This Beautiful Boat designed as a Luxury Yacht-like ship will satisfy your refined expectations for a comfortable cruise along the Croatian Coast.
Explore beautiful Croatia on a yacht and travel in style as you cruise the most scenic and beautiful islands of Croatia. Carefully prepared in every detail in order to meet high personal requirements. The intention is to show the beauty of the islands, thousand year old cities and their rich history, to present the lifestyle and heritage Croatia has to offer.
The Itinerary is carefully prepared in order to give you right enough time to experience current history, sufficient time to undertake your own explorations of medieval towns located on South Dalmatian islands, as well as those on the mainland and to have enough time to relax and go swimming.
During this 7 night cruise you will be able to gain an exciting experience of the Croatian way of life, its past blended with present.
With a length of 155 feet long there are 18 Modern non-smoking double or twin cabins fully equipped with A/C, safe deposit box, Wi- Fi, Sat TV, fire alarm, Work desk and chair, Shower, hair dryer, life jackets, luggage space under the bed, cupboard and wardrobe cabinet. Standard cabins have port hole windows and are located on the lower deck. Main cabins have a cabin window and portholes in the bath and are located on the Main deck.
Extra-large fully air-conditioned salon-restaurant on the upper deck, with separate bar and lounge area, big screen LCD TV, corner table for buffet breakfast, Wireless Internet, loud-speakers and audio-system for announcements by Captain or cruise manager, beautiful large windows for complete passenger’s satisfaction. At the frontal part of the boat there is VIP Saloon with 180 degree lounge area with one large window, for a breathtaking “sea view” feeling while you cruise on the Adriatic coast.
Outside fully covered terrace with sitting area, tables and chairs for a breathtaking “sea view”. Ship has platform for swimming, 2 ladders for an easy access to the water, two outdoor showers and public toilettes. On the upper deck is a sun deck with sun-beds for passengers, while part of a sun deck is shaded for clients’ comfort. Here you can enjoy the Elegance Rooftop Jacuzzi designed to ensure an unforgettable cruise.
DAY 1: Friday July 19, 2024 – Arrive into DUBROVNIK (DBV) Private Transfer from the airport to your hotel. Enjoy the day to explore Dubrovnik at your leisure. Hotel Kompass for 1 night.
DAY 2: Saturday July 20 – Board your Yacht
Your Ship will be docked in Dubrovnik Gruž harbor where you can board during the day. Enjoy the day at leisure to explore the city or take an optional tour. At 7:00 PM we’ll have a welcome meeting where the Captain will introduce you to the crew and your fellow passengers. Welcome dinner will be served at 7:30 PM. The embarkation is possible throughout the whole day. Passengers arriving in the morning will not be able to enter their cabins before 1:00 PM. You can leave your luggage on board and tour the city at your leisure. The Captain will wait for all the passengers arriving late at night. All the late arriving guests will be provided with a dinner.
Overnight in Dubrovnik on the boat (B,D)
DAY 3: SUNDAY July 21- DUBROVNIK – SLANO
After breakfast our guide will take us on a tour of Dubrovnik, visit the historical center of Dubrovnik, the famous city enlisted as UNESCO’s World Heritage Site, where your guide will show you the most interesting sights of Dubrovnik. After the city tour you’ll be left on your own to explore this city, known around the world as The Pearl of the Adriatic.
Return coach transfer is scheduled between 2 pm and 4 pm. Then we’ll sail out for the Island of Šipan where we’ll anchor in Šipanska Luka or in Slano, located on the mainland. Slano is one of the most picturesque places on the Dubrovnik Riviera, with a beautiful beach, dense pine forest and olive groves, a long cultural tradition and numerous historical monuments. If we stay in Slano, for all who are interested we can organize optional excursion to Ston, fortified town famous for 5- kilometre long walls, old saltwork and oysters/mussels farm. Reservations and payment on the spot.
Tonight we’ll have dinner on board. This night we’ll have dinner on board.
Overnight in Šipanska Luka or Slano, (B,D)
DAY 3: MONDAY July 22 – SLANO – MLJET NATIONAL PARK – KORČULA
Our day starts with a morning departure towards Mljet National Park. When we arrive there, you’ll have enough time to explore the park, walk around the Great and Small Lake, visit the Islet of St. Mary with its Benedictine Monastery from the 12 century and, of course, take a swim in the heart of National Park. Entrance fees to Mljet National Park are included.
