Croatia

Croatia is an easily accessible country situated at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe and occupies the largest area of the eastern coast of the Adriatic Sea which, as a part of the Mediterranean Sea, penetrates deep into the European continent. Croatia has 6.278 km of the coastline starting from Istria to Dubrovnik including a coastline of 1.244 islands, islets, stacks and reefs. Due to its geographical and climate position, calm crystal blue sea, very developed coast with many islands which are close to each other Croatia is an absolute Mediterranean paradise oasis.  Croatia is ideal for all sun seekers who are looking for luxury yacht charters, sailing holidays, various watersports, safe swimming, exciting diving and all of that with an extraordinary gastronomic flavor. Croatia is a safe and friendly destination for everybody: for singles, families, children, young people and seniors.

A combination of spectacular natural beauties, rich culture, tasteful gastronomy and luxury accommodation, makes Croatia a must see Mediterranean destination.

To book a private yacht charter in Croatia for 7 days, is the best way to see the most popular Croatian destinations like Dubrovnik and Split and visit famous islands like Hvar, Brač, Vis, Korcula or Mljet and get the chance to wake up every morning in a new heavenly beautiful place.

General info

Area:

  • 56,542 square kilometers, with an additional 31,067 square kilometers of territorial waters.
  • Population: 4.290.000
  • The majority of the population are Croats. The ethnic minorities include Serbs, Hungarians, Czechs, Italians and others. 
  • Capital city: Zagreb (792.875) 
  • Length of coast: 5,835 km - including 4,058 km of island, islet and reef coastline. 
  • Number of islands, islets and reefs: 1,185 among which 67 islands are inhabited. The largest islands are Krk, Cres, Brač and Hvar. 
  • Official language and alphabet: Croatian language and Latin alphabet.

Climate:

Two climate zones can be distinguished in Croatia; temperate continental climate in the interior and pleasant Mediterranean climate along the Adriatic coast.

The average inland temperature:

August 19 - 23°C
January 0 - 2°C

The average seaside temperature:

August 21 - 27 °C
January 6 - 11°C

Water temperature:

The Adriatic Sea has a very marked annual change in surface temperature. The average annual temperature is 11°C. During the winter, the sea is the coldest and the surface temperature is about 7°C. In the summer the surface of the sea reaches a very high temperature, of up to 22 to 25°C, and in the southern Adriatic and Istria up to 27°C.

Currency:

Kuna (1 kuna = 100 lipa). Foreign currency can be exchanged in banks, currency exchange offices, post offices, travel agencies, hotels, marinas.