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Adriatic Pearls – from Dubrovnik 2018-11-26T10:50:43+00:00

Project Description

Best of Croatian Islands & Coast from Dubrovnik

Sample the very best Croatia has to offer on our most popular package From Dubrovnik and our villa base on Korcula. Visit the most renowned Adriatic island destinations via luxury motor yacht. Gear up for an unforgettable week of Croatian island hopping, encompassing Mljet, Lastovo, Hvar, Vis, Brac; Peljesac peninsula and Korcula Island.

This exclusive private tour combines the best boutique hotel in Dubrovnik and Boutique Villas on Korcula island and the highest level experiences of Dalmatian Coast. In the unique harmony of intact nature and cultural heritage, you will be able to taste both the old world charm and the chic retreats of this secluded corner of the Balkans.

Begin your Croatian experience with a Private transfer from the airport to the Iconic five-star Hotel Villa Dubrovnik in the old town and a splendid welcome dinner at one of its famed restaurants. Next up, pay a visit to the Dubrovnik old town and the famous game of the Thrones tour with a personal tour guide. Second Day in Dubrovnik enjoy Karaka a 14 th century replica of merchant ship cruise to Elafiti Islands or If you are fancy about Cooking class in Konavle region.

Then head down the coast aboard our private motor yacht to enjoy a week-long stay with us on the stunning Korcula island. Your experience can be as relaxed, active or as hedonistic as you like! Spend your days exploring the very best of the Croatian islands via our luxury yacht. Discover everything from Korcula old town memorable historic sights, to Vis Island and the Blue Cave Grotto, to the emerald Mljet island, Brac island with famous golden horn beach and the spectacular Peljesac peninsula famous as wine empire.

Adriatic Pearls – Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to Dubrovnik a Pearl of Mediterranean Sea

Welcome to Croatia! We will meet you at Dubrovnik airport or at your private accommodation in the surrounding area. We’ll then escort you via private luxury minivan straight to the Hotel Villa Dubrovnik – one of Dubrovnik most prestigious boutique hotels located right in the heart of the stunning old town. After checking into the hotel, take some time to relax over tea or coffee, before meeting up with your personal tour guide who will take you on a thrilling tour of Dubrovnik most famous sites. Take the opportunity to explore this fascinating city on foot, taking in the Stradun walking promenade, all in the hands of an expert guide.

The guided tour will last about an hour, so there’ll be plenty of time to explore the city and take in the invigorating atmosphere at your own pace. Stroll along charming cobbled streets, or people watch over ice cream and coffee at one of the trendy cafés lining in the famous Stradun Promenade. Then round off the day with an exclusive five-course dinner in Dubrovnik old town finest restaurant, Toast the beginning of your Croatian adventure!

Hotel: Villa Dubrovnik. Welcome drinks and dinner.

Day 2

Karaka a symbol of Dubrovnik & three islands cruise or Konavle Cooking class

After a hearty breakfast at the Hotel Explore the Elaphiti Islands and their picturesque white stone towns, surrounded by luscious green pine trees and the colors of the pristine Adriatic Sea. Surrender to the richness of the homemade cuisine – a true feast for all the senses.

We begin our journey by sailing towards Koločep – an island covered with pine forests and adorned with a charming fishing village along the bay. Then we continue towards the town of Suđurađ on the island of Šipan, where a 16th-century villa of the Skočibuha family is located.

Our last stop is the island of Lopud, an island with a long naval tradition and the home of many famous captains and sailors. Enjoy the walk along Lopud Bay to the Franciscan monastery and the Gjorgic – Mayneri park from the 19th century.

Finally, a nice buffet lunch is being served on the Karaka ship while cruise back towards Dubrovnik old town.

The optional excursion also is for those food and wine lovers interested in COOKING CLASS in Dubrovnik KONAVLE region .After scenic private drive from Dubrovnik we reach Konavle, our hosts welcome us by traditional liqueurs and figs made in their own production. Further, they take us on tour through their beautiful property and to the fields. Here we pick up traditional vegetables and fruits. Obtaining the necessary ingredients for preparing traditional meals, dishes and refreshments cooking class becomes a very fun journey.

The class ends with a tasteful traditional meal in which we all enjoy in tasting and sitting around the table like a traditional family.

Hotel: Villa Dubrovnik. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3

Korcula island – Marco Polo Island

Next exhilarating experience is on our Villa & Yacht cruising week Combo on Marco Polo born place Island of Korcula. The transfer is performed in high style by an option of Luxury Mercedes Benz van with lunch stop or a 50-foot Motor Yacht transfer.

