Herceg Ethno Village

The closest gate to Medjugorje

Stone houses in a traditional Herzegovinian style, located near Medjugorje, make ''Herceg Ethno Village'' a fantastic comfortable place with ethno touch.

Initially built to show a life-experience and traditions of rural existence in Herzegovina, the village was very soon extended by á-la-carte restaurant and a stone-built annex with hotel rooms, conference room, ceremony hall, outdoor swimming pool and amphitheater. Since then it has been a tourist center and cultural meeting point in this part of Bosnia and Herzegovina. An unique ambience captured in the rugged land of Herzegovina, just 4 km from the Medjugorje pilgrimage center.

The tourist resort ''Herceg Ethno Village'' or Bosnian „Herceg Etno Selo“ stretches over an area of 6 hectares and it is very well-kept property, full with flowers, figs, rosemary and other domestic plants around.

There is a high class accommodation with 68 double/twin rooms and 3 apartments /suites. Superior rooms are situated in stone houses and standard rooms in a nearby hotel. The cute stone cottages bring you back in time, without missing modern comfort. The restaurant serves both creative cuisine and dishes based on traditional Herzegovinian fare. A stream that flows through the restaurant and a roof terrace with the beautiful garden, overlooking small lakes, make this place perfect for having a nice dinner. Close to to the property there is own winery with the possibility of wine-tasting.

There are several handicraft shops within the village, selling local products, from food (honey, stone-milled flour) to wooden, iron souvenirs, paintings. The village has also a chapel, a museum and a big swimming pool. For the children there is a playground and mini zoo with few domestic animals. A complete leisure experience for the whole family.

The guests of ''Herceg Ethno Village'' stay impressed of the beauty of the well arranged village. The highest standard of comfort and a pleasant ambience at every season of the year.

TOP 5 reasons why is

Herceg Ethno Village Medjugorje the best place to explore Herzegovina countryside:

  1. Accommodation – traditional stone cottages with spacious double/twin rooms very tastefully decorated to modern needs and comfort. Great place to stay for people who are interested in renewal of the rural traditions and life-experience of the local people.
  2. Location – closest gate to pilgrimage center Medjugorje. Great resting place in the middle of Hercegovina countryside, close to the Kravice Waterfalls. You can spend several days here combining your visit to Medjugorje pilgramage and Kravice Waterfalls with sightseeng of Mostar Old Town, Počitelj and Nature Resort Hutovo Blato.
  3. Food and service - beautiful and authentic property with great restaurant that serves quality food very good wine (Herzegovina is one of the best wine producing regions of the country) and very friendly staff. Trough the restaurant is running a little stream.
  4. Outdoor swimming pool with a bridge in the middle, water jets and seating area. Very welcoming on hot summer days when the temperature reaches 40 degrees.
  5. Amphitheatre with a good sound system where during the summer the village organizes concerts, theater performances and other cultural events. It is really nice place to listen to a concert on a warm summers night.

All in all, if you want a great Herzegovinian countryside experience, choose the Tourist village „Herceg Ethno Village“.


Accommodation – 7x traditional stone houses with altogether 28 private double rooms + 3x  apartments /suites (self-standing structure, without kitchen) and an annex with 40 hotel rooms.

  1. Stone house / cottage - each stone house has 4 double/twin rooms, 2 on each floor. The rooms are superior category, 25 m2, most of them with king size beds (180x200), some with double or twin beds.
  2. Apartment / suite for 2-3 persons  - each apartment is a self-standing stone house with one bedroom, without kitchen, type A2+1. The apartments are superior category, 25 m2
  • Houses are furnished with oak furniture, rooms are clean, spacious, comfortable, light and airy. Apartments have a fireplace.
  • Equipment: telephone, free Wi-Fi, Satellite TV, bathroom with shower and toilet, hair dryer, air conditioner, minibar, slippers and bathrobes.

         3. Hotel – annex with 40 rooms: 38x double/twin rooms + 2x four-bed family rooms

  • Equipment: telephone, free Wi-Fi, Satellite TV, bathroom with shower and toilet, hair dryer, air conditioner, minibar. The rooms are standard category, 24-28 m2.
  • 1x disability access hotel room with 1double and 1 extra bed, groundfloor, 28 m2
  • 37x double rooms with double or twin beds, 24 m2
  • 2x family rooms with 1 double bed + 2 twin beds, 28 m2

Other facilities

  • 24-hours reception with post office and safe
  • in-house á la carte restaurant with summer terrace
  • winery nearby with the wine cellar and tasting room
  • conference room
  • ceremony hall
  • museum
  • amphitheater
  • handicraft souvenir shops
  • outdoor swimming pool
  • bocce court
  • mini zoo and children’s playground
  • big parking place (free of charge)
  • children's cot (free of charge)
  • child-friendly accommodation
  • pet-friendly accommodation
  • Laundry service (additional cost)

Services: bed & breakfast / half- board / full-board

Accommodation – 68x private rooms (1 room with disability access) and 3x apartments/suites.

