Where is it?
ACI Marina Dubrovnik lies near the village of Komolac, about 2 NM from the entrance to the port of Gruž and only 6 km from the old city core. It is open throughout the whole year.
Dubrovnik is a city, port and tourist centre of Southern Dalmatia, situated in a valley under the hill Srđ. The indented coast offers sailing enthusiasts secluded bays with exotic pebbled beaches as well as steep cliffs exposed to the open sea.
Dubrovnik lies in an area under the influence of Mediterranean climate with mild and wet winters and hot and dry summers. The average annual temperature is 17°C (62F), with January being the coldest (9°C, 48F) and August the warmest (25°C, 77F) month. The average sea temperature from May to September varies between 18 and 24°C (64 and 75F). Since the number of sunny hours in Dubrovnik amounts to 2629 hours per year, Dubrovnik is one of the sunniest cities of Southern Europe.
Nowadays Dubrovnik is well-known for its five-star hotels as well as many exclusive restaurants and konobas which offer specialities of local and international cuisine. The city is included in the UNESCO World Heritage list and is one of the most popular and beautiful Mediterranean cities.
Departure point Dubrovnik
Although it is not our permanent base, Dubrovnik is an attractive departure point offered by SailingEurope Charter. You can choose between 2 options:
- 1. Dubrovnik - Dubrovnik
- 2. Dubrovnik - Rogač (Split) ONE-WAY
One-way is charged additionally to the basic price of the boat.
How to arrive?
The airport Čilipi is situated 13 kilometres south of Dubrovnik. There are several flight lines from Zagreb to Dubrovnik on a daily basis, and the flight lasts approximately 45 minutes. Apart from that, the airport in Dubrovnik is connected with several European cities, but transfer via Zagreb is also possible.
By car or bus
You can reach Dubrovnik by car if arriving via Trieste, Rijeka and then via the Adriatic highway towards the south, if you wish to travel along the coast. Also, you can use the highway from Rijeka or the junction Žuta Lokva near the town of Senj, about 60 km south of Rijeka, and continue driving towards Split, and then use the road via Makarska and Ploče towards Dubrovnik.
Highway Zagreb - Split is the fastest way if you are arriving from north. Or you can use the alternative route Zagreb - Karlovac - Plitvice - Gračac - Knin - Split - Makarska - Ploče - Dubrovnik. If travelling by bus, you can arrive in Dubrovnik multiple directions. Almost every bus driving to Dubrovnik stops in Split and goes further south. There are several bus lines from Zagreb, Rijeka, Split, etc. towards Dubrovnik.
Several ferry lines connect Dubrovnik, via Gruž Port, with other Croatian ports (Rijeka - Zadar - Split - Stari Grad - Korčula - Dubrovnik). Regular ferry lines connect the city with Venice, Rimini, Ancona, Pescara and Bari in Italy.
- Dubrovnik official web site
- Dubrovnik Airport
- Ferry transport
- Catamaran transport
- Weather in Croatia
- Exchange rate list
Looking for other popular sailing destinations? If you want to go to Turkey we can recommend you to charter a yacht in Bodrum or start your sailing trip in Marmaris. If Greece is your country of choice then you can sail from Athens or discover Lefkas region on a sailing yacht.