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Sea Dance Festival 2016 – travel guide

Sea Dance Festival 2015

This July, we return to Sea Dance Festival, and to the beach that helped make last summer our biggest festival season ever. With SkrillexAndy C, Goldie, My Nu Leng, Shy FX & StaminaSub Focus, Zomboy already announced for our main stage X-Bass takeover, it’s shaping up to be an amazing three days. Not to mention the incredible beach location and (almost) guaranteed sunshine!

This travel guide will help you plan your entire holiday – from finding and booking cheap flights, to airport transfers, camping and hotels. Read on for the low down…

Where is Sea Dance?

Jaz Beach, Budva, Montenegro


Montenegro neighbours Croatia on the Adriatic coast of the Mediterranean. Jaz Beach, where the festival is held, is in the resort of Budva – one of the country’s main tourist destinations.

Airports & Transfers

Sea Dance transfers direct to the festival are available from the following airports:

Tivat – 45 mins (Montenegro)
Podgorica – 90 mins (Montenegro)
Dubrovnik – 2 hrs (Croatia)
Split – 5.5 hrs (Croatia)
Zadar – 8 hrs (Croatia)

You’ll be met in the arrivals hall at the airport and taken directly to the festival by coach. When the festival is over, the coach will pick you up and return you to the airport. Book return transfers from £7.99 per person here →

Budget Flights

Below is a roundup of the quickest and cheapest available routes we’ve found from major cities. Many other options are available so make sure to check a comparison site like Skyscanner before you book.

TIP: when using Skyscanner, select “Whole Month” in the dates box to see the cheapest and best options.

From the UK

London

Ryanair direct to Podgorica (90 mins from the festival) : check prices →
Easyjet direct to Tivat (45 mins from the festival) : check prices →
Monarch Airlines direct to Dubvrovnik (2 hrs from the festival) : check prices →

Packages available from London: book your full trip in one go

Flight + ticket + accommodation + transfers – from €440 : book →

Manchester

Easyjet direct to Tivat (45 mins from the festival) : check prices →
Lufthansa 1 stop to Dubrovnik (2 hrs from the festival) : check prices →

Birmingham, Leeds, Nottingham

Monarch Airlines or Jet2 direct to Dubrovnik (2 hrs from the festival)

Birmingham : check prices →
Leeds : check prices →
Nottingham : check prices →

From the United States

Flights are available with one stopover to Dubrovnik (2 hrs from the festival) from Washington, New York, Minneapolis, Seattle, Portland, L.A. + more : check prices →

From France

Paris

Direct to Podgorica (90 mins from the festival) : check prices →
Direct to Dubrovnik (2 hrs from the festival) : check prices →

Packages available from Paris: book your full trip in one go

Flight + ticket + accommodation + transfers – from €349 : book 

Marseille, Nantes, Bordeux & Lyon

Direct to Dubrovnik (2 hrs from the festival) : check prices →

From Germany

Frankfurt

Direct to Dubrovnik (2 hrs from the festival) : check prices →
Direct to Podgorica (90 mins from the festival) : check prices →

Munich, Cologne, Berlin, Dusseldorf, Stuttgart, Hannover, Hamburg

Direct to Dubrovnik (2 hrs from the festival)

Munich check prices →
Cologne check prices →
Berlin check prices →
Dusseldorf check prices →
Stuttgart check prices →
Hannover check prices →
Hamburg check prices →

Where to stay

Camping

Sea Dance campsite

Most Sea Dance Festival goers stay in the campsite, which is a short walk from the beach and all the festival stages. Regular camping costs £25 per person. Premium camping – in a separate, shaded campsite with luxury showers & toilets – costs £50 per person.

The campsite is open from 12-18 July.

Book here  →

Hotels & Apartments

Villa San Marco

Hotels & apartments are available in and around Budva, which is approximately a 10m drive from the festival site. There will be a regular shuttle service between Budva and the festival.

Prices for hotels & apartments start at €19 per person.

Check out all the options here →

Sea Dance Festival 
14-16 July
Jaz Beach, Montenegro
Tickets from £49 : book