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Client Reviews for Bolara

First time to Istria and first time to Bolara, I have a feeling it won't be our last. What a special place this is. So much care and detail has been put into every part of the house and grounds. Thank you Ervin and also many thanks to Danielle for the wine, olive oil and wonderful bread.
Mr Howe

This was our 3rd visit to Croatia, 2nd to Istria. We love it here, people, food and scenery are amazing! As for Bolara, well what an amazing place, beautiful house, peace, quiet and tranquil setting. We have loved our week here in Bolara and would like to come back again sometime. Thank you for such a lovely place to holiday!
Mr & Mrs Knights

Oh my!...the views, the space, the light, the wildlife, the woods, the tranquility...did I mention the views! Can't wait to return - we loved it! Thank you to the owner.
Mr & Mrs Turner-Hulme

Wow! We've had a brilliant 2 weeks here in this Istrian haven. We love the villa, the owners have been so kind and helpful...This is our first visit to Croatia and we love Istria, very Italian feel, have heard hardly any English voices! We hope to return. Bolara is without doubt the most lovely place we've stayed. The wine and olive oil are delicious too. Thank you!
Mr & Mrs Lomas

We had lots of plans to do so many things...that was until we got here and started to relax and then two weeks just flew by. Superb location, wonderful house, thoughtful owner who took care of everything, great food (especially Lena's olive oil and wine). We visited lots of restaurants and never had a bad meal. Thanks for the peace and tranquility. We hope to be back before too long.
Mr & Mrs Henson

We had seen photos of the villa but they did not do it justice. It is a beautiful place in a breathtaking setting which is probably why we didn't wander very far. Ervin has been very accommodating and friendly. Thank you Ervin and Lena we hope to return.
Mr & Mrs Caton

A lovely stay at Bolara thanks to Ervin's kind attention. The best place is by the pool with a glass of local wine enjoying the stunning views. We have had a wonderful relaxing time in picturesque surroundings. The Istrian people are very friendly and welcoming.
Mr & Mrs Parry

We took a bit of a chance booking the last week of the season, as we weren't sure what the weather would be like, or what would be open. It turned out to be a great choice, as with the exception of one rainy day the weather was blissful. Istria is breathtakingly beautiful at this time of year. The trees throughout the Mirna valley are turning red and yellow and driving up the winding roads to the hilltop villages is absolutely spectacular. For most of the week we've just sat and read and taken in the view. We came here to relax and we couldn't have chosen better. Ervin has been an extremely attentive host, ensuring everything is perfect. Thank you for creating such a perfect place to escape to.
Nick and Chris Hunn

The owner, Ervin, was very helpful and informative and albeit that we were 1.5 hours late, due to a flight delay, was waiting for us when we arrived at 11.00pm. The welcome pack was excellent and contained an excellent variety of beverages and food. Every need was catered for including a complementary bottle of wine and mid week check and towel change. All in all an excellent and beautifully secluded villa and a romantic location for couples.
D Hacker

We have had a lovely week at Bolara. This was our first time visiting Croatia, and we will definitely be back. On recommendation from Ervin and other tourists, we ate at Santa Marina restaurant. It doesn't look much from the outside, but the food was delicious. We also ate at Basita in Grozjnan, again very good. The villa itself had all the amenities we required and Lina came to clean once during the week we were here. Overall a lovely break and sad to leave.
Neil and Carlene Crust

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