Discover charming Croatian coastline and islands on brand new De luxe yacht Mama Marija.
Indulge all your senses, explore inspiring destinations, fishermen’s villages and small and cosy restaurants on shore for tasting local Mediterranean cuisine and nightlife.
Intention of this cruise is to show beauty of our islands and thousand year old cities and their rich history, to present our lifestyle and heritage that we want to offer to our children as a gift.
The Itinerary is carefully prepared in order to give you right enough time to experience current history, sufficient time to undertake your own explorations of medieval towns and islands and have time for sightseeing, wine tastings, enjoy island’s dinner at cosy restaurants….
During 7 night cruise you will be able to gain an exciting experience of Croatian way of life, its past blended with present.
• Dubrovnik & Split
• Mljet National Park
• Daily swimming and eating ashore
• Discover Biševo Blue
Korcula and Hvar
DAY 1 • SATURDAY DUBROVNIK
DELUXE SHIP M/S MAMA MARIJA will be docked in Dubrovnik Gruž harbour where you can board during the entire day. Welcome meeting will start at 7:00 p.m. where you will be introduced by our Cruise director to the Captain, our crew and of course your future fellow passengers with whom you will spend a week on board. Welcome dinner will be served at 7:30 p.m. The embarkation will be possible throughout the day; passengers arriving in the morning cannot enter their cabins before 2:00 p.m. but they can leave luggage on board. Captain will wait for all passengers arriving late at night and these guests will be provided with dinner. Overnight in Dubrovnik, (D)
DAY 2 • SUNDAY DUBROVNIK – ŠIPAN ISLAND OR SLANO
After breakfast our English speaking guide and coach will come to the pier. We’ll visit the historical centre of Dubrovnik, the famous city enlisted as UNESCO’s World Heritage Site, where your guide will show you the most interesting sights of Dubrovnik. After the city tour you’ll be left on your own to explore around, visit City Walls or take a scenic cable car to the top of Mount Srđ with its stunning 360° vista. On this day, we’ll not have lunch on board, so you can spend more time in Dubrovnik and see why this city was deservedly nicknamed “The Pearl of the Adriatic”. Return coach transfer is scheduled between 2 pm and 4 pm (time to be conﬁrmed on the spot). Then we’ll sail out for the Island of Šipan where we’ll anchor in Šipanska Luka or in Slano, located on the mainland. Slano is one of the most picturesque places on the Dubrovnik Riviera, with a beautiful beaches, dense pine forest and olive groves, a long cultural tradition and numerous historical monuments. If we stay in Slano, for all who are interested we can organize optional excursion to Ston, fortified town famous for 5- kilometre long walls, old saltwork and oysters/mussels farm. Reservations and payment on the spot. This night we’ll have dinner on board. Overnight in Šipanska Luka or Slano, (B,D)
DAY 3 • MONDAY ŠIPAN ISLAND OR SLANO – NATIONAL PARK MLJET – KORČULA
Our day starts with a morning departure towards Mljet National Park. When we arrive there, you’ll have just enough time to explore park, walk around the Great and Small Lake, visit the Islet of St. Mary with its Benedictine Monastery from the 12th century and, of course, take a swim in the heart of National Park. Entrance fees to Mljet National Park are included. With lunch served on board, we’ll sail for the Island of Korčula, arriving there in the afternoon. Town of Korčula is the island’s main settlement and is known as the birthplace of Marco Polo, one of the world’s most famous explorers of all times. Our English speaking guide will take you for a tour of Korčula Town, through its narrow and cobbled streets and its rich history. You’ll have rest of the evening free to enjoy dining at one of the local restaurants of your choice. Overnight in Korčula Historical Town, (B,L)
DAY 4 • TUESDAY KORČULA – VIS
In the morning we’ll cruise to the Island of Vis, with lunch on board and a swim stop en route. Arrival to Vis is scheduled for the afternoon. Compared to other Adriatic islands, Vis is rather unique. Being an important strategic military stronghold for centuries, Vis was spared the excessive tourist development and thus retained its unspoilt beaches, ecological agriculture and traditional architecture. Enjoy afternoon, exploring the town of Vis, its picturesque stone streets, pristine beaches and ﬁne taverns. For all who are interested we will organize optional Vis Island excursion, ending in Komiža, stunning fishermen’s village to have dinner in one of cosy restaurants. Reservations and payment on the spot. Overnight in Vis Town, (B,L)
DAY 5 • WEDNESDAY VIS – BIŠEVO BLUE CAVE – HVAR
Today we’ll cruise to the Island of Biševo and its Blue cave, one of the most famous natural attractions in whole of the Adriatic Sea. Blue Cave is a water-logged cave that can be approached only by boat. However, sometimes high waves prevent the entrance to Blue Cave which is something we shall not know before the time designated for our visit. In case we can’t enter Blue Cave due to such sea conditions, you will get a full ticket refund. After a swim stop and lunch on board we’ll continue cruising along many coves and bays, towards Hvar, the sunniest Croatian island. Hvar is one of the country’s most attractive tourist destinations and a meeting point of international jetsetters. Upon our arrival to Hvar, a local English speaking guide will walk you through this unique city, introducing you to its millennia-long history, culture and a way of life. Afterwards, you’ll have an evening on your own to explore and dine in one of numerous family owned restaurants and taverns. Overnight in Hvar Historical Town, (B,L)
