Reaffirming Croatian Countryside Estate Retreat

Meneghetti, Istria, Croatia


Enjoyable for 2 or more guests

Relax the body and reset the mind in a quiet and quaint countryside corner of Istria, on the Reaffirming Croatian Countryside Estate Retreat. Standing gently amongst 385,000sqm of unspoiled magnificence, shaded by olive groves, vineyards and emerald forestry with direct access to a private beach. Step outside the everyday to unite with nature, letting the hushed surrounds arouse self-exploration.

Stretch and lengthen the body in daily Hatha Yoga with our expert Hana Dervovi?. Held each morning besides the pastoral settings, look up towards the sky and out into the horizon, freeing your thoughts and emotions. In this programme, afternoons will invite you on adventure and discovery in the natural outdoors. Coursing across two iconic national parks, Kamenjak National Park and Brijuni National Park, followed with a beachside picnic. Take the opportunity to embrace the medley of colours and textures to challenge existing mindsets and unleash new contexts. A complimentary massage is also included allowing guests to experience an extra touch of relaxation on this retreat.

Classified as one of fifty highest quality producers of olive oils in the world every year, according to the Italian Flos Olei report. A locally produced wine and olive oil tasting is an outstanding feature of this programme. Also included is a visit to the old town, Rovinj and a traditional Croatian dinner. Away from the frenzied energy of modern life, utilise free time to stroll through cobblestone passages or find a discrete corner to focus on you, the present and the wistfully beautiful situation all around.

Delightfully circled by fertile pastures and far-reaching sea views, slow down and unwind in the intimate spaces of Meneghetti. After serving as a well-known refuge for the Austro-Hungarian army in the 19th Century, this humble property was rediscovered and restored from its derelict ruins in the early 2000s. Seizing opportunity firstly of the location, followed by spacious fields, dense forestry and great splendour, today, the estate is a prime destination for tucking away from structure and modern society in place of undisrupted rest and respite. Across the summer months, witness the Mediterranean blooms tinge the meadows with ochre-hues and fields flourish in thick foliage, some of which are the original grapevines and olive trees grown by Mr Meneghetti.


Whats's included

- Morning Hatha Yoga
- Bike ride in Kamenjak National Park
- Bike ride in Brijuni Islands National Park
- Beachside Picnic
- Visit to Rovinj
- Traditional Croatian dinner
- Tasting of property produced wines and olive oils
- One complimentary massage
- Field-to-fork gourmet meals
- Accommodation and toiletries


Transportation Costs To and From This Retreat

The experts

  • Hana Dervovi?

    After discovering yoga in her high school years, Hana Dervovi? is now a qualified Yoga teacher, focused on Hatha Yoga, Kriya and Kundalini. She is also a Reiki Master teacher and endeavours to help each of her students to explore and discover their potential. She believes that we are the masters of our own destiny yet, in a world where self-judgement and comparison is rife, paths can blur and progress hindered. Through each of her classes, she will be teaching students to listen to their bodies, follow their own pace and realise the joy of each moment. At the end, the takeaway will be a mind thrumming with renewed determination and a shifted perspective towards a bright and beautiful tomorrow.

Property and rooms

Rustic charm emanates into the interior of each residence, speaking of a forgone era, consistent with the philosophy of the estate. Hardwood flooring and cantilevered beams, earth-hued furniture paired with modern facilities and contemporary details. Sophistication and elegance adds a new dimension to the experience. Unbolt your heart and mind and delve deep to discover the ritual of self-care in these private, airy spaces.


  • One Bedroom Residence

    Experience both comfort and countryside easiness throughout your stay in the One-Bedroom Residence at Meneghetti. After recent restoration works, the compositions of the rooms are kept clean, pure and neutral to add a passé flair without interference to the luxuries of contemporary living. Equipped with a King-sized bed, the One-Bedroom Residence measures approximately 75sqm with access to a private terrace and garden, overlooking the vineyards and olive groves. Other amenities include air conditioning, heating, safe deposit box, complimentary Wi-Fi, TV, telephone and essential toiletries.

Food and cuisine

Being leading experts in hospitality means an outstanding gastronomic offering cannot be forgotten. Defined through their team who are not only hard working and enthusiastic for top quality food, cooking in this corner of Croatia is not just about preparing food. It is about delivering plates of creativity, tradition, culture and above all, passion and refinement. Mastering culinary expertise with international experience, the head chef of the kitchens will work to deliver fresh and tasteful dishes. Prepared using high quality, seasonal ingredients sourced locally and olive oils produced onsite. A modern interpretation of exemplary Istrian cuisine.


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