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Island of Sveti Stefan

Life sometimes turns surprisingly not only in humans but also in geographic objects. That's a small fishing village on the island over time transformed into a luxury lounge area. this island called Sveti Stefan, and it is located about five hundred meters from the Adriatic coast of Montenegro. However, this is not just an island, and the island-hotel: hundreds of old houses converted into luxury apartments.

I must say that this is not just a kind of accommodation with modern interiors and facilities, this luxurious bedrooms, living rooms, terraces with designer interiors and furnishings from natural materials, it is the bathrooms, which are equipped with comfortable bath-tub and "smart" fixtures, this is a great restaurant with an extensive menu and round the clock room service, in other words, it is a real luxury.

Island of Sveti Stefan

The special charm of the rest on the island of St Stephen gives the fact that the exterior trim of houses constructed in such a way that reconstruction does not change their appearance. Thanks to careful attitude, this tiny village has retained medieval character and nature. No wonder this island was chosen for his rest members of royal family of the Netherlands and the UK - a combination of modern facilities with the authentic performance of reconstruction and more than prosperous environmental situation - is not worthy of kings? Actually, not only the kings rest here. Many film stars, show business, the model chosen for their holidays this paradise of Budva Riviera.

Phone numbers

phone-number 8-10-381-86

Getting there

Sveti Stefan is located 9 km southeast of Budva, and get to it is equally convenient from both international airports in Montenegro: from Tivat and Podgorica. Transfer can be ordered at the hotel, but due to the popularity of this unique resort, the place should be booked in advance, and payment on the latest offerings is not unfounded: Tours at St. Stephen "burn" extremely rare. For many decades, the island is not only a fashionable resort, famous around the world, but also one of the symbols of modern Montenegro.

Entertainment and beaches

In addition to comfortable accommodation, welcoming visitors to the island are waiting for the numerous cozy bars, at their disposal a great pool, the opportunity to play sports or take a boat trip on a rented yacht. Interesting diving at the lake shores. Perhaps the flora and fauna here and inferior Red Sea, but nevertheless, Sveti Stefan - a coveted spot for many divers.

The beaches are pebbly, with sand, because of the special mineral composition of the local pebbles have a pink tint, which is especially noticeable in the rays of the setting sun and the dawn. This creates a peaceful and romantic atmosphere for a long time remains in memory, causing a desire to come back here at least once. Thanks to its numerous advantages, the island received the prestigious "Golden Apple", is awarded the international tourist organization the best resorts in the world.

Tours and St. Stephen attractions

For guests of the island of Sveti Stefan extensive excursion program is available. Due to the geographical location of the island, excursions with him are possible almost anywhere in Montenegro, as well as in neighboring countries: Albania, Croatia, Italy, you should only pay attention to the features of the visa regime of any country.

In the immediate vicinity of St. Stephen's is an interesting mountain Durmitor. His numerous peaks over 2,000 meters are striking in their beauty and grandeur. The mountain slopes are covered with forests, where many trees more than a century and a half. Numerous mountain lakes are clean and transparent, because they are filled with spring water. Canyons make a lasting impression and a canyon where the river Tara is Europe's largest natural complex, protected by UNESCO. Incidentally, this mountain range is attractive in winter as much as in the summer, in winter its slopes are covered with snow, turning into one of the most famous ski resorts.

On a beautiful promenade walkway, with St. Stephen island you can get to the village of Milocer which is known for its large park, at one time is the property of the royal family. Numerous relics and rare plants in the park are striking in their beauty and variety of forms, types and shades of green. It is interesting here as Queen's Beach, which is considered one of the most beautiful in Europe. In the vicinity of the island - a medieval monastery and Praskavitsa church carved into the rock. This attraction attracts many tourists who come to Montenegro from all over the world.

Where to stay: at one of the resorts of Budva Riviera. For example, in a groovy and fun Budva or located adjacent to its quieter beaches of Becici and Rafailovici. Many people choose to vacation Milocer, Przno and Sveti Stefan island - for the most beautiful coastline in the country. Where to go: in Lovcen National Park to climb to dizzying mountain, to the tomb of Peter Njegos and honor the memory of the last of the spiritual ruler of the country; to abound with fish of all varieties of Skadar Lake or the ancient capital of Montenegro, Cetinje. In addition, it is necessary to visit the ancient fortress of Kotor and enjoy views of the Bay of Kotor, sing "talk though you're with me, Guitar seven-string ..." at the monument to Vysotsky in Podgorica and, closing his eyes on the height and steepness of trails, quietly whispering a prayer, climb to the monastery - rock monastery Ostrog. As a "foreign country" in Montenegro are very popular trip to the Italian Venice, the city of St. Nicholas of Bari and neighboring Croatia, Dubrovnik. You may also be interested in Greece, Italy, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia. See also: Becici. The most popular towns and resorts of the country: Bar, Budva, Kotor, Podgorica, Petrovac.