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At a glance

  1. Sleeps 4
  2. 1 Double Bedroom
  3. 1 Twin Bedroom
  4. 1 Bathroom
  5. Air Conditioning
  6. WiFi
  7. Town House
  8. Beach 6km
  9. Restaurant 600m
  10. Dubrovnik Old Town 30km
  11. Flexible arrival days & duration
  • Ground floor: Entrance hall. Living/dining room (A/C, Sat TV, DVD, WiFi). Kitchen (breakfast bar, oven, microwave, dishwasher). Double bedroom (A/C), Twin bedroom (A/C). Shower room (washing machine).
  • Outside: Sun terrace. In-built barbecue. Covered dining terrace. Shower. Small lawn. Private parking.
  • Private swimming pool (6.5m x 3.5m) with corner Roman steps

Being able to include this comfortable and attractive two bedroom property in our portfolio makes us very happy indeed! Sele is a great example of that much sought after but rarely found combination; an appealing holiday home with a lovely private pool just a short walk from good restaurants and amenities in the charming little town of Gruda.

Bright and modern with contemporary facilities that include air conditioning, WiFi and well-appointed kitchen, visitors are sure to feel immediately welcome. Outside the private pool, edged by lawn and ample sunbathing space, proffers an impressive view across to the craggy hillsides of the Konavle valley towards the iconic local landmark, Sokol Castle (look for the flag fluttering high and proud above the ramparts). Mature trees create sun-dappled shade while the large in-built barbecue, pergola covered dining terrace and raised seating/dining/cocktail terrace create further alluring focal points.

Gruda boasts two very good restaurants, various friendly café/snack bars, several well-stocked mini markets, a butcher, a greengrocer plus a smattering of other local traders including a particularly interesting arts and crafts shop near the head of the town.

And do not try to resist the lure of Dubrovnik! This fascinating and unique World Heritage Site is just a 30 minute, scenic coastal drive away and, quite simply, makes for the most wonderful day trip. A similarly timed jaunt in the opposite direction brings you to the border with Montenegro and a perfect opportunity to sample the culture, history (and cuisine) of one of mainland Europe’s most southerly countries.

  • Flexible arrival days & durations are possible (min 7 nights) - please enquire for details.

Pricing & Availability

All Prices are per property, not per person.

Location of Sele


Great Things to Do Near Sele

Visit Montenegro

Drive East and over the Croatia-Montenegro border and discover Herceg Novi, a beautiful coastal town dating from the 15th Century. Stop here and have a spot of lunch and relax on the beach... or... carry on slightly further and explore the towns and spectacular views of the Bay of Kotor where there is a variety of smaller beaches. However, remember that here the currency is Euros, not Kuna!

Kravica Waterfalls, Herzegovina

Take a day and visit the Kravica Waterfalls just over the border from Croatia in Herzegovina. These 25m falls cascade into turquoise blue waters over rocks and lusciously green trees, where visitors can paddle and swim and enjoy the incredible scenery. The natural pool is not very deep so it is ideal for little ones, but the crashing falls and the deeper water closer to the rocks also make for a great natural playground for adults.

Rent A Bike!

There are several marked cycling trails in the Konavle region which offers both flat routes and hilly/mountainous ones. Bikes can be hired by the day from a number of organisers in Cavtat.

City Walls, Dubrovnik

Make a day trip to Dubrovnik… Of course, there is much to choose to do here but a walk around the old town walls is highly recommended to get a feel for the old city, for orientating yourself in the town and for some wonderful views (charge payable). Please note that parking spaces are at a premium, so we recommend you arrive early in the town and make a day of it.

Cabrio Bus Tour, Dubrovnik

For a different perspective of the city try the open-top Cabrio Bus City Tour hop-on hop-off service. This covers more of the modern city which gives a better overview of Dubrovnik from many differing viewpoints.

