Here are is a little history and a few tempters why to invest in Dubrovnik Croatia apart from the obvious climate and stunning location. This walled city is stunningly intact and on the Adriatic Sea coast of the extreme south of Croatia. Although its population barely exceeds 40,000, it’s one of the most prominent tourist resorts of the Mediterranean and listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979.
Understand Dubrovnik is both a seaport and the centre of the Dubrovnik-Neretva County. Its population was 42,615 inhabitants according to census data from 2011. Dubrovnik is nicknamed “Pearl of the Adriatic”. Tourism is the most important industry in Dubrovnik so according to data from 2013, there were 45 hotels, twelve of which were 5 star hotels, nine 4 star hotels, twenty two 3 star hotels and two 2 star hotels.
The city of Dubrovnik in latin, Ragusa, was built totally on maritime trade. In the Middle Ages it became the only city state in the Adriatic to rival Venice. Supported by its wealth and skilled diplomacy, the city achieved a remarkable level of development during the 15th and 16th centuries. Furthermore, Dubrovnik was one of the centres of the development of the Croatian language and literature, home to many notable poets, playwrights, painters, mathematicians, physicists and other scholars.
Today Dubrovnik is the proudest feather in Croatia’s tourist cap, an elite destination and one of the most beautiful towns in the Mediterranean. Dubrovnik used to be an independent republic, surviving mostly on trade. It managed to survive many centuries, with constant threats to its territory due to it’s unique location, particularly from the mighty Ottoman Empire and the power house of Venice. As early as 19th century, it was discovered by celebrities as a place to be seen. George Bernard Shaw once said that “those who seek paradise on Earth should come to Dubrovnik and find it”. Royalty, presidents and diplomats have all favoured this beautiful city. The late Pope John Paul II was a fan of Dubrovnik and was even made an honorary citizen. Out of the 23 top luxury hotels in Croatia in 2010, a dozen were located in Dubrovnik.
Bokar Fortress Dubrovnik is steeped in stunning architecture and sculptural detail, and boasts spectacular churches, monasteries, museums, and fountains. A multitude of typical towns and excursions include, The Elaphiti Islands, the attractive town of Cavtat,the Konavle valley, Mljet Island, Korčula Island, Ston, Slano and Peljesac Peninsula. The neighbouring towns of Kotor and Perast in Montenegro or Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina also make for intrigiuing day trips. Looking for an Hotel to buy near Dubrovnik, then take a look at this stunning 5 star beach front hotel HERE, a mere 15 minute drive from the city. Heres’ a short video of the area, enjoy ………………