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Villa Vico del Porto Villa

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 8 sleeps
  • 7 nights min stay

Villa / 3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 8

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Description from owner

Description

*******TWO WEEK BOOKINGS INCLUDE A COMPLIMENTARY 7 COURSE SARDINIAN FEAST COOKED FOR GUESTS IN THE VILLA***************

This stylish detached villa with private pool and sea and mountain views offers the perfect location for a relaxing family getaway. Everything is close by; the sandy beach, marina with restaurant, cafe, gelateria, plus rib hire for exploring the unspoilt local coast and stunning sea and mountain views, are a 2 min walk. The villa is beautifully furnished and has 100% cotton sheets and towels, a superb kitchen well stocked kitchen including kettle and toaster as well as the dishwasher, microwave and XXL stainless steel fridge, hob and oven. You can stay in touch with the world using the wi-fi and MYSKY flatscreen TV. The house has air-conditioning upstairs and down plus mosquito blinds so you can safely enjoy the evening breezes. In cooler months there is a wood-burning log fire to remove the evening chill, which has outlet in the two double bedrooms. Everyone

*******TWO WEEK BOOKINGS INCLUDE A COMPLIMENTARY 7 COURSE SARDINIAN FEAST COOKED FOR GUESTS IN THE VILLA***************

This stylish detached villa with private pool and sea and mountain views offers the perfect location for a relaxing family getaway. Everything is close by; the sandy beach, marina with restaurant, cafe, gelateria, plus rib hire for exploring the unspoilt local coast and stunning sea and mountain views, are a 2 min walk. The villa is beautifully furnished and has 100% cotton sheets and towels, a superb kitchen well stocked kitchen including kettle and toaster as well as the dishwasher, microwave and XXL stainless steel fridge, hob and oven. You can stay in touch with the world using the wi-fi and MYSKY flatscreen TV. The house has air-conditioning upstairs and down plus mosquito blinds so you can safely enjoy the evening breezes. In cooler months there is a wood-burning log fire to remove the evening chill, which has outlet in the two double bedrooms. Everyone loves the spacious and private outside space with it's sea and mountain views and the lovely pool with Roman steps. The 'outside lounge' space is very popular with guests, who can watch their friends and children in the garden and pool whilst enjoying a cool drink in the shade. It also provides additional eating space when using the large BBQ. The villa has a games room in the cantina basement with a dartboard and board games as well as bats balls and pool toys (nb. As these get used by guests during the season we cannot guarantee what may be available). It also houses the comfortable sofabed and a spare single bed for larger groups. There are plenty of outside lights. The local marina is the perfect place to enjoy an Italian breakfast with its' stunning sea and mountain views. The lovely market town of Pula with its' nightly summer concerts in Piazza Popoli and numerous restaurants and gelateria is a 5 minute drive. Nora beach and the extensive Roman ruins can be found on the edge of the town. Is Molas International golf club is a 7 minute drive and Blu Fan aquaparc is 5 minutes by car. The whole SW coast is a gourmet beach lovers dream with Chia (20 mins) voted by Daily Telegraph readers 'Best Mediterranean Beach' and Lonely Planet have Sardinia's beaches listed in the top 5 of world beaches. Cagliari a 35 minute drive is a wonderful Baroque and Medieval city to explore with it's historic walled Castello District or just watch the world go by under the arches of the grand cafes on Via Roma.When you've had enough fun exploring you can return to your luxurious villa and relax on sun loungers around the pool, read a book from our library shelves, enjoy an alfresco meal courtesy of the kitchen or BBQ, listening to the cicadas chirp...

*Sardinian feasts including 6 courses and wine, cooked in the villa at €35 per person available by arrangement

*Rib hire to explore the stunning local coastline available at the marina office.

Further details

* We provide a booklet with information about the property and the local area including maps for your convenience.

* Our housekeeper is available to provide additional cleaning and cooking during your stay

* Owners are always available by email/phone and should be your first point of contact

* We can accept debit/credit card payments as well as bank transfers. (debit cards free-credit cards charged at 1.9% extra)

Further details indoors

The property offers a stylish retreat for those seeking privacy yet with all amenities close at hand. The villa sleeps 6 within the main house plus 2/3 can be accommodated in the cantina basement. Please note that this does not have a bathroom so is not suitable for young children or elderly guests.The bathrooms are marble, as are all the villa floors inside and out on the covered loggiatos. The master bedroom suite has a spacious wet room and lovely sea and mountain views from the balcony. The open plan living area has 2 comfy sofas and a Toshiba 40" flat screen TV with MYSKY The villa benefits from air conditioning and mosquito blinds. The kitchen has granite tops, an XXL stainless steel fridge and S/S eye level oven plus a hob and an integrated dishwasher. There is a toaster and kettle plus mocha's, cafetieres, saucepans, crockery and cutlery and everything you might expect to find in your own kitchen. Chef available by request to prepare a Sardinian feast.

