|By Johnnie Kazija||
|February 15, 2012 12:49 PM EST||
Gulet Cruising is a popular way of exploring the Adriatic Sea. Gulet cruises in Croatia offer the chance to do something a little different. These boats visit Croatia, giving passengers the chance to explore secluded bays, coves and harbors, and to discover the many ancient sites in this part of the world.
Gulets in Croatia are handcrafted boats and are a much more intimate way to go for a Croatia sailing Charter.
Most boats will only carry a maximum of 24 people, but some can carry as few as three or four. Sailing Croatia on one of these is almost like having your own yacht. Most will sail around for an average of three or four hours a day. This means there's plenty of time to enjoy yourself by either kayaking, swimming or snorkeling, or simply relaxing and enjoying the scenery. It is really quite a luxurious way to travel, and most boats have very good cooks on board making it an unforgettable experience. Meals tend to be prepared on board, and the view every night is fantastic and changes day by day.
Gulets tend to be made from pine and are a very traditional boat. They usually have two masts and although they were originally used for fishing and transporting goods, nowadays they tend to be constructed to ensure the comfort of passengers. This type of holiday allows you to charter the whole boat if you have sufficient people, or you can just charter a cabin. Whichever you choose to do it's very much a luxury holiday, and Croatia is a beautiful destination. Gulet cruises are an excellent way to explore the Croatian islands, and you can even take a private sailing charter complete with expert guides. Of course you can also choose to simply relax, swim, and enjoy the beautiful scenery.
These boats are surprisingly comfortable and well equipped. The cabins usually have en-suite bathrooms and comfortable double or twin beds. They also look amazing when in full sail, but also have motors for those perfectly still days to ensure itineraries are met. If you ever fancied cruising, but didn't want to go on one of those huge ships which can appear a little soulless then you may find gulet cruises in Croatia the perfect solution. You will get to explore the Adriatic Sea, eat fabulous food, and see different scenery every day. You might not have all the onboard entertainment, casinos, and gyms offered by the huge cruise ships, but you are more likely to get personalized service and a much better feel for the country you are visiting.
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