Yacht Charter Hvar & Boat Rental

Rent a boat with or without skipper in Hvar

with SamBoat. Choose from a wide selection of sailboats, motor boats, RIBs, catamarans, yachts and canal boats. We offer a huge range of boats to hire from 50€/day. With the best offers, SamBoat helps you to find the ideal yacht charter for the perfect vacation.

Renting a Boat in Hvar


Hvar is one of the world-famous islands in Croatia that is home to dozens of scenic beauties, traditions, nightlife with an amazing climate. The mild climate of Hvar attracts a huge number of visitors during the summer time. Even the winters in Hvar are pleasant and moderate. It makes it a perfect destination for a sailing holiday!


How much does it cost to hire a boat in Hvar?


When renting a boat in Hvar, you have to keep in mind that the season dictates the pricing of the boats. Typically prices will be a bit higher in the period from May to September. For yacht charters, you can expect to pay 500€/day during high season for catamarans and approximately 300€/day during low season. Keep in mind that an ICC is recommended with a VHF license if you rent a bareboat. However, if you don’t have enough experience, you have the opportunity to rent a boat with a skipper. If you plan to rent a motor boat to explore the island for a day you will have several options from basic RIBs to luxury yachts. Plan your trip based on your needs and you will have different options based on your activity. For both day boats you can also rent with a skipper or as a bareboat based on your experiences.


Boat availability in Hvar


Hvar is a popular holiday destination, so it gets lots of tourists every year. The number of tourists increase during summer time. There are a wide range of boats available for renting including luxury yachts, sailboats, catamarans, motorboats, RIBs and even speedboats. The choices are unlimited once you start looking. Due to being a popular destination we advise to rent your boat well in advance of your holiday to guarantee to find the perfect boat for your needs. 


Do I need a license to charter a yacht in Hvar? 


If you rent a boat in Croatia, it is mandatory to have a valid boating license. In addition to the boating license it is obligatory to have a VHF radio license too. Without these valid documents, you cannot rent a boat in Hvar. However, there is no need to worry about license as there is always a possibility to rent a boat with a skipper. In the case of renting a boat with a skipper, you can enjoy your holiday stress free. 


Overview of Hvar


Hvar is a Croatian island located on the Adriatic Sea. It lies between some other beautiful islands such as the Brac island. The history of Hvar goes way back to the time of the Ancient Greeks. Over centuries, Hvar prospered and gained not only popularity and significance in Europe, but also became packed with cultural heritage, art, architecture and years of tourism. Hvar has some of the oldest and most beautiful monuments and architectural structures.One of these distinctive buildings is the St. Stephen’s cathedral that was built in the 17th century. While culture, art, and history may be a specialty of Hvar, let’s not forget about the incredibly beautiful beaches it has. The Dubovica beach is one of the most popular beach destinations of Hvar. With tranquil, beautiful and captivating blue-green water you will also be able to relax. Make this summer your perfect escape from the stressful and fast life of the urban city. There's nothing better than enjoying the splendid scenery of Hvar for your next vacations! 


In Hvar, you'll also have exceptional destinations to head to. In close proximity, you can sail to Dubrovnik and see one of the most historical cities in Croatia. One of the hidden gems of Croatia is Zadar. When sailing along the coast, Zadar is a must see destination. Boat straight to Zadar and get to know the beautiful region. 


There is no airport on the island of Hvar and the closest airport is in Split. Therefore, the easiest way to reach the island is taking the ferry from Split or other Croatian cities such as Dubrovnik. During high season there are multiple ferries a day going to Hvar island. In some cases, it could be easier to charter a boat from Split and head directly towards Hvar. 


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