Cavtat Old Town
Cavtat Old Town
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  • Kristina
    Zagreb, Croatia40 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Good evening time
    It is a nice place to walk in the evening with a view of the sea, boats and yachts. It is located on a peninsula. You can climb the steps in the middle of the peninsula (town) for a view of the big place. There are several restaurants and cafes. The town is located near the airport, so you can see the planes landing.
    Visited July 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written August 9, 2023
  • Mark W
    Bristol, United Kingdom543 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful Place
    What a beautiful place to visit, we stayed here and would again. The sunset is amazing, there never seems to be a queue for a restaurant and the food is lovely. You can get a boat for €20 return to Dubrovnik which returns every half hour. Whether it’s the day or night it’s the most picturesque place I’ve ever visited. There isn’t many supermarket places to shop if staying in an apartment but the restaurants are plenty and offer lots of variety. For a very nice but reasonably priced ice cream head to the restaurant opposite the boats that take you to Dubrovnik.
    Visited August 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written August 22, 2023
  • Melanie S
    Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom170 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lovely picturesque coastal village
    Cavtat old town is a lovely harbour town full of bars and restaurants , a couple of museums and a great base for exploring Dubrovnik . The beach vibe is more rocky than traditional beach , although beach Zal is great for younger kids as is more beachy . Bus and water taxi connect you with nearby villages or Uber is a sometimes cheaper option if more than two travellers .
    Visited September 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written September 3, 2023
  • janeybaby75
    Llanelli, United Kingdom95 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The prettiest place
    This was our second visit to Cavtat. It is such a pretty, relaxing place to stay. We introduced friends to this wonderful place this year and they loved it also. So close to the airport and an hour away by boat from Dubrovnik. There's lots to do around the area but if you want peace and quiet, amazing food with fabulous people, this is the place for you.
    Visited September 2023
    Traveled with friends
    Written September 17, 2023
  • AlbertSalichs
    Manresa, Spain22,078 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very nice coastal old town
    Cavtat Old Town is located near the Dubrovnik Airport and there are some interesting points like churches (St. Nicholas Church or the Monastery of Our Lady of Snow), a very nice promenade close to the sea, a leisure port, some bars and restaurant (like Peco Pastry&Coffee shop), a cemetery with very beautiful views of the surroundings and some pathwlaks. It is a very nice little town to walk and, in our case, to finish the journey in Dalmatian Coast. (See also Cavtat Seaside Promenade, Cavtat Cemetery, Church of St Nicholas, Church of Our Lady of the Snow and Pastry&Coffe Shop Peco)
    Visited October 2022
    Traveled with friends
    Written September 21, 2023
  • phil v
    Essex, United Kingdom757 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice little place.
    Great little place, people very friendly, nice place to spend a couple of days. A few things to see plenty of watersports and lively at night. Dubrovnik is just a short distance away by boat or bus.
    Visited September 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written September 23, 2023
  • Paul W
    Herne Bay, United Kingdom4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Like a step back in time.
    Like a step back in time! Cavtat is starting it's journey towards commercialism and as such is still charmingly old fashioned. Traditional restaurants and bars rather than pushy establishments with employees trying to drag you inside their businesses. It is beautiful and the sea is so warm and clear. Just don't expect beaches, sandy or otherwise. This area is rocky and beaches are levelled areas of rock with steps or pool type ladders to the water.
    Visited September 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written October 1, 2023
  • Alberto
    12 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Paradise on earth
    Beautiful, charming, awesome... I was in extasis when I was walking around Cavtat. Great places to swim in ultra clean waters of Adriatic sea. If you have the time, spend a day in this town. You will feel paradise on earth
    Visited October 2023
    Traveled solo
    Written October 2, 2023
  • SWH100
    Cardiff, United Kingdom1,672 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    One of the most beautiful places I have been
    Absolutely feel in love with Cavtat. It is the most beautiful place. The town is gorgeous. Lovely restaurants, but it’s the views and the water that is to die for. Loved swimming, kayaking and paddle boarding here. The water is crystal clear and so many fish. I didn’t want to get out. Watched the best sunsets in Cavtat. Saw three during our week and they blew me away. Stunning. Would return to Cavtat in a heart beat. We visited Dubrovnik and I was soooo pleased we didn’t stay there. Cool city but Cavtat is just so beautiful and lovely and quiet. There was also so much going on. Each night there was some kind of entertainment - from the summer fair to dancing to a Capella groups. Loved it all. Wished we didn’t have to leave.
