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Overview

A fantastic Deluxe Cruise from the medieval Croatian city of Split to charming Dubrovnik, where you explore the magnificent Croatian coastline and tranquil Dalmatian islands on a state-of-the-art ship. You will enjoy a high level of personalized service, delicious onboard meals and a selection of guided tours and gastronomic experiences. This captivating cruise includes stops in Slano/ Ston, Mljet National Park, Korcula Island, Vis Island, Hvar Island. Enjoy magnificent cities, breathtaking nature and pristine coastline on board this deluxe ship.

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  • From $1,727 PP
  • 8 Days
  • Breakfast & Lunch
  • Deluxe
  • Split
  • Dubrovnik

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Highlights

  • Enjoy a Deluxe Cruise from the magnificent, medieval city of Split to glittering Dubrovnik, visiting a hand-picked selection of magnificent & charming islands
  • Inspirational Guided walking tours of the charming towns of Split, Trogir, Korcula & Dubrovnik
  • Guided tour of the breathtaking Mljet National Park & visit to the tranquil salt lakes
  • Experience the extraordinary Blue Cave, the pearl of untouched nature
  • Sumptuous breakfast & 3-course lunch, prepared by our talented local chefs
  • Welcome Cocktail Evening & Captain's Dinner with live local entertainment
  • Daily swim stops
  • Sample the delicious Croatian cuisine at your choice of delightful restaurants, whilst enjoying a sunset over the Adriatic
  • Various tasting experiences such as fresh oysters at a unique oyster farm & wine tasting experiences at a family winery
  • Private airport transfers to and from the ship in Dubrovnik & Split

Itinerary

Day 1 SPLIT

Split

You’ll be welcomed and privately transferred from either Split airport or your Split hotel to Split harbor where the ship awaits your arrival. Check-in is from 2 pm. Join our expert local guide for a tour of the beautiful historical town of Split. Split is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site and boasts an abundance of classic Roman architecture, which includes the splendid Diocletian Palace. Return to the ship for a Welcome meet and greet cocktail reception on board. You will be introduced to the Captain, crew, and fellow passengers. Overnight in Split.

  • Excursions Included: Guided tour of Split
  • Meals Included: Welcome Dinner with Cocktail

Day 2 SPLIT - TROGIR

Trogir

We set sail whilst guests are enjoying breakfast towards the beautiful Old Town of Trogir. Before our arrival though it’s time for your first swim stop of this trip in a quiet secluded bay. You will enjoy lunch on board before arriving in Trogir and docking directly in the town’s picturesque harbor. Enjoy the afternoon exploring this wonderful UNESCO listed town which is often compared to Venice with its medieval streets, magnificently preserved castle, and beautiful marina.

  • Excursions Included: Guided tour of Trogir
  • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 3 TROGIR - BOL - HVAR

Bol Zlatni Rat

After breakfast, we depart for the charming island of Brac. A swim stop is planned at the famous Zlatni Rat (Golden Cape) beach near Bol. The quaint fisherman’s village of Bol has become a popular tourist destination and offers an authentic Dalmatian welcome to all visitors. After lunch, we continue cruising towards the jet-set island of Hvar. This is the longest and sunniest island in the Adriatic Sea and is renowned for its stunning and fragrant fields of lavender. This afternoon you are in for a treat as you visit one of the most sought-after family wineries on the island. At the winery, you will enjoy sampling a selection of locally-produced wines and snacks. After the winery tour, you will return to Hvar Town to enjoy the rest of the evening at your leisure. Overnight in the port.

  • Excursions Included: Wine tasting experience on the Island of Hvar
  • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 4 HVAR - VIS

Vis

Early morning we cruise through the beautiful Pakleni Islands which are known for their stunning bays and crystal-clear coves. The captain will dock in one of these coves for an extended swim stop giving guests time to sample some of the water toys on board the boat. The cruise then continues to the island of Vis, which was once a strategic Yugoslav naval base. Due to the island’s seclusion and isolation, Vis has a unique charm that typifies ‘the Mediterranean as it once was’. Arriving at Vis in the mid-afternoon, you’ll have the rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight in the port of Vis.

  • Excursions Included: N/A
  • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

DAY 5 VIS – KORCULA

Korcula

We have an early start this morning as we set off from Vis and head to the Island of Bisevo, home to the magical Blue Cave. Enjoy a guided tour inside this beautiful natural phenomenon and marvel at the beautiful colors which will leave you mesmerized. Please note that entry to the Blue Cave is subject to weather and sea conditions and therefore the entry fee of EUR20pp is payable on the day. We then sail on to the island of Korcula, which is best known as the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Lunch is served on board so that you can relax and admire the stunning secluded bays en route. Afternoon arrival in Korcula is followed by an English-speaking guided walking tour of this charming Old Town. Korcula has an abundance of good restaurants where you can enjoy an authentic Dalmatian gourmet experience. There are also many lively bars and clubs. Overnight in Korcula.

