Season 2019: Deluxe One-Way Cruise from Dubrovnik to Split with M/S Ambassador

UP TO 20% DISCOUNT FOR BOOKINGS MADE UNTIL 1.10.2019.

ITINERARY

DAY 1 • SATURDAY: DUBROVNIK (D)

Deluxe Boat M/S Ambassador will wait for you docked in Dubrovnik Gruž harbor. No matter what time you arrive, you can leave your luggage at the boat, but you can enter your cabin only after 1pm. At 7pm Captain will introduce himself and the crew to all passengers and in 7:30pm welcome dinner will be served. If you will arrive later than 7:30pm, dinner will wait for you until you arrive at the boat. We will spend the night in Dubrovnik.

DAY 2 • SUNDAY: DUBROVNIK – ŠIPAN ISLAND OR SLANO (B,D)

After breakfast, our English speaking guide and coach will come to the pier. Our guide will take us to visit the historical center of Dubrovnik and show you the most interesting sights. After a tour with our guide you will have some free time to explore on your own; to walk ancient city walls or to take cable car and visit Mount Srđ and enjoy breathtaking view of Dubrovnik and islands around it. We will not have lunch on board, so there is no need to return. You can enjoy Dubrovnik and make your own plans for lunch. We will organize return coach between 3pm and 4pm to bring you back to boat. Then we sail to island of Šipan, peaceful and picturesque island. We will anchor at small village called Šipanska Luka. In case of bad weather conditions or lock schedule prevent us from anchoring in Šipanska Luka we’ll cruise to Slano, located on the mainland. Dinner will be served onboard. We will spend night in Šipanska Luka or Slano.

DAY 3 • MONDAY: ŠIPAN ISLAND OR SLANO – MLJET NATIONAL PARK – KORČULA (B, L)

In the morning we depart towards island of Mljet to visit Mljet National Park with its rolling hills and crystal clear waters. Once there, you will have to explore park, walk around the Great and Small Lake and visit islet of St. Mary. Best thing is you can take a swim in these salty lakes in the heart of National Park. Entrance fees to Mljet National Park are included. After you return to our boat, lunch will be served and we will sail for island of Korčula. Town of Korčula is the island’s main settlement and it is famous as the birthplace of Marco Polo, a world known merchant, explorer and writer. Our English speaking guide will take you for a tour. This lovely little town is quaint and totally romantic, with many ice cream places, restaurants and souvenir shops. Enjoy dining at one of the local restaurants of your choice. We will spend the night here.

DAY 4 • TUESDAY: KORČULA – VIS (B, L)

Early in the morning we will sail towards island of Vis. We will make stop for swimming and have lunch onboard. In the afternoon we will arrive to Vis. Island of Vis is unique because it has been isolated as a military island. Therefore it has persevered untouched nature and hospitable people. Enjoy exploring the town of Vis, its stone streets, idyllic beaches and fine taverns. We will spend night in town of Vis.

DAY 5 • WEDNESDAY: VIS – BIŠEVO BLUE CAVE – HVAR (B, L)

In the morning we will sail to island of Biševo known for its magnificent caves. Most popular is the Blue cave. It is largely known for its aquamarine shiny light created natural by sunlight. Sometimes happens that high waves prevent us from visiting Blue Cave. If this happens, we will provide an alternative, visit to Vis Island and to its Second World War RAF Airport, along with Komiža – another town on island of Vis with longest fishing tradition on the Adriatic. We will have a stop to enjoy a swim and lunch aboard. We will continue towards island of Hvar, the sunniest Croatian island. A meeting point of international jetsetters this is one of the most popular destinations in the world. Local English speaking guide will walk us through this town of Hvar. You will have free evening to explore on your own and dine in one of numerous restaurants. We will spend the night in town of Hvar.

DAY 6 • TUESDAY: HVAR – BOL – TROGIR (B, L and Captain’s Dinner with live music)

In the morning we sail towards island of Brač and its town of Bol, a place best known for its Zlatni rat beach. One of the most beautiful European pebbly beaches has a triangular shape with its peak forming in the way wind blows. Take a swim or enjoy sunbathing before lunch is served onboard. After lunch we will sail towards Trogir, usual starting point because of its two marinas. However, Trogir is another city inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list. Main attraction is Cathedral of St. Lawrence very beautiful and large cathedral with beautiful stone details. Nonetheless, town is full of palaces, churches and towers for you to discover. Here too, English speaking guide will take us for a city tour of Trogir. In the evening we’ll have Captain’s Dinner on board, along with some live music entertainment. We will spend the night in Trogir.

