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 delights. 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 prepare yourself for the best week of your life at the remarkable Croatian coast. Let the pure nature, infinite landscape 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 Croatia sailing cruise within you best company. Please select a bareboat or skippered option below and send us inquiry.
Croatia Sailing Charter 2022
Experience the best of Croatia from the comfort of a private sailing yacht or catamaran charter and take a genuine yachting holiday in 2022.
Booking a private yacht charter in Croatia for a gentle cruise between the hundreds of sun-soaked Croatian islands is something worth experiencing. Surrender yourself to the alluring ambience 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. These are most popular Croatia sailing holiday packages:
Experience the best of a yacht charter holidays in Croatia on a luxury sailboat Oceanis 51.1. Set sail from the historic Zadar city and cruise through the magnificent national park Kornati, visit Krka waterfalls and discover the 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 crystal clear seas, 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 the pure and captivating natural ambience of your very own private yacht charter? By uncovering the remarkable scenes of astonishing Croatian coastline, we endeavour 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 Adriatic jewels Split Zadar Dubrovnik Trogir or Pula.
Charter sailboat or catamaran from historic UNESCO world heritage sites - the city of Split or Trogir. Sailing trip from one of these Croatian marinas is and excellent opportunity for a hassle-free 7-day island hopping between the popular nautical destinations Hvar, Brač, Korčula, Šolta and Vis.
Find tranquillity in serene natural surroundings and feel the unique pulse of north Dalmatian coast. Book a private yacht charter in Zadar to explore marine national parks Telaščica and world-known Kornati. Cruise trough the maze of tiny islands and sail upriver to the majestic Krka waterfalls.
Set sail along the heart-shaped Istria and discover unique diversity of the north Croatian coastline. Start your sailing trip in ancient Pula city and glide across the crystal clear waters of northern Adriatic. Relax and enjoy in the serenity of lush green islands and colourful villages of the Kvarner bay.
Rental price on a new 4-cabin sailboat in Split Croatia lies 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.
Find some of the most popular sailing boats and catamaran charters that you can hire at the Croatian coast. Select one of these beauties for a genuine sailing vacation between the countless Croatian islands and first-hand discover how Mediterranean once was.
You can certainly expect lower expenses if you rent a sailing charter in Croatia over a catamaran. Not only the bareboat yacht rental price, but also the cost for fuel and marina fees are in about general 50% higher when you rent catamaran in Croatia.
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 a luxury yacht holiday in Croatia within in the 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 prices varie between 3.000 and 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 basically depends on your habits and where and how you choose to spend your money. Bareboat charter prices are similar or a bit 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.
In most cases private yacht charter in Croatia has skipper service included and if clients desire also a stewardess/hostess on board. If you wish a care-free and a relaxing sailing cruise, we advise to hire a hostess. They are fluent in English and sometimes also multilingual. In cooperation with the skipper, they will make sure that your catamaran holiday in Croatia is an indulging experience.
Here are some basic assignments that a hostess does:
keeping all areas on yacht clean and tidy
handling the provisioning throughout the trip (shopping for supplies, taking care of fresh food before and during your trip)
she prepares and serves two light meals daily (breakfast and one simple lunch or a dinner). Extra meals are option with a additional fee.
washes the dishes, cleans the galley and salon
Hostess fee starts at 130€ per day and can go up to 180€, depending on how many assignments she has. This fee does not include the meals; She can join you for meals or allow 30€ pocket money per crew member per day.
Tip 1: We advise, that you give her some APA money (advanced provisioning allowance) so that she has enough to pay for the daily shopping.
Tip 2: When you hire yacht in Croatia with a hostess you already get 2 meals included. That gives you more free time to explore the islands and have your dinner outside. Especially if you wish to taste Dalmatian delicacies in typical family-run taverns called "konoba". With their local knowledge and experience, a hostess will be happy to recommend best local restaurants.
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 summer heat
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 come to sail an 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 Croatian 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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Croatia is so much more than just the famous places Split, Hvar, Plitvice and Dubrovnik. Get inspired with the north Croatian coast to admire the monumental architecture of the historic Venetian towns. Discover Istrian delicious seafood restaurants, and exciting nightlife.
Dubrovnik sailing tour is among best kept secrets of the Croatian sailing itineraries. Charter a yacht in Dubrovnik old town and follow our line-of-sight navigation across the azure blue seas and find tranquillity among densely-wooded islands and natural bays.
Luxury Private Catamaran Charters
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 Croatia catamaran charter from top marinas along the Croatian coastline. A sailing cruise across the glittering seas of Adriatic on one of our selected boats is your best chance to discover Croatian coastal hotspots. Book the vessel thet suits your travel style and budget and enjoy your yacht 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