Located seven miles from Dubrovnik and having received a meticulous and loving renovation over the last twenty years this fifteenth century monastic complex, once home to Franciscan monks is now available for exclusive hire
Possibly one of the most unique villas in Europe a stay here will simply transport you back to another world entirely
Surround yourself with a truly incredible collection of art dating back to the Renaissance. From original renaissance objects and gothic furniture to decorative arts and paintings
With large beautifully kept grounds Lopud 1483 would be the perfect the place for a summer celebration. The highly talented private chef can create the perfect menu for your special event.
This villa feels immensely private however enjoys close proximity to Dubrovnik and the surrounding countryside so that there is plenty to keep you occupied
Lopud in the heart of the Elaphiti islands. Constructed in 1483 as a cloistered sanctuary for quiet contemplation and healing, this medieval fortified monastery has been sensitively restored in order to retain its integrity and authentic feeling.
This villa is a mecca for anyone with a key interest in art. The Thyssen-Bornemisza family have amassed over four generations, an impressive collection that spans between the thirteenth to twenty-first centuries, and was said to be the largest collection after the Queen of England’s.
The villa itself consists of 5 rooms and suites, each with their own en-suite making it perfect for friends as well as families. Each one adorns view either over the ocean or the perfectly manicured gardens. The rooms all uniquly designed incorporate Renaissance furniture from the collection as well as new bespoke furniture designed by Italian designer Paila Lenti.
Your stay here will be handled with precision by the villa host and there are a range of nearby activities which can be arranged. Meals will be taken care of by the private chef who will cater the meals to your tastes and requirements. Meals can be enjoyed outside or in the Old Kitchen as well as cocktails and canapes on the Sunset Terrace, located on the top of the fortress, offering exceptional views of Lopud and The Elaphiti Islands.
Although this property does not have a swimming pool you have easy access to the clear blue sea with use of paddle boards and kayaks and you can paddle over to a nearby beach.
When to visit
Lopud 1483 is located 15 minutes away from the Mainland and just 40 minutes from Dubrovnik.
Dubrovnik private city tour
Explore the cobbled streets of Dubrovnik’s Old Town, lined with traditional churches and views of the Adriatic Sea. Learn the stories behind this quintessential walled city with your expert guide.
Elaphiti Islands Tour
Explore the Elaphiti Islands aboard your private yacht and discover scenic bays, hidden caves and golden-sand beaches with your local skipper.
Mljet National Park
A short ferry ride from Dubrovnik lies the Mljet National Park, bordering two salt water lakes - Veliko and Malo Jezero and stretching for more than four kilometres. Surrounded by idyllic scenery, it's a lovely place to visit for the day.
Oyster Harvesting and Private Island Picnic
The picturesque region of Ston is home to an authentic Croatian delicacy. Set out by private boat to a tiny island and oyster farm for this exclusive oyster tasting picnic and witness them being harvested straight from the sea.
Sea Kayaking Dubrovnik
What better way to explore Dubrovnik than by water. From your kayak you'll soak up the amazing views of the City Walls, Lokrum Island and the hidden caves.