Sprinkled like pearl in the crystal clear blue sea, the 1,244 islands, islets and reefs, that comprise the Croatian Adriatic, are unrepeatable and unique 1244 reasons for sailing adventure.
With more than a thousand coves, bays and ports on islands and the mainland where one can find a berth, drop anchor or stay overnight, the Croatian Adriatic is the very place for sailing under full sail, and for a motorboat cruise, or for enjoying the sea by boat for recreational fishing. Croatian marinas are situated in exceptionally well protected locations, from larger towns to small coves on islands are safe havens and places where, in addition to service and maintenance provides all necessary facilities. Here is a list of just a few ACI Marinas in Croatia.
Umag is a town on the northwest coast of Istria, the first nautical entrance to Croatia from central Europe. The city dates back to Roman times and is situated in an attractive bay. Umag, thanks to the exceptional tradition of sports and recreational tourism, is considered for the sports capital of Istria and his visitors allows for a range of sports activities – from golf, tennis and cycling, to diving, mountain climbing and caving.
The largest Istrian city of Pula is a place filled with historic attractions, of which the largest is amphitheatre. Among locals popularly called Arena. The huge natural harbour used since early antiquity, and was used as the main naval port of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the Byzantine possessions in Italy and Tito’s Yugoslavia. Pula International Airport is far from the city centre, only 5 km, while Trieste is located at 126 km distance.
ACI Marina is set in Pomer, located in the deepest part of Medulin Bay. Fascinating nature of Istria here comes to its exaltation – water, wind and clean elements will help you to disconnect from all worries and tensions. The old fishing town will be the ideal refuge to all who seek untouched Mediterranean and its ecological and gastronomic delights.
ACI Marina Pomer is located near the spots for excursions and recreation.
ACI Marina Opatija in Icici is the best harbour for yachts up to 40 meters in the northern Adriatic. ACI Marina in Icici has a good reputation among foreign sailors and lovers of sailing on the Adriatic. Not only because of the best-equipped and because of the proud bearer of the Blue Flag, but also because it is only a few hours’ drive away from the international airports in Zagreb, Trieste or Ljubljana, while those who fly to Pula and Rijeka have a shorter transport.
Big ACI Marina on the island of Cres is situated in the middle of the largest but rarest populated on the Adriatic islands. Cres is well known destination for lovers of untouched nature.
Spacious marina can accommodate very large yachts, and Cres is even more attractive for world famous celebrities and business people.
D-Marin Marina Dalmacija is located in the northern part of Central Dalmatia, located 7 km from the city of Zadar to the south, in the naturally protected bay between picturesque villages Bibinje and Sukosan. With 1141 berths is a largest nautical port on the eastern coast of the Adriatic Sea. The guests can be convinced of the exceptional purity and beauty of beaches.
Island Piskera is uninhabited island in the Croatian part of the Adriatic Sea. Its surface area is only 2.66 square kilometres, the highest peak 127 meters above sea level. ACI Marina is the only civilized part that violates unspoiled nature, and it is surrounded by a mosaic of islands and islets, rocks and lighthouse. Apart from the majestic scenery breathtaking, ACI Marina Piskera among boaters is a particular favourite because it is in the middle way through the National Park.
D – Marin Mandalina Marina is located in the town of Sibenik on the beautiful Dalmatian coast. It is known as one of the safest places to accept yachts due to its naturally protected position. In addition to the natural protection, the neighbouring area of the ACI Marina is a repair shipyard that provides repair, maintenance and technical support to various types of yachts. Marina is close to two international airports in Split and Zadar.
Vodice owes its name to the wells that do not dry up even in the hot summer days. Vodice’s people are traded water with the islanders until the 19th century, and the memories of it are two wells that still stand in the town square. Since Croatian independence Vodice become an important tourist centre in whose heart is ACI Marina. Surrounded by the sea, islands and rivers, and nearby are two national parks – Krka and Kornati.
Trogir is a town museum, literally. The entire historical core in 1997 was included in the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. Listing all the wonderful location of this medieval beauties, who assumed its present contours between the 13th and 15th centuries, is useless job. The Old Town of Trogir is situated on an island between the mainland and island Ciovo. On the island of Ciovo, which is the ACI Marina, the city is connected by a bascule bridge.
On the island of amazing diversity of natural, beautiful beaches, rich history and cultural and historical monuments, dating from pre-Roman times, are situated even two ACI Marinas – Rab and Supetarska Draga. ACI Marina Rab is situated in the city port and sailors offer plenty of activities – from restaurants to service stations. The interior of the island is impressive same as the coast.
The most beautiful part of the city port, north of the peninsula Sustipan, there is ACI Marina Split. It is open all year round, and her long breakwater provides excellent protection from the sea and southerly winds. Split ACI Marina is actually the point that begins the Split promenade, the longest and certainly one of the most beautiful sea promenades on the Adriatic, which passers leads to the famous and various beaches.
The town of Korcula is located in the northeast of the southern Dalmatian island of the same name, is one of the most beautiful and best preserved medieval cities of the coast. ACI Marina Korcula lies, next to the historical centre of the city. The town of Korcula is only 130 kilometres from the airport Dubrovnik. ACI Marina Korcula offers a spectacular view of the century-old stone walls which surrounds the city.
In the south of Dalmatia, where begins the open sea, in the foothills of Mount Srd lies “Pearl of the Adriatic” and honorary “resident” UNESCO’s list of World Heritage. The city of Dubrovnik dates back to the 7th century, at only 6 km from the Old Town in Dubrovnik hides one of the most beautiful Adriatic marina. The ACI Marina Dubrovnik is one of the safest, provides storage and maintenance of the vessel and throughout the year provides shelter for 380 ships at sea.