Set your dates, and select a preferable yacht
Private bareboat charter assures a unique chance to relax your cares away and sail the blue seas at your own pace, on your very own boat. Before you fall in love to infinite dance of the green and the blue, you might learn some facts about booking procedure and the area you are about to sail.
Charters in Croatia run on weekly periods and usually start and end Saturdays. For extra relaxed journey you might also consider to hire a yacht for 2-3 weeks. In this case, you can explore more islands and make your daily distances shorter. Before you start packing select your destination.
Rent sailboat from 4 largest nautical destinations in Croatia
Take your time and try to choose one destination for one week to make your itinerary as relaxed as possible. If you are not certain which one to choose, please find some inspiration in article about best places to sail. It may help you narrow your search.
Adjust the level of your skills to your holiday expectations
Sailing season on eastern Adriatic spreads between April and October. That is when the weather down the Croatian coast is settled with high atmospheric pressure. A novice sailor might consider renting sailing charter in high season (between June and September) while the off-season season (May and October) is always a pure delight for more experienced sailors.
Pula area and western part of Istria peninsula is highly concentrated with charming Venetian towns (Vrsar, Rovinj, Poreč) where you can almost everywhere feel the Italian influence. The old and the new walks hand in hand through narrow streets of legendary rivieras.
Don't forget to try the famous Istrian top-notch cuisine together with the finest regional wine selection. Isn't this a good reason to make a stop after a long sailing day? A complete contrast to the busy streets of Pula, Lošinj or Rab is secluded Kvarner bay, uncovering its pure nature in full swing. Breathtaking landscapes, calm and warm seas, natural coves and vibrant fishing villages are a true paradise for the sailors in search for calm and peaceful surroundings. For those, who want to combine sailing with extra activities don't miss activity yachting in Croatia itineraries.
Sailing around Pula region is also an excellent opportunity to relax in beautiful sunsets enjoying in a glass of famous Malvazija wine. Hire bareboat yacht charters from Istria or a crewed catamaran in Pula.
Zadar - Sibenik region with the breathtaking Kornati islands and their rugged lunar landscapes the center of northern Dalmatia.
With numerous wildlife parks, deserted bays, vivid towns and charismatic locals, this is probably the most rewarding sailing destination that is revealing the authentic land's heartbeat.
Hundreds of islands in the area and small distances between them, also create the perfect surroundings for a nice family sailing holidays
Here you will find quiet in secluded coves and picturesque island villages. Moderate Meastral wind provides the idyllic sailing conditions while numerous islands prevent the waves from getting too high.
Be sure to make some stops in vibrant towns like Vodice or Primošten to really feel the beat of slow-paced and leisurely life of this small community.
If you sail up river passing Šibenik town, you will reach one of the Croatian wonders - 7 majestic waterfalls of Krka national park. Find a safe berth in charming Skradin town and take a water shuttle to visit the sweet water lakes.
Grilled bream, sea mussels, octopus or a veal under the bell is a must-try in one of these islands. You can hire a reliable vessel from Sukošan, Biograd, Šibenik, Murter or Zadar sailing charter.
Split, or the heart of Dalmatia. The islands Hvar, Brač, Vis and Šolta are quite likely the most frequently mentioned destinations in every tourist guide. Island Hvar is world-known as one of the sunniest places in Europe and the same-named town as being the busiest and the most hedonistic of all the island villages in Croatia. Here, you can get the best of both worlds - secret coves and secluded anchorages, buzzing village harbours and gentle small-town atmosphere.
The "green island" Šolta is often off the tourist maps, therefore many
well-covered bays, secluded villages and culinary highlights are still waiting to be discovered. Small towns of island Brač are known for their laid-back charm, unique architecture and a unique philosophy of the islanders.
Sailing to the mystical island Vis, to discover its spectacular cavity and rich military heritage, should be on every sailor's bucket list. Don't forget to try local culinary highlights and wines of Hvar and Vis that prosper in sun-soaked vineyards. Start your Split sailing tour and rent sailboat or catamaran from yacht charter Split, Kaštela or Trogir.
Sub-tropical climate of Dubrovnik province, and the surrounding islands, attracts masses of tourists recently. Old town's extraordinary citadel is beset with impressive fortified walls from the 15. Century. Narrow paved streets and houses, all made of shiny white marble, reflect this town's unique charm. If you feel like getting away from the crowds, find more quiet anchoring in secluded bays of Elafiti islands, just two-hour sail north from Dubrovnik.
Densely forested islands Mljet and Lastovo should be on your must-visit list. Both these remote islands are wildlife reserves. Explore Mljet's saltwater lakes and coves, rugged landscape of Lastovo and snorkel in crystalyne waters, far away from the civilization.
The capital of these islands is vibrant Korčula town also known as the birthplace of merchant Marco Polo. Influenced by Venetian Renaissance, the town is surrounded with rich historical and cultural heritage. To visit these amazing places, rent sailboat or catamaran charter in Dubrovnik