Sun Odyssey 54

  • Jeanneau surprises again with its great sailing yachts designed to enjoy a night anchored in a charming cove as well as a day of sailing. The DS deck is certified by Veritas, and the modern interiors and designed for comfort. The cockpit is split into three areas: sailing area, leisure, and a swimming platform.

    Technical specifications

    Model: Sun Odyssey 54
    Type:
    Length: 16.75
    Beam: 4.87
    Draft: 2.3
    Displacement: 17955
    Motorboats: Yanmar
    Horse Power: 100
    Day by day capacity: 12

Destinations where you can hire a Sun Odyssey 54

  • Yacht charter in Trogir
  • <p>A <strong>yacht charter in Trogir</strong>, one of the sailing hotspots, is the only way to complete your sailing holiday Croatia. Surrounded by the sea, it is the perfect city to visit during your boat holiday in Croatia. Why not sail a gulet or a yacht like an Oceanis or Bavaria either bareboat or crewed in Trogir, Croatia for your next holiday and find out for yourself how amazing a yacht charter sailing trip is! </p> <p>Trogir is in a fantastic location for you to use as a hub as you explore the nearby Mediterranean and Adriatic seas and coasts! Charter a yacht from us and sail your boat to a different town, marina or island every day during your holiday. We advise you don’t miss out on visiting amazing and gorgeous places such as; Sibenik, Dubrovnik, Hvar, Trogir, Split and many more destinations in Dalmatia, the Adriatic and in Croatia too! </p> <h2>What to do in Trogir</h2> <p>With a yacht charter in Trogir you can appreciate this city which lies on the southern part of the Adriatic coast in the region of Split, and has one of the longest tourism traditions in Croatia due to its historical heritage and impressive natural beauty. As part of your yacht charter in Trogir, you will enjoy both sailing in the clear, blue water and anchoring your charter boat in one of the well-maintained ports to take a look at the city. </p> <p>For those who want to combine a yacht charter in Trogir with some culture, you can appreciate the beautiful medieval city with its white buildings and cobbled streets. While sailing along the coast, you will have a great view of those white buildings from your charter yacht. The most popular tourist attractions in Trogir are the Cathedral of St. Lawrence, the Church of St. Peter, the Duke’s Palace, and the St. Michael Bell-tower. The city’s Old Town has been included in the UNESCO World Cultural heritage register since 2007 as one of the world’s best preserved medieval centres, which makes it the perfect place to visit during your yacht charter holiday in Trogir. </p> <p>But don’t forget to take one of aBoatTime’s yachts or a gulet like the Oceanis or Bavaria either bareboat, crewed or skippered come sailing in Croatia as you visit some splendid destinations in the Mediterranean like Dalmatia, Hvar, Split, Dubrovnik, Sibenik and many more Dalmatian locations on your yacht charter sailing holiday in Trogir. Don’t miss out on the UNESCO sites in Croatia and the ones near Trogir and also remember to visit a new town or marina as much as possible during your trip. </p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>There are some ports where you can moor the boat to go to the city of Trogir that have plenty of berths for you to moor your yacht in. If you require a marina that is quieter or more secluded, there are plenty of options along the Adriatic coast of Croatia. Here are some examples: </p> <Ul> <li> Marina Trogir </li> <p>This port has 133 berths for mooring a boat with up to 3 meters draft and 60 meters long. You will definitely find one of the berths suitable for you yacht. </p> <Li> Baotic Marina </li> <p>This port has 400 moorings and berths and a lot of services for customers. It can welcome vessels with up to 5 meters draft and 25 meters long. </p> </ul> <h2>The Coastline </h2> <p>The main reason a yacht charter in Trogir is so popular is due to the city´s marvellous beaches, beautiful waters, and spectacular landscape. </p> <ul><li>Cubo bays</li><p>Great for families, there are many services, such as restaurants, changing rooms, tennis courts, etc. They are surrounded by pine trees and rock formations. </p></ul> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>The cuisine is very influenced by Mediterranean cuisines, such as the Greek, the Italian or the Spanish. This influence is especially felt in the coastal region. However, it also has its own popular and traditional dishes. </p> <p>Olive oil and the good table wine are the two ingredients that can’t be absent from a traditional local table. Fish and shellfish cooked with rice, a good sausage from the Dalmatian region…one of the typical dishes Croatian dishes is the Kulen, which is a sort of dry spicy sausage. Another dish that you should try if you are interested in other culture’s cuisines, is the Brodest, which is a rice dish similar to the Spanish Paella. </p> <p>It is a luxury to sail in Torgir, not only because of its crystal clear waters and all the beaches and coves that it has nearby, but also because of the culture of the country it is in. Croatia is a country with a long maritime tradition, and that is why sailing on a yacht charter in the Adriatic will help you to understand in the best way the local inhabitants and their traditions. One of the best ways to discover the secrets that Croatia has to offer is with a yacht charter in Torgir. </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Denia
  • <p><strong>Boat charter in Denia</strong> gives you the opportunity to explore this fantastic coastal city situated on the Mediterranean Costa Blanca in Spain, midway between Alicante and Valencia. With a pleasant annual average temperature of 17ºC and featuring a picturesque coast, Denia is ideal for a holiday. You could choose to take one of our catamarans or yachts, such as the Sessa or the Sunseeker, either crewed or bareboat, however you see fit. We encourage you to visit other towns and cities such as: Altea, Calpe, Benidorm, Valencia, Jávea and Gandía to name just a few of the fantastic places you could sail to! Your minimum stay can be for as long as you want, but there is almost too much to do to set a minimum number of nights to stay on holiday for!</p> <p>So charter a yacht in Denia and discover this ideal way to discover the Costa Blanca, as you can anchor your boat in one of the region’s many small bays and coves, whilst having the peace of mind of being able to sail wherever and whenever you want, the beaches are perfect. Denia is one of mainland Spain’s most important tourist and port cities, and a popular starting point for those sailing to the Balearic Islands. </p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>Denia’s marina is fully equipped for your outward journey, and has 360 moorings and a temporary mooring area, which allows you to quickly stop off at the port. The marina has all the amenities that you will require as well, leaving you wanting for nothing. Moreover, you can use the reasonably priced ferries which sail regularly and give you the opportunity to relax even more on the sea, rather than having to sail the boat yourself! </p> <h2>Sailing Routes from Denia</h2> <p>Denia is a starting point for many routes to the Balearic Islands; Ibiza is just 50 nautical miles away, Mallorca 110 and Formentera just 60. It is also a great place to sail to nearby cities such as Valencia, Alicante and towards Barcelona and Murcia. </p> <h2>What to do in Denia</h2> <p>Denia is the perfect place to visit and explore its charming narrow streets. The city’s numerous historic conquests have made their mark on the city, with a variety of different civilisations’ architecture in the city centre such as historic walls and castles. Here there are monuments such as the city’s 12th century Moorish towers and its 11th century castle, designed by the Moors and rebuilt in the 19th century under the orders of the Duke of Lerma.</p> <p>When you are in Denia you can’t miss out on the local cuisine and restaurants, they cook some delicious dishes such as arroz a banda, or rice cooked in fish broth and paella. Calle Marqués del Campo is the main nightlife street, with many of the city’s best bars, restaurants and clubs.</p> <p>Boat hire in Denia lets you enjoy the fantastic Mediterranean climate on one of our crewed catamarans or yachts. You can even visit fantastic nearby places such as Jávea, Formentera, Benidorm, Ibiza, Altea, Calpe, Mallorca, Valencia or Alicante. We promise, you won’t be disappointed when you take one of our crewed or bareboat yacht charters in Denia on the Costa del Sol.</p> <h2>What to see in Denia</h2> <p>When you charter a yacht in Denia, enjoy the 20km long coastline which features a variety of unspoilt landscapes. This has made it a popular stopping point for those who opt for yacht charter in the Mediterranean. To the north of the city, there are many long golden beaches, whilst to the south, the coast is rockier, with many small coves which gives another reason to charter a yacht in Denia. Moreover, you should take the time to visit Montgó, a 753m tall mountain which offers fantastic views of Denia, the Mediterranean and the Costa del Sol. </p> <p>One of Denia’s unmissable sights is Calle Terra which runs along the coast from Denia’s port to the Torre del Gerro, one of the city’s landmarks which offers views across the bay and the Cabo de San Antonio. </p> <h2>Beaches and coves</h2> <p>If you charter a crewed or bareboat yacht in Denia you can visit many beaches and coves, the following are some of our favourites. Les Rotes is a small cove, located in an area dominated by large pine trees, with many rocky formations. This beach is just 150 metres long, but it is the perfect place to take a walk in the evening and watch the beautiful sunset over Denia’s bay. </p> <p>Further along from Les Rotes, at the end of La Vía Láctea, you’ll find the Torre del Gerro, a 16th century watchtower which provides amazing views of Denia’s bay. This beach is situated in a 110 hectare nature reserve, featuring breathtaking 150 metre high cliffs. Be sure to visit this part of the city on your yacht charter in Denia! If you’re a fan of snorkelling, this cove is one of the most desirable spots for swimming with the marine life. You do require a permit from Denia’s local authority however; so make sure you obtain this in advance. </p> <p>Some other things to do on your holiday in Denia are sunbathing on its pristine beaches which can be found in the Les Arenes area, to the north of the city. Some of the area’s best beaches are Punta del Raset, Les Marines and Les Bovetes. This area, together with Denia’s port is one of the best places to practice water sports such as wakeboarding, water skiing, windsurfing and kayaking. There are many nautical schools where you can take classes and get everything you need for these. </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Split
