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Adriatic Coast

Beautiful places often get slugged with the tedious tagline, ‘The pearl of…’, and the southern coastline of Montenegro is no exception: in this case, it’s ‘…the Adriatic’. But this 80km stretch is less milky dewdrop than eye-popping opal; the malachite greens of the looming mountains and the intense blues of the reflecting waters are dazzling enough to cause hallucinations.

Budva – the so-called ‘Montenegrin Miami’ – is the country’s most visited destination, thanks to its alluring Old Town, buzzy bars and a bevy of Blue Flag beaches. Nearby, elegant Sveti Stefan offers million-dollar ogling, while Bečići, Pržno and Petrovac burst at the seams with sun-seeking families come summertime. Further south, the evocative cliffside ruins of Stari Bar provide a peep into the past, while eastern-flavoured Ulcinj is the gateway to a 12km succession of sandy beaches running to the Albanian border; perhaps surprisingly, you’ll find Montenegro’s best nudist beach here.

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