With lunch served on board, we’ll sail for the Island of Korčula, arriving there in the afternoon. The town of Korčula is the island’s main settlement and is known as the birthplace of Marco Polo, one of the world’s most famous explorers of all times. Our guide will take you for a tour of Korčula Town, through its narrow and cobbled streets and its rich history. You’ll have the remainder of the evening free to enjoy dining at one of the local restaurants of your choice.
Overnight in Korčula Historical Town. (B,L)
DAY 4: TUESDAY July 23 – KORČULA – VIS
In the morning we’ll cruise to the Island of Vis, with lunch on board and a swim stop en route. Compared to other Adriatic islands, Vis is rather unique. Being an important strategic military stronghold for centuries, Vis was spared the excessive tourist development and thus retained it’s unspoiled beaches, ecological agriculture and traditional architecture. Enjoy the afternoon, exploring the town of Vis, its picturesque stone streets, pristine beaches and fine taverns.
Overnight in Vis Town (B,L)
** Optional late afternoon Vis Island Tour excursion. We start our tour of Vis, our coach will follow the old road, rises above the town and overlooks the bay. After that we descend to the fields and drive through vineyards and olive groves passing by former allied airport from WWII and then we descend us down to Komiža. Free time in Komiža, stunning fishermen’s village to have dinner in one of cozy restaurants. Return to a boat for overnight.
DAY 5: Wednesday July 24 – VIS – BIŠEVO BLUE CAVE – HVAR
Today we’ll cruise to the Island of Biševo and its Blue cave, one of the most famous natural attractions of the Adriatic Sea. The Blue Cave is a water-logged cave that can be approached only by boat. Sunbeams penetrating through its submarine opening and get reflected from the white bottom floor, creating a magical effect of deep aquamarine and shiny silver light, mystifying the Cave’s visitors. However, sometimes high waves prevent the entrance to the Blue Cave, which is something we will not know before the time designated for our visit. If that happens, there will be an alternative half-day tour of Vis Island and its WWII RAF Airport, along with Komiža – a peculiarly beautiful town boasting the longest fishing tradition on the East Adriatic.
After a swim stop and lunch we’ll continue cruising along many coves and bays, towards Hvar, the sunniest Croatian island. Hvar is one of the country’s most attractive tourist destinations and a meeting point of international jet setters. Upon our arrival to Hvar, a local guide will walk us through this unique city, introducing you to its millennia-long history, culture and way of life, along with a few island’s peculiarities, such as the traditional farming of lavender. Afterwards, you’ll have an evening on your own to explore and dine in one of numerous family-owned restaurants and taverns.
Overnight in Hvar Historical Town, (B,L)
DAY 6: THURSDAY July 25 – HVAR – BOL – Trogir
In the morning we’ll cruise towards Bol, a place best known for its beach of Zlatni Rat (Golden Cape), which regularly hits the top lists of the most beautiful European beaches. Once we stop in Bol, you can enjoy simple pleasures such as taking a walk around this nice little Dalmatian town, perhaps having a cup of coffee or a swim, until lunch is served on board.
After lunch we’ll continue cruising towards Trogir, another city inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list, arriving there during afternoon. This town – museum is literally packed with palaces, churches, monasteries and towers. A professional English speaking guide will take us for a city tour of Trogir. Afterwards, you’ll have some time on your own, free to explore. This evening we’ll have Captain’s Dinner on board, along with live music entertainment.
Overnight in Trogir. (B,L,D)
DAY 7: FRIDAY July 26 – PUČIŠĆA – Omis – SPLIT
After breakfast we’ll cruise across the Brač channel to Omiš, an ancient town with city walls, fortresses and stone churches. Omiš is located at the delta of Cetina River, with its wonderful beaches. For centuries, Omiš was for a stronghold of famous pirates, a symbol of retaliation, courage and strength in the long historical fight against The Republic of Venice.
After a relaxed walk in Omiš we’ll have lunch on board. During the afternoon hours we’ll sail on towards Split, our last stop.
Our English-speaking guide will conduct the Split City tour and walk us through the historical Diocletian’s Palace. The second largest urban center in Croatia and the seat of the Split-Dalmatia County, Split boasts 1700 years of history. Since 1979 the historic center of Split has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage Site List. City’s historical and cultural buildings are located inside the walls of the Diocletian’s Palace. After the city tour you will be left on your own to explore Split and have and have dinner at your leisure.
Overnight in Split Historical Town, (B,L)
DAY 8: SATURDAY July 27 – SPLIT – Return Home.
