SUN KISSED ISLANDS TOUR

DUBROVNIK  - MLJET - HVAR - SPLIT - BOL - KORCULA - PELJESAC - ELAFITI - DUBROVNIK


Day 1

Boarding the ship will take place in Dubrovnik on the Gruz port. Guests and crew will be formally introduced and lunch will be served. We will then set sail towards a picturesque fishing town located in an isolated cove, called Zaton Veliki or Slano. Before docking, we will drop our anchors at one of the beautiful coves of the Elaphite islands and go swimming. Dinner will be served that evening and guests will have time to explore the unique town.

Day 2
After breakfast, we will set sail towards the Pomena cove on the island of Mljet. The island has been declared a national park and has two saltwater lakes connected to the sea by a single narrow canal. Guests may visit the national park for approximately 13€ paid immediately. The price of admission includes a boat ride to the monastery. Visitors are encouraged to swim in the saltwater lakes where the temperature is always 2°C warmer than the temperature of the sea.

Day 3
The destination today is the island of Hvar also called the island of sunshine or the island of lavender. Hvar is the name of the island's main city and lies at the bottom of a fortress, which has a magnificent view of the Pakleni islands. On Hvar guests shall be greeted by a tour guide that will take them sightseeing. Due to the large number of boats and yachts the captain will decide whether or not to spend the night in Hvar or in one of the nearby ports.

Day 4
Guests will be introduced to the charming city of Split, the second largest city in Croatia. This 1700 year old city was established through the palace of the Roman King Diocletian. The tour guide will acquaint the guests with the palace and the historical center of the city. Enough time will be given to explore the city before sailing towards Milina, situated in a sheltered cove on the western side of the island of Brac.

Day 5
We will set sail towards the south side of the island of Brac to Bol. Bol has one of the most alluring beaches in the Mediterranean known as "Zlatni Rat", a beach that perpetually,changes its shape as a result of the sea currents. Guests will spend the day swimming at this well known beach before we continue our adventure towards the island of Korcula. Korčula's historical interior is one of the most exquisite in Dalmatia, due to its fortress and dense pine. Marco Polo, the famous seafarer was born in the town of Korcula in 1254 and his birth house was turned into a museum. If you are lucky you may even catch a performance of Moreska. Moreska is an ancient night's game that takes place on the island of Korcula and can rarely been seen anywhere else on the Mediterranean. This tradition is a reminder of the town defending itself against the notorious Algerian pirates.

Day 6
Today we will sail along the mountainous peninsula of Peljesac (the highest peak is St. Ilija and has an altitude of 961m). It is famous for its excellent red wine. After an afternoon of sun bathing and swimming we will head towards one of the towns on the island of Lopud, Sipan or Kolocep and spend the night.

Day 7
Before reaching Dubrovnik, we will drop anchor one last time in a nearby cove for a final swim in the Adriatic Sea. Before lunch we will arrive in Dubrovnik. Guests will be able to enjoy the city all day. There is a 30 minute walking distance from the historical center of the city or a bus ride from a bus stop not far from where our boat will be. The bus departs every 15 min, the price of a bus ticket is 10 kn, the last bus leaves at around 2.00 am) After lunch our tour guide will take us on a sightseeing tour of the city (a bus ride to the city, payment on the spot). Afterwards, you will have enough free time to go for a stroll on the famous promenade known as Stradun and take in the city walls and numerous points of cultural interest. We will spend the night in Dubrovnik.

Day 8
Following breakfast we shall say our good-byes and guests will depart around 10 am.