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Croatia Island Hopping Cruise from Dubrovnik

Croatia Island Hopping Cruise from Dubrovnik

From EUR €890

Description

Island hopping cruise from Dubrovnik with “MS Splendid” is a great-value way to enjoy the comforts of life on board of a modern steel motor cruise ship that has its own individual charm.

Rates include:
• English speaking cruise manager on board
• 6 crew members
• 7 nights cruise in a preferred category cabin
• Complimentary fresh fruit available daily
• Welcome dinner with 3 courses
• Buffet breakfast daily and 6 lunches with 3 courses
• Professional English speaking guide for city tours of Dubrovnik (with transfers and panoramic photo stop), Korčula, Hvar and Split.
• Wireless headset system for sightseeing (City Tours)
• Towels changed every second day & linen changed in the middle of the week
• Daily cabin cleaning service
• Two 0,50 litres bottles of water per day and person
• Free unlimited Wi-Fi on board
• CCTV Security Cameras on board
• Elegance Rooftop Jacuzzi (Sun deck)

Trip Name
Croatia Island Hopping Cruise from Dubrovnik
Days
8
Overview
Vessel Type: Small Ship Length: 38.5 m Passenger Capacity: 38 Built: 2014 Small cruise ship M/S SPLENDID is built in Split shipyard for summer 2014 according to new EU 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 built under Croatian flag in 2014, length overall 38,50 meters and 8,00 meters in width,  with two engines + two generators for Air-condition system and 220 Volts with standard cruising speed of 9,00 knots. Construction material is steel with mahogany and iroko wood. She has 19 spacious cabins with private facilities and air-conditioning providing accommodation for up to maximum 38+4 persons. Experienced crew of 6 will make your cruise unforgettable. Passenger cabins are situated on three decks while crew members are accommodated in separate quarters. All guest cabins are very comfortable, fully air conditioned and conveniently designed with modern private en suites, toilet and shower in cabin. Cabins are equipped with beds in size 200×80 cm or 200×170 cm with wooden wallboards, working table, chair, mirror, night lamps, safe deposit box, radio, hair dryer, 220 V electric supply, lifejacket, wardrobe and luggage space under bed, as well as the latest safety and fire alarm. Standard cabins have porthole and dual ventilation system (one in bathroom and one in cabin) while main and upper deck cabins have two windows, smaller in bathroom and larger cabin window.  Cabins are sound-proof and have fire-proof door.