    Visited July 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written October 3, 2023
  • David and Heath... M
    West Vancouver, Canada96 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great 1/2 day trip from Dubrovnik
    The Adriana Ferry at €10 each way is a bargain for a 45 minute boat ride past Lokrum Island and three, beautiful towns including a ferry stop at Mlini on the return. Cavtat itself is a great walking town with a wrap around “Riva” on the west side and quaint harbour/marina on the east side connected by a short flat walkway. Lots of food options, but we opted for a lunch at Bouganvillia, a recently awarded Michelin Guide mention indicating fine food and service at reasonable prices. Disabled friendly near the water. Some stairs if you want to explore. Beaches and swimming a short walk to the north side of the west harbour. Tour boats and ferries available right on the Riva. Montenegro is 22 Km’s away.
    Visited October 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written October 7, 2023
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MRJC1
London, UK489 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2024 • Family
Beautiful, a hidden Gem with lovely views, restaurants and walks . The prominade had lots bars and places to eat which are really nice . Lots of lovely places to sun bath
Written July 13, 2024
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SineadMitch
Dublin, Ireland92 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Family
Beautiful little gem on the water. Hadn’t realised how pretty it actually is until arrived in it. Very special. Quiet with beautiful views and nice bars and restaurants. No neon. Seafood and plenty other options. Some shopping and a couple of supermarkets.
Written June 26, 2024
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Rob R
Tredegar, UK2,614 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Couples
Was staying just outside Cavtat and although not the biggest town it certainly has plenty of things to see to keep you occupied for a few hours. Compared to Dubrovnik this is an oasis of calm and prices for bars and restaurants more reasonably priced.
Written June 17, 2024
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Pig57
Derbyshire, England57 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Beautiful little town & well worth a visit. Plenty of cafe's, bars, restaurants & souvenir shops.
Regular bus service to Dubrovnik for 4 euros each way. This drops you just outside the walls to the old town.
Do not make the same mistake we did. Do NOT be persuaded to purchase tickets for the Sea Line water taxis that take you from Cavtat into Dubrovnik old town harbour until the day you actually plan on going. There is no certainty that they will be going as the sea can be too choppy for sailing to be safe. We bought return tickets; 15 euros one way, 20 euros return. The journey takes between 45 minutes to an hour; seems to depend on what the sea is like & it was extremely choppy & quite scary when we did the journey at the end of May. When we disembarked in Dubrovnik, the captain stopped anyone else boarding & sailed off. On our return later in the afternoon to get our return boat back, we learned (from another company) that our boats were all cancelled; that only one company was still sailing, but we would have to buy new tickets to sail with them! There were approximately 45 people on the boat to Dubrovnik, all with return tickets so far as we were aware. As the company failed to run any return boats, or arrange for anyone to be at the harbour to explain what was happening & offer a refund for the return fare, the company were 5 euros in profit for each passenger!
Written June 3, 2024
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odedra27
Hounslow, UK171 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
Got the ferry from Dubrovnik to cavtat and spent the afternoon in the old town
Place is beautiful and better still very quiet
There are some lovely restaurants on the promenade
Suggest get the boat there and Uber back as there is some stunning scenery
Written May 25, 2024
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Susan R
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Couples
About to return to beautiful Cavtat truly a hidden gem! Stayed at Hotel Cavtat lovely hotel, great location stunning views and sunsets.
Written May 6, 2024
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Travellinglily
England, UK1,033 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Couples
Not a huge town but-relaxed atmosphere and a choice of restaurants. But why do the toilets close at 4!! Well worth a trip if you have time
Written April 29, 2024
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Simonjb54321
Bletchley, UK14 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
What a beautiful place with sleepy harbours and first class restaurants. We spent 5 days here and totally chilled out and recharged our batteries. Went for walks stopping for coffee and fresh lemonade. Loved our time here.
Written April 20, 2024
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mahatinu
Surrey218 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
From the main bus station in Gruz (Dubrovnik) you can get the number 10 bus to take you to Cavtat. It's a 40 minute ride on the bus, for an 8 euro per person return fare. I would suggest visiting Cavtat if you have several days in Dubrovnik and you have done all the main sites in and around the city, and are looking for something slightly different.

Once there, enjoy the tranquil setting of the harbour, and plenty of restaurants to choose from.
Written April 19, 2024
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Joyce J
Liverpool, UK1,160 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
A lovely harbour side location with stunning views across the sea. Lots of cafés and restaurants to choose from along the waterfront. A few shops including supermarket, jewellery shop & gifts shops.
Options to get ferry to Dubrovnik here or boat trios to the islands.
We chose to walk around the peninsula which was lovely. Nice to feel you were seeing a little bit more nature with lots of natural plants along the path that follows the headland. No cars or traffic noise which is an absolute bonus. Lovely hearing the birds singing in the trees as you walked around
Easy to walk as the pathway was in good condition with lots of places to sit & take in the scenery. We thoroughly enjoyed walking her every relaxing and nice to do on a sunny day
It's nice to walk into the old town as well where you can see the streets and houses in the centre of Cavtat including a couple of churches and chapels
Written April 19, 2024
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