Stone studio cottage sleeps 2-3 in Mali Ston, Peljesac
This attractive stone studio cottage is located in Mali Ston, a pretty seaside retreat well-known for The Walls of Stone which form the impressive backdrop to the town. Mali Ston is approximately one hour’s drive from Dubrovnik, and would suit guests looking to explore a fascinating part of Southern Dalmatia, within easy reach of both Dubrovnik Old Town and the vineyards and coastlines of the Peljesac region.
Guests park their car in the parking area and approach the open-plan studio cottage up a flight of 75 steps. Entry is directly into a pretty open plan studio featuring a kitchen, a full double bed and a sofa bed which can accommodate a child up to 13 years. There is also a separate bathroom. Outside, guests have the use of a private spacious terrace with outdoor dining facilities and sea views.
Car hire is recommended when staying here. The area is one of the most renowned in Croatia for oysters and mussels, and is famous for its shellfish delicacies. Mali Ston and neighbouring Ston offer some exceptionally fabulous eateries for guests to sample the local fare, such as the highly recommended Taverna Bota Sare. The nearby Prapratna Cove boasts a sandy beach - unusual in Croatia - whilst further afield, the verdant islands of Korcula and Mljet,and the numerous beaches along the Peljesac peninsula are all within easy reach. For sports lovers, there is a sailing school in Korcula, or learn to windsurf in one of the most popular spots in Croatia with the surfing school in nearby Viganj.
- Distance to beach200 m
- Nearest airportDubrovnik Airport
- Distance to airport50km
- Nearest townSton
- Distance to town1km
- Distance to bus stop200m
- Details on nearest shops Supermarket in Ston
- Distance to nearest shops1 km
- Distance to nearest restaurant200m
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- Sleeps in bedrooms: 2
- Sleeps total (includes sleeping capacity on sofa/extra beds): 3
- Minimum stay: 3 nights for all dates
- Arrival days: Any day for all dates
- Check-in: 15:00
- Check-out: 11:00
- Built: 1976
- Last renovated: 2010
- Area: 80m2
- Frequency of linen/towel change: Weekly
- Car park: Property is located 75 steps away from the parking.
- House pets allowed (on request)
- Sea view
- Whole house air-conditioned
- Washing machine
- Hair dryer
- Internet access
- Furniture in terrace/balcony/garden: Table for six and 2 sun recliners
- Terrace with sea view
- Lounge/living room
- Information on bedrooms: Sofa bed can accommodate one child under 13 years.
- Number of double bedrooms: 1
- Total number of bedrooms: 1
- All bathrooms have toilets
- Number of bathrooms with bathtub: 1
- Total number of bathrooms: 1
- Number of toilet only rooms: 1
Staff on site /available
Information on Location
- Beach is accessed via steps
- Distance to beach: 200 m
- Nearest airport: Dubrovnik Airport
- Distance to airport: 50km
- Nearest town: Ston
- Distance to town: 1km
- Distance to bus stop: 200m
- Details on nearest shops: Supermarket in Ston
- Distance to nearest shops: 1 km
- Distance to nearest restaurant: 200m
- Bus available
- Car recommended
- In countryside
- Information on transfers: A taxi pick up from Dubrovnik airport can be arranged on request. Price approximately Euros 100 payable locally. Please speak with one of our consultants to book.
- Provision of linen/towels
- The following must be produced on arrival: €125
Pricing & availability:Price bandsProperty per night
01 Jan. - 01 Apr.£ 63.00 01 Apr. - 01 June£ 75.00 01 June - 01 July£ 112.00 01 July - 01 Sept.£ 148.00 01 Sept. - 01 Oct.£ 112.00 01 Oct. - 01 Nov.£ 75.00 01 Nov. - 01 Jan.£ 63.00Prices are in UK Pounds (£)
*Rental prices do not include Residence Tax: £ 0.92 (per person per night)
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Owners were there to meet us and after showing us around said he was available by text or by mobile, but we didn't need to contact him and didn't have any other dealings with them.
We did ask by email prior to travelling if beach towels were provided and were advised they weren't and therefore brought these with us and when arrived there were actually towels provided.
The only downsides of this property are the lack of a pool, which there would be room to build in the largely unused garden at the rear, but understand this may not be practical given location. Fortunately it wasn't too hot and the sea is close by for a quick dip. The other issue is regarding the privacy of people walking up the steps to the Mali Ston walls, although there wasn't a huge amount of people - we actually caught one lady looking over the wall while we were sunbathing. After some careful locating of the umbrella this gave us more privacy, but a small fence or additional planting would resolve this. The additional of a BBQ would also add to the self-catering facilities.
Recommend: We ate at Kapetanova kuca 5 of the 7 nights we stayed as the seafood was superb and the best in our 2 week trip across Croatia. All others in the village rarely had more than one or two tables taken, but Kap Kuca was full every time we went. Also stagnum in nearby Ston for good thin crust wood fired pizzas, a rarity as usual thick and Italian style.
Favourite villa moment: Drinks on the terrace in the eveningToo many to pick one, we loved the lovely village and fantastic seafood available locally. It was nice to have Ston just a walk away for groceries and morning coffee in the square watching the world go by. Would definitely return and hope Mali Ston doesn't become too commercialised as lots of the properties are currently being renovated.
Villa comments: Great to hear people enjoy their stay overall. About the BBQ and more privacy - a big stone BBQ will be ready for 2013 and a fence of some kind to keep people from looking in, so that will be sorted.The pool idea is great but being located within the village walls, planning regulations for the moment do not allow for a pool to be built.
Stayed September 2012
Beautiful old house right amidst the old stone walls of Mali Ston with great views and patio. Villa was very well furnished and decorated. Due to the amount of steps to get to property it is only suited for people who are mobile and don't mind climbing in/out of their villa to do anything. Only negative is villa needs microwave due to location which owner seemed to resist. Only place in world we have visited over last 10 years that does NOT have one. Also owner did not know how to operate her TV which was a real inconvenience-again due to location and steps! Area is very scenic with great local red wines and seafood.
Impressed with: The walls and salt farms are outstanding. Great location to visit Dubrovnik also.
Favourite villa moment: Having drinks /meals on patio overlooking the ancient walls and fabulous views of bay!
Stayed August/September 2013