Croatia is the home of skippered yacht charter holidays in Mediterranean. Taking a family sailing holiday in Croatia is best chance to spend some quality time with your loved ones surrounded with intact nature and hundreds of scattered islands engulfed by the calm blue seas of Adriatic. Private yacht tour on a sailboat or catamaran is a great opportunity to teach your kids valuable communication and cooperation skills. It can all be a part of your common adventure.
There is nothing like trying to accomplish an exciting task together and strengthen the family bonds. Give your kids a chance to steer the boat or help with the sails. They will be talking about it for years. Best time to sail Croatia with kids is the top season between June and September.
Central Dalmatia has best islands to sail in Croatia
Taking a sailing trip from Zadar is highly recommended for families with children. It is the most island dense area in Europe. That will make your trip not only safer but also more relaxed and interesting. It only takes a couple of miles to hop from one place to another. Numerous coves to snorkel or swim behind every corner, will certainly make your little ones happy.
The real difference between taking a cabin cruiser or private sailing trip is in authenticity. When you hire a yacht with skipper gives you automatically more time to devote yourself to kids. Freely adjust your itinerary from day to day and make this journey a relaxed family-bonding experience. A perfect one-week family sailing itinerary is
This region is full of amazing wildlife scenes, national parks, typical island towns and intact underwater habitat. You can easily sail to the amazing pirate village in Šibenik and aqua parks in Primošten or Vodice for some extra fun for the children.
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There is a reason that this enchanting Mediterranean country, engulfed by the sparkling blue Adriatic is the most popular family destination in Europe. Calm and warm seas, small distances to navigate between hundreds of islands, sunny weather and light summer breeze, are an excellent reason for a laid-back sailing vacation. Spacious and comfortable catamaran might be a better choice if your family is used to commodity aboard, but your sailing experience will be definitively more genuine and adventurous on a sailboat.
You are in safe hands of our knowledgeable skippers. They will take care of everything. Assist you at embarkation, ensure the safety aboard, help you decide what places to visit and recommend best restaurants in the area. Safety's always first, so it is recommended to bring a suitable life jacket for children. The jacket should be comfortable enough for your kids to move around the boat. We recommend brighter colors like blaze orange or yellow like this Watersnake Apollo jacket
That is a perfect opportunity to spend quality time with your kids and a a nice way to show your spouse and children how much you care.
This should be a perfect holiday for everybody, so enrich the sailing experience with lots of stops, swimming and various activities. In this case, everything will be more interesting and relaxed.
Plus it will help your kids to go to bed earlier and allow the grownups to enjoy in a glass of wine in the evening.
Every day you will get to visit a different island, swim in another pristine cove, meet new friends and sail through one of the word's most intact natural habitats in the world.
Ensure your children more time to enjoy in water-based activities.
If you give your kids serious job titles aboard, like (second mate, navigator, chef's assistant, fisherman in charge for the dinner catch,...) they will be certainly more cooperative and feel more important.
That will certainly get more attencion, interest and and awareness of environment.
If they have company,your children won't get bored. It is always more fun to have friends with the same age and size. Take care of their safety aboard and bring your life vests. If you don't have them, let us know their sizes, we will get them for you.
So please consider this option if you plan your sailing holidays in Mediterranean.
It is no fun if you get sunburned, so you have to keep your kids protected from the summer sun, that can be quite dangerous. Spending much energy while playing and snorkeling in the summer time also demands drinking a lot of liquids.
Don' forget snorkeling gear, inflatable pillows, water tubes and pool toys. This will keep them occupied in water for hours. Paddle board (SUP) is perfect to stretch and to stir up. Water activities are not only a good for the exercise but also a natural soporific. You will have no problem to get them to sleep in the evening.
Try to sail away with your kids in the summer months. Perfect period in Croatia is from June till Spetember. The air is around 30, the sea 25 and there is always enough wind to cool you down. If you take your trip in summer, then your kids will have more options for water sports, various activities, snorkeling, swimming,...
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