COUPLE OF MINS WALK TO BEACH FANTASTIC VIEWS, 45M2 TERRACE

J Pearse

Speaks french, german, italian, english, Knowledge of German and French
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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COUPLE OF MINS WALK TO BEACH FANTASTIC VIEWS, 45M2 TERRACE

Pjescana Uvala Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Spacious apartment in Pjescana Uvala nr Pula, 2 bedrooms sleeps 5

A beautiful, spacious, well equipped apartment situated in the exclusive resort of Pjescana Uvala, Josie's Apartment has all you need for a relaxing seaside holiday.

The apartment is situated just a couple of minutes walk from the local beach,the marina, and several bars and restaurants. It has 2 bedrooms (1 double, 1 twin, an extra fold-up bed), brand new bathroom with bath, bidet, shower, washing machine. Well-equipped kitchen, lounge and dining area and wonderful 45m2 terrace for outdoor living. The terrace (with dining table, chairs, loungers, barbecue) has a covered area, perfect for relaxing in the shade.

As a base for would-be explorers, the location is perfect, with fascinating Pula and its Roman arena just 5 mins drive away, picturesque towns of Rovinj,and Porec and the myriad delights of Istria's east coast are within easy reach. Hilltop towns (e.g Motovun Groznjan) are also absolute must sees during your holiday.

RECENT IMPROVEMENTS TO THE APARTMENT:

**** BATHROOM COMPLETELY RENOVATED WITH ITALIAN MOSAIC TILES *****

**** BRAND NEW PATIO DOORS, SHUTTERS AND TERRACE TABLE AND CHAIRS FOR 2011****

*****NEW BEDROOM AND BATHROOM WINDOWS AND SHUTTERS FOR 2012******

***IPHONE/IPOD/MP3 AUDIO DOCK*****

****New for Summer 2014 - we now have WiFi in the apartment*******

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
Guestbook comments from the owner
All our expectations were met as we entered the apartment. Well (very well) equipped kitchen, large rooms with great storage and an aircon that was a blessing for the Norwegian husband!

Recommended places for swimming:

Zlatne Stijene

Stoja

Premantura

Pjescana Uvala on the left side of the beach from where you can spot the other insula.

For small children - Valsalina.

Food shopping - Billa.

Visit to l'Arena di Pola also a must as is strolling in the old part of town and having ice-cream at 'il corso'.



The apartment is perfect for a family - well situated with a fantastic view! Dave (local agent) who helped us at our arrival was not only nice and service-minded, but a really nice person. Josie: thanks for having us!
Jul 2011
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J Pearse

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Speaks french, german, italian, english, Knowledge of German and French
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
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Reviews

4.6
based on 14 traveler reviews

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COUPLE OF MINS WALK TO BEACH FANTASTIC VIEWS, 45m2 TERRACE
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Pjescana Uvala Pula - Medulin area
5

AMAZING APPARTEMENT !

  • 5 of 5
Our Trip in croatia was great. The appartement is very cool .
There is everything we need. It is secure and calm .
we had everything we need near the appartement, restaurant , beach , market .
It was very great .
We recommend this location for every type of trip , with friends , family.
  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
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Owner's Response: So delighted that you had a great time in Croatia and enjoyed the apartment. One recent improvement since your visit in May 14 is that we now have WiFi for the summer season! Hope to welcome you back again some day. Best wishes Josie
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FARNIETE IN ISTRIA

  • 4 of 5
It was our first time in Croatia/ Istria, a very beautiful and rich region. Josie described it all perfectly. Her home is well located, has all one could need and that view, I couldn't get enough of it! So nice to spend so much time outside, lots of space for us all in and out.
Josie had great gastro guides that we used to visit 2 vineyards, Croatia has good wines, one has to look to it!
We would be very happy to go back.
  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
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Owner's Response: Thanks for your review - I appreciate it so much when guests take the time to do this. So glad that you enjoyed your holiday and the region. You are right - there are some fabulous wines in Istria (and also really excellent olive oil!) Best wishes, Josie
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REALLY NICE APARTMENT NEAR PULA

