DUBROVNIK BEACH HOUSE IN MALI ZATON 15 MINUTES FROM OLD TOWN

Michael O'Malley

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Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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DUBROVNIK BEACH HOUSE IN MALI ZATON 15 MINUTES FROM OLD TOWN

Dubrovnik Old Town Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Apartment, One Bed/bath;2nd bed and bath in detached cottage (no kitchen)

Beautiful view of Zaton Bay (Adriatic Sea) from the terrace, and just a fifteen minute drive to Dubrvonik's Old Town. Zaton is a charming village which has great swimming areas and restaurants. Beaches nearby. Villa Rosa (my place) is set on two parcels of land and is surrounded by Italian Cyprus trees. There are Oleanders bordering the front garden with Olive trees and citrus trees. A hammock hangs between two majestic Cyprus trees. Help yourself to seasonal herbs, figs and raspberries. BBQ in the garden. Grocery store near by. Very private location. Ample Parking.

Apartment nicely decorated.

Owner is American and lives on the premises.

Keywords: One bedroom apartment (AC) sleeps up to 3. Kitchen fully equipped; shared terrace with spectacular views; 2nd bed/bath in detached cottage with no kitchen. Two minute walk to the sea and great swimming. Great restaurants within walking distance. Grocery near by. Twin apartment available.Bedrooms have AC. Living area/sleeper sofa does not.

Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • alternative lifestyle
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Michael O'Malley (Owner)
Advertiser since 2011
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About Michael O'Malley

I am a Chicagoan who came to Sarajevo in 2001 to work with ABA/CEELI for one year. Visited Dubrovnik that first summer and decided that this was the place I wanted to live. Bought my place in 2003 and built the additional apartments in 2008. Have traveled widely and also spend a fair amount of time in Ireland.

I enjoy cooking, swimming, hiking, music and interesting conversations over some good wine or home-made cordials.

Michael O'Malley purchased this apartment in 2003

Why Michael O'Malley chose Dubrovnik Old Town

had not really heard much about Dubrovnik before first visiting in 2001 - mys first summer in Sarajevo. Walked into the Old Town and my jaw dropped. After a couple of years of visiting Dubrovnik, I decided I would rather live near the Old Town than in it. I believe I made the right decision.

What makes this apartment unique

Great place to kick back and relax. I never tire of the views of the sea. Changes every day. Birds sing night and day. Only one neighbor to the south of me and they only come occasionally. Olive groves to the south and Italian Cyprus behind me. A two minute walk to the sea - great way to start the day with a swim; or walk up into the hills behind me for a more strenuous form of exercise. Two first-rate restaurants within walking distance - 20- 25 minutes away along the coast. Elefiti islands are quite nearby.Bus stop just across the street will take you to the Old Town. Also available is a boat which will carry you to the Old Town.

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Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
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Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 18 traveler reviews

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Dubrovnik Beach House in Mali Zaton 15 Minutes from Old Town
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 18 reviews
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Dubrovnik Beach House in Mali Zaton 15 Minutes from Old Town
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Dubrovnik Old Town Dubrovnik
Minnesota
5

Peaceful respite and beautiful location

  • 5 of 5
We arrived at Michael's house after 20 hours of travel and he greeted us with wine, cheese and crackers. In the first 30 minutes of chatting with Michael, we had a kayaking trip planned and accommodation secured in Sarajevo. Michael is a wealth of information and his house is absolutely true to its description with a gorgeous view of the bay. We were able to swim in the bay each morning and we had access to a small market, delicious restaurants, and ample parking for our vehicle. We made this our base for four nights as we visited Dubrovnik and Montenegro. We will definitely return to this part of the world again and I will gladly look up Michael as he now feels like an old friend.
  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing
Owner's Response: Thank you Theresa, Angie and Leah. You were great guests and I enjoyed our time on the terrace.
Best,
Michael
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Dubrovnik Old Town Dubrovnik
near Chicago
5

Fantastic Stay in Mali Zaton

  • 5 of 5
This spot is everything that was described to us and more. It is a short (beautiful) drive from the airport and when you arrive and go up to your apartment and look out onto your balcony you will not believe your good fortune. The view is pretty much exactly as shown above. The apartments (there are two) are modern, private, super clean and roomy.

It seems as if you can get almost as much or as little assistance from the owner (Michael) as you want. We chose a lot of help. Michael is an American, a world traveler and a super interesting guy. He drove us to Dubrovnik (stunning) where we were on our own for a day. The place has everything, great vistas, food, history and friendly people.

Mike drove us up to Mostar and provided us with the fascinating and dramatic recent history of the place. This is not to be missed. Mike cooked for us one night ( excellent and fun) and recommended a wonderful seafood place on the water nearby for another night.

