Double ‘family’ bedroom with king-size bed, additional single bedroom and en suite bathroom with bath tub and separate loo
Kitchen and dining room
Middle floor (entrance level):
Double bedroom with king-size bed, en suite bathroom with bath tub (can be reconfigured as twin)
Double bedroom with queen size bed and en suite bathroom
Double bedroom with king-size bed, en suite bathroom (can be reconfigured as twin)
Double bedroom with king-size bed, additional single bed, en suite bathroom with bath tub
Double bedroom with king-size bed, en suite bathroom with bath tub
Infinity swimming pool (5 x 6m, 1.8m deep) – can be heated at additional cost
Private waterfront platform with direct sea access
Kayaks, stand-up paddle board, bicycles
SONOS music system with Bose speakers both indoors and out
Highchair and cot available on request
Daily housekeeping and evening turn-down service
Extensive welcome hamper
Extra (payable locally)
Cook for up to 3 meals per day, as required
In-house boat and skipper available for hire (can do day trips and airport transfers)
Experienced skipper who can assist with water skiing, dolphin watching, hidden beach-front restaurants and day trips
Villa Ruza is situated in a protected bay in the southeast region, with sublime views of the Adriatic Sea and nearby Dalmatian Islands. There is a great restaurant/konoba just a 7 – 10-minute walk from the house.
Sumartin is a 10 – 15-minute bike ride from the villa
Zlatni Rat beach is a 30-minute drive away
Bol is a 35-minute drive away
Supetar is a 50-minute drive away
Milna is a 1hr drive away
Fly to Split airport
We can assist with transfers, either by private sea taxi or public ferry (journey time approx. 1 – 1.5hrs)
Car hire optional
Villa Ruza is a short walk to the nearest beach, Plaza Prva Vala, and there are several more little swim spots along the coastal road on route in to Sumartin too.
There is a lovely restaurant within easy walking distance of the house, and nearby Sumartin is a bustling sea-front town home to some more family-run ‘konobas’, supermarkets, a bakery and some cafes right on the water. This is also the nearest port for the ferry over to Makarska on the mainland.
Slightly further afield is the town of Bol on the South side of the island. Explore the town’s winding cobbled streets bustling with local life. There are weekly produce markets to explore, more restaurants and some great architectural examples of the history of the island.
Situated right on the water’s edge, Ruza is a beautifully built luxury villa with absolutely no expense spared. The infinity-edge pool offers wonderful views over to the island of Hvar in the distance, and ample outdoor seating and dining areas provide the perfect spots from which to relax and take in these breath-taking vistas. Inside the villa, gorgeous Italian tiles and Phillip Starck furniture are coupled with luxurious linens, bespoke Italian furnishings and a kitchen so wonderfully well-equipped that we’re sure even a Michelin-star chef would be thrilled to cook in.
Why we love it
This house really makes the most of its close proximity to the dazzlingly blue Adriatic waters – equipped with stand-up paddle boards and kayaks, there’s plenty to keep everyone entertained. There’s even a resident boat and skipper (payable separately), available whenever you fancy to take you out to nearby, hidden restaurants, blue caves or ‘grottos’ and if you’re lucky, even a spot of dolphin watching!