827 Catamarans to Rent in Croatia

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GlobeSailor offers a wide range of options for a catamaran hire in Croatia, allowing you to explore the country's stunning coastline and islands at your own pace.

Three Reasons to Rent a Catamaran in Croatia

1. Alluring Adriatic Coastline – Perfect for Sailing

Croatia’s rugged coastline offers the ideal destination for a week catamaran charter. The archipelago off the coast of Split is home to a scattering of enchanting islands, each offering a completely different sailing experience. Sail to Hvar to bask in the heat of an island that gets over 2700 hours of sun each year, or explore the pine forests and ancient towns of Rab. Dock your catamaran in the marina and wander through the pretty olive groves and secret coves of Korčula... A crewed boat rental in Croatia will be an extraordinary adventure as your skipper can show you details of some luxury island swimming spots and the best berths for a quiet sleep in your cabins. Guests will appreciate a great night's sleep in their cabins after a long day of exploring the Croatian coastline. Docking your yacht in the quiet berths of Croatia is a lower price option than Split or Dubrovnik and offers enchanting views of the landscape.

2. Watersports for all!

Sailing, snorkeling, windsurfing, diving… you can do it all during your catamaran charter in Croatia! Charter your boat from any of our ACI Marinas in Croatia and plan your sailing so you can stop off in Fraskeric and snorkel with seahorses or go diving in Brac and discover the vibrant marine life inhabiting the seabeds surrounding the island. Cape Kamenjak is a popular destination for kayaking, windsurfing and snorkeling, so rent your yacht from our Pula base and set sail south for an action-packed day. Snorkeling gear is often included in your charter price, so try out something new and explore the mysterious marine life beneath the waves! A day or week of adventure means you will be happy to rest in the cabins at night in the selection of berths in Croatia.

3. Optimal Sailing Conditions

If you want stress-free navigation, the Adriatic is one of your best bets! Sailing in Croatia is bliss; with a calm breeze (winds averaging 10-20 knots) and perfect temperatures in the high 20s, the mild climate is ideal for a catamaran charter vacation. If you choose a crewed catamaran sailing holiday throughout the islands of Croatia, you can relax and enjoy the experience – what luxury!

The Best of Croatia’s Beaches

Home to some of Europe’s most stunning beaches, Croatia is by no means short of choice. Set sail on your catamaran and discover charming, secret coves and glorious golden stretches of sand…
While on your yacht charter, we recommend:

  • Lovrečina Bay, Brač Island: this sandy/pebbled cove is an idyllic spot for paddling in translucent waters, surrounded by dense greenery, with olive groves just a few strides up from the beach. Sail your Lagoon or Dufour catamaran here for idyllic views.
  • Betina Cave, Dubrovnik: this hidden beach is shielded from the usual crowd of tourists, which is typical in Croatia. Only accessible by boat, it offers a little oasis of privacy and serenity under the shade of a natural cave. Skippers on crewed yacht charters often recommend this as a day trip for tranquillity.
  • Zlatni Rat, Brač Island: the most famous beach in Croatia and an essential sailing destination during your catamaran charter, Zlatni Rat boasts picture-perfect turquoise waters and a unique strip of golden sand that stretches out to a tip, with panoramic ocean and island views! Spend a day topping up your tan here, enjoy a drink over sunset and then head to your cabins early so you can be up the next day to sail some more!

Our Top Picks for a Catamran Charter in Croatia

 

Trogir


Trogir, a town located on the Croatian Adriatic coast and just a short drive from Split, boasts of its rich history and stunning beauty. Here are some suggestions for things to do in Trogir:

  • Discover the Old Town: Trogir's Old Town is a treasure trove of medieval architecture and has been named a UNESCO World Heritage site. Take a leisurely stroll through the labyrinth of narrow streets, and appreciate the remarkable buildings.
  • Visit the Central Square: The Central Square (named Trg Ivana Pavla II) is the centre of Trogir and buzzes with restaurants, cafes, and shops. Grab a drink, relax, and soak up the lively atmosphere of this charming town.
  • Shop at Trogir Market: A must-visit spot, Trogir Market is just a short walk from the Old Town and is the perfect place to experience the flavours of Croatia. Try local delicacies like olive oil, honey, and cheese while enjoying the vibrant market.

