Milna 304 Apartment
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Apartment / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 4
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Apartment / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 4
Our apartment is in the heart of Milna village, on Brac Island, Croatia, in a XIX century stone house, last renovated 2013. Come and enjoy an unforgettable holiday in Croatia! All the necessary ingredients are there: uncontaminated nature, crystal blue sea, delicious cuisine and warm welcome. Our home is a safe tranquil place for families, private hideout for couples and a perfect base for those who would like to explore surroundings and entire Brac Island. Milna is a reality of unique beauty and charm: the sight of palms, antique olive trees and the shadow of pines, chirping of the crickets in the summer afternoon, little wooden boats along the coast, nets and traps near the sea, locals singing a capella as the sun goes down,dinners, great wine and traditional hospitality, talks whispered deep into the night on the church staircase, early morning market, a busy ship-yard with a centuries long tradition, pires and benches along the coast, queue for newspapers and the latest gossip, the smell of baked bread and of fresh fish sold directly on the shore. Weathered sea masters set off before the first lights to reach the well kept secret fishing-grounds, saluting with a glance the chapel of St. Nicholas the Traveller, who once upon a time used to see the sailing-vessels to far-away seas.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Check in time:||14:00|
|Check out time:||10:00|
|Nearest beach||Vlaska beach 800 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||50 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Split 60 km, Nearest railway: Split 40 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, Staffed property, Boat available, Sea view|
|General||Air conditioning, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Access||Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
The Dalmatia region
The island of Brac has got a long turist tradition based on it's natural beauties and warm hospitality. The cristal blue sea, amaizing number of sunny days, excelent cusine and manny attractions will do the rest. You can visit ancient villages, innumerable lavender fields, olive plantations and vineyards, walk through the enchanting stone streets.
Brac Island is the third largest island of Croatia, with an area of about 396 km; approx. 36 km long and 4 to 13km wide, with 175km of coast line. Its highest peak Vidova Gora, 778m above the sea level, is also the highest peak of all the Croatian islands.
The island enjoys more than 2,700 hours, of sunshine annually; it is one of the sunniest regions in Croatia and has the truly Mediterranean climate. The summers are long and dry, the winters mild and rainy. The wettest months are November and December, the driest July and August. The temperature only very occasionally drops below O°C (winter average temperature is 9°C; on the other hand, more than a hundred days have a temperature of more than 25°C (which is the average summer temperature), and more than fifty days above 30°C. The settlements, on the western and southern coast of the island have the hottest climate
There are 23 little places on the island with the population of about 13,000. Supetar is economic, cultural and tourist center of the island with approximately 2600 inhabitans. This is usually the first place you get to on the island, with a ferry from Split.
Curiosity: for one whole year, Milna was the island capital under the supremecy of the Russian Tsar.
Milna is a small 16th c. village located on the western part of the islandof Brac. It is famous for it's marvellous bay, the birthplace of many of the worlds' sailing captains and ships of the 18th and 19th century!
Alongside the little harbour of Bobovisca, Milna is the only settlement on Brac's western coast, 18km from Supetar. This fishing village is set at the end of the biggest harbour on Brac, sheltered from the winds and exposed to the sun. Secure as it is, it was well known to the commanders of the emperor Diokletian's ships, in the time of the building of his palace in Split. Today it hosts a modern equipped marina which attracts many famous names on their fabulous super yachts.
Unlike other places on the island, Milna has preserved to a high degree, the harmony of civic buildings and fisherman houses on the coast and the rural architecture on the hill, from where the snake-like footpaths wind down to the vineyards and olive-groves. For many, the most beautiful harbour on Brac, forks into two channels, the two sunken valleys that descend from the interior. They bring the fertile alluvium and the refreshing breeze from the Brac upper valleys during hot summer nights. Between these two channels, Zalo and Pantera, a wide, blunt cape protrudes on whose clearing round the church and the old fort, the houses are gathered together. Their stone fronts are turned to the sun creating thus a wonderful local atmosphere valuable for tis being so typical in the Mediterranean environs.
There are a number of nearby seductive islands, like Hvar and Solta that are good ideas for a day trip and ofcourse, the ancient city of Split where you can admire the emperor Diokletian's palace, the old city, shop or enjoy a great night life.
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5 Jun 2015
"Wonderful place to relax completely"
What a wonderful view! Initially I was a bit disappointed to find it was a harbour view and not a view out to sea - but it was lovely anyway, and in fact there was more to look at this way. I stayed a week in Milna and enjoyed sitting on the balcony and watching the world go by across the harbour. I had planned to rent a car for a couple of days and explore the island but in the end decided to stay put and go for complete relaxation. The bedroom, bathroom and balcony are lovely!! The rest of the apartment is very small, but perfectly adequate. On some days I shopped and cooked for myself, on others I went out to eat and had some lovely meals. I especially enjoyed having a bakery with fresh bread and breakfast rolls just two minutes' walk away. Perfect to take back to the balcony for more people-watching. There are several restaurants, a couple of take-away places, and lovely ice cream. The family (downstairs) were very welcoming and friendly. They invited me to Sunday lunch of fresh fish cooked on an open fire, bread and olive oil, and much wine. It was nice to have their cheerful greetings as I went in and out. The 'beaches' within walking distance are mostly concrete sunbathing platforms with access for swimming; a couple of bits of shingle beach. The sea is lovely and clear. The journey from Split is easy and very pretty. Public transport on the island is OK for getting to and fro, but doesn't work well for going on day trips. If you want to go around the island you'd need to hire a car (can be done in Milna).
22 May 2015
"Beautiful quiet place for short stay"
We stayed here in May 2015 and had a lovely time. The bedroom had stunning views of the fishing port and hills beyond and we really enjoyed the space. Maki the owner was very helpful even though he wasn't around when we stayed he made himself available and gave us advice about the area. It was quiet in May and we couldn't hire a boat, car or scooter. If you want to see the rest of the island I would recommend organising hire before leaving Supetar where the boat from Split gets in. There were plenty of restaurants within a few minutes walk of the apartment where you can have good food, especially recommended is the Palma and the pizza place where we had excellent pizza. Highly recommended overall.
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