Korčula Island is a historic gem in the Adriatic Sea, boasting stunning beaches and iconic landmarks such as St. Mark’s Cathedral and the Marco Polo House. The island’s Vela Pržina beach offers crystal-clear waters and sandy shores, while secluded coves like Pupnatska Luka provide a peaceful escape.
If you are unable to find a gulet that meets your requirements on our website, don’t worry, we are here to help. Our team of experts is constantly working to update our database with the latest and best options available. However, if you still can’t find the gulet that suits you, please don’t hesitate to contact us and let us know your preferences. We will do our best to find an alternative option that meets your needs and provides you with the best possible cruising experience.
On a gulet, safety is a top priority for both children and adults. Experienced captains navigate routes based on wind direction to ensure a comfortable ride, and gulets have safety equipment like life jackets, throwable flotation devices, and medical kits. Gulets also have a wooden or inox rail to prevent falls, and some have safety nets. Children can play safely in the super saloon during cruising, and parents should always follow ship rules and keep an eye on their kids. In the rare event of someone falling overboard, the crew is trained to handle it, but prevention is key. Remember, safety always comes first!
Yes, you can sleep outside on the deck of a gulet, and it is a must-do when cruising with a gulet. Imagine anchoring in a quiet bay after dinner and relaxing under the stars. Just make sure to bring extra blankets and clothes, as nights can get cold. Talk to your salesperson and captain about gulets with large deck spaces and routes with more natural bays and a mild climate. Remember, safety is always a top priority.
Yes, it is possible to change group members during a gulet cruise, but it is essential to inform the captain beforehand. It will require some maneuvering in organizing the route, but it is not impossible. The destination of the port where people change must be settled in advance, and our customer support experts will be happy to tailor the route to your liking. Just inform your sales expert, and he will do his best to take all your wishes into consideration.
Embarkation usually starts around 4.00 PM or 5.00 PM, and the ship will embark from the port after settling in. The crew will prepare you a welcome drink and your first dinner. Disembarkation takes place after breakfast, latest until 9.00 AM or 10.00 AM, depending on the gulet and destination. The captain will dock at your port of check-out one day earlier or, according to your wishes, stay in a bay nearby away from crowds.
Yes, most gulets have mobile broadband internet, but not satellite-connected, and coverage can be limited in remote areas. In Croatia, coverage is about 80%. Downloading videos or streaming movies is not recommended due to internet limitations. Prepaid internet sim cards are available, and many harbors, restaurants, and bars offer free internet in Croatia. Some deluxe gulets have satellite connections, but this is rare and should be arranged in advance.
Gulets have classic European 24 V / 220 electrical sockets, making it easy to plug in devices such as hairdryers and mobile phones. However, since gulets are not always connected to the electric power plant, it is essential to be mindful of power usage. Some gulets have more generators and are better equipped with electricity, and some have solar panels. It’s worth keeping these limitations in mind when booking your cruise. Air conditioning is a significant generator user, so you need to be aware of its usage and limits. Nonetheless, feel free to plug in your devices while cruising, as you won’t run out of battery.
Gulets are primarily pleasure boats and are not built for heavy sailing. They usually sail near the coast and only enter open waters when safe. The primary goal of a gulet cruise is to explore picturesque bays, swimming spots, and islands. Most gulets have sails, but they are mainly for showing and taking pictures, and 90% of the time, the gulet will use a motor. However, if you desire to sail on a gulet, ask your sales representative for options.
The crew on gulets can communicate with guests in different languages. Although some captains may not speak English fluently, they will try their best to understand and communicate with you. Luxury gulets often have crew members who speak multiple languages such as German, French, Spanish, Italian or Russian. If you have a specific language requirement, inform your sales expert, and they will do their best to accommodate your needs.
Yes, our company provides 24/7 support during your stay on a gulet. We aim to make your cruise memorable and will try to find a solution for anything you need. It is important to inform us at least 24 hours in advance of your preferences so that the captain and his crew can take all of them into consideration. We recommend booking your gulet few months in advance, especially for high season, and we are always reachable to assist you during your cruise.
Payment with credit cards is not possible on gulet charters, so cash is needed to buy provisions for your gulet cruise. Extras like water sports or private marinas also need to be paid in cash. ATMs are easily accessible but have limits on withdrawals and fees. Payment with credit cards is possible in most luxury restaurants and bars, but it’s important to check with local establishments in more deserted or non-touristic areas to avoid unpleasant situations.
The currency you need to pay on your gulet cruise depends on the gulet you are using, as they may use their home currency. In Croatia, that is Euro. In general, it’s best to ask your sales representative about their payment options. ATMs are available everywhere in Croatia, but there may be differences in withdrawal fees and currency conversions. Payment with credit cards is also an option in more touristy areas, but not on gulets.
Gulet cruise expenses depend on the food package. In Croatia, half-board is common, and dinners onshore will require some money, but the amount of food on the gulet will be significant. Prices of drinks on the gulet are usually the same or cheaper than onshore bars. Tipping in Croatia is acceptable but not mandatory, and it is usually around 5% to 10%. It’s recommended to make a budget as expenses depend on personal choices.
Yes, you can change the route during your gulet cruise, but the captain has the final say. Before the cruise, you will discuss the route options with the captain based on your preferences, weather, and other factors. Once you are on the gulet, you can modify the route, but safety is the captain’s priority, and they will ensure that the route changes are safe. It is recommended to trust the captain’s expertise and let them take care of the rest to enjoy your cruise to the fullest.
Yes, you can choose to anchor in quiet natural bays overnight, but there are a few things to keep in mind. Firstly, you need to consider the weather and listen to the advice of your experienced captain to ensure safety. It may also be difficult to find secluded bays during high season, and there is an expectation of quiet after midnight. If you plan a big party, let the captain know in advance to avoid any potential issues. Anchoring in bays is a great experience for morning swims and dinners under the stars, but it’s recommended to talk to your captain and arrange to have dinner instead of lunch if you choose a half-board package.
Yes, the route can be tailored to your liking. When finalizing your cruise, you can describe your preferences, such as whether you prefer swimming and sunbathing or more active activities, staying in ports or bays, and being organized or going with the flow. The route planning will be done together with you and the captain, taking into consideration your gulet and its possibilities, the number of cruising days, your interests, and weather conditions. The captain will also guide you through the next day’s plan and make adjustments if needed, as long as it is safe and realistic.
The availability of water activities on a gulet depends on the vessel, so it’s important to discuss your preferences with your sales expert beforehand. Most gulets have basic equipment on board, but if you have specific requests, it’s best to mention them in advance. Water sports can be arranged and delivered to you if not available on the gulet, and local providers are also an option. Additional charges may apply for activities and equipment. The customer support team is always ready to help you plan an exciting and active gulet cruise.
Gulets can sail, but they are not built for heavy sailing. Their main domains are pleasure and relaxation. Some gulets do not even have sails, and crews are not always keen on sailing. However, if the winds are strong enough, you may be able to sail, and it can be a fun and memorable experience. Some gulets are better suited for sailing than others, so it’s best to mention your interest in sailing to your sales expert, who can help you find the right gulet for you.
After signing the contract, a 50% payment of the boat rental price is required to secure your gulet cruise. The remaining 50% can be paid 60 days before the charter date. It is important to comply with the payment conditions to avoid any issues or cancellation of the charter.
In the event that a charterer cancels their reservation, the deposit paid for the gulet rental is non-refundable. Additionally, if the charterer cancels the reservation, no payment will be refunded. We highly recommend that charterers carefully consider their travel plans before making a reservation to avoid cancellation fees.
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