Villa Marici

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Sleeps: 14 Bedrooms: 7 Bathrooms: 7


Pool Modern
Great Value
Beach Nearby Ideal for Kids Pets Welcome

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Three separate apartments, including seven bedrooms, make up the exquisite home of Villa Marici, the ideal choice for a large group in search of a luxurious Croatian gem.

A stone’s throw from the famously beautiful Rabač bay, this delightful home was built in just 2013, giving it a modern, sophisticated style. Tucked away in a typical Istrian village, the home offers tranquillity and peace, just a short drive from one of the region’s most exciting towns – Labin.

Designed with the demands of contemporary life in mind, the villa is equipped with a fitness suite where you can keep up your healthy lifestyle, as well as a games room. Gather the group to enjoy a few rounds of table tennis, table football and even pool and get a little healthy competition going – perfect for kids (and big kids) of all ages!

There are three entirely separate living areas, each with an adjoining, utterly modern kitchen, with sleek fittings and a stylish design. In each area there is a comfortable sofa (or two!) and a large dining area for up to six, ensuring no matter how large or small your group is, you can spend some quality time together in your private apartment. A larger table with room for all the group can be found in the garden, where you can enjoy alfresco meals in style!

There are seven wondrous bedrooms. Each has a large double bed, an SAT TV and air conditioning, so if you fancy an early night or a lazy morning, you’ll find a comfortable and welcoming space in your room!

Several also enjoy direct access to a grand terrace overlooking the beautiful surrounding countryside – the ideal spot for enjoying your morning coffee! Five are equipped with private ensuite bathrooms, while two share a family bathroom on the top floor. The décor is modern and stylish throughout.

In the vast garden, there is an enormous pool as a welcoming centrepiece, surrounded by sun loungers for all the group to gather under the sunshine for a warm, relaxing time. There is outdoor dining, a large barbeque and even a play area and some games on the lawn, perfect for those travelling with children.

Less than 10 minutes from Učka Nature Park, a sprawling protected area with hiking routes leading to canyons, waterfalls and historic sites, you’ll find unspoilt nature a stone’s throw away.

One-third of the Istrian territory is forested, and the rest is carpeted with vineyards, olive trees, pastures and orchards, with ancient walled cities perched atop hills in the mountainous landscape, so you need merely stroll out of your front door to find the richness of Istria.

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What you should know…

  • Please note that published rates are only valid for the current year. Any bookings for subsequent years will be on request only, and correct prices will be confirmed at the time of booking
  • This villa offers three separate apartments, connected by an external staircase
  • Public transport is not comprehensive in Croatia, so we recommend hiring a car throughout your stay

Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con BBQ Satellite TV Sauna/Steam Gym/Fitness Room Games Room Indoor Games Outdoor Games Table Football Pool/Snooker Working Fireplace Heating

The Villa

Villa Marici is a beautiful holiday home with swimming-pool is only approx. It is located in a small Istrian village beside the historical town Labin. There are 7 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms, and it can accommodate up to 14 people

Lower Level
- Fitness room
- Games room
- Small kitchen
- Bathroom

Ground Floor
- Four double bedrooms with en-suite bathroom
- Two living & dining room
- Two fully equipped kitchen
- Access to the patio & pool area

First Floor
- Three double bedrooms
- Two bathrooms
- Living & dining room
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Balcony / Terrace


- Swimming pool (50m2)
- Sun loungers & parasols
- Large garden & patio area
- Outside sitting & dining area
- Playground
- Covered terrace
- BBQ area
- Private parking


About the surrounding area of Villa Marici
Beach Nearby <1hr to Airport Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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Just 10 minutes away is Labin, once the most extensive mining centre of Croatia and now an art haven filled with galleries! The town overlooks the bay of Rabač, an Istrian paradise with a pebble beach and crystal-clear waters, and the perfect place to try a little snorkelling, swimming and diving!

A charming heart-shaped peninsula in the north-west of Croatia, Istria is warm, welcoming and perfectly-sized – you can drive the length in around an hour, putting everything within easy reach!

