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Apartments in Sea Front Villa with Panoramic Sea Views
Wake up to the Sound of the Sea and a Swim in the Crystal Clear Waters of the Adriatic
Newly renovated, all the six apartments of the villa are air conditioned, tastefully furnished and have stunning sea views. The villa is centrally located in a lovely village which offers all the amenities. There are restaurants within minutes walk in either direction and plenty of water sports like wind surfing in the nearby village of Viganj. There is also kayaking, sailing, walking, trekking, cycling and fishing. Our guests can laze the days away sipping the local wine while relaxing on the coverd veranda on the ground floor or the terrace on the first floor. Second floor apartments have balconies. The top floor apartment has stunning views from all the windows and patio doors including the bedrooms. There is some night life, Viganj has a disco, there is a nightclub in Korcula and the local hotels offer entertainment in the evening. Orebic has many shops and restaurants and ferry services to the island of Korcula opposite to visit the historic Old Town.
Notes on prices
The prices include consumption of water and electricity, bed linen, towels, use of sun desk and sunumbrellas, tail end and the tourist tax.
Discounts are available for periods over two weeks in April, May and October. The whole villa may be let to large groups or extended families at a special price.
For winter lets and all of the above please contact us for prices.
We are fairly flexible on changeover day. Guests may arrive after 2.00 pm to give us time to have apartments ready. The guest are required to vacate the apartment by 12 noon. However we would always try and accommodate our guests where ever possible.
Apartment 1 - Ground Floor (2 Beds, Sleeps 4-6)
There is an airconditioned, ensuite bedroom with own access to the covered, sea facing, private, veranda. The large double bed has twin mattresses for comfort. The bathroom has a toilet, sink and shower.
There is an airconditioned, open plan area with a bedroom, bathroom, lounge kitchen diner. The large double bed also has twin matresses. The bathroom has a toilet, sink and a shower. The lounge has a sofa bed which converts into a double bed. There is also access to the veranda from the lounge.
The dinning table seats six and the kitchenette has a fridge and hob but no cooker.
The large, private, veranda offers an extended multiuse area to use as a dining area or sitting area or as a play area for children.
The lounge has a large L shaped sofa bed, and a satellite TV.
Apartment 2 - First Floor (3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6-8)
This is a luxury apartment with three, airconditioned, ensuite bedrooms one of which is a also a studio. All rooms have patio doors, opening onto terraces where guests can enjoy relaxing separately or together on the main terrace in front of the apartment.
There is a large kitchen/diner and a separate loung area with satellite TV. The kitchen has a large fridge/freezer, dishwasher and a cooker with hob.
The kitchen and the lounge have patio doors which open onto the terrace which has a wind up canopy.
The guests can enjoy panoramic views from the terrace which overlooks the island of Korcula opposite. The terrace also provides an extended lounge and dining area and also a perfect place for sunbathing.
There are equally good views from the kitchen, lounge and the adjacent bedroom.
The whole apartment is tastefully decorated. The bathrooms have a sink, wc and shower. All have shaver/hairdrier points. There is also a TV in the studio.
All the beds are large with twin mattress.
Apartment 3 - Second Floor (Studio, Sleeps 2-3)
The studo is tastefully decorated and contains a large double bed with twin mattresses and a sofa bed. It is very comfortable for a family of two adults and 2 children. All the fittings and furnishings are new.
There is a kitchenette and a dinning area. Measuring around 40sq meters, this studio is very spacious and enjoys lovely sea view. The patio doors open on to a balcony where the guests can sit and enjoy the views over the island of Korcula opposite.
The bathroom has a sink, a toilet and a shower. It is fitted with shaver and hairdryer points.
There is a satelite TV and guests can recieve english channels.
Guests may use the downstairs shower after they have been swimming in the sea.
There is a barbecue on the terrace on the first floor which is for the guests to use. They may also use this terrace or the back garden for sunbathing or relaxing. Of course the guests can relax on the private pier infront of the villa, which offers a secluded area for their enjoyment.
Apartment 6 - Third (top) Floor 1 Bed, Sleeps 2-4
The villa is set against a hillside with lovely mountain views at the back and beautiful sea views to the front and the side. The top floor offers the best views and every window provides an excellent picture.
The lounge has a double sofa bed a dining area and a kitchenette with a fridge and a hob. The french window with a step out balcony, offers lovely sea views. The side window is a convenient picture frame for the view outside of the island of Korcula, specialy at sunset.
The bedroom has a large double bed with twin mattresses. The french window in the bedroom enables the guests to enjoy the lovely views over korkula, while sipping their morning cuppa in bed, if they so wish.
There is a barbecue on the terrace on the first floor for the guests to use. They can also use this terrace or the back garden for sunbathing. Of course guests can also sunbath on the private pier infront of the villa. The steps leading down to the pier offer a secluded area for our guests enjoyment.
Notes on accommodation
All the air conditioning units in the villa are dual purpose and can be used to provide both heating and cooling.
