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Modern Beachfront Groundfloor Apt Near Old Town:TripAdvisor Top Vacation Rental

Bedrooms 2
Space 796 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 6 nights
Popular Features
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking


About the property

2BR (sleeps 4) Apartment on beach in Dubrovnik, Croatia. Superb Location, On Beach, Easy Access, 3 Mins Walk To Old Town

This modern luxury beachfront ground floor 2 bedroom apartment on beach (sleeps 4) is situated in an Austro-Hungarian building dating back to 1903. The sandy/gravel beach is only steps away. It is in a superb location - just 3 minutes walk to restaurants, shops and the Ploce Gate into the old City of Dubrovnik - and just 10 low steps at the front door.

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The oceanfront apartment provides superb views of Lokrum Island, the Adriatic and the old city of Dubrovnik. The new bathroom, kitchen and bedrooms have been completely updated and has two air-conditioning units, a very complete chefs kitchen, a new washer/dryer and flat screen TVs with DVD/CD players in the bedrooms. The living room has a flat-screen HDTV, a DVD player, Cable TV, wireless internet. The apartment is easy to reach with public parking outside the door.

Voted Trip Advisor Top Vacation Rental Dubrovnik

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Property Manager
Chris and Joan Davies
Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, German, Spanish, Dutch
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
21 June, 2018

About Chris and Joan Davies

We live in Dubrovnik much of the year. We'd love to have you at our home here in Dubrovnik to enjoy the old City of Dubrovnik, it's wonderful sights, and the wonderful islands in the azure blue Adriatic Ocean.

Customer satisfaction is our #1 priority, and that means providing you the best and most unforgettable holiday that we can. We are honored that our guests have repeatedly given us the TripAdvisor Top Vacation Rental Award in Dubrovnik.

To help you enjoy your holiday we review the top sightseeing places and restaurants that we love.

Chris and Joan Davies purchased this apartment in 2005

Why Chris and Joan Davies chose Dubrovnik

We found the beach-front 1903 Austro-Hungarian building 12 years ago and were immediately taken by its location – on the beach, near the old town, and with great views of Lokrum Island and the old City of Dubrovnik.

Chris fell in love with the beautiful city of Dubrovnik as a child when he visited on holiday. When married, he and Joan visited and decided that this was a place they wanted to spend time together. After initially looking inside the Old Town at apartments with many stairs, they eventually decided on this beachfront ground-floor 1903 Austro-Hungarian Empire era apartment. Since the 2 year renovation, the apartment has become a second home to Chris, Joan and their many guests.

What makes this apartment unique

The location of an apartment in Dubrovnik is critical – we are situated in an old Austro-Hungarian building in one of Dubrovnik's most desired neighbourhoods, on the most beautiful beach in Dubrovnik, and close to the old town. The benefit is that you have no long walks in the evening or hundreds of stairs to negotiate, making it very flexible when planning your day.

Once it was remodelled into a luxury apartment with modern amenities, it became a firm favourite with all of our guests. This is a great location - the best in Dubrovnik.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Trip Advisor Review June 2015

My girlfriends and I take an annual break in Europe and booked the apartment when we decided to visit Dubrovnik. It's absolutely perfect for anyone looking to be close to the Old Town but also close to the beach. Banje Beach is literally across the road and down a flight of steps (there are a lot of them and they are quite steep but not a problem for anyone able bodied) so we spent some time there pretty much every day. The apartment owner had thoughtfully provided lots of things like beach towels, hairdryers, shampoo, body lotion etc which would not always be the case with many holiday rental properties but made life so much easier when packing our suitcases to come. Incidentally we all thought the beds were very comfortable and the air conditioning was quiet and effective. The wifi worked quickly and the kitchen was very well equipped though we only used it ourselves for breakfast and the odd light lunch..As it's under a 5 minute walk to get into the Old Town from the apartment we walked there every evening and had some great meals at Azur and Taj Mahal (which ironically serves Bosnian not Indian cuisine) and also visited a nice, atmospheric bar just outside the walls (accessed through a side door). As the old port is also very close to the Ploce Gate which is where you enter the walled city from the direction of the apartment it's very quick and easy to book a boat trip or two. We visited Cavtat which is a very attractive coastal town about 45 minutes away. I would certainly recommend a visit here - there's a very attractive walk round the peninsula with plenty of opportunities to stop and hire a sunbed, have a massage or just bathe and it's all a bit cheaper and quieter than Dubrovnik itself.

