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Villa With Private Pool Ideal For Relaxing

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Updated: 27-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Bookable online

About the property

Villa Near Porec, Istria, Croatia 10 minutes from beach in small tranquil village. - Located In Quiet Village, 10 Minutes Drive To Beach

Our happy Villa Diana is named after our beautiful daughter and as such is a villa of love and happiness. It is new, fully equipped with all you need for a great stay, to include a lovely pool and sunny patio in a quiet village only 10 minutes drive to beach. Villa Diana is a labor of love. We have furnished it to be a comfortable, peaceful oasis to provide maximum relaxation in the beautiful Istrian countryside. Our pool and patio will bring you and your children hours of fun! The garden is beautiufl with lavender, olive trees and is surrounded by a wall to keep your small children safe and any pets you may bring! (We love dogs, as long as any 'mess' is cleaned up) Pets need a holiday also!

The BBQ is an ideal place to cook the local fresh Dorado fish and drink some delicous Istrian wines! All beds are very comfortable and the stone villa with air conditioning will proivde a cool nights sleep.

Located in a small village it has lots of nature to include deer. Sheep and baby lambs will walk by at least one during your stay and the incredible varity of birds will provide a beautiful backdroop to your holiday. Villa Diana is truely a magical place. We have thought of everything to make your stay one that will provide you with many happy memories.

There is much to do in the area with horse back riding, scenic drives, historical sites, olive groves, wine cellars and great food to help your relax and be at peace.

Look at the photos and you will want to come and be a part of our Villa Diana family! Book now and see for yourself. We will help you with any questions and recommendations!

Best to you! Charles, Eugenia and Diana

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About the Owner

Member since: 2007
Speaks English, Russian, Polish
Calendar last updated:
27 March, 2017

About Charles

Hi, we are Charles and Eugenia, and we are very happy to welcome you to our beautiful Villa in Lovely Istria. We are pleased to have you stay in our relaxing and happy villa. We believe in making sure that you and your family will have a happy and wonderful vacation. We understand as a family what it takes to provide you with comfort, and to provide a safe, beautiful and pleasing vacation experience. Our villa means much to us and you will experience it as a home away from home, not a cold holiday place to stay, but a true happy sunny and quiet place to recharge your energy! We are available at anytime to answer your questions. We are not a business, but a familly that wants to treat you like our friends. Best, Charles and Evgenia

Charles purchased this villa in 2006

Why Charles chose Porec area

Istria is one of the most beautiful, sunny, peaceful places to live in the world!

What makes this villa unique

Peace. Tranquility. Serenity. Energy. Beauty.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"A beautiful relaxing villa, gave us a great vacation" Ian

"The peacefulness of the village renewed our spirits" Jane

"The children never left the pool..they were so happy!" Roberta

" We have gone back two times now, the villa and pool are so relaxing! Uwe
Jan 2007
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Guestbook comments from the owner

"A beautiful relaxing villa, gave us a great vacation" Ian

"The peacefulness of the village renewed our spirits" Jane

"The children never left the pool..they were so happy!" Roberta

" We have gone back two times now, the villa and pool are so relaxing! Uwe
Jan 2007
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5 Reviews

5/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)


Tranquil setting, homely villa & great location

  • 5 of 5

We have had the best time staying at Villa Diana. A beautiful family home, with many personal touches, thoughtful details and a gorgeous garden. Charles & Eugenia were so accommodating in preparing for our stay with two small boys, the provided a few extras, toys and high chair etc which was really thoughtful. They were great in communicating during booking and prior to our arrival and we were able to contact someone locally whilst we were there (not that we had any issues). The house was spotlessly clean for us too. It really is a peaceful setting, barely a car or other person to be seen, yet still a good location for exploring the area (by car).

I would definitely recommend this villa.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Claudia, Sam & boys, We want to thank you very much for staying in Villa Diana. We always feel about it the same way as you described. Villa Diana is a place to have a real relaxing rest! It's been a pleasure to meet your beautiful family and to know that it was the best vacation ever of yours. Thank you and welcome back. Charles and Eugenia
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Our Incredible Holiday!

  • 5 of 5

I dont usually write reviews, but although a bit late (sorry) I wanted to write a review about our stay at the incredibly peaceful Villa Diana in beautiful Istria. My girlfriend and I, and our small dog- Chet, had a wonderful holiday at this villa. Everything is provided, and the attention to detail to make our stay was first rate. It is a specially furnished house that makes you feel you are at an island beach! The pool, and garden helps make one drift away on a sunny day. We simply had an awesome holiday! Highly recommend this villa!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great Holiday!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I (wife and two active twins age 12) had a most special time at this great Villa Diana! The solitude, sunlight, beauty and for the children - the pool -are still wonderful memories. We spent many evenings making bbq, and watching nature - the birds are amazing! Highly recommend this villa! It is beautiful, well thought out with everything you need, extremely clean and tastefully decorated. Very relaxing and private place! The owners, Charles and Eugenia are very helpful.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Iwan, Eugenia and I are very happy that you and the family so enjoyed your stay. As you stated, we do everything we can to help our guests, and like you who become our friends, to have a great holiday. We hope you come back soon! We have improved the villa even more! We love Istria...the Toscany that still remains original! Best and thanks for your kindness, Charles and Eugenia and Diana
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Alles super

