Croatia is a tourist's delight: it offers a unique combination of all the things you will seek: breathtaking natural beauty,great swimming, summertime sun, oodles of history, interesting architecture, incredible wine, delicious seafood,yacht-filled harbors, cocktail bars aplenty... the list goes on.
So hop on aboard and embark on this incredibly fulfilling journey to Croatia with us!
Anchors away, as we set sail on the first day of the best week ever! Settle in with a delicious freshly cooked lunch on board as we take to the high seas and get to know your trip mates over a few beers before your first swim stop in the crystal clear, sparkling blue waters. Today we head to one of Croatia’s most trendy islands, Hvar -a popular celeb hangout. Check out the stunning yachts and gorgeous medieval harbour, wander the markets or head to the ancient fort for some serious photos before you head into the night dancing under the stars to top DJs!
Awaken to some of the most incredible views on the Dalmatian coast, soak up the beauty as you sail on to Mljet-island paradise and home to one of Croatia’s most stunning National Parks. Check out the salt water lakes, catch a boat out to the secluded abbey (nestled on the island of St Mary in the middle of the largest lake),and take a dip in the warm lakewaters, pure bliss! Tonight you’ll dock at the port of Pomena/Polača, your base for the night, get ready for a delicious evening barbeque as the sun sets on another gorgeous day.
Today you head to Dubrovnik, ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’, more recently "King's Landing" in Game of Thrones, home to some of the best waterfront bars and swim stops on the Croatian Coast. Have an early lunch before your arrival to make the most of our time. Spend the day checking out the sites of the old city, walk the famous medieval city walls (retracing the steps of Lannisters!),chilling on East West beach or explore many of the hidden beaches around the outer walls of the city itself. This evening it’s time to discover the sounds ,smells and tastes of Dubrovnik, its cuisine and nightlife -the local seafood and meat is amazing!
The island of Marco Polo, awaits you today! Visit the famous explorer’s birthplace in the Old Town, seek out the stunning Moreška -a unique local sword dance complete with stunning costumes and traditional music -and hear the stories and tales of the island as you explore the incredible stonework of the city with your guide on an orientation walk. Tonight, grab a pizza to satisfy your explorer’s hunger, then it’s time for a cocktail or two at one of the many sunset bars tucked around the old town before you indulge in the local nightlife!
Today you hit the seaside resort of Makarska, playground of locals and tourists alike and famous for its long pebble beach, wicked water sports, classy shopping, stunning sunsets and the palm fringed promenade framed by the lofty heights of the Biokovo Mountains. On arrival your Guide will tell you more about this top local riviera before heading in to the town square for an orientation walk and then a few drinks as we watch the sun sink in to the sea. Dinner tonight is at one of the local taverna’s, once again feasting on awesome local cuisine, before a few drinks in town to get the party started. The island is littered with great little clubs and bars.During peak season make sure to Rave in a Cave at the famous Club Deep, an ex. WW2 weapons depot built in to a cave that has now become one of the islands hottest clubs –from war base to party central–Mega!
This morning you will cruise across to Pucisca, the marble capital of the world. Laze in the turquoise waters of one of the island’s most stunning bays and spend the afternoon relaxing with your trip mates before sailing into pirate waters as you head across to famous Pirate town Omis. After a wander around the town and some beach time, get ready to don your best costume for the Captain’s dinner and the infamous Pirate Party.
Today you have some free time to relax on board or at the beach, chill out with a coffee in town, or get physical on the mountain walk to explore the stunning fortress that once protected the island and its pirate people(with great views across the islands!) before lunch on board as you set sail on to Split for your final night in Dalmatia’s Capital. Explore the stunning Roman Palace of Diocletian, chill out on the Riva waterfront and check out the entertainment and concerts that line the sea front and continue all summer long. This evening it’s cocktail time as you celebrate your final night in Style and party ‘til dawn to round off a magnificent week's sail.
Today you bid adieu to your fellow pirates and trip mates with check out at 9am. Head to the airport as per your flight timing to leave for home.
Accommodation in centrally located, highly recommended hostels is included in your cost. These hostels are neat, clean and a great place to meet fellow travelers. Most have full service kitchens, laundromats, apart from internet facilities and safe deposit lockers. Accommodation will be in 4-6 bed dorms and en suite facilities will be available wherever possible. Some hostels also have women-only floors
All intercity travel cost, either by high speed trains, flights or road are included.