Lake Šas is located in Ulcinj
, rock pool in the village of Šas eastern part of the city.
The lake is the second largest one in Montenegro. Here are found a lot of birds – migratory as well as of permanent living. That’s why the tourist season is open round the year - hunters, birdwatchers and just birds lovers from around the world come to the lake.
Lake Šas is of glacial origin, its surface area is about 3.7 square kilometers, and in the summer is almost 5.5 square kilometers during the flood. The maximum depth of the lake is 8 m.the name of the lake comes from the ancient city of Swatch, the ruins of which are located along the northern coast. The lake can be proud of its rich flora and fauna. Lake Šas covered with reeds and lilies. The clear waters of the lake is also home for about 20 species of fish. However, the main wealth of the lake is the birds.
On the lake there are about 240 species of feathered animals... Therefore, on the coast you can often find ornithologists and birdwatchers with binoculars and cameras. In addition, the lake is popular with Italian snipe hunters.
Nature of the lake is an ideal holiday destination, where you can have a picnic, play football or other sports, ride a boat or a cutter, or just relax and enjoy nature. To get to the lake you can by car, as well as from the Bojana river to the lake through the channel is about 300 m.