Elaphite islands

Dubrovnik is surrounded by beautiful Elaphite Islands that would be a shame not to visit. If you want to escape the crowd of the city and have a quiet day at the sea, swimming in clear water and soaking in the warm Croatian sun Elaphite Island boat tour is the right choice for you.

Private Elaphite island tour is the best way to experience their beauty, with the flexible itinerary and opportunity to explore the island’s hidden areas, beaches, and caves at your own pace.

There are 13 Elaphite Islands, from which three are inhabited, and all of them are a sight to see with their beautiful untouched nature and Mediterranean vegetation.

“Intact paradise in southern croatia”


Locally known by the name Kalamota, Koločep is one of the three inhabited Elaphite Islands. The warm Mediterranean climate of the island and it’s beautiful vegetation make it a perfect place for a relaxing summer day. Koločep is the closest to the mainland and the city of Dubrovnik.

As the smallest of the Elaphite Islands, Koločep offers a perfect destination to escape the fast-paced city life. Crystal clear sea surrounding the island will amaze you and invite you to take a swim. While doing so, you can explore the many bays and caves, The Blue Cave is a must-see on the island, and it is accessible by swimming to and in it.


Lopud Island is most certainly known for one of the most beautiful beaches in the Dubrovnik region – Šunj Beach. This white sandy beach, surrounded by beautiful greenery, it is a rarity on the Croatian coastline, and it is definitely worth your time.

Besides beautiful nature, there are some historic sites on the island you can visit as well. Such as many 15th and 16th-century churches, remainings of the Rector’s palace, and the Fortress ruins, as well as a 15th-century Monastery that overlooks Lopud village.


As the largest of thirteen Elaphite Islands, Šipan is one of the most popular destinations for a day trip. Island’s fascinating history, Mediterranean nature, and beautiful fishing village offer plenty to see, or you can simply take a swim in the clear sea surrounding the island.

Šipan’s rich history offers plenty of sightseeing, such as the 11th century St Peter’s Church, Late Gothic Rector’s Palace built in the 25th century, and the Church of the Holy Spirit built in 1569. If you are in a search for the perfect, peaceful getaway, Šipan is just the right choice for you.

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