Luxury Holidays at Sun Gardens Resort in Dubrovnik, Croatia

Sun Gardens Dubrovnik

The stunning Sun Gardens Dubrovnik – Member of the Leading Hotels of the World is the perfect holiday, blending a luxury family resort by the sea in Croatia with the culture of the nearby city of Dubrovnik.

With 201 rooms, suites and 207 private residences set on a beautiful hillside and panoramic views of the Adriatic, we are sure that you’ll be as enchanted by this stunning Croatian holiday resort as we are.

What we say: ‘If you’re looking for a luxury hotel in Dubrovnik, then the Sun Gardens Dubrovnik is the hotel for you’.

The Sun Gardens Hotel and Resort is  in Dubrovnik, in the southern part of Croatia, 225 km north of Montenegro. This stunning island on the Adriatic coast is surrounded by massive stone walls, antic, baroque and brusque buildings. Dubrovnik has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, since 1979.

If you are looking to experience the holiday of a lifetime, Design Holiday can give you just that on your next trip to Dubrovnik, Croatia.

Design Holidays is pleased to offer you a competitive price when you book your stay at Sun Gardens, Dubrovnik with us. Sun Gardens is a 5-star luxury resort, with 207 private residences and 201 rooms & suites, facing the Adriatic Sea and Elaphiti Island.

Sun Gardens, Dubrovnik is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World, and is equipped with a world-class Spa Centre, 3 pools and a private beach.

What does Sun Gardens Offer?

Sun Gardens, Dubrovnik has a wide range of accommodation, including its chic standard room, presidential suite, executive suite, deluxe room and junior suite. Each room comes with coffee and tea provisions, bathrobe and slippers, Wi-Fi, minibar, satellite and pay-tv.

Other features in the resort include:

  • Private excursions
  • VIP transfers
  • Variety of exquisite restaurants and bars
  • Private boat hire
  • Indoor and Outdoor Parking
  • Transportation for tourists, to and from the airport
  • Health club
  • Indoor and outdoor sports facilities such as Indoor street-basketball court, gym, Five-a-side football court, 3 tennis courts and lots more
  • World class spa with traditional coal sauna, salt sauna, aromatherapy steam room, Hamman.

Sun Gardens Dubrovnik Hotel Rooms

Choose between one of the 201 Rooms & Suites or the 1,2 & 3 bedroom private residences.

Standard Room

Chic design meets classic comfort in the spacious Standard Rooms. Coastal colours pair nicely with sleek furnishings and memorable seaside views. En suite bathrooms as well as a bathrobe and slippers further enhance this fabulous resort experience.

Deluxe Room

Tastefully contemporary, the Deluxe Rooms are an upgrade from the standard rooms with deluxe bath products and have balconies with sea views. They also benefit from Free high-speed, wireless Internet.

Deluxe Suite

Each Deluxe Suite has a bedroom with separate lounge area and measures 68 sqm providing a great space for a long stay or family accommodation. Overlook the sparkling Aegean waters from your private balcony, perfect for ‘sundowners’.

Executive Suite

The luxurious Executive Suites offer a truly luxury accommodation experience in Dubrovnik. Each suite encompasses102 sqm with a bedroom, lounge and large terrace. In the designer bathroom, you can enjoy the convenience of a bath and separate shower area.

Presidential Suite

Welcome to the best suite at the Sun Gardens Dubrovnik. This top-floor suite spans 136 sqm and boasts a sun-filled lounge. Separate dining and seating areas open onto a large private terrace with stunning views of the Elaphite Islands.

Each room enjoys

  • Bathrobe and slippers
  • Coffee and tea provisions
  • Free high-speed, wireless Internet access
  • Mini bar
  • Satellite and pay-TV
  • Nespresso® coffee machine (available in suites only)

Sun Garden Dubrovnik Residences

The Sun Garden Dubrovnik Residences include all the luxury of a five-star resort, such as a dedicated 24-hour receptionist but with the space of your own 1 , 2 or 3 bedroom apartment.. Expansive interiors and oak flooring add an air of elegance to these stunning residence apartments, which are adorned with modern art and furnished with contemporary seating and bedding. The open and light terraces provide vistas of the hotel’s garden or the Adriatic Sea. Each charming residence at this accommodation in Dubrovnik features a dining room, lounge and well-equipped kitchenette.

