Villa Lanterna

Liznjan, South IstriaSleeps: 6 + 2From €1120 per week
Villa Lanterna
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Summary
  • Sleeps 6 + 2
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • WiFi
  • Full sea view
  • Nearest restaurant: 3.0 km
Introduction

Beautifully converted lighthouse in a stunning setting at the southern tip of the Istrian peninsula

What we say
This villa is a sea dream, feels remote but is close to civilisation and a sandy island. Short drive to shops, but we love the view!
Prices per week
The accommodation is priced in euros. Prices in £ or $ are indicative.
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  • 11.May.2019 - 07.Jun.2019
  • €2450
  • 08.Jun.2019 - 28.Jun.2019
  • €2940
  • 29.Jun.2019 - 05.Jul.2019
  • €3850
  • 06.Jul.2019 - 23.Aug.2019
  • €4550
  • 24.Aug.2019 - 30.Aug.2019
  • €3150
  • 31.Aug.2019 - 13.Sep.2019
  • €2450
  • 14.Sep.2019 - 20.Sep.2019
  • €1995
  • 21.Sep.2019 - 20.Dec.2019
  • €1120
  • 21.Dec.2019 - 02.Jan.2020
  • €1750
  • 03.Jan.2020 - 31.Mar.2020
  • €1260
  • 01.Apr.2020 - 17.Apr.2020
  • €1995
  • 18.Apr.2020 - 08.May.2020
  • €1995
  • 09.May.2020 - 29.May.2020
  • €2450
  • 30.May.2020 - 26.Jun.2020
  • €3010
  • 27.Jun.2020 - 03.Jul.2020
  • €3850
  • 04.Jul.2020 - 21.Aug.2020
  • €4550
  • 22.Aug.2020 - 04.Sep.2020
  • €3500
  • 05.Sep.2020 - 11.Sep.2020
  • €2800
  • 12.Sep.2020 - 18.Sep.2020
  • €2450
  • 19.Sep.2020 - 25.Sep.2020
  • €1995
  • 26.Sep.2020 - 21.Dec.2020
  • €1260
  • 22.Dec.2020 - 02.Jan.2021
  • €1750
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If booking online you will have the option to pay in your card’s local currency

During the winter period from 1 November to 1 March the max. occupancy for Villa Lanterna is 6 people.

A refundable damage deposit of €300.00 is payable in cash on arrival

Pets are accepted on request at a cost of €7.00 per pet per day payable in advance

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Sleeps

  • 6 + 2 persons

Bedrooms

  • 3 x Double bedroom
  • 1 x Double sofa bed in living room

Bathrooms

  • 2 x Shower room

Internet

  • WiFi

Cooling and heating

  • Wood burning stove or open fire

Indoor

  • TV
  • Bedlinen provided, weekly
  • Bath towels provided, weekly
  • Hairdryer

Outdoor

  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Outside dining area
  • Barbecue

Activities

  • Public tennis court nearby

Characteristics

  • Full sea view
  • Plot area: 1000 m2
  • Floor area: 150 m2

Distances

  • Nearest shop: 4.0 km
  • Nearest restaurant: 3.0 km
  • Nearest airport: 9 km (Pula)

This is a rare opportunity to stay in a newly renovated lighthouse which is very secluded, but easily reached by car via a small country road. It is also just four km from a fishing village with restaurants and supermarkets, and in a perfect position for you to swim just in front of your house. The lighthouse is built on a promontory and has a characteristic bright white façade. The main house stands on its own in a 1000 square metres walled garden, but all around the house are fields and in front is just the sea. The lighthouse villa gets its electricity from solar panels and collects rainwater in a water tank. Central heating with wood pellet stove.

Villa Lanterna - Liznjan

Accommodation

The accommodation is arranged on two floors, in total 150 square metres.

Ground floor

The rustic kitchen has terracotta tiles and wood ceiling beams, which are used throughout the house. It contains a gas cooker, fridge freezer, all cooking utensils, plates and glassware. A wood floor is used in the dining room where a wooden country table can sit eight people comfortably. The sitting room has sofas and chairs arranged around a traditional stone fireplace and a satellite TV. On the ground floor is one double bedroom with a large double bed (180 cm x 200 cm) and a shower room.

