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Villa Desiree, Pula, Croatia

Villa Desiree

Pula, Croatia

Villa Summary

Villa Desire is a sleek, 3 bedroom villa in a charming countryside location near the historic towns of Svetvincenat and Vodjnan. The coastline is not far away either, with the nearest beach at Fazana, just 15 minutes' drive from the villa. This detached, contemporary villa has plenty of space throughout and a high quality finish. You'll have delightful outdoor space, including a fantastic pool and stylish BBQ house, so you can really make the most of that Istrian sunshine. WiFi, pool heating and air conditioning/ heating in all the bedrooms and lounge are included.

Arrival & Departure Day :
Villa check in time from 16:00 Information
Villa check out time 10:00 Information

Villa Features

  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 2 to 7
  • Beach 8 miles
  • Heated Pool
    48 x 15 ft Information
  • Free Air Con
  • Wifi
  • Car Essential Information
Couples and small groups
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Why our Croatia expert loves this villa
quoteupper A sleek, contemporary villa with inviting outdoor space and a wonderful BBQ house. quotelower
Villa Description
Swimming pool, pool terrace and sunbathing area

The large, rectangular swimming pool is set into stone paving, with a lawned area to the side. 2 steps up lead to a raised terrace, dotted with comfortable sunloungers - ideal for topping up that tan. You'll find an impressive BBQ, sink and alfresco dining table housed in a stylish BBQ house with sliding a shady spot . There iIs also a covered terrace with comfortable rattan furniture and a wall mounted flat screen TV for complete relaxation.


The villa is gated from the road and has a driveway where you can park your hire car. From here, the front door opens into a hallway leading to the open plan living area.

Living space

The living area is bright and inviting, with an open plan design. It's tastefully furnished with a corner sofa, flat screen TV and dining table. At one end of the space, you'll find a smart kitchen, complete with a breakfast bar and stools. Sliding patio doors allow for plenty of natural light and provide access to the pool terrace on one side and a lawned area at the back of the villa on the other.

Bedrooms and bathrooms

There are 2 pleasantly decorated double bedrooms. Each has an en suite shower room with external doors. There is also a family room with a double and single bed, plus an en suite shower room. The family room and 1 of the double bedrooms benefit from patio doors opening to the pool terrace. There is also a separate WC.

Key Notes
  • Villa Plus In-Resort Service  
  • Mid Week Towel Change  
  • Bed Linen  
  • Bathroom Towels  
  • Iron & Ironing Board  
  • Villa check in time from 16:00   Information
  • Villa check out time 10:00   Information

Villa facilities

  • 2 double bedrooms with en suite shower rooms  
  • 1 family bedroom with en suite shower room  
  • 1 WC  

Indoor amenities

  • FREE WiFi  
  • FREE Air conditioning/heating in 3 bedrooms and lounge  
  • Satellite TV  
  • Safe  
  • DVD Player  
  • Washing machine  
  • Dishwasher  
  • Microwave  
  • Hairdryers  
  • Bluetooth Speakers  

Outdoor amenities

  • Alarm And Nightlight  
  • Brick BBQ  
  • Car parking (off-road gated)  
  • FREE Pool heating  
  • Pool/Billiard Table  
  • Table Tennis  
  • Pool Size: 48 x 15 ft  
  • Pool Depth: Min. 5ft, Max. 5ft  
Villa Location
Villa Desire is set in the heart of rural Istria, with plentiful opportunities for walking and cycling. Perfectly positioned to explore all the region has to offer, the culturally rich centres of Svetvincenat and Vodjnan are just a short drive away. Also nearby is the beach resort of Fazana, a 15 minute drive away. Meanwhile, the fascinating city of Pula with its magnificent amphitheatre is a 25 minute drive from the villa. A little further afield, the cobbled streets and picturesque harbour of Rovinj await you, with plenty of buzzing bars and restaurants to enjoy.

Location features

Local markets and shopping

There are a couple of mini markets in Svetvincenat, 10 minutes' drive away, where you can buy essentials. Larger supermarkets can be found in nearby Vodnjan. Take a trip to Pula and you will discover a fantastic fresh food market, as well as plenty of shops selling clothes and souvenirs.

Bars and restaurants

Locally, there are several pizzeria restaurants in Svetvincenat. Pula also has a great choice of bars and resstaurants including traditional eateries offering local specialities such as truffle risotto. Meanwhile Rovinj, 35 minutes' from the villa, has a wide variety of restaurants where you'll find something to please everyone. The Old Town has many chic bars and restaurants dotted along charming streets. Meanwhile, the beach resort of Fazana offers excellent seafood restaurants.

Family fun

Glavani Park is a nearby adventure centre with ziplines, treetop walkways and a giant swing - just 15 minutes' drive away! Within a 40 minute drive, you'll find 2 great fantastic waterparks (open summer only), Aquacolours and Istralandia. They're jam packed with shoots, slides and a wave pool. For smaller children there is Dino Park in Funtana, home to many dinosaur figures, a petting zoo, plus a reptile enclosure.


The villa is well positioned to visit many of Istria's coastal gems. Nearest to the villa is Fazana Beach, a pebbly bay with wonderful scenery and calm waters. In and around Rovinj, you'll also has find many different shingle beaches, ranging from long and wide to small and secluded.

Places of interest

A trip into Pula is a must during your stay! The resort is steeped in history, and home to a large Roman Amphitheatre that holds concerts during the summer. You'll come across many interesting sites such as the Austro-Hungarian fortress and the Temple of Augustus. It's also possible to visit the aquarium and go on whale and dolphin spotting trips.


If you're after a unique experience, a trip to the 18 hole golf course on Brijuni Iisland will not disappoint. Enjoy the sea views from this idyllic natural setting - reachable via a short boat trip from Fazana.

Other activities

There are many more activities and places to visit in Istria, such as the caves of Baredine or the medieval walled town of Motovun. Cycling is very popular and the region has over 60 miles of marked routes taking you through spectacular countryside.


Every villa comes with its own manual, complete with details of the best restaurants, taxis, local amenities and activities. And of course, our reps are on hand to make sure you love your holiday more. If you need any advice or tips on the local area, they will be more than happy to help.

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GPS coordinates

Latitude: 45.008750

Longitude: 13.872010

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Activities and things to do
Aquacolors Waterpark

Croatia's largest waterpark has a great choice of slides, rides, pool and play areas to choose from, for all ages. The park is around 30 minutes' drive from Porec and is sure to be a hit with the kids!

Brijuni Golf Course
The island of Brijuni, just off of Fazana, Pula, is home to the National Park as well as a fantastic golf course. Buy your tickets at the Brijuni Tourist Service office in the town and catch the boat across to the island from the mainland.

Church of St. Euphemia, Rovinj
Located in the heart of Rovinj, the Church of St. Euphemia has an impressive display of Baroque architecture and artwork and is also home to the sarcophagus of the patron saint of the city, St Euphemia herself!

Credits to Croatian National Tourist Board.

Funtana Dino Park
Located in Funtana, just South of Porec, is the Funtana Dino Park. The park has a number of large moving dinosaurs, a café,, a zoo, a few theme park rides, a gift shop, an arena which stages magic shows, a circus and animal shows, a fossil safari, childrens play area and dinosaur museum!

Istralandia Waterpark

This amazing waterworld is spread over 81,000m² and is located around 30 minutes' drive from Porec. There are 20 different slides, 1.6km of tubes and other various water-based rides and activities for all ages. It also has the largest wave pool in Europe!

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