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 Ciovo 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.
Villa Zuka is an impressive Finca, or Villa in the Split countryside. Accommodating up to 12-guests, this 5-bedroom villa is an excellent space for friends & family. With incredible views from inside and out, your guests are guaranteed a special Croatian experience.
- Double bedrooms
- Communal bathrooms
- Dining & living area
- Fitness area
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Wine cellar
- Double bedroom, with en-suite bathroom
- Office & library area
- Roof terrace access
- Double bedroom
- Communal bathroom
- Mezzanine area, with bed
- Private swimming pool, with Roman steps access
- Outdoor dining & furniture
- Private parking
- Sun loungers
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 cafes 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).
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