For a spectacular sailing experience, Croatia is the place to visit. It boasts over five thousand kilometers of coastline and thousands of islands to explore. While visiting Croatia, it is highly recommended to cycle and enjoy the city on two wheels. There is so much natural beauty and fresh air in Croatia to be enjoyed while cycling. Biking presents the opportunity to enjoy the Dalmatian coast and the enticing sapphire views.
Cycling also offers the opportunity to be up close with the culture, art and traditions of the native Croatians in their villages. There are many companies in Croatia offering biking tours. The tours are well structured and organized self guided tours with accommodation provided. The service providers also offer different kinds of high quality bikes to cater for all levels of bikers and for different distances.
Boat Chartering in Croatia
There are different types of chartering adventures visitors can enjoy in Croatia. Over seventy boat chartering companies in Croatia provide services for at least 1600 boats of all kinds, including yachts, motor boats, Catamarans, luxury yachts, Gulets and mega yachts. The boats can be chartered as skippered, bareboat or crewed depending on the needs of sailors. Chartering a boat in Croatia is easy and not so much is required of the visitors besides money and any other relevant information meant to make the charter easy and quick.
Here are some of the places that are a must visit while sailing around Croatia:
The city of Dubrovnik is a UNESCO world heritage site. It is a medieval seaside city that is also referred to as the “Pearl of the Adriatic.” This city is one of the most visited in Croatia because of the beauty and history surrounding it. It became even more popular after being featured in the movie ‘Game of Thrones’. There are other movies that have also been recently shot in the city. Uberboats also make it an ideal location for tourists as they allow visitors to share a boat like an Uber Taxi and split the fares.
While here, visitors can explore the blue and green caves. You can only access these caves either through narrow boats or by diving. They are marvels for many tourists. The dining experience in Dubrovnik is one of a kind. The Nautica restaurant is one of the best in the city, offering amazing delicacies. When dining at the restaurant, visitors can enjoy the view of the Adriatic and the two medieval fortresses of Lovrijenac and Bokar. Their cuisine is exquisite and the changing seasons determine the menu offered.
Other restaurants in Dubrovnik offering a good dining experience include the Panorama Restaurant and Bar, Dubravka 1836 Restaurant and Café, Gradska Kavana Arsenal restaurant and Takenoko Restaurant. Visitors can also enjoy taking a swim and relaxing on the many sandy beaches with clear waters.
It is the sixth largest island in Croatia. The island provides visitors with a lot of scenery. There are narrow streets going through unique architectural designs, leading to ancient churches, palaces and squares. The city is also famous for being where the renowned Marco Polo was born. The sights to behold in Korcula include the Marco Polo’s house, Abbey Treasury, St. Mark’s Cathedral and so much more. The entire city features architectural designs adorned with orange roofs and stained walls that show the beauty of medieval architecture. The entire town is designed somewhat in a fishbone design to protect the buildings from the east winds.
Dining in Korcula is taken care of by some of the best restaurants and cafes in the region. Filippi Restaurant is located on a prime location that provides dining directly above water with the islands of Korcula Archipelago and the Pelsejac Channels in view. The cuisine offered here is modern Dalmatian cuisine. Other places to dine in Korcula include Lesic Dimitri, Restoran Café, Moro beach Stupe and Pizzeria Torkul.
3. Kornati National Park
This is an archipelago of over 100 islands. The islands are sheltered beneath a canopy of pine forests. With all these islands close together, there is definitely something for everyone visiting the Kornati National Park. The Restoran Festa is one of the best places to eat while visiting the park. The beach is well decorated and there is even a beach masseuse on location. The food is of high quality and all the sea food is made fresh. On the coast side of the restaurant lies hundred year-old olives with power and mooring of water being supplied. Other restaurants providing dining for visitors to the Kornati archipelago include Konoba Opat, Konoba Levrnka, Konoba Zakan, Konoba Larus, Blandona and Bistro Figa.
Considered to be among the ten most beautiful islands in the world, Hvar is a delightful stop during a charter in Croatia. This is because there is so much to see and explore such as the pine forests, the ruins of old architecture, fruit orchards, lavender fields, olive groves and so much more. The oldest town in Croatia, Stari Grad, is located in Hvar and is a must visit. Zori Restaurant is one of the best when it comes to dining. It is strategically located on St. Klement Island, and with a rich experience of over six decades, it provides customers with a rich dining experience. Other wonderful places to dine at on this island include Giaxa, Passarola Restaurant, Divino, Mamato and Dalmatino resutaurants.
There are other activities visitors can enjoy while boat chartering around the island. You can enjoy kayaking to the Pakleni Islands for a swim, speedboat cruising, wine tasting, visiting the Hvar Fortress and chilling and relaxing on beaches such as the Dubovica beach that is a spectacle. The nightlife in Hvar is also lively with clubs and bars such as the Hula Hula Beach bar, Red Red Wine Bar and Caffe bar studio, entertaining visitors all night long.
There is absolutely so much to see and do while in Croatia as it provides a blend of a huge coastline with medieval cities and islands full of art, culture and history. Bring your camera with you to capture every memory moment of boat chartering in Croatia.