Lika region – guest ranch

Stay at luxury nature resort in the heart of the wilderness. Authentic guest ranch and restorative retreat is hidden inside UNESCO Velebit Mountain Biosphere Reserve, Velika Plana, Croatia. Home of a unique horsemanship, bespoke attention to comfort, service, sustenance, and transformative experience. This guest ranch is an ideal place for adventurous travellers looking for something completely different— laid back environment with an authentic and intimate ambiance. Accommodations feature the best of ranch living with finely appointed amenities to help guests relax after a day of horse riding and other activities.

Accommodation facilities:
• Buffalo Lodge (Slider pic 1 & 2)
An old-fashioned charm and the rustic flavor of frontier living all superbly blended with casual elegance. On the first floor sits bedroom, rustic bathroom with a two-meter-long soaking tub, living room, balcony overlooking the Square, private terrace with mountain views and kitchen. On the second floor, the Lodge is appointed with a luxury suite that includes a sitting area and separate bathroom. The Lodge can accommodate up to 8 people. Self-catering and personal chef service are available in the lodge.


• Casitas (Slider pic 3, 4 & 5)
Casita Stella and Luna represent the finest in the luxury outback living. Each of them consists of master bedroom, working and reading area with cast iron wood stove for cozying up in front with a good book on a chilly evening. Inside, finely appointed with handwoven middle-eastern wool rugs, handmade furniture, extra large duvets (to ensure you stay snug and warm at night), fine linens, embroidered ultra-fluffy towels and plush robes, slippers, hairdryer and natural amenities (shampoo, lotion, conditioner, cotton balls, q-tips).


• En-suite rooms (Slider pic 6, 7, 10 & 12)
Four en-suite rooms there is a maximum comfort with their distinctively arranged interior in which every piece of furniture tells its own story. Two double rooms (Bear Cave, Sweet Grass) and two single rooms (Ponderosa, Wrangler) will cradle you with their carefully appointed furniture, featherbeds, massage showers, uncluttered simplicity and above all nurturing silence as a result of natural, sheep’s wool insulation that is sourced from sheepherders in the valley.


• Lakota tipis (Slider pic 8 & 9)
Being inside a tipi is living a step closer to nature. During the day, a tipi has a mellow even illumination that has never been equaled in a house. When it rains, it is cozy and dry inside while the drumming of the raindrops overhead soothes the soul. Guests staying in tipis have their own detached private bathrooms conveniently located within meters from the tipi. Bathrooms are fully equipped with hot-water showers, toilets, bathrobes, slippers, and toiletries.


• River tents (Slider pic 11)
River tents—safari tents on the river bank. They feature twin bed accommodation and enough room under the beds four your luggage, top-grade cot beds dressed with the finest linens, amenities, private baths, and front porch rocking chairs to relax after a day in the saddle. Bathrooms are detached and are 50 yards away. Each bathroom is fully equipped with hot water showers, wash basins, toilet and a full array of toiletries, including plush bathrobes and slippers to keep you cozy.


Ranch facilities:
With Studio Hall, Saloon, the Square, hot tub, swimming pool, archery range, horse riding arena, tack room, two creeks and a river, there’s plenty of indoor and outdoor space for guests to spread out comfortably. Facilities are designed for fun and relaxation in order to create a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere and allow you to have an unforgettable vacation.


Prices are per person.
*Note: sofa beds available in selected units at 70% of the corresponding rate.
** Bed & breakfast rate includes accommodation and breakfast.
** Half-board rates include accommodation, breakfast, and dinner.
** All inclusive rate includes accommodation, breakfast, dinner, lunch and all scheduled activities.



Included in the prices:
Unique lodging accommodation with the finest amenities.
Children 3 years and younger enjoy a free stay at the ranch.
Access to the heated swimming pool, hot tub, private movie theatre, book, DVD and CD library, board games and evening entertainment.
Free satellite Wi-Fi, valet parking.


Additional activities can be arranged: One day horseback riding, Two hour horseback ride, Wagon ride, Winnetou trail, Canoe Expedition, Hiking.

Meeting point: Ask for transfer or arrive at Velika Plana 5.


River tents
En-suite rooms (Bear Cave, Wrangler)
600,00 kn / 80,00 €
825,00 kn / 110,00 €
1.575,00 kn / 210,00 €
En-suite rooms (Sweet Grass, Ponderosa)
675,00 kn / 90,00 €
900,00 kn / 120,00 €
1.650,00 kn / 220,00 €
Casitas (Stella*, Luna*)
900,00 kn / 120,00 €
1.125,00 kn / 150,00 €
1.875,00 kn / 250,00 €
Buffalo Lodge*
750,00 kn / 100,00 €
975,00 kn / 130,00 €
1.725,00 kn / 230,00 €
Lakota tipis
750,00 kn / 100,00 €
975,00 kn / 130,00 €
1.725,00 kn / 230,00 €


45-15 days before arrival, there is a charge of 40% of total amount

14-7 days before arrival there is a charge of 80% of total amount

7 days or less before arrival there is no refund

Prices in Euros (€) are approximate and may differ depending on daily exchange rate

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