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Dubrovnik Yacht Charter & Sailing Holiday

Inspiring Itineraries


Dubrovnik one-week bareboat

Sail the inspirational Adriatic

With a spectacular fusion of history and culture, stunning natural beauty and an array of striking islands to explore, Dubrovnik bareboat sailing holidays take you on an odyssey of discovery. From bustling Korčula to the magnificent beauty of Mljet National Park, enjoy a perfect combination of line-of-sight sailing and short island hops. Climb aboard your private yacht and sail Dubrovnik: the gateway to the Dalmatian coast.  


  • Exploring Dubrovnik
  •  Cultural Korčula Town
  •  Plavac Mali wine
  •  The Croatian riviera
  •  Historic architecture
  •  Snorkeling the Adriatic

Montenegro One-Week Itinerary

This highly sought-after itinerary combines two fascinating and unique destinations to discover in one week of sailing vacation. Depart from our base in Dubrovnik and head south to Montenegro and immerse yourself in the culture, art, history and ancient architecture of these two destinations.
  • Admire the view from the city walls of Dubrovnik
  • Visit the famous Blue Cave near Herceg Novi
  • Walk around Budva Old Town
  • Swim in Bigova Bay
  • Embrace nature in the large city park of Tivat
Korcula Old Town

Elafiti one-week flotilla

The Dubrovnik flotilla holiday is a one-week excursion along the stunning Dalmatian Coast, promising secluded island beaches and traditional fishing villages, calm, sparkling waters, and adventures with new friends. Join a group of yachts led by an experienced crew and strike out together into the azure waters of the Adriatic. Improve your sailing skills and increase your confidence on the water, meet new people, and enjoy communal leisure activities while experiencing the stunning scenery of the Croatian coastline. *Please note: No Catamarans can be booked on the Elafiti Flotilla Highlights:
  • Famous Dubrovnik Old Town
  • Mljet National Park
  • Stunning Korčula Town
  • Excellent Croatian wine
  • Vela Špilja cave
  • Delicious Croatian seafood
2024 Dates:
26-May | 02-Jun | 09-Jun | 16-Jun | 23-Jun | 30-Jun | 07-Jul | 14-Jul | 21-Jul | 28-Jul | 04-Aug | 11-Aug | 18-Aug | 25-Aug | 01-Sep | 08-Sep | 15-Sep | 22-Sep

Korcula one-week flotilla

Set sail from the Ombla River and plot a course for the striking islands of the Dubrovnik-Neretva county, gliding through deep, clean blue water. Join our new Korčula flotilla route, follow in the footsteps of famous explorers and discover a sociable adventure in stunning southern Dalmatia. Experience the magnificent beauty and unique tidal lakes of Mljet National Park, or catch the sun on Lumbarda beach. Enjoy a perfect combination of line-of-sight sailing and short island hops. Join the Korčula flotilla and discover the Dalmatian coast together.


  • Explore Dubrovnik
  • Cultural Korčula Town
  • Sensational Mljet National Park and salt lakes
  • Plavac Mali wine
  • Famous Ston town wall
  • Historic architecture
  • Snorkelling the Adriatic
2024 Dates: 
05-May | 12-May | 19-May | 26-May | 02-Jun | 09-Jun | 16-Jun | 23-Jun | 30-Jun | 07-Jul | 14-Jul | 21-Jul | 28-Jul | 04-Aug | 11-Aug | 18-Aug | 25-Aug | 01-Sep | 08-Sep | 15-Sep | 22-Sep | 29-Sep | 06-Oct
Where is the best place to sail in Dubrovnik?

Dubrovnik is renowned for its smooth sailing conditions, spectacular scenery, golden beaches, and incredible architecture. With so much to explore and uncover along the coast, you might be wondering, where are the best places to sail in Dubrovnik?

For Families

If you’re looking for a family holiday that blends history with adventure, Dubrovnik is the ideal sailing charter destination. Set sail towards Mljet and spend your afternoon snorkelling and swimming in the sheltered bay of Okuklje. You can also try their world-renowned chocolate lava! Stick with the nautical theme and visit the interesting Maritime Museum. 

For Nature Lovers

With some of the most breathtaking scenery and landscapes in the whole of the Mediterranean, everywhere you turn in Dubrovnik, you’ll find astonishing natural beauty. Our top three natural beauty spots in Dubrovnik are:

  • Lokrum Island
  • Mljet National Park
  • Pelješac Peninsula

For first-time sailors

With line of sight navigation and calm waters, Dubrovnik is a ‘level 1’ sailing destination, which means it’s ideal for first-time sailors. You can also take advantage of our skippered charter option, leaving an experienced skipper to take the helm and navigate you and your friends or family around the Croatian coastline.

If you’re booking a yacht charter in Dubrovnik for the first time, follow one of our one-week itineraries and experience the gems of the Adriatic Sea, including:

  • Pelješac
  • Korčula
  • Mljet
  • Šipan
  • Herceg Novi
  • Bigova
  • Tivat
What are the best things to do in Dubrovnik?

