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Sailing along the perl of Croatia: the Dalmatian coast

3 February 2017 | | Reading time 3 minutes

Wondering where to go on your next sailing adventures? Discover hidden bays? Take a dip in turquoise waters?

No need to look any further: the Dalmatian coast is the answer!

Stretching from Zadar in the North to the Bay of Kotor on the border to Montenegro in the South, the Dalmatian coast has become one of the most sought-after destinations in the recent years. Floating in the shimmering sea of the Adriatic, the Dalmatian coast is home to hundreds of islands, hence representing a must-sail for sea-lovers!

A stopover in the stunningly beautiful old cities of Trogir and Slip, UNESCO world heritage will make you discover the historical wonders of Croatia. For more info, click here.

Now let’s take a closer look at the best spots of the Dalmatian coast. This top 5 simply must have a place in your sailing itinerary!

1.Kornati National Park

Kick off your journey with the Kornati National Park, consisting of 89 islands, islets and reefs, with unique, crystal clear waters that you won’t find anywhere else. More info can be found here.

2. Ravni Žakan

Located on the Kornati island, this quiet bay of is a real “nautical paradise”, ideal place to moor your boat hidden away from the rest of the world…

3. Telašćica nature park

Part of the Kornati Island, the natural reserve of Telašćica, officially uninhabited is a beautiful natural harbour with islands floating invitingly just offshore.

4. Murter Island

At the very heart of Dalmatia, the Murter Island is famous for its sandy and gravel beaches and the old villages of Murter and Jezera.

5. Krka waterfalls

Leave the Murter Island to sail down the canyon of Krka river and you will be surprised by the beauty of the 17 splendid waterfalls of Krka.

Because getting to know another culture and country is also a matter of culinary taste, the island of Komati, has got a myriad of restaurants and wine cellars where you can try traditional Dalmatian delicacies such as the authentic grilled Mediterranean seabass from the local fishermen, Dalmatian octopus and prosciutto.

To wrap up your journey in the heart and soul of Croatia, make a last stop in the fishing village of Tribunj and enjoy the multiple privileges of the Adriatiq marina Tribunj. This marina is one of the most recent of the country. With its 220 berths at the port and 150 on the ground, the marina is attributed the blue flag every year since 2004, in recognition of the efforts made in favour of environmental protection. More information here. (Furthermore, the Adriatiq Tribunj marina is a partner of Club Lagoon).