Albania as a new yachting destination for summer 2024. A brief guide about main albanian ports and its characteristics.
29 February 2024

Albania as a new yachting destination for summer 2024. A brief guide about main albanian ports and its characteristics.

Here it a brief MSA Yacht guide about all albanian ports from north to south.

MSA Yacht start operating in Albania with its own offices in Sarande, Vlore and Durres. This marks a significant move to provide ongoing support to our clients cruising with a yacht throughout the Adriatic region.

Let's explore the key Albanian ports and their unique features, spanning from the southern to the northern regions of the country, which is gaining prominence in an evolving market.

Albania, with its stunning coastline along the Adriatic Sea, boasts a collection of charming ports waiting to be discovered. In Sarande, located in the south, you'll be captivated by its crystal-clear waters and picturesque landscapes. Vlore, known for its rich history and vibrant culture, offers a perfect blend of tradition and modernity. Moving further north, Durres stands out with its ancient ruins and bustling atmosphere, making it a hub of activity and excitement for yacht enthusiasts.


Sarande Port boasts berths that can accommodate yachts up to 180 metres in length and 11 metres in draft. One of the standout features of this port is its advantageous location; next to Cortu, which is an ideal option for passengers travelling to and from Corfu Airport. With a city center that's just a five-minute walk away, Sarande Port offers easy access to shops, bars, restaurants and shopping centres. Additionally, the arrival and departure procedures, including port entry and exits, are available 24/7 throughout the year.


Located just 19 miles from the Port of Saranda and 30 miles from Corfu, this port is the ideal mooring spot for yachts up to 60m in length, with a maximum draft of 6m. Positioned in the city center, it's in close proximity to the area's best attractions, making it a great choice for boaters looking to explore the region.


Vlore Port provides berthing options for yachts that are up to 120 meters in length and have a draft of 7 meters. The port's wide access to surrounding cities makes it an ideal location for docking. Plus, it's only a one-hour drive from Tirana International Airport.


Durres is the largest port in Albania and now home to one of the biggest Marinas along the Mediterranean Sea, which has recently opened. This marina is capable of accommodating yachts of all sizes. Conveniently located just 20 minutes away from Tirana Airport, Durres Port is the perfect spot for your next nautical adventure.

5.SHENGJIN PORT (northern port in Albania)

Situated 18 miles away from Port Ulcinj and 31 miles away from Port Bar Montenegro, this port is an ideal location for yachts measuring up to 70 meters in length and with a maximum draft of 6.5 meters.

As MSA Yacht sets its sails in these ports in Summer 2024, travelers can look forward to an unforgettable experience filled with exploration and adventure. Whether you're seeking tranquility by the sea or craving a taste of local cuisine and hospitality, Albania's ports are sure to leave a lasting impression on all who visit. Get ready to set course for an unforgettable journey through the hidden gems of the Albanian coastline with MSA Yacht as your trusted companion.