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The best windsurfing spots in Croatia



Viganj beachViganj is a small town in the southwestern part of the Peljesac peninsula, only few minutes drive form Orebic. This place with a long tradition in seafaring is today a beautiful orchard and botanical garden, protected from the northerly winds, turned to the ever warm south. Exotic fruit-trees and plants, brought by the famous seafarers of Peljesac from their journeys on the world seas, grow her
Viganj is after Bol on the island of Brac, the most known windsurfing spot in Croatia. Because it is situated in the middle of a narrow channel between Peljesac and Korcula, the winds tend to blow twice as fast as it usually does in the Adriatic.
Summer mornings usually characterize mild southeastern wind levant which reaches up to 3 bf. A good conditions for beginners.
In the afternoon pleasant medium northwestern wind maestral blows ( usually at about up to 5 bf but sometimes even up to 7 Beauforts) which makes it ideal time for medium and advance skilled surfers.
Viganj surfingSometimes before the storm very strong southern wind blows which is suitable for more brave and experienced surfers. It usually lasts for the whole one day and it is a definitive must for adventurers surfers.
Every year Viganj hosts one of the regattas of the open Croatian championship. Viganj also hosted World and European windsurfing championships.
Wind conditions in Peljesac channel are great for Peljesac side as well as the island of Korcula side. Waves are not greater than 1,5 m and in bays up to 40 cm.
Beaches on Peljesac peninsula are mostly rocky but you can find some very pretty sandy beaches as well.

Orebic Tourist Board
Trg Mimbelli bb
20250 Orebic
Tel: +385 (0)20 713 718
Fax: +385 (0)20 713 718

Dubrovnik County Tourist Board
Cvijete Zuzorić 1/I, p.p.259
20001 Dubrovnik
Tel: +385 (0)20 324 999
Fax: +385 (0)20 324 224

Accommodation in Orebic and Viganj.




Croatia's best windsurfing spots to explore



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