Croatia Sailing Holidays For Couples

Take a journey unlike any other and discover the beauties of Croatian coast on a sailboat

A gentle holiday cruise across the azure blue Adriatic is an excellent idea for a romantic trip, honeymoon journey, anniversary celebration or just a getaway with that someone special. Yacht trip can be a perfect vacation for couples that want to experience something exceptional.

When you charter a private catamaran or a sailing boat, be ready to discover some of the most extraordinary places in a complete privacy and intimacy aboard your very own yacht.

Imagine a leisurely sail among hundreds of pristine islands, anchoring in emerald coves, strolling through the crisscrossed streets of ancient villages, exploring the rich cultural heritage of distant countries and having the time of your life in the company of your loved one.

A romantic sailing trip is an excellent opportunity to explore Croatia at your own pace

Croatia was not until recent one of the most underrated honeymoon destinations. Mostly due to its much more popular neighbor - Italy. Warm and clear seas perfect for swimming, hundreds of tiny islands, secluded bays and attractive beaches is something you need to experience together.

With pleasant summer temperatures, this secret Mediterranean pearl is the ideal place for a romatic getaway. Best time to visit Croatia is between months June and September.

Croatia is one well kept secrets for a honeymoon trip
Croatia Sailing Holidays For Couples

 Take the benefits of sailing vacations for couples

  • Authenticity. A private yacht trip can be your most genuine vacation to cherish and remember forever
  • Discovering Unique Destinations. You have the advantage of exploring the highlights at your own pace
  • Romantic Atmosphere. Gorgeous coves, amazing sunsets, intact nature and quaint villages. Is there anything better?
  • Personalised Itinerary. Anchoring in secluded bays, discovering charming islands or just chilling - is all up to you.
  • Intimacy. Enjoy in full privacy and intimacy aboard your private sailing yacht.
  • Comfort. Enormous ammount of space and extra commodity on deck is guranteed

A 7-day Private Romantic Tour Is a 2 in1 vacation

  1.  You get a unique tailor-made honeymoon tour and also
  2.  a week or two-long yacht vacation in Croatia with multitude inclusions

7-day Croatia Honeymoon Itinerary

Hop from one island to another and explore Dalmatian coast at you own pace. Itineraries on our honeymoon trips are completely flexible. Your holiday can be tailored based on what you want to see and experience.

Feel free to adjust your route together with our skipper. Here are some of best islands in Croatia for honeymoon that you might want to visit. In Summer months charters in Croatia start and end Saturdays and usually last one week. In shoulder season short sailing trip can also be arranged.

Attractive destinations for couples

Explore best places to sail at the Croatian coast and select preferable destination for your tour.

Sailing from Pula

Sailing from Zadar

Sailing From Split

Sailing from Dubrovnik (Also one-way tour possible)

Crewed or Skippered Honeymoon Tour?

A full board package with hostess and chef is probably the most relaxed option. Choosing a fully-catered luxury charter is perhaps the most exclusive experience for newlyweds or couples.

You will have plenty of time to discover the premium Adriatic destinations and in a relaxing ambience and enjoy in comfort and privacy on board your very own yacht.

A skippered honeymoon charter is perfect for couples, who desire a hassle-free trip and even more flexibility to explore and make the route under their own pace. Our knowledgeable skipper will get a feeling for the adventure you are after and recommend the best options and adjust the itineraries to your wishes.

Your professional crew or a skipper is there to cater to your every whim and ensure an exclusive sailing tour and a vacation that you will cherish and remember for a lifetime.

Please find the differences between the crewed and skippered Croatia sailing holiday, before you decide what option suits your needs.

Flexible itinerary on your Croatia honeymoon holiday
A Luxury honeymoon catamaran charter
Croatia is a perfect destination for romantic escapes
Private sailboat honeymoon

Honeymoon Sailing With Local Skipper

By hiring a skippered tour, you will get the chance to discover all the area's highlights. Skipper will give you best route recommendations and sail around the most beautiful islands in Croatia.

If you are looking for secluded coves, romantic quiet places, or buzzing island towns, he will be happy to guide you there. Our knowledgeable skippers are discreet, flexible and will assure as much privacy aboard as you need.

You will get some first-hand internal tips on best places to anchor, and nicest beaches to swim and recommend where to find topmost romantic restaurants (Konoba). Many of these cosy, family-run taverns, located at these remarkable Croatian islands:

Silba, Kornati, Vis, Hvar, Brač, Kaprije, Lastovo, Korčula and Šolta.

What can be better than having a romantic dinner only 5 feet away from the sea? Your skipper can eat separately, so that you can have as much privacy and intimacy as needed.

Here's everything you want to know about your sailing trip in Croatia and some useful information on when is best time to sail and how to plan  your perfect Croatia sailing holidays.

