We stayed for a week in the bougainvillea apartment and would highly recommend both the accommodation and commend the hosts for creating such a lovely holiday environment. Marija, her husband and mother are friendly, accommodating and charming, always on hand to help without being intrusive.
The apartment is decorated by Marija's lovely, summery artworks and the fresh, personal decor really suits the location and climate. The beautiful shuttered windows look out to the sea from every room - it is a real pleasure to be brushing your teeth to such a view!
We spent many hours on the terrace overlooking the sea, lying in the deck chairs or lolling on the giant swing lounge listening to the waves. It takes 2 minutes to get to the rocky cove just below the terrace and 5 mins down stairs to a beautiful beach (the restaurant on the beach serves fantastic food) both with gorgeously clear water. It is a 15 minute walk into the old town of Dubrovnik however there are local buses if you're feeling lazy. Marija told us about the green markets in the old port (a 15 min walk - we were able to easily and inexpensively stock up for the week) and offered help should we want to take any day trips (we only managed Lokrum this time but will be venturing further afield on a return visit).
There was a negative comment about check out times and payment from a previous guest however i must clarify that we found the check-in/out times perfectly reasonable and payment options were easy to manage - having stayed at private rental apartments all over europe we found neither to be nusual or difficult. We had a wonderfully relaxing and easy going week and would certainly pass on details on staying here to friends and would most certainly return ourselves.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- My home is fifty years old stone made house situated on an ancient lava cliff directly by the Adriatic sea, surrounded with lush evergreens and Mediterranean flowers, with direct access to the beached and only a ten minute walk to the center of the Old City.Our idea is to offer you; The Residential flat with 3 bedrooms, two bathrooms, living room, kitchen with dining room, 3 terrace, spectacular sea view and also two cosy apartments, next door, so you can bring with you all your family or your friends and enjoy together your holiday. ... more less
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