Villa Darya

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Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2

Overview

Recommended Pool Beach Nearby Ideal for Kids Hot Tub Romantic

This luxurious villa is located on a hilltop overlooking the Adriatic sea, just a few kilometers away from Istria.  With breathtaking views over the bay, Villa Darya is located in an exclusive position.

Villa Darya was completely refurbished in 2012 and fully equipped with state of the art technology. It boasts a tennis court where you can request private lessons with a trainer, there is also a heated swimming pool, a hot tub, outdoor shower, outside speakers and a peaceful seating area for that well deserved break.

The house also has the most beautiful Mediterranean garden filled with lavender, rosemary and mint (perfect for those mojitos!)

The interior of the villa is as wonderful as the exterior, with high class furnishings and decor throughout. The lounge, dining room and kitchen are of an open plan design, allowing you to keep an eye on the children if you are cooking. The modern lounge is incredibly comfortable but also in keeping with Croatian style too. The doors from the lounge open out onto the terrace, where you can dine alfresco or simply relax with a drink and admire the wonderful views.

Should you wish to explore, the wonderful coastal town of Opatija is a short drive away and here you will be able to find restaurants, cafes and plenty of activities to keep you entertained.

 

 

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What you should know…

  • Car hire is advised

Property Features

Private Pool Heated Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con Hot Tub BBQ Tennis Court Ground Floor Bed & Bath TV DVD Working Fireplace/Woodburner Heating Caretaker/Owner on Site

The Villa

Villa Darya is a 2-bedroom villa sleeping 4 guests, located a short car journey from the popular town of Opatija.

*The accommodation is set over one level.

Interior
- Open-plan living & dining area with patio doors to balcony
- Fully-equipped kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, oven, hob, fridge/freezer, coffee machine, dining facilities, open plan to lounge
- Bedroom with double bed and en-suite bathroom
- Bedroom with twin single beds
- Family bathroom

Exterior Grounds
- Private swimming pool* (10m x 4m, depths of 1.4m)
- Sun loungers
- Hot tub
- Poolside shower
- Terrace with dining facilities
- Tennis court

Additional Facilities
- Wi Fi
- Air conditioning
- TV
- Hairdryer
- Washing machine
- ipod dock
- Playstation 3


*Pool heating available at a supplement, see T&Cs.

 

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Location

About the surrounding area of Villa Darya
Beach Nearby <1hr to Airport Walking/Hiking Paths Fishing Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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The villa is located in a rural location but within a short drive of the seaside town of Opatija. Known as the pearl of the Adriatic Sea, Opatija is a well sought after destination in the Riviera of Istria. With good connections to numerous small towns and villages, you can explore to your heart's content.

For beach lovers, Opatija boasts a selection of pebbly and sandy shores. The Slatina Beach, with its crystal-clear waters, invites sunbathers and swimmers alike. Adventurous souls can explore the nearby Medveja Beach or Moscenicka Draga, renowned for water sports like windsurfing and kayaking.

Opatija's cultural scene is equally captivating. The Croatian Museum of Tourism, housed in the impressive Villa Angiolina, offers a journey through the region's rich tourism history. Art aficionados can explore the Juraj Sporer Art Pavilion, showcasing contemporary and traditional works in a stunning setting.

Culinary delights abound in Opatija, with a diverse array of restaurants offering fresh seafood, local specialities, and international cuisine. Sidewalk cafes along the Lungomare provide a perfect setting to savour local delicacies while enjoying sea views.

Read more about Opatija

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Rijeka

(40 Km)

Nearest Ferry Port Brestova-Porozina

(31-35 Km)

Nearest Train Station Matulji

(3 Km)

Nearest Village Bregi

(Under 1 Km)

Nearest Town/City Opatija

(4 km)

Nearest Restaurant Bregi

(0.5km)

Nearest Bar/Pub Matulji

(3 Km)

Nearest Shop Bregi

(0.5km)

Nearest Supermarket Matulji

(3 Km)

Nearest Beach Opatija

(5 Km)

Region

Opatija is a picturesque coastal resort nestled on the northeastern shores of the Adriatic Sea. A charming destination, perfect for those seeking relaxation, elegance, and natural beauty. Opatija's history is rich, its culture diverse, and its scenery breathtaking.

Opatija is a treasure trove of architectural and cultural heritage. Strolling through its streets, you'll encounter a mix of architectural styles, from the grandeur of Austro-Hungarian to the charm of Belle Époque. The town's historical past is brought to life in its iconic landmarks, such as Villa Angiolina, an elegant 19th-century villa that now houses the Croatian Museum of Tourism, and the
Church of St. James, a stunning neo-Romanesque structure.

In the 19th century Opatija gained prominence as a desirable retreat for European aristocracy. Opatija's mild climate and stunning natural surroundings made it a popular destination for the elite. The town was transformed into a sought-after spa and resort destination, and it became a fashionable resort for Europeans, known for its beautiful gardens, grand villas, and splendid promenade.