Adriatic coast creates idyllic atmosphere for couples

Honeymoon sailing vacation FAQs

 

Best places in Croatia for couples are the idyllic Dalmatian islands. A unique way to feel the true heartbeat of this attractive coast is taking a private sailing trip with your loved one. When you plan a journey with that someone special, be sure not to miss out these places:

  • Silba - the "island of love" and the most impressive sunsets in northern Dalmatia
  • Hvar - visiting one of the beach bars or clubs on Hvar or nearby islets is a must-do
  • Kornati - the ultimate getaway for anyone searching for authenticity and pure nature
  • Kaprije - a perfect bend of amazing locally-run cuisine and genuine Dalmatian hospitality
  • Vis a long-time forbidden island is now a true heaven for active explorers in search of wild authenticity
  • Korčula - lush green island of travelers, rich cultural heritage and a home to some of the best wines of Croatia

 

In the eastern Mediterranean, Croatian charters offer best yacht rental prices and deals on private 7-day cruises. However, the final price depends on sailboat age, length and what time of the season do you want to rent it.

The perfect yacht for couples is comfortable 40-foot yacht with the average price of 2.200€/week in peak season. That covers the vessel, transit log, end cleaning, bedding, handling fees and dingy with outboard engine. Please bear in mind that you also need to cover the safety deposit for yacht 1.500€ and sojourn tax 1.35€/person per day.

Crew cost (mandatory to pay spot):

  • Skipper service from 130€ per day
  • Hostess from 120€/day
  • Cook from 130€/day

 

The cost to charter a premium sailing yacht in a romantic Trogir town is about 3.500€ within the peak sailing season in Croatia. Shoulder months June, September) between 2.500€ and 3.000€. May, October and September average 2.000€. The price includes: Yacht rental, End Cleaning, Bedding, Dingy with Engine.

 

Croatia in general, is one of the safest countries in the world. Overall crimes in Croatia, compared to other European countries, 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 a true paradise for sailing inclined.

Crystalline Adriatic, myriad of stunning islands, warm Mediterranean climate, abundance of sunshine, traditional hospitality of locals and top-notch cuisine, make Croatian coast idyllic sailing destination for couples.

 

There are many inclusions on your private cruise that you pay before the departure. These are are the items alrady included in your private skippered yacht charter in Croatia:

THE INCLUSIONS

  • end cleaning, handling fee and charter base costs
  • bed linen, cooking gas
  • towels (only for bathroom use)
  • Wi-Fi connection up to 10 GB
  • outboard engine and dinghy

EXTRAS

  • Croatian skipper from 120€-150€ per day (Payable at embarkation)
  • sojourn/tourist tax 1.35€/person/day
  • fuel for the boat app.50€ weekly
  • port and mooring fees (from 50-120€ for a 40 foot sailboat)
  • SUP (stand up paddle board) 100€
  • half board 35€/day per person
  • chef from 130€/day
  • hostess from 120€/day
  • taxis and transfers (water taxi 10 -15€/person)

 

It is all up to your habits and your budget

First estimate how much space do you need and your approx. budget. When you plan to take a honeymoon sailing trip, catamaran might be a better choice. It assures more privacy and space to spend with your loved one. If you stay on a budget, a 40 foot comfort line sailing yacht with 2 steering wheels and a large master bedroom with separate bathroom should do.

Most popular sailboat for a honeymoon cruise - Sun Odyssey 440

Most popular catamaran for a honeymoon cruise - Lucia 40

When you hire a sailing yacht, your adventure will be definitively more genuine 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 your group.

When you think green, rent a sailboat

Less consumption means less exhaust into the sea. Especially if you like more action and extra activity you will certainly want to stay most of the time under sails. When you hire a sailboat in Croatia  you also receive that special opportunity to embrace the land's amazing landscapes in full authenticity. It will elevate your sailing experience to a completely different level.

 

High summer in Croatia might be quite busy with tourists, but the weather is simply glorious.. If you like more action, vivacity, buzzing streets and warm Mediterranean temperatures, you will hit the spot, if your book your trip in peak season months July or August when social season is in full swing. But if you prefer more tranquillity, an to truly feel the genuine heartbeat of the country, set sails in months June or September.

Weather conditions with bit stronger winds, yet still warm temperatures in September can be a pure delight for taking your active vacations. If you prefer to take the advantage of longer days, lower charter prices and warmer temperatures, book your holiday in June.

 

A relaxed round trip 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.

 

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. If you are taking a cruising holiday in 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.

8 Things that you Don't want to forget:

  • boarding pass and reservation documents
  • sun protection (sun lotion, sunglasses for UV protection, hat)
  • bathing suit or a swimsuit (3-5 pairs)
  • your passport, or personal ID, enough cash and pack ZipLock bags to keep documents dry
  • swimming towels
  • your personal items (prescription pills, medicine for allergy...)
  • a wind stopper or a wind breaker in summer a long-sleeved cardigan would do
  • positive vibes (leave your worries at home)

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€ is mandatory. One-Way itineraries do not include port fees at disembarkation. Unles agreed otherwise upon your booking confirmation, we kindly ask all our passengers to disembark by 12:00 am on Friday, to allow enough time for your skipper to return the yacht back to the base marina.

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