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“Don't bother” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Sveti Jakov Beach

Sveti Jakov Beach
Dubrovnik, Croatia
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Ranked #22 of 61 Attractions in Dubrovnik
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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10 attraction reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Don't bother”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

I mean it! It took us 1/2 hour to walk there in the baking heat only to find a very cramped tiny beach. The staff on the beach weren't interested in serving us, they wanted to keep their spare sun loungers for the cruise brigade. There's not really much in the way of sand there. It's quite rocky and you really need to take footware you can wear in the sea to avoid getting your feet cut or burnt. There were also a lot of smokers on the beach who think its acceptable to leave their butts on the beach. If sitting in an ashtray's your thing, you'll love it! I was less than impressed. Having said that, banje beach, just outside the city walls is even worse.

Visited July 2013
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Seoul, South Korea
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Good pebble beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Very lovely pebble beach with great view. I went to this beach twice in consecutive 2 days, I think this beach is good for people who want quiet atmosphere, away from crowd.

Visited June 2013
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Dublin, Ireland
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80 attraction reviews
Reviews in 84 cities Reviews in 84 cities
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
“Hidden gem”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

This is a nice, quiet beach not far away from the old town, but you feel like it is miles away. Not many people go there, they prefer Banje Beach. It is perfect for those who avoid crowds.

Visited June 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 attraction reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“dont go there”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

lovely quiet beach ,clean and isolated ,bar kayaks all getting set up for summer, so lovely , shouldnt tell people about it but the people were so helpful and doing such a great job in maintaining and ,improving facilities they deserve the business

Visited May 2013
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Brighton UK
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“Pretty beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013 via mobile

A very nice beach thats worth visiting even if its a long walk from old town.Clean emerald waters and amazing views of the dubrovnik town.I liked it more than the city beach.

Visited May 2013
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