We booked the site's premium accommodation after carefully researching on the Internet. We wanted somewhere with fantastic pool facilities, having stayed at Bella Italia last year, but also with a higher standard of accommodation. The premium offered a small pool for every 6 or 7 mobile homes, which we thought was ideal because the children would be able to use this without making a separate visit across to the main pool facilities. We travelled with my brother and his family, so this was ideal.
We were not disappointed with the accommodation which was of a high standard as it was new this year. It was very clean. The only thing I would say is that there is no oven, just a hob, so we thought cooking would be challenging, and no barbecue either. However, prices are so cheap, this did not really matter, as we regularly ate out, both on and off the site.
The small pool we thought was fantastic, although sharing with 7 other families meant that it was often crowded, or we just waited until it was more empty. Without this pool, the facilities would have been extremely compromised, as the main pool area is not adequate for the number of visitors. It consists of a paddling pool with a pirate ship and slide, a deeper pool nearby and a larger pool lower down. Considering the size of the site (it's huge!) this was not enough. The sea is nearby and it's crystal clear, although the 'beaches' are rocky - there is no sand.
About 1 week into the holiday (we stayed for 17 nights) our children suffered tummy upsets and there began a catalogue of infections, including eye, stomach, nose, throat and ear infections. The adults too suffered but to a much lesser degree. In the end I went to see the doctor on site because my daughter had been in considerable pain during the night with her ears. He prescribed some medication and said only to swim in the sea. This was a huge disappointment seeing that the pool had been a big reason for choosing this site, but we did avoid it for the rest of the holiday. I went to see the campsite management, who did have all the certificates for the pool water which had been tested, but this is done every few days not daily. There seemed to be surprise that the doctor on camp had advised avoiding the pool, and I only hope I have not caused any trouble for him.
There are a few places to eat on site, many bars, a supermarket, water sports etc which do offer plenty of variety in terms of what to do. We enjoyed the local towns of Umag and Novigrad and also Porec. We went on a boat trip which was very slow. It went down to Rovinj and I would choose a shorter trip in future as we spent too much time on the boat.
All in all, I would return to Croatia, but not to this site until the pool facilities are made considerably bigger to reflect the size of the site.
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