Pre-Trip-Information-Montenegro


PRE-TRIP INFORMATION – MONTENEGRO

Dear swimmer!
We look forward to seeing you soon on our swimming trip to Montenegro. Your guides for this trip are Borut Strel and Luka Kovacevic and you can contact them at [email protected] or +38269506183 (call, sms), +38631648750 (whatsapp). You can also reach Hotel Palma at: +382 32 671 393 or [email protected].

Meeting Time:

First day of the trip at 19.00 pm at Hotel Palma, Tivat, Montenegro.  If for some reason you cannot arrive by that time, it is fine and we will do a short briefing with you the next day. 

Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/KfBz22VK1H52

Finish Time:
Last day of the trip at 10.00 am.

Travel Info:

Private transfers to Hotel Palma, Tivat
To book a transfer from/to Dubrovnik (Croatia) airport or town or Podgorica or Tivat (Montenegro) airport, please contact Hotel Palma transfers at: [email protected], Ph: +382 32 671 393.

When booking a transfer please add into an email: Guest’s names, Flight number, Arrival time, Airport name and Contact mobile number.

2023 car transfer rates:

– Dubrovnik airport (Cilipi) to hotel Palma: 120 Eur (up to 3 people)
– Dubrovnik town to hotel Palma: 140 Eur (up to 3 people)
– Podgorica airport to hotel Palma: 90 Eur (up to 3 people)
– Tivat airport to the hotel Palma: 20 Eur (up to 3 people).

Van for larger groups is available on request.

b) Buses: There are local buses going daily in and out of Dubrovnik town to Montenegro. You can buy a ticket online. Click on Buy a ticket menu link.
Link: http://autobusni-kolodvor-dubrovnik.com/international-timetable/

Buses to Kotor, Tivat (Budva) depart at 08.15, 10.00, 11.00,  15.30, 17.30, 19.00, 20.30. The cost is around 20 Eur (147 Kuna)/person and 1 Eur per bag. You can only buy tickets at the Dubrovnik bus station or on the bus itself. Please note that some buses stop at Dubrovnik – Cilipi airport, however, they can get full and we recommend you to go into Dubrovnik first to catch the bus from there. Please note that Croatia uses the Kuna, while Montenegro has Euro. Both currencies are accepted at the airport and ATMs are widely available to withdraw cash.

Another online bus booking website from Dubrovnik (Croatia) to Tivat (Montenegro): https://getbybus.com/en/

Additional hotel stay: 
If you require additional nights’ accommodation please contact Hotel Palma at www.hotelpalma.me, [email protected], [email protected], +382 32 671 393

Important Tips:
a) PDF Trip Notes: https://goo.gl/R5PjEP

b) Local currency in Montenegro is Euro. There are ATMs around to draw cash.

c) Please upload your travel health insurance to your account online. We also advise you to have a printed copy with you on paper. This is a requirement to swim with us! See our website for more info: https://www.strel-swimming.com/travel-insurance/

d) Items to bring: All you need for swimming. We have ready for you complimentary water bottles, silicone swim caps and cotton swimming towels.

We hope you all enjoy our Montenegrin swimming adventure! Please don’t hesitate to ask if you have any further questions.

The warm Adriatic sea is waiting for you!

Best regards and safe travel,

Strel Swimming Team

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Some local restaurants that we recommend in the area:

Konoba Bahus: https://goo.gl/maps/pob729akdMk2UCnw9
Volat Bar and Restaurant:
https://goo.gl/maps/GVYK7KvH2vpPNxJ97
Mala Barka:
https://goo.gl/maps/XPjPFsJ58vSYBUgEA
Sidro:
https://goo.gl/maps/zPFrWBy9ptN6j2Zr8