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Elegance Premium Cruise 2022 & 2023

Split - Bol - Hvar - Mljet NP - Elaphiti Islands - Dubrovnik - Korčula - Makarska - Pučišća - Split

Elegance Cruise is a value-added premium cruise, offering the services of a professional Cruise Director onboard the recently renovated Premium Superior small ship MS Kapetan Bota (2015). Spend seven unforgettable nights along the Adriatic islands and mainland.

Check in SPLIT on SATURDAYS from 1300HRS (1400HRS in 2023), first night in Split Port
Check out SPLIT on SATURDAYS by 0900HRS

Code: A2

MS Kapetan Bota

Day by day Itinerary

Day 1
Split

You will be met at Split Airport and transferred to Split Port, where your ship will be docked. You can board during the entire day. Welcome Meeting will start at 1900HRS where you will be introduced by the Cruise Director to the Captain, crew and of course your future fellow passengers with whom you will spend a week onboard. Welcome Dinner will be served at 1930HRS. The embarkation will be possible throughout the day. Passengers arriving in the morning cannot enter their cabins before 1300HRS, but they can leave their luggage onboard. Captain will wait for all passengers arriving late at night and these guests will be provided with dinner. Overnight in Split. (D)

Note: Embarkation starts from 1400HRS in 2023.

Day 2
Split - Bol - Hvar

We start our day with morning departure towards Bol, said to have the best beach for swimming in Croatia named Zlatni Rat (Golden Horn). We will stop in Bol and enjoy this nice Dalmatian town for a walk, or to have a cup of coffee and take a swim till lunch is served onboard. After lunch we will continue cruising along the many coves and bays towards the sunniest island in Croatia, the Island of Hvar. Hvar is one of the most popular, very attractive tourist destinations and a meeting point for the international jet set. Upon your evening arrival at Hvar, a local guide will walk you through the town introducing you to the history, culture and way of life of the island and explain how lavender was traditionally farmed here for centuries. You will have an evening in Hvar free to explore and dine in one of the numerous family-owned restaurants. Overnight in Hvar. (B, L)

Day 3
Hvar - Mljet

We start our day with morning departure towards the Island of Mljet with a swim stop along the way. Lunch will be served onboard while cruising to Mljet National Park. Upon arrival to the Mljet National Park, you will have free afternoon to explore the park (entrance fees are not included), walk around the Great and Small Lake and Islet of St Mary with its Benedictine Monastery from the 12th century. We will have a Captain’s Dinner this evening onboard. Overnight in Mljet National Park. (B, L, D)

Day 4
Mljet - Elaphiti Islands - Dubrovnik

After breakfast we depart for a pleasant cruise along the shores of Mljet and the Elaphiti Islands where we will have a swim stop and lunch, arriving to Dubrovnik in the afternoon. Our own guide and coach will come to the pier. After an organised transfer we will arrive to the historical centre of Dubrovnik, the famous city enlisted as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where your guide will show you the most interesting sights. After city tour you will be left on your own to explore the city, walk the City Walls or take the cable car to the top of Mount Srđ. You will see why this city is known around the world as “The Pearl of the Adriatic”. Return coach transfer is scheduled in the evening or you can return on your own. Overnight in Dubrovnik. (B, L)

Day 5
Dubrovnik - Korčula

After breakfast we will start our cruise to Korčula Island with a swim stop enroute. Lunch onboard and afternoon arrival to Korčula Town. Korčula is a town known as a birthplace of Marco Polo, the famous explorer. Our guide will do a tour and walk us through the narrow and cobbled streets. The rest of the evening is free to enjoy dining at one of the local restaurants of your choice. Overnight in Korčula historical town. (B, L)

Day 6
Korčula - Makarska

Our voyage will continue towards Makarska with refreshing swim stop on our way, passing by Pelješac Peninsula and its picturesque places on one side, green with the olive and pine groves, vineyards and the low bush forests and the Eastern shores of Hvar Island on the other side. Lunch onboard enroute and afternoon arrival to Makarska on the mainland. Makarska is often referred to as the “Tourist Centre of Dalmatia” famous for its long beaches and nightlife, where we will spend the night. Overnight in Makarska. (B, L)

Day 7
Makarska - Pučišća - Split

After breakfast, we will cruise across Brač Channel towards Pučišća, the largest settlement on the Island of Brač. Sitting inside a deep fjord-like inlet, Pučišća boasts authentic Mediterranean architecture whose shiny white stone facades rise uphill to form a stunning amphitheatre, emanating a unique rustic ambiance. Pučišća is renowned for its quarries, whose stone was used to build limestone columns of the White House in Washington DC, Vienna Parliament and many other well-known buildings around the world. This small town is also home to the ancient stonemasonry school where students carve Brač limestone using old traditional and unconventional tools. After a relaxed stroll around Pučišća, we will have lunch onboard while cruising to Split, our first and last stop on this cruise. Split is the second largest urban centre in Croatia and the seat of the Split Dalmatia County. Over 1,700 years old, Split abounds with cultural and historical sights, the most important being the famous Diocletian Palace, inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites List since 1979. Our guide will do a city tour, walking us through the historical palace of the Roman Emperor Diocletian. Overnight in Split. (B, L)

Optional Friday afternoon farewell excursion to Krka Waterfalls National Park or to Trogir (UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site)
In the afternoon we will have the opportunity to have an optional excursion to Krka Waterfalls National Park with its longest waterfall of Skradinski Buk, one of the best-known natural beauties of Croatia or to Trogir, a wonderful town with 2,300 years of tradition. A museum-town in the very sense of the word with rich culture developed under the influence of Greeks, Romans and Venetians and protected by UNESCO. Upon coming back to Split we will have an orientational Split City Tour before we return onboard. Reservations and payments on the spot.