All in all, it was a terrific way to see Dubrovnik, close up but have a quiet getaway at the same time. Mike was an excellent host. We highly recommend the Villa Rosa experience.
  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Jim and Sherry,

Thanks for the great review. You were great guests and it was fun hanging out with you. Maybe you will return. I still talk about the epic rain storm we got soaked in.
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Dubrovnik Beach House in Mali Zaton 15 Minutes from Old Town
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p363116vb
+385(0)911768936
Dubrovnik Old Town Dubrovnik
5

Relaxing get away

  • 5 of 5
There are places you go that stick in your memory and remind you why you travel. This is Michael’s Home. During our six week travel of Europe, my two kids and I stayed here for six days. We went rafting (bought blow up rafts to the store that is located within a five year old walking limit) and went swimming and just walked around and explored the bay. A couple of the days we caught the bus into Durbrovnik, but then returned to our home later to use the internet for down loading music (13 year old) or playing games, watching movies or hanging out. The apartment has a balcony which gives you a beautiful view of the bay. If you do nothing else but sit and watch the water and the sky, it would be pretty good. If you like to cook, there is a full kitchen. If you like to buy fruit, veggies and ice-cream there is the store, or you can go to one of the restaurants in town or near the vacation home. There is plenty of space so nobody fights too much and the apartment is adequate to make everybody happy. Yet, the most important reason to come to this place is to hang out and talk with Michael and his guests. They are all equally interesting and make you feel a little like you probably should do more with your own life. Michael typifies the saying the “host with the most"; most gracious, charming, and wonderful. Really a lot of fun to be part of this world for awhile.
  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Becky,

Thanks for the great review; worth the wait! You and the girls were a pleasure to have at Vila Rosa. Good luck in China.

Best,

Michael
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Dubrovnik Old Town Dubrovnik
Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
5

First-time visitors, Canada

  • 5 of 5
Wow! Michael's twin apartments do have the sensational view of the bay of Mali Zaton that heads his VRBO site. But there's far more than meets the eye. Our host provided accurate directions from the airport to his location, and provided a personally-prepared gourmet dinner for four on the first night of our stay. Beyond that welcome, he provided many recommendations for enjoying the area, including the incredibly enjoyable "Fish Picnic" (What could that possibly be?), a kayak-bike day, recommendations for dinners at local restaurants, and more. Amenities dear to travelers included a wash machine, full kitchen, and small market right next door. We'd definitely return. Highly recommended!
  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you Ray, Shannon, Janey and James. It was a pleasure having you here and your enthusiasm for the area is greatly appreciated. I truly enjoy it when guests enjoy the place as much as you did.

Best,

Michael
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Dubrovnik Old Town Dubrovnik
United States
5

Chicagoan

  • 5 of 5
What a perfect spot to enjoy the Dalmatian coast! With the Villa's location & the host's generous guidance, the guest can explore not only Croatia, but it's neighboring countries. What an opportunity to immerse oneself in the area's dramatic terrain as well as it's new political & social culture. Relaxing yet stimulating ~
  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you Barbara and I am glad you enjoyed yourself both here and in Montenegro and Bosnia. One exception to your great review is that Villa Rosa is not per-friendly - so folks with allergies can stay here comfortably.
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Dubrovnik Beach House in Mali Zaton 15 Minutes from Old Town
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5

Martha

  • 5 of 5
Gorgeous blue water, clear skies, fabulous wine, lots to see and do -- if you can drag yourself away from the sheer joy of relaxing on the balcony and contemplating the world go by -- and a delightful host! A perfect way to spend summer holiday! The apartment is scrupulously clean and wonderfully comfortable, perfect for 1 or 2 people, and yes, suitable for a woman relishing life on her own. If you're very lucky you can book dinner with host Michael one evening -- a charming raconteur and fabulous cook. Can't wait to return!
  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car
Owner's Response: Raconteur? I think it must have been the wine, Martha. Looking forward to your next visit.

Best,

Michael
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Dubrovnik
Nearest Ferry
15 Kilometres
Gruz
Nearest Train
70 Kilometres
Ploce
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
near house
Car: recommended

Wine Tasting and vineyards in area

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Dubrovnik Old Town Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Autumn
Sep 15 - Oct 31
2 night minimum stay
€70
From
€70
Fri,Sat,Sun
€490
€1,920
 
 
Spring
Mar 1 - May 31
2 night minimum stay
€70
From
€70
Fri,Sat,Sun
€490
€1,920
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
€90
From
€90
Fri,Sat,Sun
€630
€2,520
 
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Amenities

Amenities

Dubrovnik Old Town Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 45 m²
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Romantic
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Hair Dryer
  • Parking Off Street
  • Living Room ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Parking ...
  • Iron & Board
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Catering Available
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Queen size Beds (1) SLEEPS 2, Sleep Sofa converts to bed in living area SLEEPS 1- no AC/heatiang in living room only bedrooms
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • DVD Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • alternative lifestyle
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • museums
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • winery tours
  • health/beauty spa
  • nude beach
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • gambling casinos
  • walking
  • shopping
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • eco tourism
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
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