Villa Dora

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Sleeps: 9 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3

Overview

Pool Modern Beach Nearby Ideal for Kids Pets Welcome Parking Space

*EARLY BIRD 2023*

Book a 2023 villa holiday by 28th February and receive:

  • A welcome hamper on arrival
  • Up to £100 private chef voucher
  • Trees planted to offset 110% of your villa stay

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Set in the beautiful countryside with panoramic sea-views towards the island of Cres, guests at Villa Dora will experience true relaxation as well as the opportunity to explore this stunning part of Istria. It will be hard to leave your contemporary and welcoming holiday home with its own splendid swimming pool and sun terraces but pretty fishing villages, pristine beaches and towns rich in Istrian heritage as well as a wealth of activities are all within a short drive.

Villa Dora is situated next to neighbouring Villa Klara, with a similar layout, so it could be a perfect option for two families or a group of friends wanting to holiday together with a degree of independence. The villas are modern and have been decorated stylishly with white washed walls and bright splashes of colour, contemporary furnishings and good quality fixtures and fittings. The open-plan living and dining space downstairs opens out to wonderful terraces, the inviting swimming pool and well tended gardens. Upstairs you will find three of the four bedrooms, all with access to a terrace or balcony with pretty terracotta Mediterranean plants dotted around and yet more glorious views.

There is so much to explore in the nearby area. Follow the remote roads north to the popular restaurant ‘Martin Pescador’ in the village of Trget (8km) where you can enjoy fresh fish on the waterfront, or head the other way to find a pretty pebbly beach or hire a boat for beautiful vistas and even a spot of fishing. This area is perfect for hiking through the dense pine forests or there are some wonderful walking paths near the towns of Labin and Rabac.

You will find all the facilities you may need in the charming town of Labin (12km), a charming hilltop town with a rich history. Just a short drive from Labin is the larger beach resort of Rabac (16km), now a delightful spot for visitors to experience pristine white pebbled beaches, a great range of watersports and some excellent local cuisine.

Villa Dora offers you modern, contemporary comfort in an area steeped in rich Istrian heritage and natural beauty, the perfect combination for a wonderful Croatian holiday.

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • Villa Klara is just next door, so both villas could be a good option for two families travelling together
  • A simple welcome pack is provided but you may wish to stock up en route as well

Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con BBQ Coffee Machine Safety Deposit Box Hairdryer TV DVD Parking Space

The Villa

Villa Dora is a four bedroom villa with pool, located in Labin/Rabac region of eastern Istria. The villa offers views of the Island of Cres and can accommodate up to 9 persons.

Ground Floor
- Living area with sofas, chairs, TV and patio doors leading out to covered dining patio, swimming pool, terrace and gardens
- Living area leads to open-plan kitchen-diner, well equipped with dishwasher, oven, hob, fridge-freezer, microwave, coffee machine, toaster plus table and chairs. Doors leading out to terrace, pool and gardens
- Twin bedroom and shower room

First Floor
- 3 double bedrooms, two bathrooms (one with bath, one with shower). All three rooms have doors leading to a balcony or terrace with sea-views

Outside Grounds
- Covered patio for al-fresco dining
- Swimming pool and terrace with sun-loungers
- Garden area
- Barbecue

Additional Facilities

- Air-conditioning
- Internet
- Satellite TV and DVD player
- Extra bed can be made available
- Baby cot
- Hairdryers
- Safe
- Parking

Location

About the surrounding area of Villa Dora
Beach Nearby <1hr to Airport Watersports Canoeing/Kayaking Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Horse Riding Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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Villa Dora is set in beautiful countryside with panoramic views of the sea  and the distant island of Cres. There is a beach within a short drive and you will find watersports such as kayaking stand up pedal boards and boats during the summer months at the nearby Autocamp Tunarica (3.5km). This area is perfect for hiking through the dense pine forests or exploring the coast by boat, even catching a fish or two to take back to your barbecue if you desire.  Alternatively, head north to the popular restaurant ‘Martin Pescador’ in the village of Trget (8km) where you can enjoy fresh fish on the waterfront.

You will find all the facilities you may need in the charming town of Labin (12km). Make the most of your visit by heading to the narrow winding lanes of the old hilltop town, enjoying stunning views of the Kvarner coast and admiring the rich Istrian heritage with beautiful villas and Venetian palaces.

