Desire – Adriatic Cruise from Split

Desire – Adriatic Cruise from Split

From EUR €1,770

Description

WHAT’S INCLUDED:

7 nights cruise from Split to Dubrovnik and back to Split
Supreme category ship in a cabin with private bathroom, air conditioning & LCD TV
Arrival / departure shared transfer from airport or hotel to Split port and back on the first and last day
Daily buffet breakfast
6 lunches, all with 4 courses
Captain’s dinner and Welcome dinner
Water dispenser
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

Trip Name
Desire - Adriatic Cruise from Split
Days
8
Overview
Vessel Type: Small Ship Length: 49m Passenger Capacity: 40 Bulit: 2017 The wonderful M/S Desire, launched in 2017, is a state-of-the-art vessel with the latest equipment and amenities. Maximum capacity is 38 passengers in 19 twin, double and triple cabins, guaranteeing an intimate setting for all guests.  All cabins have are fully equipped with A/C, LCD TV, safe deposit box, fire alarm, internal communication system between room and bar. Bathrooms are equipped with toilet, shower, wash basin, hair dryer, slippers, bathrobe, and for added convenience cosmetic package. All cabins are sound-proof and each cabin comes with the fire-proof doors. A fully air-conditioned upper deck dining room can accommodate all passengers at once, yet offer a great degree of privacy for each guest. The restaurant is equipped with a bar and LCD TV, and each table has easy-access chairs. There is also a corner table for buffet breakfast, armchair and small coffee table in the bar, as well as free wireless internet (Wi-Fi), loudspeakers, audio-system, and a direct telephone communication cabin-bar. The kitchen is made in line with the latest HACCP standards. An extension of the restaurant is outdoors, on the covered part of the upper deck, spacious enough for all passengers and tables, chairs and including one public lavatory. Electricity on board: 220V.

Itinerary



Day 1 - Day 1 SPLIT ARRIVAL, Saturday (WR, D*)
You will be transferred from Split’s airport or your Split hotel to harbour, where embarkation begins at 13:00h. Get settled in your cabin before attending a Welcome Reception followed by dinner this evening.
Day 2 - Day 2 SPLIT – BOL – STARI GRAD, Sunday (B, L*)
Stop in Bol, a small town on Island Brač, with optional swim at the Golden Horn if weather permits, enjoy the 530 m long golden pebble beach said to be the best in Croatia. It is unique since it changes shape and position depending on the winds. Return to the boat for lunch and then head to Hvar island, the city of Stari Grad one of the oldest cities in Europe. Your evening is free to explore Stari Grad on your own.
Day 3 - Day 3 STARI GRAD - HVAR – KORČULA, Monday (B, L*)
Morning departure towards Hvar, the most popular island in the Adriatic and a meeting point for the international jet set. A sightseeing tour of this charming town, with 8 centuries of architecture, will show you the picturesque little streets and the first public theatre in Europe (older than Shakespeare’s theatre in the UK). Afterwards we set sail for Korčula, with swimming stop in one of pristine bays and lunch onboard. Early afternoon arrival to Korčula, thought to be the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Take a walking tour through this fortified town which is one of the best preserved medieval cities in the Mediterranean. Your evening is free to discover the town and enjoy dinner on your own at one of the many good restaurants..
Day 4 - Day 4 KORČULA – DUBROVNIK, Tuesday (B, L*)
In the morning sail to Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of the Adriatic”, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Upon arrival in Dubrovnik, you will enjoy a guided tour of the magnificent Old Town with a panoramic bus ride above the Old Town. You will visit the Franciscan Monastery with Europe’s second oldest pharmacy, the Rector’s Palace and the Cathedral. You will have free time during rest of the day to explore the Old town, to take the Cable car to Srđ Mountain or a boat ride to Lokrum island. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
Day 5 - Day 5 DUBROVNIK – MLJET, Wednesday (B, L*)
Today we turn our compass back north towards Mljet Island, with plenty of time for morning swim along the sail. Upon arrival join the cruise manager for a visit to the famous salt lakes in the National Park and enjoy the boat ride to St. Mary Isle to visit an ancient Benedictine monastery, an old abbey and a Church dating back to the 12th Century. Mljet National Park encompasses five types of forest, many species of birds, and two deep lakes, Veliko Jezero (Big Lake) and Malo Jezero (Small Lake). Your evening is free in Mljet.
Day 6 - Day 6 MLJET – PUČIŠĆA, Thursday (B, L, CD*)
Take a break for a swim during your morning cruise. Continue sailing through lunch, arriving this afternoon in Pučišća, a beautiful little town on island of Brač. Pučišća features a spectacular steep-sided natural harbour and authentic Mediterranean architecture. Tonight enjoy Captain’s dinner onboard.
Day 7 - Day 7 PUČIŠĆA – OMIŠ – SPLIT, Friday (B, L*)
Next we head to our final port Omiš with its fortresses which are silent stone reminders of the power of the pirates who once made their homes and fortunes here. You will have a possibility to book a short walking tour, followed by boarding a small boat and sail into Cetina River Canyon, a protected nature area, continuing to Radman Mills for a local specialty snack. After visiting Omiš set sail to Split with a stop along the way to swim, cool off and relax, if weather permits, with lunch onboard. In the late afternoon we arrive in Split to take a guided tour of the historical center of city which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Your evening is free in Split.
Day 8 - 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

Trip Dates

StartEndPrice FromRoom Type
04-07-202011-07-2020EUR €1,770Lower Deck Cabin
04-07-202011-07-2020EUR €1,970Main Deck Cabin
04-07-202011-07-2020EUR €2,070Upper Deck Cabin

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