Villa Ghetaldi 1516

Live the dream of Dubrovnik's aristocracy

Villa Ghetaldi 1516

Nestled above the picturesque harbour and quaint village of Suđurađ, with the azure expanse of the Adriatic Sea stretching beyond, Villa Ghetaldi 1516 is designed for indulgent retreats with loved ones. Here, luxury intertwines seamlessly with privacy, comfort, and security within the historic walls of this sumptuous fortified villa.
At Villa Ghetaldi 1516 we invite you to embrace leisure on your own terms. Immerse yourself in the lovely intimacy of the manor and its captivating view, embark on a journey of exploration on the verdant island of Šipan, discover the enchanting allure of Dubrovnik, and appreciate the pristine wonders of the Archipelago – from vineyards and oyster farm to enchanting towns and mystical nature, and not forgetting gastronomy, every day will be a feast for your senses

History

Immerse yourself in the timeless allure of Villa Ghetaldi, a majestic 16th-century Renaissance villa that epitomizes the harmony of life. Bearing witness to Dubrovnik’s opulent history, it was once the esteemed summer retreat of the noble Ghetaldi family, now the Republic’s oldest preserved Renaissance villa, marked proudly with the year 1516. Once a hub for intellectuals, poets, and musicians, today it welcomes guests seeking tranquility and beauty, offering an enchanting sanctuary steeped in history and serenity.

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The Villa

Villa Ghetaldi boasts 7 spacious, tastefully furnished en-suite bedrooms, comfortably accommodating 14 guests with the flexibility for 2 more if needed. Relax by the pool or on the terrace, socialize in the grand salon, or invigorate yourself in the fitness room. The well-equipped kitchen ensures effortless meal preparation, or indulge in the services of our chef for tailored dining experiences. From formal dinners in the dining room to casual gatherings on the shaded terraces overlooking olive groves and the sea, every moment is curated to perfection.

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Rooms

Villa Ghetaldi’s 7 luxurious en-suite bedrooms offer elegant retreats for guests, each exuding style and comfort. With ample space and tasteful furnishings, relaxation comes effortlessly. Wake up to breath-taking views from large windows, indulge in the plush bedding, and rejuvenate in the modern bathrooms. Whether admiring the vistas of olive groves and the sea or enjoying the tranquillity of the surroundings, every moment spent in these rooms is a serene escape from the ordinary.

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Services

At Villa Ghetaldi, our meticulous attention to detail and personalized services ensure a seamless and unforgettable stay. From convenient airport transfers and stocked fridges to private chef services and daily housekeeping, every aspect of your holiday is expertly managed. Let us handle the finer details while you immerse yourself in the beauty of Dubrovnik and its surrounding archipelago, ensuring you experience the very best this destination has to offer.

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Top Destination

Step into the tranquility of Šipan, an idyllic retreat in the Adriatic. Its lush scenery and peaceful ambiance provide a sanctuary for weary souls. Explore quaint villages, stroll through verdant olive groves, and soak up the sun on pristine shores. Meanwhile, Dubrovnik awaits, a UNESCO jewel brimming with tales of old. Navigate its winding streets, indulge in local cuisine at cosy eateries, and relish panoramic views from ancient fortifications. Immerse yourself in the charm of Šipan and Dubrovnik, where history and nature unite in perfect harmony.

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Stories

Embark on a journey through the storied halls of Villa Ghetaldi, nestled on the serene shores of the island of Šipan. This haven of history and culture whispers tales of a bygone era, weaving a tapestry of tradition and mystery. Once a cherished retreat for the noble Ghetaldi family, the villa now stands as a timeless sanctuary steeped in the island’s rich heritage. Here, poets penned verses, philosophers pondered life’s mysteries, and musicians serenaded the sea breeze. Explore its hidden corners, where secrets of centuries past linger in every shadow.

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“In their own words..”

Beautiful property!

This Villa is the most relaxing place I have stayed. The view from the multiple terrraces is incredible and the swimming pool was so refreshing! Ann Myriam, the host, was absolutely wonderful, she went above and beyond to make us feel welcomed. We really got a feel for Šipan and all the beautiful the island has to offer, whilst totally relaxing. Everything in this property has been thought about, from the various plants in the gardens to the linen sheets! We would love to return next year!

Lulu, October 2023

Also for business people!

In addition to being a fabulous and tranquil renaissance villa, the house has perfect infrastructure and WI-FI, which has allowed me to monitor my business all while enjoying the most perfect dream island holiday. Thanks to you, team, for your unfaltering assistance! You did a wonderful job!

Frank, June 2023

Highly recommended!

The magnificent Ghetaldi villa was our location for a girls reunion of high school friends. We could not have dreamt a more beautiful location to bring us back together, but at the same time offering each of us privacy because of its beautiful terraces and many rooms. The island and the sea bring fun activities and great restaurants, as well as the quiet beaches and walks we all needed. We would highly recommend it not only for families but also for groups of friends.

Anna, July 2023

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