Accommodation rating: Superior
Situated in Lovran, only a few kilometres from Opatija on Istria's south-eastern coast, the Villa Astra Historic Spa Hotel is a period property built in 1905 in a Venetian Gothic style. Set along the 'Emperor's Lungomare', the beautiful and famous sea promenade, which hugs the Opatija Riviera of Croatia, Villa Astra is in an ideal spot to escape the rigours of everyday life.
The property offers 6 individually designed air-conditioned and spacious rooms with high ceilings. Rooms are equipped with satellite television, mini-bar and wireless internet access, while larger rooms also feature balconies. The hotel has its own organic restaurant with captivating sea views, its menu offering a variety of traditional local dishes together with a selection of deliciously health-focused options.
On the lower level of the hotel, there is a small spa with direct access to the garden and heated sea water pool. The hotel was the first in Croatia to have a flotation tank built for deep relaxation techniques, and in addition, there is a wide range of massages available, including Ayurvedic, Raindrop, Reflexology and Swedish. The hotel's other spa treatments and activities include Thai Chi / Chi Gong, Yoga, Acupuncture, Aromatherapy, Hot Stone and Lymphatic drainage therapies.
Please call 020 3813 2966 for more information or to make a booking.