Adriatic Paradise Cruise
8 Day Tour, from £825 per person
Explore Croatia's sparkling Adriatic Coast on this sun-kissed cruise. Sailing between magnificently enchanting coastal towns and islands such Split, Dubrovnik, Hvar and Korcula, you'll also have plenty of opportunities for a dip in the crystal clear waters. This cruise allows plenty of time for sunbathing, swimming and exploring island towns, small bays and Dalmatian cities.
This tour departs every Saturday from 07 May until 08 October 2016
Arrive Split and on arrival transfer to the M/S Nikola. Split is a charming UNESCO Heritage City with its magnificent Diocletian's Palace and its central piazza, the Peristil. This popular square is an acoustic-rich setting for cappella singers at dusk.
After breakfast enjoy a guided walking tour of Split and UNESCO Heritage City and the magnificent Diocletian's Palace. Departure to Hvar, stopping for a swim break along the way. Arrive Hvar in the afternoon, followed by guided city tour. Dinner is taken at a restaurant of your choice, or on board for full board option. Overnight in Hvar (B,L)
Morning departure from Hvar to Mljet. Stop will be made for swimming and relaxing near Pakleni otoci (weather dependable). In the afternoon arrive in Pomena. Here you can take an optional trip and visit the national park and the lakes. Dinner is taken at a restaurant of your choice, or on board for full board option. Overnight in Pomena. (B,L)
**Optional excursion: Mljet National Park, free time in the National park.
Breakfast on board. Cruise from Pomena to Dubrovnik with en route stop made on Jakljan island or on Lopud (Šunj beach) for swimming and enjoying the crystal clear sea. Arrive Dubrovnik Old port and cruise beneath the City Walls. Dalmatian fried fish will be served for a snack. Arrive in the port of Gruž. Upon arrival you will be transferred to the Old Town gate where you will join the guided tour of Dubrovnik. Our local expert will show you around this fascinating world-known landmark, an ancient town protected by 13th century fortifications. Dinner is taken in a restaurant of your choice, or on board for clients on the full board service. Overnight in Dubrovnik. (B,L)
Excursion to Montenegro after breakfast. Clear waters and gorgeous mountains plunging into the sea will greet you upon your arrival at the Gulf of Kotor. Encircled by mountains, the innermost bays of the Gulf, Risan and Kotor, are the earliest inhabited areas with evidences of civilization dating from Illyrian, Roman and early Christian periods. We will visit the baroque shore town of Perast and take the short boat ride out into the bay to visit the Church of Our Lady of the Rocks, which houses one of the finest collections of wall paintings in this part of Europe. In the UNESCO-protected town of Kotor enjoy a guided tour through one of the best preserved medieval walled cities on the Adriatic. And finally, take the opportunity to make your own memories during your free time in Kotor! Return to Dubrovnik in the afternoon. Overnight in Dubrovnik. (B,L)
Morning departure from Dubrovnik to Korcula. Short stop will be made on the beautiful Elaphiti islands, followed by sweet snack. Arrive Korcula in the afternoon and take a guided walking tour of this beautiful Dalmatian town. Dinner is taken at a restaurant of your choice, or on board for full board option. Overnight in Korcula. (B,L)
Sail towards Brac . Captain will drop the anchor on the way for a refreshing swim in a secluded bay, after which you will continue your journey towards Pucisca. After docking at Pucisca, you can join a short visit to a stonemasonry school nearby where you will learn of the Brac limestone and their centuries-old tradition of stonemasonry and the unconventional tools they use before we continue our journey to Omiš ( a town known for two things: the stunning beauty of the Cetina river canyon and its historic pirates). Upon arrival you are free to take the optional Cetina river trip. Dinner is taken at a restaurant of your choice, or on board if you have a full board option. Overnight in Omis. (B,L)
** Optional excursion: Cetina river
Disembark after breakfast and transfer to the airport for return flight to the UK or choose to extend in Split. (B)
8 day tour, from £825 per person
(Single person supplement + £195)
- Return flights in economy class with Easyjet from London Gatwick to Split inc. checked luggage and
- reserved seating
- All airport taxes and security charges
- Accommodation on boat as specified on a half-board basis (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
- Return airport transfers
- Walking tour package
- Water with meals
- Complimentary coffee/tea all day
- Complimentary fresh fruit all day
- Towels changed three times a week
- Bed linen change twice a week
- Free Wi/Fi on board
- Taxes and fees, € 40,00 per person, to be paid on board in cash
- Entrance to Mljet National Park (€14 per person to be paid locally)
- Full-board supplement: £100 per person
- Optional excursions (Cetina River: €17pp, Mljet national park: €15pp)
- Beverages from the ship bar only
- Tips & gratuities
- Beach towel hire € 3,00/week
Single supplement: £195
All prices are based on twin main deck cabins
||Single Room Supp.
08 Oct 2016
15 Oct 2016
M/S Nikola has 17 air-conditioned cabins. Upper Deck has 8 cabins (4 twin-bed cabins with one upper bed that can accommodate 3 guests and 4 twin cabins), Main Deck has 5 cabins (double cabins). The lower deck has 4 cabins (2 doubles and 2 twin cabins). Each cabin is approximately 6 metres squared with an additional shower/wc area.
There is an air-conditioned restaurant serving buffet breakfast and waiter service for lunch and dinner (if full board option booked). There is an air-conditioned salon bar serving domestic and international drinks (at local charge) and can accommodate up to 30 persons for dining.
There is a sun deck with sun beds and chairs, as well as 2 fresh water showers with WC.
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Tour Route Map
- Croatia, Split
- Croatia, Hvar
- Croatia, Mijet
- Croatia, Pomena
- Croatia, Dubrovnik
- Croatia, Elaphiti Islands
- Croatia, Korcula
- Croatia, Omis
- Croatia, Split
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