A gulet cruise dedicated to real travellers for discover the fascinating cities of Split and Stari Grad and the most hidden islands of southern Croatia. Let yourself be spoiled by the Captain and his crew, especially the cook, and enjoy the pleasure of a relaxing holiday aboard a recently renovated gulet with all comforts. During the day you will discover magic crystal clear waters and historic towns, waiting to be explored. In the evening, you will only "worry" about choosing a good "konoba", where you will be able to savor the delicious local fish cuisine.
|DEPARTURE BASE||Zenta Marina Split, Croatia|
|TIME OF DEPARTURE||Check-in at 11:00 on Saturday - Check-out at 12:00 on Tuesday|
|NOT INCLUDED SERVICES||
from 490€ (low season) to 790€ (July/August) per person for accomodation in a double cabin (which can also become a triple) with private bathroom.
|Language||International crew and guests.|
|How to come||AIR: Split International Airport (SPU), FERRY: Split ferry terminal|
Day 1: Check-in
Check in from 11 am. to 12 pm., and set sail from the port of Split at 1 pm. Lunch on board and stop for a nice swim. The journey then continues to Omis or Pucisca on the island of Brac. Omis is a picturesque city surrounded by high and amazing cliffs. Here you can venture on the excursion we have arranged for you on land and rafting through the rapids of the Cetina River or relax on the beach, play beach volleyball and visit the old town with the ancient fortress, beautiful churches and cobbled streets full of charm and history. Puchisca, instead is a beautiful Mediterranean-flavoured town, situated in the northern part of the island of Brac, nestled in the heart of a deep and scenic bay. The lsland is famous for the production of the renowned brac stone; you will have the opportunity to visit one of the few companies left in Europe specializing in cutting and crafting stone. In the evening you can taste the exquisite local cuisine and taste the wine and excellent olive oil that make this small coastal town famous. Overnight in the port of Pushish or Omi.
When you wake up in the morning, the beautiful towns of Omis or Pucisca will already be behind us. After a stop for a dip in the beautiful sapphire waters, we go to the island of the historic explorer Marco Polo: the enchanted Korcula. The crew will serve you a great lunch in the scenic setting of the tip of Peljesac (near Loviste) or in the quiet bay of Kneza on the island of Korcula. Upon your arrival in the city of Korcula you will have time to visit one of the oldest Croatian villages that legend has it owes its foundation in the 12th century BC. By the Trojan hero Antenore. In the evening you can explore the streets of the city and dine in one of the typical "konobe" (restaurant) where you can enjoy the tasty local cuisine. Overnight in Korcula.
Before setting sail from Korcula, we suggest you taking a walk to visit the beautiful outdoor market where you can buy typical sweets and fresh fruit to enjoy during the day. The route then continues to the island of Lastovo, the most remote inhabited island in all of Dalmatia and which the ancient Romans called "the imperial island" for its majestic beauty. You'll be enchanted by this natural paradise: jagged coastlines dotted with secret bays and dotted with small islets set in a pristine sea and a thousand shades of blue. Once you reach the port of Ubli, you will have the opportunity to visit the island's Nature Reserve (admission for about 5.00 euros) or explore the beautiful town. Overnight in Lastovo.
We sail in the direction of the small island of Ravnik to visit the scenic Green Cave that owes its name to the particular game of sunlight that passing through a hole at the top of the cave, make the water emerald. The journey then continues to the islands of Komiza or Vis where we will spend the night. Komisha is a beautiful village located in the western part of the island, where you can stroll through the narrow streets of the old town or relax on the beautiful beach of small white pebbles. The island of Vis holds a strategic position that has made it a historic Croatian naval base for years. Remaining far from mass tourism, it retains the charm of the Mediterranean of the past and unspoiled nature. The town of Vis is located in the northern part of the island and is located near the ruins of ancient Issa. Here you can visit the ruins of the Roman baths or simply stroll aimlessly enjoying the view among the vineyards along the coast.
In the early hours of the morning you continue in the direction of the small island of Bisevo to visit, if the sea allows, the Blue Cave that will enchant you for the incredible sapphire color of its waters (admission for a fee about 9.00 euros per person). The journey then continues to the picturesque Stari Grad (Cittavecchia) on the island of Hvar. Free afternoon to explore this charming and history-rich city. Dating back to 584 BC, Stari Grad is indeed the oldest city in Croatia and will enchant you with its indissoluble beauty that has earned it the unesco world heritage declaration.
After breakfast we will head to the island of Brac and more precisely in the vicinity of the city of Bol, famous for its spectacular white sand beach, with an unmistakable shape and unique throughout Croatia: Zlatni Rat. Here you can swim and enjoy a whole relaxing sea of Caribbean colors. In the afternoon you can rent a bike or scooter to climb the nearby Mount Vidova Gora from where a spectacular view of Bol and its surroundings opens. Or explore the streets of the picturesque town of Bol which, despite the tourism, still retains the charm typical of fishing villages. You can dine on the ground to savor the excellent fresh fish, tasty local wines and other delicacies typical of the island.
A day to relax and to swim in the picturesque bays of the island of Brac among the usual thousand attentions of the crew and the cook on board. In the late afternoon, we will continue our journey to the picturesque Split where this fantastic tour ends. Here you'll have the afternoon to take a guided tour of the beautiful Unesco-listed city, from the old town to the amazing Diocletian Palace. Don't miss the opportunity to explore its romantic cobbled streets rich charm, history and numerous monuments dating back to Roman age.
Day 8: Check-out
Check-out is scheduled in the morning by 09:00.
The route may vary depending on the weather, safety and technical assessments of the Boat Commander. This programme is intended to be indicative and non-binding.
This cruise is carried out on recently restored gulets and classic boats, with a length of 20 meters up to 32 meters, which can accommodate from 20 to 38 guests in comfortable double or triple cabins arranged on the upper or lower deck and all with private bathrooms . The name of the boat that will be used on the cruise will be announced 14 days before departure. As an example, three types of boats used on a fleet of 16 are shown, ready to sail along the Croatian routes.
CLASS: 23 METERS GULET
|Model||Gulet 23 meters|
|Year||1957 (total refit 2002)|
|Sail area||90 sm|
|Cabins||9 doubles + 2 crew|
|Berths||18 + 4 (crew)|
|WC/Shower||9 +2 (crew)|
CLASS: 27 METERS GULET
|Model||Gulet of 27 meters|
|Year||1954 (total refit 2002)|
|Sail area||60 sm|
|Cabins||14 doubles + crew|
|Berths||24/28 + (crew)|
|WC/shower||14 + (crew)|
CLASS: 30 METERS GULET
|Model||Gulet of 30 meters|
|Year||1967 (total refit 2004)|
|Sail area||120 sm|
|Cabins||19 cabins + crew|
|Berths||38 + (crew)|
|WC/shower||19 + (crew)|
The name of the Gulet that will carry out the cruise will be communicated 14 days before departure.
BeBlue reserves the right to substitute the boat presented in the catalog (or not included in the catalog) with another boat of similar class and characteristics.