FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
LIOQA is a boutique 5* private resort comprising 21 luxury villas with a beachfront location and a private marina. It is fully managed by the resort operator providing a genuinely hassle-free solution. The resort offers complete privacy and assured safety within this gated community. Residents can enjoy an exclusive beach club with a restaurant and bar, a lounge area, and two community swimming pools with highly trained staff at your service.
LIOQA Resort is located on the south coast of Ugljan Island – the closest island to the city of Zadar (Croatia).
Size: 4 hectares; orientation: southwest (ideal beach orientation).
The resort has a beachfront location with a maximum distance of 200m from the sea.
From 787 m² up to 1,782 m²
Zadar has an international airport, so you can either use one of several airlines, charter a plane, or fly a private jet into the airport. Otherwise, you can arrive by car and use the short ferry service that takes approximately 25 minutes to get you and your vehicle to the island. The service operates almost every hour.
We plan to build a heliport approximately 2 km from the resort. Starting in 2023, there will be a heli-taxi operator offering five-minute helicopter transportation to the island directly from Zadar International Airport. For safety and privacy reasons, no heliport will be built inside the resort, but the resort staff will provide pickup and dropoff service at the island’s heliport for you and your family.
You become the sole owner of a villa and of a share on the resort plot equal to the m² of your plot out of the 25 plots. Plot adjacent to your villa will be reserved exclusively for your villa and cannot be accessed by anyone else. The same applies to other villas’ plots.
As co-owner, you become a member of the co-owner condominium, which is bound by a management agreement and a community agreement. Being part of a holiday resort differs from urban housing. Single management and linked ownership within the resort ensure unity within the resort, singular landscaping, professional maintenance, and a high level of services for resort clients.
All rights and obligations are explained in detail in the management agreement that you sign simultaneously with the purchase agreement of your villa.
It´s a one-stop shop for taking care of your property regardless of whether you are at the villa, or whether it’s high or low season. A company experienced with hospitality handles resort management, including bookings, check- ins and check-outs, property maintenance, housekeeping, landscaping, security, operation of the beach club and reception, administration of legal and tax obligations for SPVs that own villas, etc. The company also holds the marina and beach licenses.
A smart-technology villa delivered in the floors & doors standard, including fully fitted bathrooms, a high-end kitchen equipped with all appliances, a heated infinity swimming pool, and a fully landscaped plot. Please see an example of our standard equipment for a detailed description of this innovative technology.
You can get in touch with us through an online form on our lioqa.com web page, and one of our dedicated staff members will contact you at your convenience.
Yes, you can add your property to our resort’s rental pool option, and we will offer it on the market and guarantee you the best market price, as well as the best experience for guests who use your property. Resort management also will ensure that no damage is done to your property. Upon request, we temporarily can deposit your personal belongings in the resort warehouse and return them to the villa after guests check out.
Yes. The law allows you to acquire property as a Croatian corporate legal entity. In this case, you would hold 100% of the shares in this company, and you would be the sole owner of the property and the share of the tourist resort plot. Our legal team is ready to explain to you the advantages and potential disadvantages of such ownership. Feel free to ask any questions to help you choose a proper ownership structure.
We prepared a document containing the description of the standard equipment in villas, and you can download an example by clicking here.
We take care of all the legal and regulatory requirements, and we set up the company for you through our international brand legal advisors based in Croatia. In cooperation with resort management, they take care of all corporate documentation, including submission of legal and tax documents. Your ownership is a truly hassle-free experience. If you decide to rent your property, our team not only would manage the bookings for you, but also would take care of all accounting and taxation issues to ensure legal compliance.
Yes, but we are here to help you with that. Whether you are a corporate or private entity, you are obligated to register for a Croatian tax number (OIB, Osobni identifikacijski broj). When seeking an OIB number, the request must be accompanied by a copy of your passport/ID or an excerpt from the commercial register. You do not need to be physically in Croatia to register.
