Welcome to Croatia, the cradle of Mediterranean sailing holidays. A private 7-day sailing trip in Croatia is an exclusive way to explore this wonderland of 1000 islands, emerald coves, warm climate, romantic sunsets, vibrant seaside villages and culinary works of art. Sparkling Adriatic with near 3000 miles of sun-soaked coastline is one of the rare intact world treasures and a true holiday paradise in the heart of Europe. Buy yourself a ticket to heaven and set sail on an exciting cruising vacations around the remarkable Croatian coast. Let the pure nature, infinite diversity, crystal-clear blue seas, enchanting ambience and topmost cuisine elevate your vacation experience to a higher level. Hire catamaran or sailing charter in Dubrovnik Split Pula or Zadar for a relaxing cruise within you best company.
Croatia Sailing Charter 2022
Experience the best of Croatia from the comfort of a private sailing yacht or catamaran charter and book a genuine holiday adventure in 2022 at best early bird prices.
Booking a private yacht charter in Croatia for your holiday cruise between the hundreds of sun-soaked Croatian islands is something worth experiencing. Surrender yourself to the alluring ambiance of the crystalline Adriatic and find serenity between the myriad of idyllic Dalmatian islands. Swim in crystal-clear seas, breathe fragrant ocean air, party, relax and enjoy in an exclusive sailing experience within your best company. Find our most popular Croatia sailing holiday packages in this or the next and take a sailing trip beyond compare.
Experience the best of a yacht charter holidays in Croatia on our luxury sailboat OCEANIS 51.1 Set sail from the north Dalmatian pearl Zadar to explore the impressive Kornati national park, Krka waterfalls and discover the most authentic island cuisine of Šibenik archipelago.
Make your dreams about the perfect sailing cruise a reality and feel the thrills of our exclusive crewed yachts. Hanse 588 combines elegance and seaworthiness at its best. With professional crew onboard expect an indulgent and delightful cruising holiday on the gentle waves of Adriatic.
Many adventure seekers love the itineraries on our activity tours. Get ready to awaken your senses and witness the secluded treasures of Adriatic sea. Find harmony among the glittering calm waters, marine national parks, purplish lavender fields and fill your lungs with fresh Mediterranean air.
A relaxed and fun sailing holiday with their parents, can be an exceptional vacation and a precious adventure for your kids. Rent one of our private yacht charters in Croatia and together explore the magnificent Adriatic coast. Make this family voyage an experience that you will cherish forever.
Have you ever dreamed about escaping from busy cities into pure and captivating natural surroundings on your very own private yacht charter? By uncovering the remarkable scenes of astonishing Croatian coastline, we offer to bring that dream closer to you. Let us advise you on which of these beautiful locations will best deliver your sailing adventure. Get inspired with Croatia's premium yachting destinations and hire one of our sailboat charters in Croatia from the jewels of Adriatic: Split Zadar Dubrovnik Trogir and Pula.
Charter sailboat or catamaran from historic UNESCO world heritage sites - the city of Split or Trogir. 7-day sailing trip from one of these beautiful Croatian marinas ensures you a great opportunity for a hassle-free island hopping between popular destinations Hvar, Brac, Korcula, Solta and Vis.
Find tranquillity in serene natural surroundings and feel the unique pulse of central Dalmatian coast. Booking a private yacht charter in Zadar to explore national parks Telascica and world-known Kornati, or sail upriver to the majestic Krka waterfalls is definitively worth experiencing.
Cruise along the heart-shaped Istria and discover the pristine northern coastline. Start your sailing trip in Pula and take a gentle cruise across the lush green islands of Kvarner bay. Relax and enjoy in serenity of remarkable coves surrounded with crystal clear waters.
Renting a new 4-cabin sailboat in Split Croatia is between 2.800€ and 3.600€ per week within high season (July, August). In the off season approx. 2.000€. Shoulder season (June, September) in average 2.600€. Chartering a cheper budget-line sailing yacht Bavaria 46 will cost you around 2.500€ in the peak sailing season. Tourist tax and safety deposit for yacht is mandatory.
