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Sun Gardens Dubrovnik, Overview


Croatia is known as 'The Land of 1,000 Islands' and the Sun Gardens Dubrovnik enjoys a superb position on the country's beautiful island scattered coastline not far from the ancient city of Dubrovnik. 

Sun Gardens has recently been awarded the prestigious accolade 'Leading Hotels of the World'. Offering a range of outstanding facilities plus an impressive choice of luxurious accommodation, the hotel is the natural choice for families with sports mad children or couples wishing to relax. Sheer wealth of choice is the most amazing feature of the resort with no less than sixteen restaurants and bar choices; the extensive leisure amenities and sports facilities and junior academies, plus three swimming pools and the additional option of being able to swim in the clear blue sea of the Adriatic from the resort's own Pebbles Beach. Beautifully laid out and exquisitely well maintained, this first-class luxury resort is both a great choice for families and a relaxing resort for couples wanting to combine beach, downtime and culture. 

Want more exclusivity? Also available are the Residences at Sun Gardens Dubrovnik - click here.

Why You'll Love It

Our Just Resorts Travel Expert says:

"You'll experience traditional Croatian hospitality and the warmest of welcomes at the Sun Gardens Dubrovnik, where nothing is too much trouble and you'll be treated as a truly honored guest. This is a superb resort for families who love to be active or wish to simply laze by the pool; explore the fascinating surrounding area, including the cultural wealth of Dubrovnik and its old town or simply take full advantage of all the facilities of this top class resort "


Understated elegance and supreme comfort are the hallmarks of the Sun Gardens Dubrovnik's 201 rooms/suites and 207 residences.

All Rooms Feature:

  • Terrace or balcony with magnificent views
  • Deluxe toiletries
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Coffee/tea making facilities
  • Free high-speed wireless Internet access
  • Mini bar
  • Satellite TV and pay TV

Room Type Selection:

Deluxe Room

  • 34 sqm
  • Glorious sea views from the balcony
  • Sleeps up to 2 adults and 1 child/infant (up to 2 years)
Deluxe Room Click/tap to enlarge photo

Deluxe Suite

  • 68 sqm
  • Separate bedroom and lounge
  • Stunning views over the shoreline
  • Premium movies and a Nespresso coffee machine
  • Sleeps up to a maximum of 3 adults or 2 adults + 1 child
Deluxe Suite Click/tap to enlarge photo

Club Room

  • 34 sqm
  • Stunning views over the shoreline
  • Sleeps up to 2 adults and 1 child/infant (up to 2 years old)

Delight in the VIP treatment with a stay in our Club Rooms, found on the top 2 floors of the hotel to give you privacy and the ultimate seaside views. Watch the sun set over the water from your private balcony and enjoy special Club amenities. You’ll receive personalized check-in and check-out as well as a welcome tray of wine and canapes delivered to your room. Relish the fresh flowers and fruit placed in your room each day, and rest well with the perfect pillow from our pillow menu.

Club Room Click/tap to enlarge photo


  • Three swimming pools
  • Nine restaurants including Cilantro (Mediterranean and Seafood), The Butcher (steaks) and La Pasta (Italian)
  • Seven bars including Sunset Bar & Grill and an adult-only Pool Bar
  • Patisserie-café, beach bar, spa juice bar, night club
  • Award-winning spa - includes sauna, Hammam, steam room and therapies
  • Sports Centre and outdoor activities: gym, climbing wall, football, squash, tennis (3 courts), beach volleyball, basketball, snooker, table tennis
  • Personal coaching in a range of sports, plus exercise classes are charged extra
  • Sports Centre bar with home cinema, LCD TVs and SkySports
  • Kids' Club and babysitting services
  • Water Sports including jet skis - charged extra
  • Regular guided jet ski safaris to neighbouring islands
  • Other sightseeing tours, VIP transfers, group excursions can be booked in resort
  • Note, not all listed facilities are complimentary


Junior Academies & Classes

Sports Camp

This recreational summer Sports Camp for boys and girls 7 to 15 years old is an ideal way to spend a summer holiday at Sun Gardens Dubrovnik – exploring the best of football, basketball, tennis and water polo. Through an inspiring and safe environment, children can try a new sport, learn new skills, meet new friends and have fun during their summer holiday. 

