Small ship cruises along the charming Croatian coastline and islands on newly built and lavishly designed, fully air-conditioned deluxe vessel Futura with spacious en-suite cabins. One way itinerary from Dubrovnik to Opatija includes exciting gastronomic and sightseeing experiences and visits to Dubrovnik, Trstenik, Metković, Stari Grad, Šibenik, Zadar, Pag, Krk and Opatija.

Highlights


• Visit to the famous walled city of Dubrovnik

• Daily dips in the crystal blue waters of the Adriatic

• Delicious winery tours and cheese tastings

• Dinner at Konobo Nada, one of Croatia’s finest, most famous restaurants

• A visit to Narona, Croatia’s first ‘in-situ’ museum

• Party on the island of Pag

• Harmonic sounds of Zadar’s Sea Organ



Bok! Welcome to Croatia. Our tour kicks off this morning with a group meeting at 10:30AM in our centrally located 4-star hotel. After we chat about the trip we’ll transfer to our sexy private yacht – and home for the next week – the MV Futura. After lunch and a safety briefing, we’ll arrive at Trstenik, our first port of call. Even if you’ve joined us in Trstenik on a previous occasion, we’ve mixed things up with a new winery stop that includes a tour of the grounds and cellar, followed by a luscious 3-course dinner paired with five pristine Croatian wines. Tonight we overnight in this quaint and charming town. If you’ve never been to Dubrovnik, a pre-tour package is available, including a guided tour, to help you maximize your time in this glorious walled city.
Our first full day aboard begins with breakfast and a swim stop. We’ll then venture inland via the Neretva River to the quintessential Croatian city of Metković (a mere 17km from the Bosnia and Herzegovina border). Here, Croatia’s first ‘in situ’ museum – the Narona – awaits, built around the Augusteum Roman temple and its 17 marble statues. The museum has won awards for its design and construction and is a marvellous modern juxtaposition to the ancient ruins within. Tonight it’s the Captain’s Dinner, allowing us a chance to get to know our crew.
This morning we depart for Stari Grad on the island of Hvar with a swim stop and lunch en route. At 2400 years, this is one of Europe’s oldest cities, and since we’ll be overnighting here you’ll have a chance to explore the less touristy side of the island. Tonight’s dinner is optional, and will be organized by your concierge.
This morning brings with it a bit of bliss as we make our way to the small coastal city of Šibenik, considered the cultural capital of middle Dalmatia. Read a book, catch some rays, or chat with fellow travellers over a cocktail. We have a guided walking tour this afternoon, and tonight’s dinner is optional. Feel free to explore the town – if you’re in luck you may catch a concert at the St Michael fortress, which is wondrously reminiscent of Dubrovnik’s city wall forts.
Our day begins with the comforting routine of breakfast, a swim stop, and lunch. This afternoon brings us to Zadar, a city known for its Roman and Venetian ruins in the old town. Although not exceedingly touristy, Zadar is home to a couple of Croatia’s most unique attractions: the Sea Organ and Sun Salutation, which both utilize the power of nature to create harmonious sounds and sights. We’ll enjoy a walking tour, along with a Maraschino (liqueur) tasting, followed by another free evening to explore and an optional dinner.
Today we’ll see many sides of Croatia as we make our way to the island of Pag. This once-sleepy island is known for it’s unique tasting meat, milk and cheese, given the herbs and salty grasses the tough local sheep consume. And while its pastoral past still shines, the island is also becoming one of Europe’s premiere party destinations. We’ll taste Pag’s famous cheese in the central town of Kolan, enjoy a guided tour of the island’s namesake town, then enjoy dinner at a small hotel and winery made famous by Anthony Bourdain. If you’re feeling peppy, we can then drop you off in the party town of Novalja, or you can head back to the ship for slumber.
It’s our last full day of cruising, and we’re headed towards Croatia’s largest island, Krk. There will be free time to explore, then we’ll transfer to Vrbnik, a town with spectacular views perched above the Adriatic on a limestone outcropping. We’ll sip our way through one last winery (as one does), then savour an included dinner at one of Croatia’s most famous restaurants, Konobo Nada. Back in Krk, you may then check out the local nightlife or relish your last night aboard the MV Futura.
After bidding farewell to our yacht and crew, we’ll transfer to our 4-star Opatija hotel, followed by a guided tour of the city. Savour some free time by the pool this afternoon, then freshen up for our included Farewell Dinner. From here you have the option to join us at a small “queer” party in nearby Rijeka, where we raise a glass to the epic week that’s just past.
All good things must come to an end. There are no activities planned, so you can depart any time before 11AM. Not ready to head home? Join our inaugural Slovenia tour (soon to be published), which can be booked as a 5 or 7-day adventure of this neighbouring country and emerging tourist destination.
Itineraries are subject to change.

