Sailing holidays near Sukosan

Best places and sailing routes for your sailing trip near Sukosan. Sailing season details, trade winds and everything you need for perfect sailing holidays.

Marinas in Sukosan

Sukosan is a resort village, situated in Northern Dalmatia. Next to the resort, there is the largest marina on the Croatian Adriatic.

 

Sukosan is located west of Zadar. It is considered the heart of the Adriatic Sea. There are beautiful natural landscapes and developed tourist infrastructure. Therefore, Sukosan is considered a must-see place in Croatia.

Sailing season
June - September
Travel season
May - October
Marinas in this location
2
Boats in this location
301

Main facts about region

Telephone code:
+385 23
Language:
Croatian
Timezone:
UTC+1, in summer UTC+2
Currency:
Kuna (HRK)
Population:
4,402

Sailing trip in Sukosan

Sukošan is a small town in the Central Dalmatia, located in a bay 10 km southeast of Zadar.

 

The city is located very close to the Kornati National Park (not far from Sibenik). We recommend you try local cuisine, water sports and visit the beaches, seven national parks. 

 

The streets of Sukosan have an amazing architecture that is reminiscent of Ancient Rome. There are numerous beaches for families with children: Jechi Rai, Zlatna Luka, Makarska, D-Marin Dalmacija. 

 

The port “Dalmatia” for 1,200 water places was built just here because the local Zlatna Luka Bay is reliably protected from the storms and the jugo wind.

 

As for the large regattas, a preparatory stage often occurs in Sukosan, including the yacht charter, registration, receiving flags, side numbers, and banners. After that, the participants move to the neighboring ports to start.

 

It is the perfect combination of nature with sports and recreational program. The long coast is full of numerous bays, pebbly beaches, and the water in the sea is crystal clear.

 

Sukošan is famous for its traditional narrow streets and promenades, as well as vineyards, olive groves, rich vegetation and hospitable locals. Have yourself a nice family vacation while discovering a new yachting experience.

 

The international Airport Zadar is situated very closely — in 9 km from the marina.

Sukosan - Yacht Charter Sailica
Sukosan - Yacht Charter Sailica
Sukosan - Yacht Charter Sailica

Yacht routes in Sukosan

On a yacht, we recommend that you go around the Kornati archipelago and visit the picturesque islands of Izh, Zlarin, Rava, and Dugi Otok. There is an opportunity to hire a yacht for an hour or for a day. The traditional yacht cruise lasts for 7 days.

For example:

  • Sukosan — Zadar — Dugi Otok — Iz — Telascica — Kornati — Biograd na Moru — Sukosan.

We will help you to draw up a route, to compile a set of documents, and to rent a yacht in Sukosan properly. There is the catalog of the Northern Dalmatia charter yachts on the website and in the app. Choose one and leave a request, so that we could start arranging your vacation.

 

Also from Sukošan you can plan an excellent week route:

  • from Marina Dalmatia to the islands of Kaprije — Zhirye — Prvich — towns of Šibenik — Skradin — to Kornati national park — Dugi otok Tеlaščica natural park — Dugi otok Sali — Dugi otok Božava.
800 €
per week
8
Guests
3
Cabins
37 ft
Length
2002
Built in
850 €
per week
6
Guests
2
Cabins
32 ft
Length
2014
Built in
923 €
per week
8
Guests
3
Cabins
38 ft
Length
2008
Built in
1000 €
per week
7
Guests
3
Cabins
35 ft
Length
2007
Built in
1000 €
per week
7
Guests
3
Cabins
47 ft
Length
2007
Built in
1008 €
per week
6
Guests
2
Cabins
31 ft
Length
2020
Built in
1021 €
per week
8
Guests
3
Cabins
37 ft
Length
2015
Built in
1038 €
per week
2
Guests
1
Cabins
27 ft
Length
2019
Built in

Airports in Sukosan

Split Airport SPU
Zadar Airport ZAD
Brač Airport BWK

Yachting season and weather in Sukošan

Sukošan is a sunny Adriatic area town with typical Mediterranean climate — the summers are sunny, dry and warm, while winters are mild, but may be quite wet. The sea in this region is calm. There are excellent swimming conditions. The tides and currents are weak, and the prevailing winds are favorable. 

Water temperature in sailing season +22...+25 °
Air temperature in sailing season +26...+30 °
Wind speed in sailing season 10−15 knots

Weather forecast for yachting in Sukošan

Upon arrival at the marina, you are usually given the forecast for the next day. You can also get storm warnings over radio links.

You can also use the following services to get information about weather conditions:

  • accuweather — accurate weather data, satellite imagery, cloud cover;
  • opcina-sukosan.hr — the official website of the region with a weather forecast;
  • windfinder is a service for tracking winds, viewing water and air temperatures.