The Croatian Islands’ Best Kept Secrets

By Yacht Getaways Team published on 22 July 2017

Put simply, Croatia is a dream destination. Whether you’re in search of crystal clear waters, delicious cuisine, enthralling history or a little bit of everything, this stunning part of the world is sure to charm and delight as its beauty sweeps you off your feet throughout your sailing getaway.

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The Elegant Elaphiti Islands

Spending time on these beautiful islands feels a little like uncovering treasure that has been hidden for centuries. Covered with forest land that feels just a little bit magical, fig and olive trees, citrus groves and sprawling vineyards, the Elaphiti Islands are famous for their laid-back atmospheres, ancient chapels and winding footpaths. With countless coves to explore along the shoreline, restaurants serving the freshest seafood to enjoy, and the opportunity to take a trip out to the region’s famous Blue Cave, there are so many things to love about this very peaceful part of the world.

Admire Spectacular Šolta on Your Sailing Getaway

With charming cobble stoned streets, picturesque villages and impressive ancient architecture, it isn’t unreasonable to say that Šolta has something to offer absolutely everyone. You’ll find countless world class restaurants and eateries dotted throughout the island, as well as charming galleries displaying works from supremely talented artists born in the region, and beautiful marinas with views that will take your breath away. Šolta is also every wine lover’s dream, with local Dobričić earning an impressive reputation amongst experts.

Enchanting Mljet

Arguably one of the most beautiful islands in the Adriatic, which is saying something considering every landscape in this region is almost inexpressibly picturesque, Mljet’s sandy coves, inlets and magnificent cliffs feel both wildly untameable and curiously inviting. Legend has it that one particular cave provided Odysseus with much needed shelter after losing his ship in stormy seas, and a trip to this very famous part of the island is something we recommend to everyone. With words alone unable to do Mljet justice and miles of forested national park, calm saltwater lakes, and ancient architecture to explore, the history and legend of this island paradise is simply unforgettable.

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