If you dream of going all the way to the top, Zabljak is the destination for you. Located at an altitude of almost 1,500 meters (4,921 ft), it is the highest city on the Balkan Mountains. Zabljak is nestled right in the center of the Durmitor National Park, and, as the name may suggest, in the center of the Durmitor Mountain. The town is also is near the Tara River Canyon, one of the deepest river canyons in the world, and a number of stunning lakes, including Black Lake, a natural wonder that splits into two lakes every summer during the dry season. Zabljak truly is a natural paradise, and what paradise would be complete without somewhere to stay? Here are some of the best Airbnb vacation rentals Zabljak has to offer.
For those looking for an escape into nature, Vesko’s bungalows are the perfect place to stay. Each building can sleep up to four guests, but there are five structures available, making this ideal if you’re staying with a large group. The bungalows feature hardwood floors and furnishings, giving the interior a cozy wood cabin feel. The grocery store and a number of restaurants are a short drive away, and the property boasts an impressive 18 lakes in its vicinity, many of which offer boat rides or ice skating, depending on the season.
Bungalows Krstajić ( 5 Bungalows )
This accommodation has a number of different living arrangements, depending on how many people you’re traveling with and what amenities you need. The house has three apartments of varying sizes, but all have their own kitchen and bathroom. The location is very close to the bus station, convenient for those who have not rented a car for their journey, and is not a far walk from the shops and restaurants in town. The property is also close to the various hikes available in Durmitor National Park.
B&B/Room/Apartment in Guest House
True to its name, this apartment is only a few minutes walk from the center of the town and the main road, convenient for visitors who want to do a bit of urban exploring. The space is the upper level of a family home, sleeps up to four guests in its single yet spacious bedroom, and features a large balcony from which you get a beautiful view of the surrounding houses and countryside.
City center spacious apartment
Natasha’s chalet is a peaceful oasis at the base of the Durmitor Mountain and can sleep up to six guests, perfect for a family hiking trip. The house itself has three floors of living areas and a garden, and the hardwood interiors give the whole house a modern log cabin atmosphere. Unique amenities included with Natasha’s home include an indoor wood fireplace and a sauna, and the entire surrounding area is very scenic and calm. Black Lake and Durmitor National Park are easily accessible from the property.
If you’re interested in staying in a casual self-catering property close to the city center, Vukica’s apartments are a safe bet. The home is simple but clean, and idea for travelers looking to stay a night or two directly in town before moving on. The town’s grocery store and restaurants are only a short walk away from the property.
Looking to stay in an authentic Zabljak home? Obrad offers a room on the first floor of his property, sleeping two guests. The kitchen and bathroom are shared, but everything is very clean and cozy, and breakfast in offered in the morning. There is free parking available, but for those taking a bus, it is also not far from the bus stop. This accommodation is the perfect place to rest in between your Montenegro adventures.
Durmitor paradise 3(bedroom with terrace)
Milena’s home is modern and spacious, and the accents of stone and wood throughout the house give it a very sleek feel. There are two floors available to guests, and up to six people can stay in the house’s three bedrooms. It is only a five-minute walk from the city center, and has easy access to the town’s restaurants, cafes, and grocery stores, as well as the visitor center.
If location is everything, then Siljak’s home has it all. With easy access to Durmitor National Park, Black Lake, the ski center, and the city, there’s a chance you won’t be spending much time at home! However, if you do, you will enjoy the six-person sauna, the wood burning fireplace, and the amazing veranda views of the surrounding pastures and the Durmitor Mountain.
Velibor’s place is a beautiful house in an amazing location- if you stay here, you might not ever want to leave! The house’s three bedrooms can sleep up to five guests. The house also has a fireplace, a terrace, a garden, and a newly renovated kitchen supplied with all the basics you need for a good meal. The bus station, grocery store, restaurants, and banks are all a five minute walk away from the property. Black Lake is located nearby as well, a short fifteen-minute walk and an even shorter five-minute drive.
This apartment is clean, spacious, and beautifully located. Guests enjoy the entire apartment, with two bedrooms sleeping up to four people, a spacious living room and a clean kitchen, and have access to free WiFi and on site parking. The property is only 400 meters (437 yards) from Javorovača Ski Lift, 3 km (1.8 mi) from Crno Jezero Lake, 23 km (14.2 mi) from the Tara River Canyon, and 89 km (55.3 mi) from the airport, meaning everything you need is easily accessible from home base.
Cozy Apartment Costa
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If you weren’t already set on traveling to Zabljak, you should be now. This town has so many outdoor activities to offer, in both winter and summer, and has amazing mountain views from almost anywhere. Whether you’re booking your ticket now or simply adding it to your list, Zabljak is one destination you can’t forget.
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