By Iva Ralica
If you are looking for something ultra-luxurious and sophisticated that will make you, and maybe even your wallet, remember Croatia forever, here are some of the hotels and villas around the country that could make that happen.
Hotel Monte Mulini is settled near the town of Rovinj, near the beaches and forest of Zlatni Rt.
It offers beautiful suites and rooms, impressive Mediterranean restaurant, outdoor pool as well as a wellness centre and spa with an indoor pool while overlooking the Adriatic sea.
Kempinski Hotel Adriatic Istria Croatia is the first 5-star seaside resort in Croatia. It is located near Umag, in Savudrija. It includes a private beach, astonishing spa centre, indoor and outdoor pools, a golf course and elegant rooms with spacious balconies with a view over the sea. You can also enjoy the Mediterranean and traditional Istrian cuisine in the restaurants while surrounded by the picturesque vineyards and olive groves.
Heritage Hotel Martinis Marchi is a 300-years old castle on Šolta island, in the town of Maslinica. Its 6 luxurious and spacious suits offer a beautiful bay view. The furniture was carefully selected and restored from various European cities. The garden, Mediterranean terrace, restaurant and a beautiful pool, heliport and the yacht are here to ensure the luxurious and memorable vacation.
Luxury Villa Hvar in Hvar Town, in the area called Burag, was built in 1612, during the Baroque period and today it is under the protection of the Institute for the Protection of Cultural Monuments. The complex has three floors, 5 bedrooms and a large living room with a library and fireplace, as well as wellness facilities and a wine cellar. It also has a garden with Mediterranean vegetation and a heated pool in the old Gothic house that can be transformed to an outdoor pool. It is located in the historic core and only 20 meters from the sea. There is no need to say it offers a spectacular view from the Baroque stone balcony… You could be in love with it at first sight!
The 5-star Hotel Lemongarden is three charmingly converted 300-year-old stone houses located in the small fishing village of Sutivan on the island of Brač. It has 22 Suites & 6 Rooms, with everything geared towards relaxation and pleasure .The hotel offers various levels of luxury, from the a luxury maisonettes to the luxury suits or superior double rooms. The wine cellar is well-stocked with fine wines, and the cuisine in the restaurant is of a 5-star level, including fresh fish, and vegetables from the eco-farm above Sutivan. There is also a bakery on site.
Lešić Dimitri Palace is a luxury hotel located on the island of Korčula in southern Dalmatia. Located in the heart of the old town on the island of Korčula, Lešić Dimitri Palace has spectacular views of the Adriatic and the small islands surrounding Korčula. Built in the 18th century as the bishop’s palace, Lešić Dimitri Palace has five apartment-like suites. Ranging from one to three bedrooms, they include kitchens and are each decorated after a different Marco Polo-inspired destination: Venice, India, China, Arabia and Ceylon.
Le Meridien Lav is located in Podstrana, eight kilometers south of Split. It features 800 meters of beach frontage and gardens with a view over the city and the surrounding islands. It is said to have the largest guest rooms on the Dalmatian coast, 381 of them. Along the Marina Promenade, eight restaurants, bars, tennis courts, the Water Sports Centre, the Diocletian Spa and Wellness centre, solarium and the Yacht Marina offer a very luxurious vacation.
Hotel Atrium is the five star hotel in Split city center, a 10 minute walk to Diocletian’s Palace. The interior´s modern design and the building that reflects the blue Mediterranean sky and urban surrounding using marble, glass and metal provide high standard comfort. This also includes two restaurants, business rooms and SPA center.
Villa Dubrovnik is a sophisticated retreat with a beautiful view over the sea, the island of Lokrum and the medieval town.It is settled on the cliffs, 15-minutes walk from the Knežev dvor palace. A spa and indoor pool that look onto the Adriatic sea as well as 56 rooms with private terraces and a rooftop bar provide a luxurious service. For those seeking maximum comfort and privacy, Villa Kolin, located on the same property, offers private services, entrances and facilities.
Villa Sheherezade belongs in the elite group and it is one of the most luxurious villas on the Mediterranean. It is part of the Grand Villa Argentina complex, but has its own swimming pools, gardens, beach and catering. It can be a luxurious retreat for groups or families of 8 to 10 people and each of the 5 rooms has its own jacuzzi. It was built and opened in 1929 and her beauty is best described only with the photo gallery.
The Esplanade Zagreb Hotel is settled in Mihanovićeva 1, in the center of Zagreb, overlooking the Tomislav square. It is an architectural gem and glamorous hotel that welcomes presidents, politicians, film stars and musicians and other distinguished visitors. It dates back to 1925 when it served for passengers from the famous Orient Express.
Sheraton Zagreb Hotel is located in the city centre, in Kneza Borne street, and offers easy access to the main attractions in Zagreb. Indoor pool, Wellness and Spa centre, fitness facility, 306 guest rooms and suits for a personal and luxurious atmosphere, and modern, multi-functional halls ideal for events, meetings and weddings should please anyone wishing an exceptional stay in Zagreb.