  • Dubrovnik


    Dubrovnik, a stunning coastal, is renowned for its Old Town, picturesque beaches, and cultural attractions. If you plan to visit Dubrovnik, here are some things to experience:

  • Explore the Old Town: Dubrovnik's Old Town also boasts masterpieces of medieval architecture and is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Wander through the maze of narrow streets, marvel at the buildings' beauty, and explore landmarks such as the Rector's Palace and the Dubrovnik Cathedral.
  • Walk the City Walls: The walls encircle Dubrovnik's Old Town are iconic and offer breathtaking views of the city and the Adriatic Sea. The walls span almost 2 kilometres and take around 2 hours to walk.
  • Visit the Island of Lokrum: This tiny island is just a short boat ride from Dubrovnik and is a nature reserve featuring beautiful beaches, botanical gardens, and a medieval monastery.

  • Šibenik

     

    Šibenik, a charming town located on the Croatian Adriatic coast, is known for its captivating historic sites, breathtaking natural landscapes, and rich cultural heritage. Here are some things to visit in Šibenik:

  • Visit St. James Cathedral: This UNESCO World Heritage site is a striking example of Renaissance architecture and features an intricate stone facade, beautiful stained glass windows, and a stunning dome.
  • See the views from the Fortress of St. Michael: This impressive fortress offers stunning views of the town and the sea. Built during the 16th century, it was a significant defensive structure during the Venetian period.
  • Explore Krka National Park: This remarkable park is renowned for its enchanting waterfalls, clear pools, and lush forests.  Take a refreshing dip in the crystal-clear water, hike the many trails, or take a boat ride to explore the park's hidden corners.

  • Mandalina is a marina located in Sibenik, near the entrance to the St. Anthony Channel. It offers berths for boats and yachts of various sizes and provides facilities such as water and electricity connections, fuel stations, maintenance and repair services, and restaurants. The marina is located in a beautiful area surrounded by historical sites and natural beauty.

    Zadar

     

    Zadar is a coastal gem renowned for its historical significance, exquisite beaches, and breathtaking sunsets. Here are some activities to indulge in while visiting the city:

  • Walk around the Old Town: A charming district with cobbled streets, ancient Roman ruins, and mesmerising churches. Delight in the ambience and explore the eclectic range of cafes, bars, and shops that line the alleys.
  • Witness the Sea Organ: The awe-inspiring Sea Organ is a unique musical instrument that harmonises with the rhythm of the waves. Located by the coastline, this installation is an essential experience for any visitor.
  • Be fascinated by the Sun Salutation: The Sun Salutation is another spectacular installation by the waterfront. Comprising a circular disk with a design of solar cells, it radiates a stunning light display at night, creating an enchanting atmosphere.

  • 24 Hours in Split

    At the heart of the Dalmatian coast, Croatia's Split is a city with a buzz. A catamaran charter here will allow you to explore this hub of culture during the week, so here are just a few details of how to spend a day there... moor your boat in one of the many marinas or berths and get up early to make the most of this captivating coastal city.

    Spend your morning away from sailing and getting lost in the famous Diocletian Palace, a registered UNESCO World Heritage site. These monumental Roman ruins are the core of the city of Split (similar incredible architecture can also be found in Dubrovnik). This spot is filled with bars, cafes, galleries and more, and with no price for entry, they really are a must-see during your yacht charter holiday in Croatia! Grab some lunch in Villa Spiza, one of the delightful restaurants in Split located just outside the palace walls, where you’ll be dining with locals and munching on home-cooked local specialities for a truly authentic Croatian experience.

    After a morning in the bustling centre, why not hop on a bus out to Marjan National Park for a breath of fresh air? Meander through pine forests, explore medieval churches and hike up to the peak for breathtaking views of the city, islands, and the ocean (…see if you can spot your boat in the marina or other yachts sailing!).

