Situated on the Adriatic Coast and with numerous hotels and multiple beaches, Budva, Montenegro, is a natural tourist haven.
Its striking coastlines incorporate nearly 20 beaches, and with such vast hotel accommodation to choose from, there is something for almost every budget.
Budva itself is known for its energy, and it’s favoured among younger crowds. As you might expect, Budva really comes to life at night time, and the summer months are the busiest.
In addition, Budva provides a good base to travel from, which is a major advantage. For example, less than 20 metres from Budva is Petrovac, which is famed for being sunny almost all the year round, so provided you pick the right time of year, you’re almost guaranteed good weather.
Points of Interest
Famed for its nightlife, there are plenty of local venues that are perfect for those who like to party the night away. However, there’s also something for those that prefer the beach life or who want to visit traditional tourist spots like the Stari Grad, which is one of the top attractions.
As well as its marble streets, Stari Gard is famed for its landmarks, but you’ll also find a vast shopping area, along with several restaurants and galleries to visit.
If you want to envelop yourself in local history, there are also several monasteries, museums and churches to visit such as the Rustovo Monastery.
Range of accommodation
Hotels, apartments, cottages, villas are just some of the types of accommodation available; he hotel pricing is suitable for a range of budgets.
Festivals and events
Budva is popular among festivals fans, and there are several annual cultural events that pull in the crowds.
Nevertheless, Budva is also home to more contemporary festivals. For instance, in 2017 it hosted the Seadance Festival, with acts like Fat Boy Slim and Sean Paul among the guests.
In addition, Budva is great for foodies, with two major festivals held annually.
The town hosts the Petrov’s Night festival in August and the Pasticada Fest in June; the Night Festival features music from local artists, and offers an opportunity to taste traditional sweets, local wines and food.
The Pasticada Fest food festival features local wines and foods and it’s held over a course of a day on Petrovac’s famous promenade.
Eating out/night life
If you are looking to dine out, some of the best rated restaurants in Budva include the Konoba Bocun, Taste of Asia and Kafana Rivijeria.