Spa & Sport Hotel Sveti Martin ****
Spa & Sport Hotel Sveti Martin, in the north of Croatia, is part of a large complex, which includes a 9 hole golf course with artificial heated grass and sports and recreational facilities, and it is just a 90 minute drive from Zagabria and a short distance from Austria and Germany, in a quiet area that is surrounded by the green hills and vineyards of Međimurje. The Hotel itself has plenty of facilities to offer guests, including two restaurants, one à la carte and one buffet style, the hotel’s indoor and outdoor pools as well as the resort’s pools, a special well-being programme at the “World of Saunas”, a gym and a spa, which expands over 1800m² and boasts official recognition for the richness and quality of its facilities. The Hotel is also well equipped to host conventions, meetings and congresses thanks to the flexible meeting rooms, one of which can host up to 450 people, and the entertainment programme is rich for both adults and children, and there are even special activities and play areas for the younger guests.
The Hotel’s Health Farm, which expands over 1800m², is divided into: the “World of Saunas”, an area dedicated to body and aesthetic treatments; the spa, which has indoor and outdoor facilities and 2 whirlpools; and the massage centre, where over 30 different treatments are carried out, including the exclusive oil and wine treatment. The “World of Saunas” boasts a biosauna, Finnish sauna, Turkish bath, Roman bath and laconium, as well as Kneipp baths and a cold water pool. Guests can also make use of physical therapy treatments at the resort (which involve using local thermal water), a nutritional consultant, an indoor and outdoor thermal pool complex, which is also open to children, and a cardio fitness gym.
The 157 rooms at Spa & Sport Hotel Sveti Martin include 138 standard rooms with air conditioning, digital television and DVD player, safe box, minibar and Wi-Fi. There are also 13 executive rooms with terraces that look out over the greenery of Međimurje and the spa’s waterfalls, and, lastly, the 6 suites boast a Finnish sauna, steam bath and a balcony. Families can make use of the resort’s apartments which are located a short distance from the Hotel.
There are two restaurants at Spa & Sport Hotel Sveti Martin: “Mira” boasts a terrace and serves dinner as a buffet, with plenty of meat based dishes, whilst “Martin”, an à la carte restaurant, is one of a small number of steak houses in area. At the Lounge Bar guests can enjoy club sandwiches and many other snacks at all times of the day, and there is another restaurant in the resort, the “Vučkovec”, where diners can try characteristics dishes and wines from the Međimurje region. The resort also has a pub, which hosts live music events at the weekend, and a pool lounge, where you can enjoy snacks and light dishes poolside.
Some of the Hotel’s services and facilities:
The region of Međimurje offers many possibilities for those wanting to go on excursions on foot, by bike or on horseback, and the hotel offers services, information and reservation options for these activities. One of the excursions proposed is a tour of the region’s vineyards, including visits to local wineries and tasting sessions. Another attraction in this area is the characteristic water mill on the Mura river, near the village of Žabnik, and the ancient town of Zrinski, which the Zrinski noble family had built between the 16th and 17th centuries, the history of which is documented in various exhibitions in the property. Visitors may also enjoy finding out about and trying out the techniques behind some traditional Međimurje crafts, and a trip to the deer farm is a must-do for children, where the animals are happy to interact with the little visitors.
Adults pay Eur 1 per day.
Restaurants in the vicinity
SPA in the hotel
Nine hole golf course
Indoor swimming pool
Children's swimming pool