If you need some peace and quiet, Omiš at the mouth of River Cetina is the perfect holiday destination. It has a beautiful natural environment. In addition, Omiš is near Split, which is one of the most famous Croatian cities. In this article, you can find out what weather to expect when you go sailing in Omiš, In addition, we will help you plan a 1-week itinerary. Visit this picturesque Dalmatian town!
This article gives you an overview of the following topics:
- Weather of Omiš
- Ports and islands around Omiš
- Sail in Omiš! Omiš sailing itineraries
- Sailing in Omiš: 1 week sailing plan
- 7 Days Omiš sailing itinerary (longer)
- Marine gas near Omiš, boat gas stations around Central-Dalmatia
Weather of Omiš
The Croatian Omiš has an extremely pleasant, Mediterranean climate. The average temperature in July is 25, 4 °C and does not fall below 7, 5 °C. The temperature of the sea can reach up to 24, 9 Celsius in August. Thanks to the favourable weather, you can take nice walks in the town and in the region from May. The high hillsides and the bay protect against cold sea winds. Thus, Omiš is perfect for a holiday in autumn, too. Check the sailing conditions and wind rose diagram of Omiš
Ports and islands around Omiš
Port of Omiš
This small Central Dalmatian town lies at the mouth of the Cetina River. It is surrounded by massive gorges. The Bora wind, coming from every direction, and the southern winds cause strong waves in the area. The depth of the seabed is 4 m. rent a boat in Omis
Port of Podstrana
The luxurious Marina Lav belongs to the Le Meridien Lav hotel complex. It can accommodate 74 yachts with a maximum length of 40 m. The depth varies between 2-2.8 m. There is a water supply, and electricity in each berth; moreover, a 24-hour security guard protects the area. Information about sailing in Podstrana, or rent a boat in Podstrana
Marina Kaštel Gomilica
This is the only port in Croatia that can accommodate superyachts up to 140 m. The depth of the seabed is 5, 5 m. Refuelling is among the quality services of the port.
The recently built port is in the southwestern part of Kaštela Bay. It has 420 sea berths, all offering water and electricity. The depth of the seabed is between 2, 5 m and 8 m. There are also 200 land berths. There is a reception desk, a self-service laundry, a yacht club and a refuelling station. As for restaurants, you can choose BavAdria café, Nautic restaurant or Spinnaker restaurant. In addition, there is a pizzeria next to the swimming pool. Information about sailing in Kastel Gomilica, or rent a boat in Kastel Gomilica.
Port of Split
The ACI Marina Split offers 348 berths for yachts of a maximum of 90 m. The breakwater provides outstanding protection from the raging sea and the southern winds. The water depth is 8 m. There are restaurants, bars, laundries and a fuelling station. There are restaurants, bars, laundries and a fuelling station. Information about sailing in Split, or rent a boat in Split
Port of Trogir
The SCT Marina Trogir has 256 berths for boats up to 90 metres in length. The depth of the seabed is 20 metres. There is drinking water, electricity, 24-hour security, free WiFi, laundry, refuelling station, and even ship maintenance is available. Information about sailing in Trogir, or yacht charter Trogir.
Port of Marina
The Agana Marina can accommodate 134 boats with a length of up to 25 metres. The depth of water at the entrance is 7 metres. Every mooring has running water and electricity. They also have dressing rooms and laundry service at the Agana Marina, and you can find bars and restaurants here as well. Information about sailing in marina, Marina boat rental
Port of Maslinica
The Marina Martinis Marchi is located on the west side of the island of Šolta. It is part of the Martinis Marchi Heritage Hotel Group. The port has 50 berths for yachts up to 35 metres in length. Larger megayachts can berth near the breakwater. The depth of the seabed is 2-11 metres. Every berth has drinking water and electricity, and there are WiFi and showers available. The restaurant and bar are open from May to October, but the port is open all year round. However, in July and August, yachts arriving late are often unable to find a berth. It is therefore advised to arrive early or reserve a berth.
Port of Rogač
The SailingEurope Charter is located on the northern side of the island of Šolta, in a bay surrounded by pine trees. It has a favourable location, only 16 kilometres from Split. The main advantage of the port is that it is not too crowded. There are showers, free WiFi, a nearby gas station, a café and a pizzeria. The Bay of Rogač is well protected from winds, except Bora, which mainly blows in the winter months.
