Pupnatska Luka Beach on Korcula Island

Pupnatska Luka beach is a true highlight on Korcula Island and certainly one of the most amazing beaches in Croatia. During a visit, a breathtakingly beautiful natural bay awaits you, which delights with turquoise blue sea colors in a magnificent setting. Surrounded by dense pine forests and Mediterranean vegetation, you will experience untouched nature coupled with a unique vacation atmosphere. Not for nothing this bathing bay has even been chosen by “The Guardian” as one of the most beautiful beaches in Europe. And really, the Pupnatska Luka is unique and a visit should not be missed on any trip to Korcula.

In this guide you will find all the important information and tips about Pupnatska Luka on Korcula. We also show you amazing pictures and where you can find nice accommodations in the area.

Good to know!

There are still no accommodations directly on the beach. The nearest resorts in the area are Lumbarda and Korcula Town and the charming coastal town of Zavalatica.

If you are still not sure where on the island you should go on vacation, then you can find the best tips in our complete guide about where to stay in Korcula.

Not only Pupnatska Luka is uniquely beautiful, but also the bays in the surrounding area are gorgeous. Here are the most beautiful beaches in Korcula summarized at a glance.

There are enough parking spaces on Pupnatska Luka. Parking currently costs around 4 Euro per day per car.


General information about Pupnatska Luka

The Pupnatska Luka beach is located on the southern coast of Korcula Island, about 15 kilometers from Korcula Old Town in the east and 30 kilometers from Vela Luka in the west of the island. The beautiful bay can be reached by a narrow, asphalted road. The drive there is worth it because even from the top of the coastal road you will enjoy an extraordinary view of the dream beach and the deep blue sea. Once you arrive at the beach, there are enough parking facilities, which is convenient if you come with your own car.

In the bay you will find a beautiful, fine natural beach surrounded by lush vegetation and greenery. Often called a sandy beach, it is actually a very fine pebble beach. The sea is crystal clear and at the edge of the bay close to the rocks you will find places to go snorkeling and explore an interesting underwater world. In addition, this beach slopes in a shallow way into the sea, which is especially appreciated by families with children and the elderly. If you like, you can rent an umbrella and sunbeds or find a shady spot under the pine trees.

Just behind the beach there is a small restaurant and a cozy beach bar, which provide the necessary food and cool drinks. From the terrace, guests enjoy a magnificent sea view and the opposite island of Lastovo – an ambience that truly invites to linger.


Accommodations near Pupnatska Luka

Directly on the beach Pupnatska Luka you can’t find any accommodations. The closest places to stay are in the bigger resorts. However, for a vacation on Korcula there is a terrific offer of hotels, apartments and guesthouses. Here are our recommendations for the best accommodations in Korcula…it’s worth a look!

  • ECO Hotel: The ECO Aparthotel The Dreamers’s Club is a real insider tip. Here, the extremely quiet location and the romantic furnishings of the apartments are inspiring.
  • Vacation home: The Villa Goga is a beautiful vacation home with pool in a quiet beach location, just outside of Vela Luka. The perfect place for a very special stay on Korcula.
  • Mobile Homes: Really cool are the Mobile Homes – Port 9 Camping with great infinity pool and spacious grounds surrounded by cooling pine trees.
  • Apartments with pool: The Apartments Villa Julija are located in the resort Lumbarda and convince with modern design, pool and the proximity to the beautiful beaches.

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