Featured in The Times '50 Best Villas in the Med' 2017
villa is a sleek modern villa that accommodates up to 8 guests in the heavenly seclusion of Porto Rosso, on Lastovo, the sunniest of all the Croatian islands. This property can also be rented with Villa Capan next door, both offering modern open plan living that flows right out through the terrace and into a natural bay that is sheltered from the air currents of the open sea, maintaining a tranquil stillness.
Completed in 2014, this property holds private access to the beach and a mooring on the warm Mediterranean waters, making it the perfect base from which to explore the 45 surrounding islands and the Croatian coastline. Alternatively, you can stay on the property and appreciate the focus on outdoor living, with huge slide-away doors that open onto a private hydro-massage swimming pool, and a terrace with deck chairs and dining table. All of these spaces are pleasantly afforded ample shade thanks to the carefully considered architecture of the house.
The villa houses a fully equipped kitchen and has the benefit of secure, off-road parking where there is a small car for guests to use free of charge. This mountainous island is well worth exploring, steeped in history dating back to medieval times and boasting a rare selection wildlife and natural beauty that forms part of a protected nature park. Lastovo is also revered for the richest fishing waters in the Adriatic Sea and combined with a great local wine industry you can be sure there are some special gastronomic experiences to be discovered!
There is also a private dock/jetty in the front of villa for mooring small boats and for swimming.
A Kia Cee'd available to guests free of charge, but it's also possible upgrade to a Suzuki Swift for €70 per day (payable locally), please ask our team for further details.
Lastovo, With its 46 small islands, 46 churches and chapels, 46 vineyards and surrounding sandbanks, Lastovo is a heaven for lovers of nature, sailing, good food, wine and angling. By the number of sunny days, Lastovo stands for the sunniest island of Croatia.
The village of Lastovo is located on the top of the hill on the northern edge of the Island. Being the largest settlement on the island, there about 900 inhabitants. The island is only 9.8km in length and 5.8km in width.
Above Lastovo village there is the highest peak that houses their meteorological station. From that peak you can see panorama of the eastern part of the Lastovo island as well as the islets of Lastovci (Lastovo Archipelago) and the neighboring island of Korcula.
The island is filled with popular tourist centers situated in charming bays, most famous of which are Zaklopatica and Pasadur on the north coast, Skrivena Luka and Ubli on south coast and Lučica, small port underneath the town of Lastovo.
Skrivena Luka, meaning “Hidden Harbor/Bay” is located on the southern shore of the island. It is a village and small bay on the southern coast of the island of Lastovo. The bay is also known as “Portorus” (Porto Rosso) . Porto Rosso, Lastovo is so secluded that it is not possible to see it from the open seas, it also provides a good place to anchor, as it is sheltered from open sea and strong winds. Our villa is based here, only a stones throw from the sea!
Lastovo Village is an old medieval town with a long and interesting history, surrounded by mountains and forming a natural shape of amphitheater.
The Lastovo Archipelago was declared a nature park due to its mystic beauty, immense landscape value, thick forests and fertile fields rich with ponds, high coastal cliffs, land and sea caves, numerous rare sea and land species.It has a rich cultural and historical heritage – numerous stone churches and chapels, picturesque chimneys and the traditional Lastovo Carnival, but one must not forget local inhabitants, who prove that the coexistence of man and nature is possible with developed environmental awareness.
The island possesses all the basic characteristic of the Mediterranean climate; mild, humid winters and warm, long and dry summers. Lastovo is famous for its wine, once enjoyed by the Roman emperors. It has 46 fields with wine yards and olive-groves, and since the sea surrounding the island is the richest fishing area in the Adriatic, Lastovo truly offers a superb gastronomic experience.
Ferry conections to Island are:
Two times per day from Split Ferry
One time per day from Split speed boat (only passangers)
One time per day from Hvar speed boat (only passangers)
Three time per day ferry from Vela Luka harbour city Korčula ferry
One time per day from Vela Luka speed boat (only passengers)
From Dubrovnik and Mljet two times per week.
Seaplain two times per day from Split
- Large sliding glass walls open to a light and airy living room space that creates a transparency between inside and out.
- Fully equipped kitchen with pantry and dining room for 8.
- Double bedroom with en-suit bathroom
- An elegant staircase leads to a communal hall area with TV and sofa.
- 2 double bedrooms with en-suit bathroom and terrace area from which to enjoy the views of the turquoise sea and the island greenery.
- The second floor holds a snug gallery with double bed and en-suit shower and bath.
- Overflow swimming people (25 m²) with hydro-massage system.
- Plenty of sun loungers and an outside dining table that seats 6.
- Large stone grill
Lastovo is well connected to Split and Vela Luka.
Each day there is a ferry (5 hours) and a catamaran (2.5 hours) from Split. You can also use the Vela Luka port on Korcula. Lastovo is also well connected by ferries from Dubrovnik, Korcula and Mljet, with Korcula being the closest.
As an alternative, you can arrive in Split with your car by taking a car ferry from Rijeka to Split, from Dubrovnik to Split, and from major Italian harbors on the Adriatic coast (Pescara, Ancona, Bari). Note that the availability of transport from Italian ports varies according to season, with more connections being available during summer season (from June until September). Distances from Lastovo Village to: Ubli (10 km) Skrivena Luka (7km) Veliko and Malo Jezero ( Lago) (14 km) Lastovci islets ( Lastovo Archipelago) (3-11 Nm) Korcula island (9.5 Nm)
By seaplane from Split ( flight takes 30 minutes)
Security deposit: €1000, to be paid upon arrival
Arrival time: 4.00 p.m.
Departure time: 10.00 a.m.
End of stay cleaning included?: Included in the rental price
Linen & towels included?: Included in the rental price
Pets welcome?: Upon request
Smoking Allowed?: Not permitted in the villa
Changeover day: Saturday
Internet access?: Wi-Fi connection included
Insurance: It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property.
Maid Service Included