The SpaceVilla St. Marko lies in the center of Selce and is one of the eldest buildings there with the protective status of Ministry of culture. It was built around 1850 and is since then owned by our family. In 2006 it was completely renovated mainly to preserve it, but also to increase the comfort of staying there. The Villa lies only about one hundred meters from shore, the first beach is less then two hundred meters away from the first beach, and a small grocery-store is less then 20 meters away from the front door. The Villa St. Marko was restaured and decorated with a lot of love in a rustic stile. Each floor tells you it's own story through small details and it's interior. The house has four levels, four bed-rooms, four bedrooms, one konoba and a wine cellar - that still looks the same as it did 150 years ago, 3 balcony/terraces - one with a beautiful view at the old town and the island Krk.
In Villa St Marko 8 persons can comfortably enjoy their stay.
On the ground floor there is one bedroom, a small bathroom with a toilette, konoba with an open fireplace and wine cellar.
On the first floor you will find a spacious kitchen and dining room with an exit to the first terrace (15m2) that is ideal for breakfast in the open, a modern bedroom with a small bathroom with shower and toilette.
On the second floor the bedroom is equipped with furniture dated in the 19th century - a spacious bathroom and an exit to a small balcony that faces the north.
Wooden stairs lead you to the third and final floor where you find a spacious bedroom - living room with an exit to the terrace with a beautiful view to the sea, the old town and the island Krk.
Both the terrace on the first floor and the balcony on the third floor are facing the South - use them to lie and enjoy the sun in the privacy of the home.
All floors - except the ground floor (natural air-conditioning) - are equipped with air-conditioning and a terrace and ensure a comfortable stay and a good night sleep. All beds are equipped with linen, and we provide 2 towels (no beach towels) per person. Extra bedlinen is available - unless arranged differently - for a week-change. The kitchen is completely equipped with cutlery, plates, pots, pans, a dishwasher, refrigerator, freezer, toaster, oven and microwave oven and a coffee-machine.
As our house lies in the center of Selce, parking is Street - parking during high season 1.6-1.9 our house guests can get all-day parking tickets for 40 KN (ca. 5,5 EUR) per day. Out of high season parking is free.
Tourist tax 1 EUR/Person/day is charged upon arrival for the whole duration of the booking period.
Visit us and fall in love with the place and the people!
The Croatian coast has its jewelis. One of the loveliest is Selce - a coastal town with a 110 year tourism-tradition.
Once a town of fisherman and stone mansons, over the past century, Selce has developed into an attractive tourist destination. Selce is situated on a picturesque coastline, near Crikvenica and only 35 kilometers south of Rijeka one of the most diverse and beautiful parts of the Adriatic coast.
The mild climate, with over 2500 hours of sunshine per year, an average summer temperature of 25 C and a mean annual temperature of 14 C allows for a pleasant vacation all year round. The clean air and crystal clear sea, with a mean summer water temperature of 23C and a bathing season from May to October, modernly equipped which have been flying the European blue flag for several years, the dive center Mihurić with its diving school, and the many possibilities for water sports are sure to make your summer a lot of fun.
The waterfront, diverse cultural, entertainment and sports events (folklore, concerts, art exhibitions, show programs, fisherman's night, sport fishing and more) will make your stay in Selce unforgettable. Thanks to the climate, Selce is also well known as a rehabilitation center for treating cardiovascular, rheumatic and respiratory illnesses, and includes a physical therapy and rehabilitation center in Therme Selce.
At the guests disposal are numerous restaurants, taverns, pizzerias, bistros, cafes and ice cream parlors, souvenir shops, banks, a post office, medical clinic, pharmacy, boat moor, tennis courts, mini golf, bocce ball courts, handball courts and more.
We can recommend the following walks and one-day excursions
A sightseeing tour of the church of St George and the prehistoric hill-forts on the hill above from which a beautiful view extends to the Vinodol Channel and the valley of Vinodol;
sightseeing of the old town of Selce - Harmica with its ancient narrow streets, the chapels of St Catherine and St John, the parish church of St Catherine, "polaca“;
walking along the seaside as far as Crikvenica and visiting the parish church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary;
a one-day trip to Vinodol and visiting the remains of the Frankopan castles: Drivenik, Grižane, Bribir, Novi Vinodolski;
a half-day's sightseeing in Novi Vinodolski with visits
to the Museum, the parish church of St Philip and Jacob, and the church museum;
a one-day trip to the National Park and famous Plitvice Lakes;
a one-day trip to the National Park Risnjak;
a half-day trip by boat to Vrbnik; panoramic boat trip across the Vinodol Channel and along the coast of Krk.
The facilities of Selce include one-day excursions to its near and more distant surroundings. Selce is a tourist pearl situated in a region that is rich in the choice of entertainment and activity. In the relatively small area of Primorsko-goranska county, there are mountain winter resorts at Gorski Kotar, small coastal towns and the archipelago of Kvarner islands.
Guest AccessGuests have access to whole house. Other Things to NotePlease let us know your exact time of arrival so we can arrange the key exchange.