Villa Meneghello

Hvar Island, Croatia

Location
Villa Meneghello is on Hvar Island off the Dalmatian coast, a 15-minute walk from Hvar Town. Hvar is connected to the Croatian mainland by regular boat services from Split.

By Air:
Fly to Split (40km away). You can also fly to Dubrovnik (210km away), though the ferry connections are less good. Click on the links below for a list of airlines serving these airports.

From the Airport
Take the airport shuttle bus to the port, then catch a catamaran or ferry to Hvar island (see below). Once on Hvar, someone can meet you at the port to give you a free transfer to the villa, or you can jump in a taxi; make arrangements when you book.

By Sea:
The most convenient port of arrival is Hvar Town, served by a Jadrolinija catamaran from Split each afternoon through summer (a crossing time of 50 minutes). In addition, the Krilo Jet catamaran runs daily between Split and Korèula, stopping at Hvar Town en-route. Alternatively, catch a Jadrolinija ferry from Split to Stari Grad (several times daily; journey time 2 hours), which is a 20-minute bus ride from Hvar Town.

By Car:
Unless you're planning to explore the region, we wouldn't advise hiring a car as it will probably sit unused for most of your stay. However, if you want the freedom of a vehicle - see our car rental recommendations. There are daily car ferries from Drvenik on the mainland to Stari Grad (a 20-minute drive from the villa) run by Jadrolinija. Parking is available at the villa.

Detailed directions will be sent to you when you book through i-escape.com.

More on getting to Croatia and getting around

Airports:

  • Split 40.0km SPU
  • Dubrovnik 210.0km DBV

Other:

  • beach: 0.1 km
  • shop: 0.5 km
  • restaurant: 0.5 km
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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a bottle of wine and bag of local sweets at time of stay

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