Contrasting Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park and Zrce beach, Novalja, Pag island.

When choosing a holiday destination, it sometimes becomes a stressful exercise. However, we are at hand to take that stress away. Here at Boatbookings we regularly visit the countries we have yachts in so we are up to date with advice for you! Questions like: “will they like it? Does it offer something for everyone? Can I have peace and quiet? But also some nightlife? I want nature, but also the parties, I want sea but also land” are regularly asked – and we know the answers! We advise you on everything from yachts, best anchorages, local knowledge, restaurants and even the best wines available!

Croatia is one of the top countries to be visited by not only the young party goers but for nature enthusiasts and of course the sailors! Because of Croatia’s diversity it truly offers something for everyone and here’s why…..

Aerial view of Brijuni islands, Croatia

Croatia has diversity at every corner. A previously Soviet ran country, it has turned into one of the most popular sailing hot spots in Europe. Boasting over 2000 islands for you to explore and home to eight incredible National Parks what more could you want from one country?

Croatia, Pag Island – Zrce beach.

Pag island.

Pag island is located 2 hours northwest of Split and is assessable by car. Pag island the capital of Croatia’s nightlife! With clubs such as Papaya and Kalypso open until the early hours of the morning be sure to pack some paracetamol! Festivals such as Hideout are based here because of the islands DJ history. This area has been partying until their feet give out for more than 30 years making it one of the pioneering places to let your hair down!

Plitvice lakes

Plitvice Lakes

So, you’re picking your yacht up at 5pm (normal embarkation time) and yet your flight arrives early morning. What should you do? Well, why not visit one of the most incredible national parks in the world before you hop on your yacht?! This National Park is 1.5 hours inland from port Starigrad. Alternatively, it’s a 2.5-hour drive from Split. It’s worth booking in advance, they only allow a certain amount of people in per hour so you are able to be at one with nature, and not shuffle around the crowds.

On of our Bali Cats in Croatia!

On your sailing holiday, you need to experience variety. You need to explore the land has to offer as well as sailing through the stunning Adriatic sea. Everyone has different tastes when it comes down to how they want to spend their time off. With Croatia, it gives you the opportunity to create a harmonious holiday and ensuring that everyone feels like they got the most out of their precious time off. Get in touch with one of our yachting experts to see how you could have your very own private yacht!

Get to Know the Montenegrin Hot Spot, Budva!

The Adriatic Sea is undoubtedly one of the top destinations in the Mediterranean. In the heart of the Adriatic, is one of the most stellar areas as well as one of the oldest – Budva and its surrounding coastal area, the Budva Riviera. Budva was first inhabited more than 2,500 years ago.

The walled city is a picturesque, medieval town that over the past years has become the unrivalled gem of Montenegrin tourism. The Budva Riviera is well known for its sandy beaches and diverse nightlife. Given its vast array of glamorous attractions, it is no wonder why this Adriatic hot spot has become a yacht lover’s favorite!


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Luxury Charter Yacht DEVOCEAN Available for Charter This Summer!

DEVOCEAN is a stunning Sunseeker available for charter this Summer in Croatia and the East Mediterranean. She has 5 stunning cabins, suitable for accommodating up to 10 guests.

On board, there is plenty of space in each of the cabins, in 4 double cabins and 1 twin cabin. Enjoy the water toys on board which include jet skis too.

On board, you'll have full use of excellent areas to relax such as the al fresco dining area shown above, which can comfortably sit 8 guests while you gaze out onto the beautiful sights of Croatia, Greece and Turkey.

Her sky lounge is an excellent place to relax, with a full bar and plenty of space to enjoy and share this once in a lifetime charter with your friends and family!

Have you never chartered before? At, we welcome everyone from sailing professionals to complete novices and will help you at every step of the way to make your dreams a reality. We have a team of highly skilled professionals who are extremely knowledgeable in their destinations and will be able to help you with any questions you may have.

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Cruise the Croatian Coast on your Luxury Yacht Charter!

The Croatian coast on the Adriatic Sea is well-established on the holiday scene. The coast is ideal for a boating holiday, with so many islands and ports there are plenty of places to travel around, to and from. Yet along with these, there are still plenty of secluded areas where you can escape from the rest of the world. Choosing to explore the sea on your own boat gives you a far better chance to see more, as the ferries will not stop off at every small island, whereas with your own luxury yacht you can!

The 350km worth of Dalmatian coast welcomes you with medieval towns, impressive landscapes and beaches ranging from sandy to pebbly. Add to this picturesque ports and peaceful coves, Croatia cannot help but to entice you to come and visit. With more than 1400 islands at your fingertips, many of these are still unspoiled and offer a pristine island to explore. Croatia's beaches are ranked as some of the cleanest in Europe, so it only makes sense that its seas are clean and clear too. Take the chance to cut through the waves on your luxury yacht charter today!

Chartering TUGARKA, a gorgeous Ferretti 881, is a fantastic way to explore the Adriatic Sea around Croatia. She can accommodate up to 10 guests in 4 cabins, so is a great choice if you want to enjoy a Mediterranean holiday with your friends. TUGARKA has a well experienced crew, who know the Croatian waters like the backs of their hands, so they will know the best spots for tourism and the bustling beaches, but they will also be able to take you to the islands which are visited by fewer people, so you can see escape the hustle and bustle and visit the almost untouched areas of Croatia. She also has a great range of water toys, ranging from towable toys to jet skis, so you can also make the most of the warm seas.

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