CROATIA’S been featured on many a leading travel publication’s list of must-see places around the globe. No surprise then why celebrities have been heading there for ages to kick back and relax, with stars like Tom Cruise, Beyoncé and Reese Witherspoon having been spotted in this amazing country on multiple occasions.
THE modern gem that is Lone on Croatia’s Istrian coast resembles a cruise ship parked in the middle of the forest. It’s the country’s first and only member of the exclusive Design Hotels network, and since opening in 2011 has hosted stars like Naomi Watts. The hotel features four large auditoriums, three meeting rooms, and a Mediterranean-inspired wellness spa, and was created to offer guests the perfect symbiosis of work and play. The 236 rooms and 12 suites gracefully bend away from the coastline, with many offering views of the island-speckled coast. SUPERMODEL legend Naomi Campbellenjoyed cruising on the Adriatic and was snapped sunbathing on the yacht and paddling a canoe.THE island of Pag is known as ‘Croatia’s Ibiza’ as it’s a popular beach party destination with plenty of clubs and nightlife activities to choose from. One place that celebrities particularly love is Papaya club – considered to be the best beach club in Croatia and is also considered the sixth best club in the world for 2018. The location is a spectacular open air summer beach resort as well as a festival venue, and spreads over close 3 000m2 and has the capacity for approximately 4 500 people. Celebs like Wiz Khalifa andChris Brown have been spotted here.THE well-known Buža II cliff face bar is renowned for its gorgeous view; though prices are a little steeper but they’re worth it. WHERE THEY STAY: WHAT THEY DO: HOW THEY PARTY: WHAT THEY DRINK: