Biograd na Moru is located on the Dalmatian coast between Vodice and Zadar. It is one of the most popular starting points for a charter trip. The Pitter Yachtcharter base in Biograd inspires sailors with high quality standards and the best service at fair prices.
Yacht charter in Biograd na Moru - Marina Kornati
Marina Kornati in Biograd is known as a leading charter destination on the Adriatic. The modern marina has three interconnected units:
- the main part with reception
- the western part where our Pitter Yachtcharter base is located
- the southern part with further moorings
The opening of Marina Kornati in Biograd in 1974 laid the foundation for sailing tourism in Croatia. In the meantime, the harbour has more than 750 moorings for sailing yachts, motorboats or catamarans. The harbour entrance is 40m wide and 6.50m deep. The largest Croatian boat show is held annually at the end of October on the grounds of Marina Kornati with around 50,000 visitors.
Sailing holidays in Biograd: general information and popular destinations
A yacht charter from Biograd in Croatia is the ideal way to explore the Kornati archipelago and stop for a swim on secluded beaches. The best time for a sailing holiday is from April to October. But sailing from Biograd is also possible in the off-season, as the weak currents and mild tides make the 150 islands of Kornati a popular sailing destination all year round.
Worthwhile destinations around Biograd are the small islands of Planac and St. Katarina. Also in the immediate vicinity are the Kornati National Park, the Telasica Nature Park and the springs of Lake Mir on Dugi Otok. A special feature is the Krka National Park, known for its seven waterfalls with a drop of 242 metres.
In the evening, the hustle and bustle of the harbour town of Biograd na Moru shifts from the harbour promenade to the romantic old town. In the winding alleys of the Dalmatian town, restaurants, bars and shops attract tourists and locals. The nearby beaches around Biograd are also worth a trip. The Dražica Plaza beach, which has been awarded the blue flag since 2006, is particularly popular.
Infrastructure of the Marina Kornati in Biograd
The Marina Kornati has a very good infrastructure and all facilities for daily needs. These include:
- Petrol station
- Exchange office at reception
- Bicycle rental
- Repair shop
- Safe parking
- Supermarket in the central part of the marina
There are many restaurants in the old town and on the promenade. In the main part of the marina is the Marina Restaurant, open all year round, with excellent cuisine for fish lovers. A laundry is located 200 metres from the marina.
Shopping in the Marina Kornati
There are good supply possibilities nearby. In Biograd there is a daily fish and farmers' market in the morning. The large supermarkets Konzum, Plodine, Lidl and Merkator are about 3 minutes by car from the marina and are also open on Sundays.
Provisioning service with JAM Yacht Supply in Biograd
The Online-Shop from JAM Yacht Supply is a convenient way to order provisions for the booked sailing trip. The shop also offers hygiene products and household goods such as cleaning utensils and batteries. The order for the sailing boat can be individually coordinated so that everything is already on board when you check in.
Petrol station for boats and yachts
The petrol station is located outside the marina area.
Getting to Biograd Na Moru in Croatia
Marina Kornati is located only 35 kilometres from Zadar Airport. The transfer from the airport to the marina takes about 30 minutes and can be arranged with our reliable taxi service. If a shuttle is required, please let us know at least one week before the charter. Due to its close proximity to the motorway (Benkovac exit), Biograd is also easy to reach by car from Germany and Austria. Here the distances are:
- Munich: 750 km
- Salzburg: 600 km
- Vienna: 660 km
- Graz: 500 km
Parking is available at the marina and is guarded around the clock. The cost is € 8.00 per day.