Sleeps 4. This modern 2 bedroom apartment (59m2), designed to high specification, is situated on a stunning hillside location with wonderful seafront views above the picture postcard historic stone village of Prcanj. The spacious top floor apartment with penthouse style high ceilings is comfortably decorated and has the best vantage point of a private block of just 6 apartments for a totally unobstructed view of the gorgeous Kotor bay from every room. Evening dinner on the balcony is accompanied with views across to the illuminated castle ramparts of Kotor by night. A relaxed 5 to 10 minute stroll will lead you to the waterfront and the chic village of Prcanj where you will find a wide choice of excellent restaurants, bars, convenience stores, and internet cafes. Prcanj also includes a beautiful marina, stone boat harbours beside bay side beaches ideal for bathing. A ten minute drive (5km) from the apartment will take you to the glorious UNESCO heritage old town of Kotor. Wifi modem in apartment and SMART TV with DVDs and My Passport device with 100s of movies.
Apartment in Prcanj, Kotor Bay, Montenegro - Peaceful Prime Hillside Location, Overlooking Kotor Bay And Beautiful Historic Village of Prcanj
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- Dec 7, 2018
I am from Ireland and a long time travel addict. I first visited Montenegro back in 2006 in a backpack trip through the beautiful Balkans. However, upon reaching Kotor Bay the scenery had ratcheted up to unbelievably gorgeous. After being more than content with my tent for years I resolved to have an apartment here! I managed to convince some of my family and now we all love the region and ‘our’ village of Prcanj. We hope that you will come and see how incredible it is.
david purchased this Apartment in 2009
Why david chose Prčanj
Our sensitively sized complex of only 6 apartments is important for the environmental protection of this unique UNESCO heritage site. It makes for an exclusive, peaceful and quality holiday in a fabulous country. So buy some wonderful Montenegrin Vranac wine and sit in awe on the balcony at the incredible vista all around. Or laze down at the lovely pool and terrace with compelling views over the mountain fjord.
What makes this Apartment unique
I can assure you that the views from every room in the apartment and the terrace are as magnificent of any in all of Kotor bay. The pool is very private and only can be used by three of the apartments in the total of 6 (as these 3 owners pay for its upkeep). The spacious top floor apartment with penthouse style high ceilings is comfortably decorated and has the best vantage point of a private block of just 6 apartments for a totally unobstructed view of the gorgeous Kotor bay from every room. Evening dinner on the balcony is accompanied with views across to the illuminated castle ramparts of Kotor by night. A relaxed 5 to 10 minute stroll will lead you to the waterfront and the chic village of Prcanj where you will find a wide choice of excellent restaurants, bars, convenience stores, and internet cafes. Prcanj also includes a beautiful marina, stone boat harbours beside bay side beaches ideal for bathing. A ten minute drive (5km) from the apartment will take you to the glorious UNESCO heritage old town of Kotor.
Pool / Spa
Check-in: 2:00 PM
Check-out: 12:00 PM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Beautiful Views over Kotor Bay
Apartment is up a steep hill which has to be negotiated in first gear, but after a couple of goes you get used to it (and the very poor Montenegran drivers). The apartment is light and airy, with lovely views over the Bay of Kotor. Easy access to all the beaches, towns and other facilities. Plenty of cafes and restaurants within walking distance, just ask for an English menu at any of them. Several little supermarkets and a great bakers. All the facilities in the apartment are good, we took the 2 little beach chairs and an umbrella out in the car but didn't need them. Lots of places just at the bottom of the hill for swimming/sunbathing.
Our only (very slight) criticism is that the linen and towels are 'tired' and we were given an empty duvet cover to sleep under instead of a sheet which didn't cover all of the vital bits, a sheet would have been nice. We only used the air conditioning once, but it is there, there is also good wifi but again we only used it occasionally. The film library is comprehensive with plenty for adults and children alike, but we preferred to sit on the balcony and watch the cruise ships come and go. We didn't use the pool, but it was clean and tidy. Best restaurant by far was the Galeon, just before you come into Kotor Old Town take turning on the left, after the roundabout at the supermarket. You don't have to spend a fortune and they have a good menu of meat, fish, etc. We went there for a birthday celebration. A nice place to spend the day is the Hotel Splendido just up the road, you can use their facilities for 17 euros a day each and they supply towels.