Just slightly further is Istria’s largest beach resort, Rabac (16km), formerly a fishing village with brightly painted houses on the steep hillside, and now a delightful spot for visitors to experience the delights of Istria. The town has pristine pebble beaches, such as Girandella plus a great choice of watersports from windsurfing, diving, water-ski to banana boats. If you visit in June head down to the Rabac Summer Carnival when the town comes alive with festivities. Should you wish to escape the summer crowds there are plenty of opportunities to head inland to explore the natural beauty and wildlife of this area and many hiking paths such as a walk through the pine forests from Rabac to Labin.

Island lovers may want to take an excursion across to the rugged island of Cres where you can truly get off the beaten track and discover the quiet and simple side to island life on one of the country’s least developed islands. If you prefer city life then Rijeka (75km) is worthy of a visit with its fascinating history, excellent restaurants and lively nightlife.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Pula

(52km)

Nearest Village Trget

(8km)

Nearest Town/City Labin

(12km)

Nearest Restaurant Martin Pescador, Trget

(8km / 15 mins )

Nearest Beach Beach

(3.5km)

Nearest Supermarket Labin

(12km)

Region

This heart-shaped peninsula was the birthplace of modern Croatian tourism, and it’s easy to see why. Its history has bestowed it with Italian sophistication, most obviously seen in pastel-painted coastal towns, like romantic Rovinj. But, tear yourself away from the Istrian coast, through the vineyards, olive groves, and dense forests, and you will discover brilliantly preserved medieval towns and villages, where cobbled streets reveal quaint galleries, sweet squares and sea-views.

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Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids

This home has plenty of fun and exciting activities on offer. The garden will no doubt be a favourite place to play games and of course there is the huge pool for playing and splashing about in – always a popular feature with our younger guests!

Blue-flag Girandella beach is well-suited to kids, where you can hire sun loungers and there are lots of beach cafes. There are several small, sheltered pebble bays with crystal clear water and gentle slopes, making it ideal for families with small children. For those more adventurous the villa is only 3.5km from Autocamp Tunarica, where you can take on water sport such as boats, kayak, pedal boats and stand up paddle boards.

In Pula, there is a fabulous and unique experience for kids aged 10 and above Underwater Park Verudela. Here, they can ride a bike at the bottom of the sea. Wearing a special helmet, children can walk around the seabed four metres underwater, feeding fish and holding shrimp with trained professionals. It's bound to be an memorable day for kids.

Take a day trip to Aquapark Istrialanda the area's original waterpark -which has fun water-based activities for the whole family. Boasting 20 water rides and the largest wave pool in the Mediterranean, it's bound to keep them busy and happy all day. Thrillseekers will love zooming along the high-energy water slides. Younger children can enjoy their own dedicated pool with a water castle, pirate ship and some gentle water slides.

Dinopark Funtana is a superb place to take kids who are fascinated with dinosaurs there are moving life-size dinosaurs and circus shows on offer. There are plenty of activities for kids to try, like a dino-themed shooting range.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Beach Nearby
  • <1hr to Airport
  • Watersports
  • Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Horse Riding
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Onsite Facilities

  • DVD

Services Available

  • Maid Service Available

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Maid Service Available
  • Welcome pack included (prosecco, Italian pasta and Italian tomato sauce)

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. If there is anything you would like to arrange for your stay, please contact the Oliver’s VIP Concierge Team (by clicking on the link in the blue Oliver’s Extras box above) who will be happy to help. We can usually put you in touch with the right people arrange any of the following: 

- Cook/catering
- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge

This is by no means an exhaustive list, so please just contact Oliver’s VIP Concierge Team to help you arrange any of those little extras that can really make the difference.

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit €400 paid in cash to the owner upon arrival and refunded upon departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time Between 3.00 p.m and 8.00 p.m (after this time charges may apply)
Departure time 10.00 a.m
Energy costs included? Yes, included in the rental price.
Heating costs included? Yes, included in the rental price.
Linen & towels included? Yes, included in the rental price.
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Internet access? Complimentary Wi-Fi internet access is included in rental price. It is good to note that the speed is dependent on the local provider and technical issues may cause reduced speed or cut of service.
Changeover day Saturday from 03.06 to 09.09. Flexible during all other periods.
Minimum stay 7 nights between 3rd June and 9th September
6 nights for the remainder of the year.
Pets welcome? On request only and with prior agreement with the owner. If accepted, a pet supplement of €10 per pet per day will apply (paid locally).
Smoking Allowed? Smoking & vaping are not permitted.
Pool opening dates? The pool is open between 1st May and 24th October

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 9 people:

