A classic cruise along Croatia's gorgeous Adriatic coast, taking in the great cities of Split and Dubrovnik as well as some of the small islands and harbour towns that have been so beautifully preserved for centuries. We usually cruise for around 4 hours each morning, stopping for a swim en-route, before enjoying a guided tour of the days destination or some free time in the afternoons. In the evenings we are usually free to try some of the many restaurants and cafes that are so popular with our clients.

From Split, dominated by the extraordinary Palace of the Roman Emperor Diocletian, we head via the amazing 'Golden Horn' beach to Beautiful Hvar. We also visit Vis, closed to the public until 1989, and the shooting location For Mamma Mia 2! Korcula, birthplace of Marco Polo, Mljet National Park and Dubrovnik are all highlights of the latter part of the week.


Highlights


Split
Hvar
Vis
Blue Cave
Korcula
Mljet
Dubrovnik

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Transfer from Split airport to Split harbor where you will be welcomed by our cruise representative. Check in starts from 13:00h. In case your flight arrives earlier, let us take care of your luggage so you can enjoy the beautiful Split on your own till the check in time. After settling, join the walking tour through Split with an expert guide who will bring the past to life and tell you a lot about Split today. Stroll the streets and learn many interesting facts that make this unique town’s history full of intrigue. Take part of the story of this more than 1700 years old town, founded by the Roman emperor Diocletian who chose this beautiful place as his retirement residence. Let the story of who he was and why he loved Dalmatia so much amaze you! After the tour, return to the ship for a welcome reception. Overnight in Split.
Early in the morning we set sail to Brač where a swimming stop is planned at Zlatni Rat beach, a long, pebbly beach near Bol that protrudes over 500m out into the Adriatic Sea and, surrounded by deep blue water, changes shape with the wind, which makes it unique in Croatia. In case of bad weather, we will make a stop at nearby Milna. Afterwards we head to Hvar, the longest island in Croatia, the sunniest in all Europe (2724 sunny hours each year) and undeniably among the most beautiful islands in the world. Upon arrival join the guided tour of Hvar and learn why this amazing town is a must see on the historical map of the Croatia. Your evening is free to explore this amazing holiday spot by yourself. Note: port of call can be substituted for Stari Grad because of the limited capacity of Hvar harbor. In that case transfer to and from Hvar will be provided.
Early in the morning we set sail to the island Vis. But, before Vis we will make a stop on the island Biševo to see a stunning natural phenomenon – the Blue Cave. The Blue cave is famous all over the world for its extraordinary, magical, indescribable silver-blue light. After this enchanting experience we continue our journey towards Vis, an island we can say is the most mysterious island in Croatia. For many years it was the military and naval headquarters of Tito’s partisan army and was closed to the public until 1989. This means that it had escaped large commercial development and was able to retain its natural beauty and charm, resist development and become a world famous destination for real nature lovers and people seeking new adventures, these are but a few reasons we are in love with Vis. Evening is free to explore this charming little town on your own.
Early in the morning we set sail for the island of Korčula, rich in vineyards, olive groves and small villages with numerous bays and coves. Swim stop in one of the peaceful bays, perfect to enjoy the beautiful atmosphere of the unspoiled nature, lush vegetation and crystal clear sea. Lunch on board. Afternoon arrival in Korčula. This medieval ”little Dubrovnik”, said to be the birthplace of Marco Polo, has an ancient atmosphere and we will enjoy getting to know it on an interesting tour along its winding streets.. After the tour, make the best of some free time and sip a glass of local wine or coffee at an outdoor cafe, take a dip in the sea or just continue walking the streets. Overnight in Korčula.
Today we sail to Mljet – the most forested island in the Adriatic and one of the most beautiful pearls of the Mediterranean. Mljet is also well known for its two saltwater lakes – Veliko and Malo Jezero, located at the north-west end of the island. The Benedictine monastery, situated on the island of St. Mary on the Veliko Jezero, is one of the most beautiful historic localities on the Mediterranean, is also the most visited spots and symbol of the National Park. Here, you can join the cruise manager on an optional tour* of the National Park and find out why the Greek hero Ulysses considered it his favourite holiday spot. Captain’s dinner on board. Overnight in port Pomena. *National Park entrance fee not included
Early in the morning we depart to Slano, a small town indented into a 2km long bay. From here we will start our gastro adventure towards Ston, the gastronomic center of the county. This town with the longest walls in Europe is situated near Dubrovnik and is surrounded by breathtaking scenery which, together with the picturesque city architecture, forms a harmonic entity. Once there we will visit an oyster farm where you will learn how oysters and mussels are cultivated in this region, and why they are so delicious. You will enjoy a rustic oyster and mussel tasting with local wine under the shade of the trees. Overnight in Slano.
Early in the morning we depart to Elaphiti Islands with plenty of time for swimming along the way. As we continue our journey towards Dubrovnik, enjoy the lunch while sailing alongside the old city walls. This is the perfect time for you to make some magnificent photos and memories that will last a lifetime. After docking join a guided tour of the Old Town. After visiting this stunningly intact walled city on the Adriatic Sea coast, you will have the opportunity to experience the best things this town has to offer by yourself. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
After breakfast, it’s time to disembark. Transfer to airport

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Lower Deck Cabin

€1,490 EUR pp
Lower Deck Cabin
Lower Deck Cabins are within the hull of the ship accessed by stairs down from the main deck. All cabins equipped with shower, toilette, AC, safe deposit box and TV. Lower deck cabins have portholes and are usually a little larger than main deck cabins.

Main Deck Cabin

€1,690 EUR pp
Main Deck Cabin
Main Deck Cabins have external or internal access. All cabins equipped with shower, toilet, AC, safe deposit box and TV. Main deck cabins have windows and some have doors onto the external walkway.

