Calling all photographers, social media aficionados, artists and digital creators!
If you’re seeking the ultimate destination to capture on film the beauty, nature, and essence of Croatia, look no further than the charming town of Lumbarda on Korcula Island.
Here are our top 10 recommendations for the most Instagram-worthy viewpoints and sights to see, ensuring your trip is a visual masterpiece.
1. The View From The White House Lumbarda
If you’re fortunate enough to stay at the White House Lumbarda, you’ll revel in the awe-inspiring views right from your balcony. Imagine sipping the local ‘grk’ wine, unwinding, and breathing in the sea air while gazing at the stunning vistas. Even if you’re elsewhere in Lumbarda, a panoramic photo can be taken from the parking area and offers a great view, though you may not be as relaxed as you would be on the balcony! And staying here affords the luxury of time waiting for the correct lighting for your photographic collection.
2. The Church on the Roundabout
Whether you’re up close or capturing it from afar; visiting at sunrise or sunset; the small church on the roundabout is an Instagram gem. Surrounded by vineyards and adorned with beautiful bougainvillea, it’s surely the “cutest church in the world.”
Visit and let us know your thoughts on this iconic landmark.
3. The Wineries
For foodies and wine enthusiasts, Lumbarda offers a delightful array of wineries serving tapas and the renowned ‘grk’ wine. The presentation of these tapas and the stunning winery buildings and courtyards make them a top recommendation for Instagram-worthy photos.
4. The Beaches of Lumbarda
Croatia’s sandy beaches are a rarity, but Lumbarda is blessed with three sandy shores and numerous lightly pebbled beaches. Capture the joy of sandy faces and salty hair while preserving the memories of your Croatian summer holiday.
Find out more about the beaches of Lumbarda here
5. The Lighthouse
A short walk from Lumbarda takes you to the easternmost point, the Svjetionik Raznjic lighthouse. An area known for its breathtaking sunrises. The white stones washed ashore by winter storms create a mesmerizing backdrop against the small white lighthouse, making it a captivating subject for envy-inducing Instagram photos.
6. The Coastal Path and Rocky Coastline
The winding coastal path connecting Lumbarda’s bays offers stunning views of the Korcula Archipelago and the Croatian Peninsula. The rocky coast, crashing waves, and the distant Snake Mountain form the perfect backdrop for your Instagram selfies and breathtaking landscape shots.
7. Lumbarda Village
This picturesque village offers countless photo opportunities.
Take a stroll through the cobbled streets, photographing the intricate details of the flowers and trees adorning traditional Croatian cottages. Focus on quirky features like the local’s blue gate, or capture the village’s entire outline. Whichever approach you choose, you’ll leave with beautiful memories of your time spent here.
Lumbarda is renowned for its specialty wine, ‘Grk.’ As you wander through the village, you can’t help but notice the vineyards reaching toward the Adriatic. With the sea as your backdrop, it’s nearly impossible to take a bad photo of the dramatic landscape weaving through the vineyards.
9. The Marina
Choose your favorite yacht and imagine it’s yours! Alternatively, climb the short hill near the White House Lumbarda and capture great views of the marina as you head towards Bire Winery. Structural shots of the marina from this vantage point will undoubtedly enhance your Instagram gallery.
10. The Sea
You’re by the seaside, after all! With a plethora of sea activities like snorkeling, paddleboarding, kayaking, motorboating, sailing; and of course floating! plus the backdrop of the rocky coastline and white-washed stones. The sea, whether calm or breezy, offers endless opportunities for beautiful imagery. So many of our guests comment on the crystal clear waters and the multitude shades of blue of the sea here.
Want to make sure you don’t miss out on any of the scenery or viewpoints follow our Sandy Beaches Walk here
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If you are now dreaming of the sun in the summer and we have captured your heart here come and visit us. Book your stay today!