Croatia is a country of more than thousand islands, varying greatly in size and population. Although only about fifty are permanently inhabited, they gained worldwide popularity and made the Croatia yacht charter business bloom. Their scenic beauties, beautiful beaches, and interesting settlements range from picturesque fishing towns to modern tourist resorts. Croatian islands and coastal towns have a distinct cultural heritage and are a real hotspot among yacht charters in Croatia.
Visiting each one of them was never easier, you can simply hire a yacht from a Croatia yacht charter agency and start exploring them, as well as learning about their exciting history or specific lifestyle.
The largest islands, most notably Krk and Cres, are located near the Istrian peninsula and Kvarner Bay, and have largely been turned to tourist resorts, but without losing their authentic charm. They are also known as diving spots - the Adriatic seabed is especially attractive in that region so tourists like to charter a yacht and go scuba diving in those areas.
The islands of the Zadar region are mostly concentrated in a single archipelago, making the area a yacht charter paradise. This gives you freedom and flexibility in planning your "Yacht Charter Croatia" adventure; you can stay at one place for three or four days, or move to the next island every day.
Kornati Archipelago (between Šibenik and Zadar) holds the status of a National Park - it is actually the densest archipelago in the Mediterranean and the focal point of Croatian naval tourism.
The islands near Split are highly recommended for yacht charter in Croatia and are a must visit destinations – Korčula, Brač and Hvar, for example, are known for their winemaking tradition, while the islands just off Dubrovnik, such as Lopud and Lokrum, are full of olive groves and centuries’ old villas which served as summer mansions for the Dubrovnik aristocracy.
The best way to explore all those beautiful places is to embark on an “island hopping” adventure. You can rent a boat or a yacht from Croatia yacht charter company or agency and explore these places on your own. Of course, to fully enjoy yacht charter experience in Croatia, you can also hire a skipper who will navigate the yacht. The Adriatic coast is great for this kind of joy riding – there are no strong tides, unexpected storms, and islands are not that far from each other.
This means you can visit many Croatian coastal destinations in matter of days, just visit or call a yacht charter specialist for Croatia. All coastal and island towns have a marina or a port, the sailing community is strong, and the entire Croatian coastline is very lively during the tourist season, which lasts roughly from May to September. Whether you wish to see the mighty Walls of Dubrovnik, the ancient Diocletian’s Palace in Split, or just spend a relaxing afternoon at sea, sailing holiday is the right choice.