ACI Cres – The Marina in an Amphitheater of Olives


Most impressions which appear in one’s mind after mentioning the island of Cres would be relied to the untouched nature, heavenly beaches and ancient history. However, Cres also hides the marina in probably the most beautiful environment in the Adriatic.

ACI Cres is located in the deep and safe bay surrounded by nothing but slopes covered in olive trees. Tranquility that reigns over the entire place is almost unbelievable. The marina is located in close vicinity of Cres town, on the middle of the W side of the island while the nearest petrol station is located on the north side of the marina.


ACI Cres operates all year round offering, apart from standard marina facilities, complete boat maintenance services: mechanic, electric and electronic workshops, nautical equipment shop, 10 t crane and 80 t travel lift, dismasting purposes equipment, rigging solutions professional advisor, a yacht wash up waste water treatment plant, carpentry and plastic repair shop. Furthermore, there is a well organized grocery shop, wellness and beauty center, yacht charter agency along with rent-a-car, rent-a-scooter and rent-a-bike agency. ACI marina Cres also offers accommodation in eight five-star hotels.

Photo Credit: ACI d.d.

The marina is equipped with 458 mooring berths and 120 dry berths while bigger yachts, up to 50 m LOA should be announced in advance. The island of Cres is connected with the mainland with the ferry line Brestova – Porozina and with island Krk by ferry line Valbiska – Merag. Although it is a marina on an island, ACI Cres is easily accessible.

ACI marina Cres is an ideal starting point for a sailing trip around Kvarner archipelago and north Adriatic. It is also perfect for private yacht owners due to high level of professional services provided by marina staff while the breathtaking environment makes your stay at the marina the unforgettable experience.

To find your yacht in Kvarner visit our page for yacht charter in Kvarner and Istria region. Find out more about beautiful destinations in the vicinity and everything you should see on your charter yacht.

I wish you a calm sea, a fine wind and a strong mast!




Janko is a professional skipper in love with writing. Our most prolific blogger, he has sailed the Adriatic from the north to the south. With an incredibly broad array of interests, Janko is an expert in a variety of topics, all of which he delivers to our readers in a clear, imaginative and often humorous manner.

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