If you already don’t know Croatia is the home to more than 1200 islands and islets which makes it a perfect destination for sailing and discovering many small and unhabituated islands. Usually, the perfect time for sailing in Croatia is from April to mid-October as this is the period when the weather is perfect for adventures through Croatia’s islands.
There are more than 56 marinas in Croatia and no matter which part of the coast you choose, your yacht will be safely docked with a lot of additional facilities.
We've crafted a list of the top 5 Croatian marinas where you can safely and stress free dock your yacht or boat in.
Starting from Istria, the region known as Croatian Tuscany, we recommend docking your yacht at ACI Marina Rovinj, situated in the picturesque town of Rovinj. It has one of the best views in Croatia, it is located in the south-eastern part of the city, and it has been completely modernized in 2019.
Also, it located is only 10 minutes by foot to the city center but for those that wish to stay at the marina, they will be happy to know there is also a wellness center, restaurant, grocery store, and more available. ACI Marina Rovinj is open all year round with 196 berths 40 dry berths.
Next on, we’re bringing you the best of the best – D-Marin Mandalina, situated in the unique town of Šibenik. This is the only marina in Croatia designed for superyachts and it is included in the praised The Yacht Harbour Association of London (TYHA)!
This marina exudes luxury with 440 berths, 40 dry docks, and even a Tesla charging station. Besides that, it has a world-class restaurant, bars, cafes, and a special D-Marin resort.
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Marina Frapa in Rogoznica has been named Croatia’s best marina 15 times – that’s only one of the reasons why we’ve included it in our list of top 5 marinas you should visit. With 463 sea berths and 150 places on a dry dock Marina Frapa has everything you need.
It also has a Frapa Hotel where you can stay and enjoy delicious Dalmatian food or international delicacies. Don’t worry Marina Frapa also offers a pool bar, wellness, and even a gentleman’s club so your sailing vacation is complete.
If you happen to be sailing next to Hvar do not miss ACI Marina Palmižana while it is one of the most popular marinas during the summer season.
ACI Marina Palmižana is located on the north-eastern coast of the largest Pakleni otoci (islands) and the location is perfect for discovering many secret bays and beaches.
With 180 sea berths, it has everything you need - laundry, a hair salon, grocery store, and even a wellness center, restaurant, and playground for kids!
There is no other marina in Croatia celebrated as much as ACI Marina Dubrovnik.
From long-term quality, the bluest and clearest sea to one of the safest marinas to dock your yacht in whole Croatia.
Many services make this marina special, like the first-sever ACI marina golf range, swimming pool, and restaurant and grocery store to all other essential facilities.