Best Beaches In & Around Dubrovnik

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  • 1. Šunj (Lopud Island)

    Šunj (Lopud Island)
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    Travel time from Dubrovnik: approx 0.5 hrs

    Located on the island of Lopud, one of the Elaphite Islands close to Dubrovnik, Šunj Beach offers an enticing tranquillity amid rich blue waters, Mediterranean forest, and appealing sands with a shallow draft into the sea. Famously, visitors to Šunj can have to walk up to 100 metres to reach a depth where it is possible to swim, making the beach a tip-top destination for families with younger children, as… read more »

  • 2. Sveti Jakov

    Sveti Jakov
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    Travel time from Dubrovnik: approx 0.5 hrs

    Within a stone's throw of Dubrovnik's Old Town a the beautiful bay which is home to Sveti Jakov Beach. Beyond the translucent, sapphire waters are views to Dubrovnik's Old Town itself. This makes it a great spot for escaping the crowds and basking in the afternoon sun after a day's sightseeing in the city.

    More local sites include the historic Sv. Jakov Church, which sits atop a large cliff with a… read more »

  • 3. Banje Beach

    Banje Beach
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    Travel time from Dubrovnik: approx 0.5 hrs

    Croatia is home to some of the most naturally beautiful beaches in Europe but Banje Beach also offers a perfect backdrop of historic splendour.

    The beach is located on the edge of Dubrovnik's Old Town alongside the 17th century Lazareti and Ploce Gate. To visit this area is to take a trip back hundreds of years and see what Eastern European life was like centuries ago. 

    As for the beach itself, the… read more »

  • 4. Bellevue Beach

    Bellevue Beach
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    Travel time from Dubrovnik: approx 0.5 hrs

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  • 5. Lapad Beach

    Lapad Beach
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    Travel time from Dubrovnik: approx 0.5 hrs

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  • 6. Copacabana Beach

    Copacabana Beach
    Nick Savchenko

    Travel time from Dubrovnik: approx 0.5 hrs

    While not yet as famous as its Brazilian counterpart, Croatia's Copacabana Beach has a huge amount to offer. Located in Seka Bay, on the north side of the Lapad Peninsula, Copacabana has views to Daksa and the Elafiti Islands. It lies very close to Dubrovnik's tourist zone of Babin Kuk, used as a base for exploring the UNESCO-listed Old Town.

    The largest of Dubrovnik's beaches at 200 metres in… read more »

  • 7. Pasjača

    Pasjača
    Juraj Patekar

    Travel time from Dubrovnik: approx 0.5 hrs

    Beloved of locals, Pasjača Beach sits below the village of Popovići in Konavle municipality, approximately 12 kilometres from the town of Cavtat and 30 kilometres south of much more famous Dubrovnik.

    A man made construction formed in 1955 or thereabouts, Pasjaca Beach is only small, but was still named the best beach in Europe in 2019.

    To reach it and discover the magic for yourself, you will need to follow the… read more »

  • 8. Veliki Žali

    Veliki Žali
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    Travel time from Dubrovnik: approx 0.5 hrs

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  • 9. Saplunara

    Saplunara

    Travel time from Dubrovnik: approx 0.5 hrs

    Set at the far end of the somewhat undiscovered Dalmatian island of Mljet is the seaside village of Saplunara. Even as Croatia edges its way from the peripheries of the tourist map Mljet remains one of the hidden gems of the Adriatic and this is despite being only 30 km from Dubrovnik. The northern end of the island is a national park but there is barely much in the way… read more »

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