Yacht Charter Makarska, Croatia & Boat Rental

Rent a boat with or without skipper in Makarska, Croatia

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Renting a Boat in Makarska


Since the city of Makarska grew around a natural harbour, it is now a famous tourist place for holidays and sailing. You can make excellent use of the city’s location. Rent a boat in Makarska and have a great time sailing across the water! 


The harbour is filled with yachts and tourist ships. During the summers, most families and friends hire a boat in Makarska’s harbour to enjoy everything that the city has to offer and enjoy the entertainment and cultural performances that take place.


How much does it cost to rent a boat in Makarska?


The cost of renting a boat in Makarska is fluctuating throughout the year. As the high season in the city is during summer from June to August, the prices are more likely to be higher than outside this time period. If you plan to charter a yacht in Makarska, expect to pay around 200 €/day for a sailboat and 400 €/day for a catamaran. 


When it comes to renting a motor boat, the prices depend on the type of boat you rent. Out of the huge availability the choice is truly yours to find your dream boat for your holiday. We recommend planning your activities in advance and the number of people that will be on the boat. 


Boat availability in Makarska


Given the popularity of Makarska there are plenty of boats available to rent. From sailboats, catamarans to motor boats and RIBs, there is a huge selection you can choose from. Although, bear in mind that during the high season of summer, there is increased demand for boat rental. However, the excellent climate of Makarska will allow you to go sailing from April until October. We highly recommend booking your boat in advance to guarantee to find the dream boat for you. 


Do I need a licence to charter a yacht in Makarska?


If you rent a boat in Makarska, you will need to have a valid boating license as well as a VHF radio license. Regardless of the boat you rent in Makarska, these documents are necessary to have. If you don’t have any of these documents or don’t feel comfortable renting a bareboat, there is an option to rent with a skipper. The benefit of having a skipper in addition to their ability to control the boat is their knowledge about the area. A local skipper in Makarska will be able to give you a tour around the hidden beaches where there are no other tourists! It will truly make your holiday unforgettable! 


Overview of Makarska  


Makarska is a port town in Croatia, located on the Dalmatian coast. It is a well-developed city, located below Mount Biokovo. The city is a must-see destination. It is a well-known tourist place as it possesses everything you’d need to have an incredible vacation. From serene views, a beautiful beach, perfect weather, attractive sites to extremely lovable people; Makarska is a place you’d surely want to visit. 


Although the city has urbanized, it still has a rather pleasingly wild untouched feel to it. Most of the settlements here are small and almost village-like, except for the main square. The main square of the city is overlooked by the Baroque Church of St.Mark and by several different palazzi that were built in the 18th century. In the summers, the main square is filled with cafes and open-air restaurants. 


Meanwhile, behind the church, there is a daily open-air market where you can purchase fresh seasonal fruit and vegetables. Overlooked by a string of cafés and pizzeria along with the harbor, there are wooden excursion boats that offer one-day trips to Jelsa and Zlatni Rat beach, one of the world’s renowned party beaches! Not far, you can always take your motorboat to Split and experience a different part of Croatia. Also, not far from both Makarska and Split is, Hvar, a city that has the perfect mix of the old Croatian history and that of a new modern city. You can take your yacht rental to Hvar and explore this beautiful area. 


Between Makarska and Hvar, you'll find the city of Bol. Bol is known to be one of the most charming villages in the Croatia coast. Be sure to sail to Bol and experience the beauty. Keep in mind that the main source of attraction here is the sandy beaches. The walkways are lined with fragrant pinewoods that overlook the glistening turquoise sea. Meanwhile, the trees are surrounded by luxurious hotels, cafes and restaurants, and other tourist facilities. You can hire peddle-boats, jet-skis and banana rides and can enjoy your time with your friends and family. 



Practical information about sailing in Makarska


There are a few options on how to reach Makarska in Croatia. As the city doesn’t have an airport, the closest airport you can go to is in Split and Dubrovnik. You can take a bus from there to reach Makarska. Other than taking a plane you can take a ferry from other Croatian cities. 


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Mateo was very easy going and responded diligently. The yacht was is great shape and essentially brand new. We chose our route and the 6 of us had a great time!


Fantastic boat rental company. Excellent communication from Joze. Didn't have the boat we initially wanted so have us a bigger boat at good price. Also included the tube to use for free. Carlos our skipper was a lovely young man who adapted trip to suit our wishes. Fabulous way to see the islands and better value than the mass island tours. Had one of our best last days of holiday ever. Highly recommend this excellent service and Joze.

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