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OUR PROPERTY

HOMEGROWN PRODUCTS FOR SALE

✼ Organic cherry liquor

✼ Organic apple cider vinegar

✼ A luxurious variety of organic seasonal vegetables 

✼ Happy Mangulica pig cured meats

✼ Happy chickens and eggs

The Balkan Retreat is a one-acre organic garden and courtyard with infinite possibilities. 

 

OPENING JUNE/JULY 2021!

In June 2021, we will be completing our stable renovation! The former hostel/dorm will transform into a rustic, modern and comfortable 3 bedroom apartment with a living room, kitchen, bathroom and outside terrace.

ACCOMODATION

✼ (COMING SOON) The Stable, converted into a 3-bedroom luxury 

apartment, complete with private bathroom and kitchen

(sleeps 6 people)

✼ The Tiny Bakery, an old bakery converted into

a cosy room for one person or a couple (available seasonally)

Corn Store Suite, a glamping-style old barn,

strictly for the summer only (a double and single)

✼ Outdoor toilets and showers

GARDEN

✼ Barbecue area

✼Hammocks

✼ Fire circle

✼A permaculture garden 

✼ A cherry orchard

LOCAL AREA

✼ 2-minute walk from Fruška Gora National Park, where you can go hiking, biking and horse-riding 

✼ 15-minute walk from Bešenovo lake, perfect for swimming

 Area is famous for its monasteries (the 17th in our village, Manastir Bešenovo)

✼ Magical woodland, protected flora and fauna, a wide variety of wild, edible mushrooms and fresh water springs

✼ The birthplace of many Roman Caesars!

✼ Vineyards

ECO SITE and ETHICS

✼ We are a permaculture site with free-ranging chickens and Mangulica pigs.

✼ We hold permaculture courses seasonally (see Events).

✼ We try to be as sustainable as possible.

✼ Our mission is to recycle, reuse, or repurpose as much waste/old material as we can.

✼ We try to learn from nature, rather than fight it.

✼ We try to eat less meat, and when we do, ensure it is ethically sourced. 

the tiny bakery

Cosy space for one person or a couple

Enjoy this characteristic tiny space full of charm and personality.

 

The Pekara has a comfortable double bed tucked away in an intimate loft reachable with a wooden ladder, as well as an armchair where you can chill in the afternoon. You will have storage space for your belongings, a table and a chair to work or eat at.

€25

the stable

A converted stable that can sleep 6 people

CURRENTLY UNDERGOING A RENOVATION!

OPENING JUNE 2021

 

€TBD

corn store

suite

Rustic glamping in an airy loft space for 2+1

Spend the night in this adapted corn shelter, accessible by a ladder, where you will hear the sounds of nature, as if outside. Under a mosquito net, with a walk-in cupboard and a sofa/extra bed. 

There is good airflow for those who like cool nights in the heat of  summer. For lovers of nature only, as Freddie the Dormouse visits regularly.

€25

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FOOD and SERVICES

✼ Small on-site shop with homegrown seasonal veggies, meat, eggs and drinks (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic)

✼ Outdoor barbecue area

✼ Village shop next door for other basics (open everyday between 8:00 and 12:00)

✼Some weekends in summer we prepare our delicious Balkan Retreat menu (€8-12 per meal)

 

LOCAL ORGANISED ACTIVITIES 

✼ Wine tasting tours, forest hikes and mushroom foraging (RSD 600/€5 per person).

✼ Horse riding school that offers horse riding trips around the Fruška Gora (RSD 2000/€17).

✼ Recreational air field where you can fly in a glider (RSD 2000/€17) or two people can fly around the Fruška Gora, the Danube river and Novi Sad for 1.5 hours (RSD 18000/€150).

Balkan Retreat

(Seosko Turističko Domaćinstvo, Sremska Mitrovica)

Žike Begojevića 31

Bešenovački Prnjavor

22212 Bešenovo

Serbia

info@balkan-retreat.com

+381 (0) 65-413-7677

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