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Villa Kamena - Dalmatian Stone Villa With Terrace and Sea Views - For Rental



Updated: 19-Oct-2016
Villa in Bibinje, Zadar, Dalmatian Coast, Croatia - Traditional Coastal Village, 50m From Water's Edge

This Dalmatian house, dating back to the 18th century has been renovated and meticulously refurbished in 2004 and is well-known in the region for its beautiful facade, which had been restored to its original character. Built on 3 floors, it is very open to natural light and sea views with an overall living area of 100 sq.m. The peninsula on which it is located is flanked by a picturesque harbour on one side and the crystal clear Adriatic sea on the other 2. The surrounding village is largely unspoilt and the local residents lead their own quiet life whilst being most welcoming to visitors. Rocky as well as pebble beaches are within short walking distance. Local fishermen run boat trips for families or small groups. Famous Croatian islands such as Kornati, Pag and, further south, Hvar are easily accessible by the shuttle ferry services from Zadar's port. Sunset views from the terrace are beautiful. The local chapel bells' ringing embelish the village's character further.

  • Sleeps 9
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Born and raised in Croatia, I live and work in Germany as a Career Consultant. Most of my family still lives in Croatia, so we spend many weeks of the year there enjoying the excellent climate, healthy air, impeccably clean Adriatic Sea and mouth-watering Dalmatian cuisine. Spending time in Croatia does a lot of good to body, mind and soul. Apart from being a Trainer and Coach, I am also very active in property development in Croatia, particularly on the enchanting islands - visit our website for more details. The house in Bibinje was my third project. We travel widely during the year, mostly for business, so we are very internationally oriented and enjoy welcoming guests from all over the world.

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Speaks English, German, Italian, Croatian

Guestbook comments from the owner

Inspiring house - excellent for book writing and composing - will be back soon!

We felt completely at home - the Dalmatian touch is wonderful!

A real break away from it all!
Feb 2007
  • 1 of 1

2 Reviews

2 holidaymaker reviews

London, UK

A lovely place to relax

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for a charcter property in an old coastal village with some outside space and did not want to have to hire a car. This house was perfect. It is very spacious, well equiped and in a wonderful location. The 2nd floor terrace was a lovely place to eat and read, with sea views. Plus it was only a 15 minute cab ride from the airport, but without being on the flight path.

There are several good restaurants within 1 to 2 minutes walk and well stocked minimarkets within 5 minutes walk. There is also a very good bus service into Zadar (although its a good 10 minutes walk to the bus stop!).

Bibinje itself is perhaps not the prettiest of locations being a rather large spralling characterless town which adjoins Zadars industrial area. The exception being the old town peninsula, where this house is located, which is an intricate maze of old buildings and lanes.

Also, the beaches are not wonderful, being mostly concrete. But the sea is great with more fish being visible from the land then I have ever known before.

I would certainly reccomend this property.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review Mike. Very glad to hear you enjoyed yourselves and relaxed on vacation. Looking forward to welcome you and/or your relatives/friends in the near future. Best regards, Nada Babic
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  • 4 of 5

Excellent location, lovely house, great housekeeper - Mara

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
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From the Owner

Bibinje has a special character & a unique combination of traditional village lifestyle & modern-day living. The peninsula is surrounded by clear waters & offers beautiful sunset views over the Adriatic; the picturesque fishing harbour embellishes the old village core. The promenade with its fantastic lighting provides a great atmosphere for an evening stroll whilst preparing your taste buds for a delicious dalmatian supper in one of the local restaurants. Zadar's airport (Zemunik) is only 12 minutes away by car; Zadar city is even closer. The famous Yacht Marina is a mere 5-minute drive from the village. There is a choice of beaches within walking distance. All groceries as well as the local daily fresh market are within walking reach from the house. Our neighbours are most welcoming.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Zadar at 7 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Jaz at 60 Metres Nearest Ferry : Zadar, Gazenica at 4 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A1 at 8 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Several at 100 Metres Nearest Beach : Bibinje at 100 Metres Car: recommended


Less than 1 minute walk to the water's edge. Pebble as well as rocky beaches within 5 mins walk from house.


Nearest airport - Zracna Luka Zadar - 20 minutes' drive.

Direct Flight services from London, Dublin, Zürich, Cologne, Berlin, Vienna and elsewehere to Zadar.

Nearest port - Zadar - 20 minutes' drive.

Car use recommended but not necessary - public transport in wide use.


Zadar Cathedral City - 5 km

The marina “Dalmatia” is situated very close to Zadar and is the largest on the Adriatic, as well as being the starting point for the Kornati National Park.

Further Details:

Hunting also available.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Mid-Season III
1 Sep 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
Low Season II
1 Nov 2016 - 30 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £9

Booking Notes:
Telephone or email reservation. Booking Confirmation in writing within 24 hours maximum. 25% deposit upon booking confirmation - Bank Account details will be supplied. Balance to be settled online 4 weeks prior to arrival or else in cash upon arrival in Bibinje.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day in high season preferably Saturday or Sunday, but can otherwise also be agreed upon as necessary. We are flexible! Arrival earliest 15.00 hrs. Departure latest 11.00 hrs.

25% deposit by bank transfer to secure booking in system; 75% of rental bill to be settled 4 weeks prior to arrival by Bank transfer or else in Euro or local kuna currency cash upon arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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From the Owner

We provide bathrobes, towels and bed linen free-of-charge. We can organise boat hire as well as a baby-sitting and laundry services at a charge, even at short notice. The house has its own parking space and own boat berthing place, both of which are visible from the bedroom windows. There is a barbecue grill (BBQ) on the terrace. Each bedroom has its own bathroom. We look after registration procedures at the local tourist office for you. There are no extra charges for local taxes, cleaning or utilities. All you need to do is to simply look forward to a most enjoyable and memorable holiday experience on Croatia's spectacular Dalmatian Coast.

Property Type

  • villa


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic


  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • village
  • waterfront


  • bay
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 95 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • En suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with corner bath, wc and bidet. En suite bathroom to bedroom 2 with shower, wc, bidet and separate ground floor wc. All with wash-hand basin facilities


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed. Bedroom 2 with double bed plus single bed.


  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: Fully suitable for children, floor heating available; pets to be agreed upon. Several car parking possibilities are available close to the house. Outside: Barbecue. Outdoor furniture. Sunshade (parasol). Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels, bed linen, etc. are included. Other: Terrace with teak garden furniture table and chairs. BBQ grill.

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