Aman’s medieval fantasy on the shores of Montenegro

Montenegro. Not the first place that comes to mind for a high-end getaway in the Mediterranean. But, with its uncluttered coastlines, timeless medieval architecture, and a population that’s less than half of that of Paris, the Balkan state is now a go-to destination for some off-the-radar luxury R&R.

And while you’re there, the Aman Sveti Stefan is where you want to be laying your bags. Tucked away on a remote island fort, and carved from the remains of a 15th-century fishing village, staying here is one of the best travel decisions you can make. In fact, we’ve even listed 5 great reasons to do so: 

1.It’s one of the most isolated hotels in our collections.

Aman Sveti Stefan - Aman Hotels

Found off the coast of the Montenegrin capital, and off limits to all but guests of the Aman, the island of Sveti Stefan is one of the most exclusive hotel experiences in our collections. If you want to know what it’s like to have a hotel to yourself, this is the place. Which leads us to our next point…

2. With only 58 rooms and suites, the Aman is like having a private island

Aman  Sveti Stefan

More than a hotel, the Aman Sveti Stefan is a whole island of cobbled streets, narrow alleyways, terraces and miradors for you to stumble upon as you explore the island. In fact, there’s so much to see, that getting lost is a possibility.

3. One part of the Aman, the Villa Milocer, used to be the residence of Queen Marija Karadjordjevic

Villa Milocer - Aman Sveti Stefan

The Villa Milocer is the crown jewel of the Aman Sveti Stefan. Open all year round, it’s easy to define this section of the hotel as completely different property. Once the summer home of Queen Marija Karadjordjevic, this intimate villa of only 8 suites offers guests breathtaking views over the Adriatic and manicured gardens.

4. The stone cottages on the island date back to the 15th century


Thanks to the painstaking efforts for their preservation, and the relative isolation of Sveti Stefan, many of the island’s 15th century fisherman’s cottages live on as luxurious rooms for the world’s traveling elite. Despite their slight design overhaul, they still feel like authentic medieval abodes. 

5. Despite its heritage, the Aman Sveti Stefan looks modern and sleek

Aman at Sveti Stefan

Expect minimalist elegance in every room category of this hotel. If you’ve ever stayed at an Aman, you know what to expect from the Sveti Stefan. The smooth hand-carved woods, whitewashed brick walls ,and windows which open to views of the Adriatic all combine to prove one point: that in Aman’s world of luxury, less is more.

The Aman Sveti Stefan is without a doubt, one of the best luxury hotels in Greece. Perfect for anyone who wants isolation, luxury, and of course, an incredible feel of Mediterranean-style living, this Aman is the place to be.

Booking this hotel through us also grants you some incredible benefits reserved to our club members including:

  • Room upgrades
  • Early check-in and late check-out
  • A complimentary “a la carte” lunch for two

Book now and make the most of your trip to the Aman Sveti Stefan with our exclusive member benefits.

About Nimah Koussa

The best part about being a travel writer is bringing cities and destinations to life: their stories, secret addresses, luxurious gems and unique holiday moments. And I have been one for a little more than 10 years. From the best bars and restaurants in different cities of the world to hotels where you can check-in to get away from it all, this Magazine is all about making every trip just a bit more meaningful.

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