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Rara Avis Yacht, Croatia
Rara Avis Overview
Representing the new generation of luxurious, traditional gulets for sailing the spectacular Croatian coast and nearby islands, the Rara Avis retains the heritage while being beautifully crafted with modern, high-tech materials. Embarking on her maiden voyage in 2018, the 108-foot-long yacht has already developed a number of fans with her state-of-the-art amenities, that include a large sundeck with a Jacuzzi and enough loungers for every passenger, Wi-Fi throughout, and watersports gear like snorkeling and fishing equipment, a tender boat, water skis and paddleboards.
Rara Avis Cabins
The Rara Avis has a maximum capacity for 12 guests, accommodated in six air-conditioned cabins, one Master, one VIP, two double and two twins. Light and airy, each one was designed for guests’ comfort and beautifully appointed. All include lots of storage along with the latest safety equipment, luxurious bed linens and a private bathroom with a shower, toilet, hairdryer, personal toiletries like soap and shampoo, bath and beach towels.
Rara Avis Facilities & Public Areas
While the Rara Avis is sleek and graceful, she offers multiple common spaces for mingling, relaxing and playing. She has a huge deck with comfortable loungers for enjoying the passing views and the ever-present sunshine, along with a soothing Jacuzzi. The swimming platform at the rear makes it easy to reach those sparkling blue waters of the Adriatic for a swim. All sorts of other watersports can be enjoyed too, with the ship’s impressive collection of water toys like fishing and snorkeling gear, wakeboards, standup paddleboards, jet skis and water skis. If you want to watch the game or catch up on the news at home, there’s also an elegant salon with comfortable seating and a TV, and you’ll find both indoor and outdoor dining areas.
Rara Avis Dining
You’ll have a talented chef traveling with you, and the option to choose either half-board meals, which includes breakfast and lunch, or full-board, breakfast, lunch and dinner. No matter what your choice you can look forward to delicious, expertly prepared gourmet meals made with fresh ingredients, often based on the local produce. Your cruise assistant will forward your group’s allergies, likes and dislikes to the chef to ensure all members of your party are catered to. You can buy drinks at the yacht’s bar, paying according to consumption, or choose from several domestic all-inclusive alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage packages.
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Rara Avis Yacht Charter Prices
- Season 1Pre/Post$40,727 / Per Week
- Season 223.05-20.06$42,989 / Per Week
- Season 320.06.-22.08$49,777 / Per Week
- Season 422.08.-19.09$42,989 / Per Week
- Accommodating a maximum of 12 guests sleeping in 6 cabins
- Very experienced crew of 6 including an on board chef
- Bed sheets, bathroom, and beach towels
- Fuel for 4 hours of cruising per day
- Air-conditioning throughout your cruise
- Welcome drinks and daily afternoon snacks
- Complimentary Wifi
- Water toys onboard
- 24/7 Concierge service to book restaurants for evening meals and on shore experiences
- Private luxury transfers to and from the vessel
What's not Included
- Half Board (breakfast, lunch): 350 €/person/week
- Full Board (breakfast, lunch, dinner): 550 €/person/week
- Additional On Board Meals: 45 €/person/meal
- Child Discounts: up to 2 years free of charge, from 2-10 years 50% discount, from 10-12 years 30% discount
- This vessel offers a full bar with drinks available to purchase on request and paid at the end of the charter
- All inclusive alcoholic drinks package: 300 €/person/week (Croatian non-alcoholic and alcoholic drinks – water, carbonated drinks, juices, wine, beer)
- All inclusive alcoholic drinks package: 500 €/person/week (Croatian non-alcoholic and alcoholic drinks – water, carbonated drinks, juices, wine, beer)
- All inclusive non-alcoholic drinks package: 100 €/person/week (Croatian non-alcoholic drinks, water, carbonated drinks, juices)
- Corkage fee of 600 € (if you wish to bring own drinks on board)
APA (Advance Provisioning Allowance):
6,000 € paid with the remaining balance to cover running costs during the charter, but not limited to:
- Food and beverages throughout the trip based on the package prices quoted above
- Port fees & national park entrances
- Fuel for vessels private tender
- Harbour and marina docking fees
- Croatian tourist taxes
A strict set of accounts is held by the captain throughout the charter and any funds not spent are refunded to the client in full.
Meet the Rara Avis Crew
Caslav Reljic - Rara Avis Captain
From the first moment you come aboard Rara Avis you will feel you are in a safe and hospitable hands of Časlav, young 30 years old captain who has spent last 12 years of his life connected with sea.
Soon after finishing high school he has realized his love is not commercial and marketing but sea and the boats. He started working as a sailor on different boats and patiently he sailed his way to become a captain. Experience that he gathered in meantime has made him an excellent host who can provide his guests the most memorable cruise.
