Croatia Southern Explorer

Luxury skippered sailing holidays

Croatia Southern Explorer

8Days    From  €1,490pp
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Croatia Southern Explorer

Croatia Southern Explorer

Visit iconic Dubrovnik and the spectacular islands of the southern coast of Croatia, experiencing the best of Croatian culture and exploring idyllic villages and bays. Sharing a yacht with other guests, this trip is perfect for those looking for a relaxed and social sailing holiday on a modern, spacious catamaran.

Highlights

Peljesac Wine Tasting

Considered to be among Croatia’s finest wine regions to explore.

Mljet National Park

Explore the gorgeous pine forests, salt water lakes and secluded bays.

Walls of Ston

Experience the historic walls walk and views of this historic town.

Korčula

Admire the best of Croatian architecture exploring the Old Town.

Itinerary

The itinerary and sailing route is subject to change dependent on weather and prevailing conditions. Guests under the age of 18 are only permitted on whole yacht bookings or our Private Yacht Charters.

Day 1

Dubrovnik

Get lost among meandering cobbled streets in Dubrovnik’s majestic citadel. Founded in the 7th century, with its city walls still intact, this UNESCO World Heritage site is in the top 10 best medieval walled cities in the world.

Day 1 cont

Elaphiti Islands

Dive into inviting turquoise waters these islands are known for; swim and stargaze in hidden bays and secluded coves, and enjoy the idyllic setting with it’s stunning sunsets and your first taste of our onboard cuisine and a stunning sunset.

Day 2

Sipankska Luka

After breakfast, we depart to the beautiful beach Šunj on the island of Lopud. Enjoy swimming and snorkeling in the crystal clear waters. Enjoy a tranquil lunch here before we set sail to Šipanska Luka, a beautiful bay on the island of Šipan where you can enjoy a walk and an aperitif in the local bars and restaurants.

Day 3

Mljet National Park

Cycle or hike as you explore the spectacular scenery of this famous national park which features lush pine forests, two saltwater lakes and a Benedictine monastery dating back to the 12th century. Enjoy sunset drinks moored beside a traditional restaurant.

Day 4

Korčula

Get lost in a maze of streets among Venetian Renaissance architecture in the medieval walled city of Korcula Old Town, and sample renowned local wine and enjoy the Mediterranean charm. Legend has it that Marco Polo was born in Korcula town.

Day 5

Peljesac Peninsula & Wineries

Today we will take breakfast next to a Franciscan Monastery on Badija island where you are free to explore before we sail across to the Pelješac peninsula, famous for its scenic vineyards. The most famous vineyards are located above the picturesque village of Trstenik, known as Dingač. Several tours are readily available for all levels of enthusiast taking in one or more wineries.

Day 6

Ston

After some obligatory swim stops we make our way to Ston: famous for its Ston-Oysters, salt marshes and salt works museum, and most famously the Walls of Ston coming in at an impressive 5km in length. This makes them the longest defensive structure in Europe; they are sometimes referred to as the ‘European Walls of China”. Complete as much as you can before sampling the local oysters and enjoying dinner on-board.

Day 7 & 8

Dubrovnik

Sail past the Dubrovnik walls and take in the impressive views of the city from the sea before taking lunch and a leisurely swim stop around the island of Lokrum, before making our way back to Dubrovnik Marina. Raise a glass to an incredible week before settling in for a final night onboard.

What’s included

Seven nights accommodation on your own Catamaran

Freshly prepared meals - half & full board options

Sunset cocktails and selected local aperitifs

Explore & learn to sail with your RYA qualified Skipper

Wine and soft drinks served with all meals

2 Stand up paddleboards & snorkelling equipment

Superb hospitality with your professional Host

Complimentary tea, coffee and drinking water

Towels and fresh linen for the week

Luxury at Sea

Our Catamarans

Our luxurious catamarans accommodate 8-12 guests in a collection of comfortable cabin sizes. With a fleet ranging in size from 42-62 feet, our catamarans provide plenty of space for you to sit back and relax on your sailing holiday.

Our Cabins

Our yachts consist of four to six double cabins, each with their own ensuite, with options to book Standard, Queen or King cabins. This will become your home away from home as you enjoy a week of relaxation, sunbathing and exploring local spots.

Skipper & Host

Our first-class skipper and host teams are committed to the excellence of your trip, taking care of every detail of your holiday and ensuring you have access to all the best sights, restaurants and stunning hidden bays.

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Getting there

Many European airlines fly direct to Dubrovnik or will connect via Zagreb. The marina lies 22 km from the airport or just 15 minutes from Old Town Dubrovnik. Ubers, taxis and shuttles are readily available or you can take public transport direct to the marina.