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Stone Built Apartments,Large Communal Pool, Sun Terraces,Sea and Mountain View - One Apartment

Tivat, Montenegro
  • Apartment839 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps4
  • Bathrooms0
  • Half Baths0
  • Mininum Stay3 - 4 nights

Apartments in the hills above Tivat, Southern-Coastal, Montenegro - Peaceful location, but Only a Short Distance from All Amenities

These four star rated apartments have been sympathetically renovated from 3 old stone farmhouses dating back more than 150 years, to provide comfortable accommodation with all modern amenities. The 5 apartments are grouped around a large communal terrace complete with stone built barbeque area, and a communal swimming pool with sunbathing area.

In an elevated position on the edge of the village of Bogdasici, in the hills above Tivat, the area is quiet and secluded, surrounded by nature with far reaching views of both the sea and mountains, yet easily accessible. The nearest beach is just 2km away, and a 5 minute drive takes you to the town of Tivat, made famous by the super-yacht marina porto Montenegro.

Each of the five, 2 bedroom 2 bathroom apartments, sleeping up to 4 guests (5 in the Valley apartment), has been specially designed to offer private entrances and private outside space, complete with fully fitted open plan kitchens, air conditioning and ample storage space whilst making the most of the stunning views.

Apartments can be rented individually or in groups to provide accommodation for 4, 8, 12,,16 or 20/21 guests. Guests can choose from the Orchard, Downstairs Barn, Upstairs Barn or Valley Apartments, or the Duplex House, each offering different benefits and features.

The Orchard Apartment

The Orchard apartment takes its name from the delightful private orchard with a variety of fruit trees to the rear of the apartment. The orchard has a table and chairs plus a couple of sunbeds. At the front of the apartment is a spacious roof terrace with great views. The modern kitchen includes full size hob and oven, built in large fridge freezer, washing machine and dishwasher, and a dining and seating area complete with cable TV, internet and a Dvd player with a selection of films.

The Upstairs Barn

The Upstairs Barn has a sunny terrace overlooking the pool and with some of the best sea views on the property. A fully equipped kitchen is open plan to the living/dining room, complete with cable TV, internet and a dvd player with a selection of films for guests to use.The En-suite master bedroom features a King size bed and great valley side views. The twin room has an adjacent bathroom. Both bedrooms have fans to supplement the air conditioning in the living area.

The Downstairs Barn

The downstairs barn features an enormous terrace around 3 sides, offering sun or shade as required with table and chairs for dining and a couple of sunbeds for relaxing. The modern kitchen includes full size hob and oven, built in large fridge freezer, washing machine and dishwasher, and a dining and seating area complete with cable TV, internet and Dvd player with a selection of films.Both bedrooms have original stone feature walls. The double room has stunning views of the valley and an en suite bathroom. The twin bedded room has an adjacent bathroom. Both bedrooms have fans to supplement the air conditioning in the living area.

The House

The House is an upside-down house offering 2 bedrooms and a bathroom on the ground floor, with a private, secluded terrace off the master bedroom with table and chairs for breakfast overlooking the olive grove. Upstairs there is an open plan kitchen and living/dining area, roof terrace and 2nd bathroom. The living area has cable TV, internet and Dvd player with a selection of films.The kitchen is fully equipped with full size oven, hob, fridge freezer and dishwasher, and there is a useful laundry area complete with washing machine on the lower floor.

The air conditioning unit is on the upper floor and each bedroom has fans if needed for extra comfort.

Valley Apartment

The Valley apartment has two bedrooms, one double with en suite and a twin with a second bathroom. A sofa bed in the living area allows a fifth guest to be accommodated.

The modern kitchen includes full size hob and oven, built in large fridge freezer, washing machine and dishwasher, and a dining and seating area complete with cable TV, internet and a Dvd player with a selection of films.

The large terrace overlooking the beautiful valley has plenty of room for private dining or sunbathing. Table, chairs and sunbeds are provided on the terrace for use of this apartment.

All apartments have Air conditioning and WIFI access, and a cot and high chair are available on request.

Just a 10 minute drive from Tivat airport where Easyjet fly direct from Manchester and Gatwick twice a week from March to October.

We have just made contact with a lovely local guide who can provide cultural tours or guided walks of the beautiful area. More details in the local attractions section.

We are delighted to announce yet another reason to choose Palma Gora for your holiday. Our lovely neighbour Elaine is a professional chef with an excellent pedigree. She worked as a chef on private super yachts for eleven years, owned a Thai restaurant in Mexico and has cooked in many exotic locations. Having sailed into Boka Bay one day she was so overwhelmed by the natural beauty that she decided to settle here in Montenegro. We are of course delighted that she chose to buy a part of the farmhouse next to us.

