Petrovac is a small resort located on the Budvar Riviera. It sits on the Montenegrin coast, nestled between two larger neighbouring towns of Budva and Bar.
This beautiful town is perfect for quiet family holidays thanks to its relaxing beaches, hospitable charm and unique character.
Why Visit Petrovac?
A Petrovac holiday is an up and coming resort that is gently growing to accommodate all tourists. Once a fishing village it has gradually developed into a popular resort without becoming over commercialised. Surrounded by mountains and benefiting from a mild Mediterranean climate, visitors pick the area for its guaranteed warm weather and fantastic natural surroundings.
As well as an interesting local history and brilliant natural scenery the resort also offers a good selection of shops, cafes and restaurants.
What are the beaches like in Petrovac?
There are two pebble and coarse sand beaches in Petrovac, within a sheltered bay that backs onto pine woodland. Both are ideal for relaxed sunbathing and safe for swimming.
The water surrounding Petrovac is crystal clear, making it ideal for snorkelling. Beginners are catered for with basic tuition and those with more experience will welcome the chance to explore underwater caverns, cliffs and wrecks dotted around the coastline.
Further out to sea from Petrovac are the small islands of Katic and Sveta Nedjelja (Saint Sunday), which can be reached by boat.
Sightseeing in Petrovac
Petrovac holidays are the perfect location for avid cyclists and walkers thanks to its fantastic surrounding countryside. Numerous trails run along the Budvar coast, waiting to be explored. Journey through local towns like Cetinje and Kotor, past olive groves and vineyards and up into the mountains.
The Durmitor National Park offers horse riding, mountain climbing, swimming and hiking in a picturesque setting and if you're after something even more adventurous then white water rafting at the Tara Canyon, the largest in Europe, could be just the thing.
- Nearest Airport
- Tivat (approx 28km away)
- Montenegrin is the official language. Albanian is the official language of the muncipality of Ulcinj. Serbian, Albanian, Bosnian and Croatian also also spoken.