With its sandy beaches, grandiose parks, and clear sea, it’s no wonder that Croatia has become one of Europe’s top tourist destinations for a boat hire. Whether you want to visit for a weekend, a week, or longer, we know that you will have an unforgettable experience.
There are many factors that dictate the overall price of your boat hire in Croatia such as the type of boat, its size, the duration of your trip, and the seasonality. In addition, any extras such as a skipper and/or crew will increase the price of your charter. Below is a list of the average prices by boat type.
£1,262 per week in low season
£3,258 per week in high season
£179 per day in low season
£286 per day in high season
£156 per day in low season
£259 per day in high season
£2,129 per week in low season
£5,704 per week in high season
£330 per day
Depending on the region and its season, Croatia offers its visitors a range of climatic conditions. For example, the centre and north such as Mount Sljeme and Platak can be very cold during the winter, with strong winds and heavy snow.
In contrast, the Dalmatian coast, the most popular location for a boat hire, offers a typical Mediterranean climate with hot summers and mild winters! During June, July, and August, the temperature can reach around 30 degrees Celsius and the sun shines for most of the day.
It can be difficult to decide what kind of boat to hire for your holiday. Thankfully, Click&Boat has search filters to help narrow your choices and make the decision easier. Typically, customers opt for RIBs and motorboats for shorter stays or smaller parties. This is because these boats are straightforward to manoeuvre and usually have space for sunbathing onboard. However, if you are with a larger group of people and require many cabins for overnight stays, then people typically prefer to charter sailboats and catamarans for the true sailing experience. Ultimately, the choice is yours to decide how you wish to spend your holiday!
It is possible to charter a boat in Croatia without a skipper as long as you meet the legal requirements and the boat owner allows you to. This being said, many people choose to hire a skipper onboard their boat hire, even if they can navigate on their own. A professional skipper can take care of all the technical aspects of navigating such as sailing, docking, and anchoring. This way, you and your party can focus on relaxing and making the most of your boating holiday. Moreover, a skipper will have knowledge of the local area, so they can take you to less crowded areas that tourists don’t usually know about.
No matter who you’re travelling with, a boat charter in Croatia will leave a lasting impression. You can cruise along the mainland coastal regions or head to surrounding islands such as Bisevo, Vis, Budinovak, Hvar, and Stiniva. Going from spot to spot is the best way to get to know the wonderful country and the unique flavour that every city has to offer.
If you don’t know where to go on your trip to Croatia, we recommend starting in Split, the country’s second-largest city. This is a perfect location to begin your journey because it is scattered with beaches that are only accessible by sea. Moreover, you can go beyond the shore and head to stunning nearby islands such as Brac, Hvar, Lestovo, Trogir, and Vis. The collection of natural beauty that surrounds each of these destinations is well worth a visit.
The next recommendation is to head to Dubrovnik. This city is located on the southern coast of Croatia and opens up endless possibilities for sailing in the Adriatic Sea. In fact, the city is known as the “pearl of the Adriatic” for its beauty and proximity to other beautiful locations. Thanks to its old town, the city of Dubrovnik itself is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You can soak up the glorious Croatian sun on the beaches during the day and walk the historic streets of the town at night. If the shores get too crowded, you can escape into the stunning islands of Lokrum or Otočić Grebeni.
Our third recommendation is the fortified peninsula of Zadar. Because it is the oldest continuously inhabited city in Croatia, this city is surrounded by history and culture like no other. As soon as you disembark from your boat hire, you will witness the combination of medieval Roman architecture with a renovated modern twist. You can also go to the beautiful national parks such as Plitvice and Krka. Both of these are home to some of the most beautiful hiking trails and waterfalls in the world- a must-see for all adventurers! Of course, if all you seek is beach and sea, you can snorkel and scuba dive in the aquamarine waters of the Adriatic Sea. Some of our favourite islands to visit are Krk, Cres, and Pag!
Located in the heart of the Adriatic Sea, there are so many places to explore on your boat hire in Croatia. If you have the time, you can explore some of the surrounding coastlines in the Mediterranean such as Italy, Montenegro, Albania, and even Greece!
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