Dalmatian Elegance - 8 days
Enjoy a relaxing cruise along the beautiful Croatian coastline, visiting stunning islands and swimming in the turquoise waters. Visit the ancient cities of Dubrovnik and Split, the exquisite national park of Mljet and the Golden Cape beach at Zlatni Rat on this deluxe cruise of Croatia.
Saturday. Hello Croatia and welcome aboard! Upon arrival you will be met at the airport and transferred to Gruz harbour where the boat is docked. Today will be spent getting to know your fellow passengers or perhaps exploring the incredible history of Dubrovnik. Later this evening a welcome dinner will be hosted on your boat.
Don’t miss the boat! Check in for your cruise begins from 13.00 at Dubrovnik Gruz Harbour.
Overnight: Dubrovnik - Onboard | Dinner
Dubrovnik - Korcula. This morning we depart Dubrovnik and set sail for Korcula Island, best know as the birthplace of Marco Polo. En route to Korcula we'll visit one of the secluded bays that dot this beautiful coastline, stopping for lunch here. Arriving into Korcula this afternoon we enjoy a guided tour of the old town. Wander through the tiny streets, which are purposefully designed in a fish bone pattern, something you'll learn about during your time here.
This evening is free for you to further explore this charming island town. With an abundance of restaurants and bars you'll be sure to find a lovely spot to while away the night.
Overnight: Korcula - Onboard | Breakfast, Lunch
Korcula - Split. Today we continue to the beautiful city of Split. Sit back and relax as we cruise through crystal waters and past lush green islands. Croatia's second largest city, split is home to the majestic the retirement palace of the Roman Emperor Diocletian. We'll enjoy a guided tour through the bustling old town and market this afternoon.
Overnight: Split - Onboard | Breakfast, Lunch
Split - Bol. This morning we head for the Island of Brac and the picturesque town of Bol. You'll have some free time to explore one of the most beautiful beaches in Dalmatia, Zlatni Rat. This stretch of beach is often referred to as the 'Golden Horn' due to it's golden sand stretching out from the main land. The town of Bol itself is a beautiful traditional fisherman's town.
After lunch on board the boat you'll have some free time before we head to the oldest wine cooperative in Dalmatia where we'll enjoy a wine tasting before returning to our boat. This evening we come together for a delicious captains dinner along with live entertainment.
Overnight: Bol - Onboard | Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Bol - Hvar. After breakfast we depart for Hvar. Stopping for lunch on the small island of Scedro we'll then continue to Pakleni Islands to enjoy a swim stop in the turquoise waters.
This afternoon we arrive into Hvar, the longest and one of the sunniest Islands in the Adriatic. Famous for it's lush sprawling lavender fields and breathtaking beauty. We'll embark on a tour of the historic highlights including the Renaissance cathedral and the oldest community theatre in Europe, founded in 1612. Next we'll hike up to the town fort. From here you'll have stunning views across the sea and to the Pakleni Islands. This evening will be free for you to explore the abundance of charming restaurants and bars open long into the night.
Overnight: Hvar - Onboard | Breakfast, Lunch
Hvar - Peljesac. This morning we make our way to Peljesac Peninsula, famous for it's excellent quality wine. We'll stop at the Elephati Islands for a short time before we reach Peljesac Peninsula, exploring the the rural inland area.
This afternoon we'll visit a local village and farm where you'll get the chance to indulge in a typical village party with Croatian delicacies on offer. Enjoy a sumptuous dinner of local dishes freshly produced with ingredients from the local area. After a wonderful evening we'll transfer back to our boat.
Overnight: Peljesac Peninsula - Onboard | Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Mljet National Park
Peljesac - Mljet - Dubrovnik. We continue to cruise the beautiful waters off the Dalmatian coast this morning as we make our way to the island of Mljet. We'll take a stroll to the famous salt lakes in the Mljet National Park before taking a boat ride across to St Mary Island, home to an ancient Benedictine monastery, an old abbey and a church dating back to the 12th century. Alternatively you can explore the national park independently by renting kayaks, bikes or scooters.
Returning to our boat we'll enjoy lunch on the deck as we sail towards Dubrovnik. After we've docked in Dubrovnik we'll be escorted to the old town to enjoy a guided walking tour of this incredible city. After we've completed our walking tour you'll have time to explore the city independently, perhaps walk up the famous ramparts or take the cable car (ticket cost included) to Srd Mountain for fabulous views across the city.
Overnight: Dubrovnik - Onboard | Breakfast, Lunch
Today marks the end of your sailing adventure in Croatia and you are free to leave after breakfast this morning. A transfer to Dubrovnik airport will be provided.
Prices & Dates
Prices shown are per person travelling. 'Twin/Double' prices per person apply when there are 2 people travelling, sharing a cabin. The 'single supplement' applies for single travellers and needs to be added to the 'Twin/Double' price.Read More
The hotels listed below are ones which we frequently use on this tour. We reserve the right to substitute these hotels to ones of a similar standard when necessary.
Deluxe Ship, Croatia Sailing
Deluxe ships are a class above our premium and premium plus ships and are spacious, newly built ships with well-appointed cabins featuring twin or double beds. All cabins have their own bathrooms, LCD TV and are air-conditioned. Deluxe ships also offer air-conditioning in most of the common areas whilst sailing (no a/c when boat is stationary), free Wi-FI when in port, and have a spacious deck with sun loungers. Additionally, some deluxe ships feature gym facilities and a plunge pool. Exclusive features of our deluxe category include airport arrival and departure transfers from Split airport, an on-board English speaking tour leader to answer any questions you may have and provide commentary on the locations and sights you will see, guided sightseeing tours of Dubrovnik - including a dinner cruise and journey on a cable car , Hvar, Split and Korcula - including a wine tasting tour and a village feast. Plus, at the end of a wonderful week sailing all our deluxe cruises come to a close with a delicious Captain’s farewell dinner.