Finest taste of Istria
In addition to the stunning images of nature, Istria is also unique for its fine food and wine. The rich offer of homemade delicacies includes prosciutto, asparagus, cheese, sausages, boneless pork loin ombolo, gnocchi, and fuži and pljukanci pasta. Truffles are the ultimate gastronomic delight that is served in different sauces, shaved or sprinkled over food, or in sweet varieties of ice cream and chocolate pralines. High quality olive oil is added in all combinations of fish and seafood specialties. The mild climate is ideal for the cultivation of home grown vegetables. The rich wine tradition is reflected in the high quality and diversity of winemakers, wine cellars, but also creative combinations, production of sparkling wines, homemade herbal brandies and liqueurs.
A stay in Istria offers countless possibilities and activities. From the opportunity to become one with nature while enjoying peace and isolation, to numerous activities. History and culture lovers will discover the magnificence of Byzantine mosaic, medieval frescoes, prehistoric archaeological sites and UNESCO's monuments, as well as those from Roman times. Summers are rich with festivals hosting the most popular names from the world of music, film or dance, offering you the best performances under the starry summer sky. Museums, exhibitions and all kinds of entertainment will fill your stay with plenty of experience. Istria's rich and eventful history, peoples and civilizations who left their imprint will surely be an inspiration for you to explore the towns and tales of their past. You will be surprised; this region is rightfully often referred to as "magical Istria".
Place for true hedonists
As far back as ancient times, Romans recognized the benefits of this area as an ideal site for their summer residences and villae rusticae with olive oil processing facilities, fully aware of the natural beauties and favorable climate. A land rich in fruits of the earth, diligent people and geographically located at the intersection of many roads, is an ideal home and place for a holiday. Coastal Istria is surely the most developed part of the Croatian Adriatic in terms of tourism, offering high tourist standards and always ranked as the leading tourist destination. However, inland Istria is the place for true hedonists. People seeking peace and tranquility, who want to wake up in a charming, peaceful place made just for them. So close to the swarming summer crowds, yet so faraway from it all, in the very heart of the primeval beauty of this small peninsula. Secluded and surrounded by greenery, the privacy and splendor of Prašćari is an oasis waiting for you.
This restored old Istrian house is surrounded by greenery and a beautifully maintained garden full of flowers and Mediterranean plants, allowing you to enjoy the time spent on the terrace.
Villa Castagno emits a distinctive and unique character. Its location, beside the luxury swimming pool and lush greenery with large terrace, creates a true summer atmosphere that you will surely enjoy.
The most distinctive and detached Villa Cipresso is set amidst lush greenery and flowers so that you can spend your time outside on the terrace, relaxing and enjoying yourself on the balconies or sun beds by the large pool.
Those in search of an authentic experience of traditional Istria in comfort and in style will find an absolute gem in the magnificent Villa Catalpa.