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Mediterranean Beach House On Prvic Island Near Šibenik



Updated: 11-May-2017
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Family home in Prvic Luka , Nr. Šibenik, Dalmatian Coast, Croatia - Beautiful Untouched Nature 5 Minutes Walk From The Beach

This Mediterranean house found its place above small fishing village on the island of Prvic, which is close to the medieval city of Sibenik. It offers charming accommodation and a 500 square meter big garden with olive trees and a stunning view. In this child friendly house you will be able to rest and enjoy a peaceful gateway from the noisy urban life and discover the charm of it's very romantic Dalmatian surroundings.

The island can be reached easily from the 2 nearest airports: Split (73km) and Zadar (60km). Both haverelatively good connections, to Zadar you can fly with Ryan air, Germanwings, Jetairfly, TUIfly, Iberia...to Split with Wizz air, Thomas Cook Airlines, Germanwings, Easjet, Air Berlin, Condor, Air Mediteranee, Vueling, Norwegian Air Shuttle...

Buses from Split/Zadar to Šibenik run every hour (4 euros per person), and private taxi from the airport to Prvic island costs 80 euro for the whole family.

If you are a fan of nice beaches, fishing, snorkelling, hiking and good seafood you are going to enjoy a peaceful gateway from the noisy urban life on this quite Mediterranean island.

Prvic has gravel and rocky beaches on the southern shore, and has sand beaches on the western shore. 5 minutes from the house is the first gravel beach, and If you prefer small gravel and sand you will need to walk 10 minutes.

Active travellers will enjoy their spring and autumn brakes cause, besides swimming and snorkeling, they have plenty of outdoor activities available: walking, trekking, cycling, kayaking, fishing, panoramic sightseeing,...

In case you are a fan of snorkeling, we can provide masks and fins, and on the southern part of the island which has rocky seabad you will find interesting marine life (octopuss, cuttlefish, grouper fish,...).

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About the Owner

Ivan Guberina
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, German
Calendar last updated:
11 May, 2017

About Ivan Guberina

I'm a visual artist. I love to paint, read good books, grow plants, travel, meet people and discover new places and experience the beauty and uniqueness of each.

Ivan Guberina purchased this house in 1980

Why Ivan Guberina chose Sibenik-Knin

Since the early Middle Ages Prvic Island was admired for it's beauty by many Croatian travelers, writers, writers and inventors. So I could simpy say that I was stunned by the beauty, unique nature, people and customs of this small Dalmatian island, that is protected today as a cultural heritage of Croatia.

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The loveliest place..

  • 5 of 5

If your dreams of a perfect holiday is a big house with a spa, luxus, white sandbeaches and in the middle of everything, this is not a place for you..

If your dreams of a perfect holiday is to stay on a small, beautiful and quiet island, in a small, cosy house with a breathtaking view to the sea and the most fantastic sunsets...

With the smell of fresh herbs, the buzz of the bees, surrounded by tomato- and eggplants, rosemary, thyme, oregano etc, on a mountain hill in a local village with a beautiful harbor and nice people....... Then this might be the right place for you.

In july 2015 we spent two fantastic weeks in this beautiful place, and we would for sure love to come back one day.

We were a family with 5/6 adults (oh yes, the fridge was a bit too small for so many persons) and we brought our own boat. Ivan and Anna were kind to help us finding a place for it. The island is a perfect starting point for daytrips to the sea and we found small lagunes for swimming and sunbathing. We also went to Kornati Islands and Krka waterfalls.

If you do not have a boat yourself, daytrips by boat can easily be bought.

On Prvic island there is a small supermarket, where you can buy the most necessary things. Otherwise you can go with a ferry or taxiboat to Vodice, where they have bigger supermarkets, green markets and butchers. There are also a lot of restaurants and in the evening the town really comes alive...

On Prvic there are also nice restaurants at the waterfront.

The island is car-free, but Ivan and Anna knows a place where you can park your car on the mainland, so if you wanna go sightseeing in Sibenik or other places by car that is possible, too.

Bring as little luggage as possible (we had a lot, and it was the days work-out to bring it upstairs on arrival and downstairs when we left... 😄 )

There is around 130 steps up the hill to reach the house, and also stairs inside the house, so it is not recommended for walking-impaired people nor very small children, unless you can carry them..

Don't forget to take a walk on the paths around the island, you will pass the most beautiful views....remember to bring drinking water...

There is no wi-fi in the house, but at the restaurants you can find (more or less useful) wi-fi signals.

Thank you Ivan and Anna for being helpful and always answering our questions...we had a lovely time "charging our batteries" in your nice little spot...

