Families with Teens: 7 nights / 8 days - Korcula - Mljet - Elaphiti Islands

  • Introduction
  • Dates
  • Day by day
  • Prices & Accommodation
  • Inclusions & Extras
  • Meeting Point
  • Reviews

Introduction

 

Cherrish quality time with your family on an adventure-filled sailing trip full of fun, action and new experiences together. Dolphin and turtle spotting, cave swim, snorkelling.

This holiday is relaxing and hands-off for parents. It is very accessible, safe, and well organised, and no experience is necessary. With each day designed for families with older kids/teenagers there is a mix of onboard and onshore experiences throughout the holiday. At no stage will you be wondering how to occupy the kids.

There is holiday time to sit, read, sleep and do nothing, deck space to lay in the sun, a canopy to shade from the sun, marvellous coves where we drop anchor and swim, moments for spotting dolphins and turtles, and the town of Korcula with narrow lanes and 'old buildings' to explore and soft cultural experiences. There are short sailing distances in this area and the earliest departure time is 9.30am.

Every yacht has its own personal Skipper.

 

 

ACTIVE Options 366 x 277 shan 1 Korcula Bar Massimo 366 x 277 SHAN 1 OCTOPUS PEKA 366 x 277 SHAN Waterfront Winery 366 X 277 SHAN 1
Ulysses Cave Swim 366 x 277 SHAN social meals 366 x 277 SHAN 1 xVEBkZag Mljet National Park 366 X 277 SHAN
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Open for 2019 Bookings!

Family with Teenagers Croatian Adventure Flotilla - Ages Booked

 

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HALF TERM HOLIDAYS

25 May 2019 1 Jun 2019 Dubrovnik 1011 - 2nd, 3rd Family Discount available 40 Guests or 6 Boats
1 Jun 2019 8 Jun 2019 Dubrovnik 1st, 2nd, 3rd Family Discount available 40 Guests or 6 Boats

SUMMER HOLIDAYS

22 Jun 2019 29 Jun 2019 Dubrovnik 1st, 2nd, 3rd Family Discount available 40 Guests or 6 Boats
29 Jun 2019   6 Jul 2019 Dubrovnik 814 - 2nd, 3rd Family Discount available 40 Guests or 6 Boats
  6 Jul 2019 13 Jul 2019 Dubrovnik 1st, 2nd, 3rd Family Discount available 40 Guests or 6 Boats
13 Jul 2019 20 Jul 2019 Dubrovnik 1st, 2nd, 3rd Family Discount available 40 Guests or 6 Boats
20 Jul 2019 27 Jul 2019 Dubrovnik 1st, 2nd, 3rd Family Discount available 40 Guests or 6 Boats
27 Jul 2019  3 Aug 2019 Dubrovnik 1st, 2nd, 3rd Family Discount available 40 Guests or 6 Boats
 3 Aug 2019 10 Aug 2019 Dubrovnik 1st, 2nd, 3rd Family Discount available 40 Guests or 6 Boats
10 Aug 2019 17 Aug 2019 Dubrovnik 1st, 2nd, 3rd Family Discount available 40 Guests or 6 Boats
17 Aug 2019 24 Aug 2019 Dubrovnik 1st, 2nd, 3rd Family Discount available 40 Guests or 6 Boats
24 Aug 2019 31 Aug 2019 Dubrovnik 1st, 2nd, 3rd Family Discount available 40 Guests or 6 Boats

 

Notes :

1. All bookings are on whole yachts with parents and are skippered by the Getaway Sailing crew

2. Breakfast and lunches are onboard the yacht, dinners are onshore at local restaurants

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Day by day

 

DAY 1 SATURDAY - DUBROVNIK TO SUDURAD

We depart on day 1 with enough time for a family dip before our Welcome dinner at the 300 year old Olive Press Restaurant on Sudurad. The konoba is on the seaside of this tiny village overlooking the fishing boats. We have our specially reserved tables joined so you can meet the other families.

Marvel at the antique olive presses inside. The restaurant owner last brought the family in to operate the old press the traditional way in 1986. This Island was in the Guinness Book of Records for the highest concentration of olive trees for the area.

