Villa Zena

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Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3


Pool Modern Ideal for Kids

Villa Zena has so many treats in store for you. This stunning, contemporary villa, nestled in glorious countryside in the tranquil, authentic village of Brgat Donji is just 8km east of the fabulous medieval town of Dubrovnik. The natural surroundings lend themselves to relaxation. The accommodation available at Villa Zena is the lower floor and the fantastic gardens and terraces. The owners of the villa live on the top floor, though they have a completely separate entrance and do not use the gardens and terraces so you have complete privacy in this exceptionally well-maintained villa.

Villa Zena is the perfect place to escape hectic everyday life and to enjoy the delights of the countryside yet be within easy reach of Dubrovnik, the stunning beaches of the Dubrovnik Riviera and boat trips to the sensational Elaphiti Islands. Villa Zena boasts 4 gorgeous bedrooms on the ground floor, sleeping eight lucky guests.

The mostly grey and white villa has been decorated and finished with artistic flair throughout. The open plan living area is a contemporary wonder with classy, contemporary furnishings, striking artworks and a stunning, gleaming kitchen. A huge corner sofa, beautifully accessorised with colourful scatter cushions, sits in the perfect position to watch the enormous television at the end of a busy day. At the other end of the room, you will find the stylish, sleek kitchen with its central island and trendy stools where you can enjoy delicious feasts. There are four bedrooms in total, three being doubles and one with twin beds. The master bedroom enjoys a superbly comfortable kingsize bed and an amazing, artistic feature wall, again all in shades of grey and white with the occasional colour pop. It certainly has the wow factor! Next door is a beautifully tiled bathroom with a large walk-in shower. The second bedroom enjoys a double bed and is yet very effectively decorated with an attractive colour panel. The third bedroom is another grey and white haven with a stunning feature wall and a comfy double bed adorned with luxury linens. The final bedroom offers twin beds and beautiful decoration. In total, there are three exceptional shower rooms to share. They are all immaculate with beautiful tiles and top-of-the-range fittings.

Though the interior of Villa Zena is truly sensational, the outside spaces certainly compete. You will enjoy a fabulous terrace which offers remarkable countryside views. It boasts a fantastic summer kitchen which includes an ice maker, barbecue, dishwasher, fridge and a brilliant alfresco dining area. You do not need to go back into the villa for supplies! Again it is an incredibly stylish space with the very best of everything! You will enjoy some unforgettable evenings here. The 35 sqm swimming pool is amazing. It has a function for artificial waves and a waterfall, so you will probably spend hours in Luxurious loungers surrounding the poolers. There is also a garden area with lounge chairs that you can move around and a separate area for table tennis. Villa Zena is a true, away-from-it-all paradise.

The owners are incredibly helpful with suggestions for restaurants, excursions, boat hire or anything else you may need. They also offer you the experience of a traditional delicious evening dinner after a long day of sightseeing. Although they live upstairs, they will ensure you have complete privacy.

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What you should know…

  • The owners of Villa Zena live on-site on the top floor. They will not invade your privacy and have a separate entrance and do not use the garden and pool terrace
  • The owners offer a catering service for an additional fee where they will prepare a delicious, locally sourced authentic meal for you, either on arrival or after a busy sightseeing day. They will also help you to plan and book excursions if you would like them to
  • It’s a good idea to book tickets online in advance to walk the walls in the Old Town of Dubrovnik

Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con BBQ Satellite TV Table Tennis

The Villa

Villa Zena is located in the middle of the countryside in a quiet village. This property offers accommodation for 8 people with 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.

- Fully-equipped kitchen
- Dining area with seating for 8
- Double bedroom with King size bed
- Two double bedrooms with double size bed
- Double bedroom with 2 single beds
- Three bathrooms with a walk-in shower
- Laundry facility

- Swimming pool 35 m2
- Patio with seating area
- Summer Kitchen with ice maker, dishwasher, fridge, barbecue
- Alfresco dining
- Lounge chairs
- Parking for 3 cars


About the surrounding area of Villa Zena
<1hr to Airport Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites
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Villa Zena enjoys a very scenic location in Brgat Donji, a very sleepy, charming village 8km east of Dubrovnik. You will enjoy this tranquil, countryside location yet be within very easy reach of Dubrovnik and the wonderful sand and pebble beaches of the Dubrovnik Riviera. Close to Brgat Donji, you will discover other pretty villages including Gornji Brgat, Plat and Mlini.

Mlini, 4km from the villa, is a small, idyllic fishing village located half way between Cavtat and Dubrovnik with a charming harbour, a bakery, supermarket, a lovely pebble and sand beach, cafes and restaurants and the most stunning sunsets. Mlini gets its name from the numerous fresh water wellsprings that used to power the local flour mills in the past. From Mlini, visitors can take a water ferry to visit Dubrovnik Old Town. You can also visit Lokrum where some of Game of Thrones was filmed and enjoy a relaxing, peaceful day with a delicious picnic or a visit to the popular saltwater swimming spot named the ‘Dead Sea’.

Cavtat is 15km from the villa and only 22km from the border of the stunning Montenegro. It is very pretty, hemmed in by mountains and lush swathes of pine and cypress forest and is rich in cultural history. It boasts beautiful beaches, crystal clear waters, many ancient necropolises dotted around and a wonderful promenade lined with fishing boats and artisan shops. There are several museums and galleries. You will find some lovely restaurants in Cavtat where you can sample the delicious local cuisine.

