Sutomore is one of the most developed resorts on the Montenegro coast. Situated between the cities of Bar and Petrovac, its long stretch of sandy beach is a magnet for beachgoers from far and wide. Sheltered from wind by the surrounding pine forests and mountains beyond the area has an innate natural beauty depite the beachfront developments. You will have no shortage of amenities from food and drinks to sunbeds and umbrellas. You can also rent catamarans, take a ride on a water banana, or go scuba diving.
From the 15th to the 18th centuries Sutomore was part of the Venetian Republic, many Italian families lived there and their influence is visible today. Today it is mainly a resort town which is easy to reach because the railway stops in the town. For many centuries, Sutomore was something of a spa town with people coming to the beach to recover from health conditions such as rheumatism because the sand and sea were said to have healing powers.
You will find plenty of interesting places to visit while in Sutomore, including the Haj-Nehaj Fortress that was built by the Venetians in the 15th and 16th centuries. You can also visit the Ratac monastery, first built in the 11th century and then rebuilt in the 14th century. Both Catholic monks and Orthodox monks lived here before it was largely destroyed.
Sutomore is both a lively and relaxing location, with beautiful beaches covered in “healing sand”, and there is plenty of culture to see nearby. You can also shop in boutiques, lounge in the sun, or visit historic landmarks while you are here.
- Diving & snorkelling
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