In case you decide for Our Yacht transfer option from Dubrovnik to Korcula island ( 2,5 Hours).After boarding our Yacht in Dubrovnik old town Port welcome aboard reception with lunch and drinks before we serve Lunch will be served on Yacht in a secluded bay.Arrival to Lumbarda Village and Your Villa in the late afternoon. Welcome reception and hand out of agenda for our week island hopping itinerary.

Hotel: Respective Korcula Boutique Villa. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4

Mljet Island National Park

Enjoy full breakfast on our Villa Balcony overlooking the stunning Lumbarda village bay and Adriatic sea. After the breakfast your Captain will escort you to Captain’s Villa Private jetty and make a short briefing about safety, introduce you to amnesties of our Motor Yacht and our trip to top Croatian National park Island Mljet.

For most people, Mljet is an island lost in the open sea, and the island is indeed hard to reach. But do not let this landscape – mentioned in the stories about Odyssey and St. Paul, as well as Benedictine monks remain a secret for you. After boarding our Motor Yacht we are on Mljet in less than half hour exciting drive from Korcula.

The National park is famous for its two salt lakes in the north end of the island and the 12-th century Benedictine monastery. Our intimate capacity only for 18 pampered guests and plenty of space to relax and unwind, will ensure that this trip to Mljet Island is far above other commercial trips to same island. We simply call it Mljet Exclusive, find it out why! Island Mljet is a place where we will Hike on Gravel roads surrounded with National park sea lakes, snorkel, swim or sunbathe and admire Adriatic fishes. Last but not least delicious Dalmatian lunch is waiting on our Motor Yacht in peaceful bay served by your own Captain.

Hotel: Respective Korcula Boutique Villa. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5

Brac Island and Golden Horn Beach

Enjoy an unforgettable experience at the famed golden cape beach
Bol is situated on the island’s southern side, at the foot of Vidova Gora (Vid Mountain) which is the highest peak on Brac island as well as the tallest point across all the Adriatic islands at 778 meters.

The Bol area stretches for kilometers along the spectacular coastline and features many beautiful beaches, among which is the world famous beach Zlatni Rat (Golden Cape). This beach is a unique natural phenomenon whose sandy peninsula extends nearly half a kilometer into the clear blue sea like a small tongue. It “grows” with the depositing and sedimentation of small gravelly pebbles around the underwater reef, and the tip of the beach is constantly changing its shape, attempting to conform to the will of the waves and gentle sea currents.

Today, it is a center for the island’s tourism and one of the most sought-after destinations in the Dalmatian Riviera. After swimming, snorkeling or stand-up paddle boarding on this stunning beach, enjoy a delicious Dalmatian lunch aboard our luxury yacht.

Hotel: Respective Korcula Boutique Villa. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6

Lastovo Island – Park of Nature

Enjoy relaxing trip on our Motor Yacht Targa 44 ride approx 40 minutes to this Island paradise,…green island in the midst of the blue Adriatic open sea, surrounded by numerous small silver islands. An island and archipelago that like by a miracle escaped the blessings of civilization.

Maybe the last piece of the former Mediterranean Homer came and Lord Byron took his inspiration from. Lastovo means a vacation in harmony with untouched nature, a vacation in the ambiance of traditional architecture, a vacation where you will enjoy healthy and fresh island food from the fields and the crystal-clear sea, a vacation with wine already drunk by the roman emperors.

The name of one of some dozen gardens of Eden in the Mediterranean on the list of prestigious World Wild Foundation – WWF. The Lastovo archipelago was declared a Nature Park in 2006.We will hike, explore, swim, snorkel and dine on Lastovo Island like Romans use to do.

Hotel: Respective Korcula Boutique Villa. Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Day 7

Hvar island- Jet Set destination

Today we explore glitzy Hvar island, the ultimate Jet set summer destination, only a 60-minute journey from Korcula. Explore the architectural marvels and marble streets of trendy Hvar town. A private guide will escort you around the main sights, including the ornate town square, Cathedral, gothic palaces and medieval fortress. Then spend time people watching and absorbing the lively atmosphere over coffee and ice-cream at a bustling café.

Hvar island is also renowned for its tantalising natural beauty, encompassing sweeping vineyards, rugged mountains and picture-perfect beaches nestled in hidden coves. We’ll head to the particularly stunning Pakleni islands, consisting of over 20 small islands surrounded by turquoise waters and boasting luscious woodland, sandy beaches and deserted lagoons. This is a snorkeler’s paradise, and they’ll be plenty of time to dive into the warm waters, unwind on the sun soaked shore, and enjoy a hearty Mediterranean lunch before heading back to Korcula.