  • 5 of 5
The apartment was fantastic, very spacious with a massive balcony which had lovely views. It was very well equipped and had everything we needed. We didn't hire a car so it was a nice to get a lift from the airport from the local agent Dave who was very friendly and helpful and gave us a lot of information on places to eat, things to do etc.
There were about 4-5 restaurants all within walking distance and we tried them all at least once, all had really nice food.
The beach is about 200m away and you can also hire bikes from either of the two tourist agencies in the village or hire a pedalo and explore some of the near-by islands.
The bus into Pula is very easy to catch (15Kn) and we visited on a couple of occasions to see some of the Roman sites and the amphitheatre.
I would definitely recommend this apartment, Thank you Josie for making our stay very enjoyable.
  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
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Owner's Response: Many thanks for your comments. Really glad you liked the apartment and found everything you needed in it. We took the bus into Pula this year for the first time - great option for those not renting a car. We hope to welcome you back again some time as there are so many lovely places to explore in Istria, both inland and on the coast. All the best, Josie
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5

A ROOM WITH A VIEW

  • 5 of 5
We have just returned from spending two weeks holiday in this lovely apartment. As stated in previous reviews the terrace - with its wonderful views was enjoyed by all. We had breakfast there everyday , whilst watching the early morning activity on the water.

The apartment was very well equipped and spacious. It was also amazingly private. The little local shop (5 mins walk away) sold lovely fresh bread and pastries.

We ate in all of the local restaurants - even a new Mexican one and couldn't fault them. The Lanterna was our favourite, for a more special night out, but the prices were still very reasonable.

We used the bus a few times to get into Pula even though we had a car, but if there are more than 2 of you it is just as cheap to ring for a taxi.

Many thanks to Josie for allowing us to stay in this wonderful apartment.
  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
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Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking the time to give your feedback. It's always a pleasure to know that guests have enjoyed their holiday and the apartment. Good to hear about the bus and taxi - in all the years we've had the apartment we've never taken the bus into town and will definitely give it a try next time we are out there - I'm sure the children will find it an adventure!
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Pjescana Uvala Pula - Medulin area
Rutland
4

APARTMENT AS DESCRIBED IN AD

  • 4 of 5
I would definitely recommend this property. There was great communication from the owner from the beginning to end of booking. The apartment was clean and had everything we needed for an enjoyable week. We enjoyed our meals on the balcony, the view was great with a variety of ships/boats in and out from dawn to dusk. The children enjoyed playing on the inflatables in the bay climbing on the iceberg and jumping off and also snorkelling. The information books and leaflets in the apartment on the local area were useful and Dave who collected us from the airport gave us a warm welcome and some local info too. We used ferries and buses to see some local towns and a neighbouring island and I would get a car next time to travel further afield. The village shop provided us with the basics and ice creams were good from the beach. Pula was interesting especially the amphitheatre, Thank you for making our stay very comfortable. We hope to return.
  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2010
  • Stayed: Aug 2010
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Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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FANTASTIC APARTMENT, GREAT VIEW, RELAXING HOL

  • 4 of 5
Family of five (3 children aged 7,7,5), visiting 24th April to 1st May, 2010.

The apartment was fantastic – a home from home. It is well equipped, spacious and comfortable and we quickly felt at home. We all slept comfortably (5yo slept well in the cot). The kids enjoyed the spacious living room and balcony, and we all loved the beautiful view. Being able to walk down to the pebbled beach was also great.

Weather was wonderful throughout. Warm during the day (22 degrees C), though the kids got a little cold outside in the evening (14 degrees C) but OK with fleeces and trousers. Sea was still too cold to have fun swimming (circa 17 degrees C).

