Project Description

Visit the most renowned Adriatic island destinations

Sample the very best Croatia has to offer on our most popular package! From Split 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, Dubrovnik, Split, Plitvice or Krka National park lakes and plenty more.

Begin your Croatian experience with an introduction to Split old town and a splendid welcome dinner at Mazzgoon Restaurant -one of its famed restaurants. Next up, pay a visit to the Plitvice or Krka National Park Lakes, one of the country’s top national parks, with a personal tour guide. Then head down the coast via speed catamaran cruise or aboard our private motor yacht * to enjoy a week-long Villa stay with us on the stunning Korcula island. Your experience can be as relaxed or as hedonistic as you like! Spend your days exploring the very best of the Croatian islands via our luxury yacht. Discover everything from Dubrovnik’s memorable historic sights to Vis Island and the Blue Cave Grotto, to the emerald Mljet island and the spectacular Peljesac peninsula.

* Please note that Yacht Private transfer depends on weather and sea state condition on a travel particular date, we will inform you accordingly a week before your travel commences about the decision of our expert captain as he reserves the right to make this decision.

NOTE:

  • Arrival and departure dates can be adjusted to any day of the week to fit in with your ideal flight dates.

Croatian pearls – Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to Croatia ! Split old town  & Diocletian Palace

Welcome to Croatia! We will meet you at Split airport or at your private accommodation in the surrounding area. We’ll then escort you via private luxury minivan straight to the Hotel Marmont Heritage  http://www.marmonthotel.com/ – one of Split’s most prestigious four-star 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 Split’s most famous sites. Take the opportunity to explore this fascinating city on foot, taking in the Palace of Emperor Diocletian and Peristil Square, all in the hands of an expert guide.

Next up, take a stroll along Riva, a sublime palm-lined boardwalk overlooking Split’s captivating harbor. Soak up the afternoon sun and admire breath-taking views of the sparkling sea and nearby islands off into the distance. 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 Split’s famous promenade. Then round off the day with an exclusive five-course dinner in Split’s finest restaurant Mazzgoon- http://www.mazzgoonfood.com/index.html housed in the Diocletian Palace. Toast the beginning of your Croatian adventure!

Hotel: Marmont Heritage Meals. Welcome drinks and welcome dinner.

Note: Optional tour of Trogir City.

If you are arriving in Split before noon or even a day earlier, we offer an additional tour (of approximately 2 hours) to the nearby UNESCO jewel, the petit Trogir. This ancient settlement is brimming with impressive buildings and monuments testifying to its rich and tumultuous history. Explore the famous cathedral, the Ćipiko palace, town hall, and a Benedictine monastery dating from 1064. After sightseeing around the town of Trogir, we’ll embark on our tour around Split.

Day 2

Plitivice Lakes National Park or Krka National park waterfalls*

Enjoy a hearty breakfast at the Marmont Heritage hotel, before embarking on a day to  Plitvice Lakes – Croatia’s top national park!

A private chauffer will greet you in the hotel lobby and escort you via luxury minivan through the Croatian countryside towards this unique destination. The site comprises no less than sixteen beautiful lakes, making it a place of rare natural and cultural significance famous not only throughout Croatia, but also worldwide – earning this remarkable national park a coveted pace on UNESCO’s list of World Heritage sites.

Arriving at Plitvice, take a stroll through the area’s ancient woodlands led by our experienced guide. Learn more about the park’s travertine marble formations and how the barriers, sills and other forms created in these lakes shape the wonderful landscapes that define Plitvice. The constant evolution of nature here means that no two visits to the Plitvice Lakes are ever the same. The best way to observe the full force of these phenomena is by standing in front of the Great falls, a mighty 78 metre cascade of water. Its roaring thunder as it hits the ground is truly unforgettable!

Our journey ends with a panoramic train ride through the park. Afterward, there will be time to enjoy a lunchtime feast at a local restaurant boasting a mouthwatering range of national and local food specialties. After a memorable day spent hiking among spectacular forests and lakes, we’ll embark on the return journey to Split and the Marmont Heritage Hotel in the late afternoon.

* Krka National Park Waterfalls is optional excursion included in our package just in case guests already visited Plitvice lakes and it is all about the preferred time that you want to spend driving in our van: a one hour trip from Split for Krka compares to Plitvice which is 3 hours trip one way with our van. Krka National park includes also a  visit to UNESCO heritage Old city of Trogir with Mediterranean Lunch served in one of famous  Don Dino Restaurants.

