Split sailing route – 7 days of Croatian specialties

About this program

This is a 7 day (Saturday – Saturday) sailing trip starting from Split and is meant for people who love exploring and have an adventurous spirit.

Please note that all restaurants and activities listed are only suggestions, and are not included in the price. The trip can be changed according to your wishes, meaning stops can be added or removed.

About the route

Starting point: Split

Arrival: We can arrange a transfer from the airport to the marina for you. The transfer is not included in the price.

About: Split International airport is only 10-15 km away from all marinas in the area. We can arrange a transfer from the airport to the marina for you. The transfer is not included in the price.

Split is Croatia’s second-largest city and is a cheerful town that is right in the middle of both tradition and modernity. As you walk into the famous Diocletian’s Palace, you’ll be greeted by a number of bars, restaurants, and shops all of which are thriving amid the old atmospheric walls that form almost half the old town of Split To top it off; Split has a unique picturesque backdrop with its dramatic coastal mountains that perfectly compliment the view of the turquoise waters of the Adriatic.

Itinerary

Day 1
Exploring Split

The plan for the first day is to arrive on a Saturday in Split and get to the Marina. Your check-in on the boat will be at 5 PM and you will spend the night there.

Activities
Game of Thrones guided tour
Diocletian Palace walking tour
Highlights of Split by Rickshaw tour
Gastronomy
Toto Burger Bar – best burgers in town
Corto Maltese Freestyle Food – mixture of cuisines for everyone’s taste
Bokeria kitchen and Wine Bar – fine dining
Day 2
Sailing to Hvar – one of the oldest European towns

You will sail out in the morning towards the beautiful island of Hvar, the Queen of the Dalmatian islands. The island of Hvar offers dense Mediterranean nature, rich tradition and architecture in Stari Grad, and a lively nightlife.

Activities
Book a Scooter adventure with wine tasting and winery tour
Tvrdalj Castle tour and Lavender Fields guided tour
Visit the Stari Grad Museum
Gastronomy
Restaurant Eremitaž – Fresh seafood served by the sunset
Kod Barba Luke – relaxed atmosphere with fresh seafood
Antika – private atmosphere accompanied with great food
La Gitana bar Cocktail bar – excellent place for a late night dinner
Day 3
Pakleni islands – paradise on Earth

Sail out of Stari Grad towards Pakleni islands which are situated in front of Hvar town. The Palmižana beach will welcome you with the exotic plants, art and relics, hidden bays, and a traffic-free area.

Activities
Take a Walk through a unique botanical garden with exotic plants
Take a Walking tour to Hvar Fortress
Visit the Hvar Public Theatre and St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Hvar town
Gastronomy
Restaurant Meneghello on Palmižana – with a beautiful terrace and great food
Laganini Lounge Bar on Palmižana – has a great local vine selection
Restaurant Macondo in Hvar town – seafood is the biggest star here
Carpe Diem bar – great place to have drinks and fun
Day 4
Island of Vis- the farthest inhabited croatian island

Its exclusiveness is in the island itself; untouched nature and the people that haven’t been possessed by tourist commercialization. Interesting fact: “Mamma Mia! Here we go again” musical was filmed here.

Activities
Visit Tito’s Cave and Fort George historic site
See the Ancient Greeks exhibition
Try paddleboard yoga
Gastronomy
Roki’s winery and restaurant – you can find the best Croatian wine sorts here
Karijola pizzeria – the best pizza is not in Italy, it is in Karijola
Restaurant Pojoda – here you can find traditional food prepared in a different way like fish and chickpeas
Day 5
Trip to Komiža and stop by the Blue Lagoon and Green Cave

On the fifth day, you will also stay on the island of Vis and sail to the town Komiža. Komiža is a picturesque fisherman’s town with the sunniest days in a year, hundred-year-old carob trees, stone houses, medicinal Mediterranean plants, and vineyards. On your way to you can visit the Budikovac blue lagoon, stop at Stiniva beach and Green cave.

Activities
Visit the Stiniva Cove
Gastronomy
Jastožera Restaurant – great choice for a romantic dinner or any other special occasion
Bako Restaurant – great views while enjoying local cuisine
Bakery Cukar – this is the best bakery in Croatia
Day 6
Island of Šolta – Blue Cave and Maslinica

Must see before setting your sail to Šolta is a spectacular Blue cave on the island of Biševo. Between 11 am and 1 pm on a sunny calm day, the strongest rays of the sun passing through an underwater opening illuminate the cave with blue light while objects beneath the surface shimmer in silver and pink.

Activities
Take a Private Bike Tour of Maslinica
Book a Secrets of Šolta – Off the beaten track tour
Gastronomy
Šišmiš beach bar – try fresh seafood and a mooring in front of the bar
Martinis Marchi Restaurant – excellent choice for fine dining
Šampjer – like a culinary oasis – worth finding try the local olive oil
Other than visiting restaurants you can take the Wine, Honey & Olive Oil of Šolta Island – Tasting Tour
Day 7
Back to Split

This amazing trip should end with a day of swimming, relaxing, and enjoying the beautiful Blue Lagoon on the small island Krnjaši. After that, you can enjoy your last evening in Split and check out on Saturday morning at 9 am.

Have a question about this route?
We have answers to your questions. So don’t hesitate to get in touch with our team today!

Picking a boat type

Picking out the type of boat to go with will generally come down to your budget, the group size, and preferred method of sailing. Moreover, different sailboats available can be chartered independently or with a fully-staffed crew.

Find your yacht
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Sailboat
2-12 people
Choose a Sailboat if you are an active traveler or you’re looking for a romantic getaway. Sailboat offer the classic sailing experience and tend to vary in size from 30 up to 64 feet.
Starting from 160 EUR per day
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Catamaran
2-12 people
Catamaran is a top choice if you’re looking for a smoother sailing experience compared to sailboats. Since the size ranges from 38 to 70 feet, this is a right vessel for bigger groups or families.
Starting from 500 EUR per day
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Gulet
8-20 people
Most of Gulets have six cabins and come with three or four crew members, which makes it amazing for larger groups. The sip sizes tend to range between 60 to 100 feet, so you can be sure that everyone has more than enough space.
Starting from 600 EUR per day
Motor yacht
2 – 12 people
Depending on what you’re looking for, you may find motor yachts from one up to five cabins and their size tend to range from 30 to 100 ft. These beautiful vessels are perfect for a luxurious touch on sailing vacation.
Starting from 500 EUR per day

Have a question for us?

You ask yourself what kind of boat to choose? Which places to visit? We have answers to those questions and many more. So don’t hesitate to get in touch with our friendly team today!