Opatija's appeal lies not only in its historical charm but also in its stunning natural surroundings. The town is surrounded by lush greenery, rolling hills, and the azure waters of the Adriatic Sea. The mild Mediterranean climate, characterised by warm summers and mild winters, is a key draw for visitors year-round. The town is also blessed with beautifully maintained parks and gardens, such as the Angiolina Park, which showcases a variety of plant species and sculptures, as well as the St.
James Park with its exotic plants and panoramic views of Kvarner Bay.

The 12-kilometer-long coastal promenade - the “Lungomare” - offers stunning vistas of the sea and surrounding islands, making it a favourite spot for leisurely walks. The Lungomare also connects Opatija to neighbouring towns Lovran and Ičići, allowing visitors to explore the beauty of the coastline at their own pace.

Opatija has a noteworthy coffee culture. You can savour your coffee or tea at one of the many cafés along the Lungomare, enjoying the beautiful views and the gentle sound of the sea. It's a cherished part of the Opatija experience.

Opatija hosts a wide range of cultural events throughout the year. From concerts and art exhibitions to festivals celebrating local traditions and international music, the town offers a vibrant cultural scene that caters to a variety of tastes. The Opatija Summer Stage, a popular open-air venue, hosts numerous events during the summer season, including classical concerts and theatre performances.
Water sports enthusiasts can enjoy sailing, diving, and snorkelling in the region’s crystal-clear waters. For hikers and nature lovers, the Učka Nature Park is just a short drive away, and offers rewarding hiking trails that lead to panoramic vistas.

While Opatija itself is a captivating destination, it also serves as an excellent base for day trips to other picturesque places in the region. You can explore nearby towns like Rijeka, Croatia's largest port city, or the historic hilltop town of Mošćenice. Additionally, the islands of Krk and Cres are easily accessible from Opatija and offer stunning landscapes, charming villages, and pristine beaches.

From its elegant architecture to its lush parks and gardens, from its cultural events to its diverse cuisine, Opatija offers a multifaceted experience for travellers. Whether you're seeking relaxation by the sea, cultural enrichment, or outdoor adventures, Opatija has it all. So, if you're looking for a charming and refined coastal getaway on the Adriatic, Opatija may be your perfect destination.

Kids

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

Villa Darya is roughly four kilometres from Opatija, Croatia, and offers an idyllic retreat for families with kids. Surrounded by lush greenery and overlooking the crystal-clear waters, this haven provides a perfect blend of relaxation and adventure.

For the little explorers, the villa's proximity to the charming town of Opatija opens up a world of possibilities. Families can embark on leisurely strolls along the famous Lungomare promenade, lined with vibrant flowers and captivating sea views. Opatija's parks, such as Angiolina Park, provide a serene environment for picnics and outdoor games.

The villa boasts a tennis court, perfect for some friendly family competition. A private pool offers refreshing splashes under the warm Croatian sun. Parents can unwind on the terrace, savouring local delicacies as they keep a watchful eye on their little ones.

Venturing beyond the villa, families can explore nearby beaches for snorkelling adventures. A short drive away, the Ucka Nature Park beckons with hiking trails suitable for all ages, offering breathtaking panoramas of the Istrian peninsula.

Cultural enrichment awaits in Opatija, where kids can discover the wonders of the Croatian Riviera. Visits to the Maritime and History Museum provide insights into the region's maritime heritage, while the charming Open Air Theatre hosts family-friendly performances during the summer months.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

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

Onsite Facilities

  • Xbox/Playstation/Wii
  • Heated Pool
  • Tennis Court
  • DVD
  • Fenced Grounds

Services Available

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available
  • Babysitting Available

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available
  • Babysitting Available
  • On-Site Concierge
  • Butler Available
  • Property host
  • Meal delivery (at an additional cost)
  • Eco-friendly

