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ACI Marina Umag

Umag | Where Beauty Meets Serenity

The town of Umag lies on Istria’s west coast, close to the border with Slovenia. The Old Town is compact, sitting within the remains of the 10th-century walls. In addition, a long sea wall from the 1800’s shelters the harbor.

Town of Umag’s historic coastline

Umag was declared European City of Sport 2018. Tennis enthusiasts much love it for its summer tennis camps. In addition, each July, Umag hosts the ATP Croatia Open Umag at the Plava Laguna tennis complex.

The SeaStar Festival is here in late May, featuring rock, pop, electronic, techno, and hip-hop music.

Umag | Things to See and Do

Visit Umag’s Old Town

The Old Town is a captivating blend of medieval charm and modern allure. Its cobbled streets lead you through a living tapestry of history and culture. The Old Town showcases well-preserved architecture with Venetian influences. Landmarks like the Church of Saint Roche and the iconic Venetian House tell tales of the town’s diverse past.

Discover Umag’s rich heritage at the Umag Town Museum and the City Gallery. The central market square offers a vibrant experience, featuring local produce and artisanal crafts.

Historic churches like the Church of Saint Mary enrich the Old Town’s spiritual ambiance. Hidden chapels add a sense of tranquility as you explore the area.

Play Sports

Umag, with its coastal location and diverse landscape, offers a range of sports and recreational activities. Here are some sports you can enjoy in Umag:

  • Tennis: Umag is renowned for hosting the ATP Croatia Open, attracting top tennis players from around the world. Visitors can also enjoy playing tennis at various courts in the area.
  • Kayaking: Paddle through hidden coves and sea caves.
  • Windsurfing and Kitesurfing: Harness the winds for an adrenaline-filled experience.
  • Snorkeling and Diving: Discover the underwater wonders of the Adriatic.
  • Cycling: Explore the scenic Istrian Peninsula by cycling through picturesque landscapes and charming villages. Umag offers bike rental services and well-marked cycling routes for all levels.
  • Golf: Golf enthusiasts can enjoy a round at the Adriatic Golf Club, situated just a short drive from Umag. The course offers stunning views of the sea and the surrounding countryside.
  • Running and Jogging. The scenic coastal paths and parks in Umag provide excellent routes for runners and joggers. Enjoy the sea breeze as you explore the town on foot.

Wine and Dine

Drive inland to Momjan for wine tasting at the excellent Kozlovic winery.

Dine at rustic Konoba Buscina. Try the specialty of northwest Istria, fresh scallops, followed by pasta with truffles.

Marinas and Anchorages

  • ACI Marina Umag, located in the north part of the town’s port, is open all year. This 475-berth marina has won the “Tourism flower – Quality for Croatia” award and is a Blue Flag winner.

We can create a customized sailing itinerary if you wish to visit this area in Croatia. It can also be included if you start your charter from Venice with stops in Croatia. Our recommendation is at least a 14-day charter from Venice ending in Dubrovnik, Split, or maybe Montenegro.

Croatia offers many islands, a few rivers to explore, and its National Parks both on the water and on the mainland.