Port of Stomorska
The port is located in a small natural bay, providing protection for boats. Only the Bora winds can cause bigger waves here. The port has 30 berths, 4 of them for boats over 50 metres in length. The depth of the seabed is 2-6 metres. The port has drinking water, electricity and there are several cafés along the coast. Information about sailing in Stomorska, or rent a boat in Stomorska
Port of Sutivan
Sutivan is located on the northern coast of the island of Brač, only 7 km from Supetar. Larger boats can anchor in front of the bay, smaller boats can berth in the port. The depth of the seabed at the entrance of the port is 6 metres, while along the quay it is 2-3 metres.
Port of Supetar
There is only a limited number of berths in the port. Supetar’s outer port is reserved for ferries and commercial vessels. In contrast, mostly smaller boats and yachts use the inner basin. The depth of the seabed at the entrance is 6 metres, 5 metres in the outer basin, and 3-4 metres in the inner basin. Information about sailing in Supetar, or rent a boat in Supetar
Port of Sumartin
Sumartin is a peaceful, idyllic place, even in the high season. It is the easternmost and youngest coastal town on the island of Brač. It is connected by a ferry to the port of Makarska. The depth of the seabed is 1-3, 7 metres. Information about sailing in Sumartin, or rent a boat in Sumartin
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 Baska Voda, or rent a boat in Baška Voda
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.
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
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.
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 inOmiš! Omiš sailing itineraries
Sailing in Omiš: 1 week sailing plan
Our journey starts from Omiš, and after visiting the popular Split and other resort towns, we will return here.
Day 1: Omiš – Podstrana (Marina Lav)
15, 02 km (9, 33 mi)
One of the most famous sites of the town is the new parish church of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. For hiking, definitely look for a trail on Perun Hill. Or you are rather keen on culinary experience? Then book a table at Jure or Arkada restaurants. Read more about what to do in Podstrana
Day 2 : Podstrana – Split (ACI Marina Split)
9, 39 km (5, 84 mi)
The 178-metre Marjan hill can be found on North-West; as a matter of fact, there is a magnificent panorama from its lookout tower. Furthermore, one of the most significant sights of Dalmatia is the Roman UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Diocletian’s Palace made from white marble. There are also several beautiful buildings on the main square of Split. Regarding entertainment, you can find plenty of discos and clubs, from which the most famous one is the O’Hara. Read more about what to do in Split or Split sailing. Check our boats: boat hire in Split
Day 3: Split – Rogoznica (Marina Frapa)
46, 80 km (29, 08 mi)
The town on the island is connected to the mainland by a bridge. Its most unique natural formation is the extremely deep saltwater lake. Locals call it Dragon’s Eye. The best night club is Rogoznica Dragon Eye that you can find near the marina. If you are interested in history, visit the 17th-century Church of the Assumption of Blessed Mary Virgin and the 15th-century Church of St. Nicholas. Siesta and Atrium restaurants are at the marina. In these restaurants, you can try Dalmatian meat and seafood dishes.
Day 4: Rogoznica – Šibenik (Marina Mandalina)
33, 69 km (20, 93 mi)
Šibenik boasts beautiful historic monuments. The most famous is the Gothic-Renaissance St. Jacobs Cathedral, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The main square is called Trg Republike Hrvatske where the symbol of the town, the Renaissance town hall stands. Šibenik has several fortresses that offer wonderful views of the town and the sea. The most famous and oldest is the 15th-century St. Michael’s Fortress is built on a 70-metre hill. You can take pleasant walks in the lovely Old Town. The best restaurant in Šibenik in Pelegrini. From the terrace, you can see the cathedral and the sea. read more about what to do in Sibenik, Sibenik sailing, or yacht charter in Sibenik
Day 5: Šibenik – Vodice (ACI Marina Vodice)
12, 40 km (7, 71 mi)
The symbol of the picturesque little Vodice is the 18-th century Baroque-style Parish Church of St. Cross. If you prefer outdoor activities, the marked bike paths invite you for unforgettable trips. Thanks to the vibrant nightlife, Vodice is very popular among the younger generation. There are many great restaurants and cafés near the marina. Read more about what to do in Vodice, or boat hire in Vodice
Day 6: Vodice – Drvenik Veli-island (Drvenik Veli pier)
49, 05 km (30, 48 mi)
If you are visiting, you must see the parish church dedicated to St. George, with the Baroque interiors and the altar painting of a Venetian painter, Antonio Grapinelli. The Church of St. Michael is also a must-see. It was built as a votive church for fishermen. If you get hungry, check out the Konoba Jere or Krknjasi restaurants.
