Tivat is situated in the central part of the Bay of Boka at the foot of Vrmac (710m) the spur of Mount Lovcen which extends to the north-west side of the town. At the opposite side is the Bay of Tivat which is the largest of four bays forming the Bay of Boka. The Bay of Tivat with its exceptional beauty attracts every visitor.
Tivat covers the area of 46km² and the open sea coastline is 5km long. It has the population of 15 000 inhabitants. It lies at longitude 18º 42” east and latitude 42º 26”north.
Tivat coast is lined with attractive marinas, coves and numerous beaches with the surface of 30 000m².
Due to its position in the Bay of Boka, to its coves, peninsula Prevlaka, island of St Mark and well-known beach Plavihorizont Tivat is put on tourist maps as an attractive tourist destination.
Tivat is located in the central part of Bay of Kotor, between island Vrmac, Tivat field and hill Krtola. It covers total area of 46 km2 and has the population of 14 031. Tivat is perfect for rest in both winter and summer thanks to clear air, favorable climate and lush vegetation. Tourist and economic development of Tivat is bolstered by international airport which is located 2 km away from
the city center. In the history of Bay of Kotor these epochs stand out: Illyrian, Roman-Byzantian, Serbian, Venetian-Turkish and Austrian. Shores of Tivat bay went through these epochs as is evident by many archeological sites and current monuments of old architecture and from the written historica sources. In Tivat Kotor’s nobility had their lands and summer houses where they would stay during summer and where cultural life went on, rich with spirit of humanism and renaissance. There are many cultural-historical monuments: Prevlaka island (Island of flowers), complex of monasteries of St. Michael the Archangel, Island of Our Lady of Grace, numerous churches, medieval palace-summerhouseBuca and others. In Tivat many cultural-entertainment manifestations are held such as “Bokeljska noc” in Donja Lastva, “Dan mladosti” (Day of youth), “Tivatsko kulturno ljeto” (Tivat’s cultural summer), Boules Olympiad, “Novembarski dani kulture” (November’s days of culture) and others. Flowers in Tivat blossom throughout the year: hyacinths, roses, daffodils, oleanders, mimosas, camellias, etc. Many trees were brought from distant journeys by sailors and from them most prominent are two trees eucarya, which don’t exist anywhere else in the Balkans. Favorable climate favors the diverse vegetation. Large areas under olives trees, pine forests, Mediterranean and sub-tropical overgrowth make the stay pleasant Excursions, sport, cultural-artistic and entertainment manifestations complete a comfortable stay. Places which are, beside greatly arranged beaches, recommended to visit are summer house Buca, big city park, island St. Marko, marina Porto Montenegro and consulate of SFRY (Social Federative Republic of Yugoslavia).