Top Reasons To Rent a Boat in Croatia – Infographic


Ok, we know no one really needs any more reasons to book a sailing holiday in Croatia. We’ve covered the topic before: we published a guide to the best beaches in Croatia; we talked about the locations where Game of Thrones was filmed and took an in-depth look at Yacht Week in Croatia. It’s safe to say we’re fans.

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But it’s January, and it’s -11 degrees outside our Berlin offices, and planning a sailing trip to Croatia might just be the best thing to do right now. That and taking advantage of all the January sales out there – hint, hint . Scroll down to see our infographic on some of the top reasons to visit Croatia.

1246 islands, isles and inlets

Not all of these are inhabited, of course – which makes them perfect for a secluded and romantic sail. Beyond Vis and Hvar, some notable mentions include the Kornati archipelago (some 80+ islands), Mljet and Palagruza.

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56 marinas you can set off from

You can see a list of them here.

2715 total hours of sunshine per year

We could certainly use a couple of those right now. Definitely remember sunscreen on your next sailing holiday in Croatia, you will certainly need it.

Game of Thrones was filmed here

The popular HBO TV show, Game of Thrones, was filmed on the Dalmatian coast by Split and Dubrovnik. Local tour operators offer guided explorations of the locations.

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‘The pearl of the Adriatic’

British poet Lord Byron called Dubrovnik ‘the pearl of the Adriatic’, and Bernard Shaw said, ‘those that seek paradise on earth should seek it in Dubrovnik’ – if that’s not recommendation enough, we don’t know what is.

5835km of coastline

Croatia has more than 5835km of coastline – though it is broken north of Dubrovnik by Bosnia and Herzegovina’s 25km stretch, the shortest coastline in the world.

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10% of the country is protected

10% of Croatia’s territory is made up of 11 nature parks, 8 national parks and 2 nature reserves. Some of these are entire islands you can visit by boat.

Remember the best time for a sailing holiday in Croatia is around July and August, although May, June and September would also be fantastic and less busy.

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