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Sun Gardens Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik, Croatia

A superb choice for families, with amazing facilities and junior academies to entertain youngsters and improve their sporting ability.

Vikki Ashton, Managing Director


Location, location, location... Croatia's Sun Gardens Dubrovnik enjoys a superb position on the country's beautiful Adriatic coastline not far from the UNESCO-protected city of Dubrovnik.

Recently awarded the prestigious accolade 'Leading Hotels of the World', this resort benefits from the most beautiful views of the Adriatic and islands. The 207 residences at Sun Gardens Dubrovnik combine sleek, contemporary design with fabulous amenities and the impeccable service expected of a five-star resort - including a dedicated 24-hour receptionist. Generously sized interiors are enriched by oak floors, modern art and comfortable furnishings plus sunny balconies and terraces overlook either the verdant gardens or the Adriatic Sea. Each Dubrovnik residence is large enough to accommodate a family group in comfort, and there's plenty of space for relaxation, leisurely dining and the entertaining of family and friends - with the facilities of the hotel always at your disposal.

Take a look at the Sports Clubs and Junior Academies for children 7-15 years of age, available from May till September.


  • Three swimming pools open seasonally, subject to weather conditions (2 child friendly and 1 adult only pool)
  • Numerous restaurants including Cilantro (Mediterranean and Seafood), The Butcher (steaks) and La Pasta (Italian) (Open seasonally - dates and times subject to change)
  • Seven bars including Sunset Bar & Grill and an adult-only Pool Bar at Marina pool (Open seasonally - dates and times subject to change)
  • Sunset, Lemonia and Marina beach bars, Spa juice bar, Sport Centre Bar, Maraska Bar
  • Award-winning spa - includes indoor pool, sauna, Hammam, steam room and therapies. Children under the age of 16 can use spa indoor pool under parental supervision.
  • Sports Centre and outdoor activities: gym, climbing wall, football, squash, tennis (3 courts), beach volleyball, basketball, table tennis, water sports (during summer season)
  • Personal coaching in a range of sports, plus exercise classes are charged extra
  • Sports Centre bar, LED TVs and SkySports
  • Kids' Club and babysitting services (open during summer time - dates and times are subject to change)
  • Children Sports Academies during summer time
  • Water Sports including jet skis - charged extra available during summer time
  • 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

Sun Gardens Dubrovnik features Sports Academies for children aged 7 to 15 years available on weekly basis from end May until end September including Football Academy, Tennis Academy, Squash, Swimming Academy, Water sports Academy and Campioni soccer academy run by ex-Premier League players (scheduled week in May, August and October). Opening dates are subject to change. Academies are available at an additional charge.

Marco Polo Kids Club

The Kids Club is supervised from end of May till September. Please note that opening hours and activities are seasonal and subject to change and some activities may incur additional charges.

Baby Club (12 months to 3 years)

Available during July and August - additional charge

Mini Club (3-6 years)

Action packed itineraries including splash volleyball in the swimming pool

Junior Club (7-10 years)

Weekly program is specially designed to make sure your children are always looking forward to a new challenge, from sporting competitions to creative and artistic moments.

Tween Club (11 - 15 years)

Available during July and August, tweens can enjoy various programmes at Sun Gardens Dubrovnik such as pool games and indoor sports activities.

Babysitters are also available to book in guest rooms from June till September for an additional charge

Evening Programmes

For children aged 4-10 years you will find a fun kids program of evening (additional charge - dates and times are subject to change)
Upon advance request, we can arrange for a babysitter with verified references to provide babysitting services from June to September.
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 personalised 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.

Resort Amenities
  • Gym
  • Kids club
  • Restaurants and bars
  • Spa
  • Tennis

One Bedroom Residence Sea View

3 1 1 Shared pool

Modern, comforable and spacious with a step out terrace where you can soak up the sun and enjoy the beautiful views.

Two Bedroom Residence Garden View

5 2 2 Shared pool

Sleek and contemporary Mediterranean design captures plenty of natural light and creates the perfect place to relax and unwind.

Two Bedroom Residence Sea View

5 2 2 Shared pool

Offering stunning views over the turquoise Adriatic, these residences feature a stylish interior filled with light.

Three Bedroom Residence Sea View

7 3 3 Shared pool

Stylish and comfortable with sun-kissed terraces and oodles of space, it is the perfect place to kick back and relax.

Five Bedroom Resort Villa with Private Pool

10 5 4 Private pool

This authentic Dalmatian resort villa lies at the heart of the Sun Gardens Resort with splendid views and upscale amenities.


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. This restaurant is suitable for families with young children.

Veranda Restaurant

The flavour of the food will evoke all your senses and bring the Croatian culture closer to you. Go on the journey of tastes and aromas of Croatian, Herzegovinian and Mediterranean gastronomy.

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 tuna steak. Match one of these great dishes with a bottle of fine local wine and you have the ideal meal.

The Butcher

The Butcher restaurant 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. As your steak sizzles on the grill why not run through our extensive wine list to find the perfect combination. 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.

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.

Vino Bar

Wide range of locally sourced and award-winning vintages will ensure guests enjoy their time, along with authentic tapas created with Dalmatian prosciutto, the selection of Croatian cheese, sushi and more.

Markaska Lounge Bar

Unwind, relax and catch up on the day’s events in the modern surroundings of Markaska. Choose from an irresistible selection of drinks, including signature cocktails, wine by the glass and the best malt whiskeys or let our baristas make you a perfect cup of coffee.

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!

Vitality Bar

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.

Please note: Bars and Restaurants are open seasonally. Opening dates and times are subject to change. For more information concerning opening hours of individual bars and restaurants feel free to contact our Resort Experts on 01625 865071.

Board Options Available
Room Only

Prices & Offers

Our prices are very much dependant on availability and exchange rate at time of booking. Call our travel experts now on 01625 865071 for the best prices.