  • <p>Split is the largest city on Croatia’s Adriatic Coast and the most important in Dalmatia. It is marvelous to visit given its rich historical heritage and the wide variety of activities it offers. It can be the perfect starting point for any type of holiday if you decide to <strong>rent boats in Spilt</strong>, there are many itineraries that can be followed on board your boat of choice. It makes no difference if you sail towards the north or to the south, you will always have a great time since there are multiple sailing destinations in both directions. </p> <p>A boats charter holiday in Croatia and its surrounding area, allows for a wide variety of possibilities for visiting the main tourist attractions of central Dalmatia. The climate is Mediterranean, meaning warm and dry weather in summer with annual maximums of 30ºC and lows of 12ºC, although the winter is not warm.</p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>Split is the busiest Marina in Dalmatia, with thousands of yachts and sailing boats that sail every day with multiple berths for you to moor your boat. For this reason, if you decide to spend your holidays here and choose a yacht charter here to start your journey, you will have all necessary commodities on board. So take one of our yachts or catamarans like one of the Jeanneau models and spend some quality time in this entertaining marina! </p> <h2>What to do in Split</h2> <p>There’s plenty to do when you charter a yacht in Split. For diving and nature enthusiasts, another possibility is to tour the neighboring Pakleni islands and enjoy the enchanting underwater life. So on your sailing holiday in Croatia on your bareboat or crewed yacht, make sure you make the most of the Adriatic, the Mediterranean and the local sailing and holiday destinations like Trogir, Dalmatia, Kornati, Hvar, Dubrovnik, Brac and many more Dalmatian and Croatian islands and locations. </p> <h3>Vis</h3><p> Located only 47 kilometres from Split, Vis is known for its strong winds that make it ideal for all types of watersports. It’s one of the most popular diving destinations in Croatia, since the marine life includes Lobsters, scorpion fish and octopi. Dive in the “Blue Grotto”, an underwater cave known for its beautiful lighting and the flora and fauna that youkan find in it. If you like exciting vacations where you get to explore amazing new places, this island is for you. </p> <h3>Pakleni Isles</h3><p> If you want to find a fully untouched landscape that is completely natural while sailing in Croatia, close to Split there are a number of tiny islands stuck in time such as Pakleni. They are known for their deep clear waters that are inhabited by an overwhelming sea life. Forget returning to moor in a town one night and stay on one of these beautiful islands to escape reality. </p> <h2>What to see in Split</h2> <p>The beautiful old town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its streets and buildings. Split is testament to amazing historical change: the fall of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the change to the kingdom of Yugoslavia, and of course, the Second World War. Don’t miss out on the views from Maryan hill, Diocletian’s Palace, the cathedral and the National Theatre, even if it’s just to pass by them outside. </p> <p>You shouldn’t miss the opportunity to visit the nearby islands of: Hvar and Vis. These islands are still only very slightly affected by the tourism in the area and each have small, calm bays and incredible fishing spots. If you want to moor up your boat and spend the night on any of the islands, there are many options to choose from. </p> <p>As a sailing region, the central part of the Adriatic Sea is characterised by large islands, as well as by the large distances between them and it is therefore advisable to check the favourable winds and conditions before setting off. </p> <p>The boardwalk is another one of the must visits during your sailing holiday in Croatia. With the sea and the marina to one side, and a trail of Renaissance style houses going up the hill on the other, the boardwalk provides the most cosmopolitan social life in its multitude of bars and restaurants from which you can enjoy fantastic views! </p> <p>Located in the center, the local fruit market is a huge meeting place for the thousands of tourists that visit each day as well as the local farmers who come to sell their fresh produce. It offers a wide variety of fruit, vegetables and delicacies from the countryside such as honey, oranges, peaches and other such items from the Mediterranean diet. </p> <p>Finally, Croatia is filled with interesting and entertaining towns and ports that you have to visit during your time sailing in one of our crewed or bareboat yachts on your yacht charter! For example, at some point on your Mediterranean adventure, you have to sail along the Dalmatian coast, in the Adriatic Sea and visit fascinating places like Trogir, Kornati, Dubrovnik, Hvar and many other locations in Dalmatia. You’ll have to be busy if you want to fit all that Split and Croatia has to offer on your yacht charter and sailing holiday, but if you do, you’ll be experiencing one of the best sailing destinations that Europe has to offer! </p> <h2>Beaches and coves</h2> <p>The Dalmatian Coast has some stunning bays on offer, some of the most popular are: </p> <h3>Bacvice Beach</h3><p>A very popular beach, especially among the locals. The local sport of Picigin is played here, so if you want to discover a new sport, this is the beach for you. </p> <h3>Stomarica</h3><p>It is one of the famous beaches of Barela, a fishing village and an important summer center on the coast of Makaraska, to the south. It is a rocky beach and it has the blue banner certificate. It is good for some water sports activities. This beach, as the others on the Makarskan coast, has a magnificent natural landscape, formed on one side by the high mountain of Biokovo (natural park) and on the other side by Hvar. </p> <h3>Zlatni rat (The Golden Cape)</h3><p>This thick sand beach, located on the south of the island of Brac, is one of the best pictures of the Adriatic. Its triangular shape submerging into the seas is spectacular. There is a very interesting natural phenomena occurring here: the tip of the beach changes of shape due to the winds and the waves. Right by the beach you can find a beautiful pine tree forest. This beach is nice for water sports, among them kitesurfing. The small fishing village of Bol offers a large selection of entertainment and excursions. </p> <h2>Natural Parks</h2> <p>If you want to enjoy the nature, you can’t miss the Marjan Natural Park. It is made up of 340 hectares and rises 1.5 km. This forest park is a huge green area, and one of the biggest reserves in Croatia. You can get there walking from the centre to relax away from the lively urban atmosphere. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>During you time on board a chartered yacht in Split you ca eat some fantastic food. Split is characterized by having a varied and healthy gastronomy. In the numerous restaurants there is no shortage of high quality sea products or the meat, always accompanied by fresh vegetables. You will also find a large selection of sausages and cheeses, all of which is accompanied with traditional Croatian deserts and liquors. Having a glass of liquor is the way to start a meal; you know the saying, when in Rome… </p> <p>Some of the typical dishes of the region are the Brodetto, a fish soup served with Polenta from northern Italy, grilled fish, roasted octopus, always served with some olive oil, garlic, pepper and salt. The desserts include the Krostule, typical Dalmatian pastries and the Makaran and the Kastel cakes. </p> <p>Without a doubt, Split is an ideal place for a tourist that visits Croatia as it is the gateway into the Dalmatian way of life. With its millenary history, its marvelous waters and its healthy life full of music and culture, sailing along its coasts will become the best option to ensure some amazing holidays, be it with friends or family. Why not rent a luxury gulet or join an exciting flotilla for your sail trip in the Adriatic? <strong>Choose a boat charter in Split</strong> and let the winds guide you on your sailing holiday, you will not regret it! </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Mallorca
  • <p>Charter one of our yachts and experience all that Mallorca has to offer, it’s the biggest of the Balearic Archipelago and has Palma de Mallorca as its capital. It's the Mecca for anyone interested in sailing, that's why to <strong>rent boats in Mallorca</strong> is an ideal holiday. So take a skipper or one of our crewed or bareboat charters and set sail to explore the Balearic Islands like Formentera and Ibiza and sail to secluded coves, bays, hidden marinas and puerto! </p> <p>Known in times gone by as the island of calm, it’s one of the most popular tourist destinations in Spain for its beaches, bays, landscape and fun during the day and night. There are hundreds of small, rocky islands that surround Mallorca that you investigate and sail around. Majorca also has many towns and cities which are well worth a visit on our boats, such as the capital Palma de Mallorca, Pollença and the rustic town of Andratx. A yacht charter holiday in Mallorca is the easiest, and most luxurious, way to see the Balearics and enjoy the sun, sea and journey, to the full with your loved ones. </p> <p>It is very common for people interested in sailing to choose to charter a yacht in Mallorca as it’s a fantastic holiday destination. When talking about high quality options in the world of renting boats, Majorca doesn’t really have any rivals as it offers all the same benefits, and more, as its competitors. The crystal blue water, its bright sun and the fresh breeze make yacht charter in Mallorca the ideal escape for that getaway you’ve been looking for. So take a bareboat yacht charter and explore Majorca, the coast of Spain, Ibiza and Formentera, and have a fantastic holiday!