M/S DESIRE, M/S BELLA
FROM SPLIT TO BOL, HVAR, KORČULA, DUBROVNIK, MLJET, PUČIŠĆA, OMIŠ AND RETURN TO SPLIT
8 days from 1390 €
Day 1 SPLIT arrival, Saturday (WR, D)
We have arranged airport or hotel transfer pick up. You will be transferred to Split harbor, where you can embark at 13:00h. Find your cabin, unpack and relax in your accommodation until it’s time for a Welcome Reception and dinner.
Day 2 SPLIT – BOL – HVAR, Sunday (B, L)
In the morning we will leave Split, the largest city of the region of Dalmatia and head towards island of Brač. We will head directly to Bol, a typical small Mediterranean town mostly known for its amazing golden pebble beach – Golden Horn. This unique beach is known worldwide. Its peak changes direction depending on the wind. If you feel like it and if weather permits, we will stop for a swim. Around lunchtime, we will return to boat, have lunch and head to island of Hvar. Definitely the most popular island in Croatia, it is a meeting point for the international jet set. Thanks to its position, it is popular stop for many yachts and sailboats. However, town of Hvar is a charming town with many sights to visit. We have arranged a sightseeing tour around the town. In the evening, you can continue to explore town on your own.
Note: Sometimes, due to the limited capacity of the Hvar harbor (during peak season in July and August) port of call can be substituted for Stari Grad/Jelsa. In that case transfer by bus will be organized to and from Hvar.
Day 3 HVAR – KORČULA, Monday (B, L)
Early in the morning we will set sail for island of Korčula. We will stop for swimming in one of pristine bays and enjoy warm crystal-clear Adriatic Sea. We will have lunch onboard and in early afternoon we will arrive in town of Korčula. Town of Korčula is the birthplace of the famous merchant, explorer and writer Marco Polo. We have organized a walking tour. It is definitely worth the walk. Korčula is one of the best preserved medieval cities in the Mediterranean. You will see Korčula Town Walls, St. Mark’s Cathedral and man other landmarks. In the evening, you can continue exploring the town or you can relax and enjoy dinner at one of the many restaurants.
Day 4 KORČULA – DUBROVNIK, Tuesday (B, L)
In the morning we will sail towards Dubrovnik. This UNESCO World Heritage site, the “Pearl of the Adriatic” attracts many visitors from around the world every year. Our guide will show you the most beautiful sights and landmarks. You will visit Stradun, main Pedestrian Street in Dubrovnik, and Franciscan Monastery with Europe’s second oldest pharmacy, the Rector’s Palace and the Cathedral. We will take you to a panoramic bus ride above the Dubrovnik Old Town. After a sightseeing tour, rest of the day is yours to enjoy Dubrovnik. There is so much to see – Old town, maybe take the Cable car to Srđ Mountain… We will spend the night in Dubrovnik.
Day 5 DUBROVNIK – MLJET, Wednesday (B, L)
Next on our schedule is island of Mljet. As we arrive, a Cruise Manager will take us for a visit to the salt lakes in the National Park. As we reach lakes, we will enjoy the boat ride to St. Mary Isle and visit an ancient Benedictine monastery, an old abbey and a Church dating back to the 12th Century. Mljet National Park is rich in both, flora and fauna – it is called Croatia Greenest Island. Your evening is free in Mljet.
Day 6 MLJET – PUČIŠĆA, Thursday (B, L, CD)
In the morning we will set sail to island of Brač. Take a break for obligatory swim and continue sailing until lunch. We will stop in town of Pučišća. It has a spectacular steep-sided natural harbor and authentic Mediterranean architecture. One of the prettiest small towns in Croatia, Pučišća is known for its white limestone quarries. In the evening we have organized Captain’s dinner onboard.
Day 7 PUČIŠĆA – OMIŠ – SPLIT, Friday (B, L)
In the early morning we will head to our final port Omiš. Omiš is known for its glorious history and pirates who once made their homes and fortunes here. If you feel like it, you will have a possibility to book a short walking tour in Omiš and sail into Cetina River Canyon, a protected nature area. After visiting Omiš, we will head back to Split. Lunch will be served onboard. In the late afternoon we will take a guided tour of Split. Your evening is free in Split for you to explore this amazing city on your own.
Day 8 SPLIT departure, Saturday (B)
After breakfast it’s time to disembark. You will be transferred to Split airport or your Split hotel.
B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner, WR-Welcome Reception, CD-Captain’s dinner
WHAT ’S INCLUDED
- 7 nights cruise from Split to Dubrovnik and back ,
- Supreme category ship in a cabin with private bathroom, air conditioning & LCD TV
- Arrival / departure transfer from airport or hotel to Split port and back on the first and last day.
- Daily buffet breakfast, 6 lunches with 4 courses, Captain`s dinner and Welcome Dinner
- Water 0.5 lt. bottle per person per day
- Complimentary fresh fruits available daily
- Professional Cruise Manager throughout
- Daily cabin servicing, fresh bed linen and towels midweek
- Luggage handling
- Free Wi-Fi on board
SIGHTSEEING TOURS INCLUDED:
- City tours of Split, Hvar, Korčula and Dubrovnik
- Guided tour and entrance to Mljet National Park
- Omiš & Cetina River Excursion – river boat ride, snack in Radman Mills (prosciutto, cheese, homemade bread, wine, water) – 25 EUR per person