San Canzian Village and Hotel

Croatia, Buje

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Boutique Good for Couples Hotel Villas Private Pools

  • Situated in the heart of Istria with beautiful historic buildings and modern furnishings
  • Michelin-recommended restaurant with exquisite dishes
  • Outdoor heated pool with pool bar service in the summer
  • Welcoming wellness zone with a Jacuzzi, sauna, and treatment room

Situated in the medieval village of Mužolini Donji, between Buje and Krasica, San Canzian Village & Hotel offers idyllic natural beauty and tranquillity. What makes San Canzian Village & Hotel so special is its tranquil setting, there is nothing but gorgeous untouched nature surrounding the property, giving you a secluded Croatia holiday with nothing but the very best of its natural peace. 

The hotel is located only 5 minutes from the medieval town of Grožnjan, where one residential property awaits with full hotel services. The historic exterior of the hotel blends seamlessly with the modern furnishings, giving you a luxury Croatia holiday while still upholding the timeless feel of the surroundings. 

The outdoor heated pool is spectacular, and the Michelin-recommended restaurant will have your tastebuds tingling for every meal. The beautiful spa area offers the ideal space to rest and rejuvenate with a treatment room for heavenly massages. 

Hotel child prices apply to ages 3 - 5. The hotel has 28 accommodation units. 


Bars & Restaurants

Luciano Bar

Luciano Bar is one of the most beautiful bars in Croatia. The bistro, wine, cocktail, and pool bar are where you want to be for fresh crisp cocktails mixed to perfection with handmade liquors, syrups, and bitters. The modern design and range of drinks offer the ideal place to relax after a day at the swimming pool. 

Open: 09:00 – 00:00, food available between 13:00 – 23:00

Luciano Restaurant

Luciano Restaurant offers fresh, premium ingredients, cooked to perfection throughout your stay at San Canzian Village and Hotel. The team, led by the talented Chef Pavo Klaric, amalgamate in absolute synergy to bring guests the very best food in Istria. Luciano Restaurant is Michelin-recommended, using traditional Istria dishes as inspiration, the gastronomic experience is out of this world. The tasting menus are the best way to try a little of everything, and the sommelier is onsite to provide the very best pairing of world-class wines alongside your delicious dishes. 

Open: Breakfast (07:00 – 11:00), lunch (13:00 – 16:00), dinner (18:00 – 22:00)

Beach & Pools

Swimming Pool

The outdoor swimming pool offers relaxation and sensational panoramic views of the vineyards of San Canzian and olive gardens. This is the ideal place to sit back with a cocktail while taking in the gorgeous surrounding nature. The pool is heated throughout the year and during the summer, bar services are available. 

Open: 10:00 – 20:00 


Families are welcome at San Canzian Village and Hotel. There is plenty to discover around the grounds and the swimming pool is kept warm all year round for afternoons of splashing fun. 

Spa & Wellness


San Canzian Village and Hotel offers a rejuvenation journey. Starting in one corner, the Finnish sauna is the ideal way to relax. Then onto relaxing in the wellness zone with a luxurious large jacuzzi. Along the way to the next rest area, a hot and cold foot bath will have your feet feeling fresh and boost your circulation. Then it’s off to the treatment room where a range of luxurious services await to help you feel relaxed and renewed.

Activities & Entertainment

San Canzian Village and Hotel is all about providing guests with the best holiday in Croatia. One way they do this is by providing once-in-a-lifetime experiences to explore and savour the very best of Istria. Whether you want to walk through unexplored natural beauty or wander through the historic villages with a stop at some of the best restaurants, San Canzian Village and Hotel offers full and half-day tours and experiences that everyone can enjoy. 

About the location

San Canzian Village & Hotel is located on the closest Mediterranean destination to European countries and the largest Croatian peninsula. The medieval village of Mužolini Donji invites you to savour the exquisite natural surroundings with a true untouched feel. The hotel is situated only 5 minutes from the idyllic hilltop village of Grožnjan and 4km from the town of Buje.

Transfer time

Pula Airport is located about one hour from San Canzian Village & Hotel.
Superior Room

Max 2 adults

Superior Rooms offer one comfortable king size bed and a bathroom.


Deluxe Room

Max 2 adults

Each Deluxe Room features a king size bed and bathroom with a beautiful terrace to soak in your surroundings.


Executive Room

Max 3 adults

The Executive Rooms each offer a king size bed and comfortable living area. The terrace with outdoor furniture is the ideal spot for a morning cup of coffee. One rollaway bed is available upon request for one extra adult.


Family Suite

Max 4 adults

The Family Suite is perfect for a family of four. Each suite features one bedroom with a king size bed and a separate bedroom with twin beds. The balcony offers beautiful views over the garden and there is enough space for everyone to relax.


2 Bedroom Maisonette

Max 5 adults

The 2 Bedroom Maisonette is arranged over two floors. The suite features two separate bedrooms and a living room where everyone can relax together. There is also one sofa bed available for one extra adult guest.


1 bedroom Villa with Private Pool

Max 2 adults

The 1 bedroom Villa with Private Pool is arranged over two levels and features a private heated outdoor pool and private garden. There is a living area and kitchenette downstairs, and the bedroom and bathroom are on the upper level. This is the ideal villa for couples looking for a private romantic getaway.


3 bedroom Villa with Private Pool

Max 6 adults

The 3 bedroom Villa with Private Pool is situated on two levels. The fully equipped kitchen, living space, private garden, heated pool, and open dining area are located on the lower level. The three bedrooms with private bathrooms are situated on the second floor, giving everyone enough room and privacy.


Groznjan Residence

Max 4 adults

Situated only a few kilometres from the hotel in the centre of the village of Groznjan, the Groznjan Residence offers full hotel services from the comfort of your very own small residence. There is a fully equipped kitchen, a sensational terrace, a common living area, and two bedrooms. The free shuttle to and from the hotel throughout the day ensures you won’t miss out on the fantastic facilities. The Groznjan Residence puts you at the centre of the historic hilltop village, perfect for those who want to explore the surrounding area at their own pace.

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Istria at it's finest.

629majaz, Zagreb, Croatia

Tripadvisor review Apr 07 2024
It was our fifth stay at beautiful San Canzian and we loved it as always and looking forward to our next visit. Service at highest level, excellent food and extended wine list, spotless clean. The...
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Small jewel in Istria

SinisaD, Belgrade, Serbia

Tripadvisor review Apr 02 2024
Amazing place in the heart of Istria. Perfect service, veru nice rooms, amazing view, excellent staff, delicious food.from the moment yiu arrive you feel very welcomed. Everything is easy going and...
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