15) & Sebastian (Age 13) - (Dubrovnik 2017)

" Another lovely holiday with SWK! Dubrovnik is beautiful and it’s always great to see old friends and make new ones. I felt well-catered for as a vegan and the kids have enjoyed the activities. Thank you! "

Simon & Emily 12 - (Dubrovnik 2016)

" A fantastic holiday in an idillic location. Like the majority of the group, this was our first time with SWK. We picked the right holiday - match the destination with the age of the kids, most in our group were around 9-12ish. All the kids got on great straight away. That made it so much easier for the adults to relax, and I think we all got on really well as a result. I thouroughly recommend this destination and if like me you looked at this for a couple of years trying to decide if you wanted to join the club - do it now!!! Our highlight was not a trip or a sight, it was that the kids and the adults all got on so well. "

Caroline & Ioan 10, Iestyn 4 - (Dubrovnik 2016)

" We had a fantastic holiday! We loved the hotel with its wonderful pool, helpful staff and variety of activities: Club Maro, tennis courts, football pitch, play area and so on. It was great to be so close to the beautiful old town of Dubrovnik, and - thanks to the co-ordinator - there was a perfect balance of relaxation and organised events. I had the youngest child on the trip, so I really appreciated Guy's and the other parents' support. The evenings at the poolside bar were lots of fun and it was a nice safe space for the older children to have some free range around the grounds! We loved all of it, but the boat trip was something really special. It was great fun and good to be with people who understand each other's situation. The kids and I have made new friends with whom we will stay in touch. It was stress-free with regards to organisation and I loved the choice of hotel and location. "

John & Libby-Rose 5 - (Dubrovnik 2016)

" We had a great time and would do it again. I played with my child in pool most of the day and then relaxed and had conversation with adults in the evening whilst my child played with her new friends. It was great. "

Cheryl & Kelsey 11, Douglas 9 - (Dubrovnik 2016)

" All the anxieties about being a single parent on holiday are eliminated . It is flexible and friendly to meet all needs. More social interaction then I get in a prepared "

Robin & Hollie 11 - (Dubrovnik 2015)

" The mix of people was great we had such a laugh. Lovely hotel. Guy was excellent and a great organiser. Lots to do and my daughter made many friends and loved it. "

Iain & Isobel 7 - (Dubrovnik 2015)

" We've had a fabulous time in Dubrovnik. Great hotel and resort and most of all a super group of parents and children. Guy has been the perfect host. Thanks everyone, we're sad to leave. "

Sally & Toby 13, Leo 11 - (Dubrovnik 2016)

" Winning formula. So much better than going on our own. "

Sally & Drew 12 - (Dubrovnik 2016)

" We've had a fabulous time and the holiday exceeded my expectations - we've made some really good friends and we've come home on a high - thank you very much. The fluorescent bags are a great idea "

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Cathy & George 11 - (Dubrovnik 2015)

" Fabulous holiday, great group and so much fun. Guy is a great coordinator and managed the group and activities very well. Another good SWK holiday for us. "

Richard, Eva 10 & Rhianna 7 - (Dubrovnik 2015)

" Great trip and a really good group of people. We've been before with SWK and this holiday topped the list. Thanks very much to Guy for coordinating and keeping us sane and organised - but not over organised. "

Georgina & Harrison 7 - (Dubrovnik 2015)

" Having never been on a SWK holiday before I had no idea of what to expect. It was fantastic!!! Dubrovnik is amazing. The hotel, the views, the pool, the trips, Guy for organising them and the other guests all made it one of the best holidays I have been on. Seeing the children playing and running around together day and night was adorable. Being with other single parents was also cathartic. I expect to be back! "

Tara & Sam 12, Millie 8 - (Dubrovnik 2015)

" We had a fantastic week, with a lovely group of parents and kids. Our coordinator Guy was amazing and got just the right balance to help the group gel. We would definitely go on an SWK holiday again, though this one will be hard to beat. This was my first SWK holiday and I have absolutely loved it. What an amazing group of people - we bonded so well and had a great laugh. The kids have made some great friends and we will definitely be staying in touch. Thanks so much to Guy for being a coordinator extraordinaire and making our week so special. Roll on the next one! "

Kathy, Amelia 13, Lucinda 13 & Charlotte 11 - (Dubrovnik 2015)

" The holiday was incredible with really cool people, a great hotel and stuff to do taking the stress off parents. Will definitely do it again. "

Lucinda 13 - (Dubrovnik 2015)

" It was very nice knowing that there was other English people there so you could make friends with people. I loved how we could choose what we do but there was always something to do every day. "

Catherine & Isobel 7 - (Dubrovnik 2015)

" Guy was a great coordinator and spent time with all of the group. The dynanics of the group worked well with a mix of male and female this year it was a good balance. I met some great people I hope to meet up with again in the future. My daughter loved it! "

Rachel & Jasmine 12 - (Dubrovnik 2015)

" We had a wonderful holiday in Croatia this year. We had the right mix of people, especially men and women which was unusual. Will definitely be doing SWK again. "

Amanda & Michael 10 - (Dubrovnik 2015)

" First SWK holiday and it was fab! We've laughed so much and made new friends. Fantastic in every respect. Great group of parents and kids. Guy was fantastic too. "

Rosemary & Beth 12, Adam 10 - (Dubrovnik 2015)

" Fantastic holiday, would highly recommend it. This has been our second SWK holiday and we didn't think it could be better than last year. However we had fantastic time. A great group of adults and children. We have had such a laugh. Guy has coordinated the group extremely well, with his little helpers! We will definitely be doing another of these holidays. "

Brian & Toby 10 - (Dubrovnik 2015)

" What a lovely place. First SWK holiday with a great group. Would visit Croatia again and would certainly go with SWK again. "

Lyn & Esme 12 - (Dubrovnik 2015)

" I don't think I expected to enjoy it so much! Such a lovely bunch of people and well coordinated by Guy. Saturday night was definitely one to remember (but I won't tell any tales.....) Our first SWK holiday and I'm sure it won't be the last. I'd certainly recommend SWK holidays to any single parent and will likely be joining you next year. "

Jo & Harley - (Dubrovnik 2012)

" We had a lovely time and it just what we needed. We were pleased with how we were
free to do as much or as least with the group and there was no pressure or hard sell on
activities etc. It was very comforting to be abroad but part of a group for support where
needed. The highlight? The group, my daughter being happy and Croatia. Beautiful! "

Ruth - (Dubrovnik 2012)

" Jo was a great coordinator, very entertaining, and liked very much by all. "

Rebecca&Jack - (Dubrovnik 2012)

" Lovely area and perfect hotel for the kids - not too formal that you had to worry.
The highlight? Jack says it was the pool and the inflatables at the beach. For me it was
the trip into Dubrovnik and the walls. The coordinator Jo really did look after us. She was
always there to help when I needed it. "

Scholar - (Dubrovnik 2012)

" Dubrovnik is beautiful, weather was great too. My daughter enjoyed making new friends
and I enjoyed company of others "

Alex - (Dubrovnik 2012)

" Lovely location, and safe hotel for kids. The highlight? 3 Island Trip and the beach at Sunj "