The tourist development of Dubrovnik started before the First World War; quite soon, the exclusiveness of its attractions made Dubrovnik a powerful international tourist centre, one of the favourite destination for luxury motor boat charters or luxury sailing charters in Croatia Riviera. Dubrovnik - the city of a unique political and cultural history (the Dubrovnik Republic, the Statute from 1272), of world-famous cultural heritage and beauty (inscribed on the List of World Heritage Sites by UNESCO) - is one of the most attractive and famous cities of the Mediterranean. Its coastal belt is adorned with several marinas, piers and promenades. Because of a magnificent view on the mediaeval Dubrovnik, a walk along the town ramparts is a must for each visitor. A great number of Dubrovnik restaurants and taverns offer delicious specialities of local and international cuisine. There are sports and recreational facilities include playgrounds, courts and requisites for all sports in the sea and on the ground, from tennis and table tennis to sailing and yachting. There are also several gyms and fitness centres with swimming pools, saunas, massage, aerobics, solarium, box gyms, etc. Dubrovnik is also the city of an outstanding cultural and artistic life. The most important event in the cultural life of the city is the Dubrovnik Summer Festival (10th of July - 25th of August), traditionally held since 1950. Very famous are also Dubrovnik carnival festivities - so-called Dubrovnik "karnevo" (local variant of the word "carnival"), held ever since the early Middle Ages, when they were brought from the neighbouring Italy.
In the vicinity of Dubrovnik, in the gorge of the Ombla river, is Miho Pracat ACI Marina; it has 450 berths in the sea and 250 places on the land. Boaters may also use Dubrovnik Marina. The climate of Dubrovnik is characterized by warm and dry summers and mild winters. The average air temperature in the coldest month (February) is 4.6 °C and in the warmest month (August) 26.2 °C. The cold half of the year accounts for 68 % of the total annual rainfall; the spring accounts for 29, the summer for 14, the autumn for 26 and the winter for 37 rainy days out of the total number of 105 rainy days. Snow occurs extremely rarely; with 2,554 hours of sunshine a year, Dubrovnik ranks among the sunniest towns of southern Europe. In July it has 12.4 hours of sunshine a day, like Alexandria in Egypt. The vegetation is subtropical and extremely luxuriant (olives, almonds, citrus fruit, rosemary, laurel, holm oak, pine, stone pine, cypress). Southeast of the old part of the town is a tourist zone called Ploce (hotels and beaches), west of it is Lapad (sports facilities, hotels, beaches, walking trails), while northwest of it is the Gruz port and Gruz. Sailing Dubrovnik area you can visit Lopud, Kolocep and Sipan, islands of Elafiti Archipelago – 13 green islands covered by pine forests, without car traffic, with lots of sunshine and sandy beaches, less than an hour sailing time from Dubrovnik. Each has no more than a couple of hundreds permanent residents who live in stone houses of traditional character. Tall palm trees, parks, gardens and flowers everywhere contribute to easy going life style. You will spend a day exploring each island plus Zaton Bay and Dubrovnik. They are not just places of incredible natural beauties but also open air museums of history, art, architecture and folklore. A yacht sailing Charter is the perfect way to explore Dubrovnik’s area unspoiled coast and islands. By the boat You will enjoy picturesque scenery, vibrant sunsets and delicious local cuisine at a private restaurant overlooking the island’s wide beach-lined bay. Sailing Croatia and Dubrovnik area’s you will enjoy crystal clear water, coastal cliffs and caves, and some of the most fantastic beaches in Dalmatia, and the islands covered by pine, cypress, fig, olive and lemon trees, evenings feature delightful meals in dramatic outdoor settings overlooking the Adriatic Sea, islands, and the breathtaking Dubrovnik’s coastline. Dubrovnik is waiting for your luxury yacht charters in Croatia. But yacht chartering is not just a glamorous holiday option: it can also be the ideal business incentive, or the venue for corporate events. An onboard party for a special event or a trip with your clients as guests can be just what is needed to create the setting for a business meeting requiring total discretion or a memorable incentive for your executives. Team building and bonding exercises are ideal held during a luxury motor yacht sailing cruise among the Croatia islands.