Villa Calah

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Sleeps: 10 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 7


Pool Modern Beach Nearby Ideal for Kids


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Nestled near the village Podstrana, is the modern villa, sleeping ten guests with views of the Adriatic Sea. Starting at the back of the villa, the terrace is an oasis. A large pool looks out over the Adriatic Sea while sun loungers and parasols are nearby ready to relax under the sun. Ferns and greenery are scattered around the terrace. An outdoor dining table with ten chairs is ready for you to make the most out of the long sunny evenings.

Through large patio doors, you walk into a spacious open-plan living area, with the lounge immediately by the doors. A long comfortable corner couch sits by the patio doors in front of a flatscreen TV. Modern lighting above continuous throughout the open-plan room. A wooden dining table is between the lounge and kitchen with ten grey cushioned chairs around all with armrests. The kitchen at the fair end has wooden cupboards, matching the dining table and a dark grey granite island in the centre. Doubling as a breakfast bar, four high chairs in the same style as the dining chairs. The black granite is also repeated on the opposite countertop. The black coffee machine blends into the sides, and the kitchen also comes with all the essential appliances.

Glass stairs to the side of the room lead up to the first floor. Villa Caleh’s five bedrooms are spread out over the two floors, all are light, and spacious and come with double beds and ensuites. The bedrooms are decorated with creative art walls and modern lighting. The ensuites are all luxurious with different textures framing the mirrors, sinks and walk-in shower. Upstairs the master bedroom has access to a balcony and two deck chairs. Wake up and breathe in the fresh air while looking out over the calming Adriatic Sea. On the first floor, you also have access to your wellness centre complete with sauna and yoga mats, the perfect way to start your days at villa Caleh.

With plenty of local restaurants, bars and cafes, this villa offers a more relaxed approach to a holiday in Croatia. You enjoy the peace of the country while experiencing the local way of living, exploring the rocky coastline, hiking in the peaceful mountains and finding hidden gems underneath the terracotta rooftops.

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What you should know…

  • Villa Caleh is only seven km away from Split, north up the coastline.
  • The pool is big but you may struggle to swim longer due to its shape and positioning on the terrace.
  • Parents of smaller children should be cautious as the pool is tiled and when wet will be slippery if anyone runs across it.

Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con BBQ Satellite TV Sauna/Steam Seaview

The Villa

Located near Split in the picturesque village Podstrana, Villa Calah is a luxury five-bedroom villa, comfortably accommodating 10 guests. The villa features a private pool, sauna and views of the Adriatic.

- Fully equipped kitchen with breakfast bar & dining area
- Spacious living area with large sofa and flat screen TV
- Five en-suite double bedrooms
- Sauna

Exterior Grounds
- Heated swimming pool
- Outdoor shower
- Terrace with sunloungers and parasols
- Outdoor dining area
- Barbecue

Additional Facilities
- Air conditioning
- Wifi
- Satellite TV
- Fireplace
- Baby cot & high chair


About the surrounding area of Villa Calah
Beach Nearby <1hr to Airport Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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Villa Caleh is ideally located east of Split, in Podstrana village. With easy access to the vibrant city Spilt but far enough to enjoy the peace, away from the crowds, making it easier to unwind at the end of the day. Locally, there is plenty to see. The nearest pebble beach is, Grljevac, the perfect to spend an afternoon by the Adriatic Sea. An open sea diving centre is also nearby for those who want to delve deeper beneath the waves. Horse riding is available in the countryside near the villa. Go for a trek through the Croatian countryside and experience the landscape like never before. Or head to the countryside in the evening and visit the starry village of Mosor. A beautiful view and an opportunity to see the stars shine at their brightest.

Villa Caleh is only seven km from the famous Split, Croatia’s second-largest city. With bricked architecture that dates back nearly two thousand years ago, you can immerse yourself in the rich history of this city. See how the people of Split reclaimed a Roman Emperors’ home when visiting Diocletian’s Palace. Surrounded by high columns, detailed entrances and imposing arches you can immerse yourself in the past while exploring a host of shops, bars and cafes that now reside within its walls. It’s not difficult to find either as its walls are integrated into the old town’s narrow streets, merging the palace into the rest of the city. The alleys create a maze into the past, with detailed bricked architecture withstanding all that has come after its erection, you can immerse yourself in the rich history of this city.

The Adriatic Sea is a cooling break from the Croatian sunshine. Dance and swim in the shallows of the cooling waters or enjoy the rays from the shore of several beaches along the coast. There are peddle boat rentals available if you wanted to take a spin on the waters, or delve deeper and bring snorkels to see the colours and home of the creatures who live below the surface. For the more adventurous ones, there are many water sports activities dotted along the coast including water skiing, parasailing, scuba diving and boat trips.

Island hopping is a great way to spend a day submerging yourself in the uniqueness of the Adriatic coast. Neighbouring islands of Brač, Vis and Korčula offer their heritage and way of life. Filled with hidden coves, white sandy beaches, fishing villages and ancient woodland, they are easily accessible for a day’s adventure via ferry.

