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Sailing holidays in Montenegro

Sailing holidays in Montenegro

The Ultimate Guide to Sailing Montenegro

A complete yacht charter guide for your next sailing holidays in Montenegro.  

In this sailing guide, learn all about:

  • Climate & Sailing Conditions in Montenegro
  • Where, when & how to go there
  • Suggested Itineraries
  • Prices for Yacht charters in Montenegro

Are you already aware of the Montenegrin sailing regions and just want to look at boat options for your next yacht charter? Then skip to:

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Let’s dive right in.

Sailing Holidays in Montenegro...at a glance

sailing montenegro at a glaceMontenegro's coast is 295 km long and boasts 72 km of beaches. 

Yacht holidays in Montenegro gives you the opportunity to discover stunning sandy beaches, deserted isles and bays that are accessible only by boat.

Sail from West to East and enjoy:

  • visits to the sites of Perast twin Islands and Kotor, which are recognised as World Heritage Site by UNESCO
  • the old city of Herceg Novi that dates back to the 14th century
  • Porto Montenegro, the luxury yacht marina located in Tivat
  • the famous-for-its-parties Ploce beach in Budva and 
  • the picturesque Sveti Stefan, which is a resort on an island with its own private beach.

Sailing Conditions in Montenegro

Montenegro is suitable for advanced and beginner charterers alike, as it has stable sailing conditions with reliable winds. 

During spring and summer, you can expect steady afternoon N or W breezes averaging a Force 2 - 5 and dying down after sundown.

Sailing Montenegro: Where to start & how to get there

For a sailing holiday in Montenegro, you will need to look for flights to the international airport of Tivat (TIV). 

Currently, there are limited airlines that fly directly to Montenegro, so a good alternative would be to fly to Dubrovnik (Croatia) and either get a taxi or rent a car to the marina in Montenegro.

Transfer Time: 15 mins

Montenegro Holiday Tips

The local currency is Euros and all major cards (credit and debit) are accepted.

As of today, Montenegro also allows EU citizens to enter the country with a valid national identity card (no passport required).

Lastly, on a longer duration charter (usually 14 days), it is possible to combine both Croatia and Montenegro anchorages and visit both countries.

Recommended Sailing Itineraries in Montenegro:

1-week Sailing Route from Kotor

⚓ Day 1. Marina Muo in Kotor (check-in)

⚓ Day 2. Marina Muo - Herceg Novi 14 NM

⚓ Day 3. Herceg Novi - Budva 20 NM

⚓ Day 4. Budva - Petrovac - Budva 14 NM

⚓ Day 5. Budva - Bigovo 12 NM

⚓ Day 6. Bigovo - Perast 17 NM

⚓ Day 7. Perast - Marina Muo 6 NM

1-week Sailing Route from Tivat

⚓ Day 1. Tivat- Herceg Novi  (10 mn)

⚓ Day 2. Herceg Novi - Ulcinj (54 mn)

⚓ Day 3. Ulcinj - Petrovac (23 mn)

⚓ Day 4. Petrovac - Radobici (20 mn)

⚓ Day 5. Radovici - Rose (10 mn)

⚓ Day 6. Rose - Kotor (14 mn)

⚓ Day 7. Kotor - Risan - Tivat (13 mn)

Prices: How much does it cost to charter a yacht in Montenegro?

It depends. There are many factors that can shape a yacht charter cost. Find below the cheapest yacht charter prices in Montenegro today:

  1. Sailboat charter Montenegro from 169$ per day
  2. Catamaran charter Montenegro from 215$ per day
  3. Motorboat charter Montenegro from 0$ per day
  4. Gulet charter Montenegro from 0$ per day

*disclaimer: Be aware that the prices change instantly every minute and there may be slighlty cheaper boat listings.

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