This summer season at Porto Montenegro is, arguably, the busiest and most vibrant ever as the multi-award-winning luxury yacht homeport and marina village in Tivat announces a lively calendar of Events for the upcoming months.
“Porto Montenegro’s achievements over the past decade set the precedent for the next 10 years and beyond, kick-starting with summer 2018 which is set to be the most exciting and dynamic season yet”, said Tony Browne, Marina Director at Porto Montenegro. “This summer, we welcome a whole calendar of Events and regattas which are firmly in the diary”.
Vibrant and Buzzing
An exciting concert is planned for 26 June where one of the finest international string quartets of its generation will perform on the patio of the Naval Heritage Collection museum.
On 7 July, the village will welcome the 6th edition of the SuperWine Festival. Gathering together supreme wineries from across the Balkans and throughout Europe, the festival is the perfect occasion for sampling prestigious local wines, such as Castel Savina or Plantaze.
This year, the International Fashion Festival will be held at Porto Montenegro for the first time ever, bringing industry leading luxury and streetwear brands to the village from 23-29 July. The spotlight then moves to the sea for the Motor Yacht Rally, scheduled for 8-13 August, where powerboats will cruise along the UNESCO-protected Boka Bay, bringing excitement to the waterfront.
Art enthusiasts can revel in a number of exhibitions at the Naval Heritage Collection museum this summer. Works will showcase the masterpieces of Adriatic marine photographers, Montenegrin, Serbian and Croatian painters and sculptors, and Italian artists and luxury shoemakers. Also, the ex-Yugoslav, 50-metre Hero submarine, now part of the Naval Heritage Collection, will celebrate its 50th anniversary, with a jazz concert marking the occasion.
In addition, the vibrant summer calendar will bring a host of parties, sailing regattas and croquet competitions to the village social scene, not to mention the broadcasting of World Cup 2018 matches on panoramic screens throughout the village, hosting of outdoor yoga classes and themed degustation dinners at Regent’s fine dining restaurant.
It is no secret that Porto Montenegro’s 2018 summer season will be a truly special one, amplifying the status of this new European luxury hotspot in upward fashion.
The perfect place to start discovering Montenegro – the top hot spot 2018
In a globalized world in which many wonders have become commercialised and somewhat spoiled by humankind, it is difficult to believe that there are still hidden gems tucked away on the Adriatic coast. If you are looking for a place to spend your time this summer (or any season for that matter), consider Porto Montenegro in Tivat, which has quickly become the world’s most prestigious #superyacht marina and yet remains humbly underrated.
Since declaring independence in 2006, Montenegro has enjoyed a development boom, particularly on the tourism front, with greater numbers of visitors and varied investments driving the country’s financial climate. Porto Montenegro was the first investment of its kind, founded in 2010 in the heart of the UNESCO protected Boka Bay. The state-of-the- art facility houses more than two hundred luxury apartments, restaurants, bars and its own on-site international school. What’s more, at the centre of the village is an amazing shopping complex with, arguably, the most exclusive selection of fashion brands in the Balkans, not forgetting the Five-Star Regent Hotel with over 80 luxury suites.
Porto Montenegro is a perfect base for exploring wider Montenegro, situated nearby three international airports - the capital, Podgorica, Croatian Dubrovnik, where The Game of Thrones was filmed, and of course, Tivat, a mere five-minute drive from the marina. Great things come in small packages, and this is certainly true of Montenegro. The country is so compact that it takes no more than a couple of hours to get to any of the major sights.
For nature-lovers, there is Durmitor National Park, home to the second deepest canyon in the world, and Lake Skadar, the largest freshwater lake on the Balkan Peninsula. Experience the historical sentiment of Montenegro in the old Venetian town of Kotor and the Church of the Lady on the Rocks, located on a tiny little islet off the shore of the small coastal village of Perast. Finish off your day’s adventures with treatments at the Regent Spa, leaving you refreshed for another day of new discoveries.
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