Best Beach in Dubrovnik: Banje Beach

While in Dubrovnik it is hard to pass up the chance to relax by the beautiful turquoise water of the Adriatic Sea. Luckily, Dubrovnik has a beach within easy walking distance from the walled city. Banje Beach is the most popular beach in Dubrovnik and for good reason, it is quite spectacular!

Why go to Banje Beach in Dubrovnik

Not only is Banje Beach the closest beach to Dubrovnik's old city it is incredibly beautiful with crystal clear turquoise water.

How to reach Banje Beach in Dubrovnik

To reach Banje beach exit the walled City of Dubrovnik through the east gate called Ploce Gate. After walking approximately 100 meters (300 feet) you will arrive at steps that lead to this lovely Dubrovnik beach.

What to do at Banje Beach 

Of course you can relax in a beach chair or take a dip in the water but also consider renting a jet-ski! There are also pedal boats to rent and a number of charter boats that start at Banje Beach. Kayaks can be rented from the top of the stairs and Paragliding is popular as well on most days. Whatever you end up picking be sure to enjoy all that Banje Beach has to offer!

Where to eat at Banje Beach

Luckily, there is a restaurant perfectly placed beach side at Banje Beach. Simply called Banje Beach Restaurant, Lounge, & Club you can't miss it. Check out the menu here. It is an excellent choice for a couple of cocktails or a fancy dinner. You can read my full dinner review here.

Tips for Banje Beach

  • The actual beach is free to the public - but activities, chairs, and cabanas cost more
  • Bring sunscreen - the sun is no joke here
  • If you want to rent a chair be sure to arrive early
  • Single chairs are 100 Kuna
  • Alcohol from the bar is not allowed on the beach 

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