Sports Camp takes place from May 22 until September 30, 2017 and each training group consists of up to 15 children. Training will be held five times a week, from Monday to Friday, while Saturdays are reserved for matches and tournaments. Each participant will receive a Nike sports sack with a Nike T-shirt and shorts and, upon completion, a certificate with a medal. 

Participants are welcome to join the Academy any day of the week, depending on the arrival date. 

SKILLS LEARNED: Basic skills and techniques used in tennis, football, basketball, swimming & water polo 

PRICE: Sports Camp: 250 € per child Participants: Maximum 15 .

Please be advised that the number of places is limited so we recommend booking in advance.

Marco Polo Kids Club

The Kids Club is supervised from 15 May-15 September with activities starting at 10:30 and lasting until 21:30 in the evening.  Please note that opening hours and activities are seasonal and subject to change and some activities may incur additional charges.

3-6 years 

Action packed itineraries including nature walks, jewellery making as well as role playing games, swimming lessons and pool games, arts and crafts, and dressing up.

6-12 years 

Activities include orienteering, dam building, rock band and guitar hero games, t-shirt making, talent shows, football and tennis school and sports tournaments.

12 years+

Enjoy console games and tournaments on the Wii and PlayStation 4 as well as wireless internet terminals, sports tournaments, mountain biking and teenager discos.

Other Children's Activities Include

  • Banana Olympics relay
  • Evening out at Lemonia Pool in summer months
  • Face painting, t-shirt making and crafts
  • Wii tournaments to win medals
  • Pool games

Babysitters are also available to book in guest rooms from 15 May - 15 Sept for an additional charge

Evening Programmes

For children aged 4-11 years you will find a fun kids program of activities from 7.30pm - 9.30pm.  
Upon advance request, we can arrange for a babysitter with verified references to provide babysitting services from 15 May - 15 Sept
Please book in advance.  Speak to our Resort Experts who will be delighted to advise you and book on your behalf. 

Extra charges may apply for some activities and lunch and these will be added to your room bill with your prior permission.


The beach and promenade is set down several sets of steps where you will find a natural pebble beach ideal for the whole family. The beach is surrounded with beautiful untouched nature giving you exclusive Mediterranean feel.
The hotel’s beach has a seasonal VIP area for guests that includes personalized services and amenities like sun beds under umbrellas, towels, fresh fruit, non-alcoholic cocktails and unlimited water (still and sparkling). While in the VIP area, you can also receive a massage from the hotel’s on-site spa. 

Dining Options


Fresh Seafood cuisine and a cool ambiance are the order of the day at Cilantro. Experience mouth-watering aromas from the spectacular open kitchen, or choose from an exquisite array of seafood dishes and traditional Croatian specialties. The Cilantro Restaurant at Sun Gardens Dubrovnik is open for lunch and dinner, and represents the perfect choice for discerning diners seeking seafood in chic, modern surroundings with breathless sea view.


A casual atmosphere and coastal views make Origano’s sunny terrace the perfect place to start the day. A lavish buffet breakfast of breads, cheeses, fruits, pastries and other international delights takes centre stage each morning and at dinner we welcome guests to enjoy a superb buffet with an extensive rich selection of dishes from around the world. This restaurant is suitable for families with young children.

Markaska Lounge Bar

Unwind, relax and catch up on the day’s events in the modern surroundings of Maraska. Allow Mirko, our expert mixologist to conjure up a perfectly shaken (or stirred) classic cocktail or one of his unique signature drinks to enjoy while the sun sets.

La Pasta

Take a culinary journey through Italy at La Pasta, a modern restaurant specializing in fresh and simple Italian cuisine. Ideal for families with young children.

