Aman Sveti Stefan
The tiny islet of Sveti Stefan is the most iconic image associated with Montenegro. After several phases of careful renovation the islet is today home to Aman Sveti Stefan offering unique, luxury accommodation amongst original stone buildings.
At a Glance
World famous location on one of the most picturesque coastal areas of the Adriatic
Member of the prestigious Aman group
All rooms, cottages and suites different and full of character
Free transfers from nearby Tivat airport
Bring sensible shoes for negotiating the steps and cobbles of the traditional fishermen's island
Dinner at the Queen's Seat restaurant is a must - delicious food and incredible views best seen at sundown.Anne Bamber
Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation to Aman Sveti Stefan
Aman Sveti Stefan offers a total of 58 guest accommodations with 50 rooms, cottages and suites on the island and eight suites at Villa Milocer. All the rooms have been sensitively designed to retain the historic atmosphere while providing the modern touches you expect. All rooms are different and views range from sea, rooftops, courtyards or piazzas, depending on their location.
Along the narrow stone lanes you will find a wealth of olive trees, herbs and shrubs giving a wonderful aroma. The main piazza, which is the heart and soul of the island is a stunning al fresco location for some of the hotels’ many dining venues including a Taverna, an Enoteca, a Pasticceria, an Antipasti Bar and a Cigar Room. Guests can also enjoy a sumptuous breakfast here. At Villa Milocer there are a further three dining venues with a wonderful beach side terrace. The Queen’s seat is a special cliff top restaurant serving fresh fish and seafood with amazing views.
The cliff swimming pool lies beneath the shade of the trees on the island with beautiful views out to the Adriatic sea – here you can enjoy poolside drinks and light snacks.
Aman Sveti Stefan is situated within a 32 hectare estate including two kilometers of coastline. The resort offers a beach exclusively for the use of hotel guests; the Queen’s beach is a beautiful, secluded bay with clear shallow waters. The next phase of construction, scheduled to be completed by next season will include a state of the art spa with gymnasium, yoga, pilates, indoor pool and a further outdoor pool and swimming pontoon to the sea on the South side of the island.
The island’s accommodations are divided into Village Rooms, Cottages, Deluxe Cottages, Grand Suites and the Sveti Stefan Suite which has its own private swimming pool. Aman Sveti Stefan offers a total of 58 guest accommodations with 50 rooms, cottages and suites on the island and eight suites at Villa Milocer.
Village Rooms range from 45-50sqm providing ample living space and are decorated in muted tones to reflect the character of the original islanders' homes. Each comes with a comfortable king-size bed, bathroom with shower only, separate toilet, TV, sound system, safe and personal bar. Complimentary WiFi is available throughout.
Cottages vary from 50-70sqm. The spacious bedroom has a king-size bed, bathroom, TV and WiFi, as well as a sound system, safe and personal bar. Some of the larger cottages have their own living area or a separate dressing room.
Deluxe Cottages offer between 60 and 100sqm of space and reflect the character of the traditional islanders' homes. Bedrooms come complete with a king-size bed, ensuite bathroom, WiFi, sound system, safe, personal bar and some have a separate living room or dressing room.
|Grand Suite with Terrace||
This one bedroom 170sqm suite offers a spacious bedroom, your own private space with a large terrace overlooking Milocer's Bay. There is a separate lounge/library and large bathroom, television set and WiFi.
This large room can accommodate two extra beds, perfect for a family of four who prefer to have their own space.
|Two Bedroom Grand Suite||
The Two-Bedroom Grand Suite offers two generous bedrooms, each with king-size bed, a separate living area, ensuite bathrooms and all the amenities of the cottages. Terraces look out over the ocean and provide a pleasant spot to lounge in the heat of the day.
The Adriatic Suite offers a split-level living space with king-size bedroom, dining room and living room, as well as an ensuite bathroom and separate guest washroom. Three private terraces boast beautiful views over the Adriatic Sea. Other facilities include a TV, sound system, safe, personal bar, small pantry and complimentary WiFi.
The Adriatic Suite can interconnect with one of the Cottage Suites to cater for groups and larger families.
|Sveti Stefan Suite||
Spread over 165sqm and two floors, The Sveti Stefan Suite offers spacious interiors and an outdoor terrace with private pool enjoying stunning views over the Adriatic Sea. The bedroom is furnished with a king-size bed and the separate living area boasts a fireplace for cosy evenings.
