All about Catamaran Rentals in Dubrovnik
It doesn’t come as a surprise to hear that Dubrovnik, renowned for its marvellous beaches and historically medieval Old Town, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With a fantastic sailing climate and unlimited islands to explore, your catamaran rental in Dubrovnik is idyllic. Spend your sailing holiday lounging on the spacious sundeck of your catamaran with a drink in your hand while you cruise the sensational Adriatic Coast and stop in beautiful bays to swim or snorkel. This famous Eastern European city has something for everyone, whether you’re looking for vibrant nightlife, spectacular beaches and scenery or a mediterranean culture stop.
Ports and Harbors in Dubrovnik
Our catamaran rentals are based in both the Port of Dubrovnik and also the marina (ACI Marina Dubrovnik), which is not far around the corner, slightly further inland.
Port of Dubrovnik is Dubrovnik’s major form of access by boat, hosting a variety of vessels, small or large, and providing you with all you need for your catamaran rental.
Climate and Sailing Conditions in Dubrovnik
April to October is generally the most popular time for sailing. Spring starts the season with cool yet pleasant temperatures, and plenty of sunshine. The hottest months are July and August with average temperatures between 25°C to 30°C.
The wind generally blows in a north-westerly direction, tending to range between 5 - 20 knots (6 - 23 mph), occasionally it can pick up to 25 knots (28 mph).
Itinerary Ideas for Dubrovnik
Dubrovnik has something for everyone. Whether you want to unwind in the numerous restaurants, cocktails bars or attend concerts or nightclubs. Or maybe you’d rather walk the city walls of the Old Town (they’re 1940 metres long!) and explore the extraordinary architecture.
Credible building worth visiting are the Franciscan monastery (one of the oldest pharmacies in Europe built in 1317 still remains here), Orlando’s Column or the Prince’s Palace.
There are many local family-run vineyards in the area and many wine tasting tours available if you think yourself a bit of a wine connoisseur, or just enjoy a glass or two! In terms of local delicacies, black risotto is also something of a food legacy here, be sure to try this delicious dish.
Among the many annual town events, the most important festivals of the year include performing arts acts held in July and August at Lovrijenac Fortress.
And to top off this notorious city’s résumé, many episodes of the TV series Game of Thrones is set right in the heart of Dubrovnik! Well, fancy that.
Travel Tips for Dubrovnik
Fortunately, the nearest airport is Dubrovnik’s own (DBV). It is approximately 20 km from the city centre and has a bus shuttle service operated by Atlas.