3 DAYS Exploring the hidden gem of the Adriatic
Offering more than 300km of spectacular coastline, Montenegro is rapidly becoming a leading luxury charter yacht destination. Best explored via the Adriatic Sea’s crystalline waters, this hidden gem features the perfect balance of Old World charm and modern-day amenities. Nestled between Bosnia, Herzegovina and Albania, this Balkan country offers its own rich history and unique culture, waiting to be discovered. The ideal destination for those looking to venture off the well-known beaten cruising path, its expansive coastline is home to rugged mountains, rustic towns, and untouched nature.
The perfect destination for nature lovers and adventurers, Montenegro is also home to the famous Durmitor National Park. Covered in limestone mountains, rich green forests, and tranquil lakes, the park’s main draw remains the 1,300m deep Tara River Canyon. Immerse yourself in its wild landscapes and take in its abundance of wildlife, including bears and wolves before or after your luxury charter exploring its vast coastline.
Day 1 - TIVAT & ROSE
Start your luxury yacht journey off at the iconic Port Montenegro, located in Tivat. This beautiful marina offers all the amenities one could ever desire, from high-end boutiques to world-class dining. Popular among all visitors, stroll through this welcoming marina and learn more about its military past by paying a visit to the stationary submarine, part of the former Yugoslavian navy before embarking on your charter. Cruise through the calm bay of Tivat and past the island of Gospa od Mirišta and admire the old Jesuit church from the deck of your yacht.
Head onwards towards Rose, one of the region’s oldest settlements. During your journey, you will pass by the coastal towns of Zabrdje and Krasici. Enjoy the stunning views of the Straits of Kumbor and the bay of Herceg Novi before arriving at Rose. Appearing in documents dating back to the 4th-century, there are plenty of historical sites with archaeological relics on land and underwater to admire. See if you can spot the various shipwrecks surrounding the island before heading ashore. Enjoy relaxing and unwinding in its many hidden coves before heading to the ancient fortress city, Forte Rose, for a delicious local dinner.
Day 2 - BAY OF KOTOR
Wake up and prepare for a full day of adventure as you traverse through the spectacular Bay of Kotor. Take in the natural splendours of your surroundings as you glide through the natural channel of Verige, the narrowest point of the Bay before ending up in the town of Kotor. The surrounding rugged mountains and deep waters create a picture-perfect moment as you head ashore. This historic city is best known for its medieval architecture, Roman palaces and hidden local cafes. Climb up its small Chinese wall that leads up the mountain from the city walls and enjoy the breathtaking view of the town and bay before wandering through its cobblestone streets and shaded squares. Be sure to stop by the cathedral of Saint Triphon and the Maritime Museum of Montenegro, situated in a palace from the early 18th-century. Then head back to your yacht for a spectacular dinner on board prepared by your private chef.
Day 3 - BUDVA & TOWN CAVTAT
Wake up early on your final day and cruise to the famous town of Budva. The spot to learn more about the history of the country while seeing some of its famous nightlife. An ancient city and part of the Budva Riviera, Budva is known for its soft, sandy beaches and vibrant nightlife. Head ashore and explore the little winding streets of its old, medieval centre as you admire the Venetian stone walls. Be sure you see the seaside citadel and the Church of Santa Maria, built in the 9th century. Then head to Jaz Beach, where the likes of the Rolling Stones and Madonna played and visit one of the many beach clubs. If there is time, enjoy a cocktail or two as you dance on the beach.
Afterwards, head back to your yacht and continue towards the Old town of Cavtat, located on the Adriatic Coast of Croatia. Located to the southeast of Dubrovnik, you can enjoy the beautiful view of the old harbour as you cruise by the stunning coastline. Known for its beaches and ancient IIIyrian necropolises in the area, be sure to visit the Rector's Palace and the baroque Church of St.Nicholas. Explore the town's many alleys before heading back to your private yacht for a final dinner on board.