Croatia (Area Information)
Croatia is a latecomer to the crewed yacht market, but given its geographical location and features, it’s not difficult to understand why its proving to be a very popular destination in the last few years, for all types of sailors and sea lovers.
Croatia is situated in the Adriatic sea and the large narrow region covering the most popular part of the Croatian coastline, is the region of Dalmatia. The Dalmatian coastline is very rugged, with many islands of various sizes dotted along. Several rivers also feed into the sea, giving it clarity. There are also several natural habours resulting from the rugged terrain. All of these features contribute to make a perfect location for sailors. Consequently all types of yachts are now operating in this region, offering different types of charter voyages to suit all different needs.
Sailing yachts, crewed gulet type yachts (offering cabin charter and private charter) Mini cruisers and motor yachts are all availble for hire in Croatia.
The weather is sunny and moderately hot early and late season, with hot sun during high season, complimented with light, to moderate afternoon winds.
The main charter base ports of Dubrovnik, Split and Sibenik are located at different points along the coast, creating alternative itinerary route options. They are all served with International airports close by. Plus, the advantage of onward efficient transport lınks, trains, buses and ferry services all connect well. The ports themselves are also interesting cities to visit in their own right.
Along the coastal area and islands are many national parks and UNESCO sites of special historic interest. Many crewed yacht charters offer half board options on their cruises, enabling guests to visit and explore these interesting land attractıons.
Croation cuisine is based on the typical mediterranean diet which includes fresh fish, olive oil and vegetables, with infuences from Italy and the Turkish Ottoman era.
Croatia offers sea lovers a perfect yacht charter vacation, whether you want to just relax aboard and enjoy the view, or explore the many land excursion possibilities on offer.