My husband and I stayed at Villa Ivy, with friends, for a week 11 September 2010. We were picked up at the airport by the owner, Geoff, and transported to the villa 10 minutes away. There are 3 apartments, a one bed, a two bed and the one in which we stayed which was a three bed. The apartment was very nicely furnished and very clean and tidy, almost as if we were the first to stay there (which we weren't). Lunch had been left in the fridge for us, a bowl of salad from the vegetable garden, with a wonderful dressing made by our host, and a plate of meat and cheese, and also some lovely fresh bread. There was also some drinks, eggs, butter, tea and coffee. The bread was delivered, fresh, to our door every morning of our stay as well.
My husband usually has trouble with his back when we go on holiday due to the different beds but the beds here are supremely comfortable, with lovely clean white sheets. There were ample towels and also pool towels for when relaxing around the small pool outside.
The kitchen was well equipped with everything you need and again ample crockery, glasses, cutlery, pots and pans etc. all in excellent condition.
The owner, Geoff, can't do enough for you, I think he could arrange just about anything you asked for, nothing is too much trouble.
Cavtat is a really nice small town. The harbour is especially nice to sit at one of the many bars and watch all the fantastic yachts that moor there. The walk into town is about 15 to 20 minutes, but beware it is uphill on the way back!!! However, you can catch the bus for about 60p. Definitely try the ice cream from the ice cream parlour at the end of the harbour, I would say it is the best I have ever had.
Dubrovnik is a lovely city to visit although very busy, the bus takes about 20 minutes or alternatively you can catch the ferry which takes about 45 minutes but is very enjoyable. The walk around the old city walls is definitely worth doing with fantastic views over Dubrovnik .
All in all I would definitely recommend Villa Ivy if you are thinking of visiting Croatia.
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- Villa Ivy Hotel Cavtat