Elaine can offer cookery courses based in Palma Gora, or she can shop, prepare and present meals for you if you have had a tiring day out or simply want to treat yourselves. Look at her website www.cooksofkotor.com to see the range of services on offer.

Owner

Owner

Member Since 2008
Response time:
within a few days
Speaks:
english, french, german, russian, Some Polish and Turkish spoken
Calendar last updated:
Apr 16, 2018
About Owner

We love Montenegro, both its physical beauty and the warmth and hospitality of its people. We have invested a lot of time and effort to ensuring Palmagora fits in with the locality. We built in stone, and have tried to continue the natural theme on the inside. The kitchens are wood, with granite work tops, the floors are tiled and we have used natural materials wherever possible. We have tried to combine the old with the new, in terms of modern cookers, fridge/freezers, air-con, without detracting from the local beauty. We have done everything we can to help you enjoy your stay with us.

Owner purchased this Apartment in 2005

Why Owner chose Mrčevac

If you want a peaceful location in a beautiful situation but to be within a short drive of Tivat and Kotor then this is the place for you.Tivat is the home of the super yacht marina Porto Montenegro, whilst Kotor is a UNESCO world heritage site walled town. Both have a wide variety of bars and restaurants. Kotor hosts a variety of festivals over the year including music and dance, all worth a visit. There are a wealth of activities in the area- walking, sailing, cycling, fishing, sightseeing or just relaxing on the beach. The new water park opened near Budva is a great place for the whole family. All apartments have their own private balcony or terrace if you want privacy, or you can sit on the communal terrace overlooking the pool, chatting to other guests. We have installed cable tv and internet in each apartment if you want to keep in touch from your country idyll.

What makes this Apartment unique

We are delighted to announce yet another reason to choose Palma Gora for your holiday. Our lovely neighbour Elaine is a professional chef with an excellent pedigree. She worked as a chef on private super yachts for eleven years, owned a Thai restaurant in Mexico and has cooked in many exotic locations. Having sailed into Boka Bay one day she was so overwhelmed by the natural beauty that she decided to settle here in Montenegro. We are of course delighted that she chose to buy a part of the farmhouse next to us. Elaine can offer cookery courses based in Palma Gora, or she can shop, prepare and present meals for you if you have had a tiring day out or simply want to treat yourselves. Look at her website www.cooksofkotor.com to see the range of services on offer.

Amenities

    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking

      Bedrooms

      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
      • Bedroom 1
        1 double, Valley also has a sofa bed and can therefore sleep 5
      • Bedroom 2
        2 twin/ single
      • Each bedroom has bedside tables, wardrobes and drawers for storage

      Bathrooms

      • 0 Bathrooms
      • Shower room 1
        shower
      • Shower room 2
        shower
      • Each bathroom has an enclosed shower, wash basin and toilet Bathrooms are fully tiled Towels are provided free of charge, as are toiletries and toilet roll on arrival.

      Location Type

        • Mountain
        • Near The Ocean
        • Ocean View
        • Rural
        • Village

          Theme

            • Away From It All
            • Family
            • Historic
            • Romantic

              Meals

                • Guests provide their own meals

                  General

                    • Air Conditioning
                      All apartments feature air conditioning in the living area, and additionally have fan(s) in the bedrooms
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Internet
                      Free Wifi available for high speed cabled internet
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Linens Provided
                    • Living Room
                      Living areas feature sofas and chairs, a dining area, TV with DVD player and a selection of DVDs, Cable TV, Free Wifi throughout, lamps and a selection of books/games
                    • Parking
                    • Towels Provided
                      We do not provide beach towels
                    • Washing Machine
                      All apartments except the Upstairs Barn have built in washing machines.
                    • Free Wifi

                      Kitchen

                        • Dishes & Utensils
                          Kitchens are fully equipped with plates, cutlery and crockery, kitchen utensils, saucepans, aking sheets etc. to a much higher standard than most holiday apartments
                        • Dishwasher
                          All apartments except the Upstairs Barn feature a built in Dishwasher and washing machine
                        • Kitchen
                          Each apartment features a fully equipped kitchen with Fridge/Freezer, full size oven and hob (with extractor fans), kitchen utensils, pots, pans and cutlery.
                        • Microwave
                        • Oven
                          Full size Electric oven and Grill
                        • Refrigerator
                        • Stove
                          4 ring ceramic hobs
                        • Toaster

