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Good alternative to Mogren beach

If you're looking for something slightly less crowded than Mogren then this is a solid option... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
Cambridge, United Kingdom
via mobile
Bring Swim Shoes!

You can get the boat to St Nicholas from various places along the beach in Budva. It only takes... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Laura N
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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The largest island in the Southern Adriatic is also known as Skolj among locals. Its dense Mediterranean vegetation makes it a natural habitat for numerous animal species, especially birds.
| 1 km from Budva, Budva, Budva Municipality, Montenegro
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All reviews boat trip beautiful island euros return swim shoes nice scenery secret beach pancakes slovenska plaza clear water small island nice bar nice place main beach on the rocks worth a visit hawaii boats
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Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

For 3€ each return this island is definately worth a visit. Far more relaxed and much cleaner than the hectic crazy beaches on Budva. You pay €10 for 2 beds and a parasol, and can bring your own drinks & food unlike on main beach....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Tracy M
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

In a peek of tourist season while almost all beaches in Budva are like dirty garbages we really hoped that this place should be cleaner and better as it takes some time to go there also you need to pay 3 euro for the ship...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

If you're looking for something slightly less crowded than Mogren then this is a solid option. Clear water (bring swim shoes) and sun bed with umbrella option (€10). There are restaurants on site but it's cheaper and quite easy to take your own food. Toilets...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank melikeytotravel
Reviewed 13 August 2018

You can get the boat to St Nicholas from various places along the beach in Budva. It only takes around 10 minutes and is 3 euros return. There is a good selection of cafes, with nice shaded seating areas. The beaches are very stoney, and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Laura N
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

At least four different beach lines to choose. Nice restaurant that serves good food. Beautiful place over all. Easy to take a boat from Budva. To way ticket was 3€. Clean toilets that cost 0,50€.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Small but nice island, stones and bedrock beaches, not as crowded as the city beaches. Must see the Matti Vestibule.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 660victore
Reviewed 29 July 2018

the beds and parasols are a bit expensive and the beach is pebbly, but the island and the rocks in the water are very beautiful, worth to visit once

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank azilus
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Before going on the island we tried different kind of beaches in Budva and near Budva. We enjoyed sunbathing here on this island, we paid 10 euros for 2 beds and one umbrella but we had a lot of space between us and between other...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank IuliaV73
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Nice island, clear water, good and cheap ferry, terrible hospitality. Have some footwear for swimming, but much less crowded than beaches on main land.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Very good transfer forth and back to the island. Beach stuff is very rude. This fat man shouldn't work with people that bring a money to his country.

Date of experience: July 2018
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7 August 2018|
Response from 660victore | Reviewed this property |
Hello gert1992. 1st question, the budva beach is very crowded but the island ”Hawaii” 3 min by boat is less crowded and more quiet as well. 2nd question, you buy a sunbed for 5-10€, i cant answer if it is allowed to bring... More
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Response from CruyffNeeskensRep | Reviewed this property |
yes you definitely need to hire a sun bed if you want to stay for a few hours