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We had a great time here, despite the above average heat. The house is pleasant and good value for the price. We were two families with five children and we were able to put all the children in one room and have two double rooms for parents. The downstairs bedroom is a bit isolated - there is a separate entrance and you need to walk round the side of the house to get into the main building. Fortunately, neither of us sleeping there needed to get up during the night to use the bathroom - don't drink too much if sleeping here! The bonus was that it was more private.
The area is uncrowded - swimming a couple of kilometres away at Duga Luka, very nice swimming at Sv Marina about 10km away (the campsite let us swim from rocks in their grounds) and Rabac (more touristy but nice for a change). Labin is beautiful and worth going to in the evenings. Also has Lidl and an excellent little market with fresh fish.
If you want a holiday away from the crowds of Pula and other west coast towns, this is an ideal place to stay.
We had a delightful week at the Dundara's house by the coast and can highly recommend it. The house was spotlessly clean, simply but comfortably furnished, and well-placed out in the countryside a short drive from old Labin. It was very spacious for our small family (2 + little boy), and would be equally good for 2 families together. Romina and her family were very friendly and helpful, and essentially we felt like we were staying at our little private villa on the Istrian coast. We were very glad we didn't stay in Rabac, which was a bit tawdry. Instead we drove each morning 10 mins down the bumpy, gravelly coast road to a semi-secret pebble cove at Duga Luka (Prtlog), with just a couple of evening outings to mediaeval Labin and nearby restaurants. Most of the afternoons we were happy simply to stay at the house and enjoy the view from the patio, laze around or play with our son in the sandpit. Shopping can be done easily at the Billa supermarket in modern Labin, but more fun is to go to the locals' covered market (fresh fish, bread, cheeses...) around the corner from it. You'll need your car here, the house is genuinely a private country retreat. Oh, and you should like cats, as we do :) Having a small child, we didn't explore much, but the area around does seem to offer plenty for nature tourism, especially for cyclists and hikers. We got what we wanted, which was to get away from it all, and just live a simple life for a week by the sea. If, like us, you want to feel like you have an Istrian rural getaway, then the Dundara house is for you.