About us

Palmižana is noted for not just Tourism, but Art and Culture, Design and Fashion and Botany and Nature. The Meneghello family is happy its enterprise is recognised by diverse media such as:
The New York Times, The Financial Times, The Observer, The Sunday Times, Irish Times, The Telegraph, The Guardian Unlimited, La Repubblica, El Diario;
Elle, L’Express (France) Cosmopolitan (Croatia), Islands (California, USA) The Title (Japan), L’Espresso (Italy), GEO Saison (Germany);
BBC (UK) RAI 1 and RAI 3 (Italy), ARD, ZDF, and RTL (Germany);


Latest Press Releases 

The Guardian
10 of the best small islands in Croatia

"Hvar is Croatia’s hippest island, frequented by celebs from George Clooney to Beyoncé. But a five-minute hop across the bay, sleepy Sveti Klement is a world apart. In 1906, botanist Eugen Meneghello transformed this island into his own secret garden, planting rosemary, lavender and lilies..." Read the article

Soho House Notes Magazine
The Art of hospitality

"A 20-minute speedboat ride from the Croatian port of Hvar, Palmižana is a cacti-populated island estate that feels like it should be in Mexico rather than the Dalmatian coastline..." .

The Telegraph
The best hotels in Hvar

"Palmižana is a boho-chic escape set in an overgrown botanical garden on a tiny islet, a short boat-ride across the bay from Hvar Town.
It is decorated in deep, vibrant colours complemented by modern artworks, two excellent open-air restaurants, and overlooks a sheltered cove with a pebble beach..." Read the article