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Overview

An incredible Deluxe Return Cruise from the medieval Croatian city of Split, visiting charming Dubrovnik. A truly memorable experience exploring 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 exquisite cruise includes stops in beautiful Mljet National Park, Korcula, Hvar, and Brac Island. Enjoy the collection of magnificent medieval old towns, breathtaking nature, and pristine coastline onboard a deluxe ship.

  • From $1,597 PP
  • 8 Days
  • Breakfast & Lunch
  • Deluxe
  • Split
  • Split
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Split Return Deluxe Cruise

Highlights

  • Deluxe Cruise from the gorgeous medieval city of Split, exploring a hand-picked selection of magnificent & charming islands and cities within the Adriatic
  • Inspirational guided walking tours of the old towns of Dubrovnik, Split, Hvar & Korcula
  • Guided tour of the breathtaking Mljet National Park with its stunning lake & lush pine forest
  • Sumptuous buffet breakfast & 3-course lunch, prepared by our excellent chefs
  • Captain's Dinner with live local entertainment & a Welcome Cocktail Evening
  • Sample the traditional local restaurants, offering the best of Dalmatian cuisine
  • Rejuvenating swimming & snorkeling from the ship, in the crystal-clear waters of the Adriatic
  • Professional English-speaking Cruise Director, with lectures on board & a friendly Captain & Crew
  • Private luxury airport transfers to and from the ship in Split

Itinerary

DAY 1 SPLIT

Split

Transfer from Split airport or hotel to Split harbour. Check in from 14.00 hrs. After checking in you can relax in your deluxe cabin or join a guided 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. After the tour, 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.

  • Meals Included: Dinner

DAY 2 SPLIT – BOL – JESLA

Town Square, Jesla

Today we head towards the charming island of Brač and visit the famous Zlatni Rat (Golden Cape) beach near Bol for a refreshing swim stop. We will continue cruising towards the jet-set island of Hvar which is renowned for its stunning and fragrant fields of lavender. One of the most picturesque towns on the island of Hvar; Jelsa is nestled in amongst hills dense with pine woods. The town quay extends all the way around the harbour with numerous laid moorings. Walk around the town to see old stone streets, squares, churches, and parks. Enjoy a coffee in the main square and soak up the Mediterranean atmosphere of this bustling town. Your evening is free to explore Jelsa on your own.

  • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

DAY 3 JESLA – KORCULA, KORCULA ISLAND

Korcula

Our cruise makes an early morning departure and heads towards 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 on route. Afternoon arrival in Korcula is followed by an English speaking guided walking tour of this charming Old Town history, during which you’ll enjoy wine tasting in one of the local wine bars. 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 with wine tasting.
  • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

DAY 4 KORCULA – DUBROVNIK

Dubrovnik

After breakfast we cruise through the scenic Elaphite Archipelago. We suggest you secure a sun lounger on the deck to fully appreciate the beauty of the islands as you on your way to the enchanting Dalmatian city of Dubrovnik. You’ll arrive in Dubrovnik a little while later and will be taken directly to a tranquil spot above the city to enjoy the views of the terracotta red roofs and the shimmering turquoise of the sea, before taking a guided walk around the best of the UNESCO-listed sights of the old town. Overnight in Dubrovnik 

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

DAY 5 DUBROVNIK– NATIONAL PARK MLJET, MLJET ISLAND

Mljet National Park

Today you’ll enjoy a relaxed breakfast while sailing through the Elaphite Islands and onwards to the stunning, lush island of Mljet and the breath-taking national park that stretches over its western side. Once the ship weighs anchor in Mljet you’ll have the entire day to explore the stunning lakes, lush pine forests, idyllic islets, picturesque villages and sweeping vineyards that bejewel the island. The national park is particularly beautiful during the sunset when the sky is aflame and the lakes reflect the vibrant colours of the evening sky. Overnight in Mljet National Park 

  • Excursions Included: Guided tour and entrance to the Mljet National Park
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Captain's Dinner with live local entertainment

DAY 6 MLJET – HVAR

Hvar

Today you will cruise back to the stylish island of Hvar, a journey which will take up the morning and early afternoon, with a swim stop en route. A magnet for the rich and famous, it’s considered to be one of the most exquisite islands in the Adriatic. It also boasts some of the most well-preserved architectural delights, including a Renaissance cathedral and Europe’s oldest community theater, dating back to the early 17th-century. The afternoon arrival is followed by a tour of the town’s most popular landmarks.

  • Excursions Included: Expert guided tour of Hvar
  • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

DAY 7 HVAR – SPLIT

Omis

Today you’ll sail to the Dalmatian port town of Omis, where you’ll find an ancient red roofed village surrounded by the great towering peaks of the Cetina River Gorge and dotted with beautiful architecture and captivating natural attractions.

You’ll stay here and explore at your leisure until lunchtime before sailing back to the ancient city of Split, where you’ll embark on a guided tour of the city. Enjoy your final dinner dining alfresco in a myriad of outdoor restaurants in the beautiful Old Town and Roman built Diocletian Palace. Overnight in Split

 

 

  • Excursions Included: Expert guided tour of Split
  • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

DAY 8 DEPARTURE

Split

Following a final breakfast aboard the ship in view of the old town of Split, the captain and crew will wish you farewell and you will have a private transfer back to the airport.

  • Meals Included: Breakfast

What's Included

  • Deluxe, spacious small-ship cruise experience, with just 38 passengers on board
  • Private arrival and departure transfers from and to the respective airports
  • 7 Night cruise from the charming medieval city of Split
  • Half Board including daily buffet breakfast, 3 course set lunch and daily fresh fruit
  • Unlimited filtered water
  • 3-Course welcome dinner with cocktail
  • Captain’s evening dinner with live entertainment
  • Guided tour and entrance to the Mljet National Park
  • Includes guided city tours of Dubrovnik, Split, Hvar and Korcula
  • Professional English-speaking cruise director
  • Free WiFi on-board
  • Daily cabin service & luggage handling

Your Ship

MS Desire

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.

MV MY WAY

MV MY WAY

Built in 2018, the MV My Way is 146-feet-long and 27-feet-wide, enjoying the ability to dock at smaller ports while providing an intimate cruising experience. She boasts the latest state-of-the-art technology along with high-end amenities in the 21 twin or double cabins plus two single cabins, as well as in public areas. Passengers can enjoy the passing scenery from many vantage points, including the expansive sun deck, dining and lounge areas.

Why Book With Cruise Croatia

Covid Safe

Covid-Safe Procedures

No credit card fees

No Credit Card Fees

Low deposit

Low Deposit & Flexible Cancellation Policy

Small Ship Expert

Croatia's Small Ship Experts

Financial Protection

100% Financial Protection

24 hour support

24/7 Local Ground Support

Departure Dates

Please select your year of departure.

2023

  • May

    May 06, 2023May 13, 2023May 20, 2023May 27, 2023
  • Jun

    Jun 03, 2023Jun 10, 2023Jun 17, 2023Jun 24, 2023
  • Jul

    Jul 15, 2023Jul 22, 2023Jul 29, 2023
  • Aug

    Aug 05, 2023Aug 12, 2023Aug 19, 2023Aug 26, 2023
  • Sep

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

    Oct 07, 2023Oct 14, 2023

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