Villa Priroda

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Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4

Overview

Pool Villa/House Modern Wellness Ideal for Kids
Pets on Request
Hot Tub All Bedrooms En-Suite Parking Space

As soon as you see Villa Priroda, you know you will be staying somewhere very special. With a spectacular, sweeping view of the green hills around Motovun, this 4-bedroom villa in Istria is an exceptional base for your travels around the region, complete with an outdoor pool, spa and spacious terrace.

Situated to the north of Motovun, one of the area’s most beautiful towns, Villa Priroda has incredible scenery all around. The large outdoor area makes the most of this advantage, featuring a private infinity pool lined with sun loungers and a covered dining area with a barbecue. Floor-to-ceiling windows slide open to reveal a magnificent kitchen and dining space running parallel to the pool, with a view directly to the hilltop town itself.

The same indoor area also incorporates a lounge space with large flatscreen TV and ample sofa seating. It’s easy to wander across to get a drink from the large fridge freezer or take a bar seat at the sleek kitchen island. Another treat awaits you in the superb spa, which offers a large indoor hot tub with picture perfect view of Motovun, alongside a Scandinavian-style sauna cabin.

A quartet of beautiful bathrooms accompanies four well-appointed double bedrooms at Villa Priroda. There is room for eight guests at this villa, which offers air conditioning, parking, free Wi-Fi and much more.

The undeniable beauty of this inland Istria area will impress you. The delights of the coast are not too far away, with Novigrad, Poreč and other well-loved destinations within around 30-40 minutes’ drive. Visit Motovun in summer and you may catch the acclaimed International Film Festival, but this unspoilt old town with its far-reaching panoramas will delight at any time of year.

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • A security deposit is required to stay at Villa Priroda.
  • Small pets are permitted on request. Charges may apply.
  • This is a non-smoking property.




Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con Hot Tub BBQ Washing Machine Dishwasher Microwave Coffee Machine Hairdryer All Bedrooms En-Suite Smart TV Sauna/Steam Parking Space

The Villa

Interior (Ground Floor)
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Open plan living and dining area
- Jacuzzi room with sauna

Interior (First Floor) (Entrance level)
- Two double bedrooms wth ensuite bathrooms

Interior (Second Floor)
- Two double bedrooms wth ensuite bathrooms

Exterior
- Private swimming pool
- Terrace with sunloungers
- Covered dining
- Traditional barbecue

Additional Facilities
- Air conditioning
- Surround sound system
- Wi-Fi
- Smart TV with Netflix
- Baby cot
- Baby chair
- Iron/ironing board
- Washing machine
- Soundproofing
- Sauna
- Hot tub
- Hairdryer
- Private Parking
- Dishwasher
- Microwave
- Coffee machine
- Ice maker
- Juicer
- Blender

Location

About the surrounding area of Villa Priroda
Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Wine Tasting Cycling Horse Riding Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites
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Sat high on a hill, the old, walled town of Motovun is one of the highlights of Northern Istria. As well as spectacularly verdant surroundings, the town offers attractive eateries, a smattering of architecturally interesting buildings and its own International Film Festival in summer. Around 15km away is the scenic Lake Butoniga, while Hum – the world’s smallest town, they claim – is not too far east.

It’s on this side of the Istrian peninsula that you’ll find the mountainous Učka Nature Park. The ideal terrain for hiking, biking and the like, this picturesque area nudges towards the fringes of elegant Opatija, a grand coastal resort that has attracted the highest in society for decades.

On the western coast of Istria, Novigrad is famed for its excellent restaurants and colourful waterfront. With the Old Town streets adorned with brightly hued umbrellas, Novigrad isn’t short of charm or history – the Church of St Pelagius and St Maximus, with its tall bell tower, is a distinctive landmark. The town hosts all sorts of cultural events throughout the year, and has some good family attractions nearby, such as the Špilja Mramornica caves and Aqualand Istralandia water park. It’s also great for foodies, with some excellent restaurants and the annual Gnam-Gnam Fest boosting its credentials.

Pretty little Buzet, about 20 minutes from Motovun, makes for an easy day out, and it’s worth staying for dinner and sampling the local delicacy of truffles. The sought-after fungi are the theme of the town’s annual Festival of Subotina in September, where participants share a giant truffle omelette to mark the start of truffle season.

