For those seeking a dining experience like no other, Croatia Yachting team recommends two enchanting restaurants tucked away on remote island shores, accessible by boat. With fresh seafood and mouthwatering island-inspired dishes, these hidden gems will delight your taste buds and create unforgettable memories.
While you’re navigating through Adriatic Sea, you must join us on a delightful culinary adventure as we explore the flavors of paradise waiting for you on these gorgeous islands.
Martinis Marchi Restaurant
Situated in the charming Maslinica Bay (43° 23' 52.008" 16° 12' 23.832"), on the west side of the island of Šolta, in Central Dalmatia, just above the awarded modern marina and luxurious heritage Castle hotel, MARTINIS MARCHI Restaurant is one of the perfect yachting destinations for peaceful Mediterranean lifestyle lovers. This exquisite dining destination offers a unique experience, accessible from boat charter bases Marine Kaštela and Marine Baotić Seget, making it a favorite among adventurers seeking both exceptional cuisine and unparalleled views.
The restaurant is led by the experienced chef Toni Miloš with his team, and they are combining modern culinary trends with domestic recipes that have been in these areas from ancient times, creating the unforgettable smells, colors, tastes of Dalmatia. Let's embark on a flavorful journey to discover and make reservations for the delights of this gastronomic oasis: www.martinis-marchi.com/contact (+385 21 718 838)
A Historical Marvel
Martinis Marchi boasts more than just a broad menu because it is a part of history. The restaurant is housed within a castle dating back to the 18th century. This historical marvel has been beautifully preserved, retaining its old-world charm, creating an ambiance that transports visitors back in time. As you savor your meal, you'll be immersed in the rich stories that the castle walls have witnessed over the centuries.
The island of Šolta is renowned for its diverse seafood, and Martinis Marchi takes full advantage of the local catch. From fresh fish, olive oil, domestic honey to delectable shellfish platters, each dish is a celebration of the Adriatic's culinary treasures. The talented chefs combine traditional recipes with modern flair, ensuring that every bite is an explosion of flavors and textures. Also, all dishes are often accompanied by a wine list of the best domestic and international wineries. There, all wine lovers can taste exclusive, unique and high-quality autochthonous wines from sort Dobričić which has been cultivated in this area for more than 800 years.
Signature Cocktails and Martinis
True to its name, Martinis Marchi boasts an impressive selection of handcrafted martinis, prepared with precision and passion. Sip on refreshing cocktails as you absorb the warm Mediterranean breeze on the restaurant's terrace, enjoying the views of the marina and the sea beyond. Whether you prefer classic martinis or innovative twists, this unique bar will leave your taste buds delighted.
Locally Sourced Ingredients
The restaurant takes pride in supporting local producers and sourcing the freshest ingredients from Šolta and neighboring islands. With a focus on sustainability and seasonality, every dish showcases the island's agricultural richness. From organic vegetables to cheeses, each element of the menu reflects a commitment to preserving the island's natural bounty.
A Dining Experience Like No Other
What truly sets Martinis Marchi apart is its exclusive accessibility. The restaurant is reachable only by boat or charter, adding an adventurous touch to your dining experience. Whether you arrive on a private yacht or a chartered boat, the journey to this culinary haven is an integral part of the overall delight.
Martinis Marchi restaurant on the island of Šolta is a true testament to the magic that happens when exceptional cuisine, history, and stunning landscapes come together. With its exclusive accessibility by boat, dining here becomes an extraordinary adventure that leaves a lasting impression on every visitor.
Found amidst the sun-soaked Croatia's Elaphiti Islands, in South Dalmatia, the idyllic Šipan Island holds a hidden gem that promises to satisfy any food enthusiasts and island explorer. Located in an isolated bay Vrbova (42° 43’ 13.52 N 17° 54’ 47.25″ E), BOWA does exactly what its name claims, offering the Best of What’s Around. A culinary haven that encapsulates the essence of Šipan's charm. With its captivating ambiance, delectable cuisine, and captivating coastal views, Bowa invites you on a gastronomic journey to discover the culinary treasure s that this remarkable island has to offer.
Owned by the fourth generation of the fishermen of the Sare family from Mali Ston, sister restaurant of BOTA SARE, a restaurant known for combining Dalmatian and Japanese style in serving their version of sushi, BOWA is a remembrance of our grandmother's recipes.
While Šipan Island may seem secluded, reaching Bowa Restaurant is a delightful adventure. Bowa is accessible by our boat charters from ACI marine Dubrovnik, one of the 5 Croatia Yachting’s bases, that have the journey that is well worth it. The restaurant's strategic location near the island's marina makes it accessible to island explorers promising a culinary adventure that goes with the island's natural beauty.
A Seaside Oasis
Situated along the turquoise shores of Šipan Island, Bowa Restaurant presents an inviting ambiance that is both cozy and sophisticated. The rustic wooden furnishings and nautical accents transport guests to a maritime-inspired oasis, offering a sense of harmony with the island's surroundings. The gentle sea breeze and panoramic views of the Adriatic Sea form an enchanting backdrop, setting the stage for an unforgettable dining experience.
Croatian Flavors with a Modern Twist
At the heart of Bowa lies its passion for Croatian gastronomy. The restaurant celebrates the rich culinary heritage of the region while infusing it with innovative modern touches. From freshly caught seafood to locally sourced produce, each dish is an explosion of flavors. Whether you savor the delicious grilled octopus, devour the traditional black risotto, or dive into their signature seafood pasta, Bowa promises an unforgettable culinary journey through the essence of Croatia's coastal cuisine. Expect a daily catch of fresh Adriatic fish, Mali Ston Ostrea Edulis oysters, hand-picked vegetables, Bowa Restaurant fruit from BOWA’s own garden, and home-made Šipan island olive oil.
Farm to Table
Between courses, enjoy a dip in the Adriatic Sea, the perfect palate cleanser during your long, languid Mediterranean meal. Everything you consume there is caught, farmed, or produced within a radius of 50 km from your chair.
The restaurant prioritizes the use of locally sourced, organic ingredients, supporting local farmers and fishermen while minimizing its environmental impact. By embracing eco-friendly practices and reducing food waste, Bowa aims to contribute to a more sustainable and responsible culinary environment.
Bowa Restaurant on Šipan Island is a true testament to the magic that happens when delicious food, breathtaking surroundings, and heartfelt hospitality unite. As you savor the flavors and experience the island's essence, Bowa becomes more than just a dining destination, it becomes a memory in your heart.
So, whether you're a seasoned foodie or an adventurer searching for a taste of paradise, Bowa welcomes you to indulge in the soul-stirring flavors and make reservations that only Šipan Island can offer: firstname.lastname@example.org (+385 916366111)