This hotel is not hot because everyone who's anyone is making a beeline for it. It's hot because it's an exclusive escape for those in the know. Naturally, as an Aman resort, it's luxurious, but this property is oh so beautiful as well. It comprises two parts — the fifteenth-century fortress of Sveti Stefan Island contains 50 guest rooms, suites and cottages, while the former seaside estate of Villa Miločer across the bay on the mainland offers just six suites. As for the illustrious guest list, it once included Elizabeth Taylor and Sophia Loren. Original stone walls, picturesque timber beamed ceilings, leather chairs, silk design details, free-standing bathtubs and sea-view balconies are just some of the highlights, depending on your accommodation. Spa cottages are dotted around the island, while dining venues abound, from the Enoteca with a sea-view terrace in the piazza to the mainland's dining room, featuring fresh Adriatic seafood and sweeping bay views.