Rent a Sailboat in Croatia
You can find sailboats available to rent in Croatia and in different destinations around the world on the Nautal website. There are also other boat rentals in Croatia
available. Flexible cancellation or changes up to 15 days before check in is allowed on selected boats. Check the conditions established with each boat owner. Why is renting a sailing boat in Croatia’s glistening coastline such a catch among many during the summer season?
Maybe it has something to do with its gorgeous climate, or perhaps it’s the matter of neverending island paradise - there are over one thousand of them. Exploring Croatia with a sailboat rental is a brilliant way to travel this Eastern European country, as with nearly 2000 km of mainland coastline and over 4,000km of Croatian island and islets coast, so much of it is accessible by boat. Check out our Croatia boat rental options and don't miss out on your opportunity to sail this magnificent coast.
There are a large range of sailboats available such as a sailing yacht! Yacht charters in Croatia are also an excellent choice to relax with more space. Croatia has boat rent options available such as catamarans, motorboats and yachts.
What is the price of a sailboat rental in Croatia?
Sailboat rents in Croatia vary in price according to the features of the boat, if it is high or low season and more. Renting a sailboat in Croatia in high season costs from 225 € per day and from 916 € for a week. If you want to rent a sailboat in Croatia with a skipper, you will have to add approximately 156 € per day to your budget.
Each boat owner has different additional and included costs so when you rent a boat in Croatia, check what is included in your sailing holiday! Sailing the croatian coast, you may want some water sport equipment! Ask the boat owner if they have equipment to charter in Croatia.
Is it possible to charter a sailboat with or without a skipper in Croatia?
You can rent a sailboat with or without a skipper in Croatia. If you want to make your sailing experience truly yours, then a bareboat charter is possible. You will be asked to show a valid nautic boating license for your boat charter without a skipper.
Croatia boat rentals can also be with a skipper. This can come at an additional cost in most boats and is an excellent option to get to know the hundreds of different islands along the coast.
What can I do with a charter sailboat in Croatia?
Whether you prefer to tour a particular archipelago or explore a precise region, Croatia gives you plenty of options from which to choose. Rent a yacht in Croatia and enjoy the sunset in these regions.
The northern region of Istria features a variety of historic gems such as Pula. The Temple of Augustus and 2000 year old amphitheatre. Pula also hosts a variety of events during the summer, including two huge music festivals.
Kvarner Bay also referred to as Kvarner Gulf, is one of Croatia’s best-kept secrets. Located in the northern Adriatic Sea, the bays here are just spectacular with local cuisine in small seaside towns. You have a good chance of spotting dolphins here as well! The cobalt waters for those looking for beach, hiking and Austro-Hungarian Empire inspired homes.
Zadar is complete with Venetian ruins and historic old town ambiance, but it also has its fair share of modern advances. On the seafront, find a giant sea organ played by the sea, and a solar-powered dance floor. You can visit the Nin Lagoon which includes secluded coves and sandy beaches. The Velebit mountain in the bakground and warm shallow water makes this place truly unique.
Šibenik leaves you within short sailing distance from the Kornati Islands and is also close by to two national parks on the mainland. This coastal city centre possesses a medieval fortress and St. James’ Cathedral - the largest church in Europe constructed solely from stone without any wood or brick structure.
The remains of a 4th-century palace lie in the town centre of Split, creating a breathtakingly archaic feel as you walk among the white stone walls. The island hub of Hvar is within easy reach and is definitely worth a visit, even if just for a day.
The mountain range Biokovo forms quite possibly the most heart-stopping backdrop to Baška Voda’s waterfront. Baška Voda is a former fishermen 's village. You can choose to also visit the Krka national park close by and enjoy the water falls.
On top of its cobbled streets occupied with cafes, restaurants, bars and shops, Dubrovnik and its coast is renowned for being the film set of Game of Thrones.
Charter a yacht in Croatia and explore these places and more!
In which ports can I find a sailboat in Croatia?
Due to their great popularity, sailing boat rentals are available in all of our sailing regions in Croatia. The regions below are listed from north to south:
How is the weather and sailing conditions in Croatia?
The sailing season and high season coincide perfectly, meaning you can enjoy the endless sunshine and swim in pleasant sea temperatures while cruising the Adriatic Sea. The months before and after the peak months, July and August, is also a brilliant time to set sail and explore as the temperatures are cooler, all the while enjoyable, and the crowds are fewer. Temperatures in the summertime average 25°C to 30°C and the wind force blows in a north-westerly direction at approx. 3 - 4.
How to get to Croatia?
Croatia’s inland capital, Zagreb (ZAG), Split (SPU) and Dubrovnik (DBV) are the three main airports, though smaller airports operate regional flights during high season.
It’s worth checking smaller airports such as Rijeka Airport (RJK) and Pula Airport (PUY) as they often have direct European flights, too.
Train services are networked mainly inland, as opposed to along the coast, so if taking public transport we recommend taking the bus.