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FROM: R35,475 pp

PREMIUM CRUISE HOLIDAY: Enjoy a relaxing cruise along the beautiful Croatian coastline, visiting stunning islands and swimming in 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 Croatian cruise.

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Itinerary
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Trip Highlights

Dubrovnik - start and end your Croatian journey in the walled city, known as the 'Pearl of the Adriatic'
Split - take a guided tour of the bustling old town and see the retirement palace of the Roman Emperor Diocletian
Bol - take a walk through the quaint fishing town before you relax on Zlatni Rat beach
Hvar - enjoy a swim by the Pakleni Islands and take a tour of the historic highlights of Hvar, including the Renaissance cathedral
Korcula - visit a secluded bay and explore Korcula town, birthplace of legendary explorer Marco Polo
Brac - unwind on the famous Zlatni Rat beach, known as the 'Golden Horn' due to its golden sand stretching out from the mainland
Peljesac Peninsula - visit a rural village and join a traditional Croatian village party, with freshly produced cuisine
Mljet - stroll along the famous salt lakes of the national park and and enjoy a boat ride, or opt to explore by bicycle or kayak

Included

Breakfast daily, 6 lunches, 3 dinners (inclusive of a Captain’s dinner)
7 nights accommodation onboard a deluxe ship
Escorted by an English speaking Tour Leader who travels with you onboard the cruise
Opportunities to swim, snorkel, sightsee and soak up the sun
Services of onboard captain and crew
All port taxes and visitor fees
7 days sailing the Southern Adriatic Sea
Airport arrival and departure transfer from Dubrobnik Airport on day 1 and day 8
Sightseeing in Dubrovnik (includes one way bus transfer and cable car), Hvar, Korcula and Split
Entrance fee to Mljet National Park
2 bath towels for personal use

Not Included

International flights and visas
Tip for your crew. We recommend you allow EUR 3–5 per day, per traveller. Tipping is an entirely personal gesture

Itinerary

Day 1

Hello Dubrovnik!

Saturday. Hello Croatia and welcome aboard! Upon arrival you are be met at the airport and transferred to Gruz Harbour where the boat is docked. Today is spent getting to know your fellow passengers or perhaps exploring the incredible history of Dubrovnik. Later this evening, a welcome dinner is 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

Day 2

Korcula Island

Dubrovnik - Korcula. This morning we depart Dubrovnik and set sail for Korcula Island, best known 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. 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 are sure to find a lovely spot to while away the evening.
Overnight: Korcula - Onboard  |  Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3

Beautiful city of Split

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 retirement palace of the Roman Emperor Diocletian. We enjoy a guided tour through the bustling old town and market this afternoon and this evening is yours to explore or relax in this historic town.
Overnight: Split - Onboard  |  Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4

Island of Brac, picturesque Bol and wine tasting

Split - Bol. This morning we head for the Island of Brac and the picturesque town of Bol. You 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 its golden sand stretching out from the mainland. The town of Bol itself is a beautiful traditional fisherman's town.

After lunch on board, you have some free time before we head to the oldest wine cooperative in Dalmatia to enjoy a wine tasting experience. This evening we come together for a delicious captains dinner and enjoy some traditional live entertainment.
Overnight: Bol - Onboard  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5

Swim in the turquoise waters and Hvar Town

Bol - Hvar. After breakfast we depart for Hvar. Stopping for lunch on the small island of Scedro, we then continue to Pakleni Islands to enjoy a swim in the turquoise waters.

This afternoon we arrive into Hvar, the longest and one of the sunniest islands in the Adriatic, which is famous for its lush sprawling lavender fields and breathtaking beauty. Here, we embark on a tour of the historic highlights including the Renaissance cathedral and the oldest community theatre in Europe, founded in 1612. Next, we 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

Day 6

Local village and farm visit

Hvar - Peljesac. This morning we make our way to Peljesac Peninsula, famous for its excellent quality wine. We stop at the Elephati Islands for a short time before we reach Peljesac Peninsula and explore the rural inland area.

This afternoon, we visit a local village and farm where we 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 surrounding area. After a wonderful evening we transfer back to our boat.
Overnight: Peljesac Peninsula - Onboard  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7

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 take a stroll to the famous salt lakes in 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 enjoy lunch on deck as we sail towards Dubrovnik. After we dock in Dubrovnik, we are escorted to the old town to enjoy a guided walking tour of this incredible city, much of which starred in the hit television series 'Game of Thrones'. After we complete our walking tour, you have free 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

Day 8

Farewell Croatia...

Today marks the end of our sailing adventure in Croatia and you are free to leave after breakfast this morning. A transfer to Dubrovnik Airport is provided today.
Breakfast

Deluxe Ship Catagory

'Deluxe Ships' are a class above our 'Premium Ships' and are the vessel of choice on our Creme de la Croatia, Jewels of the Adriatic and Dalmatian Elegance cruises. Deluxe boats are spacious newly built boats 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, an onboard English speaking tour leader to answer any questions you may have and provide commentary on the locations and sights you will see. There are also a guided sightseeing tours, a wine tasting tour and a village visit.

Upper deck or below deck cabins
On all of our Croatia sailing holidays, you have the choice of an on deck (upper) or below deck cabin. Below deck cabins are the cheaper option. These cabins are located below the main deck or in the hull of the ships. They do have windows or port holes that allow in natural light but these generally do not open. On deck cabins are either on the main deck or top floor of the boat. These all have opening windows that allow in the breeze. There is a supplement for upgrading to on deck cabins, please see the 'prices and departures' tab for details. Choose your option at time of booking to secure your place.

For further information about best time to visit, visa's, top travel tips and more, please see our Croatia travel guide.

Prices & Dates

Prices shown are per person when there are 2 persons sharing a room/cabin. The 'Single supplement' is compulsory for solo travellers or if your booking party cannot reach the minimum of 2 persons in a room/cabin and the amount needs to be added to the per person price. The single supplement offers the comfort of your own room and is also available to any other person wanting their own room/cabin.

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Hotels

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.

Deluxe Ship, Croatia Sailing

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: Deluxe Ship

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.

In Brief

Range
Trip Type
Starts
Dubrovnik
Ends
Dubrovnik
Departs
Saturdays
Group Size
Min 10 / Max 28 - 38 dependant on ship
Hotel Rating
Deluxe Ship
Tour Guide
Local guides for sightseeing
Meals
Breakfast: 7, Lunch: 6, Dinner: 3
Visiting
Dubrovnik, Croatia Sailing, Korcula, Split, Brac, Hvar
Countries
Aerial view of Dubrovnik, surrounded by water and filled with terracotta-roofed buildings
View of Korcula, home to stunning, historical buildings
The famous beach of Bol on Brac island in Croatia
The island of Hvar stretching out into the sparkling blue sea
Aerial view of Dubrovnik, surrounded by water and filled with terracotta-roofed buildings

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Choice of Ships
Choose from Traditional, Premium and Premium Plus
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7th August 2020
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