Best food and wine hotels in Istria, Croatia

It’s no secret that Croatia and mainly Istria is booming as food and wine region. Numerous wineries and small family restaurants can be found everywhere, but if you wish to spoil yourself in “all in one” combo package here is the list of best wine and food hotels in Istria, Croatia


Heritage Hotel San Rocco

Heritage Hotel San Rocco ****

Featuring a gourmet restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool and a spa area, Heritage Hotel San Rocco is set an 18th century building in the picturesque Istrian village of Brtonigla. Free WiFi access is provided in all areas.

All classically furnished units are air-conditioned and come with a flat-screen satellite TV, a safe and a minibar. Private bathrooms are equipped with a shower or a bathtub, free toiletries and a hairdryer. Bathrobes and slippers are provided for your comfort.

The gourmet restaurant San Rocco serves seasonal dishes based on locally obtained products, while the nearby Primizia Food and Wine serves more casual fare in a relaxed setting. The spa area in San Rocco Heritage Hotel features an indoor pool with natural light, a hot tub and a sauna. Access to the spa area is provided free of charge upon request. There is also an outdoor pool with a lounge area, complete with parasols and loungers.

The hotel also features bike rental and a bike storage, while the surroundings are full of picturesque cycling trails. Other popular activities include nature walks, hiking and swimming. The nearest beach is 5 km from the property.


Wine Residence Cattunar

Wine Residence Cattunar *****

Situated in Brtonigla, 3.8 km from Aquapark Istralandia, Wine Residence Cattunar features accommodation with free bikes, free private parking, a seasonal outdoor swimming pool and a fitness centre. Featuring a shared lounge, the 5-star hotel has air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, each with a private bathroom. The property offers bike hire and features a garden and sun terrace.

At the hotel, the rooms are fitted with a desk and a flat-screen TV. All rooms will provide guests with a wardrobe and a kettle.

Guests at Wine Residence Cattunar can enjoy a buffet breakfast.

The accommodation has a wellness area which includes a sauna and a hot tub.

Speaking German, English, Croatian and Italian at the reception, staff are always at hand to help.


Wine & Heritage hotel ROXANICH

Wine & Heritage hotel ROXANICH ****

Wine & Heritage hotel ROXANICH has a restaurant, seasonal outdoor swimming pool, a bar and garden in Motovun. Boasting family rooms, this property also provides guests with a terrace. The accommodation features a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, room service and free WiFi throughout the property.

All rooms are fitted with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a kettle, a shower, a hairdryer and a desk. At the hotel rooms are equipped with a wardrobe and a private bathroom.

Guests at Wine & Heritage hotel ROXANICH can enjoy a buffet breakfast.

The spa and wellness centre at the accommodation features a hammam and a sauna.


Meneghetti Wine Hotel and Winery – Relais & Chateaux

Meneghetti Wine Hotel and Winery – Relais & Chateaux *****

Spreading on 120,000 square metres, among Istrian vineyards and olive groves, the luxurious Wine Hotel and Restaurant Meneghetti provides an oasis of nature. The elegant rooms and villas are combined with the ultimate Wine & Dine experience. An outdoor and indoor swimming pool are at guests’ disposal.

The interiors offer a mixture of modern and antique. Free WiFi, LED satellite TV, air conditioning and the elegant touch of Frette sheets add luxury and comfort. In the tastefully decorated bathrooms guests will find the finest Croatian toiletries, enriched with the scents of Mediterranean herbs and oils.

The gourmet à-la-carte restaurant offers unique creations of Meneghetti chefs that combine modern cooking with healthy recipes and highest quality ingredients. Cooking and sommelier courses can be organised upon request.

This authentic Istrian house is an ideal place for jogging, bike tours, long walks or lounging by the pool. A sauna, both indoor and outdoor swimming pools, as well as an onsite fitness centre can be used free of charge.

The colourful coastal town of Rovinj can be reached in just 20 km, while the nearest airports are in Pula, 20 km away. The Trieste Ronchi Airport is 140 km from Wine Hotel and Restaurant Meneghetti.


Relais and Wine San Tommaso


Relais and Wine San Tommaso ****

Relais and Wine San Tommaso has a restaurant, seasonal outdoor swimming pool, a bar and garden in Bale. Each accommodation at the 4-star guest house has garden views and free WiFi. Free private parking is available and the guest house also features bike hire for guests who want to explore the surrounding area.

At the guest house, rooms are fitted with a desk, a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, bed linen and towels. The rooms at Relais and Wine have air conditioning and a wardrobe.

Guests at the accommodation can enjoy a continental or a buffet breakfast.

Relais and Wine San Tommaso offers 4-star accommodation with a hot tub and terrace. The area is popular for cycling, and car hire is available at the guest house.



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