Dubrovnik-Dubrovnik │ Cruise │ Splendid │ From $1,045 history and culture of medieval towns of the Dalmatian islands and to relax and swim on the amazing beaches. M/S Splendid is a beautiful small ship with spacious air-conditioned cabins, a comfortable salon, lounge bar, an outdoor covered sitting area as well as a sunny deck. The crew is knowledgeable and experienced, and the cruise director will make your cruising on the cost of Croatia an unforgettable experience. This cruise starts and ends in Dubrovnik, and it visits the most beautiful islands of the Dalmatian coast such as Mljet, Korcula, Brac and Hvar.
Day 1: Dubrovnik
Ship will be docked in Gruž harbor where you can board during the entire day. Welcome meeting will start at 7:00 p.m. where you will be introduced by our Cruise director to the Captain, crew and of course your future fellow passengers with whom you will spend a week on 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 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 cold dinner.
Day 2: Dubrovnik/Elaphiti/Mljet
After breakfast we will start our pleasant cruise to the Mljet National Park. On our way we will cruise by magnificent shores of the Elaphiti islands archipelago, to the northwest of Dubrovnik, with a swim stops along a way. Lunch will be served on board while cruising to Mljet National Park. Upon arrival to the Mljet National Park, you will have free afternoon to explore park, to walk around the Great and Small Lake and Islet of St. Mary with its Benedictine Monastery from the XII century. Evening at leisure.
Day 3 : Mljet/Hvar
Morning cruise to the Island of Hvar with a swim stop near the island of Korčula. After lunch we will continue cruising towards the sunniest island of Croatia – the island of Hvar, with a second swim stop in a one of the many coves and bays along the way. Hvar is one of the most popular, very attractive tourist destinations and a meeting point for the international jet set. Upon your evening arrival at Hvar, a local English speaking guide will walk you throughout the town introducing you to the history, culture and way of life on this island. We will join a short lavender presentation where you can learn how lavender was traditionally farmed on Hvar Island for centuries. Have an evening in Hvar is free to explore and dine around in one of numerous family owned restaurants
Day 4: Hvar/Bol/Split
After breakfast we continue sailing to Bol, said to have the best beach for swimming in Croatia named Zlatni Rat. (Golden cape) We will stop in Bol and enjoy this nice Dalmatian town for a walk, or to have a cup of coffee and take a swim till lunch is served on board. After a relaxed cruise from Bol to Split arrival in Split is expected during afternoon hours. Split is the second largest urban centre in Croatia and the seat of the Split and Dalmatia County. It is traditionally considered to be over 1,700 years old. Since 1979 the historic centre of Split has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage Site List. The historical and cultural buildings are located inside the walls of the Diocletian’s Palace. In addition, its numerous museums, the National Theatre, old churches and other archaeological sites in the region of Split make this city an important cultural attraction. Our English speaking guide will do 35-40 minute Split City tour, and walk us through historical Diocletian’s Palace.
Day 5: Split/Omiš/Pučišća
After breakfast we cruise to Omiš, ancient town with city walls, fortresses and stone churches located at the delta of Cetina River with its wonderful beaches. In the past Omiš was for centuries a symbol of retaliation, courage and strength of the famous pirates against Venetian Republic. After a relaxed walk in Omiš we will have lunch. Our voyage will continue towards Pučišća. Pučišća is the biggest village on the island of Brač an entirely different experience. Nowhere in the system of towns and villages in Dalmatia does terrain play such a compelling role as in Pučišća with its spectacular irregularity of the steep-sided natural harbor, its authentic Mediterranean architecture and rustic ambience; the fjord like inlet meets three narrow valleys that descend from the hills to join those quiet and beautiful waters. Pučišća Quarry was exploited in the Antiquity; the reopening of the quarry took place in 1455, unused since Roman times. It was from this quarry that stone was excavated to build limestone columns of the White House in Washington DC, The Parliament house in Vienna and many other famous buildings all over the world. The only Stonemasonry School in Croatia is located in Pučišća where students carve sculptures from Brač limestone with traditional and unconventional tools that have been used here for centuries. We will spend night in this very quiet small town. Nightfall unifies the diverse features of Pučišća that have intrigued us by daylight.
