Located in the southern part of Montenegro, in Bar Municipality, about 10 km northwest from the town of Bar, Sutomore is a small coastal town and a popular holiday resort. It has a 2km long sandy beach, which is quite crowded during summer months.
The most important cultural monument in Sutomore is St Tekla Church, which was built in the 8th century. There are the remnants of two former Venetian fortresses on the hilltop above the town.
Sutomore has a favorable geographic location: it is only half-hour-long way, either by train or by car, from Podgorica and is the starting point of the tunnel crossing the Skadar Lake with coastal part of Montenegro.
Sutomore is a small coastal town that is found in the south of Montenegro in the Bar Municipality 10 km away from the town of Bar. The town is well known for its fine resort beaches and is a popular tourist destination in Montenegro especially in the summer. Sutomore has a Mediterranean climate with warm temperatures hence this explains why it is mostly crowded with tourists in the summer.
The town is easily accessible by road transport as it is only linked to major towns in Montenegro. The train network of Belgrade to Bar is easily accessible and cheap as it connects with the town. Air transportation to Sutomore is not possible as there is no nearby airport terminal to facilitate the method. Travelers may also choose to travel by a bus to the town as it also connects with the interior of the town or select the option of renting a car which is more flexible in terms of traveling to the preferred destination.
Among the things that may be of interest to any tourist visiting Sutomore is the 2 km sandy beach and a certain cultural monument. The place has fantastic beaches with cool ocean breeze that is very relaxing and calming. Apart from the beaches there is a cultural monument in St. Tekla church dating back to as far as the 8th century when it was built. Sutomore is also the place where the tunnel crossing the Skadar Lake from the coastal part of Montenegro begins.
Sutomore has a couple of classy hotels that will surely be of use to any visitor who has decided to sleep in the town. Hotels such as Korali and Zlatna Obala offer a comfy and a warm stay to any person who has decided to spend the night there. Horse riding is also available at a cheaply cost for those who would like to explore the inner beauty of Sutomore. As there is horse riding, there is also boat trips into the far coastal ocean where one may choose to go for a dive into the ocean. Mountain climbing is also possible as the area is surrounded by beautiful views of different low mountains all over.
Sutomore is a secure location in terms of safety even at night as have been no serious reports of insecurity, however tourist are advised to take caution and call the authorities in case of any serious issue arising. The place is a perfect place for romantic getaways as it offers a very beautiful natural surrounding. This is a town that will have lots of people in the summer especially at the beach and the popular destinations include Budva, Podgorica, Ulcini, Kotor, Petrovac and Sveti Stefan.
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