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Stunning Waterfront Villa With Private Garden On Bay Of Kotor / Boka Kotorski

4 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 nights


Lepetane Villa Rental Photos and Description

Villa in Lepetane, Nr. Kamenari-Lepetane, Bay of Kotor, Montenegro - Private Luxury Home, Minutes From Porto Montenegro Marina, Tivat, And Kotor

After we purchased the property in 2007, we tore down an earthquake damaged stone house and meticulously restored it with the original stone and enlarged the house to its approximate 275 square meters, not including the gardens. Every room has a sea view, and the second floor bedrooms rooms all have balconies; floors throughout the house are imported ceramic tiles, and bathrooms and kitchen are fully remodeled. House is full of open and airy spaces and has very high ceilings (almost 3 meters). We extensively re-landscaped the gardens and added private parking. The location is ideal because the house sits on the sea, close to Tivat and Kotor.

Tom Resor
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
April 6, 2016
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About Tom Resor

The owners are Americans who purchased and renovated a flat in Dubrovnik before buying and restoring the stone house in Lepetane. One of the owners owns and operates an adventure travel company, Adriatic Kayak Tours, in Croatia and Montenegro (sea kayaking, biking, white water rafting) and has quite a bit of experience in the region.

Tom Resor purchased this villa in 2007

Why Tom Resor chose Montenegro

We love our location, which is easy to get to and from as well as enjoy with no hassles, and we love Montenegro for all it offers in outdoor activities. Montenegro is a terrific year round destination.

What makes this villa unique

From our our house, we can swim, sea kayak, bike, hike, work out, shop, eat, sight see, and relax in a matter of minutes. If we want to be active, we do not have to plan ahead or spend a lot of time or money. If we want to relax, we have several options inside or outside our house.

Guestbook comments from the owner

August 21, 2010: We were honoured to be the first guests in this beautiful home. The house accommodated seven adults and two babies (1yr and 2yr old) with ease. The house was stocked with everything we needed, and a quick walk to the ferry dock allowed us to pick up supplies, like food and bottled water, from the local shop. We all enjoyed swimming in the bay, and walked down to the pebbly area so the kids could play in the water. We had many nice dinners on the front patio. We made day trips to Dubrovnik, Kotor, Sveti Stefan, and Budva. We even made a trip up to go rafting on the Tara River. The internet in the house worked perfectly, as did the electricity and plumbing. We were perfectly comfortable, and at the same time had the pleasure of being in a small town that didn't feel like the tourist traps of Dubrovnik and Budva. We highly recommend this villa, and would gladly stay here again - a truly beautiful spot (Nick Levitt and Lakshmi Ramarajan, family and friends).
Jul 2010
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Stunning Waterfront Villa With Private Garden On Bay Of Kotor / Boka Kotorski
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Perfect Place to Stay!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I rented out this house for about a week while we were traveling throughout Eastern Europe. The house was absolutely perfect for our group. It was spacious, modern and met all of our needs. The location is ideal, as you can bike into town or bike to the riva. The hosts were very easy to get in contact with and gave us great suggestions on what to do, where to eat, etc. We will definitely be staying at this house again when we go back. Thanks again for having us!

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Can't wait to go back! Seriously - so amazing!

  • 5 of 5

This house was everything and more that my girl friends and I needed in a long trip of backpacking and hostel stays - felt like we had a home to live in for a week to refresh and rejuvenate for the rest of the trip. Definitely didn't stay idle though!

Being RIGHT on the water, there was swimming, biking, hiking and the marina to visit! I FELL IN LOVE with Montenegro while staying here! There was plenty of space in the house to stretch out, but also to have a home-cooked meal again after eating out everywhere.

I'd LOVE to come back and bring a whole clan of my family - with room for 11 it's the perfect place!

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We spent a week at this house and LOVED it. The location was great - close to plenty of things to do, trails to hike, roads to bike, and ferries to ride! It was extremely spacious for the 5 or 6 of us staying there, extremely clean and a modern home. The hosts were very accommodating, friendly, and truly cared how our stay went. I would recommend this place for a group of friends or a family vacation - it can entertain any group! Whether you are going for relaxation or adventure, you will find both at this home and location. If/When I head back this way I will definitely be staying here - no questions asked!

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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I never wanted to leave...