The Market

The Market is the ideal location to sail the high seas of seafood and fish dishes from the Adriatic Sea. With a panoramic view over the crystal clear Adriatic Sea and the Elaphite Islands the ambiance is charming - the terrace is spacious and welcoming. Whether for a light lunch or an elegant evening meal. The Market could be your choice for fish specialties and the "catch of the day" featuring fresh fish, calamari, scampi, prawns and local clawed lobster. Match one of these great dishes with a bottle of fine local wine and you have the ideal meal. We would also recommend experiencing the famous local dish of Croatian fish “brodet” a truly unique Dalmatian dish.

The Butcher

Our renowned restaurant The Butcher is a “must visit” eatery for meat lovers. With a live kitchen and signature flavours you are insured to have a meal and an experience that will always bring back memories of your holiday. We only use the highest quality meats from all over the world, Argentina, Australia, America, France and Croatia are all represented on our menu. As your steak sizzles on the grill why not run through our extensive wine list to find the perfect combination. Our friendly staff are on hand at all times to guide you through our menus and offer advice on the ideal way to serve your steak. Definitely not to be missed.

La Patisserie

Open your day with a warm chocolate muffin, or a fresh fruit salad and a glass of freshly squeezed orange juice. La Patisserie is the only outlet in Dubrovnik that serves gluten-free ice-cream and lactose free fruit ice-cream. And the children will thank you as they cast their eyes over the cornucopia of toppings on offer. And if you get peckish in the afternoon we have a choice of sandwiches, with bread freshly made in La Patisserie. A favourite for the children!

Sunset Bar & Grill

Enjoy laid-back poolside lunching at the Sunset Grill & Pool Bar. Families can relax and enjoy the succulent wide selection of Barbecue and grilled choices of hot dog, hamburger and light choices of salads and desserts. This unique experience is further enriched by an astonishing sea view.  Ideal for families with young children.

Lemonia Bar

Recline on a comfortable lounge chair and enjoy a sweet, refreshing ice cream or smoothie. Unwind with a creative cocktail or favourite beer or wine. Fresh, local fruits, delightful snacks and a variety of coffees complete the picture-perfect refreshment options. Enjoy a beautiful, sunlit day with the family at Lemonia and return later for fun evening entertainment. Fabulous for families.

Marina Bar

Unwind from the hustle and bustle and let your cares slip into the sunset with a cocktail in the Marina Bar. This adult only bar allows you soak up the tranquility of the atmosphere whilst sipping a glass of fine wine, champagne, imaginative cocktail or a long, cold beer. Let us pamper you, you deserve it!

Ginja Lounge-Club & Restaurant

As the Adriatic Sea whispers on the shore enjoy an evening at the Ginja Lounge-Club & Restaurant. With an exclusive design and ambient location Ginja is a night spot offering a taste of style. During the warmer summer months Ginja transforms into a modern restaurant with an exciting menu. And then through as the sun sets and the warm autumn evenings arrive Ginja returns to a Lounge-Club with creative light snacks and immersive music.

Juice Bar in the Spa

After a relaxing session in the spa, guests can enjoy a healthy drink at the juice bar. Sip on a freshly squeezed juice on the spa’s sun terrace to complete the refreshing spa experience.

Beach Bar

A day on the beach cooling off with a long cocktail. Thirst quenching drinks, refreshing cocktails, freshly squeezed juices, cold beverages all served in the paradise of the Adriatic coastline. Our beach bar completes this summer picture.


The home of fine Croatian wines, Vino. Our charming wine bar offers award winning Croatian wines from every region of the country. From the lush rolling hills of Istria, the wide open plains of Slavonia and the almost vertical cliff-side vineyards of the Dalmatian coastline, discover Croatia through its rich wine culture. The best that Croatia has to offer with unique picture postcard views, explore Croatia one glass at a time.

Please note that some of the bars and restaurants are opened primarily in high season (from May until September). For more information concerning opening hours of individual bars and restaurants feel free to contact our Resort Experts on 01625 865071.