</p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>Due to the popularity of Mallorca as a nautical destination, there are 33 commercial ports, with up to 20 thousand mooring points. The marinas in Pollença and Palma will supply you with anything that you require. </p> <h3>Palma de Majorca</h3><p>It is the biggest port on the Balearic Islands and has space for 162 boats. Its location is excellent to sail around the southern and the southeastern part of the isle. This port does not only harbor yachts and sailboats, but big cruise liners as well. </p> <h3>Olimpic Calanova Port</h3> <p>It is located in the Palma bay and Major cove, it has modern amenities, a sailing school and numerous restaurants. </p> <h3>Public port of Pollença</h3><p>This port is located in the north of Mallorca and is the perfect place to start and see the natural beauty of the coast. Its location in the bay of Polenza offers it great protection from the weather. </p> <h3>Adriano Port</h3><p>This port is one of the most modern in Majorca and it has docking spaces designed for large yachts. It was designed by Philippe Starck and has offers a great range of high profile stores and bars and bistros. Several regattas and other seasonal activities are organized in this marina throughout the year. </p> <h2>What to do in Mallorca</h2> <p>As well as plenty of activities available to be enjoyed whilst sailing on our bareboat or crewed yachts, Mallorca offers plenty of activities on land too: you can take a bike trip on one of the many trails, or emulate the great Rafael Nadal and play tennis in his homeland. </p><p>The local night life is also very famous and really good fun. During your time in Mallorca on your chartered yacht you will have everything at your fingertips, on land and at sea. </p> <p>The coast line of Majorca is characterized by a multitude of landscapes, on the east side of the island you can admire bays and beaches with charming tones of blue; the north offers a safe selection of ports where you can moor your boat without a problem. The east coast will surprise you with its sheer cliffs and incredible views. Moreover, you should take your yacht charter and sail to Cabrera which hosts some stunning views and amazing water to sleep in. Explore on your yacht and enjoy all that it has to offer. All you have to do is choose your boat model and the dates for your yacht charter trip in Mallorca. Enjoy the great sensation that sailing provides in one of Spain’s favourite sailing destinations. </p> <h2>What to see in Palma de Mallorca</h2> <p>Palma’s boardwalk is over 5km in length and it is ideal for nice walks at sunset, or enjoying a delicious meal. The Mallorcan nightlife is very vibrant and you will find great bars, pubs and clubs throughout the city. </p> <p>To get to know the culture a little better, it is recommended that you visit Majorca's old town, accessed by the two railway lines and many enchanting bohemian streets. The Santa Maria de Palma Cathedral is without doubt the symbol of Mallorca but we shouldn’t forget other monuments of architectural value such as Bellver castle, the Lluc Monastery or Bendinat castle. </p> <h2>Beaches and coves</h2> <h3>Cala de Formentor</h3><p>This cove, located close to the Port de Pollença in the gorgeous town of Pollença, is one of the most internationally well-known ports due to the quantity of famous people that have visited over the years including Winston Churchill and John Wayne. This kilometer long stretch of sand is an isolated, startling space, perfect for relaxing on you sailing holiday and one of the more peaceful bays in Majorca. </p> <h3>Cala Varcas</h3><p>This cove, situated to the south east, is one of the most untouched of them all. Its main attraction is the wide variety of activities you can take part in there: underwater caves and reefs admired by marine life experts as well as plenty of water activities such as diving or deep water soloing. Its great beauty can only be appreciated from the sea and therefore the best way to visit is by boat. </p> <h3>Cala Llombards</h3><p>Situated to the south, is one of the most beautiful in Mallorca, and removing the distance, it looks extremely like the Nordic Fjords (only properly appreciable from the water). It has fine white sand, and turquoise waters that would look more at home in the Caribbean. From this mix of Nordic and Caribbean influence you can also visit Es Pontás. If you are looking for a beach to make you feel fantastic, then this is the one. </p> <h3>Cala Mondragó</h3><p>This is also one of the most popular spots in Majorca and is situated in the region of Santanyi. It has one of the largest entrances to any cove in Mallorca making it ergonomic for boat access, with fine white sand and surrounded by pine trees. Its natural beauty is so extraordinary that it was declared a National Park in 1992. </p> <h3>Es Trenc</h3><p>Another untouched part of Majorca is Es Tranc, a vast expanse of sand located in the south which looks legitimately Caribbean. It mainly stands out as being the only non-commercialised beach in Mallorca, which makes it into a unique space. The beach is usually overwhelmed with tourists which makes it much more appealing to moor up your boat and enjoy the privacy that it provides. </p> <h2>Natural parks</h2> <p>Majorca has a significant quantity of unique natural spaces, considering its size. Discover its forests, cliffs, coves, bays and islets a short sail away. </p> <h3>Sierra Tramuntana</h3><p>With its highest point being in the Puig Mayor at a height of 1,445 meters, you can’t miss the gorgeous views that it offers.</p> <h3>Cabrera Archipelago</h3><p>In the coastal area you can find the maritime archipelago of Cabrera, which is an idyllic location to go diving in and is easily accessible by boat. The surrounding areas guarantee an exceptional diving experience. </p> <h3>Dragonera</h3><p>The rich flora and fauna of Dragonera, whose name comes from the local lizards, will leave you breathless. It is only accessible by boat and it is full of hiking trails that will allow you to discover the area when you sail there. </p> <h3>S'Albufera natural park</h3><p>Every year the marshes and the swamps of S’Albufera becomes home to numerous migratory bird species. Several hiking trails go through the park, allowing you to enjoy nature and admire the numerous animal species that make this park their home. </p> <h3>Mondrago Park</h3><p>Located in the eastern part of Mallorca, the natural park of Mondrago has some spectacular views. Mondrago cove is known by sailing enthusiasts, who drop anchor every year in its turquoise waters.</p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>The Majorcan gastronomy is famous for its sweets, its rice dishes and its fresh fish and shellfish. Its dishes are simply another reason you must visit.</p> <p>Mallorca is an electrifying destination offering the best beach tourism and an undoubtedly interesting culture too. You can even visit Ibiza and Formentera with a skipper or on your own bareboat yacht charter! Don’t miss an opportunity to charter a yacht on holiday in Mallorca to experience all that this island has to offer including, sailing, diving and exploring, you will not be disappointed.</p>

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  • Yacht charter in Marmaris
  • <p>Choose a <strong>yacht charter in Marmaris</strong>, the ideal place not just for any type of water sport - and especially for sailing - but also for one of the most beautiful cities on the Aegean.</p> <p>With a spectacular climate, Marmaris has the privilege of having long days of sun from spring to autumn. This, joint with the clarity of the waters, makes it considered one of the brightest cities in the Mediterranean and a common point of reference for sailing in the Aegean. It remains difficult to say which of the small Turkish coastal cities is the prettiest however Marmaris is a fairly safe bet. This coastal city has an average of 20ºC in spring and 30ºC in summer, with a smooth, dry climate during the high season. </p> <p>For its geographical location, Marmaris is an amazing little corner of rich culture: product of all the conflicts it has suffered over the years. The constant stream of tourists and business that sailed the Aegean Sea in search of new products saw Marmaris as a crucial commercial and political stronghold. The city has been conquered in the past by the emperors of Rome, Byzantium and the Ottoman, as well as the Italian Republic during the Second World War. </p> <p>All that turns the environment of Marmaris, which until recently was a small fishing town with no real tourist interest, into a place with so much more to experience. The town has numerous unspoilt beaches and bays on which you can witness true peace and quiet and the tranquility that the landscape provides, whilst seeing one of the breathtaking sunsets this little island in the middle of the Aegean can provide. </p> <p>A yacht charter in Marmaris gives you all you need to have an incredible sailing holiday; perfect weather, spectacular beaches, intriguing architecture and a magnificent port with space for hundreds of boats and facilities for every need. It isn’t a surprise that Marmaris has been converted into the centre of sailing for the Aegean. </p> <p>Finally, you can use Marmaris as a hub that should be used to visit local towns, ports and islands during your yacht charter holiday. Go sailing in Turkey and sail across the turquoise Turkish coast, ocean and bays and visit amazing places like; Orhaniye, Fethiye, Dalaman or Bodrum. Fall in love with yachting and sailing by renting one of our bareboat or crewed yachts and experience a Mediterranean holiday like no other when you come with aBoatTime on a yacht charter in Marmaris! </p> <h2>What to do in Marmaris</h2> <p>If you want to combine a yacht charter in Marmaris with all that is to be enjoyed on land, Marmaris offers all manner of activities. You could rent a canoe, go on a bike ride, go for a safari ride in a Jeep or simply take a walk through its pretty landscape. </p> <p>The local flavours can also be sampled in one of the local markets that you will find in the centre of the city at fairly low prices. We recommend that you explore the city by foot on your holidays in Turkey and enjoy the shows, markets and all other activities offered by Marmaris, especially in spring and summer. </p> <p>Marmaris has, without doubt, so much to offer in terms of nature, sandy beaches, rocky coves and the countryside that surrounds them. While sailing in Marmaris you will find spots only accessible by sea where you can relax, free from stress of your daily life. Marmaris is just one destination on your journey through the Aegean, and you have the option to visit various islands during a week sailing. </p> <p>Some of the other notable cities are Bodrum and Datca, which belong to Turkey and also Rhodes which is one of the closest Greek Islands. A yacht charter in Marmaris offers so many activities that we guarantee you will want to return year on year to get everything done. Discover the fantastic Turkish coast on board one of our yachts and go on a holiday like no other. </p> <h2>Beaches</h2> <h4>Icmeler Beach</h4> <p>Located very close to Marmaris and of easy access by see. On this beach one can do some water sports or some relaxing in one of the numerous eateries and pubs. It is ideal for visiting with family and/or friends. </p> <h4>Marmaris Beach</h4> <p>The area is beautiful, surrounded by pine trees and crystal clear waters. It is an ideal area to drop your anchor and dip in one of its coves. </p> <h4>Cleopatra Island</h4> <p>A gorgeous location, located very close to Marmaris, to which sailing should be mandatory. On top of the amazing ruins that populate this island, it has a picturesque shoreline, perfect for those looking for a peaceful place to sit back and worship the sun. </p> <h4>Sedir </h4> <p>Another nearby isle where you can sale with your chartered yacht. Protected by the ministry of culture, it’s secluded and hidden with a gorgeous white sands and impressive turquoise waters. