Orebić has been known as the town for ship captains and sailors for centuries. It is a perfect starting point for exploring nearby islands like Korčula or Mljet. In this article, you can find out what weather to expect when you go sailing in Orebić. In addition, we will help you plan a 1-week itinerary. Visit this beautiful town on Pelješac peninsula!
This article gives you an overview of the following topics:
- The weather of Orebić
- Ports and islands around Orebić
- Sail in Orebić! Orebić sailing itineraries
- Sailing in Orebić: 1 week sailing plan
- 7 Days Orebić sailing itinerary (longer)
- Marine gas near Orebić, boat gas stations around South Dalmatia
The south Dalmatian resort town has a pleasant, Mediterranean climate. Summers are dry and hot, winters are mild. The average daily temperature rarely exceeds 30-32 °C due to the cooling effect of the sea. The temperature of the sea can reach up to 26 °C in August.Check the sailing conditions and wind rose diagram of Orebic
The harbour on the southern side of the Pelješac peninsula can accommodate 220 yachts, up to 12 metres in length. The depth is 2 metres. As the large pier is used as a ferry port by ferries and small passenger ships, this space should always be left free for them. rent a boat in Orebic
Lovište is located in a beautiful bay at the north-western end of the Pelješac Peninsula. Its harbour offers 20 berths for yachts up to 20 metres long. The settlement is also a popular stop for sailors due to its rich gastronomic offer. The delicious dishes are based on the excellent Dalmatian fish specialities.
The pier is mostly occupied by local yachts. The permanent berths are between the pier and the beach. The depth of the water is 1-3.9 m. Watch out for strong summer winds.
ACI Marina Korčula
The harbour of the picturesque town of Korčula has 159 berths for yachts up to 45 metres long. The depth is 5 metres. There is Wi-Fi, laundry, gas station, ship maintenance is also provided. In terms of catering units, you will find a bar and a restaurant. The latter offers an excellent opportunity to taste Croatian cuisine and fresh seafood. Information about sailing in Korčula, or Korčula boat hire
Marina Vela Luka
The marina on the west side of the Island of Korčula has 45 berths for boats up to 17 metres in length. The depth of the seabed is 3-4 metres. The marina has a refuelling station, directly next to the yacht pier. Information about sailing in Vela Luka, or rent a boat in Vela Luka
The harbour is located in Lumbarda Bay, in a wonderful natural environment. It accommodates 115 yachts, up to 25-30 metres in length. The depth is 8 metres. It has water, electricity and a shower; There is also a bar, a restaurant and a supermarket nearby. The harbour is open to sailors all year round.
The small harbour is located in the southern part of the island of Korčula, about 27 km west of the Old Town of Korčula. If you get hungry, there is a nice restaurant in the bay, right by the sea.
Port of Polače can be found on the North-West part of the island of Mljet. The island lies near Dubrovnik, Korčula Island, and the Pelješac peninsula divided by the Mljet canal. Polače lies in the territory of the Mljet National park; it is, actually, an entrance of the park. You can find here a travel agency, food stores and a lot of diners. For getting ashore go to the North-West part of the bay. The water depth for berths is 3-4 m. Although by the Roman castle ruins it is only 2-3 m.
Sobra is the main ferry port where yachts can anchor at the V-shaped pier. The depth of the water is 4-5 metres. They offer fuel, and if you get hungry, you can go to Konoba Lanterna nearby. The only inconvenience you might have is the northeastern and southern winds in the wide bay.
Marina Porto Rosso
Located in the southern part of the island of Lastovo, the harbour provides 30 berths for yachts of less than 60 metres. The depth varies from 1.8 to 10 metres. All berths have water and electricity. There is also Wi-Fi, laundry facilities, and a medical facility.
The special feature of the new marina is that during construction, they only used modern and environmentally friendly materials. The main goal was to create a marina that provides maximum satisfaction and impeccable service. The marina can accommodate 135 boats, including yachts over 35 m.
Our journey starts in Orebić, and after visiting some beautiful locations in south Dalmatia, we will return here.
Day 1. Orebić – Korčula (ACI Marina Korčula)
3, 72 km (2, 31 mi)
The city is located on the east coast of the island of the same name, right on the peninsula. Due to the atmosphere of its old town, it is also called mini Dubrovnik. The main attraction of Korčula is the Gothic-Renaissance St. Mark’s Cathedral. Also, here you can see the supposed birthplace of the famous Venetian traveller and merchant Marco Polo. Catering units, like Radiona Restaurant, Konoba Periska, and Arula Café are waiting for you near the harbour. Read more about what to do in Korcula or Korcula sailing. Check our boats: boat hire in Korcula
Day 2. Korčula – Polače (Mljet)
30, 98 km (19, 25 mi)
Polače is part of the beautiful Mljet National Park, located in the bay of the same name. The most important landmark is a Roman palace built in ancient times. This is the second-largest Roman monument in Dalmatia after Diocletian’s Palace in Split. In terms of restaurants, Stella Maris and Konoba Gunduliste are great choices.
