Gently tucked into the UNESCO-protected Bay of Kotor, Porto Montenegro is the exclusive jet-set hotspot and yachting paradise that’s immersed in sparkling natural beauty. Having drawn in sailors for many centuries, the dramatic fjord-like inlet is enclosed with staggering mountains and lush vegetation. The recent construction of a state-of-the-art marina and fabulous lifestyle village has completely transformed the area into the Adriatic’s most bespoke luxury destination. This impossibly glamorous town-within-a-town is the spot to indulge yourself with tranquil spa days, shopping excursions and refined waterfront dining.
Where to Stay
Located in the heart of the village complex, the Regent Hotel Porto Montenegro is the ultimate luxury retreat. Designed to reflect the region’s centuries-old ties with the Venetian Republic, it’s impossible to miss the grand palazzo-like façade with balconies and terraces that overlook the Bay of Kotor waterfront and lush green gardens. The splendid interiors are inspired by the Italian Riviera and its coastal setting with a soothing palette of nautical hues. Through 87 rooms, suites and residences, minimalist décor and chic furnishings provide a cozy and contemporary feeling throughout. You can also take the time to unwind at the Regent Spa where three treatment rooms, indoor and outdoor pools, a hammam, a sauna and steam room await you. The Regent Porto Montenegro also provides a range of personalized service meant to bolster overall comfort and convenience, including all-day concierge service and private transfer to Dobreč Beach.
Whether it’s a once-in-a-lifetime holiday or long-term accommodation, if you’re simply looking for a selection of luxury rentals, look no further than M Residence Rentals. If the traditional hotel experience isn’t quite what you’re looking for, then you’ll enjoy these sleek apartments that feature beautiful furniture and contemporary design, as well as a dedicated service team and exclusive benefits around the village. The indoor-outdoor experience is taken to new heights with the soft color palette, as well as the design mix of hardwood and stone. Whether you’re a couple, family or small group of friends, these light-filled spaces offer plenty of room to stretch and breathe, with views that overlook either the park area, central boulevard of state-of-the-art marina. Choose between a cozy studio apartment, 1 to 3-bedroom apartments, as well as a luxurious penthouse suite for an experience that’s truly spectacular. Be sure to check out our guide on the Luxury Real Estate Offerings of Porto Montenegro’s Marina Village.
Where to Dine
Holding a spacious indoor-outdoor terrace that’s pushed against a backdrop of superyachts, ONE Restaurant & Bar is the quintessential Porto Montenegro dining experience. On a typical day, the patio is filled with the sounds of English, French, Italian, German and Russian chatter over the clink of cocktail glasses and silverware. Attracting yachties, expats and stylish clientele from around the world, the elegant menu places a heavy emphasis on local and seasonal with delicious seafood dishes and global favorites not enjoyed elsewhere in the region. The carefully selected wine list is one of the most impressive in all of Montenegro, whereas the spectacular space provides the ideal setting for brunch, sunset drinks and romantic dinners. Read more about the top gastronomic experiences in the region in our Restaurant Guide to Porto Montenegro.
What to Do
Located on the picturesque shores of Bay of Kotor, the Marina Village offers visitors and residents everything possible to feel at home. The accredited marina and state-of-the-art Porto Montenegro Yacht Club boasts a sports club with a fully-equipped fitness space, conference facilities, auditorium and, of course, the iconic pool and waterfront restaurant. The PMYC is topped off with an iconic 64-meter swimming pool cantilevered over the water. One of the biggest allures of Porto Montenegro is the Adriatic region and all the magical nearby destinations. Situated just down the bay and nestled between brooding mountains, Kotor balances out its natural charms with the medieval magnificence of its Old Town. Head a little further and you’ll stumble across the Budva Riviera with its pink-hued beaches, buzzing nightlife and well-preserved coastal towns.
What to Wear
Considering Porto Montenegro’s reputation as Europe’s glamorous playground for the international elite, it’s not a bad idea to ensure that your wardrobe is current and up-to-date. From the nearby day trips to the elegant 64m infinity pool at the Porto Montenegro Yacht Club, there are more than enough ways to enjoy the sizzling summer weather, whereas waterfront restaurants and nearby excursions keep it glamorous. Head to the village’s spectacular waterfront promenade and you’ll discover the Adriatic’s premier shopping destination with designer boutiques from renowned designers that include the likes of Dolce & Gabbana, Burberry, Hublot, Alexander McQueen, Gucci, Tom Ford, Max Mara and more. Set to the backdrop of astounding mountains and glistening yacht-filled waters, all your fashion and style needs are within reach at Porto Montenegro’s marina village. Check out our Style Sheet to Porto Montenegro for the complete style breakdown ahead of your trip.