Hiring a sailboat is a fantastic way to explore the hidden beauty of Vis, 18 km from Hvar. Besides the promise of solitude with a private boat, you will discover many islands and villages and have the perfect swimming break in a remote beach or secluded cove. You can easily find the ideal sailboat of your choice from any marina in Vis. You can directly contact the owners of the vessels for the ideal vessel, or simply allow a BednBlue travel expert to guide you with some suggestions.
You have plenty of options:
You can book and hire a sailboat with a skipper, or without if you own a license, and enjoy a one-day cruise to Bisevo or Komiza. You also have the option to rent a sailboat and tour various beaches and bays in Vis including Stoncica or Stoniva Bay. Finally, you can hire a luxury sailboat and go island-hopping in the Adriatic Sea, making sure to include Vis to your sailing itinerary.
Vis is a remote island shaped like an arrowhead with some of the best beaches in all of Croatia. Besides its closeness to the open sea and its breathtaking bays and coves. Arriving at Vis, you will come across the main town of the island on the northeast side, also the most inhabited part, where numerous cafés and bars line up the waterfront. Once you have walked through the town and sampled the traditional Croatian specialties, you can head to the harbor, where all the sailing boats are nestled together. A sailing tour in Vis will allow you to enjoy a calm adventure and is convenient for those who look for peace and isolation.
Sailing from Vis island you can visit Komiza, Bisevo, and many other neighboring destinations that are blessed with splendid beaches. Near Komiza town, many pebble beaches dot the coast, including Nova Posta, Velo Zalo, and Gusarica. Komiza looks to the open sea at the two small islands known as Svetac and Bisevo. Bisevo is surrounded by high cliffs and is most famous for the Blue Cave and Monk Seal Cave you explore by boat. Once you head out of Vis town you will also find the nice sandy beaches of Prja, Rogacic, and Vela Scitnja. One of the most beautiful bays to set the anchor is Stoncica Bay, also called the ‘Hawaii’ of Vis. Stoncica has a great mooring spot for sailing vessels and has an excellent restaurant nearby. Zaglav is a peaceful cove found 10 km from Vis town and is often visited by sailboats, it is near Milna village which has another sandy beach with shallow waters under the same name. Some other beaches and bays you can set an anchor to include Budihovac, Mala Travna, and Srberna in Rukavac. All of these areas are also popular destinations for swimming and snorkeling activities. You can also visit the more distant islands including Susac, Palagruza, Jabuka, and Lastovo for a longer adventure.
For the perfect sailing trip from Vis, you can visit the Blue Cave of Bisevo. The cave reflects sun rays from the sea bottom and creates impressive effects that awe visitors who go through the entrance. The best time to visit the Blue Cave is from 10 am to 2 pm. You would be pleased to know that there are always excursion vessels available on our platform that offer this exciting trip. On the small island of Ravnik, you can also visit the Green Cave, which is also impressive thanks to its unique geomorphologic shape. In fact, these caves are popular attractions that top chartering grounds such as Split, Trogir, and Hvar offer day cruises to them. From here, you can enjoy a two-day cruise to Vis and Komiza. Stiniva Bay is perfect for a swimming break and lies below dramatic karst cliffs, it is a well-hidden gem of Vis island you cannot miss!
Finally, your private sailing tours in Vis can last as long as a week. From the small fisherman village of Komiza to cruising the southern coast of Vis including Budikovac and Stiniva Bay, you can head to Hvar Island. Here you can enjoy a walk around the beautiful town and take in the rich cultural heritage. From Hvar, you can head to Korcula, Mljet, and Dubrovnik or set sail back to Split, Brac, and Solta where you can escape from everyday situations and connect with nature.
Below you will find some useful information for your sailboat rentals in Vis.
Marina Vis: There are around 40 berths that are well-equipped with water and electricity. The marina is well protected from wins with good overall mooring assistance.
Kut Harbor: Offers a quieter mooring spot compared to the marina Vis and has electricity and water supplies along the quay.
Vis is connected to Split, Milna on Brač and Hvar Town by ferry. It takes approximately 2 and a half hours to reach the port of Split.
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