From Price Based on:
- Two adults sharing a Lower deck cabin in the low season (20 April departure).
- Return flights from Gatwick.
- Private taxi transfers.
- Economy flights from UK Airports (Supplements will apply to selected departures and final quote will be given at the time of enquiry)
- 22/23 kg check in luggage per person
- 7 nights cruise in your chosen cabin on a half-board basis
- Welcome drink & snack
- Daily breakfast (except embarkation day) , 4 lunches & 2 dinners
- Complimentary 0.5 L of drinking water per person during dinner & lunch
- Complimentary fresh fruit every day
- Complimentary coffee & tea, all day, every day
- Complimentary afternoon snack
- Guided walking tours of Split, Hvar, Korcula & Dubrovnik
- Entrance & guided tour of the Pucisca stone masonry school
- Daily cabin service
- Towels are changed everyday
- Bed linen changed once during the week
- Free wi-fi on board (where available)
- Day excursion to Montenegro
- Return airport/hotel transfers
What’s Not included:
- Optional excursions to Mljet National Park & Cetina River.
- Taste of Dalmatia wine tasting excursion.
- Extra beverages on board.
- Port fees & taxes (€40 Euro per person per week, to be paid on-board).
MS YOLO will be commissioned in 2019, as a luxury class cruise ship. The vessel is 48,5 m long, & 8.5 m wide with a cruising speed of 9 knots. Her capacity is 38 persons. She has 18 en suite cabins on the main and lower deck, and all are fully air-conditioned.
- Double-queen-size bed (165 x 200 cm / 65 x 79 in)
- Twin-two single beds (90 x 200 cm / 35 x 79 in each)
- Triple-queen-size bed with an additional single bed.
Lower deck: 9 cabins
- 2 twin cabins
- 5 double cabins–queen size bed
- 2 triple cabins–queen size bed + additional single bed
Main deck: 9 cabins
- 2 twin cabins
- 7 double cabins–queen size bed
Cabin furnishings include a cupboard, a cabinet and a window or a porthole. All cabins are equipped with power plugs, LCD TV, safe. Bathrooms are fully equipped with a shower, W/C, hairdryer and a vanity with a sink.
- Lower deck cabins: 14 -18 m2 with bathroom
- Main deck cabins: 13 -15 m2 with bathroom
OTHER PARTS OF BOAT
On the main deck and the upper deck there is one bathroom with shower. Upper deck houses a fully air-conditioned salon-restaurant that seats all guests at the same time with a fully equipped bar and LCD TV. At the rear of the boat you can find a shaded lounge area with club tables and comfortable sofas. Top deck, also called the „sun deck“ offers 165 m2 of space and is equipped with sun chairs and a Jacuzzi. WIFI is available free of charge in the salon and in the rear part of the boat.
DAY 1 SATURDAY EMBARKATION IN SPLIT FROM 14:00
Embarkation is available from 14.00 onward. Passengers arriving before that time will be able to store their luggage and then have a leisurely lunch in one of the nearby restaurants (not included).
You will be served a welcome drink and a snack, and get a chance to meet your Cruise Director and the crew. Captain’s Orders and on-board Safety instructions will be explained to you.
Later that evening, enjoy dinner on board and get a chance to see the beautiful City of Split before the morning departure.
Overnight in Split (D).
DAY 2 SUNDAY SPLIT – HVAR (Island of HVAR) – VELA LUKA (Island of Korcula)
After breakfast there is a walking tour of Split with a local English speaking guide who will show Diocletian’s Palace which was built over 1700 years ago as a retirement villa for the Emperor by the same name . Over centuries the Old Town has grown into and around the palace, creating a unique urban environment.
Owing to its historical and architectural importance, the whole Old Town is part of the UNESCO List of World’s Cultural Heritage. Later that morning set sail towards Hvar, known as the sunniest island in Croatia, famous for its fragrant fields of lavender and rosemary, its beautiful coast and lovely historical towns. Arrive into the town of Hvar, a town of great beauty that buzzes with vibrant energy in the summer sun and attracts the international jet set.
Upon arrival, join the guided tour around the ancient streets of Hvar and learn about the history and culture of this island.
After this, the ship sails tor Korcula Island. Along the way, we stop for a swim near the beautiful Pakleni Islands renowned for really warm water. In late afternoon, arrive to Vela Lula (Korcula Island) . Captain’s dinner & overnight in Vela Luka (B,CD).