DAY 7 • FRIDAY: TROGIR – SPLIT (B, L)

In the morning we sail to Split. We will make obligatory stop to take a swim and to have lunch onboard. In Split, English speaking guide will wait for us and take us to most important Split sights. After the city tour you’ll have plenty of time to explore this Mediterranean city and to enjoy dinner in vast number of restaurants that can satisfy every taste and choice. We will spend night in Split.

DAY 8 • SATURDAY: SPLIT (B)

After breakfast we disembark and say goodbye.

Itineray

DAY 1 • SATURDAY: DUBROVNIK

Deluxe Boat M/S Ambassador will be docked in Dubrovnik Gruž harbour where you can board during the entire day. At 7 pm we’ll have a welcome meeting where Captain will introduce you to the crew and your fellow passengers.

Welcome dinner will be served at 7:30 p.m.

The embarkation will be possible throughout the day; passengers arriving in the morning cannot enter their cabins before 1:00 p.m. but they can leave luggage on board. Captain will wait for all passengers arriving late at night and these guests will be provided with dinner.

Overnight in Dubrovnik, (D)

DAY 2 • SUNDAY: DUBROVNIK – ŠIPAN ISLAND OR SLANO

After breakfast our English speaking guide and coach will come to the pier. We’ll visit the historical centre 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 around, visit City Walls or take a scenic cable car to the top of Mount Srđ with its stunning 360° vista. On this day, we’ll not have lunch on board, so you can spend more time in Dubrovnik and see why this city was deservedly nicknamed Pearl of the Adriatic.

Return coach transfer is scheduled between 3pm and 4pm (time to be confirmed on the spot). Then we’ll sail out for the Island of Šipan where we’ll anchor in a picturesque and peaceful fishermen’s village of Šipanska Luka. In case dock and lock schedules or weather conditions prevent us from anchoring in Šipanska Luka we’ll cruise to Slano, located on the mainland.
This night we’ll have dinner on board.

Overnight in Šipanska Luka or Slano on the mainland, (B,D,)

DAY 3 • MONDAY : ŠIPAN ISLAND OR SLANO – MLJET NATIONAL PARK – KORČULA

Our day starts with a morning departure towards Mljet National Park. When we arrive there, you’ll have just enough time to explore park, walk around the Great and Small Lake, visit the Islet of St. Mary with its Benedictine Monastery from the 12th 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. 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 English speaking guide will take you for a tour of Korčula Town, through its narrow and cobbled streets and its rich history. You’ll have rest 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 : KORČULA – VIS

In the morning we’ll cruise to the Island of Vis, with lunch on board and a swim stop en route. Arrival to Vis is scheduled for the afternoon. 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 its unspoilt beaches, ecological agriculture and traditional architecture.
Enjoy afternoon, exploring the town of Vis, its picturesque stone streets, pristine beaches and fine taverns.

Overnight in Vis Town, (B,L)

DAY 5 • WEDNESDAY: 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 in whole of the Adriatic Sea. Blue Cave is a water-logged cave that can be approached only by boat. Sunbeams penetrating through its submarine opening get reflected from the white bottom floor, creating a magical effect of deep aquamarine and shiny silver light, mystifying Cave’s visitors. However, sometimes high waves prevent the entrance to Blue Cave, which is something we shall not know before the time designated for our visit.

If that happens, we can provide 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 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 jetsetters. Upon our arrival to Hvar, a local English speaking guide will walk you through this unique city, introducing you to its millennia-long history, culture and a way of life, along with 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 • TUESDAY : 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, the main attraction being the Cathedral of St. Lawrence, probably the finest example of sacral architecture in Croatia.

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.
On this evening we’ll have Captain’s Dinner on board, along with some live music entertainment.

Overnight in Trogir Historical Town (B,L, Captain’s Dinner with live music)

DAY 7 • FRIDAY : TROGIR – SPLIT

In the morning we’ll sail out for Split, our last port on this cruise, with a swim stop along the way. After lunch, our English speaking guide will do an afternoon Split City tour, walking us through the world famous Diocletian’s Palace. Split is the second largest urban centre in Croatia and the seat of the Split-Dalmatia County. Over 1700 years old, Split abounds with cultural and historical sights, lots of them situated within the Split’s historical nucleus which has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List ever since 1979.

After the city tour you’ll be left on your own to explore this lively and bustling Mediterranean city and to enjoy an intimate farewell dinner on your own.