Further details outdoors

There are lovely gardens to front and rear, including a 400 year old olive tree, plus parking for a number of cars. The garden is watered via a timed irrigation system.The loggiatos to three sides are lit at night as are the driveway and the swimming pool. There is a large BBQ and table and chairs for alfresco dining.

Location description from owner

The Sardinia region

Sardinia has long been Italians favourite holiday destination... now with many cheaper connections from UK many British holidaymakers are discovering why the Italians love it so much. Sardinia has the cleanest sea in the Mediterranean, with crystal clear water up to 40 metres deep in places. With miles of pristine silky sandy beaches, and one of the most beautiful coastline in the Mediterranean... Sardinia is completely unspoilt. Its large size and the low numbers of coastal hotels means it is not overwhelmed with tourists so retains its local character.The remains of past civilisations dot the landscape from Nouraghic towers to Roman ruins and the later Spanish towers which rise every few kilometres along the coast. Combine the natural and cultural beauty with the friendly laid back Sardinian people, wonderful Sardinian dishes such as roast suckling pig, maloreddus the local pasta, famous pecorino cheese, sweets such as padulas and torrone and wonderful sfuso (local wines) from €1 a litre... try the cannonau (red) and vermentino (white). It all makes Sardinia a relaxing holiday destination which is hard to beat.. But Sardinia is more than beaches and unspoilt mountain scenery. Cagliari is a sophisticated city with wonderful Baroque and Medieval architecture, pavement cafes, department stores, art exhibitions, museums, a Roman amphitheatre and a great place to do a walking tour or catch the open-top bus or tourist train. Ohh... and don't miss the flamingoes on the drive home!

Perd'e Sali

The pretty town of Pula has a market every Tuesday and concerts most evenings through the summer from Jazz to Pop and the odd string quartet or piano recital. It also has lovely shops and street markets during the summer months. On the outskirts of the town is the Roman city of Nora which is situated on a beautiful headland with a gorgeous beach to one side where you can snorkel over the remains of parts of the town now underwater. The villa is 5 mins from aquaparc and 7 minutes from Is Molas International golf course. There are a number of outstanding beaches within a 30 minute drive for you to explore. Sardinia has a rich cultural heritage and there are many festivals starting with St Efisio in May and including Ferragosta in August where flower-laden carts pulled by oxen arrive on Nora beach carrying the Virgin Mary. There is a mass followed by a procession of fishing boats and a massive firework display. Museums and events displaying Sardinian culture including music and dance are available throughout the summer.

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Bed & bathroom

  • 2 Double Beds, 1 Sofa Bed, 3 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 1 En suite, 1 Shower room

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Sea view
  • Bicycles available
  • Internet access
  • Fireplace
  • Games room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • Satellite TV
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time:15:00, Check out time:10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This owner does not use online booking. Please contact them and they will be able to offer you a secure way to pay for your stay. Never pay for your holiday rental by wire transfer (such as Western Union or Moneygram) as this type of payment is untraceable.
Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Colette B
Response rate:
95%
Calendar updated:
25 Jul 2016
Years listed:
7
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English, Italian


This Villa has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 8. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 06 Apr 2009. Located in Pula, it has 20 reviews with an overall rating of 4.5. The average weekly rate varies from £1450 to £2950.

The Owner has a response rate of 95% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 25 Jul 2016.

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“Do it, you wont regret it!”

Reviewed 24 Sep 2014

We rented the Vico del Porto for 2 people but theres ample space for a couple of families. It had everything needed for a comfortable stay and the inventory exceeded our expectation for a rented villa. The location is great and we visited every beach South from the villa over the first four days by car and followed it up by renting a RIB down at the local port from Flamar Vacance and went down the coast to Chia then spent the day cruising back stopping at all the beaches & coves. Rental €100 full day / €80 half day and budget €60 for fuel - its well worth it. Archaelogical site at Nora is well worth a look along with an evening canoe around the nature reserve next door and a walk around their Sea Turtle sanctuary. Theyve also got a great restraunt there but need to book - 5 mins from the villa. Sandra the house keeper is great and we embarked on her Sardinian feast which was amazing. Villa is sited at the end of a road that has 3 other houses so its secluded and quiet. Perfect is you just want to stay in the garden and use the pool all day or venture out and explore. Very friendly owners who made the whole experience easy to book and obtain information on the surrounding area.

