Active Healthy Hotel Istra

Be active, eat healthy, and achieve more in the Mediterranean oasis of Opatija!

Optimize your lifestyle in Active Healthy Hotel Istra where you can relax in natural spaces equipped with in-room fitness amenities and indulge in healthy food choices. Enjoy the benefits of sea air rich in negative ions and boost your immunity with year-round swimming in the sea.

Take advantage of a special collaboration between Active Healthy Hotel Istra and the medical and wellness clinic Thalassotherapia Opatija which will enable you to remain fit in the long run. Consult with medical experts or undergo a comprehensive medical check-up in order to improve your well-being.

Best 3* Hotel in Croatia (2022)

Hotel Istra*** has been awarded the eminent Tourist Flower by the Croatian Chamber of Economy as the best 3-star hotel in Croatia!


  • Active walks

    Take part in active walks and Nordic walking tours along the 10-kilometer long stretch of the famous Lungomare seaside promenade. Breathe in the sea air which reduces inflammation due to a rich concentration of negative ions and improves sleep quality.

  • Yoga

    Indulge in yoga by the sea which will relax your body and mind. Meditation in the fresh sea air will help you reduce stress, improve strength, and increase flexibility. Start each day feeling more focused and energized!

  • Winter swimming

    Join the local club “Kukali” for a winter swimming session each Sunday on Slatina beach. Winter swimming boosts the immune system and endorphins, burns calories, and increases libido. *recommended only to healthy individuals


  • Indoor swimming

    Build endurance, tone your muscles, and keep your heart rate up by swimming in the indoor pool with heated sea water in Active Healthy Hotel Istra or the semi-olympic indoor pool with heated sea water in Thalassotherapia Opatija.

  • Medical services

    Receive medical advice from the renowned doctors and therapists in Thalassotherapia Opatija. With our offers “Functional Check-Up Basic” and “Functional Check-Up Plus”, you can undergo medical consultations or comprehensive medical check-ups.

  • Wellness services

    Visit Thalassotherapia Opatija for the finest selection of therapeutic massages and beauty treatments. Flush toxins from your body and cleanse your skin in saunas which are available in Thalasso Wellness Centar. *not included in our packages


  • Detox breakfast

    Discover 7 ways to detox in the morning at our detox corners in Active Healthy Hotel Istra. Indulge in green tea, bowl of oatmeal, asparagus, daily juice, chia seeds, fruit salad, and apple cider vinegar.

  • Functional dinner

    Functional dinner in Active Healthy Hotel Istra will reduce the risk of disease, boost your metabolism, and improve nutrient absorption. Enjoy a salad corner, blue fish meals, and dishes based on asparagus and mushrooms.

  • Medicine man Aldo's corner

    Try local healing herbs in the form of domestic herbal teas, herb butter, bread, and seasoning of dishes courtesy of a renowned ˝medicinal herbs healer˝ Mr Aldo Santo Pulić from Mount Učka.



Opatija is a picturesque town on the Adriatic coast which is steeped in the Mediterranean spirit and offers a multitude of attractions and pleasant experiences. In Opatija, you can experience the favourable microclimate and enjoy the unique freshness of the sea air while taking a walk along the Lungomare, one of the most beautiful seaside promenades. Lungomare was built at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century and it covers a 10-kilometer long stretch from Lovran to Volosko. Doctors were involved in the construction of this special promenade, so its shape and position additionally contribute to the rehabilitation and prevention of various diseases. Discover the Mediterranean through Opatija and feel the magic of the sun and sea, cultural heritage, nature, gastronomy, and the unique lifestyle!


Sea air in near proximity to the shore is where you can find one of the highest concentration of beneficial negative ions in nature. Hotel Istra is positioned directly on the sea shore, thus guests are bathed with healthiest, negative ions rich sea air.

Physical activities like swimming in the sea, breathing exercises on the beach, active walking and running along the Lungomare promenade are highly recommended as they increase the following benefits of inhaling the negative ions:

  • • reducing inflammation
  • • enhancing immune function
  • • increasing psychological health
  • • balancing the autonomic nervous system, promoting deep sleep and healthy digestion.
  • • revitalizing cell metabolism
  • • overall well-being


In order to offer the highest form of well-being to you, our guests, we strive to serve local produce and blue fish rich in antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids which form the anti-inflammatory diet.  Antioxidants neutralize free radicals in your body and thereby reduce inflammation, diseases, cellular damage, and premature aging.

That is why the culinary offer of Active Healthy Hotel Istra now includes locally produced foods high in antioxidants and blue fish which is known as the healthiest fish due to the high concentration of omega-3 fatty acids, selenium, niacin, and vitamin B12.

Discover 7 ways to detox at the detox corners available during breakfast and enjoy functional dinners which include blue fish meals (rich in omega-3, protein, vitamins B3, B12, A and D and the minerals calcium, iron, zinc, potassium: tuna, sardines, sprats, mackerel), a salad corner "Create your own salad" (shredded kale and organic wild rice with fresh add-ins like spicy broccoli, snap peas, and roasted vegetables, shredded cabbage, beets, and leafy greens, from spicy to creamy, grain-filled bowls packed with nutrient-dense foods like quinoa, farro, avocado, gluten-free items), and dishes based on asparagus and mushrooms.

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