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Location and size

The Riviera of Budva is 25 km long and is in the center of Montenegrin coastline, covering 122 km². There are many coves, sandy beaches, capes and islets and picturesque settlements along the very coastline which is why it is called the "Riviera of sandy beaches".


It looks at open sea, abounding in Mediterranean flora.In the hinterland of the Riviera of Budva there is mountain Lovćen, which protects it from cold north winds and provide conditions for mild Mediterranean climate, which pleasantly impresses every visitor who comes to enjoy in the beauties of its climate.


The center of the Riviera is Budva, one of the oldest settlements in the Adriatic, with its old town with records from before the 5th century of our era.There are about forty beautiful settlements, villages in the Riviera among which is Bečići, whose beach was in 1935 in Paris proclaimed as the most beautiful beach in Europe, then Miločer – former royal residence, unique town – hotel, Sveti Stefan, Petrovac – Lastva, which is mentioned for the first time "Chronicle of Pope Dukljanin" in the 12th century.


Total number of population of the municipality of Budva from the data from 2007 is 16.736 . From the total number of, 8.042 are men, and 8.694 are women. Montenegrin is official language.