Independent │ Premium Vacation │ 9 Days │ From $2,195
Luxury Dalmatia vacation package is a one-of-a kind experience of the Dalmatian coast and the way of life around Split and the nearby islands. Stay in a luxury beachfront property in Split for the entire time, and enjoy a sailing trip to the islands of Vis and Hvar or Brač and Šolta. Take a full day private excursion to Plitvice Lakes National Park. Try your hand at making a Dalmatian specialty in Split during a private cooking class. Get adventurous and enjoy the Cetina River rafting. Explore the family estate wine tour in Split countryside with wine production tour, wine, cheese and prosciutto tasting, and end your trip with a mouth-watering dinner of homemade pašticada with gnocchi.
Day 1: Arrive Split
Arrival to Split airport followed by transfer to your hotel with an optional stop in charming Trogir for lunch and a self-guided tour. Located in the warmest part of the northern Mediterranean coast, in the very centre of the Adriatic coast, this tourist, economic and sports region guards its green soul on Marjan hill, where a forest park near the city offers a comfortable and quiet atmosphere and a walk far from the town noise. Overnight at Le Méridien Lav.
Day 2: Split
Enjoy your vacation in Split, Croatia at a beautiful seaside resort. You can choose to relax or explore the city and its vicinity according to your interests. Your nine-day vacation package includes a complimentary sightseeing tour of Split, the perfect way to discover major attractions such as Diocletian Palace, the Cathedral and the temple of Jupiter. For lovers of cultural and historical monuments, art, original architecture and nice alleys, we suggest a visit to Trogir. Overnight at Le Méridien Lav.
Day 3: Split/Vis/Hvar/Split
Take a full day boat trip to Vis, the island of fishermen and winegrowers, and one of the smallest and most peaceful and secluded inhabited islands on the Croatian coast. Vis served as a military naval base during Yugoslavia and reopened to visitors in 1989. Beautiful beaches, preserved nature, ecological agriculture and preserved traditional architecture are unique advantages of this unique island. Enjoy the time at Vis speed where sometimes the only sound is made by the wind and sea and later in a day by few elderly locals lined up on the benches if front of their homes eagerly watching “strange” island visitors.
Another option to spend this day is a sailing excursion to the islands of Šolta and Brač with cooking class with wine and sailing lesson. Overnight at Le Méridien Lav.
Day 4: Split
Stroll the narrow cobblestone streets of Split town and browse the market, boutique shops, galleries and specialty shops. Work up an appetite and get ready for a unique cooking adventure. Don’t forget to bring the camera to capture every fun moment as you and your travel companions (or your entire family) engage in making your first Dalmatian meal during an organized cooking class. Overnight at Le Méridien Lav.
Day 5: Split/Plitvice Lakes/Split
Today you will take a day trip to the exquisite Plitvice Lakes National Park, one of Europe’s largest nature reserve parks. Plitvice is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a fantastic place to get outdoors and experience the lush green landscapes and fresh air in Croatia. Walk, hike or bike your way through the park and enjoy the emerald green waters and bubbling waterfalls that characterize this gorgeous park. Return to Split for the evening. Overnight at Le Méridien Lav.
Day 6: Split
Spend this day at leisure on a nearby beach, afternoon espresso, ice cream and shopping for souvenirs. If you are in Split in August a visit to Sinj and the knights game Alka is a must. The Sinjska Alka is an equestrian competition which has been held every first Sunday in the month of August in town of Sinj, Croatia since 1715,commemorating the victory over Ottoman Turks. It consists of an equestrian competition, in which various horsemen attempt to aim their lances at a hanging metal ring (alka) at full gallop. Overnight at Le Méridien Lav.
Day 7: Split/Omiš/Split
Today you are well rested and have all the necessary energy and will for an unforgettable adventure – rafting on River Cetina. Clear green water, beautiful forests, caves and waterfalls of the Cetina River will thrill you and make this rafting trip an unforgettable experience. No previous rafting experience is necessary. If you feel like getting more adventurous try a zip line through Cetina canyon. Overnight at Le Méridien Lav.
Day 8: Split
Rest this morning from you previous adventure trip, and get ready for an authentic family estate wine tour in the countryside nearby Split in a company of a private guide and wine expert. Sample local cheeses, Dalmatian prosciutto and homemade bread as you taste some of the local wines. You will love the authentic vineyard and wine production experience. Meet the winemaker and get some valuable tips. Build up the appetite for a dinner of homemade traditional specialty. Overnight at Le Méridien Lav.
Day 9: Split
Private transfer from the hotel to Split airport.
Le Méridien Lav *****
Le Méridien Lav, Split is located in Podstrana, eight kilometers south of Split. Our beautiful setting features 800 meters of beach frontage, gardens landscaped by award-winning designer, Jim Nicolay of Hawaii, and fantastic sea views overlooking Split and the surrounding islands. Indulge yourself at the Diocletian Spa and Wellness centre.
- 8 nights at Le Méridien Lav, classic room
- Private airport transfers in Split by car & driver
- Breakfast daily
- Private sightseeing of Split with a professional English speaking local guide
- Sailing excursion to Vis and Hvar (small group)
- Private cooking class with dinner and wine
- Private family estate wine tour with wine production experience, local food and wine sampling and dinner
- Cetina rafting (small group)
- Private excursion to Plitvice Lakes with entrance ticket for the self-guided tour of the Lakes and boat ride included
- 24 hour assistance in Croatia if needed
- Travel insurance
- Tourist tax of €1 per person per day
|SEASON I||December 1, 2016 - May 24, 2017 & November 1 - December 31, 2017|
|SEASON II||May 25 - June 24 & October 1 - 30 , 2017|
|SEASON III||June 25 - September 30, 2017|
|CLASSIC ROOM||CLASSIC SEAVIEW ROOM|
Rates are per person based on double occupancy. Airfare is not included.