SOUTH DALMATIA YACHT CHARTERA2A Yachting offers yacht charter out of Dubrovnik, Slano and Cavtat in South Dalmatia. Yachts can also be delivered to Korcula, Mljet, Ston in Peljesac. A typical 7 day itinerary would also include visit to National Park Mljet, Lastovo Island and Elafiti islands just North of Dubrovnik.
About Yacht charter in South Dalmatia:
One way yacht charter between Split and Dubrovnik is one of the most popular sailing routes in the world. A 7 day cruise is a typical journey most sailors undertake. On a motor yacht, this can make for a pleasurable cruise, to sailing enthusiasts who like to take their time we recommend 2 weeks charter or even a 10 day charter. If visiting only South Dalmatia, you can certainly have your own fun here, without the need to go as far North as Split. Circumnavigating Island of Korcula is a fabulous 60NM experience and Island of Mljet also has at least three destinations in which you can spend a lovely evening. Visit Lastovo island is also a must and snorkelling and sunbathing in one of the lovely beaches around Elafiti Archipelago is a must. Any visitor to Dubrovnik should also have at least two days and nights to sail around the city walls and explore this monument of a town. One can also visit Montenegro in a one week charter.
When to sail:
For sailing and motor yacht charters, the best season is from early May to mid October. During these months you can enjoy all the best of what the region has to offer. Apart from fabulous sailing itineraries amongst its spectacular islands and along the coast, you will also find numerous concerts, festivals, concerts and other types of entertainment. Most of all you will find lovely family run or luxury restaurants, markets with fresh food and fish on display every day as well as major tourist resorts for lively nights and partying. True sailing enthusiasts will also encounter private secluded beaches and harbours for a relaxing or indeed an active day at sea. April, May and October are best times for real sailing enthusiasts, while other months are best for relaxing family adventures.
More about South Dalmatia:
Being a year-round destination, South Dalmatia has a lot to offer at any time of the year. Sailing here is possible even in February or March, during which time other parts of Dalmatia or Croatia are awaiting snow.
How to get here:
In addition to the very good flight connections to Dubrovnik Airports, South Dalmatia is also well connected with Western Europe through its modern motorway network which was completed at the beginning of 21st Century. The same network is due to be completed in the next 2 years and will reach as far South as Dubrovnik. Split and Dubrovnik are less than 1 hour flight time from Zagreb, and only two and a half hours from London. Tivat airport in Montenegro is also a possible access point, as it is only 2h away.
Events in Dalmatia:
There are numerous events in Dalmatia throughout the year. The best known are certainly Dubrovnik Festival, Sinjska Alka or Split Festival of Popular Music. Below is a listing with direct links to a few more of the local events.