ACI marina Opatija is located at the foot of Kvarner bay, at the E end of Istrian peninsula. Opatija attracted its first tourists at the end of 19th century and it is still a popular tourist destination. ACI marina Opatija can accommodate 283 vessels at the sea and 35 on dry berth. Opatija is well connected with the rest of Europe.
Sailing the Adriatic is a truly enjoyable experience. The nature is beautiful, the weather sunny, and the atmosphere is both calm and dynamic. There are places where you can enjoy privacy, and towns where you can get lost in the crowds. If you are sailing on a yacht, read our final post in a short series to learn how to communicate with the mariners in the ports, so that you avoid any potential stress while on your vacation.
Sailing in Croatia is a beautiful experience. Whether you sail alone, or with your friends and family, you are guaranteed to have an excellent time. To relieve yourself from any unnecessary stress that can appear when you land your yacht in a marina, read the first post in our series which explains to you how to communicate with the staff in Croatian marinas.
The town of Biograd is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Croatia. In recent years, it has become a nautical center, thanks to Marina Kornati. Equipped with numerous utilities used for yacht maintenance, and offering a variety of services, it is one of the best marinas in which sailors can moor their yachts!
D-Marin Marina Dalmacija, situated south of the city of Zadar, is the largest marina in Croatia. It has 1200 berths, a large parking area, and offers plenty of services related to yacht maintenance. There is a shopping area, bars and restaurants, as well as a beach and a diving club. The marina is a great starting point for discovering the Zadar area.
The Olive Island Marina on Ugljan, Croatia, combines an easy-going island atmosphere with a cosmopolitan lifestyle, so it is a perfect destination for leisure tourism. The marina is far less crowded than other marinas in the neighborhood, and is in the vicinity of numerous sailing destinations, which makes it a worthy stop on your sailing journey.
Few years ago a Canadian businessman Peter Munk was fascinated with Montenegro, so he decided to turn it into the most luxurious marina in the Adriatic. Porto Montenegro has a perfect location inside the gulf of Boka Kotorska, protected from strong winds and storms by surrounding mountains. It is a must-visit for modern jet setters.
Marina Tribunj is a beautiful marina situated in Tribunj, a charming Croatian village in the coastal region of Dalmatia, and distinguished by its beauty and the traditional Dalmatian ambient. Tribunj is famous for donkeys, which are considered a cultural heritage. The marina in the village offers a variety of services, and is recognizable by its gorgeous main building.
Arriving to the starting point of a sailing trip, your charter base, in many occasions includes a long and exhausting ride. The perfect option to avoid stress while waiting your turn for check-in would be to take a refreshment at marina bar or restaurant. Pub-restaurant Gušt is the perfect option if you chartered your yacht at D-Marin marina Mandalina in Šibenik.