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5 top Croatian marinas to dock your yacht in

Sailing in Croatia is first stop for all yacht enthusiasts and summer holiday heaven. Where should you anchor your boat like a king and set up your base of operations, not to mention your place to refuel and replenish your supplies? Here are detailed ins and outs of the five  best known Croatian marinas and one secret tip from us.

Marina Punat

⚓️Punat, island of Krk

Marina Punat in the city of same name is located at Southwest of island Krk.
Marina Punat in the city of same name is located at southwest of island of Krk.

Where else should we start if not in the oldest marina on Croatian coast? Punat was founded in 1964 in small town of the same name, located at southwest corner of island of Krk. Marina Punat is often considered the best marina in Croatia. It won the first Blue Flag for environmental-friendly approach and best sanitary conditions and remains among two Croatian marinas awarded with Gold Anchor from Marina Industries Association.

Marina Punat offers more than 800 spots for ships up to 45 meters long. It contains a restaurant, grocery shop, not to mention yachting gear store and exchange office. Visitors will appreciate nonstop barrier-free access to restrooms, parking space and WiFi. During high season, marina’s personnal provides children animation camp and hosts cultural events. Additional services include pet park, barbeque, playground for kids, bike rental, smaller luxury hotel and even tennis courts.

Marina Punat’s decades of experience make an excellent basis for the all-star service it provides and it’s crowning feature is innovative security camera system installed in whole marina.

🚩 45°01,3′ N, 14°37,6′ E

✉️ Puntica 7, 51521 Punat

📞 +385 (0)51 654 111

💶 42-220 EUR depending on length of boat (42 EUR per day for 10 meter long sailing yacht )

⛵️ catamarans are plus 70% to the price of stay

🔌 included in price

💦 included in price

 

D-Marin Mandalina

⚓️Šibenik

Laureat of 5 Gold Anchors is the best starting point on journey through Croatian national parks.
Laureate of 5 Gold Anchors is the best starting point on journey through Croatian national parks.

D-Marin Mandalina, Croatia’s only marina to have been awarded 5 Gold Anchors, is located in the beautiful and ancient city of Šibenik on the Dalmatian coast. The central church in Šibenik, the Cathedral of St. James, is on the UNESCO World Heritage list. Last but not least, Šibenik is the official port of entry of the Republic Of Croatia. It is located about 70 km from Zadar international airport and also from Split.

Marina also offers a full range of technical boat services, such as fuel station, maintenance and repair facilities, not to mention 24-hour security services, laundry, toilets and shower facilities. Moreover, marina provides car parking, exchange office, Wi-fi internet access and a hotel. Additionally, yacht enthusiasts can rely on marina’s restaurant, café, grocery shop and ATM.

Marina office is available from 7 am to 9 pm in summer and from 8 am to 7 or 9 pm throughout the year, depending on the season. The total capacity of berths is 429 yachts of up to 140 meters in length (79 superyachts berths) and 30 meters draught. Moreover, there are dry docking facilities for approximately 50 boats.

Because of its exceptional location, it is an ideal starting point for sailing trips to the national parks of Krka and Kornati.

🚩43°43.0’ N 015° 54.3’ E | VHF 17

✉️ Obala Jerka Šizgorica 1/22000 Šibenik

📞+385 (0)22 460 800

💵 46-372 EUR depending on length of boat (54 EUR/day for 10 meter long sailing yacht)

⛵️ catamarans are plus 100% to the price of stay

🔌 0,24 EUR /kWh

💦 4 EUR/m3

 

D-Marin Dalmacija

⚓️ Sukošan

The biggest Croatian marina is situated in the safety of bay of Sukošan.
The biggest Croatian marina is situated in the safety of bay of Sukošan.

D-Marin Dalmacija is the largest marina in Croatia, located 7 km south of the town of Zadar. Marina is situated 1 km from the Sukošan city center and 4 km from the nearest highway. Zadar International Airport is 5 km away.

D-Marin Dalmacija has been awarded the Blue Flag and offers fuel station, WC, and showers, laundry, WiFi, restaurants, and ATM. There is a small supermarket and a coffee shop.

Marina provides berths for 1,200 mainly charter yachts on fix piers with adjacent car parking and superyacht berths up to 80 m in length. The depth at the entrance to the marina is between 5 to 8 meters. All berths have the connection to water supply and electricity. This is a great starting point for exploring the national parks of Kornati, Krka or Telašcica. Brač island can be reached in one day.

