Sveti Jakov Beach, Dubrovnik

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Beach · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
One of Dubrovnik's most popular seaside attractions, Sveti Jakov Beach sits on a little bay below a small church. Located near the Old Town, the pebbly beach provides an ideal setting for a leisurely rest with a good book. Adventurous water buffs can explore the coastline by kayak or visit the nearby cave where scientist Rudjer Boskovic performed his experiments with optics. You can rent lounge chairs and umbrellas right on the beach, and get a cold drink and a snack at one of the nearby bars. Make Sveti Jakov Beach part of your personalized Dubrovnik itinerary using our Dubrovnik trip itinerary maker website.
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  • I cant think of a beach I like more than this one! Stunning with crystal clear water - visited 2018 & 2020 - and I don't usually go back to the same place. This time around we took our own paddle...  more »
  • I was here for one afternoon. Relatively clear sea but not so much space to hide from the sun. It was a bit crowded for my taste. The access to sea is not really easy to come in. I'll recommend it to....  more »
  • Better than Banje Beach. 50 kunas per sun bed and per beach umbrella. A regular lunch (meat and fries) cost 280 for a couple (non-alcoholic drinks). The quality of the water is great, but bring your beach shoes cause the rocks get bigger here.
  • Greatest beach in Dubrovnik. Secluded, quiet, with an amazing beach restaurant! Tuna steak is a must.

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