From breath-taking scenery, rich history and a world-famous culinary scene – you will find it all in Istria! As a former part of the Venetian Republic, this region has seen many rulers from the Romans, Byzantines and Austro-Hungarians to the Italians and Yugoslavians. Now, a myriad of enchanting towns and villages, rich in history and culture, are nestled among the undulating countryside.

Active holiday-makers will be delighted with the offerings: from windsurfing in Medulin to scuba diving in the Brijuni National park and rock climbing, hang-gliding and walking in Buzet along the 15km ‘seven waterfalls’ walk, Istria has it all.

Both along the dramatic coastal paths and in the mountains inland, you will find an abundance of natural paths for cycling (including the scenic Parenzana route over an old railway line from Viznada to the Slovenian border) and rugged off-road hiking trails. Pick up a trail-map from any of the Tourist Offices, for loads of well-marked routes around the coast and in the Cape Kamenjak.

Much like its neighbouring Italy, Istria is a gastronome’s paradise, home to world-class cuisine and endless rows of vineyards. Be sure to try the local wines, which are often sweet and fruity, using a wide variety of grapes including white Malvasia, red Terrano and Moscato.

Istria is especially famous for its truffles, which you will find served with any dish and sauce! Truffle flavoured olive oil is a typical product of the region, and indeed, you will hardly find a village which does not have its own Olive oil ‘supermarket’!

Unlike the rest of Croatia, Istrian food tends to be light and heavily influenced by its Italian neighbours. Generally, pasta, gnocchi, risotto and polenta accompany each meal, while the coastal areas specialise in a fantastic array of seafood, including scampi, squid and sole and inland it is more common to find prosciutto, or ‘pršut’, and sausages.

Both Rijeka and Pula have international airports within a short drive of the villa, while Pula is the main hub for those getting ferries, although there is a daily ferry between Poreč and Venice.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Pula Airport


Nearest Village Štrmac


Nearest Town/City Rabac


Nearest Restaurant Restaurants & Shops


Nearest Beach Pebble Beach


Nearest Golf Golf Course


Nearest Tennis Tennis Court


Nearest Ferry Port Brestova Ferry Terminal



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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Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Villa Marici is the ideal home for your family holiday. With a fabulous array of onsite facilities and so much to explore nearby you can guarantee making memories to treasure as well as a little peace and quiet while the kids get stuck in!

In the heart-shaped bubble of Istria, you will find many activities specifically designed for families, including the two sensational water parks of Aquapark Istralandia near Novigrad and Aquapark Aquacolors in Poreč.

There is also the Dino Park just outside the town of Funtana where the kids can enjoy seeing life-size dinosaurs in the wilderness, an amusement park and even a dino shooting range!

On the theme of Dinosaurs, just a short drive from Pula, on the very southern tip of Istria, is the Kamenjak National Park where you can follow the ‘Dinosaur Path’ to discover dinosaur footprints and admire stunning views over the bay.

All along the coastline you will find opportunities to rent boats, pedalos and snorkelling equipment (or even scuba diving if you’re feeling up to it!) to enjoy the pristine beaches and bays, while inland among the deep green, rolling mountains there are some of the most beautiful cycling and hiking trails in Europe.

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Beach Nearby
  • <1hr to Airport
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Onsite Facilities

  • Games Room
  • Indoor Games
  • Outdoor Games
  • Table Football
  • Pool/Snooker


At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting/childcare services

Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team.

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

Terms & Conditions

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

Security deposit Credit cards details may be requested as guarantee
Arrival time 4 pm
Departure time 10 am
Energy costs included? Included in the rental price
Linen & towels included? Included in the rental price
Pets welcome? Pets friendly
End of stay cleaning included? Included in the rental price
Smoking Allowed? No smoking inside the villa
Insurance It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property
Minimum stay 7 nights
Heating costs included? Included in the rental price
Tax Included in the rental price
Internet access? Wi-Fi connection included
Changeover day Saturday
Other Ts and Cs Pool open May - end September

Rental Rates

Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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