When we talk about Dubrovnik beaches, primarily we talk about places of swimming and sunbathing. In this context, a place with a rocky platform is considered to be a beach. For instance Danče “beach” is very popular with the locals and it is considered to be a birth place of Dubrovnik waterpolo. For all of you readers who are inclined towards the peculiar sports, Croatia is a world champion in waterpolo and 8 of its golden boys who are the part of the national team have connection with European champions team “Jug” meaning “South” in English. Jug was founded in 1923 on Danče beach.
One of the most media exposed beaches is Banje Beach. Located in the proximity of the Old City harbour and across the island of Lokrum, this pebbles beach is very popular with the locals and guests alike. Some 400 m away from Dubrovnik Old City harbour is a yet another beach extremely popular with the locals, St Jacobs beach.
Those of you who are looking to have a chill out time on the beach should hit Coppacabana beach and Coral Beach situated on Babin Kuk area of Dubrovnik. The latest beach which has opened its door to the visitors is Sunset Beach in Lapad Bay. From this beach, which is the pebbles one in the direction of Hotel Palace there is a row of popular Dubrovnik beaches such as stone platform Adriatic, pebbles Vis, Splenid, again stone platform beach.
Island of Lokrum is a story on its own, it has rocky platform beaches but with its botanical garden and plenty of natural shade, a naturist beach, a Dead sea,hence it is worth allocating a day of your holiday time where you will have a memorable experience.
The last one of Dubrovnik beaches, for those who moan about rocky platforms and pebbles, there is an option visiting the sandy beach of Šunj on the island of Lopud.
All in all there is something for everyone in the offer of Dubrovnik beaches. The last piece of advice, never underestimate the power of sea, especially when the sea is choppy and full of waves.