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Elafiti Islands

  • July 29, 2023

The Elafiti Islands are a breathtaking archipelago in the Adriatic Sea, just off Croatia’s coast. Their stunning landscapes, crystal-clear waters, and rich history make these islands a must-see. A yacht charter in the Elafiti Islands is the perfect choice if you’re looking for a luxurious getaway combining relaxation, adventure, and culture.

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About the Elafiti Islands

The Elafiti Islands consist of 13 islands, but only three of them are inhabited: Kolocep, Lopud, and Sipan. Each island offers something unique, from sandy beaches to historical sites and natural wonders.

What Can You See and Do in the Elafiti Islands?

The Elafiti Islands offer a range of activities and attractions to enjoy. Here are just a few:

Water Sports

You can spend your days exploring the islands, swimming in the sea, sunbathing on the beaches, or enjoying water sports like kayaking, snorkeling, and paddleboarding.


If you’re interested in history, there are many fascinating sites to visit, such as the Church of St. Mary on Sipan Island, which dates back to the 11th century. You can also visit the ruins of the Rector’s Palace on Lopud Island, built in the 15th century and as the administrative center of the Dubrovnik Republic.


For those who love nature, the Elafiti Islands offer plenty of opportunities to explore. You can hike to the top of Sveti Ilija, the highest point on Sipan Island, and enjoy stunning views of the surrounding landscape. You can also visit the Blue Cave on Kolocep Island, where the sunlight creates a stunning blue reflection on the water.

Chartering a luxury yacht in the Elafiti Islands is the ultimate way to experience this stunning destination. You can enjoy the privacy and comfort of your yacht while exploring the islands at your leisure.

Food and Wine

Discover local cuisine and wine, including famous Croatian wines like Plavac Mali and Posip. The Elafiti Islands are also famous for their olive oil, produced from the many olive trees that grow on the islands.

Elafiti Islands Eight-Day Sample Itinerary

Here is a sample eight-day itinerary to show you what you can see and do. Please note that this is only a sample. We will work with you to customize an itinerary based on your interests and desires. Itineraries are subject to change due to weather conditions.

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Day 1: Dubrovnik to Kolocep Island

After arriving in Dubrovnik, meet your captain and crew at the marina. After a brief safety meeting, set sail to Kolocep Island. You can spend the afternoon exploring the island and swimming in the sea. Enjoy cocktails as you watch the sunset.

Day 2: Kolocep Island to Lopud Island

In the morning, have a leisurely breakfast. Before heading to Lopud Island, you can visit the Blue Cave on Kolocep Island. You can spend the rest of the day on the beaches of Lopud, like Sunj Beach. It is a sandy beach with calm, shallow water, perfect for families with children.

Day 3: Lopud Island

Spend the day exploring the Island of Lopud. You can visit the Rector’s Palace and the Church of St. Mary, hike to the island’s top for panoramic views, or enjoy the water sports available.

You can also visit the Franciscan Monastery. It was constructed in 1483 and later abandoned in 1808. Return to the yacht for a relaxing dinner on the deck.

Day 4: Lopud Island to Sipan Island

After breakfast, you can sail to Sipan Island and explore its lush vegetation and historical sites. You can also enjoy some local delicacies such as wines and olive oils.

Day 5: Sipan Island/ACI Marina Slano

Spend the day relaxing on Sipan Island, visit the fishing village of Sudurad, or hike to the top of Sveti Ilija. See the Stijepovic Skocibuha castle and tower and the Pakljena Benedictine monastery complex. After lunch, spend the afternoon at the beach. In the afternoon, sail to the ACI Marina Slano where you’ll spend the night.

Day 6: Sipan Island to Dubrovnik

After breakfast, sail back to Dubrovnik and spend the day exploring the city’s historical center, walking the city walls, or enjoying some shopping. There is a lot to see and do in Dubrovnik. However, you will have the opportunity to explore more of this area during your final day.

Day 7: Dubrovnik to Lokrum Island

Visit the nearby Lokrum Island, swim in the Dead Sea lake, or hike to the island’s top for stunning views.

This unspoiled island has no inhabitants and is car-free. It is a tranquil place to spend the last full day of your itinerary.

Go to the beach, stroll the walking paths, and enjoy the peaceful sounds of nature. There’s also a botanical garden where you can see over 800 plants worldwide.

Naturists can work on their tans at the eastern end of the island. Here you’ll find one of the country’s premier nudist beaches.

Day 8: Dubrovnik

On the final day of your trip, take the opportunity to explore more of Dubrovnik. You can visit the stunning Baroque St. Blaise Church, stroll through the charming streets of the Old Town, or take a cable car to the top of Mount Srd for panoramic city views.

Chartering a luxury yacht in the Elafiti Islands is the ultimate way to experience this stunning destination’s beauty, history, and culture. Whether you’re looking for relaxation or adventure, this archipelago has something to offer everyone. So indulge in a luxurious getaway and discover the wonders of the Elafiti Islands!

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