Split to Dubrovnik: 7 nights / 8 days - Split - Bol - Hvar (Vrboska & Sucuraj) - Korcula - Mljet

  • Introduction
  • Day by Day
  • Route map
  • Split - Dubrovnik - Meeting Point

Introduction

 

Your adventure starts in Split Old Town, on this trip of a lifetime you will explore Dalmatian Coast and hop to beautiful Dalmatian islands within a one week. You will dine in traditional konobas, sample mediterranean-style cuisine, lounge on many stunning beaches, swim in secluded anchorages, enjoy panoramic views and crystal clear water. View from hilltop fortress in Hvar port town will leave you breathless.

You will also learn about Croatia history during this trip, explore interior of the Baroque church on Brac, hidden and fascinating museum on Hvar and visit Marco Polo's birthplace in spectacular medieval walled city in Korcula. Visit Mljet National park, the oldest marine protected area in the Mediterranean, it will delight you with the colors and scent of untouched nature.

Whether you are looking for adventure or relaxing holiday, Croatia has a stylish trip for everyone. You can find more detailed description for every day on our Day by day page. 

  

Highlights

 

 

 

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Day by day

 

DAY 1 SATURDAY - SPLIT TO BRAC (MILNA)

With a sparkling drink at check in we welcome you onboard in Split Old Town. After an orientation around the boat we leave the harbour and have the islands of Brac and Solta ahead. Stone houses along the beautiful coastline are small masterpieces. In the village there is aslo a beautiful Baroque church with a typically Dalmatian bell tower. The interior of the church hides impressive works of Venetian masters. Its scenic beauty and irresistible charm of a typically Dalmatian “small town”, Milna will enchant you with its healthy Mediterranean cuisine abundant in fresh fish, quality olive oil and home-made wines. Take your pick for dinner then enjoy a cocktail at Bol.

First meal: D - Onshore at First Island

Docking: Marina Vlaska, Milna - Walk On/Off as you wish

 

DAY 2 SUNDAY - BRAC (MILNA) TO VRBOSKA + HVAR OVERLAND TRIP (HVAR HARBOUR AND STARIGRAD)

After a swim at famous Bol Beach we arrive at Vrboska on the island of Hvar. Vrboska is known as the 'town of bridges' (small walkways meandering the village) and home to one of the only fortified churches in the world. The overland trip to the party place - Hvar Town and the quieter Starigrad leave from here.

The highlights of Hvar port town include its 13th-century walls, a hilltop fortress and a main square anchored by the Renaissance-era Hvar Cathedral. The island has a hidden and fascinating museum of intricate work made from strands of the algarve plant, and also features beaches such as Dubovica and inland lavender fields. 

** Explorer Day ** - Make your way overland to Hvar Harbour then onto Starigrad (the original capital of the Island).

B - Onboard, L - Onshore, D - Onshore

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

 

DAY 3 MONDAY - VRBOSKA TO SUCURAJ

Sucuraj is at the southern tip of Hvar. The swimstop today is at Pokrivenik in a wonderful canyon with crystal clear water and a stunning vista from the boat. After docking this evening explore Sucuraj village - it has a collection of stalls within the tiny streets. Wander for ice cream or take your time and immerse yourself into the different restaurant experiences.

B - Onboard, L - Onboard, D - Onshore

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

 

DAY 4 TUESDAY - HVAR (SUCURAJ) TO KORCULA

According to legend, the island of Korcula was founded by Trojan hero Antenor in the 12th century BC. It is a spectauclar medieval walled city reputed to be Marco Polo's birthplace. It is very much a cocktail bar atmosphere with lasting sunsets and live music quarters to relax at with a drink after dinner. The island is twinned with Rothesay in Scotland.

B - Onboard, L - Onboard, D - Onshore

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

 

DAY 5 WEDNESDAY - KORCULA - MLJET

Mljet National Park is a large area that borders two saltwater lakes that stretch for about 4 kilometres. We arrive at Polace where there is an entrance to visit the National Park and very close to the lake to visit the small island/islet Melita (Sveta Marija) with a large building of the former Benedictine monastery, built in the 12th century. You can hire mopeds and convertible cars to explore the rest of the Island, or use the standup paddleboards in the relaxing lagoon.

B - Onboard, L - Onboard, D - Onshore

Docking: Stari Grad Harbour - Walk On/Off as you wish

 

DAY 6 THURSDAY - MLJET TO SIPAN

After the spectacular lagoon area at Polace, we set sail for sandy beach en route to the Elaphiti Islands where we dock at Sipan, the largest of the islands overnight. The evening onboard offers the setting for a wonderful sunset surrounded waterside cafes and al fresco dining at the impressive restaurants available.

This collection of islands are close to Dubrovnik and are the idyllic relaxed holiday destination. There is a cocktail bar at the harbour for a party after dinner.

These villages are home to hiking trails and charming seaside konobas. Stand up paddleboards, kayaks and cycles, are also available.

B - Onboard, L - Onboard, D - Onshore

Docking: Sipanska Luka Mooring Buoy - Dinghy to shore

 

DAY 7 FRIDAY - SIPAN TO DUBROVNIK

Today involves a short sail through the Elaphiti islands to an anchorage for lunch and topping up the tan. We have an afternoon arrival to the marina in Dubrovnik where there is a swimming pool to relax or begin your exploration of Dubrovnik Old Town - the ambience, the chic coffee shops along Stradun, Museum visits and maybe the Dubrovnik City Walls walk.

Enjoy an evening cocktail at Buza Bar overlooking the sea and down to Locrum followed by Dinner in one of the narrow streets before returning to the boat for your final night's accommodation.

B - Onboard, L - Onboard, D - Onshore

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

 

DAY 8 SATURDAY - FAREWELL

Check out in the morning from the yacht. We say a fond farewell and leave you to continue to explore this great city of Dubrovnik or fly to wherever your home may be.

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Split - Dubrovnik - Meeting Point

 

 

Airports

Closest: Split International, Croatia (35 mins drive)

Others: Zadar International (1 hour 45 mins drive)

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Check-in and Check-out

Start Location: ACI Marina Split

Check-in: 15.30 Saturday

End Location: ACI Marina Dubrovnik

Check-out: 08.30 Saturday

Office - Getaway Sailing Split

t: 00385 919 296 905

Marina Address

ACI MARINA SPLIT

Uvala Baluni 8, 21000

Split CROATIA

Marina Reception Desk: t: 00385 21 398 599

Split

Visiting Split Old Town

The boat departs on Saturday so the night before can be used to visit Split Old Town.

 

THE GETAWAY SAILING DIFFERENCE

Checking In

You have two options for checking into the boat in Split, and they depend on your arrival time: 1. Early arrival - come to our office on the West Coast and 2. Late Arrival - go directly to ACI Marina Split.

Private Transfers

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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