Monastery of St Blaise, Pridvorje

This vast monastery was founded in 1429 after the region of Konavle became part of the Dubrovnik Republic, with construction continuing for many years. It’s located below the Rector’s Palace, the seat of Dubrovnik’s Prince in this part of the Republic. The huge plane tree in front of the monastery was planted over 200 years ago.

Visit Ostri rt

This cape is the very southernmost point of Croatia and marks the Croatian side of the entrance to Montenegro’s spectacular Bay of Kotor. This narrow sliver of land was, until recently, military property and, as such, inaccessible to the public. Right at the end of the cape is a ruined Austro Hungarian fort dating from the mid 1800s. At the moment it is possible to gain access to the moody ruin, which is largely intact, and to envisage what life might have been like there 150 years ago.

Vlaho Bukovac House, Cavtat

This is the childhood home and museum of Vlaho Bukovac (1855-1922), the most important Croatian artist of his time. The building, a stone structure over 2 floors with an entrance courtyard and spacious back garden, preserves the architecture typical of Cavtat houses from 1800. The interior features recently uncovered early murals by the artist himself as well as many paintings, drawings, furniture and personal items from throughout his life, covering periods he spent not only in Cavtat but also Zagreb, Prague and Paris.

Racic Family Mausoleum, Cavtat

This remarkable building is dedicated to the shipowning Racic family of Cavtat whose members all died from an outbreak of Spanish influenza. Constructed between 1920-22, it was built entirely from white stone sourced from the island of Brac, the first architectural work by Croatian sculptor Ivan Meštrovi? (1883-1962). No other building material was used other than bronze for the door, bell and angel.

Visit Zaton

Just north of Dubrovnik is the pretty coastal village of Zaton. Formerly a popular dormitory town of Dubrovnik aristocracy and wealthy merchants, it features a number of Renaissance summer villas along its waterfront. These days it has a lazy, bohemian feel, with a number of galleries and one of the best restaurants in the area.


A visit to Trsteno is worthwhile to view the remarkable Arboretum established there about 500 years ago. It is said that seafarers and merchants from here were encouraged to bring back plants, saplings and seeds from their worldwide travels to be planted in this botanic garden which of course have established themselves over the centuries. The entrance to the Arboretum is guarded by a huge 500 year old plane tree.

Horse Riding In The Konavle

An 11km tour of the region on horseback is offered at the Kojan Koral stables in Popovici. Running through olive groves, pine forests and along the coast, the trail usually last for about two and a half hours. It’s suitable for beginners and upwards, 16 years and over.

Quad Biking

This is also offered from Kojan Koral in Popovici. The half day tour runs to Cilipi for a visit to the traditional Konavle house there and continues through the Konavle countryside crossing the river Ljuta a couple of times before picking up the route of a disused railway line and returning to base for a traditional Croatian snack.

Konavle Country House

Housed in the main square in Cilipi, in a building that used to be the village treasury, this is the recreation of a typical village house from back in the day. The collection holds about 500 items such as folk costumes, embroidery and other textile handicrafts, jewellery, musical instruments, arms and an assortment of everyday items.

Konavle National Costume and Embroidery

Important socially and culturally to the people of the Konavle, this is fundamental to the region. You will see examples displayed in public buildings and private homes either ornamentally or in practical usage such as tablecloths, napkins, pillow cases etc. And of course you can purchase the embroidery in local shops!

Traditional Folk Dancing - Cilipi

On a Sunday morning after Mass, sit on the steps of the church of St Nicholas in Cilipi and watch the locals in traditional dress, noted for its silk embroidery, performing folk songs and dancing. A market is held afterwards selling traditional handicrafts.

Visit Sokol Grad

Recently reopened to the public after a painstaking 50 years of renovation, this fort was built to protect the hinterland from invading Turks from the Ottoman Empire and the Venetians of the Venetian Republic.



Gruda 5 mins 
Cilipi 10 mins 
Cavtat 15 mins 
Herceg Novi 35 mins 
Trebinje 40 mins 


Plat 10 mins 
Pasjača 10 mins 
Molunat 15 mins 


Dubrovnik 25 mins 
Times are approximate

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