Milna refers to the one of the most protected marinas of the Adriatic coast. ACI marina Milna is located in the southeastern part of the Milna bay, while Marina Vlaška sits in the NW part of the bay. Both marinas offer moorings, electric power, fresh water and public facilities. There is a gas station on the S side of the bay while the city itself offers a variety of restaurants and bars.
With its geographical location and its rich cultural heritage, Hvar is a real gem of the Adriatic/Mediterranean region. Not only are the visitors attracted by the cultural and traditional essence but also by its extraordinary nature beauty, excellent accommodation and authentic cuisine. It is possible to unwind in the romantic and pristine scenery, indulge in tastes and aromas of the Adriatic/Mediterranean, or stir the senses to the hot beat and icy cocktails at the exclusive beach-bars and nightclubs. After a day spent at one of virgin beaches of the Pakleni otoci archipelago, yachtsmen usually moor at ACI Palmižana marina at the island Sv. Klement. Speedboat taxi service between Hvar town and Palmižana is available 24/7. Anchorage is also available at numerous coves within the archipelago. Mooring in thze Hvar port during the peak of the season is possible only if very lucky or if booked by the port authorities in advance; due to busy traffic and popularity of Hvar town.
Lovište is a small town located at the Pelješac peninsula between the islands Korčula and Hvar. Pelješac peninsula is very famous due to its extraordinary variety of red wines, which are available for tasting in each city of Pelješac. Lovište is very popular among sailors, mainly for its position being a beautiful and well protected bay with giant area which offers safe anchoring. The bay is protected from all winds, only strong S and SW winds cause heavy seas in S part of the bay.
Polače refers to the biggest and the main port of Mljet National Park and it is one of the most protected ports in this part of the Adriatic. Diving, hiking and mountain bike trips to the Mljet National Park are available in Polače as well as the grocery store and a bakery. Few restaurants offer free mooring, but there is good anchorage area as well.
Šipanska luka (the port of Šipan) provides a good shelter from all winds. There are only two settlements at the island – Suđurađ and Šipanska luka which are connected by a 5.2. km long road. Coves, bays and beaches of Šipan were recognized by Dubrovnik’s nobility in the early times of Dubrovnik’s Republic, but also for its beauty, peace and picturesque countryside. The entire island exudes tranquility and peace. There is a supermarket, bakery and several bars and taverns in Šipanska luka and Suđurađ, as well as numerous medieval mansions and churches.
Cavtat is an unique small town positioned 20km SE from Dubrovnik on the wooded peninsula Rat. Historical name of the city was Epidaurus, and it was founded by the Greeks in the 6th century BC. It changed its name to Epiderium in 228BC when it started being under the Roman rule. In the 7th century the city was destroyed by the Slavs and Avars. This had forced refugees from Epidaurum to move the nearby island Laus also known as Ragusa, which evolved into the city of Dubrovnik. The charm of this old city lies in the historic buildings and culture which belong to the Renaissance culture with traces of the Gothic style. City is peaceful and beautiful, a perfect place for romantic walks through the city with amazing restaurants located by the sea which offer oustanding view.
On our way to Dubrovnik we will stop on the island Lokrum. Lokrum is a perfect getaway from the overcrowded Dubrovnik. The two are connected by a transfer boat which is running every half an hour. No one is allowed to stay overnight on the island because of the ancient legend. However, it is an ideal place to spend a day walking through beautiful botanical gardens, visiting Benedictine Monastery ruins, taking a swim or enjoying a light lunch.
Dubrovnik is the most famous Croatian city, also known as the Kings Landing from a very popular TV show Game of Thrones. Located at the very south of the country, the Old town is situated under the Srđ hill. Dubrovnik was founded in the 7th century with the so-called Republic of Ragusa. Its economy was based on the maritime trade. Walking through Dubrovnik's Old town you will be thrilled by the beauty of historical city buildings, amazing city walls and local people's hospitality. The city offers numerous first class a la carte and fine dinning restaurants, amazing tours which include kayaking, jet ski tours, buggy off road adventures and many more. Close to the Old city is a cable car which takes people to the top of the hill Srđ. Srđ is the best viewpoint of the city, where you can take amazing pictures of Dubrovnik. There is also a bar, a restaurant and the Museum of Croatian War of Independence. Marina Frapa is a brand new marina equipped with electricity, fresh water, toilets and showers, located in beatiful Lapad, only 20 minutes by foot from the Old town.
Prožura is located in a beautiful bay on the eastern part of the north coast of the Mljet island. It is a small fishermen's village with population of 53 citizens. This bay is very popular among the sailors because it offers very good shelter, except to N and NE winds. The island holds only few houses, apartments, a small fortress, a church and few local restaurants which offer tasty local specialities.
Korčula town refers to the cultural and tourist center of the island Korčula. Inhabited from the times of ancient Greeks and Romans, Korčula achieved its peak during the medieval times. Numerous bars, restaurants, taverns as well as jewelry shops and art galleries are located within the city walls where traditional combat sword dance called Moreška takes place every Thursday night. Since Korčula is also known as the birthplace of Marco Polo, the visit to museum dedicated to him is inevitable.