Right by State Road 8, with buses to Dubrovnik and Split stopping 20 metres away, Hotel Merlot features an a la carte restaurant with an open fireplace, a wine cellar and a lounge bar. It is surrounded by tangerine trees and the Mala Neretva River. The elegantly decorated rooms all come with hardwood floors, satellite TV and a seating area. The private bathroom is fitted with a hairdryer and a shower cabin. Fresh fish, shells and crabs are served at the restaurant, which also offers grilled meat, pizzas and local specialities eel and frogs. Wine tasting can be organised in the on-site wine cellar, where hotel guests can buy bottles at a discounted price. The centre of Opuzen is 500 metres from the hotel. A long sandy beach with possibilities for kite surfing is 5 km away.