The marina lies southeast of Rovinj harbor, in the vicinity of a small shipyard. It is surrounded with pine woods, only 1 km from the town center. St. Katarina Island, with its coast, provides shelter from all winds.
Istria (Croatian, Slovene: Istra; Italian: Istria; Istriot: Eîstria), formerly Histria (Latin), is the largest peninsula in the Adriatic Sea. The peninsula is located at the head of the Adriatic between the Gulf of Trieste and the Bay of Kvarner. It is shared by three countries: Croatia, Slovenia and Italy.