A gentle holiday cruise across the azure blue Adriatic sea is an excellent idea for a romantic trip, honeymoon journey, anniversary celebration or just a getaway with that someone special. And Croatian coast is among best kept secrets for a honeymoon vacation in Europe just waiting to be discovered. This hidden gem is a remarkable blend of crystal clear seas, diverse flora and fauna, culture, historic stone-walled towns, natural beaches and truly a gourmet paradise.
While warm and sunny climate, leisurely pulse of the locals and amazing natural surroundings make Croatia the perfect Mediterranean destination for a unique honeymoon yacht holiday.
Rent sailboat in Croatia and discover hundreds of beautiful islands, walk the streets of ancient villages and discover world-known European UNESCO world heritage sites from the comfort of a sailing boat. Chartering a private sailboat or a luxury catamaran in Croatia provides you a great opportunity to explore infinite Croatian coast at your own pace and to enjoy delightful vacation time aboard a private Croatia sailboat charter with your loved one.
Hopping from one island to another, anchoring in remote coves under the opened starry skies, having a glass of wine and watching the sun slowly sink behind the horizon, is an experience beyond any compare. The itineraries on private Croatia honeymoon yacht charters are flexible and can be tailored and personalised to our couples.
Starting your 7-day sailing trip from Zadar town, you can expect an indulging and peaceful sailing week with less crowded areas. Beeing close to each other, scatterd islands of northern Dalmatia assure relaxing sailing itinerary without too much of a daily sailing distance to cover, which is ideal for couples or a family yacht trip.
When you rent a sailboat in Zadar city you can expect peacefull maritime environmnt, serene island villages, including three marine Croatian national parks and romantic seaside restaurants. If you desire seclusion, landscape diversity and exotic bays, this is by far best sailing destination in Croatia for a honeymoon cruise.
You can also get inspired into alternative sailing Itineraries in Croatia suitable for couples:
Sailing between the beautiful islands on a fully-catered crewed yacht charter with premium on board srvices is every couple's dream. The most exclusive crewed private yacht charters in Croatia include full board package with a professional staff. A hostess and a chef. Your crew is there to cater to your every whim and ensure an indulging cruise that you will cherish forever.
Skippered honeymoon charter is very popular with couples, who desire extra flexibility on their week-long yacht vacations. Your knowledgeable Croatian skipper will get a feeling for the adventure you are after, recommend best sailing itineraries and adjust the itineraries considering your wishes. He will give his best to make your precious holiday moments between Croatian islands memorable and filled with positive emotions.
Sailing in Croatia with skipper is the most authentic way to experience the secluded treasures of Adriatic in a wonderful ambiance and uncompromising exclusivity. Not only your skipper will safely navigate the boat for you but you can also gain some internal knowledge, tips and information about the places you are about to visit.
If you are looking for secluded coves, romantic quiet places, or buzzing island towns, he will be happy to guide you there. Our crew is aways discreet and flexible with yacht charter itineraries that our guests prefer.
Croatian skippers know safest sailing areas, best lonely beaches for swimming and top restaurant locations where you can eat local, fresh and tasty.
You can either hire a skippered sailing yacht or a crewed catamaran, depending on your travelling style and budget. Best sailing boats for a honeymoon cruise are 3-cabin sailboats with a large master cabin or luxurious cruising catamarans.
Croatia catamaran holiday experince is recommended for couples, that desire extra space, privacy and exclusivity during their honeymoon yachting adventure.
These are best islands in Croatia to visit during a honeymoon cruise:
With abundance of sun, warm seas, idyllic islands, ronatic lonely bays, colourful villages, countless tinny islands and authentic local delicacies, Croatian coast is the perfect destination for couples or a honeymoon sailing trip.
Croatia is one of the most popular sailing destinations in the world and the leading Mediterranean country in yacht charter business. With dry climate, sunny wather, constant winds, warm seas and impressive landscapes, Croatian coast is ideal place for a relaxing sailing holiday. Hundreds of densely scattered Dalmatian islands, well-protected island ports and anchorages assure safe sailing conditions and easy island hopping.
The overall price for a budget sailing holiday in Croatia within the high summer months lies between 4.500 and 5.000 euros per week. In shoulder season between 3.500€ and 4.000€.
What is included in this cost?
The easiest procedure of hiring a yacht in Croatia is first letting us know WHEN and WHERE you wish to sail in Croatia. It is very important that you tell us more about our expectations and estimated budget. In this case we can easier tailor a unforgettable cruising vacation. You booking is secure after the advanced payment for the yacht charter is received (35-50%).
Every time is a good time to sail Croatian islands, it just depends on what your holiday expectations and preferences are. July and August bring stable weather with long, dry and hot sunny days, low winds and warm sea temperatures. Croatian coast in peak summer might be busy with tourists, but the weather is simply glorious. Shoulder months June and September bring fewer marine traffic and opportunities to be surrounded by nothing but the endless blue of the sea and quiet island villages.
Sailing Croatia in September is one of our best kept secrets. It is the perfect vacation time for groups and couples that prefer less crowds in the island ports and is often more economical then sailing in high summer season.
Croatia is one of the safest countries in the world. This Mediterranean gem is the cradle of sailing holidays and a true paradise for sailors looking for a relaxing yacht charter week in a completely natural ambiance. With small distances between hundreds of islands, warm Mediterranean climate, abundance of sunshine, traditional hospitality, unique food delicacies, Croatian coast idyllic sailing destination for couples.
These are the most popular yacht charters in Croatia for a honeymoon vacation
First you should estimate how much space do you need and your approx. budget. When you plan your honeymoon sailing trip, catamaran might be a better choice. It assures more privacy and space to spend with your loved one. If you are on a budget, 40 foot comfort line sailing yacht with 2 steering wheels and a large master bedroom with separate bathroom should do.
When you hire a sailing yacht in Croatia, your can expect a genuine cruising adventure with more sailing pleasures and quiet with minimum fuel consumption.
Catamarans are wider, more stable, and comfortable, ensuring extra space when it comes into the quality of living aboard. However, extra commodity and luxury, means also higher rental price, larger costs on fuel, berths and marina berths. Most catamarans have a flybridge that assures extra space and privacy for our couples.
A relaxed sailing charter holiday in Croatia usually takes 7 days. Within main season (July, August), yacht charters in Croatia start and end Saturdays. In shoulder season months a short sailing trip can be also arranged. To explore best coastal places and visit the most beautiful Croatian islands, at least 1-week tour is recommended.
Short-term private sailing holiday in Croatia is only possible in the off season. The regular yacht charters on Adriatic run in weekly periods from Saturday till Saturday. 7 day trip is the most relaxing and flexible yachting experience and recommended if you wish to explore Croatian islands in a laid-back Mediterranean fashion.
With plenty of sun, Croatia is one of the sunniest European countries. Climate along the Adriatic coast in summer is typically Mediterranean, which means quite dry and hot. In high summer bring bathing suite, extra swimming towels, and your personal wardrobe. It is highly recommended to bring a soft handbag a duffel bag instead of a plastic suitcase and remember to pack light.
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Please read about the Sail Croatia Packing List for newbies.
Yes. One-way sailing trips (Split - Dubrovnik & Zadar - Split) or vice versa are available. A fee of 350 - 450€ (including fuel) is mandatory. One-Way itineraries do not include port fees at disembarkation. Unless agreed otherwise upon your booking confirmation, we kindly ask all our passengers to disembark by 09:00 am on Friday, to allow enough time for your skipper to return the yacht back to the base marina.