Lower Deck Cabin

€1,490 EUR pp
Lower Deck Cabin
Lower Deck Cabins are within the hull of the ship accessed by stairs down from the main deck. All cabins equipped with shower, toilette, AC, safe deposit box and TV. Lower deck cabins have portholes and are usually a little larger than main deck cabins.

Main Deck Cabin

€1,690 EUR pp
Main Deck Cabin
Main Deck Cabins have external or internal access. All cabins equipped with shower, toilet, AC, safe deposit box and TV. Main deck cabins have windows and some have doors onto the external walkway.

Lower Deck Cabin

€1,490 EUR pp
Lower Deck Cabin
Lower Deck Cabins are within the hull of the ship accessed by stairs down from the main deck. All cabins equipped with shower, toilette, AC, safe deposit box and TV. Lower deck cabins have portholes and are usually a little larger than main deck cabins.

Main Deck Cabin

€1,690 EUR pp
Main Deck Cabin
Main Deck Cabins have external or internal access. All cabins equipped with shower, toilet, AC, safe deposit box and TV. Main deck cabins have windows and some have doors onto the external walkway.

Lower Deck Cabin

€1,590 EUR pp
Lower Deck Cabin
Lower Deck Cabins are within the hull of the ship accessed by stairs down from the main deck. All cabins equipped with shower, toilette, AC, safe deposit box and TV. Lower deck cabins have portholes and are usually a little larger than main deck cabins.

Main Deck Cabin

€1,850 EUR pp
Main Deck Cabin
Main Deck Cabins have external or internal access. All cabins equipped with shower, toilet, AC, safe deposit box and TV. Main deck cabins have windows and some have doors onto the external walkway.

Lower Deck Cabin

€1,590 EUR pp
Lower Deck Cabin
Lower Deck Cabins are within the hull of the ship accessed by stairs down from the main deck. All cabins equipped with shower, toilette, AC, safe deposit box and TV. Lower deck cabins have portholes and are usually a little larger than main deck cabins.

Main Deck Cabin

€1,850 EUR pp
Main Deck Cabin
Main Deck Cabins have external or internal access. All cabins equipped with shower, toilet, AC, safe deposit box and TV. Main deck cabins have windows and some have doors onto the external walkway.

Lower Deck Cabin

€1,590 EUR pp
Lower Deck Cabin
Lower Deck Cabins are within the hull of the ship accessed by stairs down from the main deck. All cabins equipped with shower, toilette, AC, safe deposit box and TV. Lower deck cabins have portholes and are usually a little larger than main deck cabins.

Main Deck Cabin

€1,850 EUR pp
Main Deck Cabin
Main Deck Cabins have external or internal access. All cabins equipped with shower, toilet, AC, safe deposit box and TV. Main deck cabins have windows and some have doors onto the external walkway.

Lower Deck Cabin

€1,350 EUR pp
Lower Deck Cabin
Lower Deck Cabins are within the hull of the ship accessed by stairs down from the main deck. All cabins equipped with shower, toilette, AC, safe deposit box and TV. Lower deck cabins have portholes and are usually a little larger than main deck cabins.

Main Deck Cabin

€1,490 EUR pp
Main Deck Cabin
Main Deck Cabins have external or internal access. All cabins equipped with shower, toilet, AC, safe deposit box and TV. Main deck cabins have windows and some have doors onto the external walkway.

Additional charges:

Port fees: 35 EUR pp

Diamond

Vessel Type: Small Ship

Length: 50 m

Passenger Capacity: 40

Bulit: 2015

MS Diamond was designed and built specifically to cruise the Croatian coatline - she accommodates up to 40 passengers in 20 cabins.

The ship features 20 modern air-conditioned cabins with 11 main deck cabins and 9 lower deck cabins measuring approx 11 to 13 sq meters. All cabins are fully equipped and include a safe deposit box, fire alarm, emergency lights and internal communication for announcements by the cruise director or captain. In addition, each cabin has life jackets, desk and tabouret, wardrobe, a small cupboard and a window (main) or port hole (lower deck). The bathrooms on board the ship are fitted with a toilet, shower, washbasin and hair dryer.

MS Diamond Facilities

The MS Diamond offers a restaurant and bar area on the upper deck with LCD TV, accompanied by a covered outdoor lounge area with sofas. The sun deck is perfect for sunbathing with plenty of sun-loungers for all passengers, a shaded area and a Jacuzzi. Guests looking to swim from the ship are provided with a platform at the back of the ship with additional ladder access to enter the water. Free WIFI is available on board the ship.

Cabin layout for Diamond

Mljet NP entrance fee (20.00 EUR)

Mljet NP entrance fee (optional) 20€ per person

Inclusions


• Voyage onboard in the selected cabin category
• Arrival transfer from Airport or local accommodation to Port (Area limits apply)
• Departure transfer from Port to Airport or local accommodation (Area limits apply)
• Breakfast daily
• Lunch OR Dinner daily as per the itinerary
• Welcome Dinner
• Captains dinner
• Guided Tours & Tasting experiences as per specific itineraries
• Unlimited drinking water from the water dispenser
• Fresh fruit daily
• English speaking cruise manager
• Daily cabin service
• Free wifi on board
• Luggage handling
Trip specific inclusions;
Guided walking tours of: Split, Hvar, Korčula & Dubrovnik
Ston oyster tasting experience
Blue Cave entrance fee
One way bus transfer from Dubrovnik port to Old town Dubrovnik for sightseeing tour

Exclusions


• International and Domestic flights
• Transfers not listed in inclusions
• Travel insurance
• Passport and visa costs if applicable
• Port Charges/Fees EUR€40.00 per person to be paid on board in cash
• Meals not included in the itinerary
• Beverages
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€1,350 EUR pp

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