Restaurant - traditional dishes and international cuisine:

  • home-made and fresh products from the surrounding countryside
  • fresh and tasty continental breakfast buffet
  • vegetarian meals & packed lunches: on request
  • high quality wines from the indigenous Herzegovinian wine grapes: white wine Žilavka and red wine Blatina produced in the own winery nearby „Herceg Ethno Village“

Price information & additional costs:

3.1. - 31.3.
4.11. - 27.12.
27.12. - 3.1.
1.4. - 12.6.
13.9. - 3.11.
13.6. - 12.9.
 Double room Superior   (rustical stone houses)

60 €

85 €

98 €

 Single room Superior  (rustical stone houses)

55 €

62 €

70 €

 Double room Standard  (hotel annex)

55 €

74 €

85 €

 Single room Standard  (hotel annex)

50 €

57 €

62 €

 Family room Standard  (three-bed room)

72 €

93 €

113 €

 Apartment 2 persons

85 €

103 €

120 €

 Apartment 1 person

85 €

103 €

120 €

  • All prices are per apartment/room per night, inclusive breakfast.
  • Included in room price: 17 % VAT, bed linen, towels, final cleaning and tourist tax.
  • Cot and additional bed upon request.


  • children till 3  years: free of charge
  • children 3 - 7  years: 50% 
  • children 7 - 14  years: 30% 

 Additional costs:

  • Laundry service
  • Transfer from airport / Shuttle service
  • Cot: free of charge (0-2 years)
  • Extra bed: 21 €
  • Supplements: half board = 10 €; full board = 20 €
  • Pets: 10 €  - 12 €
Methods of payment on the spot: credit cards and cash are accepted.
Credit cards: VISA/MasterCard, Diners, American Express.

Check-in: from 14.00    /   Check-out:  until 12.00 

Discover excursion destinations nearby

  • Medjugorje (3 km) - one of the most visited pilgrimage sites in this part of Europe. You can enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of the town and climb to the two famous mountains there. People from all over the world come here for relaxation, meditation and prayer.
  • Kravice Waterfalls (16 km) - on the Trebižat River, in the karstic heartland of Herzegovina. One of the most revered natural attractions in Bosnia & Herzegovina. The height of the waterfalls is about 25 metres and the radius of the lake 120 metres. Kravice are a popular swimming and picnic place. During the high season, there are in the vicinity several restaurants offering grill and fish specialities and a small cafe.
  • Počitelj (21 km) - nestling in the valley of the Neretva River, this national monument is one of the most beautiful cultural and historic units in Herzegovina. The fortress of Pocitelj (15th century) had a significant role in the defense during thewar against the Turks. This beautiful medieval town is marked by its Oriental-Mediterranean architecture, which is preserved in a historical heritage.
  • Old Town of Mostar (28 km) – beautiful city on the Neretva River named after “the bridge keepers” (natively: mostari) who kept the famous Old Bridge (Stari Most) over Neretva. The bridge was built during the Ottoman era and became one of the symbols of Mostar. A narrow staircase leads up to the Koski Mehmed-Pasha Mosque’s minaret for panoramic city views. Mostar is the biggest and the most important city in the Herzegovina region.
  • Blagaj and Dervish Tekija (30 km) – located on the cliffs above the spring of the Buna River, as one of the largest and most beautiful karst springs in Europe. It represents the perfect harmony of nature and Bosnian architecture. Attractions: the Old Town of Herceg Stjepan, the ruler of Herzegovina, the Green Cave - paleontological nature monument from ca. 4200 B.C., and the 600 years old Dervish Tekija (Turkish House).
  • Hutovo Blato Nature Park (38 km) - a nature bird reserve located in the South-Western part of Bosnia and Herzegovina, near Croatian board. This unusual kind of marshlands is home to over 240 types of migratory birds and dozens that make their permanent home in the sub-Mediterranean wetlands. In the migration season, tens of thousands of birds fill the Deransko Lake and its surroundings. The reserve is on the list of BirdLife International's Important Bird Areas and a member of the Network of Adriatic Parks and Wetland of international importance, under the International Ramsar Convention. Historical site, Old Fortress Hutovo Blato, is located in the area of Nature Park.

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