If you love sailing, this town on the Makarska Riviera is the perfect holiday destination. Find out when it is best to go sailing in Podgora. In addition, we will also give you some helpful tips for planning a one-week itinerary. Drop anchor at this town, and visit the beautiful nearby places, too! You will be enriched by unforgettable experiences.
This article gives you an overview of the following topics:
- Weather of Podgora
- Ports around Podgora
- Sail in Podgora! Podgora sailing itineraries
- Sailing in Podgora: 1 week sailing trip
- 7 Days Podgora sailing itinerary (longer)
- Marine gas near Podgora, boat gas stations around Central Dalmatia
This holiday resort is a perfect destination thanks to the pleasant, mild weather. The average temperature in July is 24, 5 °C, and in January 6, 8 °C. Maximum rainfall occurs in winter, and there is a relatively small amount of rain in summer. If you like the heat, the best time to visit Podgora is from June to September. The temperature of the Adriatic Sea can reach up to 26 °C in August. Check the sailing conditions and wind rose diagram of 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. Rent a boat in Podgora
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 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 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.
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
Port of Ploče
Ploče is located in Dalmatia, directly next to the delta of the Neretva River. The depth of the water at the port is 10–12 metres. If you dock here, there is a fuel station that you can use. Information about sailing in Ploče, or boat rental in Ploče
Our journey starts from Podgora, and after exploring the magical places in the area, we will return here.
Day 1. Podgora – Igrane
8, 57 km (5, 33 mi)
One of the main attractions of the town is the parish church built in 1752, dedicated to the Queen of the Rosary. Another must-see is the Church of St. Michael, which is the oldest church in the entire Makarska Riviera. Near Igrane you can discover the Zalina Kula Tower, which is still in great condition. If you want to immerse yourself in culinary delights, choose the “SKIF” and Ante restaurants.
Day 2. Igrane – Podaca
14, 72 km (9, 15 mi)
The most significant attraction of Podaca is the Church of St. John the Baptist, probably built in the 11th or 12th century. It is protected as a historic building, and, like the Church of St. Michael in Igrane, it is one of the oldest churches on the Makarska Riviera. The castle tower is the memory of the Turkish invasions. There is an archaeological site on the western edge of the town.
Day 3. Podaca – Sućuraj (Hvar-island)
8, 86 km (5, 50 mi)
This small fishing village is located on the island of Hvar in southern Croatia. It has excellent beaches such as Česminica, Bilina or Perna. The main attractions of this quiet, Mediterranean village are the completely rebuilt Church of St. George and the Venetian fortress from the 17th century.
Day 4. Sućuraj (Hvar-island) – Sumartin (Brač-island)
32, 84 km (20, 41 mi)
Sumartin is located on the eastern edge of the Brač Island. It is famous for the Church of St. Martin, after which the town got its name. The lovers of the sea can choose from crystal clear bays such as Žukovik, Studena, or Rasotica. You can find a deserted town near Rasotica. Sumartin’s most famous event is the „Gospe od anđela”.
Day 5. Sumartin (Brač-island) – Povlja
15, 45 km (9, 60 mi)
We recommend discovering this tiny village for families who like a peaceful holiday. The most famous attraction of Povlja is the remains of the early Christian basilica next to the Church of St. John. The beautiful bays in the area are perfect for swimming.
Day 6. Povlja – Baška Voda
10, 94 km (6, 80 mi)
Our next destination is Baška Voda. The town’s most famous beach is Nikolina, which has a Blue Flag certification. The main attractions are the Church of St. Nicholas and the Church of St. Lawrence. For a culinary experience, choose the Konoba Panorama restaurant at the foot of Mount Biokovo, or the King restaurant downtown. Read more about what to do in Baška Voda or Baška Voda sailing. Check our boats: yacht charter in Baška Voda.
17, 71 km (11 mi)
Makarska’s most beautiful building and symbol are the St. Mark’s Cathedral, built-in 1766. If you like hiking, Osejava Park Forest is a great choice. During summer, there are many cultural and entertainment events to choose from, such as the Makarska Summer Festival or the Fisherman’s Night. Do you want to have some more fun? Visit the Peter Pan or Deep night clubs. If you like seafood dishes, Il Golfo Restaurant is the best of all.
Read more about what to do in Makarska or Makarska sailing. Check our boats: Makarska boat hire.
After returning our boat and we still have some time, we should take a look around Podgora. One of the main attractions of the town is the Church of All Saints. Nature enthusiasts must visit the Biokovo Nature Park where they can find the Kotišina Botanical Garden. If you get hungry, choose the 2 Monkeys of Vruja restaurants. Read more about what to do in
Day 1. Podgora – Omiš 38, 87 km (24, 15 mi), Day 2. Omiš – Rogač (Šolta-island) 32, 85 km (20, 41 mi), Day 3. Rogač (Šolta-island) – Stari Grad (Hvar-island) 36, 29 km (22, 55 mi), Day 4. Stari Grad (Hvar-island) – Vis (Vis-island) 40, 14 km (24, 94 mi), Day 5. Vis (Vis-island) – Vela Luka (Korčula-island) 44, 90 km (27, 90 mi), Day 6. Vela Luka (Korčula-island) – Lovište (Pelješac-peninsula) 42, 09 km (26, 15 mi), Day 7. Lovište (Pelješac-peninsula) – Sućuraj (Hvar-island) – Podgora 41, 5 km (25, 79 mi)
- 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
- 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
- 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, Podgora and the surrounding area is a great choice. Drop anchor here and be greeted by pleasant weather and great tourists attractions.Find more Dalmatia sailing destinations or choose another yacht charter in Dalmatia.HELP ME TO CHOOSE THE PERFECT BOAT