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>After a rich dinner at the edge of the sea, perhaps you want to spend the rest of the night in one of the pubs or bars found in the town. The Turkish cuisine is worth trying in Marmaris, where the coastal restaurants don’t miss the chance to offer the visiting tourists the most traditional of food. The majority of the dishes are elaborate with fish and seafood fresh from the sea, as well as spices and vegetables grown right there on the coast. The most popular dishes are stuffed mussels, anchovies in vinegar and a traditional Turkish kebab with spices, rice and lamb. </p> <p>A yacht charter in Marmaris will provide you everything you need to enjoy some incredible holidays: perfect climate, spectacular beaches and amazing architecture. The port of Marmaris is modern and high quality, with sufficient capacity for hundreds of ships of all types with all kinds of facilities for your comfort. Choose your Gulet, catamaran or sailboat available for rent and discover the spectacular Turkish coast on board of one of our yacht charters and experience your holidays like never before. </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Pula
  • <p>Why not choose a <strong>yacht charter holiday in Pula?</strong> The largest city in Istria, located in the south of the peninsula in the Adriatic Sea and recognized as one of the top Eastern European destinations. The pleasant micro climate in Croatia turns it into a perfect beach resort which you can enjoy while on your bareboat or crewed yacht charter as you sail along the coast and visit many different destinations in the Adriatic such as Pula, Losinj, Zadar, Istria, Kornati, Cres, Dubrovnik and the multitude of islands in the sea. </p> <p>Moreover, use Pula as a springboard for your yacht charter holiday. Rent one of our crewed or bareboat yachts and set sail to other locations in the Adriatic up and down the Croatian coast. For example, you should go sailing in your yacht charter to places such as; Losinj, Kornati, Dubrovnik, Istria, Zadar and Cres. However there are many more destinations you should visit, the coastline is particularly stunning and well worth your time during your yacht charter. We promise you, that a yacht charter holiday in Pula here will create one of your most memorable every holidays! </p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>The most popular port is the ACI Marina. This port is small but has an excellent location. This marina also has 200 berths for boats with a maximum length of 25 meters. It also has the necessary services to meet the needs of every traveler. Sail to a different marina every day in Croatia and along the Adriatic coast, you’ll find plenty of berths to moor your boat in during your holidays. </p> <h2>What to see and do</h2> <p>While on your yacht charter holiday in Pula you will be able to participate in some exciting activities. We suggest diving in this city, due to the array of underwater tunnels, caves and fauna. In addition, in this diving location you will be amazed by the sunken ship Baron Gautsch. Other recommended sports are surfing, wind surfing, and biking through the many available bike trails. </p> <p>As part of your yacht charter holiday, you can visit the well-preserved Roman amphitheatre, ´The Arena´, the most popular attraction of the city and one of the six largest worldwide, dating back to the 1st century AD. This three story construction used to accommodate over 23,000 spectators watching gladiators’ fights, while during the Middle Ages ´The Arena´ was host to Knighting tournaments. </p> <p>Nowadays, you can experience many cultural events, festivals and concerts throughout the year, such as the city´s Film Festival, all of which make this an ideal stop off point in your yacht charter holiday. As part of your yacht charter holiday you can explore further archeological sites, fortresses, beautiful churches and striking religious sanctuaries including those in honor of St Francis and St Mary Formosa. Stop over while on your yacht charter at the Temple of Augustus that was built between the 2nd year BC and 14th year AD to commend and remember him. Next to this, you will see the remains of the Temple of Diana constructed in the same period. The shrine is set in the Forum which was formerly the main square over 2,000 years ago and is still now a busy place with many coffee shops. </p> <p>A yacht charter allows you to appreciate Pula´s cathedral which has been developed and renovated over the centuries. For instance, the back wall is from the 4th century, the sanctuary from the 5th, the inner segment from the 15th and the bell turret from the 17th. In this spot you can also find an old monument from the 1st century BC, the ´Gate of Hercules´. Another important place not to be missed as part of your yacht charter getaway in Pula is the ´Triumphal Arch of the Sergi´, sometimes known as the ´Golden doors´, constructed in commemoration to the Sergi family who battled in Actium in support of Emperor Augustus. You will be interested to see how the western side of the arch is highly ornamented, whilst the eastern part is barely touched. </p> <h2>Beaches</h2> <p>Throughout your sailing holiday on a chartered yacht in Pula, you will find out that the coastline is mostly rocky, here are some of our favourite shores in Croatia. </p> <ul><li>Havajsko</li><p>It is located in Verudela Point and is a small beach with dark rocks, clear waters and a dense vegetation surrounding the coast which will leave you breathless.</p> <li>Valkane</li><p>It is one of the most crowded due to its length and the possibility of playing sports such as tennis, volleyball and football.</p> <li>Valovine</li><p>It is one of the few sandy areas that you will find in the Istria region, it is ideal for sunbathing and relaxing throughout you trip.</p></ul> <h2> Natural Parks </h2> <p>The national park located closest to the city is the Brijuni National Park. This wonderful park is composed by a group of 14 islands belonging to Croatia, and are a popular destination for travelers arriving to the country which are perfect for you to visit during your sailing charter on one of our luxury yachts. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>Italian food lovers will be happy to discover that Istrian cuisine is based on Italian-style dishes that are available at several small but excellent restaurants and pizzerias. Make sure you accompany your meal with one of the delicious regional wines such as malvazijaorteran, before heading back to the boat to enjoy the dazzling views from your yacht charter. </p> <p>From the city you can fully enjoy the rest of the Croatian coast. Start with the Brioni Islands, an archipelago of 14 islands that preserve a natural environment and an authentic biosphere. Use one of the paradisiac beaches to relax and visit its natural park. </p> <p>Explore the Cres Islands and the coastal city of Zadar, an important port city with a vibrant local and commercial atmosphere. Don’t miss out on an unforgettable experience as you enjoy a yacht charter in Pula. It won’t disappoint you. </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Biograd
  • <p>This port city is situated on Dalmatia’s northern coastline, near the Sveta Katarina Islands and the Kornati archipelago. It is renowned as one of Europe’s sailing paradises, due to its beautiful shores, the favourable sailing conditions of the Adriatic Sea and its warm sunny climate throughout most of the year. Discover one of Croatia and Europe’s most picturesque medieval cities on your<strong>yacht charter in Biograd</strong>. Why not rent one of the luxurious Jeanneau or Bavaria models and fall in love with sailing on one of our yacht charters in the amazing sailing destination of Biograd on board one of aBoatTime’s great boats. </p> <p>Biograd’s seafaring tradition is one of its main features, and makes it a popular location for regattas, nautical competitions and sailing. The coast is long and meandering, and thus has many interesting sailing routes for yacht charters in Croatia. Biograd features interesting locations close by, nearby small islands to discover and is an excellent starting point for a sailing trip in Croatia. Moreover, some examples of Mediterranean destinations that you could sail to on your crewed or bareboat yacht charter are Kornati, Zadar, Trogir, Dubrovnik and even more places in the Adriatic, Dalmatia and the rest of the Croatian coastline including many islands. </p> <h2>What to do</h2> <p>One of the main attractions is its rich cultural heritage. Until the Middle Ages, the city was Croatia’s capital, and during the 10th century, the seat of the monarchy. Due to its strategic importance, many civilisations have invaded and laid claim to Biograd over the years, such as the Venetians in the 12th century and the Turkish in the 17th century. Its rich cultural heritage is a direct result of these occupations, and many archaeological relics from these periods can be found in the museum, whilst on your yacht charter in Biograd.</p> <p>If you set sail on your very own sailing holiday in Biograd, Croatia and the Adriatic Coast, you will be unlocking an area that will give you an amazing holiday! Take one of our crewed or bareboat yachts and go sailing in places like Zadar, Trogir, Dubrovnik, Kornati and many other places in Dalmatia and along the Adriatic coast. These areas have some fantastic ports for you to moor your boat in during your time on your yacht charter in Biograd.