Later on in the day, you’ll have the opportunity to join us for a wine tasting excursion at the renowned Agrotourism bire in Lumbarda village. Find out more about this tour here.

Hotel: Preferred Villa. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8

Vis Island & Blue Cave Grotto

Today we explore the alluring island of Vis, with its beautiful caves, beaches and countless other natural treasures. We’ll embark on a tour around three of the most impressive caves, visit the well-hidden Stiniva cove, and discover the historic charms and rich culture of Komiza town.

Bisevo’s blue cave: This portion of the Croatian coast is filled with magnificent caves, the most famous of which is the blue cave located in Baluni cove. Accessible only by small rowboat, the unique lighting effects in the cave cast shimmering blue and silver reflections all around, enchanting visitors from every angle.

We’ll return to Korcula by late afternoon, and the evening is free to spend as you wish.

Hotel:Preferred Villa. Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Day 9

Half Island Peljesac & Korcula Rivijera

Let us show you how we enjoy our island in our half day adventure whilst sightseeing the Korcula island archipelago and Peljesac half island .Half island Peljesac is Croatia famous wine empire. We will Visit a Korta Katarina wine cellar and renowned Croatian wine-maker .

This is a superb opportunity to learn about the country and its traditions, especially the art of wine making, from a true local. Cruise back to the old town of Korcula ,said to be the home of Marco Polo, was mostly built in the 15th century, and the island’s local population were famous for their decorative stone carving work,which to this day still adorn the city’s facades.

We will visit this beautiful old city walls from sea side and have your Private Tour guide to escort you to Marco Polo Museum and 14 th Century Cathedral. Coffee and Ice-cream will be served to you in one of many cafes and restaurants that wrap around the edges of the seaside city walls. Later on we will cruise and take you to Badija Islet to see fascinating Franciscan monastery from 14 th century.

Delicious local sea specialties lunch will be served on our Motor Yacht in peaceful bay with chance to swim afterwards. In the late afternoon we will depart for our Festive Farewell Dining Experience in one of the best remote Restaurants on Korcula Island.

Hotel: Preferred Villa. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, Farewell dinner.

Day 10

Bye, Bye Day!

After Full Breakfast service in our Villa you have a choice of a Public Catamaran cruise to Dubrovnik or Split airport or a private chauffeur transfer with our Mercedes-Benz van to Dubrovnik or Split airport for your home bounds flights.*

Note*: Please be advised that a transfer choice option depends of your flight details and timing or an accommodation destination. Please do send us your arrival /departure details at the time of the booking so we can all organized it smoothly for you.

Full Itinerary

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Split Old Town
Stiniva Cove Beach
Winery Visit with our Mercedes benz Van
Blue Cave grotto on Island of Vis
Brac Island and Golden horn beach
Odysseus Cave on Mljet island
Dubrovnik old town with our Yacht
Our Korcula Pearl Villa

Airport Private transfers

We offer guests a choice between the following transfers:

Private chauffeur service in our luxury Mercedes benz van, lunch stop included.
Motor yacht transfer, lunch and swim stop included.
Our Boutique style villas

Situated in a picturesque bay on Korcula island, our boutique-style villas are surrounded by pine trees and just a stone’s throw from the seashore. We’re located in the small fishing village of Lumbarda, famous for its sandy beaches and close proximity to dozens of small islets which are perfect for swimming, snorkeling and sea kayaking.

For a Tailor Made Signature Holiday packages stays you can choose one of our Three Boutique style Villas:

Korcula island Pearl two spacious 100 m 2 suites for up to 4 adult person each and spacious outdoor pool

Korcula Island Sunrise a especially designed family Villa for family of 4 adults and 4 kids

Captains Villa with 3 spacious Special designed suites:

Two person 60 m 2 Honeymoon Suite
Four Person 90 m2 Deluxe Anniversary suite
Five person 100 m 2 Top floor Penthouse suite
Each suite consists of double bedrooms with private bathrooms, an airy open plan living area, modern kitchen, and private balcony complete with gorgeous ocean views.In the villas grounds you’ll find a range of facilities free for your enjoyment. These include an al fresco dining area, open-plan patio bar, barbecue facilities, large Jacuzzi, multi gym and table tennis facilities, as well as a private jetty overlooking the ocean. You’ll also have free use of our mountain bikes, sea kayaks, free use of quality rental car and wireless internet. There are also plenty of comfortable sofas for relaxing in the shade and a spacious balcony that’s the perfect spot for a chilled out evening dinner.

