Villa Zuka

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Sleeps: 8 - 10 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 5

Overview

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Surrounded by olive groves with views out towards the sea, Villa Zuka is a beautiful and peaceful retreat. With the stunning towns of Trogir and Split within a short drive, this homely villa is ideal for families and friends wanting to relax in comfortable surroundings in this delightful part of Croatia.

The overall feel of this villa is one of space and comfort, the layout means there is ample room for many guests and private spaces to retreat to when needed.  Kick back and watch television in the light and airy living room or chat in the convivial kitchen as a feast for the family is prepared. There are three cosy bedrooms over two floors in the main house with additional sleeping areas in an apartment with a bedroom, sofa-bed and gallery. The traditional villa is furnished in a rustic style with some lovely contemporary touches too, it will feel like home from home with every modern amenity from air-conditioning to heating and internet access.

The space outside is wonderful with the inviting heated swimming pool, relaxing sun-loungers and gardens for the kids to play and run around. You can seek shade under a tree or find a quiet spot to take in the picturesque views out towards the sea. Dine al-fresco under the stars on clear summer evenings and create unforgettable memories in this lovely retreat.

The nearest beach is just under ten minutes by car with lovely shallow waters and a couple of cafes or you can explore further afield, heading to the island of Čiovo where you will find bustling resorts contrasted with long stretches of unspoilt coastline. The town of Trogir (7km) is not to be missed, it’s historical centre has earned it a UNESCO World Heritage status and it is simply a stunning place to stroll around, picking up wonderful local produce from the market or sampling fantastic Dalmatian cuisine in the many cafes and restaurants.

Whether you are looking for pure relaxation in a peaceful setting or a great base to explore the coastline and rich cultural heritage, Villa Zuka is a wonderful base for your Croatian experience.

***Please not that 2 additional children can be accommodated on extra beds. Please ask our concierge team for further details.

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What you should know…

  • The fourth and fifth bedroom areas are in an apartment, with a bedroom, living area and a double bed on a gallery just above
  • The swimming pool can be heated for a fee, payable locally

Property Features

Private Pool Heated Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con BBQ Ground Floor Bed & Bath Satellite TV Gym/Fitness Room Wine Cellar DVD Working Fireplace/Woodburner Heating

The Villa

Villa Zuka is an impressive finca in the Split countryside. Accommodating up to 8 guests (+2 additional children) this 4-bedroom villa is an excellent space for friends & family. With incredible views from inside and out, your guests are guaranteed a special Croatian experience.

Ground Floor

- Living & dining area
- Fitness area
- Fully-equipped kitchen
- Wine cellar
- Bedroom with double bed
- Bedroom with double bed
- Two family bathrooms

First Floor
- Bedroom with double bed and en-suite bathroom
- Office & library area
- Roof terrace access

Apartment
- Living room with double sofa bed and access to mezzanine level gallery bedroom with double bed
- Family bathroom

Exterior Grounds
- Private swimming pool* with Roman steps access
- Barbecue
- Outdoor dining & furniture
- Private parking
- Sun loungers

Additional Facilities
- Wi-Fi
- Air conditioning
- TV
- Washing machine
- Iron & board
- Hairdryer
- Parking

 

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

 

HR-AB-01-081059344 Anke Frohlich

Location

About the surrounding area of Villa Zuka
<1hr to Airport Watersports Canoeing/Kayaking Rural Location Wine Tasting Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites
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Villa Zuka is located in 16,000 sq metres of land, surrounded by over 400 olive trees and beautiful countryside views towards the sea.

You are only 6km from the coast where you will find a slightly livelier pace of life with a choice of restaurants, bars and beaches. The nearest beach, Pantan Beach (7km), is at the mouth of the Pantan River with a mixture of sand and pebbles, shallow waters and a couple of cafés plus opportunities to play beach volleyball, tennis and badminton.

The beautiful, UNESCO protected Trogir (7km) is a fabulous location where you can saunter around the old Venetian styled town which is like an outdoor museum. In the summer locals head to the wide seaside promenades where you will find cafes, bars and impressive yachts sailing by. Alternatively, head back to the mainland and pick up some delicious local produce at the daily Trogir market.

Accessed via bridge from Trogir is the peninsular of Ciovo Island where you will find bustling resorts and quieter stretches of beautiful beaches, there is also a rich cultural heritage to explore. 

