With it’s ideal location in the middle of Croatian Adriatic coastline, Villa TaMana is excellent starting point to visit nearby national parks and many other attractions.

National Park Krka with it’s pristine river Krka cascading over multiple cascades and streaming down to the Adriatic Sea is one them. 

Just 20 minutes drive from Villa TaMana will bring you to the protected nature’s beauty. You can even enjoy swimming in calm waters just aside of the most bottom waterfall, leaving you breathless looking upwards to the river’s cascades in front of you.

For more info you can visit and our friendly hotel’s personnel will give your all instructions how to reach there. 


If you prefer going to the open sea and visit some of Croatian islands, then there is another national park waiting to be explored named Kornati Islands.

Consists of more than one hundred islands and rocks which are suddenly rising out of the sea surface, National Park Kornati Islands are known for its virgin beauty and crystal clear waters.

Enjoy swimming and snorkeling in sapphire blue sea within densest archipelago in Adriatic Sea, or just visit one of many old fishermen’s houses transformed nowadays to the small restaurants serving daily catches of fresh fishes, shrimps and shells prepared on traditional ways, but also offers varieties of international cuisine.

Kornati Islands are just 10 miles offshore Vodice and you can reach them in about one hour by sailing with your rented boat in Vodice harbor or, if you prefer, just take daily trip with one of plenty daily cruising boats starting their cruises from Vodice and relax on their sun deck with a glass of cold local wines, beers or other beverages. To know more of Kornati Islands please visit or

Taking the route westward from Villa TaMana by using the main coastal road will bring you to yet another protected nature’s area and the biggest lake in Croatia known as Vransko Lake. This is the place where many migratory birds taking their rest and is yet another site to be explored for nature’s lovers, which is only half an hour drive from our hotel.

We would greatly recommend to visit probably the most beautiful Croatian National Park Plitvice Lakes. The beauty of many lakes, lot of waterfalls connecting them and surrounding forests will surely leave you breathless. 

Take the highway A1 to Zagreb and you will reach Plitvice Lakes in just over one hour drive. Check out for more and spare one day to visit this beauty of nature, thus taking home one of the best memories from your vacation in Croatia. 

If your family or you would like to have a lot of fun, then there is a Fun Park Biograd waiting for all of you. Visit for more and go to ride the biggest roller coaster in Croatia, while enjoying many more attractions on offer in this largest Fun Park in country. To reach there, choose main coastal road to the west and it will take you about half an hour of easy drive where Fun Park Biograd will be seen on your left side.

Mountains’ lovers will find their interest to visit famous Croatian National Park Paklenica with it’s huge vertical grey rocks streaming out to the sky. Check for more. National Park Paklenica can be reached from Villa TaMana in just over one hour drive using main coastal road to the west.


Lover of electronic music? Than you must visit Ultra Europe in city of Split. Three days event is organized every year in July with top world’s DJs performing on multiple stages with unbeatable sound and scenery. Visit for more. Split is reachable by less than one hour drive from Villa TaMana by highway A1 to the south. Choose connection to highway from nearby city of Šibenik to shorten the distance.



By visiting the nearby old coastal town of Šibenik, you can also do some shopping in the main shopping mall called Dalmare situated on the east side of the town. Don’t miss to visit mystic Chatredal St. James which is also UNESCO heritage and enjoy one of the finest dining around in the nearby famous restaurant Pelegrini, just one of few with Michelin star in Croatia. Take your time also to visit one of the best city’s restaurant Archie which is very casual dining and located in the old part of the town named Dolac, with beautiful view over your dining table to numerous luxury yachts cruising just in front of you, while enjoying specialties of chief cook’s daily prepared fresh meals, or just stop shortly at famous fish fast food restaurant Šešula, only about 50 meters ahead and taste traditional dalmatian fish dishes, whilst siting just meter or two from the sea and all this is situated inside a small local fishing harbor.

And if all of this is not enough, how about to jump to small town Tribunj, which is very close to Vodice and bet on your favorite in donkeys’ race and wait to see how you helplessly losing a round of drinks from your family or friends, when your beloved favorite stops in the middle of the race and won’t move one millimeter ahead, or just turn 180 degrees and start running backwards to the starting line. The Race is held every summer in August. Don’t miss it, if you are around.


Prefer just to spend your vacation in Vodice? No problem. This small and cute coastal town will offer you variety of beaches, fine and casual dining restaurants, bars, night clubs and many more, which are all within walking distances from us.

And when the night comes to take the rest from all activities, we are just five minutes walk away from vibrant town’s centre, warmly welcoming you in quiet and friendly atmosphere of your home away from home, Villa TaMana.

Plan your vacation carefully to get most of it and if you have any issue to ask, we will be happy to answer any request you may have. Simply drop an e-mail to our address: and we are always there to help.

Maybe we’ll see you this summer, but if not, we are using this opportunity to wish you a pleasant vacation in Vodice from all of our personel which are taking care of this small, family run apart-hotel Villa TaMana.