Chris, the owner of the apartment, could not have been more helpful and thanks also to Goga who arranged our transfers very efficiently and was both knowledgeable and friendly.

If you're looking for a great apartment as a base for a visit to Dubrovnik I honestly don't think you'll find a better one than this!

Would you recommend this vacation rental to a friend? Yes

Response from the owner, Absolutely Dubrovnik - 06/21/2015

Thank you very much for the kind words Anne. I'm so glad you and the ladies had a great stay and that the apartment had everything you needed. The location is superb isn't it.

Hope you'll visit us again in Dubrovnik soon.

Kind regards,

Jun 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Dubrovnik in Municipality of Dubrovnik

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 796 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • town
  • waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Double washbasin, rain shower and heated towel holder
  • New spacious Bathroom with dual shower(including rainshower) WC, dual sinks, vanity mirror, heated towel rail and a hair driers. The bathroom is stocked with cotton buds, shampoo, conditioner, body wash and soap etc. We supply hand towels, large bath towels and beach towels. We have also left a small gift of a hand-made Croatian soap as a thank you for staying with us.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Living Room has Double Sofa Bed - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Living room with Double Sofa Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Large bedroom with superb sea views, AirCo, underfloor heat
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Large bedroom with superb sea views, AirCo,heat,sitting area
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4: King size bed, 2 single beds, and a "pack & play" crib for the baby. Air-conditioning/heating in each bedroom. Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king size bed and chair Bedroom 2 with 2 twin beds. Both bedrooms have air-conditioning, ocean/old town views, underfloor heating, flat-screen TV/DVD, double-glazed windows and shutters. Baby Crib provided
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • arboretum
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes on accommodation: This modern luxury apartment been completely renovated and has full air-conditioning, heating, double glazed windows and shutters for privacy. Flooring is modern tile, hardwood and afghan rugs. Airport transfers can be arranged and welcome package of groceries provided. The apartment is well suited to children due to the location close to the beach and old town and also comes complete with a baby crib, baby blankets, a high chair and complete washing and cooking facilities. The kitchen is stocked with coffee, tea, sugar and numerous frequently used cooking items. We trust this helps make your stay with us even more enjoyable. Outside: The entrance to Dubrovnik's best beach (Banje) is opposite the apartment and has a beach club with food, drinks, beach chairs, umbrellas and cabanas. This great location and easy ground floor access has proven to be a great plus. Apart from the beach, there are 3 restaurants, cafes, car rental, grocery store, Dubrovnik Art Gallery, folk center, gallery within a 100-200m, so no reason to rent a car or walk far. Also within 300m of the apartment: more restaurants including a beach restaurant, a bakery. 2 grocery/convenience stores with bakeries and an ATM. Cultural centre folklore (national dance Monday and Friday at least in season). Car hire, art studios and a Taxi rank. Ploce gate to the old city walls and of course all the restaurants in the old town are pretty close by anyway. Utility Room: Safe provided. There is an iron and ironing board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linens are included and are changed weekly when the property is cleaned (or on change of guests). We also provide beach towels. Let us know if you have any special requests. A free interim clean is also provided on stays longer than 9 nights Other: There are three large central air-conditioning units that heat and cool the apartment. Together with wooden shutters and the 3-4 foot thick walls dating to 1903, the apartment stays cool in summer and warm in winter.


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average rating of 4.909091 based on 23 reviews

Perfectly charming!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was everything a home away from home could be. The location was perfect and close to so many of the top attractions.

The management team were responsive and very helpful. Thank you for sharing your amazing home with us.

Our family is talking about coming back to stay longer!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic high spec property in ace location

  • 5 of 5

it was indeed a pleasure and a memorable trip. Lopud island and Locrum were both lovely and the food everywhere was great. On our last night we were treated to a firework display, a wedding cavalcade with all the horns blaring, acapella singing in the streets, a double bass and guitar duo busking and so much hospitality.

The apartment was a lovely retreat so close to town. A nice sized property with air con in the bedrooms and lounge. dishwasher, washing machine and dryer all came in handy. Very well specified throughout.

