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Let the beauty, history, and gastronomy of the Adriatic Sea fill you with wonder.

There are few things in life better than waking up aboard a luxury yacht with the sunshine streaming through the large windows to port and starboard, giving you the perfect views of the sparkling Adriatic Sea surrounding you. Whether you are cruising Eastern Italy, Venice, Montenegro, Croatia or beyond, your Adriatic yacht charter will promise stunning scenery, history, ancient history, incredible cuisine, plenty of fun in the sun, and more.

Northrop & Johnson is a leading charter brokerage with access to the best luxury charter yachts in the Adriatic Sea. Contact us to learn more details about an Adriatic Sea charter or browse our portfolio of crewed luxury yachts for charter, including elegant motor yachts, sailing yachts, catamarans, superyachts, and mega yachts, including vessels built by leading European boatbuilders, packed with world-class amenities and a dedicated crew to cater to your every need.

Discover the Charm of Venice and the Adriatic’s Jewels on your yacht charter

If you’re looking to fall in love, is there really any other yacht charters destination than Venice? Set along the Adriatic Sea, this water-locked Italian city truly is best explored by boat. The city does not permit cars. A yacht’s tender is well suited for traversing the canals here. Your charter yacht will dock at one of the city’s marinas as you set off on an adventure winding through the streets of this maze-like city. Visit the Piazza St. Marco with its stunning basilica. Pop in Harry’s Bar for a Bellini and enjoy some of the city’s incredible cuisine – any seafood dish will delight. The eastern Italian coast also has so much to offer from the Ancona islands in the south to Trieste in the north, all of which offer unique cultures.

Navigating the wonders of Croatia and Montenegro on a luxury charter yacht

If you choose to head further east, Croatia and Montenegro sit on the opposite side of the Adriatic. Both destinations offer incredible culture, sights, cruising locales and so much more. Perfectly poised on the Dalmatian Coast, Croatia is fast becoming a favorite destination. If you are a history buff or a fan of “Game of Thrones,” then stepping ashore in Dubrovnik will be a true highlight of your trip. In the location of GOT’s Kings Landing, you will be transported to a medieval fortress, but don’t be misled by its ancient aesthetics, this coastal city has lots of modern amenities, including restaurants, spas, bars and more. Montenegro offers calm waters and stunning scenery. You will discover how old meets new in the Bay of Kotor as quaint fishing villages sit across from world-class marinas, high-end restaurants and glamorous bars. Take in these stunning sights and more from the sundeck of your charter yacht during an Adriatic charter.

Get in touch with a yacht broker in the Adriatic Sea

Northrop & Johnson is a leading international yacht brokerage with access to the best and most luxurious yachts for charter, including in the Adriatic Sea. With offices in the heart of Monaco, just moments away from Port Hercule, our yacht charter brokers boast unparalleled Adriatic Sea expertise and market intelligence. We take pride in listening to our client’s needs and crafting exceptional charter itineraries in and around the Adriatic Sea. Rent a superyacht in the Adriatic Sea and enjoy the ultimate vacation on the water. Contact our yacht brokers in Monaco today if you want to charter a luxury yacht in the Adriatic Sea. We will be thrilled to assist you on your yachting journey.

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Charter Highlights Adriatic

  • Explore the Venetian canals by tender or gondola
  • Take a tour of St. Mark's Basilica in Venice
  • Take the tender to Vis's Blue Grotto for a swim
  • Explore the citadel-style city of Dubrovnik
  • Spend the day visiting Kotor Town in the Bay of Kotor

Adriatic Yacht Charter Itinerary

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Luxury Yacht Charter Adriatic Sea: FAQs

What are some of the top superyacht charter destinations in the Adriatic Sea?

Top superyacht destinations in the Adriatic front area include:

  • Croatia yacht charter
  • Montenegro yacht charter
  • Italy, including Venice, yacht charter

Adriatic yacht charter: Croatia

Croatia is a spectacular yacht charter destination, boasting one of the most dramatic coastlines in Europe. Cruise in Croatia the Dalmatian Coast and drop-anchor at fascinating ancient cities like Dubrovnik, visit ultra-exclusive Hvar, boasting elegant restaurants, luxury, and ultra-hip beach clubs, or island-hop hundreds of uninhabited islands lapped by crystal blue waters. A Croatia yacht charter experience is a true feast for the senses.

Adriatic yacht charter: Montenegro

Montenegro is a growing superyacht hotspot in the Western Mediterranean, and for good reason. Visitors will delight in unspoiled beauty, beautiful clear blue waters, breathtaking mountains and coastline, quaint anchorages, history and UNESCO World Heritage Sites. World-class marinas, including the brand new Marina Porto Montenegro, offer world-class yachting services alongside excellent restaurants, bars, and boutiques catering to the luxury yacht crowd.

Adriatic yacht charter: Venice

Venice is known as the Queen of the Adriatic, a place filled with architectural wonders, history, exceptional works of art, designer boutiques, and superb gastronomic dining destinations. It’s a wonderful destination to start your Adriatic adventure, and nothing quite matches the experience of cruising down Venice’s legendary Grand Canal aboard a stunning superyacht. Take in some of the world’s most spectacular sites, including St Mark’s Square and the Doge’s Palace, and don’t forget to enjoy a private gondola ride, a must-do while in Venice, Italy!

