The Balkans is already a popular holiday destination, but Montenegro, with its exceptionally varied landscape and medieval villages is one of the most unforgettable parts of the region. Family-friendly, exciting and dynamic, Montenegro makes for a dream holiday, especially when one of our top 10 hotels is chosen as the accommodation.
For the ultimate in family adventures, the Holiday Village Montenegro offers everything you could possibly want and more. Numerous pools, a waterpark, an aerial adventure course and various restaurants guarantee a consistently exciting holiday, as well as access to a beach all year round, as the hotel is on the largest beach in Ulcinj. A late-night kids' club allows adults to let their hair down as well.
Rising up above its private beach, which is just 50m away, the Montenegro Beach Resort is just five minutes in the car from Budva and has a wealth of onsite facilities to enjoy. Activities are on offer for kids and adults and the restaurant serves up a diverse range of cuisines, with an al fresco terrace for outdoor dining. A large pool, flanked by sun loungers and a bar, makes for a refreshing dip when not on the beach.
Found in the heart of Petrovac, the Palas Hotel combines stunning sea views, close proximity to the beach and attention to detail to create a welcoming and enjoyable accommodation option. A bar and fantastic buffet restaurant ensure that all food and drink needs are met, while a large, partially covered pool, set in among tropical gardens, offers onsite exercise and relaxation. The bedrooms continue the theme of elegant luxury, with earth tones and rainfall showers.
Found next to the beach and within easy driving distance of numerous other beautiful locations, such as Kotor old town, the Palmon Bay Hotel and Spa is an exceptionally well-presented complex. A large sea-view pool, buffet restaurant and incredibly impressive spa combine with the breathtaking panoramic vista to make for an unforgettable holiday and being right in the centre of Igalo, nearby restaurants and shops are just a leisurely walk away.
Intimate and welcoming, the W Grand Hotel in Petrovac offers a well-rounded holiday experience complete with al fresco dining, easy access to a gorgeous beach and plenty of kid-friendly additions, such as a playground. Being in the centre of everything, shops, restaurants and the town centre are all just a short walk away and a spa really ups the relaxation factor. Uniquely positioned, the hotel also offers fast access to a pine forest that's perfect for hiking.
In the heart of Budva lies the Slovenska Plaza, a charming hotel with a rural vibe and dreamy setting. Nestled against a mountainous backdrop, the whitewashed building plays home to a pair of picturesque pools (one just for kids), a terrace bar and buffet restaurant. Slovenka Beach is a short walk away, with more sandy stretches just 20 minutes away in the car and the old town is just a few minutes on foot as well.
Located on a sandy and pebbly beach, the Iberostar Bellevue is an ideal beach-holiday base. With two onsite pools, tennis courts and a range of fantastic food options, including a pizzeria, every whim and fancy is catered for here, while still offering easy access to both Becici and Budva, for off-complex adventures that aren't further than a mile or so away. The bedrooms are designed to be bright and neutral and balconies allow for uninterrupted views of the gardens.
Boasting an on-beach postcode, two pools (one for kids) and picturesque open terraces, the Aleksandar is a great hotel option in Budva. Sun worshippers will be hard-pressed to choose between lazing on a poolside pounder or walking down to the beach, but either way, there will be a host of snacks to enjoy at the pool bar. Just 15 minutes from Budva, restaurants are within easy reach and having undergone a refurbishment not long ago, the hotel facilities are bright, fresh and modern.
Contemporary and defined by the views of the Adriatic Sea from the pool and terrace, the Queen Of Montenegro Hotel has an extra surprise up its sleeve in the form of an onsite casino. The hillside location dictated the natural and green hues that run through the bedrooms and while the buffet restaurant follows the same cues, Becici is only a short walk away, with Budva bring no more than a 10-minute drive, making outside restaurants an option.