The Croatian coastline has been known to the sailing community for years. As the years went by, increasingly more people became aware of the magnificent beauty of Croatia’s coastline and islands. As a result, there was a sharp increase in interest for a boat charter in Croatia that was turned into one of the top chartering destinations in the Mediterranean Sea.
There are many exciting places to see when sailing along the coastline of Croatia. From the countless possibilities you have, there are five places that make the top of the list.
A beautiful seaside town, Split has a history of over 1700 years. Being the financial centre of central Dalmatia, Split is a modern vibrant city with a very distinctive character. It combines a modern, yet local and easy-going, lifestyle with a rich history that is evident in the beautiful sites and architecture. Split, is a popular place to start your trip if you have a boat charter in Croatia. It offers a lot of advantages to sailing and cruising aficionados: an incredible marina and proximity to the best yacht destinations. Moreover, the international airport offers direct flights from many countries in Europe.
Just 30 kilometres from Split, the cosmopolitan island of Hvar awaits you. With a history longer than two millennia, Hvar was first colonised by Greeks. Through the ages, Romans, Byzantines, Slavs and Venetians left their footprint on the island. Hvar combines history with a cosmopolitan vibe. The island is a famous destination for yacht charters for two reasons. First of all, the beaches are exceptional. Second, it’s the centre of nightlife in Croatia. During the summer months, you’ll find the best DJ sets here and the famous Sonus festival which runs through August.
The island of Korcula is a place renowned for the myths, the history and the jaw-dropping beauty. Seriously, take a look at this place, it is amazing… Korcula is another island in the Adriatic where Greeks settled and the birthplace of Marco Polo. Korcula has been transformed into a must destination for a lot of yacht enthusiasts. The quiet coves, the crystal clear blue waters and the extraordinary wine have made Korcula a top charter destination in Croatia.
The small island of Mljet offers something a bit different. Forget about the large fleets of yachts and the crowded sites. In Mljet, you’ll find a quiet green paradise where you’ll lose yourself in its amazing scenery. Don’t forget to visit the cave of Ulysses where, according to the legend, Calypso kept him prisoner for seven years.
Is there anyone who doesn’t know Dubrovnik? We thought so… Dubrovnik has become such a hot destination that the Croatian government has decided to set a limit at the people that will enter the historic centre of the city. It’s not only the medieval charm and the rich history of the city that makes Dubrovnik so popular. The lovely beaches in the greater area and the cosmopolitan ambience are additional attractions for a large number of charter yachts that inundate Croatian’s coastline every summer.
The Vernicos Yachts team will be happy to help you choose the best crewed yacht charter to visit these beautiful destinations.