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June 24, 2021

Maslina Resort, announces the opening of its new Pharomatiq Spa

Maslina Resort, a Relais & Chateaux property with mindful luxury at its core is delighted to unveil the brand-new Pharomatiq Spa. Inspired by the healing environment of Hvar, the remarkable Pharomatiq Spa is 650sqm in size and has five treatment rooms, including one dedicated to couples, and a specialised sound healing treatment room. Drawing upon Hvar’s natural environment and flora, the Pharomatiq Spa practices a garden-to-skin wellness concept, and every indulgent treatment incorporates locally grown herbs that aid the recovery of the body and build a strong sense of mindfulness.

Unique and sustainable garden-to-skin concept

Hailed as the sunniest island in Europe, there is little wonder why charming Hvar is a haven for health and wellbeing. Since 1868, the island has been recognised as Europe’s top destination for therapeutic healing. Surrounded by heavenly scented lavender fields and rugged olive groves, the Pharomatiq Spa promotes the unique restorative powers of the island with a sustainable garden-to-skin inspired menu. This menu features home-grown herbs and locally sourced essential oils made by luxury skincare specialists L’aventure en Primitivance-superpowered by Dalmatian botanicals. L’aventure en Primitivance’s luxury Belle de Jour Serum Visage utilises the power of the ancient Immortelle flower. This native plant has miraculous anti-inflammatory properties that help skin regain its strength and suppleness. Combined with local olive leaf extract, pomegranate seed oil and jasmine extract, this traditional flower produces a super serum that restores your youthful glow. Aligned with Maslina Resort’s mindful luxury philosophy, all products are 100% natural and cruelty-free. Skilled therapists tailor these luxurious oils to the specific needs of individuals so that each guest experiences the very best of Hvar’s natural remedies.

Exceptional facilities

The spacious 650sqm spa contains five contemporary treatment rooms exceptionally designed for both individuals and couples. From sound therapy to massage and fitness rooms, every detail of the spa has been carefully crafted with gentle relaxation in mind. The wet area consists of a state-of-the-art Finnish sauna, steam room with essential oils and activated showers with LED light therapy. This restful ambience flows through the interior into outdoor space, where the relaxation garden provides the perfect place to bask under the glorious Croatian sun.

Immersion programmes and wellness experiences

Available from 2021, the Pharomatiq Spa will offer The Cure of the Adriatic Sea – a complete four or nine-day immersion programme that includes a full-body assessment (BMI, Postural and Sound Nutrition) to determine individual goals and create a four-phase bespoke plan. In this customised programme, your body will be treated to daily therapies, herbal remedies and mindfulness movement to improve your overall sense of tranquil wellbeing.

The Pharomatiq Spa has diversified beyond traditional hot stone or Thai massages and offers a new, serene Integrative Massage – a specially developed combination of massage techniques that improve range of motion and increase blood circulation.

Guests can also take advantage of a range of daily complimentary and private fitness sessions that will ease your mind into a state of tranquillity, including Pilates, Ashtanga Yoga, Guided Meditation and Metabolic Conditioning.

For those seeking Croatian culture, Maslina Resort offers bike tours through the island’s historic towns and rugged countryside. Let the gentle breeze will blow away your worries, as you take in the spectacular sites. There is certainly plenty to see, as Hvar contains the largest number of UNESCO heritage locations in the world!

Nourishing the mind and body

Maslina Resort’s chic restaurant embraces the wellness ethos with a focus on delicious healthy Mediterranean food. The talented Executive Chef is delighted to prepare an individual menus on request for any dietary requirements, including mouth-watering vegetarian and gluten-free dishes. The restaurant also embraces an organic ‘zero kilometre’ approach to dining, serving food that has been grown in the lush spa garden or produced in the immediate area including olive oil, fresh vegetables and fruit.

Rooms, suites and villas

Offering an authentic, sincere, respectful and tailor-made experience the hotel is boutique in size with 50 rooms; two four-bedroom and one five-bedroom villa. All rooms, suites and villas offer unparalleled views of the crystalline Adriatic Sea. The rooms and villas are all well-appointed and spacious in size, starting at 42 meters square.

Getting there

Many airlines including British Airways, Easy Jet, Jet 2 and Whizz Air fly from many regional and London airports direct to Split. The flight time is approximately two hours and 30 minutes. From Split Airport, transfer by speed boat takes 60 minutes. Dubrovnik and Brač airports are also nearby. Private car and speedboat transfers can be arranged from any of these locations.

Maslina Resort also offers guests the option to fly by private jet or helicopter directly to Hvar island from the following airports: Split, Brač Island, Dubrovnik, Zagreb, Ljubljana, Trieste, Pula, Krk, Lošinj, Zadar, Belgrade and Venice.

The Cessna 172 is a single-engine airplane which can fly up to three people with a baggage weight of up to 40 kg in total.

The Helikopter R44, is used mostly for short flights and panoramic flights, and can carry three guests with a baggage weight: up to 40 kg in total.

The Cessna Grand Caravan can carry up to nine passengers with a baggage weight: up to 20 kg per passenger.

All flights land at the Hvar airfield.


Prices start at Maslina Resort from €300.00 per night for The Bay room, based on two adults sharing, including breakfast. Private dining options can be arranged upon request. Prices for the villas start from €2,086.00 per night. For further information please visit Maslina Resort

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