Igalo is a town in the municipality of Herceg Novi in Montenegro. The geographic position and astonishing beauty of nature make Igalo and Herceg Novi the most attractive tourist locations on the Adriatic coast of Montenegro. Igalo is known as a tourist destination, thanks to healing – sea mud from muddy beach – or as it’s also called Old Spa, the center’s medical tourism in Montenegro. Igalo is known by unexploited mineral water called “Igaljka”. More thirties of the last century they were tested igaljskog mud in the laboratory of the French resorts Higher (“Vichy”), which is definitely confirmed his extraordinary healing, but only after the Second World War, on the initiative of Mirko J. STIJEPCIC who engage others.Svetozar Živojnovića realized long ago passed plans for the establishment of health facilities in Igalu, which is the decision of the Government of Montenegro from 1.x and in 1949 finally established.
Vacations in needles is a real experience. Igalo has over 260 sunny days per year and the average annual temperature is 15.7 ° C. The swimming season in Igalu lasts from May until October. So your holiday in Igalu can take as much as 6-7 months:-)
Boka Kotorska bay is one of the Mediterranean’s most spectacular natural attractions. This is a big fjord like sea inlets, which consists of a series of small bays surrounded by cacti, palm trees and oleanders. The road that goes largely coast connects a series of small historic towns, villages and recently constructed tourist destinations
A Brief History of Igala
Montenegrin town of needles and neporedni his neighbor Herceg Noviwere removed in the beautiful small bay on the southwest coast of Boka bay at the foot of the mountain Orjen (1894 m). This place was a major crossroad of civilizations. The ancient Greeks, Romans and Illyrians had their settlements in the gulf as well as in the neighboring hills. Since that time, the big powers in the region such as Byzantine, medieval Slovenian tribes, Venetians, Spaniards, Turks, French and Austro-Hungarians, conquered and ruled this part of the Gulf. All these different rulers and culture, remember different armies, religious and ethnic groups have left an indelible mark not only on the local architecture, but also a way of life and mentality of the local population. Walking through the alleys and stairs Igalo spas, you can go through the history of the Mediterranean and also enjoy the benefits of modern tourism.