About Villa Vicko Hotel
Accommodation: Hotel Vicko has 58 beds in single and double rooms with view of the sea or the park. Classic rooms are equipped with shower and toilette, air conditioning, phone, satellite TV and a safe. Maritime rooms are equipped with all the basics but also have a balcony with sea view.
Facilities: hotel guests have 24 hour guarded parking, an exchange office and beach with chairs, parasols and shower available. One of the appealing characteristics of this hotel is the typical CROATIAN BREAKFAST with original hot and cold dishes from Slavonia, Zagorje, Istria, Lika and Dalmatia. The company employs the whole family Katic and many full-time and seasonal staff.
Restaurant "4 FERALA" - a la carte restaurant whose gastronomic tradition dates back to the year 1967 ; its main characteristics are local dishes of the traditional Dalmatian cuisine, ancient recipes based on herbal plants from Velebit, vegetarian and diet dishes as well as classical dishes prepared by the caring hands and big heart of the chef. Some special items of the restaurant for example, are the "Ancient marinades" of oily and white fish served as a cold appetizer, seafood dishes (several types of mussels, shrimp, calamari and fresh white fish from the Adriatic), lamb and veal, steak combined with shrimp and all kinds of meat grilled on charcoal.
Background: the family was originally engaged in fishing and providing accommodation to travellers on an ad hoc basis but on the 12th of April 1990 the families of Vicko and Zoran Katic founded one of the first private hotels in Croatia, the Hotel Vicko, which is based on healthy and original food prepared with medicinal plants from Velebit.
The HACCP system was implemented in the restaurant in 2000 and the ISO 14001 system in the year 2008. The restaurant has throughout its history won numerous awards and was listed among the top 100 restaurants of Croatian in 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2011.
"Villa Vicko had the best restaurant of the holiday but a totally ineffective air con system so was very uncomfortable at night. Lovely location right by the sea though Visit to the quirky but very worthwhile Bear Sanctuary at Kuterevo also to be recommended"
A Freeman, UK, August, 2015