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
- Babysitting service
- 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 €300 to be paid in cash on arrival and to be refunded in full subject to a damage inspection on departure
Arrival time 2pm
Departure time 10am
Energy costs included? Yes
Heating costs included? Yes
End of stay cleaning included? Yes
Linen & towels included? Yes
Pets welcome? Small pets on request (extra)
Smoking Allowed? Outside
Changeover day Any day of the week
Pool heating charge? For those who require pool heating there is an additional charge of €25 per day, to be requested at time of booking. Please note that like all heated pools, pool heating and water temperature are reliant on weather and outside temperatures.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 4 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jun 18th 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 - - £4,169
Jun 29th 2024 - Aug 31st 2024 - - £4,784
Aug 31st 2024 - Sep 14th 2024 - - £4,169
Sep 14th 2024 - Sep 28th 2024 - - £3,622
Sep 28th 2024 - Oct 12th 2024 - - £3,144
Oct 12th 2024 - Oct 26th 2024 £1,562 £1,953 £2,734
Oct 26th 2024 - Dec 18th 2024 £1,367 £1,709 £2,392
Dec 18th 2024 - Jan 4th 2025 £2,070 £2,587 £3,622
Jan 4th 2025 - Mar 22nd 2025 £1,367 £1,709 £2,392
Mar 22nd 2025 - Apr 26th 2025 - £1,953 £2,734
Apr 26th 2025 - May 24th 2025 - £2,246 £3,144
May 24th 2025 - Jun 14th 2025 - - £3,622
Jun 14th 2025 - Jun 28th 2025 - - £4,169
Jun 28th 2025 - Aug 30th 2025 - - £4,784
Aug 30th 2025 - Sep 13th 2025 - - £4,169
Sep 13th 2025 - Sep 27th 2025 - - £3,622
Sep 27th 2025 - Oct 11th 2025 - - £3,144
Oct 11th 2025 - Oct 25th 2025 £1,562 £1,953 £2,734
Oct 25th 2025 - Dec 17th 2025 £1,367 £1,709 £2,392
Dec 17th 2025 - Dec 20th 2025 £2,070 £2,587 £3,622

Prices based on an occupancy of 4 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jun 18th 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 - - €4,591
Jun 29th 2024 - Aug 31st 2024 - - €5,268
Aug 31st 2024 - Sep 14th 2024 - - €4,591
Sep 14th 2024 - Sep 28th 2024 - - €3,989
Sep 28th 2024 - Oct 12th 2024 - - €3,462
Oct 12th 2024 - Oct 26th 2024 €1,720 €2,151 €3,010
Oct 26th 2024 - Dec 18th 2024 €1,505 €1,882 €2,634
Dec 18th 2024 - Jan 4th 2025 €2,279 €2,849 €3,989
Jan 4th 2025 - Mar 22nd 2025 €1,505 €1,882 €2,634
Mar 22nd 2025 - Apr 26th 2025 - €2,151 €3,010
Apr 26th 2025 - May 24th 2025 - €2,473 €3,462
May 24th 2025 - Jun 14th 2025 - - €3,989
Jun 14th 2025 - Jun 28th 2025 - - €4,591
Jun 28th 2025 - Aug 30th 2025 - - €5,268
Aug 30th 2025 - Sep 13th 2025 - - €4,591
Sep 13th 2025 - Sep 27th 2025 - - €3,989
Sep 27th 2025 - Oct 11th 2025 - - €3,462
Oct 11th 2025 - Oct 25th 2025 €1,720 €2,151 €3,010
Oct 25th 2025 - Dec 17th 2025 €1,505 €1,882 €2,634
Dec 17th 2025 - Dec 20th 2025 €2,279 €2,849 €3,989

Prices based on an occupancy of 4 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jun 18th 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 - - $4,929
Jun 29th 2024 - Aug 31st 2024 - - $5,656
Aug 31st 2024 - Sep 14th 2024 - - $4,929
Sep 14th 2024 - Sep 28th 2024 - - $4,282
Sep 28th 2024 - Oct 12th 2024 - - $3,717
Oct 12th 2024 - Oct 26th 2024 $1,847 $2,309 $3,232
Oct 26th 2024 - Dec 18th 2024 $1,616 $2,020 $2,828
Dec 18th 2024 - Jan 4th 2025 $2,447 $3,059 $4,282
Jan 4th 2025 - Mar 22nd 2025 $1,616 $2,020 $2,828
Mar 22nd 2025 - Apr 26th 2025 - $2,309 $3,232
Apr 26th 2025 - May 24th 2025 - $2,655 $3,717
May 24th 2025 - Jun 14th 2025 - - $4,282
Jun 14th 2025 - Jun 28th 2025 - - $4,929
Jun 28th 2025 - Aug 30th 2025 - - $5,656
Aug 30th 2025 - Sep 13th 2025 - - $4,929
Sep 13th 2025 - Sep 27th 2025 - - $4,282
Sep 27th 2025 - Oct 11th 2025 - - $3,717
Oct 11th 2025 - Oct 25th 2025 $1,847 $2,309 $3,232
Oct 25th 2025 - Dec 17th 2025 $1,616 $2,020 $2,828
Dec 17th 2025 - Dec 20th 2025 $2,447 $3,059 $4,282

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.

Owner Profile

How long have you owned the property?
30 +

What was it about the property that you first fell in love with?
Unique position and a breathtaking scenery

Are there any interesting stories in its history?
A movie was made on the premises 30 years ago. Different commercials have been filmed at our property.

Have you ever had any famous guests staying?
Many famous tennis players (or their wives), football players and some tennis and football coaches. Some of the were/are world champions.

What’s the strangest or most difficult guest request you’ve ever received?
Nothing we could not handle.

For anyone coming to stay is there anything in the surrounding area they should...
Really eat?
Amazing sea food and istrain food places. A list will be provided
Really see? Old town Mošćenice and restaurant "konoba TU TAMO"

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