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Sunj Beach on Lopud Island

Sunj beach is a beautiful beach, tucked away in a quiet cove of Lopud island.

It is a sandy beach (which is rare in Dubrovnik) with pristine clear water. This beach is great for everyone, with a gentle incline before reaching deeper water.

There are plenty of facilities to make your stay more comfortable, such as sun loungers and parasols, showers, toilets and changing rooms.

There is also space for those who prefer to relax free-of-charge on the sand but beware this beach can get busy in high season. There are bars and cafés serving a range of drinks and food. You'll love this speed-boat tour to Elaphite islands (and Mljet too!).

The beautiful sandy Sunj beach is located in a deep bay on the southern coast of Lopud
Rent sun loungers and parasol to make your stay at Sunj beach more pleasant

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Getting to Sunj beach

To reach Lopud island, catch a local boat from Gruz port which runs several times a day in both directions. This boat will drop you off at the port of Lopud.

If you would like to stay on the island, there is a range of apartments and well as Hotel Lafodia (at affordable prices).

Sunj beach is situated on the opposite side of the island. You can walk from Lopud port to Sunj following a hilly path through the forest (you will need around 25-30 minutes) or take a buggy ride for €3 per person.

You can walk or take a buggy from Lopud port to Sunj beach

More great ways to visit Sunj beach

Visiting Sunj beach and the rest of the Elaphite islands can be a true adventure if you join one of many organised boat tours from Dubrovnik (most depart from ferry port in Gruz). The choice is a huge and you should pick the one that best suits you.

For those who don't mind large groups, we recommend the tour on historic galleon on which you'll visit each of 3 islands and have free time for sightseeing and swimming (tasty lunch onboard is included).

👉 You'll have a hard time to pick your favourite trip to Elaphite islands from this list!

A day sailing trip around the Elaphite islands promises a unique experienceA day sailing trip around the Elaphite islands promises a unique experience

If you are looking for a great way to explore Sunj beach and the rest of the Elaphites, book this full-day tour on a sailing boat (or opt for a half-day option).

For a more unique experience of the Elaphites, consider a half-day private boat tour from Dubrovnik. The Secrets of the Elafiti Islands Boat Tour is among the most popular ones (choose from morning and afternoon departure).

If your prefer a more active experience, there is no better way to explore the coastline of the Elaphites than by kayak. You will paddle along the coast, swim and snorkel on secluded beaches, making a truly unforgettable experience!

Choose from this sea-kayak adventure or this kayak and bike combo tour!

Another exciting option are the speedboat tours on which you can visit more islands and sights feeling the wind as you glide along the crystal waters.

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