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Simple apartment with great wiew

Bedrooms 1
Space 322 sq. ft.
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

1 bedroom / living room, 1 bathroom, 1 kitchen, terrace, sleeps 2+1.

Apartment in the center of the village Rakalj. It is the place where you find Istrian tradition, nice people and beautiful nature in one place. Accommodates 3 (2 apartments = 6) with 3 parking spaces.

Lots of activities in the area!

Apartments Grubic is an apartment in the center of the well known village Rakalj. It is the place where you find Istrian tradition, people welcome and beautiful nature in one place. Apartments are situated in a courtyard with 3 parking places.

Apartments are part of a house that has two identical apartments and one big kitchen for guests with its own fireplace and room for 12-14 people. Each apartment is 30m2, with living room / bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, and a big terrace, all situated on a first floor.

Beautiful beaches, peaceful village, souvenir shop, a heritage gallery, traditional bakery, acoustic night concerts and open theater. All kind of sport and recreational activities sea/land/air, wine and olive oil tours, sightseeing...

More Details

Property Manager
Josip Bolkovic
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, italian, Slavenic languages
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 17, 2017

About Josip Bolkovic

Our family has been hosting guests since 2006. A great number of people from all over the world has been our guests since then. Each time we do our best to you as we like you to feel like you are at your own home.

Josip Bolkovic purchased this studio in 2000

What makes this studio unique

We really do care about our guests. Every year we create few new amenities at Sailor's house, Baker's house and this apartments.

Each our guest can experience an unique activity. We offer you personally guided bike, kayak, snorkeling, horse riding, adrenaline tour, hand made baked read and organization of several summer concerts and fests!


Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Nearest Ferry
25 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Nearest Ski
30 Kilometres
Water ski Medulin, Pula
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Sv. Mikula, Kalavojna...
Car: recommended

Rakalj is a small place on a eastern coast of Istria. It is placed on a rocky field, surrounded by beautiful and untouched nature and pure sea. The air is mixed up with freshness of Mediterranean herbs and as soon as you come in our village, you will feel the pleasure of coming so far.

We are 512 years old village with greatest tradition of stone cutting, pottery, viticulture, growing olives. Rakalj is home of one of the greatest minds of Istrian history, Mate Balota with true name Mijo Mirkovi?. He was professor of philosophy, economy and social science. He was an writer, poet, but first of all fisherman, sailor, and just hard worker, just like many of humble people you will find when you come in this beautiful village.

The village has a Mate Malota birth house set as a museum, then a new heritage museum-gallery, a souvenir shop, few restaurants, one of the most beautiful beaches in Istria, a grocery store, a rent-a-bike point, a bar with free WiFi, a traditional stone oven for baking bread, and several old churches, one in the center of the village, and one on the top of the hill by the lighthouse.

Other Activities: Rent a bike, Bike tours, Wine tours, Paintball, Horse riding, Snorkeling, SCUBA diving, rent a boat, kayaking, coastering, fishing, surfing...


Rakalj Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 322 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Air Conditioning
  • Firewood
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
We offer you also adventure sport tourism events such as organizing bike tours, paintball games, scuba diving courses, hitchhiking, horse riding, tennis play, sailing...


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Simple apartment with great wiew
average rating of 3.6666667 based on 3 reviews

Great stay on a budget

  • 5 of 5

For a budget traveler this is an almost ideal destination for traveling with or without children. Own transportation is much recommended and preferable. Several beaches (pebble and flat rock) within a few minutes' drive. Extremely hospitable, helpful and friendly owners, very picturesque property with a great view. All is clean and nice inside and out. Ideal for traveling with friends/another family with or w/o children -- this way you occupy the whole house with 2 separate rooms, each with a kitchenette, and an common seating are with a fireplace for grilling. A 9 to 9 store with all everyday necessities, and several bars just 10s of meters away. VERY recommended!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy that you enjoyed staying in our home, and this area. It was really a pleasure to host you. To have those moments of conversation and ''travarica'' with you, barbecuing and watching you enjoy our landscape :) Thank you for everything, hopefully we will see each other next year! Greetings to the whole family, Josip
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  • 2 of 5

L'alloggio è un monolocale con angolo cottura e bagno. Non vi sono zanzariere e questo permette l'entrata, purtroppo, di diversi insetti, per fortuna è comunque presente un condizionatore che rende possibile il ricambio d'aria pur tenendo le finestre chiuse. Si trova in un piccolo paese rurale, vita pressoché inesistente. La comodit che se ne può ricavare è il prezzo contenuti rispetto ad altri alloggi.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

L'immobole è piccolo, lo sapevamo, ma molto fornito e con tutte le comodità, se devo trovare un difetto la mencanza di zanzariere!!!! I propietari sono molto accoglienti e disponibili. Località molto tranquilla e rilassante....

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2011
  • Stayed: August 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Siamo felici che abbiate goduto di stare in casa nostra, e questa zona. E 'stato davvero un piacere ospitarvi. Nel frattempo abbiamo anche fatto la soluzione per le zanzare :D Grazie di tutto, speriamo di vederci in futuro! Cordiali saluti, Josip
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $117.4
Pet Fee $5.87

Tourist tax fee has to be payed to the tourist office (1€ per person per day).

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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