Hidden Gems

Enjoy a romantic getaway when you yacht in Croatia

By Jenny Wilson
on  November 05, 2015

Croatia has a number of beautiful spots that are a little off the well-worn tourist trail, making it an ideal destination for couples looking for a quiet romantic break. If you hire a yacht in Croatia you can sail to the island of Vis, a secluded hideaway perfect for when you want to get away from it all.
Sailing in Croatia - Romantic holidays for couples
One of the reasons Vis has largely escaped the influx of tourists is that for a long time it was used as naval base. Now decommissioned, there are still some bunkers and nuclear shelters to explore but visitors come here to enjoy the spectacular scenery and quiet charms of this stunning island. It is one of the driest in the region, making it an ideal location for the many vineyards. Take a tasting tour and sample some of the fine locally-produced wine.

Vis Old Town is perfect for a casual stroll, followed by a relaxing coffee in one of Vis Town’s charming cafes. The coastline of Vis is scattered with secluded coves and bays fragrant with the scent of the numerous pines and oleanders that grow all over the island. Find a quiet spot where you can relax undisturbed, enjoying a leisurely dip in the pleasantly temperate sea should the mood take you. The emerald waters of Stiniva Cove are popular with snorkelers keen to catch a glimpse of the bottlenose dolphins and loggerhead turtles that can be found there.

Finish your day with a romantic meal in one of the many fine restaurants as you delight in the enchanting sunset.

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