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Farawayvillas Stunning apartment & views overlooking Kotor Bay, fjord & sea.

Bedrooms 3
Space 100 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights


About the property

Self catering 3 bedrooms. 2 baths, balcony with stunning views, garden, sleeps 6

The self catering holiday apartment is on the top (2nd floor) of an old traditional building and therefore is not overlooked & has stunning views. It consists of 3 good size bedrooms; 2 fully equipped bathrooms & a superb lounge/diner/kitchen. The air conditioning ensures that the temperature is cool in summer & warm in winter. The garden offers plenty of space & catches the late afternoon sun. In a romantic setting, watch the sun rise over the sea & the mountains in front of you, and set behind those at the rear. Look across to Kotor Old Town 0.4 miles across the bay (10-12 mins walk), and listen to the Cathedral bells chime on the wind. Watch the boats & cruise liners reach the very furthest point of the fjord. Look left along the fjord for a view you will photograph many times as the light of day constantly changes. A very handy small grocery shop is on the ground floor. TV; Radio/CD/cassette player, board games. Kitchen has everything you are likely to need. 5Mb wi-fi is available.

Buses stop near apartment

AGENT: Our Agent is lives permanently in within easy reach of Kotor. She will be happy to meet you and provide a 24 hour per day emergency contact.

FLIGHTS: Fly to Tivat (7 minutes from apartment) from Gatwick with Montenegro Airlines (

or to Dubrovnik with EasyJet, Thomsonfly, British Airways, Croatia Airlines and many others

CAR HIRE & AIRPORT TRANSFER: We can also arrange these for you at competitive rates

More Details

Roger Farr
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, russian, italian, dutch, swedish, greek, czech, danish, norwegian, polish, hungarian, finnish, turkish, via translator
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2017

About Roger Farr

Roger is a semi-retired Financial Director of a manufacturing company.

Teresa does voluntary work for a local charity.

Our home is in Peterborough, UK, but there is nothing we love more than to visit our wonderful apartment in Kotor and our super villa in Kyrenia North Cyprus.

Roger Farr purchased this apartment in 2005

Why Roger Farr chose Kotor

When we looked out from the balcony for the very first time we knew that we just had to buy the property, even before stepping inside!

Inside the apartment, although it was in need of renovation (and re-arrangement - the main bedroom was at the front!) once again the potential was obvious and we gutted the apartment and made an enlarged lounge, diner, kitchen. This is at the front, and looks out onto the balcony as well as across the fjord to Kotor town and its amazing wall, all surrounded by beautiful mountains. MAGICAL!

Guestbook comments from the owner

This is a 5 Star Review posted on Trip Advisor 16 July 2016

We stayed at this apartment on a family trip with our teenager son as a twin centre holiday visiting Dubrovnik and Montenegro. The location is an excellent base to explore the country and whilst you could hire a car we managed to get around without it….organised private trips are good value here if you have 4 or more people. We had days out to Tara Canyon (rafting), Skadar Lake and we organised rental of canoes through a local firm to explore the shoreline from Muo. Although some of the distances take a while by car due to the mountainous terrain, this is a country to explore, beautiful and unspoilt, especially in the National Park areas. The apartment has 3 good bedrooms and a fabulous lounge with very well equipped kitchen. The balcony is great for drinks, socialising and the view across the bay to Kotor town. It is on a road but this was not a disturbance for us and the apartment is very peaceful at night. The owners provided attentive and helpful support during the booking process and arranged our airport transfers with an excellent local firm which was good value. There is also a good range of local information in the apartment. Kotor town itself is beautiful and a 15 minute walk from the apartment. There are plenty of places to eat there. For self catering options the shop downstairs has excellent ham, cheese and fresh eggs and a butcher/grill (5 minute walk away) does amazing steaks and salads to take away. We would definitely return to this part of Montenegro and would stay at this apartment again.
May 2016
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Škaljari Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (semi-detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 100 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Village
  • Waterfront
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Both bathrooms contain basins, cabinets, shelving, mirrors and shaving points.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • The main bedroom contains a large comfortable bed, with lots of wardrobe space, bedside cabinets and dressing table. 2 large windows, make the room light and airy and afford great views of the fjord at the side and mountains and garden at the rear of the apartment. The 2nd double bedroom, also looks out to the rear of the apartment and contains wardrobes and bedside tables. The twin bedroom is at the side of the apartment and looks along the side of the fjord. Again wardrobes and bedside cabinets are included with table lamps for reading. A double sofa bed in the lounge increases sleeping capacity from 6 to 8. Cot and High chair are provided if required.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
The apartment is all on one floor at sea level and is suitable for the elderly subject to it being reached on the 2nd floor by a flight of about 30 external steps. There is no telephone/broadband in the apartment but a WiFi dongle can be rented from our agent for €20 per week which includes €5 of free usage. Alternatively there is free WiFi at Bahus Bar just 150m along the road towards Kotor and at many more bars and internet cafes. Even closer is at the Chinese restaurant just 2 doors away. The fantastic new Porto Montenegro marina development is now open and the general public are more than welcome to use its facilities and view close hand the super yachts (up to 170m) of the super rich and famous. The marina will more than compare to Monte Carlo and is a great new attraction to visitors to our apartment which is just 10 mins away.


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

Farawayvillas Stunning apartment & views overlooking Kotor Bay, fjord & sea.
average rating of 4.625 based on 17 reviews
Chelmsford, UK

Fabulous apartment, great location!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a week at this fantastic apartment with our two children. We were impressed by the spacious accommodation and the high standard of the renovation. Kotor is a beautiful place and this apartment offered fantastic views across the bay towards the old town. The apartment was an easy stroll into Kotor for an evening out, and there were plenty of local amenities on the doorstep. We are hoping to return one day as a week was just not long enough to explore this beautiful part of the world.

