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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:

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