Rental Boats in Istra - Private Cruising in Croatia


Istria is the largest peninsula in the Adriatic, and the northern most part of Croatian coastline.  The Istrian triangle, as it is often called due to its shape, is an area of land famous by its vineyards, olives, tasty Mediterranean food, and fine Croatian wine.

Yacht rental and sailing in the Istrian region is an unforgettable experience. There you can truly relax and enjoy the variety of beautiful scenery, tastes and as always in Croatia crystal clear sea. You’ll visit Opatija, a charming small town where time seems to run slower. There you’ll enjoy walking through many beautiful gardens and a luxury dinner with baroque classical music playing in the background. Krk, Croatia’s largest island is just a sail away. Pula, the little Rome will leave you amazed with its marvelous architecture, and the nearby Brijuni archipelago will win your heart. Yacht rental in Istria gives you the privilege of exploring Brijuni, a Croatian National park, and a group of small islands filled with wonders. The archipelago is an oasis of intact nature, you must see to believe. There’s even an island shaped like a fish, and you can drop anchor right next to it.



Istria yacht rental makes for an amazing romantic getaway, and overall a perfect experience for anybody who desires a slow paced, relaxing holiday in the Croatian sunshine. This is perhaps the best  yachting region if you plan sailing late in the season!

Yacht Holiday offers a variety of different yacht rentals in the Istria region as well as a number of routes tailored to your needs. You can rent a sailboat, catamaran, gulet and motoryacht in Istria, both bareboat and crewed, and choose one from the numerous boats we offer in our online yacht database. Pula is the most popular place to begin your sailing adventure. Contact us, and let us help you choose the best yacht for your holiday!



For those looking to charter a catamaran, sailboat or a yacht in Croatia Istria has several options. Yachts for rent can be found in Pula, Rovinj and Umag which are all very popular starting points for sailing holidays among many of our clients. You can choose among many charter boats including sailboats, catamarans, motorboats and luxury yachts. Depending on your budget and preferences you can charter yacht for a week, two weeks or more.

One of the most popular sailing routes from Istria is the Kvarner area route. This route is known for stunning islands, charming towns and clean sea. Starting from Pula, route takes you to island Cres which is the largest island in Adriatic Sea. From there you can sail to Krk, island famous for scenic bays and centuries old harbors. The route also takes you to the Rab, home to some of the most beautiful beaches in Croatia.

Another popular sailing itinerary from Istria is “coast route” which takes you along the Istrian coast, full of charming coastal towns and secluded bays. Starting from Rovinj, route takes you to Poreč, known for its ancient Roman ruins. From there you can set sails to town of Novigrad, small fishing village with a rich history and beautiful architecture. After Novigrad you can visit Umag, famous for scenic beaches and clear water.

For everyone who is looking for a longer adventure on the boat, “circle route” is a great option. This route takes you around the Istrian peninsula, giving you opportunity to explore both the eastern and western parts of Istria. Starting from Pula, route takes you to the town of Rovinj, from there you can sail to Poreč which is home to some of the best preserved ancient Roman architecture in Croatia.

Istria is great destination for all sailors who are looking to explore Adriatic Sea. With wide range of rental yachts we are pretty sure you will find perfect boat for charter in Croatia. Whether you are experienced sailor or first time sailor, sailing routes from Istria offers stunning natural beauties and picturesque coastal towns. So why not rent a yacht in Croatia and explore Istria in style? Contact us and start planning your holidays in Croatia!

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*Typical charter week lasts 7 days, starting and ending on saturday.