The 6 Best Beaches in Lumbarda
The beaches of Lumbarda are one highlight on the enchanting Korcula Island. Beautifully embedded in the hilly wine landscape, they make Lumbarda a popular holiday resort. The picturesque sandy beaches, which are known to be rare in Croatia, are unique here. But also other kinds of wonderful bays and beaches guarantee an unforgettable holiday experience. But where are the most beautiful beaches in Lumbarda and which bays are particularly suitable for a stay on Korcula?
In this beach guide, we present the best beaches of Lumbarda on Korcula. Additionally, there are also plenty of tips and information that will help you plan your trip.
Vela Przina Beach
The Vela Przina Beach is one of the most beautiful sandy beaches in Lumbarda. This bay lies in a picturesque setting in the middle of vineyards and is therefore an absolute eye-catcher. This beach is particularly popular with families with children, but also older people and non-swimmers appreciate this gently sloping, soft sandy beach. In the summer months, a cozy cocktail bar and an inexpensive restaurant open at Vela Przina. Even massages are offered on the beach.
The beach is around 1.5 kilometers from Lumbarda’s city center and can therefore be reached either by foot or by bike. There are enough parking spaces available if you prefer to take the car (you have to pay a fee).
Tip: Only 200 meters from Vela Przina are the beautiful Apartments Pržina, which score with modern furnishings and a fantastic sea view.
Prvi Zal Beach
Another recommended beach in Lumbarda is the picturesque Prvi Zal. This pebble beach is located in the village, more precisely, at the upper end of the yacht harbor and is a popular place to swim and relax. The water quality is TOP, and while swimming in the crystal-clear sea you can always enjoy a wonderful view of the offshore island world of Korcula. A small beach bar serves delicious cocktails in a very relaxed atmosphere. For those who need some action, water activities such as windsurfing and kayaking are offered on site.
Tip: The ECO Aparthotel, The Dreamers’s Club, is a really recommendable hotel close to Prvi Zal. Guests love the extremely quiet location and the romantic, playful decor of the apartments.
Raznjic beach is just breathtaking and a real insider tip among the beaches of Lumbarda. It is located on a small peninsula and offers breathtaking seclusion in untouched nature. However, the special thing is the turquoise blue sea that reminds you of the Caribbean. The coast is quite rocky here, but you will always find ways to jump into the sea. Bathing shoes are definitely an advantage here. Due to the many rugged stones, this place is perfect for snorkelers, who want to experience an intact underwater world.
Tip: It is around 3 kilometers from Lumbarda to the Raznjic peninsula. You can reach this beach by bike, but also by car. Parking is available on site.
Bilin Zal Beach
Another recommended sandy beach in Lumbarda is the picturesque beach of Bilin Zal. It is located in the northern coastal section of the resort, surrounded by vineyards. The sea is crystal clear and glows in the most beautiful sea colors. Particularly, families are drawn to this quiet, gently sloping sandy beach. Directly on Bilin Zal beach there is a nice beach bar that serves refreshments and spoils its visitors with a gorgeous sea view. The atmosphere here is unique and invites you to linger. The best way to get to the beach is from the city center (1 kilometer) either by foot or by bike. There are also some parking spaces on site.
Tip: The apartment Apartman Salečić is situated in the amazing wine region, around 100 meters from the Bilin Zal beach.
Uvala Racisce Bay
The picturesque Racisce Bay is absolutely recommended and a wonderful place for a holiday in Lumbarda. This place attracts people with a really calm and relaxed atmosphere. There are always small bathing spots along the coast, which are ideal for swimming and sunbathing. Pine trees provide a pleasant Mediterranean fragrance and cool shade. Many apartments have created small beach areas for house guests in Uvala Racisce Bay.
Tip: A very special place to stay is the Apartments Villa Diha, a recommendable apartment house with an incredibly beautiful view of the idyllic bay!
Vrnik Island Beaches
If you can’t get enough of the beaches in Lumbarda, you should take a detour to the offshore island Vrnik. During a visit, you experience a very special ambience, stunning views of the deep blue sea and an incredibly beautiful natural backdrop. Here, too, the beautiful bays invite visitors to jump into the cool water. Taxi boats leave the port of Lumbarda several times a day. These bring you to the offshore island world, as well as to Korcula town. Active ones also paddle to the island by kayak.
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