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Hvar – the ideal boating destination for over 2400 years
For boaters renting some form of land transportation, we recommend driving to the top and enjoying the beautiful view of the Kabal shaped like a hand with five fingers. As if nature wanted to give itself a high five for this wonderful creation.The Stari Grad bay is full of places popular among boaters, and even more importantly, it offers safe anchoring.
Boaters will find it useful that a restaurant where they can relax is open during the summer. On your way to Stari Grad, after leaving Tiha, you will approach Zavala. This spacious and deep cove has an anchoring area, a restaurant is open there in the summer, and the position of the sun enables sunlight to shine into the cove late into the evening. Before entering Stari Grad, you should also visit the Arkada cove, which offers a peaceful anchoring area, with a hotel complex nearby. You can take a taxi boat to the town. The coves in the southern side of the Stari Grad nautical treasure chest are smaller and more intimate. The first one is Gračišće, which has a beautiful pebble beach and a small dock approachable with a dinghy. You can spend a day on the beach in the shade of a thick pine forest with the sounds of cicadas in the background. Maslinica is also noteworthy, as it is the only sand beach in the bay. It will be especially interesting to boaters sailing with children. Most of the coves on the southern side are shaded in the afternoon, making them suitable for people who do not like spending too much time sunbathing. If you want to spend the night in the town itself, Stari Grad has many docking berths, and anchoring is possible in the centre of the bay. Over the last several years, boaters have been flocking here, because there is more than enough room for everyone, and the port is full on stormy days. In such weather conditions, it is best to spend the day in one of the best natural covers on the Adriatic and wait for the weather to calm down.