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Top 100 Anchorages

Lovrecina Bay
1. Lovrecina Bay
(Postira)
3.8

A small bay to the west of Postira offering some unsheltered anchoring.

Sunj Bay
2. Sunj Bay
(Lopud)
3.8

This touristy beachy bay on the south-eastern side of Lopud island offers little opportunity for visiting yachts to moor. Anchoring may be possible beyond the swimming area.

Gerolimnionas Cove
3. Gerolimnionas Cove
(Kalamos)
3.8

The east facing cove on the southern end of Kalamos island around the abandoned Kefali village may provide some good anchorage in suitable conditions.

Parja Cove
4. Parja Cove
(Hvar)
3.8

A very pretty cove with two buoys and a beautiful house. A fisherman on his noisy putt-putt boat leaves very early in the morning.

Abelike Bay
5. Abelike Bay
(Vathi)
3.8

This pretty bay offers some natural shelter and a taverna on the southern head. Most yachts drop anchor and secure sterns to shore.

Foki Cove
6. Foki Cove
(Fiskardo)
3.8

This popular cove is south of Fiskardho and has a beach head.

Lovisce Cove
7. Lovisce Cove
(Zavala)
3.7

A natural bay on the small island of Scedro. It has three forks. The most inland of the two each have a grill style restaurant.

Polace Bay
8. Polace Bay
(Polace)
3.7

There are opportunities to anchor to the north of the bay away from the ferry route into Polace.

Planjak Bay
9. Planjak Bay
(Prozurska Luka)
3.7

This beautiful bay enclosed by the Planjak islets against the larger Mljet island offer a natural harbour for anchoring.

Podskolj Buoys
10. Podskolj Buoys
(Korita)
3.7

The narrow channel behind the islet may provide good shelter. Buoys are provided by the restaurants.

Punta de Cala Pi
11. Punta de Cala Pi
(Palma)
3.5

A small beautiful natural channel between tall cliffs with a beach head.

One House Cove
12. One House Cove
(Kioni)
3.2

A beautiful sandy cove on the eastern side of Atokos island has a single house. A popular stop for flotilla's between Ithaki and Kastos islands.

Dubovica Cove
13. Dubovica Cove
(Zarace)
3.2

A small pretty cove with a nice beach to the east of Hvar and Milna.

Polis Cove
14. Polis Cove
(Frikes)
3.1

This busy cove on the western coast of Ithaca has a tiny harbour for local boats a beach and a cave.

Spina
15. Spina
(Umag)
2.5

A small natural bay south of Umag near Duba with possible anchorage, no shelter.

Potocina
16. Potocina
(Krizine)
2.5

A small bay with possible anchorage with no facilities.

Lovrecica Bay
17. Lovrecica Bay
(Lovrecica)
2.5

A natural bay just south of Lovrecica that offers unsheltered anchorage.

Mareda Bay
18. Mareda Bay
(Novigrad)
2.5

A natural bay just north of Novigrad with some unsheltered anchorage.

Lanterna Bay
19. Lanterna Bay
(Novigrad)
2.5

A natural bay with unsheltered anchorage south of Novigrad.

Port Bossolo
20. Port Bossolo
(Porec)
2.5

A natural bay with poor anchorage north of Porec.

Saint Martin's Bay
21. Saint Martin's Bay
(Porec)
2.5

A natural bay north of Porec with poor anchorage.

Valle Servolo Bay
22. Valle Servolo Bay
(Porec)
2.5

A small unsheltered bay north of Porec with shallows nearby.

Pores Bay
23. Pores Bay
(Porec)
2.5

A exposed bay on the north of Porec with possible anchorage.

Plava Laguna Bay
24. Plava Laguna Bay
(Porec)
2.5

An unsheltered bay south of Porec near the holiday village.

Valle Sessola Bay
25. Valle Sessola Bay
(Funtana)
2.5

A small natural bay north of Funtana with some options too anchor.

Valle de Sogni
26. Valle de Sogni
(Funtana)
2.5

A natural unsheltered bay north or Funtana. Outside of the bay is a bouy marking a hazard.

Funtana Bay
27. Funtana Bay
(Funtana)
2.5

The bay north of the marina becomes very shallow but offers unsheltered anchorage.

Maistra Resort Bay
28. Maistra Resort Bay
(Funtana)
2.5

A bay just south of Funtana with unsheltered anchorage.

Koversada Bay
29. Koversada Bay
(Vrsar)
2.5

An exposed anchorage south of Vrsar between a dangerous outcrop and a southern cardinal.

Soline
30. Soline
(Vrsar)
2.5

A tiny bay with limit but sheltered anchorage.

Kriz
31. Kriz
(Vrsar)
2.5

A small exposed bay offering limited anchorage.

Amarin Bay
32. Amarin Bay
(Rovinj)
2.5

An exposed bay north of Rovinj with a small jetty.

Bolnica Bay
33. Bolnica Bay
(Rovinj)
2.5

A natural bay with a small harbour for local vessels, offers some shelter but poor anchorage.

