In these extremely hot August days, you might look for some respite from the heat with a dip in the Adriatic Sea, and according to the latest research the sea in the Dubrovnik – Neretva County is clean and clear.
According to the Quality Assessment Program for the sea water on the beaches of the Dubrovnik-Neretva County, regular testings are carried out throughout the summer season. And the latest findings show that of the 118 beaches up and down the county 111 have sea water of excellent quality.
The Institute for Public Health of the Dubrovnik-Neretva County conducted the sixth regular sea survey on 118 beaches between the 30th of July and the 8th of August. And all of the beaches in the county met the requirements of the Bathing Sea Quality Regulation.
Of the total of 118 beaches, the sea at 111 beaches was rated as of excellent quality, at Polace beaches on the island of Mljet, Molunat and Prevlaka in Konavle, below the walls on the island of Korcula, Sipanska Luka on the island of Sipan and Smokovjenac in Plat, the sea was rated good. Whilst on the beach of the Bay of Lapad the sea water was rated as satisfactory.