Petrovac is an old village, raised on the crossing of the roads that goes to Budva, Bar, the lake of Skadarsko and Podgorica. Petrovac is distant from Budva 18 kilometres.
Nowadays Petrovac is a tourist calm location, attractive with its sand beaches. The beach of Petrovac is part of a protected area. The sandy beach is 600 meters long and is one of the most visited on the coast of Budva. A particular fascination is given to it from island Katic and Sveta Nedjelja, which are an attraction for the lovers of sub. Along the beach there are many bars and restaurants.
At 500 meters of distance from Petrovac is situated the beach of Lucice that is 220 meters long and has the aspect of a small bay. It is an ideal beach for children because the sea is not too deep, it is sandy and there are a lot of pines.
Petrovac was raised during the Romans and it is supposed that it was one of the spots where the sailors of the ancient Rome in their travels through the Adriatic sea was stopping. In the location of Miriste two roman mosaics of those periods are remained. In front of Petrovac is situated an island called Katic with the church Sv. Nedjelja, that was constructed by a sailor, who based on the legend, after a storm saved himself on this island. Petrovac was mentioned for before the time in the annals of Abbot Dukljan and the first name of this location was Lastva.