Croatia is the best place to start when it comes to taking a yacht charter abroad. It ensures easy navigation and the line of sight is clear as well. The warm and clear waters, and the perfect winds, make it easy for you to sail. The winds, despite being strong and reliable, are not too gusty. And with so many large marinas out there, you can easily find a place to tie up. You can easily feel quiet and at home in this space. When you are on a sailing vacation in Croatia, these are some places that you should not give a miss while yachting.
The islands of JEZERA, BIOGRAD, and ZADAR are worth exploring. There are as many as 89 more or less virgin Kornati islands. You can find a national marine park that is abuzz with nature and wildlife. You can spot turtles or dolphins, or find a bay where you can spend some quiet time alone or even stay in any of the remote marinas here, designed for the purpose of holing up.
You can be within sailing distance of the Krka waterfalls, one of the most beauteous attractions of Skradin. You can check out the many primitive Roman fishing villages that line the coast or even visit the ‘Lovers Island’, an island shaped like a heart in a very well-defined fashion, located close to Biograd.
There are islands like Kastela, Trogir, and Split that you should not give a miss. When you are on a sailing vacation in Croatia, you would love to visit these skippered yacht charter locations as these offers almost everything. You can find anchorages and beaches, as well as Maslinica, Milna and other fascinating villages, Stari Grad, Vis, and other historic towns, Blue Cave at Bisevo and other natural wonders, food capitals such as Hvar and Paklinski Otoci – with beautiful castles on the hilltop, and Trogir and other island-towns dating back to the medieval era. There is so much to see and explore.
Korcula is the spot that you should visit obviously. It is a stunning medieval island town where Marco Polo, the fearless explorer, lived once. The Elaphiti Islands is also worth exploring on the way, for its pristine beaches, colorful fishes, and snorkeling activities. When you have a boat of your own, it can be easier for you to avoid the crowd of tourists that throng here. If you love good wine, you may consider mooring up in the wine country of Croatia, Trstenik, and sip on samples of the best varieties of wine that are produced here.
In Croatia, this is a sailing ground away from all the din and noise. Visit the stunning Brijuni isles – that served as a retreat for the royalty at one time. It has now been transformed into a national park and you can find a zoo or island safari here. Check out the luxurious Rovinj and sail with Catamaran charter to the very old Roman canal located at Osor or visit the Cres or Susak.