DAY 3 MONDAY VELA LUKA (Island of KORCULA) – POMENA (Island of MLJET) – SLANO
After leaving the beauty of Vela Luka, your Captain select a favourite bay where he will drop anchor. Now is the time to get your swimsuit on and have a swim in the crystal-blue Adriatic, surrounded by pine trees and the sound of crickets. After this, continue sailing to Pomena on the island of Mljet. A National Park, known for its immense beauty and two vibrantly turquoise salty lakes surrounded by thick forest. There is plenty of free time to explore the park on your own by bike or walking on the numerous paths around the lakes or in the forests.
If you feel like relaxing, why not hop onto the small boat that takes visitors to a tiny island on one of the lakes, where you can visit the monastery and a Church of St. Mary built in the 12th century and enjoy a peaceful quiet coffee break in the nearby café.
In the late afternoon depart and sail towards Slano.
Overnight in Slano (B,L).
Optional excursion: Mljet National Park, free time in the National park.
DAY 4 TUESDAY SLANO – DUBROVNIK
After breakfast you may to take optional guided tour ‘Taste of Dalmatia’, if so, you will visit Ston, a small town famous of its 5 km long city walls (the longest in Europe) and visit a local Winery where you can taste some finest Dalmatian wines.
Later, we set sail for Lopud island for a short swim and then continue onward to Dubrovnik and arriving into the port of Gruž. Take the guided walking tour of Dubrovnik and experience a wealth of history hidden within the old town walls. After the tour you will have free time to either walk the town walls or the cable car to the top of Mount Srd.
Overnight in Dubrovnik(B,L).
Optional excursion: Taste of Dalmatia
DAY 5 WEDNESDAY DUBROVNIK – EXCURSION TO MONTENEGRO
After breakfast, join the Excursion to Montenegro. Located less than an hour’s drive from Dubrovnik, Montenegro is an unforgettable experience; exceptional natural beauty in combination with rich history and culture. Mild beaches, clear waters and gorgeous mountains that plunge into the sea will greet your arrival to the Gulf of Kotor.
Encircled in the mountains, the innermost bays of the Gulf, Risan and Kotor, are the earliest inhabited areas with evidence of civilization dating from Illyrian, Roman and early Christian periods. This is a land where the mountains descend almost directly into the sea creating a surreal atmosphere.
Overnight in Dubrovnik (B, D).
DAY 6 THURSDAY DUBROVNIK – ELAPHITE ISLANDS – KORČULA
Morning sees departure from Dubrovnik to Korčula. On the way a short stop for swimming and relaxing on one of the beautiful Elafiti Islands.
Lunch will be served on board before arriving late in the afternoon to Korcula, the alleged birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. After arrival, take the guided tour to explore the town of Korcula.
You will learn of its long history, unique building strategies, peculiar building layouts and the legend of the great merchant traveler and explorer, Marco Polo who was born and spent his childhood in the streets of Korcula.
Overnight Korcula (B,L).
DAY 7 FRIDAY KORČULA – BRAČ – OMIŠ
Today, set sail towards Brač. Once again, the Captain will anchor on the way for a refreshing swim in a secluded bay, continuing towards Pucisca.
After docking at Pucisca, you may join a the tour of the stone masonry school nearby where you can learn of the Brac limestone and their centuries-old tradition of stone masonry and the unconventional tools they use. After visiting the school, we continue our voyage to Omiš , a town known for two things: the stunning beauty of river Cetina canyon and its historic pirates ! Upon arrival you are free to take the optional Cetina river boat trip.
Overnight in Omis (B,L).
Optional boat excursion: Cetina river
DAY 8 SATURDAY OMIŠ – SPLIT
Early morning departure from Omis towards Split.
Disembarkation after breakfast by 10am
Say farewell to your new friends and the ships crew and take your transfer to the airport or hotel
Legend; B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner & CD = Captains Dinner
Sailing Schedule 2019
Every Saturday from 20 April – 12 October, inclusive.
The Captain reserves the right to amend the itinerary as he sees fit to ensure the safety and enjoyment of passengers.
Departures are guaranteed. We reserve the right to change the vessel provider in the event that the contracted services are not supplied according to previously agreed standards.
Guests are obliged to follow ship rules (found in written form on the ship).
Is it not permitted to bring drinks on board.
In case of bad behaviour, the Captain reserves the right to ask clients to disembark.
Please be aware that this cruise is not suitable for persons with restricted mobility.