WELCOME TO MATIKI, AN ISTRIAN OASIS OF PEACE AND TRANQUILITY!
Casa Matiki is a typical Istrian stone house surrounded by beautiful gardens full of colors and fragrances that allow a pleasant stay. Reconstructed with care, the farm offers a unique and traditional experience of an old Istrian farm with all the amenities for a comfortable holiday.
At Matiki we love animals and our dogs and donkeys are a part of the family that welcomes you and makes your stay unforgettable. Spend your farm holiday away from the crowds in our charming farmhouse and surround yourself with tranquility and green rolling hills.
Situated in the centre of Istria in a beautifull countryside location, Matiki makes an ideal strating point for exploration of wonderful secluded beaches, charming coastal towns, stunning hilltop villages and wineyards of Istria. Or you can spend a restful day reading, chatting or swimming in the pool.
Welcome to Matiki, a place where guests become friends!
Following guest review from Tripadvisor ™ perfectly summarizes what La Casa di Matiki is about.
Reviewed by Nickyblueeye on June 13, 2013
It’s always about expectations. Our expectations for one B&B were not only achieved but they were exceeded on great scale. Yes it is in central Istria, it is relatively small and cosy but that is the whole point. We took “Lavanda” apartment and it is superb choice.
Designed and built like old Istrian house or if you wish Mediterranean house, with beautiful old wood details and great surrounding lavender garden. Inside you get small living room with fireplace, nice kitchen, bedroom and bathroom. Every detail from soap in bathroom to baskets filled with wood for fireplace are giving that old-sentimental-rustic feeling that is perfectly chosen and planned. Bedroom is romantic cosy place with a fireplace view if doors are opened. Also you get superb cleanliness and very well maintained accommodation.
Mrs Sonja is very hospitable and kind lady who prepared breakfast for us next morning. And what do you get? Her homemade jam with freshly baked and hot bread straight from the oven. After that eggs with sage from her garden and espreso from moka. Wow! That was it. No need for fancy coffe machines or dreadful croissants baked and transported from some city bakery. This is what we expect from B&B and in this case you can really feel how much money, energy and above all – love and emotions has been invested into this. And that’s is what is all about – emotions. We will come back again for sure. We’ve found what we were looking for.
Guests can choose among Studio Apartments in the main house, Depandansa Apartments in the garden annex, Lavanda or the new Pergola Apartment. A cosy dining room on the ground floor of the main house is used for breakfast and relaxation. On warm days breakfast is served outside in the charming stone courtyard.
In nature, grownups and children enjoy the animals at House in Matiki. They live in a specially designed stable, so they can enjoy great freedom. Mothers DONKEYS – grayish Donkey with family Maggiolina and black Gina, her son Pinocchio. HORSE, 2 years old, named Sana. Cute SHEEP with their friend, Shepard and keeper, dog Manolo. In the spring our hens proudly parade with their chick in the yard. At the end dogs DIANA and PAKO who are members of our family. They are the first to WELCOME guests who come to Matiki house.
Enjoy the panorama and sunsets at our viewpoint, from which you can see as far as Mount Ucka in the evening and the Alps in the morning.
At Casa Matiki we provide a variety of sports activities for the enjoyment and relaxation of our guests. Our outdoor swimming pool is surrounded by grassy, shaded areas with swings, hammocks and a gazebo for children and adults. Our pool, 5m x 12m has a water filtering system. Pool equipment includes parasols and deck chairs. A gazebo can be enjoyed having lunch, relaxing, and enjoying the peaceful countryside. The entire area is surrounded by old Istrian stone walls built using the traditional ‘dry stone’ technique.
Outside of Matiki our guests take long nature walks into nearby little forests or ride one of our mountain bikes.
Within a short distance from Casa Matiki is swimming in the sea, a water park, zip-lining.
Enjoy Breakfast buffet lovingly made by Sonja with fresh ingredients from her garden and the local farmers. Breakfast buffet includes farm fresh egg omelettes, homemade bread, various cakes, the fruit of the season, Sonja´s original jams, and locally produced meats. Enjoy it in the outdoor courtyard in the summer or by the fireplace in the winter. Sonja´s Breakfast Buffet is the perfect beginning for your day of Istrian exploration and adventure.
Or you can learn how to make bread from scratch, or learn to make delicious fruit jams from seasonal fruits.
During the mushroom season, there is a possibility these delectable forest fruits will be found on your walk through the nearby forest.
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Position on the Map…
GPS: N 45°7,843′ E 13°53,578′