Things I Recommend in Croatia

Finding your feet in Croatia can be tough. Who do you trust? Which businesses won’t rip you off? Fortunately for you, I have first-hand experience with both the good and bad side of Croatia and the Croatian people.

Here is a list of services I recommend in Croatia. All of these that I recommend I have personally used and had contact with during my three-year stay in Croatia.

Best place to get a manicure and pedicure in Zagreb?

Nails by TANJA

Address: Antuna Bauera 7, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia

Best place to get a manicure and pedicure in Zadar?

D’iva Nails & Beauty 

Best rent a car company in Zagreb, Croatia?

Optima Rent 

Phone: +385 (0) 95 552 7108

Which hairdresser do I recommend in Zadar?

Hair Salon Marlena

Address: Put Murvice 19, 23000, Zadar

**Note- They are excellent at colouring your hair to match your hair extensions, they also know how to style your hair with hair extensions and know how to cut them. They are one of two salons in Zadar who use Kerastase. Highly recommend. Ana Maria does my hair.

Where to get the best haircut for a man in Zagreb?

My husband is very loyal to Zeljka at Gospon Fulir in Zagreb.

Address: Zavrtnica 17, 10000, Zagreb

Phone: 01 2922 557

Where to get your eyebrows threaded in Zagreb?

Brow Bar by Manuela Picard in Zagreb 

Address: Gajeva ul. 8, 10000, Zagreb

Phone: 01 4870 327

Where to get your eyebrows microbladed in Zagreb?

Kozmetički salon CheChe

Studio Nina, Vlaska 79

Phone: 091 531 0114

Where do I recommend getting botox and fillers in Croatia?

Dr Josip Lovric, Skinova Boutique Clinic

Please contact Dr Lovric through instagram, he has only recently opened up his own clinic.

I have been seeing Dr Lovric for the past two years and I personally highly recommend him.

Best place to get a massage in Zagreb?

M-Centar Original Thai Massage

Address: Varšavska ul. 8, 10000, Zagreb

Best place to get a massage in Zadar?

Pearl of Siam Thai Massage

Address: Ul. Kraljskog Dalmatina 8, 23000, Zadar

Where to purchase hair extensions in Croatia?

Nowhere that I recommend. I did have an experience with a hair salon in Zagreb where I purchased Balmain hair extensions that cost me almost 8,000kn and I wouldn’t recommend these hair extensions. The clips unclip, the salon seems to not be able to colour your hair to match your own hair colour and there is no point in paying so much when they are cheaper online.

I buy from Bellami Hair who have FINALLY opened a warehouse in EU meaning no customs!!!

Do you recommend a mechanic in Zadar?

Yes, AutoDirekt has saved me on numerous occasions around Zadar. There is no such thing as roadside assistance in Croatia, like NRMA and many mechanics will not come to your house if there’s a problem with your vehicle. The boys from AutoDirekt have been a tremendous help and are very reliable.

Address: Varaždinska ul. 21, 23000, Zadar

Phone: 091 534 4655

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