If you looking for a perfect location in Dubrovnik to spend your vacations in peace and quiet environment, far from the city crowds, and also to have nearby all you need during your holidays, Lapad is the best choice for you. This part of Dubrovnik is situated 2-2.5 km from the Old Town. Great bus connections (bus number 6 runs every 10 minutes, the ride takes 5-10 minutes, ticket price is 12,00 kunas / 1,66 euro and it’s valid for an hour) makes Lapad one of the most famous parts of Dubrovnik.
Lapad is a small center where you have everything: post office, bank, pharmacy, hairdresser, many small shops and supermarkets, one large shopping center (DOC) and big children playground.. Also, there is a large beautiful walking area full of cafe bars and restaurants, at the end of which are many gorgeous beaches. You can walk everywhere in Lapad. Since it’s relatively compact you can stroll from the beach to a restaurant to your hotel to a cafe-bar without breaking a sweat. If you are in Dubrovnik with kids, they will love it because of the shallow sea and a water park that is set up during the summer!
In the part of Lapad called Babin Kuk you can enjoy in many sports activities such as volleyball, handball, tennis, and on Lapad there is also cinema Lapad and many restaurants. There is also one of the biggest and most beautiful beaches in Dubrovnik, Copacabana, bay of Lapad, beaches Neptun and President and nudist beach Cava.Beach near apartment called Uvala Lapad, is a sandy beach offering many things. If you just like to sit and enjoy the view there are a beach restaurant and coffee bars. For those who want to lie down and enjoy in the sun, easy chairs can be rented, and if it becomes to hot, beach umbrellas are for rent too. Next beach on your left side is the Adriatic beach than Vis beach,Splendid beach…
Except beautiful beaches, Lapad has many other attractive places. If you like playing beach volleyball or tennis there are many courts in Lapad on which these sports can be played. Courts are located on beaches or near them so you can refresh yourselves in the sea after playing.
Across the bay, on the opposite side of all these beaches there is a beautiful walkway for romantic and peaceful walks, connected to the before mentioned boulevard. It is a path which leads all around Lapad peninsula and that is probably the most beautiful path for walking in Dubrovnik. From this walkway, is an excellent view of all Sumratin bay beaches. Small island Daksa can also be seen.
If you are tired from walking, on this very walkway, near Villa Elita is a small and lovely restaurant with a a small coffee bar offering fish, shrimps, and other sea specialties.
Lapad is a perfect location for your Dubrovnik vacation.