Biograd na Moru is located in the central part of the Adriatic Sea. Biograd na Moru is located on the Dalmatian coast between Vodice and Zadar and is one of the most popular starting points for a sailing trip. The marina is run by our long-term charter partner and delights sailors with high quality standards and the best service at fair prices.
Sailing from Biograd na Moru: general information about the port town
Marina Kornati in Biograd is a popular charter destination on the Adriatic. The modern marina has three interconnected units:
- the western part with many charter companies
- the southern part with more moorings
- the main part with reception
In 1974, the foundation stone for sailing in Croatia was laid with the opening of the Marina Kornati. In the meantime, up to 750 sailing yachts, motorboats or catamarans can enter and anchor there. The harbour entrance is 40m wide and 6.50m deep. Biograd is known for the largest Croatian boat show, which takes place annually at the end of October on the grounds of the Marina Kornati, with around 50,000 visitors.
Yacht charter in Biograd: a variety of cruises and popular destinations
With a yacht charter from the charter partner base in Biograd, you can explore the Kornati archipelago and stop for a swim on secluded beaches. The Pašman Channel and the islands of Pašman, Uglijan, Ist, Iž, Molat, Olib and Žut are ideally accessible.
The months from April to October are best for a sailing holiday. Nevertheless, sailing 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.
Popular destinations around Biograd na Moru are the small islands of Planac and St. Katarina. Also nearby 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. The hustle and bustle of the harbour town of Biograd na Moru shifts from the harbour promenade to the romantic town centre in the evening. In the winding alleys of the old town, restaurants, bars and shops attract tourists and locals alike. The nearby beaches around Biograd are also popular. The Dražica Plaza beach, which has been awarded the blue flag since 2006, is popular.
Charter Partner Base Marina Kornati Infrastructure
The Kornati marina has a very good infrastructure and offers all facilities for daily needs. These include:
- Bicycle rental
- Guarded parking
- Supermarket in the central part of the marina
- Exchange office at the reception
- Repair shops
There are many restaurants in the old town and on the promenade. The restaurant in the main part of the marina is open all year round and offers excellent cuisine for fish lovers. A laundry service 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
Provisions and products for daily use, such as hygiene products or batteries, can be ordered for the sailing trip via the JAM Yacht Supply online shop. The delivery to the chartered yacht 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 the charter partner base in Biograd - Marina Kornati
Marina Kornati is located only 35 km 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 you would like a shuttle, please let us know at least one week before the charter. Due to its proximity to the motorway (Benkovac exit), the marina in Biograd is also easy to reach by car from Germany and Austria. Here the distances:
- Munich: 750 km
- Salzburg: 600 km
- Vienna: 660 km
- Graz: 500 km
Parking is available at the marina and is supervised around the clock. The cost is € 7.00 per day.