“Perfectly enchanting!”

Reviewed 4 Aug 2014

That's how we'd describe our holiday at Villa Vico del Porto in Pula! We spent a week there at the end of May to mark a very special anniversary - the day the 6 of us met 20 years ago. 3 couples meeting up for a celebratory yet relaxing time away from home is quite something – we were expecting a lot, and we weren’t disappointed!! The villa was lovely and the service was great – our memorable breakfasts outside in the loggiato facing the pool were just what was needed to start each day. We would spend our days luxuriously and lazily enjoying the pool. You didn’t need to leave the villa at all really, but we were adventurous and on several occasions we’d stroll off to the nearby Marina for pre-dinner drinks – sipping wine and enjoying the gorgeous views there; we’d also go off and explore the surroundings even as far as Cagliari to visit the famous Castello district, which was a great adventure and, after soaking up the stunning rooftop views across the city, we found a great café that served the most fantastic aperitivi; and then of course we’d go sunbathing at the nearby beaches at Perd’e Sali and Nora or visit the pretty town of Pula to shop for souvenirs. The service at the villa was great …. and whenever we had a request it was seen to promptly and professionally. We felt looked after yet independent. The 6 of us would enjoy cooking meals together in the kitchen but the highlight was a superb, special celebratory meal that was organized by the owners for us at the villa to mark our anniversary ! It was unforgettable – check out the delicious menu !! : “porcini mushrooms in oil, carciofi in oil, prosciuto and carasau, cheeses and salami, tempura vegetables, small spiced meat pies, homemade ravioli stuffed with pecorino in tomato sauce, trofie pasta with a cinghale sauce, maialetto and lamb marinaded in vernaccia, followed by homemade sebadas...complete with wine and mirto.” We couldn’t have had a lovelier week!! Highly recommended for anyone celebrating like us ! but ideal for a relaxing, trouble-free, fun holiday anytime.

“Great Villa in a great location”

Reviewed 28 Aug 2013

Really nice villa with pool. Can't fault it really. Great location with a couple of pizzeria's/bars in walking distance and Pula a short drive offering a wide variety of restaurants plus lots going on in the evenings. had a great meal in the Villa recommended by the owner. This was really good - just don't eat the day before it's was an absolute feast cooked by a very nice lady and fantastic value for money. Would absolutely recommend it. Because of the location this can be as relaxed or active as you want the holiday to be.with a variety of beaches nearby.

“Fabulous Italian villa in great location”

Reviewed 13 Feb 2013

This is a well-equipped villa in a very scenic location close to the the bustling little town of Pula. It's in easy driving distance of local beaches (Chia is particularly beautiful), some interesting historical sites and delightful old Sardinian villages. The villa is comfortable and has an individual style and charm which made us feel much more at home. We found it had pretty much everything we needed including clean bedding and towels and a well-equipped kitchen. The outdoor areas are very comfortable - some evenings it was hard to decide whether to stay in the pool or relax on a lounger with a glass of local vino. Highly recommended.

“Stunning villa in beautiful location”

Reviewed 13 Feb 2013

The villa has everything you could need for a family holiday - a beautiful pool and every comfort provided. It is as well equipped as a permanent home

“Beautiful villa in beautiful location - loved it!”

Reviewed 15 Sep 2012

Exceptionally comfortable, with a beautiful garden and pool, this was a wonderful villa to stay in. Walkable to the local beach and an easy drive to the many other stunning beaches in the south of the island. Friendly and good-value local restaurant a few steps away.....our only regret was that we would have liked to stay longer!

“Wonderful Holiday”

Reviewed 5 Sep 2011

What a great place to relax with family and friends. Great pool. The villa was well appointed and had everything you required. Great pool. Superb views with a fab kitchen. Within a nice stroll from the marina and beach it really was perfect. Great pool. I just wished we'd booked for two weeks. Maybe next year? Regards, Simon, Gill and family with the Brister family

It's always lovely to hear that people enjoy the villa and area as much as we do. We would love to see you again for two weeks, next year or in the future. Many thanks for taking the time to offer your views to other prospective holiday makers.

“Lovely villa”

Reviewed 4 Sep 2011

Stayed here in Aug and loved it, the Villa is well appointed and has everything you'll need (Great fridge), the pool is large (very popular with our kids) and the surrounding views are amazing, the beach and small port are within walking distance although we took the car as had so much stuff (parking near beach no problem), Pula is a 5 min drive away and was a great place to eat and explore further afield are the larger more poular beaches which are beautiful but busy in Aug. I'd recommend Villa Vico del Porto to all.

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