Villa Meneghello

Hvar Island, Croatia

Facilities

  • Dining: Both apartments have fully equipped kitchens and indoor and outdoor dining areas; basic provisions are supplied and a private chef can be hired on request. The apartments also share an outdoor dining, kitchen and BBQ area, and there are plenty of restaurants nearby
  • Communal areas: Each apartment has a lounge area and terraces/verandas. The villa is surrounded by tropical gardens overlooking the sea below
  • Internet Access: Free WiFi throughout
  • Swimming Pool: The 24m2 heated pool is shared between the 2 apartments, with hammocks and deckchairs for lounging on
  • Spa Treatments: None
  • Recreational: There's a ping-pong table and bikes to borrow. Both apartments have music systems and home cinema systems with DVD players
  • Weddings and Celebrations: Not suitable
  • Meetings/Functions: Not suitable
  • Disabled Access: None
  • Pets: Welcome by prior arrangement
  • Languages Spoken: Croatian, English, French, German, Italian
  • Parking: Parking for 4 cars (2 outdoor, 2 in the garage) is available. There's a charge for garage parking

Also...

  • Maid service twice a week
  • The villa has direct access to the sea below

When to go?

Because the island is so popular in July and August, when hordes of Italian tourists flock to the Croatian coast, the best time to visit is May-June or September-October, when you’ll have more of the island to yourself; the temperatures are milder but the sea is still warm enough for swimming.

Author's tips

If you're here in summer, take in a classical music concert in one of Hvar's monasteries and churches, or stand and listen to the Klapa choirs that entertain in Hvar Town's cobbled streets.

Features include:

  • Walk to restaurants (offsite)
  • Welcome hamper
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Towels & Linen provided
  • Laundry service
  • WIFI internet
  • Heated Outdoor Pool
  • Table tennis
  • Bicycles available
  • Cinema
  • Pets welcome by arrangement
  • Off street parking
Save to favouritesPrintMailVilla MeneghelloThe Meneghello family have built a great reputation for creating bohemian-style villas set amidst lush botanical gardens. Their artistic retreat on the islet of [h:CR002:Palmizana] is one of Croatia's most idyllic island hideaways, and in 2007 they purchased this 2-storey villa overlooking the turquoise sea on the edge of Hvar Town to expand their collection. Available as 2 separate 3-bedroom apartments or a large villa, it's a haven for friends or families who want to escape the mainland's crowds. Set in a rocky hillside garden of towering pines and exotic blooms, it feels very private, yet it's only a 15-minute walk into Hvar Town for sailing or glitzy evenings out. The décor is at once eclectic and vibrant, with bright colours and big bold oil paintings filling the walls. The [i!http://www.i-escape.com/hotel.php?section=rooms&hotel_key=CR007#ground!upper apartment] has a harlequin theme of primary colours, whilst the [r:CR007:ground floor] is decked out in a more subdued, black-and-white style. The bedrooms are funky, the living areas light and spacious, and there's an outdoor kitchen for evening BBQs, plus a pool. But for us what makes this villa so special is Dagmar Meneghello’s private art collection. The entire complex is something of a live-in gallery, a homage to modern Croatian art. Dagmar has been patronising contemporary painters and sculptors since the 1960s, and has some 150 pieces on display here. She also has an amazing flair for combining Hvar’s traditional stone and driftwood sculptures with quirky modern design pieces. Very inspiring.

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