ABSOLUTE WATER FRONTAGE with panoramic 270 degree views of the Adriatic sea, private heated pool and direct beach access through the gardens. Spacious villa is located at tip of a peninsula surrounded by lush green pine forests. A large pool deck area surrounding a solar heated pool with in-built spa, having magnificent sea views is perfect for those tranquil Mediterranean afternoons and long evenings. Beautiful landscaped Med. gardens lead directly to a jetty and secluded beach ideal for swimming and sunbathing. Front and side covered terraces, perfect for alfresco dining or just relaxing while enjoying the magnificent sea views. 4 bedrooms all with sea views, large lounge room with a feature fireplace, modern kitchen and combined dining room. Fully equipped, all mod cons. The nearest shops and restaurants are in Vela Luka, only 10 km away. For more details please see our web-site: www.villakaty.com
HOW TO GET THERE
Villa Katy is only 9.5 km away from Vela Luka, or about 40 km from Korcula town. The most convenient airports are those in Dubrovnik and Split. In order to make the most of your trip, we recommend hiring a car - all the main car hire companies have desks at Dubrovnik and Split airports.
The fastest option is to fly to Split airport and then take a seaplane from Split Downtown to Vela Luka (16 minutes trip). For more information please see: http://www.ec-air.eu/en/timetable#type_split. Once you arrive to Vela Luka, villa Katy is 9.5 Km way.
There are also regular ferry services between Split and Vela Luka or from Dubrovnik to Korcula town.
a) Flying to Split: a car ferry from Split to Vela Luka goes twice a day, it takes about 2.5 hours to get to Vela Luka (Korcula).
b) Flying to Dubrovnik: if you choose to fly to beautiful, medieval Dubrovnik you can drive to Orebic town (on the Peljesac peninsula), where the local ferry to Korcula goes every 30 minutes. It takes only 15 minutes to cross from Orebic to Domince port (Korcula).
The Split option is easier, but Dubrovnik is a more scenic trip. Once you arrive to Vela Luka, Villa Katy is only a short 15 minute drive from the town centre.
ISLAND OF KORCULA - DETAILS
The island of Korcula has many little inlets with pebbled beaches that provide you with a warm and tranquil atmosphere. Korcula is one of the most wooded islands on the Adriatic. It is a typical Mediterranean area with various sorts of flora: cypress, pine, olive, oak, and myrtle. Indigenous herbs and aromatic plants also grow on the island: sage, rosemary, lavender, mint, marjoram etc. The old Roman version of the name Korcula was Corcyra Nigra, the ancient Greek version was Corcyra Melaina, both names refer to the dense pine-woods of the island. One French aphorism says that 'A day without wine is like a day without sunshine'. Sun and wine have always been connected in the history of Korcula. Due to the Mediterranean sunshine, Korcula and Peljesac wines have a specific quality and aroma. The ancient Greeks who founded their colony Corcyra Melaina not only established a commercial and cultural center but also planted vines which have since produced wines esteemed all over the world.
OLD KORCULA TOWN - DETAILS
Korcula Old Town is a medieval walled city positioned on a oval-shaped swelling of land pointing deep into Peljesac Channel. The city itself is arranged with a succession of narrow streets branching off the spine of the main street like the bones of a fish. The town of Korcula is well known for Moreska – a traditional sword dance and drama that was common through out the Mediterranean in 12th and 13th century, reaching Korcula in 16th century from Italy and Dubrovnik. The golden period for Korcula was between the 13th and 15th centuries, when the old town's present form was acquired through the construction of important buildings; most of these can still be seen today. It was during this period that the Venetians left its distinctive mark on Korcula’s culture and architecture, which has been well preserved for future generations.