Guests staying at the residences of the Sun Gardens Dubrovnik enjoy

  • Free high-speed, wireless Internet access
  • Fully equipped built-in kitchenette (dishwasher, microwave)
  • Garage parking nearby
  • Laptop-size in-room safe
  • Living room with sleeper sofa
  • Private terrace or balcony
  • Spacious bedroom

1 Bedroom Residences

Each of the 1 Bedroom Residences is a delightful home away from home. Croatian artwork decorates the walls, and you can savour a beautiful view from your private balcony. Each 1 bedroom apartment also has a pull-out sofa – perfect for families. An external video security system adds peace of mind. Each 1 bedroom residence is 50m2 and sleeps 3 and in total there are 119 in total (69 with sea view, 50 with garden view).

2 Bedroom Residences

The 2 bedroom Residences are perfect for a family holiday in Dubrovnik and benefit from a built-in kitchenette, dining area, flat-screen television and an additional toilet. All 2 bedroom residences have a private terrace overlooking the resort’s garden or sea. Each Residence also includes an external video security system to add extra peace of mind.

Each 2 bedroom residence is 80m2 and sleeps 5 and in total there 85 (58 with sea view, 27 with garden view)

3 Bedroom Residences

For those looking for the ultimate luxury family holiday in Croatia, look no further than the 3Bedroom Residence. With stunning vistas from the outside terrace to the Adriatic Sea and Elaphite Archipelago to the sumptuous dining area, kitchenette, lounge with flat-screen television, and additional guest toilet. There are 3 stunning 3 bedroom residence apartments (all with sea views) arranged over 125sqm and sleeping 7.


  • 24-Hour Room Service
  • 408 Rooms, Suites and Residences
  • Award-winning Spa
  • Beach and Water Sports (open during summer season)
  • Free High-speed Internet
  • Health Club and Sports Centre
  • Indoor and Outdoor Parking
  • Outdoor Pools (open seasonally) and Marina


Dubrovnik restaurants cater to wide range of tastes and styles with bars & restaurants on resort open seasonally and subject to change.
Enjoy a culinary tour of Sun Gardens Dubrovnik resort’s 16 restaurants & bars. From buffets and pool bars to fine dining the resort’s varied dining venues:


A fabulous Adriatic Sea view sets the stage for a memorable meal at Cilantro. Situated beneath the Sunset Pool & Bar, this Mediterranean restaurant is open for lunch and dinner. Savour an exquisite array of trendiest and most classic international dishes.


Known for its laid-back atmosphere, the Origano Restaurant offers vistas of the Dubrovnik coast and the Adriatic Sea. Here you will find lavish buffets with a special international dinner buffet served each evening. Diners, including half-board guests, can enjoy a terrace table with sea views.

Maraska Lounge Bar

Think cocktail bar meets the contemporary elegance of a lounge bar with an eclectic menu of international and Croatian fare. Choose the perfect wine, beer or mixed drink to accompany your salad, sandwich or snack.

La Pasta

Fresh yet so simple Italian cuisine takes centre stage at La Pasta. Lasagne, pizza, and of course pasta are served amidst innovative Italian style décor. All set around an open kitchen, which boasts a special oven exclusively for pizzas.

The Market

With a panoramic view over the crystal clear Adriatic Sea and the Elaphite Islands the ambience is charming – the terrace is spacious and welcoming. If you are looking for an traditional evening meal The Market could be your choice for fish specialties and the “catch of the day” featuring fresh fish, calamari, scampi and prawns.

The Butcher

This renowned restaurant offers the highest quality meats from all over the world making this place a meat lover’s heaven.

La Patisserie

Fabulously tempting, La Patisserie offers a choice of artisan ice creams, cakes, chocolates and pastries. Treat yourself to a sweet snack or a freshly brewed espresso.

Sunset Bar & Grill

The family friendly all-day Sunset Bar & Grill invites you to enjoy bar snacks and grilled specialities in the great outdoors serving seafood, salads, grilled items and local fruits. Ice cream, smoothies and coffee are also available, as are beer, wine and mixed drinks.