                          Dining

                            • Dining
                              Table and chairs both inside and outside each apartment. The Valley apartment which sleeps 5 has 5 interior dining chairs.
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 4 people

                              Entertainment

                                • Books
                                • DVD Player
                                • Games
                                  Board/card games are provided in each apartment
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                  Cable TV with a mix of channels, Free wi fi availalbe
                                • Television
                                  Cabled TV with a variety of multi lingual channels in each apartment
                                • Video Library
                                  A selection of DVDs are provided in each apartment for guests to use

                                  Outside

                                    • Deck / Patio
                                      Communal terraces provide both eating and sunbathing facilities with a range of tables and chairs and sun loungers. Parasols are provided for shade Each apartment has it's own private outdoor space
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                      The Orchard apartment has a private garden with fruit trees. Communal areas have a small garden area including the Palm Tree Palma Gora is named after. All apartments have private outdoor space
                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                      Large Stone built communal BBQ on the main terrace. New for 2018 this will feature an outdoor sink and food preparation area. Additional smaller BBQ / Summer kitchen in the Orchard apartment garden

                                      Suitability

                                        • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                        • wheelchair inaccessible
                                          While Palma Gora is not suitable for wheelchair users, there are relatively few steps to certain apartments, with hand rails, so certain apartments can be suitable for the mobility impaired. Please contact us with your requirements.

                                          Pool / Spa

                                            • Communal Pool
                                              The pool and sunbathing areas are for the exclusive use of Palma Gora guests, with a total of 5 apartments
                                            • Outdoor Pool
                                            • Private Pool
                                              The pool and sunbathing areas are for the exclusive use of Palma Gora guests, with a total of 5 apartments

                                              Onsite Services

                                                • Private Chef

                                                  Attractions

                                                    • autumn foliage
                                                    • bay/sound
                                                    • churches
                                                    • forests
                                                    • marina
                                                    • museums
                                                    • ruins
                                                    • water parks
                                                    • waterfalls

                                                      Leisure Activities

                                                        • beachcombing
                                                        • bird watching
                                                        • eco tourism
                                                        • scenic drives
                                                        • sight seeing
                                                        • walking

                                                          Local Services & Businesses

                                                            • ATM/bank
                                                            • groceries
                                                            • hospital
                                                            • medical services

                                                              Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                                • mountaineering
                                                                • cycling
                                                                • fishing
                                                                • fly fishing
                                                                • hiking
                                                                • mountain biking
                                                                • mountain climbing
                                                                • deepsea fishing
                                                                • pier fishing
                                                                • sailing
                                                                • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                                • snorkeling
                                                                • sound/bay fishing
                                                                • swimming
                                                                • wind-surfing

                                                                  Notes

                                                                    • Notes on accommodation: All apartments are air-conditioned and include Free Wifi access and cable tv. Bedding and towels are changed weekly. Outside: As well as their private terraces, the apartments share a large terrace with Barbecue area, tables and chairs, a swimming pool (approximately 32 m2) and a sun terrace with sun loungers and spectacular views. Our neighbour Elaine, who used to work as a chef on private yachts, runs a catering service named Cooks of Kotor, and can provide catering for individual meals, days or whole stays as required.

                                                                      House Rules

                                                                      Check-in: 2:00 PM

                                                                      Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                                      Cancellation Policy

                                                                      100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                      14 Reviews

                                                                      Excellent4.6/5

                                                                      Latest reviews

                                                                      Ok if not many other people there. Would be good for big family

                                                                      Julia R.England

                                                                      We had a good time, the accomadation is fine, but the air -con was awful

                                                                      We were very hot and found it hard to sleep at night. Also there was no store cupboard essentials, eg. Salt, pepper etc.

                                                                      The area as a whole is beautiful but be prepared to see a lot of rubbish tipped where ever. Recycling is non existent.

                                                                      Vesna was a good help and very efficient.

                                                                      Owner's Response:

                                                                      Thank you for your review.

                                                                      We are very pleased that you found the area beautiful and Vesna was as helpful as ever

                                                                      However please rest assured that we are investigating why the combination of air conditioning and fans in the bedroom were not operating as effectively as normally during your stay.

                                                                      As regards the recycling, there are some recycling bins further down the hill but they are not as plentiful as in some other countries. However I trust that you agree that this is not a problem around our apartments as there are small numbers of people compared to more densely populated areas.