Whether you’re travelling around Croatia and the glorious Adriatic Sea with your friends, family or as a group, take a look at some of the best things to do in Dubrovnik.


You deserve to sit back, relax and feel the sun on your face. Dubrovnik is home to a combination of beautiful sandy and rocky beaches, each one perfect for sunbathing and soaking up the sun. Want to completely switch off from the world? Proizd Island’s beaches were recently named some of the best in the world for recharging and relaxing. 


Hiring a yacht in Dubrovnik makes it easy and convenient to explore by sea and land. Immerse yourself into Dubrovnik’s rich history by uncovering the treasures of Dubrovnik Old Town. Set sail to Betina Cave Beach, a stunning, secluded beach that’s only accessible by boat. Follow our Montenegro itinerary and discover the iconic Blue Cave in Herceg Novi. 

Underwater adventures

The Adriatic is a turquoise paradise waiting to be explored. Moor up on the island of Badija and enjoy an afternoon of snorkelling. Swim in the stunning saltwater lakes of Mljet National Park. Head to the mini volcanic island of Jabuka, not far from the coast of Dubrovnik, and challenge yourself to some incredible scuba diving.

History and culture

Dubrovnik is truly a cultural wonderland, with countless fortresses, museums, palaces and other historic sites. Our top five historical attractions to visit during your Dubrovnik yacht charter are:

  • Dubrovnik City Walls
  • Fort Lovrijenac
  • Rector’s Palace
  • Tvrđava Minčeta
  • Church of St. Blaise
When is the best time of year to visit Dubrovnik?

The best time of year to visit Dubrovnik is between April and October.

The sailing season in Dubrovnik runs from April-October, with the most popular time being July and August. This is similar to our other Mediterranean destinations, such as Athens and Lefkas.

Are you looking for a tranquil, secluded yacht charter in Dubrovnik where you can escape reality and feel your worries melt away? Book your Dubrovnik sailing holiday between April-May or September-October to enjoy quieter beaches and less tourists.
We close our Dubrovnik base between the end of November and early March each year. Take a look at our other sailing destinations in the Caribbean, Indian Ocean, Southeast Asia and South Pacific to find winter sun alternatives.

How much does it cost to charter a yacht in Dubrovnik?

We are delighted to offer bespoke sailing holidays in Dubrovnik, tailored to your exact requirements. The cost of your yacht charter will depend on a number of factors, such as:

  • When you visit Dubrovnik
  • How many people are joining you on your sailing holiday
  • How long you want to sail around the Adriatic for
  • Whether you book a bareboat, skippered or flotilla charter
  • Whether you hire a catamaran or monohull
  • What your Dubrovnik itinerary looks like
  • Extras

To learn more about the costs of chartering a yacht in Dubrovnik, build a quote and start planning your dream holiday today.

How much are the moorings fees in Dubrovnik?

The average cost for a 35” yacht in the quiet season is around EUR 62.00, while in the peak season you may pay around EUR 76.00. 

For a larger yacht of 55”, you could be looking at EUR 136.00 in the low season and EUR 160.00 during the high season.

However, Moorings fees do tend to differ depending on where in Croatia you are and, more specifically, mooring fees in Dubrovnik will vary from marina to marina.

You may pay more or less depending on:

  • The type of yacht you have (as with other Mediterranean destinations such as Greece and Italy, you may be expected to pay a supplement of up to 60% if you are sailing a catamaran)
  • The size of your yacht
  • How long you’re mooring up for
  • What time of year you visit
How long does it take to sail Dubrovnik?

One week is the perfect duration for a sailing holiday in Dubrovnik.

With its rich history, captivating architecture and breathtaking natural beauty, it’s no wonder that Dubrovnik is one of the top sailing spots in the world. You could spend months exploring the affectionately-named ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’ and still uncover new treasures everyday.

A croatia yacht charter of this length allows you to relax and switch off on some of the secluded beaches while also having plenty of time to snorkel, wander around Dubrovnik Old Town and enjoy authentic Croatian cuisine. 

What you get up to during your idyllic yacht charter is completely up to you, we have four Dubrovnik itineraries that you can take inspiration from:

From the Sailing Blog

What Guests are Saying


Dubrovnik was a great operation, well organised, well equipped and maintained yachts and a superb sailing area. As always, I think it’s the lead boat crew that really make the holiday – professional, knowledgable, helpful and friendly with great briefings and organisation.

Colin Battle Dubrovnik

Very good quality boats. Good lead crew on the flotilla. Customer service pre-trip was very clear

Ray Coyle Lefkas

Can speak easily to an advisor

Nigel Jones Dubrovnik

Stress free sailing.

Peter Shiret Lefkas

High level of service and quality of boat/condition.

David Henderson Agana

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