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8 days Sailing Cruise around the south Dalmatian islands!
For Cabin Charter: Weekly departures from Dubrovnik every Saturday starting mid July till end of August.
For Private Yachts: Departures every saturday all year long.
Explore the Elaphiti archipelago, Mljet, Korčula, Lastovo, and much more! From must-see historical towns to secret bays perfect for swimming and snorkeling, from thickly forested islands with pebble beaches to ancient ruins, Croatia has something for everyone. Languid afternoons in the sun, wild nights on the town, fresh mornings with the wind in your hair or under the sea seeking treasure… you’ll be sure to find it, maybe not in a long-lost pirate’s chest, but in the priceless natural and architectural beauty all around you.
Day 1: (night in ACI marina Dubrovnik)
Arrival at ACI Marina Dubrovnik and embarkation starting from 17:00. Distribution of cabins, placing personal luggage in the cabins and provisions in the holds (foods, beverages, etc.). Dinner and possible evening in the city center of Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of the Adriatic”, beautifully restored within its world-famous mediaeval walls. The evening is the best time to visit, after the cruise passengers have left, and we will be able to discover the wild side of Dubrovnik!
Day 2: (night in Ston)
After breakfast, Captain Briefing and sea safety tips, we sail out of the harbor crossing the Elaphiti archipelago to admire the beaches and the bays. We pass the historic villages on the islands of Šipan, Lopud and Koločep surrounded by olive and citrus groves and pine forests, as well as the tiny islands scattered around them, mooring in amazing turquoise waters in one of the islands, swimming and lunch on board.
Sailing towards Ston through the narrow channel separating the mainland from the Peljesac peninsula. Arrival to Ston, a beautiful mediaeval city. Its precious and ancient salt mines are protected by the second longest wall in the world after the China wall. Hiking on the walls of Ston, Amazing landscapes… Arrival to Mali Ston where we can take a boat tour with the oyster’s farmer to reach their farm and taste their world-famous oysters with their home-made wine in their family winery while watching the sunset (boat trip, Oyster and Wine tasting are included in the cruise fees). The Oysters of the internal sea of Mali Ston are renowned for being the best in the world. For dinner we can either go to a very good seafood restaurant in Ston or have dinner on our boat.
Day 3: (night in Pomena on Mljet)
Early departure, after getting the freshly baked bread from the village bakery and Sailing (4h) we cross the Mljetski Canal for lunch in a bay on the island of Mljet, one of the must see, and world-famous Croatian islands. We’ll be in a beautiful nature park, with hills covered in thick pine forests, bright blue water where we can swim in one of the clearer waters in the Adriatic… white sand and turquoise waters. Mooring for lunch and swimming in the most famous natural reserve of Croatia. Sailing (1 h), Arrival to Pomena on Mljet and mooring in our secret address;
Discovery of the famous lakes of Mljet… we can either rent Bikes or Kayaks to explore the turquoise lakes and their magnificent surroundings, then take the ferry to visit the historical monastery of Santa Maria on the island in the middle of the lake, a must-see architecture… known for being the most beautiful monastery in Croatia.
Back to our boat, watch the sunset in an unforgettable setting, then dinner in a tiny family-owned restaurant where we dock our yacht just in front of our table, and eat the best Croatian seafood specialties, pasta with Lobster, Langoustines etc. while feeling as if we are part of their family.
Day 4: (Night in Korcula)
Sailing to Korčula island (3 h). According to legend it is the birthplace of Marco Polo. This town once belonged to Venice, and it shows! The narrow, stepped streets are full of opulent palaces and churches with remarkable interiors.
We will sail around the fortified city of Korcula and admire its walls from the sea, then anchor in a beautiful bay to swim, snorkel, paddle and have lunch, then we will go to Lumbarda marina, in the cute small village of Lumbarda on Korcula island, Lumbarda is famous for its wineries, where the best wines in Croatia are made. Visit one of the best wineries, and experience their wine tasting with the finest locally made prosciutto and cheese in a superb surrounding in the middle of the vineyards (the wine tasting is included in the cruise fees). After the wine tasting we can take a taxi or water taxi to go to Korcula town to wander around its streets and discover its hidden gems, then have dinner in a magnificent setting in one of the finest restaurants on the city walls overlooking the harbor and the sea or on our boat for a cozy evening.
Day 5: (Night in Lastovo)
sailing to Lastovo island (3 h). Stop for a swim in the crystal-clear waters of Lastovo natural reserve, renowned for its diving spots. This island, though idyllic, is often much quieter than the others being situated in the Adriatic middle way between Italy and Croatia, and too far from Split or Dubrovnik for day trips. It has a nature park on the west end with the oldest lighthouse of the Adriatic, a lovely village on the north coast, this village was initially a pirate’s village hidden from the sea, today almost deserted, it looks like a ghost village. We can visit it and discover its legendary Chimneys and traditional wineries, In Lastovo almost every family makes their own wine… it’s an ancestral tradition that makes their pride today. We will go for wine tasting in the center of the ghost village in the best winery where they serve their wine along with their traditional prosciutto, island cheese, anchovies and salted sardines (wine tasting is included in the cruise fees). For dinner we can either taste the traditional cuisine in one of the fishermen konobas or have dinner on board.
Day 6: (Night in Saplunara on Mljet)
Early departure and sailing (5h) to “Odyssey Cave” on the south coast of Mljet, if the sea is calm, we will stop for a little break and swim inside this amazing turquoise water cave. The legend says that Odysseus ship sank near the cave where he remained trapped because the nymph Calypso was ruling the island. The adrenaline lovers will be able to jump from the cliffs nearby the cave in the deep waters.
Sailing (1,5h) to Saplunara bay where we anchor for the night in front of a beautiful sand beach, swimming and relax on the beach dinner either on our boat or in a superb restaurant nested between the trees on wooden poles overlooking the beach where the specialty is wild boar cooked with red wine and forest fruits or devil fish marinated in their special sauce.
Day 7: (Night in Dubrovnik)
Sailing in Front of Dubrovnik old town, enjoying the unique point of view of the walls and fortifications of Dubrovnik from the sea (setting of the famous “Game of Thrones” series) and mooring for Lunch in Lokrumisland in front of the old city, relax and swim around the boat.
After lunch sailing to Aci Marina to refuel, then mooring at around 4 PM.
Around sunset we will discover one of the most famous wine bars of Dubrovnik where we will be able to taste the best Croatian wines (wine tasting included in the cruise fees) Dinner in One of the restaurants around the marina or in the old town of Dubrovnik.
Last breakfast on board, tidying up the boat, packing up, and goodbyes then disembarkation at 9 AM, or possibility to have breakfast at the restaurant by the marina pool, then depending on the departure flights time of each one either lazing by the nice pool of the marina or another visit of Dubrovnik historical town.
NB: Each participant is invited to bring along from his country 2 bottles of wines from his choice in order to share with the rest of the group on board in addition to the excellent Croatian wines that will be provided on board.