Situated on the northwest coast of the island of Brac, Sutivan is a peaceful little town with a quaint seaport and a population of over 700. On the edge of it is Villa Livka, a four-bedroom contemporary white-cube house with arresting views over the deep blue Adriatic coast.
With direct access to the beach and its own pool, this home in Brac, Croatia, is the perfect place to soak in the Mediterranean sun without the summer crowds. But for those after more than just rest and relaxation, the town of Sutivan has plenty on offer from a thriving café culture to a host of activities, including snorkelling, windsurfing, hiking and mountain biking.
Back in the villa, lie on one of the loungers and sip on a white sangria while taking in the Mediterranean views. Inside, the sitting room is furnished in white as are the bedrooms, all with modern touches, such as a white bust and local artwork.
For a night on the town, head to the nearby outdoor cinema to see the latest film or pop into a local restaurant serving traditional Dalmatian specialties, such as crni rižot (black risotto cooked in cuttlefish ink), brodetto (fish stew with polenta) or pašticada (beef goulash and gnocchi).
For oenophiles, sample Plavac Mali wine from the Bakovic vineyards; Prosek, an excellent dessert wine; or Rakija Lozovaca, a popular spirit produced from wine grapes. Ask your personal concierge to arrange a tasting at a nearby family-run wine cellar.
Finally, head down to Zlatni Rat Beach, one of Croatia's most famous beaches for a day out in the sun. If one thing's for certain, it's that during your stay in this home in Brac, you won't be short of incredible experiences to try.
Villa Livka is located on the island of Brac in the peaceful town of Sutivan which has a beautiful harbour and a population of just over 700. Surrounded by olive plantations, vineyards and mandarin fields, Sutivan is one of the warmest places along the Dalmatian coast and boasts a typically Mediterranean climate.