Theme Week Montenegro – Tivat

Thursday, 29 October 2015 - 01:00 pm (CET/MEZ) Berlin | Author/Destination:
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Donja Lastva © Brian Dell

Donja Lastva © Brian Dell

Tivat is a coastal town in southwest Montenegro, located in the Bay of Kotor. Tivat is the centre of Tivat Municipality, which is the smallest municipality by area in Montenegro. The town has a population of 10,000, the municipality has 14,000 inhabitants. Already a popular tourist resort, Tivat is set to become a nautical tourism centre for the southern Adriatic. Tivat Airport is 3 km (1.9 mi) away. This is the biggest airport in Montenegro, although Podgorica Airport is more modern.

Although it is the youngest town in the Boka region, Tivat has many attractive destinations. Renaissance Summer House Buca in the centre of city, Ostrvo Cvijeća (Flowers’ Island) with sacred monuments, Gornja Lastva, the old nucleus at an altitude of 300 m (984.25 ft), the magnificent sandy beach at Plavi Horizonti and the Sveti Marko Island with ex-Club Med cottages are the most visited. In the city itself there is the natural port Kalimanj. There is also a choice of cultural events, such as “Bocce Olympiad” and “Summer Fest”. Tivat boasts a botanic garden planted with gifts from Bokan sailors who brought back a wide variety of exotic tree species and ornamental plants from their voyages. It is very popular and beautiful place to visit, though some hotels and apartments there are still in the process of construction.

Naval Heritage Collection © Stolbovsky/cc-by-sa-4.0 Tivat - Lepetani © Diego Delso/cc-by-sa-3.0 Tivat - Lepetani © Diego Delso/cc-by-sa-3.0 Tivat - Krašići © flickr.com - Mladen Savovich/cc-by-2.0 Tivat - Porto Montenegro © Daniel Nyul/cc-by-sa-3.0 Donja Lastva © Brian Dell
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Tivat - Krašići © flickr.com - Mladen Savovich/cc-by-2.0
Porto Montenegro is a luxury yacht marina and adjacent waterfront development under construction. The construction site was a naval shipyard named Arsenal, which fell into disuse after the breakup of Yugoslavia and the decline of the Yugoslav Navy. Porto Montenegro is the first comprehensive state-of-the-art deep water marina in the Adriatic Sea. The marina will have berths for 650 yachts, 150 of them super yachts, up to 150m long. These will be part of a full-service community of luxury apartments, shops, restaurants and other sports and entertainment amenities. Porto Montenegro is a phased development: there are now 185 marina berths, five mixed-use buildings containing 130 luxury residences, over 20 retail outlets, a full sports facility, yacht club, 64 meter infinity pool and lounge bar, a naval heritage museum, and a waterfront boutique hotel. Projects related to Porto Montenegro include an 18-hole golf course in the vicinity of Tivat Airport, and a possible acquisition of Bijela shipyard, which could serve as a yacht maintenance facility.

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