Holiday House Olga

Charming chalet like in a fairytale

Lovely chalet in the green hills of Gorski Kotar, on the doorstep of the National Park Risnjak.

Holiday House Olga is an unique mountain retreat situated in the green heart of Croatia - Gorski kotar region, 700 metres above sea level, in a beautiful and very quiet location looking out over the mountains. The perfect holiday spot for nature lovers. 

The house with 2 bedrooms and for 5 persons is furnished with exquisite taste in a typical mountain-style with wood panelling, paintings with mountain motives, equipped with all modern conveniences - including SAT TV with DVD player as well as WiFi Internet access. A fireplace in the living room makes the winter evenings very cosy, and the under-roof terrace, overlooking the garden is perfect for barbeque evenings in the summer.

The weather here in the mountains is always cooler which is definitely refreshing. Great escape from searing heat on the coast which is only 30 km from the Holiday House Olga.

The restaurant of the National Park "Risnjak" is only 500 m away from the house and it offers a regional mountain cuisine with game dishes, trout, wild forest mushrooms, berries, and other local products.

National Park Risnjak with its highest peaks Veliki Risnjak (1.528 m) and Snježnik (1.506) is the most heavily forested region of Croatia, about 15 km inland from the Adriatic Sea. It covers an area of 64 km2. During the visit to the national park is worth to see the source of the river Kupa – the hydro geomorphological natural monument. In this region you can see wild animals such as bears, wolves and lynx.

An outstanding destination for outdoor enthusiasts and those who just want to relax in a peaceful setting, in a beautiful mountain surroundings.

4 reasons why to stay in Holiday House Olga

  1. Exceptional location of the house - in an oasis of peace and quiet, in the middle of highland forests, 30 km from the sea and 300 meters from the National Park Risnjak. Ideal for nature lovers, hikers and bikers wishing to enjoy the comfort of a chalet with a view of the mountains.
  2. National Park Risnjak where you will find a rich abundance of flora and fauna. There are several interesting sporting and recreational activities, which you can enjoy in a unique natural surroundings: hiking, mountain biking, sports fishing, special places for game observation to experience the park’s fauna more closely, must see place is the karst spring of the river Kupa, … We recommend also the educational path Leska - a circular walk trail, 4.5 km long, beginning and ending at the visitor center in Crni Lug. All these will turn your holiday into a very special experience.
  3. Oportunity to enjoy the regional mountain cuisine of Gorski kotar in several great restaurants around. Some of specialities you should try: widely known hunting soup or venison goulash, hot or cold game dishes, polenta with cracklings and sour cream, various meat and fish dishes, a large selection of cheeses, such as famous “škripavac”, wild forest mushrooms with eggs or roasted polenta with broccoli and cheese, desserts made from wild fruit, … We recommend restaurants in Delnice (12 kmfrom Crni Lug), Lokve (by the lake Lokvarsko jezero, 20 km), Fužine (23 km away).
  4. The local eventFruits of the Mountains” - most original and greenest event of Gorski Kotar which offers original range of tourist events and experiences in the period from April to November in various locations in Gorski Kotar combining traditional agricultural, natural and cultural heritage. There are organized Days of - elderberries, strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, herbs, lavender, plums, apples, mushrooms, pumpkins ...The programs offer an excursion in the nature focusing on a specific cuisine and local products, exploring indigenous producers - family farms, the habitats of medicinal herbs and forest products. The ideal combination of recreation and educational tourism.

Service: self catering (private house rental)

Accommodation: house for 5 persons with 2 bedrooms

Equipment:  Holiday House Olga, 66 m2 , type K 5+1

  • First floor: a living room with a seating area, an LCD TV (Satelite-TV), DVD, an extra couch, fireplace, a modern, fully equipped kitchen with a dining table (refrigerator, microwave, electric kettle, stovetop, oven, kitchenware, dishes).
  • Second floor: 2 bedrooms (one with double bed and balcony with the view of the surrounding forest; other one with double + single bed); bathroom with shower, toilet and hairdryer.  
  • There are also two outdoor seating areas: a spacious front terrace with sitting furniture and awning; and an under-roof terrace with barbecue facilities next to the house.
  • Heating.
  • Sound insulation.
  • Walls covered with wooden panels.
  • Cot on request.
  • WiFi Internet (free of charge).
  • Free private parking place.
  • Outdoor barbecue.
  • Child-friendly estate.
  • Pet-friendly accommodation.


  • The smoking in the house is not allowed.
  • The room can accommodate a maximum of 1 extra bed.

Price information & additional costs:


01.01. - 31.12.

 5 persons

85,00 €

  • Price for house rental per night.
  • Maximum occupancy 6 persons.
  • Included in rental price: 13 % VAT, bed linen, towels, final cleaning.

Mandatory extra costs (payment on spot) - tourist tax: 

  • adults 6,00 kn (0,80€) person / night;
  • children 12-18 years 3,00 kn (0,40€) person / night.
  • Children till 12 free of charge.

Additional costs for pets.

Payment on the spot is only possible in cash.

Check-in: 15.00 – 18.00              Check-out:  9.00 - 11.00

Recommended day-trips and activities:

  • Hiking to the peaks Veliki Risnjak (1.528 m) and Snježnik (1.506 m), the highest in the National Park Risnjak. The Veliki Risnjak can be reached only on foot, from Crni Lug (3 h) or from an unpaved road beginning in Gornje Jelenje (1h). On its southern slope is located the mountain lodge „Šloserov dom“. On grassy peak of Snježnik is located a mountain lodge „Albaharijev dom“. There is also an offer for those who opt for less demanding trails. Exceptionally rich network of walking trails that attracts with its beauty, wealth of experience and content.
  • The hydrological phenomenon and natural monument - the spring of the river Kupa - karst spring with thecleanest water and a variable turquoise-green colour, also called the Lake of Kupa. It is 200 m long and 30 m wide. The spring is the one of the many still unsolved mysteries of karst. It is also the one of the strongest, widest and deepest Croatian springs, located in the National Park Risnjak, about 20 km from Crni Lug. The source can be reached by half an hour's walk from the village of Razloge (14 km away from House Olga).
  • Mountain biking /cycling - marked cycle tracks allows you to experience the entire area of Gorski Kotar in several stages – planning your cycling holiday day by day. There are 7 stages ranging from 28-43 km with a total distance of 260 km, from the shortest routes of 4.2 km up to the longest of 40 km.
  • Sports fishing in rivers and lakes - along the rivers Kupa, Čabranka and Dobra; in the lakes Bajer and Lepenica in Fužine; lake Lokvarka in Lokve. For this type of fishing a daily permit is needed.
  • Adrenaline park in Kupjak (about 20 km from Crni Lug): zip line, paintball, suspension bridges, archery, football, zorbing, activities for children, …
  • The stunning natural attractions Vražji prolaz (The Devil's passage) and Zeleni vir (The Green vortex). The trails are 30 km or a half an hour's drive away from Crni Lug. Located in the canyon below Skrad, at 302 m - 649 m above sea level, the area was declared geomorphological reserve 1962. Green vortex is a source at the bottom of a shallow cave whose entrance is surrounded by vertical, high cliffs and a waterfall. The Devil's passage is a 800 meters long canyon, one of the most beautiful Croatian canyons full of wild and romantic beauty. Through a narrow gorge, barely two meters wide, among a hundred meters high rocks, murmurs the mountain stream Jasle. Above the stream, on supports cut into the rock, galleries and bridges have been made for excursionists. An amazing experience.
    Any of the recommended trips can be booked through Just give us a call or drop us an e-mail at . Our local experts will design for you a tailor-made itinerary.

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