Lower Deck

€ 1515 EUR pp
Lower Deck
Air-conditioned en-suite cabins with double or twin beds, 15 to 20 meters in size. Cabins are equipped with wardrobes, deposit box, hair dryer, toiletries, bathrobe, slippers etc.

Main Deck

€ 1875 EUR pp
Main Deck
Air-conditioned en-suite cabins with double or twin beds, 15 to 20 meters in size. Cabins are equipped with wardrobes, deposit box, hair dryer, toiletries, bathrobe, slippers etc.

Additional charges:

Port taxes: 40 EUR pp

Croatian Deluxe Superior Ships

Vessel Type: Small Ship

Lenght: from 47.2 meters to 50 meters

Passenger Capacity: 36 to 38

Built: 2013 to 2017

Deluxe superior is a new class of newer and larger vessels, the best vessels that exist on the Adriatic sea built with high quality materials of solid wood, glass, marble, stainless steel and similar. Minimum 47 meters in length, newly built or refurbished after 2016, with hot tubs and spacious, superbly designed, air-conditioned en-suite cabins with double or twin beds, 15 to 20 meters in size. Cabins are equipped with wardrobes, deposit box, hair dryer, toiletries, bathrobe, slippers etc. Included services: airport transfers, buffet breakfasts and four course lunches, drink with lunch, Captain's dinner with live music, dinner in a typical Croatian setting, sightseeings, English speaking tour manager, various entrance fees, various tastings, Visitors' tax & port fees, luggage handling, daily cabin service

Adriatic Sun

MV Adriatic Sun is a new deluxe superior vessel with planned maiden voyage in 2018.  

Avangard 

The MV Avangard (Futura 2), sister ship of MV Futura, is the new deluxe vessel with planned maiden voyage in 2017. With supreme technology, comfort, and latest trends in small ship construction, Avangard will offer the best possible Croatia cruise experience. MV Avangard offers a maximum capacity of 36 passengers in 18 twin or double cabins, guaranteeing an intimate setting for all guests. Cabins built by up-to-date standards, fully equipped with A/C, safe deposit box, fire alarm and audio system for announcements by the captain or Tour Director. Bathrooms are equipped with toilet, shower, washbasin and hair dryer. 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 includes the bar area with LCD TV, with a corner table for buffet breakfast. A portion of the dining area extends outdoors as a lounge area, offering sweeping panoramic views of the surroundings. Free wireless internet access (Wi-Fi), hot tub.

Black Swan

Black Swan is a luxury vessel 48,40 m long and 8,60 m wide with 38 beds in 18 modernly decorated cabins. Guests can choose between five cabins on upper deck with panoramic windows, five cabins on main deck with panoramic windows and eight spacious cabins in lower deck. Air conditioned cabins are air condition, with TV, ventilation, safety deposit box, SOS alarm, smoke detectors, emergency lights and audio system for announcements and light music. Nine cabins have twin/double bed possibility, four cabins are with double beds, three cabins with twin beds and two cabins are triples. A VIP cabin is located at the front of the main deck area. Additional cabin available on upper deck for the tour manager.

Futura 

The MV Futura is a 47m (156 ft) long, 9m (30 ft) wide luxury vessel, with a cruising speed of nine nautical miles. Built in 2013 with latest state-of-the-art equipment and amenities Futura offers maximum capacity of 38 passengers in 19 twin or double cabins, guaranteeing an intimate setting for all guests. Cabins built by up-to-date standards, fully equipped with A/C, safe deposit box, fire alarm and audio system for announcements by the captain or Tour Director. In addition each cabin has life jackets, desk and tabouret, wardrobe, night stand, small sofa and a porthole window. Bathrooms are equipped with toilet, shower, wash basin and hair dryer. Some cabins have indoor passage access to the bar and restaurant area. 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 includes bar area with LCD TV, with a corner table for buffet breakfast while each table has an easy-access chair. A portion of the dining area extends outdoors as a lounge area, offering sweeping panoramic views of the surroundings. Free wireless internet access (Wi-Fi). The kitchen is built up to the latest HACCP standards and the lounging sundeck has a total surface of 200m2 (2152 sq ft), partially offering sun-shade cover, providing deck-beds for all passengers and a Jacuzzi. The covered part of the upper deck is spacious enough to accommodate all passengers, tables, chairs with available public lavatory. The vessel has a rear access platform to the sea as well as ladders for easy access to the water. In addition, the vessel offers two outdoor showers and 3 deck lavatories.

Maritimo 

Deluxe vessel MV Maritimo will have its maiden voyage in 2017. With 19 comfortable cabins, deck Jacuzzi and all modern amenities, Maritimo offers the supreme experience of Croatia small ship cruising.

Pictures shown below are from various ships in fleet, actual layout of cabins and ship may differ.

Please Note: the deckplan below is an example only (Avangard) and may vary from your ship.

Cabin layout for Croatian Deluxe Superior Ships

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