If you’re looking for sun, sea, great nightlife and wonderful scenery, you need look no further than Budva. This town on the southern end of Montenegro’s Adriatic coastline is steeped in history, surrounded by the sea and pine-strewn mountains, and is only a half-hour drive from Tivat Airport.
Budva holidays are sure to include time spent at the huge sandy beach, which looks out onto the deep blue sea – grab a towel and sunbathe or watch the sunset from one of the many restaurants nearby. Outdoorsy types can get active, heading off to hike or paraglide in the lush mountains, while night owls will love bar- and club-hopping when things liven up after sunset. There are also masses of places to dine, casinos to visit and boat trips to go on should you wish to head off on the water. A destination with so much to offer, whatever you feel like doing, holidays to Budva are sure to be non-stop fun.
The stunning, steep, mountainous terrain in Montenegro has meant that the sport has really taken off here. You’ll find launch pads about a 15-minute drive from Budva.
Take to the water
If the yachts in the marina inspire you, hire a boat to explore the glistening blue waters. Make pit stops to swim and visit rugged Sveti Nikola island.
Wonder at the past
Budva is one of the Adriatic Coast’s oldest settlements and its history lives on in its Byzantine churches, Roman ruins and an archaeological museum packed with fascinating artefacts.