The beauty of Palmižana is linked to the Meneghello family which for more than a century has been devoted to creating in this piece of island, originally only rocky and barren, a cultural paradise for tourism.
Palmižana is renowned for the absence of traffic, long paths and abundant Mediterranean and tropical vegetation.
It is a paradise of flora and fauna, without cars or means of transport, except for boats, and is therefore the ideal place for those who love nature. You can take long swims or walks to discover the numerous bays.
The island is easily reached by taxi boat from the port of Hvar, in just 10-15 min. navigation already arrives at the ACI MARINA of Palmižana. Once the booking is made it is possible to request an optional transfer service Hvar / Palmižana / Hvar, the cost is
EUR 12 / route / person (free 0-8 years) and is payable locally with cash or credit card (no Amex).
The nearest airport is Split.
The Orange villa is located in the Meneghello Resort, surrounded by beautiful Mediterranean vegetation and has a wonderful view of the south bay.
The interiors are rich in colors of warm and lively orange tones and outside the large terrace will allow you to enjoy the sunny summer days and romantic starry skies.
Inside you will find paintings and sculptures that are part of the private collection of the owner who for 50 years has collected the works of the most famous Croatian artists as well as having created over the years the arboretum in which the entire resort is immersed.
The villa consists of a comfortable lounge with a sofa, ideal for 2 extra guests, preferably 2 children;
1 double room with comfortable double bed;
a kitchenette with small fridge + 1 electric kettle for tea and coffee;
An internal bathroom with shower and an external bathroom with shower;
Air conditioning / electric heating, independent entrance;
a large terrace with outdoor furniture (deckchairs, table with chairs and umbrella) overlooking the bay.
For security reasons it is strictly forbidden to cook, as the island is very lush and green, but our guests can eat at the renowned Meneghello restaurant, which is located less than 100 meters from the villa, with special treatment.
The restaurant is famous for its delicious Dalmatian specialties and fish dishes and its terraces are surrounded by beautiful vegetation and an enchanting view towards the bay.
Otherwise you can choose to eat in one of the different restaurants in the bay, we highly recommend Toto's.
Wi-fi is available at the Meneghello restaurant and the service is totally free.
You can opt for a breakfast service at the Meneghello restaurant, this includes eg. excellent Italian coffee, yogurt, a wide variety of teas, jams, honey, fresh fruit, croissants, pâtés, spreadable cheese. Both cold and hot dishes are served (crepes, omlette ..). The cost, excluding drinks, is:
15 EUR / day / adult;
10 EUR / day / child 9-14 years;
8 EUR / day / child 5-8 years;
Free / child 0-4 years;
You can pay for the service directly in Palmizana, in cash or by credit card (except American Express).
Please note that in the high season, July-August, the renowned quiet of Palmižana is replaced with a higher number of visitors and yachts. It is possible, however, to find more peace in the surrounding bays, reachable on foot or by means of a boat that can be rented on site.
Palmižana's richness comes from the Meneghello family that has been devoted to the paradise of cultural tourism. Renowned for the absence of traffic and footpaths. It's a haven of flora and fauna - the island is car-free.
The Orange villa is located in the Meneghello Art Resort.
The entire resort is surrounded by lush vegetation and abundant wildlife.
The orange is an exclusive villa with a magnificent view of the bay. Consists of:
1 Double bed bedroom and 1 large living room with sofa bed, ideally for 2 small children;
2 Bathrooms with shower (1 inside, 1 outside);
1 Large living room area with small kitchenette for your convenience (small refrigerator and electric kettle for tea and coffee);
Air conditioning / heating;
Private terrace with outdoor furniture;
Perfect for couples or families with small children. (max 2 + 2 people).
Please note that two to security reasons cooking is not allowed but our guests have a special treatment at Meneghello Restaurant that is nearby or one of the different restaurants of the southern bay.
For over a hundred years the Meneghello restaurant has been famous for serving fresh and healthy sea delicacies. Nearly every yachtie the southern coast of the Meneghello restaurant on Palmižana with their stunning settings looking over the bay.
At Meneghello restaurant the breakfast service rate is:
EUR 15 / day / people;
10 EUR / day / CHILDREN 9-14 years;
8 EUR / day / CHILDREN 5-8 years;
Free / CHILDREN 0-4 years;
Palmizana by cash or credit card (except Amex).
There are a variety of choices for breakfast; these include high-quality Italian coffee, yoghurts, a variety of fresh fruit, croissants, fresh white or whole bread, a variety of jam, honey, pâté, and a great selection of cooked breakfasts. Please note that the breakfast is served daily at the Palmižana Meneghello Restaurant terrace from 08. 00 am to 10. 30 am or on request a later time;
The Wi-fi is possible only at Meneghello's Restaurant and the service is free.
On Palmižana small beach you can use deckchairs and sun umbrellas for free. For the main beach the Meneghello guests have a discount;
Please note that during the July and August, the island and
surrounding area have a much higher influx of day-trippers, yachts. For a few weeks, the peaceful vibe is replaced with a buzzing social scene.
Once on Palmizana, you can rent a small boat if you wish to reach
secluded archipelago, recommended during the high season when the main Palmizana bay gets crowded. It is a small motorboat (no nautical license required), the cost is 500, 00 kuna / day,
full tank gas included.
Taxi boats operate between Palmižana and the town of Hvar, day and night, according to their own schedule or on request. The marina is on the north side of the island;
After your booking is possible to organize your transfer
Hvar / Palmizana / Hvar. A member of our local team will pick you up at Hvar with private speedboat and in approx. 10 min you'll get to Palmizana, where our team will help you with the luggage.
The transfer service costs 12, 00 Euro / way / adult (free till 8 yrs. Old). If you wish this service, feel free to let us know at least 1 day before your arrival and pay once at Palmizana. Our local team accept cash and all credit cards (except AMEX).Get the full listing »