Where is it?
ACI Marina Dubrovnik lies near the village of Komolac, about 2 Nm from the entrance to the port of Gruz and only 6 km from the old city nucleus. It is open throughout the whole year.
Dubrovnik is a city, port and tourist centre of the Southern Dalmatia, situated in a valley under the hill Srd. The indented coast offers tourists secluded bays with exotic pebbled beaches as well as steep cliffs exposed to the open sea.
Dubrovnik lies in an area characterized by a typical 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 sun hours in Dubrovnik amounts to 2629 hours per year, Dubrovnik is one of the sunniest cities of the Southern Europe.
Nowadays Dubrovnik is well-known for its first-rate hotels as well as many restaurants and konobas that offer specialities of home and international cuisine. Sportsmen and recreationists are offered sports terrains, but also equipment for mainland as well as water sports. The city is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage register and is one of the most attractive and famous Mediterranean cities.
Departure point Dubrovnik
Although not our permanent base, Dubrovnik is an attractive departure point offered by SailingEurope charter. You can choose between:
- option Dubrovnik - Dubrovnik
- option Dubrovnik - Rogač (Split) one-way
One-way is charged additionally to the basic price of the boat.
How to arrive?
The airport Cilipi 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 toward the south if you wish to travel along the coast. Or you can use the highway from Rijeka or the junction Zuta Lokva near the town Senj, about 60 km south of Rijeka and continue driving toward Split, and then use the road via Makarska and Ploce toward Dubrovnik. Highway Zagreb - Split is the fastest way if you are arriving from the direction of north. Or you can use the alternative route Zagreb - Karlovac - Plitvice - Gracac - Knin - Split - Makarska - Ploce - Dubrovnik. If travelling by bus, you can arrive in Dubrovnik each day from various directions. Almost every bus driving to Dubrovnik stops in Split and goes further south. There are several bus lines from Zagreb, Rijeka, Split, etc. toward Dubrovnik that will certainly satisfy your needs.
Via port Gruz, several ferry lines connect Dubrovnik with almost every bigger Croatian ports (Rijeka - Zadar - Split - Stari Grad - Korcula - 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 preferred country of choice then you can sail from Athens or discover Lefkas region on a sailing yacht.