Buqez Vanelus Villas in Croatia

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Buqez Vanelus Villas in Croatia directly at the sea

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The modular design villas are located among olive trees and other Mediterranean vegetation right on the sea shore with breathtaking views of the islands of the Kornati National Park. You are in the private Oikos Buqez Resort where can relax and forget about the daily hectic life.

The resort is the result of the work of architects and landscape designers. It represents a new, modern model of resorts on the Adriatic coast. The villas are set in unspoilt nature, in the middle of a very rugged coastline, with numerous bays covered with pine trees and other Mediterranean vegetation. In Buqez you will find 3 private beaches exclusively for guest of the resort. The villas have a unique artistic look. The design follower minimalistic architecture concept like popular "tiny houses". The handmade, authentic and ecological villas are above standard quality with modern equipment and with huge glazed surfaces. The terraces of the villas are oriented to the west, so the view of the sunset and the islands of the Kornati National Park is permanently guaranteed for you.

Jadranska magistrala 22

23211 Drage, Pakoštane


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Do I have access to the water? What's around?

In Buqez, you'll find 3 private beaches just for you. No matter which villa you choose, you never have to walk across a busy road to the sea, rush in the morning to reserve your spot on the beach, pack for the whole day or be afraid to let the kids go to the beach. 

The villas are located in a bay near the town of Drage. You have your privacy and tranquillity, yet you are close to shops and restaurants in Drage, Pakostane or Biograd na Moru - which are also within walking distance. It is recommended to arrive by car to be able to travel independently to all the great sights Dalmatia has to offer.

Key Facts
  • villas are located in a closed resort directly on the beach

  • breathtaking views of the Kornati National Park

  • 3 private beaches and only a few metres to the sea

  • towns like Drage, Pakostane or Biograd na Moru are easily accessible

sunset Buqez Vanelus Villas


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How many people can fit in the villa? Can I choose from different types of villas?


The villas are designed for 4-6 people, depending on the type of villa. The innovative, sustainable and modular villas were handmade by carpenters from the internationally renowned manufacturer OIKOS of sLOVEnia. There are two types to choose from:

Kover has a 42 m² relaxing indoor space with a private garden and a solid roofed terrace. Large windows with breathtaking views, vicinity to the village and pebble beach combined with the bespoke service and ambience make BUQEZ the ideal place for a relaxing barefoot holiday. Outdoor hammocks, beach daybeds and outdoor showers offer privacy in a luxurious barefoot setting.

Korner has a 36 m² relaxing indoor area with a private garden and a massive covered terrace. Here you can indulge in panoramic views and serenity among olive trees for your perfect Croatia holiday.

Key Facts
  • private accommodation unit with stunning sea view

  • car-free zone within the area to really unwind

  • design in each detail

  • Playstation, paddle board, soundbar and much more



Is there a restaurant in the resort?

There is an inviting beach bar with simple delicacies, freshly tapped beer and cocktails at the resort. It is recommended that you take some basic meals with you before coming to Buqez. You will also find some shops in the villages where you can buy local specialities. A grocery shop is less than 5 minutes away by car. For larger purchases, it is recommended to go to the Plodine shop in Pakoštane and to Kaufland in Biograd na Moru. There is no restaurant in the resort itself. Of course, it is a good idea to explore the surrounding towns and cities to try some Croatian delicacies at one or the other restaurant.

Key Facts 
  • fully equipped kitchen (Samsung fridge, Elektrolux dishwasher, Nespresso coffee machine, own whirlpool and much more)

  • enjoy a delicious barbecue on the terrace with stunning view

  • shop in the nearby grocery stores and taste the local Mediterranean cuisine

  • dine in restaurants with regional delicacies nearby

dinner at the beach at Buqez Vanelus Villas


swimming in Croatia at Buqez Vanelus Villas

What kind of activities can I pursue? Are there any special offers for children?

Besides a day of peace and quiet, the villas also offer many outdoor sports activities. Rent a bike and ride around the largest lake in Croatia - Vrana. A diving or captain's course with real professionalscan also be arranged. It is also highly recommended to take a day trip to the islands of Kornati, where you can snorkel, swim and experience the turquoise waters. Most of the villas also include a paddleboard for even more water fun.

For your little ones, there is a dedicated playground at the resort. Less than ten kilometres from Buqez is also the largest water amusement park in Croatia - Fun Park Biograd - where not only the kids will have a lot of fun.

Key Facts 
  • paddle board included in most villas

  • swimming, hiking, biking and much more

  • fun park Biograd just 15 minutes away

  • Playstation 4+ 

  • trips to Kornati National Park - perfect for snorkeling

3 private guest tips

Get up in the morning, jog along the coast towards Pakoštane. On the way back, pick up some fresh pastries and start the day with the perfect breakfast.

Savour a romantic dinner on the terrace and listen to the sound of the sea and the giggles of the seagulls

Buy some prosecco or whatever you like, sit on the beach and wait for the sunset. The sinking sun over Kornati is unique! 


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