</p> <h2>What to see</h2> <p>In the evening, the seafront promenade becomes one of the city’s premier nightlife destinations, with many bars and clubs which open at dusk. Both the bars and clubs of the area make for an unforgettable night, it’s common for places to stay open until the early hours of the morning. You’ll fall in love with the city from the moment you arrive. When you sail in Croatia, one of the first things you’ll notice is the typical architecture of southeastern Europe, such as the quintessential white houses with red tiled rooves, clustered in the city centre. </p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>There are some fantastic ports in the area, the most important and popular are: </p> <ul><li>Sangulin Marina </li> <p>This marina has the capacity of boats with a maximum length of 80.00 meters and a maximum draft of 4.50. In addition, it has a lot of services available to users. </p> <li>Marina Kornati </li><p>This port has a capacity of 750 boats with a maximum length of 23 meters and a maximum draft of 65. It also includes several amenities for users.</p></ul> <h2>Biograd’s Coastline</h2> <p>The beaches are idyllic destinations for relaxing, with crystal clear waters, golden sand and wooded areas. The most popular are the following: </p> <ul><li>Drazica Beach</li><p> A 300 metre long Blue Flag certified beach, flanked by a pine forest where you can picnic after swimming in the vivid blue sea. </p> <li>Kumenta Beach</li><p>Is a small and quiet beach, where you can relax in the sun and escape the crowds. </p> <li>Crvena Luka</li> <p> Located 3 kilometres from the city and can be reached by car or public transport. It is one of Croatia’s idyllic and top-rated pieces of coast for visiting on your yacht charter in Biograd. </p></ul> <h2> Natural Reserves </h2> <p>Surrounded by wonderful natural landscapes: this city is located close to some stunning natural areas. Some of them are: </ p> <ul><li>Kornati </li><p>Consists of a total of 147 islands, and some of its main tourist attractions are the “krune” or crowns, big cliffs with dizzying heights. </p> <li> Krka </li> <p>Declared a National reserve in 1985, this place is situated along the river of the same name. It is famous for its high waterfalls (some 30 meters tall) and its large lake. </p> <li>Telascica</ li> <p> Located at the entrance of Kornati National Park, this place has the longest cliff in the Adriatic Sea, Grpašćak cliff, and a salty lake whose waters change with the tides. </p></ul> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>You’ll find a variety of local restaurants in the city centre and port area, serving fresh seafood, Mediterranean salads and pizzas, due to the heavy Italian influence on the region. Selected yacht charter centres also house small restaurants where you can enjoy an evening meal once you’ve moored your yacht. </p> <p>There are two main places to moor your boat in and around Biograd, Marina Kornati and Segulin Marina. Both are open throughout the year, making it easy to moor your yacht whenever you travel to Croatia. If you choose to charter a yacht in Biograd, you can also spend the night in either one of these marinas. </p> <p>Visiting this coastal city on a Croatian yacht charter holiday guarantees the best sailing experience in the Adriatic Sea and one of the best sailing destinations in Europe! Sailing and spending your days on the Adriatic Riviera will make your yacht charter the trip of a lifetime. Relax in beach clubs, try the region’s delicious seafood cuisine and take in the breathtaking landscapes of Croatia. Enjoy the sun, sea and sand in Croatia without the crowds and immerse yourself in the local culture with a yacht charter in Biograd. </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Primosten
  • <p>Primosten, originally an islet linked to the mainland via a causeway, is a town in the south of Croatia, located between Trogir and Sibenik, with incredible beaches and incomparable views of the Adriatic. With a total area of just 92 square kilometres, it has a fascinating history - having been ruled by the Turkish Empire - which is reflected in the local culture and architecture. It’s among the top coastal tourism destinations in Croatia due to the preservation of the picturesque style, with its charming traditional houses and restaurants. It also offers beautiful bays, between rocks and turquoise sea, where spending your vacation is a privilege. A crewed or bareboat <strong>yacht charter in Primosten</strong> is definitively a good idea because you will be able to get the most out of the Mediterranean and enjoy sun, the sea and a sailing trip. </p> <p>Besides beautiful beaches and crystal clear water, the city is also known for its popular donkey races and vineyards. The entire vineyard territory has become a UNESCO World Heritage site. Sail to this gorgeous area, perhaps on board a stunning Sunsail catamaran, either crewed or bareboat and witness his sight for yourself on your yacht charter sailing holiday in Primosten. </p> <p>The climate gives you mild winters, hot summers and average temperatures that range from 7ºC in winter to 25ºC in summer – perfect for a sailing holiday on a yacht charter on board a luxury bareboat or crewed catamaran or boat like the Sunsail model. The average daylight hours are between 9 and 12 a day depending on the season and, what is great, about 10 sunshine hours during summer. Rainfall season takes place in winter but, in general, the entire region has a very dry climate. Sea temperatures are quite warm year round, with an average of 15ºC in autumn and winter and reaches up to 25ºC in summer, which makes a yacht charter here an ideal holiday spot. It’s a suitable sailing destination during the entire year but it is particularly idyllic during spring and autumn, when you can enjoy the beach and the sea with nice weather without the summer crowds. </p> <p>Use this port town as the base to explore the Dalmatian coast. Go sailing and moor your crewed or bareboat yacht in destinations such as; Dubrovnik, Korcula, Skradin, Kornati, Trogir, Sibenik, Split and many more destinations in Croatia and Dalmatia. Rent one of aBoatTime’s bareboat or crewed yachts or join a flotilla and sail to different islands and marinas every day during your yacht charter in Primosten! </p> <h2>What to see</h2> <p>During your sailing holiday, you should check out the extensive agro tourism offer, especially if you wish to taste the wines of this region and traditional dishes representative of the healthy cuisine. This town has lovely restaurants and wineries, at cost-effective prices. While quite calm and peaceful during the day, the area also boasts an active nightlife. During the yacht charter high season you will find that every pub, club or café is open until very late, thus giving you the opportunity to sample as many venues as you wish. </p> <p>This town lies on the Dalmatian coast and has access to the Adriatic Sea, so sailing and diving are two of the main activities here. During your yacht charter holiday you can not only enjoy its spectacular beaches and coves, but also find a wide choice of cultural activities and sightseeing. Some of the main attractions are: Bucavac, the rural households, promenades and St. George Church, which dates back to 1760. If you wish to spend your next vacation on the Croatian coast and get the most out of Croatia, a yacht charter in Primosten is the best choice to enjoy the beach and culture during a sailing trip. </p> <h2>What to do</h2> <p>On the Dalmatian parts of the Adriatic and Mediterranean you will be able to swim, try out scuba diving, snorkel and other sports if you feel up to it. Sailing in Croatia is an incredible experience due to the beauty of its landscapes: hills and rocks, blue and turquoise waters, delightful towns and more than 1180 islands from north to south. Only 66 islands have residential areas, so the rest of them are uninhabited and offer unspoilt scenery and sparkling ocean. Natural parks with mountains and forests are very close to the coastline, making these landscapes even more idyllic. Interesting places to visit in the same region are the Kornati National park and the cities of Trogir and Split. </p> <p>If you opt of a yacht charter holiday, you will have infinite possibilities available to you, spending each day on a different beach or cove, you will be able to combine the sailing experience with water sports, tourist visits or a walk through its natural parks. </p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>The Kremik Marina is very close and it has connections with different cities. It provides the necessary services, but it is also possible to moor your boat in Split or Sibenik, as in those places more services and commodities are provided. </p> <h2>Beaches</h2> <p>There are some beautiful beaches in the area, some of them are: </p> <ul><li>The beach of Primosten</li><p>It is one of the jewels of the Croatian landscape. It presents a landscape of turquoise water, fine white sand and a rich pine forest few meters from the shoreline. This beach offers the opportunity to snorkel several meters underwater and swim with the local fauna in crystal clear sea. In addition, the beaches are ideal for slow sailing while enjoying the views. </p> <li>Raduca beach</li><p>It appears in all the major guides as one of the best beaches in the country. It’s a narrow white sand beach of crystal waters, perfect to enjoy it on your yacht charter in Primosten. </p></ul> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>The local cuisine has its influence from Greek and Italian cultures, and later in the gastronomy of the French cuisine. Olive oil and good wine are two main ingredients in a meal. Fish and seafood cooked with rice, lamb, etc. There is also a notorious Italian influence in the region. </p> <p>So come on a crewed or bareboat yacht charter in Primosten with aBoatTime and sail around one of the most idyllic sailing destinations in Europe. Sail to a marina of your choice every day, visit islands and new beaches and make sure to go sailing on your yacht to interesting and exciting destinations in Croatia like Korcula, Skradin, Trogir, Krka, Kremik, Sibenik, Kornati, Dubrovnik and many more locations in the Croatian region, Dalmatia, the Adriatic and also the rest of Croatia. Don’t miss out on an amazing sailing holiday! </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Portoroz
