Destination guide

Amazing Montenegro

It might be small, but Montenegro packs a hefty punch. This is a land of glimmering limestone peaks, of cerulean Adriatic waves that slosh against carved fjords. It's a breath-taker, a gasp-inducer. You can pick Montenegro vacation rentals that spill onto the pebbly coves of Kotor Bay or highland cabins that stud pine-forested peaks. Mystical cathedrals wreathed in tales of Byzantine empires and Ottoman Turks all make an appearance. Cobbled towns topped with castles are on the menu. And there's wine and food to die for.

Things to do

Don't miss Montenegro's Kotor

If you had to pick 1 truly bucket-list-worthy spot in Montenegro, it would surely be the Bay of Kotor. It's a bona fide wonder of Europe, carving inland between peaks with its beautiful and glimmering waters. Deep within is the town of Kotor itself. It's like a living museum, home to a rabbit warren of streets in the Old Town, where cobbled lanes open onto cafe-dotted piazzas. Head there to delve into the beautifully Baroque Maritime Museum and learn all about the seafaring feats of the locals. A glimpse of the Cathedral of Saint Tryphon is a must – it's considered one of the Med's most handsome churches.


Montenegro – a Mediterranean playground

Montenegro is a playground for lovers of the Med. Book yourself a Montenegro vacation rental in Budva or Kotor and you'll wake to the sound of the lapping Adriatic Sea. Boating outings mean finding empty pebble coves to call your own for the day. Local taverns mean uber-fresh seafood grilled on a BBQ. A host of excellent beaches means there's always time for a sunbathing session or a snorkel before lunch. Then come the mountains, soaring with lookouts, castles clutching to the rocks and hiking routes aplenty.


Montenegro's unmissable summers

Montenegro's riviera is the place to be in the summer months, between June and August. Everyone from jet-setters to yachties to sun-seekers flocks to the pebble coves and bubbling bars that range from Kotor to Budva – it's when Montenegro vacation rentals are at their most popular, for sure. That said, you could be in for hot weather and plenty of rays in fall, this far south in Europe, which makes September and October an option, too. Winter, running between December and March, heralds the rise of the ski resorts in the mountains.

Natural features

Montenegro is mountains and seas and more

Montenegro has it all, from soaring alpine mountains clad in pine forests and dressed in snow come winter, to shimmering Mediterranean beaches of blinding-white pebbles. Untouched wildernesses pop up with the primeval woods of Biogradska Gora, where old-growth woods straddle highlands and lakes. The Durmitor National Park is home to carved canyons that clock up some of the highest cliffs in Europe. The Lake Skadar National Park has the largest lake on the Balkan Peninsula. The coast, meanwhile, sees Montenegro vacation rentals pepper postcard-worthy sands and islands, all spilling down to a sky-blue Adriatic Sea.

Where to stay around Montenegro?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,967 vacation rentals near Montenegro. From 181 Villas to 353 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Montenegro for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Montenegro?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Montenegro. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Kotor: 1,068 vacation rentals
  • Budva: 807 vacation rentals
  • Ada Bojana: 92 vacation rentals
  • Tivat: 1,160 vacation rentals
  • Herceg Novi: 537 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Montenegro! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Montenegro?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Montenegro:

  • Kotor: 1,068 rentals
  • Budva: 807 rentals
  • Tivat: 1,160 rentals
  • Herceg Novi: 537 rentals
  • Podgorica: 46 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Montenegro?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Montenegro are:

  • Budva (QBA): 1,566 vacation rentals
  • Podgorica Airport (TGD): 292 vacation rentals
  • Tivat Airport (TIV): 1,509 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Montenegro?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Montenegro. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Durmitor National Park: 23 rentals
  • Slovenska Beach: 1,558 rentals
  • Buljarica Beach: 1,088 rentals
  • Becici Beach: 1,551 rentals
  • Biogradska Gora National Park: 23 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Montenegro listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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