The sea coast of Montenegro occupies 293 km, of which 73 km are equipped beaches (sand, pebble, artificial concrete). There are both free and paid beach areas, the rest on which will cost 1-2 euros per day. See toppharmacyschools for geography, climate and cuisine in Montenegro.
During the peak tourist season (July-August), most of the beaches are crowded. To get to them, you need to book a sunbed 2-3 days earlier. This is especially true of the largest beach in Ulcinj – “Velika Plyazh” (13 km). Artificial recreational beaches are located in Tivat, Igalo, Herceg Novi and Bar. Beaches with fine sand are located in the Budva and Ulcinj Riviera, with small pebbles – in Sutomore, Njivice and Zanice. Montenegro also has its own nudist village. It is located on the island of Ada-Boyana and can accommodate up to 1000 tourists at the same time. The beach of Ady-Bojana (3.8 km) with quartz-coral-shell sand has healing properties. This sand is used in the treatment of infertility and musculoskeletal diseases.
The coast of Montenegro is considered the most ecologically clean coast of the Adriatic and one of the cleanest in the entire Mediterranean. The beaches are clean, most of them marked with a blue flag.
Montenegro is a real find for outdoor enthusiasts:
- Climbing – numerous mountain slopes of the country will appeal to connoisseurs of winter recreation.
- Diving. The best diving spots are along the shores of the resorts: Tivat, Budva, Kotor and Ulcinj, Sveti Stefan Island. There are many sunken Austro-Hungarian and German ships in the area. Diving centers work in the coastal zone.
- Windsurfing – you can ride a board on the waves in the bays of Boko-Kotor and Risan Bay, as well as not far from the Ada-Boyana beach.
- Rafting. The Tara River invites thrill-seekers to conquer the waters of a 1300-meter canyon.
- Jeep safari. The journey passes through an uninhabited area. Most of the routes run through local national parks.
- Canyoning. Conquer one of the most mysterious and inaccessible canyons in Europe. Nevidio is located 75 km from the town of Kolasin.
- You can explore Montenegro from a bird’s eye view in the town of Braichi, it is located 15 minutes from the resorts of Becici and Budva.
On them you can get acquainted with the history of the emergence and development of winemaking and taste excellent wines.
The resorts of Durmitor, Zabljak and Kopaonik offer tourists skiing or snowboarding on equipped ski slopes. In the off-season, the former tracks turn into hiking trails that lead travelers to the most picturesque places in Montenegro.
Montenegro is not only a beach holiday, but also an opportunity to visit local attractions. When you arrive in the country, be sure to visit:
- Skadar Lake is the largest and cleanest lake on the Balkan Peninsula.
- Mausoleum of Peter Negosh – located on the top of Mount Lovcen, dedicated to the ruler and educator of Montenegro.
- Herceg Novi is a city founded over 16 centuries ago. It is a real treasure trove of historical monuments of the Middle Ages. Here you will visit the bastions of Kanli-Kula, Forte Mare, the fortresses of Arza, Mamula, the churches of St. Leopold Mandik, St. Anton, etc.
- Kotor, located between the bay of Boka Kotorska and Mount Lovcen, was classified by UNESCO as a world heritage site for the abundance of historical values. On its territory there are churches, palaces, the Cathedral of St. Tripun, as well as many defensive forts.
Montenegro is famous for its Orthodox religious institutions. Here you will see the Ostrog Monastery, where the holy relics of Vasily Ostrozhsky are kept. The relics of St. Tikhon are kept in Kotor, and in the Savin Monastery you can touch the miraculous icon of Savitskaya. In total, there are 21 monasteries on the territory between Bar and Budva. Most of them are still operating, they are open to tourists.