With a rich history and civilization, magnificent mountain landscapes and gorgeous gold beaches, Montenegro is Europe’s hidden gem of stunning beauty. Though Croatia overlooks the Adriatic shore, Montenegro’s 295km discuss is home to some of the most picturesque beaches on the planet, each having their own special personality and feel. From quaint coastal corners to breathtaking coastal stretches, here is our list of the top 10 beaches in Montenegro.
Formerly a 15th century home village, and after a glamorous vacation spot for celebrities such as Marilyn Monroe, the tiny islet of Sveti Stefan is a renowned resort and tourist destination. The public beach at Sveti Stefan is situated at the end of the causeway and gives amazing views of this quaint, red-roofed buildings and winding streets. This really is a top choice to meander among white sandy shores and first-rate luxury resorts.
MURICI, LAKE SKADAR
Lake Scadar is a gorgeous freshwater lake bordering Albania and Montenegro. In the 13th century, the site was a part of this ancient Slav realm of Zeta, also in 2011 it was nominated as a UNESCO world heritage site. Distanced from the popular tourist trails, the tranquillity of the region provides the lake and its own beach a calm, secluded atmosphere. This really is a haven for visitors wishing to enjoy the peace and quiet of this Montenegro countryside.
Situated on the Budva riviera, and boasting turquoise seas and rustic old city settlements, the 2 shores in Petrovac are very popular amongst both tourists and locals. With many cafés, restaurants, and casinos where you can bet on sporting events with the best betting odds. This place is bustling with life during the summer months. There’s a small but thriving nightlife scene, ensuring a lively and exciting remain for many holidaymakers.
Accessible only by boat from Herzeg-Novi, Rose, Zanjice and Miriste, and also a lesser-known destination among tourists, Dobrec is a secluded cove providing visitors a slice of tranquil heaven. Here tourists will find crystal clear waters and an idyllic pebbly shore, with comfy hammocks available for rent through the day. Even the small beachfront restaurant serves fresh fish caught locally and provides a variety of traditional and tasty Montenegrin dishes. With views akin to people on a desert island, there is not anything not to enjoy Dobrec shore.
One of the greatest and liveliest shores in Montenegro, Jaz shore is a hub of action, music and motion. The site hosts the annual Sea Dance Festival, a live music concert which attracts a plethora of visitors every summer, and has been appointed among Europe’s top 10 summer festivals by Forbes magazine. The beach is clean and pebbly and is lined with cafés and restaurants to refresh and refresh. Jaz shore is also a top spot for people interested in water sports since it offers a selection of activities including surfing, waterskiing and windsurfing.
Despite attracting a large number of people, Lucice shore in Petrovac remains unspoiled and pristine, a comfy and romantic illustration of a Montenegro beachfront. The region is formed in the shape of a little bay and is surrounded by picturesque pine trees, cypress trees, and olive groves. The shallow water makes it an ideal swimming destination for households wanting to let children paddle happily.
Mala Plaža is a more compact variant of the big sandy beach in the region, and marks the southernmost point of Montenegro. The beach borders the town of Ulcinj, an ancient seaport inhabited and working since the Bronze Age. With fine white sand and plenty of space, this beach is a nice place to spend a day sunbathing or exploring the unique city of Ulcinj. Its mostly Muslim people inject the area with intriguing Eastern influences, and there’s a range of beautiful mosques and Middle Eastern restaurants to research.
Divided from the bustling town of Budva with a lovely peninsula, Bečići Beach is quieter than the main beaches, but nevertheless has many attractions to offer the tourist. The Bečići cove is a long sandy stretch at some points 100m wide, surrounded by hills and surrounded by crystal blue waters. There are many watersports options to select from here such as kayaking and surfing. Make sure you take a look at the number of tasty ice cream parlors along the promenade, providing perfect areas to cool down after a day in sunlight.
Mogren is a gold Montenegro shore separated into two parts by a ruggedly charming mountain. Adventurous travelers can enjoy exploring the cave which joins the two shores or scale the rocky terrain that borders the water, only makes sure you bring practical footwear. Only 150m from the old city, with its intriguing architecture and variety of bars and restaurants, Mogren beach caters to a multitude of needs and provides an entertaining and enjoyable place to unwind.
Nestled on the Luštica peninsula, Plavi Horizonti is a blue flag beach popular among households, and famous for its clean water. The gorgeous clarity of the sea here elevates it among the best places for snorkeling, with improved visibility making it easy to see an assortment of fish and marine life. Those wanting to relax on the golden sands won’t be disappointed in Plavi Horizonti, which will be a silent and peaceful Montenegrin beach ideal for nature lovers.