Komnenovo settlement – Kula Damjanova Hotel Plav Lake

Komnenovo settlement – Kula Damjanova Hotel Plav Lake

Komnenovo traditional settlement – Kula Damjanova Hotel complex is situated on the beautiful shore of the Plav Lake, only 1 kilometer from the historical urban part of the town of Plav, in Vojno village, at the altitude of 906 meters, in the intact nature which highly contributes to the invigorating vacations. Mountainous eco system of the breathtaking Montenegrin Prokletije Mountains, that comes into the Plav Municipality features mountainous and high-mountainous habitats of Karanfil, Vezirova brada, Maja Kolata, Maja Rosit, Bogićevica Mountain, Trojan, Volušnica, Karaula, Popadija, Zastan, Vizotor and Greben, rivers of Grnčar, Vruja, Trokutska Rijeka, Ljuča, Lim and Dolja and valleys of Grbaja and Ropojana and others. Eco research of the  Montenegrin Prokletije Mountains area carried out so far does prove particular zones that attributes extraordinary landscapes and unreal beautiful landscapes as well as rich biodiversity as it is known that Prokletije Mountains-Accursed Mountains are considered the second most glacial mountains of Europe, after the Alps. Those Prokletije eco zones include Bjelič, Bogićevica Mountain, Karanfil, Karaula, area between Ropojane and Grbaja Valleys, Popadija, Trojan, river basins of Grlja and Ropojana with Ali-pasha s Springs, Grbaja and Dolja, Grnčar and Ljuča and Plav Lake, as well as zone of the Hrid and Vizitor Lakes with their immediate surroundings and the Zone of Volušnica peak. The reservations of molika pine – Pinus Peuce – the rare Balkans-endemic five-needle white pine tree around the Hrid and Vizitor Lakes covering the surface of 160 hectares make outstanding vegetation scenery and special natural landmark and rarity of the Balkan Peninsula. Cultural Inheritance of Plav and surroundings dating from the prehistorical period, the Roman and Illyric eras, as well as the Medieval Ages and the period of the Turkish conquest prove the rich cultural diversity. From the founding charter of Banjska Monastery issued by King Milutin in the 14th century, we know that the Banjska Monastery possessed vast estates of 75 fishermen villages and 8 summer stablings and fish ponds around the Plav Lake, watermills and honey-bee-keepers.

Komnenovo Traditional Settlement and „Kula Damjanova” Hotel on Plav Lake make the best choice for adventurers and intact nature-lovers and those seeking the beneficial and soulful relief. The Komnenovo Traditional Settlement and the Kula Damjanova Hotel in Plav feature unique blend of stone and wood, which is widely common in this mountainous and harsh region of Montenegro. All public spaces are made exclusively of natural materials, and the wooden furniture and interior design, stone walls, fire place, rugs, ceramic pots, tiny wooden chairs make the ambiance which evokes the way of life of remote ancestors and their multi century struggle to remain on their hearths. „Kula Damjanova” Hotel Plav boasts 85 beds in comfortable double rooms and suites of traditional design and entirely wooden interior, with Internet, cable TV, safe, bathrooms with hydro-massage cabins. Kula Damjanova Hotel in Plav boasts three-leveled restaurant and the outdoor terrace with magnificent panorama of the Plav Lake, sauna, football pitch. There is the meeting room with 50 seats within the hotel which makes it premium venue for successful meetings and events.

The built-in hearth, particular wooden interior design of numerous authentic ethnographic details that can be found only in this uniquely beautiful area of the northeast Montenegro make stay in Komnenovo traditional settlement truly memorable. Traditional food and local drinks served here are also a good reason to remember vacation in the Plav Lake area. Fishermen will surely enjoy in fishing in two small restocked lakes around the hotel. However there are numerous stunningly amazing and breathtaking places to be explored from here and to enjoy in, along with numerous outdoor activities such are hiking and mount-biking trails, and the exciting gliding options, which attract adventurers, climbers and nature-lovers from all over the world.

Places to see : Prokletije mountains, Visitor Lake, Hrid lake, Alipasha’s springs, the glacial Grbaja Valley, Stara džamija – Old Mosque and Redžepagića Kula – Tower of Redžepagić Family, Saint Trinity Church with the school building in Brezojevici village, The Vizier Mosque, The Balić Tower and the Church of Saint George in Gusinje and vicinity, and many other interesting places. There are extraordinary hiking and climbing trips organized by local mountaineering Club to the most inaccessible and breathtaking mountain terrains around the Plav Lake.

The Plav Lake and its gorgeous surrounding area provides various outdoor activities thanks to the highly varied scenery and natural characteristics, with a diversity of breathtaking landscapes and biodiversity, varying from green valleys to crystal-clear mountain lakes, waterfalls, rivers and remote picturesque mountain villages, in one of the most remote and wild mountainous regions of the Balkans. Visitors of the Plav area enjoy in hiking along well-marked trails in the Plav-Gusinje valley of the Ropojana region, with its highest peaks of Montenegro: Zla Kolata (Kolata e Keć) 2534 m, Dobra Kolate (Kolata e mir) 2528 m and Rosni Vrh (Maja Rosit) 2525 m, mount biking -along one of the most attractive circle cycling trail Plav-Hrid Lake-Bogićevica Mt-Babino polje-Plav, which is 52 km long, kayaking, rafting, gliding, fishing, camping, touring the historical sites of Plav and surroundings, festivals and meeting with friendly locals and their authentic lifestyle….

Places to see: Kula Redzepagica – Redzepagic Tower, Ali Pasha’s springs, Saint Trinity Monastery in Brezojevica village, Djurdjevi Stupovi Monastery Berane, Cetinje and Lovcen (The Mausoleum of Petar II Petrovic Njegos), Kotor – town museum, Sveti Stefan, the National Park Durmitor, the National Park Biogradska gora, Skadar lake, Moraca Monastery, Boka Kotorska (Bay of Kotor), Dajbabe Monastery, Ostrog Monastery, Perast, Risan.


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