The Adriatic Sea is known as having beautiful waters and fascinating sea life, which is why Trogir Diving School (15km) on Ciovo Island has been operating for more than 30 years.  There are further watersports centres nearby, bike rental, rock-climbing near Split and even the opportunity to take a kayak tour of Trogir.

You can also take boat trips to nearby islands, from Hvar to the smaller and less inhabited islands such as Drvenik Veli, where you can wander through olive groves and explore secluded coves. There are also wildlife boat trips with the possibility of seeing turtles, dolphins and rainbow-like fish. If you prefer you can charter your own boat for the day for a memorable day out with family or friends.

Split (30km), Croatia’s second largest city, is a great place to see Dalmatian life as it’s really lived. Step inside Diocletian’s Palace (a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the world’s most impressive Roman monuments) and you’ll see dozens of bars, restaurants and shops thriving amid the atmospheric old walls where Split life has been humming along for thousands of years. Split offers a fabulous balance of tradition and modernity, creating a fun and exciting atmosphere for a day trip.

It’s not just the coast, nearby towns and beautiful islands to explore, head inland from some more breath-taking scenery such as the Krka National Park and waterfalls (60km and beyond) or the longer journey to the unforgettable Plitvice Lakes (250km).

Read more about Trogir

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Split

(5.9km)

Nearest Town/City Trogir

(7km)

Nearest Restaurant Mlinice Pantan

(5.1km)

Nearest Bar/Pub Caffe Bar Bok

(8km)

Nearest Beach Pantan beach

(7km)

Nearest Tennis Tennis Kamp Stobrec

(26.3km)

Region

Trogir, located on the central Adriatic coast, is an exceptional destination that has enchanted visitors for centuries. This historic town, with its stunning architecture and rich cultural heritage, stands as a testament to Croatia's enduring allure. Trogir's roots trace back to ancient times, and its history is a captivating tapestry that unfolds at every cobble-stoned corner. As you stroll through Trogir's
winding streets, you'll encounter layers of history etched into its very foundations.

Well-preserved medieval walls encircle the old town, which lies on a small island connected to the mainland and the island of Čiovo by bridges. The old town is listed a UNESCO World Heritage site, as the best preserved medieval town in Central Europe - as you enter through the city gates, you are stepping into a time capsule of history.

The Cathedral of St. Lawrence, a magnificent example of Romanesque-Gothic architecture, is a testament to the rich heritage of Trogir. Its imposing façade, adorned with intricate stone carvings, is a masterpiece in itself. Inside, you'll discover a stunning interior that beckons you to marvel at the skill and craftsmanship of the artisans who worked to create this sacred place.

The Kamerlengo Fortress, originally constructed by the Venetians in the 15th century, looms above the town's skyline, offering breathtaking panoramic views of the Adriatic. This formidable structure speaks of Trogir's role as a stronghold in the region's tumultuous history.

Torgir's charm is perfectly captured in the daily market. Here, you'll find a vibrant display of local produce, handcrafted goods, and the warm hospitality of the locals. Strolling through the market, you can sample the freshest fruit, vegetables and seafood, and engage with the friendly vendors, providing a true taste of the Adriatic way of life.

The town’s connection to the sea is evident in its picturesque waterfront. The Riva, as it is known locally, is a hub of activity, lined with charming cafes and restaurants. Here, the sparkling waters of the Adriatic serve as the backdrop for a leisurely meal, creating an unforgettable dining experience. The coastal promenade, along with its bustling harbour, is a captivating evening walk as the sun sets behind the horizon.

For those seeking a more hands-on connection with the sea, Trogir has an array of water-based activities on offer. Sailing is a popular choice in the region, with numerous charter companies providing opportunities to explore the stunning nearby islands and coves. The clear waters of the Adriatic are absolutely perfect for swimming, snorkelling, and diving, allowing you to discover the region's rich underwater world.

Trogir's cultural calendar is brimming with celebrations, festivals and events showcasing the regions’s charm. From the vibrant Trogir Summer Festival featuring concerts, theatre performances, and art exhibitions, to the traditional Donkey Race, which is a delightful and unique experience that children will love.

Trogir's central location on the coast also makes it a brilliant base for exploring the wider Dalmatian region. Day trips to nearby destinations like Split and the islands of Brač and Šolta are easily accessible, providing a diverse range of experiences, from exploring vibrant cities and historic palaces, to enjoying the tranquil beauty of unspoiled natural landscapes.

