Croatia Yacht Charters

The Croatian National Tourist Board slogan, “The Mediterranean As It Once Was,” explains why Croatia is now one of the most popular sailing areas in the Mediterranean. And why you might enjoy one of the Croatia Yacht Charters in this country.

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In short, Croatia has five distinct coastal regions: 

Indeed, these are all beautiful sailing areas for your Croatia yacht charter vacation with Luxury Yacht Charters. Below, we look more closely at the central sailing regions.

Central Dalmatia

Central Dalmatia
In Central Dalmatia, you can explore historic port towns, pine-scented islands, as well as fine pebble beaches. In the region's main city, Split, see Diocletian's Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Nearby, check out the tiny medieval-walled town of Trogir, also UNESCO-listed. Split, Croatia Places to See Split. With its small-town atmosphere, noisy streets, and easy-going residents, Split embodies the essence of the Mediterranean. Split is also the main departure port for yacht charters to the islands of Central Dalmatia. Brac. Brac is famous for its brilliant white stone that was used to build Diocletian’s Palace in Split. This is where you'll also find Zlatni Rat celebrated as one of the most beautiful beaches on the Croatian coastline.Hvar. Don't miss Hvar's has glamorous nightlife.Vis. Here you can visit the enchanting Blue Cave on Bisevo. Things to Do Scuba dive.WindsurfKayakBieHikeDineShop Gastronomy In Dalmatian cuisine, fish is a major part of the...

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Croatia’s National Parks

Croatia’s National Parks
Croatia has eight national parks – Kornati, Krka, Mljet, Brijuni, Paklenica, North Velebit, Risnjak, and Plitvice. Of these, all but Plitvice lie on the coast, so you can visit them as part of your Croatia sailing holiday. Here we take a closer look at each of Croatia's national parks. Kornati National Park, North Dalmatia Above all, Kornati National Park is visited by sailing crews - some people plan their entire itinerary around it. You might sail here from Zadar, Šibenik, or Split. An archipelago of 89 uninhabited arid rocky islets and reefs, it offers a true back-to-nature escape. While exploring these sage-scented islets, look out for peregrine falcons, eagle owls, and migrating cranes and herons. These turquoise waters are protected, but sailing boats can overnight in 20 designated bays and coves. You'll find rustic seasonal eateries serving fresh Adriatic seafood in several. Krka National Park, North Dalmatia If you're sailing...

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Istria

Istria
Istria is a large green peninsula located at the head of the Adriatic, between the Gulf of Trieste and the Kvarner Gulf. Its chief city, the ancient port of Pula, sits on the peninsula's tip. You can sail up the sunny west coast to Istria's most popular seaside destinations, Rovinj and Poreč. Aerial shoot of Old town Rovinj at sunset, Istra region, Croatia. During your trip, explore Inland Istria, a rural region of medieval-walled hilltowns, fertile vineyards, and olive groves. In addition, be sure to sample Istria's gourmet specialty, truffles. Places to see There is so much to see and to do in Istria that you may want to return again and again. Here are a few places to see while on your luxury yacht charter: Rovinj. Colorful houses crowd the seafront of this lovely fishing village. The steeple of St. Euphemia dominates the skyline (see the photo, above). In...

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Kvarner

Kvarner
Centering on the deep Kvarner Gulf, the Kvarner region has a balmy Mediterranean climate and pristine sea. As a result, in the 19th century, Central European aristocrats and artists began vacationing here. In fact, Croatian tourism began here. That being said, it has evolved to be an excellent yacht charter destination in the Mediterranean. The biggest city is the mainland port of Rijeka and the most popular destination is Opatija. Above all, from here you sail around the islands of Krk, Cres, Lošinj, and Rab. Expect turquoise waters, fragrant pine forests, and elegant Art Nouveau architecture. What's more, this area is just east of the Istrian Peninsula where you can visit world class vineyards and taste unique wines and olive oil. ACI Marina Opatija What To See in Kvarner The Adriatic Coast is one of the most beautiful coastlines in Europe and there are plenty of hidden coves to explore,...

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North Dalmatia

North Dalmatia
North Dalmatia centers on the ancient port city of Zadar, with its Roman monuments and contemporary art installations. From here, you can take a yacht charter down a beautiful stretch of the Adriatic coast and out to the surrounding islands. North Dalmatia is home to several National Parks. For sailing, the leading destination is Kornati National Park, with its countless rocky islets and pristine sea. You can also sail up to Skradin to explore Krka National Park, with its dramatic waterfalls. On the other hand, if you like hiking and climbing, you should head for the canyons of Paklenica National Park. Climate Northern Dalmatia has some of the most pleasant days during the months of May, September, and October. At this time the average temperatures are between 68°F and 77°F. July and August are the warmest months while January is the coldest month with an average high temperature of 50°F....

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South Dalmatia

South Dalmatia
South Dalmatia is the southernmost region in Croatia. It is best known for its magnificent port city, Dubrovnik. Protected by impressive fortifications, Dubrovnik was once a wealthy independent republic. Nowadays, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It also starred as the film set for Game of Thrones. Dubrovnik is the ideal starting point for a luxury yacht charter. From here, you can sail around the islands of South Dalmatia. Firstly, you might visit Mljet, home to the salt-water lakes and pine forests of Mljet National Park. Secondly, head for Korcula, known as the birthplace of Marco Polo and the producer of some of Dalmatia's best white wines. In contrast, opposite Korcula, the Peljesac peninsula produces Croatia's best red wines. Things to Do | South Dalmatia The narrow sea channel between Korcula and Peljesac is a top venue for windsurfing.

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North Dalmatia - Zadar

The ancient city of Zadar, founded by the Romans, is the chief mainland port of North Dalmatia. Above all, this is a region of soaring limestone mountains, thundering waterfalls, an azure sea, and myriad islands. Here, you can enjoy sailing around the rocky uninhabited islets of Kornati National Park - a total escape from civilization. After that, call North Dalmatia's second city, Šibenik, a treasure trove of old stone churches and fortresses.

Central Dalmatia – Split

Sitting in a sheltered bay, Split is generally considered the true heart of Dalmatia. Founded by Roman Emperor Diocletian, this is the perfect starting point for sailing the magnificent islands of Central Dalmatia. For example, begin with Brač, then proceed to Hvar and Vis. Tranquil pebble coves, water sports, centuries-old harbor towns, gourmet dining, and fine wines are all offered here. In addition, the nightlife rocks in Hvar Town and the surrounding islands.

South Dalmatia – Dubrovnik

Croatia's most glamorous destination, Dubrovnik, sits within sturdy medieval fortifications, and it is the chief port of South Dalmatia. From here, you might sail to Mljet and continue your voyage to Korčula and Lastovo. In short, each island offers something unique. Expect a balmy Mediterranean climate, palm trees, aristocratic stone palaces, Renaissance gardens, lush vineyards, and fine dining.

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