August 10th 2017

Croatia, one of the most chosen chartering destinies of the world

Amazing bays and historical cities are the principle inputs of Croatia

Croatia, one of the most chosen chartering destinies of the world

Croatia is one of the most chosen destinations in the world every year. Its wide maritime traditions, its 6.000 kilometres of coast and more than 1.000 islands composing this country, it makes Croatia an ideal destination for chartering luxurious yachts.

Great variety of bays in Croatia

The combination of its calm and crystalline water, with its long history and culture, and the lots of caves that are hidden in the Croatian coast creates an ideal atmosphere for enjoying your charter. If it’s your first time in Croatia, we are recommending you this places that are a must see:

-Dubrovnik: Due to its historical center and the fortified Human Heritage, Dubrovnik has become one of the most visited cities in Croatia. The exclusive views from your yacht will allow you to take the perfect souvenir pictures of your holidays.

The numerous bays around Dubrovnik also gives you many possibilities to anchor. All of this beautiful bays are ideal for snorkeling and going on the discovery of the submarine bottom of the Adriatic Sea. Moreover, if you wish you can disembark in Banje beach where you can find an exclusive lounge bar offering sunbeds, restaurant, club, and the possibility of massages. Very close, we will find another club called Coral Beach Club serving delicious and glamorous cocktails.

-Pakleni Islands: Formed by various islands, it has many wonders to satisfy your necessities. Paradisiac beaches only available by boat. Zdrilca beach in Marinkovac Island, Palmizana bay in San Clemente, or Jerolim in Pakleni Islands are only a few reasons why you should charter a luxurious yacht in Croatia.

Besides anchoring your yachts, sunbathing, relaxing and swimming, these islands have exclusive beach clubs where you can enjoy a mojito or a cocktail with nice music and view. Laganini Beach Club, in Palmizana, offers an enjoyable chill-out atmosphere.

-Hvar: Of course, Pakleni Islands are the perfect beginning of a big night out in Hvar, known as the Ibiza of Croatia, and very close to Pakleni Islands. Lots of celebrities choose this place to enjoy their holidays in exclusive beach clubs like Hula-Hula Hvar, Falko Bar or Carpe Diem with resident DJ.

This great mix of culture and nature through the dreamt bays, blue waters, pine forests and aromatic grass, all in the surroundings of a historical city where Greeks, Carthaginians and Romans lived, makes this place an unmissable stop during your Croatian charter.

Discover the fantastic caves of Croatia

-Bisevo: This island presents the perfect occasion to take advantage of the yacht toys. Take the tender and go on the discovery of the Blue Caves. At middays, the sunshine will be reflected on the water and transform the usual dark blue, in an astonishing light blue. Very close to this cave, you will find in Ravnik Island another cave, but this time the Green Caves, which are also very recommended as it is a true spectacle of nature.

Moreover, a very rich sea bottom, with its interesting recompilation of history. If you wish, you can rent a scuba diving equipment and dive to 20m depth where you will discover historical pieces left behind like old ships dating from the Greek and Roman period.

-Bis: One of the hidden pearls in the Adriatic sea. This island was the Yugoslavian base during the Balkan Wars at the end of the XXth century. The island was closed to visitors, and therefore its conservation state is impeccable. Okjucna bay, rocky, great fauna, and crystal clear water, is an ideal space to anchor and enjoy an exquisite lunch on board prepared by your devoted personal chef, meanwhile looking at the fantastic landscapes of vineyards and stone houses of Komiza Village.

-Stari Grad: Characterized by its calm surroundings and beautiful bays like Plibinja, Jagodna or Stiniva, this spot is ideal for sunbathing, swimming and simply enjoying your yacht.

If you want, you can live a different local experience. During summers, the fishermans of Stari Grad open the doors of their home to offer to the visitors amazing fish and shellfish dishes. It is one of the best ways to know how live Croatian people.

-Maslinica: The surrounding islands in front of Maslinica offers bays like Poganica or Tatinja where turquoise water, total privacy and comfort describe the surroundings. The same calm is offered in Grohote Village, enclosed by stone houses and farms. It is ideal for a bicycle trip to discover.

To end the day on a good note, we recommend you to have dinner in Spanjer restaurant, where you will discover the flavours of traditional dishes while enjoying a good wine surrounded by beautiful landscapes.

-Split: A sensation that the time has stopped, as the buildings are more typical of the XIXth century than the current one. Moreover, you will find a combination of Romantic, Middle Age and Roman Art all over the town. This place is also ideal to explore the sea bottoms, while snorkeling, enjoying the exclusive location of your yacht to find the most hidden places wriggling of fishes.

If you wish to discover the city, and have a foodie experience, you should try the pizza of Galija restaurant which is the best in town. Split’s speciality is pizza therefore you will notice that there are many places selling pizzas.

The first Michelin Star restaurant in Croatia

The quality of the Croatian cuisine has developed a lot during the last years. Last February, Monte restaurant, situated in the coastal place of Rovinj (in Istra peninsula), received the first Michelin star of all Croatia. Which of course, is a good reason for going there and enjoying its exclusive fish, shellfish and local meat. Furthermore, the beautiful island of Brijuni is fantastic for sunbathing and relaxing in total comfort. In Rovinj you will see stunning sunsets, perfect for a romantic date on board of your yacht

The local cuisine in the majority of islands is based of fish, shellfish and good wine. The incredible architectural and historical wealth of Croatia’s islands, and the amazing bays and beach clubs, are the best arguments to charter a luxurious yacht in the Adriatic for fantastic holidays.

 

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