With the opening of the Maslina Resort in August 2020, Croatia has another special hotel jewel to offer.
The hip five-star boutique resort is located on the coast of the picturesque bay of Maslinica on the Croatian island of Hvar and is only a few minutes' walk from the 2,400-year-old port town of Stari Grad. "Maslina" means translated olive or olive tree. Harmony with nature and the culture of the country is the focus of the hotel’s philosophy "Mindful Luxury". It is lived in all areas of the resort. The hotel is surrounded by olive groves, pine forests and terraced vineyards and spreads over two hectare of lush pine forest overlooking the Adriatic Sea. The kitchen uses only organically grown fruit and vegetables, most of them even from the hotel's own organic garden. This is also where the herbs and oils of the care products in the spa and in the rooms come from. That is why Maslina Resort is not only a member of the renowned Relais & Chateaux group, but also the first Croatian hotel to be listed in "Green Pearls".
33 rooms, 17 suites and three villas with heated private infinity pool) are available to guests. The entire accommodation offers a breath-taking sea view, absolute privacy and highest comfort. The resort combines classic Mediterranean style with contemporary French accents. The stylish interior, decorated in warm colours and based on natural materials such as terracotta, wood, stone and copper invites you to feel at home. Villa Uvala is the highlight and features its own gym and spa, as well as five bedrooms with sea view.
Wellness is a priority at Maslina Resort. The "Pharomatiq Spa" has a modern fitness room, a beauty salon, five treatment rooms and various relaxation areas. Guests can also relax in the resort's own aqua-thermal area with Finnish sauna, aromatic steam bath, Turkish hammam and cold plunge pool. The spa specializes in restorative treatments with a wellness menu that uses local organic herbs and essential oils from the region.
Several restaurants and bars, including "The Restaurant" offer modern Mediterranean specialities. The "A-Bay Beach Bar" directly on the beach, spoil guests with delicious regional dishes and refreshing signature cocktails. Great importance is paid to local ingredients, seasonality and a good portion of creativity. With the Wine & Culture Club for wine lovers, two infinity pools with panoramic views, a Kids Club and a conference room for up to 40 people, the resort offers its guests a luxurious multigenerational holiday where no wishes remain unfulfilled.
The island of Hvar is known for its rich history, untouched nature, culinary delights and cultural heritage. The island enjoys a mild climate all year round and with over 2,800 hours of sunshine, it has the most hours of sunshine on the Adriatic coast. The island is popular with surfers, divers and snorkelers. Numerous hiking trails invite you to discover and get to know the beautiful beaches and bays of the UNESCO cultural heritage -since 2008 Stari Grad Plain on the island of Hvar is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.