Itinerary



Day 1 - DAY 1 • SATURDAY DUBROVNIK
M/S SPLENDID will be docked in Dubrovnik Gruž harbourwhere you can board during the entire day.Join the welcome meeting at 7:00 p.m. where our cruisedirector will introduce you to the captain, crew and yourfuture fellow passengers, with whom you will spend a weekon board.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 theircabins before 1:00 p.m. However, they can leave luggageon board. Captain will wait for all the passengers arrivinglate at night and these guests will be provided with adinner.Overnight in Dubrovnik, (D)
Day 2 - DAY 2 • SUNDAY DUBROVNIK – SLANO
After breakfast, our English speaking guide andcoach will come to the pier. We’ll visit thehistorical centre of Dubrovnik, the famous cityenlisted as UNESCO World Heritage Site, whereour guide will show you the most interestingsights of Dubrovnik. After the city tour you’ll beleft on your own to explore and enjoy this city,known around the world as The Pearl of Adriatic.At 12:00 a.m. we’ll have a transfer to the ship.Lunch will be served on board en route to Slano,located on the mainland with swim stop on theway. Slano is one of the most picturesque placeson the Dubrovnik Riviera, with a beautifulbeaches, dense pine forest and olive groves, along cultural tradition and numerous historicalmonuments. For all who are interested we can organize optional excursion to Ston. Ston is fortified town famous for 5- kilometre longwalls, old saltwork and oysters/mussels farm.Overnight in Slano, (B,L)
Day 3 - DAY 3 • MONDAY SLANO – NATIONAL PARK MLJET – KORČULA
This morning we`ll cruise to Mljet where you’ll befree to explore National Park (entrance fees arenot included), to walk around the Great and SmallLake, visit The Islet of St. Mary with itsBenedictine Monastery dating from the 12thcentury and, of course, take a swim in the heartof this pristine National Park. Lunch will be servedon board as we continue our cruise toward theIsland of Korčula, where we shall arrive in theafternoon, docking in the Town of Korčula. Thishistoric town is known as the birthplace of MarkoPolo, one of the most famous world explorers ofall times. Our English speaking guide will doKorčula City tour and walk us through the town’scharming narrow and cobbled streets. You’ll havethe rest of the evening free to enjoy dining at oneof the local restaurants of your choice.Overnight in Korčula Historical Town, (B,L)
Day 4 - DAY 4 • TUESDAY KORČULA - VIS
In the morning, we’ll continue our cruise to the Island ofVis, with a swim stop en route. Arrival to Vis is scheduledfor the afternoon. Vis is rather unique compared to otherCroatian Adriatic islands. Due to its important strategiclocation on the open sea, it served as a military zone for along time and was consequently spared of the usual touristdevelopment. Beautiful beaches, ecological agriculture andpreserved traditional architecture make up the advantagesof this remarkable Croatian island. You will have afternoonand evening free in Vis, to enjoy its unspoilt nature anddine in one of family run restaurants.Overnight in Vis Town, (B,L)Optional late afternoon Vis Island Tour excursionWe start our tour of Vis, our coach will follow theold road, rises above the town and overlooks thebay. After that we descend to the fields and drivethrough vineyards and olive groves passing byformer allied airport from WWII and then wedescend us down to Komiža.Free time in Komiža, stunning fishermen's villageto have dinner in one of cosy restaurants. Returnto a boat for overnight.Reservations and payment on the spot.
Day 5 - DAY 5 • WEDNESDAY VIS – BIŠEVO BLUE CAVE - HVAR
We'll start our day with a morning cruise towards Island ofBiševo and its Blue Cave. Originally, the entrance to BlueCave was located below sea level, which required visitorsto dive deeply in order to resurface into the cave’smysterious blue depths. Sunbeams penetrating throughthe cave’s submarine opening get reflected from the whitebottom floor, colouring the cave aquamarine and objectsin the water silver, creating a truly stunning and magicalnatural phenomenon.However, at times high waves prevent the entrance to BlueCave, which is something we shall not know before themorning designated for our visit. For this reason, entrancefees are paid on the spot – if we 'all lucky enough to visitthe cave!After a swim stop and lunch, we'll continue cruising alongmany idyllic coves and bays towards Hvar, the sunniestCroatian island. Hvar is one of the most popular andattractive Croatian tourist destinations and a meeting pointof the international jet set.Upon our afternoon arrival at Hvar, a local Englishspeaking guide will walk you through the town,introducing you to the island’s way of life, its rich historyand culture. You'll learn how lavender was traditionallyfarmed on Hvar, for many centuries. Afterwards, you'll befree to enjoy your evening in Hvar, to explore on your ownand dine in one of its numerous family owned restaurantsor taverns.Overnight in Hvar Historical Town, (B,L)
Day 6 - DAY 6 • THURSDAY HVAR – BOL – PUČIŠĆA
We'll start our day with a morning departure towards Bo.Bol is famous for having one of the finest Europeanbeaches, called Zlatni Rat (Golden Cape). As we stop inBol, you can relax in this charming Dalmatian town. Have awalk, a cup of coffee or a swim, until lunch is served onboard.After lunch we’ll continue cruising towardsPučišća, with refreshing swim stops en route andlunch served on board. Pučišća is the biggestvillage on the island of Brač. Nowhere in thesystem of towns and villages in Dalmatia doesterrain play such a compelling role as in Pučišća.Its spectacular irregularity of steep-sided naturalharbor, authentic Mediterranean architectureand rustic ambience are simply unforgettable.Pučišća is also home to the only CroatianStonemasonry school. Its students carvesculptures from Brač limestone, applyingtraditional and unconventional tools that havebeen used here for centuries. We shall spend anight in this very quiet town. Enjoy the nightfall,as it unifies the distinct features of Pučišća thathave intrigued us so much in daylight.Overnight in Pučišća, (B,L)
Day 7 - DAY 7 • FRIDAY – PUČIŠĆA – OMIŠ - SPLIT
After breakfast we'll cruise across the Brač channel toOmiš, an ancient town with city walls, fortresses and stonechurches. Omiš is located at the delta of Cetina River, withits wonderful beaches. For centuries, Omiš was for astronghold of famous pirates, a symbol of retaliation,courage and strength in the long historical fight againstThe Republic of Venice. After a relaxed walk in Omiš we’llhave lunch. During the afternoon hours we'll sail ontowards Split, our last stop.Our English speaking guide will do the afternoon Split Citytour and walk us through the historical Diocletian’s Palace.The second largest urban centre in Croatia and the seat ofthe Split- Dalmatia County, Split boasts 1700 years ofhistory. Since 1979 the historic centre of Split has beeninscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage Site List. City’shistorical and cultural buildings are located inside the wallsof the Diocletian’s Palace. After the city tour you will be lefton your own to explore Split and have an intimate farewelldinner on your own.Overnight in Split Historical Town, (B,L,)
Day 8 - DAY 8 • SATURDAY • SPLIT
After breakfast, the time has come to say farewell to allyour new friends. (B)

