Modern & charming apartment "Mare"
From $39 / night
- 1 bedrooms
- 1 bathrooms
- Sleeps 4
Description from the owner
Our beautiful apartment is located near the center (just 2km away), in a peaceful part of Pula. It´s on the 1st floor of our house. Apartment has one double bedroom, equipped kitchen/dining room, and living room with couch (on which two persons can sleep), TV... There is free internet access, of course, basic toiletries in the bathroom as well as towels (big and small) and bed linen. Also, you have a free parking by the house. If you need a place to keep you bikes, we'll take care of that. We are on the ground floor at your disposal for any additional information or help. Also, there will be a nice bottle of wine in the fridge to welcome you...Read more
Modern & charming apartment "Mare"
Pula, Istria, Croatia
Additional Location Information
Our house is located 10 minutes from Premantura in which one of the most beautiful nature parks is situated - Cape Kamenjak. Cape Kamenjak is protected landscape in Istria, Croatia. The location of Cape Kamenjak is on the top south of pennissula of Istria near by the beautifull village of Premantura. There are more than 30 km of beautifull sea cost and woods with lots of animals and amazing plants.
The latest research confirms the unique plant life in this area. Nearly 500 plant species in this small space is a proof of its biological diversity. Very specific and valuable landscape of Kamenjak is combination of lawns, bushes and brushwood. On the grassland ofKamenjak numerous species of orchids, including the endemic Istria’sserapias (Serapiasistriaca) grow. Particularly worth mentioning is the variety of wild medicinal and aromatic plants. Before the stay in the park you should also visit the house of nature, which is located in the center of Premantura. There is no entrance fee and the staff is very friendly and well educated.
In addition to the rich flora many animal species found habitat on Kamenjak as well, of which some are endemic (Octodrilusistrianus, new earthworm species, recently found), and many of them are strictly protected. Green toad (Bufoviridis), which resides on the peninsula is alarming endangered throughout Europe. Cape Kamenjak inhabits a large number of birds, some of them nest here, and some are just "passing through" to the south.
The underwater world is incredibly rich, and it is a last shelter for endangered species of seahorse, sea cucumber, loggerhead sea turtle, bottlenose dolphins and monk seals of which in the Adriatic are just about 20 and in the whole Mediterranean just 300 pieces.
Cape Kamenjak has a well-indented coast. It is rich with coves, beaches and steep rocks, as well as capes which are up to 30km long. If you decide to visit some of these beaches be sure to bring the sunblock lotion with you, enough water to drink, head covers and a parasol. Cape Kamenjak is ideal for singles, romantics and families, because everyone can find a cove to their liking- rocky, cliffy, sandy or pebble. If you want some refreshments, there is a Safari bar at the western part of the cape.
There is one other interesting thing about Cape Kamenjak - the educational-recreational dinosaur path. It is located on the right side of the Cape, it is 600 m long and contains life size dinosaur models. This interesting path ends when you arrive to the seashore of Cape Grakalovac which contains real traces of dinosaurs that used to reside here.
It is interesting to note that the travel guide Lonely Planet ranked Cape Kamenjak as the top 10 locations in the Mediterranean, where the guest can feel like they are alone in the world.
Stunning bays, beaches and clear waters make this area an attractive destination for a holiday in the countryside. Beside the fact in this area campgrounds are forbidden, guests are still given the opportunity to enjoy in different ways the beauty of Cape Kamenjak. Through Cape, Istria’s bike lanes passes, and since it is not demanding, everyone can enjoy the easy ride and beautiful scenery.
If You´re lucky, You also be able to see a beautiful mediterranean monk seal which is wondering around our coast.
More About This Location
Beach or lakeside relaxation, City vacations
Fishing nearby, Water sports nearby
Nearest beach, 3 miles
Nearest ferry port, 5 miles
Nearest train station, 5 miles
Car is recommended
Last updated on September 19, 2014
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- Damage deposit | $90
- Central heating
- Towels Provided
- Local Guides/Maps
- Linens Provided
- A/C or climate control
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
- Stove or Oven
- Paper Towels Provided
- Satellite or cable TV
- 4 Dining chairs
- Pet friendly - yes
- Smoking allowed - yes
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - ask
- Wheelchair accessible - no
- 35 square meters