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Adriatic Paradise Cruise
Onboard MS Adriatic Princess 2017

Duration: 8 days / 7 nights
Routing:

Split – Hvar – Vela Luka (Korčula) – Pomena (Mljet) – Slano – Dubrovnik – Risan – Kotor – Dubrovnik – Elaphiti Islands – Korčula – Brač – Omiš – Split

 

Adriatic Paradise Cruise on board brand new MS Adriatic Princess (2017) is a value added Deluxe Cruise package that takes in the natural beauty and rich cultural heritage of Southern Dalmatia with the professional services  of an onboard Cruise Director. Its easy to relax, find time to swim, explore medieval towns and natural landscapes enroute.

Check in SPLIT on SATURDAYS from 1pm (first night in Split Port)

Deluxe Package Includes

• 7 nights in A/C cabin with ensuite
• Welcome drink & snack
• 7 buffet breakfasts (B)
• 5 light buffet lunches (L)
• 2 dinners (D)
• 1/2 litre water during meals
• Coffee/tea all day
• Fresh fruit all day
• Cruise Director – English speaking
• 9 total crew members
• Coach excursion to Montenegro
• Towels changed every second day
• Bed linen changed once a week
• Daily cabin cleaning service
• Free WiFi (restrictions may apply)

Sightseeing

• Dubrovnik
• Korčula
• Split
• Hvar
• Pučišća Stonemasonry School (includes entrance ticket)

Optional Excursions

• Cetina River €20pp
Includes guide, small boat transfer & snack
• Mljet National Park €20pp
Includes guide, entrance fee
• Taste of Dalmatia in Ston €20pp
Includes guide, transfer, wine tasting

Vessel Description

MS Adriatic Princess is 45m long, 8.5m wide with a cruising speed of 9 knots. A/C salon-restaurant on the Upper Deck (for 40 people) with bar & LCD TV, two sun decks, one of which has sun lounges & tables. It also has two outside toilets with showers. Wireless Internet available free of charge on the upper deck and the open parts of the boat. Capacity for 40 people. A/C cabins with queen-size or twin beds with possibility for an additional bed, power plugs, cupboard, cabinet & window or porthole, bathroom with shower, hairdryer, toilet & vanity with a sink.

On the Main Deck and the Upper Deck there is one bathroom with showers. Upper Deck houses a fully air-conditioned salon-restaurant that sits all guests at the same time with a fully equipped bar and LCD TV. At the rear of the boat you can find a shaded lounge area with club tables and comfortable sofas. Top Deck, also called the Sun Deck offers 155m2 of space and is equipped with sun tanning chairs, also WIFI is available free of charge in the salon and in the rear part of the boat.

LOWER DECK (8 CABINS) 14-18m2

• 2 twins
• 2 doubles (queen size)
• 4 triples (queen + single bed)

MAIN DECK (10 CABINS) 13-15m2

• 3 twins
• 7 doubles (queen size)

Download MS Adriatic Princess Fact Sheet

Important Information

Captain reserves the right to change the route in case of bad weather conditions. Departures are guaranteed for minimum 10 participants. Cruise Operator reserves the right to cancel any departure with less than 10 participants and to change the ship name if need arises. Guests are obliged to follow ship rules (found in written form on the ship) especially with regards to bringing drinks on board. In case of inappropriate behaviour Cruise Operator/Captain reserves the right in asking clients to disembark. Cash bar available onboard – drinks cannot be brought onboard. Most arrival times in port are in the late afternoon. Times to be advised during cruise
Group Prices Available – Contact Croatia Times Travel for group prices.

Disclaimer

Due to specific mooring conditions and requirements in some Croatian ports, ships are moored side by side, making it necessary for the clients to cross from one ship to another with gaps in between ships in order to get to the shore. In such cases clients need to take special care when crossing and do this at their own risk. Crew assistance will be given to those needing and requesting it.

