The clue’s in the title at the intimate XII Century Heritage Hotel located on the waterfront in Trogir’s pedestrianised Riva area. It is also the ideal choice for those looking to explore the perfectly preserved town.
Brown Beach House Croatia
Brown Beach House is part of the Brown Hotels portfolio of fashionable boutique properties, and the focus on stylish modern decor is evident the moment you enter the reception area. Interior designer Saar Zafrir has created a luxurious yet laid-back atmosphere with potted palms and olive trees, mid-century modern furniture, and a mix of contemporary and traditional decorative details within the white stone exterior. The hotel’s 42 rooms are well thought out, with plenty of space and top-level comfort. Designed to be more than a place to sleep, the hotel offers several spaces for relaxation, with poolside terraces, a spa and beach club, as well as a glamorous indoor lounge with piano bar. The hotel’s Cartina Restaurant is frequented by guests and locals alike, and is popular for its innovative menu and high-quality ingredients.
Beyond the hotel’s idyllic beachfront location, the historic sites of Trogir are easily accessed on foot.
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The hotel’s 43 rooms all feature the same hip style and high-end furnishings, with wooden flooring, light-toned walls, and dark wood and leather furniture. Options range from comfy Superior to larger Loft rooms, generously sized Deluxe rooms, and a range of luxurious suites, including a Presidential Suite with living room, fully equipped kitchen and dining table. Most room types are available with a sea view. Bathrooms are spacious and marble tiled, with full bathtubs in all suite categories. All rooms feature either one large or two smaller beds, air conditioning, satellite TV, a minibar, tea- and coffee-making facilities, and complimentary Wi-Fi.
Just 1 km (half a mile) from the heart of Trogir – itself just 5 km (3 miles) from Split Airport – Brown Beach House sits on the island of Čiovo, with panoramic coastal views looking back across the water to the town. The hotel offers peaceful seclusion, including its own beach club fronting the Adriatic Sea. Walking back across a short bridge to Trogir’s historic sights, shops and restaurants takes just ten minutes.
Food and drink
The hotel’s farm-to-table restaurant, Cartina, serves a buffet breakfast with fresh fruit, meat, cheese, olives and pastries, as well as eggs cooked to your preference. Indoor and outdoor seating options are available for lunch and dinner with a menu focusing on locally sourced fresh fish and seafood, in addition to pasta, meat and vegetarian options. The hotel also features three bars, including a romantic poolside terrace and a beachside option that serves snacks and light bites.
Brown Beach House is family friendly and has a dedicated children’s playroom by the main pool with toys, games and DVDs. There’s also a large inflatable obstacle course near the beach bar for older children to enjoy. Family Suites have two bedrooms and a living room, and can accommodate up to five guests. Cots and highchairs are available.
Facilities and activities
With a large outdoor pool overlooking the Adriatic and a second , more private pool at the back of the property, finding some sunshine is never an issue. The hotel also provides sunbeds on the pebble-sand beach over the road. There’s a spa and wellness studio with sauna, Jacuzzi, gym and treatment rooms offering massages and beauty services. You can also use the hotel’s bicycles to explore the island.
Environmental and social responsibility
Food served at the hotel is fresh and locally sourced.
A stylish yet informal hotel geared towards fun and relaxation, Brown Beach House offers contemporary design, serene coastal views and an excellent location. We think it’s the ideal base for a stay that combines beach, town and nightlife.
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Alternative places to stay nearby
Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favourite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can’t be bettered.
Experiences while staying here
The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you’re staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident’s eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area’s inhabitants.
Discover dramatic cliffs, historic coastal towns and the Blue Cave, an underwater grotto, on a private, full-day boat trip from Hvar. Visiting the islands of Vis and Biševo, you’ll gain a scenic introduction to the Dalmatian Coast.
Get a comprehensive introduction to the island Brač and its residents as you explore its karst scenery, fertile valleys and historic towns with a private guide. During the tour, you’ll take in olive presses and stonemasons, wineries and museums.
Walk in the footsteps of Roman emperors, warriors and traders in the Diocletian Palace in Split. With a private guide, you’ll get expert commentary on the history, construction and preservation of the city and the lives of those who lived there.
Enjoy a private, full-day tour of the Dinaric Alps, a little-visited area where historic towns celebrate age-old battles, traditional customs and lifestyles are maintained, and you can sample local recipes such as soparnik, the precursor of pizza.
On this full-day private tour, take in the karst scenery and gushing waterfalls of Krka National Park by boat before visiting a 15th-century monastery. Then, join the owners of a small vineyard on a tour of their estate before sitting down to a wine-paired lunch.
Explore the cobblestone streets and historic architecture of Trogir, tour its market with a local chef, and enjoy a five-course meal in the city’s botanic gardens on this unusual tour that offers a comprehensive overview of local history and culture.