A Comprehensive Guide to Cabin Yacht Charters in Croatia

Last update: Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Welcome to the maritime paradise of Croatia, where azure waters meet historic landscapes, and the allure of sailing beckons. Imagine embarking on a cabin yacht charter, your floating haven amid the breathtaking Adriatic. As the sun paints vibrant hues over the horizon, you’ll find serenity and luxury combined.

Cabin sailing in Croatia is a unique voyage, blending the thrill of open waters with the comfort of a personalized retreat. Discover secluded coves, picturesque islands, and charming coastal towns—all from the intimate setting of your floating sanctuary. Get ready to redefine your travel experience with the enchanting blend of nature, culture, and seafaring sophistication, following a week-long sailing route in the beautiful Split region.

sea view to Split harbour also called "Riva"

Who Is Cabin Yacht Charter For?

The ideal candidate for a cabin yacht charter in Croatia is an individual, couple, or smaller group of friends seeking an unparalleled maritime experience, combining luxury with the thrill of exploration along the stunning Croatian coastline. In case you want to have a wonderful sailing experience but are not able to afford a whole boat charter, the cabin yacht charter is a great and accessible option for you!

It’s perfect for those who crave intimate, personalized adventures because a cabin yacht charter promises seafaring excitement and ensures an unforgettable journey on the open waters with private cabins, gourmet dining, and personalized sailing itineraries tailored to the enchanting beauty of Croatia’s coastal landscapes.

Day 1: Sailing from Trogir to Maslinica

Embark on a magical catamaran sailing journey from Marina Baotić in Trogir at 6 pm, setting sail for charming Maslinica on Šolta Island. This nautical escape introduces you to a serene fishing village surrounded by azure waters. Maslinica captivates with its picturesque stone houses and a natural harbor that cradles tranquility.

Delight in the beauty of Maslinica Beach, a pristine haven with white sands and crystalline waters—a perfect retreat to unwind and reconnect with nature. As the sun sets, indulge in an aperitif at the Martinis-Marchi Fortress, an 18th-century marvel turned boutique hotel offering panoramic harbor views. The night unfolds in the peaceful bay, where a delightful onboard dinner awaits, marking the beginning of an unforgettable maritime adventure.

Day 2: Sailing from Maslinica to Palmižana

After a refreshing swim, let the gentle winds guide you to captivating Palmižana, nestled in the Pakleni Islands archipelago. Here, you have the freedom to immerse yourself in water adventures – seize the opportunity to kayak, paddleboard, or explore the vibrant underwater world with the snorkeling gear available on board. Revel in the natural beauty of Palmižana’s inviting beaches and the clarity of its pristine waters, beckoning you to uncover their secrets.

As the day unfolds, explore the exotic Botanical Garden, a testament to the Meneghello family’s three-generation effort in transforming arid land into a flourishing Eden of rare plants, olive trees, laurels, rosemary, mimosas, and cacti. Take a scenic water taxi to the nearby city of Hvar, renowned for its blend of historical, Gothic, and Renaissance architectural marvels. Wander through streets adorned with colored marble stones and discover historical gems like the 16th-century St. Stephen’s Cathedral, the Franciscan Convent, the Ancient Theater, and the formidable Spanish Fortress.

Conclude your day with a delightful onboard dinner, anchored under the starry night sky, surrounded by the enchantment of Palmižana.

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Day 3: Sailing from Palmižana to Šćedro and Korčula Town

Begin your day with breakfast and a steaming cup of coffee, setting sail toward the captivating island of Korčula. On your way, make a stop at Šćedro, a petite island steeped in maritime history, offering shelter to early navigators. Its name, derived from the Old Slavic adjective štedri (“generous”), speaks to its historical significance.

Enjoy a scenic lunch in this idyllic setting before continuing your journey to Korčula Town, believed to be the birthplace of Marco Polo. Explore a small stone house with a tower offering breathtaking views, rumored to be Polo’s birth home. Stroll through narrow streets preserving the essence of a medieval merchant town, with defense towers, colorful roofs, and walls echoing medieval battles.

As the sun sets, savor a delightful onboard dinner, and if you’re in the mood, immerse yourself in the vibrant nightlife of Korčula. Spend your night in the tranquil marina, surrounded by the allure of this historic island.

Day 4: Sailing from Korčula Town to Badija and Vis Town

Start your day by sailing towards Proizd Island, nestled on the west coast of the island of Korčula. Its beach claimed the title of Croatia’s most beautiful in 2007, an accolade bestowed by the Croatian National Tourist Board. Marvel at the deep turquoise waters contrasting with pristine white rocks, an exquisite sight that will leave you breathless. It’s an ideal spot for a swim, relaxation, or indulging in water sports before returning to the vessel for lunch.