First meal: D - Onshore

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

 

DAY 2 SUNDAY - SUDURAD TO POMENA

Today is the natural adventure day - we are en route to a Blue cave you can swim into. After that the more adventurous can climb to the 2, 5 or 10 metre level for some rock jumping. Bring your Go Pro or your friendly skipper will video you from the boat. Afterwards we're looking out for turtles before arriving at the Blue Lagoon and our National Park harbour for the evening. The Tour Manager will inform you about what there is to see and do here, and let you know about dinner.

B - Onboard, L - Onboard, D - Onshore

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

 

DAY 3 MONDAY - POMENA TO KORCULA OLD TOWN

Wake for traditional holiday time - reading, swimming, meeting your friends, or go explore the National Park on foot or cycle. Take the boat to the small Island you'll find the 18th Century Monastery on. This afternoon we sail into the exclusive Korcula Old Town Marina to wander this fortressed medieval city as a family. You have all the typical holiday things available here - beach, pool, moped hire, and all evening to do as you wish. The skipper is looking after your yacht, and you are only 2 minutes walk from the historic city. For any families that have been or are going to Venice after Croatia, Korcula is said to be the birthplace of Marco Polo.

This town is very much your classic European city with narrow lanes throughout, shaped in a fishbone layout - designed this way for the prevailing wind direction to flush the town of evil spirits. You can climb the clock tower, visit the museums and select from a range of food - from pastas and risottos, sushi, pizza on the boat, noodles, or Croatian street food (cevapcici). Note: the teens often get together for pizza in a local restaurant or on the boats.

B - Onboard, L - Onboard, D - Onshore

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

 

DAY 4 TUESDAY - KORCULA OLD TOWN TO LUMBARDA

This morning it's sailing fun in the Korcula channel before arriving at Lumbarda Marina in the afternoon where there's a Beach Club with inflatables, massage, windsurfing, paddle boarding and jet skiing. Decide the day and departure time with your skipper.

An exclusive evening is available. This excursion is for the whole family with teens/children provided complimentary juice. It includes the speedboat/winery tour/wine tasting/dinner/+all transport to our off the beaten track restaurant up in the mountains.

B - Onboard, L - Onboard, D - Onshore

Docking: Lumbarda Marina - Walk On/Off as you wish

 

DAY 5 WEDNESDAY - LUMBARDA TO POLACE (Anchor Night)

Wake to a morning swim at the beach accessed between the vineyards or get active on the activities mentioned above.

Your family decides when you want to leave Lumbarda. There is only a short sail down to Polace - a turquoise blue lagoon-like bay with picturesque Carribean-esque shallows for swimming in. It's a breathtaking entrance. 

Bring your mattress! Tonight is the ideal sleep-out night so bring all of your pillows, matresses and bedding up on deck to fall asleep under the stars. Download your astronomy app and track the constellations. We have a special arrangement for dinner this evening - onshore where our local family cook at an outdoor Croatian barbeque.

The adventure is arriving to dinner by dinghy (a small second boat with engine).

It's a private and truly memorable location.

B - Onboard, L - Onboard, D - Onshore

Docking: Anchored for Sleep out Night - Dinghy to Shore

 

DAY 6 THURSDAY - POLACE TO SIPANSKA LUKA

A reluctant departure again today, but it's always great leaving and knowing you want to stay longer instead of the other way around! From one gorgeous spot to another - we have a sandy beach in store for you and a meandering green tree-lined sail between the islets into Sipanska Luka and our final Island stop of the holiday. This fishing village is well known for its catch of the day and famous for sunsets and al fresco dining.

B - Onboard, L - Onboard, D - Onshore

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

 

DAY 7 FRIDAY - SIPAN LUKA TO DUBROVNIK

Wander down to the farmers market beside the bocce lanes. This is an enjoyable place among the palm trees to trade a few kuna for fresh fruit for the day. We sail to Kolocep for lunch and the final touches to the tan and set sail for the marina taking in the fabulous Dubrovnik coastline.

On arrival organise your time here as you'd like. There is a swimming pool within the marina grounds and a pool-side restaurant or take-out. If seeing Dubrovnik Old Town at night is of interest, you're 15 minutes away. You can also decide for your boat to return to the marina earlier and have the full day in Dubrovnik. It's to decide on the day with your personal skipper.