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2010
  • Stayed: Jun 2006
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nicci has summed up how we and all other visitors feel about the apartment and its fantastic location. There is so much to do in the area but equally you can also happily spend a week passing the time away relaxing on the balcony taking in the views of Kotor and the surrounding mountains and villages, and watching the activity (from large sailing ships & pleasure boats to small canoes, swimming, fishing) on the water of the fjord. With the great grocery shop beneath, you don't even need to leave the building! Like so many others, this family want to return to enjoy this magical setting for longer.
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Un bon séjour dans un cadre magnifique

  • 4 of 5

Nous avons passé une semaine à Kotor.

L'appartement est très grand, très bien équipé ( comme à la maison). Les 3 chambres sont climatisées ce qui est très appréciable en plein mois d'août.

La petite épicerie au rez de chaussée vend de tout et c'est très pratique, sans pour autant que ça induise un bruit gênant.

La vue sur le fjord de Kotor est magnifique et le centre est vraiment à 10mn à pieds comme annoncé.

Nous avons été très bien accueillis par l'agence qui gère l'appartement sur place.

En résumé, nous conseillons vraiment cette location.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Another (well) satisfied customer, which for English language only speakers is summed by the guests final comment - "In summary, we really recommend this property".
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Lovely apartment with a stunning fjord view

  • 5 of 5

Spent a very happy and relaxing fortnight in this lovely, clean and very well-equipped apartment which is ideally situated 10-15 minutes walk from the beautiful old town of Kotor. We appreciated the highly efficient air-conditioning as temperatures were in the high 30s throughout our stay! The wi-fi worked well, the beds were comfortable and the kitchen had everything you could possibly need for self-catering. The little shop below the apartment was great for fresh bread in the morning, cold drinks and other basics and there was a supermarket on the outskirts of Kotor. The local agent Sandra arranged for our towels and bedding to be changed in the middle of our stay and was very helpful when our hire car had a puncture the day before we were due to leave! The apartment made a great base for exploring the little towns around the fjord, the Adriatic coast and also inland where Montenegro remains unspoiled by tourism. Many of our favourite days however were spent just wandering in Kotor and chilling out on the terrace - a fabulous place for boat watching! We saw a couple of 4-masted schooners as well as a range of cruise ships and some amazing luxury yachts. We've holidayed in many lovely locations but have never enjoyed waking each morning to a view as amazing as this one! A fabulous holiday.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This review, like all others before it, really captures the magic of our apartment and its unrivaled location. These are not the first reviewers to say "best ever". But don't just take our (and our guests) word for it. Come and experience it for yourself!
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Wakefield, UK

Even better than expected

  • 5 of 5

Was looking forward to a week in Kotor and have not been disappointed. The balcony is great for people car and boat watching as everyone says and it gets the sun all day. The fjord is great for swimming in. The old town is 15 mins walk away. the apartment is high spec too and i haven't even mentioned the really helpful owner yet and the list of ideas of places to visit.

Many thanks :)

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: As this review proves, we strive to keep the apartment in a great condition with broadband now added. And as for the location, scenery and view from the balcony - that is always guaranteed to delight.
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Lovely villa in amazing location

  • 4 of 5

We stayed in this apartment for one week at the end of June. Roger was very helpful answering my email questions promptly. the apartment is well appointed with everything you could need for a self catering holiday. We eat out most nights but on the occasions we did cook, we had all the gadgets/utensils we needed. Beds were comfortable. Apartment is in a lovely location, 10 min walk from Kotor Old Town. There is a well stocked supermarket 5 mins walk away and the shop on the ground floor is ideal for buying the basics. The views from the balcony are breathtaking. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful location, comfortable apartment

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed everything about Montenegro, including our stay at this very pleasant apartment. All mod cons, fantastic location.

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Succinct, but does what it says on the tin!
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Nearest Airport
5 Kilometres
Tivat, (or Podgorica, Dubrovnik 75 minutes)
Nearest Barpub
150 Metres
Bahus Bar 150m
Nearest Ferry
50 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Porto Montenegro, Tivat
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Relax 50m for inexpensive International menu
Nearest Beach
8 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

Just 7 mins from Tivat airport (from Gatwick, Manchester and Podgorica). Great mini market shop beneath means all food requirements are on hand. Look across the bay to Kotor Old Town (12 mins walk), & hear the Cathedral bells chime. Watch boats & cruise liners reach the furthest point of the fjord. Look along the fjord for a view you will photograph many times as the light of day constantly changes. Great for people watching as the locals fish & come and go below you. The Boka Kotorska fjord is the southernmost in Europe & affords stunning views from any position around its 50km coastline. Climb the twisting mountain roads high above the fjord for the most dramatic, and see across to the Adriatic Coast toward Budva. The coastline is stunning but inland it is even more beautiful & dramatic. Explore the mountain ranges, ravines; canyons; gorges; forests; sea; beaches; birds & wildlife. The area abounds with excellent restaurants close by & there is also a wealth of outdoor activities


Rates & Availability

Škaljari Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
April 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
6 night minimum stay
May 2017
May 1 2017 - May 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
June 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
High Season 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
September 2017
Sep 6 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
October 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Winter 2017-18
Nov 1 2017 - Feb 28 2018
6 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $127.82
Stay tax $0.77 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 16 years.

High season rent is £750 per week.
Special deals can always be considered especially out of high season.
Rental rates include electricity but exclude tourist taxes.
Discounts/cash backs are offered for repeat rentals or confirmed bookings gained from your referrals.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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