Luxury Croatian Island Yacht Trip September 19-29, 2024 • Stephanie Hansen • Stephanie’s Dish

By admin Jan 4, 2024

Set sail for the quaint village of Slano on the mainland, taking in the enchanting views as you cruise around the Dubrovnik city walls. Along the way, pause at one of the Elaphiti Islands for a refreshing swimming break (weather dependent). Arrive in Slano by the afternoon, a serene fishing village that serves as your gateway to the historic town of Ston, renowned for its oysters and impressive medieval fortifications. Explore Ston’s extensive ramparts before venturing to a nearby village to delve deeper into the world of oyster farming and enjoy a special tasting of these renowned delicacies. After some leisure time, a return transfer will take you back to your vessel. The evening promises a delightful Captain’s dinner accompanied by live entertainment onboard. Your night will be spent anchored at Slano.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Tasting, Captains Dinner

In the morning, we journey northward to the enchanting Island of Mljet, steeped in myth as the alleged haven where the Greek hero Odysseus was held captive by the nymph Calypso. Accompany the cruise manager for a leisurely walk to the renowned salt lakes in Mljet National Park, followed by a boat excursion to St Mary Isle. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to explore an ancient Benedictine monastery, a historic abbey, and a church dating back to the 12th century. For a more adventurous experience, consider renting kayaks, or bicycles to independently discover the National Park’s secrets. The night will be spent docked at either Polača or Pomena.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Depart early in the morning for the island of Korčula, famously known as the birthplace of the explorer Marco Polo. Enjoy a leisurely lunch stop at one of the hidden bays you’ll encounter along the way. Arriving in Korčula Town in the afternoon, you’ll be treated to a guided walking tour of this captivating city, encircled by walls and recognized as one of the Mediterranean’s most well-preserved medieval towns. The unique fishbone street layout was designed for natural cooling and comfort, offering shelter and a pleasant living environment for its residents. Korčula boasts a wide selection of restaurants for a gourmet dining experience and numerous bars for those seeking evening entertainment. There’s also an optional excursion to a nearby village, offering a chance to indulge in a traditional Dalmatian dinner and learn about the area’s history and lifestyle. Your night will be spent in Korčula.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

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