The selling process consists of three main legal documents (contracts):
- a reservation agreement (optional)
- a pre-sale agreement (future SPA) signed online within 30 days of signing the reservation agreement and paying the reservation fee
- a sale and purchase agreement (SPA) signed within 15 days from validation of the final usage permit and other duty administration needed to get your property ready.
We ensure that all documents you sign through our online system are delivered personally by our courier and collected once you sign them. We use the DocuSign™ online contract management service, accepted under EU and Croatian laws as a legally binding signing process.
Yes, we offer you three options: a basic interior package, a premium interior package designed by Marisa Gallo exclusively prepared by her famous Interiorisimo® studio, and an additional option to choose your designer. Our team is ready to coordinate all work needed to make your vacation villa your new home.
To minimize construction activity, after the resort’s completion, our team is ready to help you change your villa’s interior, according to your wishes during construction, but generally, there will be no option to do any loud work after completion of the resort.
We advise all our clients to make reservations only after they are absolutely sure that the particular villa meets all their needs, mainly size and position within the resort. We recommend that you go through the list of construction and finishing materials beforehand, as you’ll be required to agree to them during the reservation process. In any case, our sales team is ready to help you at any stage of the process.
You will need to pass your personal or company details on to our sales team, agree to our reservation agreement and our general terms and conditions, and pay a reservation fee.
The reservation fee for each villa is EUR 25.000, which is deducted from your final purchase price upon signing the future SPA.
After you make a reservation and pay a reservation fee, the property is immediately removed from the sales list and is reserved for you for 30 days. During this time, one of our staff members will contact you to review and online sign drafts of the pre-sale agreement. Consequently, you will be asked to sign all contracts with notarized signatures before returning them to us. We make the sales process as easy as possible for you, such as managing DHL couriers, but you must take some steps on your end to complete the sale successfully.
You pay 50% of the final purchase price within 15 days of signing the future SPA and related documents.
Your reservation fee of EUR 25,000 would be lost, and the property would return to the sales list on the project’s website and to all related brokers’ sales databases.
We do not use installment payments, so you pay the remaining 50% of the purchase price upon completion of the project in Q2 2024.
All live updates from the construction site are available in the construction section on our website and in the client portal.
The client portal is your one-stop shop to check construction status, get lists of materials and appliances, review all changes you requested on your villa, and access all legal documents and user manuals. We alert you with essential updates through notifications and emails during construction.
Estimated date of delivery: Q1 2024.
For EU citizens, we ask for ownership registration once we receive a signed sale and purchase agreement and total purchase price payment. Enrollment in the cadastral register takes up to 30 days. For non-EU citizens, after we receive a signed sale and purchase agreement, we ask the Ministry of Justice and Administration for approval of ownership transfer. This typically takes 30 more days. We handle all administration regarding the transfer. Once the cadastral register issues a land deed, you are the legal owner of your new property.
Yes, but not the whole purchase price. The deposit and the first part of the purchase price (30%) must be credited directly to our account. The rest of the purchase price may be paid using the services of a notary public or bank. The conditions for such a payment will be agreed on in the future SPA, and the SPA and fees for such service shall be borne by the client.
No. We, the developer, cover the actual property transfer tax as per legal requirements of the Republic of Croatia. Real Estate Transfer Tax (RETT) is typically 3% of the purchase price.
Yes, you can rent out the property as much as you wish, but this is possible only through the management company and its own reservation system. The management company takes care of check-in and check-out, housekeeping, safety, and making your villa renting a hassle-free experience while earning money for you.
No, considering that your property is located within a managed tourist resort, you are not allowed to make any changes to the property’s exterior to maintain a smooth and united look for all owners and visitors, as well as to maintain the architectural vision.
The management company holds the license for beach operations. All property owners have the right to use the beach free of charge as part of the agreement when purchasing the property.
Feel free to contact us at any time and our VIP Customer Manager will happily provide you with all information about the LIOQA Resort.