We all had a great time. For outings, we enjoyed spending a few hours in/at:
- Beach (pebbles) 200m away from apartment
- Pula old town for (Roman Forum and enjoying a meal / ice cream there, & Roman amphitheatre)
- Motovun, spent a few hours there, enjoyed the late afternoon views, as well as dinner.
- Hired a small boat (just us, no driver) and travelled around the coast from Pjescana Uvala to Premantura / Medulin via the Porer lighthouse (circa 1200 Kuna for a full day). It was very relaxing. It would have been absolutely fantastic to drop anchor around a few different places and dive in but the water was still a little too cold.
- Walked around Kamenjak peninsula. Kamenjak is a nature reserve. Next time, we’ll take the bikes with us, but you can also drive slowly down the tracks to the various beaches.
- Enjoyed meals out

We would recommend this apartment for:
- an active vacation where the base has to be comfortable e.g. for visiting old towns in Istria, cycling, walking around area or Kamenjak
- very relaxed idle time, e.g. enjoying the view, reading on the balcony, sunbathing

Dave was great. Met us on time etc, gave us an intro to the area/appt & an excellent tip for a restaurant.
Thanks for the apartment Josie.
  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2010
  • Stayed: Apr 2010
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Nearest Airport
12 Kilometres
Pula Airport
Nearest Ferry
6 Kilometres
Pula
Nearest Train
7 Kilometres
Pula
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
Šijanska cesta
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
beach
Car: recommended

Pjescana Uvala is a beautiful small beach resort set between two peninsulas, 5 km from Pula, in Istria. The apartment is situated just a couple of minutes walk away from the beach, so ideal for a pre-breakfast swim. The marina, and several bars and restaurants are also just a few minutes walk away.

As a base for would-be explorers, the location is perfect, with fascinating Pula and its Roman amphitheatre on the doorstep, the picturesque west coast towns of Rovinj and Porec and the myriad delights of Istria's east coast are all within easy reach. Hilltop towns such as Motovun and Groznjan are also absolute must sees during your holiday.

Closer to home, a couple of minutes drive from the apartment is the Verudela Peninsula which has some lovely beaches and coastal walks, beauty treatments, sporting activities such as diving, tennis, volleyball, squash. There is also an aquarium and playgrounds for younger guests.

Other Activities: Aquarium, pedalo and boat hire

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Pjescana Uvala Apartment Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season
Jul 1 2014 - Aug 31 2014
7 night minimum stay
€875
 
 
Late Season
Sep 1 2014 - Sep 30 2014
5 night minimum stay
€630
 
 
End of Season
Oct 1 2014 - Oct 31 2014
5 night minimum stay
€490
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit €150
50 EURO's required at time of booking to secure your reservation. Balance (total amount minus 50 EURO's) due to be paid in full 6 weeks before your arrival date.

A small Tourist Tax is NOT included in the rental rates and is payable locally on arrival. My local key-holder will help you with this when you arrive.
Notes Security Deposit of 150 Euros is required and payable on arrival. This is returned once my property manager has checked the apartment on your departure.

50 Euros deposit to secure booking at time of reservation. Balance to be paid in full 6 weeks before your arrival date.

Prices include:
Bed linen, Hand/bath towels, End of Stay Cleaning, Water, Electricity, Gas, Meet and Greet Service.
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Amenities

Pjescana Uvala Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 87 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Sunbed
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Sofa Bed
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , bidet
  • bathroom has been totally renovated with Italian stone mosaic tiles. washing machine is in bathroom bathroom has bidet, separate shower, bath
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
  • travel cot available and fits in either room - please bring your own sheets for cot fold up bed also available
Entertainment:
  • MP3 Dock
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Toys
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Radio
  • CD Player
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books for Kids
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Video Library
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • marina
  • museums
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
Notes:
45 m2 private terrace Please note that the apartment has been categorised as 3 Stars by the Croatian Tourist Authorities which means we have a rental license and can legally let the apartment. Please note that the apartment is approached by a number of steps to the side of the building - they are not steep but this does mean that the apartment is not suitable for those with walking difficulties The kitchen has everything you could possibly need during your stay - a full oven and gas/electric hob, fridge freezer, filter coffee maker, cafetiere, kettle, toaster, pots, pans, oven ware, salad spinner, dishwasher etc.. We also provide an iron and ironing board should you need one during your holiday. There are plenty of novels, travel guides, maps, cds and DVDs for our guests to make use of during their stay. For younger guests we have a travel cot, playpen and high chair. You will need to provide your own bedding for the travel cot. For 2014 we now have WiFi for the summer season!
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