Trogir is a town with a unique and timeless appeal, defined by the warm and welcoming nature of its inhabitants, who have a strong sense of community and are known for their hospitality. It’s a place where you can immerse yourself in the essence of the Mediterranean way of life. Its history, architecture, and coastal beauty entwine to make it a must-visit destination. This is a town that invites you to explore, to learn, and to experience the beauty of the past and the vitality of the present, making it an Adriatic treasure that lingers in the hearts and memories of all who visit.

Kids

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

Within 7km there is a lovely beach with a mixture of sand and pebbles and shallow waters, ideal for families.  Here you'll also find volleyball, tennis and badminton on the beach. There are further beaches to explore in the surrounding area within a short drive, especially on the island of Čiovo.

There are watersports within 10km, a great diving centre with snorkelling trips plus activities such as kayaking around Trogir Island. There are also numerous boat trips available to nearby islands or wildlife tours to try and spot colourful fish, dolphins and turtles.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • <1hr to Airport
  • Watersports
  • Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Onsite Facilities

  • Heated Pool
  • DVD

Extras

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 €500 paid in cash to the owner upon arrival and refunded upon departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 4pm
Departure time 10am
Energy costs included? Yes, included in the rental price
End of stay cleaning included? Yes, included in the rental price
Linen & towels included? Included in the rental price
Tax Included in the rental price
Changeover day Please note that bookings must begin on Saturdays
Minimum stay Please note that there is a 7-night minimum stay
Internet access? Wi-Fi connection
Smoking Allowed? Not permitted in the property
Pets welcome? Pets are welcome upon request
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.
Pool heating charge? For those that require pool heating, there will be an additional charge of €60 per day. Pool heating is not available from June to September. Please note that like all heated pools, pool heating and water temperature are reliant on weather and outside temperatures.
Other Ts and Cs A cot and high-chair can be provided on request.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
May 23rd 2024 - May 30th 2024 £3,317 £4,643
May 30th 2024 - Jun 1st 2024 £3,317 £4,643
Jun 1st 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 £4,289 £6,004
Jun 29th 2024 - Aug 31st 2024 - £7,605
Aug 31st 2024 - Sep 28th 2024 £4,289 £6,004
Sep 28th 2024 - Oct 26th 2024 £3,317 £4,643
Oct 26th 2024 - Dec 21st 2024 £2,859 £4,003
Dec 21st 2024 - Nov 24th 2025 £3,717 £5,204

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
May 23rd 2024 - May 30th 2024 €3,625 €5,075
May 30th 2024 - Jun 1st 2024 €3,625 €5,075
Jun 1st 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 €4,688 €6,563
Jun 29th 2024 - Aug 31st 2024 - €8,313
Aug 31st 2024 - Sep 28th 2024 €4,688 €6,563
Sep 28th 2024 - Oct 26th 2024 €3,625 €5,075
Oct 26th 2024 - Dec 21st 2024 €3,125 €4,375
Dec 21st 2024 - Nov 24th 2025 €4,063 €5,688

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
May 23rd 2024 - May 30th 2024 $3,922 $5,490
May 30th 2024 - Jun 1st 2024 $3,922 $5,490
Jun 1st 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 $5,071 $7,099
Jun 29th 2024 - Aug 31st 2024 - $8,993
Aug 31st 2024 - Sep 28th 2024 $5,071 $7,099
Sep 28th 2024 - Oct 26th 2024 $3,922 $5,490
Oct 26th 2024 - Dec 21st 2024 $3,381 $4,733
Dec 21st 2024 - Nov 24th 2025 $4,395 $6,153

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

  • Magic place

    on 18/11/2018

    This lovely villa with fantastic views of the mountains and the sea had everything we needed for a great family holiday. The owners were so helpful, kind and welcoming and we learnt a lot about producing olive oil. They couldn’t have done more. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We were made very welcome and the locals were very friendly. As a group of 11 the place was ideal and met our needs. The local restaurant at the sea side were divine and highly recommended. Overall the perfect holiday destination.

  • A great week in a wonderful villa !

    on 18/07/2018

    Very nice house, garden and pool, the seaside with nice beaches is very close. We had a wonderful holiday there together with our friends and in total 4 children.
    The house can be recommended without any doubts!

  • Wonderful vacation

    on 18/04/2018

    We had a great vacation and really enjoyed the stay in the villa. Thank you very much.

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