Vučina beach is truly a breath-taking summer hot-spot that combines stunning natural beauty with fun activities. Just a few years back, it was fairly unknown, a true hidden gem, but lately its popularity grew and now Vučina is a fun place for couples and families looking for real summer adventures. From sunbathing on the sandy beach to exploring the crystal-clear waters, there’s something for everyone on this stunning coastline.
Vučina beach is located in the charming village of Žuljana, on the Pelješac peninsula. This stunning beach is surrounded by lush greenery and crystal-clear waters and can easily be compared to Hawaii. It is a perfect crescent shape, with soft white sand and calm waters which makes it a perfect spot for swimming, snorkelling, bord paddling, kayaking, sunbathing, or simply relaxing with a good book.
Žuljana is located on the southern coast of the Pelješac peninsula, a two-hour drive from Dubrovnik. The village itself is small and charming, with a handful of restaurants, cafes, and shops so there’s no shortage of activities and attractions to enjoy.
The natural beauty of Pelješac peninsula is truly breath-taking. The coastline is surrounded by lush greenery, and the crystal-clear sea will occasionally reward you with marine life spotting such as dolphins, sea turtles, and a variety of fish. The surrounding hills are covered in vineyards and olive groves, which produce some of the best wine and olive oil in Croatia.
If you’re planning a trip to Vučina beach and Žuljana, here are a few tips to keep in mind:
The best time to visit is during the summer months, when the weather is warm and sunny.
Pack the sunscreen, as the sun can be intense on the beach.
Bring a good book or two to enjoy while lounging on the beach.
Stop in the town of Ston for a nibble, there’s plenty of great restaurants.
Bring snorkelling equipment.
Bring snacks and water.