Villa Orgula is located on the island of Korčula, birthplace of Marco Polo, and is surrounded by the breathtaking azure blue waters of the Adriatic Sea. The Villa offers luxurious accommodations for 6+2 persons.
George Bernard Shaw described Korčula in these words; “All beauties, all scents, all flavors have flown into that small place bathed by sea foam in the shadow of olive trees, pine-trees and warm stone.” Indeed, Shaw said that Korčula was “Paradise on the Earth.”
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Villa Orgula is happily situated in the Popovratak Bay where priors and priests of the island of Korčula used to rest and meditate in the scented silence of the pine-wood and olive trees while gazing at the blue sea.
The Villa was built in the Korčula style of hand worked stone. It is surrounded by an olive grove of 110 trees covering 8,000 square meters. The villa is a scant 150 meters from the sea via a pine shaded walking path.
Some items of interest:
• The grounds of Villa Orgula contain 1000 meters of dry stone walls which were built 100 years ago.
• The Villa’s wine cellar offers a great variety of Croatian wines, including those which are home-made.
• Eco-friendly virgin olive oil is produced by the owners of the Villa.
• Rain water is used on premises with alternative access to local water supply.
• Apartment: Groundfloor contains kitchen, dining room and living room with fireplace. Raised groundfloor contains three bedrooms, three bathrooms, corridor and lavatory.
• Small House: bedroom with bathroom, laundry room, lavatory.
• Outdoor: Swimming pool, loggia with fireplace, spacious yard, private parking place.
Prigradica is a town on the northern coast of the island of Korcula, near Blato. It was once a well known export harbour for the highly esteemed Blato wine and olive oil.
Today Prigradica is a tourist town which has preserved its authentic rustic feel. The nearby villages, untouched for centuries, are a unique back to the past experience.
Korcula, an island in the central Dalmatian archipelago; area 279.03 sq km (length 46.8 km, width 5.3-7.8 km); population 17,038; the coast is rather indented. The highest peaks are Klupca (568 m) and Kom (510 m).
The climate is mild; an average air temperature in January is 9.8 °C (in the town of Korcula) and in July 26.9 °C; the average annual rainfall is 1,100 mm; the annual insolation reaches 2,671 hours (Vela Luka). The island is largely covered with the Mediterranean flora; at some places are pine forests. Economy is based on farming, viticulture, fruit growing, fishing and fish processing, shipbuilding, processing of synthetic materials and tourism. Summer tourism has a long tradition on the island; nautical tourism has been recently developed. Major places on the coast are Korcula, Lumbarda, Vela Luka, Raciste, and in the interior Blato, Zrnovo, Smokvica, Cara and Pupnat.
The regional road connects major places on the island. Ferry lines connect the island of Korcula with the mainland. The island was inhabited as early as the Neolithic (cave Vela Spilja near Vela Luka, cave Jakasova Spilja above the cove of Rasohatica, Zrnovo) and the Bronze Age.
A Greek colony existed here in the 6th and the 5th centuries BC; at that time the island was called Korkyra Melaina (remains of Greek habitations in Lumbarda, in the vicinity of Blato and in Potirna).