CROATIA’S VILLA SANTO SPIRITO

Lopud, Croatia

This AirBnb listing hosted by Baki is one beautiful gem in the  historical land of Croatia. Situated on a majestic promontory with amazing views of the Adriatic Sea, this cluster of 15th century buildings create a compound of total privacy. Relax in the olive groves or wander down to a private swimming point, if you are looking for a secluded timeless world, you can find no better.

The gardens include olives, an orange garden, lemon and vegetable garden and chickens. A meandering path through the garden stretches down to the water. There are wonderful rocks to swim from or you can dip in a private splash pool below the main terrace. Bedrooms are all air conditioned.

Guest can feel totally private in the entire compound, safe behind stone walls and solid gates. There are several paths that can take you to other points of interest on the island, or directly down to the harbor where most of the activity occurs. On this side of the island there are many rock beaches to swim from or two sandy beaches one in the village and one on the other side of the island.

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In case with additional request or inquiries, the caretaker is but 30 meters away and is ready to assist with anything  the guest needs; be it dinner reservations, excursions to the other islands or information regarding the area and its history.
Access to the island can be by ferry from Dubrovnik (60 minutes) or by water taxi (20 minutes). Door to door, the journey from the airport to the harbor is around 1 hour if by taxi and speed boat. The island has basic food shops, fresh fruit and vegetables, a delicatessen and a bakery, but the host encourage guests to inquire this through their caretaker/manager, who can help purchasing and deliver at a reasonable fee and have those necessities the guest wish before arrival. A cleaning lady is included 3 hours per day and she can assist with the breakfast preparation as well as for laundry and ironing.
Croatian white and red wine can be purchased from the host cellar and also some wonderful olive oil from the host’s olive trees can be used by the guest. There is also a chef available on request and the caretaker can help with restaurant recommendations and reservations. He can also suggest excursions to other islands and arrange transport. In the village on the other side of the harbor there is a hotel with a full spa, squash and tennis courts, all available for a fee.
The villa is designed by Steven Harris Architects.
And you can book your stay by clicking the box below.