Lighthouse Villa Lanterna***** was originally constructed in 1881 on south-eastern part of the island Vir during the Austro-hungarian reign and it is the official 1st class monument of culture. The main edifice is built of stone and is situated in an isolated spot in pine-tree wood nearby the attractive rocky and sandy beach, which is suitable for families and children. It is categorized as 5* vacation house and intended for accommodation for max.8 persons. The interior and exterior are completely renovated in 2012 in a mixture of traditional Mediterranean and modern style, furnished with luxurious wooden furniture and leather seating-sets.
It consists of two floors in total size of 180 m² large.
On the first floor there are four sleeping rooms, two of which are 21 m² large, one 17 m² and the smallest one 14 m². Each room is equipped with SAT LCD TV, matrimonial bed and bathroom ( bathtub / toilet ). Additionally, two larger rooms have access to the large round balcony that leans around the lighthouse tower and provide a broad panoramic sea view.
The common areas of the house are situated in the ground floor. There is a well equipped kitchen with filter-coffee and espresso-coffee machines, microwave-oven, water-kettle, large refrigerator with freezer compartment and cooking-stove ( electrical and gas cookers ) with oven and dishwasher. Furthermore there is a stylishly furnished dining-room equipped with mini-bar and small wine-tender, a handy bathroom with sink and washing-machine/dryer and a large living room with SAT LCD TV 130 cm² and Wi-Fi internet access. All the common areas and rooms in the edifice are air-conditioned. Safe deposit box available.
Outside of the main edifice there is a large inner courtyard surrounded with stone-wall. Within this pleasurable environment there is an adjacent smaller structure that serves as a mini-wellness and is equipped with sauna, whirlpool, multifunctional fitness device and an outdoor sun-deck in the mediterranean garden. Within this edifice there is also the over roofed outdoor grill.
In addition to the accommodation, secluded beach with deck-chairs and mini-wellness, the following services are also included in the basic price:
• breakfast served every day according to the guests wishes
• changing of linen / sheets every day by the maid
• transfer to and from the Zadar or Split airports, or to and from Zadar harbor ( eight persons in two upper-class vehicles or with air-conditioned mini-van )
• usage of eight mountain-bikes. The object merges with the biking- and trekking-tracks that extend around the entire island.
• pets upon request
• sojourn tax included in price
In the immediate vicinity of the object there is a large regulated hunting-ground with mouflons, pheasants and quails. In the outer enclosed yard there is a parking spot suitable for four vehicles. Villa Lanterna***** is positioned approx.8 km away from the center of the town Vir, where our guests can enjoy in variety of entertainment in numerous restaurants, wine-cellars or clubs. Island of Vir is connected with the mainland with the road-bridge, which makes it all the more interesting for those who like to browse around, and in the vicinity of Vir there are certainly some very interesting natural and historical landmarks to visit ( the historical jewel Nin, the center of the region Zadar or National Parks Paklenica, Krka and Plitvice lakes… ).
There is no possibility of renting particular rooms, only the complete house with adjacent property.
Maximum number of 8 persons allowed.
Check in: from 15:00h. Check out: until 9:30h.
Arrival and departure days: every day. Staying at the the Villa Lanterna***** for three nights and less possible exclusively upon request with surcharge of 25% on the price in the price list.
A security deposit through credit card validation upon arrival is required to cover the possible costs of damages or breakages.
Children and extra beds
- Air condition
- Safe deposit box
- Satellite TV
- Sauna with shower
- Washing machine
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The island of Vir is situated in Dalmatia region of Croatia. It has a surface of 22, 38 km and lenght of 10,12 km.
Vir town is the main of three on the island (the other towns on the island are Lozice and Torovi). Vir has an ideal location. It is near Zadar, historical old town of Nin and famous Zaton ressort. In Nin you can find the smallest cathedral in the world (St.Cross, Sveti Križ). It is in the vicinity of four National Parks: Paklenica, the Kornati archipelago, Plitvice lakes and Krka waterfalls. There is also in the vicinity the park of nature; Telascica. Beaches in Vir are mostly sandy or pebbly. The island of Vir is connected to the mainland by a bridge.
In the past, the name of the island was “Veru”, “Uery”.
Vir is a tourist place and you can find there many apartments, houses and beautiful nature will attract you. Fields, gardens, valleys, Mediterranean vegetation, cultivated vineyards, it is arranged in a chain from the south to the north. The stony coast in the north part of the island offers an attractive place for deep-sea divers.The most beautiful beach is in the Duboka draga (“deep cove” ). Miljkovica and Donja Prezida are other very popular beaches. The small island of Školjić is completely covered with pinewood and it has long sandy beach.
Vir will also enrich its visitors with a spirit of ancient times, which can be felt in the exploration of fortifications, churches and old ruins. The most important churches are the Saint George of the Banner and the Saint John the Baptist.
In Vir, you can find restaurants and cafes, traditional konoba wine-cellars, disco-club, tourist-office,fish store and many other things. You can experience the typical atmosphere of the island.
The island of Vir invite you to discover and enjoy the beauty of “Island of Contrasts”.
Sports & natureAlong the indented coast of Vir there are pebbly and sandy coves situated near pine groves and surrounded by crystal clear sea. Vir is in the vicinity of four National Parks: Paklenica, the Kornati archipelago, Plitvice lakes and Krka waterfalls. Vir island is also a great place for adventurists who love mountain-biking.
Nightlife infoRestaurants, disco, konoba....You can enjoy cultural performances which are numerous during the Vir Summer Festival.
Culture and history infoVir is only 26 kilometers away from Zadar – a city with significant cultural and historical heritage. You can visit old town of Nin. It is a treasury of history.