WHY VISIT OPATIJA AND ACTIVE HEALTHY HOTEL ISTRA?
MEDITERRANEAN SO CLOSE
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!
RICHNESS OF BENEFICIAL NEGATIVE IONS
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
HEALTHY & TASTY LOCAL MEDITERRANEAN CUISINE
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.