Hiring a yacht is the ideal way to explore the unique coastline of Zadar, a region that stretches 1250 km long and has over 300 islands and islets at the heart of the Adriatic. Zadar has a unique port and several marinas, with a strategic position for a yacht charter trip in Croatia. You will have no trouble finding the ideal yacht of your choice. You can directly contact the owners of the vessel for the ideal yacht or simply allow a BednBlue travel expert to guide you with some suggestions.
You have plenty of options:
You can book and hire a yacht with a skipper--or without one, if you own a license--and enjoy a one-day cruise to Pakostane or Sukosan. By renting a motorboat, you can tour various beaches along the coastline or visit nearby destinations, such as Pag, in a short amount of time. You can also hire a luxury yacht and sail through the Kornati islands and Telašćica Nature Park at a decent price. Finally, you can hire a yacht with a skipper and visit many islands around Kvarner Bay for as many days as you please.
Zadar is a well-known city, located in central Dalmatia, which has a lot to offer. Croatia’s Adriatic coast is centered around two important maritime regions. The city of Split is the largest and the city of Zadar second, with a port and highway network that can easily be reached by air, road, or sea. With a private yacht cruise in Zadar, you can explore many destinations along the coast and have an unforgettable vacation in Croatia.
Rent a yacht from the port of Zadar and explore the hidden gems of the Adriatic. Bibinje is a coastal town, only 7 km away from Zadar, offering the perfect opportunity to swim, snorkel, or kayak. You can also begin your day cruise here, since it occupies one of the most capacious marinas in the Adriatic. Nin is the oldest royal city in Croatia, while being only 14 km northwest of Zadar. You can enjoy a day trip to Queen's Beach, which is very family-friendly, with shallow waters, stretching 3 km long. In the same vicinity, the lagoon is known to have “peloid”, or differently known as mud with fantastic healing properties. If you want to rent a yacht in Zadar without a license, Biograd, Pakostane, and Sukosan are excellent cruising grounds. Pine Beach in Pakostane is a sandy beach, offering special moments for children who want to enjoy kayaking, diving, and windsurfing. Dječji raj beach is also a paradise for younger age groups who want to try out pedaling or entertain themselves with water sport activities.
With so many beautiful destinations and islands around, you can even arrange a two-day trip with a motor yacht and always have the flexibility to refuel by the coast or the visiting port. Pag island is a great two-day itinerary from Zadar, known for its parties and dotted with super clubs in Zrce beach. Having your motor yacht there, you will most certainly have a thrilling experience. The Kornati islands are just two hours, but it’s even less if you rent a motor yacht; it’s a favorite holiday destination for many sailors, families with children, and more mature visitors. There are sandy beaches, year-round warm weather conditions, and various types of corals and fish by the seabed, certainly making it a pleasurable cruise with a yacht. Besides being a place with excessive natural beauty, it is a nautical paradise. One can rent a yacht in Zadar without a license to visit it. For a panoramic view, a stop by Fort Tureta is the best place, having a view of all the islands, and will have you reaching for your camera. The Telašćica Nature Park on the southeastern part of the island of Dugi Otok has some of the best-kept secrets of the Adriatic. There are 13 islands that surround the bay; once you come near, you will pass by cliffs that rise up 200 m above the sea and even spot dolphins below. There are numerous caves and coves, and that’s where you will find many motor yachts trying to claim their territory for complete isolation and privacy.
A yacht charter in Zadar will leave you returning home with the experience of a lifetime. One can visit the island of Dugi Otok on the north-western coast and enjoy the crystal-clear waters of Sakarun, which easily hits the top 10 best beaches of Croatia. For an alluring mix of old town, busy bars, and pristine beaches, you can head to Rab island. Not too far from Rab, you can visit Mali Losinj, famous for its lush green vegetation and strong fleet in the Adriatic. You can also head to Krk, the biggest island of Croatia, Cres, and many more islands within the Kvarner Gulf. With a skipper, you will navigate areas with ease and comfort, making it a preferable advantage for inexperienced sailors who want to visit far-reaching destinations, such as Pula by the Istrian coast.
Below you will find some useful information regarding your yacht charter in Zadar.
Port of Zadar: A well-sheltered harbor and the historical center of Dalmatia. An ideal port for an Adriatic cruise, at the heart of the city.
The Airport of Zadar is roughly 13 km away from the Port.
The Port of Zadar is also connected to different ports of Italy, including Pesaro, Cesenatico, and Ancona. Rijeka is connected to the Port of Zadar.
D-Marina Borik: Offers a berthing capacity of 177 vessels, with a max length of 30 m. There is a max depth of yachts up to 3.5 m and 24-hour security. It also offrs proximity to beaches, restaurants and shops.
D-Marina Borik is roughly 13 km from the Zadar International airport and 20 km away from the freeway exit/entrance.
Marina Tankerkomerc: Situated right in the center of the historic old town, a Bue-Flag marina, well-protected from the winds (except the NE, at times). The water depth ranges from 8-12 m, so it is great for all types of yachts. Offers 300 berths with electricity and water supplies.
Marina Tankerkomerc: It is roughly 20 min away from the Airport. The marina has its own parking lot.
Marina Kornati: Offers 705 berths, a top marina for anchoring your vessel during your Kornati tours. There are water and electricity supplies, and 24-hour security is maintained.
The Airport in Zadar is located 29 km away from Kornati Marina.
Zadar is connected to over 48 countries from its main Airport in Zemunik Donji, 8 km from the town’s center.
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