Don’t miss visiting Valdanos whilst your stay in Ulcinj. The cove Valdanos is situated 5 km north-west from Ulcinj. Was an important port for pirates to hiding in. It is located between two hills, the Mavrijan and the Mendra.
On the land near of Valdanos beach are many olive groves.
The beach is covered with big round stones, both on the land and in the water. In the background is a tourist settlement consisting of bungalows, as well as restaurants located in the olive groves. The beach is 400 m long, and its edges are made of stones and rocks, arranged ideally to suit fishermen’s dreams, but also those of the divers, and deep-sea explorers. The sea is clean and dark green.
Why is Valdanos a good place to visit?
It used to be a main harbor of the Ulcinj pirates and the place of many sea battles. Well-informed people claim that that cove hides the remains of sank ships from the Greek and Roman period and medieval period also.
Cove Valdanos is a real den of olive trees. Because of the fact that in that cove there are 80.000 olive trees, for Ulcinj it is often said that it has olive climate. Compared to other coves, this one is protected from the South and North winds, and it has often served as a shelter.