Find sandy beaches, clear turquoise water and mountain landscapes - all this is magnificent Durres County. Mountains and sea - a powerful mixture that takes the breath away from even the most sophisticated traveler! Please don't say we didn't warn you!

General information

Long straight beaches dominate the coast of Durres County. Large spaces mean you can always find a comfortable place to relax. That is why travelers appreciate these places so much. One of the disadvantages of this type of beach is the scarce natural shade, so if you choose to relax on the wild part of the coast, be prepared to be alone with the scorching sun without the opportunity to take cover in a cool shade.

Regarding location, Durres County is dominated by beaches outside urban areas in a natural setting. They may not be convenient for all categories of travelers (you can use filtering by access type or audience), primarily due to possible access difficulties. But they always give you extra points due to the amazing natural views, so isn't that why most of us go to the beach?

Calm, measured rest and the sound of waves are perhaps the most common associations that arise with the word "beach". This is not surprising, as relaxation is exactly what many beach travelers are looking for. If you associate your vacation primarily with such activity, choose one of the 14 beaches in the region.

To make your choice easier, we have prepared a list of the best beaches for relaxation in Durres County.

The beaches of Durres County can be a good choice for senior travelers, as there are 10 beaches equipped with everything necessary for a comfortable stay for this group of travelers.

In most cases, older travelers are looking for a quiet relaxing holiday and have high demands on infrastructure. This type of beach is the opposite of the party ones preferred by the younger generation. So if you are interested in this type, you can also explore the beaches for the seniors in the entire beach map of Albania.

Attraction and Infrastructure

As for the main features of the beaches of Durres County, they are as follows:

  • The region's beaches are mainly wide, moderate length and have a medium level of cleanliness. The most common surface is fine sand of bright color.
  • Usually, entry into the water is gentle, which is very good for kids. There are 12 such beaches.
  • The average distance from the road to beach in Durres County is less than 500 meters. 14 beaches are relatively easy to access.

The beaches in Durres County are used mainly by beach clubs (resorts), usually open to everyone but for a fee. These establishments offer a full range of amenities with limited operational hours. At the same time, you can still find a wild beach, use our filter for this.

Please note that lifeguards supervise 10 beaches in the region, but you should rely on more than just them, remember the elementary rules, as lifeguards are not on duty around the clock, even on equipped beaches!

Finding a restaurant in Durres County is easy enough, many of them are located close to the beaches. Each is good in its way and has a certain charm. You can find out more about nearby food outlets on beach pages.

Finding hotels in relative proximity to the beaches is usually fine. Many beaches have enough nearby accommodation, which gives good opportunities to choose the right place to stay.

And, probably, the most popular question among travelers: “What sights of Durres County can be found relatively close to the beaches?” It is impossible to list all of them, there are a lot of attractions. So you will find where to go!

The hottest month of the region is August - air temperature during this time warms up to 31.5°C and water up to 26.9°C. The coldest month is January - air temperature drops to 10.7°C and water to 15.4°C.

Do you know how many beaches there are in Durres County? In total there are 14 beaches and the most popular is Ibiza beach.