                                                                      We will consider your point about store cupboard items, thanks for the suggestion. We do of course provide initial bathroom items such a s soap, shampoo etc

                                                                      Best wishes

                                                                      Beautiful views from a lovely property

                                                                      Paul G.Edinburgh, Scotland

                                                                      Palma Gora offers beautiful views down towards Tivat, and you are surrounded by lush hills dotted with churches and farmhouses.

                                                                      We stayed in the Valley apartment, which has a large, private terrace at the back, from which you can gaze over the valley (and spend your evening listening to distant farmers and hunters in the hills).

                                                                      The apartement was spacious, comfortable and extremely well equipped, including a washing machine, dishwasher and satellite TV.

                                                                      Bogdasici is conveniently located just up the hill from the outskirts of Tivat. If you like hiking, there are trails that lead away from right outside the villa, and others very nearby. There are shops (including several supermarkets) a short drive away. And we'd highly recommend the grill at the bottom of the hill behind the kiosk and shop (but that's between you and me so that we can keep it as a hidden gem).

                                                                      Tivat itself is a nice place to spend time. There are public (pebbly) beaches, a lovely waterfront, and the glamorous Porto Montenegro with its superyachts and fine restaurants. You are, of course, ideally located for all the stunning sights of the Boka Kotarska.

                                                                      Tivat airport is just at the bottom of the hill (but it doesn't cause a nuisance, don't worry), so it's perfect if you're lucky enough to be able to fly direct there. If not, Dubrovnik airport is 1-2 hours away, depending on traffic.

                                                                      Vesna was a welcoming and helpful host and will keep you right with local recommendations.

                                                                      For animal lovers, next door's cats are very friendly, especially the ginger one.

                                                                      We had a lovely time here; highly recommended.

                                                                      Owner's Response:

                                                                      Thank you so much for the wonderful review

                                                                      We are so glad you had such an enjoyable holiday

                                                                      We hope we may be able to welcome you back again one day

                                                                      Best wishes

                                                                      Chris

                                                                      Beautiful apartments in a stunning location

                                                                      Charlotte M.

                                                                      My trip was wonderful from start to finish. Prior to our holiday the owners provided us with lots of information on what to do and see, we received a welcome pack via email, which is also in the apartment, but the advantage of having it before we set off meant that we were able to prioritise our trips in advance. All of our questions were answered and useful phrases and numbers were a great help. On arrival we were welcomed by Vesna who showed us around our apartment and again answered all of our questions. Overall I felt very welcomed and looked after, which took away all the stresses of being in a new country.

                                                                      The apartment itself was clean, tidy and spacious. The bathrooms were modern and pleasant and there were stunning views of the mountains everywhere you looked, whether swimming in the pool, BBQ-ing on the terrace or getting some water out of the fridge, the scenery was breath-taking. The apartments are high up a steep winey road, which was fun to walk up and down once, and there are some beautiful walking trails which are fun to explore, so take your walking shoes. Overall it was peaceful, charming and picturesque, the perfect setting for a relaxing holiday.

                                                                      Location is great, it is a short taxi ride to the airport, we took a taxi to Tivat in the evenings for dinner and Kotor for a day out, both are recommended and the taxis are very cheap.

                                                                      Owner's Response:

                                                                      Thank you so much for the positive review. We are so pleased that you love the place as much as we do. We hope we will be able to we,come you to Palmagora again. Best wishes

                                                                      Chris

                                                                      Gorgeous and peaceful setting

                                                                      Alison and Paul N.Surbiton surrey

                                                                      We had a brilliant stay in one of the Palma Gora villas. The setting is beautiful and peaceful, and it makes a perfect base to either explore Montenegro or just chill by the pool. The villas are well equipped, with thoughtful items included like books, and games and the outside communal space and bbq is great, it would be a lovely place to rent with friends. Being rural you do need a car, but with Tivat airport being less than 10 minutes away, and cheap car hire prices this isnt a problem. The information Chris gave us before we arrived was very helpful, with recommendations on restaurants, day trips etc. And waking up to lovely views every morning, and with a refreshing pool for us all to jump into after breakfast was perfect. The only downside was limited wifi although to be honest that just added to the relaxation. Thank you Chris, we will come again!

                                                                      Owner's Response:

                                                                      Thank you so much for the review. I am so glad you loved the location as much as we do. We are currently looking at improving the wifi coverage for next year so hopefully this will no longer be an issue.

                                                                      We look forward to welcoming you back.

                                                                      Best wishes

                                                                      Chris

                                                                      Tranquil and beautiful setting

                                                                      Nadja D.