🚩 44o 3’ 10” N 15o 18’ 4” E | VHF 17

✉️ Bibinje-Sukošan 1, 23206 Sukošan

📞 +385 (0)23 200 300

💶 61-221 EUR depending on length of boat (66 EUR/day for 10 meter long sailing yacht)

⛵️ catamarans are plus 100% to the price of stay

🔌 0,26 EUR/kWh

💦4 EUR/m3

 

Olive Island Marina

⚓️ Sutomišćica, island of Ugljan

Smaller and quieter Olive Island marina is perfect for family with kids and pets.
Smaller and quieter Olive Island Marina is perfect for family with kids and pets.

Beautiful and well-hidden Olive Island Marina is located on island of Ugljan, just 5 km from Zadar. It’s smaller than other Croatian marinas on this list, offering berths for only 225 boats up to length 24 meters, yet it received Best Croatian Marina Award in 2014.

Quality of service is high. Sailors are provided with parking, grocery shop, restaurants and beach bars, as well as yachting gear store. Not only is Olive Island Marina pet-friendly and great vacation spot for families with kids, but it also offers peace and quiet at private beaches and pools.

🚩 44° 05′ 44″ N 15° 10′ 32″ E | VHF 17

✉️ 23273 Sutomišćica, Ugljan

📞 +385 (0)99 439 9144

💶 66-145 EUR depending on length of boat (72 EUR/day for 10 meter long sailing yacht)

⛵️ catamarans are plus 100% to the price of stay

🔌 included in price

💦 included in price

 

Marina Kornati

⚓️ Biograd na Moru

Marina Kornati, the unofficial yachting centre of Northern Dalmacia.
Marina Kornati, the unofficial yachting centre of Northern Dalmacia.

In the first place, Marina Kornati is the unofficial yachting and regatta centre of Nothern Dalmacia, as well as a location of the biggest boat exhibition of whole Balkan region. It’s situated right next to Biograd city center and in close proximity to the National Park Kornati. Biograd na Moru lies only about 30 km from Zadar airport and 20 km from highway.

As a matter of fact, Marina Kornati boasts the Blue Flag status since 2004. In addition, marina offers a full range of technical boat services, such as fuel station, maintenance and repair facilities, 24-hour security services, a laundry, toilets and shower facilities. Marina also provides car parking, exchange office, Wi-Fi internet access and a hotel. Sailors can make use of restaurants, a supermarket, cafés, pharmacy and ATM.

Most shops are usually open from 8am – 11pm. Marina office is available all week 7:30am – 9pm in summer time and 8am – 4pm in winter season during the week, 8am – 1pm on Saturdays and it is closed on Sundays and national holidays.

The total capacity of berths is 750 yachts of up to 23 meters in length and 6.5 meters draught. Moreover, there are dry docking facilities for approximately 70 boats. Except for professional services, marina also provides attractive natural surroundings, architecture of Biograd and idyllic setting. Biograd is a great starting point for discovering the most popular Dalmatian national parks, such as Paklenica, Kornati and Krka.

🚩 3° 56′ 30″ N; 15° 26′ 32″ E | VHF 17

✉️ Ul. Tina Ujevića 5, 23210, Biograd na Moru

📞 +385 (0)23 383 800

💶 33-200 EUR depending on length of boat (56 EUR/day for 10 meter long sailing yacht)

⛵️ catamarans are plus 100% to the price of stay

🔌 included in price

💦 included in price

 

💡 Boataround tip: Martinis Marchi Marína

⚓️Maslinica, island of Šolta

Marina Martinis Marci is brand new and neatly fits into the sea promenade.
Marina Martinis Marci is brand new and neatly fits into the sea promenade.

This Boataround tip is one of our personal favourites with especially unique atmosphere. Marina Martinis Marchi is located in small city of Maslinica at west coast of island of Šolta. You can sail to this marina in just one hour from Trogir.

Marina Martinis Marci is brand new and neatly fits into the sea promenade. Moreover, its landscape is dominated by a luxurious historic hotel and amphitheatre. Peaceful and rare wibe of this marina are complemented with a restaurant, café, toilets, parking and WiFi. Marina offers berths for 50 boats up to 35 meters in length. Bigger ships can anchor on the opposite side of pier.

🚩 43° 24′ N 16° 12′ E | VHF 17

✉️ Put Sv. Nikole 51, Maslinica

📞 +385 (0)21 659 093

💶 67-1132 EUR depending on length of boat (80 EUR/day for 10 meter long sailing yacht)

⛵️ catamarans are plus 80% to the price of stay

🔌 4-98 EUR depending on length of boat (7 EUR/day for 10 meter long sailing yacht)

💦 included in extra charge for electricity (see above)

💡 Our advice: Since this marina is smaller, reserve your place beforehand for stay during high season.

 

 

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