Villa Marija was the perfect location for us. A 10 minute drive from Dubrovnik we were able to easily access The Old Town and its surrounds, while being able to appreciate the peace and quiet this beautiful setting offered. The stunning views and well kept gardens, along with the pool and sea access added to what this location already offered.
The villa itself provided four spacious bedrooms, each with its own bathroom and an ample kitchen for the four of us. A group of eight might find the living areas a bit cramped if the tried to sit together, although the generous verandah provided room enough for all as well as a wood fire oven. Sitting there in the evenings allowed us to enjoy the beautiful sunsets.
Our hosts Marija, Antun and Marijana did everything they could to ensure our holiday went smoothly, spoiling us with delicious gifts made by Marija. we felt welcome at all times. When we needed anything all that was required was a quick message to Marijana and it was dealt with.
You must be prepared for the steps, and many of them,(which you are warned about) that are part and parcel of this residence. Although there is a small lift for luggage and shopping you will be climbing many steps every day. From the villa to the road; within the three story villa; down to the pool and further down to the sea. We saw it as out fitness training for the trip which justified any indulging we did.
A car is also necessary, which we learned the hard way. We had originally planned to walk and catch buses, but the road is quit dangerous, being the main thoroughfare from Dubrovnik to the north, and winding with little shoulder areas to walk along.
We loved Villa Marija and highly recommend it.
Thank you Marija, Antun and Marijana.
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