Montenegro’s Newest Luxury Resort Has a Henri-Chenot Spa, Wooden Speedboats, and Dozens of Venetian-inspired Pavilions

It’s thrilling to discover an unfamiliar place in a part of the world you thought you knew well. I thought I had explored every corner of the Mediterranean region, from the rocky shores of Greece and Italy to the coves of Malta and Lebanon. But I had never visited Montenegro, a tiny country wedged between Croatia and Albania on the Adriatic Sea. I was finally inspired to make the trip by the debut of a hotel, One&Only Portonovi, built on the shores of the spectacular, fjord-like Bay of Kotor.

One&Only’s first foray into Europe, the resort occupies almost 20 waterfront