Take a look at the top hotels for a luxury vacation on Montenegro's Adriatic Coast
Montenegro has established its reputation as a luxury vacation destination with several high-profile hotel openings in recent years. Some of the world’s biggest names have opened properties on the Adriatic Coast from Lustica Bay to Tivat, Budva and the famous islet of Sveti Stefan. As we plan for summer 2022 and (hopefully) less restricted travel, let’s take a look at the 5-star hotels available in Montenegro that can provide your clients with sophisticated, chic and elegant surroundings to make their vacation truly unforgettable.
The Bay of Kotor (Boka Kotorska) is perhaps Montenegro’s most picturesque coastal region. The majestic massifs of the Dinaric Alps loom above the winding bay, conjuring fairy-tale images with the fjord-like appearance. Kotor Bay takes its name from the UNESCO World Heritage Site town of Kotor, a cultural and historic gem with beautiful buildings such as the Cathedral of Saint Tryphon dating back to 12th century. The sea captain’s town of Perast and the facing islet of Our Lady of the Rocks are two of the bays most picturesque destinations and a must-visit for any traveler.
Located at the entrance to the Bay of Kotor, Lazure is housed in what was originally the quarantine building for the area. Dating back to the 18th century, the landmark’s timeless architecture provides the chicest of backdrops for a vacation in Montenegro. Situated on the seafront and with spa facilities that include an indoor pool, Lazure offers boutique style luxury with many of the amenities of a larger hotel.
One&Only Portonovi presents its guests with lush accommodation in rooms, suites, and villas. Floor-to-ceiling windows allow for perfectly framed views and indulgent interiors inspired by cerulean seas provide relaxing surroundings for a good night's sleep. Guests can enjoy world-class cuisine in the hotel's Sabia restaurant led by Michelin-starred chef Giorgio Locatelli. The Chenot Espace Health & Wellness Spa is a haven for guests, offering indulgent spa treatments using the finest products.
A masterpiece in architecture, the Heritage Grand Perast offers guests the chance to stay in an 18th century palace, completely restored with the finest attention to detail to ensure a blissful stay with state-of-the-art facilities. A vacation at this hotel allows guests to be transported back to a more elegant time; relaxing by the seafront pool, enjoying a delicious meal in one of three restaurants.
A luxury haven in the Porto Montenegro marina development, Regent Porto Montenegro is one of the finest hotels in the Adriatic region and the only five-star international hotel in Boka Bay. Guests can enjoy the chic, riviera-style surroundings in one of the hotel’s rooms, or, in one of the suites housed in the Venezia Wing and Regent Pool Club Residences. The décor will remind guests of a luxury ship with warm wood tones and blues throughout. The Regent Signature Spa includes an indoor pool, sauna, steam room and traditional Turkish bath. Don’t miss the chance to enjoy a pre-dinner cocktail in the sophisticated Library Bar.
Light-filled rooms and suites with views over the Adriatic Sea are designed for living, helping guests to feel at home while on vacation. The Chedi’s 100 rooms, 10 suites and 1 penthouse are located in two buildings separate from the main hotel area for an additional sense of privacy. Guests enjoy breath-taking views from their rooms thanks to floor-to-ceiling windows. Four dining venues offer everything from laid-back bites to finer dining in The Restaurant. Spend the day on the hotel’s private beach, enjoy a treatment at the spa or head out on a specially-curated excursion.
One of the oldest settlements on the Adriatic Coast Budva has been attracting tourists for decades thanks to its historic old town and sandy beaches. If good nightlife is important to you on vacation, then Budva is the place for you in Montenegro. The medieval walled old town is filled with restaurants, shops and bars and. For picture perfect panoramic views, head to the Citadela where you’ll also find a restaurant and a library full of rare books and maps.
With five different types of residences and two sizes of penthouse to choose from make Dukley Hotel & Resort a premier hotel on Montenegro’s Adriatic Coast. Contemporary and elegant interiors combined with large glass windows allow guests to relax in tranquil surroundings with far reaching views over the Adriatic. Guests can enjoy a glass of champagne in between swimming and sunbathing at the Moet & Chandon Beach & Bar, enjoy a treatment at the spa or indulge their creative side at the Open Heart Studio or by visiting one of the resort’s art exhibitions. The Body & Mind studio even offers sports diagnostics for fitness enthusiasts.
The tiny islet of Sveti Stefan and the former royal residence of Villa Milocer comprise the exclusive and awe-inspiring Aman Sveti Stefan resort. Sveti Stefan’s 15th-century cottages were once inhabited but now provide beautiful accommodation in historic surroundings for Aman’s lucky guests. With dedicated spa cottages on the islet and a standalone Aman spa on the Queen’s Beach, guests can be pampered in more than one location with treatments incorporating wild Montenegrin herbs and flowers. A fully equipped fitness center and yoga studio offers the chance to stay in shape while away too. Dine at Arva and enjoy dishes inspired by Italian gastronomy infused with the finest local ingredients such as braised octopus, freshly caught in the Adriatic.