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Split


Nearest City Split


Nearest Beach Beach Strožanac


Nearest Beach Beach Strožanac


Nearest Supermarket Studenac Market



The city of Split, with its magnificent historical sites, scenic coastal vistas, and a welcoming local atmosphere, is a must-visit destination for travellers in search of the perfect balance of culture, relaxation, and adventure. Nestled along the captivating Dalmatian Coast, it’s a vibrant mix of modern life and ancient history, making it a thriving hub for both locals and tourists.

The heart of Split is the historic Diocletian's Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that stands as one of the best-preserved Roman monuments in the world. Built for the Roman Emperor Diocletian in the 4th century, this massive complex now forms the nucleus of the city. Within the palace walls, you'll discover a labyrinth of narrow streets, charming squares, and historic buildings. The Peristyle, an open-air courtyard, is a central gathering place, and both the Cathedral of Saint Domnius and the Temple of Jupiter showcase remarkable examples of ancient architecture. Strolling through the ancient streets, you'll come across quaint shops, lively cafes, and local markets.

The Riva promenade is the city's vibrant waterfront hub. Lined with cafes, restaurants, and shops, it's the perfect place to enjoy a leisurely stroll, sip a coffee, or dine while overlooking the stunning Adriatic Sea. The palm-lined promenade offers a lively atmosphere day and night, with street performers and events throughout the year.

Just a short walk from the from the centre of Split is Marjan Hill, a pristine nature park that offers a peaceful retreat from the bustling city streets. The park features lush greenery, jogging trails, and stunning viewpoints overlooking the city and the sea. It's an ideal place for hiking, picnicking, or simply enjoying the natural beauty of the Mediterranean.

The Split region offers a variety of beautiful beaches. Bacvice and Ovcice are two popular choices conveniently located near the city centre. The sandy shores are perfect for sunbathing, swimming, and trying your hand at the local beach sport, picigin. Exploring further along the coast, you'll find numerous rocky coves and pebble beaches, each with their own unique charm.

For adventure seekers, Split offers a wide array of outdoor activities and water sports. From kayaking and paddle-boarding to sailing and scuba diving, there's something for everyone who wants to experience the Adriatic up close. Split is a great base for taking boat trips to the nearby islands, where you can explore underwater caves and secluded beaches.

Croatian cuisine is known for its fresh, local ingredients and Mediterranean influence. You’ll be able to savour delicious seafood, grilled meats, and traditional recipes. To experience authentic Croatian flavours, visit the local konoba (taverns) that serve traditional dishes like pasticada (a slow-cooked beef stew), and peka (baked meat and vegetables). Pair your meal with local wines and olive oils for a complete gastronomic experience.

Split is a city of remarkable beauty and historical significance. Whether you're exploring ancient streets, soaking up the sun on pristine beaches, or indulging in delectable local cuisine, Split promises an unforgettable experience. Its blend of stunning natural landscapes, ancient history, and a welcoming Mediterranean lifestyle makes it a destination that offers something for every traveller.

Find out more in our Dalmatian Coast Travel Guide


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

If it is quality time spent together as a family you’re after then villa Caleh is perfect for you. Situated in a peaceful spot, you won’t be overlooked while creating those important family memories. Children will love the private pool to make a splash in. Plus, with the luxury of it being heated, you can ensure it is the perfect temperature for them all day long. Parents with smaller children should be cautious, however, as there are no barriers between the property and the pool so keep an eye on if their little feet take them too close to the pool unsupervised.

The ground-floor living area is designed to bring everyone together while the upstairs bedrooms are modern, and spacious and have peaceful corners for everyone to relax into.

Podstrana has a long pebbled beach, nearby with easy access to the shallows of the Adriatic Sea, ideal for families wanting to sound an afternoon at the beach. The Adriatic Sea is a playground for their adventurous minds. Explore it with boat rides and kayaking tours, see what’s under the surface, and go snorkelling! For the older ones, there’s an abundance of water sports including paragliding while you island hops around the coastline. Please note some water sports have age restrictions so please check before booking.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

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


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 €500 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 during high season. 5 nights during all other periods.
Changeover day Flexible
Pets welcome? On request only and with prior agreement with the owner.
Smoking Allowed? Smoking & vaping are not permitted.
Pool heating charge? Pool heating is available upon request at time of booking and is included in the rental price. Please note that like all heated pools, pool heating and water temperature are reliant on weather and outside temperatures.
Tax Included 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 10 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Dec 6th 2023 - Dec 13th 2023 £4,958 £6,940
Dec 13th 2023 - Dec 17th 2023 £4,958 £6,940
Dec 17th 2023 - Jun 8th 2025 £4,374 £6,124

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Dec 6th 2023 - Dec 13th 2023 €5,434 €7,607
Dec 13th 2023 - Dec 17th 2023 €5,434 €7,607
Dec 17th 2023 - Jun 8th 2025 €4,794 €6,712

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Dec 6th 2023 - Dec 13th 2023 $5,866 $8,212
Dec 13th 2023 - Dec 17th 2023 $5,866 $8,212
Dec 17th 2023 - Jun 8th 2025 $5,176 $7,246

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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