On the edge of the Velebit mountain range, Linden Tree Retreat & Ranch has the soul of a hippie agrarian farm and the trappings of a casually well-appointed hotel, complete with wireless Internet. Choose to sleep in either a wood-frame apartment or a beam-supported teepee.
Doubles from $75. 385/53-685-616. Read Scott Hocker's account of his spontaneous journey to Croatia.