Dubrovnik Cosmopolitan: 7 nights / 8 days

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DAY 1 SATURDAY - DUBROVNIK TO PAKLJENA

We set sail in the afternoon to the beautifully preserved island of Sipan which is best renowned for its numerous olive groves and olive oil production. On arrival, we will relax at a small beach cafe with a cool drink enjoying the sunshine. This evening our dinner is hosted at a traditional konoba which makes its own varieties of olive oil. Drizzle some sun ripened mediterranean flavours over your side salads and enjoy the ambience with fellow guests.

First meal: D - Onshore at First Island

Docking: Private Jetty - Walk On/Off as you wish

 

DAY 2 SUNDAY - PAKLJENA TO POMENA

We will set sail for the unspoilt island of Mljet arriving at Pomena with its quaint harbour and seafood konobas. We will go outboarding and visit Ulysse’s Cave en route. Swim through the entrance and marvel at this natural wonder that is unique to Mljet. Dining this evening, we will eat at a konoba overlooking the bay. Try some delicious fresh fish caught on the day by the patrons, or for the more adventurous there is an exciting dish of Seabream or Monkfish to try washed down with a locally produced wine. If you are not a seafood fan, there are plenty of other delicacies to tempt the taste buds. Sip on some cool cocktails this evening at an outdoor cocktail bar in Pomena overlooking the bay with panoramic views, watching the sun go down in all its glory.

B - Onboard, L - Onboard, D - Onshore

Docking: National Park Entrance - Walk On/Off as you wish

 

DAY 3 MONDAY - POMENA TO KORCULA OLD TOWN

This morning we have time to swim, cycle or walk around the salt water lakes at Mljet National Park. Enjoy the spectacular scenery and wildlife beneath the golden sun. In the afternoon we set sail for the historical and medieval town of Korcula. With its narrow cobblestone streets, trendy boutiques and unique galleries, this is a fantastic opportunity to enjoy a slice of culture. Lose yourself in the small maze of shops within the fishbone shaped paradise. Dine at a scenic konoba overlooking the crystal clear waters of the peninsula, enjoying the spectacular views from a waterside location. This evening we will enjoy some cool drinks with 360 degree panoramas overlooking the sea from the top of an old turret guard tower. This roof top bar is the perfect place to watch the sunset across the old town. There is an option to continue the atmosphere at a live music venue just a short walk from the tower or with a drink on deck back at the yacht.

Docking: Fishing Harbour - Walk On/Off as you wish

 

DAY 4 TUESDAY - KORCULA OLD TOWN TO LUMBARDA

Taking advantage of the wind beneath the sails, there is ample opportunity to Learn to Sail en route to our next island destination or simply choose to relax on deck enjoying the ride. We will arrive early evening into Lumbarda with time to freshen up before embarking on a water taxi ride to a secret location. Travelling way up into the mountain, above Korcula, with sunset views across the islands we have visited. Tonight we will taste the traditional Croatian dish of Peka. Peka is a popular dish in Dalmatia consisting of meat or seafood and vegetables with herbs and olive oil then cooked in a bell like dome in a woodfired oven. Wash down with the perfect apperitif dining al fresco with heavenly views across the turquoise water. Once we return to Lumbarda, end the evening on a high enjoying entertainment in a lazy beach hut bar.

B - Onboard, L - Onboard, D - Onshore

Docking: ACI Marina Korcula - Walk On/Off as you wish

 

DAY 5 WEDNESDAY - LUMBARDA TO POLACE

Energise this morning and try some jetskiing or flyboarding down at the beach to awaken your senses before we set sail. Today we venture along the Peljesac Coast arriving at the Mediterranean fishing village of Polace. A place of beauty with great cultural heritage including the national park with numerous opportunities to explore. Enjoy kayaking or snorkelling whilst enveloped in the romantic surroundings or relax at the idyllic sandy beach. Within the park there is the historical Benedictine Monastery of Saint Marija sitting on a miniature island and surrounded by sparkling turquoise and crystal waters. This evening we will dine by the shore overlooking some ruins dating back to 2000BC in a delightful open air terrace by the bay. Enjoy a glass of wine chatting to your travelling companions whilst watching an authentic meal being cooked by the chef from an open grill right in front of you filling the air with sweet aromas.

