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Otok Kolocep

Otok Kolocep

Characteristics

Description

Kolocep island is located two NM from Dubrovnik. This small island is part of the archipelago of islands Elafiten.
Locals also call it Kalamota. Its area is 2.35 km2.
On the island there are two villages in the two largest bays of the island: Gornje Celo and Donje Celo that connects a walk of 3 km long.

The island is covered from east to west pine forest whose branches descend to the surface of the sea is one of the most indented islands of the Adriatic Sea which hides many coves and caves.
You will also found Plava Splilja (the blue Groote ) where you should go swimming. The crystalline sea abounds in fish and shellfish.
15/04/2011
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Jojo
L'île de Kolocep est située à deux MN de Dubrovnik. Cette petite île fait partie de l'archipel des îles Elaphites.

Les habitants locaux l'appellent aussi Kalamota. Sa superficie est de 2,35 km2.

Sur l'île se trouve deux villages situés dans les deux plus grandes baies de l'île: Gornje Celo et Donje Celo que relie une promenade de 3 km de long.

L'île est recouverte d’est en ouest de forêt de pins  dont les branches descendent jusque à la surface de la mer. C’est une des îles la plus dentelée de la mer Adriatique qui cache de nombreuses criques et grottes.

Vous y trouverez aussi Plava Splilja (la groote bleue)  dans laquelle vous devrez vous rendre en nageant. La mer cristalline y abonde en poissons, mollusques et crustacés.

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Flying distances - Direct line

Otok Sipan

6.1nm
301°
It is the largest and most populated island of the group Elafiten. It rises to 234 m at its N and a prominent hill rises 224 m NW of the SE end.
Ruda is a small island that is 0.5 M SE of the NE extremity of the island and Misnjaka, 13 m high, lies close off the NW extremity.
...
16 Apr 11

Otok Lopud

2.3nm
288°
The island of Lopud belongs Elaphites. It is only 4.6 km2.
It has a pleasant village and some old buildings. You'll find a sandy beach.
There are two good anchorages: uvala Lopud (NW of the island), where is the village and uvala Sunj (SE of the island).
15 Apr 11

Stonski Kanal

14nm
304°
Stonski Kanal, a deep inlet, indents the SE end of Poluotok Peljesac at the NW end of Kolocepski Kanal.
Its shore rises rapidly on each side and provides protection from NE and SW winds. The village of Brocej is situated on the S shore 3.8 miles within the entrance.
It is fronted ...
25 Apr 11

Uvala Donje Celo

0.3nm
345°
Located on the NW coast of Kolocep this bay is about 4.5 M NW Gruz.
Bordered by a small village is a good anchorage for the night.
A jetty is located on the E side of the bay, it can be used at night, the day it is reserved for tour boats.
We anchor with 4 to 10 m.
Open to the NW.
15 Apr 11

Uvala Gornje Celo

0.5nm
103°
Gornje Celo is on the NE coast of Kolocep and 1.5 M SE of Rt Bat. There is a coffee and a dock near the beach.
We anchor by 5 meters.
Open to the N and NE.
15 Apr 11

Zupski Zaliv

10nm
114°
Zupski Zaliv is entered between Rt Sustjepan and Rt Pelegrin, 2.5 miles NW. The E and SE shores of this bay are backed by mountains, but a valley through which a river flows lies within the N shore.
Malastica, 628m high, stands 1 mile N of the bay. This hill has a somewhat sharp ...
13 Apr 11

Kolocepski Kanal

1.1nm
337°
Kolocepski Kanal extends NW from the vicinity of Rt Bat and leads between the mainland coast and the above-described chain of islands.
This channel is easy to enter at all seasons and provides good anchorage almost throughout its entire length because of the protectionfrom the ...
25 Apr 11

Kolocepski Vrata

1nm
284°
Kolocepski Vrata, a channel, leads between Otoc Kolocep and Otoc Lopud. Otocic Skupio, a small islet with a 5.8m shoal close E of it, lies on the NW side of this channel 0.6 mile SW of the SE extremity of Otoc Lopud. A 3.5m shoal lies almost in the middle of the narrowest part of ...
16 Apr 11

Rt Bat

1.8nm
67°
Rt Bat, the W entrance point of Luka Zaton, is located 1 mile NNW of Otocic Daksa.Caution.—A submarine pipeline extends 0.8 mile S from a point on the coast 0.4 mile E of Rt Petka.
A submarine cable, extends inshore along the coast between Ostri Rt and Hridi Grebeni.
Several ...
15 Apr 11

Otocic Daksa

2.3nm
97°
Otocic Daksa , a densely-wooded island, lies with its S extremity located 0.3 mile N of Rt Gnjiliste.
Its summit is surmounted by a ruined fort. A light is shown from a structure, 4m high, standing near the shore on the N extremity of the island. A prominent disused light structure ...
15 Apr 11

Uvala Zaton

1.9nm
57°
Located in a nice little sheltered inlets, Zaton offers a small port and several anchorages.
The entrance is about 1 NM NNE of otocic Daksa. The fire of Ruth Bat, W of the entrance to help identify him.
Beware of submerged rocks to the east of the port, covered by 4.5 m of water.
We ...
15 Apr 11

Uvala Sunj Lopud

2.2nm
278°
This bay is located S of Lopud.
Several rocks Hrid Skupjeli, and a small island, O. Velika Skupio, Rt Mrcica extend to the SE. There was a rock in SE O. Velika Skupio to W.
Rocks along the shore N uvala Sunj.
We anchored between 3-12 m.
Open to the SE.
16 Apr 11
Local Area

Otoci Elafiti

The 14 Elafiti islands are located along the coast between Dubrovnik and the Peljesac peninsula.
The main islands are: Daksa, Kolocep, Lopud, Ruda, Sipan, Jakljan, Crkvina, Tajan, Olip and Andrija island.Only three islands are inhabited: Sipan, the largest, Lopud, Kolocep.Boca ...
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Croatia

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19 Aug 11

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30 Jul 11

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