The best beaches in Dalmatia
Over the last few years, Dalmatia has become one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. It is not just the beaches that attract thousands of tourists each year. Dalmatia also offers an amazing cultural and historical experience combined with breathtaking scenery. In this article I would like to introduce you to some beaches that you absolutely must visit during your holiday in Dalmatia!
Zlatni rat, Brač
The remarkable thing about this beach is that, thanks to the waves and the sea current, the tip of the beach is constantly changing. An interesting game of nature that tourists always admire. Zlatni rat is a nature reserve, with old pine trees that provide plenty of shade. The beach is 500 meters long and is ideal for families with children. Since Zlatni rat is a popular place for surfers and kitesurfers, you will find athletes from all over the world.
Banje is the nearest beach in Dubrovnik and also one of the most famous in Dalmatia. The beach can be visited directly from the old town by a staircase down to the beach. As a result, the beach is unfortunately not accessible for people with a disability. From the beach you have a wonderful view of the old Dubrovnik and the beautiful uninhabited island Lokrum. Banje, is equipped with showers, changing rooms, deckchairs and parasols. Ideal for families with children. Water sports such as jet skiing and paragliding are very popular on this beach!
Kraljičina plaža, Nin
Nin is a three-kilometer beach in a lagoon, offering visitors a unique view of the entire region. Families with children visit this beach again and again. Here you will also find the largest medicinal mud sites of Dalmatia. This mud has been used to treat various diseases for more than 40 years. This beach is considered one of the best in the world. Good not only for health, but also a great nature experience, which is certainly worth a visit!
The Kašjuni beach is located at the southern foot of the Marjan, one of the landmarks of Split. An ideal hideaway in unspoiled nature without any hustle and bustle during the season. Here you can rent beach chairs or umbrellas and enjoy refreshments in two small bars. This beautiful sandy beach offers one of the best panoramic views of Split, perfect for tourists who want to discover the city from a slightly different perspective. Sport fans can rent kayaks, seabobs and stand-up paddle boards on the beach.
Saplunara beach is a sandy beach in the southeast of the island of Mljet. The beach as well as the surrounding area is a nature reserve. The beach is surrounded by a pine forest. Since the water is shallow, Saplunara is great for children.
In the nearby Blace Bay there is another sandy beach that looks like a crystal clear lagoon. A fantastic place to spend some quiet days by the sea, undisturbed. Alone the lagoon is a must if you are in Dalmatia.
Like Banje beach is one of the best in Dalmatia. The beach is located in a sheltered bay and is particularly suitable for families with children. But divers also go to Hvar every year to explore the underwater world. It should be noted, however, that the beach is not very easily accessible. It's a difficult walk, along a rough road. However, the beach is so fascinating that the way to get there is definitely worth it. Nearby there is also a restaurant where you can get to know the traditional Dalmatian specialties.
Raduča beach is always a popular tourist destination. Raduča is the beach for locals and tourists alike. It is best to come early in the morning to really find a place. This beach is particularly suitable for families with children as well as elderly or infirm people. Sports enthusiasts can enjoy tennis, volleyball, badminton and many other activities. Also for a refreshment on hot days is taken care of. On the beach there is a restaurant where you can taste delicious drinks as well as the Dalmatian cuisine.
Over the last few years, Stiniva has earned the reputation of being the best beach in Europe. To reach Stiniva is only by a steep path and then with a taxi boat. The beach is located on a breathtaking, secluded sea access with crystal blue waters. Stiniva is located in the southern part of the island and is surrounded by high cliffs that provide the necessary shade on hot days. However, umbrellas can be brought along, but it is not really necessary as the rocks provide enough shade. The beach is 35 meters long and a perfect place for those who want to enjoy the undisturbed nature. Since the access is rather difficult, this beach is not suitable for older or infirm people.