  • <p><strong>Chartering a yacht in Portoroz</strong> or the port of Roses, is a unique opportunity to discover the charming Slovenia. Enjoy your sailing holiday of the peaceful and picturesque villages and the friendliness of the inhabitants. It was established in the XIX century as an important mecca for the European tourism due to the healing properties of its waters rich in minerals. The crown jewel of the city, the Hotel Palace was one of the favorite resorts of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy. Nowadays, the city boasts luxury and modernism and has a total of six spas, a large number of restaurants and several casinos. Visit as many ports, towns and islands (like the Greek Cyclades) as you can during your yacht charter sailing holiday in Croatia on one of our many yachts or a luxury motorboat. </p> <p>You can sail to the charming towns Losinj, Kvarner, Pula, Opatija, Istria, Rovinj, Trieste and many more sailing holiday destinations in Italy and Croatia that have many entertaining things to do that makes a crewed or bareboat yacht charter sailing holiday here worthy of a fairy tale. A sail along Slovenia’s shoreline can be a good start for a visit to this small country. Its wonderful natural beauty has numerous protected areas such as Triglav National Park in the Julian Alp area. In less than an hour and a half journey, you can reach the heart of Slovenia: its charming capital, Liubliana. The capital has a large offer for tourists and a center that makes a great picture for postcard. Slovenia is located in the heart of Europe and the short distance that separates it from Croatia and Italy make of it a perfect destination to begin a journey around the Adriatic Sea. One of the most popular places to sail to from Portoroz is Pula, in the province of Istria. </p> <h2>What to do</h2> <p>This town is the destination of choice for many tourists who decide to visit Slovenia, and its port is one of the most important on the coast. It holds many expos and conferences, which makes it very active throughout the entire year. One of the biggest events is the nautical expo Internautica, which attracts more than 400 exhibitions and 40,000 visitors. </p> <p>One of the places that you can’t miss is the hotel Kempinski Palace, a building that was once one of the most luxurious and important resorts of the aristocracy in the XIX century, together with Grado and Opatija. In the Riviera Casino the visitors can try their luck, while the large number of hotels offer thermal water treatment in its historic bathhouses. </p> <p>During your journey through the Istria, you can’t miss out on a visit to Piran, known as the small Venice for its Venetian influence. Its central plaza is right by the marina. While going by car you have to park outside of town, with a boat you get right to the town’s heart. The charming city of Izola will not let you indifferent with its gorgeous medieval architecture, don’t forget to visit the Palace of Manzioli and Lovisato built in the gothic Venetian style. </p> <p> Just one hour away from the sea one can find the capital, Liubliana that has a city center that looks amazing on a postcard, coroneted by the famous three bridges. On both sides of the river that runs through the middle of the city, one can find many bars with a great atmosphere, especially during the summer months. On the way to the capitol you will find the Postonja caves, considered one of the most important caves in the world. Very close to these caves one can find the Predjama Castle built in a rocky mountain at a height of 123 meters. </p> <p> No one who likes nature should miss a visit to the Triglav National Park and its amazing hiking trails with spectacular waterfalls and glaciers. The most famous is the Vintgar’s throat trail. Another famous Slovenian jewel is the village of Bled, located by an alpine lake of the same name. In the center of the lake there is a small island to which the most adventurous visitors swim during the summer months. </p> <p>The short distance from cities such as Trieste and Grado provides the option to sail to their coasts and ports. At the same time the Croatian Istria region is located just one step away from Slovenia and it is possible to moor in the ports of Rovinj or Pula in a route that has Portoroz as a starting point so that you can visit Croatia. </p> <h2>The Coastline </h2> <p>Slovenia’s small and charming coast offers non-crowded beaches that are surrounded by beautiful natural landscapes where you can drop your anchor and relax soaking in the sun from the deck of your boat. Many of Slovenia’s coves are credited with the blue flag in recognition for their cleanliness and high natural qualities. Its waters are known for their clarity and their turquoise color. </p> <p>The best sandy beaches are combined with a great tourist offer. The gulf is credited with the blue flag due to its high quality. </p> <p>Simonovzaliv beach</p> <p>For families with kids we recommend a visit to Simonovzaliv beach, located close to Izola. This sandy beach is one of the biggest and it has a beach umbrella renting service and an area for the kids to play in. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>During your sailing holidays you will have a chance to discover the mixture of the gastronomic influences. The gastronomy in Slovenia has been influenced by the Slavic, Austrian and Italian cuisines. The cuisine is more Mediterranean with a lot of seafood, such as the traditional fried calamari. The restaurants offer pizzas with really thin dough, fresh pasta and risottos. The ice creams and coffees that you can enjoy at one of the terraces have nothing to envy from their local rivals. In the family owned taverns, “Gostilnas”, you will find typical dishes with such traditional ingredients as pork meat, col and buckwheat. White truffle grows naturally in Slovenia, where one can enjoy delicious dishes with this exotic ingredient in almost every restaurant and at affordable prices. </p> <p> Due to the Austrian and German influences, in the bakeries they use a large variety of flour, making bread with a natural fermentation that is so characteristic of these countries. In the cafes one can find delicious cakes and pies, such as the traditional Gibanica, a pie with a Serbian origin with several layers of fine dough and fresh cheese. You have to buy traditional food from the Balkans such as the čevapčiči (spicy sausages) and the burek (a Turkish pie) try one for an authentic local culinary experience while on your sailing holiday. </p> <p>Set sail to Croatia and this wonderful port town on a bareboat, crewed or skippered boat or yacht from aBoatTime and spend a sailing holiday in luxury as you visit a new marina, beach or island every day in the Adriatic or Croatia and resting in some amazing towns that will keep you entertained like Porec, Losinj, Opatija, Kvarner, Pula, Istria and many smaller locations in Slovenia. Don’t miss out on the chance of a lifetime, rent a boat now and fall in love with a yacht charter sailing holiday! </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Croatia
  • <p>To <strong>rent a boat in Croatia</strong> is the ideal holiday choice for your next holiday, allowing you to fall in love with Croatia’s beautiful islands, with calm winds and spectacular views of its crystal clear waters. Along with its calm countryside, Croatia is famed for its diverse marine life and for its extensive sea caves, ideal for snorkelling enthusiasts.</p> <p>On your crewed or bareboat Croatian yacht charter, perhaps a Bavaria mode, you’ll find a wide variety of entertainment and leisure opportunities to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. Croatia is the ideal place to spend your holidays, whether your main interest is taking in the evening atmosphere of the local area, or enjoying the peaceful rural landscape, with its quiet, hidden coves. </p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>There is a wide variety of ports in Croatia where it is possible to moor our boat and visit every single place. Some of the most important in Croatia are:</p> <h3>Dubrovnik</h3><p>Located two miles away from the commercial marina. Amenities include water and electricity for the boats, and its capacity reaches 450 boats. </p> <h3>Korcula</h3><p>This can host 135 boats, and provides every service needed by the clients. </p> <h3>Split</h3><p>This port has a very complete set of amenities, as well as shops and shipyards. Its capacity is 360 boats with a draft of 3-6 meters.</p> <h2>Natural Parks</h2> <p>Croatia is a country full of greenery: the perfect destination for nature lovers. Its wealth of natural parks, in addition to its still small tourist influx makes it a great place to see a wonderful environment without stress. Some of the most important natural parks in Croatia are: </p> <h3>Brijuni National Park</h3><p>This natural park is formed by a group of 14 islands and is located near the island of Istria. In total, it is covering an area of 7 square kilometers and is home to a large number of plant species. </p> <h3>Krka National Park</h3><p>The Krka river is a stunning limestone area within the Croatian territory. It is characterized by the many waterfalls that exist along their course, formed from the deposition of limestone.</p> <h3>Mljet National Park</h3><p> Located in the far south of Croatia, this park covers the western part of the island with the same name. It is characterized by its unique beauty.