As I traveled along the rugged coastline of Montenegro, I couldn’t help but wonder if this beautiful country had any sandy beaches. Known for its stunning mountain views, it seemed unlikely that Montenegro would also be home to soft golden sands and crystal-clear waters. But after some exploration, I discovered that Montenegro does indeed have some beautiful sandy beaches worth visiting.
Here are some of the best:
Velika Plaža (Long Beach)
Located in the southernmost part of Montenegro in the town of Ulcinj, Velika Plaža (Long Beach) stretches for 13 kilometers along the Adriatic Sea. This beach boasts soft golden sand and clear waters, and is a great spot for sunbathing, swimming, and trying out some water sports.
Another gem of a beach in Ulcinj, Ada Bojana is a river island that separates the Adriatic Sea from the Bojana River. This secluded spot is accessible only by boat or a narrow sandy strip that connects it to the mainland. The beach is known for its tranquil atmosphere, turquoise waters, and soft white sand, making it the perfect spot for a peaceful getaway.
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If you’re in the charming town of Budva, make sure to visit Mogren Beach. This hidden gem is only accessible by foot and is nestled between two rocky cliffs. Its fine golden sand and crystal-clear waters make it a popular spot for swimming and sunbathing. And the view of the sunset from the beach is simply breathtaking.
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For a secluded cove surrounded by green hills, head to Valdanos Beach near the town of Ulcinj. The untouched natural beauty of this beach is truly impressive, with fine golden sand and clear turquoise waters perfect for swimming and snorkeling. There are also several small restaurants and bars nearby, making it a great spot for a picnic or family outing.
Plavi Horizonti Beach
Located in the Bay of Kotor near the town of Tivat, Plavi Horizonti Beach is a stunning crescent-shaped beach that offers soft white sand and crystal-clear waters. Surrounded by green hills and pine forests, it’s a picturesque spot that’s perfect for swimming and water sports. And the stunning view of the bay from the beach is a must-see.
In conclusion, Montenegro may not have as many sandy beaches as some other countries, but the ones it does have are definitely worth a visit. From the longest sandy beach in the country to secluded coves surrounded by green hills, Montenegro’s sandy beaches offer something for everyone. So if you’re planning a trip to Montenegro, make sure to pack your sunscreen and head out to one of these stunning beaches for a day of sun, sand, and relaxation.