The average price for a comfortable 4-cabin sailing boat Bavaria Cruiser 46 in July and August lies at 3.000€ per week. A smaller 40-foot catamaran around 5.000€ per week. Final cost for a 7-day sailing trip in Croatia mostly depends on the size, age and type of a vessel you wish to rent (catamaran or a sailing boat).
What does that price include?
1-week boat rental
bedding, and bathing towels
dingy with outboard motor
What are the mandatory extras for a 7-day sailing cruise in Croatia?
skipper service from 140€ per day
fuel per consumption (average 50-100€)
tourist tax 1.35€/day/person
marinas and port fees average 80€ per night
food and provisioning on board (for skipper also)
damage safety deposit 2.000€ for a sailboat with 4 cabins
Hireing a crewed or skippered Dubrovnik yacht charter for a round 7-day tour is your best option, however it is also possible to do a one-way trip. One-way sailing charter from Split to Dubrovnik ususally takes 7 days. With lots of stops on popular Croatian islands Hvar, Brač, Vis, Lastovo, Korčula and Mljet, this itinerary ensures a unique opportunity to explore the best of the south Dalmatian coastline. This Hanse 508 is the perfect yacht to rent in Dubrovnik.
Visit 2 magnificent jewels of Adriatic within one week and discover Dubrovnik town and its epic history, walk the crisscrossed streets and uncover the whereabouts of the "Game of thrones". You can either start your weekly sailing tour in the capital of Dalmatia Split or the famous Dubrovnik.
Expect the best of the catamaran sailing in Croatia, when you hire skippered catamarans in Dalmatian marinas in Split, Zadar, Dubrovnik, Trogir and Pula Istria. Although your itinerary is entirely flexible, these are the most popular private Adriatic cruises:
Split Catamaran Cruise exploring pristine natural beaches on the secluded islands Vis or Brač is an excellent choice after a long night in bon vivant Hvar town.
These are best sailing boats and catamaran charters that you can hire along the remarkable Croatian coastline for your private holiday cruise. Select one of these beauties for a genuine sailing vacation between the countless Croatian islands and first-hand discover how Mediterranean once was.
Croatia is statistically one of the safest countries in Europe. Overall crimes in Croatia are quite low making it extremely safe to travel around. By land, or at sea. This Mediterranean gem is the cradle of sailing holidays and among best European sailing destinations for families with kids, couples, or groups of friends wanting to spend a memorable vacation in a relaxing Mediterranean style. With warm and calm Adriatic, infinite coastline, abundance of sunshine, countless islands, moderate winds and warm local people is a must-visit for beginners or experienced yachtsmen.
The cost for luxury sailing charter Hanse 588 within Croatia's peak season is around 9.000€ per week. Shoulder season (June and September) between 6.000 and 8.000€. The off-season months May and October the price varies from 3.000 to 5.000€.
Croatia has moderate prices compared to other European countries. However, the prices vary between the regions Istria and Dalmatia. Local people say that the prices in Croatia rise as you travel along the coast from north to south. Popular cities along the Croatian coast Rovinj, Dubrovnik, Split, and dalmatian islands Hvar and Korcula can be more expensive while Istria and Kvarner islands still keep their prices reasonable. Remember to rather eat and drink local then imported.
Prices for some products at the coast
cup of coffee 1.5€
pint of local beer 2.5€
1,5l bottled water from store 0.7€
public transport 1-2€ one way
1 bottle of local medium quality wine in store 6€
average 3- course dinner 25-30€/person
Total trip cost really depends on your habits and where and how you choose to spend your money. Bareboat charter prices are 10-15% lower than in Italy, Greece or Spain. On a sailing trip you can easily get around on daily budget from 25-35€/person/day.
