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Croatia Gay Sailing Trip 2024: Join Pride Sailing Holidays!

This Croatian gay sailing trip will travel between Split and finish in Dubrovnik (different dates also offer the option Dubrovnik to Split).

(Register your interest now as there are limited places remaining – see form at the bottom of the page).

Date options – July 22, August 5, September 9 and 16.

Highlights:

  • 7 days island-hopping along the picturesque Dalmatian coast 
  • Welcome onboard with a champagne reception from our LGBTQ friendly crew
  • Breakfast and lunch included and prepared on board each day
  • 8 passengers per yacht (2 yachts in total)
  • The route includes the vibrant islands of Hvar and Korčula, the peaceful national park Mljet and many more islands in between.
  • Stop in secluded bays for swim breaks and explore the hidden gems that are only accessible by boat.

The plan is to switch off and relax as you spend leisurely days at sea navigating some of the Adriatic’s more remote islands and making new friends.

You can learn how to sail, or just spend afternoons lazing on your yacht and topping up your tan, before wandering secluded villages as our crew take their time to show you another side of Croatia.

Read on for further details of how to join (just leave your contact details at the bottom of this page).

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Croatia Gay Sailing Trip: Detailed Itinerary 

Day 1 Saturday – Split to Milna

Split (Marina Kastela) to Milna – the group will set sail once everyone is all boarded and head straight to the port of Milna, where you can explore the town and grab dinner, or enjoy cocktail on the boat.   

Evening:  

  • Local restaurants
  • Cocktails on the boat 
  • Visit old wine makers 

Day 2 Sunday – Vinogradse Bay

Vinogradse Bay – start the day right by leaving early and having breakfast while looking for a swim stop and have lunch after swimming before heading off to Vinogradse Bay and enjoy the sunset whilst having dinner and cocktails.  

Activities: 

  • Swim / snorkel 
  • Paddle boarding  (if requested)

Evening: 

  • Water taxi to Hvar (optional extra) 
  • Sunset cocktails at Hula Hula bar
  • Bars / nightclubs / restaurants / jazz bars
  • Local tavernas 
  • Cocktails on the boat 
  • Beach clubs 

Day 3 Monday – Vis

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The yacht will depart early to get a head start on the day’s activities and to secure a berth on the very popular town quay, so you can hop on, hop off your private yacht.

You can take an excursion to the Blue Caves, Green Caves & Stiniva Bay. Once everyone is done with the action-packed stuff, next is the town of Vis where you can take a wine tour, military tour or just wander the streets at your own leisure. 

Vis is also home to some of the filming for Mamma Mia 2, they have a beautiful open air cinema screening the movie. 

Activities:   

  • Swim / snorkel / scuba / free diving
  • Paddle boarding (if requested)
  • Blue Caves / Green Caves / Stiniva Bay fast boat tour
  • Beach day
  • Town sight-seeing
  • Military tour
  • Wine tour  
  • Hire a scooter or car and explore the island 

Evening:  

  • Bars
  • Local tavernas  
  • Cocktails on the boat  
  • Mamma Mia 2 open air cinema (if showing)

Day 4 Tuesday – Korcula

Here you have sunset drinks atop a turret with the most spectacular views.

After sailing down the Dalmatian coast, you will arrive at the postcard-perfect marina in the heart of fortified Korčula Island with plenty of time to wander the old backstreets.

Korčula is the hometown of Marco Polo as well as a plethora of restaurants, bars, and jewelry stores. You can enjoy a sunset cocktail overlooking the sea before dinner.  Sunsets are not to be missed; a great vantage point is from the old turrets. 

Activities:   

  • Swim / snorkel 
  • Paddle boarding  

Evening:  

  • Bars / Cocktails in old castle turrets
  • Spectacular restaurants 
  • Cocktails on the boat  

Day 5 Wednesday – Pomena

First there will be a stop in the crystal-clear waters for a swim, wine & lunch, before heading into Polače. You can bicycle through the National Park and around the beautiful lake for a golden sunset. 

