Explore the stunning Dalmatian islands and coastline
- The city of Split
- The city of Dubrovnik with its medieval walls
- Mjlet national park
- The island of Vis
- Hvar and Korcula
- Swimming and Golden Horn beach on Brac Island
Small ship cruises along the charming Croatian coastline and islands on the brand new lavishly designed, fully air-conditioned vessel Infinity with spacious en-suite cabins. One way itinerary from Split to Dubrovnik includes exciting gastronomic and sightseeing experiences with guaranteed departures (May – October) and visits to Split, Hvar, Vis, Korčula, Mljet, Ston and Dubrovnik.
Ports of call: Split - (Bol) Hvar – Biševo (Blue cave) / Vis – Korčula – Mljet – Slano (Ston) – Dubrovnik (Captain’s dinner)
Temperatures range from the low 70s in early and late season to the high 80s plus, in late June through September. Winds are usually predictable, moderate and occasionally fresh (force 2-5) in the afternoon.
Transfer from Split Airport to Split harbour for embarkation from 2pm onward. There will be a guided walking tour of the historic town of Split, which is rich in Roman architecture. One place of particular interest is the Diocletian palace, which was once inhabited by the Roman Emperor. Following the tour, we will return to the ship for our welcome meeting and cocktail reception. Overnight on board in Split.
Split – Hvar (Bol)
In the morning we will depart to Brač Island for a swim stop at the most famous beach in Dalmatia – Zlatni Rat near the popular tourist destination of Bol. Next, we will continue our journey towards the jet-set island of Hvar, with lunch on board at the Pakleni Islands. Hvar is the longest island in the Adriatic and is known for its lush lavender fields. Afternoon arrival followed by a brief presentation of lavender products and a walking tour of the town’s historical landmarks. In Hvar you will find numerous restaurants, bars and cafes. Overnight in the port.
Hvar – Vis
Early departure towards the small island of Biševo where subject to weather conditions, we will visit the Blue Cave (entrances to be paid on the spot – approx 7 EUR). Continue on to the island of Vis – a former Yugoslav Naval base. In Vis you may be interested to visit one of the traditional wineries, or the remains of the Roman thermal place. Overnight in the port of Vis.
Vis – Korcula
Early morning departure towards Korcula island – the birthplace of Marco Polo. We will stop for lunch in a secluded bay en-route. Afternoon arrival in Korcula with a guided walking tour of this charming walled town. For those who seek evening entertainment, Korcula has numerous bars, clubs and gourmet restaurants to tempt you. Optional excursion to a small village near Korcula for a typical Dalmatian dinner and to learn about the history and traditional way of life. Overnight in Korcula.
Korcula – Mljet
Next morning, we head south to the island of Mljet, where according to legend Odysseus spent years, after his capture by the nymph Calypso. We will take a stroll to the famous salt lakes in Mljet National Park, followed by a boat trip to the St Mary isle, where we will visit an ancient Benedictine monastery. As an alternative, you may prefer to rent a kayak, bicycle, scooter or convertible car to make your own way around the National Park or Island. Dinner on board and overnight on board in either Polaca or Pomena port.
Mljet – Slano/Ston
We depart for the peaceful fisherman’s village of Slano which is on the mainland and is the starting point to Ston, another small fortified village which is famous for it’s oysters. We will take to time to explore this medieval town and a short walk along the coast will take us to an oyster farm, where we can learn about the oysters and sample some of this tasty treat. Return to the ship for the Captain’s dinner with music and entertainment.
Slano – Dubrovnik
Early morning departure to Dubrovnik. We will cruise alongside the Old Dubrovnik city walls, while lunch is served on deck. After docking, there will be a guided walking tour of this fascinating town, with its mix of renaissance architecture and Gothic style. There will be time at leisure for dinner and we will overnight in Dubrovnik.
After breakfast it will be time to say goodbye to the crew. Disembarkation will be at 9am. Transfer to Dubrovnik airport
Modern cabins, fully equipped with air condition, safe deposit box, fire alarm, emergency lights and audio system for announcements by the captain or Tour Director. In addition each cabin has life jackets, desk and tabouret, wardrobe, night stand, small sofa and a porthole window. Bathrooms equipped with toilet, shower, wash basin and hair dryer. All cabins have indoor passage access to the bar and restaurant area (except two main deck cabins that are connected to restaurant via deck).
Spacious fully air-conditioned main deck dining room offering privacy for each guest including bar area with LCD TV, a corner buffet breakfast table and lounge area on the rear of the upper deck.
Large sundeck and comfortable deck-beds for all passengers all with easy access to Jacuzzi tub. The vessel has a rear platform to the sea with ladders for easy access into the water and offers two outdoor showers and two deck lavatories.
|Cruising Speed||9 nautical miles|
Total 19 cabins:
• 9 cabins on upper deck each with private balcony (VIP cabins) and inner communication to restaurant
• 2 cabins on main deck with 2 large oval windows
• 8 lower deck cabins with inner communication to restaurant and portholes
• Additional tour manager cabin on lower deck
All twin bedded cabins have the possibility to be put together as a double bed
Optional Cruise & Stay
We sail out of Split, Croatia’s second largest city. It has some wonderful history dating back to the Palace of Diocletian, built by the eponymous Roman Emperor in the 4th Century. The remains of the Palace are well worth a visit as are the sprawling streets of the old city. The beaches are pretty good hereabout too. We end our cruise in the city of Dubrovnik, so if you fancy a night or two either pre- or post your cruise just ask – we know some good hotels.
- 7 night cruise in your chosen cabin grade with en-suite bathroom and air conditioning
- Buffet breakfast and 4 course lunch daily
- A drink with lunch and a litre of bottled water per person daily
- Tea and coffee all day
- Abundant fresh fruit
- Captain’s dinner with live entertainment
- Spectacular evening dinner cruise along the old town city walls of Dubrovnik
- Half day excursion of Ston with Oyster farm visit and tasting
- Vine tasting in Vis
- Guided walking tours of towns: Dubrovnik, Hvar, Korčula, Split
- Professional tour manager
- Arrival and departure transfers from Split/Dubrovnik airport to port
- One way bus transfer from Dubrovnik port to Old town Dubrovnik for sightseeing
- Dubrovnik cable car fee
- Mljet National Park entrance fee & Dubrovnik cable car entrance fee
- Visitors’ taxes & port fees
- Complimentary wi-fi onboard
- Flights & transfers (where booked as a flight inclusive package)
- Beverages except for those specified
- Shore excursions on the islands or other land arrangements except for those specified
- Crew tips
- Passenger personal expenses
- Flights & transfers (unless booked as a flight inclusive package)
Direct flights available from London and Manchester.
Transfers from Split/ Dubrovnik airport to port on the day of arrival and departure are included in your cruise price.