Croatian Holiday - Avoiding Booking Fees

Croatian Holiday - Avoiding Booking Fees

Nobody likes having to pay extra for their holiday.  Lots of listing sites on the internet charge a traveler’s fee of at least 6% but by booking direct with owners you waive this charge.

So if you or any of your family/friends ever want to avoid this fee you are always welcome to contact me directly to book. We always love to have a returning guest and would also like to offer a discount on any booking which you can extend to friends/family :)

As shown in the photographs, we’ve made many upgrades and improvements since we had our first guests in 2004.  ​ We continue to make annual upgrades and improvements. Year on year we have updated our properties so please check out our new website and view all our self catering apartments at

If Croatia is on your sights for the future get in touch with me, I’m always happy to help with your plans.

Wishing you all the very best for summer 2017.

Alison McDonnell  +353 86 8018264 (Mobile Ireland)
+385 99 6746616 (Mobile Croatia) 


Organic Markets in Trogir and Ciovo

Organic Markets in Trogir and Ciovo

We like to post about the organic markets in Trogir and Ciovo every now and again. It’s a treat.

The market in Trogir has everything you need for cooking in and the bonus is that everything is organic. The fruit and veg is of a different quality in Croatia, no joking, everything just seems to taste better. You could nearly buy a handful of beef tomatoes, put them on the heat and have a beautiful tasting soup half an hour later. Well not quite but it’s a start at describing the quality of the produce in Croatia. A good stock you’ll find in the supermarkets is “Vegeta” (You’ll find it in a blue air tight package).

You’ll find everything from bananas to passion fruits, fresh flowers to figs to alcohol.  The sellers offer an array of cooking oils which are to die for so we highly recommend these. They have some of the most amazing cherries and you’ll get a large bag (1 Kilo) of them for 30 Kuna (€3/€4).

Right beside the market in Trogir you’ll find a number of butchers with meats, fish etc. The veal and beeftek (fillet steak) are some of our guests favourites. Also a fish market is located across the street. It’s advisable to arrive early morning to get a good choice of the best pieces. It opens as early as 6am.

Happy Eating!

Contact me directly for your accommodation needs in Croatia, we’d love to have you as a guest :)



Aer Lingus - 25% Discount on Flights to Split

The lovely people at Aer Lingus are currently offering a 25% discount on flights from Dublin direct to Split.  Get booking before they are gone!