Review: Villa Ružmarin – On The Edge Of The Mediterranean


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Stunning architecture, amazing wine, sandy beaches and hidden rocky coves with sapphire blue waters, what’s not to like? Croatia is a beautiful country to visit and the island of Pag is a fantastic place to start with the longest coastline in the country and a reputation as the place to go for a good time. Staying in an apartment gives you all the freedom you need and your own base; Villa Ružmarin is well located with great facilities.

For some island-exploring without the huge long-haul flight and with more than a thousand islands waiting for you; Croatia is an up and coming destination and the island of Pag – known as the most dramatic place in the country – is a perfect place to start. If a relaxing, romantic break in peaceful surroundings is in order, Villa Ružmarin, a collection of modern apartments near the village of Lun, is ideal. Direct flights operate from London to Zagreb with British Airways and Croatia Airlines and take just over 2 hours, it’s then a 2.5-hour transfer to the port of Prizna where you have a short ferry ride to the island of Pag.


Villa Ružmarin are situated in a beautiful bay just 200m from the centre of Lun, a small fishing village at the north of the island of Pag. This charming group of apartments are set in the shade of centuries-old olive trees in a picturesque and peaceful spot, right by the sea. There are stunning ocean views which all the rooms take full advantage of, as well as a private, heated swimming pool. There is also a very nicely situated sun deck and a barbecue; great for relaxing on those long summer evenings. Your hosts are welcoming and friendly.

There are 6 deluxe apartments and 2 studio apartments. Inside they are modern, comfortable and have a clean, fresh feel. As well as those panoramic sea views, all the apartments have balconies or terraces, satellite TV, Wi-Fi and air-conditioning. There are both indoor and outdoor dining areas, a lounge area, a fully equipped kitchenette, bedrooms and a bathroom. Private parking is also provided.

Restaurants & Bars

The apartments are well set up for self-catering, but on a romantic break who really has time to cook?! Lun has several restaurants, a pizzeria and a café and is perfect for a short wander of an evening. For a wider range of restaurants and an inspiring nightlife scene, the city of Novalja is about 20 km away.

Pool & Activities

Lounging by the pool with a good book enjoying the ocean views is a wonderful way to pass the time here. The direct access to the beach is lovely too, whether you want to sunbathe on the sands, take a dip in the ocean or enjoy a moonlit stroll. Exploring the olive groves is also a relaxing pursuit, some of the trees are over 1500 years old; make sure you come at sunset as well as during the day, it’s beautiful and very romantic. A visit to Pag town is a fun day out; the town is well known for its delicious cheese, lace-making and salt – try and sample them all! If you fancy some island hopping, you can catch a boat from Lun to the island of Rab, one of the greenest islands which is covered in fragrant pine forests. But if relaxing and exploring aren’t your thing, to experience the livelier side of Croatia, the party beach hot spot of Zrće is 15.5 miles away!

For a blissful, peaceful stay, surrounded by Croatia’s natural beauty, the charming Villa Ružmarin in Lun offer a relaxing home from home experience.

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