Just in case you’re still on the fence about going to the Balkans for your next beach getaway, take a moment to come to your senses. It may make the difference between having a ho-hum holiday or an epic vacation. This corner of Southeast Europe is not only the new adventure travel haven on the continent, it has arguably its best coastline.
Why are these patches of shoreline the best on the continent? They are isolated, they are still chock full of Old World charm, and have food that other, more touristy locales, could only imagine.
Whether you’re looking for an extravagant blowout or budget-friendly seclusion, you will find something that accommodates you at these top 10 seaside destinations in the Western Balkan countries of Albania, Croatia and Montenegro. Take a tour with our friends from Balkan Vibe, the region’s premier travel platform—offering the widest range of tours, a seamless booking, and a credit-card payment system.
Nevena Bosnic is the co-founder and business development manager at Balkanvibe. She is also a first-generation American—now living in Sarajevo—passionate about exploring, maintaining and investing in her Balkan roots.