  • 5 of 5

Wunderschönes haus sehr sauber kann man nur weiterempfehlen

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Très calme et proche des centres d'intérêt

  • 5 of 5

Deux bonnes semaines de vacances passées dans cette belle villa fonctionnelle à quelques minutes de la somptueuse ville de Porec. Les propriétaires sont vraiment aux petits soins pour assurer un repos optimal aux vacanciers (cadeau de bienvenu, passage d'une femme de ménage, d'une entreprise assurant l'entretien de la piscine).

La villa est situé dans un petit village calme (une dizaine d'habitations seulement) mais néanmoins proche des centres d'intérêt touristiques (Porec, Limski Kanal, routes des vins, plages...). La villa est bien pensée et fonctionnelle, le terrain joliment orné d'oliviers, romarins, lavandes etc le tout sur un terrain clos (idéal si vous avez des enfants ou un petit animal de compagnie).

Je recommande cette location à ceux qui souhaitent profiter de l'Istrie au calme à l'abri de la foule des grands complexes hôteliers.

Thank you Eugenia and Charles

Marianne, Clémentine, Michel, Christophe & Api (cavalier king charles :))

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Christoph for the review. As you stated we do try our very best to help our guests to relax and have a wonderful holiday. The villa is as you stated and as we list; it is beautiful and quiet - perfect for serenity and rejuvenation! We are very happy that your family had a wonderful time and it was a great pleasure to have you stay with us. Thank you for taking the time to tell future guests about our lovely Villa Diana, located in the green and beautiful hills of Istria! Charles, Eugenia and Diana
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From the Owner

Istria is one of the most beautiful, sunny, peaceful places to live in the world!

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Pula at 25 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Porec at 10 Kilometres Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Roman ruins - history, stalactitic caves, horse back riding, biking, hiking, sea activities, pool, garden, restaurants,caving-spelunking, Limske Fiord, wine cellars and many others


Only a 10 minute drive to the beach and the beautiful town of Porec which has many resturants and shopping areas.


The nearest airport is in Pula, with direct flights from UK-Ryan Air!, and other countries. If you want to be picked up, please inform at time of booking (Extra Charge required). It is recommended to secure a hire car to have the freedom to see the beautiful Istrian countryside. Villa is 30 minutes easy toll road from Pula Airport. 1 Hour from Trieste. 3 hours from Zagreb (beautiful drive). Two hours by fast boat from Porec to Venice Italy.


10 minutes drive to beach and Porec. Restaurants, shopping, supermarkets etc.

45 drive to Pula, amphitheater, shopping and airport.

Further Details:

Our favorite local 'taverna" is located 5 minute drive away from the villa and has a great atmosphere, and great local food and wine at very reasonable prices!

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 1
1 Apr 2017 - 27 May 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 2
28 May 2017 - 24 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 3
25 Jun 2017 - 29 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 4
30 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 5
3 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £432
Stay tax €1 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 12 years.

Booking Notes:
Please contact Eugenia via email with dates of arrival and for details to wire payment. A damage deposit will be paid in Euro's to the caretaker upon arrival and returned at departure.
A bank wire of 50% of rental payment is required at time of booking. You should arrange your own cancellation and travel insurance. Guests are fully responsible for any damages and for proper safe use of pool. The owners will not be responsible for any pool or other house mishaps. Areas of concern are posted.

Changeover Day:
Saturday arrival and departure, unless prior arrangements made.

Notes on prices:
Prices shown are for the property per week in Euros. - for this new villa! Mid week start times also available. Longer Term Rental Available any season, particularly fall. Due to changing direct airline flights, there is flexibility as to arrival and departure dates. Please contact Eugenia

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 27-Mar-2017


From the Owner

Peace. Tranquility. Serenity. Energy. Beauty.

Property Type

  • villa


  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine


  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Dining Area


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village


  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • water tubing


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Master bedroom en-suite bathroom, Bathroom on main floor for bedrooms 2 and 3.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Baby Bed Available also Notes on bedrooms: Master Bedroom in private 2nd floor area with private bath and balcony has large double bed, Italian oprthopedic mattress, overhead fan and air conditioning. Quiet! Bedroom 2 has a large double bed(Italian orthopedic mattr ) Bedroom 3 has two twin beds.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...


  • Self-catering


  • Outside: Beautiful garden with olive trees, many lavender plants and other flowers, plants and trees to help you relax! Property surrounded by lovely stone wall for beauty and privacy. The birds will entertain you, and much nature in nearby forest and fields. Driveway for two cars with locking private gate. Patio furniture and private pool included. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linens are included with the property being cleaned and ready at the beginning of the rental (mid-week for an extra charge).

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