That is mostly up to our guests' general satisfaction at the end of the sailing cruise. On crewed catamarans gratuities are discretionary, but it's customary to acknowledge the crew effort. We believe that the outstanding performances should be rewarded. The usual tip for services aboard skippered boats is between 15 and 20% of the weekly fee, that should be given in cash at the end of your journey. The usual tip for luxury charters is 5% of the full price.
Sailing season in Croatia runs between April and late October. That is when the weather at the Croatian coast is pleasant and sunny with soothing moderate winds assuring perfect sailing conditions. Find what month suits you best for your cruising holidays in Croatia below:
April - this is the month reserved for enthusiastic seafarers and regattas. If your group wishes to learn how to sail, then Easter period is your best chance
May - spring temperatures on Croatian islands are near perfect for various activities. Combine island hopping with trekking or cycling into an exciting active holiday
June - fuses the best of a sailing experience in Croatia; warm weather, blooming fragrant landscapes, less marine traffic and lower shoulder season prices
July - best time for a family sailing trip. Children will love to swim in the warm waters of the Adriatic Sea during the heat of summer
August - the hottest and driest month and time of festivals and events when the social season is in full swing. Visit one of them on a private yacht
September - is the time for flotilla sailing adventure "Croatian style". Seafarers from all over the world meet at sea and dream about simple maritime pleasures
October - explore Hvar, Vis, Kornati national park and coastal cities Split or Dubrovnik. Enjoy in calm autumn atmosphere at the sparkling Adriatic.
Island hopping is one of the most exciting and authentic ways to travel around this hidden Mediterranean jewel. A week-long private sailing tour in Croatia is an exclusive way to explore some of the most idyllic Croatian islands, impressive marine national parks, vibrant villages and hidden beaches surrounded with crystal-clear waters. The genuine hospitality of local people, inviting you to taste their matchless traditional gastronomy is also something worth experiencing on your sailing tour in Croatia.
Make sure not to miss these little gems:
Unije - a secluded small islet in the middle of northern Adriatic
Our gang took a fantastic trip from Trogir. Local "captain" Mario was simply the greatest. He showed us some of the most amazing beaches and cool bars in Hvar. We'll be back for more this year.
Cindy, San Diego CA
Honeymoon sailing in Croatia was one of the best ideas from my partner. Discovering tempting Dalmatian cuisine and romantic islands of Kornati national park was a life-time adventure
Veit, Berlin, Germany
I'm addicted to sailing every since I was a small kid. Every season we book a "performance" sailboat with a group of sailing enthusiasts with "Active Sailing" agency.
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Luxury Catamaran Charter Croatia
Enjoy in uncompromising cruising pleasures and exclusive onboard services beyond compare. Discover astounding Dalmatian coast and the idyllic islands Hvar, Vis, Korčula and Brač in a delightful relaxation and idyllic ambience aboard our luxury catamarans
Both custom-made vessels provide impressive exterior and interior volumes with spacious and cozy lounge areas and relaxation corners. The highest level of comfort and style will elevate your holiday moments at the Adriatic coast to the highest level.
Full board service with professional chef and communicative stewardess is included. Your kids are going to love numerous water toys for entertainment while the adults can use sea scooters, water tubes or SUP for recreation. With our sociable skipper as your tour guide, get ready to experience an exceptional cruising holiday in Croatia.
Start your sailing adventure in Croatia by selecting a reliable sailing yacht or catamaran charter from top marinas along the Croatian coastline. Cruise across the glittering seas of the Adriatic and book one of our selected boats from various types and brands. Relax and enjoy in precious vacation moments and book a suitable boat for your sailing holiday in Croatia.
10 reasons why Croatia should be your next sailing destination
affordable yacht charter prices
Croatia is one of the safest countries for a sailing holiday
Dalmatian coast is one of the sunniest places on Mediterranean
myriad of scattered islands and small distances between them
ideal maritime conditions for beginners or experienced seafarers