This seaside resort is one of the most beautiful towns on the Makarska Riviera. It is an excellent holiday destination thanks to the pleasant Mediterranean climate and favourable wind conditions. In this article, you can find out when it is best to go sailing around Baška Voda. In addition, we will give you some helpful tips for setting up a one-week sailing itinerary. Discover the Dalmatian port city and the surrounding area!Sailing in Baska Voda

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The weather of Baška Voda: favourable sailing conditions

The resort awaits tourists with Mediterranean climate, hot, sunny summers and mild winters. The hottest months are July and August, the coldest is January. The average temperature in July is 25.2°C and in January 7.1°C. Most rainfall occurs in November. The main winds are the south-easterly Jugo and north-easterly Bora. In summer the refreshing Mistral wind is replaced at night with Burin, a light northerly wind. If you do not insist on going somewhere hot, it is worth visiting Baška Voda from May to October. The temperature of the Adriatic Sea can reach up to 24.9°C in August.Check the sailing conditions and wind rose diagram of Baška Voda

Ports around Baška Voda

Marina Baška Voda

The Marina Baška Voda can accommodate up to 180 boats up to 23 metres in length. The maximum depth of the seabed is 4 metres. The port has drinking water, electricity and a restaurant. You can even get medical help if needed. Information about sailing in Baška Voda,or rent a boat in Baška Voda

Marina Ramova

The Marina Ramova is located in Krvavica, a town that administratively belongs to Baška Voda. It has 195 berths for boats up to 16 metres in length. The depth of the seabed is 3 metres. The port offers many excellent services. The restaurant can accommodate up to 150 guests at once.

Makarska Harbour

The port’s 225 metres long breakwater was completed in 2015. It provides protection from winds and waves coming from the south and southwest. The maximum depth of the seabed is 4.8 metres. The excellent services offered in the port include refuelling. Information about sailing in Makarska,or rent a boat in Makarska
Port around Baska Voda

Marina Tučepi

The marina is right next to Slatina Beach. It has 200 berths, 50 of which are reserved for visitors and 150 for local boats. Marina Tučepi can accommodate boats up to 20 metres in length.

Marina Podgora

The marina, southeast of Makarska, is open all year round. It can accommodate 220 boats up to 20 metres in length. The maximum depth of the seabed is 3 metres. There are drinking water, electricity and a crane. Read about sailing in Podgora, or rent a boat in Podgora

Sail in Baška Voda! Baška Voda sailing itineraries

Sailing in Baška Voda: 1 week-long sailing plan

Our journey starts in Baška Voda, and after visiting the most beautiful holiday resorts around Dalmatia, we return here.
Sailing itinerary Baska Voda

Day 1: Baška Voda – Makarska

9,74 km (6,05 mi)

First, we sail to the nearby Makarska. The town’s most impressive building and local symbol is the St. Mark’s Church, built-in 1766. If you like taking long walks, choose the Osejava Forest Park. In summer, there are many cultural and entertainment events in town. These include the Makarska Cultural Summer and the very popular Fishermen’s night. Do you want to have even more fun? There are many discos and night clubs in the Old Town.Read more about what to do in Makarska or Makarska sailing. Check our boats: Makarska boat hire.

Day 2: Makarska – Igrane

15,51 km (9,64 mi)

Igraine’s main attraction is the parish church of Our Lady of the Rosary, built-in 1752. You can also find here the oldest church on the Makarska Riviera, the Church of St. Michael. The hundreds of years old Zalina Kula tower stands near the town, which is still in good condition. If you get hungry, we recommend the “SKIF” and Ante restaurants.

Day 3: Igrane – Gradac

19,70 km (12,24 mi)

This old fishing village is located in the southern part of the Makarska Riviera. If you are looking for a relaxing holiday, the views of Mount Biokovo and the best beaches of the Adriatic make it a perfect holiday destination. Sports enthusiasts can enjoy mountain climbing, biking, mini-golfing and diving. If you want to broaden your culinary experiences, choose the Marinero No. 1 or Nico Polo restaurants. You can try the local delicacies in Naše Malo Misto.

Day 4: Gradac – Lovište (Pelješac-peninsula)

32,84 km (20,41 mi)

The town is located in a beautiful bay at the northwestern tip of the Pelješac Peninsula. The most famous attraction is the Church of Blessed Virgin Mary, built-in 1924 – according to other sources, even earlier, in 1885. There are olive groves around the town with long-lived olive trees. The town’s summer festival is called „Loviško ljeto”, featuring folk bands and cultural associations. You can choose from many restaurants, cafés and bars when you visit Lovište.
Coasts and bays in Baska Voda

Day 5: Lovište (Pelješac peninsula) – Sućuraj (Hvar-island)

22,07 km (13,72 mi)

This relatively quiet and very pleasant fishing village is located on the island of Hvar in southern Croatia. It has excellent sandy and pebble beaches. The village’s most famous landmark is the Church of St. George, which was completely rebuilt in the 19th century – reaching its present form. Another attraction of Sućuraj is the 17th-century Venetian fortress.

