When visiting Dubrovnik, it is simply inevitable to take a swim in one of the clearest seas in the world: the Adriatic sea and enjoy on Dubrovnik beaches. Crystal clear water will provide you with an experience which you will most likely remember for the rest of your life. Rocky or sandy, public or more private – all kinds of beaches are available in Dubrovnik and here are the best ones.
Dubrovnik beaches – Top 5 list
1. The Banje Beach
Just a blink of an eye from the historical part of Dubrovnik, the Banje Beach is among ten most beautiful beaches in the world! It has a heartwarming view to the city walls and the beautiful island of Lokrum. It’s an ideal spot for a full day at the beach since there is a cafe, shower area and a jet ski rental.
2. The Cava Beach
Located on Babin Kuk peninsula, the Cava beach was recently renovated and is now one of the best elite spots for relaxation and a peaceful day away from the overly crowded tourist hot-spots. This rocky beach is ideal for those who enjoy reading or having a cocktail.
3. The Saint Jacob Beach
A little bit outside The Old town,the Saint Jacob (Sveti Jakov in Croatian) beach is one of those spots you will remember for its magnificent intimate atmosphere and beautiful view. Although a long stair walk might be challenging, especially while climbing up, you will surely want to go back. For more adventurous visitors, it’s possible to visit exotic Betina cave. Here, you can also rent chairs and umbrellas.
4. The Buža Beach
When in Dubrovnik, do as the locals do! This is why the Buža Beach has to be on your must-see list in Dubrovnik. This rocky beach is located in the southern part of the city walls and it’s easily reached by using any of the streets behind the Dubrovnik cathedral.The Buža Beach is also knows as one of the most romantic spots in the city. If the sun makes you thirsty, there is a bar which is one of the few spots in Dubrovnik where you can drink a traditionally made coffee.
5. Lapad Bay beaches
On the Lapad peninsula you may find a variety of beaches, depending of your taste. From rocky to sandy,The Lapad Bay offers many contents for a family day at the beach. It’s equipped with a shower area, bars, restaurants and shops.
Find must-see Dubrovnik attractions in our Dubrovnik Guide.
Story by: Danijela DeMarin
Photo by : Lena Šutić