Sir Simon Rattle
For Luxurious peace and quiet
“My family and I have stayed two years running in the Olive Bay Retreat. A beautifully laid out house and garden with a swimming pool, leads on to the rocks and straight into the Adriatic. For luxurious peace and quiet and wonderful surroundings, you could not do better. Croatia has the reputation of being very crowded, but here there is total privacy and the most perfectly tranquil atmosphere you could imagine. A real hidden treasure!”
The only place on the planet where we want to be in the summer
“We have been spending our summers at Olive Bay for eight years and we always find it difficult to leave. We look at alternatives from time to time, also outside Croatia, but have so far not found the combination of beauty and tranquility that we have in Olive Bay.
This is a perfect place for escaping urban stress and recharging in the beautiful garden and the crystal sea. This is not a place for people looking for shopping or nightlife but for those who are looking for peace and quiet, available here even in the busiest tourist season in July and August.
The pool is perfect for children and there is internet access.
The house has a lot of character and an interesting layout; all rooms face different parts of the garden, which gives them privacy.
We love living outdoors on numerous terraces, doing picnics in the garden and stargazing. This is the place where the children forget about TV and want to look for snails, fish, explore the coast in the canoe and learn how to sail.
It is a perfect place for a thorough rest.”
Heaven on Earth with Dalmatian Flair – Exquisite!
“Peace, nature, beauty, crystal clear water, lavender, privacy, best week of the year, health, delicious fish, strong energy, beautiful nights, peaceful mornings,… all that comes to mind when I think about the week on Island Brac where we were guests of Sanja and Miri. I would highly recommend spending your vacation on this beautiful place on earth if you love nature, beauty and tranquility.”
A family holiday to Croatia to stay at a truly stunning villa. A perfect trip in a perfect location.
“This was our first trip to Croatia and I can honestly say that it was the most special location I have had the pleasure of staying at. The villa sits on its own point, surround by water with private access to the sea straight off the rocks. The water is the clearest I have seen in the Mediterranean. The views from the pool, villa and roof terrace are truly stunning. Sitting on the roof terrace watching the sun go down is very special. The villa and gardens are immaculate. The villa has all the facilities you could want and more. The fresh food (in particular fish) available on the island is delicious, which makes for lovely long lunches and suppers.
The true judge of a good holiday for myself, someone who rarely visits the same place, is if you would return. Hand on heart I would 100%!!”
A Lovely Villa with Access to the Sea near Milna
“I recently stayed at this beautiful villa near Milna (on the island of Brac) with my family of 4 and another couple of friends with 2 young children. The villa met my expectations in every way: the main house is nicely designed and has 3 bedrooms (the master bedroom is huge!) and air conditioning throughout. There is an annexed cottage (very nicely and recently renovated) where my teenager children slept more than comfortably (it has a bathroom and air conditioning as well!). In the main house, there is a large kitchen with a big wood burning oven, so we enjoyed grilled meals every day.
During the day, we all had fun in the reasonably sized swimming pool which is surrounded by trees and flowers: overall, the grounds are lovely landscaped and nicely manicured. But if that is not enough, there is also a beautiful semi-private beach accessible directly from the property.
At night, we ate outdoor in the gorgeous patio overlooking the bay, but our favorite area was the additional elevated, covered terrace where we had drinks and appetizers while admiring the wonderful landscape of the island. The location is just perfect!
Finally, the property owner, Sanja, is attentive and courteous: her charm is just the final cherry to the cake! I have already recommended this property to other friends and family.”
We stayed here with our young family for a week in May.
Had a lovely stay – the villa is private and in a beautiful location. Only a 5 minute drive to Milna where there are shops and restaurants. Sanja was very welcoming, and the house is well equipped and comfortably furnished.
We hope to return!