Trip Dates

StartEndPrice FromRoom Type
23-04-202230-04-2022EUR €890Standard Cabin
23-04-202230-04-2022EUR €1,090Main Deck Cabin
23-04-202230-04-2022EUR €1,190Upper Deck Cabin
07-05-202214-05-2022EUR €890Standard Cabin
07-05-202214-05-2022EUR €1,090Main Deck Cabin
07-05-202214-05-2022EUR €1,190Upper Deck Cabin
21-05-202228-05-2022EUR €990Standard Cabin
21-05-202228-05-2022EUR €1,290Main Deck Cabin
21-05-202228-05-2022EUR €1,390Upper Deck Cabin
04-06-202211-06-2022EUR €1,290Main Deck Cabin
04-06-202211-06-2022EUR €1,390Upper Deck Cabin
04-06-202211-06-2022EUR €990Standard Cabin
18-06-202225-06-2022EUR €990Standard Cabin
18-06-202225-06-2022EUR €1,290Main Deck Cabin
18-06-202225-06-2022EUR €1,390Upper Deck Cabin
02-07-202209-07-2022EUR €990Standard Cabin
02-07-202209-07-2022EUR €1,290Main Deck Cabin
02-07-202209-07-2022EUR €1,390Upper Deck Cabin
16-07-202223-07-2022EUR €990Standard Cabin
16-07-202223-07-2022EUR €1,290Main Deck Cabin
16-07-202223-07-2022EUR €1,390Upper Deck Cabin
30-07-202206-08-2022EUR €990Standard Cabin
30-07-202206-08-2022EUR €1,290Main Deck Cabin
30-07-202206-08-2022EUR €1,390Upper Deck Cabin
13-08-202220-08-2022EUR €990Standard Cabin
13-08-202220-08-2022EUR €1,290Main Deck Cabin
13-08-202220-08-2022EUR €1,390Upper Deck Cabin
27-08-202203-09-2022EUR €990Standard Cabin
27-08-202203-09-2022EUR €1,290Main Deck Cabin
27-08-202203-09-2022EUR €1,390Upper Deck Cabin
10-09-202217-09-2022EUR €990Standard Cabin
10-09-202217-09-2022EUR €1,290Main Deck Cabin
10-09-202217-09-2022EUR €1,390Upper Deck Cabin
24-09-202201-10-2022EUR €990Standard Cabin
24-09-202201-10-2022EUR €1,290Main Deck Cabin
24-09-202201-10-2022EUR €1,390Upper Deck Cabin
08-10-202215-10-2022EUR €890Standard Cabin
08-10-202215-10-2022EUR €1,090Main Deck Cabin
08-10-202215-10-2022EUR €1,190Upper Deck Cabin

Inclusions

    • Split & Dubrovnik Mljet National Park & Bisevo Blue Cave Korcula & Hvar Swimming every day and eating ashore at night

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