B - Onboard, L - Onboard, D - Onshore

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

 

DAY 8 SATURDAY - FAREWELL

Check out from the yacht (if you need to check out Friday evening you can also do that). We say a fond farewell and leave you to continue to explore this wonderful country or fly to wherever your home may be.

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Yacht Prices & Accommodation

 
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Inclusions

 

7 NIGHTS ONBOARD 366 x 277 SHAN SKIPPER INSTRUCTO 366 X 277 SHANR 1 BED LINEN AND TOWELS 366 x 277 SHAN CONCIERGE 366 x 277 SHAN 1
SWIMMING POOL USE 366 x 277 SHAN EARLY BAG DROPOFF 366 x 277 shan 1 EARLY PORT AUTHORITY REG 366 x 277 SHAN 1 DEDICATED SAILING 366 x 277 SHAN
END CLEANING 366 X 277 SHAN 1  FEE FREE CARDS SHAN 3 FULLY EQUIPPED KITCHEN 366 x 277 SHAN 1  NATIONAL FLAGS RECTANGLE
 HAIRDRYER ONBOARD 366 x 277 SHAN 1 NAUTICAL CHART SHAN 1 ONBOARD HOT WATER SHOWERS WCS 366 x 277 SHAN 1  TROLLEY WAITING FOR YOU 1

 

 

Exclusions

  • Flights, Transfers, Food/beverages


Additional Costs

 

Start Day

1. Midweek Excursion - Speedboat, Winery, Dinner up in the Mountains - Croatian Kuna 450 per person including wine tasting or Croatian Kuna once only

Daily

1. Yacht and Skipper running costs

2. Dinners are paid individually - allow Croatian Kuna 220 to 300 (approximately GBP 25-35) per dinner including drinks. Some meals like pastas and risotto with a drink are Croatian Kuna 150.

 

THE GETAWAY SAILING DIFFERENCE

Midweek Excursion

Since 2004 we have enjoyed integrating 'getaway from the tourist trail' experiences into our sailing holidays.

On our Families with Teens trip, this effort goes beyond the extraordinary sailing locations we take you to, broadening your horizons with a majestic scenic and culinary experience high up in the mountains overlooking the Islands we've sailed.

This experience is 100% unique to Getaway Sailing being thought-up and created by Tony and the team. It also goes beyond the winery and is the type of experience that can only be done on small group travel.

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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

 

" It is rare to say that something has exceeded expectation, but this week aboard our yacht has :) An amazing time spent with my family with teenager, a wonderful skipper and on top of all this we met some fantastic new people who are now friends. Tony matched the three boats perfectly and our daily /evening activities were superb. Our skipper was an important part of the team - great fun and big brother to our daughter. I look forward to sailing again with Getaway Sailing. "

Sheena, Peter and Isabel - Dublin, Ireland

 

" WOW! What an amazing week we have had. We have absolutely loved every minute. We have visited some magical places and just when we thought it couldn't get any better, it did!!! We have swam, drank, laughed, sung and eaten all week! We have created some memorable family moments we will never forget! Our skipper took fantastic care of us. Thanks for all your helpin the lead up to our trip Tony. You and Georgia answered everything and were so helpful..hopefully one day we can come back. Thanks for having us."

The Wilson and Lazzaro families - Melbourne, Australia

 

" Our first family sailing holiday - and loved it! Croatia's coastline and seaside villages more beautiful than I imagined. Loved the mix of sailing, swimming, island villages and seafood : ) All enhanced by great organisation and our ever capable skipper that involved our teenage son in the yacht to no end! Amazing Skipper, fantastic sailing, beautiful blue water and blue lagoons (secluded bays), fantastic food, great organisation by Tony and team, wonderful weather, and relaxation/sailing. "

Bart and Cynthia - Vancouver, Canada

 

" Hi All, we just wanted to say thank you for a lovely holiday, we really enjoyed it and appreciated all your organisation to make it run smoothly. Thank you once again for a memorable holiday. "
Sally, Terry, Wendy and the boys - Church Stowe, U.K

 

" Great week of relaxing, sailing, swimming and eating. "

Richard and Kate - Ilkley, U.K.

 

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