8 Best Beaches in Montenegro

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If you are planning an Eastern European-Balkans tour, Montenegro should definitely be on your bucket list.

The country is rich in history, beautiful towns and cultural attractions.

With miles of Adriatic Sea coastline, Montenegro has breathtakingly beautiful beaches that are often overlooked by tourists in favour of beaches in neighbouring countries.

The beaches are gorgeous, and they are ideal for a relaxing getaway away from the crowds.

Here is our list of the best beaches in Montenegro.

One of many Montenegro beautiful beaches
One of many Montenegro beautiful beaches

1. Queen’s Beach, Budva

A private beach in Budva, Montenegro’s charming coastal town, perfect for your next beach holiday.

The beach is reserved only for the guests of the exclusive Aman Sveti Stefan resort.

It is a beautiful and quiet piece of paradise with soft golden sand and crystal clear blue waters.

Queen’s Beach is less crowded than other Budva beaches because it is a private beach of the Aman Sveti Stefan Resort.

Budva's Old Town
Budva’s Old Town

2. Plavi Horizonti, Radovici

The Lustica Peninsula’s most popular beach is Plavi Horizonti.

The clear waters and soft golden sand make it a favourite destination for both locals and tourists.

Plavi Horizonti is also a blue flag beach, which means it meets strict environmental criteria.

It is an excellent snorkelling location with crystal-clear water that allows you to see everything around you.

The beach is known for its quieter atmosphere too, so, relax and disconnect from the rest of the world for a while.

3. Jaz Beach, Budva

Jaz Beach, another Budva Beach, is a famous summertime destination in Montenegro.

Great bars and restaurants line the lively, pebbly beach.

Jaz Beach is the right place for you if you are looking for an adventure.

The site is one of the best in the region for surfing, water skiing and other water sports.

The Sea Dance Festival is a must-see for anybody visiting in July.

Forbes Magazine has ranked the annual three-day music festival as one of the greatest in Europe, and it attracts thousands of visitors each year.

A view of the sea from Budva
A view of the sea from Budva

4. Zanjice Beach, Herceg Novi

Herceg Novi used to be the most popular beach destination in the country.

Small towns further south along the coast, however, have surpassed Herceg Novi in popularity in recent years.

Nonetheless, the area remains a hidden gem for a peaceful vacation, with many wonderful beaches nearby, such as Zanjice Beach.

This pebble beach can be reached by boat from Herceg Novi.

The beach is famous for its crystal clear water and peaceful surroundings, as well as being a nice and lovely location in general.

Visit the Blue Cave and Mamula Island while in town.

Herceg Novi
Herceg Novi

5. Lucice Beach, Petrovac

The gorgeous bay in Petrovac is a popular beach destination, therefore it can get crowded.

Lucice Beach’s clear blue water is calm and shallow, thus ideal for families with small children.

On two sides, cliffs with tall green trees surround the sandy beach, while on the third, there is a row of bars and restaurants.

Lucice Beach is without a doubt the most picturesque in the Petrovac area, despite its small size.

Cliffs in Petrovac
Cliffs in Petrovac

6. Mogren Beach, Budva

The breathtakingly beautiful Mogren Beach is located just outside of the Old Town of Budva.

The beach is surrounded by cliffs and caves and it has crystal clear blue waters and golden sand.

Mogren Beach is great for people looking for a unique vacation where they may hike, swim, and sunbathe all in one place.

A cave divides the beach in two, and visitors can hike or climb over it to reach the other side.

Budva's Old Town
Budva’s Old Town

7. Becici, Budva

Becici is a small beach in the Municipality of Budva.

The town of Becici is charming with a laid-back atmosphere.

The beach and town are usually quieter and much less crowded than places such as Budva and some of Montenegro’s more popular destinations, making it a relaxing location.

Spend your days on Becici’s golden sand, which is surrounded by mountains, or in the crystal blue sea, which has wonderful waves for all water sports.

8. Buljarica Beach, Petrovac

A relatively untouched beach located in Petrovac.

Buljarica Beach is a hidden gem with sandy and rocky shorelines, as well as many cafes, bars, and restaurants with sea views.

The dramatic shift in the scenery is what makes it so beautiful, and being Petrovac’s longest continuous stretch of beach, you will have a better view of the scenery than at other neighbouring beaches.

The sea view from Petrovac
The sea view from Petrovac

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