Croatia is a stunner. Especially the Dalmatian coast around Split. Full of medieval towns, unspoilt islands and scenic beaches, which are best visited by boat. In this post we tellyou our favourite 8 must-see places when on a yacht charter in Split. Ready fortheultimate holiday inspiration? Then read on and discover the beauty of Croatia!
Bra and its beautiful beaches
The island of Bra isalways worth a visit. With a distance of only 7 nautical miles, Bra makes a great day boat trip from Split. Often named as home ofCroatia’s best beaches, you should definitelycharter a yacht in Split and visitthis gem if you are looking for picture perfect sandy beaches and crystal clear water. Our favourite beach on the island is the Zlatni Rat beach. Thanks to its unique shape, locals also call it “golden horn”. An oasis of endless golden sandbanks and shimmering blue waters – perfect for snorkelling! If you own a drone, this is the place to use it!
Trogir and its magnificent Blue Lagoon
The picturesque town of Trogir is located on a tiny island, which lies betweenCroatia’s mainland and the bigger iovo island, only connected by bridges. It has a stunning historical center and lots of charming restaurants and bars along a beautiful sea side promenade. Visit Trogir with a day yacht charter from Split. Or hire a boat and spend a few days on this lovely town. Trogir is an excellent departure point to visit the nearby olta island or the Drvenik islands – Drvenik Mali and Drvenik Veli, where you can visit Trogir’s best swimming and snorkelling spot – the famous blue lagoon.
Hvar – the picturesque town on the Dalmatian coast
Hvar is Croatia’s most glamorous island and the place to bethis summer. With lots of fancy restaurants, chic boutiques and a port full of stunning yachts, it is no wonder that Hvar is gaining on fame from year to year. Rent a yacht in Splitand set sail to the amazing island of Hvar. Stroll along the stunning beachfront promenade during, dine in fine restaurants and get ready for Hvar’s phenomenal nightlife.
Explore the unique Pakleni Islands
Just a stone’s throw from Hvar lies achain of 16 scenic islands. The Pakleni Islands, or how the locals call it: Paklinski Otoci. A true paradise for boating, snorkelling and sea lovers. With a boat rental from Hvar the Pakleni Islands are great for a day trip. Relax on one of the beautiful beaches or explore Croatia’s breathtaking underwater world. Palmizana beach is the most popular beach on the Pakleni Islands, as well as the most developed one. With a couple of beach shacks and restaurants this makes a great lunch spot.
Sail along the Makarska Riviera
The magnificent Makarska Riviera is a 60 kilometre long coastline stretching along the Adriatic sea and at the foot of the Biokovo mountain. A paradise for nature lovers. With endless narrow pebble beaches and a pine tree fringed shoreline the Makarska Rivieraconveys a distinctive untouched atmosphere. If you are hiring a yacht in Splitand want to explore quieter areas than the vibrant Hvar or the popular Bra, then head southwards and explore the unspoilt beauty of this place.
Experience the tradition of Korula Island
If you are planning on doing a week charter from Split, you should head to the Adriatic’s sixth largest island – Korula. Far less popular than Hvar and Bra, this island offers stunningremote beaches, ancient towns and a dense pine forest. Sail around the island and explore hidden coves and try local dishes at one of Korula’s family run restaurants.
Mamma Mia vibes in Vis
This beautiful gem can only be reached by boat – or helicopter. Considering the Adriatic’s crystal clear waters and its many islands, a yacht charter from Split is probably the best option to reach the island of Vis. Drop the anchor and visit the small town on foot. First only popular for its immense fishing industry, the stunningisland of Vis was used as backdrop for the second Mamma Mia movie and reached its fame. Apart from delivering Mamma Mia vibes and a great holiday atmosphere, Vis has also some of the best seafood restaurants in the country.