Zaton (German Zackon) is a village in the municipality of Dubrovnik in Croatia Dubrovnik-Neretva.Zaton is situated in a bay of the Adriatic Sea and is located about 8 km north of Dubrovnik. The name Zaton is derived from the Croatian word zaton ab.Das village is made up of the following four parts (dt "bay".): Vrbica, Štikovica, Zaton Mali and Zaton Veliki.