Deluxe Dalmatian Cruise - Balkan Escape

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Deluxe Dalmatian Cruise

Discover some of the Croatia's best locations on this luxury 7 night cruise, that starts and ends in Split.

Spend your mornings on the spacious decks and swimming in the crystal sea. Afternoons include guided tours and exploring the towns and islands Croatia is famous for. You’ll start in the UNESCO city of Split, famous for its Roman Diocletian Palace before heading to the historic town of Korcula, famous for its walled old town. You'll then visit Mljet National Park followed by the city of Dubrovnik, another stunning location well known for its spectular setting, history and wonderful old town. You'll then head up the coast staying on the Peljesac Peninsula, known for its vineyards. The chic island of Hvar is next and the famous Zlatni Rat beach in Bol on Brac Island. You'll then head back to Split for what we hope has been a fantastic holiday.


Your cruise at a glance



Ideal for:

Exploring Croatia’s hotspots in style and includes numerous excursions




See "Itinerary" below for details of meals provided



Departure Dates:

Wednesday and Saturday departures between 17/04/2021 and 16/10/2021




Fly to Split. Fly back from Split


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The Ship


There are two categories of ship for this cruise; Deluxe and Deluxe Superior


Deluxe ships are modern and state of the art ships 42 to 47 meters in length. Spacious sun deck includes a hot tub and sun beds to enjoy wonderful Adriatic scenery. 
Deluxe Superior ships are a new class of newer and larger vessels, the best vessels that exist on the Adriatic sea built with high quality materials of solid wood, glass, marble, stainless steel and similar. Minimum 47 meters in length, newly built or refurbished after 2016, 
Cabins: Deluxe vessels feature spacious, lavishly designed, air-conditioned en-suite cabins with double or twin beds, safety deposit box, bathroom toiletries, hair dryer, cupboard & wardrobe cabinet. Cabins are 12 to 15 m2 in size depending on the vessel.
There are threetypes of cabin; upper/ on deck, lower deck and VIP (Deluxe Superior only). On Deck Cabins can be situated on the main deck (deck on which you step on as you embark the ship) and on upper deck (deck on top of the main deck). Cabins on lower deck are in the hull of the ship. VIP cabins are also on the upper/on deck level but also include a private balcony.


What's Included:

Airport Transfers & Luggage Handling

Excursions with tour manager including Dubrovnik Guided Tour, Dubrovnik Cable Car, sightseeing in Korcula and Split, visit to local farm in Peljesac, wine tasting in Brac and entrance to Mljet National Park

Welcome cocktail party

One Captain's dinner with live music

Choice of 1 drink with lunch or dinner

Free wi-fi on board

Daily cabin service

All visitor fees and taxes



Please Note: these are typical images for this category of ship, actual exterior and interior may vary



Key: (B) = Breakfast, (L) = Lunch, (D) = Dinner, (T) = Tasting Session, (CD) = Captain's Dinner

Day 1 - Split

Check in from 2pm. After settling in a guided city tour of Split awaits. Famous for its UNESCO heritage protection, the Roman emperor Diocletian gives his names to the famous palace containing a wealth of history and culture. After the tour, return to the ship for a welcome meet and greet cocktail reception on board which includes dinner. Overnight in Split. (D)

Day 2 - Split - Korcula

The day beings with an early morning departure to Korcula. En route you’ll stop for lunch in a secluded bay. Famous for being Marco Polo’s birthplace, Korcula oozes in history and on arrival a guided tour of one of the best preserved medieval cities in the Mediterranean awaits. By evening you’ll be free to experience fantastic Dalmatian cuisine in one of the many restaurants Korcula has to offer. Overnight in Korcula. (B, L)

Day 3 - Korcula - Mljet - Dubrovnik

The next morning you’ll head to the island of Mljet. Join your tour manager with a guided tour of this famous national park made famous for its salt lakes. You’ll head by boat to the isle of St Mary, visiting the Benedictine monastery, ancient abbey and 12th century church. Alternatively you can choose to spend your time at leisure and explore the national park by rented kayak or bicycle. Return to the ship for lunch before departure towards Dubrovnik. Late afternoon arrival in Dubrovnik with an evening cruise along side the old town, while a buffet dinner is served on board. Overnight in Dubrovnik. (B, L, D)

Day 4 - Dubrovnik

Today you'll get to spend the whole day in Dubrovnik discovering what makes this city so popular. After breakfast you'll transfer to the old town for a guided tour and then enjoying spectacular views from Mount Srd by taking the cable car. You'll then have the afternoon to spend at leisure in this UNESCO protected town. Overnight in Dubrovnik (B)

Day 5 - Dubrovnik - Peljesac Peninsula

An early morning departure awaits as you head towards the Peljesac peninsula. An area famous for its vineyards producing some of Croatia's best wines. A short stop for lunch at one of the Elaphiti Islands then transfer inland to a local farm for a typical Croatian get together for a dinner sampling some superb local dishes made from local produce. Overnight on Peljesac peninsula. (B, L, D)

Day 6 - Peljesac Peninsula - Hvar

Your morning departure takes you to Hvar with a lunch stop at the small island of Scedro, followed by a swim stop at the Pakleni Islands. Arrival in Hvar in the afternoon. Hvar is famous for its vibrant atmosphere, chic bars and hisorical landmarks, including the Renaissance cathedral and fortress. An evening of excellent food at one of the many restaurants awaits. Overnight in Hvar. (B, L)

Day 7 - Hvar - Bol/Milna

The final full day starts with Bol on Brac Island. It's home to Croatia's most iconic beach; Zlatni Rat. Bol is a fisherman's town with a picturesque promenade. After lunch on board you'll be treated to wine tasting at Dalmatia's oldest winery followed by a farewell Captain's Dinner on board with live entertainment. Overnight in Bol or nearby Milna (B, L, T, CD)

Day 8 - Bol - Split

On early morning departure to Split with breakfast on board. It’s then time to depart from what we hope has been a fascinating and enjoyable cruise. Arrival and check out at 9am. (B)

2021 Pricing


Price is per person and based upon two people sharing a cabin. Price includes airport transfers and excursions listed within the itinerary. Flights are at an additional fee. 
Check in from 2pm at Split Port
Ship Type Cabin Type Apr 17, 24;
May 1, 8;
Oct 2, 9, 16;
May 22, 29;
Jun 5;
Aug 7, 11, 14;

Jun 12;
Jul 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31;
Aug 4;

Jun 19;
Jul 3;
Aug 21, 25, 28;
Sep 4;
Deluxe Lower Deck £1,239 £1,339 £1,429 £1,619
Upper/Main Deck £1,529 £1,619 £1,719 £1,909
Deluxe Superior Lower Deck £1,339 £1,429 £1,529 £1,719
Upper/Main Deck £1,619 £1,719 £1,819 £1,999
VIP Cabin £1,809 N/A £1,999 £2,199


Frequently Asked Questions


For all information from what you can expect on board to the ship rules, see our Frequently Asked Questions section here



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