Porto Albania

Marina Porto Albania is a central part of a broad development project and the largest investment in Albania’s tourism industry.

• Porto Albania is the first marina destination in Albania that combines international yachting and charter, sea sport, luxury hotel and first class accommodations. It will close a white spot in Adria`s yachting routes.

• The Yacht harbor will be located 20 km south of the city Durres and the total concession area comprises 17ha. Porto Albania is approx. 45 min away from the international airport and one hour from Tirana.

• The project developed upon this concession right will include a Harbor area, a Residential area, Canal Villas, a
Retail area, a 5* hotel, a Parking facility and the first “3 houses” which include apartments, restaurants, shops, etc.

• Porto Albania`s masterplan “Kalaja e Turres” is owned by the Swiss company FINSEC AG, incl. land lease precontract (99 years), concession right for the Harbor (BOT build operate and transfer) for 35 years.

• Masterplan was approved and all relevant permits from Albanian authorities are granted. Flat tax of 15% will apply
for local earnings.

The port

Porto Albania’s marina is destined to be a favorite among yachting community, and a haven for cruisers, sport fish and mega yachts. As one of the top marinas in the Mediterranean, it will offer a full maintenance service for yachts of all kinds. Some of its features include:

• over 700 boat places to be sold (longtime-rent) in combination with the apartments and villas
• 12.000 m2 dry dock area, with international standard maintenance service
• 40 boat places to be “sold” with the real estates Villas
• Storage rooms
• Beach facilities, pools, children’s playgrounds
• Technical rooms
• Yacht Club

Berthing, boatyard & services

Berthing capacity: 700 vessels, from 8 – 75 meters. Yachtyard: 12’000 sqm, Dry dock 150 boats up to 15 meters, Travel lift 150 ton, Trailer 40 ton, slipway, hull washing, hangars for winter repairs, Heliport with Hangar, Medical centre.

General services: 24-hour water and power supply (220/380V, 50 Hz, 16-32-63-125 Ah), Fuel station, WC/shower, Laundry services, free WIFI, Storage and deposit rooms, secured outdoor or indoor car parking, Diving services.
Technical services: general cleaning works, ship chandler, battery control and charging, wood furniture, lathering and
metalwork, ventilation, bilge control, air conditioning, electric and electronic maintenance, engine maintenance and repair, paint- polyester.

Security Service: 24-hour security with guardian and CCTV, Fire warning and extinguishing systems, ISPS.

Environmental cleaning system: Water circulation system in the harbor, waste water collection facility, solid waste
collection stations, Waste engine oil and bilge water collection station, blue flag certificate.

The resort

The accommodation offers in Albania are characterized by the following overview :

The capacity of the hotels is dominated by small hotels. Over 80 percent of registered hotels have less than 20 rooms and 7 percent have more than 40 rooms. Only 30 hotels are officially classified (classification with stars) and from those hotels only 3 hotels are classified with 5 stars. The accommodation offer  in rural areas that serves to the nature tourists is developed in a modest way. In natural mountain areas are set up very few hotels and a limited number of inns.

Hotel Porto Albania will be an 5 stars hotel with high standards, with a total of 130 rooms, located in the best area of the complex of Turra Castle and will bear the name of an international brand. This hotel has an ideal geographic position because it is 60 minutes away from the capital and 50 minutes away from the Airport “Mother Teresa”. It was determined to be the best hotel with 5 stars in Albania. A good promotion for hotel and resort will be the port. The hotel will operate and generate income through:

Conference room

Being only 1 hour away from the capital, the hotel will be an ideal location for work conferences The technological facilities and a qualitative international cuisine will transform it into the number one conference halls in Albania.

Villas

Residential Area
Marina residential will be our guests’ exclusive ticket to luxurious, fully serviced accommodation overlooking the waterfront.

• Studios with 60 – 80 m2
• Apartments with terrace up to 100 m2 terrace.
• Luxury Penthouse up to 240 m2
• 24-hours Concierge service, laundry and
cleaning service.

Commercial area
The commercial area is ideal for entrepreneurs and businesses searching for a unique and inspiring space, in the marina industry and services. The yacht yard will serve all the necessary maintenance services for every yacht owner. It contains also heliport, safe guard, tax-free shop, bars and restaurants, shops.

Channel villas
The channel Villas with private berths will offer our guests a unique holiday experience. Each villa is situated on the waterfront and has amazing views over the creek and the Porto Albania marina.

Entrance and security
Guests that will arrive by car to Porto Albania can use the indoor or outdoor parking spaces.
24-hours shuttle service will be available.
The marina concept aims at keeping the traffic out
of the harbor area.
24-hours security with guardian and CCTV.
Medical center, first aid center and fire guard.

Hotel and SPA area

The finest *****hotel, the rooms of our marina hotel will offer
our guests a breathtaking waterfront view of the bay and the
private marina. The hotel area of 17.000 m2 includes:
• 148 rooms, suites and presidential suites
• Spa/ treatment center/ Wellness center/ Swimming Pools
• Restaurants/ Bar/ Conference rooms, Game rooms etc
• Conference rooms

The beach

Our beach is one of the most beautiful and safest in the region and provides lots of activity and exercise opportunities for people of all ages. For an extraordinary experience, Porto Albania offers prospects for activities in the green hills, the opportunity to play golf under the Mediterranean sun, enjoying the stunning scenery with the Adriatic Sea on the horizon. Also, there are endless opportunities for pedestrian journey and cyclist movement through paths, trails and hilly terrain, sailing and surfing routes, ski-water and other sports and recreational activities. For the successful
accomplishment of these activities, within the territory there are pathways, alleys and trails in their natural state. There are also grounds for horseback riding, stables with high-end facilities, hiking, wall climbing and in total over 65 attractions.

Botanical Garden

On the hill of Kalaja e Turres you will find a surprising botanical garden with unknown historical artifacts and ruins.
This lush 40 ha botanical and cultural garden provides an idyllic escape to enjoy nature’s beautiful creations. Far removed from city noise, this beautiful location is perfect for an afternoon picnic or garden stroll. Take your time and wander over meandering pathways surrounded by Mediterranean splendor. Explore the quiet, serene atmosphere of this paradise and its lush surroundings. To respect this stunning nature, additional olive trees have been planted, adding to the beauty of our botanical garden.

Golf course

Superbly conceived, the course’s combination of complex terrain and accessible holes helps to provide an experience for players of all ages and abilities. Open year-round, these two full-service golf courses provide players of all abilities everything they need for a satisfying, complete golfing experience. Abiding by championship level golf standards over 18 holes-each with four tee placements, suitable for every golf skill level “Kalaja e Turres” Golf Resort and academy offer a truly generous and universal golfing experience. The luscious green scenery will be preserved and additional trees will be planted, all in harmony with the characteristic flora of the area.