Hotel: Marmont Heritage. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3

Korcula Island- Born place of Marco Polo

Next exhilarating experience is on our Villa & Yacht sailing week Combo and Marco Polo born place Island of Korcula. Transfer is performed in high style by option of speed catamaran cruise or private 50 foot Motor Yacht transfer*. On your arrival, we will welcome you with a Mediterranean lunch and introduce you to our Villa modern Suites. After lunch we will have an excursion of Korcula old town and explore the sheer majesty of this historical island on a private tour taking in the very best highlights. On this memorable trip you’ll discover the beautiful Old town, visit the famed Marco Polo Museum and enjoy the full range of cultural and gastronomic delights this island has to offer.

In case you decide for Our Yacht transfer option from Split to Korcula island ( 2,5 Hours).After boarding our Yacht in Split Port welcome aboard reception and drinks before heading to explore the Hvar Island and its old town which is only 45 minutes cruising along the way . Discover glitzy Hvar island – the ultimate Jet set summer destination – in ultimate style with us.. Explore the architectural marvels and trendy streets of Hvar town, with our tour guide then swim into the crystal clear waters of the Pakleni islands. Lunch will be served on Yacht in a secluded bay. Arrival to Lumbarda Village and Your Captains Villa in late afternoon. Welcome reception and hand out of agenda for our week island hopping itinerary.

* Please note that Yacht Private transfer depends on weather and sea state condition on a travel particular date, we will inform you accordingly a week before your travel commences about the decision of our expert captain as he reserves the right to make this decision.

Hotel: Respective Korcula Boutique Villa. Meals: Breakfast, Welcome 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 iensurethat 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 awaiting on our Motor Yacht in peaceful bay served by your own Captain.

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

Day 5

Dubrovnik Old Town-UNESCO Heritage site

There is no better feeling than waking up in your villa, enjoying a leisurely breakfast and knowing that today we cruise towards the UNESCO World Heritage site and spectacularly beautiful city of Dubrovnik, known as the “Pearl of the Adriatic”.

This popular excursion is perfect for those guests seeking privacy, exceptional comfort and personalized service as part of their Dubrovnik experience. The transfer from Korcula involves a leisurely 90-minute ride aboard our spacious motor yacht. This is a significantly shorter transfer compared to most other commercial excursions covering this route. Ultimately, our speedy transfer means avoiding the hassles of road and people traffic and more quality time to immerse yourself in the destination.

Once in Dubrovnik, you’ll spend the day learning about the city’s fascinating history, admiring the gleaming orange rooftops from the ancient walls and touring the major architectural attractions, all in the capable hands of an expert guide.

But the excitement doesn’t end upon leaving Dubrovnik! On the return journey, we make a stop near Lokrum island where your Captain will serve a mouth-watering four course lunch whilst anchored in a peaceful bay. They’ll also be plenty of time to swim and relax before the exhilarating ride back to Korcula island. For the evening’s entertainment, we provide a transfer into Korcula Old town to witness the spectacular Moreska traditional sword dance ceremony (tickets included).

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

Learn more about our Dubrovnik excursion!

Day 6

Lastovo – Park of Nature Preserved

Enjoy relaxing trip on our Motor Yacht Targa ride approx 40 minutes to this Island paradise,… a 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. Upon returning from beautiful Lastovo Island, Late afternoon at your leisure. In the evening we are escorting you with our van you to a famous Seafood Restaurant MORE in Lumbarda village.

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

Day 7

Hvar-Jet set European 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: Respective  Villa. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch on Yacht

Learn more about our Hvar excursion!

Day 8

Vis Island & Blue Cave

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: Respective Villa. Meals: Breakfast, lunch on Yacht

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 a 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: Respective Villa. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, Farewell dinner.

Day 10

Bye Bye Day!

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

Note* : Please be advice 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 organised it smoothly for you.

Full Itinerary

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View from villa
yacht excursion
dubrovnik tour
luxury minivan transfer
kayaking tour
buggy safari
wining and dining
plitvice lakes
split old town
What to expect from the Croatian Pearls package:

A stay in highly acclaimed 5-star Hotel in Old town Split and Boutique style villa in Lumbarda village, Korcula.

Treat yourself to an exclusive and truly authentic Croatian experience with a stay in a five star boutique Hotel Marmont Heritage in hard of old town Split and our boutique style Island villa, run and owned by a friendly local family who love nothing more than catering to their guests! Our spacious modern villa is located in Lumbarda fishing village, boasting sea views and access to a picturesque bay just 50 meters away. Also included free wireless internet, a Jacuzzi, gym facilities, sea kayaks, along with access to a private jetty complete with parasols and sun loungers. In short, we have everything you need to ensure a perfect stay here in Korcula!

