Croatian Villa Holidays in the Press



  • Sunday Times

    21 Feb 2016

    Our Gorgeous beach front Summer Villa was selected for the Sunday Times Best 50 Villas. This charming two bedroom stone built villa on the island of Brac fronts directly onto the beach in a delightfully secluded bay and yet is only 20 minute walk to the centre of Supetar a lively harbour town with an abundance of restaurants and cafes. Brac island is easily reached by regular ferry service from Split. Easyjet, Jet2 and German Wings fly daily to Split.

  • Sunday Times

    10 Jan 2016

    Our villas have once again been included in the Sunday Times' annual round-up of Best Holidays of the year! Amongst the selection of recommended beach holidays was Villa Negroponte, a four-bedroom lighthouse set amongst pine-scented forests on the southern tip of the Istria peninsula. With direct access to crystal clear waters, an acre of walled garden and use of the owner's jeep, prices start at just £190pp per week.

  • Good Housekeeping

    7 Dec 2015

    Good Housekeeping magazine included our gorgeous Villa Mimosa in 'The Unexpected Med', a feature on six of the top holiday spots for sparkling seas, sunshine and cheap flights. The 3-bedroom villa has a pool and is within walking distance of the beach, shops and restaurants on the unspoilt Peljesac Peninsula.

  • AOL Travel

    29 Jun 2015

    Local festivals and truffle-laden menus are just part of the attraction of a September holiday in the Croatian region of Istria. AOL Travel gives the lowdown on the best September holidays, including a stay at our Casa Celestina.

  • Sunday Times

    17 May 2015

    Villa Danielsson, a five-bedroom villa with pool that overlooks a pretty Istrian village, was included in the Sunday Times' round-up of 'killer villas' that still have availability this summer.

  • Daily Mirror

    18 Apr 2015

    There is plenty of swimming, scuba diving and kayaking at Tropical Cottages, a unique cluster of villas set amidst gorgeous gardens on a private island close to Hvar. The villas were recently featured in a Top 10 Croatia Getaways article in the Daily Mirror.

  • Mail on Sunday

    29 Mar 2015

    The beaches and Venetian-era port towns of Istria are just one half of the story. Find out all you need to know about the area around Medulin in Istria in this review by Mail on Sunday journalist Jenny Cowley. To find out more about Villa Zephyra, click here.

  • Sunday Times

    22 Mar 2015

    Save time and get the best self-catering ideas from The Sunday Times' review of Europe's 30 hottest villas which includes our picture-postcard hilltop Istrian cottage, Casa Celestina. Terraces overlook a rolling landscape of vineyards and olive groves and inside, there are rustic stone walls and beamed wooden ceilings.

  • The Guardian

    7 Mar 2015

    The Guardian's selection of 40 top villas in Europe features two of our properties - Villa Varadella, a former lighthouse in Istria, and one of our newest additions, Villa Vineyard View, a two-bedroom villa on a wine estate in Slovenia.

  • AOL Travel

    23 Feb 2015

    AOL Travel's round-up of best beach destinations for 2015 includes our unique Beacon Retreat, a stunning lighthouse for eight surrounded by a pine-scented wool and with direct access to a private beach.

  • The Sunday Times

    22 Feb 2015

    Our Villa Bronzino was amongst the recommended holidays in the Sunday Times 'Under £500 summer holidays' feature accompanied by a huge photo of our favourite beach, Zlatni Rat on the fabulous island of Brac. Stay in the pretty stone villa for five for under £137pp per week.

  • AOL Travel

    4 Feb 2015

    Get ready for Valentine's Day with AOL Travel's collection of romantic holidays for two, including our Casa Celestina in Merisce, Istria.

  • Daily Telegraph

    10 Jan 2015

    The Daily Telegraph's comprehensive summer holidays guide to Croatia including advice and information by Croatia expert Jane Foster on how to book the best Croatian self-catering holiday. Croatian Villa Holidays offers one of the largest selections of properties, together with specialist knowledge of the holiday homes and destinations.

  • The Times

    22 Nov 2014

    Travel tips from The Times on 22 November included our new collection of lighthouses, on the mainland and on several islands, with a photo of Beacon Retreat, a stunning property near Zadar.

  • The Guardian

    9 Oct 2014

    In an article on the 20 top family villas in Europe, the Guardian recommends booking Grand Vista, a high-spec villa for 12 in rural Istria.

  • The Times

    14 Jun 2014

    Wine-tasting in Istria and a stay at rural Casa Celestina makes an excellent value-for-money holiday.

  • Daily Telegraph

    14 May 2014

    Villa Marlera is one of 20 Amazing Summer Holidays selected by the Telegraph travel section.

  • The Times

    5 Apr 2014

    The Times’ Travel Doctor recommends Villa Zinnia for its good value and proximity to the village of Liznjan and the beach.

  • Mail on Sunday

    30 Mar 2014

    Late offers and Spring savings at selected villas, including Villa Mimosa.

  • The Guardian

    1 Mar 2014

    Pretty Villa Bronzino, on Brac, is one of the recommended Bargain Beach Holidays in Europe featured in the Guardian.

  • Sunday Times

    12 Jan 2014

    Our lovely Villa Mimosa was included in the Sunday Times’ must-read Ultimate 100 Holidays for 2014 holiday planner.

  • The Guardian

    11 Jan 2014

    Jostling for position in a round-up of 100 Great Beach Houses is our hideaway Dream Villa on Brac.

  • The Times

    11 Jan 2014

    Along with 49 other fabulous villas, Villa Solaris in Montenegro is rated as one of 50 Top Mediterranean Villas.

  • Family Traveller

    31 Oct 2013

    A selection of our [Family Traveller] top family-friendly accommodation is featured on this one-stop shop holiday planner.

  • PassportsandPushchairs

    11 Jul 2013

    PassportsandPushchairs visited Croatia on a family holiday, stopping off in Dubrovnik and on the island of Brac. First stop was Brac where they stayed at the idyllic Dream Villa, a hideaway cottage with its own beach, just round the bay from the famous Zlatni Rat beach. Next they moved on to Dubrovnik where Villa Maestral proved to be the perfect spot for exploring the city whilst still enjoying pool time with the kids.



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