</p> <h2>What to do in Croatia</h2> <p>A yacht charter holiday in Croatia is rapidly growing in popularity and the country's sailing destinations are recognised as some of the best in Europe, offering comprehensive facilities for travellers. Some of the best bases for yacht chartering in Croatia are the cities of Dubrovnik, Split and Trogir, which have some of Croatia’s best nautical facilities, and for this reason can be found in many tour guides. </p> <p>Split’s marina is one of the biggest in Croatia, and has moorings for up to 370 yachts of up to 14 metres in length. It has all the facilities and conveniences you need to experience a pleasurable, care-free yacht charter. The city of Split is home to an enormous amount of nautical traffic, both commercial vessels and pleasure craft, the latter of which is transforming the city into a highly fashionable yachting destination. Split’s charm lies in its medieval core, which offers visitors a glimpse into history, with its beautiful architecture and in being located on the picturesque Adriatic coast, with its crystalline turquoise blue waters. Other cities and places which are well worth a visit are; Kornati, Hvar, Trogir, Biograd and Dubrovnik. </p> <h2>What to see in Croatia</h2> <p>Trogir is another beautiful city, not to be missed. Sunny shores line the city’s coast, making it a very popular tourist destination. It’s also worth taking a walk through its historic cobbled streets and visiting the San Lorenzo Cathedral and the Duke’s Palace. The excellent entertainment and leisure facilities available are another reason thousands of tourists choose this glorious southeastern European country for their summer holidays. Split and many other Croatian cities are top party destinations for young people who also wish to relax on the beautiful surrounding beaches. If this sounds like you, why not visit the islands of Hvar, Vis and Maslinica. </p> <p>Despite the high nautical traffic and modern, highly accessible marinas, the extent of the Croatian coast and nearby small archipelagos make it easy for you to moor your hired boat in the cove or bay of your choosing. If you decide to spend a day or night in one of these idyllic locations, you can anchor your boat here, or if you have one of our experienced skippers with you, why not ask them to follow your preferred route. Moreover, one of our favourite areas is Kornati, which is one of the most beautiful locations in the Adriatic and Europe! The opportunities for a yacht charter holiday in Croatia are endless. Whether you choose a bareboat charter or a skippered yacht charter getaway in Croatia, it is sure to be the adventure of a lifetime! </p> <h2>Beaches and coves</h2> <p>Among these marvellous Croatian cities where you can charter a yacht, there also magnificent hidden coves ideal for diving such as Hvar Cove and Pula Cove. You can also go snorkelling in the city’s aquarium and explore the shipwreck of the Baron Gautsch. If you’re new to diving, there are schools in each coastal city, and in addition, other water sports such as windsurfing and jet skiing are also popular in Croatia. Some of our favourites in Croatia are: </p> <h3>Dance Cove</h3><p> Located in Dubrovnik, it is a very particular cove, as there is no sand, but the environment is composed of large soft rock. This place is great to visit by boat, since you can swim in the water on one side, and relax under the comfort of the sun from the boat on the other, something they cannot make those who are on foot.</p> <h3>Valovine Beach</h3><p>It is one of the few sandy coastlines you'll find in Istria, but still also retains an overwhelming vegetation environment. It is ideal for sunbathing or completely relaxing during your holiday. </p> <h3>Cube Beach</h3><p> Located in Trogir, it supplies many services such as restaurants, changing rooms, tennis courts, etc. and it is surrounded by pine trees and many rocks.</p> <h3>Raduca Beach</h3><p> It appears in all the guidebooks as one of the best beaches of Croatia. Situated in Primosten, a pristine beach is narrow and long at the crossroads forests and white sand. </p> </ul> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>The Gastronomy of Croatia is heterogeneous and known, therefore, as a “cuisine of regions”, as each part of Croatia has its own culinary traditions. There are many differences between traditional culinary customs of the inhabitants of the interior and of those who live on the coasts. The indoor kitchen is more characterized by its Slavic influences and the more recent contacts with other cultures’ cuisines such as Hungarian, Viennese and Turkish. Coastal regions, on the other hand, have influences from the Greek, French and Italian gastronomies. </p> <p>The advantage of sailing in Croatia compared to other places in the Mediterranean Sea is that the air currents and the distance between the islands allow you to have a quick and interesting navigation. For boaters who want to feel the sea breeze on your face for your vacation, Croatia is a highly recommendable destination.</p> <p>The options for Croatia enjoy a rented boat are limitless! Spend some time with your employer plan which is the best route to meet your best vacation plans. Whether you rent a boat, charter a yacht or catamaran in Croatia, it will be an unforgettable experience.</p>

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  • <p>Set sail and choose a <strong>boat charter in Athens</strong> and explore the capital, cultural and financial centre of Greece, and cradle of European civilisation. Rent a crewed, skippered or bareboat yacht and experience all that Greece, the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean has to offer. With more than 5000 years of history, this city is home to marvellous monuments, squares, parks and museums, intermixing the old and the new. Mythology is woven into the fabric of the city, with hills and ruins being a normal part of the city’s landscape. </p> <p>Athens is home to over 3.8 million people, and the average temperature varies between 12º and 22º Celsius, with 260 days of sun annually. Athens has a warm, mild climate throughout most of the year, with the busiest times being from May until October. The best way to get to know Greece is by relaxing on its sunny beaches, taking tours round its monuments, and enjoying its vibrant nightlife, all of which you can enjoy when you charter your yacht in Athens. This choice offers you the most flexibility in terms of adapting your trip to your preferences and needs, without having to waste time on a cruise; instead being able to spend your holiday doing what you want, where you want.</p> <p>The Ionian Islands make up a significant amount of Greece, two of the most exciting groups of islands are the Cyclades and the Saronic Islands, which include many sites to visit such as the fun city of Mykonos. You simply have to explore! Moreover, with easy access to the Mediterranean, you can visit nearby islands such as Sicily, Malta and also Turkish islands. Owing to the sheer variety of Greek islands in terms of population, activities available and wildlife, we recommend you plan a route in advance, to your needs and preferences. Wherever you go however, we recommend visiting Athens, or at least stopping at this historic city on your voyage. </p> <h2>What to see in Athens</h2> <p>Athens boasts a huge range of things to see and do during your yacht charter holiday in Greece. Whilst on your yacht charter in Athens, you will have the opportunity to explore this city's incredible past. Among Athens’ many extraordinary sights, some of the must-sees include the Acropolis, the Pantheon, the Dionysus Theatre and the House of Music. If you’re interested in art and archaeology, be sure to explore the National Archaeological Museum, where you’ll find a huge collection of pottery and many other objects from Ancient Greece, which will take you to the origins of modern civilisation, art, and history.</p> <h2>Central Athens</h2> <p>Athens is a highly pedestrian-friendly city, and you can easily walk around the city centre, whilst shopping and stopping at one of its quaint restaurants. For those who are interested in the evening entertainment of Athens, it’s worth visiting Athen’s harbour, Piraeus, home to many typically Greek bars, with a relaxed atmosphere. The most tourist-oriented areas are Plaka and Monastiraki. In Plaka, you’ll find Arabesque architecture, and remnants of ancient Ottoman traditions in its shops and street markets. Monastiraki is also a tourist-oriented shopping district, with influences from many civilizations. Typical of the area are street markets, where you can see locals selling all kinds of things, from sofas to televisions on market days. </p> <p>As the country’s capital, Athens is home to a Greece’s diverse range of establishments, restaurants, cafés, casinos and nightclubs with a lively and vibrant atmosphere in the evenings. Its nightlife is matched only by that of Mykonos, nicknamed the Ibiza of the Aegean, due to its sophisticated, vibrant culture and its many nightclubs and festivals. </p> <p>Once you’ve taken in Athens’ scenic coastline from your chartered yacht, why not go walking amongst one of Athens many hills, which are ideal for hiking and also provide spectacular views of the city, the most famous being Mount Lycabettus, Filopappos and of course, the ancient Acropolis. The Acropolis is an ancient Greek citadel which contains buildings that were built almost 2,500 years ago! Here you’ll be able to see Athens’ ancient streets, monuments and the distant sea, from above. A truly amazing sight to behold, especially at the beautiful Greek, Athenian sunset. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>Immerse yourself in the Greek way of life and go out to dinner, taking your time to enjoy the various local dishes and watch the evening entertainment. For tourists looking to enjoy a bit of partying while on their yacht charter in Athens, a night in Piraeus is a popular choice. Piraeus is Athens’ Harbour, one of the most important shipping junctions in the Mediterranean from ancient times and the largest port in Greece. From here it is possible to take a ferry to other Greek islands and enjoy the scenery that they have to offer. In Athens, it’s not a place where old meets new in this fantastic city, but also a place where east meets west. For example, one can spend time in the colourful Turkish bazaars, whilst seeing beautiful 18th century neoclassical architecture in the same street. It is for this reason that many people have nicknamed Athens “The pearl of the Mediterranean”. </p> <p>Don’t miss out on this glorious city and take advantage of the opportunity to visit the nearby islands of Santorini, Mykonos and Crete. Choose a yacht charter in Athens to enjoy this vibrant, exciting and city, which is unparalleled in its historical, artistic and cultural heritage. </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Lefkas