B - Onboard, L - Onboard, D - Onshore

Docking: Fishing Harbour - Walk On/Off as you wish

 

DAY 6 THURSDAY - POLACE TO SIPAN LUKA

Wake up early and enjoy a cycle, kayak or swim before leaving Polace behind us. Today we sail along the Mljet Channel arriving in Sipan Luka. This pretty harbour is on one of the most impressive and unspoiled of the Elafiti Islands called Sipan. Immerse yourself in the sea for a cool dip, surrounded by the beauty of the pine clad forests in the midday sun and fully immersing yourself in this rich utopia. This evening we will indulge in a delicious meal from a unique gardenside restaurant in a magical setting overlooking the charming bay. This ambient garden dining experience will ensure you enjoy the outdoors after a spectacular sunset, beneath a blanket of stars.

B - Onboard, L - Onboard, D - Onshore

Docking: Ston Town - Walk On/Off as you wish

 

DAY 7 FRIDAY - SIPAN LUKA TO DUBROVNIK

On our last day we will stop at the sandy Sunj Beach in Lopud for lunch and a swim in the calm waters. Relax on deck with a cool cocktail or beer as we return late afternoon to Dubrovnik. Take time to chillout on the yacht, or you may decide to venture to the centre. There are many market stalls and unique boutiques lining the city walls for handmade gifts to take home. For our last evening, join the crew dining at the marina restaurant or you may choose to venture out with your new friends to explore the walled city of Dubrovnik at night. At the marina we will dine on the delicious Croatian cuisine from an array of traditional and contemporary, washed down with some aromatic wine, all sourced from various local regions, as we unwind and discuss the highlights of your Croatian adventure.

B - Onboard, L - Onboard, D - Onshore

Docking: ACI Marina Dubrovnik - Walk On/Off as you wish

 

DAY 8 SATURDAY - DUBROVNIK

8-9AM Check Out. We hope you enjoyed your trip with us and welcome you back for another adventure next year!

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Yacht Prices & Accommodation

 
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ACI Marina Dubrovnik - Meeting Point

 

ACI Dubrovnik Google Map

 

Airports

Closest: Dubrovnik International, Croatia (25 mins drive)

Others: Tivat International, Montenegro (2 hours drive) Podgorica International, Montenegro (3 hours drive)

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Check-in and Check-out

Start/End Location: ACI Marina Dubrovnik

Check-in: 15.30 Saturday

Check-out: 08.30 Saturday

Office - Getaway Sailing Dubrovnik

t: 00385 996 424 583

Office Address

Office 1

ACI MARINA DUBROVNIK

Na skali 2, 20236 Mokošica-Komolac

Dubrovnik CROATIA

Marina Reception Desk: t: 00385 20 455 020

Dubrovnik

Visiting Dubrovnik Old Town

If it helps avoid the cost of accommodation, the last night of our trip (Friday night) can be used to visit Dubrovnik Old Town because the yachts return to the marina which is only 15 mins by road to the Old Town. Many guests having met on our trips visit Dubrovnik Old Town together as a group and return to the yacht to sleep before checkout the next morning.

 

THE GETAWAY SAILING DIFFERENCE

Checking In

For your convenience we have our own check-in centre inside ACI Marina Dubrovnik.

We are the first check-in office en route with a large four metre high Getaway Sailing flag to stand out.

We are the only 'foreign / non-Croatian' company to have an office inside the marina which means you can easily find us and relax on arrival because we aren't checking you in on the footpath amongst the crowds.

Private Transfers

If you are arriving by car we are the closest check-in office to the drop-off location at the front of the Marina. You will have the opportunity to organise a private transfer with us by requesting it online in our Client Login area.

Rental Cars

If you are renting a car before or after your sailing holiday, you can connect seamlessly from car to boat or boat to car by booking your rental car through us. The car rental provider will then dropoff or collect your car from our office.

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Reviews

 

"Wow, where to start - what a fantastic trip with a group of such similar minded and fun loving people. Every aspect seemed so well thoughtout, the wine tasting, the meals, the activities, I have enjoyed every moment. Our skipper Dom was brilliant, so patient and happy to teach when we wanted to learn. I will definitely be doing this again - thank you so much Tony for basically creating the perfect holiday."