The Sveti Stefan Suite boats a large ensuite, separate guest washroom, steam room, pantry, dining area, personal bar, TV, DVD player, sound system, safe and complimentary WiFi throughout.
This villa boasts eight large suites, each with their own spacious bedroom with king-size beds, plasma TV and fireplace. The living room is brightly decorated with silk accents throughout, and bathrooms boast freestanding bathtubs, dressing areas and double vanity sinks. Parquet or Antico floors complete the look.
Each suite has a Juliet balcony, there are a handful with sea views and some with views of the beautiful surrounding gardens.
|Queen Marija Suites||
The Queen Marija Suites are housed in a separate building near to Villa Milocer. Each of these suites have stunning large bedrooms with king-size beds and private bathrooms with separate bath and shower. There are plasma televisions both in the living room and the bedroom, and a fireplace in the living room for cosy evenings.
Parquet or Antico floors can be found throughout and luxurious woollen rugs and silk accents complete the look, adding a touch of warmth throughout.
One of the Queen Marija Suites also boasts a terrace and all enjoy views over the delightful gardens.
Children are welcome to come and stay at Aman Sveti Stefan. However, facilities for children are limited and the steps on the island may not be suitable for younger families.
The Taverna is the nerve center of the Piazza serving simple European and American breakfasts as well as fresh and pastoral Mediterranean dishes for lunch and dinner. The Pasticceria (bakery) recalls the simplicity and craftsmanship of Europe’s rich baking and pastry traditions serving breakfast and lunch. Adjacent lies the Antipasti Bar, a convivial space open in the early evenings. The Cigar Room, a masculine haven of wood and leather, offers a selection of fine Cuban cigars as well as rare cognac, vintage Armagnac and single-malt whiskeys.
On the mainland are three other Aman Sveti Stefan dining venues: Queen’s Chair, Olive Restaurant and the Beach Café. Perched atop a rocky precipice, Queen’s Chair offers breathtaking views of the Bay of Budva. Open for dinner, the restaurant serves Pan-Adriatic fare with a distinctive Italian flavor. The Olive Tree is a casual venue invoking the ambience of a beachside brasserie. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the restaurant offers indoor and outdoor seating overlooking the beach. The menu features a large selection of cut-to-order meats and seafood prepared on two signature wood-fired grills and an olive-wood-fired rotisserie. Tucked into a cove near Villa Milocer, the Beach Café provides informal dining throughout the day. It enjoys an alfresco setting shaded by cypress trees and century-old olive groves, and offers a simple café menu.
At Villa Milocer, the Dining Room, Loggia and the Living Room offer simple, elegant menus driven by fresh produce and locally-caught seafood. Situated on the ground floor, the Dining Room is an intimate seven-table dining space with a large open fireplace. The tables are set with Italian linen and contemporary furniture is complemented by hand-loomed woollen rugs. The Dining Room is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and features views over Milocer Beach. Loggia is also located on the ground floor and is accessed via the spacious Living Room, as are the Milocer gardens and beach. Loggia features a wisteria-covered colonnade providing a shady retreat during the summer. Large day beds placed beneath the colonnade offer a relaxed vantage point for taking in the breathtaking views of Sveti Stefan Island. Loggia is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Living Room includes a comfortable lounge with views over Milocer Beach. Here guests may enjoy afternoon tea and evening cocktails.
Guests can enjoy a range of massage and body treatments in one of the six spa cottages scattered over the island or in the privacy of their own accommodations.
Aman Sveti Stefan offers personalized guided excursions to scenic and cultural attractions along the Montenegrin coast and into the spectacular interior of the country. These include boating on the Adriatic, visiting the old towns of Budva and Cetinje and the beautifully-preserved baroque city of Perast, discovering the peaceful Skadar Lake and exploring the Bay of Kotor, a World Heritage Site. On offer with prior arrangement are activities which include cycling and bird watching, and an array of water sports such as sailing, diving and big game fishing. Learning more about regional wines through private wine tastings is another option.
Location & Directions
Aman Sveti Stefan is located in the center of Montenegro’s Adriatic coastline, south of Budva and between the villages of Przno and Sveti Stefan.
When to go
The coastal regions of Montenegro enjoy a Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and mild, sunny winters. The coldest months of the year are December and January when temperatures can drop to around 7°C at night. The coast is at its best in May, June and September. July and August, are the hottest months when temperatures peak between 30-35°C, accommodation becomes quite scarce and expensive. November is generally the wettest month.