Our yacht

Thanks to the mobility, comfort and cruising speed of up to 30Nm/h of our luxury motor yacht, all of Croatia’s top Adriatic destinations are within easy reach of our base on Korcula island. Our yacht is a Targa 44, made in Finland in 2012. It features a 1000 HP engine powered by a Rolls Royce water jet system, and is widely renowned as the 4X4 of the ocean. Our yacht boasts an open deck space which can accommodate up to 18 guests, including a fly bridge and plenty of room for sunbathing. On board, you’ll also find modern kitchen facilities and a cosy cabin with two toilets and a shower.

Our Cuisine

On Korcula island we believe that eating well is just as important as any adventure activity. Once you’ve tried the wonderfully fresh, mouth-watering Mediterranean cuisine for yourself, you won’t blame us!

As part of our packages, you’ll enjoy a full breakfast and al fresco lunch on each day of your stay, along with one large farewell dinner aboard our yacht. We’re fans of raw food, vegetarian cooking and, of course, plenty of fish! So you can expect plenty of seafood, pasta and salad dishes, along with copious amounts of homemade cheeses and fresh fruits.

Evening meals are not included, but on most nights we do provide free transport into Korcula’s Old town and to a number of the island’s very best restaurants. With one of the largest populations of any Croatian island, Korcula offers a fantastic range of dining experiences, from fine dining establishments to great pizza places, charming seafood restaurants to agro-tourism ventures. The island is also famous for its wines, and you’ll have plenty of opportunity to sample some of the most renowned local varieties.

Best time ever! Had such a fantastic time, hosts were very hospitable, nothing too much trouble. Captain Zoran and co. were so friendly and welcoming. Was great to have our own tour guide on board too. So glad we did the multi-Day tour, Great food, great company, couldn't have asked for more.

Freedom66467723713 Avatar Freedom66467723713
11/04/2018

Croatian five star Pearl Adventure Holiday Captain Zoran, Blaza, Ivan, Zoran, Robert and the other lovely staff at Korcula Adventures have just provided us with a truly special holiday. As a family of 3 (14 year old) we have stayed in villas with friends, done the Mark Warner/ Neilson holidays, stayed in hotels, Peligoni in Greece etc. We loved Croatia, the people, history, azure seas ( a storm as well, with 4 incredible water spout/ mini tornadoes crossing the sky/bay) wonderful food and locally caught sea food. From the minute we were picked up at the airport, by a friendly Zoran and taken to a superb restaurant for lunch, to being shown around our villa by Captain Zoran. We were looked after for the entire holiday. Korcula Adventures is a family run business, where you feel immediately 'at home' and cared for on an individual basis, nothing is too much for Zoran and his family. Anyone who complains about disorganisation, tardiness, lack of service; just does not 'get' the Croatian 'vibe'. Everyone is working hard , 24/7, to make sure you have an amazing holiday, sometimes things don't go to plan, relax, it all works in the end. It is hard to believe that this country was devastated by war 20 years ago. There are still signs of poverty in Korcula, but the super yachts in the bays and the tourists are helping this wonderful country to recover. As per the other reviews, the joy of this holiday is not having to make any descisions about what to do: well maybe just where to eat in the evenings. The daily adventures aboard the 44ft motor boat, the rib, or the little boat we were given for the day ( with lunch at a local restuarant paid for). The free access to kayaks, mountain bikes and a car included in our stay, are all 'included add ons' that make this holiday so unique. The accommodation, a beautifully specified apartment with spectacular views across the two bays, a shared swimming pool, fully equipped gym with AC and BBQ terrace with a welcome bottle of wine and lemonade, were just the icing on an already spectacular cake. We will be back!

selinaf0ster Avatar selinaf0ster
9/01/2018

Adriatic Pearls Options

  • Two nights in Dubrovnik iconic five-star Hotel Villa Dubrovnik
  • Dubrovnik old town and Game of the thrones private tour
  • Karaka cruise with lunch on Elafiti island
  • Private Cooking class in Konavle with lunch
  • Accommodation in Boutique style Villa on Korcula island
  • Private Luxury round Split or Dubrovnik airport transfers
  • Daily Private Motor yacht experience to Mljet Island National park
  • Daily Private Motor yacht experience to Lastovo Island park of Nature Preserved
  • Daily Private Motor yacht experience to Vis island and Blue cave grotto
  • Daily Private Motor yacht experience to Brac island and Golden horn beach
  • Wine & Oysters tasting on Peljesac Peninsula
  • Your Own high-quality rental car and high-quality Speedboat
  • Free use of High-quality mountain bikes, sea kayaks, and SUP boards
  • International airfare to/from Croatia
  • Personal insurance
  • Kids minimum 12-year-old
  • No wheelchairs or late pregnancy