Dubrovnik Old Town is incredibly beautiful. With its breathtaking natural beauty, rich historical heritage and fantastic array of restaurants, cafes, bars and unique shops, it is extremely popular. Visitors soak up the romantic atmosphere of its narrow streets, admire the countless monuments, taste the delicious city’s rich gastronomic delights and be left breathless with its harmonious beauty. You can taste signature dishes such as rozata, kotonjata or black risotto along with local wines. If you are lucky you will get a table by the harbour.

Another excursion that is an absolute must when staying at Villa Zena is a boat trip to the Elaphiti islands. They are stunningly beautiful with caves, sandy idyllic beaches and incredible charm

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Dubrovnik airport

(15 km)

Nearest Town/City Dubrovnik Old Town

(8 km)

Nearest Village Cavtat

(15 km)

About Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik is one of the world’s most beautiful walled cities, and one of the most interesting places to stay in Europe. The old town is a knot of limestone streets – worth getting lost in, to stumble upon elegant palazzi and baroque churches. Beyond the sturdy medieval fortifications is a stunning rocky coastline, dotted with pebbly beaches, while islands cast adrift from mainland Croatia are just ready to be explored.

While you’re enjoying one of our fantastic villas in Dubrovnik you may well want to explore everything else the region has to offer – so we’ve put together this handy travel guide to give you a little help and inspiration!
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Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Villa Zena is a fantastic option for a family holiday. The villa is very spacious with a beautiful outside space. Children will adore the wave function on the swimming pool. You may have difficulty getting them out! You can also enjoy some friendly competitive fun playing table tennis. Brgat Donji is a very quiet village in the countryside where you can enjoy some lovely walks.

The seaside village of Milni is delightful. It enjoys a lovely beach and several cafes and restaurants. The Dubrovnik Riviera is a fabulous pick for families with safe beaches, impressive hiking trails, biking tracks, a clutch of interactive museums and lots of fortresses for would-be knights and princesses to explore.

Exploring the Elephiti islands by boat, discovering the scenic bays, hidden caves and golden sand beaches is a wonderful day out for children. The hosts are happy to help you rent a boat. Kolocep Island is known for its architecture and villas and its unspoilt bay. The island of Lopud is home to lovely sandy beaches and ancient monasteries lined with olive groves. It is truly idyllic. On Sipan Island children can explore the local wildlife and enjoy the crystal blue sea. If you decide to visit the islands, you can swim, snorkel and make magical holiday memories.

In Dubrovnik Old Town, Harry Potter and Game of Thrones fans will be delighted to spot scenes from the films and programmes. You can book a Game of Thrones walking tour or a Game of Thrones escape room to challenge yourselves. Children love walking the high walls, visiting the aquarium and taking the cable car to the top of the mountain.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • <1hr to Airport
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Onsite Facilities

  • Table Tennis


At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting/childcare services

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit €500 payable before arrival and refunded two weeks after departure, subject to full inspection
Arrival time 2 pm
Departure time 10 am
Energy costs included? Yes, included in rental price
Linen & towels included? Yes, included in rental price
Pets welcome? No allowed
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit
Internet access? Wi-Fi included in rental price
Smoking Allowed? Not permitted

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
May 27th 2023 - Jun 1st 2023 £2,811
Jun 1st 2023 - Jul 1st 2023 £3,549
Jul 1st 2023 - Sep 1st 2023 £5,057
Sep 1st 2023 - Oct 1st 2023 £3,549
Oct 1st 2023 - Mar 30th 2024 £2,549
Mar 30th 2024 - Apr 29th 2024 £1,844
Apr 29th 2024 - May 30th 2024 £2,811
May 30th 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 £3,557
Jun 29th 2024 - Aug 30th 2024 £5,057
Aug 30th 2024 - Sep 29th 2024 £3,557
Sep 29th 2024 - Nov 27th 2024 £2,549

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
May 27th 2023 - Jun 1st 2023 €3,037
Jun 1st 2023 - Jul 1st 2023 €3,834
Jul 1st 2023 - Sep 1st 2023 €5,463
Sep 1st 2023 - Oct 1st 2023 €3,834
Oct 1st 2023 - Mar 30th 2024 €2,754
Mar 30th 2024 - Apr 29th 2024 €1,992
Apr 29th 2024 - May 30th 2024 €3,037
May 30th 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 €3,843
Jun 29th 2024 - Aug 30th 2024 €5,463
Aug 30th 2024 - Sep 29th 2024 €3,843
Sep 29th 2024 - Nov 27th 2024 €2,754

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
May 27th 2023 - Jun 1st 2023 $3,259
Jun 1st 2023 - Jul 1st 2023 $4,114
Jul 1st 2023 - Sep 1st 2023 $5,862
Sep 1st 2023 - Oct 1st 2023 $4,114
Oct 1st 2023 - Mar 30th 2024 $2,955
Mar 30th 2024 - Apr 29th 2024 $2,138
Apr 29th 2024 - May 30th 2024 $3,259
May 30th 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 $4,124
Jun 29th 2024 - Aug 30th 2024 $5,862
Aug 30th 2024 - Sep 29th 2024 $4,124
Sep 29th 2024 - Nov 27th 2024 $2,955

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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