Philippa Spurway Interior Architect

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Summer Holiday

We have just come back from yet another lovely holiday in Montenegro with 14 glorious sun filled days.

My daughter has always come on our summer trips to Montenegro and ever since her brother stopped wanting to come with us and she became a teenager one of her friends comes with us to keep her company. So as I have two teenagers with me I am staying in the same area, called Muo, that I have done for the last two years as it is in the perfect position being about 10 minutes walk or 2 minutes by taxi from the centre of Kotor. Then the girls can safely come and go as they please.

Once I settled into our new home in Muo for the next two weeks, I always go and have a look at our property in Milovici.

I drive through a long tunnel, that goes into the mountain between Kotor and Tivat as I usually do. On this occasion as I came out of the tunnel there was new huge billboards saying
Lustica Bay. I rightly presumed that this must be the new name for the Lustica development, which used to be called Traste Bay.

Before going to my houses I decided to drive to the new Lustica Bay and see what had changed. Apart from there being an office for people to register their interest, a new road, large areas where the vegetation had been cleared and a lot of tall flag pools, no actual building had started yet.


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The biggest worry was when I took the girls to Blue Horizon beach in Przno Bay and saw that Hotel Blue Horizon (Hotel Plavi Horizonti) a large busy hotel, had been completely flattened since our last visit. A company called
Qatari Diar own this peice of land now and I think REV Architecture a French company based in Paris have designed a new hotel resort and Mace Group will be project managing it.

I am worried about wether the locals will still be allowed to use this beach. We will have to wait and see what becomes of this lovely beach, which was extremely popular with the locals.


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Hotel Blue Horizon with Blue Horizon bay behind it as it used to be