  • Review Submitted: Nov 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Stay on Prvic

  • 5 of 5

We spent two weeks in Prvic Luka and couldn't have wished for a better accomodation. The house is situated on a small hill, with beautiful views over the bay. You get to the house via a small path, and because it's the second last house on that path there are usually not many passers-by. We didn't find the steps tiring (it really only takes two minutes to walk up to the house). The house itself is a good size, with two patios (one to the front and one to the side of the house) and a balcony. It's well equipped. We especially liked the fact that we could use the washing machine—usefully for a longer stay (we stayed for two weeks). There was plenty of space and even toys in the bedrooms for our two sons. The ultimate luxury for me was fresh figs from the garden for breakfast every day (but I guess that's a question of visiting at the right time of year)!

Prvic Luka has a number of pleasant restaurants, all within a few minutes walk; not to mention the ice cream parlour that we visited regularly. :-)

There's a small stretch of shingle beach in Prvic Luka, and a larger beach in Sepurine (15 mins walk). In addition to the beaches, along the coastline are plenty of places where you can also safely enter the water. The crystal-clear water is ideal for snorkeling; we all loved exploring all the underwater creatures.

When we fancied a day out, we took the ferry to Sibenik or explored Prvic on foot. Krka National Park is also breathtaking (albeit very busy!) and easy to reach.

We'd like to say a big thank you to Ivan for being so incredibly helpful before and during our stay, and to Ana for her warm welcome. We'd love to come back!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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House with a view

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time on Prvic Island. The house is wonderfull. The location is just perfect. We didn't count the steps to the house, but the daily trip down and then back up the hill was never any trouble.

The house is large enough for five people (we were four adults and one child).

The large garden (full of herbs), the BBQ, the terrace (both of them), the toys available for our four year old son..... everything was just perfect.

We visited the Island and surrounding islands (first with taxi boat, some days later with our own rented boat), Sibenik and Vodice.

Thanks to Ivan for all the help before our trip (via email) and Ana for the warm welcome and all the adivse!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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The house with the best views on the island

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with our 3 children (12,10, 7) after a week sailing on a flotilla. It was the perfect complement. Prvic is a beautifully unspoilt island so much so that you almost feel you're on a film set. We rented a boat from Kristian in Srima and explored some beautiful local islands and turquoise coloured bays (as well as a few quick jollys to the mainland for a bit of inflatable waterpark tat for the kids!). On Privic there are plenty of places to swim and a good selection of very pleasant waterfront restaurants where you can watch the sunset while the kids hurl themselves in to the sea right in front of you.

The Mediterranean house sits above Prvic Luca village. But don't let the 120 steps put you off, it only takes 5 minutes to reach from the seafront and it is WELL worth the extra effort for the sensational views, not just of Prvic harbour and island but right across to the Kornati islands. We watched absolutely breathtaking sunsets and sunrises from the upper balcony and watched boats coming in and out of the harbour from far afield. The house is simply furnished and well equipped. It also has aircon which was a joy in the August heat. It divides well for a family or 2 couples in that there are 2 beds and 1 shower room on one side (kids) and a large master bed (accessed by a separate staircase from the kitchen) and a second bathroom.

The gardens are stuffed with herbs and lavender. We also enjoyed using the outdoor BBQ oven and eating out under the stars. Right behind the house is the pathway up to the viewpoint from which you can access the other side of the island - there's a lot to explore.

I almost want to keep quiet about Prvic, a hidden gem that I hope stays as quaintly charming as it is for ever. And this house is a great base from which to enjoy the island and surrounding area - highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Croatian experience!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay on Prvic and a highlight was the house and it's location. The view is amazing, it's situated above one end of Prvic Luka and is one of the highest houses so overlooks the village, the harbour and has far reaching views to the islands and out to sea. Of course it means a climb but we soon got used to it. There wasn't a better place to sit on early mornings and sunset.

The house itself has everything you need and displays Ana's paintings, local shells and tasteful decor. The garden is lovely, when we stayed in July there were plenty of flowers open which attracted colourful nectar gathering insects and at dusk we were visited by hummingbird hawk moths. Swifts, Martins and Swallows frequently swooped above or in front of the balconies, as did other birds, being so high you often look down on them passing by.

We picked some herbs and veg from the garden for the few occasions we cooked, mostly we ate out however. There are several easy to walk to restaurants right next to the water so my 5 and 10 year old were kept occupied with crab catching whilst we waited to out meals. The sea was warm and calm and perfect for my youngest to learn how to swim in. The Island is unspoilt with mostly stone buildings, narrow alleys and intriguing nooks and crannies to explore.

