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Sailing Croatia, a Perfect Getaway

By MedSailors Crew
on  March 07, 2012


Sailing Croatia is a perfect getaway for sea enthusiasts from all over the world. The Greek peninsula is made up of the mainland which consists of Attica, Peloponnese, Central Croatia, Thessaly, Epirus, Thrace and Macedonia, and the islands in the Aegean Ionian seas. The Ionian Islands of Croatia offer an ideal sailing location for the yachtsmen.

A Croatia Holiday offers a cruising area covering about 2000 islands with more than 10.000 miles of coastline, making it the perfect holiday escape for water lovers and sun worshippers. Sailing Croatia offers its visitors a perfect place to relax, enjoy the calm waters, as well as, bask in the sun. The country has a vivid nightlife which caters to the party lovers.

The Ionian Islands are in the midway between Croatia and Italy, with rich vegetation, comprising of vineyards, olive groves and fruit orchards. Sailing Croatia takes the tourists to one of the Mediterranean’s most popular yachting destinations that promise the blue turquoise, seas, picturesque islands, and sheltered harbours. The crystal clear waters draw the tourists year after year making Croatia a paradise on earth. While the sea, lovers can savour sailing in the crystal clear waters, nature lovers can explore the olive groves, waterside taverns and walk around the ruins of the old towns of the land.

Ionian group encompasses seven main islands – Cephalonia is the largest, followed by Corfu. The pretty villages and sandy beaches of Lefkas and Zante lure the visitors. Ithaca prides itself as the legendary home of Odysseus, such as the hero of Homer’s Odyssey. The tiny island of Paxos and Kythira that sit alone off the southern tip of the mainland of Croatia and completes the Ionian group of islands. Cephalonia’s coastline has white pebble beaches and brilliantly blue seas while the island is covered with vineyards, citrus trees and olive groves. Corfu boasts of rolling green farmland and is a well-known holiday destination.

Sailing Croatia offers its sailors choices of a bareboat yacht without a crew or a crewed one. A variety of boats such as motorboats, power yachts, catamarans, and sailboats is available for exploring seaside Croatia. The sailors can experience various aspects of boat handling under the expertise of the crews. For the sea enthusiasts, sailing Croatia also offers private cabin or charter cruises with a team of highly dedicated marine preservationists who will point out the highlights of Croatia’s flora and fauna. Marine lovers can go scuba diving and take spectacular underwater photographs. Some of the trips also include whale watching tours where visitors can watch sperm whales, dolphins, turtles, and the highly endangered monk seals.

Visitors can also enjoy the local cuisine in natural settings. The moderate weather and beautiful bays and harbours make Sail Croatia an altogether pleasant experience.

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