The Obonjan Guide
Obanjan (that’s oh-bon-yan), Croatia’s newest summer location, sits just off the centre of the Dalmatian coast. Giving you more than just a few days in a tent, this place gives you festivals and well-being throughout the summer on this magnificent private island.
Explore the island and the ones around it, hire a boat. Maybe try out a couple of water sports, party into the wee hours of the morning – basically anything you want to be doing, you should be doing here. Don’t be shy, see what’s on offer and try something new.
When you arrive on this beautiful island, you’ll get a filled with a sense of calm thanks to the tranquil atmosphere. Enhance your well-being with treats for mind, body and soul, head to the spa for a massage or a facial. Visit one of the locations focused on fitness and meditation.
Tribe's Obonjan key facts.
The vibe – You create the vibe you want
The talking points – Adventure an oasis
Currency – Euro €
Airport – Zadar or Split Airport.
Language – Croatian & English
Famous for – Festivals and a relaxed atmosphere.
Most famous resident– DJ Shadow
Here are a few of our favourite things to do on the island: A day trip to Krka National Park, known for its seven stunning waterfalls. Head to the East harbour, one of Croatia’s popular beaches, hosting regular beach parties until the sun comes up.
You’ll rarely be without a DJ or artist to see both day and night, enjoy a intimate gig or something a little bigger. With only 450 guests allowed on the island you’ll have space to dance the night away.Enhance your well-being and indulge in spa treatments, these include: facials, full body massage and so much more. Discover space dedicated to fitness, meditation and treatments from the Obanjan’s various health therapists – a journey all it’s own for your personal well-being.
Daytime in Obonjan
Obonjan seems to want you to create your very own island experience, there’s no specific way to visit. From partying the night away on the beach to an early start practising meditation, so we’ve put together some of our favourites.
Take a quick boat to the mainland, explore the medieval city of Šibenik, a spot of shopping and enjoy Pelegrini’s finest cusine. Or if you’d rather spend your time in Obanjan, enjoy a cocktail and unspoilt views of the island from the hilltop at the pool.
Head to yoga platform located within the forest or, if you fancy something just for you there are plenty of secluded areas around the island, perfect for personal practice.
A night in Obonjan.
Try Bok for your evening meal, this picturesque setting will leave you in complete awe. On a health kick? Try the Green Bar linked to the wellness centre, juices, raw food, salads and tasty (yet healthy) treats.
Whether you want to dance the night away, learn something or just relax there’s a variety of ways to be entertained. Enjoy workshops, seminars, talks on nature, wellness and more. Or, sit back and relax at a film screening.
Obonjan is filled with breath taking views, but if you want to see something truly beautiful head down to South Beach. Gaze at the stars, with help from a powerful telescope you can explore the galaxy.
Things to explore.
Try a day trip to the most iconic destinations surrounding Obonjan, including the near Kornati Islands (nautical paradise), home to a rich habitat of sea life you’ll feel like you’re on an episode of Blue Planet.
East Harbour, the hub for all of the island’s water sports, take your pick of popular water sports. At Obonjan Sport you can book a private boat or a water taxi to explore the surrounding islands and to visit the mainland.
Explore your spirituality and wellbeing, utilise the specialists on Obonjan and the secluded space and practice a bit of self love.
Travellers can enjoy their new custom-made home, located within the trees and overlooking the crystal blue sea. This collection of accommodation is both eco-friendly and stylish, giving you the choice of bell tent or a forest lodge.
Each Forest lodge is settled between pine cone trees giving you that extra bit of privacy, on a private island. This is great if you’re a group of four or your just in a pair, equipped with Wi-Fi, air con and so much more. Enjoy gazing at the stars on your very own terrace, gaze at the stars.
The Bell tents are built to enhance your Obonjan experience, allowing for 1-2 people. These tents are popular amongst travellers as they come with Wi-Fi, usb points, and air con (yes, in a tent). All you have to do now is choose where you want to stay, and book!