Lon Bay
34. Lon Bay
(Rovinj)
2.5

A natural bay south of Rovinj with some bouys and partially sheltered anchorage either side.

Saint Pavao
35. Saint Pavao
(Rovinj)
2.5

A picturesque bay for anchoring with some connection to Roman history.

Barbariga
36. Barbariga
(Peroj)
2.5

A small village north of Peroj south of Rovinj with a small jetty.

Maric
37. Maric
(Peroj)
2.5

A small unsheltered by north of Peroj offering little shelter.

Nogometno bay
38. Nogometno bay
(Fazana)
2.5

A large natural bay with unsheltered anchorage.

Mikula Cove
39. Mikula Cove
(Brijuni)
2.5

A small cove on Mali Brijun north of the large Veli Brijun island.

Kotez
40. Kotez
(Pula)
2.5

A small island part of the national park, anchoring is frowned upon but tolerated.

Valovina
41. Valovina
(Pula)
2.5

A natural bay providing limited shelter for anchoring.

Stoja
42. Stoja
(Pula)
2.5

A large cove providing unsheltered anchoring.

Soline cove
43. Soline cove
(Pula)
2.5

A natural cove with multiple beaches south of Pula provides some limited shelter.

Valmizeja cove
44. Valmizeja cove
(Banjole)
2.5

A small unsheltered cove south of Banjole.

Polje
45. Polje
(Pomer)
2.5

An unsheltered and small fisherman's cove on the peninsula south of Pomer.

Portorosso
46. Portorosso
(Pomer)
2.5

A natural cove south of Pomer at the tup of the national park.

Kasteja bay
47. Kasteja bay
(Medulin)
2.5

A natural bay offering unsheltered anchorage.

Levan
48. Levan
(Medulin)
2.5

A small island with a couple of restaurants and a bar.

Luka Budava
49. Luka Budava
(Medulin)
2.5

A small natural narrow cove with two coves at the end.

Luka Vinjole
50. Luka Vinjole
(Medulin)
2.5

A small bay that provides little shelter for anchoring, but offers nearby beach bar.

Voscice
51. Voscice
(Koromacno)
2.5

A small bay to the east of the industrial village overlooking the large quarry.

Prklog
52. Prklog
(Drenje)
2.5

A long natural bay near Duga Luka providing basic shelter.

Zurkovo Bay
53. Zurkovo Bay
(Rijeka)
2.5

A small bay home to many local boats with little space for visiting yachts.

Praputnjak Shore
54. Praputnjak Shore
(Bakarac)
2.5

A long shore line with a series of small jetties for local boats.

Ostro Bay
55. Ostro Bay
(Kraljevica)
2.5

A small bay east of Kraljevica offers some unsheltered anchorage.

Scott Bay
56. Scott Bay
(Kraljevica)
2.5

A small bay south of Kraljevica popular with visiting yachts.

Mulandarije Bay
57. Mulandarije Bay
(Porec)
2.5

A large bay south of Porec home to two marina's.

Saint Ivan Na Pucini
58. Saint Ivan Na Pucini
(Rovinj)
2.5

A small island south of Rovinj with a beautiful beach bay.

Kijak Bay
59. Kijak Bay
(Njivice)
2.5

A small bay with a few buoys south of Njivica offering little shelter from strong winds.

Klimno Bay
60. Klimno Bay
(Klimno)
2.5

A natural bay providing anchorage and mooring for yachts and small craft.

Silo Bay
61. Silo Bay
(Silo)
2.5

A bay with a breakwater providing some limited shelter.

Donji Bay
62. Donji Bay
(Okrug Donji)
2.5

A natural long deep bay with some options for mooring.

Borovica
63. Borovica
(Razanj)
2.5

A small narrow cove providing some natural shelter from most winds.

Zaglavice
64. Zaglavice
(Razanj)
2.5

A wide shallow bay for anchoring in low winds.

Stari Trogir
65. Stari Trogir
(Vinisce)
2.5

A small bay midway between Vinisce and Razanj near the small Arkandel island.

Mala Luke Bay
66. Mala Luke Bay
(Veliki Drvenik)
2.5

A small forked bay on the south of the main village offers natural shelter in light winds.

Rina Bay
67. Rina Bay
(Mali Drvenik)
2.5

A shallow bay on the west of the island with limited anchoring.

Solinska Bay
68. Solinska Bay
(Veliki Drvenik)
2.5

One bay with two coves offering shallow anchoring on the south of Veli Drvenik island.

Krknjas
69. Krknjas
(Veliki Drvenik)
2.5

Also known locally as blue lagoon, this beautiful area is extremely popular with day trips from nearby towns such as Trogir. The waters get very shallow in places.

Rasotica Bay
70. Rasotica Bay
(Sumartin)
2.5

A small bay situated between Povlja and Sumartin on the eastern coast of Brac Island offering limited anchoring.

