Rising proudly above the Adriatic coastline Villa Katarina is located in the picturesque seaside town of Orebić on the delightful Pelješac Peninsular. With panoramic views over the glinting sea, the nearby islands and the breath-taking nature Villa Katarina is not only in a blessed position but it is also strongly connected with its surroundings.
Orebić has a long and rich history with all things maritime. Over the centuries this relatively small city has been home to numerous sea captains. And after sailing the high seas these captains constructed their mansions and villas throughout the town. Villa Katarina is part of this naval history and an extensive renovation has brought a new shine to this elegant property.
Front line to the sea takes on a new meaning at Villa Katarina. The open sea and the warm southerly winds have created a unique pebble beach right in front of the villa.
And you’ll enjoy your own private sea view in all of our luxury accommodation units. Feel part of the Adriatic and let the Adriatic entice you, just as it fascinated those sea captains
in years gone by.
Villa Katarina is ideally located for discovering the abundant historical and natural beauties that the south of Croatia has to offer. And you wouldn’t have to look far for the first.
The quaint seaside town Orebić, nestled between soaring mountains and the crystal, turquoise Adriatic Sea, is an ideal location to explore and discover the many hidden jewels. From hiking to biking and of course making the most of the glinting sea on your doorstep you’ll find a wealth of activities just waiting to take you on a journey. Orebić has a strong tradition and history with all things nautical and in the town you’ll find the delightful Orebić Old Captains Heritage with an especially organised private tour. And if its authenticity you want then we would certainly suggest the grape and olive picking experience.
For those looking for some adrenaline rushes then why not hit the waves with local aqua sports specialists who will open up a world of kayaking, parasailing, stand-up paddle boards and even an aqua park. Or if you’re after a more romantic experience then island hopping to the shimmering nearby islands will create memories to last a lifetime.
In fact, you can even go Big Game fishing, a sport that is rising in popularity along the Adriatic coast. And back on terra firma there are various bike tours of the local nature as well as hiking tours to the spiralling top of the impressive St. Ilija mountain.
Just across the channel, on your horizon, is the ancient walled city of Korčula – a stone city oozing with stories that need to be explored. Discover the legend of the explorer Marco Polo and his connection with Korčula and Venice. From 15th century monasteries to baroque facades and charming boutiques and chic eateries – let the cobbled streets be your guide as you step back in time.
The Pelješac Peninsular, a rocky green finger protruding out into the turquoise sea, is an area of outstanding natural beauty. Soaring mountains, picture-postcard perfect bays and terracotta-roofed hamlets this is a land worth a thousand pictures. From the longest fortification walls in Europe to endless beaches you’ll make memories to last a lifetime on Pelješac. And no trip to Pelješac would be complete without sipping a glass of wine or two. Mother Nature and Bacchus seemed to have joined forces to create just the perfect location for the birth of fine wines. Combined with an oyster straight from the sea and you’ll see why Pelješac is renowned as a gastronomic destination.
Within comfortable reach is the Pearl of the Adriatic – Dubrovnik. A UNESCO World Heritage Site of truly awe-inspiring proportions the medieval walled city of Dubrovnik is an ideal location for a daytrip from Villa Katarina. Architectural magnificence, sprawling plazas and cobbled side-streets, once described by George Bernard Shaw as “heaven on earth,” Dubrovnik has a sizable history that far outweighs its actual dimensions. Find your spot on the Stradun and sip your cappuccino as you people watch on the most beautiful street in the world.
And from stunning manmade facades to incredible natural beauty. If there were eight wonders of the world, then Mljet would surely make the list. Mljet is the supermodel of the natural world in the Dubrovnik region and one of the rare places on the planet where you can see an island on an island. The only national park in the Dubrovnik – Neretva County offers crystal clear seas, seafood specialities and is a haven for big game fishing.