marinas in montenegro
There are 5 marinas in Montenegro with all basic services and several mooring places without services:
Kotor is a harbour located in a most secluded part of Gulf of Kotor. Depth beside the coast varies from 6m at the northern part up to 2 m at the southern part of the pier. North part of the pier is for mega yachts and south part is for sailing boats and smaller motor boats.
The old Mediterranean port of Kotor, surrounded by an impressive city wall built by Republic of Venice and the Venetian influence remains dominant among the architectural influences. The Bay of Kotor (Boka Kotorska), one of the most indented parts of the Adriatic Sea is sometimes called the southern-most fjord in Europe (though it is actually a submerged river canyon).
In recent years, Kotor has seen a steady increase in tourists attracted by both the natural beauty of the Gulf of Kotor and the old town of Kotor itself.
Herceg Novi is a coastal town located at the entrance to the Bay of Kotor and at the foot of Mount Orjen. There is a pier situated under the medieval fortress. Depths are from 7m up to 2.4m.
Herceg Novi has had a turbulent past, despite being one of the youngest settlements on the Adriatic. A history of varied occupations has created a blend of diverse and picturesque architectural style in the city.
Budva is a coastal town – the area around Budva, called the Budvanska rivijera, is the centre of Montenegro's tourism, and is well known for its sandy beaches, diverse nightlife, and beautiful examples of Mediterranean architecture. Budva is 2,500 years old, which makes it one of the oldest settlements on the Adriatic sea coast.
The pier for mooring is situated beside the old town Budva - border crossing and the building of Port of the Authority are also there.
The depth vary from 2m -5m (in fornt of the old town), from 1.7 m -4m (the internal pier) and from 2 m -5m (external pier).
Besides being Montenegro's main seaport, Bar and its surroundings are also a major tourist destination.
The entire area around Bar is mostly untoutched nature, and is rich in vegetation. This entire area is suitable for leisure activities and hiking. Smaller settlements near Bar, such as Dobre Vode, Sutomore and Čanj, are favourite destination for sunbathing, as they incorporate long sandy beaches.
Marina is situated at the north side of the port - depth reduces towards the end of marina from 6m to 2m.
There are 10 piers with 45 moorings.
Besides being a popular tourist resort for Slavic tourists, Tivat is set to become a nautical tourism centre of southern Adriatic. The inlets near Prevlaka, as well as the localities of Župa and Kalimanj, provide great conditions for the construction of marinas and yachting clubs. Building an elite nautical -tourism complex Port Montenegro was announced - the first phase in the building of this marina for mega-yachts would be completed prior to the summer of 2009, while its’ first gat would become operational in September this year.
Although it is the youngest town in the Boka region, Tivat has many interesting and attractive destinations. Renaissance Summer House Buca in the centre of city, Ostrvo Cvijeća (Flowers’ Island) with sacred monuments, Gornja Lastva, the old nucleus at an altitude of 300 m, the magnificent sandy beach at Plavi Horizonti and the Sveti Marko Islandwith ex-Club Med cottages are the most visited tourist destinations in Tivat area.
Marina Kordić - Prčanj
Small marina with the surface of 1000 m˛ for 15 smaller boats and 8 yachts over 15 m in lenght.
Luštica – Meljine
There are 2 piers suitable for moorings of 20 vessels. The length of the operational coast is 47 m and the depth along is from 1.5 to 3 m.
Mooring place - Risan
Length of the mooring place is 75,50 m and the depth along the coast is 4.5 m which is suitable for mooring of 5 vessels up to 17 m.
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Montenegro is rapidly becoming a popular destination with the nautical enthusiasts… Sailing and tourism, which have long been recognized in the world as a winning combination by linking enjoyment and profit, have recently begun to enjoy the place they deserve in Montenegro as well.
Montenegro is divided into three main climatic regions: the coastal region with mild winters and hot summers, the central plain which is colder in the winter and warmer in the summer than the coastal region and the high karst with sub-alpine climate with cold snowy winters and moderate summers.
The Montenegrin coast is 293 km long with 73 km of beaches spread over 117 locations. Choose the one most to your liking - sand, pebble or rock beach.