First floor

The stairs lead to the first floor which has a playroom and two bedrooms (with 160 cm x 200 cm and 140 cm x 200 cm double beds) They share a shower room. The bedrooms have spectacular views. All bed linen and towels are provided.

Outside

In the garden there is a shady covered terrace with a stone table to dine al fresco, and with fabulous views of the open sea. In addition there is a sunbathing terrace with deck chairs and a summer kitchen and an outdoor barbecue. All around the lighthouse it's just wild nature and beaches (28 km of beaches in total). First swimming point is just beneath the lighthouse. A few metres away are good pebbly and rocky beaches and just 5 mins ride in a boat is a sandy beach on a small island where the villa owner also has a restaurant. He will take you there in his boat free of charge and also can deliver meals to the light house.

Additional Information

  • There is a private parking place, as car is necessary

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Liznjan is located at the southern end of the Istrian peninsula about 15 minutes drive from Pula and Pula airport. Liznjan is a charming agricultural and fishing village about one kilometre from the coast. The village has several small shops providing a wide range of groceries as well as fresh bread and vegetables. There are several restaurants and cafe/bar. The tourist trade is restricted mainly to bed and breakfast and private apartments rental. The neighbouring village of Medulin (less than 2 kilometres distant) has a much more extensive tourist trade with several hotels and a wider range of shops, bars and restaurants. A number of activities are available locally including tennis and riding. There are well market cycle routes and some delightful country and coastal footpaths.
There are scuba diving schools in Pula and Medulin.Nearby Pula has a summer film festival and regular concerts (pop and classical) in the atmospheric Roman arena in Pula. Nightclubs can be found in the neighbouring village of Medulin and in Pula.

Eating out
Local restaurants in Liznjan and Medulin offer a varied menu including excellent seafood whilst in Pula there are several restaurants offering first class cuisine and fine wines.
Beach in the village of Liznjan
Beaches
There are many delightful spots to swim around Liznjan Bay. In the bay below the village there is a popular swimming area for families with children as it has sheltered shallow water and a sandy bottom. A short walk or drive around the bay will bring you to many other swimming areas; one with a grove of pine trees providing shade from the midday sun and another with an ancient stone quay offering a good spot for jumping and diving into the water. Other stretches of coastline that can be reached only by farm tracks (we will give you directions) will take you to more secluded shingle bays with crystal clear water which are perfect for relaxing, swimming and snorkelling.The small island of Levan which is just a few hundred metres offshore has a wonderful golden sandy beach and a couple of beach bar/restaurants serving drinks and freshly grilled fish and meat; a taxi boat can take you from the mainland to the beach. In nearby Medulin there is a sheltered sandy bay with very shallow water that is ideal for young children. The rocky promontory of Rt Kamenjak (the tip of Istria is a national park and offers a great choice of beaches.

Pula Airport

Pula Airport is 7km from Pula centre and 3km from the main motorway that runs the length of Istria.
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Rijeka Airport

Rijeka Airport is on the island of Krk. The island is connected to the mainland by a bridge. Rijeka centre is 24 kilometres from the airport.
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Italy & Other

via Italy (Trieste, Treviso and Marco Polo, Venice)
Ryanair flies daily to Trieste in north Italy from London-Stansted. There are also flights from Bari, Trapani, Alghero and Valencia. Trieste Airport is 1 hour drive from the Croatia/Slovenia border.

Slightly further away, but still within reach, there are regular flights by Ryanair from many European cities to Treviso (just north of Venice). EasyJet,and British Airways and many other operators fly to Venice (Marco Polo Airport). A couple of days in Venice makes a great two centre holiday.

via Slovenia - Ljubljana
Another option is to fly EasyJet to Ljubljana Airport in Slovenia (1 hour drive from the Croatian border). This route opens up the option of a day or two in the beautiful Slovenian lakes of Bled and Bohinj.

Check the Ljubljana Airport website.
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