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Three Character One-Bedroom Apartments in the Unesco Town of Perast

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

These quaint and cosy traditional one-bedroom apartments retain many of their historical features, such as the exposed interior stone walls and old wooden beam ceilings. The thick stone walls and tiled floors throughout create a naturally cool ambience that is ideal to relax in after a day in the sun.

The compact open-plan lounge/diner is comfortably furnished; the simple yet functional kitchenette is perfect for serving up light meals and snacks that can be enjoyed on those warm days and nights.

The double bedrooms, lead off from the lounge area and offer views across the bay from the traditional shuttered window. The apartments are serviced by a modern shower room that rounds out the property’s comforts. These properties are equipped with all the amenities you will require during your stay.

Outside the apartments offer either a vine covered sun terrace or outisde seating area which are ideal places to relax while looking out across the Bay of Kotor. Sunny days can be spent on one of the many bathing pontoons or perhaps exploring the highlights of this stunning region of Montenegro. Whichever you choose, Perasto Apartments are a perfect and popular choice for visitors to Montenegro.

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Property Type

  • Apartment

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Car Available

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Located beneath the hill of St. Elijah, overlooking the Verige Strait, the quaint Perasto Apartments sit snugly amongst the pretty cluster of terracotta roofs, stone streets and the stunning Baroque architecture of Perast. These cosy and comfortable one-bedroom apartments share a shaded terrace or outside seating area as well as lovely views looking out towards the sparkling waters of the Bay of Kotor. A former city of the Venetian Republic, Perast has been perfectly preserved and boasts some of the finest examples of Baroque architecture on the Adriatic Coast. The Campanile church tower, built by Giuseppe Beati, is the highest on the eastern coast of the Adriatic, while the stone promenade is a charming place to while away a few hours in the sunshine, with the enticing aromas of almond cake - a traditional Perast sweet - scenting the air. A short distance across the deep blue water of the Bay lays the islet of Our Lady of the Rock....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Town
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove

Outside

  • Deck / Patio

Building Type

  • Building

Property Descriptor

  • Terraced
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May
May 3 - May 16, 2015
7 night min stay
£49
May
May 17 - May 23, 2015
7 night min stay
£53
May/June
May 24 - Jun 27, 2015
7 night min stay
£61
June/July
Jun 28 - Jul 18, 2015
7 night min stay
£65
July/August
Jul 19 - Aug 29, 2015
7 night min stay
£81
September
Aug 30 - Sep 5, 2015
7 night min stay
£65
September
Sep 6 - Sep 12, 2015
7 night min stay
£61
September
Sep 13 - Sep 19, 2015
7 night min stay
£53
September/October
Sep 20 - Oct 10, 2015
7 night min stay
£45
October
Oct 11 - Oct 31, 2015
7 night min stay
£41

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

The prices shown are per property, and include:

- All tourist taxes and tourist registration

- Option to add our great value discounted flights and car-hire

- Meet and assist at Tivat airport

- An Explore Montenegro welcome hamper

- Weekly housekeeping

- Services of the Explore Montenegro representative

Please note the above only applies to holidays that are one week or longer.


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Location

25 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Tivat Airport
100 Metres
Nearest Beach
Along the Perast promenade there are many pontoons

Car: Necessary

Outstanding examples of palaces must include the sumptuous Bujovic palace, today the Museum of Perast. It was built in 1694 and decorated with five harmonious balconies opening off paired arcades on three sides of the building and fronted by a spacious cross-vaulted porch supported by massive pillars carved in the bugnatto technique. The Bujovic palace is still one of the most beautiful edifices on the Montenegrin coast.

Perast continued to develop culturally and architecturally throughout the centuries. The construction of luxurious palaces, chapels and churches, the importance of works of art and the ongoing literary activity give evidence of an intense industry out of proportion to the size of the town and the number of its inhabitants.

Probably the most distinctive standard bearers of the identity of Perast are the two magical islands situated between the Verige strait and the town. Although differing in many respects, they lie in harmonious conjunction, united by the vastness of the sea. The abbey of St.George remained a burial place until 1866, when a new graveyard was built in the northern part of the town. The church once housed paintings dating from 1327 and 1457; the latter painted by Lovro Marinov Dobricevic, a famous painter from Kotor. The island of St. George is an intense, stalwart, dark and inward-looking natural island while Our Lady of the Rock is a slender, gay, light-filled “floating” island – a man made island. The island was built artificially by scuttling old ships and depositing stones around a small crag. The name of the island derived from the word skrpjel – an old word for a crag. The construction of a sanctuary began in the first century of the Venetian rule. The sanctuary was dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin because this cult (Assunzione della Vergine) was greatly venerated by the Venetians.