Povlja Cove
71. Povlja Cove
(Povlja)
2.5

A small narrow cove on the alternative fork of Povlja Bay offering anchoring near the swimming area.

Radonja Bay
72. Radonja Bay
(Sumartin)
2.5

A bay to the east of Sumartin Harbour offering refuelling and mooring for small vessels.

Studena Bay
73. Studena Bay
(Sumartin)
2.5

A large bay south of Sumartin on the south-east of Brac Island offering exposed anchoring.

Lozna Cove
74. Lozna Cove
(Pucisca)
2.5

A small narrow cove offering limited anchoring situated between Pucisca and Povlja.

Konopjkova Bay
75. Konopjkova Bay
(Pucisca)
2.5

A small bay on the northern side of Brac island offering limited anchoring. Situated between Postira and Pucisca.

Splitska Bay
76. Splitska Bay
(Splitska)
2.5

An undeveloped small bay on the eastern entrance of Splitska with some option for anchoring.

Stiniva Bay
77. Stiniva Bay
(Sutivan)
2.5

An unsheltered natural bay offering limited anchoring.

Stipanska Bay
78. Stipanska Bay
(Sutivan)
2.5

A small narrow bay offering slightly more sheltered anchorage than it's southern neighbour Stiniva.

Osibova Bay
79. Osibova Bay
(Milna)
2.5

A natural pretty bay on the south-eastern coast of Brac island. Offering limited anchoring.

Lucice Bay
80. Lucice Bay
(Milna)
2.5

A quiet pretty bay with several buoys and a single restaurant.

Sesula Bay
81. Sesula Bay
(Rogac)
2.5

A long secluded bay provides some shelter for overnight mooring.

Tatinja Bay
82. Tatinja Bay
(Rogac)
2.5

This bay on the southern side of Solta island provides some natural shelter for mooring in one of the three branches.

Paradise bay
83. Paradise bay
(Rogac)
2.5

A natural bay on the south of Solta island offering exposed anchorage.

Stracinska Bay
84. Stracinska Bay
(Stomorska)
2.5

A natural bay on the south eastern tip of Solta island hosts two forks each with local boats.

Livke bay
85. Livke bay
(Stomorska)
2.5

A large open bay on the most south eastern tip of Solta island offering some unsheltered anchorage.

Gornja Krusica
86. Gornja Krusica
(Stomorska)
2.5

A natural cove on the north eastern coast of Solta island south of Stomorska.

Blaca Bay
87. Blaca Bay
(Bol)
2.5

A very pretty small beachy cove to the east of Bol on the island of Brac, very popular with tourist boats, offers some options for unsheltered mooring.

Zukova Cove
88. Zukova Cove
(Stari Grad)
2.5

A forked cove, overlooking Bol on the opposite island, offering several options for anchoring, a short walk to Rudina, or longer overland south to Stari Grad.

Vlaska Cove
89. Vlaska Cove
(Stari Grad)
2.5

This north west tip of the peninsula from Stari Grad on Hvar Island offers several small coves for visiting yachts.

Saint Glavna Cove
90. Saint Glavna Cove
(Stari Grad)
2.5

A narrow cove on the Stari Grad peninsula offering some shelter for visiting craft.

Tiha Cove West
91. Tiha Cove West
(Stari Grad)
2.5

Tiha bay has multiple coves, this western one provides some shelter from and a small landing on the western coast.

Tiha Cove East
92. Tiha Cove East
(Stari Grad)
2.5

The eastern of the three coves in Tiha bay offers less shelter from swell or winds, but does host a restaurant.

Tiha Cove Central
93. Tiha Cove Central
(Stari Grad)
2.5

This central cove within the Tiha bay provides limited shelter but is an idyllic picturesque spot a short distance from Stari Grad.

Zavala Cove Stari Grad
94. Zavala Cove Stari Grad
(Stari Grad)
2.5

This long cove is home to a restaurant half way up on the south-west shore that provides some buoys for mooring.

Zlatni Rat
95. Zlatni Rat
(Bol)
2.5

Yachts can anchor on the west-side of the land spit.

Maslinica Cove
96. Maslinica Cove
(Stari Grad)
2.5

A small cove to the west of the main ferry terminal is home to a pretty Villa and some small jetties.

Prapratna Cove
97. Prapratna Cove
(Jelsa)
2.5

This pretty cove is tucked in behind a hilly headland east of Jelsa. Home to a few a small number of houses and apartments.

Stiniva Cove
98. Stiniva Cove
(Jelsa)
2.5

A small forked cove to the east of Jelsa, and to the west of Zecja beach, provides a small amount of shelter for mooring.

Pokrivenik Cove
99. Pokrivenik Cove
(Pokrivenik)
2.5

A small cove on the north side of Hvar island hosting a nice beach to the south and a smaller cove to the east.

Vela Garska
100. Vela Garska
(Hvar)
2.5

A naturally sheltered forked cove on the south of Hvar island and to the west of Hvar town, hosts a single tavern.