Situated on the Adriatic coastline with pristine beaches against a backdrop of dramatic mountains is Montenegro until recently a big secret in the Mediterranean.
50's watering hole for Sophia Loren and Marilyn Monroe is now back in the limelight with the opening of the new Aman Sveti Stefan. The 15th Century fishing village turned resort - set amidst terraced olive groves with scent of pine and rosemary.
Bay of Kotor - Montenegro's national icon now has a new waterfront development with shops, restaurants and a huge marina. Enjoy drinking coffee with shots of rakja in alfresco lounges in the Old Town. Best fresh fish in town is on the marina at Galion.
For a romantic dinner out go to Restoran Stari Mlini in Perast set in an old flour mill with breathtaking views of the bay. Guests are welcomed by boat.
Another great restaurant for atmosphere is Conte Nautilus in Perast - on the waterside in Perast.