Unique landscapes, elegant restaurants, comfortable places for rest and relaxation are just some of the attractions offered by Croatian ports. Which of the ports are considered the most beautiful and why? What places are perfect for mooring yachts? Below a few words on this topic. We encourage you to read!
Ports in Croatia that are worth visiting:
1. Marina Lav
Marina Lav is an integral part of the luxury hotel complex Le Meridien Lav, located on the most attractive part of the central Dalmatian coast. Marina Lav is a safe, picturesque port with 74 berths for boats up to 40 m long. During the summer months, the port also offers berths on the outer shore, which is an ideal solution for mega-yachts.
Marina Lav – a wide range of attractions
There is no shortage of attractions in the vicinity of the port. The long, narrow beach by the waters of the Adriatic Sea is appreciated by all lovers of relaxing on the beach and water fun. However, a beautiful, five-star hotel with tastefully arranged, comfortably furnished rooms meets the expectations of the most demanding guests.
In the port, you can taste dishes prepared by excellent chefs. Guests have a choice of restaurants and bars serving all kinds of food and drinks. Each of the premises is distinguished by a beautiful arrangement, in each of them there is a nice, family atmosphere. There are also casinos, night clubs and beach bars waiting for the arrivals.
It is impossible not to mention the nearby SPA, where you can take advantage of various treatments. A session at a SPA is relaxation, as well as a way to improve the condition and appearance of the skin or reduce minor imperfections.
A few kilometers from the port, there is the unique historical center of Dalmatia. A place where you can admire the beautiful architecture, learn about the culture and tradition of the historical land.
Marina Lav is a unique place where we will meet many sailing enthusiasts. The Mediterranean climate, which guarantees sunny weather, the hum of the Adriatic Sea, and the beautiful nature make fatigue and stress disappear. The omnipresent luxury, on the other hand, is a guarantee of comfort and forgetting about the gray reality.
2. Marina Kastela
Marina Kastela is a beautiful, safe harbor located on the southeast shore of Kastela Bay. In the port, we have room for 420 yachts and 200 places on land, in the so-called dry dock. There are also several places in the hangar at the guests’ disposal.
The port’s equipment includes a 60-tonne crane for launching yachts and a truck of the same load capacity for transporting boats by road. There is also a large car park at the port.
There are many restaurants in the marina where we can rest and eat something delicious, of course. Dishes prepared by excellent chefs, eaten on a beautiful terrace overlooking the port will certainly help you regenerate. In summer, open-air restaurants and barbecues are very popular.
Guests can also go for a walk along the seaside promenade, use the showers and toilets, and do some shopping.
Marina Kastela – what else is worth knowing?
In 2018, the construction of a Business Center with an indoor swimming pool was completed. The airport is just 7 km away. There is also a Water Sports Center in the port area. The center not only supports sailing, but also organizes national and international regattas.
3. ACI Marina Rovinj
ACI Marina Rovinj is at the forefront of the most beautiful Mediterranean sailing destinations.
It is a beautiful port offering 196 annual berths for yachts up to 35 m in length and day berths for boats up to 100 meters in length. It is a safe, comfortable haven.
In the port you can rest, do some shopping, use the toilet and shower, eat something tasty. There is also a petrol station nearby.
The town of Rovinj is bustling with life and enchants with beautiful landscapes. There are many monuments and places that will surely be remembered for a long time. First of all, it is worth seeing the Church of St. Euphemia, which is the patron saint of the city, the Franciscan monastery, the city palace or the remains of the city walls.
5. ACI Marina Umag
ACI Marina Umag is a port that is open all year round and offers all the best for sailing enthusiasts. The marina in question was awarded the “Flower of Tourism – Quality for Croatia” award and won the Blue Flag.
The newcomers can use the toilets and showers, go shopping, do the laundry, use the ATM.
Umag also has beautiful beaches known to many, for example Laguna Stella Maris, Katoro, Aurora and Kanegra, as well as monuments, including the Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary and the Church of St. Pelegrin.
Croatian ports are delightful and make the yacht cruise even more special . A stay in the port is not only about rest, delicious food and relaxation, but also the opportunity to see unique monuments and learn about the culture of Croats.