To register for your residency fee, go down the hill, turn left, and you'll come to the building on the left, there's a sign outside. A bit further on, on the same side, is the bakers.We collected a car at Podgorica airport, be careful, the driving is very poor, and they will expect you to just get out of the way!! I found the best way to deal with it was to just stop, and let them do the avoidance! Try to book an older car so that you're not worrying about scratches or dents! Taxis to Kotor are cheap (around 5 euros), and the bus is 1 euro and stops outside the minimarket at the bottom of the hill. Plenty of leaflets and brochures in the apartment. we particularly enjoyed the river rafting and the boat trip on Lake Skadar. Overall, a beautiful place to stay, and I would thoroughly recommend it for adults only or families.
Thanks so much Liz for this wonderful and comprehensive review. It was a pleasure to have you here. I am so glad you enjoyed the area and got to explore around as well. I really apologize for the issue with the duvet cover. That was ridiculous! There are plenty of sheets. This is an issue with the cleaners from the agency. They sometimes just don't get these things right despite a lot of reminders! I am sorry again as that was just not right. Thanks as well for some excellent advise for other visitors and I agree with all your tips. Yes defensive driving is key around these parts! I love as well the Lake Skadar region and the river rafting on the Tara river.
I wish you all the best for many more great future adventures together and any guest who comes back for future visits will always be entitled to a 15% discount.
My very kind regards,
A very well presented, clean and tidy apartment with fantastic views across the bay of kotor.
My family and I have just returned from a two week stay at this apartment. The apartment is very clean and tidy with fantastic views across the bay of kotor. It is at the top of a rather steep hill, which is fine if you like a steep walk of around 7-10 mins. The apartment and on other has use of a pool which is fine. It is in the shade for most of the afternoon and in the sun in the morning. At the bottom of the hill is a fantastic restaurant the Konoba Lanterna. Very reasonably priced for UK prices and superb quality and quantity. It is well worth making the effort to speak to the waitress and waiter. They are really friendly. There are other restaurants within a 10 min walk of the bottom of the hill. The drive along the coast road is a bit challenging, possibly because of the time of year being so busy. Much of the road only has space for one car, and passing is difficult with water being one side and high kerbs, rocks or drain gulleys the other. You take your chance with buses, cars and trucks coming from the opposite direction.
If you have a small car and want a quiet place with great views this apartment is perfect. For a family in the middle of summer (temperature in the high 30s) it can be a bit of a challenge.There is a small beach within walking distance which is lovely, get on it early or it fills up quickly. Bigger beaches are 40 to 45 mins drive away.
Amazing views! Wonderful apartment
We fell in love with the area and all it had to offer. The apartment offered amazing views of the bay and was really well equipped. It felt like home immediately. We stayed for a week with teenage children who also loved the place. David had already supplied lots of very helpful information inorder for our stay to be first class and it didn't disappoint. The agents were also very helpful on arrival. I would definitely recommend this apartment to anyone. Amazing!! Thank you again.
Thanks you very much! It was a pleasure to host you and your family. I'm delighted you enjoyed it and got to explore the region!
super renter, super apartment in a super place!
we have been advised by so many people to make a trip to montenegro as it is one place we have never been.....and how glad i am that we went! there were many places advertised to rent but as soon as we got talking to David, he really made us feel very comfortable renting this place with his knowledge and detail in communicating with us. when we arrived the apartment is in a wonderful location, situated on a hill to provide the most wonderful views. really something special to wake up to. the apartment itself was very very clean, had everything you need for a vacation and was not too fancy which made it feel very comfy and homely. Kotor is a beautiful place with some awesome history and incredible buildings. we had a truly amazing time and would definitely recommend visiting this country with this great apartment. thanks David! we will be back!!
Thanks so much Mark for your lovely review. You are very kind and thoughtful.
I am glad I was able to convince you about Montenegro and that you weren't disappointed!
I hope you get back there and at a warmer time of year when you can get to swim in the bay.
David, the owner is very friendly & very good with information on the area, car hire etc. Daniel, the local rep is also very helpful
The property is up a hill about 5 minutes walk from the waterfront village of Prcanj. There are lovely views from the balcony across the water to the old town of Kotor, the mountains & passing cruise ships. there is a bus service to Kotor for 1 euro per person or a taxi for 4 euro's.
Thanks Geoffrey for your review and your kind words. I am very glad you enjoyed your trip and impressed you got the taxi for €4! Best I managed was €5.Thanks for reminding readers about the bus service to Kotor - it is very handy for nipping over there is a lot of traffic around Kotor in summer during the day time and it is difficult to find parking.
06 October 2014
We had a lovely holiday in this apartment. It was a great location with beautiful views. We found it very good exercise walking off the lovely meals we ate at the various restaurants located on the main sea road, all walkable within 30 minutes even the very farthest ones. However you only need to walk to the front for the couple of local ones which only took 10 minutes. The owner was very helpful and co-operative with any questions we asked. Also this apartment is very reasonably priced. We would recommend Montenegro and the Bay of Kotor and you cannot choose better than this apartment.