Day 3. Polače – Okuklje
27, 37 km (17, 01 mi)
The beautiful little bay of Okuklje is on the northern coast of the island of Mljet. It is protected from winds, making it a popular mooring place for sailors. The hills surrounding the bay are excellent for hiking. From here, you can enjoy a wonderful view over the region.
Day 4. Okuklje – Dubrovnik (Yacht Club Orsan)
35, 71 km (22, 19 mi)
This is one of the most beautiful and best-known cities in Croatia – it is also called the “Pearl of the Adriatic”. Important events include the Dubrovnik Summer Festival that has been organised every year in July and August since 1950. Are you looking for even more entertainment? The largest disco in Dubrovnik is Culture Club Revelin, providing a beautiful view of the illuminated old town. We also recommend Cave Bar More, which is popular but quieter. As for gastronomy, you must definitely try the Dubrovnik Rozata, which is a local dessert. Read more about what to do in Dubrovnik or Dubrovnik sailing. Check our boats: yacht charter in Dubrovnik
Day 5. Dubrovnik – Lopud
13, 73 km (8, 53 mi)
Lopud is the most beautiful member of the Elaphiti Islands. On the island, untouched nature welcomes those who like hiking. There is a tourist information office and a café in the marina. You can find some great restaurants nearby like Obala and Nikica.
Day 6. Lopud – Slano (ACI Marina)
13, 77 km (8, 56 mi)
The village lies 2 kilometres long in a wonderful bay with the same name. The most famous sight is St. Blaise’s Church, built-in 1758. Gastronomy enthusiasts can try the local specialties in the restaurants Kolarin and Perast.
Day 7. Slano – Trstenik – Orebić
68, 26 km (42, 41 mi)
This small village is located on the southern coast of the Pelješac Peninsula, just like the bay of Prapratno. It has a well-protected pier, so it is an ideal place to moor. But you should avoid it when the southern Jugo winds blow. Trstenik is considered one of the most beautiful towns of the Croatian coast. Its famous drink is Plavac Mali red wine.
If we have some time after returning our boat, let’s take a look around Orebić.From here, there are several dedicated hiking trails leading to the peaks of Sveti Ilija, with magnificent views of the island of Korčula and the Adriatic Sea. One of the most popular attractions in the city is the Franciscan monastery, built in the Gothic-Renaissance style, but the Maritime Museum is also worth a visit. The area is famous for excellent wines such as Dingač, Plavac, Pelješac, and Postup.
Starting from Orebić, we now offer a longer route. We moor in Kremik Marina, near the town of Primosten, located in a picturesque bay. This is one of the most beautiful and most protected bays. It is surrounded by gorgeous vineyards. The 100-year-old grapevines provide the famous dark red Babic wine.
Day 1. Orebić – Korčula (ACI Marina Korčula) 3, 72 km (2, 31 mi), Day 2. Korčula – Vela Luka 50, 99 km (31, 68 mi), Day 3. Vela Luka – Lastovo-island 42, 30 km (26, 28 mi), Day 4. Lastovo-island – Vis (Marina Vis) 66, 30 km (41, 19 mi), Day 5. Vis – Kremik (Marina Kremik) 64, 25 km (39, 92 mi), Day 6. Kremik – Maslinica (Marina Martinis Marchi) 32, 70 km (20, 32 mi), Day 7. Maslinica – Hvar – Orebić 98, 06 km (60, 94 mi)
- 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
- 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
- VIS: Depth: 2, 5 m, Working time: 6-22, GPS Coordinates: 43.057443, 16.190497
- 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
- BOL, BRAČ: Depth: 3, 5-4 m, Working time: 6-22, GPS Coordinates: 43.260791, 16.654266
- 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
- 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
- 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
If you want to go sailing, Orebić has a pleasant climate and beautiful natural surroundings. Drop anchor at the nearby marinas and visit the landmarks. In addition, you can immerse yourself in unforgettable culinary experiences. Find more Dalmatia sailing destinations, or rent a boat in DalmatiaHELP ME TO CHOOSE THE PERFECT BOAT