Zaton - Zadar area

sleeps: 8 • bedrooms: 4

Villa Ares - Zadar

In a great location, tucked behind the historical town Zadar, in a quiet part of the lovely seaside village of Zaton - Villa Ares has found it's perfect place. Zaton is a small tourist town located between two historic cities - Nin (2km) and Zadar (15km). It is a unique blend of Dalmatian architecture, pleasant Mediterranean climate, preserved nature, rich cultural and historical heritage and lively tourist everyday life. 

In Zaton there are sandy beaches (1,3km long) in the shade of centuries-old pines which are ideal for families with children. Also here guests have at their disposal plenty of sports recreational facilities and numerous entertainment programs for children, playgrounds and refreshment in the shade of the pine trees. Selection of cafes and restaurants to dine in by the sea are just a few minutes’ drive away.

This impressive newly built villa, with modern architecture and design offers maximum comfort to ensure a relaxing stay. Villa Ares is not only aesthetically appealing with its architecture and stylish decorated interior it is also located in the area surrounded by greenery where peace is guaranteed. Villa Ares is located on an 854m² big property and has 260 m² of living space spread over 2 floors: ground floor and first floor. Villa is fully equipped with modern technology and equipment, and its property is especially proud of a spacious outdoor living area with swimming pool. Villa Ares has 4 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, an open-concept living space with a fully equipped kitchen, living room and dining room. The villa is suitable accommodation for 8 people.

Ground floor of Villa Ares is the central part of the villa – here you will find spacious living room equipped with a LCD TV and a seating set. Fully equipped kitchen is separated by a bar and here is also dining area with large table for 8 people. On the ground floor there is an additional toilet to ensure the privacy of the private bathroom. On this main floor you also have one double bedroom with en-suite bathroom. From the ground floor the stone staircase are connecting the first floor of the villa, and here where you will find 3 more modern bedrooms. All bedrooms are comfortable and spacious with an en suite bathroom, air-conditioned, equipped with SAT TVs, and a private or shared terrace which is great for enjoying a morning coffee and taking in the countryside views.

The spacious heated outdoor swimming pool with counter-current swimming is great to cool off after lounging in the sun whilst the inviting BBQ and covered dining area is ideal for dining al fresco and enjoying a cold beverage. Even the youngest guests will find entertainment in this beautiful home as there is access to games facilities.

If you wish to explore more of the local area Villa Ares is the perfect bolt-hole for couples and families alike looking for a Dalmatian retreat close to historic towns and attractions. Renowned as the first political, religious and cultural center of medieval Croatia, Nin has now mined its rich seams of history and assets for the purpose of promoting tourism. In the once-royal city, 15 kilometers from Zadar, are the largest healing mud deposits in Croatia. They are located along the Kraljičina plaža (Queen's beach), which got its name because it was a favorite beach of the wife of the first Croatian king, Tomislav. If you want to find peace, crystal clear sea, clean sea, shade of pine forests, unforgettable sunsets, then Zaton and Villa Ares are the perfect place for your vacation.

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Distance to the sea: 1km - Zaton
Distance from the beach: 1km - sandy beach
Distance to the town center: 580m Zaton; 12km Zadar
Nearest shop: 550m
Nearest restaurant: 135m
Nearest airport: 23km
Marina: 12km


Zadar region has many beautiful beaches, and the part from Zaton to Nin is known for the sandy ones. When you go past Zadar and travel a bit to the north and west, to Zaton, Privlaka and Nin, you will find many sandy beaches that are ideal for holiday with children and for those who enjoy sand entrance to the sea. This part of Zadar region has always been known for its sand shores and warm waters and it is no wonder that many people choose to spend their summer holiday in a villa in Zaton, overlooking the beaches and the sea. Among the small towns and villages that line after Zadar, Zaton is the most popular one with those tourists and local people that enjoy spending their summer time at a sandy beach. Zaton is hence very popular tourist destination for families and there are plenty of apartments, houses and villas that can be booked for holiday. Since there are many newly built rental properties, it is easy to find those that are well equipped and have additional offer such as swimming pool or sauna. Villages such as Zaton or Nin are great if you wish to be near a bigger town and still enjoy the peace and quiet of a small place. It takes just a 10 to 15 minutes to reach Zadar by car or a bus and enjoy the bustling city life and events of the north Dalmatian centre. Yet, when you are into something less hectic, you can just return to the relaxed atmosphere or quiet afternoon in your villa and soak up the sun. Over a thousand years old, Nin is the oldest Croatian royal town, the cradle of the Croatian state and it is called the Croatian Bethlehem. The Nin bay hides a strange and unusual heritage: sandy beaches, medicinal mud, salt pans, a rich bird life and rare endemic plants... Excellent geographical position offers a number of possibilities of visiting exciting places, from national parks to fishing villages. Zaton and Nin are close to best Zadar area landmarks like Paklenica National Park, Zrmanja river, Velebit mountain range nature park. Therefore, if you like sandy beaches, relaxed atmosphere and at the same time to be near a bigger town such as Zadar, do not hesitate and come.

Facilities and amenities

  • Living area: 260m²
  • Lot size: 854m²
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Toilette: 1
  • Sleeps: 8
  • Heated swimming pool with counter-current swimming (32m²)
  • Fully air conditioned
  • Floor heating
  • SAT TV
  • BBQ
  • Hairdryers
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Children playground



  • Living area
  • Dining area
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Toilette
  • Double bedroom with en suite bathroom


  • Double bedroom with en suite bathroom and balcony
  • Double bedroom with en suite bathroom and shared terrace
  • Twin bedroom with en suite bathroom and shared terrace


  • Swimming pool 
  • Outdoor shower
  • Open space with a dining table
  • Outdoor living area with seating and swings
  • BBQ
  • Children playground
  • Private parking

Included in price

  • Tourist tax
  • Change of bed linen every 7 days
  • Change of towels every 4 days
  • Pool maintenance
  • Garden maintenance 
  • Welcome package
  • Internet access
  • Parking space

Price & obligations


356,00 €376,00 €427,00 €487,00 €636,00 €662,00 €493,00 €291,00 €

  • Refundable safety deposit - 400 Eur
  • Minimum stay: 7 nights 
  • Arrival days: Saturday
  • Check in: 15.00; Check out: 10.00 am
  • Pets are not allowed


  • Advance amount for confirmation: 40%
  • Balance due date: 60 days before arrival
  • Where the Booking is made less than 60 days before arrival: Rental fee shall be payable in full


  • Private chef
  • Luxury car rental
  • Boat or motor yacht rental
  • Private transfers
  • Luxury tailor made tours
  • Babysitting