  • Excursions Included: Guided walking tour of Korcula, Guided tour of the Blue Cave (entrance fee payable locally)
  • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

DAY 6 KORCULA - MLJET NATIONAL PARK - STON

Mljet National Park

The next morning we continue to cruise further south towards the island of Mljet. On arrival you can join the cruise manager for a stroll to the famous salt lakes, situated in the heart of the stunning Mljet National Park. A boat ride to the St Mary Isle, to visit the ancient Benedictine monastery, an old abbey, and church dating back to the 12th century, is also recommended. After lunch, we sail on to the enchanting village of Slano. Slano is a peaceful traditional fishermen’s village and the entrance point to Ston, another fortified small village that is famous for its oysters. After exploring the town’s historical medieval ramparts a short coastal walk will take you to an oyster farm, where you can sample fresh oysters and learn more about this delicacy.  The evening is reserved for the Captain’s Dinner with live music and entertainment.

  • Excursions Included: Entrance to the Mljet National Park, and Fresh oyster and mussel tasting experience
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Captain’s Dinner

DAY 7 SLANO/STON - DUBROVNIK

Dubrovnik

On the final day of the cruise we make an early morning departure to Dubrovnik. The ancient city boasts many historical buildings that date back to the time of the old Dubrovnik Republic. Before reaching Gruz harbour we take a cruise alongside the walls of the old Dubrovnik city centre, as lunch is served on deck. After docking, you can join a guided walking tour of this magnificent city followed by free time at your leisure. Enjoy the evening having dinner in one of Dubrovnik’s excellent local eateries. Overnight in port.

 

  • Excursions Included: Guided walking tour of Dubrovnik
  • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

DAY 8 DEPARTURE

Dubrovnik

After breakfast it is time to say goodbye to all the crew and fellow passengers. Check out is by 9am with a private transfer to Dubrovnik airport, after a memorable cruise.

  • Excursions Included: N/A
  • Meals Included: Breakfast

What's Included

  • Comfortable Deluxe ship with just 38 passengers in total
  • Private arrival and departure transfers from and to the respective airports
  • 7 Night cruise from Split to Dubrovnik
  • Half Board including daily buffet breakfast, 3 course set lunch and daily fresh fruit
  • Unlimited filtered water and daily afternoon tea and biscuits
  • 3-Course welcome dinner with cocktail
  • Captain’s evening dinner with live entertainment
  • Oyster farm visit and tasting experience in Ston
  • Guided tour and entrance to the Mljet National Park
  • Includes guided city tours of Split, Trogir, Korcula and Dubrovnik
  • Daily swim stops
  • Professional English-speaking cruise director
  • On board lectures
  • Free WiFi on-board
  • Daily cabin service & luggage handling

What's Not Included

  • Return flights to Croatia
  • Gratuities
  • Port taxes of €60 per person
  • We strongly advise all guests purchase comprehensive travel insurance
  • Price based on double occupancy in a double or twin room. Single Supplement in lower deck cabins of 60-80%
  • Meal & Drink packages are unavailable

Your Ship

MS DESIRE SHIP

MS DESIRE

Built in 2017, the MS Desire is a luxurious 157-foot-long and 26-foot wide ship with the ability to dock at smaller ports while providing an intimate cruising experience. She comes with the latest state-of-the-art equipment and lots of fabulous common areas for relaxing or mingling, while her 19 comfortable cabins are all sound proof, providing plenty of opportunities to rest and enjoy privacy as well.

MS AMBASSADOR SHIP

MS AMBASSADOR

Sailing on the MS Ambassador offers the chance to enjoy affordable comforts on a beautiful 204-foot-long and 25-foot-wide vessel that can access smaller ports of call that larger ships are unable to reach. Passengers can expect plenty of amenities both in their spacious, modern cabins and through common areas that offer a variety of ways to relax or socialize.

MS Phoenix 72 sHIP

MS PHOENIX 72

A brand new ship for 2021, the MS Phoenix provides impeccable standards and all the latest up-to-date facilities for its 36 guests to enjoy. The 18 cabins have all been fitted with modern amenities and comfortable, pleasing surroundings. MS Phoenix also has a salon-style restaurant and bar that can be found on the upper deck, where the sundeck houses a jacuzzi and sunbeds to relax on.

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Departure Dates

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2023

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    Sep 02, 2023Sep 09, 2023Sep 16, 2023Sep 23, 2023Sep 30, 2023
  • Oct

    Oct 07, 2023Oct 14, 2023

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