The Valamar Isabella Island Resort offers just the right balance between laidback and lively. It’s set on a secluded island, while being just a whizz across the water from the mainland.
This resort is set on a tiny traffic-free island, just off Porec’s mainland. The island’s carpeted with trees, so there’s a real castaway feel about the place. That said, there's a boat that runs regularly to and from the mainland.
Everything’s really modern – think contemporary furniture in typical Mediterranean shades of the earth and the ocean. You'll have your pick of the main building rooms and the garden studios, which come with a modern minimalist style.
The island has plenty of spots for sunbathing, including sandy sweeps looking across to the terracotta-topped town, as well as a few private stretches. Read more ››
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Buffet breakfast and dinner.
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Outdoor activity pool
The main pool is where all the activities happen throughout the day, to keep you and your family entertained. On the sun terrace there are sunbeds, parasols and pool towels for your use.
Hotel animation team programme
The team here organises a range of daytime activities and sports, plus evening entertainment, including live music.
Open for breakfast and dinner with live cooking stations.
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Main Building Superior Twin Room with Sea View and Balcony
These superior twin rooms come with a balcony overlooking the sea. You’ll also find a double sofa-bed suitable for an adult or 2 children up to 13 years old in the bedroom. Plus, you’ll have air-conditioning from May to October and Wi-Fi* access.
Main Building Superior Twin Room with Sea View and Balcony
These superior twin rooms are designed with a contemporary style. There’s a balcony overlooking the sea. You’ll also have air-conditioning from May to October and Wi-Fi access. You’ll also find 1 extra bed in the bedroom which is a sofa-bed only suitable for a child.
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If you are going to this hotel on holiday you are in for a REAL treat. It is SUPERB. It is in a brilliant location on the Sveti Nikola island. The hotel own the whole island, so guests have it to themselves. We went there early May 2017. You get there by the excellent (free) Ferry service that is just walk-on, walk-off...EASY. The reception area is immaculate and the staff very friendly and professional. In fact ALL the staff at the hotel couldn't be nicer. They are all extremely hard-working yet really, really friendly - their friendliness is 100% GENUINE too, not just 'put on' for the guests. You can tell as they are the same speaking 'off the record' when they were not at work when I saw some of them on various occasions around Porec. I cannot rate them all highly enough - thank you. The hotel itself is spotlessly clean. We had a twin superior room on the 2nd floor facing Porec - what a superb view. The rooms are comfortable with nice balconies. The food at breakfast and dinner was excellent. Plenty of choice for all tastes, most courses freshly cooked in front of you by 5 or 6 chefs. Again, the restaurant staff are SOOO nice. Really helpful and friendly. Swimming pool area was great too - literally HUNDREDS of sunbeds over the whole island. Great pools too. It takes about 20mins to have a (steady) walk around the whole island - it is beautiful. If there is one negative (and it is a minor one) it is the drinks packages. There are four options and they are confusing to work out exactly what you get for each. Also, you MUST purchase three days en bloc. My suggestion would be to just be able to buy the package for the whole week and include ALL drinks (except the top brand drinks - I understand why they couldn't be available), or.......make the hotel a true, 'All-Inclusive' hotel! Anyway, my final comments are that this hotel is a DIAMOND, one of the best we've ever been too and we have travelled a LOT. Porec is lovely and just 2mins away via the regular ferry that runs every 15mins up to midnight. The staff are EXCELLENT. We will be booking up again for next year in the coming weeks. Thank you Valamar!More
When I arrived at the harbour to get the boat over to the hotel I fell in love. Everything was so clean and bright and beautiful and the hotel on the island looked so impressive! The boat trip to the island was less than 4 minutes. The entrance to the hotel was gorgeous and everything was new and pretty modern and beautifully decorated. The staff were helpful and got us into our room pretty much straight away. When we got to the room I fell in love even more. Lots of storage and beautiful decor. Everything was clean and perfect. The bathroom was such a cool design with the frosted glass doors to the shower and toilet, where when you 'open' them you close off the entire bathroom. The balcony was lovely and we upgraded our room so we could get a view of the Harbour and the town of Porec. We managed to see the sunrise as well one morning from behind the town. Good hairdryer provided and plenty of hangers for our clothes. Wifi in the hotel was amazing, had wifi everywhere on the island and even managed to get onto it on the mainland whilst sitting outside a cafe! Completely free and no faff with having to sign up to anything, just connect and go! The grounds were beautiful and they offer trails around the island which we completed all three. First we walked around the edge of the island where there were beautiful little beaches all around. Mainly pebble beaches or rocky beaches but one nice sand beach. Also walked through the little woods in the middle of the island where there were lots of birds and was a lovely walk. The whole island is very green with lots of plants and trees that although look beautifully natural, seemed well kept. The pool was so much fun, we spent most of the time in the main activity pool and was pretty quiet at this time of year so more sunbeds were free than were taken, we managed to get our favourite spot everyday. The slides in the pool were so much fun! No staff watching so if your a big kid like me and my other half you can have a lot of fun and be silly but maybe keep a close eye on children going down them. Every time you go up the ramp to get to the top of the slides you always see little lizards scurry away which was so cute! Looks like there is a lazy river in the pool but it doesn't actually move which was a shame would have been quite nice. The spa was ok, looks very lovely but we did get a little bored once we were there, would be much better if they had a Jacuzzi/hot tub and the pool was colder than the outside pool so you couldn't sit and relax in. But it was very cheap - think it only cost around Â£8 for 3 hours which we were happy with. The infinity pool on the other side of the island was sooo beautiful. We didn't actually get in until the last day and as we got in around 5pm it was just amazing, to see the sun starting to go down reflecting on the sea. Was just unbelievable. This pool is saltwater and there are little underwater massage beds but the water was too deep here to sit on them as you just float off! The food was nice, breakfast was really good and there was a large selection for Dinner. There were a couple of days that I couldn't find much to eat but I am pretty fussy! The staff were friendly in the restaurant however sometimes we finished our meal before we were offered a drink. The boat to and from the island was very prompt. The TUI rep was helpful and able to answer many questions. There looked like there was lots of activities for children and families and exercise to take part in every day which two lazies like me and my boyfriend didn't take part in so can't offer an opinion on them. They also had a mini golf course which was a little run down but a great basketball court and other watersports activities you can try out. Overall I would highly recommend this hotel to anyone! We went at a quiet time of year which we loved, looks like it gets super busy at high season but we loved every second of it!!! Everyone needs to visit here!!More
Probalbly the best place to stay in PoreÄ
Situated on Island Isabella hotel is well rounded story that can offer fun and pleasure. Island is all one single hotel zone, and hotel boat can take you to mainland of required. But you have everything you need on the island. If you are for a swim, you can choose between several pool areas (for both kids and adults) on Island or use one of many beaches. Rooms are large and comfortable, staff is super friendly. Hotel food is surprisingly good and offers large variety of meals.More
Amazing family vacation
Most amazing family weekend. Beautifull nature, beautifull hotel and resort, beautifull people. This family and kids friendly hotel gives you everything you need to relax, enyoj and learn if you like. Will come back again soon for sure. Many thumbs up.More
Very nice hotel with a great service
Rooms look great, clean and exclusive. I was very satisfied. And the terrace was huge, with a great view of the coast. Customer service is very polite and helpful. Most of all, I liked the food in a hotel restaurant. Great choice for anyone and very tasty.More
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