Lubenice (Croatian for watermelon) beach is hidden behind a steep cliff, but its beauty will take away all tiredness. This beach is considered one of the most beautiful ones in Croatia, especially of Cres island. Getting to the Lubenice beach can be a bit tricky, unless you are using a boat, but it will totally worth it. The untouched nature and beautiful, clean the Adriatic Sea will take your breath away, as well as bring you peace.
More about Lubenice beach
Lubenice beach is one of the beaches of the island Cres in Croatia. If you are having a vacation there, you have definitely heard about it. The real name of this beach is actually Saint John, but it is widely known as Lubenice, meaning watermelons In Croatian. This is not just some random name, but rather also the name of the 4 millenniums old town right next to the beach. There are only around 10 elderly people living in the town, but they are always welcoming to the tourists visiting their town. There are five churches in the town, quite old, and in Saint Mary one, you can come across one of many concerts, part of Lubenice evenings. One way to reach Lubenice beach is by boat, from one of the other beaches or even nearby islands. Another way is going on foot and that can be a bit risky. You have to get down from the top of the steep hill, and going down is not that a big of the problem, just need to be careful where you step. The hard part is climbing up, especially if you spent a lot of time swimming or on other activities in the water. Be sure to have appropriate shoes or other footwear to avoid unwanted injuries. Also, count on spending around 40 minutes getting down the hill and around an hour climbing up. This all can put you off a bit, but be sure that it will definitely be worth it. Just the view of the Adriatic Sea and the Lubenice sea from the top of the cliff is amazing. You won’t regret breaking a sweat as you relax on the sandy beach or swim in clean water. If you are coming with friends or children, you could bring your own source of fun, as you will be surrounded by just beautiful nature.