We would certainly recommend this property and would love to go back maybe at a different time of year.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful location, beautiful views of Dubrovnik.

  • 5 of 5

Thanks Chris and Joan, we had a wonderful time in your lovely apartment.

Great location and even looking out through the windows being so close to the beach hearing the sea and views of the old town was great.

Thanks for your book of recommendations we enjoyed reading it and sampling. We loved the resteraunt at the top of the cable car. Went to Cavat and ate at Bugenvila by the sea, was superb!! ( listed in top 10 restaurants in Croatia )

Would highly recommend your apartment and would like to return.

You have been very helpful when arranging transfers etc and everything ran very smoothly

Thanks again

  • Review Submitted: 14-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words Sharon. We really enjoyed having you stay. Thanks for letting me know about the restaurant in Cavtat - sounds great! We'll try it this year.
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Classy condo in perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Tastefully renovated, the owners have thought of everything. A few steps from Ploce gate, with amazing views. Attention to details in every way. Simply perfect. Communication with the owners was excellent. We highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Arlette. We are delighted that you had such a great stay and enjoyed the ‘touches’ around the house. We really try to help make the apartment contribute to the best holiday that our guests have. Looking forward to having you stay again soon ! Chris.
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Incredible apartment in the perfect location for Dubrovnik Old Town

  • 5 of 5

I don't normally write reviews but am compelled to write and share just how good this property was for our recent stay in Dubrovnik. From the initial booking through to getting the deposit back the communication and overall process and experience has been faultless! Big thank you to Chris and Goga for making our stay a) possible b) so positive.

I wont gush too much and will just stick to the facts. As a family of 4 ( 2 children aged 9 and 10) we like to visit cultural cities for the October half term break and Dubrovnik at this time of the year seemed like a good choice. The weather was fantastic 19-20c which made exploring possible and swimming just about bearable and whilst busy with tourists ( tour groups and cruise ship day visitors) it wasn't as crowded as we have heard it can get. The apartment was spotlessly clean and very spacious in both the bedrooms and living spaces. The well equipt kitchen was a godsend too as eating out for 4 was rather expensive so we tended to have breakfast and lunch in the apartment (something I never thought we would do but actually really enjoyed). All this was made possible due to the incredible location of the apartment... shops and bakeries are close by to buy provisions, the beach is a few steps away and the old town less than 5 minutes stroll away!! So much to do for the children, Lokrum, cable car, city walls tour as well as going 'off piste' and discovering deserted beaches with lots of rock climbing... perfect!! I will be recommending to everyone we know!!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Moira, we really appreciate the wonderful feedback. I suppose the main reasons that the property works so well for you, our guest, and for us is that its our winter home and not "just a rental" so Joan furnishes the apartment beautifully. We have lived in Dubrovnik for many years so know the best sites, beaches and restaurants, and like you, we love the great location, near the beach and old town. Everything in Dubrovnik is centered around the old town, so we think being close to it with few stairs is really important. Our guests with children tell us that being on the beach is great!. We have a great team in Dubrovnik led by Goga who we have worked with for many years who look after our guests from the minute they land to when their plane takes off. They keep the apartment beautifully clean, make the most comfortable beds, ensure that our guests are nicely settled in, help our guests get to and from Dubrovnik and have someone to call if they have questions. Thanks again for the kind words - we look forward to seeing you again next year! Kindest regards, Chris, Joan and Goga.
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Fantastic Location

  • 4 of 5

A great apartment to stay in for a trip to the lovely, lively city of Dubrovnik. The location couldn't be better, a 10 minute walk into the old city, with no steep steps to climb, a bonus in this hilly area and right opposite the beach. The beds were very comfortable, the shower excellent and the whole apartment well equipped. Kristina was very helpful and could be easily contacted if we needed to do so. We would recommend a Dubrovnik card which has pre paid access to various attractions including the city walls walk, also 10-15% discounts at various restaurants. The only thing we would change if we could, was to be there when there were less visitors, the city was heaving, especially in the morning.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Good to hear that the apartment worked out so well for you Jacqueline. Joan does a wonderful job with the decor and amenities we provide for our guests. Good thoughts on the Dubrovnik Card We always recommend our guests purchase one. They are available for different numbers of days - just waking the walks pretty much pays for it. The great location on the beach near the old town was the main reason we purchased the property nearly 15 years ago. Please come and stay again soon. Kindest regards, Chris and Joan.
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Nearest Airport
24 Kilometres
Dubrovnik Airport
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Pjatanca Cafe or East West
Nearest Ferry
400 Metres
Lokrum Island Ferry
Nearest Train
230 Kilometres
Split Train Station
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Pjatanca Cafe
Nearest Beach
20 Metres
Banje Beach Dubrovnik
Car: not necessary

