From your Baroque stone balcony with a glass of local wine in hand, gaze out as the yachts sail by the harbour. Located in the old part of Hvar Town, Villa Lesina is a unique home just a short stroll from the waterfront, in the heart of this vibrant corner of Hvar island.
Dating back to the 17th Century, the villa has recently been restored under strict heritage guidance and the result is a stunning five bedroom home with amazing views, terraced gardens and a private swimming pool.
With 450 square metres of space over three floors, the interiors have been designed with elegance in mind, combining the cultural beauty with contemporary and stylish features. The spacious living room offers comfort and warmth whilst glorious sea views can be enjoyed from the grand balcony. The beautiful kitchen will delight keen cooks or a private chef can be arranged to prepare a local feast to be served in the refined dining area.
On summery evenings you’ll no doubt be dining al-fresco surrounded by the Mediterranean fragrances of lavender and rosemary or sipping plavac, the local wine, in the outdoor lounge. The indoor swimming pool has glass windows that can be opened up during the summer months, allowing guests to enjoy the pool all year round.
Each of the luxuriously appointed bedrooms have Wi-Fi, LCD televisions and sumptuous furnishings plus gorgeous en-suite bathrooms. They are individual in size and character and maintain a sense of history despite their contemporary appearance. On the lower floor you’ll find wellness facilities such as a sauna, fitness room and Jacuzzi; the Villa Manager can arrange any service such as a personal masseur in your holiday home.
The island of Hvar is yours to discover; visit beaches backed by thick pine forests nearby, taste wine in local vineyards, kayak as the sun sets or cycle across the countryside. The interior of the island remains relatively unvisited despite its beautiful landscapes and idyllic villages.
With its grand comfort and fascinating sense of history, Villa Lesina is a very special place in a prime location on a much loved island.
Villa Lesina is in heart of the old part of Hvar Town, just steps away from the Riva Esplanade and harbour, where impressive boats sail by. The villa itself, dating back to 1612, is protected as a historic monument and has an interesting history of owners over the last four hundred years. There are restaurants, bars and shops within a short walk and head to the summer markets to pick up some delicious local products to cook up a feast.
The Dalmatian island of Hvar has recently gained a reputation as one of Croatia’s trendiest destinations with Hvar Town becoming a celebrity hot-spot. Visitors flock to the town in the summer to enjoy the beaches by day and party into the night. St Stephen’s Square is a great place to grab a coffee before you take in the beautiful sights such as the baroque cathedral, 15th Century monastery and the medieval castle well above the town.
Hvar Town has some pebble beaches in the town such as the one by Hotel Amfora Grand. Within a short drive or boat trip you can discover some stunning stretches of coast backed by pine forests with crystal clear waters such as Milna, Dubovica and Pišćena, all within 10km. You can also take a boat ride across to the beautiful Pakleni Islands, especially loved by naturists.
The island of Hvar is yours to discover, whether it is wine-tasting in local vineyards, kayaking at sun-set along the coast or cycling across the countryside. The interior of the island remains relatively unvisited despite its beautiful landscapes of lavender fields, vineyards, olive and fig trees. Here you’ll find typical Dalmatian villages with narrow paved streets, wooden shutters and pretty stone squares, some with panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. Be sure to visit Humac, a sixteeth century village without electricity set upon a hilltop on the remote and beautiful south coast.
At Excellence Luxury Villas we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. contact Excellence Luxury Villas Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:
- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting/childcare services
Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact Excellence Luxury Villas Concierge Team.
Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!