Blue Water Holidays
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
Experts in River and Small Ship Cruising Holidays since 2002
01756 706500 +44 1756 706500
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Secrets of Dalmatia

Sail along the stunning Dalmatian Coast from magnificent Dubrovnik, with visits to the spectacular Blue Cave, enchanting Bol and historic Mostar in Bosnia-Herzegovina, and a cruise along the breathtaking Neretva River Delta. Includes return flights from the UK

Fly Cruise
7 nights from £1499pp

Small Ship Holiday
  • Mostar
  • Dubrovnik
  • Bol
  • Vis

Call us now on 01756 706500 to secure your cabin!

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New for 2020!

Secrets of Dalmatia Special Offer

Discover the stunning islands, ancient cities and breathtaking natural wonders of the Dalmatian coast of Croatia on this relaxing cruise, with refreshing swim stops to cool off.

Sail from the ancient city of Dubrovnik through the turquoise waters of the Adriatic to the idyllic island of Lastovo for a wine tasting , stopping en-route for a swim stop. Explore the winding streets and delightful marina of Vis, whose restaurants serve some of the best seafood in Dalmatia. Discover the legendary Blue Cave then anchor on the island of Brac for a swim stop at Golden Horn Beach. Spend the evening ashore in atmospheric Bol.

Sail along the truly spectacular Neretva River to enjoy a very different experience. This beautifully unspoilt landscape is studded with the occasional isolated village, where the people still traditionally work the land and time seems almost to have stood still. Visit the fascinating Narona archaeological museum in Vid to see remarkable Roman ruins then take a barge cruise through the wonderful Neretva Delta's mandarin groves. There is an evocative journey to the Bosnia-Herzegovina city of Mostar for a guided tour, before cruising back to Dubrovnik to explore the breathtaking old town.

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Secrets of Dalmatia Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Dubrovnik (Croatia)

Embark Rhapsody in Dubrovnik.

Day 2 - Lastovo

Set sail from the magical city of Dubrovnik, along the unspoilt Dalmatian coast. Enjoy a refreshing swim stop then head to the remote island of Lastovo where time seems to have stood still. Visit a local winery to learn how the wine is produced and enjoy a tasting. Dinner on board.

Day 3 - Vis

Relax on board this morning before arriving at the island of Vis. The most remote of Croatia's inhabited islands, Vis offers unspoilt landscapes and a rugged coastline sheltering numerous creeks and coves. Enjoy dinner at leisure in one of Vis' local restaurants which serve some of the best seafood in Dalmatia.

Day 4 - Blue Cave - Bol

Board a small boat to explore the famous Blue Cave, a magical grotto which is bathed in an eerie blue light (access to the cave is dependent on weather and tides). Spend this afternoon cruising, with a stop to swim at the legendary Golden Horn Beach on the island of Brac. Moor up in Bol's pretty harbour, overlooked by a 15th-century monastery. Enjoy time at leisure to explore this pretty coastal town and take dinner at leisure.

Day 5 - Metkovic

Sail past the spectacular Peljesac Peninsula towards the mainland then head inland along the Neretva river, one of the longest rivers in Croatia. This emerald-green river is lined with dramatic mountains and the occasional isolated village. Moor in the lively town of Metkovic for a visit to the fascinating Narona archaeological museum in Vid which houses Roman ruins. This is followed by a trip to the Neretva Delta for a scenic barge cruise through the mandarin groves, home to over 400 species of birds. Dinner on board.

Day 6 - Slano

Today there is a full day excursion inland to the Bosnian and Herzegovinian city of Mostar, whose famous Stari Most bridge links the two halves of the enchanting old town. A guided tour reveals the Turkish architecture, ancient alleyways and traditional workshops of this atmospheric city. Return to the ship moored in Slano for the superb Captain's Dinner.

Day 7 - Dubrovnik

Enjoy a swim stop in idyllic Badija Bay set against a stunning mountain backdrop before heading to the beautiful Baroque city of Dubrovnik. Enjoy superb panoramic vistas as the Captain steers a scenic course around the city's imposing walls then moor up in this historic port. There is a guided tour of the old town then free time to stroll through the monasteries, churches and medieval buildings. Dinner at leisure ashore.

Day 8 - Dubrovnik - UK

Disembark Rhapsody in Dubrovnik and transfer to the airport for the return flight to the UK.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 7-night half-board cruise
  • Return flights from the UK
  • Overseas transfers
  • Breakfast and lunch daily, plus one barbecue dinner
  • Complimentary tea and coffee on board
  • Tours as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Services of a tour manager
  • All local taxes
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2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • August
    • Aug 25th - Dubrovnik and back - Sailing on: Rhapsody From: £1699
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      Blue Water Price from: £1699 Blue Water Price from: £2099 Blue Water Price from: £2299
  • September
    • Sep 1st - Dubrovnik and back - Sailing on: Rhapsody From: £1799
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      Blue Water Price from: £1799 Blue Water Price from: £2199 Blue Water Price from: £2399
    • Sep 8th - Dubrovnik and back - Sailing on: Rhapsody From: £1799
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      Blue Water Price from: £1799 Blue Water Price from: £2199 Blue Water Price from: £2399
    • Sep 15th - Dubrovnik and back - Sailing on: Rhapsody From: £1799
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      Blue Water Price from: £1799 Blue Water Price from: £2199 Blue Water Price from: £2399
    • Sep 22nd - Dubrovnik and back - Sailing on: Rhapsody From: £1799
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      Blue Water Price from: £1799 Blue Water Price from: £2199 Blue Water Price from: £2399
    • Sep 29th - Dubrovnik and back - Sailing on: Rhapsody From: £1649
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      Blue Water Price from: £1649 Blue Water Price from: £2049 Blue Water Price from: £2249
  • October
    • Oct 6th - Dubrovnik and back - Sailing on: Rhapsody From: £1499
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      Blue Water Price from: £1499 Blue Water Price from: £1899 Blue Water Price from: £2099
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