Časlav has been showing enthusiasm and love for the nature all of his life so when he is not sailing, he spends his free time on the mountains. For him this is ideal way of recharging his batteries and connecting with nature and his family. He is married, has two children and his wife shares his love for this job as she comes from the family that has been working in nautical tourism for few generations now.
Časlav has very friendly and cheerful nature and you will like him from the first moment you meet him especially as he takes his job very seriously and he wants to provide his clients complete experience. He enjoys meeting new people from all over the world and he feels it is his mission to show them all the beauties of his country.
This is why his main goal is happy and completely satisfied client. Časalav speaks Croatian and English.
Ante Ristovski - Rara Avis Waiter
Ante was born in July 20th 1994. He spent his childhood in a small town of Vrlika, inland, where he finished both Primary and Secondary education as a straight A student, graduated with flying colors and got himself a diploma as a computer technician.
Currently, outside the season, Ante is attending Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture. Ante has been working as a waiter for almost 6 years now so he is more than experienced.
With fluent English, he can also get around with some German in case of need.The Captain describes him as a hardworking, extremely intelligent, with his very steady approach to any unexpected and stressful situation while performing his duty to the best of his abilities and his abilities are very considerable.
He will make all his guests welcome and will go an extra mile to provide best service possible.
Marko Matić - Rara Avis Chef
Born and raised in the historical city of Sinj, where the antient battles for Croatia took place, chef Marko has that fighting spirit and the will to give the best that he can in everything he does. And he does food, he is doing it with such legerity and enthusiasm.
Marko has mastered cooking skills as a chef in several well known and praised a la carte restaurants along the Dalmatian coast as well as on some other yachts.
As a young chef, he has wider views in sense of being more familiar with new cooking ideas and ways of cooking, new flavors and very large spectrum of groceries selection.
His dedication to food preparation has made him not only a great cook but an amazing food decorator. His meals tell an authentic Mediterranean gourmet story that will enchant your flavor buds as much as your eyes. Chef Marko takes special pride in rustic style meat & fish dishes preparation combined with modern cuisine tricks. Speaks English, very friendly and open to any menu suggestions from the guests as his only wish is to complete the cruising experience with terrific dining. His eagerness to please is very visible and tasteful in his food creations.
Matea Milovic - Hostess Rara Avis
Matea was born in Split, September 16th 1996. where she graduated from Mathematical Gymnasium and continued her education as a philosophical faculty student, specialized for early and preschool upbringing of children. Even though she is young, she has managed to gather a great deal of working experience in many different branches but most of them in tourism.
Working as a waiter, brand promotor, sales person and receptionist, she is familiar with guest service from several different aspects. She speaks fluent English language.
Hearing about new luxury sailor yacht “Rara Avis” entering the market, she decided to go on a new adventure as a yacht hostess. From what we’ve heard from the guests on Rara Avis, she is doing an amazing job, always charming, professional and efficient.
In her free time, Matea loves spending time reading, cooking, roller blading and singing, also the only lady on board, which makes her a very special member of the crew.
MateJ Reljic - Sailor Rara Avis
Matej was born in February 2nd 2000, which makes him the youngest member of Rara Avis crew. He just graduated from Maritime High School in Split as a technician for marine engineering.
Since his early age he was always helping out on boats as he resides in a small village, city of Split outskirts, Krilo Jesenice, which has been famous for many years, as a place in Croatia with the biggest number of boat builders and owners. It was very clear for Matej what career he will dedicate his life to.
Before he joined the crew on Rara Avis, he has had some experience already working as a hand on deck and as a waiter on another charter ship. He speaks active English.
This young man, eager to learn and to be of service is doing the best he can with a big great smile on his face. In his free time, Matej is doing some serious fishing and also is a permanent volunteer for city of Omiš Fire Department.
Stipe Jeroncic - Sailor Rara Avis
If there was a photo under definition of “multitasking”, it would most definitely be Stipe’s photo. This versatile young many has a Curriculum Vitae that you would need a whole hour to read all the way down. Stipe was born on June 19th 1990. in Split, where he was also raised and got his education.
The list of the jobs Stipe has done in the past goes on and on, but we will let you in on a couple of them which are quite interesting. He worked in greenhouses with flowers and vegetables, on construction work, in a Styrofoam factory owned by his uncle, he also did some kitchen furniture instalment part time, helping at archaeological excavations and restoration of historical monuments. Somehow a career on sea at some point came to mind, so for the past 4 years he has been working as a hand on deck and a sailor.
At young age he was training athletics in the category 400m sprint for men as a member of the Secondary High School sport team. Stipe also founded an internet forum for chemistry issues, as chemistry is his true passion, he moderated over 1500 articles themed in chemistry and demining for Wikipedia and he is an active member of his city district.
In other words, extremely valuable member of the staff on Rara Avis, an easy going and cheerful team player anyone would love to meet. Welcome aboard.