There are hot water boilers in the bathroom and in the kitchen. The bathroom hot water is switched ON at the switch outside.
Each apartment has a kettle. An iron or a hoover can be provided on request. The towels are changed mid week and the beds are changed weekly and the apartment cleaned weekly. Cleaning equipment is provided for the guests to carry out some light day to day cleaning if the wish. A clothes dryer is provided and guests may use the back garden to dry items of clothing.
The villa is safe for children, the stairs are fitted with safety caps and all the patio doors and windows are designed to tilt open rather than open wide. French windows on the top floor may be tilted open for extra safety if young children are staying.
The sea and the beach area is very safe. Very young children may need to be supervised as there is a road outside the villa.
There are steps leading to the first, second and third floor. The ground floor could offer suitable accommodation for someone with minor mobility problems as there are few doors to manouver and no staircases to climb.
The Villa has a secluded pier in front, which offers a large terrace type area with lovely views, close to the water. there are sunbeds provided.
The villa does not have a pool at present, but the sea is on your doorstep and the water is lovely and clear. Guests can use the small beach area to go in and out of the sea. There is mooring available for small boats and guests can arrive by private boat directly at the villa.
The car park has parking places for six cars. There is a communal terrace to the left of the villa with a barbecue. There is also a garden at the back with loungers and sun beds for the use of all the guests.
The covered veranda downstairs is for the private use of the ground floor apartment guests. The front terrace and the right terrace on the first floor are for private use of first floor apartment guests.
There is an outside shower in the ground floor compound for the use of all the guests.
The sea is on your door step with easy access to the water on one side of the pier and rock pools which offer a great deal of enjoyment to childeren on the other. There is a much longer streach of beaches less than 10 minutes walk away.
The water is usually calm in the morning and the wind picks up in the afternoon when the windsurfers come out in force in the channel between the mainland and the island.
The water is safe, crystal clear with no strong currents or waves, almost like a lake.
The shortest Travel time to Villa Perna is to arrive at Dubrovnik airport and travel by road. It would be advisable to hire a car if you wish to explore this lovely area. Travelling by car, at about 40 miles per hour, will take you about two hours to get to Perna ( distance 125 km ). It is advisable to make a stop at historic Mali Stone or Stone for a short break before proceeding.
Alternatively you could take a private transfer car which will pick you up at the airport. We can arrange this for you.
10 mins left of Perna is the village of Viganj. 5 min drive up the village into the hillside is Sveti IIja monastry. Orebic the nearest big town is 5 minutes drive or 15 mins walk to the right of Perna. Korcula Old Town is a 10 min boat ride away.
Stone, a historic town, at the beginning of Peninsula, is about an hours drive away. Dubrovnik is about 2.5 hours away by fast passenger boat and just under 2 hours by car. Islands of Mijet and Havar are also about 2 hours boat ride away.
The village of Viganj has a burgeoning windsurfing scene. There is a windsurfing and scuba diving school here. A trek or drive to the Sveti IIja Monastery above the village, offering a stunning ariel view of the area, is highly reccomended. There is a restaurant further up from the monastery where you can have lunch whilst enjoying the lovely views.
There are many other watersports on offer in the area like kayaking, sailing, fishing etc.
Orebic has many shops and restaurants and the old part of Orebic, on the sea front is very picturesque and has a long shingle beach.
In Orebic you can take a car ferry to the island of Korcula and explore this historic island. You can also take a passenger ferry directly to Korcula Old Town, where the architecture has a Venitian influence as this entire area was controlled by Venice for over 400 years. It is also the birth place of Marco Polo and you can visit his ancesteral home. Korcula also has many interesting shops and many bars and restaurants on the leafy front part of the old Town.
The dramatic and stunningly beautiful peninsula is often reffered to as the granery of the area. Some of the best wines in Croatia are made on the pennisula and Korcula from the localy grown grapes and you can visit the winery of your choice and tast the local wines. Visit the lovely little villages nestling in small coves below, specially the village of Trestenik.
Take a drive to The historic old town of Stone and do take a walk on the newly rennovated wall which offers stunning views over this walled city and the salt flats which the wall was built to protect.
A trip to Mali (small) Stone is highly reccomended and a leasurely lunch with local oysters, which are freshly harvested from the bay, is a perfect way to end your tour of the peninsula as here it joins the mainland.
You can take a passenger boat for a day trip to Dubrovnik or car ferry to the island of Mijet or a ferry from Korcula to the island of Havar, north of Korcula.
To book, please email or telephone the dates with details of the apartment and number of persons. I will send you the provisional booking with the price. The booking confirmation will be sent to you on reciept of the 25% of the invoice amount if arrival date is three months or more from the booking date or full payment if less. Number of persons is important as there is a tourist tax per person, per day in Croatia and in Perna it is 7 kuna (70 pence) per person.
This villa is new and is being let for the first time this season. The location and the high standard of the interior will assure our guests will be very satisfied with their holiday in croatia and Villa Perna.