With its ideal combination of idyllic beaches, historic towns and enviable food culture, Croatia provides visitors with a dream holiday destination. The sparkling sapphire sea is just one of Croatia’s natural appeals, lining much of the coast are the magnificent Dinaric Alps and as you head inland you’ll find yourself mesmerised by peaceful farmlands and picturesque lakes. The historic landmarks match Croatia’s natural beauty and create a magical reminder of the country’s vast and colourful history.
Croatia is becoming an increasingly popular destination for wellness holidays thanks to its ideal climate and its endless secluded spots of tranquillity. Although the mainland is full of hidden gems the islands surrounding Croatia are the epitome of luxury spa break destinations. Losinj Island is home to some of the best wellness holidays in Europe and has the added charm of only being accessible by ferry. In the 19th Century, Losinj as named by a scientist as the healthiest spot in Austro-Hungarian Empire, thus began its reputation as the place to go for spa and wellness retreats. Hotel Bellevue 5* defines luxury and tranquillity, nestled amongst pine trees and overlooks the shimmering Adriatic Sea it creates the perfect ambience for a wellness retreat. The hotel’s spa utilises the wellness properties of its surroundings and offers saltwater treatments and unique outdoor pampering sessions.
Ciovo is another island with an undeniable ability to relax and rejuvenate its visitors. As well as a few historic landmarks to discover, Ciovo is largely made up of rolling beaches, hidden coves and sleepy fishing villages. Club Motivita embraces its picturesque surroundings and offers guests the opportunity to concentrate on their wellness and fitness by providing weight loss programmes, nutrition management and fitness classes as well as relaxing spa treatments.
On mainland Croatia there are plenty of fantastic beaches, towns and cities to explore each boasting stunning scenery and a rich history. Zadar, the ancient capital of Dalmatia, has a fascinating mixture of archaeological styles to explore as well as a vibrant bar scene and a quintessentially Mediterranean café culture. This dynamic city is the perfect place to get your culture fix whilst enjoying the spoils of the Adriatic Sea. Just outside the hustle and bustle you will find the tranquil Falkensteiner Hotel and Spa Iadera, a stylish oasis of peace and quiet with a high quality spa offering a great range of treatments.
Wherever you decide to go in and around Croatia you’ll be sure to discover a country which takes wellness and relaxation seriously and will leave you feeling pampered, rejuvenated and energised, for more information and to see all the spa and wellness locations don’t miss our Spa Guide for Croatia.
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