Yacht Charter in Croatia, Greece and Italy
We offer yacht charter in Croatia in almost all Croatian marinas: Pula, Zadar, Split and Dubrovnik. We offer an intuitive search machine, which compares all yachts and boats. You need just to specify the search criteria, such as number of cabins, berths, age of the yacht and we will show you all available yachts and catamarans in the period given. You may change the criteria of the search, compare them and create your own ranking of yacht offers. Yacht charter in Croatia becomes more and more popular among European sailors. Croatia has very long coast, there are thousands of islands, bays and beautiful marinas, where you can anchor for a day of for the night. Our website has become TheYachtGuru, as for we list almost all vessels that are available in Croatian harbours. We offer such brands as Bavaria, Sun Odyssey, Oceanis, Cyclades, Hanse and Dufour. We offer not only sailing yachts, but also catamarans: Lagoon, Nautitech, Catana, Belize, Lavezzi, Lipari. Motorboats are the third part of the fleet you will find in our priceslists. In our section Knowledge you will find a lot of articles about sailing and handling the boat, but also about greatest attractions, which wait for you when you go out from the yacht: Dubrovnik, Pearl of Adriatic, Split with its famous Diocletian Palace and Vransko Jezero National Park (Park Prirodne Vransko Jezero), which is famous for its birds and great national heritage of Croatian nature.
Charter companies in Croatia are professionally prepared for the sailing guests, so that yachts are in very good condition but also marinas are ready for sailors. For all those that want to eat outside, a big number of restaurants is waiting in the surrounding area.
One of the best regions to start a cruise is the Split region, where you have such marinas as Kastela, Trogir, Krvavica, Baska Voda and Split itself with its cosy ACI marina located on the left when entering the main bay in Split. You can come to Split by airplane, bus or just by bus, so everyone will get there without any problems.
Another great starting point is located in Dubrovnik, where you can charter yacht from ACI Komolac, a marina which is 4-5 km from the Old City, and it is easily reachable from the airport in Dubrovnik (DUB).
Many sailors, when they already chartered a yacht from Zadar or Sukosan what to sail next time to Pula and to visit northern part of Croatia. It is not so full of yachts, but thanks to that you can have a peaceful holidays far away from the loud cities. When you charter yacht from Istria, for sure you will be close to the nature.
Sailing season in Croatia lasts from April til November, and in May and September it is already very warm im Croatia, so you can enjoy longer summer than most Europeans have.
We have very wide offer of yachts in Greece, mainly from 3 regions: Athens, Ionian Sea and Rhodes/Kos Islands. In Athens, in marina Kalamaki in Alimos, there is a biggest charter marketplace and actually you can rent here any yacht or catamaran you can imagine. Athens is a great starting point for any cruise in Cyclades Islands. Worth mentioning is also Lavrion marina nearby (it is similar distance from Athens airport to Alimos and Lavrion), but from Lavrion it is a little bit nearer to Cyclades. It is recommended for all people that consider 1-week yacht charter instead of 2 weeks, because they do not loose precious time to get to first island in Aeolian Sea.
You must remember about the weather when chartering yacht in Greece. There are famous Meltemi winds, which make the Cyclades islands in July and August rather tough to sail. Many sailors like such sailing conditions, but please remember to be careful when sailing there with small kids. Such charter can put your crew into troubles.
This is why in high season it is recommended to sail in the Ionian Sea, where you have 2 mains starting points: Corfu, with famour marina Gouvia and Lefkada (Lefkas, Levkada) located on the southern part of Ionian Islands. Light weather conditions make this area accesible for all charterers looking for peaceful cruise.
Last but not least is the Rhodes region, which itself offers sailors and skippers many attractions, but also it is quite close to the Turkish coast, so when you charter a yacht in Rhodes or Kos, you can sail to Turkey.
Italy has great history, wonderful attractions, one of the best cuisines in the world, so everyone, who charters a yacht in Italy, know what they can expect. In Italy there are so many places to see, so many cities to visit, that it is hard to recommend only one.
A great adventure is waiting for skippers and their crews, who take yacht in Sicily Island. There you can rent a yacht either from Palermo, Trapani, Marsala or Catania. Lipari islands are waiting for all sailors renting yacht on the northern part of Sicily.
Another great region is Sardinia, where the most famous base is in Portisco. To this marina you can easily come from Olbia airport where are connections from most European cities. To go around Sardinia you need at least 2 weeks, but even if you do that, still you can visit Corsica on the north. Park La Maddalena is a really wonderful national park, worth visiting for every crew sailing in the area of Sardinia.
For those that come to Italy by car, Elba and Tuscany region is a very convenient starting point. Easy to come, with great charter base, many marinas and wonderful surrounding area.
In Balearics you can charter yacht from 3 islands: from Mallorca, Ibiza and Menorca. The largest base of yachts available for charter is in the capitol of Mallorca: Palma de Mallorca. Here you can charter 70% of the whole fleet available for rental in Balearic Islands (Balearics).
From Palma de Mallorca you can sail to Cabrera National Park, to Ibiza Island or around Mallorca, for this you will need at least a 2-week charter. If you have more time you can also do some yachting to Menorca.
Interesting charter base is in Ibiza, in marina Botafoch, where you can charter mostly motorboats and sail directly to Espalmador with its sandy beaches, beautiful bay and blue water. All yacht are available here for bareboat charter but also for charter with a skipper.