Cavtat is a small town just outside of Dubrovnik, situated on the southern most coast of Croatia. The most attractive aspects of this glorious town are the rich, Mediterranean vegetation and picturesque buildings that surround you. Relax in on of the bathing platforms in the beautiful peninsula or have a wonder through the stunning parkland.

Language and Currency

The official language spoken os Croatian, but English, German, Italian and French are also widely spoken. The currency used is the Croatian Kuna (HRK) and as November 2015, the following exchanges rates are applicable;

  • 1 GBP = 10.53 HKR
  • 1 USD = 6.95 HKR
  • 1 EUR = 7.55 HKR


Expect to see the most rainfall in December, and temperatures dipping to around 7'c in January. August is the hottest month, averaging at 27'c with a lovely 13 hours of sunshine a day!


If it's a relaxing, stress free day you're after, then you're in the right place! Enjoy the slow pace of the city whilst relaxing on one of the many sandy beaches, gaze out to sea, swim or picnic at one of the two peninsulas or take a walk through the ever fragrant, stunning headland when it's in full bloom.

For something a bit different, head to the Submarine Centre in the Bay of Cavtat to explore old shipwrecks or walk up and out of the old town to visit the cemetery and stunning Mausoleum that takes the centre piece. There are also walking tours of the city, some even take you into Dubrovnik. Be sure to visit some of the historical, ornate churches that line the cobbled streets.


Cavtat is probably one of the best places to purchase an authentic souvenir, rather than the usual fridge magnet or keyring! Opt for local crafts such as a silk scarf, or a pouch of fresh lavender. Other favourites include pots of local truffle olive oil, embroidered table cloths and Croatian wine. You will find that prices are a lot cheaper than in Dubrovnik and you'll certainly get more for your money.

Dining Out and Nightlife

Seafood is always on the menu and it's always fresh - the Oysters in particular are very popular! Enjoy with a selection of locally grown Veg and a chilled glass of wine. We also have it on good authority that the Ice Cream in Cavtat is particularly delicious!


Hiring a car is a great way to explore any town, and also gives you the flexibility to visit neighbouring towns at your leisure. If you chose to do so, make sure you're up to speed with the below;

  • You must drive with dipped headlights between the last weekend in October and the last weekend in March, even during the daytime.
  • The use of a mobile phone whilst driving is strictly prohibited.
  • Ensure that you carry a fluorescent vest in your car - this must be in the car and NOT the boot. Make sure this is worn if you are attending to a breakdown.
  • All passengers must wear seat belts - you can be fined 500 HRK for not wearing one!

Tourist Information

Please visit The Official Croatia Tourist Information website for further details yo may find useful on your trip!


The closest airport to fly to is in Dubrovnik - Cavtat lies just 15km south so a short transfer or car journey is required.