Croatia, with its magnificent coastline and islands, boasts of some of the most splendid beaches. The rising numbers of visitors who arrive here each here for sailing vacations is a proof of the growing popularity in Croatia’s yachting and boating scene. Cruising Croatia is on the bucket list of every avid traveler as it is hard to resist the lure of more a thousand islands with relatively unspoiled coastline and clear blue waters.
If you are planning a sailing trip around Croatian Islands, then have a look at some of the most popular sailing routes along the main regions of Croatia that are just perfect for yachting. Enjoy the pristine beauty of the local nature as well as rich cultural heritage and Mediterranean cuisine of the region.
Split to Dubrovnik Cruise
The cruising itineraries from Split to Dubrovnik are full of fun and adventure and include stoppages at the island of Korčula, Trogir, Hvar, and more. Take tours of the historical sites and preserved traditional architecture, and many of these are on the UNESCO’s List of World Cultural Heritage. Make the most of this time and Adriatic cruising as you sail from Split to Dubrovnik. You will come across some unique cities and towns as you sail across some of the sunniest islands of Croatia. Dine-in family-owned restaurants, relax on those beautiful beaches among Croatian Adriatic islands.
Dubrovnik to Zadar Cruise
Enjoy a luxury experience with Adriatic Pearl and complimentary food, snacks, and drinks while onboard. As you sail from Dubrovnik to Zadar and come across some of the most stunning beaches. Explore the coastal towns of Zadar, Šibenik, Trogir, Korčula, and more with an expert guide. Relax on the beaches and swim in crystal-clear waters. Wherever you stop, you will be welcomed by beautiful beaches with soft white sands and preserved traditional architecture of those remarkable Croatian islands.
Dubrovnik to Split Cruise
Enjoy a well-planned itinerary that takes you from Dubrovnik to Split and enjoy the breath-taking scenery, interesting sights, and UNESCO World Heritage Site of some of the most famous spots in the region. Explore and enjoy spots like National Park Mljet in Korčula, Blue Cave in Hvar, Wonderful beaches of Omiš in Brač Island, and lots more. Walk on the narrow and cobbled streets of historical towns and dine in local restaurants to enjoy authentic Croatian cosine. Swim or dive in the mysterious blue depths of the seas for a truly stunning experience.
Split to Split Cruise
Spend a week on board and get ready for a splendid experience that awaits you. You can stop for a swim before lunch before you arrive at the island of Korčula, which is the birthplace of the famous explorer Marko Polo. Other spots of interest on this sailing route include Dubrovnik, known as the Pearl of the Adriatic, National Park Mljet at Elaphite Islands, refreshing swim at Mljet in Makarska island, Pucisca village of the island of Brač and lots more.
Some tips for Croatian cruises:
- Plan a sailing trip of at least a week to explore and enjoy the most celebrated islands and the fabulous cities of the region.
- Split to Dubrovnik is one of the most popular sailing routes that is highly recommended as there is a lot more to see and enjoy, and the distances involved are short.
- For those who have more than a week can sail farther north in Zadar and look ahead for a truly fabulous cruising holiday.
- May to October months are the best months to cruise Croatian islands as the weather is perfect and beautiful sunny days and warm seas look inviting.
- Sailing yachts are preferred to the stable motor yachts as they allow you to soak in every moment of the trip, and moreover, they have plenty of outdoor space and are more comfortable.