Yacht Charters in Croatia
If you are planning to a Mediterranean yacht charter, Croatia is a beautiful country with some of Europe’s finest beaches. On a Croatia yacht charter, enjoy travelling Croatia’s coast as well as it’s popular islands including, Dubrovnik, Hvar, Korcula and Brac. Each island has a Mediterranean charm and beautiful cultural settings. With plenty of shores, Croatia has crystal clear waters filled with marine life, making it the ideal destination for diving and snorkeling.
Croatia is close to other countries along the Mediterranean coast including, Greece, Montenegro and Albania, making it an ideal starting point for those wanting to travel the Mediterranean on a superyacht charter for a week or two.
Denison Super Yacht Division can aid you in personalizing your Croatia and Montenegro yacht charter. View an example of one of our itineraries below starting in Dubrovnik, Croatia and ending in Corfu, Greece.
Croatia, Montenegro, Albania and Greece, 7 Days
Board your Croatia yacht charter in the proudest feather in Croatia's tourist cap, an elite destination and one of the most beautiful towns in the Mediterranean. Surrounded by its famous two kilometer-long City Walls, Dubrovnik managed to survive many centuries, with constant threats to its territory, particularly from the mighty Ottoman Empire and Venice. Dubrovnik is steeped in stunning architecture and sculptural detail, and boasts spectacular churches, monasteries, museums and fountains. You can also enjoy the relaxing on the beaches of Lapad or Banje, daredevil cliff-jumping at Café Buža or take the tender to Lokrum Island for a swim. In the early evening, cruise to Zelenika in Montenegro to anchor.
Zelenika is green, peaceful little town that boasts the highest number of sunny days in Montenegro and offers a quiet alternative to the more saturated tourist locales. Tour the Holy Trinity Church, one of the oldest in this area. The religious heritage of the land around the gulf - with its numerous churches and monasteries - makes it a major pilgrimage site. Enjoy sunbathing on the nicest beach in Zelenika at Lalovina or take a tender to theLuštica peninsula, opposite to the town with Dobrec, Žanjic andMirište (or Rose) beaches. Rose is a quaint fisherman's village, now a popular celebrity vacation spot. From here you can cruise to Kotor, on your Montenegro yacht charter.
Situated in a secluded part of Boka Kotorska Bay, Kotor has developed around Stari Grad, (Old Town), listed with UNESCO World heritage sites. Local specialties include Montenegrin wine, krempita (cake), and artisan breads, hams and cheeses. Kotor's bay is beyond picturesque with steep mountains and the deepest natural fjord in the Mediterranean Sea. You can hike up to the Tvrdave Kotora or the Castle of San Giovanni (St John) for stupendous vistas of the fjord and a fabulous birds-eye-view of the Old Town - ascending approximately 1,350 stairs to a height of 1,200 meters! Alternatively for a quiet, relaxing spot, anchor in peaceful Ljuta. Cruise to Budva on your yacht charter in Montenegro and anchor for the night.
Budva, "Montenegrin Miami", is the most popular tourist resort in Montenegro, with its beautiful beaches and vibrant nightlife. The Old Town lies on a little island that was once linked to land by a sandbar but it eventually turned into a peninsula. The Old Town is now surrounded by ramparts originating from the 15th century, with a medieval fortification system including city gates, defense walls and towers. It consists of narrow streets, alleys and small squares, with monuments from the different cultures that have marked the development of this town. Visit the Blue Cave by tender and enjoy a swim and snorkel. After a lovely deck dinner, cruise to Bar on your Montenegro yacht charter.
The small city of Bar is pedestrian, and contains the usual fortress and old town. Unique things to see include an olive tree purported to be the oldest in the world at 2000 to 2500 years old, King Nikola's summer house (now a museum with a restaurant next door) a visit to Skadar Lake with the largest bird reserve in the Balkans or the clean and pleasant beach at Susanj, a short walk along the promenade north of the city. After Bar, enjoy a gentle overnight cruise to Sarando in Albania.
Welcome to the Albanian Riviera, popular and picturesque, settled between steep mountains and the open Ionian Sea. A must visit for all visitors, the Castle of Lekursi, only 2 km from town, was built around 1537, when Sultan Sulejman attacked the island of Corfu in his quest to control the harbor and the road between Saranda and Butrint. It also offers a spectacular panorama of the small islands of Ksamil and there is a lovely bar and restaurant where guests may enjoy a sunset aperitif. Enjoy a gorgeous dinner on your superyacht charter, whilst the crew bring you to your next Mediterranean charter destination, Greece.
Historically Corfu has been controlled by many foreign powers, notably the Venetians and the British. The three forts of the town, designed by renowned Venetian engineers, were used for four centuries to defend the maritime trading interests of the Republic of Venice against the Ottoman Empire. British cultural influence is visible throughout the island, particularly in the architecture and little quirks, like the islanders' love of ginger beer or tsitsibeera.
As elsewhere in Greece, olive wood, ceramic and leather goods are common. In addition to many tourist shops in places such as Corfu town, you will find small shops along some of the more major roads, often combined with the factory/workshop.
Visit the Esplanade - the very large parade ground built by Napoleon to resemble Paris's Rue du Rivoli or the town fortress, complete with moat! There is also the Palace of St. Michael and St. George (Palaia Anaktora), an elegant 19th century palace housing the Museum of Asian Art, a notable collection of Asian porcelains, Japanese ukiyo-e prints, Indian sculpture and Tibetan temple art.
When you are ready to disembark, the airport is within an only five-minute drive away.
If you are considering on a East Mediterranean yacht charter, Croatia, Montenegro and Greece are fabulous destinations. Denison Super Yacht Division has an exclusive selection of superyachts for charter as well as a range of adventurous itineraries. Please contact one of our esteemed representatives here if you wish to book a Croatia yacht charter with Denison Superyachts this summer.