DAY 6 • THURSDAY : HVAR – BOL – TROGIR
In the morning we’ll cruise towards Bol, a place best known for its beach of Zlatni Rat (Golden Cape), which regularly hits the top lists of the most beautiful European beaches. Once we stop in Bol, you can enjoy simple pleasures such as taking a walk around this nice little Dalmatian town, perhaps having a cup of coffee or a swim, until lunch is served on board. After lunch we’ll continue cruising towards Trogir, another city inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list, arriving there during afternoon. This town – museum is literally packed with palaces, churches, monasteries and towers. A professional English speaking guide will take us for a city tour of Trogir. Afterwards, you’ll have some time on your own, free to explore. On this evening we’ll have Captain’s Dinner on board, along with some live music entertainment. Overnight in Trogir, (B,L, Captain`s dinner with live music)
DAY 7 • FRIDAY – TROGIR – SPLIT
In the morning we’ll sail out for Split, our last port on this cruise, with a swim stop along the way. After lunch, our English speaking guide will do an afternoon Split City tour, walking us through the world famous Diocletian’s Palace. Split is the second largest urban centre in Croatia and the seat of the Split-Dalmatia County. Over 1700 years old, Split abounds with cultural and historical sights, lots of them situated within the Split’s historical nucleus which has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List ever since 1979. After the city tour you’ll be left on your own to explore this lively and bustling Mediterranean city and to enjoy an intimate farewell dinner on your own. Overnight in Split, (B,L)
DAY 8 • SATURDAY SPLIT
It is time to say farewell to all your new friends after having breakfast. (B)
Itineraries are subject to change.
Vessel Type: Small Ship
Length: 47 m
Passenger Capacity: 36
Discover charming Croatian coastline and islands on brand new De luxe yacht that will have maiden voyage in April 2018. Indulge all your senses, explore inspiring destinations, fishermen’s villages and small and cosy restaurants on shore for tasting local Mediterranean cuisine and nightlife.
MS Mama Marija a 47m (155 ft.) long, 8,7 m (28,6 ft.) wide luxury yacht-like ship that will satisfy your refined expectations for a comfortable cruise along the Croatian Coast. Built for the season 2018 with latest state-of-the-art equipment and amenities, guaranteeing intimate cruise for all guests.
Closed Circuit Video surveillance, complete navigation equipment, fire alarm, smoke detectors, life rafts and tenders are there for your personal safety.
Modern non-smoking double or twin cabins are fully equipped with A/C, safe deposit box, Wi-Fi, Sat TV, fire alarm, smoke detectors, Shower, WC and bathroom toiletries, hair dryer, lifejackets, luggage space under the bed, cupboard & wardrobe cabinet with window or porthole.
Extra-large fully air-conditioned salon-restaurant on the upper deck, with separate bar and lounge area, big screen LCD TV, corner table for buffet breakfast, Wireless Internet, loud-speakers and audio-system for announcements by Captain or cruise manager, beautiful large windows for complete passenger’s satisfaction.
Outside fully covered terrace with sitting area, tables and chairs that can be closed with removable plastic windows (in case of winds) that are usually open for a breathtaking “sea view”.
Ship has platform for swimming, 2 ladders with handholds for an easy access to the water and two outdoor showers and public toilettes.
On the high deck is a sun deck that covers 390 m2 with sun-beds for passengers, while part of a sun deck is shaded for clients’ comfort. Here you can enjoy our Elegance Rooftop Jacuzzi designed to ensure an unforgettable cruise.
Voyage on board in selected cabin cateogry
English speaking cruise manager
Complimentary fresh fruit daily
Welcome dinner with three courses
Daily buffet breakfast
6 x three course lunches
Daily cabin service
Towels changed every second day
Linen changed mid week
Free wifi on board
Wireless headset system for included sightseeing tours
Professional English speaking guide for city tour of Dubrovnik with return transfer to Old Town
Professional English speaking guide for city tour of Korčula, Hvar, Trogir and Split
Mljet National Park entrance fees
Biševo Blue Cave entrance fees
Port taxes/fees 40 euro per person/week payable on board in cash
Pre and post-voyage transfers other than those mentioned above
Pre and post-voyage accommodation
International or domestic fligths
Passport and visa costs where applicable
Beverages purchased on board
Meals not listed in inclusions
Any items of a personal nature
Optional Ston excursion
Optional Vis Island Tour excursion
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