Islands in Dubrovnik

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Islands in Dubrovnik

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  • ERIC
    Brampton, Canada4 contributions
    National reserve park … BEAUTIFUL …. Lots of walking trails …. Highlights - Fort Royal and ancient sea ports in the bay … peacocks everywhere ….
    Written September 25, 2022
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  • Tayfun A
    Istanbul, Turkey141 contributions
    If you come to dubrovnik, you should definetely go to here.. you can take ferry and go there easily. Return ticket is 62 kn.
    When you come to lopud, dont take a electric taxi, enjoy the view and walk around 23 minutes.. it was so enjoyable.. umbrella and one sunbed was 130 kn , which is ok.. not too expensive..
    Amazing sea , just swim and enjoy
    We liked too much
    Written August 26, 2022
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  • Scott M
    Cambridge MA510 contributions
    When you only have a limited about of time, sometimes you have do make tradeoffs. One tradeoff for us was visiting the three main Elafiti islands (Kolocep, Lopud, Sipan) as a long day trip on a boat. Each island is somewhat different from the other, but they're all beautiful in their own way. For us, we would have spent more time on Kolocep.

    We managed to swim at each stop and, as usual in Croatia, the water is just beautiful. There were places we could swim and sunbathe nude on each of the three islands, which was very nice.
    Written November 13, 2019
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  • Pang O
    Perth, Australia502 contributions
    This is such a beautiful and historical Island with friendly people. There are lots of restaurants with great food. Thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this beautiful Island.
    Written September 21, 2022
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  • David D
    Devon, UK17,565 contributions
    We stayed on the Island of Kolocep at the Tui Blue Kalamato Island Hotel for two weeks from 5th June till 19th June.

    This small island is one of the three inhabited Elaphiti Islands and is about eleven kilometres from Dubrovnik, by boat. it is the southernmost inhabited island in Croatia and has an area of 2.44 square kilometres.

    Initally there does not appear to be lots to see and do here however take a walk around and the Island reveals it's treasures.

    On arriving in the harbour, a promenade leads visitors around the Bay to the Hotel and beyond to the Church of the Most Holy Trinity. Then on to the Nudist bathing area on the northern tip.

    We  commenced our walk by climbing the steps near the harbour. We soon found ourselves on a pathway on the way to the other village on the Island, Gornje Celo. One of the first sights was Saint Nicholas's Church and cemetery. The church was closed but it was fascinating to walk around the headstones and intetesting memorials.

    Moving on from there, keep an eye open for the old stone with an image of Jesus carved on it, along the path.

    Heading further south there is the tiny Church of St. Anthony's da Padua which was open and we were able to enter. It was so simple and beautiful, it's state of external disrepair added to the charm.

    We came across some battlements but they are overgrown so we kept on going. Some time the pathway gave way to become a forest trail or uneven terrain.

    Continuing on we reached the small Kolocep Lighthouse with it's numerous steps leading up to it

    Moving on to the eastern side of the Island is the Blue Cave, which is only accessible by boat. Trips can be arranged in the harbour.

    Further along the coast is the Island Peninsula, a picturesque piece of rocky land that juts out into the sea.

    Next we arrived at the Steps to the Sea, these steps were rather derelict and were shut for safety reasons. There were still some great views.

    On the way  back to the hotel our route took us to Lovers Lookout. This is an area along the pathway with a  panoramic views over the beautiful Kolocep Bay and parts of the Island. We also saw across to the mainland and Dubrovnik and Lopud Island.

    Before arriving back in Donje Celo, having completed the full circle we visited Saint Mary's Church, which was closed. We did hear it's bell ring everyday.

    No matter where you ramble, you will never get lost, there are signposts dotted around the place giving directions.

    It took us roughly three hours to walk around this delightful island. We got back to the hotel for a much needed beer. Would recommend wearing sturdy footwear, not suitable for sliders of flip flops.
    Written August 18, 2022
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  • James G
    Birkenhead, UK572 contributions
    We took the connecting bus from the ferry at Sudurad to Sipanska Luka,the latter being one of my favourite Dalmatian places due to its peace and beautiful setting.We had previously come here in July 2020 while staying in Dubrovnik:on that occasion there was much more open.For example,there were a good number of bars open,such as the lovely beach bar on Prijezko Beach,and several restaurants.And no market selling excellent local olive oil and wine as there was last time.Maybe the place hasn't recovered after Covid,or maybe the place doesn't come to life until late July?On this visit,all was closed apart from 2 restaurants and one bar.I love the peace and beauty here but would have appreciated a few more places open for business!
    Written July 2, 2022
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  • Pather23
    Prague, Czech Republic42 contributions
    Remote island in the Adriatic Sea. There is lighthouse and two guys guarding it. It has pretty interesting history. If you plan to sail there, be prepared for more ships and thus little more difficult parking:) Anyway this island is awesome, and I mean it really inspires awe. Island is host for some endemic plants as well as one endemic lizard. So if you like sailing, I recommend a night ride to the remote island of Palagruza. You wont regret!
    Written October 2, 2013
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