The original church was built in the mid-15th century and was of modest proportions. Over the centuries, the “island” was constantly enlarged and reinforced by both deposits of stones and scuttled sailing ships until it provided a sufficient base for a bolder architectural undertaking. Most of the present-day church was erected after the great earthquake of 1667 when the original sanctuary was destroyed. It is a single-nave, modestly proportioned church in the Byzantine style. The Our Lady of the Rock has a distinctive baroque appearance. The interior of the church was decorated by Tripo Kokolja, a famous 17th-century painter from Perast. On the altar is the famous icon of Our Lady of the Rock, a 15th century work by Lovro Marinov Dobricevic. It is the most valuable work of art in the church because its history is so closely related to that of the island.

There are a number of festivals in Perast thorught the year:

Fasinada – This is a custom called “Fasinada” which is unique to the town of Perast as well as to the whole Mediterranean coast. On the 22nd of July , the inhabitants of Perast commemorate the year 1452 when an icon of the Virgin was found on a small crag in the sea and the construction of the island of Our Lady of the Rock began. On this day every year, people bring stones in their boats and drop them into the sea around the island. The custom has both symbolic and practical meaning. Adding rocks reinforces the island which is constantly washed and eroded by the sea. The simplicity of the occasion, striped of all elements of folklore, evokes the memory of the centuries-long efforts that were needed to build, from a small crag (skrpjel), this little island with its lovely church.

Regatta Cup Fasinada – On the 22nd of July, the same day as the celebration of Fasinada, a regatta is held off Perast. In the memory of Perast’s magnificent history of sea-faring and navigation, all the sailboats in the Boka participate in a regatta for the Fasinada Cup. About hundred sailing boats in senior and junior categories generally compete for a “cup” (actually a statue) and an honorary inscription on the plaque of the lighthouse of Our Lady of the Rock where the prizes are awarded. The finish line, both real and symbolic, is an imaginary line between the two islands – St. George and Our Lady of the Rock.

International Festival of Klape (traditional bands) –The festival is held annually on the second weekend of August. The participants are klape (traditional bands) form the Mediterranean countries, who sing “a kapela”. This is the only festival of klape in Montenegro.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2013

About: I’m quite new to Montenegro but I’m having a great time discovering the country and visiting all our wonderful properties. My favourite properties are in the centre of towns or villages so I can walk to coffee shops and enjoy the atmosphere of the Old Towns.

Why Tivat:
It is in the heart of Perast which is a beautiful historical town with many restored and preserved buildings from the Venetian times. Only 20 minutes drive from Perast is the famous Kotor Old Town.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
It is within walking distance of the sea and many cafes and restaurants. During the summer Perast is pedestrianised so you are never bothered by cars when enjoying a seafront cafe or sunbathing on a punta.


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Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, russian, italian, mandarin, Serbo-Croat
 

Photos

  • View over the roofs of Perast

    View over the roofs of Perast

  • Waterfront road which is pedestrianised during the summer

    Waterfront road which is pedestrianised during the summer

  • Bedroom with original stone wall

    Bedroom with original stone wall

  • Open-plan, fully equipped kitchenette

    Open-plan, fully equipped kitchenette

  • Traditional Kitchen/dining with stone walls

    Traditional Kitchen/dining with stone walls

  • Kitchen/dining area

    Kitchen/dining area

  • Outside seating area for one of the apartments

    Outside seating area for one of the apartments

  • View from Perast across the bay

    View from Perast across the bay

  • Small marina in Perast

    Small marina in Perast

  • Still bay water

    Still bay water

  • 'Dublin' Irish pub located a short walk away

    'Dublin' Irish pub located a short walk away

  • Still of Kotor Bay from Perast waterfront

    Still of Kotor Bay from Perast waterfront

  • Path down to the sea from from the apartment

    Path down to the sea from from the apartment

  • View over property onto the bay

    View over property onto the bay

  • Living and dining area with sofabed for one

    Living and dining area with sofabed for one

  • Traditional style bedroom with great views

    Traditional style bedroom with great views

  • Kitchen and dining area

    Kitchen and dining area

  • Double bedroom with sea view

    Double bedroom with sea view

  • Private terrace for the two apartments

    Private terrace for the two apartments

  • Perast from the sea

    Perast from the sea

  • Famous church in Perast meters from the apartment

    Famous church in Perast meters from the apartment

  • View of Perast and the mountains across the bay

    View of Perast and the mountains across the bay

  • Waterfront Restaurant'Admiral' also only a short walk away

    Waterfront Restaurant'Admiral' also only a short walk away

  • The scenic walk into Perast Town

    The scenic walk into Perast Town

£287 - £567 per week (GBP)
Minimum stay: 7 nights
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Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, russian, italian, mandarin, Serbo-Croat
  • Calendar last updated 01/21/2015
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