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Pula Airport

(90km)

Nearest Village Livade

(1.7km)

Nearest Beach Novigrad

(28km)

Nearest Supermarket Studenac Market

(9km)

Region

Nestled along Croatia’s enchanting Adriatic coastline, Istria welcomes visitors with open arms and a rich tapestry of experiences waiting to be unraveled. Whether you're seeking adventure in nature, indulgence in culinary delights, a glimpse into history and culture, or simply a warm and inviting atmosphere, the peninsula of Istria has it all.

Istria's diverse and unspoiled landscapes will be the first thing to capture your attention! The region is renowned for its lush green hills, rolling vineyards, and enchanting coastline: the stunning scenery is a playground for nature enthusiasts, hikers, and beachgoers alike.

Offering a remarkable 445 kilometres of pristine coastline, including tranquil coves and sandy beaches, visitors can find plenty of secluded spots to soak up the sun. The clear, azure waters of the Adriatic are perfect for swimming, snorkelling, and scuba diving, making it a fantastic choice for those who enjoy an active day of water sports.

Venture inland and you'll discover picturesque villages set amidst rolling hills and verdant forests. Istria is home to over 30 nature reserves - an absolute haven for hikers and cyclists, with an abundance of well-marked trails to explore. The Učka Nature Park, in particular, stands out as a hiking and nature lover's paradise, offering waterfalls, historic villages, and breathtaking panoramic views of Istria's outstanding scenery.

Istria's rich history is woven into the fabric of its towns and cities. An ever popular choice for tourists is the impressive port city of Pula, full of quaint town squares and local restaurants, and home to one of the most well-preserved Roman amphitheaters in the world. This ancient arena, known as the Pula Arena, is a testament to Istria's Roman heritage and hosts numerous events, including concerts and film festivals.

The medieval towns of Rovinj and Motovun enchant visitors with their cobbled streets and historic charm. The Euphrasian Basilica in Poreč, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a stunning example of early Christian art and architecture.

Istria's culinary scene is a treat for the taste buds: the region is famous for its truffles, particularly the elusive white truffle, and you can savour dishes infused with this prized delicacy in charming local restaurants across the region. Wine and olive oil lovers will find joy in Istria's vineyards and olive groves, offering tastings and insights into traditional production methods. Fresh seafood, often served with a Mediterranean twist, is a staple that you can enjoy at quaint waterfront eateries along the coastline.

One of the most enduring memories visitors take away from Istria is the warmth of its people. The locals are known for their friendly, welcoming nature and their willingness to share their traditions and stories with tourists. You'll find yourself immersed in the local way of life, whether you're exploring ancient towns or enjoying a meal in a family-run tavern.

Istria is easily accessible, with Pula Airport serving as a major gateway. Once you arrive, navigating the region is a breeze with well-maintained roads connecting major towns and villages. Language barriers are minimal, thanks to the widespread use of English, Italian, and German, alongside the local Croatian language.

Istria’s unique blend of pristine landscapes, rich traditions, and warm-hearted locals creates an experience that will linger in your memories long after you've returned home.

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Kids

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

A wonderful place to get outside and have fun, Istria is full of attractions that kids will love. Croatia’s first ever water park, Aqualand Istralandia is just a 5-minute drive from Novigrad, and has enough pools, slides and rides to keep them busy all day. Poreč’s Aquacolors does too, and is just 30 minutes away.

Just a 10-minute drive from Aqualand Istralandia, geology lovers can discover the depths of the Špilja Mramornica caves, while in Poreč, there is also the spectacular Baredine Cave. Both offer guided tours which are sure to be an unforgettable adventure.

Also in Poreč, Motodrom is the go-to for go-karting, while the adjacent Sky Fox park has obstacle courses and lots more. If they like that, they will love Glavani Park, about 12km from Svetvinčenat, where zip wires and an 11m-high swing are among the energy-burning activities. Dinopark Funtana is ideal for kids who love dinosaurs, with more than 80 life-size, moving models. There’s lots more going on at this popular park, with a barbecue restaurant, live entertainment shows and a small zoo.