Activities:   

  • Paddle boarding
  • Swimming
  • Mljet National Park tour (above)
  • Cycle the lake
  • Explore the monastery   

Evening:  

  • Bars 
  • Traditional tavernas 
  • Cocktails on the boat  

Day 6 Thursday – Okuklje

This is a short sailing day, which means leisurely sailing and long swim stops.

The group will sail down the coastline to find hidden gems, for a swim-stop, lunch and refreshments before continuing to a little bay and traditional fishing village where time stands still and the hospitality second to none in Okuklje.

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast before heading off on your final voyage on your Croatian gay sailing holiday to the fortified town of Dubrovnik.  

Activities:   

  • Swimming
  • Paddle boarding 
  • Beach day   

Evening:  

  • Cocktail bar 
  • Traditional taverna 
  • Cocktails on the boat  

Day 7 Friday – Dubrovnik

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Go get lost in the beautiful Old Town

Again, one of our favorite places in Croatia, Dubrovnik is simply stunning. 

As you arrive in the beautiful historic town of Dubrovnik, you can take a stroll, marvel at the beautiful architecture, and try to soak it all in. Before the sun sets, upi canl explore the Old Town and catch the sun setting with a cocktail and your new friends. Dubrovik also has access to a gay beach via a short boat trip and Dubrovnik also now has its very first gay bar called MILK.

Activities:  

  • Swimming
  • Paddle boarding 
  • Cocktails on the beach
  • Town sight-seeing 

Evening:  

  • Bars 
  • Traditional tavernas 
  • Cocktails on the boat 
  • Explore Dubrovnik Old Town 

Day 8 Saturday – Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik: Check out at 8am. Sadly it is time to say goodbye, until next time.   

Keep scrolling to find out more and to secure your place.

Note: as the trip is out at sea, the itinerary is subject to change based on weather and keeping you safe.

 

Who is coming on our Croatian gay sailing trip?

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There are 14 spots in total spread across two yachts.

There will be people travelling with theirs partners, friends or as many do, come solo and make a whole group of new friends!

You will also be joined by a gay friendly skipper and host/hostess.

What is the Yacht like?

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The yachts being used are modern, comfortable and luxurious. Picture yourself lying on deck topping up your tan with beer or cocktail in hand before diving into the crystal-clear waters to cool down!

The yachts will be the Oceanis 48 – you can see the Oceanis 48 yacht here.

What is included on your gay sailing trip?

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Pretty much everything you need is included to have an amazing, stress free vacation:

  • Champagne arrival
  • 7 days/nights cruising on our own private yacht
  • Gay friendly crew including a certified skipper 
  • Half board (7 breakfasts, 6 lunches), natural water, tea and coffee (BYO alcohol and mixers)
  • You can learn how to sail with your qualified skipper, or just sit back and enjoy
  • WiFi Internet (unlimited, 4G)
  • Snorkeling gear is available for underwater fun
  • Always a small group on board (max 8 guests)
  • No hidden charges or ‘departure taxes’
  • All on board costs are covered: fuel, water & port/marina charges, taxes, linen and cleaning
  • You will be taken to all the best gay hotspots, nude beaches etc

The only things that are not included are:

  • Flights and transfers 
  • Tips, restaurant dinners, excursions and any other personal extras
  • Water taxi
  • Travel insurance

How much does it cost?

For all of the inclusions above, the cost is:

  • From € 1,490 ‘early bird price’ per person

The pricing is based on 2 people sharing a double cabin (double beds). 

If you are travelling solo you can be paired up with another solo traveller! There are always solo travellers and everything goes very smoothly being paired up.

The deposit to hold your spot on the yacht is just €500 per person.

If you have a group of 8, there is potential for further discounts.

I want to join! What is the next step?

If you are interested in joining us fill out the form below  and one of the organisers from Pride Sailing Holidays will be in touch (please check your junk or spam folder in case the response does not come through)! (Or if you have any trouble/no response email us direct at hello@theglobetrotterguys.com)

 

Note:  We are working in partnership with Pride Sailing Holidays. Please note, all opinions are still our own, we only partner with companies we trust and we look forward to seeing you on board!