2017 PRICES
Per Person NZ$
Twin Share
Cruise Code: 2017-EL-APRI
Lower DeckMain Deck
Jun 03, 10, 17, 241,7571,987
Jul 01, 08, 15, 22, 29
Aug 05, 12, 19, 26
Sep 02, 09, 16, 23
1,9112,085
Sep 301,5401,660
Oct 071,3981,507
Single supplement 40% surcharge
Small Ship Supplement Paid Upon Embarkation
Port Taxes & Fees approx €40pp
Mljet NP Entrance Fee approx €15pp

CRUISE ITINERARY

Day 1, Saturday: Split

Embarkation starts from 1300hrs onwards. Meanwhile you will be served a welcome drink and a snack, and get a chance to meet your Cruise Director and the crew. Captain’s orders and safety measures will be explained to you. Later that night you will have a dinner on board and get a chance to see the city one last time before the morning departure. Overnight in Split. (D)

Day 2, Sunday: Split – Hvar – Vela Luka (Korčula)

After breakfast partake in a Split walking tour with the local guide who will show you monumental Diocletian Palace which was built over 1700 years ago. During the centuries the Old Town has grown into the palace and around it, creating a unique urban landscape. Because of its historical and architectural importance, the whole Old Town is part of the UNESCO’s List of World Cultural Heritage. Late morning, we will set sail towards Hvar, known as the sunniest island in Croatia, famous for its endless fields of lavender and rosemary, its beautiful coast and lovely historical towns. Your destination is the town of Hvar, a town of immense beauty that buzzes with vibrant energy in the summer sun. Upon arrival, our expert local guide will take you for a walk around the ancient streets of Hvar. After the guided walking tour, we will set sail to Korčula Island. Along the way we will stop for a swim near beautiful Pakleni islands. After the swim break the Dalmatian fried fish will be served for a snack. Arrival in Vela Lula on Korčula Island in the late afternoon. Overnight in Vela Luka. (B, L)

Day 3, Monday: Vela Luka (Korčula) – Pomena (Mljet) – Slano

Monday morning after leaving the stunning beauty of Vela Luka your Captain will hand pick a bay for you where he will drop the anchor. You can hop into your swimsuit and have a swim in the crystal clear, blue Adriatic, surrounded by pine trees and the sound of crickets. After the swim break you will continue sailing to Pomena on the island of Mljet. Island of Mljet on its western side houses National Park Mljet, known for its immense beauty and its two turquoise salty lakes surrounded by thick forests. Upon arrival you will have plenty of free time to explore the park individually, for example, by renting bikes and cycling or jogging on the numerous paths around the lakes or in the forests. If you feel like just relaxing you can hop onto the small boat that will take you to a tiny island on one of the lakes, where you can discover a monastery and a church of St Mary’s built in the 12th century and enjoy a cup of coffee with the view and the quiet. In the late afternoon we will depart towards Slano. Overnight in Slano. (B, L)

Day 4, Tuesday: Slano – Dubrovnik

After breakfast you are free to take an optional guided tour Taste of Dalmatia – on which you will visit Ston, a small town famous for its 5km long city walls (the longest in Europe) and visit local winery where you will have the opportunity to taste some of the finest Dalmatian wines. Later, we set sail to the Lopud island for a short swim and continue to Dubrovnik, cruising beneath Dubrovnik City Walls and then to port of Gruž. Overnight in Dubrovnik. (B, L)

Day 5, Wednesday: Dubrovnik – Risan – Kotor – Dubrovnik

Excursion to Montenegro after breakfast. Located less than an hour’s drive from Dubrovnik, Montenegro offers an unforgettable experience; exceptional natural beauty in combination with a rich history and culture. Mild beaches, clear waters and gorgeous mountains that plunge into the sea will greet you upon your arrival to the Bay of Kotor. Encircled in the 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. This is a land where the mountains descend almost directly into the sea creating a surreal atmosphere. Overnight in Dubrovnik. (B, D)

Day 6, Thursday: Dubrovnik – Elaphiti Islands – Korčula

Morning departure from Dubrovnik to Korčula. On the way we will have a short stop for swimming and relaxing on one of the beautiful Elaphiti Islands. Lunch will be served on board before the late afternoon arrival to Korčula, the alleged birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. After arrival guide will take you for a walk around the town of Korčula. You will hear of its long history, ingenious building strategies, peculiar building layout and a legend of a great merchant traveller Marco Polo, who was born and spent his childhood in the streets of Korčula. Overnight in Korčula. (B, L)

Day 7, Friday: Korčula – Pučišća (Brač) – Omiš

Sail towards Brač after breakfast. Captain will anchor on the way for a refreshing swim in a secluded bay, after which you will continue your journey towards Pučišća. After docking at Pučišća, you will join a short visit to a stonemasonry school nearby where you will learn of the Brač 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: stunning beauty of Cetina River Canyon and its historic pirates. Upon arrival you are free to take an optional Cetina River excursion. Overnight in Omiš. (B, L)

Day 8, Saturday: Omiš – Split

Early morning departure from Omiš towards Split. Disembarkation after breakfast. (B)

 

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