It was out first trip to Croatia, and we really enjoyed our stay. The Island is relaxed and natural, the house a home from home, and Ana and Ivan helped us settle in and were there to answer any questions we had.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Little paradise

  • 5 of 5

I spent almost three lovely weeks in this house with my man and one year old daughter. We are active types of tourists, which love to cook from the domestic goods.

We all will love this house and island forever. The house was exact how is described and how the photos are. Fully equipped, clean, with quite a new furniture, tasteful decorating and a soft lavender smell everywhere. The views from both terraces were breathtaking. You will spend all your breakfasts and dinners there. Especially the sunset will made you really a romantic type, even if you are not :) There was absolute piece and quiet around the house. The garden is really big, natural and full of Mediterranean flowers, herbs and olive trees. Me as a herbmaniac was absolutely in love with it.

I do have to write that the big part of our extrapositiv feelig from this vacation is thank to the owner (Miss Ana) and her son (Mr Ivan). They are just sweethearts. They helped us with absolutely every little thing we needed. Giving exact and great tips for traveling on the island, beaches to go, restaurants to eat, sightseeing, buying most fresh fishes, meat, fruits and vegetables. Helping with every question about the island (and it was a lot of them :). I reached them every time I needed something to ask, with a quick and detailed answers (in a three weeks and with a little child, we did have communicate a lot).

Also the people on the island were really helpful and nice, we felt almost like at home there. We really did like the island, because it wasnt crowded with the tourists and you can pick from any kind of the beach you like (kids, snorkelers, sunbathers, swimmers etc). There are quite enough restaurants on such a small island, every of them was higher then average.

I recommend this house for active people, who like to escape from the noisy reality. Active because of no cars on the island, and some stairs climbing to the house (is almost on the top of the hill). Once you will get there, you will stay there staring on the boats and see forever.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

Since the early Middle Ages Prvic Island was admired for it's beauty by many Croatian travelers, writers, writers and inventors. So I could simpy say that I was stunned by the beauty, unique nature, people and customs of this small Dalmatian island, that is protected today as a cultural heritage of Croatia.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Zadar or Split at 70 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Punta at 120 Metres Nearest Ferry : Prvic Luka pier at 300 Metres Nearest Train : Sibenik at 10 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Sibenik at 10 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Punta at 120 Metres Nearest Beach : Kekino beach at 150 Metres Car: not necessary


The house is situated on thw small Island of Prvic located between the cities of Sibenik and Vodice. There is a ferry running 10 times a day, and you can reach both cities in 20-40 minutes, also taxi boat is available which is faster. Basically Prvic is a small Mediterranean Island (no cars or other vehicles) where people mostly live of tourism and fishing. You have a few restaurants and bars available, and if you desire a good nightlife just go to Vodice which has a lot of bars, clubs, pubs...


Nearest airports are Split (73km) and Zadar (60km). Both have relatively good connections, to Zadar you can fly with: Ryan air, Iberia, Scandjet, TUIfly, Jetairfly...to Split with Wizz air, Vueling, Air Mediteranee, Easjet, Air Berlin, Condor,Thomas Cook Airlines...

Buses from Split/Zadar to Šibenik run every hour (4 euros per person), and private taxi from the airport to Prvic island costs 80 euro for the whole family.


Those interested in culture and historic architecture will enjoy the Medieval city of Sibenik, whose old centre (mainly gothic and renaissance style buildings) is a UNESCO world heritage site.

Nature lovers will enjoy one day trips with boat to National Park Krka and National Park Kornati. Kornati are the densest archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea (107 islands), famous because 85% of its surface is stony, and only 5% has been cultivated. Krka is famous for its 17 waterfalls, of which Skradinski buk waterfall and Roški slap waterfall are most famous. Krka is the largest travertine cascade system in Europe. The price per person for this trips is 40 euros (includes boat ride, lunch and ticket to national park).

Prices and Availability

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Mid season 2017
27 May 2017 - 18 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
19 Jun 2017 - 10 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Late summer 2017
11 Sep 2017 - 24 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

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If you wish to make a booking you need to pay 30% deposit in advance via bank transfer, and the rest of the payment is made on the first day of arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 11-May-2017


Property Type

  • house


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities


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


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys


  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village


  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 80 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (2 Bedrooms)


  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 1 bicycles


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome


  • The house is child friendly - the kids room contains a baby cot, highchair and a kid's potty. We have a boat available, so we can organize various trips to neighbouring islands and tourist attractions. You can connect your laptop to the internet using the personal hotspot application from your smartphone. We provide free and safe parking for our guests on the mainland.

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