Sometimes, all you need is a little wind in your back to take off on a journey that will change your idea of what a perfect vacation is in some of the country’s dreamiest holiday destinations. Added bonus: most of them are within day-tripping distance of a major city. Tourism fuels Istria year-round but between Easter and graduation, right before the summer crowds and blistering temperatures hit, is the time to truly enjoy this Croatian superstar region. So if you head off to Istria this summer, where should you go? What will the children enjoy most?
Villa LaDominika is totally and utterly unique. It is luxurious in a very special way because where else in Istria can one find such a place and atmosphere of total tranquility, discreet elegance and absolute privacy. Lovely property oozing in style, warmth and comfort is benefitting from a very large private garden (10 000 m2). For some great family fun, villa offers a vast array of sports and leisure facilities including Tennis Court, Mini Golf (9 holes), badminton, soccer court, volleyball, playground.
Nearby there is no end of fabulous places to visit be it the beaches of the Adriatic or further south to the stunning city of Pula and the National Park Brijuni islands.
This luxury villa generously spreads, blends and mingles amongst lush vegetation and palm trees. A contemporary creation, set in an Istrian atmosphere, is designed in accordance with high quality requirements and in an innovative architectural spirit where the exterior facade curve also extends to the interior, into different rooms. Materials were carefully selected favouring unity of raw materials like combed oak and local stone, used in order to obtain uniformity and consistency throughout the villa. Finally, most of the furniture is tailor made and moulds itself to the rooms rounded shapes.
For anyone who loves cooking and dining than the eat-in kitchen is a dream. Make the most of a kitchen that opens directly out onto the garden with a table that is positioned in the perfect spot to take advantage of the vista. Decorated in combination of white, wood and stone colour scheme, kitchen is expertly equipped with everything one could wish for (induction hob, two fridges with freezer, microwave, two ovens, stove, coffee maker, toaster, kettle, dishwasher, refrigerator). This modern house integrates its fireplace into a wall divider that separates the lounge space from the kitchen and dining area. Large double doors open to the patio area with swimming pool and sun loungers. One double bedroom with ensuite bathroom can be found on ground floor. The villa is well set up for families with small children as on this floor you can find a play room with toys and games for kids. If you like to keep fit, the villa features also an exercise/gym room and sauna.
On Upper floor there are four more rooms with double bed and ensuite bathroom. Two bedrooms have an extra single bed, ideal if you require a room with separate beds for two guests. Another bedroom has an extra sofa bed that can be used for two extra guests . With this sleeping arrangement villa can accommodate up to 14 guests in comfort. Each bedroom and bathroom is dedicated to guest comfort without losing any of the integral charm and character of the house.
From the first floor terrace you can see distant hilltops and breath-taking natural beauty all around – the ideal place to sip a glass of local wine and drink in the atmosphere. If you are an intense open air lover, outdoor hanging chairs will allow you to enjoy the fresh outdoors and make the most of your open air minutes. Marvelous BBQ area, designed in rustic style with dining tables and benches, offers a perfect place to lounge next to the pool, dine alfresco or take in the surrounding landscape. The garden area is grandly spacious with heated pool (50 m2), whirlpool, 14 comfortable lounge chairs, sun umbrellas, tennis court, mini golf (9 holes), volleyball, playgroung.
A place with soul and charm that beckons you to come and live "the Istrian life". As a couples' retreat, a family gathering for a celebration, a luxurious base for winter or summer activities or as somewhere to simply indulge in the real pleasures of life, Villa LaDominika is a real one- off. Put it simply, we would highly reccommend Villa LaDominika, a truly idyllic piece of paradise to anyone wishing to explore the variety, beauty and charm of Istrian penisula. Don’t miss your chance to experience one of the world’s most compelling destinations. Think of the stories you’ll have about Istria to entice your family and friends when you get back home.