Rob Reaks , February 26, 2019
The island resorts off Croatia’s famed Dalmatian coastline, set in the clear Adriatic Sea, are favourite destinations among celebrities such as Beyonce, Prince Harry, supermodel Naomi Campbell and Westworld actress Thandie Newton, to name just a few. Find out more here
Obonjan Island in Croatia, which has been the setting for performances by DJ Shadow and Anderson Paak, is the ideal destination for a ‘healthy’ Hen Do. With fitness classes in everything from yoga to paddle boarding, plus organic, seasonal and raw dining experiences, this idyllic hideaway offers everything a health-conscious traveller could wish for. At the forefront of exclusive and sustainable tourism, this small island resort off Croatia’s western coast opened in 2016. It hosts a maximum of 500 guests and is bookable exclusively in the UK through group travel specialist Red7.
The island’s seven restaurants have strong links with local and organic farmers, so visitors will be spoiled for choice when looking for natural and beneficial gourmet cuisine. The ‘Green Bar’ serves juices, salads and raw bars, as well as gluten-free and vegan options.
Sarah Chapman, a spokesperson from Red7 explains: “Croatia is fantastic value compared to its European competition and Obonjan Island has everything in one place for a truly awesome – and stress free – getaway. Yoga, meditation, cocktails, top DJs, live music acts and luxury glamping are the order of the day on this gorgeous island retreat.”
“Accessible by speedboat or ferry from Šibenik, the island is covered is pine forest and olive groves and offers up to seven yoga classes a day plus running clubs, paddle boarding, kayaking and swimming in its gorgeous saltwater pool. The island’s ‘Zen Den’ is the perfect place to unwind with a massage and indulge in luxurious self-care.”