Sandy beaches, clear turquoise water and mountain landscapes - all this is magnificent Shkoder 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 Shkoder 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.

Most beaches of Shkoder County are located within the boundaries of settlements, so natural landscapes are not so frequent here. Lovers of beauty are better off focusing on studying the local traditional architecture and interesting features of life. But wherever you are, if you can get up early and see the morning sea, then a portion of beauty is always guaranteed to you.

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 2 beaches in the region.

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

Also, the beaches of Shkoder County can be a point of attraction for the young public of party-goers and lovers of noisy holidays. The number of such beaches is not very large, about 1, but some of them are well known.

Young people can have a great time at open beach parties, engage in outdoor activities or hang out in in bars and clubs within walking distance of the beach area.

Attraction and Infrastructure

Some beaches in Shkoder County attract every year not only relaxation lovers but also those travelers who prefer outdoor activities and, first of all kayakers.

So, let's see what activities you can do on the beaches:

  • Sea kayaking is an excellent alternative to long walks along the coast. Instead of being bored on the beach, you can go for a leisurely journey and discover the beauty of the neighboring coves, inlets and wild beaches. Remember, the main gems are always accessible only from the water. Kayaking is an excellent active lifestyle solution for both professionals and beginners. About 2 beaches in Shkoder County can be interesting for kayakers, the most popular are: Plazhi Ada, Velipoje beach.

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

  • The region's beaches are mainly wide, long and have a medium level of cleanliness. The most common surface is sand of gray color.
  • Usually, entry into the water is gentle, which is very good for kids. There are 2 such beaches.
  • The average distance from the road to beach in Shkoder County is less than 500 meters. 2 beaches are relatively easy to access.

The beaches in Shkoder 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.

Finding a restaurant in Shkoder 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 Shkoder 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 Shkoder County? In total there are 2 beaches and the most popular is Plazhi Ada.