Lord Byron called Montenegro's Adriatic coast "the most beautiful encounter between land and sea", and we're inclined to agree. Dramatic mountains descend into an emerald sea, while its elegant towns are a fascinating blend of Italian and Balkan influences.
The luxurious Aman resort island of Sveti Stefan is linked to the mainland by a guarded strait with both a private and public beach on each side on the mainland. Within its walls hide warrens of narrow winding cobbled streets, charming stone structures and crumbling churches as well as a central "piazza". The island is private to the resort guests only.