Day 8
Split

After breakfast, the time has come to say farewell to all your new friends. Disembarkation by 0900HRS. You will be transferred to Split Airport. (B)

Inclusions

  • Airport transfers Day 1 & 8
  • 7 Nights in A/C ensuite cabin
  • 1 Welcome Dinner (D)
  • 7 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches (B, L)
  • 1 Captain's Dinner (D)
  • Fresh fruit daily
  • 2 x 500ml of water per day
    Water dispenser in 2023
  • Cruise Director
  • Towel change every second day
  • Linen change mid week
  • Daily cabin service
  • Beach towel
  • Free WiFi (restrictions may apply)
  • Headsets

Sightseeing

  • Hvar
  • Dubrovnik (with transfers)
  • Korčula
  • Split

Exclusions

Supplements Payable Upon Embarkation

  • Tourist Taxes & Port Fees €40 per person approx
  • Mljet National Park Entrance €15-20 per person approx

Optional Excursions (booked & paid direct)

  • Krka Waterfalls National Park from Split €50 per person approx
  • Trogir from Split €25 per person approx

Pricing and Accommodation

Start DateEnd Date
Main DeckTwinSingle Lower DeckTwinSingle
Sat 13 Aug 22Sat 20 Aug 22
$2,691$4,079$2,045$3,115
Sat 20 Aug 22Sat 27 Aug 22
$2,691$4,079$2,045$3,115
Sat 27 Aug 22Sat 03 Sep 22
$3,048$4,615$2,508$3,809
Sat 03 Sep 22Sat 10 Sep 22
$3,048$4,615$2,508$3,809
Sat 10 Sep 22Sat 17 Sep 22
$3,048$4,615$2,508$3,809
Sat 17 Sep 22Sat 24 Sep 22
$3,048$4,615$2,508$3,809
Sat 24 Sep 22Sat 01 Oct 22
$2,691$4,079$2,045$3,115
Sat 01 Oct 22Sat 08 Oct 22
$2,580$3,920$1,866$2,845
Sat 06 May 23Sat 13 May 23
$2,580$3,920$1,866$2,845
Sat 13 May 23Sat 20 May 23
$2,778$4,214$2,064$3,144
Sat 20 May 23Sat 27 May 23
$2,778$4,214$2,064$3,144
Sat 27 May 23Sat 03 Jun 23
$3,226$4,885$2,508$3,809
Sat 03 Jun 23Sat 10 Jun 23
$3,940$5,955$3,226$4,885
Sat 10 Jun 23Sat 17 Jun 23
$3,940$5,955$3,226$4,885
Sat 17 Jun 23Sat 24 Jun 23
$3,940$5,955$3,226$4,885
Sat 24 Jun 23Sat 01 Jul 23
$3,940$5,955$3,226$4,885
Sat 01 Jul 23Sat 08 Jul 23
$3,940$5,955$3,226$4,885
Sat 08 Jul 23Sat 15 Jul 23
$3,940$5,955$3,226$4,885
Sat 15 Jul 23Sat 22 Jul 23
$3,226$4,885$2,508$3,809
Sat 22 Jul 23Sat 29 Jul 23
$3,226$4,885$2,508$3,809
Sat 29 Jul 23Sat 05 Aug 23
$3,226$4,885$2,508$3,809
Sat 05 Aug 23Sat 12 Aug 23
$3,226$4,885$2,508$3,809
Sat 12 Aug 23Sat 19 Aug 23
$3,226$4,885$2,508$3,809
Sat 19 Aug 23Sat 26 Aug 23
$3,226$4,885$2,508$3,809
Sat 26 Aug 23Sat 02 Sep 23
$3,226$4,885$2,508$3,809
Sat 02 Sep 23Sat 09 Sep 23
$3,940$5,955$3,226$4,885
Sat 09 Sep 23Sat 16 Sep 23
$3,940$5,955$3,226$4,885
Sat 16 Sep 23Sat 23 Sep 23
$3,940$5,955$3,226$4,885
Sat 23 Sep 23Sat 30 Sep 23
$3,940$5,955$3,226$4,885
Sat 30 Sep 23Sat 07 Oct 23
$3,226$4,885$2,508$3,809
Sat 07 Oct 23Sat 14 Oct 23
$2,778$4,214$2,064$3,144
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Important Notes

Main Deck Cabins are on the Main Deck
Lower Deck Cabins are in the hull of the ship, below the Main Deck

Captain reserves the right to change the route in case of bad weather conditions, crowding or other circumstances out of his control. Departures are guaranteed for minimum 10 participants. Cruise Operator reserves the right to cancel or change the ship name if necessary. Guests are obliged to follow ship rules (found in written form onboard). Guests are not permitted to bring beverages onboard the vessel that have been purchased onshore. All drinks must be purchased onboard. In the event of inappropriate behaviour the Cruise Operator and Captain reserve the right to disembark guests. Most arrival times in port are in the late afternoon.

Port taxes, entrance fees, sightseeing and excursions (if not included in the package) must be paid in local currency upon arrival. EUR currency quoted is converted on the spot to the equivalent in Croatian Kuna.

It is highly recommended that clients take comprehensive travel insurance including against cancellation of reserved services.

Disclaimer 
Due to specific mooring conditions and requirements in some Croatian ports, ships are moored side by side. This makes it necessary to cross from one ship to the other where there are gaps in between each ship. Special care must be taken at all times when crossing between the vessels and guests do this at their own risk. Crew assistance will be given to those needing and requesting it. Cruises are not recommended for those in wheelchairs or with limited mobility.

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