Day 6: Pučišća/Korčula
We start our day with morning departure towards the last island on our cruise – the island of Korčula. We shall stop for a swim before lunch and in the afternoon we will arrive in Korčula town, on Korčula Island. Korčula is a city known as a birthplace of Marko Polo, the famous explorer. Our English speaking guide will do short Korčula City tour, and walk us through narrow and cobbled streets of Korčula. The rest of the evening is free to enjoy dining at one of the local restaurants of your choice.
Day 7: Korčula/Dubrovnik
After breakfast we depart for a pleasant cruise along the shores of Mljet and the Elaphiti islands where we will have a swim stop and lunch. Arrival back to Dubrovnik in the afternoon, our first and last stop. You will have afternoon and evening free to enjoy your stay in the Pearl of the Adriatic. The limestone bricks of the walled Old City shimmer like marble in the moonlight. Fine detailing and the architecture of its quaint buildings underscore an artistic heritage that both enhances and defines a landscape of sea, sky and hills. It is a playground for those who desire the unspoiled fortune that is the Mediterranean landscape.
Day 8: Dubrovnik
Disembarkation after breakfast.
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. Mostly all of the cabins have possibility to have twin or double bed configuration
Eight cabins that can be transformed into double or twin beds. These cabins are equivalent or larger to other cabins in terms of comfort, they are situated under main deck where sea influence and „boat shaking“ is minimized , as well as the noise from city cafe music or other boats during summer nights. Standard cabins have entrance doors from the inside of the ship and have porthole that cannot be opened due to security reasons, but there is a perfect dual ventilation system and air-condition in a cabins that are much cooler.
Five cabins that can be double or twin beds with possibility to have third (bunk) bed only if requested.
Six cabins that can be transformed into double or twin beds.
- English speaking cruise director on board
- 6 crew members
- Complimentary fresh fruit available daily
- 7 nights cruise in a preferred category cabin
- Welcome dinner
- Buffet breakfast daily and 6 lunches
- Professional English speaking guide for city tours of Hvar, Split and Korčula
- Free Wi-Fi on board
- Towels changed every second day
- Linen changed in the middle of week
- Port and tourist taxes and fees, € 25 per person/week, to be paid on board in cash
- Entrance to the Mljet National Park, € 15 per person to be paid at entrance if clients want to enter
- Optional excursions in Dubrovnik
|START DATE||END DATE||RATE||SALE|
|May 6, 2017||May 13, 2017||$1,095||$1,045|
|May 13, 2017||May 20, 2017||$1,095||$1,045|
|May 20, 2017||May 27, 2017||$1,095||$1,045|
|May 27, 2017||June 3, 2017||$1,095||$1,045|
|June 3, 2017||June 10, 2017||$1,095||$1,045|
|June 10, 2017||June 17, 2017||$1,195||$1,145|
|June 17, 2017||June 24, 2017||$1,195||$1,145|
|June 24, 2017||July 1, 2017||$1,195||$1,145|
|July 1, 2017||July 8, 2017||$1,195||$1,145|
|July 8, 2017||July 15, 2017||$1,195||$1,145|
|July 15, 2017||July 22, 2017||$1,195||$1,145|
|July 22, 2017||July 29, 2017||$1,195||$1,145|
|July 29, 2017||August 5, 2017||$1,195||$1,145|
|August 5, 2017||August 12, 2017||$1,195||$1,145|
|August 12, 2017||August 19, 2017||$1,195||$1,145|
|August 19, 2017||August 26, 2017||$1,195||$1,145|
|August 26, 2017||September 2, 2017||$1,195||$1,145|
|September 2, 2017||September 9, 2017||$1,195||$1,145|
|September 9, 2017||September 16, 2017||$1,195||$1,145|
|September 16, 2017||September 23, 2017||$1,195||$1,145|
|September 23, 2017||September 30, 2017||$1,095||$1,045|
|September 30, 2017||October 7, 2017||$1,095||$1,045|
|October 7, 2017||October 14, 2017||$1,095||$1,045|
Rate per person in Lower Deck cabin.
CABIN UPGRADE SUPPLEMENTS PER PERSON & DISCOUNTS
- Main Deck upgrade: $240
- Upper Deck upgrade: $360
- Single Supplement: 50%
- Port taxes: € 25 per person to be paid on board