Rental period Weekly
Feb 6th 2023 - Mar 18th 2023 £1,229
Mar 18th 2023 - Apr 1st 2023 £1,229
Apr 1st 2023 - Apr 15th 2023 £1,545
Apr 15th 2023 - May 13th 2023 £1,229
May 13th 2023 - May 20th 2023 £1,581
May 20th 2023 - Jun 10th 2023 £1,796
Jun 10th 2023 - Jul 1st 2023 £2,011
Jul 1st 2023 - Jul 15th 2023 £2,873
Jul 15th 2023 - Aug 19th 2023 £3,376
Aug 19th 2023 - Aug 26th 2023 £2,873
Aug 26th 2023 - Sep 2nd 2023 £2,457
Sep 2nd 2023 - Sep 9th 2023 £2,011
Sep 9th 2023 - Sep 16th 2023 £1,796
Sep 16th 2023 - Sep 16th 2023 £1,581
Sep 16th 2023 - Sep 23rd 2023 £1,581
Sep 23rd 2023 - Sep 23rd 2023 £1,329
Sep 23rd 2023 - Mar 16th 2024 £1,329
Mar 16th 2024 - Mar 30th 2024 £1,229
Mar 30th 2024 - Apr 13th 2024 £1,545
Apr 13th 2024 - May 11th 2024 £1,229
May 11th 2024 - May 18th 2024 £1,581
May 18th 2024 - Jun 8th 2024 £1,796
Jun 8th 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 £2,011
Jun 29th 2024 - Jul 13th 2024 £2,873
Jul 13th 2024 - Aug 9th 2024 £3,376

Prices based on an occupancy of 9 people:

Rental period Weekly
Feb 6th 2023 - Mar 18th 2023 €1,287
Mar 18th 2023 - Apr 1st 2023 €1,287
Apr 1st 2023 - Apr 15th 2023 €1,618
Apr 15th 2023 - May 13th 2023 €1,287
May 13th 2023 - May 20th 2023 €1,656
May 20th 2023 - Jun 10th 2023 €1,882
Jun 10th 2023 - Jul 1st 2023 €2,107
Jul 1st 2023 - Jul 15th 2023 €3,010
Jul 15th 2023 - Aug 19th 2023 €3,537
Aug 19th 2023 - Aug 26th 2023 €3,010
Aug 26th 2023 - Sep 2nd 2023 €2,574
Sep 2nd 2023 - Sep 9th 2023 €2,107
Sep 9th 2023 - Sep 16th 2023 €1,882
Sep 16th 2023 - Sep 16th 2023 €1,656
Sep 16th 2023 - Sep 23rd 2023 €1,656
Sep 23rd 2023 - Sep 23rd 2023 €1,393
Sep 23rd 2023 - Mar 16th 2024 €1,393
Mar 16th 2024 - Mar 30th 2024 €1,287
Mar 30th 2024 - Apr 13th 2024 €1,618
Apr 13th 2024 - May 11th 2024 €1,287
May 11th 2024 - May 18th 2024 €1,656
May 18th 2024 - Jun 8th 2024 €1,882
Jun 8th 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 €2,107
Jun 29th 2024 - Jul 13th 2024 €3,010
Jul 13th 2024 - Aug 9th 2024 €3,537

Prices based on an occupancy of 9 people:

Rental period Weekly
Feb 6th 2023 - Mar 18th 2023 $1,389
Mar 18th 2023 - Apr 1st 2023 $1,389
Apr 1st 2023 - Apr 15th 2023 $1,746
Apr 15th 2023 - May 13th 2023 $1,389
May 13th 2023 - May 20th 2023 $1,787
May 20th 2023 - Jun 10th 2023 $2,030
Jun 10th 2023 - Jul 1st 2023 $2,274
Jul 1st 2023 - Jul 15th 2023 $3,248
Jul 15th 2023 - Aug 19th 2023 $3,816
Aug 19th 2023 - Aug 26th 2023 $3,248
Aug 26th 2023 - Sep 2nd 2023 $2,777
Sep 2nd 2023 - Sep 9th 2023 $2,274
Sep 9th 2023 - Sep 16th 2023 $2,030
Sep 16th 2023 - Sep 16th 2023 $1,787
Sep 16th 2023 - Sep 23rd 2023 $1,787
Sep 23rd 2023 - Sep 23rd 2023 $1,502
Sep 23rd 2023 - Mar 16th 2024 $1,502
Mar 16th 2024 - Mar 30th 2024 $1,389
Mar 30th 2024 - Apr 13th 2024 $1,746
Apr 13th 2024 - May 11th 2024 $1,389
May 11th 2024 - May 18th 2024 $1,787
May 18th 2024 - Jun 8th 2024 $2,030
Jun 8th 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 $2,274
Jun 29th 2024 - Jul 13th 2024 $3,248
Jul 13th 2024 - Aug 9th 2024 $3,816

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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