Delighted to hear you enjoyed your holiday so much. And the great food, which I really love as well over there. Nice to see a positive side of the walk up the hill, to walk off those calories!
Thanks very much for taking the time to leave such a nice impression and recommendation. It was a pleasure hosting you. David
Special interest holidays:
Walks/hiking: There is a walk up the hills behind the apartment. The path starts from just before the Splendido hotel on your right hand side coming from the apartment. Walking around the bay makes a beautiful day out. The Lovcen national park is approx 50 minutes away in the mountains above Kotor and has beautiful hiking trails. The park is signposted at a turn off on the Budva road just outside Kotor. The area is fabulous for cycling whether you want a smooth relaxed cycle along the bay or up in the more challenging routes through the Lovcen park.
Further out: The dramatic Durmitor National Park in northern Montenegro contains the most stunning mountain hiking scenery with the best maintained hiking routes.
Cycling: The area is fabulous for cycling either for gently cycling along the bay or up in the more challenging routes through the Lovcen park.
Swimming/Watersports: Prcanj by Kotor Bay, SCUBA and Kayak in Bay, river rafting in the Tara gorge in Durmitor national park.
The apartment is approx 150m to the waterfront where you will find bathing pontoons and a small pebble beach. Also you will find restaurants, internet cafe and bars. There are 2 large golden sandy beaches within 15 minute drive from the apartment block.
Tivat airport is approx 20 minute drive. Direct flights from UK with Montenegro airlines. Dubrovnik airport in Croatia is approx 70 min drive to apartment. Direct flights from UK with BA, Thomsons, Easyjet, Flybe and Croatia Airlines. Direct flights from Dublin to Dubrovnik (Croatia) with Aerlingus, and Belfast to Dubrovnik with Jet2. Indirect: Various options, for example, Germanwings.com via Cologne. Car hire and taxi’s available at airport. Buses to all major stops along Bay from Dubrovnik.
Kotor old town, walled city, old fort 5km.
Budva Beaches 28km.
Sveti Stefan 35km.
Dubrovnik Airport 60km.
Dubrovnik City 78km.
Lake Skadar 70km.
Lovcen national park 15km.
I have many car rental suggestions I can send you and further information on travel and directions. Kotor and Prcanj have a great history and culture. You will really feel that you have entered a magical world out of history when you pass through the old town walls of Kotor. There are plenty of ATM/ banks, tourist shops, large selection of restaurants, outdoor sports and local daily markets selling fish, meats, cheeses etc. Prcanj is a chic mini-resort in its own right and is a really lively though relaxed quality holiday area.
Booking Notes: A 20% non refundable deposit is required to secure booking. The balance is to be paid no later than 4 weeks prior to arrival. Payment accepted in Euros/UK Pounds. Refundable breakage/damage deposit of 150 euro (or 150 sterling) payable in cash on arrival. Please note that all tourists in Montenegro are required to pay tourist tax on arrival at the local tourist office. For adults the cost will be €0.80 per day and for children aged 12-18 the cost is €0.40 per day (children under the age of 12 are exempt) Changeover Day: Flexible. Usually Fridays, Saturdays or Sundays during July and August. Notes on prices: Discounts offered for longer rental (over 2 weeks). RENTAL AGENCY (REMOTE CONTROL) CONDITIONS: 1. Remote Control will allow access to the apartment no earlier than 15:00 on the date stated as beginning of the hire period. This is to ensure the property is clear and clean from any prior occupants. Early access may be granted to the apartment dependent on prior check out and upon advance request. 2. Check out time is 11:00 on the date stated as the end of the hire period. 3. The apartment must not be used as part of or in conjunction with any illegal activity. Remote Control is not responsible for any injury or death caused by misuse or the undertaking of illegal activities in the apartment. 4. None of the appliances or contents of the apartment must be used for any other purpose then that described in the instructions provided. If damage to any of the apartment contents or appliances is caused by not complying with the instructions and not as a result of normal use, the cost of repair or replacement will be subtracted from the deposit held on the apartment. (See Deposit and Payment) 5. OFFICE HOURS FOR MEET&GREETS ARE MONDAY-SUNDAY 8:00-19:00. ALL ARRIVALS/DEPARTURES OUTSIDE THIS WILL BE CHARGED 25E BY THE AGENCY IN ADDITION TO THE REGULAR MEET&GREET.