The Riviera of Budva is 25 km long, dotted with small bays and sandy beaches. At the centre of the Riviera is the coastal town of Budva with its historic old town, picturesque beaches and diverse nightlife.
Budva has 16 beautiful beaches most of which are sandy, found in small coves or long stretches of open space. There are the occasional pebbly beaches, two of which can be found adjacent to Budva's old town.
The part sandy part pebbly Jaz Beach is amongst the largest in the area, it's around 1200m long and offers all the usual facilities expected, with numerous loungers and umbrellas for hire, and a good choice of water sports on offer.
Mogren beach is made up of two smaller beaches connected by a tunnel in the rock with a total length of 350m. A small fee is charged on entrance of the beach to ensure against over-crowding.
The popular Ricardova glava is a small pebble beach 100m in length and situated right in front of the walls of the old city. Hidden in the eastern part of the old city and the port of Budva is the tiny Pizana beach.
The long pebbly Slovenska beach is Budva's main beach, backed by the promenade where much of the nightlife and shopping takes place.
Becici beach has a long stretch of sand and is a particularly popular spot for tourists with many hotels, restaurants and watersports available.
Things to do
Popular excursions in the area include a trip to the unique town of Sveti Stefan, this former fishing village is situated on a peninsula connected to the mainland by a narrow causeway; St Nicholas Island is just 1km from Budva, only 2 km in length; it has three sandy beaches of which the southern beaches are only reachable by boat. A visit into Budva's old town (Stari Grad) is a must, situated on a peninsula and surrounded by walls the town consists of narrow streets and squares filled with historic buildings and monuments.
Out and about
The resort offers some of the most fashionable and enjoyable nightlife in the region, with family tavernas, waterfront open-air discos and plenty of cafes, bars and clubs open late into the night. There are watersports available and some open-air concerts and festivals in the summer months.
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