Korcula yacht charter: rent a boat in Korcula, Croatia
If you are going to have a holiday in Croatia, then there is no way you can miss out Korcula when planning your itinerary. This place is believed to be one of the greenest islands one can find in the Adriatic Sea. It is located within easy reach of the Dalmatian coast and features more than two hundred caves and a host of small beaches along with a countless amount of vinelands, olive trees, and lush forests of oaks, cypresses, Allepo pines to marvel at on the island.
For many years, this land preserves its rich cultural heritage; therefore, it is considered as one of the most interesting lands to visit in the Eastern Med. Moreover, it is an attractive yacht charter holiday spot. When cruising around the sea on your Korcula yacht charter, jump at the opportunity to discover other resorts with sun-soaked watersides and small harbors.
The main town of the island has the same name. Korcula history started as early as in the medieval period and it is believed that this place is Marco Polo’s hometown. Nowadays, there is a museum in the house, where the writer was born, that is why everybody interested in his life course comes here to see this place. The town is also famous for its sword dances.
While on a visit to the island, you can also plan a trip to Zavalatica with its soothing and pristine environment. There you will have a chance to taste the award-winning drink – the “Posip” white wine. Lots of coves with clear waters and nice beaches to relax on and try various water sports activities such as swimming, diving, and so forth. Close to the bay of Zitna, there are many food venues serving delicious Dalmatian vintage and palatable seafood dishes.
There are also other places to see. Vela Luka is among them. This picturesque town lies in the western part of the island. Its history began as early as at the beginning of the 19th century. This place also has rich and diverse heritage, which is greatly reflected in incredible museums and galleries centered in the middle of the town.
Another place to visit is Racisce. It is a tiny rural area with a harbor located at the distance of twelve kilometers from Korcula. Visitors coming to this village, admire its two bays – Samograd and Vaja – as well as its quiet, charming beaches with clear waters for diving and swimming. This place is known for the “trabakula,” – wooden schooners featuring massive sails and masts – which were anchored here in the early 20th century.
There is a wide selection of charter yachts in the country, including motor and sailing vessels on offer here all year round. From small luxury boats to tremendous mega vessels, you will easily find the perfect match for your needs and budget.