Overnight in Split, (B,L,)

DAY 8 • SATURDAY: SPLIT

After breakfast, the time has come say farewell to all your new friends.(B)

M/S AMBASSADOR info

Elegance cruise ship M/S Ambassador is being built in Split shipyard for summer 2019 according to newest European standards.

With its perfect size, maneuvering abilities and its elegant 19 cabins, our newly built, yacht-like ship will satisfy your refined expectations for a comfortable cruise along the Adriatic Coast.

This new motor ship has the length of 48 meters and 9 meters in width, with two powerful engines and three generators for air conditioning system and 220 Volts electrical grid. The vessel has a cruising speed of 12 knots and is equipped with bow thruster and all electronic equipment. Construction material is steel, mahogany, and iroko wood.

M/S Ambassador has 19 very spacious cabins with private facilities and air conditioning providing elegance cruise for up to maximum 36 persons.

The experienced crew will make your cruise unforgettable.

CABIN INFORMATION
Passenger cabins are situated on three decks while crew members are accommodated in separate living quarters, reserved for them.

All guest cabins are very comfortable, fully air-conditioned, with an independent ventilation system for fresh air all the time, conveniently designed as modern private ensuites, toilet, and shower in the cabin.

All cabins are equipped with beds in size 200×80 cm or 200×160 cm, with independent air conditioning control board, satellite LCD TV in cabins, designed wallboards, working table and chair, mirror, night lamps, safe deposit box, radio, hairdryer, 220 V electric supply, lifejacket, wardrobe and luggage space under bed, as well as the latest safety and fire alarm and sound system for notification of a cruise manager or group leader.

Standard cabins have two portholes and dual ventilation system while main deck cabins have cabin window and porthole in bathroom. Cabins are soundproof and have fireproof door.

Technical specifications M/S AMBASSADOR

Year of construction: May 2019
Hull: Steel boat
Length over all 49,00 m
Beam 8,60 m
Engine 2 x 492 HP
Generators 3
Cruising speed 10 knots
Cabins 19+1
Cabin sizes 14-16m2
Flag Croatian
Officers and staff nationality Croatian

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Dates & prices

CRUISE RATES PER PERSON IN EUR BASED ON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY, GUARANTEED DEPARTURES

M/S AMBASSADOR 2019; per person/week. Departure dates 2019, Saturdays from Dubrovnik

20 July
3, 17 August
28 September
Standard cabin 1.450,00 €
Main deck cabin 1.790,00 €
Upper deck VIP cabin 2.100,00 €

31 August
Standard cabin 1.650,00 €
Main deck cabin 1.990,00 €
Upper deck VIP cabin 2.300,00 €

Solo use cabin supplement (on request) +50% 

Reductions: 

  • 3rd adult sharing a cabin -30%
  • Child (age 3 – 11) in twin with 1 adult -30%
  • Child (age 3 – 11) sharing a cabin with 2 adults -50%

Rates include

  • English speaking cruise director on board
  • 7 crew members
  • 7 nights cruise in a preferred category cabin
  • Complimentary fresh fruit available daily
  • Welcome reception and dinner with 3 course meals
  • Buffet breakfast daily
  • 5 lunches with 3 courses + 1 dinner
  • Captain’s Dinner with live music
  • Drink package with lunch/dinner on boat (1⁄4 litres of wine/beer/soft drink/juice and tea/coffee after meals)
  • Afternoon tea with cake/biscuits daily
  • Water package (two 0.5 litres bottles of water per day and person)
  • Professional English speaking guide for city tour of Dubrovnik with return transfer to Old Town
  • National park Mljet entrance  fees
  • Entrance fees to Biševo Blue cave or Vis Island tour with Komiža
  • Professional English speaking guide for a city tour of Hvar
  • Professional English speaking guide for a city tour of Trogir
  • Professional English speaking guide for a city tour of Split
  • Wireless headset system for sightseeing’s (City Tours)
  • Towels changed every second day & linen changed in the middle of the week
  • Daily cabin cleaning service
  • Free unlimited Wi-Fi on board
  • CCTV Security Cameras on board
  • Elegance Rooftop Jacuzzi (Sun deck)

Rates do not include

  • Port taxes and fees, € 25,00 per person/week, to be paid on board in cash
  • Private car transfers can be organized for travel agencies only on request


CANCELLATION POLICY:

Upon confirmation of reservation a 300 EUR deposit per person is required (non-refundable) and balance payment to be paid 60 days before arrival.

  • 35% of the total cruise rate 35 – 22 days prior to the cruise
  • 50% of the total cruise rate 21 – 15 days prior to the cruise
  • 100% of the total cruise rate 14 – 0 days prior to the cruise