South Adriatic Sea | Croatia
From 1490€ per person
Includes taxes and fees
Duration : 8 days / 7 nights
Boat or cabin charter (please contact us)
Cruise type : Freediving, sailing or yoga
About your cruise
There is nothing more relaxing than cruising the Adriatic Sea. This South Adriatic cruise transports you from Dubrovnik along a beautiful coastline to picturesque islands and national parks. Your daily routine day will be made of freediving, swimming, snorkelling and sunbathing with afternoons and evenings doing as you please, whether savouring excellent traditional food or exploring historic towns.
You will be embarking on either a luxury sailboat or catamaran, with all the comfort you’ll need to relax and enjoy your holidays.
About the sailing yacht
Our modern sailing yachts have every luxury you need to enjoy wonderful times on the water and are suitable for both coastal and offshore sailing. They are also perfect for a week-long cruise as well as for learning freediving, helping in sailing, practicing yoga and other workshops or just enjoy the trip and go for a swim. The boat we operate can accommodate up to ten guests, yet this cruise welcomes up to 6 participants for more comfort onboard.
You will be accommodated for 7 days and 6 nights on a luxury 51-foot-long sailing yacht, in spacious 2-person cabins with private or shared bathrooms. Your crew will be composed of Nicolas, experienced skipper and freediving instructor, and Sasha, freediver and professional yoga instructor. Both will help you discover the treasures Egypt and the Red Sea have to offer.
- 7-day / 6-night cruise with accommodation onboard
- Professional skipper, chef and guide onboard
- Professional freediving and yoga instructors
- 3 meals a day, coffee, tea, juices, soft drinks, fruits and snacks
- Freediving and yoga related workshops and sessions
- Specific freediving equipment
- Bed linens & towels
- Check-out cleaning
What's to be planned
- Flight tickets & transfers to/from harbour (available upon request)
- Marine park entrance fees (50€)
- Insurance and visa related fees
- Other freediving equipment rental (available upon request)
- Certifying freediving courses and training (available upon request)
- Staff / crew gratuities
Dubrovnik & South Adriatic route overview
Departure / Return : Dubrovnik, Croatia
- Meeting point : Dubrovnik, Croatia
This route is given for information purposes. During boat charter cruises, you are free to set the route you wish. Ask your skipper for suggestions.
Day 1 : Dubrovnik – Sipan
Boarding, Briefing with the crew and visit of the old town of Dubrovnik, famous for its architecture and being the set of the Games Of Throne TV series. We’ll then sail out towards Sipan, the largest of the Elaphiti islands. Stress-free day with some freediving lectures and dry training on the way and in the evening.
Day 2 : Sipan – Pomena
Relaxing morning with stretching, breathing and yoga to prepare our first freediving session, either by the shore or in the open sea depending on your level. In the afternoon we will head southwest and you will have time to explore the incredible Mljet National Park and its salt lakes. Overnight in Pomena.
Day 3 : Pomena – Korcula
Morning relaxation, training dive and brunch and lectures on our way to Korcula, a 13th century old town with defensive walls and fortified towers. Relaxation, workshop, video analyses, sunset and night in the harbour of Korcula.
Day 4 : Korcula – Polace
Morning rest or open water training session. After brunch enjoy the rest of the day whether you’re a lover of passive or active activities: swimming or hiking in the old town of Korcula or on the surrounding islands. Freediving lectures and workshops on our way back to Mljet National Park and Polace harbour.
Day 5 : Polace – Okuklje
Morning relaxation and training dives. We will be focusing on the different requirements necessary to become a certified freediver. Sailing practice along the coast of Mljet on our way Okuklje, a relaxed, small and quiet village on the seaside. A lot of good swimming spots to enjoy the clear waters. Hills around the bay offer great views over the channel. Dry training, relaxation, lectures, video analyses or enjoy your free time just chilling.
Day 6 : Okuklje – Ston
Morning relaxation and training dives or meeting the left confined water requirements. Sailing towards Ston, a small, laid-back fishing town, famous for its salt and oyster productions. The town boasts some dramatic views and a stunning coastline, hosting a 3-km long stone wall – he second largest in the world after the Great Wall of China. Dinner and night in Ston.
Day 7 : Ston – Dubrovnik
Morning relaxation and training dives. Fun dives around the Elafiti islands with its marine life, bays and clear waters, on our way back to Dubrovnik. Last detour to the old town of Dubrovnik that we will be admiring from the sea before heading back to the marina. Optional lectures or enjoy that last night in Dubrovnik.
How to get to the marina of Dubrovnik ?
- Closest airport : Dubrovnik international airport, Croatia
- From Dubrovnik airport to the marina : 23 km (30-40 minutes)
Departure and return times
- Departure on Saturday at 3pm
- Return on Friday at 6pm
We can arrange for provisions for you before departure. A hostess can also be hired and join us on board to make your trip a real holiday. Please let us know in your quote request.
Can the route be modified ?
Please be aware that your itinerary needs to remain flexible for safety matters, as it is influenced by external factors such as weather, wind and sea conditions, technical issues and how busy it is. We have found that predetermined itineraries simply don’t work, and that you should trust your skipper for local and up to date advice based on your preferences.
Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for more information.
- European citizens can enter Croatia with a valid ID or passport
Please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions section for more general information.
We have just spent 15 days on a 15m-long sailboat between the islands of Croatia and we are delighted with this trip. Our skipper was Nicolas who we congratulate for his professionalism, his kindness, his availability, his seriousness and his humour.
Marie R – July 20, 2022
I joined a freediving cruise in May 2022 in Southern Dalmatia. What a great experience! I was napping frequently for the first two days because I felt immersed into such a relaxing atmosphere that I just could not resist it. After “recharging” I was ready to dive and to sail and – I got it all.
I enjoyed sea life and sharing this experience with my fellow “crew-members”. I would love to do the freediving cruise again in the very near future.
Maja D – June 10, 2022
I had an amazing time sailing in Croatia. We did everything that was listed on the website – sailing, freediving, island hopping, exploring old towns, doing some hikes. It was a nice combination – spending time at the sea, but also being able to do some walks, try local cuisine, visit medieval towns. Great time with cool people. Definitely would do it again!
Aleksandra S – June 6, 2022
Thank you Nicolas for your patience and kindness. We really had a great week discovering some of the islands of South Dalmatia with you. I wish you a good continuation and maybe see you soon for a next cruise.
Christine & Jean-Marie V – August 21, 2021
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