This can be a time consuming, difficult and complex process. There are so many variables when making such a decision –including transport, logistics, budget, time, recommendations and even instinct.
I chose to stay near Lapad beach in Dubrovnik because I wanted to go to a particular bar. Uh-huh, a bar. Seems a bit of an arbitrary reason but I had heard about it and it sounded good and also, I had never been to a bar in a cave before.
Sometimes the fanciful and frivolous decisions are the best. Cheers!