10 Unmissable Croatia Superyacht Charter Spots
The Adriatic was praised for its beauty in ancient times, and sailing yachts, motor yachts, holidaymakers and honeymooners immerse themselves in its wonders along the Dalmatian Coast on a Croatian luxury yacht charter.
Take your accommodation and first-class crew with you as you explore one impressive island after another, where the waters are as warm and clear as the blue sky. There won't be time to discover everything in a single cruise, so here are the 10 best charter destinations for culture, festivals, cuisine and lifestyle.
The city has received a lot of fame recently as TV show and film setting, and visitors to 'The Pearl of the Adriatic' will be awed by the old city's 16th Century beauty before heading off down alleyways in search of bespoke shopping opportunities, which are plentiful. The nightlife is exciting, providing exclusive night clubs, old fashioned tavernas and high-end restaurants where the cuisine fresh from the sea.
Year-round temperatures are warm on land and in the water for snorkelling, swimming and Scuba diving, surprising visitors with just how much marine life there is so close to this seaside city.
As a centrally-located Adriatic city, Trogir is the perfect stop for luxury yacht charter groups cruising the whole Croatian coast. Built over various periods, architectural styles span the Romanesque, Renaissance and Baroque periods to the delight of photographers, bloggers and romantics.
Beaches and anchorages stretch to the north and south, where there is plenty of woodland for a secluded and crowd-free time sunbathing or playing in the water.
Pula has had successive generations leave its mark and some of the most impressive sights are the Roman arches, ruins and the arena all within walking distance of the port. The nearby Brijuni National Park is the perfect island escape once you've had your fill of ancient and modern culture, and sheltered shallow bays are plentiful for practising your kitesurfing skills, learning to Scuba dive or simply lying back and watching the sunset.
This northernmost choice in our Top 10 is great for pairing with Venice and the churches and narrow cobblestone lanes filled with art galleries and cafes will transport you back in time. For night-time entertainment a casino is located close to the marina and seaside bars will give you the opportunity to make new friends as you sip on a cocktail and watch the sunset.
Beaches and fishing spots are numerous around Lone Bay, where the gentle incline into the water is ideal for families with young children. The archipelago is a quick and easy cruise away providing 22 islets to explore with Seabobs, snorkelling equipment and sailing boats.
Dalmatian Island Locations:
The advantages of choosing a luxury yacht charter will be realised in the Dalmatian Islands, where you can access the bays between the imposing headlands and go to the beaches and sights that land-based vehicles will never reach.
Hvar is covered in verdant forests and escape from modern life is easily achieved, however entertainment on the island should not be passed over and concerts, festivals and adventure excursions are all available to add to your itinerary. Water sports are an essential part of the Hvar holiday experience and your superyacht will come with a fantastic selection of water toys for high speed thrills or family fun on the inflatables.
The Diocletian's Palace at the heart of Split is an eerie delight for visitors, where the 200 buildings have in part been re-appropriated for modern use as cafes, restaurants, art galleries and shops. In Croatia's second-biggest city where the ancient and modern blend together seamlessly, relaxation is an important aspect of daily life: Kilometres of beach stretch away from the city and Park Marjan is a picturesque place to laze on a hot afternoon.
The islanders are passionate about their creativity, which has spanned the centuries to produce original musical styles, poetry and an array of artwork. As such, a visit to one of the seaside villages on Korčula will have plenty of cultural discoveries in store.
Korčula has an abundance of untouched natural beauty and your luxury yacht will be able to anchor close to the shore for endless days of water sports and sunbathing in complete privacy.
Excellent for diving spots that cater to all experience levels, Brač has long been a paradise for water sports enthusiasts and music lovers, who come for the summer festivals. Bol and Milna are known for their activities, while Murvica is a rural hamlet providing a couple of restaurants and plenty of soft sand.
The turquoise blue water and relatively undeveloped coastline makes Vis a highly desirable destination for holidaymakers and honeymooners wanting nothing more than nature as far as the eye can see.
There are still some excellent attractions on the island: Stiniva Cove is beautiful and you'll have it all to yourselves early in the day or at sundown, and also of note are the blue and green caves which light up at sunset in their respective hues.
As an Archipelago Nature Park, Lastovo has been wonderfully preserved: The Mediterranean colours are vibrant and clean and even in the height of summer tourists on the island are few and far between. There are few things to do other than relax, make your own adventures in the water and enjoy the company of family and friends as you dine on the beach at sundown or sink into your sundeck Jacuzzi with a cocktail on hand.