LOPUD

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Lopud, the Croatian island for a vacation nestled in nature, sun and sea

The most famous of the Elaphiti Islands

Ideal for a vacation of sea and nature. Surrounded by the sea of Croatia, Lopud is one of the most famous and most visited of the Elaphiti islands, not far from Dubrovnik Dubrovnik, with just a little over 200 residents. Characterized by the symmetrical shape echoing that of a butterfly, this island is embraced by the sea, covered in subtropical vegetation with citrus and cypress trees. Nature is the leading light in Lopud with boundless landscapes, surrounded by crystal clear sea.
Nature is the leading light in Lopud with boundless landscapes, surrounded by crystal clear sea. The typical Mediterranean climate of the long Croatian summer makes it possible to visit Lopud almost all year round. An oasis of tranquility, enjoying as many as 2,500 hours of sunshine a year. Lopud is also known as the "middle island" due to its central position with respect to the Elaphiti archipelago.  
In Lopud you can walk along the island’s streets, rent a bike or take a boat trip to experience the beauty of being in touch with nature.
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Lopud’s beaches

Lopud is famous for its beaches. The RMH Lopud Lafodia resort offers its guests a fully equipped and private beach. The sun loungers, super-reserved gazebo for two, beach bar and the famous La Baja restaurant  will make it a perfect seaside vacation.Throughout the island you will find several beaches that are just completely natural, some equipped with beach clubs ideal for both families and water sports fans. The Sunj beach is considered one of the most beautiful beaches in Croatia, characterized by a shallow water and sandy beaches, a perfect place to play picigin, a very popular sport on Croatian beaches. If you prefer more isolated, quiet places, there are smaller beaches where you can enjoy unwinding and resting under the shade of a green pine forest.
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Monuments to discover

Lopud is an island full of history. For a long time it was known as the island of "Sea Captains", the birthplace of the most famous seafarers in the Dubrovnik Republic. In the past, it was the summer residence of ancient aristocracy and today you can still admire these ancient fortifications and medieval churches, a visible sign of the historical importance of the island. Villa Benessa is definitely noteworthy, a noble residence from the sixteenth century, which today is a luxury villa available to guests looking for a seaside retreat. One of the most interesting destinations is the ancient Franciscan monastery dating back to the fifteenth century, a mystical place with an impressive Gothic-Renaissance cloister. The monastery houses Santa Maria Spilica, a fortified church housing numerous works by Croatian and international artists. Just a few minutes' walk from the monastery and the seafront, you can indulge in a relaxing walk through the greenery of Đorđic-Mayner Park and visit the nearby museum.
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Other interesting historical landmarks and monuments

  • Lopud’s fortress, perched on the island’s highest point. After a lovely, relaxing walk or hike you’ll reach the fortress and admire the splendid panorama.
  • The Church of Our Lady of Sunj, well-known for its famous paintings
  • The early Romanesque church of San Elia
  • The churches of San Nicola, San Mauro, San Pietro and San Ivan.
Some churches let you visit the ruins, making for evocative holiday memories. Monastery churches still continue to hold religious services.

  • The "Belle Vue" is a beach bar located in the north-west of the island. Watch as the sun goes down directly onto the sea. When visibility is good, you can also see the nearby island of Mljet.

Between walks and hikes, enjoy some refreshment at the Exquisite Pastry & Bakery, where you can treat yourself to an ice cream or one of RMH's pastry delights.

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Sport and Nature

For sports enthusiasts, there are numerous activities to enjoy in Lopud. Hike through the forests and hills with enchanting views of the Elaphiti Islands
Boat trips to discover and explore the local area. You can get around the island of Lopud on your own, exploring the trails and admiring the scenery along the way or practicing sports such as hiking, trekking or Nordic walking. Or indulge in some yoga alone or in a group, taking advantage of the greenery that surrounds RMH Lopud Lafodia - nature and relaxation with a beautiful view of the sea. The sea of Lopud is ideal for water sports lovers and there are plenty of activities to do in and around Lopud. One of the most popular sports is snorkeling, an interesting activity to explore the natural caves of Lopud and admire the sea life.
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Starting point to explore the Elaphiti islands

Lopud is an island historically linked to Dubrovnik and well connected both to the city and to the small Elaphiti archipelago of islands. Lopud’s excellent geographical position lets you reach islands such as Lokrum, Sipan, Kolocep e Mljet by taking a tour or excursion organized by RMH.

Discover the tradition and nature of these fantastic lands with RMH Lopud Lafodia.

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