Lemonia & Marina Pool Bars

Enjoy a cocktail or your favourite tipple as you lounge by the pool at the Sun Gardens Dubrovnik. These Pool Bars offers champagne, savoury snacks, fresh fruit, gourmet coffee and more. In the evening, cool off with a smoothie as you enjoy live entertainment.

Juice Bar in the Spa

A rejuvenating spa experience is fully complete with a visit to the Juice Bar for a re-energising health drink. Freshly squeezed juice, enjoyed on the spa’s sun terrace, is an ideal end note to a day of pampering.

Beach Bar

A day at the beach is nothing without a Beach Bar. As the crystal-clear Adriatic water washes over your feet, relax with a cocktail or ice-cold beverage. Ready to serve sunbathers cool cocktails, fruity concoctions and cold drinks, the Beach Bar adds the style at any time of the day.


Celebrate your stay at the Sun Gardens Dubrovnik with a pre-dinner glass of wine. Vino features a wide range of the best Croatian wines. From the rolling hills of northern Croatia to the steep, rocky vineyards of the Adriatic coastline, discover the country through its Vino’s extensive wine list. With a multitude of award-winning Croatian wines, Vino is a unique experience not to be missed.

Rooftop Breakfast

During the summer months, guests can enjoy breakfast on the rooftop at the Sun Gardens Dubrovnik. With stunning panoramic views of the Adriatic Sea and Elaphite Islands with freshly squeezed juices, fruit, warm croissants, continental favourites, bacon and eggs – is there a better way to start the day?


Winner of the SPA Traveller Award for 2 years running, the Spa Centre is one of the most exclusive spa’s in Dubrovnik. The thermal area houses a traditional coal sauna, salt sauna, Hamman, aromatherapy steam room.

Luxurious and award-winning Spa Centre  features Relaxing 18-meter lagoon pool with underwater vitality jet loungers, Hydrotherapy pool with therapeutic massage jets, The thermal area including a traditional coal sauna, salt sauna, hammam, aromatherapy steam room, large cold-plunge pool and lifestyle showers, Two exclusive suites for couples’ spa treatments, Individual treatment rooms, Tepidarium with five individual stone lounge chairs, Poolside loungers and relaxation zone with stunning views, Vitality juice bar with sun terrace and Changing rooms.

Children under the age of 16 can use spa indoor pool under parental supervision.

What we say: ‘The Spa treatments are a must’.

What have we missed ?

There is also a super seal’s kids club and sports centre at the resort.

Guests of the resort enjoy access to all sports courts for 2hours a day with their own equipment. Equipment is available for rent at the sports centre reception area. Please note that some sports, especially outdoor activities like tennis, may not be available year round. Please contact the sports centre reception desk when on resort for availability information.

Outdoor facilities:*Please note some are chargeable.

  • Sand volleyball court
  • Five-a-side football court with artificial grass
  • 3 tennis courts

Indoor facilities:

  • Badminton court
  • Gym (a second gym is located in the spa)
  • Indoor street-basketball court
  • Plush locker rooms
  • Squash court
  • 2 billiard tables
  • 2 tables tennis tables
  • Wall for climbing
  • Pilates & Yoga
  • Salsa, Zumba & aerobics.

Sports instructors

The friendly staff of professional trainers leads group, individual and team exercise sessions. You can opt for personal training or join in a yoga class. Wall climbing, squash, football and beach volleyball provide even more chances for athletic enjoyment. Please note that some sports and trainers are not available year round; contact the sports centre for availability information when on resort. *Please note private instructors are chargeable on resort.

Kids Club

  • Sun Gardens Dubrovnik provides excellent children facilities; Marko Polo Kids Club features Baby Club – twelve months to three-year-olds (extra charge), Mini Club – three to six-year-olds, Junior Club – seven to ten-year-olds and Tween Club – eleven to fifteen-year-olds.
  • The brand new gaming room at the Sports Centre offers PlayStation 5 consoles with 65-inch gaming TVs and gaming computers with full gaming peripherals and a wide variety of games.
  • Gaming Room is complimentary and available to children over 11 on a first come first serve basis.
  • As the number of places is limited, advance reservations are highly recommended – feel free to contact out the team at for any enquiries.
  • Marko Polo Kids Club operates during summer months, Sun Gardens Dubrovnik retains the right to change, amend, suspend and modify the opening times and dates without prior notice.
  • Babysitting is also available during summer time, upon request and extra chargeable.