                                                                      We had a fantastic week in Montenegro in one of Chris' apartments - the setting was beautiful with great views and the appartment had everything needed for a holiday. We loved the swimming pool and barbecue area and were well looked after by the property manager on location who helped sort wifi issues out (not that one should be working when on holidays). The location is quiet yet with easy access to supermarkets, beaches (we loved the peninsula) and the beautiful towns around the fjord - all around 20-30min drive away. Montenegro is a beautiful place although Budva and the coastal towns can get quite crowded in the summer months -yet there are enough places to explore and to stay away from crowds.

                                                                      Owner's Response:

                                                                      Thank you so much for the review. I'm delighted you loved the area and the apartments. We hope we can welcome you again another year.

                                                                      Best wishes

                                                                      Chris

                                                                      Beautiful setting for stunning appartments.

                                                                      Matt J.

                                                                      Four of us stayed in the orchard which had everything we needed inside and a great terrace for seeing the beautiful mountain and sea views while eating and relaxing.

                                                                      The Palmagora villas are positioned perfectly for getting everywhere. 2 minutes from the main costal road, everywhere is an easy drive.

                                                                      The BBQ terrace is a lovely touch as we spent many nights out on it.

                                                                      Vesna the lady who looks after you while there is superb. Came up a couple of times in the week to see if everything was okay, also just a text away as well.

                                                                      All in all a fantastic holiday.

                                                                      Owner's Response:

                                                                      Thank you Matt, I'm so glad you all had a lovely time

                                                                      Chris

                                                                      Location

                                                                      Tivat, Montenegro

                                                                      Special interest holidays: Many special activities including tours, boat hire, diving, kayaking, mountain walks, cycling and more are available in the local area. We have a local guide who speaks fluent English and Italian and can provide guided cultural tours of the Kotor area or guided walks of the beautiful area around the Kotor Fjord, Boka Bay, Lusticia or the Lovcen National Park. Within the Lovcen Park is highest mausoleum in the world dedicated to the ruler Peter II, a bishop and writer. A trip to Cetinje - the old Royal Capital is another favourite. The road there has 25 hairpin bends - don't worry we can arrange the transport so that you can enjoy the breath-taking views of Boka Bay and Budva. She can also arrange transport via car or minibus to areas of interest or the start of the walks. Trips to the ornithological paradise Lake Skadar with optional tasting of special local delicacies are also possible. I will put you in touch with the guide once you have booked and you can arrange any trips to suit your requirements Coast/Beach: The area around Tivat, 5-10 mins drive has many beaches of pebble and sand, most with a bar/restaurant and their own character, including the luxurious Porto Montenegro Beach club. Lustica Peninsula has many beaches including the blue flag Plavi Horizonti. Jaz beach, c. 20 mins drive has a long sand/pebble beach with many bars/restaurants and amenities. Other beaches and swimming areas can be found around the spectacular Kotor Fjord (10 mins) and the beach resort of Budva (30 mins) Travel: Tivat Airport, just 10 minutes drive away, is served by a variety of airlines including Easyjet,Montenegro Airlines, S7, Norwegian and Transaero Dubrovnik airport in Croatia is approximately 1 ½ hours drive, served by BA, Easyjet, Norwegian, Monarch, Jet2, Croatia Airlines, Lufthansa & more. We have a special deal with a car hire company in Dubrovnik who offer our guests a 20% discount. Podgorica Airport, also around 1½ hours drive has Ryanair flights to Stansted. Distances: Tivat - 10 mins drive. Kotor and the Kotor Fjord - 10 mins drive. Budva - About 30 minutes by car. Cetinje - Approximately 50km. Lovcen National Park - Approximately 40km. Further Details: The local village has a couple of shops for basic provisions, a great fruit and vegetable shop offering local produce, and a nice local bbq restaurant in summer. 5-10 minutes drive away are a variety of larger supermarkets, well stocked with international brands and deli counters. Tivat is the nearest town with many shops, bars and restaurants, banks etc. and the exclusive Porto Montenegro marina with some fantastic 5* restaurants Please feel free to contact us by phone or email if you would like any more information. If you would like to communicate in French, German, Russian, Croatian or Serbian please send us an email.

                                                                      Rates & Availability

                                                                      Additional information about rental rates

                                                                      Damage Deposit
                                                                      $164

                                                                      Booking Notes: On booking a 20 % holding deposit is required, with the balance to be paid 6 weeks before the date of arrival. Changeover Day: Changeover days are flexible. Longer and shorter lets available, please contact us for more information.

                                                                      $86avg/night
                                                                      14 Reviews
                                                                      Excellent 4.6/5
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