Day 7: Drvenik Veli-island – Stomorska – Omiš
52, 14 km (32, 4 mi)
The seaside town of Šolta Island lies in a gorgeous bay, directly opposite Split. Its most famous landmark is the Church of St. Nicholas from 1870, but the old fisherman’s cottages are also very interesting. The Konoba Škoj restaurant offers excellent Mediterranean dishes. We recommend trying the fish, pasta and seafood dishes.
If we have some time after returning our boat, let’s take a look around Omiš a part of whose lies in the canyon of the Cetina river, one of the most fabulous Croatian towns. It is proud of its pleasant old town and sandy beaches offering numerous opportunities for excursions. Furthermore, it has a rich culture, i.e. the famous Festival of Dalmatian Choirs is held here annually. Another popular event is the Omiš Summer Festival with exciting concerts. In addition, the town’s best restaurant called Bastion can be found by the main road. Its specialities are the fish dishes, seafood although delicious pizza and meat dishes are also served. Read about what to do in Omis, Omis sailing, or rent a boat in Omis
7 Days Omiš sailing itinerary (longer)
Starting from Omiš, we are now recommending a route with longer legs. During our journey, we will visit the islands of Hvar and Vis, the Pelješac Peninsula and one of the most beautiful towns in Croatia, Makarska. It is located at the foot of Mount Biokovo.
Day 1. Omiš – Supetar (Brač)13, 06 km (8, 12 mi), Day 2. Supetar – Stari Grad (Mooring Bouys) 35, 87 km (22, 29 mi), Day 3. Stari Grad – Vis (Marina Vis) 36, 45 km (22, 65 mi), Day 4. Vis – Lovište (Pelješac) 69, 81 km (43, 38 mi), Day 5. Lovište – Mali Ston 67, 95 km (42, 22 mi), Day 6. Mali Ston – Ploče 34, 19 km (21, 24 mi), Day 7. Ploče – Makarska – Omiš 78, 53 km (48, 8 mi)
Marine gas near Omiš, boat gas stations around Central-Dalmatia
- SPLIT: Depth: 3, 5-4 m, Working time: 6-24, GPS Coordinates: 43.502079, 16.427268
- TROGIR: Depth: 3 m, Working time: 8-19, GPS Coordinates: 43.513687, 16.248574
- MARINA KASTELA: , VHF: 17, Working time: 6-22, GPS Coordinates: 43.546155, 16.405204
- PRIMOSTEN: Depth: 3-4, 5 m, Working time: 6-22, GPS Coordinates: 43.587926, 15.92353
- SOLTA: Depth: 4, 5 m, Working time: 6-22, GPS Coordinates: 43.395533, 16.303849
- BOL, BRAČ: Depth: 3, 5-4 m, Working time: 6-22, GPS Coordinates: 43.260791, 16.654266
- HVAR: Depth: 1, 8 m, Working time: 6-22, GPS Coordinates: 43.170339, 16.444642
- MILNA, HVAR: Depth: 3 m, Working time: 6-22, GPS Coordinates: 43.327293, 16.448249
- VRBOSKA, HVAR: Depth: 2 m, Working time: 8-15, GPS Coordinates: 43.180978, 16.673233
- VIS: Depth: 2, 5 m, Working time: 6-22, GPS Coordinates: 43.057443, 16.190497
- MAKARSKA: Depth: 5 m, Working time: 6-22, GPS Coordinates: 43.293683, 17.019819
- PLOCE: Depth: 10-12 m, Working time: 6-22, GPS Coordinates: 43.057252, 17.428057
- VELA LUKA: Depth: 3-4 m, Working time: 6-22, GPS Coordinates: 42.959407, 16.714213
- ACI Marina KORCULA: Depth: 3, 5m, GPS Coordinates: 42.956744, 17.138561
- 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, Omiš is a great holiday destination thanks to its pleasant Mediterranean climate. There are many beautiful resort towns in the area with interesting monuments and the unforgettable specialities of Dalmatian gastronomy.
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