After breakfast, the time has come say farewell to all your new friends and Croatia. Transfer to the airport in Split for your return flight home. Optional post nights in Split can be arranged. (B)
Visitors from the US, Canada and Australia need a valid passport, Visas are not required for Americans, Canadians or Australians visiting for less than 3 months. If you are a citizen of another E.U. country, you do not need a passport, only an identity card. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months after the date you intend to leave the European Union. Make sure you check your passport expiry date at least 2 months prior to travel. Before traveling abroad it’s a good idea to make two photocopies of your passport, driver’s license and credit cards. Leave one copy at home with a friend or family member and another bring with you.
Croatia is 6 hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time and 9 hours ahead of Pacific Standard Time in the United States. Like many European countries, Croatia has daylight savings time which lasts from late March to late September.
Croatia has a fairly continental climate, which becomes more Mediterranean the closer you get to the Adriatic Sea. Summer is a sunny month with 14 hours of daylight. With very warm temperatures and long hours of daylight it is essential that you make sure to drink enough water, wear sunscreen and stay out of the sun to avoid the heat. Temperatures range from the mid to high 80’s for the day. Evenings cool a bit with the low to mid 70’s.
The Croatian national currency is the Kuna (kn or HRK), which comes in notes of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500, and 1,000. Foreign currency can be exchanged at post offices, banks, and exchange offices. Some hotels and travel agencies also will exchange currency, but beware of the service charges, which can be as high as 3% – 5%. Airports usually charge the highest fees. The best way to get cash in the local currency is from an ATM. Keep in mind that most banks impose a fee every time a card is used at another bank’s ATM, and that fee can be higher for international transactions ($5 or more) so try and withdraw as few times as possible. Credit cards are accepted by most shops and restaurants however check with your credit card company regarding foreign exchange fees. You will also have a better chance making deals at local shops if paying with cash.
Voltage in Croatia is 220 volts AC and the plug is a typical European plug with two round prongs.
As a member of the European Union, Croatia imposes a 25% value-added tax on most goods and services. The VAT is already included in the displayed price. Visitors from outside the EU can get a VAT tax refund at the airport when departing, but the minimum that you must spend at one store to obtain the refund is 500HRK. The VAT refunds are not made for services. To get a VAT refund on purchases that qualify, present your passport to the salesperson and ask for the special stamped form. Present the form with your purchases at the booth marked IVA Tax Refunds at the airport, as you leave EU. Your refund should arrive by check or be credited to your credit card within a few weeks.
No vaccines are required to enter Croatia.
During the Croatia Tour, we will travel by private yacht. At each stop we will be walking quite a bit. To be able to fully enjoy the tour and participate in scheduled activities, you need to be able to walk, at a leisurely pace, up to 3 or so miles on some days, many times this is on cobbled streets and uneven surfaces. You should be able to stand unassisted for up to 30 minutes at times during the tours. You will need be able to climb stairs, get on and off the boat, without any assistance. At times you will need manage your own luggage. This trip is pretty easy for the average person however if you can’t or choose not to participate in certain activities this is at your own discretion. However it cannot affect the groups participation nor can any tours or activities or refunds be offered or changed due to an individual not being able or not wanting to participate. Packing List:The following items are suggested to help make your tour run smoothly. Good walking shoes and or walking sandals. Light weight sweater or jacket, All toiletries needed to a minimum. Hotels/Boat provide hair dryers, soap, shampoo, sometimes conditioner. Clothing needs to be warm weather clothing: For Day Shorts, pants, jeans or leggings, Sundresses, long and short sleeved tops. Evening is casual with dresses, casual pants, etc . No formal evenings. ***Please note evening temperatures will be cooler so dress accordingly. Dressing in layers is always good.
Any medications you think you need, Camera, Phone, I Pad or Computer, Chargers and extra batteries you need, Any jewelry (costume jewelry is recommended when traveling), Passport, Cash, Pen, Book, Change of clothes, Scarf, Basic toiletries. Please visit the Packing Tips Page to help you pack smart and light. https://womentravelingtheworld.com/travel-tools/#packing-tips
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Current tour prices are listed on the page corresponding to each tour. Due to currency fluctuations, cost increase and situations out of our control tour prices may change without notice at any time. Tour participants who already registered for a tour will not be affected by any price changes.
Included in the price of the tour:
A full-time tour leader/guide with 6 or more clients and licensed in-country tour guides are used for tours.
Any tours, meals, activities or otherwise stated for each individual tour.
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