Daily Experiences aboard our luxury motor yacht.

The speed and comfort of our yacht ensures quick and hassle-free access to all the top Croatian coastal destinations. Whether you’re looking to access the action spots or be whisked away from it all on a remote getaway, our excursions provide it all in true style. With modern fittings, personalized service and stunning scenery at every turn, we find our guests enjoy our Yacht cruising almost as much as the destinations themselves!

A diverse range of memorable excursions to all of Croatia’s top destinations.

Visit Split old town, Plitivce lakes, Lastovo, Mljet , Vis and Hvar islands, as well as stunning Dubrovnik and the wider Korcula archipelago. Each day trip lasts around 6-8 hours and will be packed full of exciting and rejuvenating activities, ranging from sightseeing, historical walking tours, and mountain biking, to snorkeling, swimming, sunbathing and dining. Once back on Korcula, there will be further opportunities to explore the islands’ marvels, through wine tasting tours, sea kayaking trips and exhilarating cruises around the archipelago. In the evenings, unwind at your villa base or venture out to Korcula town for gourmet dining and a host of fun cultural events such as Moreska sword dancing displays.

Plus, all the extras thrown in!

Expect to be treated to a fantastic range of delicious homemade specialties throughout your stay in Split and Korcula. We pride ourselves on using fresh, local produce and preparing meals according to traditional styles. We provide a multi-course gourmet lunch on each day excursion, encompassing fresh sea food, delicious salads and creamy cheeses, along with plenty of quality wines. We also provide informative and lively tour guides, expert instruction for a host of outdoor pursuits and a full range of gear and equipment for activities like kayaking, snorkeling or even Buggy safari.

View our full itinerary below, book now or inquire for further information. Departures and tour prices are guaranteed from the moment you make your deposit.

5 star ratingWOW, what an amazing family run business, TOTALLY outstanding Captain Zoran, Blaza and the amazing team At Korcula adventures provide the best experience of Croatia! Nothing was a problem for Zoran and Blaza, helping us in everyway possible and changing arrangements to suit us. A personal tour guide in both Split and Dubrovnik was just perfect. A beautiful villa overlooking Lambarda and walking distance for lovely dinners out! Shared swimming pool, gym and many more add ons! Outstanding breakfast everyday. Access to mountain bikes was fantastic, opting for a day off the yacht and exploring on bikes to beaches and vineyards. Everybody works so hard in the business to make your holiday perfect. Lunch on the 44 ft boat, jumping off the boat into the beautiful water and hanging with like minded guest also a highly. Access to Captain Zorans new run about boat was awesome. Blaza provided us with Cheese and bread and we set off to explore other little Island of the coast and visit and have lunch and visit the deer. EPIC.
On the last morning and an early start to get the Ferry, I left my cellphone behind 🙁 True to Zorans word, it was returned. Today I received a call from another New Zealand who has my phone! His is located 2 km from me! WHAT A SERVICE.
Jason and I both loved this trip and have shared all our wonderful memories with all our family and friends and have people who want to return with us next time. Thank you for everything

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Croatian pearls Tour Options

  • Round private luxury transfer from Split or Dubrovnik airport
  • Arrival and departure dates can be adjusted to any day of the week to fit in with your ideal flight dates.
  • 2 nights in the boutique style Hotel Marmont Heritage in Split
  • A Private guided tour of Split old town
  • A private tour of Plitvice Lakes National park or Krka Waterfalls national park waterfalls
  • A week’s stay (7 nights) in our Boutique style villa on Korcula island
  • Private Villa Motor yacht excursions to Mljet Island National park
  • Private Villa Motor yacht experience to Lastovo Island park of Nature Preserved
  • Private Villa Motor yacht experience to Vis island and Blue cave grotto
  • Private Villa Motor Yacht cruise to Peljesac peninsula and wine tasting in famous  Korta Katarina Winery
  • Private Villa  Motor Yacht cruise to Hvar island
  • Private Villa  Motor yacht cruise to Dubrovnik old town
  • Your own Free High-quality car and your own high-quality speedboat during your entire stay
  • All national park entrance fees, professional tour guides and skippers
  • 9  breakfasts service
  • 9  lunches service
  • Welcome Private dinner in Split’s old town famous Mazgoon Restaurant
  • Farewell Private  five-course dinner
  • International airfare to/from Croatia
  • Personal insurance
  • Minimum age for children is 12 years

Learn more about destinations

dubrovnik view from lovrijenac fortress

Dubrovnik

split at dawn

Split

hvar island

Hvar

Plitvice

mljet island

Mljet