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Family-friendly beaches in Dubrovnik and nearby

Sandy beach near Dubrovnik, Croatia

Kids love going to the beach and there are lots of child-friendly beaches in Dubrovnik and the surrounding area. They’re not all rocky, either; you’ll find plenty of beautiful sand and pebble beaches to choose from. Here are our recommendations for beaches to visit with children. Read more »

Lokrum, a peaceful island retreat

Lokrum is a small, car-free, uninhabited island that stretches in front of Dubrovnik and is home to a monastery and botanical garden. There is an abandoned fort on the island’s peak, from where you can enjoy amazing views of the mainland. There are also two restaurants, a bar and a small shop for essentials. Read more »

Beaches and aperitifs in Ploče

One of the main areas along with the Old Town and Pile, Ploče is a residential area found outside the city’s impressive walls. It’s home to Dubrovnik’s famous Banje beach and a number of 5-star hotels. There’s also 24-hour, pay-for on-street parking and a taxi rank. Read more »

Lovely beaches and stunning sunsets in Lapad

Lapad is 3km from the Old Town and just 10-15 minutes by bus or a 10-minute taxi ride from the Pile Gate entrance. The bay is split into two parts: Babin Kuk and Lapad Bay. It has its own centre with a post office, shopping centre and a supermarket. Read more »