Stepping out of the car and seeing Bolara 60 for the first time pretty much took my breath away. It oozed character, warmth and authenticity, and this feeling lasted the entire stay. The local cuisine is so, so delicious (fresh olive oil and wine right on the doorstep), whether we ate out or were cooked …

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Everything about Bolara 60 is exquisite: the beauty of the building, the use of wood and stone, and its unique character. Everything has been designed and maintained with such care and attention. The surrounding area has much to appeal to your every whim, whether that’s indulging in local truffles or wine, hillwalking, swimming in the …

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Luca & Zack

We loved staying at Bolara 60, picking (and eating) plums straight off the trees in the garden, and cooking with Anna. There is a special scorpion bashing mallet (just in case!) but sadly we didn’t see any – maybe next time.


Truly outstanding. The hosts have created the perfect setting to enjoy Istria, the house is wonderful, fantastically renovated showcasing the expert craftsmanship of the locals and has a warm, welcoming and relaxing atmosphere. I would say the house is even nicer in reality than the photos suggest. The surrounding area is equally beautiful and locals …

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Cassia & Olly 2

The rooms are elegant and simple. Everything is beautifully thought through, both as to its appearance and purpose, with a strongly independent taste. The house is so well arranged without being precious and fits in perfectly to the landscape. We were there for just three days – but left feeling deeply rested and well fed, …

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Bolara 60 is a true sanctuary. We had a wonderful and very relaxing week here. The house is set into the hillside surrounded by beautiful countryside, well away from any main roads so there’s just the sounds of the birds for company. It’s dreamy! Anna & Matt are very knowledgeable about the local area and …

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Bolara 60 is a peaceful, beautiful, happy and welcoming home. The rooms are delightful and the food was excellent. Looking forward to trying the winter fare! Matt and Anna are great hosts and seem to love sharing their home. Top star rating!

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