Montenegro has suddenly started blinking on the radar of the rich and famous. From Conde Nast to the Lonely Planet, every publication seems to rave about the jewel of the Adriatic sweeping them off their feet. With its backdrop of staggering mountains and cool waters, it’s no wonder superyachts are flocking to the docks. The glitziest port of call must be Porto Montenegro, which Vogue believes may just be this year’s most tempting destination of the year.
The pretty port has been hailed a miniature Monte Carlo with its five star facilities for welcoming yachts, its 460-berth marina, array of luxury apartments, and tantalizing fine dining, fashion, and café scene in the marina village. Take a look at these 10 reasons why Porto Montenegro is turning heads this season…
From Cartier to Chloe, Dolce and Gabbana to Dior, and Gucci to Ralph Lauren – Porto Montenegro is the perfect place for fashionistas. Expect resort collections and limited one of a kind pieces adorning the well-dressed windows of the ports designer shopping village.
The Infinity Pool
Summer weather can sizzle in Montenegro but the elegant 64m infinity pool in the pretty marina is the perfect place to cool down. Spend the afternoon observing the world from behind Prada shades, graze on delectable Italian dishes and sip handcrafted cocktails in this heavenly spot.
Elegance at the Regent Porto Montenegro Hotel
Five-star luxury abounds at the beautiful Regent Porto Montenegro Hotel nestled on the palm fringed shores. An Italian palazzo feel exudes from the lush gardens and sculptured building with balconies overlooking the iced white superyachts gathered in the bay.
Sweet Sailing on Boka Bay
A staggering amount of sunshine, glass like waters of the purest blue, and unique sea breezes rolling in – all these things make Boka Bay one of the most enticing places to sail in the whole of the Adriatic. Spend long summer days exploring the nooks and crannies of irresistible coastline.
Divine Places to Dine
Fine food comes with flair on the sunbaked shores of Porto Montenegro and the lavish port offers plenty of divine places to dine. From eateries offering rich cheeses, smoked meats, and fine wines in the haze of the afternoon to silver service suppers, fresh fish straight from the bay served with an Asian kick and traditional Mediterranean flavors – there is a taste for everyone.
Beneath a bright blue sky and flanked by majestic mountains – the views from Porto Montenegro are nothing short of staggering. The sunken canyon echoes with memories of Norway’s ribbon like fjords, and from the picturesque port you can watch the sky flame when touched by the sunset. Using the port as a base and sailing around the coast to visit stunning spires, ancient monasteries and UNESCO towns is highly recommended.
Central Stage to See Montenegro’s Highlights
Porto Montenegro is set center stage for discovering the highlights of this gem of a country. The Old Town of Kotor is a UNESCO jewel in the crown and boasts an enthralling history played out for centuries beneath the towering limestone cliffs. Budva with its sandy beaches and ancient churches is also close by, as is the lush Solila national reserve and the fragrant blooming beauty of the Island of Flowers.
Designer DJ’s at Platinum Nightclub
World class entertainment doesn’t stop when the sun goes down, Porto Montenegro boasts its own decadent nightlife brimming with beautiful people. The Platinum Nightclub is all about sophistication with mirrored bars and a bespoke VIP section. World class music and dedicated designer DJ’s ensure the crowds last all night.
Maritime Riches at The Navel Heritage Museum
From the real Princess Diaries to submarines from the depths of Yugoslavia, the beautifully restored museum in Porto Montenegro boasts an astounding array of riches. Over three hundred artifacts make up the marine inspired collections that tell the stories of the surrounding seas, and many visitors flock to see the impressive P821 submarine.
Tailored Five Star Service at Every Turn
Sailing into a five-star port ensures five-star service at every turn. Whether you are on deck, dining in the restaurant, sipping cocktails at the club or staying in the impressive Regent Hotel, you can be sure that the staff will deliver their full, undivided attention.