  • <p>A <strong>Lefkas boat charter</strong> is the perfect way to spend your next holiday. This beautiful hilly island of the Ionian archipelago lies on the west coast of Greece, and is connected with the mainland only by a narrow causeway and a floating bridge. It is hard to find a better option than a yacht charter in Lefkas as this island boasts everything desired by sailing tourists: plenty of safe anchorages, scenic beaches, beautiful spots for snorkelling and scuba diving and picturesque fishing villages lining the coast. Balmy breezes, a pleasant climate, and friendly locals make a yacht charter here ideal. So take one of our boats or yachts bareboat or crewed, perhaps an Oceanis or Bavaria, and enjoy all that are charters have to offer when you set sail in one of the best sailing holidays in the Mediterranean. </p> <p>Located on the northern part of the island, Lefkas is a base from which to start your yacht charter holiday and sail to some amazing areas in Greece, Corfu, the Ionian Islands or many more Greek beaches and islands during your holidays. Whether you choose to sail to Corfu, Nisos and Paxos in the north or to Kefalonia, Preveza and Ithaca in the south, there are islands to fit all tastes and desires. Enjoy the opportunity to take in this breathtaking scenery. The town is known as the capital of the island's nightlife, and like many other Greek islands, it has numerous bars and clubs, meaning that those who seek a variety of entertainment options won't be disappointed with a yacht charter in Lefkas. </p> <h2>What to do</h2> <p>There are a variety of water activities such as snorkeling and scuba diving in which you can take part and discover the underwater flora and fauna. You will also be able to visit many beautiful and charming fishing villages. </p> <p>One the things that you should definitely visit is the Panagia Faneromeni monastery. It is regarded as the most important religious center of the island, which being located on a hill overlooking the city; it offers spectacular views of the capital as well as the continental coastline across the sea. </p> <p>During your skippered or bareboat yacht charter sailing holiday, it is worth visiting the Dimossari waterfalls. There is an abundance of underground water, the main reason for the island being covered in extensive vegetation. One has to be careful while walking on the slippery rocks, but the view is worth it. After a path among the vegetation, rocks and streams, you will find a natural pool that leads to a 30 meter fall. </p> <p>Moreover, Lefkas can act a hub to explore Greece and the Aegean Sea, sail to the nearby Ionian Islands and gorgeous destinations like Preveza, Nisos, Vassiliki and Ithaca. If you want to, you could even sail to the wonderful island of Corfu, which will be a very entertaining time in the middle of your stint on a yacht charter sailing holiday! </p> <h2>Beaches and coves</h2> <h3>Nidri</h3> <p>Is a beautiful sandy beach with crystal clear waters, where you can enjoy the impressive vistas of the islands of Heloni, Scorpius, Sparta, Scorpidi and Madouri. Its port is normally full of fishing boats, yachts and luxurious sailboats. On the outskirts of the town, you can explore the ruins of a prehistoric settlement, an aqueduct and some ancient tombs. </p> <h3>Vassiliki</h3> <p>Is a charming village surrounded by dense vegetation and has a long shingle beach that attracts windsurfers above anyone else. In addition, many shores only accessible by boat are nearby, making a yacht charter in Lefkas the best option to explore the island in the most thorough way. </p> <h3>Milos Beach </h3> <p>Located close to the lively town of Agios Nikitas, and to which you can access only by boat, it is quite a large beach, of fine white sand and turquoise waters, where it is common to see some nudists. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>There is a great production of farm products of excellent quality: olive oil, citrus products, honey, grapes and wine. The island is also known for producing the best wine of all of Greece, the Bertzami. In addition to wines, you can try some of the aromatic liquors like the Rosoli, made on a base of mint and roses, or the Soymada, a drink based on almonds. The island’s cuisine is similar to the Mediterranean gastronomy, but also has elements of the Venetian cuisine. This is a common occurrence in all of the Ionic Isles due to them being controlled by Venice for many years in the past. </p> <p>Among the most famous dishes, you can find the Savoro, a fish baked with garlic, onions and rosemary; the Alada, a fresh fish dish; the Ladopita, a pie made with olive oil; and the Pasteli, which is a honey made nougat.</p> <p>Thanks to its unbeatable natural landscapes, its historical wealth, its climate, its gastronomy and its lively nightlife, this is the dream holiday destination. Discover the Greek islands aboard a crewed or bareboat chartered yacht like one of the Oceanis or Bavaria models from Lefkas as a base, you will not regret it! So rent one of our boats and enjoy one of the best holidays of your life in Greece on a Lefkas yacht charter! </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Sibenik
  • <p><strong>Charter a yacht in Sibenik</strong> and visit this city located in the central part of Dalmatia region, in the Adriatic. With more than 41,000 inhabitants, it is one of the main tourist attractions in the region. Why not rent a bareboat or crewed gulet or one of our many catamarans or yachts from aBoatTime, or perhaps one of our luxury boats like a Jeanneau model and take your sailing charter up and down the coast of Croatia whilst visiting famous sailing destinations like Kornati, Zadar, Trogir, Dubrovnik, Krka, Primosten and many more locations in Dalmatia and the Adriatic alike. </p> <p>Sibenik has a great cultural and historic heritage, such as the cathedral of Santiago of Sibenik, declared patrimony of humanity in the year 2000. This city is also home to many cultural and artistic events, such as the International Children’s Festival. </p> <p>This city is full of history as it lived through many political changes; it was part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire the kingdom of Yugoslavia, was occupied by fascist Italy and Nazi Germany during WWII, then it became part of the Republic of Yugoslavia and finally achieved independence as part of Croatia. </p> <p>The city is divided in three parts: the high zone, where you can find the fortresses of San Juan and Santa Ana, the old zone and the old town. The main economic activity of Sibenik has always been metal as well as textile industry as well as agriculture. However, after the Balkan war the city focused on tourism. </p> <p>So visit Croatia and go sailing in Dalmatia, the Adriatic Coast and around all of the amazing islands, marinas and coastal towns. Rent one of aBoatTime’s crewed or bareboat yachts or catamarans for your yacht sailing charter from a local Croatian marina and visit special places all over Croatia such as; Kornati, Trogir, Dubrovnik and hundreds of other places in Dalmatia, the Adriatic and along the coast. Whether crewed or bareboat, a yacht charter in Sibenik will be an amazing holiday, so don’t miss this opportunity! </p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>Inside of the Dalmatia-Sibenik region you have the opportunity to rent a boat in the following marinas that offer several berths for you to moor your yacht in: </p> <ul><li>ACI Marina Vodice:</li><p>This port has modern amenities, 290 docking spots and 60 berths for boats on the ground. All the docking spots have water and electricity in this marina. </p> <li>Skradin aci Marina:</li><p> One of the most impressive in the area, it has 180 docking spots with a capability to host vessels with a maximum length of 70 meters. </p> <li>Solaris yc Marina:</li><p> it’s a port for medium size boats with a maximum length of 13 meters and a 2.5 meters keel. This port is equipped with a large quantity of services, including restaurants and cranes. </p></ul> <h2>What to do in Sibenik</h2> <p>There is so much to do on your yacht charter in Sibenik. There are many places that you can visit in the region, some of the interest points include: </p> <ul><li>The island of Zlarin:</li><p> a spectacular isle of 8 square km located close to Sibenik. </p> -<li>Krapanj:</li><p> one of the smallest islands in the Adriatic, with 0.36 square km, located 300 meters off the coast. </p> <li>Prvic:</li><p> a small island located in the Sibenik archipelago, considered a cultural patrimony and protected by Croatia’s ministry of culture. </p></ul> <h2>What to see in Sibenik</h2> <p>There are numerous curious facts about the city of Sibenik: for example, it is the birthplace of the inventor of the parachute, Faust Vrancic, and the famed basketball player Drazen Petrovic. </p> <p>Within its architectonic beauty, the most important element is the cathedral of Santiago, the construction of which started in 1402, it constitutes one of the main tourist attractions of the city. Other points of interest are the sculpture of Juraj Dalmatinac and the Church and monastery of St. Frane. </p> <h2>Beaches and Coves</h2> <p>Get ready to relax on some beautiful beaches on your yacht charter in Sibenik, here are some of our favourites.</p> <ul><li>Primosten beach:</li><p> 27 km away from Sibenik, a visit to this paradisiac beach is almost mandatory. It is characterized for its clear waters, and its stone nature, surrounded by a dense forest. </p> <li>Banj beach:</li><p>it is an artificial beach with several bars and restaurants along the coastline. At night, this beach hosts concerts, events and an open-air cinema. </p></ul> <h2>Natural Parks</h2> <p>Sibenik’s beauty is found not only in its spectacular city, but also in the gorgeous natural parks that constitute the local flora and fauna reserves. Some of them are: </p> <ul><li>The Krka natural park</li><p> very close to the city and full of great natural beauty. </p> <li>The Kortaki national park</li><p> it´s another tourist attraction, with more than 140 isles in its interior and an impressive natural beauty. This place constitutes an ideal scenery to explore the Croatian coast aboard the boat of your choice, take advantage of your boat to scuba dive and discover the lush underwater ecosystem, shipwrecks and the underwater archeological sites. </p></ul> <h2>Currency</h2> <ul><li>Currency: Kuna (1kn=100 lipas// 1€=7.5 kn approx.)</li> <li>Places for exchange: banks, exchange offices, post offices, travel agencies, hotels and camping sites.</li> <li>Accepted credit cards: Eurocard/Mastercard, Visa, American Express and Dinners.</li></ul> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>You’ll get to taste some delicious food on your yacht charter in Sibenik! Sibenik has a large variety of typical dishes, from the famous Misina cheese to the Babic red wine. The delicious ham from Drnis, or the large variety of fresh fish, in addition to typical dishes such as: </p> <ul><li>Skradinski Kumbasice:</li><p> a typical sausage from the region. </p> <li>Soparnjak:</li><p>a paste filled with strawberries, olive oil, and figs. The mixture is fried and then served cold. </p> <p>Other typical foods of the region are for example the dry fig pudding and the almond desserts. </p></ul> <p>So enjoy a yacht charter holiday with aBoatTime and visit Sibenik. Go sailing in Croatia and enjoy an unforgettable holiday on your yacht charter in Sibenik!</p>

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