Its sheer popularity means there is always something going on in Rovinj, a town that’s great for shopping, dining and sightseeing. The views from the bell tower of St Euphemia’s Church are well worth the climb, even for kids, while summer is soundtracked by a fantastic music festival. There’s also plenty of entertainment down in Pula, where the awesome Roman Amphitheatre is the venue of choice.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Cycling
  • Horse Riding
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Spa Treatments Available
  • Horse riding on request.
  • Cycling on request.
  • Hiking on request.

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 €800 paid in cash to the owner upon arrival and refunded upon departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 4.00 p.m.
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.
Minimum stay 7 nights from 06.07 - 06.09.
6 nights from 22.06 - 05.07.
5 nights from 25.05 - 21.06 & 07.09 - 27.09.
3 nights all other dates.
Changeover day Flexible.
Pets welcome? On request only and with prior agreement with the owner. Additional charges may apply.
Tax Inlcuded in the rental price
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, loss of personal belongings, personal liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
May 26th 2024 - Jun 22nd 2024 - - £4,100 £5,740
Jun 22nd 2024 - Jul 6th 2024 - - - £6,505
Jul 6th 2024 - Aug 24th 2024 - - - £7,576
Aug 24th 2024 - Aug 31st 2024 - - - £6,505
Aug 31st 2024 - Sep 7th 2024 - - - £5,740
Sep 7th 2024 - Sep 21st 2024 - - £3,280 £4,592
Sep 21st 2024 - Sep 28th 2024 - - £3,007 £4,209
Sep 28th 2024 - Dec 21st 2024 £1,640 £2,187 £2,734 £3,827
Dec 21st 2024 - Dec 28th 2024 £2,460 £3,280 £4,100 £5,740
Dec 28th 2024 - Nov 27th 2025 £3,247 £4,330 £5,412 £7,576

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
May 26th 2024 - Jun 22nd 2024 - - €4,480 €6,271
Jun 22nd 2024 - Jul 6th 2024 - - - €7,107
Jul 6th 2024 - Aug 24th 2024 - - - €8,278
Aug 24th 2024 - Aug 31st 2024 - - - €7,107
Aug 31st 2024 - Sep 7th 2024 - - - €6,271
Sep 7th 2024 - Sep 21st 2024 - - €3,584 €5,017
Sep 21st 2024 - Sep 28th 2024 - - €3,285 €4,599
Sep 28th 2024 - Dec 21st 2024 €1,792 €2,389 €2,987 €4,181
Dec 21st 2024 - Dec 28th 2024 €2,688 €3,584 €4,480 €6,271
Dec 28th 2024 - Nov 27th 2025 €3,548 €4,730 €5,913 €8,278

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
May 26th 2024 - Jun 22nd 2024 - - $4,846 $6,784
Jun 22nd 2024 - Jul 6th 2024 - - - $7,688
Jul 6th 2024 - Aug 24th 2024 - - - $8,955
Aug 24th 2024 - Aug 31st 2024 - - - $7,688
Aug 31st 2024 - Sep 7th 2024 - - - $6,784
Sep 7th 2024 - Sep 21st 2024 - - $3,877 $5,427
Sep 21st 2024 - Sep 28th 2024 - - $3,554 $4,975
Sep 28th 2024 - Dec 21st 2024 $1,939 $2,585 $3,231 $4,523
Dec 21st 2024 - Dec 28th 2024 $2,908 $3,877 $4,846 $6,784
Dec 28th 2024 - Nov 27th 2025 $3,838 $5,117 $6,396 $8,955

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.

Reviews

  • The most spectacular villa with incredible views!

    on 08/09/2023

    This villa is simply spectacular. The most incredible villa we have ever stayed in. The views from every window are stunning, the outside area is gorgeous and the pool a great size. Indoors the rooms are all facing the views, the kitchen is really well equipped, great TV area plus sauna and hot tub.

  • Ideal Istria getaway!

    on 01/09/2023

    The entire villa is extremely comfy and the hosts were very friendly and inviting. The location is awesome with plenty of restaurants within reasonable driving distance. Nothing beats drinking morning coffee by the pool with such an amazing view. We had an amazing time and will definitely return.

  • Amazing views, we will be back!

    on 24/08/2023

    Amazing location and views. First class villa with a pool which we could have stayed in for weeks. Facilities were spot on and the host was welcoming and met us at the check in time, great handover. We will be back!

  • Beautiful!

    on 08/07/2023

    The most beautiful house and view in Istria! It was hard to find motivation to go anywhere else!

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