Sports Academy

Sun Gardens Dubrovnik features children Sports Academy 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.


As the famous Irish writer George Bernard Shaw explained: “Those who seek paradise on Earth should come and see Dubrovnik”, and it is indeed a paradise of extraordinary beauty with 1,300 years of turbulent history on its back that made it a part of UNESCO World Heritage in 1979.

Surrounded by 2 kms of ancient walls and fortifications that protect Baroque buildings and Renaissance palaces, churches, monasteries, museums and other sites, the Old Town of Dubrovnik is among the most wonderful cities in the world.

With a humid and decidedly subtropical Mediterranean climate temperatures range from 35°C in July and August to 10°C in January & February..

Modern Dubrovnik has a population of around 40,000, including the city of Dubrovnik and nearby areas. What we say: ‘There are several festivals in Dubrovnik taking place throughout the year and they are well worth a visit’.

Practical facts for visiting Dubrovnik
Currency: Euros
Dialing codes: Dial +385 for Croatia; 020 is the Dubrovnik area code
Electrical capacity: 220 V, 50 Hz voltage with continental two-pin plugs
Identification: Photo ID should be carried at all times
Healthcare: Croatia has been rated as having good healthcare, and UK/EU residents usually will only pay a percentage for any services
Time Zone: Dubrovnik is one hour ahead of GMT and observes daylight saving time
Tipping: 10% tips are expected by waiters and drivers in Dubrovnik to 90 days.
Visa: UK and EU residents, as well as those from the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, can visit Dubrovnik without a visa for up

Tourist sites near Sun Gardens

Dubrovnik is popular for its 16th-century thick city walls, Gothic Rector’s Palace, Renaissance Sponza Palace and many more historic sites. It is the most popular destination site in Croatia. Some of the top tourist sites, near Sun Gardens are:

  • The Rector’s Palace and Cultural Historical Museum: Formally the Rector’s Palace, now the city’s Cultural Historical Museum, located in Općina Dubrovnik. The museum is a Gothic-renaissance mansion and museum 17km from the resort. It houses a 15,000 art collection including several paintings by Dalmatian and Venetian artists.
  • The Fort of St. John: Also called Mulo tower, this destination site is located in the old town of Dubrovnik. The Fort of St. John is a monumental fort, situated on the south eastern edge of Dubrovnik, 15.8km from Sun Gardens. In the upper area of the fortress is the Maritime Museum of Dubrovnik and the lower area houses the Aquarium of Dubrovnik.
  • Stradun of Dubrovnik: Stradun of Dubrovnik is 15.3km from the resort and it’s situated in Lokrumska. The spectacular Stradun is a place for public procession and feast, for both visitors and locales. It is one of Europe’s most picturesque pedestrian thoroughfares, with numerous cafés and restaurants.
  • The City Gates: Dubrovnik’s famous Pile Gate is located at the entrance to the old town of Dubrovnik, 15.6km from Suns Garden. The gate has served as the main entrance, to the island for many centuries.

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Where is Sun Gardens Located?

Sun Gardens is a 22 – hectare resort, on the beautiful hillside in Dubrovnik. The resort is situated in Orašac, 11 km from the old town of Dubrovnik. The location of the hotel makes transportation via water and automobile easy. Cilipi International Airport is about 35 km from the resort.

The Sun Gardens Dubrovnik in Croatia just 11 kilometres from Dubrovnik’s intriguing Old Town. The hotel’s position makes it easy to reach via air, automobile or boat, and Cilipi International Airport is only 35 kilometres away.

Transport whilst in Dubrovnik:
The resort offers private tours and transfers. Sightseeing excursions of Dubrovnik and beyond can be booked via the on-site information centre.

  • Boat service to Old Town (seasonally)
  • Car rental
  • Group excursions
  • Private boat hire
  • Private individual excursions
  • Scooter rental
  • Tourist transfers to and from the airport
  • VIP transfers