Special interest holidays:


- Personal tour of the historic city by a local certified guide

- Private personal tours with a local driver to Montenegro, Mostar, Korcula, Konavle History, Culture & Wine and Medjugorje - and wine tasting tours.

- Private Boat Cruises of the Elaphite Islands and Mljet

- Full day Island cruise around our Islands on a historic galleon sailing ship


- Kayak and snorkel tours we can recommend - a superb half day kayak trip around the old city walls, over to Lokrum Island with a very experienced English speaking local operator. On a hot day, the snorkeling will also be a really good idea.

- Mountain bike - If the idea of cycling through quiet local byways, ending up sampling local wines at a Croatian winery appeals to you, we can recommend a great tour for you.

- ATV/Quad bike riding in the Konavle Valley.

- Horseback riding in the Konavle Valley.

- Adrenalin Park Activities

- Parasailing - available at the beach

- Private Speed boat tour of the Elaphite Islands


This beachfront apartment is situated on Dubrovnik's best and most beautiful beach. Access to this sand and pebble beach is directly across the road - maybe 50 feet :)

The heart of historic Dubrovnik is 3-4 mins (350m) away along the beach front promenade and through the ancient city gates. Local small ferries provides transport to Lokrum Island opposite the apartment, or down the coast to Cavtat. Other ferries provide transport to a large group of islands to the North of Dubrovnik.


Dubrovnik Airport is 18km (11 miles) from the city centre. We can arrange transfers for our guests to and from the airport. With the superb location of the apartment - proximity to the beach and the City of Dubrovnik- a car is not required. Many major Airlines including British Airways, Croatian, Austrian and many low cost operators (Jet2, EasyJet)operate flights into Dubrovnik's new airport. Buses are coordinated with incoming flights and meet all scheduled flights. Transfers can be arranged.


Beach 20 yards

Dubrovnik old town gate (Ploce gate) 300 yards.

Dubrovnik Cable Car 300 yards

Dubrovnik old town centre 400 yards.

Further Details:

Within 200 Yards:

3 restaurants/cafes including a beach restaurant. 2 great bakeries and 2 grocery stores. Cultural centre folklore with National Croatian dance on Monday and Friday (please check for dates/times). Art/sculpture gallery next door. Many art studios. Grocery/convenience store. Money exchange. Old Town and Harbor with boats to Lokrum Island, Lopud Island, St Jacobs and Sunj beaches, Taxi rank.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Dubrovnik, Dalmatian Mainland

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
June 2018
19 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
July 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Aug 2018
1 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Sept 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Oct 2018
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Winter 18/19
1 Nov 2018 - 31 Mar 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
April 2019
1 Apr 2019 - 30 Apr 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
May 2019
1 May 2019 - 31 May 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
June 2019
1 Jun 2019 - 30 Jun 2019
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
July 2019
1 Jul 2019 - 31 Jul 2019
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Aug 2019
1 Aug 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Sept 2019
1 Sep 2019 - 30 Sep 2019
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Oct 2019
1 Oct 2019 - 31 Oct 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A deposit is required to confirm the reservation of 25% of the total rental (paid by via PayPal with credit card). We will confirm booking and receipt of payment by e-mail. Deposits are non-refundable. The balance is due 6 weeks before the start of the holiday. A refundable security/breakage deposit of 300 Euros is required. Cancellations: Within 6 weeks: 50% refund.
Within 4 weeks: no refund. Security deposit refunds will be made by same payment method as the original payment.

Changeover Day:
We are very flexible as we understand flights often only run on certain days and arrive and depart both early and late in the evening.

Notes on prices:
Stays of less than 3 nights incur a Short Stay Premium of 30 euro one time charge.
Our Weekly Rates include a 10% discount.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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