Zen Recreations

Day 2

History and adventure in the open sea

 Start the day with spectacular views of the bay at daybreak and a wholesome breakfast prepared with fresh organic produce from your host’s private orchard and local delicacies of farm fresh cheese, ham and olives.

Get ready for a fishing adventure for the catch of the day heading out towards Herceg Novi with a professional skipper who knows the local finds. This luxurious fishing trip is equipped with refreshments on board and all the safety trappings,  its course set towards Manula Fort Island at the entrance of  UNESCO’s-protected Boka Kotorska Bay. Manula Fort is a subject of hot debate in 2016 on a proposed luxury tourist resort and marina. Let your imagination feel centuries whispering stories of the haunted and the hunted souls silently glide by, Day 7 you will visit this intriguing 18th century Alcatraz.

If fishing is not your favorite pastime a drive to Rose ambient village is an option. Experience the traditional fisherman’s community at It was the very first port established in Boka Bay in the 9th century. The Bay is about 28 km long from the open sea to the harbour of the city of Kotor. It is surrounded by mountains of Orjen on the west and Lovćen on the East. The narrowest section, Verige strait, is only 300 m long. The Bay is composed of 4 smaller gulfs: gulf of Herceg Novi, gulf of Tivat, gulf of Risan and gulf of Kotor. The first 2 are connected via the Kumbor strait, while the Verige strait connects the gulf of Tivat with gulfs of Risan and Kotor. The total area equals 88 square kilometres.

Old ships from 17th and 18th century are seen in this popular destination. During summer two local favorites Forte Rose in the old fortress and Adriatic, are well known for their grill fish specialties no doubt old secret recipes. Salut ! or as they say Živjeli, Guests are first educated in all the traditional ways of eating fish from the Adriatic sea paired with a delightful local wine.  Even the sunsets are a charming rose here, or so we’d like to think !

Evening dinner the catch of the day at Klinci restaurant, and enjoy a great night’s sleep after all that fresh air !