    Once you’ve tired yourself out after a day of exploring the landscape of Croatia, hop on a bus back into Split to take a stroll through the old town and sit in a charming café with a refreshing gelato before heading to Riva. Split’s palm tree-lined waterfront promenade is the perfect spot to sit with a cocktail and watch the sun go down, admiring the luxury yachts or other catamaran charters in the marina. You could grab dinner here at a good price in one of the countless open-air restaurants or walk a few minutes back into one of the alluring old town alleyways to Villa Matejuška. This cosy, rustic restaurant is perfect for an evening enjoying fine wine and locally-caught seafood, but be aware of the details: it’s a popular spot with limited space, so book ahead…it’ll be worth it!

    There’s so much you can do in just one day, so a catamaran charter in Croatia offers a lot more than just a yacht rental, but an opportunity to soak up the lifestyle of the Adriatic coast and Split is an excellent place to start on your boat, thanks to the fantastic marina!

    Island-Hopping in Croatia

    Sailing around the stunning and diverse islands of Croatia’s Adriatic Coast by day has never been easier. Choose from our range of stylish catamarans and hire a crew or go bareboat to explore Croatia. Croatian skippers may show you the most tranquil and exclusive islands to cruise around or discover the whimsical Dalmatian Islands. Moor your boat in Rab, where you can hike and trek through some beautiful parks that offer an unbeatable views. Or maybe you want to delve into some island history and head to the mysterious island of Vis for a tour. There are endless opportunities with a sailboat rental to travel around Croatia, and you can tailor your sailing route to suit your party of guests and make the most of your days on the water.

    Sailing Bareboat or with a Crew in a Catamaran Croatia

    Sailing a catamaran bareboat or with a skipper is a personal preference and depends on several factors, such as experience, comfort level, and budget. Suppose you are an experienced sailor with a good understanding of navigation and want to take the helm as the captain of the boat. In that case, yacht charters without a skipper (also called bareboat) can be a rewarding adventure, as it provides more freedom and flexibility to explore the destination at your own pace. However, if you are a beginner or prefer a more relaxed sailing holiday, sailing with a skipper is the best option. A skipper is like the captain of the catamaran, and they can provide guidance, share their local knowledge, and ensure the safety of the crew and the boat.

    There is also an option to have a hostess or a cook on board our catamarans. A hostess is responsible for making two of the daily meals (usually breakfast and lunch) and will take care of the boat's upkeep (tidying up common areas etc.). A cook is responsible for making all three meals on board the boat. Both crewed options allow clients to eat Croatian-inspired dishes aboard a beautiful catamaran. Some guests prefer to choose the hostess option as it allows them to sail to a different marina each night and find the best authentic Croatian restaurants on land.

    To find out more about where to sail in Croatia, please view our blog.

    Getting There

    There are various international airports scattered across Croatia, many a short distance from our catamaran charter bases:

    • Split: Split Airport is the second busiest airport in Croatia, located 24km from the city in the town of Kaštela.
    • Dubrovnik: Dubrovnik Airport is located 15.5km from the centre of the city, near the village of Čilipi.
    • Pula: Pula Airport is located 6km from the city centre.

    No matter which airport you arrive at, we can facilitate a smooth catamaran rental in Croatia, ensuring a hassle-free start to your sailing adventure.

    Book Now

    GlobeSailor has an incredible fleet of catamarans to offer you for rental. Our boats range in length, size and year of manufacture, as well as the number of cabins to accommodate your preferences. Choose the boat of your dreams that fits your and your group's needs, and spend a week or two sailing around on the trip of a lifetime! You can also choose between renting a bareboat charter and a crewed charter (meaning hiring a skipper and crew). Your hired crew will have their own private cabins, meaning there's plenty of space on your boat for everyone!

    Our experienced crews can take care of all the details, leaving you and your guests to do all the relaxing in the sun! Whatever type of boat rental you're looking for, GlobeSailor can help you find it!

    One of the best things about a catamaran charter in Croatia is its flexibility. You can make the most of your day by choosing your own itinerary and touring the places that interest you the most, whether you want to island hop, explore the coastline, or both. It's entirely up to you how you spend your holiday, and sometimes, there's nothing better than relaxing in the sun on your private deck or in one of the cabins while having an excellent book to read! Whether you're looking for a relaxing holiday or an action-packed adventure, sailing in Croatia has something to offer everyone.