Situated on the 294 kilometers long Montengrin seaside, Donji Stoliv is a small town located in the heart of the stunning Bay of Kotor, known for it’s magnificent old towns and breathtaking mountain views. Bay of Kotor also known as Boka, was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979, for it’s cultural and historical significance. The rich naval history of the region is preserved with many tourist cruisers and ships coming through the Bay of Kotor every day.
Driving through the Bay, you can’t miss the stunning stone waterfront villas that are charachteristic for this region. Among these picturesque buildings is the Blue Kotor Bay Premium Spa Resort. Not only does this five star hotel provide amazing views of the Kotor Bay and fits the exquisite charm of the surroundings, but it also offers a full spa and recovery experience.
As we previously mentioned, this adult-only resort is located in the Bay of Kotor, just a ten minute drive from the old town of Kotor and a 15 minute drive from the Tivat Airport. Surrounding the hotel is the Vrmac mountain, extension of Mount Lovcen, well known for its air spa, also a popular destination for hiking, orienteering and mountain biking. Just a boat ride across the Donji Stoliv is the stunning old town of Perast with it’s famous Our Lady of the Rocks islets. The hotel is perfectly situated for tours all over the Montenegrin seaside but also for enjoying the privacy and the silence of this isolated resort.
In the summer of 2020, Blue Kotor Bay opened its doors for the guests. Even though coronavirus pandemic was in full swing, it didn’t stop the tourists from coming to this oasis of health and relaxation. The hotel was made on the ground of Hotel Vrmac, renovating it and completely re-branding it to a Premium Spa Resort which is now. The main goal of the hotel is to provide the guest a serene and secure atmosphere for maximum enjoyment, while also providing the best hospitality possible. Through the adaptation process, Blue Kotor Bay made significant changes in terms of environment and ong term sustainability by using smart room systems, paying attention to water and electricity consumption, properly handling the kitchen waste and more.
#IntoTheBlue perfectly describes the interior and exterior design of the hotel. The lobby of the hotel, the rooms and hallways all stay true to the traditional white colourways of this whole region with hues of blue representing the tranquility from the nature surrounding the resort. The mix of traditional and modern can bee seen in various gold details, from oddly shaped mirrors, to wonderful statues and light fixtures. Matching the green outsides, the hotel is filled with plants making it a true sight for sore eyes.
The hotel consist of 106 accomodation units designed with attention to every detail, offering all the necessities and even more. All of the rooms have a king-size beds with supreme quality matresses, extremely comfortable linens and duvets, equipped mini-bar and snack bar with Montenegrin and international specialties, complementary bottled water, tea and coffee, luxurious toiletries, natural light and more.
The rooms are divided into 10 categories: standard, standard twin, standard single, superior double, superior triple, deluxe swim up, deluxe spa, deluxe spa suite, superior panorama room and executive blue suite. All of the deluxe rooms provide additional ammeneties such as personal hot tub on the terrace or a direct entrance to your private pool.
Wellness & Spa
Operated by Spa Soul brand, known for it’s outstanding relaxation and therapeutic treatments, Blue Kotor Bay’s spa centre is made for a full enjoyment experience. The centre consists of a heated pool and a sauna overlooking the Bay and the mesemrizing mountains, hammam, fitnnes centre equipped with brand new exercise machines and numerous massage rooms providing proffessional and personalized treatments, facials and body treatments. The experienced staff will help you feel as relaxed as possible.
Following the relaxation process, you can also visit the Vrmac Health & Wellbeing Retreat De’MAR at the hotel grounds which offers a selection of treatments such as: body detoxification, regeneration and rejuvination, immunity boosting, antiage treatments, respiratory rehabilitation and more. Also, if you’re looking for a quick recovery you can visit the Criosauna and immediatly get rid of jet lag, that tired feel after a long day and improve your skin and body.
Like a true resort, Blue Kotor Bay has five restaurants and bars you can choose from. From formal dining to cockatil drinking, you’ll just have a though decision of choosing. For start we have hotel’s main restaurant Blue, located in the main building, where you’ll enjoy breakfast and dinner service. The food is comprised of seasonal ingredients with a fusion of Monetenegrin, international and Asian signature cusine. The very polite and experienced staff will explain each and every recipe to you, making sure you enjoy the dish and it’s various flavours. Besides breakfast and dinner, you can enjoy the restaurants tasteful interior at any time of the day.
If you want to enjoy the beautiful views, A la Carte restaurant Lighthouse will offer that and more. Located just on the beach it provides a true gastronomic experience with best views possible. The cusine is based on the local gastronomic culture and seasonal ingridients. Besides the food, the restaurant offers a wide selection of drinks and cigars. If you’d like to enjoy a coffee or a drink you can also head to the main building’s Piano Lounge Bar and enjoy the greenery around you.
Last, but not least, the beautiful beach. Just a few steps away from the spa centre is the Marko’s Cape beach equipped with sunbeds and umbrellas. You can also enjoy drinks at the beach from Bliss Beach bar just a few meteres away from your sunbed. In the extension of the beach is a huge seaside promenade where you can take a short walk or snap some cool pictures overlooking the Bay of Kotor. Grab your spot and enjoy this Montenegrin beauty!
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