BOWA, Dubrovnik, Croatia
Nestled into a small, secluded cove on Sipan Island, roughly an hour’s journey by boat from Dubrovnik in Croatia, BOWA is a hidden slice of paradise, accessible only by boat and frequented mainly by locals and in-the-know holiday makers.
Featuring an elegant set up of Gilligan’s Island-style cabanas made from natural materials sourced from the island, BOWA’s relaxed vibe makes it easy to take a post-lunch snooze under the shade of a pine tree or dip into the crystal clear waters which gently lap against the shore, turning lunch into an all-day affair.
Comprising of freshly-caught seafood prepared to order (fish, octopus, oysters, mussels, sea urchin, squid), locally-grown produce, and the island’s own olive oil, its Mediterranean menu is simple, honest and rustic, allowing the freshness and flavour to speak for itself.
A carefully selected list of local and international wines is on offer, as well as local rakije, or grappas – not for the faint-hearted. BOWA is only open during the European summer season and advance bookings are highly recommended.