Sveti Nikola Island ( Serbian : Острво Свети Никола, Sveti Nikola Ostrvo ) is an island in the Adriatic Sea , in the Montenegrin municipality of Budva .
Sveti Nikola island is located opposite the Budva town, 1 kilometer (0.6 miles) from Budva’s old town. The island is 2 kilometers (1 mile) long, and it has an area of 36 hectares (89 acres). The highest point on the island is a cliff that rises 121 meters (397 feet) above the sea.
The island is a popular excursion site in the Budva area. It has a total length of 840 meters (2,760 feet), and accessible only by boat.
Deer inhabited the uncultivated part of the island. The island is called Školj by locals, which comes from the word “Školjka” which means shell, because of its shape, while the youth refers to it ” Hawaii ” island. [ quote needed ]