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Villas in Istria with private pools

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Villas in Istria: key destinations

  • Pula

    Rent in Pula, Istria’s largest city, and explore its historic sights and beautiful coastline. There’s plenty to do especially in the summer when music, art and film festivals are set in the Roman amphitheatre.

    Explore Pula

    90 villas

  • Grožnjan

    Explore Groznjan, a charming medieval hamlet nestled in the Istrian hills. Despite its narrow, cobbled alleyways and Venetian style buildings give it is relatively undiscovered. Rent a villa for a low key holiday.

  • Poreč

    Porec is a small town on Istria’s coast, dating back to Roman times. The town is ringed by pristine beaches whilst the thriving town centre showcases Roman and medieval churches, basilicas and defensive towers.

    Explore Porec

    125 villas

  • Svetvinčenat

    Svetvincenat is a village in centre of Istria, and a perfect place to rent a holiday home to get away from it all. Several beautiful churches are dotted nearby but the famous Morosini-Grimani Castle dominates the landscape.

  • Rovinj

    Rovinj is small town on the western coast of the Istrian peninsula. Rent a villa with a private pool or an apartment in the town centre to explore the charming bars and restaurants after a relaxing day at the beach.

  • Opatija

    Opatija is a small town in the Kvaerner Bay on the eastern side of the Istrian peninsula. It is famous for its Austro-Hungarian architecture and is popular resort to rent a villa. Swim in the sheltered bays and savour the pine scented air.

  • Vodnjan

    Vodnjan is a colourful little town often overlooked by visitors to Istria. Rent a villa with a private pool to get the most of Istria’s western coast. During the summer you can explore markets or enjoy a festival.

  • Umag

    The historic city of Umag is on Istria’s western coast, only 10km from Slovenia and less than 50km from Trieste in Italy. Rent a historic city centre apartment or luxurious villa to enjoy the rich Roman heritage and sparkling sea.

  • Labin

    Labin is a hilltop town on Istria’s eastern side, only 5km from the sea and an hour’s drive to Pula. It is divided into two parts: a hilltop old town with winding cobbled streets and a modern town at the bottom with shops and restaurants.

    Explore Labin

    14 villas

Reviews of villas in Istria

We have 30 reviews of our villas in Istria.

Renter: Mike Mike
Mike October 2018

This was such a unique southern villa with lots of charms. I love the countryside, was such a nice peaceful feeling of leaving my hectic city life far behind, even if it was temporary. I will be visiting next year again.

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Family from Dunbar, United Kingdom July 2018

Excellent villa. Very clean and spacious. Local agent very helpful and attended to all our requests We arrived around 1am and property was hard to locate up a dark road with no signage. Located next to a commercial lorry unit and opposite a car garage which wasn't advised in the initial advert hence a little disappointing. Nearest shop is around 2 miles away in Pazin butl cafe close by and grill restaurant. Only major point of note was the cleanliness of the pool which was green for a number of days and took around a week to get clear. Disappointing for the kids and could have been a health danger. Local agent acknowledged the problem which was rectified albeit we did lose a number of days of pool usage over the 2 week break. Property next door (same owner) had a similar issue and they demanded a refund. Not sure how we stand here for and compensation. . All in all great villa and lovely country. Recommended.

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Renter: Nenad Nenad
Nenad June 2018

Went on holiday with my husband, Mother-in-law, son, 2 year old granddaughter, daughter and son-in-law. We all fitted perfectly in this stunning villa and had a fantastic holiday. The villa and pool was clean and well equipped.

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Renter: Charles And Elspeth Charles And Elspeth
Charles And Elspeth April 2018

Idyllic stay. The property was wonderful. We also enjoyed the local village which was a short walk. The people were friendly and the food divine! We are already considering rebooking for later this year. Charles and Elspeth.

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About Istria

Villas in Istria

Istria lies in the northwest corner of Croatia, nestled next to the gleaming Adriatic Sea. Picturesque historic towns are scattered amongst the hilly landscape and beautiful coastline. Istria is perfect for a relaxing holiday by the sea with fishing villages on the coast and quaint villas further inland. Istria’s towns date back to Roman times, with narrow streets and historic buildings.

Rent a villa in the charming coastal cities of Pula, Opatija and Rovinj for a city and seaside holiday. You’ll find plenty of history and beauty as Istria was conquered by the Romans and later controlled by Venice. Rent a traditional stone villa in the heart of Istria for a relaxing holiday, or stay in something more modern in one of Istria’s towns to explore the undiscovered holiday gems.  

Discover Istria

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Owner Stories: a cooking lesson from a Croatian castle

Owner Stories: a cooking lesson from a Croatian castle

The Clickstay team recently caught up with Sophie McEwan, who manages her mother's property, Palazo Portole in Istria, Croatia. They joined our website last year. Sophie tells us a bit about this amazing property, and shows us how to cook a Peka...