Šipan itself is the largest island among the Elaphite Islands in Croatia. It is situated about 17 kilometers northwest of Dubrovnik. What separates it from land is the Koločep Canal. Šipanska Luka, on the other hand, is a village on the island of Šipan.
Accomodation in Šipanska Luka is mostly private. However, one of the most charming hotels in Šipanska Luka is Hotel Sipan. It's an amazing blend of stone, luxury and history. Hotel Sipan in Šipanska Luka perfectly reflects what the village is all about. It represents tradition, old customs and phenomenal cuisine.
If you had to choose between various hotels situated around Dubrovnik, then Hotel Sipan in Šipanska Luka would be a great place to start. If you want to wake up to the sound of crickets, smell of rosemary and a dash of the Mediterranean, then look no further – hotels in Šipanska Luka await for your reservation. Be sure to try out free scuba diving lessons if you're staying at Hotel Sipan. And, if the place is booked, there's always private accommodation and there is absolutely nothing wrong with staying at a luxury holiday villa in Šipanska Luka.
Believe it or not, a nightclub in Šipanska Luka is not a dream – it's as lucid as clubs get, with random dj's serving an all night dance-off every day of the week. When you grow tired of clubbing, do visit the local market in Šipanska Luka to get that fresh produce your body will probably be aching for. If you're even decent at cooking, then choose your favorite produce, put together a Mediterranean meal and soothe those taste buds to the point of oblivion.
As far as beaches in Šipanska Luka are concerned, you are bound to run into a certain amount of nudists, as there is an actual nudist beach there. However, there are beaches for all you decent and shy folks are out there as well so be sure to bring your swimsuits with you.
Entertainment in Šipanska Luka is mostly concentrated around relaxation, swimming, fishing, clubbing and similar hedonistic pleasures. The word "luka" means "harbor" and that means the island of Šipan is well connected with mainland. So, if you want to extend your vacation and have a go at Dubrovnik's nightlife, cultural exhibits and rich historical sites, they are only an hour away by boat so you can be sure you wont miss a thing (unless you really want to).