Croatia by Private Boat
Island hop the Dalmatian Islands
Unpack your bags on your private motor yacht for the week and island hop and ride Croatia’s South Dalmatia islands, one of Europe’s most beautiful destinations. Explore the picturesque islands by bike, sip a beer at a rustic bar, stroll winding streets of picture perfect harbor towns and dive into a private dinner at a small restaurant or enjoy meals on the boat prepared by our onboard chef, learn about the local history by the knowlegable local guides, anchor in a quiet cove for a swim off the deck and sail off to the next island to do it all again.
This trip is priced on 16 participants minimum & pricing varies for cabin types. Please email us for more information!
Day 1: Welcome to Split, Croatia. Sail to Brac Island — 45 km
Arrival to Split airport and transfer five kilometers to the harbor in Trogir. After check-in on the motor yacht at 2:00 PM we set out on our first cruise to Brac Island. This evening we’ll set out for a warm-up ride and stay in the quiet harbor in the town of Milna.
Day 2: Sail to Solta island & Hvar island with rides on each island — 87 km
This morning we sail to the island of Solta and the town of Stomorska. Today’s ride is among walled fields, olive groves, locust bean and fig trees the line the roads and the herbal scent of lavender and rosemary in the air. We’ll visit a local beekeeper to witness the production of honey before boarding the boat and sailing to the island of Hvar. This afternoon we ride through the quaint harbours of Jelsa and Vrboska and onto Stari Grad which has become a Mecca for artists.
Day 3: Ride to Hvar, sail to Korcula island — 95 km
Pedal from Stari Grad on nearly traffic-free roads through small villages to the island’s capital, Hvar. Visit the magnificent Renaissance square and enjoy the view from the Spanish fortress perched about town. Then we board the boat and sail to the island of Korcula and the port in Vela Luka.
Day 4: Ride Korcula — 88 km
Today we discover the island of Korcula with a pleasant lunch at a local restaurant. The calmness of this remote island and its vast cypress gardens have made this one of the most beautiful of the Dalmatian islands. Our ride takes us to the Blato village, across Pupnat Bay to Korcula town where we’ll walk through its narrow alleys. Tonight we sleep at the port in Korcula.
Day 5: Sail to Brac, ride to Pucisca — 92 km
Morning sail to Brac island, famous for it’s white marble that adorns the White House. Today’s ride is across Brac, from Sumartin to the lovely fishing village of Povlja and onto Pucisca where our ship is waiting. Sleep in the port of Pucisca.
Day 6: Sail to Omis, ride loop on mainland & sail to Split — 105 km
This morning we sail to the mainland and the town of Omis. Today we ride through the Cetina river valley on narrow roads, among steep rocky cliffs with pirate castles along the coast. This afternoon we sail to amazing Split and its Old Town with its famous palace of the Roman Caesar Diocletian, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tonight we drop the anchor in Split.
Day 7: Ride to Mount Marjan & sail to Trogir — 85 km
Our last ride of the trip, today we’ll climb to Mount Marjan, a popular destination for Split locals with fantastic views of the coast and surrounding islands. Then we’re off to Trogir on our last passage. This afternoon you’ll have time to visit the World Cultural Heritage designated old town before our final dinner and celebration on the ship.
Day 8: Flights home or travels on own
This morning we’ll disembark from the ship at 9:00AM for flights home, or to continue travels on your own. Bon voyage!
|Dates:||Saturday May 19, 2018 to Saturday May 26, 2018|
|Duration:||7 nights, 8 days|
|Joining In:||Split, Croatia|
|Total Distance:||597 km (or more)|
|Land Cost:||$2750 CAD|
See the approximate route of the trip on Google maps. Register today!