Then, set sail for Vis, an elevated rocky island standing as the furthest point on the Dalmatian coast, offering breathtaking views at 580 meters above sea level. Wander through the old town of Vis, adorned with captivating galleries and delectable restaurants. Explore Roman ruins dating back to the 4th century BC, a testament to the island’s rich history. Having once been under Venetian control, traces of Italian cuisine linger in the island’s culinary offerings.

Conclude your day in the tranquil Vis marina/harbor, surrounded by the charm of this unique island. Your night promises serenity amidst the captivating views.

Day 5: Sailing from Vis Town to Komiža

Following breakfast, set sail towards Komiža, circling the island, and making a captivating detour to the southeast of Vis. Your first stop is the petite island of Ravnik, home to a natural wonder – the Green Cave (Zelena špilja). Witness the emerald green waters as sunlight dances through this rock formation, creating a mesmerizing spectacle. Next, navigate to Stiniva Bay, where a beautiful beach and scenic landscapes await. It’s the perfect spot to relish lunch amid nature’s beauty.

As the afternoon unfolds, the voyage continues towards Komiža, nestled north of the island of Vis beneath the towering Mount Hum. Proud of its rich fishing history, Komiža’s seafarers not only commanded the Adriatic but also established thriving fishing centers along neighboring coasts. Explore the narrow streets adorned with 17th and 18th-century stone houses, ascending uphill from the port, each echoing the town’s maritime legacy. Dive into Komiža’s charm and history as you wander through its picturesque lanes.

Day 6: Sailing from Komiža to Stari Grad

Kickstarting your day early and setting sail towards Stari Grad. If weather conditions permit, take advantage of the opportunity to explore the mesmerizing Blue Cave on the nearby island of Biševo after breakfast. The morning promises a captivating adventure for you to enjoy.

After, navigate towards the peaceful Tiha Bay, located near Stari Grad on the island of Hvar, offering around four hours of picturesque navigation. Hvar’s fame lies in its expansive fertile coastal plain and abundant freshwater springs, adorned with pine forests, vineyards, olive groves, fruit orchards, and the iconic lavender fields that have earned it the title of “Lavender Island.”

Stari Grad, established by ancient Greeks and now recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, stands as one of Europe’s oldest cities. Explore the rich history of Stari Grad, known as the “old city,” featuring noteworthy baroque and Renaissance architecture. Dive into the city’s heritage, strolling along white stone streets and marble paths that echo a legacy dating back 2,400 years. Following lunch, immerse yourself in the captivating atmosphere, surrounded by the gentle aroma of lavender.

As the afternoon unfolds, return to the catamaran for dinner, anchored beneath the starry night sky, capturing the essence of this extraordinary destination.

Day 7: Sailing from Stari Grad to Trogir

Embark on a return journey to Trogir, navigating through the scenic bay of Nečujam on the island of Šolta. Here, indulge in a leisurely lunch and partake in water activities, be it a refreshing swim or an adventurous kayak/paddle excursion – the choice is yours.

As you arrive in Trogir, the afternoon unfolds with freedom to explore the city often referred to as “the Croatian Venice.” Trogir, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is a captivating gem that leaves a lasting impression. The compact old town, nestled on a mere 1 km² island, is linked to the mainland by two bridges on the north side and a bridge to Čiovo Island on the south side. Wander through its enchanting alleys, discover quaint patios, and marvel at the main monuments that define the city’s rich history.ž

Day 8: Trogir

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If you’re ready for an extraordinary sailing journey, why not reach out and book your cabin yacht charter in Croatia today? We’re here for you!

What’s Included in Croatia Cabin Yacht Charter Package?

Air-conditioned standard double cabin with a private bathroom for accommodation on a spacious catamaran
Full-board experience, inclusive of breakfast, lunch, and dinner
• Nightly provision of a local cocktail per guest, featuring options like rum, prosecco, etc., depending on the destination (also includes fruit juices and sodas)
• Dedicated two-person sailing crew service (captain, steward/cook)
• Two sets of linen, towels, and beach towels per person/week
• Coverage for yacht consumables, encompassing diesel, fuel, and water
Insurance for both the yacht and passengers
• Water sports on board: snorkeling equipment (fins, masks, tubas), 2 paddles & 1 tandem kayak (subject to availability; may be replaced by a single kayak)
• Exclusive crew responsibility for cleaning common areas
• Customized menus for dietary requirements (allergies, intolerances, special diets) with a minimum 2-week prior notice
• Prohibition on passengers bringing their own beverages on board
• *Triple cabin occupancy is permissible only when the third space is occupied by a child aged 12 years or younger

What’s NOT Included in Croatia Cabin Yacht Charter Package?

• Airfares
• Transfers
• Mandatory destination fee: to be paid in advance
• Personal travel insurance
• Alcoholic drinks not specified in the ‘Included’ section

Important reminder – each passenger must carry a valid passport.
The itinerary may be altered as necessary due to meteorological or technical considerations.

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