Tennis & National Parks

30. March - 6 April I 31 August - 7 September I 19 October - 26 October
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Ilirija Resort & San Antonio mediterranean village holiday park

Unspoiled nature of the Croatian National Parks and the diversity of flora and fauna will leave everyone breathless.
Croatia has eight national parks : Brijuni, Kornati, Krka, Mljet, Paklenica,Plitvice Lakes, Risnjak and Northern Velebit, whose unspoiled nature takes almost 8 % of Croatia. Do you want peace, relaxation and enjoyment in unspoiled natural beauty? If you want to spend an unforgettable active holiday through tennis and national parks, you have come in the right place.

AUGUST 2019. - all 4 National Parks included in Tennis Holiday week

OCTOBER AND MARCH 2019. - 3 National Parks included in Tennis Holiday week
(NP Paklenica, NP Krka and NP Plitvice)

Your Hotel:

Hotel Ilirija****
Biograd, Zadar Region

Photo by: Boris Kacan



  • right by the sea, beautiful sceneries

  • classic Mediterranean hotel design

  • idyllic location of the tennis courts

  • Complimentary access to the wellness SPA zone

  • Walking distance from the town and restaurants


Hotel Ilirija is located directly at the sea, just a short minute walk from the local town Biograd. This four star modern hotel features tastefully decorated cozy rooms, wellness centre, beautiful terrace, hotel marina. Having excellent sports facilities, the hotel is perfect for active guests who enjoy playing tennis, swimming, volleyball, jogging, water sports and many more.

Your village:

San Antonio mediterranean village holiday park
Biograd, Zadar Region


San Antonio Biograd Mediterranean Village covers an area of over 17.000 m² and offers perfect holiday in bright rooms located within stone bungalows surrounded by a century old pine trees. The village includes restaurant serving delicious Croatian and international dishes made out of fresh meat, fish and locally grown organic products. Guests staying at San Antonio can indulge in the crystal like dazzling waters of the hotel swimming pool whilst enjoying the gentle sea breeze and savoring refreshing drinks from our adorable pool bar.Hotel „IN“ has 44 luxuriously equipped rooms, 3 of which are rooms for people with special needs. We offer accommodation in single, double and twin/double rooms with an additional bed. Each room is equipped with free WiFi internet, air conditioning, safe, mini bar, satellite TV, telephone, bathroom with tub/shower, hair dryer.


  • bright rooms located within stone bungalows surrounded by a century old pine trees

  • Swimming pool

  • rich breakfast choice and tasty buffet dinner with pleanty to choose from

  • Walking distance from the town and restaurants

How tipical Tennis & National parks week looks like:

  • Daily tour to 3 National Parks: NP Krka, NP Kornati and NP Paklenica during your stay

  • Half week tennis programme (10hrs)

  • Half board included

  • returned airport transfer

  • accommodation


Departure time: 9 am
Duration: 8hrs

Krka National Park lies within Šibenik-Knin County, and covers a total area of 109 km² of the loveliest sections of the Krka River, and the lower course of the Čikola River. Krka National Park - 75 kilometre long complex of travertine waterfalls of the Krka river is the largest in Europe. The largest waterfall ‘Skradinski buk’, which can be reached by boat, is 46 meters high and has six steps over which the Krka river flows. Its flow is strongest in spring. The National Park is dotted with hiking trails through the lush, refreshing vegetation and wooden bridges over the river, alongside the waterfalls. The river is suitable for summer swimming under waterfalls, in the safe zone that is fenced by buoys. You will also visit the original ethno village - reconstructed old mills and house with an exhibition and presentation of traditional crafts.


Departure time: 9 am
Duration: 8hrs

We are taking you to an all day cruise to the most unique part of the Mediterranean, the densest archipelago - Kornati -with 150 islands and islets on 320 acres, of which the vast majority is on the protected area of the National park. The tour continues by sailing in Telašćica Nature Park, a natural extension of the Kornati islands, the largest and safest cove on the Adriatic coast. You can swim in the cove or in Slano jezero (Salty lake) that has healing properties due to the very high salinity, and walk to the lookout above the 150 meter cliffs that descend steeply into the open sea in the south of Dugi otok (Long island). The price includes: drinks on the boat (juice and water), lunch on island (grilled fish or meat).


Departure: 8 am
Duration: 10 hrs

Where the mountains meet the sea. Land Rover Defender jeeps are waiting for you in Starigrad Paklenica. After meeting the drivers, we set off to the Canyon of Zrmanja River. We drive to the site where the movie Winettou was filmed, and from there we can enjoy beautiful view of the river Zrmanja. The wriggling river and almost 400 meters deep canyon that enters the Adriatic Sea are a breathtaking sight. After enjoying the view, it is time for morning coffee or juice on our half-hour brake and after that we drive through the south Velebit to a large valley. We stop in the valley and walk for a half an hour to the 260 meters deep pit called Mamut. After that, we go back to the valley to have lunch. After lunch we continue the drive and cross over to the north side of Velebit, we drive for an hour and a half to the pass Alan that offers a magnificent view on the Velebit channel. During summer, we visit the Zrmanja waterfalls where we enjoy swimming.


Departure: 8 am
Duration 10hrs + more

Plitvice Lakes National Park is the oldest and most famous park in Croatia and among the most famous in Europe. With its 96 waterfalls and 16 lakes in the catchment area of the Korana river, and a multitude of tributaries and streams, it is a wonderful and huge complex of forests and natural diversity. It is the oldest national park in Croatia declared in 1949 and registered on UNESCO's World Heritage List in 1979. The park covers 30,000 hectares of which 200 hectares are covered by lakes. We will take you on a walking tour to the waterfalls across wooden bridges and footpaths through breathtaking landscapes. Then we will take a small tourist train and an electric boat to the biggest lake called Kozjak. Travertine shelves created by the waterfalls are a living organism that has built up over several millennia. The current configuration has been created during the past 15,000 years.



30. March - 6 April

Hotel Ilirija****
978 GBP pp, sharing room

31 August - 7 September

San Antonio village
1.128 GBP pp, sharing room

19 October - 26 October

Hotel Ilirija****
978 GBP pp, sharing room

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