Split is the largest city on the Adriatic coast. It is full of impressive sights to see, has brilliant restaurants to try and great marinas to start a Croatian sailboat charter. There are numerous coves and beaches for you to anchor and relax in. Croatia has about 3,600 miles of coastline, of which the Dalmatian Coast with its stunning islands and steep limestone cliffs is the most popular stretch. Split is right in the centre of it and offers you great infrastructure for yachting as well as an unforgettable experience due to its own unique beauty. Sailing yacht charter Split is one of a kind, so let us tell you a bit about it.
You are planning a boat rental from Split – How do you get there?
Split is very easily reachable. Its international airport lies 24 km north-west from the city. It is the second largest in Croatia after Zagreb and handles millions of passengers every year. Throughout summer there are plenty of seasonal charter flights to mostly all larger European destinations, so going on a sailboat holiday in Split is really easy.
Should you prefer travelling by car, you can rely on a well-developed network of roads in Croatia and the Adriatic Highway will take you straight to Split.
Split is also well-linked by ferry with Italy and there are many ferry connections from Split to the summer resorts and ports of the Dalmatian coast line.
Which marinas in Split are best suited for bareboat charter yachts?
Split ACI Marina, south-west of the historic centre, has 364 berths for yachts up to 80 m. It is nicely protected by a long breakwater and offers a full range of services and repair facilities.
Marina Lav Split, with the adjoined luxury resort Le Meridien Lav, is situated 8 km south-east from the centre of town and has 74 moorings for boats up to 40 m. There are restaurants, bars, a spa and wellness centre, an in- and outdoor pool, a casino and nightclub, beaches, a kindergarten, a laundry service and many more facilities that visitors of the marina can use. lg 1.5 ton 5 star dual inverter split ac
Marina Kastela, 7 km from the airport, can host 400 yachts up to 100 m and features all basic needs like water and electricity as well as some nautical services.
What has Split got to offer for après sailing?
On a charter vacation in Split you can combine sailing with exploring the city and getting to know the local culture. In the following, find a few suggestions as to what there is to do:
Sightseeing in Split is great. A must-see is the Diocletian´s Palace and Mausoleum dating to the 4th century. It is one of the best preserved roman palaces. Visit the Grgur Ninski Statue or the Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius – you can walk up the tower and see Split from above. The entire Old Town with its maze of streets is wonderfully picturesque. Stroll along the Riva, which is the water promenade. Check out the Archaeological Museum boasting many Roman ruins and artefacts.