How much is an Adriatic yacht charter?

The cost of an Adriatic yacht charter will be determined by the size of the yacht, its onboard amenities, pedigree, length of charter, cruising itinerary, and time of year. Expect the base rate for yacht rental in the Adriatic Sea to start at US$50,000 per week, rising to over a million for the world’s finest superyachts. Contact the Adriatic charter boat brokers at Northrop & Johnson, and let us connect you with the best crewed charter boats.

What types of yachts can I charter in the Adriatic Sea?

The Adriatic region, including the Adriatic Sea and Dalmatian Coast, is fast becoming a popular luxury yacht charters hotspot, and as such, there is a superb selection of luxury yachts for charter. Northrop & Johnson’s Adriatic yacht brokers have access to the best yachts for charter built by leading European shipbuilders. Our yacht charter offerings allow you to choose:

  • A motor yacht
  • A sailing yacht
  • Multi-hull vessels, such as a catamaran
  • An expedition yacht
  • Eco-friendly options, like a solar-powered yacht
  • Superyachts and mega yachts
  • A planing yacht, including sports models
  • Full displacement vessels
  • A fishing yacht
  • A tri-deck yacht
  • A flybridge yacht


No matter what type of luxury yacht you want to cruise the Adriatic Sea coastline on, the charter brokers at Northrop & Johnson can connect you with your ideal crewed boat. We have access to the best yachts, including those built by acclaimed yacht builders such as Sunseeker, Westport, Lurssen, Feadship, Oceanco, Amels, Nobiskrug, and Benetti. Contact our team today or browse our luxury yachts for charter.

How many crew members will there be on my yacht charter Adriatic Sea?

The number of crew members members will depend on the size of the vessel; however, you can expect a minimum of four crew members, including a captain, stew or stewardess, private chef, and deckhand. Larger boats, superyachts and mega yachts often boast a crew in excess of 20.

What amenities can I enjoy aboard my luxury yacht charter Adriatic Sea?

Popular yacht amenities include:

  • Spacious salons and staterooms, many with en-suites
  • Beach Club
  • Cinema
  • Wellness facilities, such as a spa, treatment rooms, beauty salon, sauna and/or hammam
  • Helipad on larger superyachts
  • Gym equipment
  • Tenders and water toys

What's the weather like in the Adriatic?

The Adriatic region typically enjoys hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters. This weather pattern makes the Adriatic to area a superyacht hotspot during the summer, when you will find some of the world’s largest superyachts in ports. The mid seasons, spring and fall, are also great times to visit, especially for those who would like to experience the Adriatic with fewer crowds and enjoy the sun and slightly cooler temperatures, making outdoor pursuits more comfortable.

Average air temperatures:

Summer (June to August):

  • Daytime temperatures: 25°C to 35°C (77°F to 95°F)
  • Nighttime temperatures: 15°C to 25°C (59°F to 77°F)

Fall (September to November):

  • Daytime temperatures: 15°C to 25°C (59°F to 77°F)
  • Nighttime temperatures: 5°C to 15°C (41°F to 59°F)

Winter (December to February):

  • Daytime temperatures: 5°C to 15°C (41°F to 59°F)
  • Nighttime temperatures: 0°C to 10°C (32°F to 50°F)

Spring (March to May):

  • Daytime temperatures: 10°C to 20°C (50°F to 68°F)
  • Nighttime temperatures: 5°C to 15°C (41°F to 59°F)

What are some of the best ports in the Adriatic Sea to berth my yacht?

Some of the top ports to choose from in the Adriatic with luxury yacht charters include:

  • Porto Montenegro, Montenegro
  • ACI Marina Split, Croatia
  • ACI Marina Dubrovnik, Croatia
  • Marina Frapa, Croatia
  • Marina Santelena, Venice, Italy
  • Venezia Certosa Marina, Venice, Italy
  • Venice Yacht Pier, Venice, Italy

Northrop & Johnson can arrange berths at the best ports in the Adriatic Sea. Contact our team today.

Is the Adriatic Sea good sailing?

Yes, the Adriatic is superb for sailing. When you sail the Adriatic, you will enjoy an incredible getaway, exploring stunning coastlines while only hearing the sound of nature and the ocean lapping at the boat’s hull. If you want to relax and enjoy a sailing adventure, contact our team and book yours today. We have access to the best sailboats, including elegant schooners and racing yachts.

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Get in touch with an Adriatic Sea yacht charter broker

Northrop & Johnson is a leading charter brokerage with access to the best luxury yachts for charter, including ultra-exclusive motor yachts, sailing yachts, catamarans, expedition vessels, superyachts, and mega yachts built by the world’s leading luxury boat builders. We excel at creating refined vacations on the water and boast in-depth destination knowledge on the best destinations to visit in the Adriatic. Contact our Adriatic Sea yacht charter brokers today, or browse our luxury yachts for charter.

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