Ananti Resort Residences and Beach Club will be one of the most prestigious addresses in the Adriatic when it welcomes guests in spring 2020. The only five-star resort in Montenegro will have sea-facing villas. These will command uninterrupted views of the Adriatic from a secluded hillside.

Ananti Resort Residences and Beach Club opens in Montenegro
Ananti Resort Residences and Beach Club

Ananti is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World. It will have a spa, café restaurant, and a guest-only Beach Club.

The resort was named from the Nepalese “Ānanda” which signifies joy, and “Shanti” meaning peace. The resort adopts a holistic approach to ensuring guests have a peaceful setting.

The aesthetic throughout is supreme contemporary comfort with classic stylish accents and nautical accents and natural materials. Blues and golds, inspired by the Adriatic waters and sunlight, punctuate the décor.


Ananti is situated at Rezevici on the Budva Riviera, one of the least developed parts of the Montenegrin coast. Ideally located for discovering the Bay of Kotor and Lake Skadar National Park, the resort is within convenient reach of Tivat, Podgorica and Dubrovinik airports. Airline Jet2 launches direct flights from London Stansted and Manchester to Tivat in May 2020.

Ananti Resort Residences and Beach Club Accommodation

The resort offers fourteen expansive seaview suites with private terraces and eight private-pool seaview luxury villas. These all have uninterrupted Adriatic views, in-villa guest check-in and elevators.

Ananti Resort Residences and Beach Club opens in Montenegro
Ananti Resort Residences and Beach Club

The one-bedroom suites offer well-appointed kitchenette facilities while three two-bedroom deluxe suites provide families with spacious, light-filled accommodation. Two deluxe duplex suites offer up to 110 square meters of space with two bedrooms.

Both of the Adriatic Sea villas offer four bedrooms, three bathrooms, a private pool and comfortable living and dining area in addition to a contemporary kitchen.

The Signature Villa accommodates up to six guests in three bedrooms with three bathrooms, a private pool and well-appointed living space. The three-bedroomed, three-bathroom Deluxe Villa offers 365 square meters for up to eight guests. It also boasts of a private pool.

Ananti Resort Residences and Beach Club opens in Montenegro
Ananti Resort Residences and Beach Club

The Ānanti Villa boasts of three bedrooms and one studio room. It also has three bathrooms, and extensive living and dining spaces, including a dramatic double height reception room, and private spa, gym, and outdoor swimming pool.

All villa guests enjoy an in-villa buffet breakfast prepared by a chef. Each villa offers at least two parking spaces alongside private check-in services.

Beach Club

Set for completion as spring arrives, the exclusive Ananti Beach Club is only for guests of the resort. A pier will allow private speedboat transfers to destinations along the Budva Riviera, whilst the bar and Mediterranean grill restaurant will offer champagne, cocktails and freshly-prepared light menu options as guests enjoy the Adriatic sunshine.

Ananti Resort Residences and Beach Club opens in Montenegro
Ananti Resort Residences and Beach Club

The Ananti Resort Residences and Beach Club Cuisine

Ānanti Executive Chef, Montenegro-born Darko Ceklic, is famous for his mouthwatering Mediterranean dishes. He leads a team of talented chefs at the resort and from spring 2020 he will create breakfast, lunch and dinner menus that enjoy Montenegrin and global influences. The restaurant, which boasts west-facing sea views from its terrace, will be open to resort and other guests daily.

With fresh seafood from the Adriatic and seasonal ingredients sourced from Montenegro and around the world, the restaurant will complement its seasonal menus with selections from a cellar of fine world and locally-produced wines and traditional local spirit, rakija.

Ananti Resort Residences and Beach Club opens in Montenegro
Ananti Resort Residences and Beach Club

Wellness and Renewal Spa

The new Spa at Ananti Resort Residences and Beach Club has a striking contemporary design. It’s located close to the sea shore, offering a calm space where the body and spirit can recalibrate. The spa will offer a portfolio of holistic revitalising and detoxification services. These include hot pools, jacuzzi, sauna and steam rooms. Photo- and sono-therapy programmes, exclusively designed for Ānanti, will also be available alongside beauty treatments.

So guests can maintain their exercise regimes in the fully-equipped fitness gym. Or else they can seek outdoor relaxation on the terraces with the sea views.


Boasting postcard-perfect islands and calm waters, Montenegro has the perfect coastline. Its ancient towns reveal the country’s fascinating history while its national parks provide outdoor adventures and encounters with nature. Close to Ānanti, guests will find rustic wineries and untouched countryside fringed with woodland.

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