  • 5 of 5

The Lepetane Villa was the most amazing rental that I have ever stayed in. While it is newly renovated, it blends in with the local architecture and style with beautiful and intricate masonry. As seen in the pictures, the front patio contains a brick fire place where we cooked a variety of local foods and enjoyed several meals. From there, just a few steps away, the Bay of Kotor can be enjoyed from an enormous dock that juts out into the water. The house came with several paddle boards that we were able to take out and explore the with as well.

Inside the house there was 3 full bedrooms and bathrooms on the second floor, and a 3rd floor that provided another set of 5 beds. Sleeping comfortably for large groups of visitors is not an issue. As a newly renovated home, all of the appliances were new and each bathroom had a private water heater.

The location of the home was in great proximity to many of the local attractions that Montenegro provides. We were a 5 minute drive from the shops and restaurants in Porto Montenegro and a 20 minute drive to the historic city of Kotor, where we went and walked the ancient Roman fort stationed on a mountain. Additionally it was just a 15 minute ride to the airport in Tivat, and just a 45 minute ride to go across the border into Croatia and see the beautiful city of Dubrovnik.

While being in the center of so many wonderful travel opportunities, you could also feel quite content never leaving the confines of the home and the dock. This villa provided the perfect combination of luxurious comfort and cultural immersion. As soon as I left I started planning my return. I would recommend this home to anybody looking to stay in Montenegro, it will be the most memorable trip you ever take.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Property is located on the sea and has large pier for swimming, boating, and sunbathing. Numerous other beaches are located within short walking or driving distance.


Tivat International airport 15 min drive. Dubrovnik International Airport 45 min drive. Podgorica International Airport 90 minute drive. Porto Montenegro Marina 10 min drive.


Nearest Towns: Tivat 5km. Kotor 12km. Perast 18km. Herceg Novi 20km. Budva 25km, Dubrovnik 50km. Nearest Marina: Porto Montenegro 5km.

Further Details:

Tivat and rest of area have plenty of restaurants, banks with ATM's, supermarkets, other shopping. While bus, ferry, and taxi transportation is very accessible, a car is till preferred (house has plenty of parking).


Rates & Availability

Lepetane Villa Rental Rates

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Oct 1 2016 - Dec 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $272

Booking Notes:
Payment: In Euros only, by bank transfer. A 20% non-refundable deposit is payable at the time of booking, followed by a binding rental contract signed by both parties. Balance due on arrival date. On arrival a refundable security deposit of 250 Euros in cash will be collected and refunded on your departure after inspection by our caretaker. Smoking inside the villa is prohibited.

Changeover Day:
Changeover days and arrival and departure times are all flexible.

Notes on prices:
Price is based on 1-8 occupants, excluding children 6 and under. An additional price of 20 EUROS per person per day applies to groups of 8 or more people. A cleaning and closing fee of 150 EUROS applies to each rental.
Shorter and longer rentals are available; please contact us.

Payment: In Euros only, by bank transfer. A 20% non-refundable deposit is payable at the time of booking, followed by a binding rental contract signed by both parties. Balance due on arrival date. On arrival a refundable security deposit of 250 Euros in cash will be collected and refunded on your departure after inspection by our caretaker. Smoking inside the villa is prohibited.

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Lepetane Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Village
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Toilet 1 - toilet
    Shower room 1 - shower
    Shower room 2 - shower
    Shower room 3 - shower
  • En-suite to bedroom 1 with double shower, vanity and WC. En-suite to bedroom 2 with shower, vanity and WC. En-suite to bedroom 3 with separate shower and jacuzzi tub, vanity and WC. En-suite to bedroom 4 with shower, vanity and WC.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8/11 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedrooms 1, 2 and 3 with double bed, balcony, sea view, ceiling fan and air conditioning. Bedroom 4 with 5 single beds, sea view and air conditioning.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Outdoor Grill
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Outside: Front garden (177sqm) runs from house to the sea, enclosed by wrought iron gate and stone walls; Pergola with teak dining table and 6 chairs, attractive built-in stone barbeque with chimney and antique stone sink; beautiful landscaping with banana and orange tree. Elevated rear garden (200 sq meters) with recessed lighting extends the length of the house. Surrounded by stone walls, it includes 2 sitting areas with tables, stone fountain, outdoor shower, beautiful landscaping, and grapefruit trees and shrubs. Utility Room: First floor utility room with washer/dryer and half bathroom with wc and vanity. Easily accessible dry basement for storage. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linens are included. Other: Located off the living/dining room, but separated by French doors, the 20 square meter den has a large sofa, easy chair and ottoman, and a small desk with fax and printer. Off den is utility room with washer/dryer and half bathroom.

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