Day 6: Sućuraj (Hvar-island) – Sumartin (Brač-Island)

32,84 km (20,41 mi)

Sumartin is located in a bay on the eastern end of the quiet, peaceful island of Brač. It is worth visiting the Franciscan monastery of St. Martin, after which the town got its name. There are crystal clear bays such as Žukovik Bay, Studena Bay or Rasotica Bay. On the latter, you can explore a deserted village on the hillside. Information about sailing in Sumartin, or rent a boat in Sumartin.

Day 7: Sumartin (Brač-island) – Brela – Baška Voda

13,74 km (8,54 mi)

Brela’s beach, the Punta rata was named one of the most beautiful beaches in the world by Forbes magazine in 2004. It ranked first in Europe and sixth in the world. In front of the beach lays the symbol of the village and its main attraction, the Brela stone. The rock, rising out of the water is covered in beautiful greenery. Would you like a delicious meal? We highly recommend visiting the Plima restaurant, which offers wonderful views over the area.

After returning our boat and we still have some time, we should take a look around Baška Voda. For nature lovers, the Biokovo Nature Park is a must-see with the botanical garden. If you want to have unforgettable culinary experiences, choose the Konoba Panorama or King restaurants. Read more about what to do in Baška Voda

7 Days Baška Voda sailing itinerary (longer)

Baska Voda sailing trip
Day 1. Baška Voda – Omiš 23,73 (14,74 mi), Day 2. Omiš – Stari Grad (Hvar-island) 52,48 km (32,61 mi), Day 3. Stari Grad (Hvar-island) – Vis (Vis-island) 40,06 km (24,89 mi), Day 4. Vis (Vis-island) – Vela Luka (Korčula-island) 44,90 km (27,90 mi), Day 5. Vela Luka (Korčula-island) – Lovište (Pelješac-peninsula) 42,09 km (26,15 mi), Day 6. Lovište (Pelješac-peninsula) – Ploče 41,32 km (25,67 mi), Day 7. Ploče – Sumartin (Brač-island) – Baška Voda 65,94 km (40,97 mi)

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Marine gas near Baška Voda, boat gas stations around Central Dalmatia

  • MAKARSKA: Depth: 5 m, Working time: 6-22, GPS Coordinates: 43.293683, 17.019819
  • VRBOSKA, HVAR: Depth: 2 m, Working time: 8-15, GPS Coordinates: 43.180978, 16.673233
  • MILNA, HVAR: Depth: 3 m, Working time: 6-22, GPS Coordinates: 43.327293, 16.448249
  • HVAR: Depth: 1,8 m, Working time: 6-22, GPS Coordinates: 43.170339, 16.444642
  • VIS: Depth: 2,5 m, Working time: 6-22, GPS Coordinates: 43.057443, 16.190497
  • PLOCE: Depth: 10-12 m, Working time: 6-22, GPS Coordinates: 43.057252, 17.428057
  • ACI Marina KORCULA: Depth: 3,5m, GPS Coordinates: 42.956744, 17.138561
  • VELA LUKA: Depth: 3-4 m, Working time: 6-22, GPS Coordinates: 42.959407, 16.714213
  • SOLTA: Depth: 4,5 m, Working time: 6-22, GPS Coordinates: 43.395533, 16.303849
  • SPLIT: Depth: 3,5 – 4 m, Working time: 6-24, GPS Coordinates: 43.502079, 16.427268
  • MARINA KASTELA: , VHF: 17, Working time: 6-22, GPS Coordinates: 43.546155, 16.405204
  • TROGIR: Depth: 3 m, Working time: 8-19, GPS Coordinates: 43.513687, 16.248574
  • PRIMOSTEN: Depth: 3 – 4,5 m, Working time: 6-22, GPS Coordinates: 43.587926, 15.92353
  • LASTOVO: Depth: 2,5-4,5 m, Working time: 6-22, GPS Coordinates: 42.745218, 16.824718
  • SOBRA, MLJET: Depth: 5m, Working time: 6-22, GPS Coordinates: 42.740951, 17.598208
  • DUBROVNIK, ACI Marina: Depth: 4m, Working time: 8-20, GPS Coordinates: 42.670687, 18.127007
  • DUBROVNIK, Orsan: Depth: 3,7-4,9 m, Working time: 6-22, GPS Coordinates: 42.660463, 18.079714

If you want to go sailing, Baška Voda is the perfect destination thanks to the pleasant climate. Visit the other holiday resorts on the Makarska Riviera, which also offer some unforgettable experiences. Find more Dalmatia sailing destinations or choose another yacht charter in Dalmatia.

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