This small tourist area, which has managed to retain much of its ancient character, comprises of the villages of Przno, Milocer
and a small peninsula of Sveti Stefan, which rises dramatically a few yards off a beautiful curved beach. It is frequented by the
rich and famous and considered by many to be the most attractive spot on the Adriatic coast. More Transfer time to resort: 1 hour 20 minutes (Podgorica); 40-50 min (Tivat); 3 hours 15 minutes (Dubrovnik).
Budva & Becici
Budva is the heart of tourism in Montenegro. The ancient town with its fortified walls is considered one of the oldest settlements on the
Balkan Peninsula. It is a fascinating maze of cobbled streets and small squares, bursting with colourful markets, open-air concert halls,
excellent restaurants, bars and clubs. Becici is ideal for the more active sea lovers with its wide range of watersports facilities. The resort
is located about 2 km from the Old Town of Budva and is home to one of the most spectacular beaches in the Mediterranean. Transfer time to both resorts: 1 hour 20 minutes (Podgorica); 30-40 min (Tivat); approx. 3 hours (Dubrovnik).
On a long, sheltered bay enveloped by hillsides of fragrant flowers, shrubbery and woodland, this charming resort is great for all
ages. There are two stunning, small pebble and sand beaches and within the town, a colourful array of shops, restaurants and cafes. More Transfer time to resort: 1 hour 20 minutes (Podgorica); 1 hour 15 minutes (Tivat); 3 hours 30 minutes (Dubrovnik)
Montenegro has average high season temperatures of
30°C and enjoys mild, dry summers.
Things to Do and See
Try the great variety of watersports offered at the main
resort beaches and head inland to experience the
country's timeless stone villages, dramatic fjord-like Bay
of Kotor or untouched Lake Skadar.
Food and Drink
Try Njeguski ham with olives and cheeses, baka (fish
stew) and mussels in bouzzara sauce (tomato, parsley,
garlic, onions). Local wines and beers are also very good.
Lacework, leather goods, wooden artefacts and religious
Montenegro's currency is the Euro, with approximately
1.36 Euro to £1.00 GBP (Sep 2015). You can exchange
sterling at airports and banks and in some larger hotels.
Credit cards are not widely accepted, although some
establishments take Visa and MasterCard. Traveller's
cheques can be exchanged at all banks.
The Foreign & Commonwealth Office have up-to-date advice on staying safe and healthy abroad.
For more on security, local laws and the latest travel information, visit the FCO
Travel Aware website or view our guide to Travel Advice and Safety.
The advice can change so check regularly for the latest updates.