Daisy - London, U.K

"Great week; sun, sea, lightning, great company and skipper. Don't want to go home! Thanks."

Chris - London, U.K

"An amazing trip with fun new friends - I tried to tip the boat over but didn't quite make it thanks to the captain! Love Croatia can't wait to come back! Beautiful nature, great food and sun, sun, sun!! Thank you!!!"

Paige - Vancouver, Canada

"Great folk, great time, great trip. Thank you to Tony and Dom for an amazing week. I'd thoroughly recommend it. Cheers."

Ross - Glasgow, U.K.

"Wonderful week on a luxury yacht with great company, fun times and beautiful scenery. Loved Ulysses Cave which was just magical. Dom was fab and I'm so glad I came!"

Philly - London, U.K.

"This has been a great way to experience sailing in Croatia for the very first time. Visiting all the different Islands has been an amazing experience. Thank you very much for allowing us to be flexible with our itinerary. Tony, your customer service and recommendations have been second to none and I have no hesitation in recommending Getaway Sailing to my friends and family. Once again thank you for all the amazing memories."

Franky - Sydney, Australia

"The week flew by! It was exactly what I needed, and more than I expected! Thanks to Tony for taking care of everything."

Sunny - Dubai, U.A.E.

"Getaway Sailing - Thanks for making this a beautiful and unique holiday. Great food. Great fun. Great company. Thanks!"

Jamie - Philadelphia, U.S.A

"What a great week!! Could not fault anything! One of the best holidays and enjoyed every minute. Excellent skipper - so much fun, smiles and laughter, but also very knowledgeable and safe. Best thing - came on my own and couldn't have been with better people! Made the holiday! Great food every night, great stops to swim and explore. Something different every day. We even made a team Getaway Sailing dance video!! Thank you!"

Caroline - Durham, U.K.

"My sailing trip with Getaway Sailing has left me with memories that will live with me forever. A most enjoyable experience. I suppose what made it so memorable was the enormous variety you will experience throughout your holiday from: 1) been on a flotilla of three boats and getting the opportunity to meet different Nationalities 2) the fun of partaking/or not in the day to day sailing chores 3) experiencing the absolute beauty of the broad range of islands/restaurants off the coast of Croatia 4) the seamless professionalism of the Getaway Sailing team who make every effort to ensure maximum fun every day but yet allowing you the opportunity for your own space 5) the excitement of the unknown! I had so much fun all the gang from last year are meeting up aain for similar trip this year. Need I say anymore!"

Patrick - Ireland

"A great holiday! Perfect organisation - Tony plans everything so well to make you feel very comfortable. There was great company, a super group with whom it was a pleasure spending the week together. Wonderful spots and very good food. Excellent skipper who gave us the time teaching and involving us alot more if we wanted. It really made the trip easy and fun, and was a key ingredient in bringing everyone together."

Manuela - London, U.K.

"An amazing week from start to finish, was able to be involved with as much of the sailing as we wanted or could just chill out on deck. Great spots were chosen for overnight stays and swim spots, it's clear that a lot of effort has been put into creating a great week of experiences, in particular Korcula was amazing as was the wine tasting evening."

Alex - London, U.K.

"A great big thank you to Susan and Ivan for the best holiday you can wish for. After a rainy, cold July and August, I came to this paradise, met with a smile, all prepared for us to enjoy, sail, good food, small peaceful place. It has been an adventure, thanks to good planning, brilliant skipper and Susan always put us first so that we had the best memories of this trip. Not to forget good company, the perfect group."

Brit - Stavanger, Norway

"I knew this was going to be an adventure and it was absolutely amazing and fantastic! Gorgeous country and beautiful scenery. We had a super skipper who was very patient and allowed me to help and explained everything very well! Superb holiday."

Caroline - Edinburgh, U.K.

"Lovely trip. Experienced amazing wind on the first day, if you get some wind treasure it :). Also Ivan the beautiful pronounces his name Eevan, likes a beer and is a super-sailor and great teacher so take advantage of that too! Also the wine tasting trip is definitely worth it, best night of the week. Thanks for everything."

Lucy - Shropshire, U.K.

 

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