There's no better way to see Croatia. The beaten track turns into a distant memory when you explore in our boat.By day, tick off a list of iconic places, pine forests, beaches and olive groves. By night, fill up on fine food and explore harbour cities.
Dubrovnik, with its ancient city walls, higgledy-piggledy red rooftops, cobbled streets worn by time - a heart-stealing city that you just know you’re going to love the moment you arrive.Split, right in the heart of the Dalmatia region, this heart-stealer of a city has got pavement cafés, plenty of history, and a confetti of islands sprinkled off its coast.Come on board and explore Adriatic Coastline
SATURDAY (DAY 1) SPLIT – MAKARSKA
Departure from Split harbour towards Makarska at 13:00h. Cruise along the Dalmatian coast whilst enjoying your lunch. Afternoon swim at one of the wonderful beaches. From there, those feeling adventurous can join our optional river rafting excursion or zip line on the Cetina river and meet up with the ship in Makarska in the evening.
Overnight in the port of Makarska where strolling along the streets, you will come across numerous churches and other architectural and cultural sites.
SUNDAY (DAY 2) MAKARSKA – MLJET
Early morning departure towards Mljet with a stop on the Pelješac peninsula for a refreshing swim.
Afternoon visit to salt lakes in Mljet National Park to enjoy the sun, sea and tranquility of this peaceful island. In the middle of the large lake, inside the National park, you can visit the monastery and church on St. Mary isle or just rent a bike (optional) and cycle around these stunning lakes. Overnight in port Polača/Pomena.
MONDAY (DAY 3) MLJET – DUBROVNIK
After breakfast depart for Dubrovnik, the highlight of this cruise. Enjoy the nature along the way towards “the heaven on earth” – according to the famous writer George Bernard Shaw.
Arrive to Dubrovnik where you can explore on your own or join our guided tour of the city followed by an optional cable car ride up to Srđ mountain for spectacular views of the old town. Take a walk through STRADUN – both a street and a square, a promenade inside the city walls. We also recommend a walk on top of the 1,940 m long city walls! Overnight in the port of this magical town.
TUESDAY (DAY 4) DUBROVNIK – ŠIPAN/TRSTENIK
Late morning departure towards Šipan isle or small town of Trstenik on the Pelješac peninsula, where we will swim in the afternoon and spend the night.Possibility of visiting a local winery and to enjoy a Captain’s dinner on board in the evening.
WEDNESDAY (DAY 5) ŠIPAN/TRSTENIK – KORČULA
After breakfast depart for island Korčula, the birthplace of famous explorer MARCO POLO. Lunch on board in bay near the town of Korčula. Afternoon arrival where we overnight in port. Surrounded by ancient walls and fortified bastions Korčula’s old town is very well preserved with its layout and structure dating back to 13th century. Optional sightseeing of Korčula and wine and appetizers tasting at a local winery before dinning in one of the numerous seafront restaurants or konobas on your own.
THURSDAY (DAY 6) KORČULA – HVAR
Early departure towards the Paklinski Islands for lunch and a swim stop followed by optional afternoon sightseeing of Hvar, the longest island in the Adriatic. Here we can find the Renaissance cathedral with its original tower as well as the oldest community theatre in Europe founded here in 1612. Hvar offers abundant entertainment, excellent restaurants, bars and cafes that are open long into the night. Overnight in Hvar.
FRIDAY (DAY 7) HVAR (Bol) - SPLIT
Our next stop is Brač island. Swimming is planned at the most famous beach in Dalmatia – Zlatni Rat near Bol (the Golden Horn - its gravel promontory shifts from side to side as the wind and waves constantly change in shape). Bol is a typical fishermen’s village converted into a popular tourist destination.
After lunch we will start our journey back to Split where the last overnight is planned. A swim break is planned on route in one of the many bays on Brač island. Enjoy the view of Split Riviera. Possibility to join our guided tour of Split, a monumental city under UNESCO protection. Here we find an abundance of Roman architecture – of special interest is the Diocletian palace.
SATURDAY (DAY 8) SPLIT
Early breakfast after which it is time to say goodbye to all your new friends and crew.
LAND AND CRUISE
Those who opted for Land & Cruise, you will be transferred to 4 star San Antonio Hotel for 3 nights stay on bed & breakfast basis.
Hotel San Antonio ****
Hotel San Antonio is situated in Podstrana on a white pebble beach within easy reach of Split city centre and UNESCO protected ancient roman Diocletian Palace.
Hotel San Antonio is a great hotel for a relaxing stay and fun on the beach. Thanks to its exceptional location, it’s an ideal place to explore excursions to the most beautiful places on the Adriatic sea and the surroundings area.
Rooms are equipped with air conditioning, TV, high speed internet connection, safe deposit box, bathrobe and slippers, hairdryer, work desk and mini bar to ensure your stay is as comfortable as possible. Rooms on ground floor have a terrace and the once on the upper floor have a French balcony.
Facilities - Restaurant, bar, swimming pool, billiard room, fitness centre, sauna and access to private beach between May to September.
Young Professionals Cruise for Age 24 to 49
Step aboard and get ready for a really exciting adventure. Dalmatia is filled with history, culture, unique architecture, rich heritage, beauty and tranquillity. But, there is also a vast choice of bars, festivals and clubs waiting for the party people. The choice is yours! Relax and let the captain and his crew take care of you on this route planned for young professionals.
KATARINA LINE (Premium Superior Category)
Premium superior vessels are recently built mini deluxe vessels. Air-conditioned cabins are 8 to 14m2 in size with double or twin beds, hair dryer and safety deposit box.
- Buffet breakfasts,
- Three course lunches,
- Captain’s dinner,
- English speaking tour manager on board,
- Three guided tours - Dubrovnik, Korčula, Hvar,
- Daily cabin service,
- Mid-Week fresh set of towels and bed linen,
- Luggage handling,
- Olive oil and wine tasting on board,
- Afternoon tea and coffee with biscuits,
- Free WiFi.
What is included in the tour
- Stay 7 nights on board on Katarina Line (Premium Superior Category)
- Your own single occupancy lower deck cabin
- Daily breakfast, Lunch & 1 Captain’s dinner.
- Three guided tours - Dubrovnik, Korčula, Hvar
- Flights from London Gatwick
- Flights from your local airport at a small supplement
- All Taxes & Surcharges
- 20Kg Baggage allowance and 5kg hand baggage.
- Airport Transfers
- Services of a Captain & Crew on board
- Welcome get together
- Meet other single, like minded travellers who wish to socialise and make new friends
Flight Timings -
Outbound - London Gatwick 05:50 - Split 09:20
Inbound - Split 10:00 - London Gatwick 11:35
Price & Itinerary may be subject to change
Price excludes Tourist Tax & Port Tax Euro 40/ person/ week to be paid locally.
**Upgarde to premium superior upper deck cabon for £175/week**