Vir Hotel Virpazar Skadar Lake

Vir Hotel Virpazar Skadar Lake

Vir Hotel is a 3 stars facility in Virpazar, a small town on the shore of the Skadar Lake, the Bar municipality, in the Crmnica region, where the Crmnica river – Virstica river – flows into nearby Skadar lake. The Vir Hotel in Virpazar /former 13. Juli Hotel/ is set right on the Skadar Lake shore, and has been recently refurbished. The Vir Hotel in Virpazar provides comfortable and functional accommodation in Skadar Lake area and makes a great base for exploring the Skadar Lake, thanks to its great location overlooking the lake. The Vir Hotel in Virpazar boasts 22 rooms and 1 apartment, all of which have an amazing view of the Skadar Lake from balconies. All rooms of the Vir Hotel in Virpazar are double or twin rooms with the possibility for an extra bed to be added. All rooms of the Vir Hotel in Virpazar feature tiled floors, LCD TV, free WiFi, minibar and bathroom with shower, hair dryer and toiletries. They also offer balconies that overlook the Skadar Lake. The sofa bed can be used as extra bed.

Within the Vir hotel in Virpazar there is a restaurant, which serves tasty original food of the Skadar Lake area, a large hall with fireplace and a spacious terrace. The garden of the Vir Hotel has an amazing view of Skadar Lake. Located in Virpazar, on the shores of Skadar Lake, Hotel Vir offers an a-la-carte restaurant serving tasty local and international specialties and featuring a spacious terrace. Wi-Fi is available in public areas of the Vir Hotel and free private parking is provided.

The hotel reception is open 24 hours a day. The friendly staff is happy to organize daily boat trips and boat rides along the Skadar Lake and to the surrounding beaches, wonderful nearby small wineries /strongly recommended/ and cultural-historical sites /the Medieval monasteries of the Skadar Lake/. The Monastery of Saint Nicholas in Orahovo village, 2 km from Virpazar is the oldest Orthodox church in Montenegro. Saint Nicholas Monastery in Orahovo dates from the time of the historical Nemanjic Dynasty, when Saint Sava Nemanjic (Sveti Sava Nemanjić) sent the Zeta bishop Ilarion to build monasteries in the Crmnica area, in Brceli, Orahovo and Njegalica villages. Monastery of Saint Nicholas was built in 1233, but in the 15th century Ottomans destroyed it, and had been restored by Jelena Balsic. Fresco-script in this monastery dates from the 17th century, and some frescoes were copy-painted for exhibition in Paris in 1955. There are 2 unique frescoes of the St Nicholas Monastery in Orahovo, which visitors can find only in this religious object and nowhere else in world.

Vranac is the autochthonous Montenegrin variety of grapes and the well-known brand of wine, and since 1977 protected as an intellectual property and Montenegrin geographical indication of origin. Vranac grape variety has also been adopted in neighboring countries like Republic of Macedonia and Serbia, but under different-similar name. Vranac is considered the most important variety of grape in Montenegro and Crmnica wine. The Crmnicki Vranac is top-level dry red wine of dark red color with purple tones, produced from selected Vranac grape variety from Montenegro. Vranac wine is best paired with all red meat, spiced and greased, wild game dishes, fish, smoked ham and fat cheese….

A grocery shop is located 200 meters from the Vir Hotel. Various restaurants, cafes, bars and shops of Virpazar are also reachable within a few steps. The famous pebble beach of Murici on the Skadar lake is located 15 km away. The unique surroundings of the Vir Hotel – the Skadar Lake attract numerous nature explorers and bird watching lovers, as well as all visitors who respect past times and preserved traditions. Bus and railway stations are 2 km away, while Podgorica Airport is 20 km away.