Villa Rita ****
House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Villa Rita is holiday house situated in small village Kotisina near city of Makarska. Kotisina is famous for its botanical garden and wide variety of songbirds situated in it.Village is only 2.5 km from Makarska and its beautiful beaches.
Villa offers 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, large living room, kitchen, dining room, terrace with view on the sea and islands on the south side and on the mountain of Biokovo and olive trees on the north.What makes Villa Rita unique is its tavern in ground floor.In tavern there is wine cellar, fireplace and variety of tools and items that our ancestors used.
For your rest and recreation time Villa Rita has outdoor swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna and small library at your disposal. For those who want an active holiday two mountain bikes to ride on mountain trails (one of them goes near the house) also available.
Leisure can be completed with a new expirience that will provide you some of the many organized trips to the nearby islands or mountain slope that is rich in caves.
For its exceptional position and fact that Kotisina is in the middle of botanical garden, Villa Rita is ideal for peaceful and resting vacation but at the same time suitable for all that wish to enjoy city walks , shopping, beautiful beaches and night life of nearby Makarska and sorounding area.
Come to Villa Rita and experience remarkable mixture of natural beauty with charme of hospitality.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Makarska 3 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Split 70 km, Nearest railway: Split 65 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Sauna, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property, Boat available, Sea view|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Cots (6), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Bicycles available|
The Dalmatia region
Dalmatia is a region on the eastern coast of Adriatic Sea, situated in Croatia. With only 50 km wide at its widest part, it is mostly a coastal region characterized by its coves, secluded beaches, islands and inlets. Due to the rugged coastline and numerous islands of all sizes and topographies, diving, yachting, kayaking and other outdoor activities are very popular in this part of Croatia. Dalmatian coast is known for its warm sea, constant winds and beautiful wooded islands.
Located on the coastal slopes of the mountain slope above the village Kotišina at the altitude of 350-500 meters and is an integral part of nature park mountain.
The garden was founded by Dr. Fra Jure Radic (1920-1990), a Franciscan priest and scientist, with the purpose of scientific research and monitoring, protection and preservation, and popularization and introduction of plant life of the mountain slope. Biokovski botanical garden is a botanical garden in the classic sense, where each plant brought by certain rules, but is intended as "an enclosed piece of nature", which will retain the natural vegetation forms with the autochthonous flora. For a relatively small area of ??16.5 ha are very diverse habitats such as rock, screes, rletne rocks, arable land, and with the same name Proslap canyon waterfall, which is most of the year is dry, and alive during heavy rains.
On the surface Biokovo botanical garden Kotišina was found about 300 wild plant species, typical of the Mediterranean to the mountains, and in some areas were planted exotics, agricultural and medicinal herbs. Among the perennials that grow particularly impressive Iris pseudopallida Trinajsti? - Adriatic irises in spring, when the whole garden replavljen her big, beautiful violet flowers. The Dalmatian is endemic to the family Iridaceae. It grows on the rocks, rubble and along paths in the garden are many.
In the fall of Saint Michael blooms white or light pink flowers of Cyclamen hederifolium Aiton. - Neapolitan Cyclamen from the family Primulaceae, which in summer is wholly devoid of the overhead portions, a summer drought and heat to survive in the form of underground stem (bulb). Its flowers, which appear before the scrolling to be shyly hiding among loose rock material on rubble.
In spring and early summer garden is luxurious and abundant colorful flowers, while at other times of year it can always find a few hidden flower.
Through the garden leads to several hiking trails, and at the main entrance in the rock are carved the words.
Near the entrance to the garden, along the cliff, the walls are large Kastela - fortification building from the 17th century, which impresses with its appearance.
At the site of the present church of Sv. Ante at Kotišina which was built in the period since 1901. to 1903. , was the old church, for which there is information that in 1672. was restored, but since it is nothing but a preserved inscription is a memorial built into the apse of the church of today, which speaks of the consecration of the church that made the 27th 4th 1681st, during the Turkish rule of the Bishop Lišnji?.
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