A former fortified fishing village dating back to the 15th century, Sveti Stefan is one of the most attractive destinations on the Adriatic Coast and indeed the picture postcard of Montenegro. In 1960, under the impetus of Tito, the island was transformed into a luxury hotel, a symbol of the country and a top holiday destination for royalty, political figures, and members of the fashion and film worlds. The site gradually faded into oblivion following the wars in Yugoslavia in the 1990s but has now been reborn with the inauguration of the Aman Sveti Stefan, thanks to one of the most luxurious hotel groups in the world. The Asian hotel group Amanresorts also manages the Villa Milocer, the former summer residence of the King of Montenegro, nestled in a splendid bay facing Sveti Stefan. To perfect this cultural retreat amidst olive trees, umbrella pines and cypress trees, you can learn a little something thanks to the magnificent library that houses a very rich collection of works and periodicals. Take advantage of your stay to discover the other marvels of Montenegro: the Gulf of Kotor, Lake Skadar, and the fortified city of Budva, just 3 km away.